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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XQuery over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XQuery
Rank 131 - 141
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XQuery 2 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.068% - 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.18% - 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate £433 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.75 - -
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
1089 1167 1192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.18% 37.30% 37.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 652 720 734
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 67 63
Average hourly rate £42.25 £35.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.71% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £20.19 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £44.40 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 1 May 2016. 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
Bristol - 1 £440 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £425 -
XQuery
England

XQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 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