Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 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
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 794 782 807
Rank change year-on-year -12 +25 -85
Contract jobs citing XQuery 50 41 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.054% 0.046% 0.052%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.13% 0.11% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 24 38
England median daily rate £295 £375 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.33% -21.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £225 £275 £295
90th Percentile £550 £607 £575
UK median daily rate £295 £400 £475
% change year-on-year -26.25% -15.79% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 39,310 36,477 38,187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.44% 40.86% 38.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,939 25,278 26,198
England median daily rate £475 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £313 £294 £275
90th Percentile £638 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 714 780 980
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £16.78 £15.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £51.58
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%

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 23 January 2018.

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 23 January 2018. 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
South East -10 19 £293 -8.59% 3
London -40 13 £550 +29.41% 4
Midlands +13 10 £238 -
East Midlands - 10 £238 -
South West +14 5 - -
North of England +44 3 £525 +90.91%
East of England -11 2 - -
North East - 2 £525 -
Yorkshire +5 1 - -
XQuery
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 England region with a requirement for XQuery.

1 40 (80.00%) XML
2 29 (58.00%) XSLT
3 23 (46.00%) XPath
4 22 (44.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 21 (42.00%) JUnit
5 21 (42.00%) Python
6 20 (40.00%) SQL
6 20 (40.00%) QA
7 19 (38.00%) MarkLogic
8 18 (36.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 18 (36.00%) Content Analysis
8 18 (36.00%) Regression Testing
8 18 (36.00%) Publishing
9 17 (34.00%) Java
9 17 (34.00%) XSD
9 17 (34.00%) Internet
10 16 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (30.00%) XSL
12 14 (28.00%) Oracle
12 14 (28.00%) REST
13 13 (26.00%) SOA
13 13 (26.00%) JSON
14 12 (24.00%) PL/SQL
14 12 (24.00%) SOAP
14 12 (24.00%) Linux
15 11 (22.00%) EAI
15 11 (22.00%) Dell
15 11 (22.00%) Red Hat
15 11 (22.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 11 (22.00%) Boomi

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 9 (18.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (12.00%) Tomcat
3 4 (8.00%) WebLogic
4 3 (6.00%) Apache
5 2 (4.00%) JBoss
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (2.00%) IIS
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (2.00%) SAS
6 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.00%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.00%) Boomi
2 4 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.00%) iPaaS
4 2 (4.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (34.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (38.00%) MarkLogic
2 11 (22.00%) Oracle Database
3 9 (18.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (4.00%) MySQL
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.00%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.00%) QlikView
5 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (42.00%) JUnit
2 18 (36.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (12.00%) Eclipse
4 3 (6.00%) Maven
5 1 (2.00%) Ant
5 1 (2.00%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.00%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.00%) Subversion
5 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.00%) Xcode
General
1 18 (36.00%) Publishing
2 7 (14.00%) Legal
3 3 (6.00%) Banking
4 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.00%) Finance
5 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (30.00%) Developer
2 8 (16.00%) Technical Engineer
3 7 (14.00%) QA Engineer
3 7 (14.00%) UAT Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Applications Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Consultant
5 3 (6.00%) Java Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Python Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) XML Developer
5 3 (6.00%) XML XSLT Developer
6 2 (4.00%) SAP Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) SAP PI Consultant
7 1 (2.00%) Data Analyst
7 1 (2.00%) Database Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Integration Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.00%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (80.00%) XML
2 29 (58.00%) XSLT
3 17 (34.00%) XSD
4 15 (30.00%) XSL
5 14 (28.00%) REST
6 13 (26.00%) JSON
7 12 (24.00%) SOAP
8 8 (16.00%) Spring
8 8 (16.00%) Web Services
9 7 (14.00%) JMS
10 5 (10.00%) Apache Camel
11 4 (8.00%) XForms
12 3 (6.00%) AngularJS
12 3 (6.00%) Grails
13 2 (4.00%) Apache CXF
13 2 (4.00%) HTML
13 2 (4.00%) RESTful
13 2 (4.00%) SAP PI
13 2 (4.00%) Velocity
13 2 (4.00%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.00%) Equities
2 1 (2.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.00%) Reference Data
2 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.00%) Linux
2 11 (22.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (20.00%) Unix
4 1 (2.00%) Android
4 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 18 (36.00%) Content Analysis
2 18 (36.00%) Regression Testing
3 16 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (26.00%) SOA
5 11 (22.00%) EAI
6 10 (20.00%) DevOps
7 9 (18.00%) OOA/OOD
7 9 (18.00%) UML
8 7 (14.00%) Workflow
9 5 (10.00%) Content Development
9 5 (10.00%) Programme Management
9 5 (10.00%) Scrum
10 4 (8.00%) Agile Project Management
10 4 (8.00%) Data Modelling
10 4 (8.00%) Integration Testing
10 4 (8.00%) Project Management
10 4 (8.00%) Reverse Engineering
10 4 (8.00%) Validation
11 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.00%) XPath
2 21 (42.00%) Python
3 20 (40.00%) SQL
4 17 (34.00%) Java
5 12 (24.00%) PL/SQL
6 9 (18.00%) Shell Script
7 4 (8.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (6.00%) Groovy
8 3 (6.00%) Scala
9 1 (2.00%) C#
9 1 (2.00%) R
9 1 (2.00%) SPARQL
9 1 (2.00%) VB
9 1 (2.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (18.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (18.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (40.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.00%) EMIR
2 1 (2.00%) MiFID
2 1 (2.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 14 (28.00%) Oracle
2 11 (22.00%) Dell
2 11 (22.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (8.00%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (4.00%) SAP
5 1 (2.00%) Calypso
5 1 (2.00%) MetaSolv
5 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.00%) Murex
5 1 (2.00%) Tableau