The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank - 17 -
Contract jobs citing XPath 0 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool - 4.66% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 18.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate - £415 -
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
Merseyside

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

Programming Languages Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
72 48 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 30.64% 24.87% 33.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 27 20
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £214 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

XPath Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

XPath
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

XPath Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

XPath
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSD
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) WSDL
1 1 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) WSDL
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSD
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle