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 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XQuery
Rank 640 584 578
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -6
Contract jobs citing XQuery 8 43 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.079% 0.070%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.039% 0.21% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 29 27
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £406 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £57.75 £19.46 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+196.83% -2.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.75 £19.46 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+196.83% -2.72%

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
20690 20418 19661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.49% 37.62% 37.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14249 13515 12990
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 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 419 459
Median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £19.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.09%

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 26 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 12 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 26 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 -44 8 £450 +5.88% 5
Yorkshire - 5 £450 -
London -14 3 - -
North Yorkshire - 3 £450 -
York - 2 £450 -
Hull - 2 £450 -
East Yorkshire - 2 £450 -
North West -22 1 - -
Harrogate - 1 £325 -
Sheffield - 1 £188 -
Cumbria - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 £188 -

XQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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 25 (73.53%) XML
2 20 (58.82%) Oracle
3 19 (55.88%) SOA
4 17 (50.00%) Java
4 17 (50.00%) XPath
5 16 (47.06%) Web Services
6 15 (44.12%) XSLT
7 13 (38.24%) XSD
8 12 (35.29%) Oracle Database
9 11 (32.35%) JSON
10 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (29.41%) .NET
10 10 (29.41%) WebLogic
11 9 (26.47%) MarkLogic
11 9 (26.47%) REST
12 8 (23.53%) WebCenter
12 8 (23.53%) Oracle BPM
12 8 (23.53%) Oracle Fusion
12 8 (23.53%) Oracle Database 12c
12 8 (23.53%) HTML
12 8 (23.53%) SQL
12 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
12 8 (23.53%) ETL
12 8 (23.53%) JDeveloper
12 8 (23.53%) Middleware
12 8 (23.53%) Data Management
12 8 (23.53%) Oracle ADF
12 8 (23.53%) BPEL
13 7 (20.59%) Maven
13 7 (20.59%) jQuery

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 10 (29.41%) WebLogic
2 6 (17.65%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (11.76%) CMS
4 2 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (5.88%) Node.js
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (5.88%) Sonic ESB
5 1 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.94%) Drupal
5 1 (2.94%) IIS
5 1 (2.94%) JBoss
5 1 (2.94%) Jetty
5 1 (2.94%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle BPEL
5 1 (2.94%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.94%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.94%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) HTTP
2 3 (8.82%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (35.29%) Oracle Database
2 9 (26.47%) MarkLogic
3 8 (23.53%) Oracle Database 12c
4 7 (20.59%) PowerCenter
5 4 (11.76%) MongoDB
5 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
6 3 (8.82%) CouchDB
6 3 (8.82%) NoSQL
6 3 (8.82%) RDBMS
6 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
6 3 (8.82%) Triplestore
7 1 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (2.94%) MS Access
7 1 (2.94%) MySQL
7 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) JDeveloper
2 7 (20.59%) Maven
3 6 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (14.71%) Jenkins
5 3 (8.82%) Eclipse
5 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
5 3 (8.82%) JUnit
6 2 (5.88%) Ant
6 2 (5.88%) gulp
6 2 (5.88%) JIRA
6 2 (5.88%) JMeter
6 2 (5.88%) Subversion
7 1 (2.94%) Mercurial
7 1 (2.94%) NUnit
7 1 (2.94%) Toad
7 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
1 3 (8.82%) Publishing
1 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.88%) Legal
3 1 (2.94%) Automotive
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 28 (82.35%) Developer
2 12 (35.29%) Oracle Developer
2 12 (35.29%) Oracle SOA Developer
2 12 (35.29%) SOA Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Consultant
4 5 (14.71%) Java Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Integration Developer
6 2 (5.88%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Applications Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Lead Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Lead Java Developer
6 2 (5.88%) UI Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Architect
7 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.94%) BizTalk Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.94%) HTML Developer
7 1 (2.94%) PHP Developer
7 1 (2.94%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (73.53%) XML
2 16 (47.06%) Web Services
3 15 (44.12%) XSLT
4 13 (38.24%) XSD
5 11 (32.35%) JSON
6 10 (29.41%) .NET
7 9 (26.47%) REST
8 8 (23.53%) HTML
8 8 (23.53%) Middleware
8 8 (23.53%) Oracle ADF
8 8 (23.53%) Oracle Fusion
8 8 (23.53%) WebCenter
9 7 (20.59%) CSS
9 7 (20.59%) JMX
9 7 (20.59%) jQuery
9 7 (20.59%) WSDL
10 6 (17.65%) AngularJS
10 6 (17.65%) J2EE
10 6 (17.65%) SOAP
10 6 (17.65%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.88%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.94%) Linked Data
3 1 (2.94%) Semantic Web
3 1 (2.94%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
1 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) SOA
2 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (23.53%) BPEL
3 8 (23.53%) Data Management
3 8 (23.53%) ETL
4 7 (20.59%) BPMN
4 7 (20.59%) Case Management
4 7 (20.59%) Scrum
5 4 (11.76%) Data Modelling
5 4 (11.76%) SDLC
6 3 (8.82%) Analytics
6 3 (8.82%) Content Development
6 3 (8.82%) Content Management
6 3 (8.82%) MVC
6 3 (8.82%) OO
6 3 (8.82%) RDF
7 2 (5.88%) Agile Project Management
7 2 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) Java
1 17 (50.00%) XPath
2 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
2 8 (23.53%) SQL
3 3 (8.82%) C#
3 3 (8.82%) SPARQL
4 1 (2.94%) C
4 1 (2.94%) PHP
4 1 (2.94%) PHP 5
4 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Degree
1 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
1 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 20 (58.82%) Oracle
2 7 (20.59%) Informatica
3 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.88%) CA
4 2 (5.88%) Rally
5 1 (2.94%) EPiServer
5 1 (2.94%) IBM
5 1 (2.94%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.94%) Sybase