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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 361 407 391
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -16
Contract jobs citing XPath 61 27 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.62% 0.27% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 13 30
Median daily rate £538 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.37% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £233 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £508 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £363 £360
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- -37.31%
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
9764 10004 10025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.48% 44.34% 42.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7316 7515 7659
Median daily rate £475 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
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 £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 68 51
Median hourly rate £34.00 £24.23 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.32% -19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.12 £16.50 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

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 9 December 2016.

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 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -4 6 £525 +40.00% 3
Bromley - 3 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
XPath
England

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 77 (83.70%) XML
2 72 (78.26%) Java
3 58 (63.04%) JSON
4 57 (61.96%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (60.87%) Finance
6 55 (59.78%) XSLT
7 53 (57.61%) Maven
8 48 (52.17%) XSD
9 46 (50.00%) Web Services
10 45 (48.91%) CSS
10 45 (48.91%) HTML
10 45 (48.91%) REST
11 43 (46.74%) JavaScript
11 43 (46.74%) Linux
12 41 (44.57%) SOAP
13 38 (41.30%) Shell Script
14 37 (40.22%) Unix
15 35 (38.04%) JMS
15 35 (38.04%) AngularJS
16 34 (36.96%) Spring
17 32 (34.78%) SQL
17 32 (34.78%) Jenkins
17 32 (34.78%) CSS3
17 32 (34.78%) HTML5
17 32 (34.78%) Solace
18 31 (33.70%) Oracle
18 31 (33.70%) JUnit
18 31 (33.70%) Banking
19 30 (32.61%) Korn
19 30 (32.61%) Git (software)

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 28 (30.43%) WebSphere
2 11 (11.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (7.61%) MQSI
3 7 (7.61%) Mule
4 6 (6.52%) Oracle Service Bus
5 5 (5.43%) Apache Solr
5 5 (5.43%) CMS
5 5 (5.43%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.17%) JBoss
7 1 (1.09%) JCAPS
7 1 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (14.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.43%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.17%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.87%) HTTP
2 7 (7.61%) Firewall
2 7 (7.61%) SSL
3 5 (5.43%) FTP
4 3 (3.26%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.70%) MongoDB
2 7 (7.61%) Big Data
2 7 (7.61%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.52%) MarkLogic
4 5 (5.43%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (5.43%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 5 (5.43%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 5 (5.43%) Lumira
4 5 (5.43%) Oracle Database
4 5 (5.43%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (3.26%) CouchDB
5 3 (3.26%) Triplestore
6 1 (1.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 53 (57.61%) Maven
2 32 (34.78%) Jenkins
3 31 (33.70%) JUnit
4 30 (32.61%) Git (software)
5 28 (30.43%) JIRA
6 27 (29.35%) Mockito
7 26 (28.26%) TeamCity
8 24 (26.09%) Spock
9 7 (7.61%) Selenium
10 5 (5.43%) Ant
10 5 (5.43%) CasperJS
10 5 (5.43%) Gradle
10 5 (5.43%) PhantomJS
11 4 (4.35%) Checkstyle
11 4 (4.35%) Eclipse
11 4 (4.35%) IntelliJ
11 4 (4.35%) SoapUI
11 4 (4.35%) XMLUnit
12 3 (3.26%) Subversion
12 3 (3.26%) Wercker
General
1 56 (60.87%) Finance
2 31 (33.70%) Banking
3 13 (14.13%) Electronics
3 13 (14.13%) Manufacturing
3 13 (14.13%) Marketing
3 13 (14.13%) Telecoms
4 6 (6.52%) Automotive
4 6 (6.52%) Publishing
5 2 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 63 (68.48%) Developer
2 40 (43.48%) Java Developer
3 17 (18.48%) Senior Developer
3 17 (18.48%) Senior Java Developer
4 10 (10.87%) XML Developer
5 7 (7.61%) Lead Developer
5 7 (7.61%) Middleware Developer
5 7 (7.61%) SOA Developer
5 7 (7.61%) UI Developer
6 6 (6.52%) Lead Java Developer
7 5 (5.43%) Consultant
7 5 (5.43%) Java Middleware Developer
7 5 (5.43%) Web Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) XML Specialist
8 4 (4.35%) Designer
8 4 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Integration Specialist
8 4 (4.35%) Interface Designer
8 4 (4.35%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
8 4 (4.35%) XML XSLT Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (83.70%) XML
2 58 (63.04%) JSON
3 55 (59.78%) XSLT
4 48 (52.17%) XSD
5 46 (50.00%) Web Services
6 45 (48.91%) CSS
6 45 (48.91%) HTML
6 45 (48.91%) REST
7 41 (44.57%) SOAP
8 35 (38.04%) AngularJS
8 35 (38.04%) JMS
9 34 (36.96%) Spring
10 32 (34.78%) CSS3
10 32 (34.78%) HTML5
11 29 (31.52%) jQuery
11 29 (31.52%) Servlets
12 26 (28.26%) EJB
12 26 (28.26%) J2EE
12 26 (28.26%) Java RMI
12 26 (28.26%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.48%) User Experience
2 7 (7.61%) DataPower
2 7 (7.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (3.26%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.09%) Fintech
5 1 (1.09%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 43 (46.74%) Linux
2 37 (40.22%) Unix
3 7 (7.61%) AIX
4 3 (3.26%) Android
4 3 (3.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (61.96%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (30.43%) Scrum
2 28 (30.43%) TDD
3 27 (29.35%) SOA
4 24 (26.09%) BDD
4 24 (26.09%) MVC
5 22 (23.91%) Refactoring
6 18 (19.57%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (16.30%) Unit Testing
8 14 (15.22%) SDLC
9 13 (14.13%) Digital Marketing
9 13 (14.13%) Programme Management
10 8 (8.70%) Configuration Management
11 6 (6.52%) Content Management
11 6 (6.52%) OO
11 6 (6.52%) OOD
11 6 (6.52%) RDF
12 5 (5.43%) API Testing
12 5 (5.43%) Microservices
13 4 (4.35%) Content Development
Programming Languages
1 72 (78.26%) Java
2 43 (46.74%) JavaScript
3 38 (41.30%) Shell Script
4 32 (34.78%) SQL
5 30 (32.61%) Korn
6 22 (23.91%) PL/SQL
7 21 (22.83%) XQuery
8 6 (6.52%) SPARQL
9 5 (5.43%) Python
10 2 (2.17%) C#
10 2 (2.17%) Scala
10 2 (2.17%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.09%) C++
11 1 (1.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (26.09%) Degree
2 4 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (17.39%) FATCA
2 4 (4.35%) QA
3 2 (2.17%) SDET
System Software
1 9 (9.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.26%) Ansible
1 3 (3.26%) Consul
1 3 (3.26%) Packer
1 3 (3.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 32 (34.78%) Solace
2 31 (33.70%) Oracle
3 18 (19.57%) SAP
4 11 (11.96%) MuleSoft
5 6 (6.52%) WSO2
6 5 (5.43%) IBM
7 2 (2.17%) Sybase
8 1 (1.09%) Microsoft
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