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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XQuery
Rank 598 530 515
Rank change year-on-year
-68 -15
Contract jobs citing XQuery 30 79 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.15% 0.40% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 48 45
Average daily rate £475 £418 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.77% +19.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £254 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £518 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £408 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.56% +25.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £53.38 - £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.88 - £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.88 - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £53.38 - £17.50

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
19693 19516 17954
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.28% 37.83% 36.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 13395 12979 11257
Average daily rate £416 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.87% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 525 441 479
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.00 £15.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.59 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 8 February 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 26 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 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -58 28 £475 +18.01% 12
West Midlands - 9 £500 -
London -11 5 £413 -2.94% 5
South East -20 3 £400 +31.14% 3
North West -36 3 - - 2
South West - 3 £370 - 2
East Midlands - 3 £375 -
Barrow-in-Furness - 3 - - 2
Northampton - 3 £375 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £375 -
Cumbria - 3 - - 2
City of London +42 2 £350 -12.50%
Brighton +12 2 - -
East Sussex +4 2 - -
Glasgow - 2 - - 1
Scotland - 2 - - 1
Bristol - 1 £440 - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £300 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £425 -
Walsall - 1 - -
North East - 1 £425 -
Cheltenham - 1 - - 1
Trowbridge - 1 £300 -
Berkshire - 1 £400 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £425 -

XQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 38 (76.00%) Oracle
2 37 (74.00%) XML
3 33 (66.00%) Java
4 30 (60.00%) SOA
5 27 (54.00%) XSLT
5 27 (54.00%) XPath
6 24 (48.00%) Web Services
7 21 (42.00%) SQL
7 21 (42.00%) Oracle Database
8 19 (38.00%) SOAP
8 19 (38.00%) Middleware
9 17 (34.00%) BPEL
9 17 (34.00%) JDeveloper
10 16 (32.00%) Oracle BPM
11 15 (30.00%) Informatica
11 15 (30.00%) XSD
11 15 (30.00%) J2EE
11 15 (30.00%) WebLogic
12 14 (28.00%) Oracle Fusion
13 13 (26.00%) Oracle Service Bus
14 12 (24.00%) REST
14 12 (24.00%) jQuery
14 12 (24.00%) JavaScript
15 11 (22.00%) HTML
15 11 (22.00%) JSON
16 10 (20.00%) Ajax
16 10 (20.00%) Finance
17 9 (18.00%) Oracle ADF
17 9 (18.00%) Workflow
17 9 (18.00%) Linux

XQuery
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 15 (30.00%) WebLogic
2 13 (26.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 7 (14.00%) Oracle Workflow
4 5 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (4.00%) Apache Solr
5 2 (4.00%) JBoss
6 1 (2.00%) AquaLogic
6 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.00%) CMS
6 1 (2.00%) IIS
6 1 (2.00%) Jetty
6 1 (2.00%) Liferay
6 1 (2.00%) MQSeries
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle BPEL
6 1 (2.00%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (2.00%) Umbraco
6 1 (2.00%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 16 (32.00%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (14.00%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (10.00%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (6.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) HTTP
2 1 (2.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (42.00%) Oracle Database
2 9 (18.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 8 (16.00%) PowerCenter
4 7 (14.00%) DB2
4 7 (14.00%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (8.00%) MarkLogic
7 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
8 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
9 1 (2.00%) Big Data
9 1 (2.00%) CouchDB
9 1 (2.00%) Data Mining
9 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
9 1 (2.00%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (2.00%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 17 (34.00%) JDeveloper
2 7 (14.00%) Lombardi
3 5 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (8.00%) JUnit
4 4 (8.00%) Maven
5 3 (6.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (6.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (6.00%) JMeter
6 2 (4.00%) Ant
6 2 (4.00%) Eclipse
6 2 (4.00%) Subversion
7 1 (2.00%) JIRA
7 1 (2.00%) Mercurial
7 1 (2.00%) NUnit
7 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Publishing
3 1 (2.00%) Dutch Language
3 1 (2.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 43 (86.00%) Developer
2 22 (44.00%) Oracle Developer
3 19 (38.00%) Oracle SOA Developer
3 19 (38.00%) SOA Developer
4 11 (22.00%) Java Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Support Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) XML Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (6.00%) OBIEE Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Consultant
8 2 (4.00%) DB2 Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Developer Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Integration Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Solr Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Technical Support
8 2 (4.00%) Technical Support Analyst
9 1 (2.00%) Lead Java Developer
9 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (74.00%) XML
2 27 (54.00%) XSLT
3 24 (48.00%) Web Services
4 19 (38.00%) Middleware
4 19 (38.00%) SOAP
5 15 (30.00%) J2EE
5 15 (30.00%) XSD
6 14 (28.00%) Oracle Fusion
7 12 (24.00%) jQuery
7 12 (24.00%) REST
8 11 (22.00%) HTML
8 11 (22.00%) JSON
9 10 (20.00%) Ajax
10 9 (18.00%) Oracle ADF
10 9 (18.00%) WebCenter
10 9 (18.00%) WSDL
11 8 (16.00%) JMX
12 7 (14.00%) HTML5
12 7 (14.00%) Spring
13 5 (10.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.00%) Linked Data
2 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.00%) Semantic Web
2 1 (2.00%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.00%) Linux
2 3 (6.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (60.00%) SOA
2 17 (34.00%) BPEL
3 9 (18.00%) ETL
3 9 (18.00%) Workflow
4 8 (16.00%) BPMN
4 8 (16.00%) Case Management
4 8 (16.00%) Data Management
5 7 (14.00%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (12.00%) SDLC
7 5 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (10.00%) ERP
7 5 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (8.00%) Software Engineering
8 4 (8.00%) Technical Analysis
9 3 (6.00%) CRM
9 3 (6.00%) Data Modelling
9 3 (6.00%) Scrum
9 3 (6.00%) UML
10 2 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
11 1 (2.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 33 (66.00%) Java
2 27 (54.00%) XPath
3 21 (42.00%) SQL
4 12 (24.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (16.00%) Shell Script
6 7 (14.00%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.00%) C#
8 1 (2.00%) C
8 1 (2.00%) PHP
8 1 (2.00%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 38 (76.00%) Oracle
2 15 (30.00%) Informatica
3 8 (16.00%) IBM
4 6 (12.00%) Siebel
5 5 (10.00%) SAP
6 2 (4.00%) CA
6 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.00%) BEA
7 1 (2.00%) EPiServer
7 1 (2.00%) Rally
7 1 (2.00%) Sitecore
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
Connectus
Rate: £57.75 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
AAP3
Rate: £40 - £58 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: 9 days ago