The table below looks at the statistics for XQuery skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XQuery over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XQuery
Rank 253 227 211
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -16
Contract jobs citing XQuery 13 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.12% 0.092%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.39% 0.39% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 1
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£300 £160 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -52.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 £17.50
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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 South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3334 2822 2373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.02% 31.87% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1869 1503 1181
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £229 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 125 183
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

XQuery
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

XQuery Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

XQuery
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

XQuery Daily Rate Trend in the South East

XQuery
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XQuery across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

XQuery Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

XQuery
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

XQuery Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

XQuery
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XQuery within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
East Sussex - 6 £305 - 1
Surrey -7 4 £240 +50.00%
Oxfordshire - 3 £518 - 2
Berkshire - - - - 2
XQuery
England

XQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 48 (100.00%) XML
1 48 (100.00%) XSLT
2 33 (68.75%) Java
3 32 (66.67%) XPath
4 29 (60.42%) Publishing
4 29 (60.42%) Oracle
5 27 (56.25%) SOA
5 27 (56.25%) Oracle Fusion
5 27 (56.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 26 (54.17%) Oracle Identity Management
6 26 (54.17%) Oracle BPM
6 26 (54.17%) Oracle ADF
7 25 (52.08%) WebLogic
8 23 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (45.83%) Spring
10 21 (43.75%) SQL
11 19 (39.58%) J2EE
11 19 (39.58%) Linux
11 19 (39.58%) Software Engineering
12 17 (35.42%) Ajax
12 17 (35.42%) JMS
13 16 (33.33%) Ant
13 16 (33.33%) JSF
13 16 (33.33%) Maven
13 16 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
14 15 (31.25%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 15 (31.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 15 (31.25%) Python
15 14 (29.17%) Middleware
16 13 (27.08%) Internet

XQuery
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 27 (56.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 25 (52.08%) WebLogic
3 4 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.25%) Jetty
5 2 (4.17%) Apache
6 1 (2.08%) Apache Solr
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 26 (54.17%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.08%) Internet
2 1 (2.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.00%) MarkLogic
2 4 (8.33%) MySQL
2 4 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.17%) BaseX
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (33.33%) Ant
1 16 (33.33%) Maven
2 11 (22.92%) JUnit
3 6 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (10.42%) Subversion
4 5 (10.42%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (60.42%) Publishing
2 3 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (54.17%) Developer
2 16 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 15 (31.25%) Lead Developer
4 14 (29.17%) Software Engineer
5 10 (20.83%) Java Software Engineer
5 10 (20.83%) Lead Software Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Technical Leader
6 4 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 4 (8.33%) SOA Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Oracle Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Middleware Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Content Editor
9 1 (2.08%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (100.00%) XML
1 48 (100.00%) XSLT
2 27 (56.25%) Oracle Fusion
3 26 (54.17%) Oracle ADF
4 22 (45.83%) Spring
5 19 (39.58%) J2EE
6 17 (35.42%) JMS
6 17 (35.42%) Ajax
7 16 (33.33%) JSF
8 14 (29.17%) Middleware
9 6 (12.50%) HTML
9 6 (12.50%) Hibernate
9 6 (12.50%) CSS
10 5 (10.42%) Servlets
11 4 (8.33%) JPA
12 2 (4.17%) REST
12 2 (4.17%) SOAP
13 1 (2.08%) Web Services
13 1 (2.08%) WSDL
13 1 (2.08%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 16 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (20.83%) Digital Media
3 5 (10.42%) N-Tier
4 4 (8.33%) Semantic Web
5 3 (6.25%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (39.58%) Linux
2 3 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (56.25%) SOA
2 23 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (39.58%) Software Engineering
4 11 (22.92%) Scrum
4 11 (22.92%) Unit Testing
5 10 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (20.83%) TDD
6 5 (10.42%) OO
7 3 (6.25%) Risk Management
7 3 (6.25%) Project Management
7 3 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (6.25%) Web Development
7 3 (6.25%) Integration Testing
8 1 (2.08%) Test Automation
8 1 (2.08%) Web Application Development
8 1 (2.08%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 33 (68.75%) Java
2 32 (66.67%) XPath
3 21 (43.75%) SQL
4 15 (31.25%) Python
4 15 (31.25%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 6 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.08%) JPQL
6 1 (2.08%) HQL
6 1 (2.08%) Groovy
6 1 (2.08%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (27.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 26 (54.17%) Oracle Identity Management
2 15 (31.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 29 (60.42%) Oracle