The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 43 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XPath 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.53% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.39% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £356
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +4.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
XPath
South Wales

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

Programming Languages Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
144 111 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 37.89% 40.36% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 84 43
Average daily rate £325 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Average hourly rate £145.00 £18.97 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+664.36% -0.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

XPath Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

XPath
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

XPath Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) JSON
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Subversion
2 2 (50.00%) Maven
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Groovy
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) RESTful
2 2 (50.00%) Mercurial
2 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (50.00%) JBehave
2 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Hudson
2 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile Banking

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
1 2 (50.00%) SSL
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Ant
1 2 (50.00%) JUnit
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
1 2 (50.00%) Maven
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Mercurial
1 2 (50.00%) JBehave
1 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
1 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (50.00%) Hudson
1 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) Apache Ivy
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Designer
1 2 (50.00%) Automated Test Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) RESTful
2 2 (50.00%) XSLT
2 2 (50.00%) XML Schema
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) XQuery
1 2 (50.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) HP