The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XPath (XML Path Language)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 100 121 126
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +5
Contract jobs citing XPath 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.052% 0.041% 0.039%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.18% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £390 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.89% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £33.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
550 607 683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.50% 24.98% 26.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 360 405
Median daily rate £425 £390 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +7.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £489 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 25 16
Median hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +8.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £55.55 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing XPath as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

XPath Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

XPath
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XPath across the Berkshire region.

XPath Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing XPath 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for XPath.

1 7 (87.50%) HTML
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
1 7 (87.50%) XML
1 7 (87.50%) XSLT
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) VBA
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Google
2 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
3 4 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 4 (50.00%) BPMN
3 4 (50.00%) ArchiMate
3 4 (50.00%) Software AG
3 4 (50.00%) UML
4 3 (37.50%) CSS
4 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
4 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
4 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (37.50%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (25.00%) Web Development
5 2 (25.00%) JSON
5 2 (25.00%) WCF
5 2 (25.00%) jQuery
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (25.00%) Kanban
5 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) Appium
2 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Business Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Business Process Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
2 2 (25.00%) C# WCF Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Knowledge Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (25.00%) WCF Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Business Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Process Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Process Modeller
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Process Modeller
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
1 7 (87.50%) XML
1 7 (87.50%) XSLT
2 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (25.00%) CSS3
3 2 (25.00%) HTML5
3 2 (25.00%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) JSON
3 2 (25.00%) React
3 2 (25.00%) REST
3 2 (25.00%) SOAP
3 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (25.00%) WCF
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) WSDL
3 2 (25.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ArchiMate
1 4 (50.00%) BPMN
1 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 4 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 4 (50.00%) UML
1 4 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
2 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 2 (25.00%) ETL
3 2 (25.00%) Kanban
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) OOD
3 2 (25.00%) Process Management
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) VBA
3 3 (37.50%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) PHP
4 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Google
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Software AG
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle