The table below looks at the statistics for XQuery skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XQuery over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XQuery
Rank 596 636 575
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -61
Contract jobs citing XQuery 40 28 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.048% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.19% 0.13% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 24 49
Median daily rate £413 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £241 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £500 £313
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +60.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
21531 22087 21370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.89% 38.26% 36.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 14824 15025 13861
Median daily rate £425 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 457 524 417
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £17.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

XQuery
Jobs Demand Trend

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

XQuery Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

XQuery
Daily Rate Trend

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

XQuery Daily Rate Trend in the UK

XQuery
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XQuery within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

XQuery Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

XQuery
Hourly Rate Trend

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

XQuery Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

XQuery
Top 22 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XQuery within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +25 33 £425 -15.00% 2
London +26 22 £425 +112.50%
Glasgow - 6 £406 - 1
Scotland - 6 £406 - 1
Cambridgeshire +26 5 £550 +150.00%
East of England +15 5 £550 +150.00%
Canary Wharf - 4 - -
Bromley - 3 - -
Cambridge - 2 £550 -
Birmingham - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 £288 -
West Midlands - 2 - -
South West +5 1 £425 -10.52%
South East - 1 £325 - 1
City of London - 1 £500 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £288 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £425 -
East Sussex - 1 £325 -
Huntingdon - 1 - -
Harrogate - 1 £288 -
Cheltenham - 1 £425 -
Brighton - 1 £325 -

XQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 with a requirement for XQuery.

1 41 (85.42%) XML
2 36 (75.00%) Java
3 34 (70.83%) XPath
4 25 (52.08%) XSLT
5 23 (47.92%) SOA
6 20 (41.67%) Spring
7 19 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (37.50%) Web Services
9 17 (35.42%) HTML
9 17 (35.42%) Oracle
9 17 (35.42%) REST
10 16 (33.33%) SQL
11 15 (31.25%) Finance
12 14 (29.17%) JavaScript
12 14 (29.17%) CSS
12 14 (29.17%) Linux
12 14 (29.17%) JMS
13 13 (27.08%) JSON
14 12 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
14 12 (25.00%) Security Cleared
14 12 (25.00%) Tomcat
14 12 (25.00%) HTTP
14 12 (25.00%) NoSQL
14 12 (25.00%) AngularJS
14 12 (25.00%) Oracle Database
15 11 (22.92%) Relational Database
15 11 (22.92%) XSD
16 10 (20.83%) OO
16 10 (20.83%) Content Management
16 10 (20.83%) SDLC

XQuery
Top Related IT Skills 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 12 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (12.50%) Apache
2 6 (12.50%) CMS
2 6 (12.50%) Oracle Service Bus
3 5 (10.42%) GlassFish
4 2 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.08%) Jetty
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.00%) HTTP
2 6 (12.50%) FTP
3 2 (4.17%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 12 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 12 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 11 (22.92%) Relational Database
3 7 (14.58%) MarkLogic
4 6 (12.50%) MySQL
5 5 (10.42%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (10.42%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 5 (10.42%) Lumira
5 5 (10.42%) SAP BI
5 5 (10.42%) Triplestore
6 4 (8.33%) RDBMS
7 3 (6.25%) MongoDB
8 2 (4.17%) CouchDB
8 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
9 1 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (2.08%) MS Access
9 1 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Maven
2 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.17%) GoCD
3 2 (4.17%) gulp
3 2 (4.17%) JIRA
3 2 (4.17%) JUnit
3 2 (4.17%) Mockito
3 2 (4.17%) Wercker
4 1 (2.08%) Subversion
4 1 (2.08%) Toad
4 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (31.25%) Finance
2 9 (18.75%) Automotive
2 9 (18.75%) Publishing
3 4 (8.33%) Banking
3 4 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.17%) Legal
4 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 34 (70.83%) Developer
2 20 (41.67%) Java Developer
3 12 (25.00%) XML Developer
4 8 (16.67%) Lead Developer
5 7 (14.58%) Lead Java Developer
6 6 (12.50%) Architect
6 6 (12.50%) Consultant
6 6 (12.50%) Java Architect
7 5 (10.42%) Integration Architect
8 4 (8.33%) Business Objects Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Senior Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Software Engineer
8 4 (8.33%) XML XSLT Developer
9 3 (6.25%) Database Developer
9 3 (6.25%) Java Engineer
9 3 (6.25%) Java Software Developer
9 3 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
9 3 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (6.25%) Software Developer
9 3 (6.25%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (85.42%) XML
2 25 (52.08%) XSLT
3 20 (41.67%) Spring
4 18 (37.50%) Web Services
5 17 (35.42%) HTML
5 17 (35.42%) REST
6 14 (29.17%) CSS
6 14 (29.17%) JMS
7 13 (27.08%) JSON
8 12 (25.00%) AngularJS
9 11 (22.92%) XSD
10 9 (18.75%) J2EE
11 8 (16.67%) CSS3
11 8 (16.67%) Drools
11 8 (16.67%) HTML5
11 8 (16.67%) XML Schema
11 8 (16.67%) XSL
12 7 (14.58%) .NET
13 6 (12.50%) RESTful
14 5 (10.42%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.25%) Ontologies
3 2 (4.17%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.08%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.17%) Linux
2 2 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (47.92%) SOA
2 19 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (20.83%) Content Management
3 10 (20.83%) OO
3 10 (20.83%) SDLC
4 9 (18.75%) OOD
5 8 (16.67%) Microservices
6 7 (14.58%) Data Transformation
6 7 (14.58%) RDF
6 7 (14.58%) Scrum
6 7 (14.58%) Software Engineering
7 6 (12.50%) Data Modelling
8 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (8.33%) Content Development
9 4 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (8.33%) High Availability
9 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (6.25%) Machine Learning
10 3 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 36 (75.00%) Java
2 34 (70.83%) XPath
3 16 (33.33%) SQL
4 14 (29.17%) JavaScript
5 5 (10.42%) PL/SQL
6 4 (8.33%) Groovy
6 4 (8.33%) SPARQL
7 1 (2.08%) C#
7 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (16.67%) Degree
3 5 (10.42%) DV Cleared
4 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) ISO20022
2 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 9 (18.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) Ansible
1 2 (4.17%) Consul
1 2 (4.17%) Packer
1 2 (4.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (35.42%) Oracle
2 5 (10.42%) SAP
3 1 (2.08%) Sybase
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