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 3 months to 26 April 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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 423 436 403
Rank change year-on-year +13 -33  
Contract jobs citing XQuery 3 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.015% 0.022% 0.054%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.032% 0.051% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
Median daily rate £443 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.19% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £358 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £418 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94%  
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 London with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 9404 9864 9256
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 46.41% 42.81% 41.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7033 7454 6648
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 49 50
Median hourly rate £43.50 £26.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +67.30% -5.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.82 £17.01 £20.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £53.75 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +7.04%  

XQuery
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 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 3 months to 26 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 1 £410 -
XQuery
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 5 (71.43%) XPath
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) XML
2 4 (57.14%) REST
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) XSLT
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (28.57%) JMS
4 2 (28.57%) SOA
4 2 (28.57%) VBA
4 2 (28.57%) Microservices
4 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (28.57%) MarkLogic
5 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
5 1 (14.29%) Video on Demand
5 1 (14.29%) HTML5
5 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
5 1 (14.29%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (14.29%) Client Onboarding
5 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
5 1 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (14.29%) CSS3
5 1 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (14.29%) MySQL
5 1 (14.29%) CSS
5 1 (14.29%) Web Services

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 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon S3
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MarkLogic
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Maven
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Data Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Excel Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Data Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) XML Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) AWS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Java Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) REST
1 4 (57.14%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) XSLT
3 2 (28.57%) JMS
4 1 (14.29%) Ajax
4 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) CSS3
4 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) JSON
4 1 (14.29%) Spring
4 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) XForms
4 1 (14.29%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 1 (14.29%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Microservices
1 2 (28.57%) SOA
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Client Onboarding
2 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
2 1 (14.29%) Wealth Management
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) XPath
2 4 (57.14%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) VBA
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) Perl
5 1 (14.29%) Python
5 1 (14.29%) Ruby
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