The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 392 396 354
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -42
Contract jobs citing XPath 34 24 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.095% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.33% 0.22% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 10 32
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£425 £463 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% +21.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £410 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
XPath
England

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
10371 10745 9823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.06% 42.40% 40.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7722 7738 6976
Average daily rate £430 £426 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% +0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 83 113
Average hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.50 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.40 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XPath across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XPath within the London region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +19 10 £488 +8.33% 5
Docklands, London - 1 £555 - 1
Ealing - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
XPath
England

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 85 (98.84%) XML
2 57 (66.28%) XSLT
3 46 (53.49%) Web Services
4 36 (41.86%) Oracle
5 35 (40.70%) Java
5 35 (40.70%) SOAP
6 34 (39.53%) SOA
7 31 (36.05%) XSD
8 25 (29.07%) WSDL
9 23 (26.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 21 (24.42%) Spring
11 20 (23.26%) ERP
11 20 (23.26%) Analytical Skills
11 20 (23.26%) REST
12 18 (20.93%) XQuery
12 18 (20.93%) Migration
13 17 (19.77%) Data Migration
13 17 (19.77%) IBM
13 17 (19.77%) UDDI
14 16 (18.60%) SQL
14 16 (18.60%) HTTP
15 15 (17.44%) BEA
15 15 (17.44%) Internet
15 15 (17.44%) AquaLogic
15 15 (17.44%) WebSphere
16 14 (16.28%) Apache Axis
16 14 (16.28%) JAX-WS
16 14 (16.28%) jQuery
16 14 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
16 14 (16.28%) Subversion

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 23 (26.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 15 (17.44%) AquaLogic
2 15 (17.44%) WebSphere
3 9 (10.47%) Tomcat
4 6 (6.98%) Adobe CQ
4 6 (6.98%) Confluence
5 5 (5.81%) Apache
6 4 (4.65%) CMS
7 3 (3.49%) WebLogic
7 3 (3.49%) JBoss
8 2 (2.33%) MQSeries
8 2 (2.33%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (2.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (2.33%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.16%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.16%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (1.16%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (5.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (15.12%) Workday HCM
2 12 (13.95%) SAP HR
3 9 (10.47%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (4.65%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (3.49%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (3.49%) Markit EDM
6 1 (1.16%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.81%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.65%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (18.60%) HTTP
2 15 (17.44%) Internet
3 10 (11.63%) FTP
4 3 (3.49%) LDAP
5 2 (2.33%) SMTP
5 2 (2.33%) SSH
5 2 (2.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.33%) DNS
5 2 (2.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.12%) Oracle Database
2 12 (13.95%) SQL Server
3 9 (10.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (9.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (9.30%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (5.81%) MySQL
6 5 (5.81%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (3.49%) DTS
7 3 (3.49%) Data Mining
7 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (2.33%) Spotfire
8 2 (2.33%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.33%) PowerCenter
8 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.33%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.16%) TKPROF
9 1 (1.16%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 14 (16.28%) Subversion
2 12 (13.95%) Maven
3 9 (10.47%) JUnit
4 7 (8.14%) Selenium
5 6 (6.98%) JIRA
5 6 (6.98%) Git (software)
5 6 (6.98%) Jenkins
6 5 (5.81%) Cucumber
6 5 (5.81%) IntelliJ
7 4 (4.65%) Hudson
7 4 (4.65%) Mockito
7 4 (4.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (4.65%) TeamCity
7 4 (4.65%) JBehave
8 3 (3.49%) Visual Studio
8 3 (3.49%) Ant
8 3 (3.49%) Eclipse
8 3 (3.49%) FitNesse
9 2 (2.33%) JMeter
9 2 (2.33%) Log4j
General
1 11 (12.79%) Finance
2 7 (8.14%) Banking
3 5 (5.81%) Retail
4 3 (3.49%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.49%) Back Office
4 3 (3.49%) Games
5 2 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.16%) Law
6 1 (1.16%) Legal
6 1 (1.16%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (36.05%) Developer
2 11 (12.79%) Architect
3 9 (10.47%) Consultant
4 7 (8.14%) Java Developer
5 5 (5.81%) .NET Developer
5 5 (5.81%) Workday Consultant
6 4 (4.65%) Software Engineer
6 4 (4.65%) Integration Specialist
6 4 (4.65%) SQL Developer
6 4 (4.65%) Senior Developer
6 4 (4.65%) Analyst
7 3 (3.49%) Web Developer
7 3 (3.49%) ETL Developer
7 3 (3.49%) .NET Web Developer
7 3 (3.49%) Senior ETL Developer
7 3 (3.49%) Senior SQL Developer
7 3 (3.49%) Designer
8 2 (2.33%) Senior Architect
8 2 (2.33%) Oracle Architect
8 2 (2.33%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (98.84%) XML
2 57 (66.28%) XSLT
3 46 (53.49%) Web Services
4 35 (40.70%) SOAP
5 31 (36.05%) XSD
6 25 (29.07%) WSDL
7 21 (24.42%) Spring
8 20 (23.26%) REST
9 17 (19.77%) UDDI
10 14 (16.28%) Apache Axis
10 14 (16.28%) JMS
10 14 (16.28%) HTML
10 14 (16.28%) jQuery
10 14 (16.28%) JAX-WS
11 11 (12.79%) Middleware
12 10 (11.63%) CSS
13 9 (10.47%) .NET
13 9 (10.47%) Ajax
13 9 (10.47%) Oracle Fusion
14 8 (9.30%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 20 (23.26%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.81%) Data Structures
2 5 (5.81%) Derivative
3 4 (4.65%) Open Source
4 3 (3.49%) Credit Risk
4 3 (3.49%) Market Risk
4 3 (3.49%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.49%) SWIFT
5 2 (2.33%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.33%) User Experience
5 2 (2.33%) Online Games
5 2 (2.33%) Reference Data
5 2 (2.33%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (2.33%) Web 2.0
5 2 (2.33%) Life Science
6 1 (1.16%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.16%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.16%) Statistics
6 1 (1.16%) Informatics
6 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.12%) Linux
2 12 (13.95%) UNIX
3 6 (6.98%) Windows
4 3 (3.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.33%) HPUX
5 2 (2.33%) Solaris
6 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.16%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.16%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (39.53%) SOA
2 20 (23.26%) ERP
3 18 (20.93%) Migration
4 17 (19.77%) Data Migration
5 14 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (12.79%) TDD
6 11 (12.79%) E-business
6 11 (12.79%) OO
7 9 (10.47%) Data Modelling
7 9 (10.47%) MVC
7 9 (10.47%) BPEL
8 8 (9.30%) EAI
8 8 (9.30%) ETL
8 8 (9.30%) B2B
8 8 (9.30%) BPMN
9 7 (8.14%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (6.98%) BDD
10 6 (6.98%) E-Commerce
10 6 (6.98%) Content Management
11 5 (5.81%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 35 (40.70%) Java
2 18 (20.93%) XQuery
3 16 (18.60%) SQL
4 14 (16.28%) JavaScript
5 9 (10.47%) C#
6 8 (9.30%) Groovy
7 7 (8.14%) T-SQL
8 5 (5.81%) Perl
9 3 (3.49%) VB.NET
9 3 (3.49%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.49%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.33%) C
10 2 (2.33%) VBA
11 1 (1.16%) PHP
11 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.16%) Scala
11 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.16%) C++
11 1 (1.16%) Tcl
11 1 (1.16%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (3.49%) Degree
2 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.33%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.16%) IIBA
3 1 (1.16%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.81%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.33%) vCloud
2 2 (2.33%) NFS
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (4.65%) BladeLogic
2 2 (2.33%) SCOM
2 2 (2.33%) Puppet
3 1 (1.16%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.16%) Control-M
3 1 (1.16%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (41.86%) Oracle
2 17 (19.77%) IBM
3 15 (17.44%) BEA
4 12 (13.95%) PeopleSoft
4 12 (13.95%) SAP
5 11 (12.79%) Microsoft
6 5 (5.81%) Ceridian
7 4 (4.65%) BMC
7 4 (4.65%) Remedy
8 3 (3.49%) VMware
8 3 (3.49%) Red Hat
8 3 (3.49%) TIBCO
8 3 (3.49%) Adobe
8 3 (3.49%) EPiServer
9 2 (2.33%) Altova
9 2 (2.33%) Sun
9 2 (2.33%) Sybase
9 2 (2.33%) webMethods
9 2 (2.33%) Interwoven
9 2 (2.33%) NetApp
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