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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XQuery
Rank 626 595 581
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -14
Contract jobs citing XQuery 15 37 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.066% 0.062%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.071% 0.18% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 25 26
Median daily rate £425 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £270 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £57.75 - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.75 - £20.00

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
21249 20957 20507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.23% 37.46% 37.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 14628 13625 13390
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 466 442 487
Median hourly rate £38.00 £35.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.04% +1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.69 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.45
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.23%

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 6 May 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 19 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 6 May 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 -46 15 £425 - 4
London -19 5 £388 -8.82% 1
North West -10 4 - -
Cumbria - 4 - -
Barrow-in-Furness - 3 - -
Yorkshire - 3 £388 -
South West - 2 £433 - 1
North Yorkshire - 2 £388 -
West Midlands -12 1 - -
Hull - 1 £450 -
Cheltenham - 1 £425 -
Harrogate - 1 £325 -
York - 1 £450 -
Sheffield - 1 £188 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £188 -
East Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
Bristol - 1 £440 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £425 -
Walsall - 1 - -

XQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 32 (76.19%) XML
2 27 (64.29%) Java
2 27 (64.29%) Oracle
2 27 (64.29%) XPath
3 22 (52.38%) Web Services
4 21 (50.00%) XSLT
5 19 (45.24%) SOA
6 16 (38.10%) jQuery
7 15 (35.71%) XSD
7 15 (35.71%) SQL
7 15 (35.71%) Oracle BPM
8 14 (33.33%) JavaScript
9 13 (30.95%) Oracle Database
10 12 (28.57%) HTML
10 12 (28.57%) J2EE
10 12 (28.57%) WebLogic
10 12 (28.57%) SOAP
11 10 (23.81%) JSON
12 9 (21.43%) Ajax
12 9 (21.43%) BPEL
12 9 (21.43%) Oracle ADF
12 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (21.43%) .NET
12 9 (21.43%) ETL
12 9 (21.43%) WSDL
12 9 (21.43%) JDeveloper
12 9 (21.43%) Middleware
12 9 (21.43%) Oracle Database 12c
12 9 (21.43%) Oracle Fusion
12 9 (21.43%) WebCenter

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 12 (28.57%) WebLogic
2 7 (16.67%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (7.14%) CMS
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (4.76%) Apache Solr
4 2 (4.76%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (4.76%) Sonic ESB
4 2 (4.76%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.38%) Drupal
5 1 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.38%) IIS
5 1 (2.38%) JBoss
5 1 (2.38%) Jetty
5 1 (2.38%) Liferay
5 1 (2.38%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.38%) Node.js
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle BPEL
5 1 (2.38%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (35.71%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) HTTP
2 3 (7.14%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.95%) Oracle Database
2 9 (21.43%) Oracle Database 12c
3 8 (19.05%) PowerCenter
4 7 (16.67%) MarkLogic
5 6 (14.29%) DB2
6 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
7 3 (7.14%) CouchDB
7 3 (7.14%) MongoDB
7 3 (7.14%) Triplestore
8 1 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (2.38%) MS Access
8 1 (2.38%) MySQL
8 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
8 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
8 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (21.43%) JDeveloper
2 7 (16.67%) Maven
2 7 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (14.29%) Lombardi
4 5 (11.90%) Jenkins
5 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
5 4 (9.52%) Subversion
6 3 (7.14%) Eclipse
6 3 (7.14%) JUnit
7 2 (4.76%) Ant
7 2 (4.76%) JIRA
7 2 (4.76%) JMeter
7 2 (4.76%) Mercurial
8 1 (2.38%) gulp
8 1 (2.38%) NUnit
8 1 (2.38%) Toad
8 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Publishing
3 1 (2.38%) Dutch Language
3 1 (2.38%) French Language
3 1 (2.38%) Legal
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (85.71%) Developer
2 15 (35.71%) Oracle Developer
3 14 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Developer
3 14 (33.33%) SOA Developer
4 9 (21.43%) Java Developer
5 4 (9.52%) XML Developer
6 3 (7.14%) .NET Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Integration Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Applications Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Lead Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Lead Java Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Sitecore Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Solr Developer
8 1 (2.38%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Data Migration Lead
8 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 1 (2.38%) SOA Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) UI Consultant
8 1 (2.38%) XML XSLT Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (76.19%) XML
2 22 (52.38%) Web Services
3 21 (50.00%) XSLT
4 16 (38.10%) jQuery
5 15 (35.71%) XSD
6 12 (28.57%) HTML
6 12 (28.57%) J2EE
6 12 (28.57%) SOAP
7 10 (23.81%) JSON
8 9 (21.43%) .NET
8 9 (21.43%) Ajax
8 9 (21.43%) Middleware
8 9 (21.43%) Oracle ADF
8 9 (21.43%) Oracle Fusion
8 9 (21.43%) WebCenter
8 9 (21.43%) WSDL
9 8 (19.05%) CSS
9 8 (19.05%) JMX
9 8 (19.05%) REST
9 8 (19.05%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.38%) Linked Data
3 1 (2.38%) Semantic Web
3 1 (2.38%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.38%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Linux
1 2 (4.76%) Unix
2 1 (2.38%) Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (45.24%) SOA
2 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (21.43%) BPEL
2 9 (21.43%) ETL
3 8 (19.05%) BPMN
3 8 (19.05%) Case Management
3 8 (19.05%) Data Management
4 7 (16.67%) SDLC
5 6 (14.29%) Scrum
6 4 (9.52%) Data Modelling
6 4 (9.52%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.14%) Analytics
7 3 (7.14%) Content Development
7 3 (7.14%) MVC
7 3 (7.14%) RDF
8 2 (4.76%) Agile Project Management
8 2 (4.76%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (4.76%) Data Migration
8 2 (4.76%) Integration Testing
8 2 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (64.29%) Java
1 27 (64.29%) XPath
2 15 (35.71%) SQL
3 14 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.52%) C#
5 3 (7.14%) SPARQL
6 1 (2.38%) C
6 1 (2.38%) PHP
6 1 (2.38%) PHP 5
6 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
1 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.52%) Degree
3 1 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.05%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 27 (64.29%) Oracle
2 8 (19.05%) Informatica
3 7 (16.67%) IBM
4 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.76%) CA
5 2 (4.76%) EPiServer
5 2 (4.76%) Rally
5 2 (4.76%) Sitecore