The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 50 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XPath 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.23% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.59% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.69 £38.75
% change year-on-year
- -36.29%
XPath
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Programming Languages Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
170 264 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 39.72% 39.94% 27.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 129 44
Average daily rate £350 £350 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £530 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 23
Average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.17% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.03 £26.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XPath across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

XPath Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

XPath
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XPath across the Essex region.

XPath Daily Rate Trend in Essex

XPath
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XPath across the Essex region.

XPath Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

XPath
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XPath within the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Brentwood - 1 - -
XPath
East of England

XPath
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) XQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Red Gate
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XML Schema
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) XQuery
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Red Gate