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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XQuery
Rank 598 615 592
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -23
Contract jobs citing XQuery 29 22 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.040% 0.099%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.14% 0.10% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 41
Median daily rate £320 £475 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.63% -2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £358 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £505 £525
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
20535 21134 21534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.92% 38.64% 37.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 14129 14393 14633
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 546 421
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £17.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 5 December 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 24 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 5 December 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 +6 25 £320 -32.63% 2
South East +20 9 £320 -
London +2 8 £598 +77.03% 1
Surrey - 8 £320 -
Woking - 7 £320 -
Scotland +10 3 £406 -
Glasgow +7 3 £406 -
Bromley - 3 - -
Yorkshire - 3 £275 -
East of England +9 2 £550 -
Cambridgeshire -1 2 £550 -
Leeds - 2 £275 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £275 -
South West +8 1 £425 -15.00% 1
North West +7 1 - -
Brighton +6 1 £325 -
East Sussex +4 1 £325 -
West Midlands -20 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £425 -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Cheltenham - 1 £425 -
Cambridge - 1 £550 -
Manchester - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -

XQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 51 (87.93%) XML
2 43 (74.14%) Java
3 41 (70.69%) XPath
4 31 (53.45%) XSLT
5 23 (39.66%) SOA
6 21 (36.21%) Spring
7 19 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (31.03%) REST
9 17 (29.31%) Oracle
10 16 (27.59%) HTML
10 16 (27.59%) CSS
10 16 (27.59%) Web Services
10 16 (27.59%) Publishing
11 15 (25.86%) Linux
11 15 (25.86%) JMS
11 15 (25.86%) SQL
12 14 (24.14%) MarkLogic
13 13 (22.41%) Oracle Database
13 13 (22.41%) JavaScript
13 13 (22.41%) Tomcat
13 13 (22.41%) Finance
13 13 (22.41%) Oracle Database 11g
14 12 (20.69%) JSON
14 12 (20.69%) Security Cleared
14 12 (20.69%) Content Management
14 12 (20.69%) XSD
15 11 (18.97%) AngularJS
15 11 (18.97%) HTTP
16 10 (17.24%) JUnit
16 10 (17.24%) NoSQL

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 13 (22.41%) Tomcat
2 9 (15.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (12.07%) Apache
3 7 (12.07%) Oracle Service Bus
4 5 (8.62%) GlassFish
5 4 (6.90%) CMS
6 1 (1.72%) Confluence
6 1 (1.72%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.07%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.97%) HTTP
2 6 (10.34%) FTP
2 6 (10.34%) Internet
3 3 (5.17%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.14%) MarkLogic
2 13 (22.41%) Oracle Database
2 13 (22.41%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (17.24%) NoSQL
4 8 (13.79%) Relational Database
5 7 (12.07%) MySQL
6 6 (10.34%) Triplestore
7 5 (8.62%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (8.62%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 5 (8.62%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 5 (8.62%) Lumira
8 3 (5.17%) CouchDB
8 3 (5.17%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
9 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (17.24%) JUnit
2 7 (12.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (10.34%) Maven
4 3 (5.17%) FitNesse
4 3 (5.17%) GoCD
4 3 (5.17%) JIRA
4 3 (5.17%) Mockito
4 3 (5.17%) Robot Framework
4 3 (5.17%) Wercker
5 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.45%) Selenium
6 1 (1.72%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.72%) Subversion
6 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (27.59%) Publishing
2 13 (22.41%) Finance
3 8 (13.79%) Automotive
4 4 (6.90%) Banking
4 4 (6.90%) Legal
5 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (60.34%) Developer
2 24 (41.38%) Java Developer
3 12 (20.69%) XML Developer
4 8 (13.79%) Lead Developer
5 7 (12.07%) Lead Java Developer
6 6 (10.34%) Architect
6 6 (10.34%) Java Architect
7 5 (8.62%) Integration Architect
7 5 (8.62%) Senior Developer
8 4 (6.90%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
8 4 (6.90%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (6.90%) Software Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) XML XSLT Developer
9 3 (5.17%) AWS Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Database Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Java Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) Java Software Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Java Software Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) Technical Leader
9 3 (5.17%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (87.93%) XML
2 31 (53.45%) XSLT
3 21 (36.21%) Spring
4 18 (31.03%) REST
5 16 (27.59%) CSS
5 16 (27.59%) HTML
5 16 (27.59%) Web Services
6 15 (25.86%) JMS
7 12 (20.69%) JSON
7 12 (20.69%) XSD
8 11 (18.97%) AngularJS
9 8 (13.79%) .NET
9 8 (13.79%) CSS3
9 8 (13.79%) Drools
9 8 (13.79%) HTML5
9 8 (13.79%) XML Schema
9 8 (13.79%) XSL
10 6 (10.34%) J2EE
11 5 (8.62%) Middleware
12 4 (6.90%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.17%) Ontologies
3 1 (1.72%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.86%) Linux
2 3 (5.17%) Windows
2 3 (5.17%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (39.66%) SOA
2 19 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (20.69%) Content Management
4 10 (17.24%) Microservices
5 9 (15.52%) RDF
6 8 (13.79%) OO
6 8 (13.79%) Scrum
6 8 (13.79%) SDLC
6 8 (13.79%) Software Engineering
7 7 (12.07%) Data Transformation
7 7 (12.07%) OOD
8 6 (10.34%) Content Analysis
8 6 (10.34%) Data Modelling
8 6 (10.34%) Regression Testing
8 6 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (10.34%) Workflow
9 5 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (8.62%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (8.62%) Risk Management
10 4 (6.90%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 43 (74.14%) Java
2 41 (70.69%) XPath
3 15 (25.86%) SQL
4 13 (22.41%) JavaScript
5 8 (13.79%) Python
6 6 (10.34%) SPARQL
7 5 (8.62%) Groovy
7 5 (8.62%) PL/SQL
8 3 (5.17%) C++
9 1 (1.72%) C#
9 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.79%) Degree
3 5 (8.62%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.52%) QA
2 3 (5.17%) ISO20022
System Software
1 10 (17.24%) Docker
2 3 (5.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) Ansible
1 3 (5.17%) Consul
1 3 (5.17%) Packer
1 3 (5.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (29.31%) Oracle
2 5 (8.62%) SAP
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.72%) Remedy
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