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 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XQuery
Rank 488 492 417
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -75
Contract jobs citing XQuery 83 67 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.14% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.44% 0.37% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 46 73
Average daily rate
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£418 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £240 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £425 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%

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
18999 18097 17372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.92% 37.05% 38.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 12660 11367 10676
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 493 726
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £14.25 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.90 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 28 January 2015.

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 30 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 28 January 2015. 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
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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 -1 79 £403 +15.00% 25
London +8 28 £425 +10.38% 10
South East +3 27 £305 +90.62% 8
North West +18 19 £408 -
Surrey +1 11 £253 +57.81%
Oxfordshire - 10 £518 - 1
Oxford - 10 £518 - 1
City of London +17 9 £400 +8.47% 3
Manchester - 8 £375 -
Brighton - 6 £305 - 1
East Sussex - 6 £305 - 1
East of England +2 4 £488 +50.00% 7
Hertfordshire - 3 £488 - 1
Yorkshire -12 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -
Brentwood - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 - -
Berkshire - - - - 5
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 3
Milton Keynes - - - -
Norwich - - - - 3
Reading - - - -
Braintree - - - -
Maidenhead - - - - 2
Bristol - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 3
Edinburgh - - - -

XQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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.

1 127 (94.78%) XML
2 103 (76.87%) XSLT
3 85 (63.43%) Java
4 68 (50.75%) XPath
5 55 (41.04%) Agile Software Development
6 53 (39.55%) Oracle
7 49 (36.57%) SQL
8 42 (31.34%) Publishing
9 41 (30.60%) SOA
10 34 (25.37%) Spring
11 32 (23.88%) Linux
11 32 (23.88%) HTML
12 31 (23.13%) Oracle Fusion
12 31 (23.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 29 (21.64%) TDD
13 29 (21.64%) WebLogic
13 29 (21.64%) Python
14 28 (20.90%) Web Services
14 28 (20.90%) JavaScript
14 28 (20.90%) Maven
15 27 (20.15%) Oracle BPM
16 26 (19.40%) Oracle Identity Management
16 26 (19.40%) Oracle ADF
17 25 (18.66%) UNIX
18 24 (17.91%) Ant
18 24 (17.91%) MarkLogic
18 24 (17.91%) Unit Testing
19 23 (17.16%) Software Engineering
19 23 (17.16%) SQL Server
20 22 (16.42%) J2EE

XQuery
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 31 (23.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 29 (21.64%) WebLogic
3 13 (9.70%) IIS
4 12 (8.96%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (8.21%) MQSeries
6 9 (6.72%) Tomcat
7 6 (4.48%) Apache
8 5 (3.73%) JBoss
8 5 (3.73%) Oracle Service Bus
9 4 (2.99%) SharePoint
10 3 (2.24%) AquaLogic
10 3 (2.24%) Oracle Coherence
10 3 (2.24%) Apache Solr
10 3 (2.24%) Jetty
11 1 (0.75%) CMS
11 1 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.75%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 4 (2.99%) MS Office
2 3 (2.24%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 27 (20.15%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (2.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.49%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.75%) Cordys
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.75%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (16.42%) Internet
2 16 (11.94%) HTTP
3 2 (1.49%) SSL
3 2 (1.49%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (17.91%) MarkLogic
2 23 (17.16%) SQL Server
3 17 (12.69%) MySQL
3 17 (12.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (8.96%) Oracle Database
5 6 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (3.73%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (2.99%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (2.99%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.99%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.24%) SQL Navigator
8 3 (2.24%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.49%) Big Data
9 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.49%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.49%) BaseX
9 2 (1.49%) Triplestore
10 1 (0.75%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 28 (20.90%) Maven
2 24 (17.91%) Ant
3 21 (15.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (11.94%) JUnit
5 14 (10.45%) Subversion
6 12 (8.96%) Visual Studio
7 6 (4.48%) Git (software)
8 5 (3.73%) Hudson
9 4 (2.99%) NetBeans
9 4 (2.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (2.24%) SoapUI
10 3 (2.24%) Eclipse
10 3 (2.24%) ClearQuest
10 3 (2.24%) TortoiseSVN
11 2 (1.49%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.75%) Apache Ivy
12 1 (0.75%) Xcode
12 1 (0.75%) Gradle
General
1 42 (31.34%) Publishing
2 10 (7.46%) Finance
3 9 (6.72%) Banking
4 6 (4.48%) Legal
5 2 (1.49%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.75%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.75%) Marketing
6 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.75%) Retail
6 1 (0.75%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.75%) French Language
Job Titles
1 83 (61.94%) Developer
2 26 (19.40%) Java Developer
3 16 (11.94%) Software Engineer
3 16 (11.94%) Lead Developer
4 13 (9.70%) XML Developer
5 12 (8.96%) Java Software Engineer
6 11 (8.21%) BizTalk Developer
7 10 (7.46%) Lead Software Engineer
7 10 (7.46%) Oracle Developer
7 10 (7.46%) Architect
8 6 (4.48%) Applications Developer
9 4 (2.99%) Oracle SOA Developer
9 4 (2.99%) SOA Developer
9 4 (2.99%) Technical Leader
9 4 (2.99%) Senior Developer
9 4 (2.99%) Software Developer
9 4 (2.99%) Technical Architect
10 3 (2.24%) Consultant
10 3 (2.24%) DBA
10 3 (2.24%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (94.78%) XML
2 103 (76.87%) XSLT
3 34 (25.37%) Spring
4 32 (23.88%) HTML
5 31 (23.13%) Oracle Fusion
6 28 (20.90%) Web Services
7 26 (19.40%) Oracle ADF
8 22 (16.42%) J2EE
8 22 (16.42%) CSS
9 21 (15.67%) JMS
10 20 (14.93%) JSF
11 19 (14.18%) REST
12 18 (13.43%) Ajax
12 18 (13.43%) Middleware
13 15 (11.19%) XML Schema
13 15 (11.19%) .NET
13 15 (11.19%) XSD
13 15 (11.19%) WCF
14 14 (10.45%) Hibernate
14 14 (10.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.93%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (11.19%) Digital Media
3 7 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.73%) N-Tier
4 5 (3.73%) Semantic Web
5 4 (2.99%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.49%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.75%) User Experience
7 1 (0.75%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.75%) W3C
7 1 (0.75%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.75%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.75%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.75%) Statistics
7 1 (0.75%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.75%) Applied Mathematics
7 1 (0.75%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.75%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 32 (23.88%) Linux
2 25 (18.66%) UNIX
3 12 (8.96%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (8.96%) Windows
4 4 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.75%) Android
5 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (41.04%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (30.60%) SOA
3 29 (21.64%) TDD
4 24 (17.91%) Unit Testing
5 23 (17.16%) Software Engineering
6 20 (14.93%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (14.93%) OOP
6 20 (14.93%) Scrum
7 16 (11.94%) OO
8 15 (11.19%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (8.96%) Web Application Development
10 11 (8.21%) Regression Testing
11 10 (7.46%) Release Management
11 10 (7.46%) Software Testing
11 10 (7.46%) MVC
12 6 (4.48%) Project Management
12 6 (4.48%) Risk Management
13 5 (3.73%) Web Development
14 4 (2.99%) Integration Testing
14 4 (2.99%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 85 (63.43%) Java
2 68 (50.75%) XPath
3 49 (36.57%) SQL
4 29 (21.64%) Python
5 28 (20.90%) JavaScript
6 16 (11.94%) C#
7 15 (11.19%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 12 (8.96%) Scala
9 11 (8.21%) PL/SQL
10 8 (5.97%) T-SQL
11 7 (5.22%) Shell Script
12 6 (4.48%) Perl
13 5 (3.73%) Groovy
14 4 (2.99%) C++
15 3 (2.24%) SPARQL
16 2 (1.49%) Ruby
16 2 (1.49%) PHP
17 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
17 1 (0.75%) JPQL
17 1 (0.75%) HQL
Qualifications
1 3 (2.24%) Degree
2 1 (0.75%) PhD
2 1 (0.75%) Sun Certification
2 1 (0.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (15.67%) QA
2 2 (1.49%) RosettaNet
3 1 (0.75%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 26 (19.40%) Oracle Identity Management
2 15 (11.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 53 (39.55%) Oracle
2 16 (11.94%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.99%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.24%) BEA
5 2 (1.49%) SAP
5 2 (1.49%) Sybase
6 1 (0.75%) Sun
6 1 (0.75%) Remedy
6 1 (0.75%) Red Gate
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