The table below looks at the statistics for XQuery skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XQuery over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XQuery
Rank 116 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XQuery 9 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.36% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.06% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £408 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.56% +25.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.50
XQuery
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
846 644 738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.41% 29.88% 35.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 375 430
Average daily rate £363 £340 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% +11.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 37 27
Average hourly rate £23.00 £28.69 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.83% -8.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.04 £16.52 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £35.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

XQuery
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XQuery across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

XQuery Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

XQuery
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XQuery across the West Midlands region.

XQuery Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

XQuery
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XQuery across the West Midlands region.

XQuery Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

XQuery
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XQuery within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 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
Walsall - 1 - -
XQuery
England

XQuery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 9 (100.00%) Web Services
1 9 (100.00%) XPath
2 8 (88.89%) Data Management
2 8 (88.89%) BPEL
2 8 (88.89%) BPMN
2 8 (88.89%) XSD
2 8 (88.89%) Oracle ADF
2 8 (88.89%) WebLogic
2 8 (88.89%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) Oracle
2 8 (88.89%) SOA
2 8 (88.89%) ETL
2 8 (88.89%) WSDL
2 8 (88.89%) JDeveloper
2 8 (88.89%) Informatica
2 8 (88.89%) PowerCenter
2 8 (88.89%) Middleware
2 8 (88.89%) JMX
2 8 (88.89%) WebCenter
2 8 (88.89%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (88.89%) Oracle Fusion
2 8 (88.89%) Data Quality
2 8 (88.89%) Oracle Database 12c
2 8 (88.89%) Oracle Database
2 8 (88.89%) Case Management
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (11.11%) Mercurial
4 1 (11.11%) CSS3
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft

XQuery
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 8 (88.89%) WebLogic
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (11.11%) CMS
3 1 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (11.11%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle Database
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle Database 12c
1 8 (88.89%) PowerCenter
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) JDeveloper
2 1 (11.11%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (88.89%) Oracle Developer
2 8 (88.89%) Oracle SOA Developer
2 8 (88.89%) SOA Developer
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) Web Services
2 8 (88.89%) JMX
2 8 (88.89%) Middleware
2 8 (88.89%) Oracle ADF
2 8 (88.89%) Oracle Fusion
2 8 (88.89%) WebCenter
2 8 (88.89%) WSDL
2 8 (88.89%) XSD
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) CSS3
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) JSON
3 1 (11.11%) WCF
3 1 (11.11%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) BPEL
1 8 (88.89%) BPMN
1 8 (88.89%) Case Management
1 8 (88.89%) Data Management
1 8 (88.89%) ETL
1 8 (88.89%) SOA
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) XPath
2 8 (88.89%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (88.89%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Informatica
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) EPiServer
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Sitecore