The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 161 206 189
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -17
Contract jobs citing XPath 5 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.17% 0.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.30% 0.38% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 9
Median daily rate £420 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £19.46 -
XPath
London

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

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1686 2640 2457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 49.57% 44.60% 42.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1446 2175 1900
Median daily rate £475 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 17 14
Median hourly rate £50.00 £23.29 £29.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.68% -21.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

XPath Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

XPath
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

XPath Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

XPath
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XPath across the City of London region.

XPath Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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 City of London region with a requirement for XPath.

1 7 (100.00%) XML
2 6 (85.71%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) Web Services
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) WebSphere
2 6 (85.71%) REST
3 5 (71.43%) IBM Integration Bus
3 5 (71.43%) Banking
3 5 (71.43%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (71.43%) XML Messaging
3 5 (71.43%) IBM
4 2 (28.57%) SOAP
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) XSD
4 2 (28.57%) XSLT
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) J2EE
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) JUnit
5 1 (14.29%) IIS
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 1 (14.29%) EJB
5 1 (14.29%) CSS
5 1 (14.29%) JDBC
5 1 (14.29%) JSP
5 1 (14.29%) Servlets
5 1 (14.29%) Unix
5 1 (14.29%) Linux

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 6 (85.71%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) JUnit
1 1 (14.29%) Maven
1 1 (14.29%) Mockito
1 1 (14.29%) Spock
1 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Integration Specialist
2 4 (57.14%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
2 4 (57.14%) WebSphere Specialist
2 4 (57.14%) XML Specialist
3 2 (28.57%) Developer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Developer
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Agile Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) XML
2 6 (85.71%) REST
2 6 (85.71%) Web Services
3 5 (71.43%) IBM Integration Bus
3 5 (71.43%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (71.43%) XML Messaging
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) SOAP
4 2 (28.57%) XSD
4 2 (28.57%) XSLT
5 1 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 1 (14.29%) CSS
5 1 (14.29%) EJB
5 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
5 1 (14.29%) J2EE
5 1 (14.29%) JDBC
5 1 (14.29%) JSP
5 1 (14.29%) Servlets
5 1 (14.29%) Swing
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (14.29%) BDD
1 1 (14.29%) MVC
1 1 (14.29%) OO
1 1 (14.29%) Refactoring
1 1 (14.29%) Scrum
1 1 (14.29%) TDD
1 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) Korn
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) FATCA
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) MuleSoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Solace
City Of London
HFG
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: Yesterday