The first table below looks at the demand for XPath skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the East Midlands region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 94 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XPath 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.069% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.22% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £323 £330
% change year-on-year
+14.72% -2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
Programming Languages Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
445 456 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 30.92% 31.47% 27.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 221 181
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 26 25
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £13.00 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £52.80 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
XPath
England

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

XPath Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

XPath
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

XPath Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

XPath
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XPath within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
XPath
England

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSD
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) WSDL
1 1 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) JDeveloper
1 1 (100.00%) JAXP
1 1 (100.00%) JAXB
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) SQLPlus
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQLPlus
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) JDeveloper
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSD
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) WSDL
1 1 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 1 (100.00%) JAXP
1 1 (100.00%) JAXB
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) JSF
1 1 (100.00%) Java EE
1 1 (100.00%) JAX-WS
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix