The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing XPath 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £19.46 -
XPath
East Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
131 135 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 53.47% 43.69% 41.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 93 68
Median daily rate £300 £285 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £135 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £375 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 18
Median hourly rate £39.00 £19.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -44.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%