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 28 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XQuery
Rank 33 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XQuery 10 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.81% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.47% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Average daily rate
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£518 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
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Oxfordshire

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
118 51 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 33.15% 29.48% 48.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 31 70
Average daily rate £406 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 - £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 28 January 2015, 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 20 (100.00%) Java
1 20 (100.00%) Oracle
1 20 (100.00%) XML
1 20 (100.00%) XSLT
1 20 (100.00%) SOA
1 20 (100.00%) Oracle ADF
1 20 (100.00%) XPath
1 20 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 20 (100.00%) Oracle BPM
1 20 (100.00%) Oracle Identity Management
1 20 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 19 (95.00%) WebLogic
3 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (70.00%) Software Engineering
5 11 (55.00%) Publishing
6 10 (50.00%) JMS
6 10 (50.00%) Linux
6 10 (50.00%) SQL
6 10 (50.00%) J2EE
6 10 (50.00%) Ajax
6 10 (50.00%) TDD
6 10 (50.00%) Spring
6 10 (50.00%) JSF
6 10 (50.00%) Digital Media
6 10 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (45.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 9 (45.00%) Maven
7 9 (45.00%) Ant
7 9 (45.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 7 (35.00%) Middleware

XQuery
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 20 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 19 (95.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 20 (100.00%) Oracle BPM
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Maven
1 9 (45.00%) Ant
General
1 11 (55.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (90.00%) Developer
2 15 (75.00%) Lead Developer
3 12 (60.00%) Software Engineer
4 10 (50.00%) Lead Software Engineer
4 10 (50.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 10 (50.00%) Java Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle SOA Developer
5 3 (15.00%) SOA Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Middleware Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) XML
1 20 (100.00%) XSLT
1 20 (100.00%) Oracle ADF
1 20 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 10 (50.00%) JMS
2 10 (50.00%) J2EE
2 10 (50.00%) Ajax
2 10 (50.00%) Spring
2 10 (50.00%) JSF
3 7 (35.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Digital Media
1 10 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) SOA
2 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (70.00%) Software Engineering
4 10 (50.00%) TDD
5 7 (35.00%) Scrum
5 7 (35.00%) Unit Testing
5 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (10.00%) OO
7 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) Java
1 20 (100.00%) XPath
2 10 (50.00%) SQL
3 9 (45.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Systems Management
1 20 (100.00%) Oracle Identity Management
2 9 (45.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Oracle