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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XQuery over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XQuery
Rank 138 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XQuery 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.54% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £518 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+59.23% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
- -10.25%
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
1113 997 1093
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 34.45% 35.20% 36.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 739 551 623
Average daily rate £350 £319 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% -1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 51 52
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.25 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% +3.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £15.93 £15.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.57 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

XQuery
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XQuery across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XQuery within the North West region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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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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
Manchester - 6 £375 -
XQuery
England

XQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) XML
2 7 (70.00%) XSLT
2 7 (70.00%) UNIX
3 6 (60.00%) OOP
3 6 (60.00%) CSS
3 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (60.00%) HTML
3 6 (60.00%) Regression Testing
3 6 (60.00%) XML Schema
3 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) TDD
3 6 (60.00%) Saxon XSLT
3 6 (60.00%) Unit Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (50.00%) Scala
4 5 (50.00%) Software Testing
5 4 (40.00%) SOA
5 4 (40.00%) Middleware
5 4 (40.00%) WebLogic
5 4 (40.00%) Oracle
5 4 (40.00%) Oracle Service Bus
5 4 (40.00%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (40.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (40.00%) Oracle ODI
5 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
6 3 (30.00%) Maven
6 3 (30.00%) Hudson
6 3 (30.00%) Web Services

XQuery
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 4 (40.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (30.00%) AquaLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle ODI
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Maven
1 3 (30.00%) Hudson
2 1 (10.00%) Ant
General
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (10.00%) XML Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) XML
2 7 (70.00%) XSLT
3 6 (60.00%) CSS
3 6 (60.00%) HTML
3 6 (60.00%) XML Schema
3 6 (60.00%) Saxon XSLT
4 4 (40.00%) Middleware
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (30.00%) Web Services
6 2 (20.00%) JSON
7 1 (10.00%) WSDL
7 1 (10.00%) XSD
7 1 (10.00%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) OOP
1 6 (60.00%) Regression Testing
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) TDD
1 6 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (40.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) BPEL
4 1 (10.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (50.00%) Scala
4 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) BEA