The table below looks at the statistics for XQuery skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XQuery over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XQuery
Rank 571 542 480
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -62
Contract jobs citing XQuery 42 50 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.094% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.20% 0.25% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 38 59
Average daily rate
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£388 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £154 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £306 £350
% change year-on-year
+22.44% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Average hourly rate £55.75 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+178.75% +14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.75 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+178.75% +14.28%

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
21268 19830 18656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.09% 37.47% 37.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14258 12810 11434
Average daily rate £400 £388 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 444 409 589
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.03 £16.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

XQuery
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XQuery within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XQuery within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

XQuery Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

XQuery
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XQuery within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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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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
England -35 41 £406 +16.07% 22
South East -13 14 £425 +165.62% 5
North West -8 9 £550 +10.00% 4
South West - 8 £375 - 1
Exeter - 7 £375 -
Devon - 7 £375 -
Cumbria - 6 £550 - 2
London -30 5 £500 +33.33% 9
Woking +18 4 £270 +68.75%
Surrey -14 4 £270 +80.00% 2
East Sussex - 4 - - 2
Brighton - 4 - - 1
Liverpool -7 3 - -
Merseyside -11 3 - -
Oxfordshire - 3 £480 -
Oxford - 3 £480 -
West Midlands -1 2 £425 +30.76%
Staffordshire - 2 £425 -
East of England - 2 £350 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £425 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £425 -
Barrow-in-Furness - 2 - -
Scotland +4 1 £250 -44.44%
Edinburgh +2 1 £250 -44.44%
Hampshire +2 1 £450 +44.00%
City of London -10 1 £500 +42.85% 3
Somerset - 1 £360 -
Essex - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £350 -
Brentwood - 1 - -

XQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 105 (93.75%) XML
2 75 (66.96%) XSLT
3 67 (59.82%) Java
4 58 (51.79%) XPath
5 44 (39.29%) SQL
6 39 (34.82%) Oracle
7 38 (33.93%) SOA
8 37 (33.04%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (29.46%) Web Services
10 32 (28.57%) JavaScript
10 32 (28.57%) REST
11 28 (25.00%) HTML
12 26 (23.21%) SOAP
13 25 (22.32%) Windows
13 25 (22.32%) Team Foundation Server
14 24 (21.43%) HTTP
15 23 (20.54%) SQL Server
16 22 (19.64%) WebLogic
16 22 (19.64%) CSS
16 22 (19.64%) Linux
17 21 (18.75%) .NET
17 21 (18.75%) Microsoft
17 21 (18.75%) MarkLogic
18 20 (17.86%) Spring
19 19 (16.96%) QA
19 19 (16.96%) Oracle Database
19 19 (16.96%) Internet
20 18 (16.07%) UNIX
20 18 (16.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 17 (15.18%) Maven

