The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 101 98 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing XPath 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.064% 0.075% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.13% 0.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £401 £375
% change year-on-year
-18.85% +6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £52.50
XPath
West Yorkshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
744 658 591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 47.72% 49.10% 50.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 454 425
Average daily rate £400 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 9
Average hourly rate £11.00 £35.00 £25.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.57% +35.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £21.50 £15.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £35.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

XPath Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

XPath
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

XPath Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

XPath
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSD
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) WinForms
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# WCF Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Developer
1 1 (50.00%) WCF Developer
1 1 (50.00%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) WinForms
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSD
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP