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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XQuery
Rank 256 245 229
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -16
Contract jobs citing XQuery 1 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.012% 0.22% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.035% 0.67% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 18 4
Average daily rate £400 £305 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% +90.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £415 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.45% +27.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £53.38 - £17.50
XQuery
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
2867 3153 2778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.95% 33.50% 32.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1863 1771 1454
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 112 133
Average hourly rate £43.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £17.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.55 £45.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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
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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Berkshire - 1 £400 -
XQuery
England

XQuery
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Solr
2 2 (66.67%) Servlets
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) XSLT
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) Lucene
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) XPath
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Jetty
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) XSD
3 1 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Camel

XQuery
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 2 (66.67%) Apache Solr
2 1 (33.33%) Jetty
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Solr Developer
1 2 (66.67%) XML Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Lucene
2 2 (66.67%) Servlets
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) XSLT
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Camel
3 1 (33.33%) XSD
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) XPath
2 1 (33.33%) C
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle