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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XPath (XML Path Language)
UK / England
Rank 492 542 510
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -32
Contract jobs citing XPath 68 69 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.41% 0.38% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 52 52
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £363 £358
% change year-on-year
+0.34% +1.39%
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
16667 18386 18106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.52% 38.67% 38.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11530 12594 12088
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 384 468 404
Median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £19.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.39 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +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 19 February 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 19 February 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 +41 45 £425 -10.52% 6
East of England - 10 £350 - 1
South East +23 7 £325 -27.77% 4
Yorkshire +17 2 £400 +37.93% 1
East Midlands - 2 £400 -
North West +12 1 £400 +16.78%
North East -9 1 £350 -17.64%
XPath
UK

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 122 (73.49%) XML
2 111 (66.87%) XSLT
3 109 (65.66%) Java
4 90 (54.22%) Agile Software Development
5 87 (52.41%) JavaScript
6 86 (51.81%) JSON
7 81 (48.80%) Maven
8 73 (43.98%) CSS
8 73 (43.98%) Finance
9 68 (40.96%) HTML
10 66 (39.76%) REST
11 61 (36.75%) Web Services
12 58 (34.94%) Oracle
13 56 (33.73%) SOAP
14 55 (33.13%) Linux
15 54 (32.53%) XSD
15 54 (32.53%) SQL
16 53 (31.93%) AngularJS
17 50 (30.12%) JMS
17 50 (30.12%) SOA
18 49 (29.52%) TDD
19 48 (28.92%) Spring
19 48 (28.92%) jQuery
20 45 (27.11%) JUnit
21 44 (26.51%) Git (software)
22 43 (25.90%) Shell Script
23 42 (25.30%) Unix
24 41 (24.70%) MVC
25 39 (23.49%) Mockito
26 38 (22.89%) 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 30 (18.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 28 (16.87%) WebSphere
3 24 (14.46%) Elasticsearch
4 19 (11.45%) Mule
5 18 (10.84%) Oracle Service Bus
6 14 (8.43%) Apache Solr
7 8 (4.82%) WebLogic
8 7 (4.22%) MQSI
8 7 (4.22%) nginx
8 7 (4.22%) Tomcat
9 6 (3.61%) Drupal
9 6 (3.61%) SilverStripe
9 6 (3.61%) WebLogic Portal
10 5 (3.01%) GlassFish
11 4 (2.41%) Apache
12 3 (1.81%) CMS
12 3 (1.81%) Confluence
13 2 (1.20%) Anypoint
13 2 (1.20%) JBoss
13 2 (1.20%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 7 (4.22%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.01%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.20%) Fireworks
3 2 (1.20%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 31 (18.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (4.82%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (2.41%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.60%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 19 (11.45%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (9.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (5.42%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (2.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (1.20%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.60%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.83%) HTTP
2 7 (4.22%) Firewall
2 7 (4.22%) SSL
3 5 (3.01%) FTP
4 2 (1.20%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (1.20%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.20%) NX-OS
4 2 (1.20%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.63%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.02%) MongoDB
3 9 (5.42%) MySQL
4 8 (4.82%) Big Data
4 8 (4.82%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (3.61%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.01%) MarkLogic
6 5 (3.01%) Redis
7 3 (1.81%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.81%) Triplestore
8 2 (1.20%) CouchDB
8 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.20%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.60%) DB2
9 1 (0.60%) MS Access
9 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.60%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 81 (48.80%) Maven
2 45 (27.11%) JUnit
3 44 (26.51%) Git (software)
4 39 (23.49%) Mockito
5 36 (21.69%) Jenkins
6 35 (21.08%) JIRA
7 29 (17.47%) TeamCity
8 27 (16.27%) Spock
9 18 (10.84%) Selenium
10 16 (9.64%) Ant
11 14 (8.43%) CasperJS
11 14 (8.43%) PhantomJS
12 10 (6.02%) Gradle
13 8 (4.82%) SoapUI
14 6 (3.61%) Eclipse
15 4 (2.41%) Checkstyle
15 4 (2.41%) IntelliJ
15 4 (2.41%) Subversion
15 4 (2.41%) XMLUnit
16 3 (1.81%) Robot Framework
General
1 73 (43.98%) Finance
2 32 (19.28%) Marketing
3 31 (18.67%) Electronics
3 31 (18.67%) Manufacturing
3 31 (18.67%) Telecoms
4 30 (18.07%) Banking
5 9 (5.42%) Advertising
6 4 (2.41%) Automotive
6 4 (2.41%) Games
6 4 (2.41%) Publishing
6 4 (2.41%) Retail
7 1 (0.60%) Back Office
7 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.60%) Legal
Job Titles
1 105 (63.25%) Developer
2 55 (33.13%) Java Developer
3 32 (19.28%) Senior Developer
4 20 (12.05%) Senior Java Developer
5 19 (11.45%) SOA Developer
6 14 (8.43%) Web Engineer
7 13 (7.83%) Middleware Developer
8 11 (6.63%) Consultant
8 11 (6.63%) Java Middleware Developer
8 11 (6.63%) Web Developer
9 9 (5.42%) Angular Developer
9 9 (5.42%) Architect
9 9 (5.42%) Integration Developer
10 8 (4.82%) UI Developer
10 8 (4.82%) XML Consultant
10 8 (4.82%) XML Specialist
11 7 (4.22%) Agile Developer
11 7 (4.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 6 (3.61%) AWS Developer
12 6 (3.61%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (73.49%) XML
2 111 (66.87%) XSLT
3 86 (51.81%) JSON
4 73 (43.98%) CSS
5 68 (40.96%) HTML
6 66 (39.76%) REST
7 61 (36.75%) Web Services
8 56 (33.73%) SOAP
9 54 (32.53%) XSD
10 53 (31.93%) AngularJS
11 50 (30.12%) JMS
12 48 (28.92%) jQuery
12 48 (28.92%) Spring
13 38 (22.89%) CSS3
14 37 (22.29%) Node.js
15 34 (20.48%) HTML5
15 34 (20.48%) J2EE
15 34 (20.48%) Swagger
16 32 (19.28%) Spring MVC
17 30 (18.07%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.86%) User Experience
2 12 (7.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (4.22%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.22%) DataPower
4 2 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.20%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.20%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (1.20%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.60%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.60%) Fintech
5 1 (0.60%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.60%) Ontologies
5 1 (0.60%) Video on Demand
5 1 (0.60%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 55 (33.13%) Linux
2 42 (25.30%) Unix
3 8 (4.82%) Android
4 7 (4.22%) AIX
5 4 (2.41%) Windows
6 3 (1.81%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (54.22%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (30.12%) SOA
3 49 (29.52%) TDD
4 41 (24.70%) MVC
5 36 (21.69%) Scrum
6 32 (19.28%) Business Intelligence
7 31 (18.67%) Digital Marketing
7 31 (18.67%) Programme Management
8 27 (16.27%) BDD
9 25 (15.06%) Refactoring
10 24 (14.46%) Unit Testing
11 16 (9.64%) Configuration Management
12 15 (9.04%) Web Development
13 12 (7.23%) RDF
14 11 (6.63%) API Design
14 11 (6.63%) OO
14 11 (6.63%) SDLC
15 9 (5.42%) Front End Development
15 9 (5.42%) Release Management
16 8 (4.82%) UML
Programming Languages
1 109 (65.66%) Java
2 87 (52.41%) JavaScript
3 54 (32.53%) SQL
4 43 (25.90%) Shell Script
5 32 (19.28%) Korn
6 19 (11.45%) XQuery
7 17 (10.24%) Python
8 16 (9.64%) PL/SQL
9 8 (4.82%) Perl
9 8 (4.82%) PHP
10 7 (4.22%) C#
10 7 (4.22%) VBA
11 5 (3.01%) ECMAScript
11 5 (3.01%) ES6
11 5 (3.01%) Ruby
11 5 (3.01%) SPARQL
11 5 (3.01%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.81%) C++
13 2 (1.20%) Groovy
13 2 (1.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (16.87%) Degree
2 3 (1.81%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.20%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (12.65%) FATCA
2 7 (4.22%) QA
System Software
1 10 (6.02%) Docker
2 3 (1.81%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (7.83%) Ansible
2 10 (6.02%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (6.02%) Puppet
3 3 (1.81%) Consul
3 3 (1.81%) Packer
3 3 (1.81%) Terraform
4 2 (1.20%) CloudHub
4 2 (1.20%) Salt
5 1 (0.60%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 58 (34.94%) Oracle
2 34 (20.48%) Solace
3 32 (19.28%) SAP
4 17 (10.24%) WSO2
5 15 (9.04%) Microsoft
6 11 (6.63%) Google
6 11 (6.63%) MuleSoft
7 7 (4.22%) IBM
8 4 (2.41%) Software AG
9 3 (1.81%) Sybase
9 3 (1.81%) VMware
10 2 (1.20%) Cisco
10 2 (1.20%) EMC
10 2 (1.20%) NetApp
11 1 (0.60%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.60%) Remedy
11 1 (0.60%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.60%) TIBCO
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