The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 29 March 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
England / East of England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 124
Contract jobs citing XQuery 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England - - 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £440 £388
% change year-on-year -37.50% +13.54%  
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 East of England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 824 785 906
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 38.76% 31.65% 34.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 459 488
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 53 59
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +7.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £19.00 £32.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

XQuery
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 East of England

XQuery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XQuery in the East of England