The table below looks at the statistics for XQuery skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XQuery over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XQuery
Rank 389 381 329
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -52
Contract jobs citing XQuery 14 25 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.063% 0.10% 0.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.15% 0.26% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 23 47
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £140 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
XQuery
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9309 9756 8772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.63% 40.41% 40.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6690 7121 6355
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 68 100
Average hourly rate £27.37 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.80% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £18.30 £17.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £160.00 £48.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

XQuery
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XQuery across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

XQuery Jobs Demand Trend in London

XQuery
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XQuery across the London region.

XQuery Daily Rate Trend in London

XQuery
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XQuery across the London region.

XQuery Hourly Rate Trend in London

XQuery
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XQuery within the London region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +17 2 £400 -11.11% 1
Ealing - - - - 2
Wimbledon - - - -
XQuery
England

XQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing XQuery also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XQuery.

1 38 (95.00%) XML
2 35 (87.50%) XSLT
3 30 (75.00%) Java
4 21 (52.50%) XPath
5 15 (37.50%) HTML
6 14 (35.00%) JavaScript
6 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (32.50%) Linux
8 12 (30.00%) XSD
9 11 (27.50%) Banking
10 10 (25.00%) SQL
10 10 (25.00%) Web Services
11 9 (22.50%) Spring
11 9 (22.50%) Maven
11 9 (22.50%) Finance
12 8 (20.00%) Subversion
12 8 (20.00%) XML Schema
12 8 (20.00%) Oracle
12 8 (20.00%) UNIX
13 7 (17.50%) MySQL
13 7 (17.50%) Ant
13 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
13 7 (17.50%) RESTful
14 6 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (15.00%) MarkLogic
14 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (15.00%) Red Hat
14 6 (15.00%) TDD
14 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 6 (15.00%) JBoss

XQuery
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing XQuery also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XQuery. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (15.00%) JBoss
1 6 (15.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (12.50%) Apache
3 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.00%) IIS
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (5.00%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.50%) Confluence
5 1 (2.50%) Apache Pig
5 1 (2.50%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.50%) CMS
5 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Office
1 3 (7.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) HTTP
2 2 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) MySQL
2 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (15.00%) MarkLogic
3 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Navigator
5 2 (5.00%) Data Mining
5 2 (5.00%) Triplestore
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.50%) Big Data
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.50%) Apache Hive
6 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (22.50%) Maven
2 8 (20.00%) Subversion
3 7 (17.50%) Ant
4 4 (10.00%) NetBeans
4 4 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (10.00%) Eclipse
4 4 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (7.50%) TortoiseSVN
5 3 (7.50%) SoapUI
5 3 (7.50%) ClearQuest
5 3 (7.50%) Jenkins
6 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
6 2 (5.00%) Hudson
7 1 (2.50%) Gradle
7 1 (2.50%) JIRA
7 1 (2.50%) JUnit
7 1 (2.50%) Xcode
7 1 (2.50%) Apache Ivy
General
1 11 (27.50%) Banking
2 9 (22.50%) Finance
3 4 (10.00%) Publishing
3 4 (10.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.50%) Marketing
5 1 (2.50%) French Language
5 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (67.50%) Developer
2 11 (27.50%) XML Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Architect
4 6 (15.00%) Java Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Technical Architect
6 3 (7.50%) CRM Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Lead Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Lead Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Data Scientist
8 1 (2.50%) Applications Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Junior
8 1 (2.50%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Lead Java Developer
8 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (95.00%) XML
2 35 (87.50%) XSLT
3 15 (37.50%) HTML
4 12 (30.00%) XSD
5 10 (25.00%) Web Services
6 9 (22.50%) Spring
7 8 (20.00%) XML Schema
8 7 (17.50%) RESTful
9 6 (15.00%) SOAP
9 6 (15.00%) .NET
10 5 (12.50%) CSS
10 5 (12.50%) JSON
11 4 (10.00%) DHTML
11 4 (10.00%) JSP
11 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET
11 4 (10.00%) Struts
11 4 (10.00%) Swing
11 4 (10.00%) JAXB
11 4 (10.00%) JMS
11 4 (10.00%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.00%) PKI
3 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.00%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.50%) Kindle
4 1 (2.50%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.50%) Semantic Web
4 1 (2.50%) Statistics
4 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.50%) Applied Mathematics
4 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 13 (32.50%) Linux
2 8 (20.00%) UNIX
3 6 (15.00%) Windows
3 6 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.50%) Solaris
4 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (15.00%) TDD
3 5 (12.50%) Scrum
3 5 (12.50%) MVC
3 5 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 4 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (10.00%) UML
4 4 (10.00%) OOP
4 4 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (7.50%) Waterfall
5 3 (7.50%) SOA
5 3 (7.50%) RUP
5 3 (7.50%) CRM
5 3 (7.50%) Risk Management
5 3 (7.50%) RDF
5 3 (7.50%) Project Management
5 3 (7.50%) Change Management
5 3 (7.50%) Regression Testing
5 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.00%) Content Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (75.00%) Java
2 21 (52.50%) XPath
3 14 (35.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (25.00%) SQL
5 4 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (10.00%) C#
5 4 (10.00%) C++
5 4 (10.00%) Groovy
5 4 (10.00%) Scala
6 3 (7.50%) SPARQL
6 3 (7.50%) Python
7 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
7 2 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) PhD
2 1 (2.50%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Oracle
2 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.50%) Sun
4 1 (2.50%) ILOG