The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the South East region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XQuery
Rank 218 226 237
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +11
Contract jobs citing XQuery 24 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.047% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.82% 0.14% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 12
Average daily rate
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£198 £165 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.69% -49.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £97 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £233 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -54.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -54.54%
Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2943 2910 3044
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 31.97% 34.33% 30.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1613 1485 1525
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 150 190
Average hourly rate £36.57 £37.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.48% +2.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £17.50 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.20 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
XQuery
England

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014. 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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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
Hampshire - 1 £313 -
Oxfordshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
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England

XQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 23 (95.83%) XML
1 23 (95.83%) XSLT
2 22 (91.67%) Python
3 18 (75.00%) Publishing
4 17 (70.83%) Internet
5 6 (25.00%) Legal
6 4 (16.67%) Content Management
7 1 (4.17%) Migration
7 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
7 1 (4.17%) Spring
7 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (4.17%) Java EE
7 1 (4.17%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (4.17%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
7 1 (4.17%) Project Management
7 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
7 1 (4.17%) LDAP
7 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
7 1 (4.17%) JMS
7 1 (4.17%) N-Tier
7 1 (4.17%) Java
7 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.17%) SQL
7 1 (4.17%) Oracle
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
7 1 (4.17%) JUnit
7 1 (4.17%) WebLogic

XQuery
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 1 (4.17%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (70.83%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) JUnit
General
1 18 (75.00%) Publishing
2 6 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Content Editor
2 4 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (8.33%) Junior
4 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) DBA
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (4.17%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (95.83%) XML
1 23 (95.83%) XSLT
2 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
2 1 (4.17%) Spring
2 1 (4.17%) Java EE
2 1 (4.17%) JMS
2 1 (4.17%) JSP
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Content Management
2 1 (4.17%) Migration
2 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
2 1 (4.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (91.67%) Python
2 1 (4.17%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle