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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 512 507 442
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -65
Contract jobs citing XPath 70 65 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.13% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.36% 0.35% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 33 63
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£388 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £321 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £550 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £19.46 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.46 - £42.50
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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
19589 18407 17069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.45% 37.76% 38.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 13338 12112 10707
Average daily rate £400 £393 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% -1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 400 401 563
Average hourly rate £37.45 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.03 £17.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.45 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.02% +5.88%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -29 33 £375 -11.76% 11
South East -15 14 £463 +42.30% 2
South West - 9 £375 - 3
East of England +2 6 - - 3
North West -17 5 £425 +13.33% 1
Yorkshire - 1 £400 - 5
North East - 1 £400 -
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XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 136 (91.89%) XML
2 100 (67.57%) XSLT
3 86 (58.11%) Java
4 77 (52.03%) SQL
5 65 (43.92%) HTML
6 61 (41.22%) Agile Software Development
7 57 (38.51%) JavaScript
8 55 (37.16%) XQuery
9 49 (33.11%) Web Services
10 47 (31.76%) CSS
11 44 (29.73%) SOAP
11 44 (29.73%) REST
12 41 (27.70%) J2EE
12 41 (27.70%) XML Schema
13 38 (25.68%) Spring
14 37 (25.00%) .NET
15 36 (24.32%) SQL Server
15 36 (24.32%) C#
16 35 (23.65%) Oracle
16 35 (23.65%) JSP
17 32 (21.62%) Servlets
17 32 (21.62%) SOA
17 32 (21.62%) jQuery
18 31 (20.95%) Ajax
18 31 (20.95%) Scrum
18 31 (20.95%) Linux
19 30 (20.27%) Windows
19 30 (20.27%) ASP.NET
19 30 (20.27%) JMS
19 30 (20.27%) Unit Testing

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 29 (19.59%) WebSphere
2 21 (14.19%) WebLogic
3 16 (10.81%) JBoss
3 16 (10.81%) MQSeries
4 13 (8.78%) IIS
5 12 (8.11%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (6.08%) Tomcat
6 9 (6.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 8 (5.41%) Node.js
8 7 (4.73%) Liferay
8 7 (4.73%) CMS
9 6 (4.05%) Apache
9 6 (4.05%) Apache Solr
10 5 (3.38%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (3.38%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (2.70%) Apache Spark
12 3 (2.03%) Mule ESB
12 3 (2.03%) Oracle Application Server
12 3 (2.03%) Jetty
12 3 (2.03%) Mule
Applications
1 3 (2.03%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.03%) PowerPivot
2 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (7.43%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (4.73%) Oracle 11i
3 5 (3.38%) Tridion
4 3 (2.03%) Summit
5 1 (0.68%) SAP SRM
5 1 (0.68%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.03%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.68%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 27 (18.24%) HTTP
2 15 (10.14%) Internet
3 4 (2.70%) SAN
3 4 (2.70%) LDAP
4 2 (1.35%) FTP
5 1 (0.68%) SSL
5 1 (0.68%) Intranet
5 1 (0.68%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 21 (14.19%) Oracle Database
3 20 (13.51%) DB2
4 19 (12.84%) Relational Database
5 18 (12.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (6.76%) MySQL
7 9 (6.08%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (6.08%) RDBMS
8 8 (5.41%) Oracle Database 10g
9 7 (4.73%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 7 (4.73%) Oracle9i Database
10 5 (3.38%) Hadoop
10 5 (3.38%) Big Data
11 4 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (2.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (2.03%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (2.03%) OLTP
12 3 (2.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (18.24%) Subversion
2 21 (14.19%) Eclipse
3 20 (13.51%) Git (software)
4 16 (10.81%) Ant
5 15 (10.14%) JUnit
5 15 (10.14%) Maven
5 15 (10.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (9.46%) Visual Studio
7 10 (6.76%) Jasmine
8 8 (5.41%) Selenium
9 7 (4.73%) NUnit
9 7 (4.73%) Jenkins
10 5 (3.38%) JIRA
10 5 (3.38%) SonarQube
10 5 (3.38%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 5 (3.38%) Log4j
11 4 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 3 (2.03%) JMeter
12 3 (2.03%) Cactus
12 3 (2.03%) Mercurial
General
1 24 (16.22%) Finance
2 9 (6.08%) Banking
3 8 (5.41%) Law
4 5 (3.38%) Legal
5 4 (2.70%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.03%) Publishing
6 3 (2.03%) Retail
7 2 (1.35%) Automotive
7 2 (1.35%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.68%) Advertising
8 1 (0.68%) Local Government
8 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 107 (72.30%) Developer
2 43 (29.05%) Java Developer
3 11 (7.43%) BizTalk Developer
4 10 (6.76%) .NET Developer
4 10 (6.76%) Senior Developer
5 9 (6.08%) Analyst
5 9 (6.08%) Web Developer
5 9 (6.08%) XML Developer
6 7 (4.73%) Consultant
6 7 (4.73%) Applications Developer
7 6 (4.05%) C# Developer
8 5 (3.38%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (3.38%) Tester
8 5 (3.38%) Technical Leader
8 5 (3.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 5 (3.38%) Front-End Developer
9 4 (2.70%) Technical Test Analyst
9 4 (2.70%) Automation Tester
9 4 (2.70%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (2.70%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (91.89%) XML
2 100 (67.57%) XSLT
3 65 (43.92%) HTML
4 49 (33.11%) Web Services
5 47 (31.76%) CSS
6 44 (29.73%) SOAP
6 44 (29.73%) REST
7 41 (27.70%) J2EE
7 41 (27.70%) XML Schema
8 38 (25.68%) Spring
9 37 (25.00%) .NET
10 35 (23.65%) JSP
11 32 (21.62%) Servlets
11 32 (21.62%) jQuery
12 31 (20.95%) Ajax
13 30 (20.27%) ASP.NET
13 30 (20.27%) JMS
14 27 (18.24%) XSL
15 24 (16.22%) WCF
16 22 (14.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.43%) N-Tier
2 8 (5.41%) Web 2.0
3 7 (4.73%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.05%) User Experience
4 6 (4.05%) Replication
5 5 (3.38%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (2.03%) W3C
6 3 (2.03%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.03%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.35%) iPhone
7 2 (1.35%) PKI
7 2 (1.35%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.35%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.68%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.68%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.68%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.68%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.68%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 31 (20.95%) Linux
2 30 (20.27%) Windows
3 20 (13.51%) UNIX
4 11 (7.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (3.38%) HPUX
5 5 (3.38%) Solaris
6 4 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.03%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.03%) Android
8 1 (0.68%) VMS
8 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (41.22%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (21.62%) SOA
3 31 (20.95%) Scrum
4 30 (20.27%) Unit Testing
5 28 (18.92%) MVC
5 28 (18.92%) UML
6 26 (17.57%) TDD
7 25 (16.89%) OO
8 24 (16.22%) Software Engineering
9 20 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (11.49%) BDD
10 17 (11.49%) OOP
11 16 (10.81%) Migration
11 16 (10.81%) SDLC
12 14 (9.46%) Release Management
12 14 (9.46%) Web Development
13 12 (8.11%) Web Application Development
13 12 (8.11%) RUP
14 11 (7.43%) Multithreading
15 10 (6.76%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 86 (58.11%) Java
2 77 (52.03%) SQL
3 57 (38.51%) JavaScript
4 55 (37.16%) XQuery
5 36 (24.32%) C#
6 12 (8.11%) PL/SQL
7 10 (6.76%) T-SQL
8 9 (6.08%) Perl
9 8 (5.41%) Bash Shell
9 8 (5.41%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 4 (2.70%) Python
10 4 (2.70%) C
10 4 (2.70%) C++
11 3 (2.03%) VBScript
11 3 (2.03%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.03%) VBA
12 2 (1.35%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.35%) Scala
12 2 (1.35%) Apple Swift
12 2 (1.35%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 10 (6.76%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.05%) DV Cleared
2 6 (4.05%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.38%) Degree
4 1 (0.68%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.68%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.73%) QA
2 3 (2.03%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.03%) ISO 14001
2 3 (2.03%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.68%) RosettaNet
3 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.03%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (2.03%) Oracle Clusterware
2 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 11 (7.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 8 (5.41%) Oracle Identity Management
3 3 (2.03%) Oracle Flashback
3 3 (2.03%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (2.03%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.68%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 1 (0.68%) Netcool
4 1 (0.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 35 (23.65%) Oracle
2 22 (14.86%) IBM
3 17 (11.49%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.73%) Sybase
4 7 (4.73%) Ektron
5 5 (3.38%) Elastic Path
5 5 (3.38%) ATG
5 5 (3.38%) Blue Martini
5 5 (3.38%) Interwoven
6 4 (2.70%) SAP
6 4 (2.70%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.03%) TIBCO
7 3 (2.03%) Perforce
8 2 (1.35%) Red Gate
9 1 (0.68%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.68%) BEA
9 1 (0.68%) BMC
9 1 (0.68%) Veritas
9 1 (0.68%) Adobe
9 1 (0.68%) Sun
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