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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XQuery
UK
Rank 590 601 563
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -38
Contract jobs citing XQuery 12 26 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.050% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.066% 0.13% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 37
Median daily rate £375 £440 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.77% +6.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £350 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £500 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £475 £415
% change year-on-year
-32.63% +14.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £53.38 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £53.38 -

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
18246 19878 19756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.76% 38.23% 37.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 12585 13505 12981
Median daily rate £430 £416 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.48% +3.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 483 423
Median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.77 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £50.39 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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 25 February 2017.

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 10 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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +18 7 £375 -14.77% 2
London +17 4 £375 -3.22%
Glasgow - 3 £413 -
Scotland - 3 £413 -
South East +21 2 £293 -26.87% 1
Woking - 2 £293 -
Surrey - 2 £293 - 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -

XQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 29 (69.05%) Java
3 27 (64.29%) XPath
4 22 (52.38%) XSLT
5 16 (38.10%) SOA
5 16 (38.10%) REST
6 14 (33.33%) MarkLogic
6 14 (33.33%) Linux
6 14 (33.33%) Publishing
7 12 (28.57%) Content Management
8 11 (26.19%) Spring
8 11 (26.19%) HTTP
8 11 (26.19%) Tomcat
8 11 (26.19%) JMS
8 11 (26.19%) HTML
8 11 (26.19%) JUnit
8 11 (26.19%) CSS
8 11 (26.19%) Microservices
9 10 (23.81%) NoSQL
9 10 (23.81%) SQL
9 10 (23.81%) QA
9 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (21.43%) Python
10 9 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
11 8 (19.05%) Web Services
11 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
11 8 (19.05%) MySQL
11 8 (19.05%) Apache
11 8 (19.05%) Software Engineering
11 8 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server

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 11 (26.19%) Tomcat
2 8 (19.05%) Apache
3 5 (11.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (7.14%) CMS
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (4.76%) GlassFish
6 1 (2.38%) Confluence
6 1 (2.38%) IIS
6 1 (2.38%) Jetty
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle BPEL
6 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.19%) HTTP
2 7 (16.67%) Internet
3 2 (4.76%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.38%) Broadband
4 1 (2.38%) DVB
4 1 (2.38%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (33.33%) MarkLogic
2 10 (23.81%) NoSQL
3 8 (19.05%) MySQL
4 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database
4 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (9.52%) Relational Database
5 3 (7.14%) Triplestore
6 2 (4.76%) CouchDB
6 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
6 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (26.19%) JUnit
2 8 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (14.29%) Maven
4 4 (9.52%) JIRA
5 3 (7.14%) FitNesse
5 3 (7.14%) GoCD
5 3 (7.14%) Mockito
5 3 (7.14%) Robot Framework
5 3 (7.14%) Wercker
6 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
6 2 (4.76%) Selenium
6 2 (4.76%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.38%) Hudson
7 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.38%) Subversion
General
1 14 (33.33%) Publishing
2 5 (11.90%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Legal
3 4 (9.52%) Automotive
4 1 (2.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (54.76%) Developer
2 20 (47.62%) Java Developer
3 5 (11.90%) AWS Developer
3 5 (11.90%) Senior Developer
3 5 (11.90%) XML Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Lead Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Database Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Lead Java Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Test Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Technical Leader
5 3 (7.14%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Data Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) HTML Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Java Software Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (76.19%) XML
2 22 (52.38%) XSLT
3 16 (38.10%) REST
4 11 (26.19%) CSS
4 11 (26.19%) HTML
4 11 (26.19%) JMS
4 11 (26.19%) Spring
5 8 (19.05%) Web Services
6 7 (16.67%) AngularJS
6 7 (16.67%) JSON
7 6 (14.29%) .NET
8 5 (11.90%) CSS3
8 5 (11.90%) HTML5
8 5 (11.90%) SOAP
8 5 (11.90%) XSD
8 5 (11.90%) XSL
9 4 (9.52%) RESTful
9 4 (9.52%) Servlets
10 3 (7.14%) Drools
10 3 (7.14%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.38%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 14 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (9.52%) Windows
3 3 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) SOA
2 12 (28.57%) Content Management
3 11 (26.19%) Microservices
4 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (19.05%) Software Engineering
6 7 (16.67%) Content Analysis
6 7 (16.67%) Regression Testing
6 7 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (14.29%) RDF
7 6 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 6 (14.29%) Workflow
8 5 (11.90%) OO
9 4 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (9.52%) OOD
9 4 (9.52%) Scrum
9 4 (9.52%) SDLC
10 3 (7.14%) API Development
10 3 (7.14%) API Testing
10 3 (7.14%) Continuous Deployment
10 3 (7.14%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 29 (69.05%) Java
2 27 (64.29%) XPath
3 10 (23.81%) SQL
4 9 (21.43%) Python
5 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
6 5 (11.90%) SPARQL
7 3 (7.14%) C++
7 3 (7.14%) Groovy
7 3 (7.14%) VBA
8 1 (2.38%) C#
8 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) Degree
3 2 (4.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.81%) QA
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) Docker
2 3 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) Ansible
1 3 (7.14%) Consul
1 3 (7.14%) Packer
1 3 (7.14%) Terraform
2 1 (2.38%) Nagios
2 1 (2.38%) Opsview
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (2.38%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.38%) Remedy
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