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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XQuery
UK
Rank 576 591 551
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -40
Contract jobs citing XQuery 19 27 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.054% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.10% 0.14% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 43
Median daily rate £320 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.63% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £350 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £500 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £475 £495
% change year-on-year
-32.63% -4.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
18145 19265 18965
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.53% 38.61% 38.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 12413 13009 12745
Median daily rate £438 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 406 510 408
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.50 £16.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.71 £50.00 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 17 January 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 11 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 17 January 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 +5 16 £320 -32.63% 1
South East +23 8 £320 -
Surrey - 8 £320 -
Woking - 7 £320 -
London +8 5 £400 -3.03%
Scotland +29 3 £413 -
Glasgow +10 3 £413 -
Yorkshire - 3 £275 -
Leeds - 2 £275 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £275 -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -

XQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 44 (80.00%) XML
2 41 (74.55%) XPath
3 39 (70.91%) Java
4 30 (54.55%) XSLT
5 21 (38.18%) SOA
5 21 (38.18%) REST
6 17 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (30.91%) Spring
7 16 (29.09%) Linux
7 16 (29.09%) Tomcat
8 15 (27.27%) SQL
8 15 (27.27%) JMS
8 15 (27.27%) HTTP
8 15 (27.27%) MarkLogic
9 14 (25.45%) Microservices
10 13 (23.64%) NoSQL
10 13 (23.64%) HTML
10 13 (23.64%) CSS
10 13 (23.64%) Publishing
11 12 (21.82%) Content Management
11 12 (21.82%) Web Services
11 12 (21.82%) Oracle
12 11 (20.00%) MySQL
12 11 (20.00%) Apache
12 11 (20.00%) Software Engineering
12 11 (20.00%) JSON
12 11 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
13 10 (18.18%) Security Cleared
13 10 (18.18%) XSD
13 10 (18.18%) JUnit

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 16 (29.09%) Tomcat
2 11 (20.00%) Apache
3 6 (10.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (7.27%) CMS
4 4 (7.27%) GlassFish
5 3 (5.45%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.82%) Confluence
6 1 (1.82%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (27.27%) HTTP
2 6 (10.91%) Internet
3 3 (5.45%) HTTPS
4 2 (3.64%) FTP
5 1 (1.82%) Broadband
5 1 (1.82%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.27%) MarkLogic
2 13 (23.64%) NoSQL
3 11 (20.00%) MySQL
4 9 (16.36%) Oracle Database
4 9 (16.36%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 5 (9.09%) Triplestore
6 4 (7.27%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (7.27%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 4 (7.27%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 4 (7.27%) Lumira
7 3 (5.45%) CouchDB
7 3 (5.45%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (18.18%) JUnit
2 7 (12.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (10.91%) Maven
4 3 (5.45%) FitNesse
4 3 (5.45%) GoCD
4 3 (5.45%) JIRA
4 3 (5.45%) Mockito
4 3 (5.45%) Robot Framework
4 3 (5.45%) Wercker
5 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.64%) Selenium
6 1 (1.82%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.82%) Subversion
6 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (23.64%) Publishing
2 9 (16.36%) Finance
3 5 (9.09%) Automotive
4 4 (7.27%) Legal
5 3 (5.45%) Banking
6 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (61.82%) Developer
2 24 (43.64%) Java Developer
3 8 (14.55%) XML Developer
4 5 (9.09%) AWS Developer
4 5 (9.09%) Lead Developer
4 5 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Java Software Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Lead Java Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Software Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) AWS Software Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Database Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Test Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Technical Leader
6 3 (5.45%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (80.00%) XML
2 30 (54.55%) XSLT
3 21 (38.18%) REST
4 17 (30.91%) Spring
5 15 (27.27%) JMS
6 13 (23.64%) CSS
6 13 (23.64%) HTML
7 12 (21.82%) Web Services
8 11 (20.00%) JSON
9 10 (18.18%) XSD
10 8 (14.55%) .NET
10 8 (14.55%) AngularJS
11 5 (9.09%) CSS3
11 5 (9.09%) HTML5
11 5 (9.09%) J2EE
11 5 (9.09%) XSL
12 4 (7.27%) jQuery
12 4 (7.27%) RESTful
12 4 (7.27%) Servlets
12 4 (7.27%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.64%) Ontologies
3 1 (1.82%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.82%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.09%) Linux
2 3 (5.45%) Windows
2 3 (5.45%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.18%) SOA
2 17 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (25.45%) Microservices
4 12 (21.82%) Content Management
5 11 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 8 (14.55%) RDF
7 7 (12.73%) Scrum
8 6 (10.91%) Content Analysis
8 6 (10.91%) Regression Testing
8 6 (10.91%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (10.91%) Workflow
9 5 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (9.09%) High Availability
9 5 (9.09%) OO
9 5 (9.09%) Risk Management
9 5 (9.09%) SDLC
10 4 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (7.27%) OOD
11 3 (5.45%) Process Improvement
11 3 (5.45%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (74.55%) XPath
2 39 (70.91%) Java
3 15 (27.27%) SQL
4 10 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 8 (14.55%) Python
6 6 (10.91%) SPARQL
7 5 (9.09%) Groovy
8 4 (7.27%) PL/SQL
9 3 (5.45%) C++
10 2 (3.64%) VBA
11 1 (1.82%) C#
11 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.73%) Degree
3 4 (7.27%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.36%) QA
System Software
1 9 (16.36%) Docker
2 3 (5.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) Ansible
1 3 (5.45%) Consul
1 3 (5.45%) Packer
1 3 (5.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (21.82%) Oracle
2 4 (7.27%) SAP
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.82%) Remedy