The table below looks at the statistics for XQuery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XQuery over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XQuery
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank - - 30
Contract jobs citing XQuery 0 0 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford - - 3.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 10.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 12
Median daily rate - - £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £475 £495
% change year-on-year
-32.63% -4.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
180 151 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 55.21% 51.89% 34.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 135 83
Median daily rate £475 £444 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.04% +4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Median hourly rate £20.00 £55.00 £19.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.63% +183.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £55.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.77 £55.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

XQuery
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford region citing XQuery as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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