The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XQuery
Rank 521 490 520
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +30
Contract jobs citing XQuery 59 80 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.30% 0.42% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 63 46
Average daily rate
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£350 £425 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £283 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -54.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -54.54%
Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
19599 19153 20285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.20% 38.21% 35.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 12602 11797 12115
Average daily rate £388 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 406 591 748
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.88 £16.50 £18.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00

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 11 July 2014.

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 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 11 July 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
England -37 53 £340 -20.00% 14
London -19 25 £375 -11.76% 6
South East +2 20 £170 -32.00% 5
City of London +15 4 £350 -4.76%
Yorkshire +5 4 £320 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £320 -
North West -9 2 £500 +55.03%
Hampshire - 1 £313 -
Scotland - 1 £450 - 1
Edinburgh - 1 £450 -
Glasgow - - - - 1
Ipswich - - - -
Kidlington - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Linlithgow - - - -
Aldershot - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
Cheltenham - - - - 3
Manchester - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 3
Ealing - - - - 1

XQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 89 (88.12%) XML
2 59 (58.42%) XSLT
3 45 (44.55%) Web Services
4 43 (42.57%) Java
5 39 (38.61%) Publishing
6 35 (34.65%) Internet
7 34 (33.66%) Oracle
8 27 (26.73%) CSS
8 27 (26.73%) Python
8 27 (26.73%) XPath
9 26 (25.74%) RESTful
9 26 (25.74%) HTML
10 24 (23.76%) TDD
10 24 (23.76%) JUnit
10 24 (23.76%) XSD
11 23 (22.77%) SOA
11 23 (22.77%) Spring
12 22 (21.78%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (20.79%) REST
14 20 (19.80%) Oracle Database
14 20 (19.80%) HTTP
14 20 (19.80%) SOAP
15 19 (18.81%) Oracle Database 11g
16 18 (17.82%) Git (software)
16 18 (17.82%) Subversion
16 18 (17.82%) JIRA
16 18 (17.82%) SQL
16 18 (17.82%) JavaScript
17 17 (16.83%) Ant
17 17 (16.83%) RDF

XQuery
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 14 (13.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 12 (11.88%) WebLogic
3 11 (10.89%) Oracle Service Bus
4 5 (4.95%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.95%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (3.96%) AquaLogic
5 4 (3.96%) Apache
6 3 (2.97%) Jetty
6 3 (2.97%) Confluence
7 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.99%) Node.js
7 1 (0.99%) Oracle BPEL
7 1 (0.99%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.99%) CMS
7 1 (0.99%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (12.87%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.97%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (1.98%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.90%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.97%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (34.65%) Internet
2 20 (19.80%) HTTP
3 8 (7.92%) FTP
4 6 (5.94%) SSL
5 1 (0.99%) Intranet
5 1 (0.99%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.80%) Oracle Database
2 19 (18.81%) Oracle Database 11g
3 12 (11.88%) NoSQL
4 7 (6.93%) MongoDB
4 7 (6.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 6 (5.94%) SQL Server
5 6 (5.94%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (3.96%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (2.97%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (2.97%) MarkLogic
8 2 (1.98%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.98%) MySQL
8 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.99%) Triplestore
9 1 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.99%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.99%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 24 (23.76%) JUnit
2 18 (17.82%) Subversion
2 18 (17.82%) JIRA
2 18 (17.82%) Git (software)
3 17 (16.83%) Maven
3 17 (16.83%) Ant
4 13 (12.87%) Jenkins
5 12 (11.88%) PowerDesigner
6 10 (9.90%) Cucumber
7 9 (8.91%) Selenium
7 9 (8.91%) Mercurial
7 9 (8.91%) JBehave
7 9 (8.91%) WebDriver
8 7 (6.93%) SoapUI
9 6 (5.94%) Hudson
9 6 (5.94%) Trac
9 6 (5.94%) Apache Ivy
9 6 (5.94%) JDeveloper
10 4 (3.96%) IntelliJ
11 3 (2.97%) CruiseControl
General
1 39 (38.61%) Publishing
2 9 (8.91%) Banking
3 8 (7.92%) Finance
4 6 (5.94%) Legal
5 4 (3.96%) Retail
6 1 (0.99%) Local Government
6 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (36.63%) Developer
2 25 (24.75%) Architect
3 10 (9.90%) Java Developer
4 7 (6.93%) Content Editor
4 7 (6.93%) Scala Developer
5 5 (4.95%) Automated Test Developer
5 5 (4.95%) Software Engineer
5 5 (4.95%) Consultant
6 4 (3.96%) Oracle Developer
6 4 (3.96%) Oracle Consultant
7 3 (2.97%) Senior Tester
7 3 (2.97%) Tester
7 3 (2.97%) Analyst
7 3 (2.97%) Automation Tester
7 3 (2.97%) Senior Automation Tester
8 2 (1.98%) Oracle SOA Architect
8 2 (1.98%) SOA Architect
8 2 (1.98%) SOA Consultant
8 2 (1.98%) Oracle Architect
8 2 (1.98%) Oracle SOA Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (88.12%) XML
2 59 (58.42%) XSLT
3 45 (44.55%) Web Services
4 27 (26.73%) CSS
5 26 (25.74%) HTML
5 26 (25.74%) RESTful
6 24 (23.76%) XSD
7 23 (22.77%) Spring
8 21 (20.79%) REST
9 20 (19.80%) SOAP
10 16 (15.84%) Middleware
11 14 (13.86%) J2EE
11 14 (13.86%) Oracle Fusion
12 13 (12.87%) JMS
13 11 (10.89%) jQuery
14 8 (7.92%) WSDL
14 8 (7.92%) JSON
14 8 (7.92%) EDI
15 7 (6.93%) JSP
16 6 (5.94%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.84%) W3C
2 15 (14.85%) Data Conversion
2 15 (14.85%) Semantic Web
3 9 (8.91%) Mobile App
3 9 (8.91%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (1.98%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (1.98%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.99%) Kindle
5 1 (0.99%) Open Source
5 1 (0.99%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.89%) UNIX
2 10 (9.90%) Linux
3 4 (3.96%) CentOS
4 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.99%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (23.76%) TDD
2 23 (22.77%) SOA
3 22 (21.78%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (16.83%) RDF
5 16 (15.84%) BDD
6 15 (14.85%) BPEL
7 14 (13.86%) Content Management
7 14 (13.86%) Validation
8 13 (12.87%) Scrum
8 13 (12.87%) Knowledge Management
9 10 (9.90%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (9.90%) ERP
10 9 (8.91%) EAI
10 9 (8.91%) Automated Testing
10 9 (8.91%) Software Engineering
10 9 (8.91%) BPMN
10 9 (8.91%) Test Automation
11 8 (7.92%) B2B
12 7 (6.93%) Pair Programming
13 6 (5.94%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (42.57%) Java
2 27 (26.73%) Python
2 27 (26.73%) XPath
3 18 (17.82%) JavaScript
3 18 (17.82%) SQL
4 17 (16.83%) SPARQL
5 14 (13.86%) Groovy
6 12 (11.88%) Scala
7 8 (7.92%) PL/SQL
8 6 (5.94%) Shell Script
9 4 (3.96%) Ruby
10 3 (2.97%) C#
11 2 (1.98%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.98%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 1 (0.99%) Jython
12 1 (0.99%) VB
12 1 (0.99%) C
12 1 (0.99%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (9.90%) Degree
2 6 (5.94%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.95%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.98%) OCP
4 2 (1.98%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.99%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.99%) Squid
Systems Management
1 6 (5.94%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.99%) Puppet
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 34 (33.66%) Oracle
2 6 (5.94%) HP
2 6 (5.94%) Red Hat
3 4 (3.96%) BEA
4 2 (1.98%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.99%) Google
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