The first table below looks at the demand for XQuery skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XQuery over the 3 months to 18 April 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 West 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XQuery
Rank 139 114 135
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +21
Contract jobs citing XQuery 5 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.15% 0.39% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.41% 1.00% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 6
Average daily rate £450 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -23.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £425
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -23.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00
Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1222 903 1406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 36.90% 38.82% 38.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 751 510 777
Average daily rate £350 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 54 105
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £22.94 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
XQuery
England

XQuery
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XQuery across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

XQuery Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

XQuery
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

XQuery Daily Rate Trend in the South West

XQuery
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire - 4 £450 -
Bristol - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
XQuery
England

XQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 9 (69.23%) XSLT
1 9 (69.23%) SOA
2 8 (61.54%) XML
3 7 (53.85%) HTML
3 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 7 (53.85%) Oracle
3 7 (53.85%) CSS
3 7 (53.85%) Finance
3 7 (53.85%) XPath
4 6 (46.15%) Web Services
4 6 (46.15%) SQL
4 6 (46.15%) .NET
5 5 (38.46%) Linux
5 5 (38.46%) CRM
5 5 (38.46%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (38.46%) JDeveloper
5 5 (38.46%) PL/SQL
5 5 (38.46%) C#
5 5 (38.46%) WebLogic
5 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
5 5 (38.46%) Shell Script
5 5 (38.46%) Migration
5 5 (38.46%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (38.46%) BPEL
5 5 (38.46%) Workflow
5 5 (38.46%) Oracle Workflow
5 5 (38.46%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (38.46%) Data Migration
5 5 (38.46%) WebCenter

XQuery
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 5 (38.46%) WebLogic
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle BPEL
Business Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) SMTP
1 1 (7.69%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle Database 10g
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle Database
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
3 3 (23.08%) MS Access
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) JDeveloper
2 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) .NET Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Front-End Web Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Web Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) XSLT
2 8 (61.54%) XML
3 7 (53.85%) HTML
3 7 (53.85%) CSS
4 6 (46.15%) Web Services
4 6 (46.15%) .NET
5 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
5 5 (38.46%) WebCenter
6 2 (15.38%) CSS3
6 2 (15.38%) HTML5
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (15.38%) RESTful
6 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
6 2 (15.38%) Dojo
6 2 (15.38%) jQuery
6 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
6 2 (15.38%) Middleware
6 2 (15.38%) JAXB
6 2 (15.38%) DHTML
7 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) SOA
2 5 (38.46%) CRM
2 5 (38.46%) Migration
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) BPEL
2 5 (38.46%) Workflow
2 5 (38.46%) Data Migration
3 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (23.08%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
5 2 (15.38%) Content Management
5 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
5 2 (15.38%) OO
5 2 (15.38%) ERP
6 1 (7.69%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
1 7 (53.85%) XPath
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) PL/SQL
3 5 (38.46%) C#
3 5 (38.46%) Shell Script
4 4 (30.77%) VB.NET
5 2 (15.38%) VBA
5 2 (15.38%) Java
5 2 (15.38%) VB
6 1 (7.69%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) MCAD
2 2 (15.38%) MCSD
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (15.38%) OCP
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft