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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XQuery
Rank 536 489 527
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +38
Contract jobs citing XQuery 59 89 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.28% 0.43% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 66 44
Average daily rate
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£345 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £320 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-44.82% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 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%

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
20959 20666 21238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.19% 38.77% 36.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 13286 12954 12733
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 £268 £250 £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 413 573 780
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.08 £15.00 £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 22 August 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 22 August 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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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 -58 56 £325 -18.75% 9
London -21 26 £400 -3.32% 4
South East +17 21 £200 +21.21% 3
City of London +16 5 £325 -6.47%
Yorkshire +7 4 £320 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £320 -
North West - 4 £500 - 2
Hampshire - 1 £313 -
Scotland - 1 £450 -
Edinburgh - 1 £450 -
Ipswich - - - -
Kidlington - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Linlithgow - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Brentwood - - - -
Brighton - - - - 1
Bristol - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 2
Essex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Ealing - - - - 1

XQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 87 (90.63%) XML
2 50 (52.08%) XSLT
3 48 (50.00%) Java
4 46 (47.92%) Web Services
5 36 (37.50%) Publishing
6 34 (35.42%) Internet
7 30 (31.25%) Oracle
7 30 (31.25%) Spring
8 29 (30.21%) Python
9 27 (28.13%) REST
10 23 (23.96%) XPath
10 23 (23.96%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (21.88%) TDD
12 20 (20.83%) RESTful
13 19 (19.79%) Oracle Database
14 18 (18.75%) SOA
14 18 (18.75%) XSD
15 17 (17.71%) CSS
15 17 (17.71%) JUnit
15 17 (17.71%) HTML
15 17 (17.71%) HTTP
15 17 (17.71%) Oracle Database 11g
16 16 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 16 (16.67%) Middleware
17 15 (15.63%) JMS
17 15 (15.63%) SOAP
17 15 (15.63%) JIRA
18 14 (14.58%) Oracle Fusion
18 14 (14.58%) SQL
18 14 (14.58%) Subversion

XQuery
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 13 (13.54%) Oracle Service Bus
3 10 (10.42%) WebLogic
4 7 (7.29%) Tomcat
5 6 (6.25%) AquaLogic
6 5 (5.21%) Confluence
7 3 (3.13%) Apache
7 3 (3.13%) Jetty
8 1 (1.04%) CMS
8 1 (1.04%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (1.04%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (1.04%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (9.38%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.13%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.42%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.17%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (35.42%) Internet
2 17 (17.71%) HTTP
3 8 (8.33%) FTP
4 3 (3.13%) SSL
5 2 (2.08%) LDAP
6 1 (1.04%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.79%) Oracle Database
2 17 (17.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 12 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 7 (7.29%) Oracle ODI
4 7 (7.29%) MarkLogic
5 5 (5.21%) MySQL
5 5 (5.21%) SQL Server
6 4 (4.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (4.17%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.04%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.04%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (17.71%) JUnit
2 15 (15.63%) JIRA
3 14 (14.58%) Subversion
3 14 (14.58%) Maven
4 13 (13.54%) Git (software)
5 11 (11.46%) Ant
6 10 (10.42%) Jenkins
7 9 (9.38%) PowerDesigner
8 6 (6.25%) IntelliJ
9 4 (4.17%) Trac
9 4 (4.17%) SoapUI
9 4 (4.17%) Cucumber
9 4 (4.17%) Selenium
9 4 (4.17%) Eclipse
10 3 (3.13%) Mercurial
10 3 (3.13%) JBehave
10 3 (3.13%) WebDriver
10 3 (3.13%) Hudson
10 3 (3.13%) Apache Ivy
11 2 (2.08%) SpecFlow
General
1 36 (37.50%) Publishing
2 7 (7.29%) Legal
3 5 (5.21%) Retail
4 4 (4.17%) Finance
4 4 (4.17%) Banking
5 1 (1.04%) Local Government
5 1 (1.04%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (35.42%) Developer
2 22 (22.92%) Architect
3 13 (13.54%) Java Developer
4 10 (10.42%) Content Editor
5 8 (8.33%) Software Engineer
6 5 (5.21%) Consultant
7 4 (4.17%) Scala Developer
7 4 (4.17%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (4.17%) Java Software Engineer
8 3 (3.13%) Oracle Consultant
8 3 (3.13%) Automated Test Developer
9 2 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Consultant
9 2 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Architect
9 2 (2.08%) Oracle Architect
9 2 (2.08%) SOA Architect
9 2 (2.08%) SOA Consultant
9 2 (2.08%) Senior Developer
9 2 (2.08%) Web Developer
9 2 (2.08%) Junior
9 2 (2.08%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (90.63%) XML
2 50 (52.08%) XSLT
3 46 (47.92%) Web Services
4 30 (31.25%) Spring
5 27 (28.13%) REST
6 20 (20.83%) RESTful
7 18 (18.75%) XSD
8 17 (17.71%) CSS
8 17 (17.71%) HTML
9 16 (16.67%) Middleware
10 15 (15.63%) JMS
10 15 (15.63%) SOAP
11 14 (14.58%) Oracle Fusion
12 13 (13.54%) J2EE
13 11 (11.46%) jQuery
14 9 (9.38%) Hibernate
15 8 (8.33%) EDI
15 8 (8.33%) WSDL
16 7 (7.29%) XML Schema
16 7 (7.29%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.42%) Semantic Web
1 10 (10.42%) W3C
2 8 (8.33%) Data Conversion
3 3 (3.13%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (3.13%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.13%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (2.08%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.04%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.04%) PKI
5 1 (1.04%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.04%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.04%) Open Source
5 1 (1.04%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.46%) UNIX
2 9 (9.38%) Linux
3 4 (4.17%) CentOS
4 2 (2.08%) Windows
5 1 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.04%) Android
5 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.96%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (21.88%) TDD
3 18 (18.75%) SOA
4 14 (14.58%) Scrum
5 13 (13.54%) Software Engineering
6 12 (12.50%) BDD
6 12 (12.50%) BPEL
7 11 (11.46%) RDF
8 10 (10.42%) Validation
9 9 (9.38%) Knowledge Management
9 9 (9.38%) EAI
9 9 (9.38%) BPMN
10 8 (8.33%) ERP
10 8 (8.33%) B2B
10 8 (8.33%) Content Management
11 7 (7.29%) MVC
12 4 (4.17%) Information Architecture
12 4 (4.17%) User Experience Design
12 4 (4.17%) Pair Programming
13 3 (3.13%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (50.00%) Java
2 29 (30.21%) Python
3 23 (23.96%) XPath
4 14 (14.58%) SQL
5 12 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 11 (11.46%) SPARQL
6 11 (11.46%) Groovy
7 9 (9.38%) Scala
8 4 (4.17%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.13%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.13%) Perl
9 3 (3.13%) Ruby
10 2 (2.08%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 2 (2.08%) C#
10 2 (2.08%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.04%) Jython
11 1 (1.04%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (5.21%) Degree
1 5 (5.21%) SC Cleared
1 5 (5.21%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.04%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (1.04%) Puppet
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 30 (31.25%) Oracle
2 6 (6.25%) BEA
2 6 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 3 (3.13%) HP
4 2 (2.08%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.04%) Google
5 1 (1.04%) Sybase
5 1 (1.04%) Akamai
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