The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 88 101 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing XPath 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.17% 0.25% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.36% 0.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £275 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- -37.31%
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
557 645 484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 48.60% 40.82% 40.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 432 324
Median daily rate £420 £411 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.12% +17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 3
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% -46.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing XPath as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XPath also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for XPath.

1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) XQuery
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 2 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Kanban
1 2 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Robot Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Environments
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Machines

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) FitNesse
1 2 (100.00%) Robot Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Test Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Kanban
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) XQuery
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
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