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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XPath (XML Path Language)
UK / England
Rank 499 518 488
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -30
Contract jobs citing XPath 74 86 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.44% 0.48% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 50 72
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £503 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £20.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £33.50

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
16808 17849 17535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.45% 38.99% 37.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 11581 12213 11909
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 368 482 388
Median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +12.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.72 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +32 44 £425 -10.52% 8
South East +26 12 £339 -24.72% 2
East of England - 9 £450 - 4
Yorkshire +9 4 £275 -18.51% 1
East Midlands -1 1 £400 +6.66%
North East -15 1 £350 -17.64%
XPath
UK

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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.

1 133 (78.70%) XML
2 112 (66.27%) XSLT
3 109 (64.50%) Java
4 89 (52.66%) Agile Software Development
5 85 (50.30%) JavaScript
6 82 (48.52%) JSON
7 75 (44.38%) Maven
8 70 (41.42%) REST
9 68 (40.24%) CSS
10 67 (39.64%) Finance
11 65 (38.46%) HTML
12 62 (36.69%) Web Services
13 61 (36.09%) SQL
14 59 (34.91%) XSD
15 58 (34.32%) Oracle
16 57 (33.73%) SOAP
17 54 (31.95%) Linux
17 54 (31.95%) AngularJS
18 52 (30.77%) Spring
19 50 (29.59%) jQuery
20 49 (28.99%) JMS
21 48 (28.40%) SOA
22 45 (26.63%) MVC
23 44 (26.04%) TDD
24 42 (24.85%) JUnit
24 42 (24.85%) Git (software)
25 41 (24.26%) Shell Script
26 40 (23.67%) Unix
27 37 (21.89%) Scrum
27 37 (21.89%) CSS3

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 28 (16.57%) WebSphere
2 27 (15.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 20 (11.83%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (8.88%) Mule
5 14 (8.28%) Oracle Service Bus
6 10 (5.92%) Apache Solr
7 9 (5.33%) Tomcat
8 7 (4.14%) GlassFish
8 7 (4.14%) MQSI
8 7 (4.14%) nginx
9 6 (3.55%) Apache
9 6 (3.55%) Drupal
9 6 (3.55%) SilverStripe
9 6 (3.55%) WebLogic
10 4 (2.37%) WebLogic Portal
11 3 (1.78%) CMS
11 3 (1.78%) Confluence
12 2 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (1.18%) MQSeries
12 2 (1.18%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 9 (5.33%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.18%) Fireworks
3 2 (1.18%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 26 (15.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (4.73%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (2.37%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.59%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.88%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (7.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (5.33%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (2.37%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (1.18%) GitHub
5 2 (1.18%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.28%) HTTP
2 7 (4.14%) Firewall
2 7 (4.14%) SSL
3 5 (2.96%) FTP
4 3 (1.78%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.18%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (1.18%) NX-OS
5 2 (1.18%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.88%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.51%) MongoDB
3 10 (5.92%) MySQL
4 8 (4.73%) Big Data
4 8 (4.73%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (3.55%) MarkLogic
5 6 (3.55%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.96%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.96%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (2.37%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (2.37%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 4 (2.37%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 4 (2.37%) Lumira
7 4 (2.37%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.37%) Triplestore
8 3 (1.78%) CouchDB
9 2 (1.18%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.18%) Redis
9 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.18%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 75 (44.38%) Maven
2 42 (24.85%) Git (software)
2 42 (24.85%) JUnit
3 36 (21.30%) Mockito
4 34 (20.12%) Jenkins
5 32 (18.93%) JIRA
6 26 (15.38%) TeamCity
7 24 (14.20%) Spock
8 16 (9.47%) Ant
9 13 (7.69%) Selenium
10 10 (5.92%) CasperJS
10 10 (5.92%) PhantomJS
11 9 (5.33%) SoapUI
12 7 (4.14%) Eclipse
12 7 (4.14%) Gradle
13 6 (3.55%) Visual Studio
14 5 (2.96%) Team Foundation Server
15 4 (2.37%) Checkstyle
15 4 (2.37%) IntelliJ
15 4 (2.37%) XMLUnit
General
1 67 (39.64%) Finance
2 29 (17.16%) Banking
3 27 (15.98%) Marketing
4 26 (15.38%) Electronics
4 26 (15.38%) Manufacturing
4 26 (15.38%) Telecoms
5 9 (5.33%) Advertising
6 5 (2.96%) Retail
7 4 (2.37%) Games
7 4 (2.37%) Publishing
8 3 (1.78%) Automotive
9 2 (1.18%) Legal
10 1 (0.59%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.59%) French Language
10 1 (0.59%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 109 (64.50%) Developer
2 56 (33.14%) Java Developer
3 30 (17.75%) Senior Developer
4 21 (12.43%) Senior Java Developer
5 15 (8.88%) SOA Developer
6 12 (7.10%) Architect
7 11 (6.51%) Middleware Developer
8 10 (5.92%) Web Engineer
9 9 (5.33%) Angular Developer
9 9 (5.33%) Consultant
9 9 (5.33%) Java Middleware Developer
10 8 (4.73%) UI Developer
10 8 (4.73%) Web Developer
11 7 (4.14%) Analyst
11 7 (4.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 7 (4.14%) Software Developer
12 6 (3.55%) .NET Developer
12 6 (3.55%) AWS Developer
12 6 (3.55%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 6 (3.55%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (78.70%) XML
2 112 (66.27%) XSLT
3 82 (48.52%) JSON
4 70 (41.42%) REST
5 68 (40.24%) CSS
6 65 (38.46%) HTML
7 62 (36.69%) Web Services
8 59 (34.91%) XSD
9 57 (33.73%) SOAP
10 54 (31.95%) AngularJS
11 52 (30.77%) Spring
12 50 (29.59%) jQuery
13 49 (28.99%) JMS
14 37 (21.89%) CSS3
15 36 (21.30%) J2EE
16 35 (20.71%) Node.js
17 33 (19.53%) HTML5
17 33 (19.53%) Spring MVC
18 29 (17.16%) Swagger
19 28 (16.57%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.83%) User Experience
2 9 (5.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (4.73%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.14%) DataPower
5 6 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.18%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.18%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.59%) Fintech
8 1 (0.59%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.59%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.59%) Ontologies
8 1 (0.59%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.59%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.59%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 54 (31.95%) Linux
2 40 (23.67%) Unix
3 7 (4.14%) AIX
4 5 (2.96%) Android
5 4 (2.37%) Windows
6 3 (1.78%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.59%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (52.66%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (28.40%) SOA
3 45 (26.63%) MVC
4 44 (26.04%) TDD
5 37 (21.89%) Scrum
6 32 (18.93%) Business Intelligence
7 26 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
7 26 (15.38%) Programme Management
8 25 (14.79%) BDD
8 25 (14.79%) Unit Testing
9 23 (13.61%) Refactoring
10 16 (9.47%) Configuration Management
11 14 (8.28%) Web Development
12 13 (7.69%) RDF
13 12 (7.10%) SDLC
14 11 (6.51%) OO
15 10 (5.92%) UML
16 9 (5.33%) Front End Development
16 9 (5.33%) Process Improvement
16 9 (5.33%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 109 (64.50%) Java
2 85 (50.30%) JavaScript
3 61 (36.09%) SQL
4 41 (24.26%) Shell Script
5 30 (17.75%) Korn
6 28 (16.57%) XQuery
7 19 (11.24%) PL/SQL
8 12 (7.10%) Python
9 10 (5.92%) C#
9 10 (5.92%) VBA
10 8 (4.73%) Perl
10 8 (4.73%) PHP
11 7 (4.14%) T-SQL
12 6 (3.55%) SPARQL
13 4 (2.37%) Ruby
14 3 (1.78%) C++
15 2 (1.18%) ECMAScript
15 2 (1.18%) ES6
15 2 (1.18%) Groovy
15 2 (1.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (16.57%) Degree
2 7 (4.14%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.78%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.65%) FATCA
2 7 (4.14%) QA
System Software
1 11 (6.51%) Docker
2 3 (1.78%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (7.69%) Ansible
2 10 (5.92%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (5.92%) Puppet
3 3 (1.78%) Consul
3 3 (1.78%) Packer
3 3 (1.78%) Terraform
4 2 (1.18%) CloudHub
4 2 (1.18%) Salt
5 1 (0.59%) Control-M
5 1 (0.59%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 58 (34.32%) Oracle
2 32 (18.93%) Solace
3 30 (17.75%) SAP
4 19 (11.24%) Microsoft
5 13 (7.69%) WSO2
6 12 (7.10%) Google
6 12 (7.10%) MuleSoft
7 8 (4.73%) IBM
8 6 (3.55%) Software AG
9 4 (2.37%) VMware
10 3 (1.78%) Sybase
11 2 (1.18%) Cisco
11 2 (1.18%) EMC
11 2 (1.18%) NetApp
12 1 (0.59%) Blue Prism
12 1 (0.59%) Remedy
12 1 (0.59%) TIBCO
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