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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XQuery over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XQuery
Rank 132 122 120
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs citing XQuery 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.037% 0.12% 0.041%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.11% 0.38% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £475 -
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 - - -
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
904 789 766
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.05% 30.78% 31.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 541 478 466
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 23 40
Median hourly rate £30.75 £31.44 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.19% +9.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.96 £17.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

XQuery
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing XQuery as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XQuery within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 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
Birmingham - 1 - -
XQuery
England

XQuery
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for XQuery.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) JDBC
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
1 2 (100.00%) JMS
1 2 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Java EE
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared

XQuery
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Java EE
1 2 (100.00%) JDBC
1 2 (100.00%) JMS
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle