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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XQuery
Rank 550 492 517
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +25
Contract jobs citing XQuery 61 91 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.29% 0.44% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 68 42
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£313 £418 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.14% +19.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £335 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-52.94% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £38.50

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
21021 20757 21417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.23% 38.83% 37.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 13304 13070 12826
Average daily rate £388 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.89% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £257 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 426 579 760
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £15.98 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -46 59 £300 -28.14% 8
London -24 29 £388 -6.06% 4
South East +15 23 £200 -50.00% 3
Surrey - 22 £200 -
Woking - 7 £200 -
City of London +19 6 £385 +10.00%
North West - 3 - -
Hampshire - 1 £313 -
Scotland - 1 £450 -
Edinburgh - 1 £450 -
Glasgow - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
Kidlington - - - -
Linlithgow - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Brentwood - - - -
Brighton - - - - 1
Bristol - - - - 1
Cheadle - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
Essex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Oxford - - - - 1
Stockport - - - -
Ealing - - - - 1
East of England - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 2

XQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 90 (91.84%) XML
2 53 (54.08%) XSLT
3 48 (48.98%) Java
4 45 (45.92%) Web Services
5 40 (40.82%) Publishing
6 39 (39.80%) Internet
7 35 (35.71%) Python
8 30 (30.61%) Spring
9 29 (29.59%) Oracle
10 27 (27.55%) REST
11 23 (23.47%) XPath
12 22 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (20.41%) TDD
14 19 (19.39%) RESTful
15 18 (18.37%) Oracle Database
16 17 (17.35%) XSD
16 17 (17.35%) SOA
16 17 (17.35%) HTTP
17 16 (16.33%) Middleware
17 16 (16.33%) JUnit
17 16 (16.33%) HTML
17 16 (16.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 16 (16.33%) Oracle Database 11g
18 15 (15.31%) SOAP
18 15 (15.31%) CSS
18 15 (15.31%) JMS
19 14 (14.29%) Maven
19 14 (14.29%) Scrum
19 14 (14.29%) JIRA
19 14 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion

XQuery
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 16 (16.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 13 (13.27%) Oracle Service Bus
3 9 (9.18%) WebLogic
4 7 (7.14%) Tomcat
5 6 (6.12%) AquaLogic
6 5 (5.10%) Confluence
7 3 (3.06%) Jetty
7 3 (3.06%) Apache
8 1 (1.02%) CMS
8 1 (1.02%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (1.02%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (8.16%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.06%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.18%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.08%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (39.80%) Internet
2 17 (17.35%) HTTP
3 8 (8.16%) FTP
4 3 (3.06%) SSL
5 2 (2.04%) LDAP
6 1 (1.02%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.37%) Oracle Database
2 16 (16.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 11 (11.22%) NoSQL
4 7 (7.14%) MarkLogic
4 7 (7.14%) Oracle ODI
5 5 (5.10%) MySQL
5 5 (5.10%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.06%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.02%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 16 (16.33%) JUnit
2 14 (14.29%) Maven
2 14 (14.29%) JIRA
3 13 (13.27%) Subversion
4 12 (12.24%) Git (software)
5 11 (11.22%) Ant
6 10 (10.20%) Jenkins
7 7 (7.14%) PowerDesigner
8 6 (6.12%) IntelliJ
9 4 (4.08%) Eclipse
9 4 (4.08%) Selenium
9 4 (4.08%) SoapUI
9 4 (4.08%) Cucumber
10 3 (3.06%) Hudson
10 3 (3.06%) Trac
10 3 (3.06%) Apache Ivy
10 3 (3.06%) Mercurial
10 3 (3.06%) JBehave
10 3 (3.06%) WebDriver
11 2 (2.04%) SpecFlow
General
1 40 (40.82%) Publishing
2 10 (10.20%) Legal
3 5 (5.10%) Retail
4 4 (4.08%) Banking
5 3 (3.06%) Finance
6 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.02%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.02%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.02%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 33 (33.67%) Developer
2 21 (21.43%) Architect
3 13 (13.27%) Java Developer
4 10 (10.20%) Content Editor
5 8 (8.16%) Software Engineer
6 4 (4.08%) Consultant
6 4 (4.08%) Oracle Developer
6 4 (4.08%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (3.06%) Automated Test Developer
7 3 (3.06%) Scala Developer
8 2 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Architect
8 2 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Consultant
8 2 (2.04%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (2.04%) Oracle Consultant
8 2 (2.04%) SOA Architect
8 2 (2.04%) SOA Consultant
8 2 (2.04%) Oracle Architect
8 2 (2.04%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.04%) Senior Developer
8 2 (2.04%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (91.84%) XML
2 53 (54.08%) XSLT
3 45 (45.92%) Web Services
4 30 (30.61%) Spring
5 27 (27.55%) REST
6 19 (19.39%) RESTful
7 17 (17.35%) XSD
8 16 (16.33%) HTML
8 16 (16.33%) Middleware
9 15 (15.31%) JMS
9 15 (15.31%) CSS
9 15 (15.31%) SOAP
10 14 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
11 13 (13.27%) J2EE
12 11 (11.22%) jQuery
13 9 (9.18%) Hibernate
14 8 (8.16%) WSDL
14 8 (8.16%) EDI
15 7 (7.14%) JSP
15 7 (7.14%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.18%) W3C
2 8 (8.16%) Semantic Web
3 7 (7.14%) Data Conversion
4 3 (3.06%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (3.06%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.06%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (2.04%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.02%) Open Source
6 1 (1.02%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.02%) PKI
6 1 (1.02%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.02%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.02%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.22%) UNIX
2 8 (8.16%) Linux
3 4 (4.08%) CentOS
4 2 (2.04%) Windows
5 1 (1.02%) Android
5 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (20.41%) TDD
3 17 (17.35%) SOA
4 14 (14.29%) Scrum
5 13 (13.27%) Software Engineering
6 11 (11.22%) BPEL
6 11 (11.22%) BDD
7 9 (9.18%) BPMN
7 9 (9.18%) EAI
7 9 (9.18%) RDF
8 8 (8.16%) ERP
8 8 (8.16%) Validation
8 8 (8.16%) B2B
9 7 (7.14%) MVC
9 7 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
9 7 (7.14%) Content Management
10 3 (3.06%) Kanban
10 3 (3.06%) Test Management
10 3 (3.06%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (3.06%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (48.98%) Java
2 35 (35.71%) Python
3 23 (23.47%) XPath
4 13 (13.27%) SQL
5 11 (11.22%) JavaScript
5 11 (11.22%) Groovy
6 9 (9.18%) SPARQL
7 8 (8.16%) Scala
8 3 (3.06%) Ruby
8 3 (3.06%) Perl
8 3 (3.06%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.04%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.04%) C#
9 2 (2.04%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.04%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 1 (1.02%) Jython
10 1 (1.02%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (5.10%) SC Cleared
1 5 (5.10%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.04%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.06%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.02%) Puppet
2 1 (1.02%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (1.02%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 29 (29.59%) Oracle
2 6 (6.12%) BEA
2 6 (6.12%) Red Hat
3 3 (3.06%) HP
4 2 (2.04%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.02%) Sybase
5 1 (1.02%) Google
5 1 (1.02%) Akamai
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