Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 20 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
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 801 841 763
Rank change year-on-year +40 -78 -7
Contract jobs citing XQuery 13 31 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.015% 0.031% 0.090%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.036% 0.078% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 50
England median daily rate £430 £413 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.24% -1.20% +11.33%
10th Percentile £342 £335 £270
90th Percentile £603 £463 £575
UK median daily rate £410 £413 £415
% change year-on-year -0.61% -0.60% +10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
England median hourly rate - £57.75 £55.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.59% +178.75%
UK median hourly rate - £57.75 £55.75
% change year-on-year - +3.59% +178.75%

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 England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 36464 39534 38953
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 41.64% 38.94% 38.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 25113 27444 26091
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 750 847 805
England median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £16.55 £14.13 £15.85
90th Percentile £53.75 £51.50 £49.80
UK median hourly rate £41.13 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +9.67% +7.14% +2.94%

XQuery
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing XQuery as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for XQuery in England

XQuery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XQuery in England

XQuery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XQuery in England over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XQuery in England

XQuery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing XQuery in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for XQuery in England

XQuery
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XQuery within the England region over the 6 months to 20 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +29 7 £410 +0.92%
South East +42 4 £445 +11.25%
Midlands +22 1 - -
East of England -4 1 £575 - 2
East Midlands - 1 - -
XQuery
UK

For the 6 months to 20 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 England region with a requirement for XQuery.

1 9 (69.23%) XSLT
2 8 (61.54%) XML
3 7 (53.85%) Java
4 6 (46.15%) MarkLogic
4 6 (46.15%) REST
5 5 (38.46%) QA
6 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
6 4 (30.77%) SQL
6 4 (30.77%) SOA
6 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (23.08%) RESTful
7 3 (23.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (23.08%) Python
7 3 (23.08%) Web Services
7 3 (23.08%) Oracle
7 3 (23.08%) TDD
7 3 (23.08%) Scrum
7 3 (23.08%) Publishing
8 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
8 2 (15.38%) Finance
8 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
8 2 (15.38%) MVC
8 2 (15.38%) XForms
8 2 (15.38%) Internet
8 2 (15.38%) Project Management
8 2 (15.38%) Spring
8 2 (15.38%) Maven
8 2 (15.38%) SQL Server

XQuery
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle BPEL
3 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon S3
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (7.69%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) MarkLogic
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (15.38%) JUnit
2 2 (15.38%) Maven
2 2 (15.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.69%) Hudson
3 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.69%) JIRA
3 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (23.08%) Publishing
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Billing
3 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Legal
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Java Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Service Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Manager
3 1 (7.69%) SOA Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
3 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) XSLT
2 8 (61.54%) XML
3 6 (46.15%) REST
4 3 (23.08%) RESTful
4 3 (23.08%) Web Services
5 2 (15.38%) .NET
5 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
5 2 (15.38%) HTML
5 2 (15.38%) jQuery
5 2 (15.38%) Spring
5 2 (15.38%) WCF
5 2 (15.38%) XForms
6 1 (7.69%) Ajax
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (7.69%) HTML5
6 1 (7.69%) JAX-WS
6 1 (7.69%) JSON
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (7.69%) Silverlight
6 1 (7.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (30.77%) SOA
1 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Scrum
2 3 (23.08%) TDD
3 2 (15.38%) BPEL
3 2 (15.38%) Content Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) CRM
3 2 (15.38%) MVC
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
3 2 (15.38%) SDLC
4 1 (7.69%) BDD
4 1 (7.69%) Client Onboarding
4 1 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (7.69%) Front End Development
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Microservices
4 1 (7.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) Python
4 2 (15.38%) C++
4 2 (15.38%) XPath
5 1 (7.69%) C#
5 1 (7.69%) Perl
5 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 1 (7.69%) Ruby
5 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Siebel
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