The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XPath (XML Path Language)
North West / Cheshire
Rank - 71 60
Contract jobs citing XPath 0 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.22% 1.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.63% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £353
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.83%
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 Cheshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
171 319 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 35.26% 35.80% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 226 160
Median daily rate £376 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.26% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 5
Median hourly rate £21.00 £13.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% -63.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £13.00 £30.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.20 £35.00 £40.00
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 Cheshire

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

XPath Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

XPath
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

XPath Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire