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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XQuery
Rank 212 220 247
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +27
Contract jobs citing XQuery 31 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.03% 0.36% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 11 10
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£288 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.35% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £375 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £513 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-20.58% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
3007 3086 3192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.77% 35.43% 32.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1670 1703 1490
Average daily rate £350 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 127 169
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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
(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
Surrey +17 18 £200 -63.63%
East Sussex - - - - 2
XQuery
England

XQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 44 (97.78%) XML
1 44 (97.78%) XSLT
2 30 (66.67%) Python
3 24 (53.33%) Publishing
4 23 (51.11%) Internet
5 14 (31.11%) JMS
5 14 (31.11%) WebLogic
5 14 (31.11%) Java
5 14 (31.11%) SQL
5 14 (31.11%) Oracle
5 14 (31.11%) Spring
6 13 (28.89%) JSF
6 13 (28.89%) Maven
6 13 (28.89%) Ajax
6 13 (28.89%) Oracle ADF
6 13 (28.89%) XPath
6 13 (28.89%) Oracle Fusion
6 13 (28.89%) Oracle BPM
6 13 (28.89%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 13 (28.89%) Oracle Identity Management
6 13 (28.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 13 (28.89%) Ant
6 13 (28.89%) J2EE
6 13 (28.89%) Linux
6 13 (28.89%) SOA
6 13 (28.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 13 (28.89%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (24.44%) Middleware
8 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (17.78%) Unit Testing

XQuery
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 14 (31.11%) WebLogic
2 13 (28.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (28.89%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 23 (51.11%) Internet
2 1 (2.22%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (28.89%) Maven
1 13 (28.89%) Ant
2 2 (4.44%) JUnit
3 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (53.33%) Publishing
2 6 (13.33%) Legal
3 1 (2.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 9 (20.00%) Content Editor
2 6 (13.33%) Architect
3 5 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Technical Leader
5 3 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Middleware Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 2 (4.44%) SOA Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Oracle Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Junior
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.22%) DBA
7 1 (2.22%) SQL Server DBA
7 1 (2.22%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (97.78%) XML
1 44 (97.78%) XSLT
2 14 (31.11%) JMS
2 14 (31.11%) Spring
3 13 (28.89%) JSF
3 13 (28.89%) Ajax
3 13 (28.89%) Oracle ADF
3 13 (28.89%) Oracle Fusion
3 13 (28.89%) J2EE
4 11 (24.44%) Middleware
5 1 (2.22%) JSP
5 1 (2.22%) Web Services
5 1 (2.22%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.22%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.89%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.22%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.89%) SOA
2 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (17.78%) Unit Testing
3 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (17.78%) Scrum
4 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 4 (8.89%) Content Management
6 1 (2.22%) Migration
6 1 (2.22%) Project Management
6 1 (2.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.22%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.22%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 30 (66.67%) Python
2 14 (31.11%) Java
2 14 (31.11%) SQL
3 13 (28.89%) XPath
3 13 (28.89%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (28.89%) Oracle Identity Management
1 13 (28.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) Oracle