The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XQuery
England / Yorkshire
Rank - 141 135
Contract jobs citing XQuery 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire - 0.035% 0.037%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.085% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £470 £375
% change year-on-year -41.48% +25.33%  
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 Yorkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 934 1178 1108
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 43.97% 41.48% 41.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 633 807 725
Median daily rate £400 £385 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +14.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 25 15
Median hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.76% -18.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

XQuery
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire

XQuery
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XQuery in Yorkshire

XQuery
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for XQuery.

1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) XPath
1 3 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 3 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Kanban
1 3 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Robot Framework
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Virtual Environments
1 3 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Testing
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

XQuery
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 3 (100.00%) Robot Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Test Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Kanban
1 3 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Virtual Environments
2 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft