Period
to 28 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for XQuery skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XQuery over the 6 months to 28 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

XQuery
Central London > City of London
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 242 - 296
Rank change year-on-year - +296 +10
Contract jobs citing XQuery 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.031% - 0.018%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.060% - 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
City of London median daily rate £410 - £450
10th Percentile £405 - £399
90th Percentile £415 - £491
Central London median daily rate £410 - £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

XQuery is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 3312 3286 4939
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 50.81% 48.35% 43.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2657 2774 4021
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £308
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £453 £450
% change year-on-year +10.50% +0.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 30
City of London median hourly rate £22.99 £22.50 £23.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.19% -6.21% -12.76%
10th Percentile £13.31 £18.17 £17.27
90th Percentile £36.73 £58.00 £52.65
Central London median hourly rate £26.42 £22.50 £24.23
% change year-on-year +17.40% -7.14% -11.89%

XQuery
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing XQuery as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for XQuery in the City of London

XQuery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing XQuery in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for XQuery in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 City of London region with a requirement for XQuery.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
1 2 (100.00%) XForms
1 2 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) MarkLogic

XQuery
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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%) MarkLogic
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XForms
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java