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 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XQuery
Rank 572 533 493
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -40
Contract jobs citing XQuery 39 67 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.18% 0.33% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 52 64
Average daily rate
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£406 £335 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.26% -20.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £160 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £425 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £200 £350
% change year-on-year
+90.62% -42.85%
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
21608 20250 19433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.86% 37.03% 38.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 14529 12960 12023
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
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 £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 442 410 571
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 £18.00 £15.00 £16.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £55.60 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 29 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 29 July 2015.

XQuery Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

XQuery
Top 29 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 29 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 38 £425 +30.76% 18
North West -9 12 £525 +5.00% 3
South East -35 10 £438 +121.51% 7
Cumbria - 9 £525 - 2
South West - 8 £375 - 1
Devon - 7 £375 -
Exeter - 7 £375 -
London -19 4 £500 +33.33% 3
Brighton - 4 - - 1
East Sussex - 4 - - 1
Liverpool -7 3 - -
Merseyside -11 3 - -
East of England - 3 £350 - 3
Woking -2 2 £270 +50.00%
Surrey -22 2 £270 +38.46% 2
Essex - 2 - -
Barrow-in-Furness - 2 - -
Brentwood - 2 - -
Oxford - 2 £490 - 3
Oxfordshire - 2 £490 - 3
Hampshire +1 1 £450 +44.00%
City of London -1 1 £500 +53.84%
Scotland -3 1 £250 -44.44% 2
Edinburgh -6 1 £250 -44.44%
Cambridgeshire - 1 £350 - 2
Milton Keynes - 1 £425 - 1
Cambridge - 1 £350 - 1
Somerset - 1 £360 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £425 - 1

XQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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 68 (90.67%) XML
2 48 (64.00%) XSLT
3 47 (62.67%) Java
4 36 (48.00%) XPath
5 33 (44.00%) Oracle
6 32 (42.67%) SQL
7 31 (41.33%) SOA
8 25 (33.33%) SOAP
9 22 (29.33%) REST
10 21 (28.00%) WebLogic
11 19 (25.33%) Oracle Database
12 17 (22.67%) Middleware
12 17 (22.67%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (21.33%) Internet
13 16 (21.33%) Oracle Service Bus
14 15 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
14 15 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 15 (20.00%) Web Services
14 15 (20.00%) J2EE
14 15 (20.00%) JavaScript
14 15 (20.00%) Linux
15 14 (18.67%) Windows
15 14 (18.67%) MarkLogic
15 14 (18.67%) Enterprise Software
16 13 (17.33%) JMS
17 12 (16.00%) CSS
17 12 (16.00%) Spring
17 12 (16.00%) JSON
18 11 (14.67%) User Acceptance Testing
18 11 (14.67%) Scrum

XQuery
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 21 (28.00%) WebLogic
2 16 (21.33%) Oracle Service Bus
3 15 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (9.33%) Liferay
5 6 (8.00%) Apache
6 4 (5.33%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (5.33%) Apache Spark
6 4 (5.33%) Apache Solr
7 3 (4.00%) AquaLogic
7 3 (4.00%) JBoss
8 2 (2.67%) LiveLink
8 2 (2.67%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (1.33%) JCAPS
9 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.33%) WebSphere Process Server
9 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.33%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (1.33%) WebLogic Integration
9 1 (1.33%) Confluence
9 1 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (10.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (10.67%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (4.00%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.33%) Internet
2 11 (14.67%) HTTP
3 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.33%) Oracle Database
2 14 (18.67%) MarkLogic
3 8 (10.67%) SQL Server
4 5 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (5.33%) Hadoop
5 4 (5.33%) NoSQL
5 4 (5.33%) Big Data
5 4 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (5.33%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.67%) DB2
7 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.33%) SSDT
8 1 (1.33%) OLAP
8 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.33%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (13.33%) JUnit
1 10 (13.33%) Maven
1 10 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (12.00%) Ant
3 5 (6.67%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.33%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.33%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (5.33%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.67%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.67%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.33%) Hudson
6 1 (1.33%) JIRA
6 1 (1.33%) Selenium
6 1 (1.33%) JMeter
6 1 (1.33%) Subversion
General
1 10 (13.33%) Publishing
2 8 (10.67%) Legal
3 7 (9.33%) Finance
4 4 (5.33%) Banking
4 4 (5.33%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.67%) Retail
6 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 45 (60.00%) Developer
2 10 (13.33%) Web Developer
3 7 (9.33%) Oracle Developer
4 6 (8.00%) XML Developer
4 6 (8.00%) Java Developer
5 5 (6.67%) Consultant
5 5 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 5 (6.67%) Analyst
5 5 (6.67%) Oracle Consultant
5 5 (6.67%) Technical Leader
6 4 (5.33%) Senior Data Analyst
6 4 (5.33%) SOA Developer
6 4 (5.33%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (5.33%) Data Analyst
7 3 (4.00%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) Architect
8 2 (2.67%) Management Consultant
8 2 (2.67%) Oracle SOA Developer
8 2 (2.67%) Service Management Consultant
8 2 (2.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (90.67%) XML
2 48 (64.00%) XSLT
3 25 (33.33%) SOAP
4 22 (29.33%) REST
5 17 (22.67%) Middleware
6 15 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
6 15 (20.00%) Web Services
6 15 (20.00%) J2EE
7 13 (17.33%) JMS
8 12 (16.00%) CSS
8 12 (16.00%) JSON
8 12 (16.00%) Spring
9 11 (14.67%) HTML
10 10 (13.33%) XML Schema
10 10 (13.33%) Ajax
11 8 (10.67%) JSF
11 8 (10.67%) JSP
11 8 (10.67%) Oracle ADF
12 7 (9.33%) XSD
12 7 (9.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.67%) PKI
2 2 (2.67%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.00%) Linux
2 14 (18.67%) Windows
3 9 (12.00%) UNIX
4 2 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.33%) Solaris
5 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (41.33%) SOA
2 17 (22.67%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (14.67%) Scrum
3 11 (14.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (12.00%) Migration
4 9 (12.00%) UML
4 9 (12.00%) Content Analysis
5 8 (10.67%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (9.33%) Unit Testing
6 7 (9.33%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (9.33%) Web Development
7 4 (5.33%) Validation
7 4 (5.33%) Software Architecture
7 4 (5.33%) SDLC
8 3 (4.00%) Test Strategy
8 3 (4.00%) Test Scripting
8 3 (4.00%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.00%) ETL
8 3 (4.00%) ERP
8 3 (4.00%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (62.67%) Java
2 36 (48.00%) XPath
3 32 (42.67%) SQL
4 15 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 10 (13.33%) Python
6 8 (10.67%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 6 (8.00%) T-SQL
8 4 (5.33%) Shell Script
8 4 (5.33%) C#
9 3 (4.00%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.67%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.67%) Scala
11 1 (1.33%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 9 (12.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (1.33%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.33%) QA
2 3 (4.00%) ISO 9001
2 3 (4.00%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 8 (10.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 8 (10.67%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 33 (44.00%) Oracle
2 7 (9.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.33%) BEA
3 4 (5.33%) SAP
4 2 (2.67%) IBM
4 2 (2.67%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.67%) Red Gate
5 1 (1.33%) Capita
5 1 (1.33%) i2
5 1 (1.33%) ILOG
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