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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 191 184 208
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +24
Contract jobs citing XPath 10 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.17% 0.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.40% 0.41% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £314 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £594 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.46 - £42.50
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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
2517 2423 2990
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.14% 42.10% 43.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2078 1892 2289
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 11 33
Average hourly rate £23.75 £27.50 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -33.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £14.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.70 £31.99 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 16 (94.12%) XML
2 14 (82.35%) XSLT
3 10 (58.82%) XML Schema
3 10 (58.82%) HTML
3 10 (58.82%) .NET
4 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
4 8 (47.06%) C#
4 8 (47.06%) CSS
4 8 (47.06%) MVC
4 8 (47.06%) JSON
4 8 (47.06%) .NET Framework
4 8 (47.06%) jQuery
4 8 (47.06%) HTML5
4 8 (47.06%) AngularJS
5 7 (41.18%) Node.js
5 7 (41.18%) Ektron
5 7 (41.18%) CMS
5 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
5 7 (41.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (35.29%) Java
6 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (35.29%) NUnit
6 6 (35.29%) Unit Testing
7 5 (29.41%) REST
7 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (29.41%) SQL
7 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
7 5 (29.41%) XSD
7 5 (29.41%) Web Services
7 5 (29.41%) Law

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 7 (41.18%) CMS
1 7 (41.18%) Node.js
2 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) TKPROF
3 1 (5.88%) SQLite
3 1 (5.88%) DB2
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.88%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) NUnit
2 4 (23.53%) Subversion
3 2 (11.76%) JIRA
3 2 (11.76%) Selenium
3 2 (11.76%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (11.76%) SonarQube
4 1 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (5.88%) Fiddler
4 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.88%) Mercurial
4 1 (5.88%) MSTest
4 1 (5.88%) Moq
4 1 (5.88%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (29.41%) Law
2 4 (23.53%) Finance
3 2 (11.76%) Legal
4 1 (5.88%) Advertising
4 1 (5.88%) Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) XML Developer
3 3 (17.65%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (5.88%) TIBCO Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Senior TIBCO Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (5.88%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (94.12%) XML
2 14 (82.35%) XSLT
3 10 (58.82%) HTML
3 10 (58.82%) .NET
3 10 (58.82%) XML Schema
4 8 (47.06%) .NET Framework
4 8 (47.06%) JSON
4 8 (47.06%) jQuery
4 8 (47.06%) HTML5
4 8 (47.06%) AngularJS
4 8 (47.06%) CSS
5 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
5 7 (41.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (29.41%) XSD
6 5 (29.41%) Web Services
6 5 (29.41%) REST
7 4 (23.53%) CSS3
7 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (23.53%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) User Experience
2 2 (11.76%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.88%) W3C
3 1 (5.88%) Thin Client
3 1 (5.88%) Replication
3 1 (5.88%) Market Risk
3 1 (5.88%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.88%) iPhone
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) UNIX
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) MVC
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Unit Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
4 3 (17.65%) TDD
4 3 (17.65%) Code Coverage
5 2 (11.76%) UML
5 2 (11.76%) OO
5 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (5.88%) Analytics
6 1 (5.88%) iOS Development
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.88%) Logical Data Model
6 1 (5.88%) Physical Data Model
6 1 (5.88%) Software Delivery
6 1 (5.88%) SDLC
6 1 (5.88%) Multithreading
6 1 (5.88%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) C#
1 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
2 6 (35.29%) Java
3 5 (29.41%) SQL
4 4 (23.53%) XQuery
5 1 (5.88%) Objective-C
5 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.88%) Apple Swift
5 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
1 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (5.88%) Data Guard
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Ektron
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Sybase
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) TIBCO
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