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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 187 203 195
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -8
Contract jobs citing XPath 9 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.39% 0.37% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 10
Average daily rate
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£338 £488 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £425 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £606 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £52.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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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 City of London region.

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2301 2667 2603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.00% 42.51% 41.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1838 2077 2022
Average daily rate £463 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £310 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 21
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £39.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -30.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £16.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £50.00 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.20 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.55% +3.42%

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XPath across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XPath across the City of London region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

XPath Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 15 (93.75%) XML
2 12 (75.00%) XSLT
3 8 (50.00%) HTML
3 8 (50.00%) Java
4 7 (43.75%) XML Schema
5 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 6 (37.50%) .NET
5 6 (37.50%) CSS
5 6 (37.50%) jQuery
5 6 (37.50%) Unit Testing
5 6 (37.50%) HTML5
6 5 (31.25%) .NET Framework
6 5 (31.25%) JSON
6 5 (31.25%) AngularJS
6 5 (31.25%) C#
6 5 (31.25%) XSD
6 5 (31.25%) XQuery
6 5 (31.25%) Finance
6 5 (31.25%) MVC
6 5 (31.25%) NUnit
7 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (25.00%) TDD
7 4 (25.00%) CMS
7 4 (25.00%) Law
7 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 4 (25.00%) SQL
7 4 (25.00%) Node.js
7 4 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (25.00%) Ektron
7 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 4 (25.00%) CMS
1 4 (25.00%) Node.js
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Spark
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Pig
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
3 1 (6.25%) SQLite
3 1 (6.25%) Big Data
3 1 (6.25%) Apache Hive
3 1 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (6.25%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) NUnit
2 2 (12.50%) Subversion
3 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.25%) Fiddler
3 1 (6.25%) MSTest
3 1 (6.25%) SpecFlow
3 1 (6.25%) Moq
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Law
3 1 (6.25%) Advertising
3 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) XML Developer
3 3 (18.75%) .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (6.25%) iOS Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Hadoop Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) TIBCO Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Senior TIBCO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (93.75%) XML
2 12 (75.00%) XSLT
3 8 (50.00%) HTML
4 7 (43.75%) XML Schema
5 6 (37.50%) .NET
5 6 (37.50%) CSS
5 6 (37.50%) jQuery
5 6 (37.50%) HTML5
6 5 (31.25%) .NET Framework
6 5 (31.25%) JSON
6 5 (31.25%) AngularJS
6 5 (31.25%) XSD
7 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 4 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (25.00%) CSS3
8 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (18.75%) REST
8 3 (18.75%) EJB
8 3 (18.75%) JSP
8 3 (18.75%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) User Experience
2 2 (12.50%) N-Tier
2 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.25%) Market Risk
3 1 (6.25%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) UNIX
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Unit Testing
2 5 (31.25%) MVC
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) TDD
3 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
5 2 (12.50%) Scrum
5 2 (12.50%) UML
5 2 (12.50%) OOP
5 2 (12.50%) RUP
5 2 (12.50%) Release Management
5 2 (12.50%) Multithreading
6 1 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.25%) BDD
6 1 (6.25%) iOS Development
6 1 (6.25%) OO
6 1 (6.25%) Code Coverage
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (31.25%) C#
3 5 (31.25%) XQuery
4 4 (25.00%) SQL
5 1 (6.25%) Apple Swift
5 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Ektron
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Sybase
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) TIBCO
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