The table below looks at the statistics for XQuery skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XQuery over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XQuery
Rank 642 634 551
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -83
Contract jobs citing XQuery 18 40 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.070% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.085% 0.19% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 21 50
Median daily rate £413 £388 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +13.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £270 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £200
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +87.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Median hourly rate - £55.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +178.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +178.75%

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
21275 21597 19989
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 39.40% 37.85% 37.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 14562 14528 12813
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 453 436 405
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.02 £18.14 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.17 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

XQuery
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing XQuery as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 July 2016.

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 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XQuery within the UK over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -35 18 £413 +1.53% 10
London +12 13 £406 -18.75% 7
Yorkshire - 4 £450 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £450 -
East of England +19 2 - - 1
Cambridgeshire +17 2 - -
York - 2 £450 -
Hull - 2 £450 -
East Yorkshire - 2 £450 -
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
Cambridge +16 1 - -
Huntingdon - 1 - -
Harrogate - 1 £288 -

XQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XQuery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for XQuery.

1 31 (93.94%) XML
2 20 (60.61%) Java
3 18 (54.55%) XSLT
4 16 (48.48%) Oracle
4 16 (48.48%) SOA
5 14 (42.42%) XPath
6 12 (36.36%) JSON
6 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (36.36%) Web Services
7 11 (33.33%) SQL
8 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
8 10 (30.30%) Spring
9 9 (27.27%) CSS
9 9 (27.27%) .NET
9 9 (27.27%) HTML
9 9 (27.27%) Oracle Service Bus
9 9 (27.27%) REST
9 9 (27.27%) Oracle Database
10 8 (24.24%) AngularJS
10 8 (24.24%) Finance
11 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
11 7 (21.21%) XSD
11 7 (21.21%) SDLC
12 6 (18.18%) Relational Database
12 6 (18.18%) Data Transformation
12 6 (18.18%) J2EE
12 6 (18.18%) Data Modelling
12 6 (18.18%) Degree
12 6 (18.18%) jQuery
12 6 (18.18%) Scrum

XQuery
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (27.27%) Oracle Service Bus
2 4 (12.12%) CMS
3 2 (6.06%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (6.06%) GlassFish
3 2 (6.06%) Sonic ESB
3 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.03%) Drupal
4 1 (3.03%) JBoss
4 1 (3.03%) Jetty
4 1 (3.03%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (3.03%) Umbraco
4 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) FTP
1 5 (15.15%) HTTP
2 2 (6.06%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) Oracle Database
2 6 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 5 (15.15%) MarkLogic
3 5 (15.15%) NoSQL
3 5 (15.15%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
4 4 (12.12%) Triplestore
5 3 (9.09%) MongoDB
5 3 (9.09%) RDBMS
6 2 (6.06%) CouchDB
7 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (3.03%) Lumira
7 1 (3.03%) MS Access
7 1 (3.03%) MySQL
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (3.03%) SAP BI
7 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Maven
2 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
2 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.06%) gulp
2 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.06%) JIRA
2 2 (6.06%) Subversion
2 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.03%) JUnit
3 1 (3.03%) Mercurial
3 1 (3.03%) Toad
3 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Automotive
2 4 (12.12%) Publishing
3 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.06%) Banking
4 2 (6.06%) Legal
5 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 23 (69.70%) Developer
2 8 (24.24%) Java Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Architect
3 6 (18.18%) XML Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Consultant
4 5 (15.15%) Java Architect
5 4 (12.12%) Integration Architect
5 4 (12.12%) Lead Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Lead Java Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Oracle SOA Developer
5 4 (12.12%) SOA Developer
6 3 (9.09%) .NET Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Integration Developer
7 2 (6.06%) UI Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) XML XSLT Developer
8 1 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Data Migration Lead
8 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (93.94%) XML
2 18 (54.55%) XSLT
3 12 (36.36%) JSON
3 12 (36.36%) Web Services
4 10 (30.30%) Spring
5 9 (27.27%) .NET
5 9 (27.27%) CSS
5 9 (27.27%) HTML
5 9 (27.27%) REST
6 8 (24.24%) AngularJS
7 7 (21.21%) XSD
8 6 (18.18%) J2EE
8 6 (18.18%) jQuery
9 5 (15.15%) Drools
9 5 (15.15%) JMS
9 5 (15.15%) XML Schema
9 5 (15.15%) XSL
10 4 (12.12%) CSS3
10 4 (12.12%) Middleware
10 4 (12.12%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.06%) Ontologies
2 2 (6.06%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) SOA
2 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (21.21%) SDLC
4 6 (18.18%) Data Modelling
4 6 (18.18%) Data Transformation
4 6 (18.18%) Scrum
5 5 (15.15%) OO
5 5 (15.15%) OOD
6 4 (12.12%) ETL
6 4 (12.12%) RDF
7 3 (9.09%) Content Management
7 3 (9.09%) MVC
7 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.06%) Data Migration
8 2 (6.06%) Migration
8 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.06%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (6.06%) Time Management
8 2 (6.06%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 20 (60.61%) Java
2 14 (42.42%) XPath
3 11 (33.33%) SQL
4 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.09%) C#
6 2 (6.06%) SPARQL
6 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.03%) C
7 1 (3.03%) PHP
7 1 (3.03%) PHP 5
7 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
2 6 (18.18%) Degree
3 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) ISO20022
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Docker
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) Oracle
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) EPiServer
3 1 (3.03%) Rally
3 1 (3.03%) SAP
3 1 (3.03%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.03%) Sybase
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