The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 118 117 107
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Contract jobs citing XPath 1 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.048% 0.15% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.13% 0.38% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
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£450 £325 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +14.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.46 - £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 Hampshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
754 794 680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 36.30% 39.42% 38.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 428 380
Average daily rate £350 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 34 69
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.85 £27.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

XPath Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

XPath
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

XPath Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

XPath
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XPath across the Hampshire region.

XPath Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) WSDL
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
3 1 (33.33%) JCAPS
3 1 (33.33%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (33.33%) XQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) BEA

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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%) WebLogic
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (33.33%) JCAPS
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Designer
1 1 (33.33%) Designer
1 1 (33.33%) SOA Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) WSDL
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) Java EE
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) XSD
3 1 (33.33%) XSL
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) BPEL
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) XQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Netcool
1 1 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) BEA
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas