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 3 months to 24 April 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
London / City of London
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 198
Contract jobs citing XQuery 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London - - 0.036%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £413 £423
% change year-on-year -33.33% -2.36%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £57.75 -

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 1584 1619 2306
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 49.67% 46.51% 41.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1285 1383 1846
Median daily rate £500 £475 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £330 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 13
Median hourly rate £28.35 £19.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.18% -36.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +7.04%  

XQuery
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing XQuery as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 6 days ago