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 28 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 588 552 531
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -21
Contract jobs citing XPath 32 66 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.065% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.17% 0.34% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 31 32
Median daily rate £403 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.87% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £480 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
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
19320 19272 18148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.11% 38.50% 37.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 13451 13116 11958
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 427 388 397
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.13% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £19.46 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 28 June 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 28 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
London -11 23 £410 +19.70% 7
East of England +8 3 - - 1
Yorkshire +4 2 £369 -7.81%
South East -19 2 £350 -24.32% 3
North West -12 1 £350 -17.64%
North East -58 1 - -
XPath
UK

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 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 England region with a requirement for XPath.

1 76 (89.41%) XML
2 48 (56.47%) XSLT
3 47 (55.29%) Java
4 39 (45.88%) Web Services
5 37 (43.53%) JavaScript
6 35 (41.18%) CSS
7 34 (40.00%) HTML
8 30 (35.29%) SQL
9 27 (31.76%) SOAP
9 27 (31.76%) REST
10 26 (30.59%) jQuery
11 21 (24.71%) Git (software)
11 21 (24.71%) Web Development
11 21 (24.71%) Oracle
12 20 (23.53%) SQL Server
12 20 (23.53%) SOA
12 20 (23.53%) JSON
13 19 (22.35%) Ajax
13 19 (22.35%) XSD
13 19 (22.35%) CSS3
14 18 (21.18%) HTML5
14 18 (21.18%) C#
15 17 (20.00%) Finance
16 16 (18.82%) .NET
17 15 (17.65%) MVC
17 15 (17.65%) Subversion
17 15 (17.65%) Spring
17 15 (17.65%) User Experience
18 14 (16.47%) Agile Software Development
18 14 (16.47%) Microsoft

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 (12.94%) WebSphere
2 9 (10.59%) Tomcat
3 8 (9.41%) Apache
3 8 (9.41%) WebLogic
4 5 (5.88%) CMS
4 5 (5.88%) Mule
5 4 (4.71%) IIS
5 4 (4.71%) JBoss
5 4 (4.71%) Jetty
5 4 (4.71%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (3.53%) Apache TomEE
7 2 (2.35%) Mule ESB
7 2 (2.35%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.18%) GlassFish
8 1 (1.18%) Liferay
8 1 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (1.18%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (4.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.18%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.53%) GitHub
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.76%) HTTP
2 2 (2.35%) HTTPS
2 2 (2.35%) Internet
3 1 (1.18%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.41%) Oracle Database
3 7 (8.24%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.71%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (4.71%) PowerCenter
5 3 (3.53%) CouchDB
5 3 (3.53%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.35%) MarkLogic
6 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.35%) Triplestore
7 1 (1.18%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.18%) MySQL
7 1 (1.18%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.18%) Redis
Development Applications
1 21 (24.71%) Git (software)
2 15 (17.65%) Subversion
3 11 (12.94%) Mercurial
4 10 (11.76%) Eclipse
5 9 (10.59%) Maven
6 8 (9.41%) Jenkins
6 8 (9.41%) JUnit
6 8 (9.41%) Selenium
7 7 (8.24%) JDeveloper
8 6 (7.06%) Cucumber
9 4 (4.71%) JIRA
9 4 (4.71%) JMeter
9 4 (4.71%) Mockito
9 4 (4.71%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (4.71%) Visual Studio
10 3 (3.53%) GitLab
10 3 (3.53%) IntelliJ
11 2 (2.35%) Ant
11 2 (2.35%) Appium
11 2 (2.35%) Spock
General
1 17 (20.00%) Finance
2 10 (11.76%) Banking
3 4 (4.71%) Publishing
4 3 (3.53%) Legal
5 2 (2.35%) Automotive
5 2 (2.35%) Law
5 2 (2.35%) Retail
6 1 (1.18%) Advertising
6 1 (1.18%) Music Industry
6 1 (1.18%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 56 (65.88%) Developer
2 21 (24.71%) Java Developer
3 11 (12.94%) UI Developer
4 10 (11.76%) .NET Developer
4 10 (11.76%) Web Developer
5 9 (10.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 9 (10.59%) Senior Developer
6 8 (9.41%) SQL Developer
7 7 (8.24%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (8.24%) C# Developer
8 6 (7.06%) SOA Developer
9 5 (5.88%) Integration Specialist
9 5 (5.88%) XML Developer
10 4 (4.71%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 4 (4.71%) Java Web Developer
10 4 (4.71%) Lead Developer
10 4 (4.71%) Oracle Developer
10 4 (4.71%) Programmer
10 4 (4.71%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (4.71%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (89.41%) XML
2 48 (56.47%) XSLT
3 39 (45.88%) Web Services
4 35 (41.18%) CSS
5 34 (40.00%) HTML
6 27 (31.76%) REST
6 27 (31.76%) SOAP
7 26 (30.59%) jQuery
8 20 (23.53%) JSON
9 19 (22.35%) Ajax
9 19 (22.35%) CSS3
9 19 (22.35%) XSD
10 18 (21.18%) HTML5
11 16 (18.82%) .NET
12 15 (17.65%) Spring
13 14 (16.47%) XHTML
14 13 (15.29%) Sass
15 12 (14.12%) AngularJS
15 12 (14.12%) Hibernate
15 12 (14.12%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.65%) User Experience
2 9 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (9.41%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.71%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.71%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (3.53%) Fintech
5 3 (3.53%) Hedge funds
5 3 (3.53%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.53%) NHS
5 3 (3.53%) Web 2.0
6 2 (2.35%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.18%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.18%) DataPower
7 1 (1.18%) Ergonomics
7 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.29%) Linux
2 8 (9.41%) Unix
3 5 (5.88%) Windows
4 4 (4.71%) Android
4 4 (4.71%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.18%) Solaris
5 1 (1.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (24.71%) Web Development
2 20 (23.53%) SOA
3 15 (17.65%) MVC
4 14 (16.47%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (15.29%) TDD
6 11 (12.94%) Wireframes
7 10 (11.76%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 10 (11.76%) Scrum
7 10 (11.76%) SEO
7 10 (11.76%) Workflow
8 9 (10.59%) Web Design
9 8 (9.41%) BDD
10 7 (8.24%) OO
11 6 (7.06%) ETL
11 6 (7.06%) Open Source
12 5 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
12 5 (5.88%) SDLC
13 4 (4.71%) BPMN
13 4 (4.71%) Case Management
13 4 (4.71%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 47 (55.29%) Java
2 37 (43.53%) JavaScript
3 30 (35.29%) SQL
4 18 (21.18%) C#
5 11 (12.94%) XQuery
6 6 (7.06%) PL/SQL
6 6 (7.06%) T-SQL
7 5 (5.88%) VB.NET
8 4 (4.71%) Python
9 3 (3.53%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.35%) C++
10 2 (2.35%) Korn
10 2 (2.35%) Perl
10 2 (2.35%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.35%) Scala
10 2 (2.35%) SPARQL
11 1 (1.18%) Groovy
11 1 (1.18%) PHP
11 1 (1.18%) Ruby
11 1 (1.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (14.12%) Degree
2 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.18%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.18%) IBM Certification
3 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.53%) QA
3 2 (2.35%) SDET
4 1 (1.18%) FATCA
System Software
1 2 (2.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) Puppet
2 1 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (24.71%) Oracle
2 14 (16.47%) Microsoft
3 10 (11.76%) IBM
4 4 (4.71%) Blue Prism
4 4 (4.71%) Informatica
4 4 (4.71%) MuleSoft
5 2 (2.35%) HP
5 2 (2.35%) Solace
5 2 (2.35%) WSO2
6 1 (1.18%) Adobe
6 1 (1.18%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.18%) Ceridian
6 1 (1.18%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.18%) Perforce
6 1 (1.18%) Rally
6 1 (1.18%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.18%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.18%) webMethods
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