The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 54 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Contract jobs citing XPath 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.20% 0.34% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.41% 1.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £24.69 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+35.70% -38.28%
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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 Gloucestershire region.

Programming Languages Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
241 82 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 48.39% 27.52% 64.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 45 134
Average daily rate £450 £310 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% -22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £263 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 36
Average hourly rate £41.00 £15.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+168.85% -59.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.60 £13.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.14%

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

XPath Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

XPath
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

XPath Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

XPath
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL