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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XQuery
England / West Midlands
Rank - 118 -
Contract jobs citing XQuery 0 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.31% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.87% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Median daily rate - £500 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £475 £415
% change year-on-year
-32.63% +14.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £53.38 -

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
718 918 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.24% 35.17% 30.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 570 394
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £272 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 35
Median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -19.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.29 £17.04 £20.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £37.50 £36.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 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