The table below looks at the statistics for XQuery skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XQuery over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XQuery
Rank - 130 -
Contract jobs citing XQuery 0 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.26% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.72% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Median daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.46 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.75 £19.46 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+196.83% -2.72%
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 West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1123 1117 1175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.95% 36.66% 39.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 705 725 784
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 68 66
Median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £20.19 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £47.50 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

XQuery
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing XQuery as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XQuery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for XQuery.

1 4 (100.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) XSD
2 3 (75.00%) XSL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) XPath
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) Rally
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (50.00%) Workflow
3 2 (50.00%) Validation
3 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (50.00%) XForms
3 2 (50.00%) XSLT
4 1 (25.00%) OOP
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) JBoss
4 1 (25.00%) MSMQ
4 1 (25.00%) MQSeries
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) J2EE

XQuery
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) JBoss
1 1 (25.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
1 1 (25.00%) NUnit
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) XSD
2 3 (75.00%) XSL
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) XForms
3 2 (50.00%) XSLT
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) J2EE
4 1 (25.00%) MSMQ
4 1 (25.00%) REST
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) Spring
4 1 (25.00%) Spring Batch
4 1 (25.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Validation
1 2 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Optimisation
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) XPath
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Rally
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
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