The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 25 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XPath 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 0.75% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.79% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £288 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-25.49% +10.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £52.50
XPath
West Yorkshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
56 94 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 42.11% 36.58% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 47 40
Average daily rate £425 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 £11.25 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.88% -50.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.04% -2.73%

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XPath across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

XPath Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

XPath
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

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

XPath Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

XPath
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford 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%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) XSD
1 3 (100.00%) XSLT
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) JDeveloper
1 3 (100.00%) Middleware
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford 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 3 (100.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) JDeveloper
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Administrator
1 3 (100.00%) SOA Administrator
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle SOA Administrator
3 1 (33.33%) WebLogic Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Middleware
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) XSD
1 3 (100.00%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle