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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XQuery
Rank 246 226 228
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +2
Contract jobs citing XQuery 17 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.14% 0.072%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.53% 0.44% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 4
Average daily rate
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£425 £150 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+183.33% -55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £130 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £172 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.75 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+178.75% +14.28%
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
3223 2988 2795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.26% 32.75% 33.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2011 1642 1421
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 102 188
Average hourly rate £39.50 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £19.10 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.75 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.45 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.02% +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
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 June 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 30 June 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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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
Surrey -10 4 £270 +80.00% 2
East Sussex - 4 - - 1
Berkshire +2 3 £450 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £480 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £425 -
Hampshire - 1 £450 -
XQuery
England

XQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 35 (92.11%) XML
2 34 (89.47%) XSLT
3 19 (50.00%) Java
3 19 (50.00%) XPath
4 17 (44.74%) Publishing
5 16 (42.11%) SQL
5 16 (42.11%) QA
6 14 (36.84%) Oracle
6 14 (36.84%) JUnit
6 14 (36.84%) Python
7 13 (34.21%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (34.21%) Spring
7 13 (34.21%) MarkLogic
8 12 (31.58%) Internet
9 11 (28.95%) SOA
9 11 (28.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 11 (28.95%) Content Analysis
9 11 (28.95%) Oracle Fusion
9 11 (28.95%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (26.32%) JMS
10 10 (26.32%) J2EE
10 10 (26.32%) Middleware
10 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (23.68%) Scrum
11 9 (23.68%) Legal
11 9 (23.68%) Ant
11 9 (23.68%) WebLogic
11 9 (23.68%) Linux
11 9 (23.68%) Maven
11 9 (23.68%) Ajax

XQuery
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 11 (28.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (23.68%) WebLogic
3 5 (13.16%) Apache Solr
4 4 (10.53%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (10.53%) Apache Spark
4 4 (10.53%) Apache
4 4 (10.53%) Tomcat
5 3 (7.89%) Jetty
5 3 (7.89%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (2.63%) JCAPS
Applications
1 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (31.58%) Internet
2 1 (2.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) MarkLogic
2 4 (10.53%) Hadoop
2 4 (10.53%) Big Data
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.26%) MySQL
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (36.84%) JUnit
2 11 (28.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (23.68%) Ant
3 9 (23.68%) Maven
4 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
5 3 (7.89%) Subversion
6 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (44.74%) Publishing
2 9 (23.68%) Legal
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Developer
2 7 (18.42%) Web Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Consultant
3 5 (13.16%) Technical Leader
3 5 (13.16%) Oracle Consultant
4 4 (10.53%) Senior Data Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Data Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Java Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Management Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Service Management Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) XML Developer
5 2 (5.26%) SOA Developer
6 1 (2.63%) SOA Designer
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Oracle Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Content Editor
6 1 (2.63%) Designer
6 1 (2.63%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (92.11%) XML
2 34 (89.47%) XSLT
3 13 (34.21%) Spring
4 11 (28.95%) Oracle Fusion
5 10 (26.32%) JMS
5 10 (26.32%) Middleware
5 10 (26.32%) J2EE
6 9 (23.68%) Ajax
7 8 (21.05%) JSF
7 8 (21.05%) JSP
7 8 (21.05%) Oracle ADF
8 5 (13.16%) Hibernate
8 5 (13.16%) Lucene
9 4 (10.53%) CSS
9 4 (10.53%) SOAP
9 4 (10.53%) HTML
9 4 (10.53%) JPA
9 4 (10.53%) REST
10 3 (7.89%) Web Services
10 3 (7.89%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (7.89%) N-Tier
2 3 (7.89%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.63%) Semantic Web
3 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) Linux
2 8 (21.05%) Windows
3 2 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (28.95%) Content Analysis
2 11 (28.95%) SOA
3 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (23.68%) Scrum
5 8 (21.05%) Unit Testing
5 8 (21.05%) UML
6 7 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
7 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (7.89%) Project Management
8 3 (7.89%) OO
8 3 (7.89%) Risk Management
8 3 (7.89%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (7.89%) Web Development
8 3 (7.89%) Software Architecture
8 3 (7.89%) Integration Testing
9 2 (5.26%) Service Management
10 1 (2.63%) MVC
10 1 (2.63%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 19 (50.00%) Java
1 19 (50.00%) XPath
2 16 (42.11%) SQL
3 14 (36.84%) Python
4 8 (21.05%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.63%) JPQL
6 1 (2.63%) HQL
6 1 (2.63%) Groovy
6 1 (2.63%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (42.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 8 (21.05%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) Oracle
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) BEA