The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank - 65 53
Contract jobs citing XPath 0 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.54% 1.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.67% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £19.46 £52.50
% change year-on-year
- -62.94%
XPath
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
174 240 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.05% 32.17% 37.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 107 135
Median daily rate £400 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £268 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 16
Median hourly rate £43.00 £32.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.30% -12.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.09%

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing XPath as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

XPath Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

XPath
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

XPath Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

XPath
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

XPath Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire