The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 March 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
South East / Surrey
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 - 85
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing XQuery 2 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.17% - 0.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.38% - 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 9
Median daily rate £265 - £255
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £440 £388
% change year-on-year -37.50% +13.54%  
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 Surrey with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 520 533 498
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 43.77% 40.97% 34.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 366 317
Median daily rate £425 £425 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +19.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 37 14
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.30 £24.60 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £60.62 £52.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

XQuery
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 Surrey

XQuery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XQuery in Surrey

XQuery
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing XQuery in Surrey.

Contractor hourly rate trend for XQuery in Surrey

XQuery
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XQuery within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Woking - 2 £265 -
XQuery
South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Surrey region with a requirement for XQuery.

1 10 (100.00%) XML
1 10 (100.00%) XSLT
1 10 (100.00%) Python
2 9 (90.00%) Publishing
2 9 (90.00%) QA
2 9 (90.00%) JUnit
2 9 (90.00%) MarkLogic
3 8 (80.00%) Content Analysis
3 8 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (80.00%) Internet
3 8 (80.00%) Regression Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 5 (50.00%) Workflow
4 5 (50.00%) Legal
4 5 (50.00%) Content Management
5 1 (10.00%) MS Excel

XQuery
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) JUnit
2 8 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (90.00%) Publishing
2 5 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (10.00%) Content Editor
1 1 (10.00%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) XML
1 10 (100.00%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Content Analysis
1 8 (80.00%) Regression Testing
1 8 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Content Management
2 5 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 5 (50.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (90.00%) QA