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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 49 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XPath 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.45% - 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.95% - 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £475 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £358 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.39% -1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.50 £24.69
% change year-on-year
- +35.70%
XPath
South West

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
211 254 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 46.99% 50.80% 29.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 176 45
Average daily rate £420 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £340 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 20 8
Average hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £27.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +48.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £36.00 £14.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.10 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XPath within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Cheltenham - 2 £475 - 1
XPath
South West

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSD
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (50.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) TKPROF
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (50.00%) Physical Data Model
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Flashback
2 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Issue Tracking

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (50.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) OLTP
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (50.00%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSD
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (50.00%) XForms
2 1 (50.00%) XML Schema
2 1 (50.00%) XSL
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
1 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (50.00%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) BPEL
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Physical Data Model
2 1 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Optimisation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Flashback
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Rally