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 27 November 2014 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 51 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XPath 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.20% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.43% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.80% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 - £42.50
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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
230 99 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 45.45% 33.22% 52.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 55 66
Average daily rate £425 £305 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.34% -20.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £202 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 15
Average hourly rate £33.00 £30.01 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.98% -18.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £15.28 £32.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £30.50 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) XSLT
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XSD
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) BPEL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) JPA
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (33.33%) Data Guard
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (33.33%) TKPROF
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) Mercurial
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) XSLT
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XSD
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) JPA
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) JDBC
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) JMS
3 1 (33.33%) XML Schema
3 1 (33.33%) JAXB
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
1 1 (33.33%) W3C
1 1 (33.33%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) BPEL
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (33.33%) Physical Data Model
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) RUP
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
1 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Guard
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) SAP