52% of XML developers use XQuery

DataDirect Technologies surveyed 550 XML developers on their plans for XQuery usage, and 52% said they are already using it, while 33% said they plan to use it in 2005. 37.4% of XQuery users are software engineers. IT consultants make up 9.9% of users, program managers constitute 9.9%, systems architects make up 7.6% and Web developers make up 6.9%.