The table below looks at the statistics for XQuery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XQuery over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XQuery
Rank - 134 128
Contract jobs citing XQuery 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.033% 0.037%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.10% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £250 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -44.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £308
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +21.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +178.75%
XQuery
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1088 954 1082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 36.78% 31.64% 40.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 592 489 635
Median daily rate £350 £364 £371
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.78% -2.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 22 16
Median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.03% -4.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £30.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £55.00 £42.00
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 Scotland

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

XQuery Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

XQuery
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

XQuery Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

XQuery
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

XQuery Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland