The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 53 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing XPath 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.45% 0.31% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.49% 0.83% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £381 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.05% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
134 242 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 30.32% 37.35% 39.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 139 99
Median daily rate £350 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £559 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 19
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.70 £27.80 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.80 £42.50 £42.50
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 Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing XPath as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 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 Essex region with a requirement for XPath.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) Mule
1 2 (100.00%) Apache CXF
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) WSO2
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Camel

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 2 (100.00%) Mule
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Service Bus
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Camel
1 2 (100.00%) Apache CXF
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) WSO2