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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 124 137 141
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +4
Contract jobs citing XPath 3 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.12% 0.20% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.35% 0.58% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £19.46 -
XPath
England

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
864 1033 1122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 34.88% 34.84% 37.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 627 662
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 57 71
Median hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £20.94 £26.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.22%

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
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 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Essex +4 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
XPath
England

XPath
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 East of England region with a requirement for XPath.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) JSON
1 3 (100.00%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) WSO2
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Camel
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) Mule
2 2 (66.67%) Apache CXF
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
3 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (33.33%) Front End Development

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 2 (66.67%) Mule
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) SOA Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (33.33%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
3 1 (33.33%) GUI Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Java GUI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) JSON
1 3 (100.00%) REST
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Camel
2 2 (66.67%) Apache CXF
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) WSO2