The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank - 118 129
Contract jobs citing XPath 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.12% 0.039%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.47% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.02% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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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
681 632 831
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.79% 25.67% 32.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 318 377
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £257 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 17
Average hourly rate £36.00 £23.50 £30.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.19% -23.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.25 £14.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £39.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XPath across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing XPath also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XPath.

1 3 (100.00%) XSLT
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XQuery
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) XSL
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) JMS
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) FTP
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) XML Schema
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) XSD
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) DB2

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing XPath also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XPath. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) FTP
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) XML Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) XSLT
2 2 (66.67%) XSL
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XSD
3 1 (33.33%) JMS
3 1 (33.33%) XML Schema
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) XQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Python
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft