The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 587 553 527
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -26
Contract jobs citing XPath 42 62 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.084% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.21% 0.31% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 29 36
Median daily rate £410 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £476 £631
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.46 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £19.46 -
XPath
UK

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
19852 19809 18154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.79% 38.32% 37.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13728 13553 11836
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 399 376
Median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.67 £19.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing XPath as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XPath within the England region over the 3 months to 27 July 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
London +2 26 £420 +5.00% 12
South East -2 7 £358 -23.11% 2
East of England +18 5 - - 2
Yorkshire - 2 £306 -
North West -9 1 £350 -17.64%
XPath
UK

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 England region with a requirement for XPath.

1 70 (93.33%) XML
2 43 (57.33%) Java
3 39 (52.00%) XSLT
4 33 (44.00%) SQL
4 33 (44.00%) Web Services
5 30 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 28 (37.33%) REST
7 26 (34.67%) CSS
8 25 (33.33%) HTML
8 25 (33.33%) JSON
9 23 (30.67%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (25.33%) SQL Server
11 18 (24.00%) Finance
11 18 (24.00%) C#
11 18 (24.00%) SOAP
12 17 (22.67%) Oracle
13 16 (21.33%) .NET
13 16 (21.33%) jQuery
14 15 (20.00%) XSD
15 14 (18.67%) SOA
15 14 (18.67%) Scrum
15 14 (18.67%) XQuery
16 13 (17.33%) MVC
16 13 (17.33%) Spring
17 12 (16.00%) Git (software)
17 12 (16.00%) Microsoft
17 12 (16.00%) AngularJS
18 11 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
18 11 (14.67%) Linux
18 11 (14.67%) TDD

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in 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 11 (14.67%) WebSphere
2 9 (12.00%) Tomcat
3 6 (8.00%) Apache
3 6 (8.00%) CMS
4 4 (5.33%) Mule
4 4 (5.33%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (4.00%) GlassFish
6 2 (2.67%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.67%) Drupal
6 2 (2.67%) IIS
6 2 (2.67%) JBoss
6 2 (2.67%) Jetty
6 2 (2.67%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (2.67%) SilverStripe
6 2 (2.67%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.33%) Apache TomEE
7 1 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.33%) Liferay
7 1 (1.33%) Mule ESB
7 1 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.33%) GitHub
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.33%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.33%) HTTP
2 2 (2.67%) HTTPS
2 2 (2.67%) Internet
3 1 (1.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.33%) Triplestore
4 3 (4.00%) CouchDB
4 3 (4.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.00%) MySQL
4 3 (4.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.67%) MarkLogic
5 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.33%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.33%) Lumira
6 1 (1.33%) Redis
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (16.00%) Git (software)
2 10 (13.33%) Eclipse
3 8 (10.67%) JUnit
3 8 (10.67%) Maven
4 7 (9.33%) Jenkins
4 7 (9.33%) Selenium
5 6 (8.00%) Visual Studio
6 5 (6.67%) JIRA
6 5 (6.67%) Mockito
7 4 (5.33%) Cucumber
7 4 (5.33%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (4.00%) Appium
8 3 (4.00%) IntelliJ
8 3 (4.00%) Spock
8 3 (4.00%) Subversion
8 3 (4.00%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (2.67%) FitNesse
9 2 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (2.67%) TestNG
General
1 18 (24.00%) Finance
2 11 (14.67%) Banking
3 5 (6.67%) Publishing
4 3 (4.00%) Automotive
4 3 (4.00%) Legal
4 3 (4.00%) Retail
5 2 (2.67%) Advertising
5 2 (2.67%) Law
6 1 (1.33%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.33%) French Language
6 1 (1.33%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (60.00%) Developer
2 19 (25.33%) Java Developer
3 11 (14.67%) .NET Developer
4 9 (12.00%) Senior Developer
5 7 (9.33%) Web Developer
6 6 (8.00%) Integration Specialist
6 6 (8.00%) XML Developer
7 5 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (6.67%) C# Developer
7 5 (6.67%) Lead Developer
7 5 (6.67%) XML Specialist
8 4 (5.33%) Consultant
8 4 (5.33%) Integration Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Java Web Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Lead Java Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (5.33%) SQL Developer
8 4 (5.33%) VB.NET Developer
8 4 (5.33%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
8 4 (5.33%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (93.33%) XML
2 39 (52.00%) XSLT
3 33 (44.00%) Web Services
4 28 (37.33%) REST
5 26 (34.67%) CSS
6 25 (33.33%) HTML
6 25 (33.33%) JSON
7 18 (24.00%) SOAP
8 16 (21.33%) .NET
8 16 (21.33%) jQuery
9 15 (20.00%) XSD
10 13 (17.33%) Spring
11 12 (16.00%) AngularJS
12 10 (13.33%) ASP.NET
12 10 (13.33%) Hibernate
13 8 (10.67%) Ajax
14 7 (9.33%) CSS3
14 7 (9.33%) IBM Integration Bus
14 7 (9.33%) J2EE
14 7 (9.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.33%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.67%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (2.67%) Ontologies
5 1 (1.33%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.33%) DataPower
5 1 (1.33%) Ergonomics
5 1 (1.33%) Fintech
5 1 (1.33%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.33%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.33%) User Experience
5 1 (1.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.67%) Linux
2 5 (6.67%) Android
2 5 (6.67%) Apple iOS
2 5 (6.67%) Unix
3 3 (4.00%) Windows
4 1 (1.33%) Solaris
4 1 (1.33%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (30.67%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (18.67%) Scrum
2 14 (18.67%) SOA
3 13 (17.33%) MVC
4 11 (14.67%) TDD
5 10 (13.33%) Web Development
6 9 (12.00%) Workflow
7 8 (10.67%) BDD
7 8 (10.67%) SDLC
8 6 (8.00%) OO
8 6 (8.00%) RDF
9 5 (6.67%) Open Source
10 4 (5.33%) Data Modelling
10 4 (5.33%) E-Commerce
11 3 (4.00%) ETL
11 3 (4.00%) Kanban
11 3 (4.00%) OOD
11 3 (4.00%) Security Testing
11 3 (4.00%) Software Architecture
11 3 (4.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 43 (57.33%) Java
2 33 (44.00%) SQL
3 30 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 18 (24.00%) C#
5 14 (18.67%) XQuery
6 6 (8.00%) PL/SQL
7 5 (6.67%) T-SQL
7 5 (6.67%) VB.NET
8 4 (5.33%) Perl
8 4 (5.33%) Shell Script
8 4 (5.33%) VBA
9 3 (4.00%) Korn
9 3 (4.00%) PHP
9 3 (4.00%) Scala
10 2 (2.67%) C++
10 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.67%) Python
10 2 (2.67%) SPARQL
11 1 (1.33%) Groovy
11 1 (1.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (13.33%) Degree
2 5 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) IBM Certification
4 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) QA
2 3 (4.00%) SDET
3 1 (1.33%) FATCA
System Software
1 5 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) Control-M
1 1 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (22.67%) Oracle
2 12 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (12.00%) IBM
4 4 (5.33%) Blue Prism
4 4 (5.33%) Google
4 4 (5.33%) MuleSoft
5 3 (4.00%) Solace
6 2 (2.67%) HP
6 2 (2.67%) Software AG
6 2 (2.67%) WSO2
7 1 (1.33%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.33%) Ceridian
7 1 (1.33%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.33%) Perforce
7 1 (1.33%) Rally
7 1 (1.33%) SAP
7 1 (1.33%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.33%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.33%) webMethods
7 1 (1.33%) Zend
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