The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XPath (XML Path Language)
England / East of England
Rank 109 - 121
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XPath 10 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.47% - 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.26% - 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 3
Median daily rate £350 - £220
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 - £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 - £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £363 £353
% change year-on-year
+0.34% +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 East of England region.

Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
795 794 892
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 37.45% 34.08% 35.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 469 501
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £508 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 70 68
Median hourly rate £41.38 £42.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.64% +7.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £36.50 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £50.68 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.88%

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

XPath Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

XPath
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

XPath Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

XPath
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XPath across the East of England region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

XPath Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

XPath
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

XPath Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

XPath
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XPath within the East of England region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire - 6 £325 -
Essex - 3 £550 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
XPath
England

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 East of England region with a requirement for XPath.

1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (84.62%) XSLT
3 9 (69.23%) Web Services
4 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
4 7 (53.85%) HTML
4 7 (53.85%) CSS
4 7 (53.85%) JSON
5 6 (46.15%) Google
5 6 (46.15%) Web Development
5 6 (46.15%) Android
5 6 (46.15%) AngularJS
5 6 (46.15%) Oracle
5 6 (46.15%) WebLogic
5 6 (46.15%) WebLogic Portal
5 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (38.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (30.77%) Play Framework
7 4 (30.77%) API Design
7 4 (30.77%) Swagger
7 4 (30.77%) RESTful
7 4 (30.77%) Open Source
7 4 (30.77%) Ruby on Rails
7 4 (30.77%) Marketing
7 4 (30.77%) Ruby
7 4 (30.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (30.77%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (30.77%) Electronics
7 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
7 4 (30.77%) Finance
7 4 (30.77%) TDD

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 (46.15%) WebLogic
1 6 (46.15%) WebLogic Portal
2 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
3 2 (15.38%) GlassFish
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) Triplestore
General
1 4 (30.77%) Electronics
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
1 4 (30.77%) Manufacturing
1 4 (30.77%) Marketing
1 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Web Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Architect
3 4 (30.77%) SOA Architect
3 4 (30.77%) Technical Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) XSLT
2 9 (69.23%) Web Services
3 7 (53.85%) CSS
3 7 (53.85%) HTML
3 7 (53.85%) JSON
4 6 (46.15%) AngularJS
5 5 (38.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (30.77%) Middleware
6 4 (30.77%) Play Framework
6 4 (30.77%) RESTful
6 4 (30.77%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (30.77%) Swagger
7 3 (23.08%) REST
7 3 (23.08%) XML
8 2 (15.38%) J2EE
8 2 (15.38%) Spring
8 2 (15.38%) XSD
9 1 (7.69%) jQuery
9 1 (7.69%) Natural Language Processing
9 1 (7.69%) Oracle ADF
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (46.15%) Web Development
2 4 (30.77%) API Design
2 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (30.77%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (30.77%) Open Source
2 4 (30.77%) Programme Management
2 4 (30.77%) Scrum
2 4 (30.77%) SOA
2 4 (30.77%) TDD
3 1 (7.69%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (7.69%) Front End Development
3 1 (7.69%) Machine Learning
3 1 (7.69%) Ontologies
3 1 (7.69%) RDF
3 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 4 (30.77%) Ruby
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) XQuery
6 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Google
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) SAP
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