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 3 months to 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 135
Contract jobs citing XQuery 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - - 0.033%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Scotland median daily rate - - £250
UK median daily rate £405 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - £55.75

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 Scotland with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 935 1088 954
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 42.42% 36.78% 31.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1042 1277 928
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -3.78%  
10th Percentile £288 £258 £263
90th Percentile £525 £470 £456
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 66 53
Scotland median hourly rate £43.39 £36.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.52% +18.03%  
10th Percentile £25.25 £35.38 £29.25
90th Percentile £195.00 £43.00 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +12.00% +2.73%  

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
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £400.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago