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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 372 382 333
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -49
Contract jobs citing XPath 41 47 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.19% 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.41% 0.42% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 27 51
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£481 £500 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £351 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £636 £579 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+2.78% +6.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
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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
10098 11168 10513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.69% 43.98% 40.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7136 7968 7331
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
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 64 91 146
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £17.50 £15.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £76.89 £59.00 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +31 8 £550 +22.22% 5
Ealing - - - - 1
XPath
England

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 90 (97.83%) XML
2 64 (69.57%) XSLT
3 56 (60.87%) Web Services
4 45 (48.91%) Java
5 41 (44.57%) SOA
6 39 (42.39%) Oracle
7 36 (39.13%) SOAP
8 29 (31.52%) XSD
9 26 (28.26%) WSDL
9 26 (28.26%) Spring
10 25 (27.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 23 (25.00%) IBM
12 22 (23.91%) HTML
13 21 (22.83%) JavaScript
13 21 (22.83%) ERP
13 21 (22.83%) Internet
13 21 (22.83%) REST
14 20 (21.74%) SQL
14 20 (21.74%) WebSphere
15 19 (20.65%) Migration
15 19 (20.65%) UDDI
15 19 (20.65%) UNIX
15 19 (20.65%) XQuery
16 18 (19.57%) HTTP
16 18 (19.57%) JMS
16 18 (19.57%) Data Migration
17 17 (18.48%) JUnit
17 17 (18.48%) Finance
18 16 (17.39%) Maven
18 16 (17.39%) TDD

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 25 (27.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 20 (21.74%) WebSphere
3 16 (17.39%) AquaLogic
4 11 (11.96%) Tomcat
5 6 (6.52%) MQSeries
5 6 (6.52%) Confluence
5 6 (6.52%) Adobe CQ
6 5 (5.43%) WebLogic
6 5 (5.43%) Apache
7 4 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (3.26%) CMS
9 2 (2.17%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (2.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (2.17%) OpenStack
9 2 (2.17%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (1.09%) Jetty
10 1 (1.09%) TIBCO EMS
10 1 (1.09%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (1.09%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (1.09%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 3 (3.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (16.30%) Workday HCM
2 13 (14.13%) SAP HR
3 8 (8.70%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (5.43%) Tridion
5 4 (4.35%) Markit EDM
6 3 (3.26%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (1.09%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.43%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.35%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (22.83%) Internet
2 18 (19.57%) HTTP
3 10 (10.87%) FTP
4 4 (4.35%) LDAP
5 3 (3.26%) SSL
6 2 (2.17%) SMTP
6 2 (2.17%) Kerberos
6 2 (2.17%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.17%) DNS
6 2 (2.17%) SSH
7 1 (1.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.30%) Oracle Database
2 10 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.87%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (8.70%) Relational Database
4 7 (7.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (7.61%) RDBMS
5 5 (5.43%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (5.43%) NoSQL
6 4 (4.35%) MySQL
6 4 (4.35%) DTS
6 4 (4.35%) Data Mining
6 4 (4.35%) DB2
6 4 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.17%) Spotfire
7 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.17%) PowerCenter
7 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (18.48%) JUnit
2 16 (17.39%) Maven
3 15 (16.30%) Subversion
4 9 (9.78%) Ant
4 9 (9.78%) Selenium
5 8 (8.70%) Cucumber
6 7 (7.61%) Hudson
6 7 (7.61%) JBehave
6 7 (7.61%) JIRA
7 6 (6.52%) Log4j
7 6 (6.52%) Eclipse
7 6 (6.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (6.52%) TeamCity
7 6 (6.52%) Git (software)
7 6 (6.52%) Jenkins
7 6 (6.52%) Mockito
8 5 (5.43%) IntelliJ
9 4 (4.35%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 3 (3.26%) FitNesse
11 2 (2.17%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (18.48%) Finance
2 9 (9.78%) Retail
3 7 (7.61%) Banking
4 6 (6.52%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.26%) Back Office
5 3 (3.26%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.26%) Games
6 2 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.09%) Marketing
7 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 35 (38.04%) Developer
2 16 (17.39%) Java Developer
3 13 (14.13%) Consultant
4 11 (11.96%) Architect
5 9 (9.78%) Workday Consultant
6 8 (8.70%) Analyst
7 5 (5.43%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.43%) Support Analyst
7 5 (5.43%) Integration Analyst
8 4 (4.35%) Integration Specialist
8 4 (4.35%) .NET Developer
8 4 (4.35%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.26%) SQL Developer
9 3 (3.26%) .NET Web Developer
9 3 (3.26%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (3.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 3 (3.26%) Designer
10 2 (2.17%) Senior Architect
10 2 (2.17%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (97.83%) XML
2 64 (69.57%) XSLT
3 56 (60.87%) Web Services
4 36 (39.13%) SOAP
5 29 (31.52%) XSD
6 26 (28.26%) WSDL
6 26 (28.26%) Spring
7 22 (23.91%) HTML
8 21 (22.83%) REST
9 19 (20.65%) UDDI
10 18 (19.57%) JMS
11 16 (17.39%) Apache Axis
11 16 (17.39%) JAX-WS
12 15 (16.30%) Ajax
13 14 (15.22%) jQuery
14 13 (14.13%) Middleware
15 11 (11.96%) J2EE
16 9 (9.78%) CSS
16 9 (9.78%) JSON
16 9 (9.78%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.52%) Web 2.0
1 6 (6.52%) Derivative
2 4 (4.35%) Open Source
3 3 (3.26%) SWIFT
3 3 (3.26%) Credit Risk
3 3 (3.26%) Market Risk
4 2 (2.17%) Online Games
4 2 (2.17%) Reference Data
4 2 (2.17%) Equities
4 2 (2.17%) Life Science
4 2 (2.17%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.17%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.09%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.09%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.09%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.09%) PKI
5 1 (1.09%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.09%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.09%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 19 (20.65%) UNIX
2 15 (16.30%) Linux
3 6 (6.52%) HPUX
3 6 (6.52%) Solaris
4 5 (5.43%) Windows
5 3 (3.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (44.57%) SOA
2 21 (22.83%) ERP
3 19 (20.65%) Migration
4 18 (19.57%) Data Migration
5 16 (17.39%) TDD
6 13 (14.13%) E-business
6 13 (14.13%) OO
7 11 (11.96%) MVC
8 10 (10.87%) E-Commerce
8 10 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (10.87%) BDD
9 9 (9.78%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (9.78%) Content Management
9 9 (9.78%) BPEL
9 9 (9.78%) EAI
10 8 (8.70%) Data Modelling
10 8 (8.70%) ETL
10 8 (8.70%) B2B
10 8 (8.70%) BPMN
11 7 (7.61%) UML
Programming Languages
1 45 (48.91%) Java
2 21 (22.83%) JavaScript
3 20 (21.74%) SQL
4 19 (20.65%) XQuery
5 10 (10.87%) Groovy
6 7 (7.61%) Perl
7 6 (6.52%) T-SQL
7 6 (6.52%) C#
8 5 (5.43%) Bash Shell
9 4 (4.35%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.17%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.17%) C
10 2 (2.17%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.17%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.09%) PHP
11 1 (1.09%) Scala
11 1 (1.09%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 1 (1.09%) Ruby
11 1 (1.09%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 3 (3.26%) Degree
2 2 (2.17%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.17%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.09%) IIBA
3 1 (1.09%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.43%) QA
2 1 (1.09%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.17%) vCloud
2 2 (2.17%) NFS
2 2 (2.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.17%) SCOM
1 2 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (2.17%) Puppet
2 1 (1.09%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.09%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.09%) Control-M
Vendors
1 39 (42.39%) Oracle
2 23 (25.00%) IBM
3 16 (17.39%) BEA
4 13 (14.13%) PeopleSoft
4 13 (14.13%) SAP
5 11 (11.96%) Ceridian
6 8 (8.70%) Microsoft
7 6 (6.52%) Interwoven
8 4 (4.35%) TIBCO
8 4 (4.35%) ATG
8 4 (4.35%) JBoss
8 4 (4.35%) Blue Martini
8 4 (4.35%) Elastic Path
9 3 (3.26%) Red Hat
9 3 (3.26%) Adobe
9 3 (3.26%) VMware
10 2 (2.17%) webMethods
10 2 (2.17%) NetApp
10 2 (2.17%) Sun
10 2 (2.17%) Sybase
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Annapurna
Rate: £500 - £540 per day
Posted: 14 days ago