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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 558 515 480
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -35
Contract jobs citing XPath 54 67 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.26% 0.36% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 36 47
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £590 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.02% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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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
20807 18858 19015
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.58% 37.45% 39.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 14227 12152 12164
Average daily rate £408 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 461 383 514
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.00 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -13 28 £400 -17.94% 4
South East -26 9 £374 -16.88% 3
East of England +10 8 £220 -26.66% 1
South West -2 4 £388 +93.75% 3
North West -38 2 £425 +28.30% 1
East Midlands -8 1 £325 -27.77%
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XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 124 (91.18%) XML
2 95 (69.85%) XSLT
3 88 (64.71%) Java
4 74 (54.41%) SQL
5 65 (47.79%) HTML
6 61 (44.85%) JavaScript
7 55 (40.44%) Agile Software Development
8 50 (36.76%) SOAP
9 49 (36.03%) CSS
10 47 (34.56%) J2EE
10 47 (34.56%) Web Services
11 45 (33.09%) JSP
12 43 (31.62%) REST
13 39 (28.68%) Spring
13 39 (28.68%) WebSphere
14 37 (27.21%) Ajax
14 37 (27.21%) XML Schema
15 35 (25.74%) Oracle
16 34 (25.00%) XSL
16 34 (25.00%) XQuery
16 34 (25.00%) Scrum
17 33 (24.26%) Unit Testing
17 33 (24.26%) IBM
17 33 (24.26%) JMS
17 33 (24.26%) UML
18 31 (22.79%) Servlets
18 31 (22.79%) jQuery
19 30 (22.06%) SOA
20 29 (21.32%) TDD
21 27 (19.85%) .NET

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 39 (28.68%) WebSphere
2 21 (15.44%) WebLogic
3 17 (12.50%) JBoss
4 10 (7.35%) Mule
4 10 (7.35%) Mule ESB
5 9 (6.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 9 (6.62%) WebSphere Application Server
5 9 (6.62%) Apache
6 8 (5.88%) MQSeries
6 8 (5.88%) Node.js
7 7 (5.15%) CMS
7 7 (5.15%) Liferay
8 5 (3.68%) Apache Solr
8 5 (3.68%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (2.94%) Apache Spark
10 3 (2.21%) Oracle Application Server
11 2 (1.47%) Oracle Coherence
11 2 (1.47%) LiveLink
11 2 (1.47%) IIS
12 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (2.94%) Photoshop
1 4 (2.94%) MS Excel
1 4 (2.94%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.74%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 11 (8.09%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (6.62%) Oracle 11i
3 8 (5.88%) Tridion
4 3 (2.21%) Summit
5 1 (0.74%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.62%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.21%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.24%) Internet
2 11 (8.09%) HTTP
3 2 (1.47%) LDAP
4 1 (0.74%) FTP
4 1 (0.74%) SAN
4 1 (0.74%) Intranet
4 1 (0.74%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (18.38%) DB2
2 24 (17.65%) Oracle Database
3 22 (16.18%) Relational Database
3 22 (16.18%) SQL Server
4 11 (8.09%) RDBMS
4 11 (8.09%) Oracle Database 10g
5 9 (6.62%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 9 (6.62%) Oracle9i Database
6 6 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (4.41%) MySQL
7 5 (3.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.94%) Hadoop
8 4 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (2.94%) Big Data
9 3 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (2.21%) TKPROF
9 3 (2.21%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (2.21%) OLTP
10 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (19.12%) Subversion
2 21 (15.44%) Eclipse
2 21 (15.44%) Git (software)
3 17 (12.50%) Ant
4 16 (11.76%) JUnit
5 15 (11.03%) Maven
6 12 (8.82%) Jasmine
7 10 (7.35%) Jenkins
8 8 (5.88%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 8 (5.88%) Log4j
9 7 (5.15%) NUnit
9 7 (5.15%) SonarQube
10 6 (4.41%) Selenium
11 5 (3.68%) JIRA
12 4 (2.94%) JMeter
12 4 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (2.21%) Mercurial
13 3 (2.21%) Visual Studio
13 3 (2.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 3 (2.21%) Cactus
General
1 17 (12.50%) Finance
2 11 (8.09%) Banking
3 7 (5.15%) Retail
3 7 (5.15%) Law
4 4 (2.94%) Legal
4 4 (2.94%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.47%) Automotive
6 1 (0.74%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 99 (72.79%) Developer
2 44 (32.35%) Java Developer
3 12 (8.82%) Senior Developer
3 12 (8.82%) Web Developer
4 8 (5.88%) .NET Developer
4 8 (5.88%) Front-End Developer
5 7 (5.15%) Consultant
5 7 (5.15%) Analyst
6 6 (4.41%) Technical Leader
7 5 (3.68%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 5 (3.68%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (2.94%) Senior Data Analyst
8 4 (2.94%) Oracle Developer
8 4 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (2.94%) Data Analyst
8 4 (2.94%) Middleware Developer
8 4 (2.94%) XML Developer
9 3 (2.21%) Integration Specialist
9 3 (2.21%) Front-End Web Developer
9 3 (2.21%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (91.18%) XML
2 95 (69.85%) XSLT
3 65 (47.79%) HTML
4 50 (36.76%) SOAP
5 49 (36.03%) CSS
6 47 (34.56%) J2EE
6 47 (34.56%) Web Services
7 45 (33.09%) JSP
8 43 (31.62%) REST
9 39 (28.68%) Spring
10 37 (27.21%) Ajax
10 37 (27.21%) XML Schema
11 34 (25.00%) XSL
12 33 (24.26%) JMS
13 31 (22.79%) Servlets
13 31 (22.79%) jQuery
14 27 (19.85%) .NET
15 25 (18.38%) XHTML
15 25 (18.38%) Middleware
16 23 (16.91%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.09%) N-Tier
1 11 (8.09%) Web 2.0
2 7 (5.15%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (5.15%) User Experience
2 7 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.94%) Replication
4 3 (2.21%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.21%) Digital Media
4 3 (2.21%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.21%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.21%) W3C
5 2 (1.47%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.47%) Market Risk
5 2 (1.47%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (1.47%) PKI
6 1 (0.74%) iPhone
6 1 (0.74%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.74%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.74%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.74%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 27 (19.85%) Linux
2 23 (16.91%) UNIX
3 17 (12.50%) Windows
4 9 (6.62%) Solaris
5 8 (5.88%) HPUX
6 2 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.74%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (40.44%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (25.00%) Scrum
3 33 (24.26%) UML
3 33 (24.26%) Unit Testing
4 30 (22.06%) SOA
5 29 (21.32%) TDD
6 25 (18.38%) MVC
7 22 (16.18%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (14.71%) OO
9 18 (13.24%) Software Engineering
9 18 (13.24%) Migration
10 15 (11.03%) SDLC
11 13 (9.56%) BDD
12 11 (8.09%) Multithreading
12 11 (8.09%) RUP
12 11 (8.09%) E-Commerce
13 10 (7.35%) Web Development
13 10 (7.35%) Responsive Web Design
14 9 (6.62%) Data Migration
14 9 (6.62%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 88 (64.71%) Java
2 74 (54.41%) SQL
3 61 (44.85%) JavaScript
4 34 (25.00%) XQuery
5 21 (15.44%) C#
6 11 (8.09%) Perl
6 11 (8.09%) PL/SQL
6 11 (8.09%) Bash Shell
7 8 (5.88%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 6 (4.41%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.94%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.94%) Python
10 3 (2.21%) VBA
10 3 (2.21%) C
11 2 (1.47%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.47%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.74%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.74%) AspectJ
12 1 (0.74%) VBScript
12 1 (0.74%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 8 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.41%) DV Cleared
3 5 (3.68%) Degree
4 4 (2.94%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.94%) QA
2 3 (2.21%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.21%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.21%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 3 (2.21%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.47%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 11 (8.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 8 (5.88%) Oracle Identity Management
3 3 (2.21%) Oracle Flashback
3 3 (2.21%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (2.21%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 35 (25.74%) Oracle
2 33 (24.26%) IBM
3 9 (6.62%) Sybase
4 8 (5.88%) Interwoven
4 8 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 8 (5.88%) ATG
4 8 (5.88%) Blue Martini
4 8 (5.88%) Elastic Path
5 7 (5.15%) Ektron
6 3 (2.21%) Perforce
6 3 (2.21%) TIBCO
6 3 (2.21%) SAP
6 3 (2.21%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.47%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.47%) Red Gate
8 1 (0.74%) Telerik
8 1 (0.74%) BEA
8 1 (0.74%) Informatica
8 1 (0.74%) Adobe
8 1 (0.74%) HP
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