The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XQuery
Rank 507 490 518
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +28
Contract jobs citing XQuery 65 76 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.33% 0.39% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 63 51
Average daily rate
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£340 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £283 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 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%
Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
19724 19351 20550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.16% 38.05% 35.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 12657 11980 12233
Average daily rate £388 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £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 401 574 766
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £16.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.15 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00

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 July 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 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -24 59 £328 -22.94% 7
London -3 28 £375 -11.76% 3
South East +13 23 £195 +18.18% 2
City of London +15 5 £350 -14.37%
Yorkshire +1 4 £320 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £320 -
North West -12 2 £500 +55.03%
Hampshire - 1 £313 -
Scotland - 1 £450 - 2
Edinburgh - 1 £450 -
Glasgow - - - - 1
Ipswich - - - -
Kidlington - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Linlithgow - - - - 1
Basingstoke - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
Cheltenham - - - - 2
Manchester - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 2
Ealing - - - - 1
East of England - - - -

XQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (87.88%) XML
2 56 (56.57%) XSLT
3 47 (47.47%) Web Services
4 45 (45.45%) Java
5 37 (37.37%) Internet
6 35 (35.35%) Publishing
7 33 (33.33%) Oracle
8 28 (28.28%) XPath
8 28 (28.28%) RESTful
9 27 (27.27%) Python
10 26 (26.26%) TDD
10 26 (26.26%) Spring
11 25 (25.25%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (23.23%) REST
13 22 (22.22%) SOA
13 22 (22.22%) CSS
14 21 (21.21%) HTML
15 20 (20.20%) JUnit
15 20 (20.20%) HTTP
15 20 (20.20%) Git (software)
15 20 (20.20%) JIRA
15 20 (20.20%) Oracle Database
16 19 (19.19%) Oracle Database 11g
16 19 (19.19%) Maven
16 19 (19.19%) Subversion
16 19 (19.19%) JavaScript
16 19 (19.19%) XSD
16 19 (19.19%) SOAP
17 18 (18.18%) SQL
18 17 (17.17%) BDD

