Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 22 November 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 > North West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 217 225
Contract jobs citing XQuery 0 1 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.015% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.040% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 10
North West median daily rate - - £550
England median daily rate £300 £406 £475
% change year-on-year -26.15% -14.47% +26.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
North West median hourly rate - - £56.50
England median hourly rate - - £56.50

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 the North West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2165 2522 2666
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 37.92% 36.77% 31.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1492 1736 1661
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £250
90th Percentile £525 £500 £525
England median daily rate £462 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.71% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 60 96
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £29.01 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.87% -22.63% +30.43%
10th Percentile £12.38 £13.15 £16.88
90th Percentile £51.71 £42.63 £52.47
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +21.79%

XQuery
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing XQuery as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for XQuery in the North West

XQuery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XQuery in the North West