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 November 2014 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XQuery
Rank 223 224 224
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing XQuery 35 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.36% 0.13% 0.093%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.09% 0.38% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 11 2
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£495 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.47% +21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £495 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
+16.47% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.50
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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
3197 2932 2789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.54% 35.11% 32.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1865 1617 1390
Average daily rate £350 £350 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 110 170
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 November 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 27 November 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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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
Oxfordshire -6 23 £518 +18.28% 1
Surrey 0 11 £253 -46.84%
Buckinghamshire -12 1 - -
East Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
XQuery
England

XQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 58 (100.00%) XSLT
2 57 (98.28%) XML
3 35 (60.34%) Publishing
4 33 (56.90%) Python
5 26 (44.83%) Internet
6 25 (43.10%) Java
6 25 (43.10%) Oracle
7 24 (41.38%) SOA
7 24 (41.38%) Oracle Fusion
7 24 (41.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 23 (39.66%) Oracle Identity Management
8 23 (39.66%) Oracle BPM
8 23 (39.66%) XPath
8 23 (39.66%) Oracle ADF
8 23 (39.66%) WebLogic
9 20 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (31.03%) JMS
11 17 (29.31%) SQL
11 17 (29.31%) J2EE
11 17 (29.31%) Spring
12 16 (27.59%) JSF
12 16 (27.59%) Ajax
12 16 (27.59%) Linux
12 16 (27.59%) Enterprise Software
13 15 (25.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 15 (25.86%) Ant
13 15 (25.86%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 15 (25.86%) Maven
14 14 (24.14%) Software Engineering
14 14 (24.14%) Middleware

XQuery
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 24 (41.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 23 (39.66%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 23 (39.66%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 26 (44.83%) Internet
2 1 (1.72%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.07%) MarkLogic
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (25.86%) Ant
1 15 (25.86%) Maven
2 9 (15.52%) JUnit
3 4 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (60.34%) Publishing
2 8 (13.79%) Legal
3 1 (1.72%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 16 (27.59%) Developer
2 12 (20.69%) Lead Developer
2 12 (20.69%) Software Engineer
3 10 (17.24%) Content Editor
4 8 (13.79%) Java Software Engineer
5 7 (12.07%) Java Developer
5 7 (12.07%) Lead Software Engineer
6 6 (10.34%) Architect
7 4 (6.90%) Oracle SOA Developer
7 4 (6.90%) SOA Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Technical Leader
8 3 (5.17%) Senior Oracle Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Middleware Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (100.00%) XSLT
2 57 (98.28%) XML
3 24 (41.38%) Oracle Fusion
4 23 (39.66%) Oracle ADF
5 18 (31.03%) JMS
6 17 (29.31%) J2EE
6 17 (29.31%) Spring
7 16 (27.59%) JSF
7 16 (27.59%) Ajax
8 14 (24.14%) Middleware
9 2 (3.45%) Web Services
10 1 (1.72%) REST
10 1 (1.72%) Java EE
10 1 (1.72%) Hibernate
10 1 (1.72%) JSP
10 1 (1.72%) SOAP
10 1 (1.72%) WSDL
10 1 (1.72%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.59%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (12.07%) Digital Media
3 3 (5.17%) Semantic Web
4 1 (1.72%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (27.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (41.38%) SOA
2 20 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (24.14%) Software Engineering
4 11 (18.97%) Scrum
5 10 (17.24%) Unit Testing
5 10 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (12.07%) TDD
8 2 (3.45%) OO
9 1 (1.72%) Test Automation
9 1 (1.72%) Project Management
9 1 (1.72%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.72%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 33 (56.90%) Python
2 25 (43.10%) Java
3 23 (39.66%) XPath
4 17 (29.31%) SQL
5 15 (25.86%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 23 (39.66%) Oracle Identity Management
2 15 (25.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 25 (43.10%) Oracle
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