The table below looks at the statistics for XQuery skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XQuery over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XQuery
Rank 165 149 129
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -20
Contract jobs citing XQuery 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.026% 0.054% 0.096%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.075% 0.17% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £57.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.75 £19.46 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+196.83% -2.72%
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 North West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1335 1173 918
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 34.09% 31.84% 29.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 879 759 533
Median daily rate £388 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £275 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £570 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 23
Median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £31.24
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +8.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £15.00 £15.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.23 £46.09 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

XQuery
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing XQuery as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

XQuery Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

XQuery
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

XQuery Daily Rate Trend in the North West

XQuery
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

XQuery Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

XQuery
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XQuery within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cumbria - 1 - -
XQuery
England

XQuery
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XQuery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for XQuery.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) SOAP
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) SOA
1 4 (100.00%) JSON
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 4 (100.00%) REST
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) Degree

XQuery
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Service Bus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Developer
1 4 (100.00%) SOA Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Integration Developer
3 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (25.00%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) JSON
1 4 (100.00%) REST
1 4 (100.00%) SOAP
1 4 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle