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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank - - 45
Contract jobs citing XPath 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - - 0.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £263
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.46 £52.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-62.94% +16.66%
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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
183 220 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 34.46% 35.48% 41.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 106 91
Average daily rate £370 £365 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.36% +37.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £275 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 24 35
Average hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +50.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.90 £32.75 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £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
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 22 May 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