The first table below looks at the demand for XQuery skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XQuery over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XQuery
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing XQuery 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £425
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -23.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00
Programming Languages Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
747 443 537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 41.43% 33.43% 30.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 233 308
Average daily rate £320 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £234 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 19
Average hourly rate £25.75 £14.25 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.70% -1.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £11.00 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £32.75 £38.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
XQuery
Yorkshire

XQuery
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

XQuery Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

XQuery
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

XQuery Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

XQuery
Top 8 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) Migration
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (100.00%) XPath
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Tuning

XQuery
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) DBA
1 5 (100.00%) Administrator
1 5 (100.00%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Migration
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) XPath