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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XQuery
Rank 559 567 468
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -99
Contract jobs citing XQuery 35 33 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.060% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.17% 0.16% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 26 66
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£425 £381 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.47% -3.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £140 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +30.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
20749 20518 17913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.24% 37.16% 36.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 13460 13302 11029
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £562
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 435 478 633
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.58 £17.75 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 24 April 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
Top 20 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 24 April 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 +2 34 £425 +11.47% 13
South East - 19 £450 - 4
London -9 10 £413 +10.00% 7
Woking - 7 £270 -
Surrey - 7 £270 -
Oxfordshire - 6 £600 -
Oxford - 6 £600 -
Berkshire - 5 £500 -
North West -19 2 £375 -
West Midlands - 2 £425 - 1
Staffordshire - 2 £425 - 1
Reading - 2 - -
City of London +15 1 £400 -11.11% 1
Liverpool -11 1 £375 -
Merseyside -16 1 £375 -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £425 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 £425 - 2
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - - 1

XQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 112 (95.73%) XML
2 93 (79.49%) XSLT
3 71 (60.68%) Java
4 61 (52.14%) XPath
5 51 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (33.33%) Oracle
7 34 (29.06%) SOA
7 34 (29.06%) Publishing
8 32 (27.35%) SQL
9 31 (26.50%) JavaScript
10 29 (24.79%) HTML
11 27 (23.08%) Web Services
11 27 (23.08%) UNIX
11 27 (23.08%) MarkLogic
12 26 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
13 25 (21.37%) Linux
14 23 (19.66%) Windows
14 23 (19.66%) SQL Server
14 23 (19.66%) Spring
14 23 (19.66%) QA
15 22 (18.80%) Unit Testing
15 22 (18.80%) TDD
16 21 (17.95%) Microsoft
16 21 (17.95%) Maven
17 20 (17.09%) Oracle Fusion
17 20 (17.09%) User Acceptance Testing
17 20 (17.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 20 (17.09%) OOP
17 20 (17.09%) Python
18 19 (16.24%) .NET

XQuery
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 20 (17.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 18 (15.38%) WebLogic
3 13 (11.11%) IIS
4 12 (10.26%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (9.40%) MQSeries
6 10 (8.55%) Tomcat
7 8 (6.84%) JBoss
8 7 (5.98%) Apache
9 4 (3.42%) Oracle Service Bus
10 3 (2.56%) SharePoint
10 3 (2.56%) Jetty
10 3 (2.56%) Apache Solr
11 2 (1.71%) Oracle Coherence
12 1 (0.85%) WebSphere Process Server
12 1 (0.85%) CMS
12 1 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.85%) AquaLogic
12 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.85%) Confluence
12 1 (0.85%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 5 (4.27%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.56%) MS Office
2 3 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (13.68%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.71%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.38%) Internet
2 17 (14.53%) HTTP
3 2 (1.71%) FTP
3 2 (1.71%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (23.08%) MarkLogic
2 23 (19.66%) SQL Server
3 17 (14.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (9.40%) MySQL
5 8 (6.84%) Oracle Database
6 6 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (4.27%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (4.27%) Relational Database
7 5 (4.27%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.56%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.56%) SQL Navigator
9 2 (1.71%) Triplestore
9 2 (1.71%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.71%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.71%) BaseX
10 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.85%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (17.95%) Maven
3 18 (15.38%) JUnit
4 17 (14.53%) Ant
5 13 (11.11%) Subversion
6 10 (8.55%) Git (software)
