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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XQuery
Rank - - 70
Contract jobs citing XQuery 0 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - - 0.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate
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- - £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 -
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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
499 492 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 30.43% 36.44% 36.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 286 163
Average daily rate £350 £325 £296
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +9.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 18
Average hourly rate £17.25 £37.49 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.98% +15.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £16.23 £14.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £40.00 £141.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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

XQuery
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) XML
1 8 (100.00%) XSLT
1 8 (100.00%) UNIX
1 8 (100.00%) OOP
1 8 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
1 8 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 8 (100.00%) Saxon XSLT
1 8 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (87.50%) Scala
2 7 (87.50%) Software Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Digital Media
4 3 (37.50%) Hudson
4 3 (37.50%) Maven
5 2 (25.00%) JSON
6 1 (12.50%) OO
6 1 (12.50%) RSS

XQuery
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Maven
1 3 (37.50%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) XML
1 8 (100.00%) XSLT
1 8 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 8 (100.00%) Saxon XSLT
2 2 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (12.50%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
1 8 (100.00%) OOP
1 8 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (87.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) OO
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) Scala