The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank - 60 52
Contract jobs citing XPath 0 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.16% 2.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.48% 5.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Average daily rate - £488 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
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
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
174 210 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.21% 33.07% 40.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 104 153
Average daily rate £385 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.92% +0.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £624 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 6
Average hourly rate £49.50 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £20.93 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £37.00
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 Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XPath across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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