XQuery
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 14 (14.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 12 (12.12%) WebLogic
3 11 (11.11%) Oracle Service Bus
4 7 (7.07%) Tomcat
5 5 (5.05%) Confluence
5 5 (5.05%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (4.04%) Apache
6 4 (4.04%) AquaLogic
7 3 (3.03%) Jetty
8 1 (1.01%) Node.js
8 1 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.01%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (1.01%) Oracle BPEL
8 1 (1.01%) IIS
8 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.01%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (13.13%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.03%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (2.02%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.04%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (37.37%) Internet
2 20 (20.20%) HTTP
3 8 (8.08%) FTP
4 6 (6.06%) SSL
5 2 (2.02%) LDAP
6 1 (1.01%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.01%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (20.20%) Oracle Database
2 19 (19.19%) Oracle Database 11g
3 14 (14.14%) NoSQL
4 7 (7.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 7 (7.07%) MongoDB
5 6 (6.06%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (6.06%) SQL Server
6 5 (5.05%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (3.03%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (3.03%) MarkLogic
8 2 (2.02%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.02%) MySQL
8 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (1.01%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.01%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (1.01%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.01%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 20 (20.20%) JUnit
1 20 (20.20%) Git (software)
1 20 (20.20%) JIRA
2 19 (19.19%) Maven
2 19 (19.19%) Subversion
3 16 (16.16%) Ant
4 15 (15.15%) Jenkins
5 10 (10.10%) Cucumber
6 9 (9.09%) Selenium
6 9 (9.09%) PowerDesigner
7 8 (8.08%) JBehave
7 8 (8.08%) WebDriver
7 8 (8.08%) Mercurial
8 7 (7.07%) SoapUI
9 6 (6.06%) IntelliJ
9 6 (6.06%) JDeveloper
9 6 (6.06%) Hudson
9 6 (6.06%) Trac
9 6 (6.06%) Apache Ivy
10 4 (4.04%) Eclipse
General
1 35 (35.35%) Publishing
2 8 (8.08%) Finance
2 8 (8.08%) Banking
3 7 (7.07%) Legal
4 5 (5.05%) Retail
5 1 (1.01%) Local Government
5 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (37.37%) Developer
2 20 (20.20%) Architect
3 11 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 9 (9.09%) Content Editor
5 7 (7.07%) Scala Developer
6 6 (6.06%) Software Engineer
7 5 (5.05%) Automated Test Developer
7 5 (5.05%) Consultant
8 4 (4.04%) Oracle Developer
8 4 (4.04%) Oracle Consultant
9 3 (3.03%) Analyst
10 2 (2.02%) Web Developer
10 2 (2.02%) Tester
10 2 (2.02%) Junior
10 2 (2.02%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.02%) Technical Analyst
10 2 (2.02%) Java Software Engineer
10 2 (2.02%) Senior Tester
10 2 (2.02%) Senior Java Developer
10 2 (2.02%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (87.88%) XML
2 56 (56.57%) XSLT
3 47 (47.47%) Web Services
4 28 (28.28%) RESTful
5 26 (26.26%) Spring
6 23 (23.23%) REST
7 22 (22.22%) CSS
8 21 (21.21%) HTML
9 19 (19.19%) XSD
9 19 (19.19%) SOAP
10 16 (16.16%) Middleware
11 14 (14.14%) Oracle Fusion
11 14 (14.14%) J2EE
12 13 (13.13%) JMS
13 11 (11.11%) jQuery
14 9 (9.09%) JSON
15 8 (8.08%) WSDL
15 8 (8.08%) EDI
16 7 (7.07%) JSP
17 6 (6.06%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.11%) Semantic Web
1 11 (11.11%) W3C
2 9 (9.09%) Data Conversion
3 8 (8.08%) Mobile App
3 8 (8.08%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (2.02%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.02%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.01%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.01%) Kindle
5 1 (1.01%) Open Source
5 1 (1.01%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.13%) UNIX
2 10 (10.10%) Linux
3 4 (4.04%) CentOS
4 2 (2.02%) Windows
5 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.01%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (26.26%) TDD
2 25 (25.25%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (22.22%) SOA
4 17 (17.17%) BDD
5 16 (16.16%) BPEL
6 13 (13.13%) Scrum
7 12 (12.12%) RDF
7 12 (12.12%) Content Management
8 10 (10.10%) Validation
8 10 (10.10%) ERP
8 10 (10.10%) Software Engineering
9 9 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
9 9 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (9.09%) BPMN
9 9 (9.09%) EAI
10 8 (8.08%) B2B
10 8 (8.08%) Automated Testing
10 8 (8.08%) Test Automation
11 7 (7.07%) Pair Programming
12 6 (6.06%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 45 (45.45%) Java
2 28 (28.28%) XPath
3 27 (27.27%) Python
4 19 (19.19%) JavaScript
5 18 (18.18%) SQL
6 14 (14.14%) Groovy
7 12 (12.12%) SPARQL
7 12 (12.12%) Scala
8 8 (8.08%) PL/SQL
9 6 (6.06%) Shell Script
10 3 (3.03%) Ruby
10 3 (3.03%) C#
11 2 (2.02%) VB.NET
11 2 (2.02%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 1 (1.01%) C
12 1 (1.01%) PHP
12 1 (1.01%) VB
12 1 (1.01%) Jython
Qualifications
1 7 (7.07%) Degree
2 6 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.05%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.02%) OCP
4 2 (2.02%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.01%) QA
1 1 (1.01%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.01%) Squid
Systems Management
1 6 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (1.01%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (33.33%) Oracle
2 6 (6.06%) HP
2 6 (6.06%) Red Hat
3 4 (4.04%) BEA
4 2 (2.02%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.01%) Akamai
5 1 (1.01%) Google
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