6 10 (8.55%) Visual Studio
7 7 (5.98%) Eclipse
8 5 (4.27%) Hudson
9 4 (3.42%) Jenkins
9 4 (3.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (3.42%) NetBeans
10 3 (2.56%) ClearQuest
10 3 (2.56%) TortoiseSVN
10 3 (2.56%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.85%) Xcode
11 1 (0.85%) JIRA
11 1 (0.85%) Apache Ivy
11 1 (0.85%) Gradle
General
1 34 (29.06%) Publishing
2 10 (8.55%) Banking
3 9 (7.69%) Finance
4 8 (6.84%) Legal
5 4 (3.42%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.56%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.85%) Retail
7 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.85%) Local Government
7 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.85%) Marketing
7 1 (0.85%) French Language
Job Titles
1 80 (68.38%) Developer
2 22 (18.80%) Java Developer
3 16 (13.68%) XML Developer
4 11 (9.40%) Lead Developer
4 11 (9.40%) BizTalk Developer
5 9 (7.69%) Software Engineer
6 8 (6.84%) Lead Software Engineer
6 8 (6.84%) Java Software Engineer
7 7 (5.98%) Architect
7 7 (5.98%) Consultant
7 7 (5.98%) Applications Developer
8 6 (5.13%) Oracle Developer
9 5 (4.27%) Technical Architect
9 5 (4.27%) Oracle Consultant
10 4 (3.42%) Technical Leader
10 4 (3.42%) Web Developer
10 4 (3.42%) Software Developer
10 4 (3.42%) Senior Developer
11 3 (2.56%) CRM Architect
12 2 (1.71%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (95.73%) XML
2 93 (79.49%) XSLT
3 29 (24.79%) HTML
4 27 (23.08%) Web Services
5 23 (19.66%) Spring
6 20 (17.09%) Oracle Fusion
7 19 (16.24%) .NET
7 19 (16.24%) CSS
8 18 (15.38%) XML Schema
9 17 (14.53%) REST
9 17 (14.53%) J2EE
10 16 (13.68%) Oracle ADF
11 15 (12.82%) WCF
12 14 (11.97%) ASP.NET
12 14 (11.97%) XSD
12 14 (11.97%) JMS
12 14 (11.97%) Middleware
13 12 (10.26%) JSF
14 11 (9.40%) SOAP
14 11 (9.40%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.82%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (11.11%) Digital Media
3 6 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.27%) N-Tier
4 5 (4.27%) Semantic Web
4 5 (4.27%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (1.71%) Open Source
5 2 (1.71%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.71%) PKI
5 2 (1.71%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.85%) User Experience
6 1 (0.85%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.85%) Statistics
6 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.85%) Applied Mathematics
6 1 (0.85%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 27 (23.08%) UNIX
2 25 (21.37%) Linux
3 23 (19.66%) Windows
4 11 (9.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.85%) Solaris
6 1 (0.85%) Android
6 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (29.06%) SOA
3 22 (18.80%) Unit Testing
3 22 (18.80%) TDD
4 20 (17.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 20 (17.09%) OOP
5 18 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (13.68%) OO
7 15 (12.82%) Software Engineering
7 15 (12.82%) Scrum
8 14 (11.97%) Content Analysis
9 12 (10.26%) Web Application Development
10 11 (9.40%) Regression Testing
10 11 (9.40%) Software Testing
11 10 (8.55%) Release Management
11 10 (8.55%) UML
12 6 (5.13%) Project Management
12 6 (5.13%) MVC
12 6 (5.13%) Risk Management
13 5 (4.27%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 71 (60.68%) Java
2 61 (52.14%) XPath
3 32 (27.35%) SQL
4 31 (26.50%) JavaScript
5 20 (17.09%) Python
6 15 (12.82%) C#
7 12 (10.26%) Scala
8 9 (7.69%) Shell Script
9 8 (6.84%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 8 (6.84%) T-SQL
10 7 (5.98%) PL/SQL
11 5 (4.27%) Groovy
12 4 (3.42%) C++
13 3 (2.56%) SPARQL
14 2 (1.71%) PHP
15 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.85%) JPQL
15 1 (0.85%) HQL
Qualifications
1 4 (3.42%) Security Cleared
1 4 (3.42%) Degree
2 3 (2.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.85%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (19.66%) QA
2 2 (1.71%) RosettaNet
3 1 (0.85%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 16 (13.68%) Oracle Identity Management
2 8 (6.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 39 (33.33%) Oracle
2 21 (17.95%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.13%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.71%) SAP
5 1 (0.85%) BEA
5 1 (0.85%) i2
5 1 (0.85%) ILOG
5 1 (0.85%) Remedy
5 1 (0.85%) Sun
5 1 (0.85%) Capita
5 1 (0.85%) Red Gate
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge University Press
Rate: From £29,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: 24 days ago