Period
to 28 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 28 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
England > London
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 585 595 579
Rank change year-on-year +10 -16 -34
Contract jobs citing XQuery 8 19 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.019% 0.042% 0.032%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.040% 0.097% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 7
London median daily rate £405 £406 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.31% -9.72% +20.00%
10th Percentile £319 £360 £373
90th Percentile £481 £463 £500
England median daily rate £410 £413 £425
% change year-on-year -0.61% -2.94% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England 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 London with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 20081 19678 19428
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 47.37% 43.37% 41.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 14915 14840 14119
London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £650 £638 £626
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 92 139
London median hourly rate £37.50 £28.53 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.46% +17.73% -19.23%
10th Percentile £16.57 £14.64 £15.70
90th Percentile £50.60 £55.00 £52.17
England median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +9.33% +7.14% -

XQuery
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for XQuery in London

XQuery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XQuery in London

XQuery
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XQuery in London over the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XQuery in London

XQuery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XQuery in London

XQuery
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XQuery within the London region over the 6 months to 28 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
Central London - 2 £410 -
South London - 1 £275 -
XQuery
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 London region with a requirement for XQuery.

1 6 (75.00%) Java
1 6 (75.00%) XML
1 6 (75.00%) REST
2 5 (62.50%) XSLT
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) MVC
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) MarkLogic
5 2 (25.00%) SDLC
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) C++
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) XForms
5 2 (25.00%) CRM
5 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Publishing
5 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) TDD

XQuery
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon S3
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (12.50%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MarkLogic
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (12.50%) Maven
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Publishing
2 1 (12.50%) Back Office
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Java Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) REST
1 6 (75.00%) XML
2 5 (62.50%) XSLT
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) RESTful
4 2 (25.00%) Spring
4 2 (25.00%) WCF
4 2 (25.00%) XForms
5 1 (12.50%) Ajax
5 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (12.50%) CSS3
5 1 (12.50%) HTML5
5 1 (12.50%) Silverlight
5 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (12.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) CRM
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Client Onboarding
4 1 (12.50%) Data Extraction
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
4 1 (12.50%) Microservices
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) Wealth Management
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (25.00%) XPath
4 1 (12.50%) Perl
4 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) Ruby
4 1 (12.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Nagios
1 1 (12.50%) Opsview
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Atlassian