Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 19 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 210 178
Contract jobs citing XQuery 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.032% 0.020%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.10% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median daily rate - - -
England median daily rate £300 £413 £475
% change year-on-year -27.27% -13.16% +26.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands 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 West Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1474 1980 1526
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 30.97% 32.08% 30.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 955 1209 900
West Midlands median daily rate £385 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.67% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £213
90th Percentile £538 £500 £488
England median daily rate £460 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 62 58
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.00 £24.25 £24.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.84% -1.84% +16.26%
10th Percentile £15.60 £11.73 £12.44
90th Percentile £49.75 £42.48 £42.91
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +25.00%

XQuery
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for XQuery in the West Midlands

XQuery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XQuery in the West Midlands