Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 21 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 > South West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 205 202 211
Rank change year-on-year -3 +9 -8
Contract jobs citing XQuery 5 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.089% 0.018% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.23% 0.043% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 13
South West median daily rate - £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.53% -
England median daily rate £300 £406 £475
% change year-on-year -26.15% -14.47% +26.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
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 South West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2148 2328 2539
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 38.04% 40.80% 38.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1324 1510 1692
South West median daily rate £388 £363 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.90% -2.03% +2.78%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £263
90th Percentile £525 £513 £493
England median daily rate £460 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 142 170
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -3.18% +12.14%
10th Percentile £17.80 £20.05 £26.10
90th Percentile £50.20 £48.00 £54.90
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +22.79%

XQuery
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for XQuery in the South West

XQuery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XQuery in the South West

XQuery
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XQuery within the South West region over the 6 months to 21 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
Gloucestershire +23 5 - -
XQuery
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 South West region with a requirement for XQuery.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) XSD
1 5 (100.00%) XSL
1 5 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 5 (100.00%) XForms
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
1 5 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 5 (100.00%) Workflow
1 5 (100.00%) Validation
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) XPath
1 5 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Project Management
1 5 (100.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 5 (100.00%) CA Agile Central

XQuery
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Applications Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) XForms
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) XSD
1 5 (100.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Project Management
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 5 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
1 5 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Validation
1 5 (100.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) CA Agile Central