Period
to 14 December 2018

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 14 December 2018 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 249 - 237
Rank change year-on-year - +237 +29
Contract jobs citing XQuery 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.056% - 0.015%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.10% - 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
City of London median daily rate £663 - £500
10th Percentile £616 - £475
90th Percentile £688 - £525
Central London median daily rate £675 - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

XQuery is in the Programming Languages category. The following 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 coding skills.

All Programming Languages
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3,881 3,791 3,297
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 54.51% 52.73% 50.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,215 3,169 2,771
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
10th Percentile £385 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £688 £660
Central London median daily rate £525 £513 £475
% change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 10
City of London median hourly rate £37.09 £24.49 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.48% -10.96% +8.16%
10th Percentile £16.10 £13.35 £16.06
90th Percentile £74.46 £30.00 £55.19
Central London median hourly rate £37.09 £25.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year +43.83% -6.23% +8.16%

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 14 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing XQuery also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for XQuery.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (75.00%) MarkLogic
2 3 (75.00%) Jaspersoft
2 3 (75.00%) Technical Leadership
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SAP
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) XPath
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) User Experience
4 1 (25.00%) CTC Cleared

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 4 (100.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (75.00%) MarkLogic
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Digital Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Digital Technical Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) CTC Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Jaspersoft
1 3 (75.00%) SAP