Period
to 24 May 2019

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 24 May 2019 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
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 572 623 575
Rank change year-on-year +51 -48 +8
Contract jobs citing XQuery 10 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.025% 0.039% 0.028%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.052% 0.081% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 8
London median daily rate £450 £455 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.10% +13.75% +3.23%
10th Percentile £394 £403 £333
90th Percentile £591 £544 £444
England median daily rate £510 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +30.77% -2.50% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England 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 London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 19,373 22,186 18,265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 47.79% 48.65% 46.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,571 16,926 13,588
London median daily rate £525 £500 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £363 £356 £325
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
England median daily rate £484 £475 £445
% change year-on-year +1.89% +6.74% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 210 127
London median hourly rate £36.00 £41.46 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.16% -2.46% +41.67%
10th Percentile £19.78 £17.94 £17.65
90th Percentile £55.70 £56.29 £55.03
England median hourly rate £43.00 £41.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year +4.88% -1.20% +7.10%

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 24 May 2019.

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 2019, 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 London region with a requirement for XQuery.

1 8 (80.00%) Java
2 7 (70.00%) XML
3 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (50.00%) XPath
5 4 (40.00%) Scrum
5 4 (40.00%) Web Services
6 3 (30.00%) XSLT
6 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle
6 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (20.00%) Performance Engineering
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
7 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (20.00%) Microservices
7 2 (20.00%) DevOps
7 2 (20.00%) Power BI
7 2 (20.00%) Database Optimisation
7 2 (20.00%) Geospatial Data
7 2 (20.00%) Decision-Making
7 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (20.00%) Ontologies
7 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
7 2 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
7 2 (20.00%) Kanban
7 2 (20.00%) GitHub

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 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) GitHub
1 2 (20.00%) Power Platform
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (10.00%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (10.00%) IaaS
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) PaaS
2 1 (10.00%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (20.00%) Geospatial Data
1 2 (20.00%) MarkLogic
1 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (20.00%) Power BI
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (10.00%) Publishing
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) XML Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Architect
4 1 (10.00%) NoSQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Payments Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) XML
2 4 (40.00%) Web Services
3 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (30.00%) XSLT
4 2 (20.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) Java SE
4 2 (20.00%) JMS
4 2 (20.00%) JSON
5 1 (10.00%) J2EE
5 1 (10.00%) jQuery
5 1 (10.00%) SAML
5 1 (10.00%) SOAP
5 1 (10.00%) Spring
5 1 (10.00%) Velocity
5 1 (10.00%) WSDL
5 1 (10.00%) XHTML
5 1 (10.00%) XML Schema
5 1 (10.00%) XSD
5 1 (10.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile Wallet
1 1 (10.00%) SWIFT
1 1 (10.00%) Taxonomies
1 1 (10.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (20.00%) Database Optimisation
4 2 (20.00%) Decision-Making
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 2 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (20.00%) Kanban
4 2 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (20.00%) Microservices
4 2 (20.00%) Ontologies
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (20.00%) SOA
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 2 (20.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) XPath
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (10.00%) C#
6 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (10.00%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
1 1 (10.00%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) IBM
2 2 (20.00%) IBM Sterling
2 2 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) Splunk