The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the England region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 500 444 454
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +10
Contract jobs citing XPath 64 104 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.22% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.35% 0.58% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 65 76
Average daily rate
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£410 £375 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -8.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £631 £527 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.72% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
18433 17985 19292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.33% 38.70% 36.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12007 11357 11760
Average daily rate £393 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 386 530 751
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £18.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +16 52 £425 -15.00% 7
North West -23 3 £375 +16.27% 4
West Midlands -13 2 £325 +8.33%
South East -21 2 - -
East of England -22 2 - -
South West -45 2 £200 -50.00% 2
East Midlands - 1 £450 -
Yorkshire - - - -
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XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

1 147 (98.00%) XML
2 103 (68.67%) XSLT
3 86 (57.33%) Java
4 80 (53.33%) Web Services
5 65 (43.33%) HTML
6 58 (38.67%) JavaScript
7 50 (33.33%) SOAP
8 49 (32.67%) Oracle
9 47 (31.33%) Ajax
10 46 (30.67%) SOA
11 41 (27.33%) CSS
12 40 (26.67%) SQL
13 39 (26.00%) JMS
14 38 (25.33%) Linux
14 38 (25.33%) Internet
15 37 (24.67%) XSD
15 37 (24.67%) REST
16 36 (24.00%) UNIX
16 36 (24.00%) Finance
17 35 (23.33%) Subversion
18 34 (22.67%) Spring
18 34 (22.67%) JUnit
19 33 (22.00%) Maven
20 32 (21.33%) IBM
20 32 (21.33%) jQuery
21 29 (19.33%) WebSphere
21 29 (19.33%) JSON
21 29 (19.33%) J2EE
21 29 (19.33%) OO
21 29 (19.33%) Agile Software Development

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 29 (19.33%) WebSphere
2 24 (16.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 16 (10.67%) MQSeries
3 16 (10.67%) Tomcat
4 14 (9.33%) AquaLogic
4 14 (9.33%) WebSphere Application Server
5 9 (6.00%) WebLogic
5 9 (6.00%) Apache
6 7 (4.67%) Adobe CQ
7 6 (4.00%) Confluence
8 3 (2.00%) CMS
8 3 (2.00%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (2.00%) Liferay
8 3 (2.00%) Alfresco
9 2 (1.33%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (1.33%) Oracle Coherence
9 2 (1.33%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.33%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.67%) MS Project
2 1 (0.67%) MS Office
2 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (8.67%) Tridion
1 13 (8.67%) Workday HCM
2 11 (7.33%) SAP HR
3 8 (5.33%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (3.33%) Markit EDM
5 4 (2.67%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (2.00%) RiskWrite
7 1 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.67%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.67%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (25.33%) Internet
2 26 (17.33%) HTTP
3 10 (6.67%) FTP
4 6 (4.00%) Kerberos
4 6 (4.00%) LDAP
5 5 (3.33%) SSL
6 3 (2.00%) Network Security
7 2 (1.33%) DNS
8 1 (0.67%) SSH
8 1 (0.67%) Firewall
8 1 (0.67%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.67%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.67%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.67%) Relational Database
2 20 (13.33%) RDBMS
3 19 (12.67%) SQL Server
4 16 (10.67%) Oracle Database
5 13 (8.67%) DB2
6 11 (7.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (6.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (5.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (4.67%) NoSQL
11 5 (3.33%) MySQL
11 5 (3.33%) DTS
11 5 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (3.33%) Data Mining
11 5 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (1.33%) TKPROF
13 2 (1.33%) PowerCenter
13 2 (1.33%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 35 (23.33%) Subversion
2 34 (22.67%) JUnit
3 33 (22.00%) Maven
4 28 (18.67%) Ant
4 28 (18.67%) Eclipse
5 19 (12.67%) Log4j
6 13 (8.67%) Selenium
7 12 (8.00%) JIRA
7 12 (8.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 11 (7.33%) Cucumber
9 10 (6.67%) Jenkins
9 10 (6.67%) Git (software)
9 10 (6.67%) JBehave
10 8 (5.33%) Hudson
11 7 (4.67%) Visual Studio
12 6 (4.00%) WebDriver
12 6 (4.00%) Mercurial
12 6 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (4.00%) SoapUI
12 6 (4.00%) IntelliJ
General
1 36 (24.00%) Finance
2 19 (12.67%) Retail
3 17 (11.33%) Manufacturing
4 10 (6.67%) Banking
5 6 (4.00%) Publishing
6 3 (2.00%) Games
