The table below looks at the statistics for XQuery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XQuery over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XQuery
Rank 26 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing XQuery 7 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.53% 2.96% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.14% 6.59% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 0
Average daily rate
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£525 £465 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-20.58% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Oxford region.

Programming Languages Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
98 91 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 35.38% 44.83% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 58 41
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £513 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +48.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

XQuery
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

XQuery Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

XQuery
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

XQuery Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

XQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) J2EE
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) Ant
1 7 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 7 (100.00%) XML
1 7 (100.00%) XSLT
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) JMS
1 7 (100.00%) SOA
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle ADF
1 7 (100.00%) Spring
1 7 (100.00%) JSF
1 7 (100.00%) Maven
1 7 (100.00%) Ajax
1 7 (100.00%) XPath
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle BPM
1 7 (100.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle Identity Management
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 7 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Unit Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 5 (71.43%) Middleware
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering

XQuery
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 7 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle BPM
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Ant
1 7 (100.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Middleware Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Lead Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle SOA Developer
3 2 (28.57%) SOA Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) J2EE
1 7 (100.00%) XML
1 7 (100.00%) XSLT
1 7 (100.00%) JMS
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle ADF
1 7 (100.00%) Spring
1 7 (100.00%) JSF
1 7 (100.00%) Ajax
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 5 (71.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) SOA
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Unit Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) XPath
1 7 (100.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle