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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 572 581 542
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -39
Contract jobs citing XPath 56 53 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.10% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.28% 0.26% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 31 36
Median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
20232 20109 19074
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.32% 38.57% 37.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 13994 13718 12291
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 422 442 386
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -9 33 £425 +6.25% 7
South East +18 14 £400 +6.95% 1
East of England +20 6 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £288 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £325 -
XPath
UK

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 80 (95.24%) XML
2 51 (60.71%) Java
3 47 (55.95%) XSLT
4 40 (47.62%) Web Services
5 37 (44.05%) SQL
6 35 (41.67%) REST
7 34 (40.48%) JavaScript
8 33 (39.29%) JSON
9 31 (36.90%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (35.71%) HTML
10 30 (35.71%) CSS
11 25 (29.76%) Oracle
12 23 (27.38%) Finance
12 23 (27.38%) SOAP
13 21 (25.00%) XSD
13 21 (25.00%) jQuery
14 20 (23.81%) Scrum
15 18 (21.43%) XQuery
16 17 (20.24%) Spring
17 16 (19.05%) Git (software)
17 16 (19.05%) SQL Server
18 15 (17.86%) MVC
18 15 (17.86%) Banking
18 15 (17.86%) TDD
18 15 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
19 14 (16.67%) AngularJS
19 14 (16.67%) Hibernate
19 14 (16.67%) WebSphere
19 14 (16.67%) C#
19 14 (16.67%) Linux

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 14 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 10 (11.90%) Tomcat
3 8 (9.52%) Apache
4 5 (5.95%) GlassFish
4 5 (5.95%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (4.76%) CMS
5 4 (4.76%) Mule
6 3 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.38%) Drupal
7 2 (2.38%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (2.38%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.38%) SilverStripe
8 1 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.19%) GeoServer
8 1 (1.19%) JCAPS
8 1 (1.19%) Jetty
8 1 (1.19%) Liferay
8 1 (1.19%) Mule ESB
8 1 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (1.19%) Perch
Applications
1 5 (5.95%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.19%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.38%) GitHub
3 1 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.19%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.19%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.19%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.76%) HTTP
2 2 (2.38%) Internet
3 1 (1.19%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.19%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.95%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (5.95%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 5 (5.95%) Lumira
3 5 (5.95%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (5.95%) SAP BI
4 4 (4.76%) MySQL
4 4 (4.76%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.76%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.57%) Triplestore
6 2 (2.38%) CouchDB
6 2 (2.38%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.19%) MarkLogic
7 1 (1.19%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (19.05%) Git (software)
2 12 (14.29%) Maven
3 11 (13.10%) Eclipse
3 11 (13.10%) Jenkins
3 11 (13.10%) JUnit
4 8 (9.52%) JIRA
4 8 (9.52%) Mockito
5 7 (8.33%) TeamCity
6 6 (7.14%) Selenium
6 6 (7.14%) Spock
6 6 (7.14%) Visual Studio
7 5 (5.95%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (5.95%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (3.57%) Appium
8 3 (3.57%) Cucumber
8 3 (3.57%) IntelliJ
9 2 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (2.38%) FitNesse
9 2 (2.38%) HP UFT
9 2 (2.38%) SoapUI
General
1 23 (27.38%) Finance
2 15 (17.86%) Banking
3 5 (5.95%) Publishing
4 4 (4.76%) Legal
5 3 (3.57%) Automotive
5 3 (3.57%) Retail
5 3 (3.57%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.38%) Advertising
6 2 (2.38%) Electronics
6 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.38%) Marketing
7 1 (1.19%) Dutch Language
7 1 (1.19%) French Language
7 1 (1.19%) Law
7 1 (1.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (61.90%) Developer
2 24 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 12 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 8 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (8.33%) XML Developer
6 6 (7.14%) .NET Developer
6 6 (7.14%) Integration Specialist
6 6 (7.14%) Web Developer
7 5 (5.95%) Java Web Developer
7 5 (5.95%) Lead Developer
7 5 (5.95%) XML Specialist
8 4 (4.76%) Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) Architect
8 4 (4.76%) Business Objects Developer
8 4 (4.76%) Integration Developer
8 4 (4.76%) Lead Java Developer
8 4 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
8 4 (4.76%) WebSphere Specialist
8 4 (4.76%) XML XSLT Developer
9 3 (3.57%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (95.24%) XML
2 47 (55.95%) XSLT
3 40 (47.62%) Web Services
4 35 (41.67%) REST
5 33 (39.29%) JSON
6 30 (35.71%) CSS
6 30 (35.71%) HTML
7 23 (27.38%) SOAP
8 21 (25.00%) jQuery
8 21 (25.00%) XSD
9 17 (20.24%) Spring
10 14 (16.67%) AngularJS
10 14 (16.67%) Hibernate
11 13 (15.48%) .NET
12 12 (14.29%) CSS3
12 12 (14.29%) HTML5
12 12 (14.29%) J2EE
13 10 (11.90%) ASP.NET
13 10 (11.90%) JMS
14 9 (10.71%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.95%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.76%) User Experience
4 2 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.38%) Ontologies
5 1 (1.19%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.19%) DataPower
5 1 (1.19%) Ergonomics
5 1 (1.19%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.19%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.19%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.67%) Linux
2 7 (8.33%) Unix
3 5 (5.95%) Android
3 5 (5.95%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.38%) Windows
5 1 (1.19%) Solaris
5 1 (1.19%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.19%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (36.90%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (23.81%) Scrum
3 15 (17.86%) MVC
3 15 (17.86%) TDD
4 13 (15.48%) SOA
5 12 (14.29%) BDD
5 12 (14.29%) Web Development
6 9 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (9.52%) SDLC
8 7 (8.33%) Workflow
9 6 (7.14%) ETL
10 5 (5.95%) Kanban
10 5 (5.95%) OOD
10 5 (5.95%) Open Source
10 5 (5.95%) RDF
10 5 (5.95%) Refactoring
11 4 (4.76%) ArchiMate
11 4 (4.76%) BPMN
11 4 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
11 4 (4.76%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 51 (60.71%) Java
2 37 (44.05%) SQL
3 34 (40.48%) JavaScript
4 18 (21.43%) XQuery
5 14 (16.67%) C#
6 12 (14.29%) PL/SQL
7 8 (9.52%) Shell Script
8 7 (8.33%) Korn
9 6 (7.14%) VBA
10 5 (5.95%) PHP
11 4 (4.76%) Perl
11 4 (4.76%) T-SQL
12 3 (3.57%) Scala
13 2 (2.38%) C++
13 2 (2.38%) VB.NET
14 1 (1.19%) Groovy
14 1 (1.19%) Python
14 1 (1.19%) Ruby
14 1 (1.19%) SPARQL
14 1 (1.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (15.48%) Degree
2 8 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.76%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.19%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) FATCA
1 4 (4.76%) QA
2 3 (3.57%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) Control-M
1 1 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (29.76%) Oracle
2 10 (11.90%) IBM
3 9 (10.71%) Microsoft
4 7 (8.33%) SAP
4 7 (8.33%) Solace
5 6 (7.14%) Google
6 5 (5.95%) Blue Prism
6 5 (5.95%) MuleSoft
7 4 (4.76%) Software AG
8 2 (2.38%) WSO2
9 1 (1.19%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.19%) Ceridian
9 1 (1.19%) HP
9 1 (1.19%) Perforce
9 1 (1.19%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.19%) VMware
9 1 (1.19%) webMethods
9 1 (1.19%) Zend
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