The table below looks at the statistics for XQuery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XQuery over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XQuery
Rank - - 76
Contract jobs citing XQuery 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - - 0.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £200 £350
% change year-on-year
+87.50% -42.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.75 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+178.75% +14.28%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
533 442 380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 32.92% 34.86% 34.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 275 215
Average daily rate £350 £325 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 12
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

XQuery
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

XQuery Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

XQuery
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

XQuery Daily Rate Trend in Manchester