Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 180 177 201
Rank change year-on-year -3 +24 -16
Contract jobs citing XQuery 1 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.020% 0.16% 0.048%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.052% 0.40% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Scotland median daily rate £400 £406 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.54% +62.50% -44.44%
10th Percentile £375 £375 £238
90th Percentile £425 £431 £263
UK median daily rate £300 £406 £475
% change year-on-year -26.15% -14.47% +26.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 Scotland with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1913 1744 1913
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 37.97% 40.43% 30.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1159 1052 1045
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £259
90th Percentile £525 £475 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 44
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £41.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.46% +9.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £15.08 £14.85 £14.39
90th Percentile £195.00 £52.00 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +20.81%

XQuery
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for XQuery in Scotland

XQuery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XQuery in Scotland

XQuery
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XQuery within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 24 November 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
Glasgow -15 1 £400 -1.54%
XQuery
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for XQuery.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) SMS
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (100.00%) XPath
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible

XQuery
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (100.00%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (100.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) XPath
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet