The table below looks at the statistics for XQuery skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XQuery over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XQuery
Rank - - 61
Contract jobs citing XQuery 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - - 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £475 £200
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +137.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £56.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +182.50%
XQuery
Wales

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 Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
183 302 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 36.02% 45.35% 37.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 216 170
Median daily rate £400 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 £16.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+243.75% +18.51%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

XQuery
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing XQuery as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

XQuery Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

XQuery
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XQuery across the South Wales region.

XQuery Daily Rate Trend in South Wales