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 25 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
South East / Surrey
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 83
Contract jobs citing XQuery 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey - - 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £270
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 £450 £375
% change year-on-year +27.77% +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 Surrey with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 485 545 523
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 40.28% 43.81% 40.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 379 319
Median daily rate £413 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 37 11
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.55 £45.40 £52.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) MarkLogic
1 2 (100.00%) Content Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Publishing
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Legal

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (100.00%) Publishing
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Content Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA