The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 498 493 403
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -90
Contract jobs citing XPath 81 90 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.18% 0.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.42% 0.47% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 35 63
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £306 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £565 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.48% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £52.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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 England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
19127 19029 15932
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.70% 37.14% 36.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 12563 12522 10007
Average daily rate £400 £375 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 451 578
Average hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

XPath Jobs Demand Trend in England

XPath
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

XPath Daily Rate Trend in England

XPath
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XPath across the England region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

XPath Daily Rate Histogram in England

XPath
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

XPath Hourly Rate Trend in England

XPath
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XPath within the England region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015. 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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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
London -14 35 £350 -20.00% 6
South East -3 15 £463 +32.14% 4
North West -11 14 £401 +0.12% 2
Yorkshire -6 12 £400 -
East of England +3 3 £215 -46.25%
West Midlands -8 1 - - 2
East Midlands - - - -
South West - - - - 4
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XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 170 (96.59%) XML
2 120 (68.18%) XSLT
3 99 (56.25%) Java
4 75 (42.61%) SQL
5 71 (40.34%) Agile Software Development
6 69 (39.20%) HTML
7 61 (34.66%) XQuery
8 60 (34.09%) JavaScript
9 58 (32.95%) Oracle
10 54 (30.68%) Web Services
11 52 (29.55%) CSS
12 46 (26.14%) Linux
13 45 (25.57%) SOAP
14 44 (25.00%) .NET
15 43 (24.43%) C#
15 43 (24.43%) SOA
16 42 (23.86%) SQL Server
17 41 (23.30%) jQuery
18 40 (22.73%) Software Engineering
19 38 (21.59%) XML Schema
20 37 (21.02%) J2EE
20 37 (21.02%) REST
21 36 (20.45%) JSP
21 36 (20.45%) ASP.NET
21 36 (20.45%) Windows
21 36 (20.45%) Spring
21 36 (20.45%) Ajax
22 35 (19.89%) TDD
23 34 (19.32%) Unit Testing
24 32 (18.18%) Scrum

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 25 (14.20%) WebLogic
2 22 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 19 (10.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 15 (8.52%) IIS
5 13 (7.39%) Tomcat
6 12 (6.82%) MQSeries
6 12 (6.82%) JBoss
6 12 (6.82%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (4.55%) Apache
8 6 (3.41%) CMS
9 5 (2.84%) Oracle Application Server
9 5 (2.84%) Node.js
10 4 (2.27%) Apache Pig
11 3 (1.70%) Jetty
12 2 (1.14%) Oracle Coherence
12 2 (1.14%) Apache Spark
13 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.57%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (2.84%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.70%) PowerPivot
2 3 (1.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (13.64%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (3.98%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.57%) Tridion
3 1 (0.57%) SAP SRM
3 1 (0.57%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.68%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.57%) GitHub
2 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (14.20%) HTTP
2 9 (5.11%) SSH
3 8 (4.55%) HTTPS
4 7 (3.98%) LDAP
5 6 (3.41%) Internet
6 4 (2.27%) SAN
7 3 (1.70%) FTP
8 2 (1.14%) SSL
9 1 (0.57%) SMS
9 1 (0.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (23.86%) SQL Server
2 20 (11.36%) Oracle Database
3 19 (10.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (9.66%) Relational Database
5 16 (9.09%) DB2
6 12 (6.82%) MySQL
7 10 (5.68%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (5.11%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
10 7 (3.98%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 7 (3.98%) Oracle9i Database
11 6 (3.41%) RDBMS
12 5 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (2.84%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (2.84%) OLTP
12 5 (2.84%) TKPROF
13 4 (2.27%) Hazelcast
13 4 (2.27%) Hadoop
13 4 (2.27%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 32 (18.18%) Subversion
2 23 (13.07%) Visual Studio
3 19 (10.80%) Git (software)
4 18 (10.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (9.66%) Maven
6 15 (8.52%) Eclipse
6 15 (8.52%) Ant
7 8 (4.55%) NUnit
8 7 (3.98%) JUnit
8 7 (3.98%) Jasmine
8 7 (3.98%) Jenkins
9 6 (3.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 5 (2.84%) Selenium
10 5 (2.84%) Mercurial
10 5 (2.84%) WebDriver
10 5 (2.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (1.70%) Axure RP
12 2 (1.14%) Cucumber
12 2 (1.14%) SoapUI
12 2 (1.14%) JMeter
General
1 26 (14.77%) Finance
2 24 (13.64%) Banking
3 15 (8.52%) Publishing
4 11 (6.25%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.84%) Law
6 4 (2.27%) Automotive
7 3 (1.70%) Retail
8 2 (1.14%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.57%) Legal
9 1 (0.57%) Advertising
9 1 (0.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 141 (80.11%) Developer
2 51 (28.98%) Java Developer
3 17 (9.66%) XML Developer
4 16 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 14 (7.95%) Lead Developer
6 12 (6.82%) C# Developer
7 11 (6.25%) Software Engineer
7 11 (6.25%) BizTalk Developer
8 10 (5.68%) Lead Software Engineer
8 10 (5.68%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (5.68%) Java Software Engineer
9 8 (4.55%) Web Developer
9 8 (4.55%) Senior Developer
10 7 (3.98%) Consultant
10 7 (3.98%) Applications Developer
11 6 (3.41%) ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (3.41%) Oracle Developer
11 6 (3.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (2.84%) iOS Developer
12 5 (2.84%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (96.59%) XML
2 120 (68.18%) XSLT
3 69 (39.20%) HTML
4 54 (30.68%) Web Services
5 52 (29.55%) CSS
6 45 (25.57%) SOAP
7 44 (25.00%) .NET
8 41 (23.30%) jQuery
9 38 (21.59%) XML Schema
10 37 (21.02%) J2EE
10 37 (21.02%) REST
11 36 (20.45%) ASP.NET
11 36 (20.45%) JSP
11 36 (20.45%) Spring
11 36 (20.45%) Ajax
12 30 (17.05%) Servlets
13 28 (15.91%) JMS
13 28 (15.91%) WCF
14 25 (14.20%) XSL
14 25 (14.20%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.52%) N-Tier
2 10 (5.68%) Digital Media
3 9 (5.11%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.55%) Replication
5 7 (3.98%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.41%) User Experience
6 6 (3.41%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.84%) Inversion of Control
7 5 (2.84%) Web 2.0
7 5 (2.84%) W3C
8 4 (2.27%) Open Source
9 3 (1.70%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.14%) iPhone
10 2 (1.14%) PKI
11 1 (0.57%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.57%) DataPower
11 1 (0.57%) Derivative
11 1 (0.57%) Market Risk
11 1 (0.57%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 46 (26.14%) Linux
2 36 (20.45%) Windows
3 25 (14.20%) UNIX
4 11 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (3.98%) Apple iOS
6 6 (3.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (2.84%) Android
8 2 (1.14%) HPUX
9 1 (0.57%) Solaris
9 1 (0.57%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.57%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.57%) VMS
9 1 (0.57%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.57%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (40.34%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (24.43%) SOA
3 40 (22.73%) Software Engineering
4 35 (19.89%) TDD
5 34 (19.32%) Unit Testing
6 32 (18.18%) Scrum
7 30 (17.05%) MVC
8 27 (15.34%) UML
9 26 (14.77%) OO
10 25 (14.20%) OOP
11 21 (11.93%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (9.66%) Release Management
12 17 (9.66%) RUP
13 16 (9.09%) Multithreading
14 13 (7.39%) BDD
15 12 (6.82%) Web Application Development
16 11 (6.25%) Web Development
17 10 (5.68%) Test Automation
18 9 (5.11%) ETL
19 8 (4.55%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 99 (56.25%) Java
2 75 (42.61%) SQL
3 61 (34.66%) XQuery
4 60 (34.09%) JavaScript
5 43 (24.43%) C#
6 19 (10.80%) T-SQL
7 11 (6.25%) PL/SQL
8 9 (5.11%) PHP
9 8 (4.55%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 6 (3.41%) Bash Shell
10 6 (3.41%) Perl
11 5 (2.84%) C++
11 5 (2.84%) PHP5
12 3 (1.70%) C
12 3 (1.70%) VBScript
12 3 (1.70%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.14%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.14%) Scala
13 2 (1.14%) Apple Swift
13 2 (1.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.98%) Degree
3 5 (2.84%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.84%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.57%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.57%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.57%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.68%) QA
2 5 (2.84%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.14%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.57%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 5 (2.84%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (2.84%) Oracle Clusterware
2 4 (2.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.57%) NFS
3 1 (0.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (10.80%) Oracle Identity Management
2 13 (7.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (2.84%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (2.84%) Data Guard
3 5 (2.84%) Oracle Flashback
4 1 (0.57%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 1 (0.57%) Netcool
4 1 (0.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 58 (32.95%) Oracle
2 21 (11.93%) Microsoft
3 14 (7.95%) IBM
4 7 (3.98%) Sybase
4 7 (3.98%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.27%) Ektron
6 3 (1.70%) Adobe
7 2 (1.14%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.57%) ATG
8 1 (0.57%) Perforce
8 1 (0.57%) Blue Martini
8 1 (0.57%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.57%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.57%) SAP
8 1 (0.57%) Sun
8 1 (0.57%) HP
8 1 (0.57%) Citrix
8 1 (0.57%) Interwoven
8 1 (0.57%) BMC
8 1 (0.57%) NetApp
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