The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XPath (XML Path Language)
England / London
Rank 363 388 367
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -21
Contract jobs citing XPath 45 24 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.51% 0.27% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 13 31
Median daily rate £425 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.96% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £33.50

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

Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
8827 8865 8857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.37% 42.94% 42.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 6569 6575 6639
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 72 40
Median hourly rate £45.00 £30.19 £34.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.05% -13.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £17.18 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing XPath as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

XPath Jobs Demand Trend in London

XPath
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

XPath Daily Rate Trend in London

XPath
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XPath across the London region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

XPath Daily Rate Histogram in London

XPath
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XPath across the London region.

XPath Hourly Rate Trend in London

XPath
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XPath within the London region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +6 6 £590 +57.33% 3
XPath
England

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 London region with a requirement for XPath.

1 75 (74.26%) XML
2 71 (70.30%) Java
3 68 (67.33%) JSON
4 65 (64.36%) XSLT
5 63 (62.38%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (62.38%) Maven
6 61 (60.40%) Finance
7 48 (47.52%) XSD
8 46 (45.54%) JavaScript
8 46 (45.54%) HTML
8 46 (45.54%) CSS
8 46 (45.54%) REST
9 44 (43.56%) Web Services
10 43 (42.57%) SOAP
11 41 (40.59%) Linux
12 38 (37.62%) Shell Script
13 37 (36.63%) Unix
14 36 (35.64%) JMS
15 35 (34.65%) Oracle
15 35 (34.65%) TDD
16 34 (33.66%) SOA
17 32 (31.68%) Spring
17 32 (31.68%) Jenkins
17 32 (31.68%) Solace
18 31 (30.69%) JUnit
18 31 (30.69%) SQL
19 30 (29.70%) Korn
19 30 (29.70%) AngularJS
19 30 (29.70%) Git (software)
20 29 (28.71%) HTML5

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Application Platforms
1 25 (24.75%) WebSphere
2 18 (17.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 13 (12.87%) Mule
3 13 (12.87%) Oracle Service Bus
4 11 (10.89%) Apache Solr
4 11 (10.89%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (6.93%) MQSI
6 3 (2.97%) CMS
7 2 (1.98%) JBoss
8 1 (0.99%) Apache
8 1 (0.99%) JCAPS
8 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 23 (22.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (11.88%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.98%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.87%) HTTP
2 7 (6.93%) Firewall
2 7 (6.93%) SSL
3 5 (4.95%) FTP
4 3 (2.97%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.91%) MongoDB
2 8 (7.92%) Big Data
3 6 (5.94%) MarkLogic
4 4 (3.96%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (3.96%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 4 (3.96%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 4 (3.96%) Lumira
4 4 (3.96%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.96%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (3.96%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.97%) CouchDB
5 3 (2.97%) Triplestore
6 2 (1.98%) MySQL
6 2 (1.98%) Redis
7 1 (0.99%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 63 (62.38%) Maven
2 32 (31.68%) Jenkins
3 31 (30.69%) JUnit
4 30 (29.70%) Git (software)
5 28 (27.72%) JIRA
6 27 (26.73%) Mockito
7 26 (25.74%) TeamCity
8 24 (23.76%) Spock
9 11 (10.89%) CasperJS
9 11 (10.89%) PhantomJS
9 11 (10.89%) Selenium
10 7 (6.93%) Gradle
11 5 (4.95%) Ant
12 4 (3.96%) Checkstyle
12 4 (3.96%) Eclipse
12 4 (3.96%) IntelliJ
12 4 (3.96%) SoapUI
12 4 (3.96%) XMLUnit
13 3 (2.97%) Subversion
13 3 (2.97%) Wercker
General
1 61 (60.40%) Finance
2 28 (27.72%) Banking
3 23 (22.77%) Electronics
3 23 (22.77%) Manufacturing
3 23 (22.77%) Marketing
3 23 (22.77%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.97%) Automotive
4 3 (2.97%) Publishing
5 2 (1.98%) Retail
6 1 (0.99%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (63.37%) Developer
2 40 (39.60%) Java Developer
3 18 (17.82%) Senior Developer
4 16 (15.84%) Senior Java Developer
5 14 (13.86%) SOA Developer
6 11 (10.89%) Middleware Developer
6 11 (10.89%) Web Engineer
7 9 (8.91%) Java Middleware Developer
8 8 (7.92%) Consultant
8 8 (7.92%) UI Developer
9 6 (5.94%) XML Consultant
9 6 (5.94%) XML Specialist
10 5 (4.95%) Integration Developer
10 5 (4.95%) XML Developer
11 4 (3.96%) Agile Developer
11 4 (3.96%) AWS Developer
11 4 (3.96%) Designer
11 4 (3.96%) DevOps Engineer
11 4 (3.96%) Interface Designer
11 4 (3.96%) Senior UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (74.26%) XML
2 68 (67.33%) JSON
3 65 (64.36%) XSLT
4 48 (47.52%) XSD
5 46 (45.54%) CSS
5 46 (45.54%) HTML
5 46 (45.54%) REST
6 44 (43.56%) Web Services
7 43 (42.57%) SOAP
8 36 (35.64%) JMS
9 32 (31.68%) Spring
10 30 (29.70%) AngularJS
11 29 (28.71%) CSS3
11 29 (28.71%) HTML5
11 29 (28.71%) jQuery
12 27 (26.73%) Servlets
13 26 (25.74%) Node.js
13 26 (25.74%) Swagger
14 25 (24.75%) JDBC
15 24 (23.76%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.81%) User Experience
2 9 (8.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (6.93%) DataPower
4 3 (2.97%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.98%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.99%) Fintech
6 1 (0.99%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.99%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 41 (40.59%) Linux
2 37 (36.63%) Unix
3 7 (6.93%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (62.38%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (34.65%) TDD
3 34 (33.66%) SOA
4 27 (26.73%) Business Intelligence
5 25 (24.75%) Scrum
6 23 (22.77%) Digital Marketing
6 23 (22.77%) Programme Management
6 23 (22.77%) Refactoring
7 22 (21.78%) BDD
7 22 (21.78%) MVC
8 14 (13.86%) Unit Testing
9 11 (10.89%) SDLC
10 8 (7.92%) Configuration Management
11 6 (5.94%) Content Management
11 6 (5.94%) Microservices
11 6 (5.94%) RDF
12 4 (3.96%) Code Coverage
12 4 (3.96%) DevOps
12 4 (3.96%) Investment Management
12 4 (3.96%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 71 (70.30%) Java
2 46 (45.54%) JavaScript
3 38 (37.62%) Shell Script
4 31 (30.69%) SQL
5 30 (29.70%) Korn
6 19 (18.81%) PL/SQL
7 18 (17.82%) XQuery
8 11 (10.89%) Python
9 6 (5.94%) SPARQL
10 2 (1.98%) ECMAScript
10 2 (1.98%) ES6
10 2 (1.98%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.98%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (22.77%) Degree
2 3 (2.97%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (17.82%) FATCA
2 4 (3.96%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.93%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.97%) Ansible
1 3 (2.97%) Consul
1 3 (2.97%) Packer
1 3 (2.97%) Terraform
Vendors
1 35 (34.65%) Oracle
2 32 (31.68%) Solace
3 27 (26.73%) SAP
4 13 (12.87%) WSO2
5 12 (11.88%) MuleSoft
6 3 (2.97%) IBM
7 2 (1.98%) Sybase
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