7 2 (1.33%) Marketing
7 2 (1.33%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.33%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.33%) Back Office
8 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 92 (61.33%) Developer
2 43 (28.67%) Java Developer
3 17 (11.33%) Consultant
4 11 (7.33%) Architect
4 11 (7.33%) Web Developer
4 11 (7.33%) Workday Consultant
5 10 (6.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 9 (6.00%) Analyst
7 7 (4.67%) Senior Developer
8 6 (4.00%) Support Analyst
8 6 (4.00%) J2EE Developer
9 5 (3.33%) Integration Analyst
9 5 (3.33%) UI Developer
10 4 (2.67%) .NET Developer
10 4 (2.67%) Senior Java Developer
11 3 (2.00%) SQL Developer
11 3 (2.00%) .NET Web Developer
11 3 (2.00%) Senior Web Developer
11 3 (2.00%) Oracle Developer
11 3 (2.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (98.00%) XML
2 103 (68.67%) XSLT
3 80 (53.33%) Web Services
4 65 (43.33%) HTML
5 50 (33.33%) SOAP
6 47 (31.33%) Ajax
7 41 (27.33%) CSS
8 39 (26.00%) JMS
9 37 (24.67%) XSD
9 37 (24.67%) REST
10 34 (22.67%) Spring
11 32 (21.33%) jQuery
12 29 (19.33%) JSON
12 29 (19.33%) J2EE
13 27 (18.00%) WSDL
14 22 (14.67%) DOM
15 21 (14.00%) Servlets
15 21 (14.00%) Middleware
16 20 (13.33%) CSS3
16 20 (13.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.67%) Web 2.0
2 9 (6.00%) Derivative
3 6 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.33%) Equities
4 5 (3.33%) NHS
5 4 (2.67%) Open Source
5 4 (2.67%) Mobile Banking
5 4 (2.67%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.67%) W3C
6 3 (2.00%) Cryptography
6 3 (2.00%) SWIFT
6 3 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.33%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.33%) DataPower
7 2 (1.33%) Online Games
7 2 (1.33%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.33%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.33%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.33%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 38 (25.33%) Linux
2 36 (24.00%) UNIX
3 20 (13.33%) Solaris
4 16 (10.67%) HPUX
5 8 (5.33%) Windows
6 3 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.67%) AIX
7 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (30.67%) SOA
2 29 (19.33%) OO
2 29 (19.33%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (16.00%) TDD
4 23 (15.33%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (14.00%) UML
6 20 (13.33%) E-Commerce
7 19 (12.67%) ERP
7 19 (12.67%) MVC
7 19 (12.67%) Content Management
8 16 (10.67%) BDD
8 16 (10.67%) Migration
9 15 (10.00%) Data Migration
10 14 (9.33%) Web Development
10 14 (9.33%) Agile Project Management
10 14 (9.33%) Project Management
11 12 (8.00%) RAD
12 11 (7.33%) E-business
12 11 (7.33%) ETL
13 10 (6.67%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 86 (57.33%) Java
2 58 (38.67%) JavaScript
3 40 (26.67%) SQL
4 23 (15.33%) XQuery
5 14 (9.33%) Bash Shell
6 13 (8.67%) Perl
6 13 (8.67%) Groovy
7 10 (6.67%) C#
8 7 (4.67%) T-SQL
9 6 (4.00%) PL/SQL
10 5 (3.33%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.00%) VB.NET
11 3 (2.00%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.33%) Scala
12 2 (1.33%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 2 (1.33%) Ruby
13 1 (0.67%) Jython
13 1 (0.67%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.67%) VBScript
13 1 (0.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (6.67%) Degree
2 5 (3.33%) Sun Certification
3 3 (2.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.33%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.67%) ISEB
5 1 (0.67%) Brainbench
5 1 (0.67%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.33%) QA
2 2 (1.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.67%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (4.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.33%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.33%) vCloud
2 2 (1.33%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 7 (4.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.33%) SCOM
2 2 (1.33%) Data Guard
2 2 (1.33%) Puppet
2 2 (1.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.67%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.67%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (0.67%) Control-M
3 1 (0.67%) CA SiteMinder
3 1 (0.67%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 49 (32.67%) Oracle
2 32 (21.33%) IBM
3 16 (10.67%) Interwoven
4 14 (9.33%) BEA
5 12 (8.00%) Elastic Path
5 12 (8.00%) SAP
5 12 (8.00%) ATG
5 12 (8.00%) Blue Martini
6 11 (7.33%) PeopleSoft
7 10 (6.67%) Ceridian
7 10 (6.67%) Microsoft
8 5 (3.33%) JBoss
8 5 (3.33%) Sun
9 4 (2.67%) HP
9 4 (2.67%) Adobe
9 4 (2.67%) TIBCO
10 3 (2.00%) Talend
11 2 (1.33%) EPiServer
11 2 (1.33%) Altova
11 2 (1.33%) Apple
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