XQuery
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 22 (19.64%) WebLogic
2 16 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 14 (12.50%) Oracle Service Bus
4 13 (11.61%) IIS
5 12 (10.71%) BizTalk Server
6 11 (9.82%) MQSeries
7 9 (8.04%) Tomcat
8 8 (7.14%) JBoss
9 7 (6.25%) Liferay
10 6 (5.36%) Apache
11 5 (4.46%) Apache Solr
12 4 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (3.57%) Apache Spark
12 4 (3.57%) AquaLogic
13 3 (2.68%) Jetty
13 3 (2.68%) SharePoint
14 2 (1.79%) LiveLink
14 2 (1.79%) Oracle Coherence
15 1 (0.89%) Confluence
15 1 (0.89%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 8 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.68%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (7.14%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (2.68%) Summit
2 3 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.89%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 24 (21.43%) HTTP
2 19 (16.96%) Internet
3 2 (1.79%) LDAP
3 2 (1.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (20.54%) SQL Server
2 21 (18.75%) MarkLogic
3 19 (16.96%) Oracle Database
4 18 (16.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (7.14%) MySQL
6 7 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (5.36%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (4.46%) NoSQL
8 5 (4.46%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (4.46%) Oracle ODI
9 4 (3.57%) Relational Database
9 4 (3.57%) Big Data
9 4 (3.57%) Hadoop
10 3 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (2.68%) SQL Navigator
10 3 (2.68%) RDBMS
10 3 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.79%) DB2
11 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 25 (22.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (15.18%) Maven
3 15 (13.39%) Ant
4 14 (12.50%) JUnit
5 11 (9.82%) Visual Studio
6 9 (8.04%) Subversion
6 9 (8.04%) Git (software)
7 6 (5.36%) Eclipse
8 5 (4.46%) SoapUI
8 5 (4.46%) Jenkins
9 4 (3.57%) NetBeans
9 4 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (2.68%) ClearQuest
10 3 (2.68%) TortoiseSVN
11 2 (1.79%) Hudson
12 1 (0.89%) Gradle
12 1 (0.89%) JIRA
12 1 (0.89%) Selenium
12 1 (0.89%) JMeter
12 1 (0.89%) Xcode
General
1 17 (15.18%) Publishing
2 10 (8.93%) Finance
3 9 (8.04%) Legal
4 5 (4.46%) Banking
5 4 (3.57%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.68%) Retail
7 2 (1.79%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.89%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.89%) Local Government
8 1 (0.89%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 75 (66.96%) Developer
2 16 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 11 (9.82%) XML Developer
3 11 (9.82%) BizTalk Developer
4 10 (8.93%) Web Developer
5 7 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
5 7 (6.25%) Applications Developer
6 6 (5.36%) Consultant
6 6 (5.36%) Architect
7 5 (4.46%) Analyst
7 5 (4.46%) Senior Developer
7 5 (4.46%) Oracle Consultant
7 5 (4.46%) Technical Leader
8 4 (3.57%) Senior Data Analyst
8 4 (3.57%) Technical Architect
8 4 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (3.57%) Data Analyst
9 3 (2.68%) Software Developer
9 3 (2.68%) Software Engineer
9 3 (2.68%) CRM Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (93.75%) XML
2 75 (66.96%) XSLT
3 33 (29.46%) Web Services
4 32 (28.57%) REST
5 28 (25.00%) HTML
6 26 (23.21%) SOAP
7 22 (19.64%) CSS
8 21 (18.75%) .NET
9 20 (17.86%) Spring
10 17 (15.18%) XML Schema
10 17 (15.18%) Middleware
11 16 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
12 15 (13.39%) WCF
12 15 (13.39%) J2EE
13 14 (12.50%) ASP.NET
14 13 (11.61%) JMS
15 12 (10.71%) JSF
15 12 (10.71%) Ajax
15 12 (10.71%) JSP
16 11 (9.82%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.39%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (4.46%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.68%) Digital Media
4 3 (2.68%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.79%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.79%) PKI
6 1 (0.89%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.89%) Semantic Web
6 1 (0.89%) User Experience
6 1 (0.89%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 25 (22.32%) Windows
2 22 (19.64%) Linux
3 18 (16.07%) UNIX
4 11 (9.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.89%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.89%) Solaris
6 1 (0.89%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.89%) Android
6 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (33.93%) SOA
2 37 (33.04%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (15.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (12.50%) Scrum
4 14 (12.50%) OOP
5 13 (11.61%) OO
5 13 (11.61%) UML
5 13 (11.61%) Unit Testing
6 12 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (10.71%) Web Application Development
6 12 (10.71%) Web Development
7 11 (9.82%) Content Analysis
7 11 (9.82%) SDLC
8 10 (8.93%) Release Management
9 9 (8.04%) Migration
10 8 (7.14%) TDD
11 7 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (5.36%) Project Management
12 6 (5.36%) Risk Management
12 6 (5.36%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 67 (59.82%) Java
2 58 (51.79%) XPath
3 44 (39.29%) SQL
4 32 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 17 (15.18%) C#
6 14 (12.50%) Python
7 8 (7.14%) T-SQL
7 8 (7.14%) Scala
7 8 (7.14%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 7 (6.25%) Shell Script
9 6 (5.36%) PL/SQL
10 5 (4.46%) Groovy
11 4 (3.57%) C++
12 2 (1.79%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.89%) JPQL
13 1 (0.89%) HQL
13 1 (0.89%) AspectJ
13 1 (0.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.36%) Degree
2 6 (5.36%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.89%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.89%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (16.96%) QA
2 3 (2.68%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.68%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 8 (7.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 8 (7.14%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 39 (34.82%) Oracle
2 21 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.36%) Red Hat
4 5 (4.46%) BEA
5 2 (1.79%) IBM
5 2 (1.79%) Red Gate
6 1 (0.89%) i2
6 1 (0.89%) ILOG
6 1 (0.89%) Capita
6 1 (0.89%) Sun
6 1 (0.89%) SAP
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