The table below looks at the statistics for XQuery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XQuery over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XQuery
Rank 86 91 84
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing XQuery 9 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.61% 0.075% 0.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.57% 0.21% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 5
Average daily rate
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£255 £550 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.63% +57.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.70% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
XQuery
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Programming Languages Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
575 486 473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 38.67% 36.46% 35.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 293 236
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £215 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 21 37
Average hourly rate £46.75 £36.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.08% -8.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £17.36 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
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 Surrey

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

XQuery Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

XQuery
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

XQuery Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

XQuery
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XQuery across the Surrey region.

XQuery Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

XQuery
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XQuery within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 20 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
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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
Woking - 4 £260 -
XQuery
South East

XQuery
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 30 (100.00%) XML
1 30 (100.00%) XSLT
1 30 (100.00%) Python
2 23 (76.67%) Internet
2 23 (76.67%) Publishing
3 6 (20.00%) Legal
4 4 (13.33%) Content Management
5 1 (3.33%) Multimedia
5 1 (3.33%) JUnit
5 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.33%) QA
5 1 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing

XQuery
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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.

Communications & Networking
1 23 (76.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) JUnit
1 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (76.67%) Publishing
2 6 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (3.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Content Editor
2 6 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (6.67%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (100.00%) XML
1 30 (100.00%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.33%) Content Management
2 1 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA