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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 401 405 370
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -35
Contract jobs citing XPath 27 28 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.12% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.28% 0.28% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 30
Median daily rate £420 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £463 £639
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £19.46 -
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
9744 9992 9829
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.95% 42.39% 41.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7330 7319 7045
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 91 67
Median hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -19.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.13 £16.47 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.17 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +43 5 £420 +5.00% 5
Canary Wharf - 3 - -
Croydon - 1 £400 -
XPath
England

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 41 (95.35%) XML
2 29 (67.44%) Java
3 22 (51.16%) XSLT
4 18 (41.86%) SQL
4 18 (41.86%) Finance
5 17 (39.53%) Web Services
6 16 (37.21%) REST
7 15 (34.88%) CSS
8 14 (32.56%) HTML
9 12 (27.91%) SOAP
10 11 (25.58%) JavaScript
10 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (25.58%) Banking
10 11 (25.58%) WebSphere
10 11 (25.58%) Degree
10 11 (25.58%) JSON
11 10 (23.26%) C#
12 9 (20.93%) XSD
12 9 (20.93%) XQuery
12 9 (20.93%) Scrum
12 9 (20.93%) AngularJS
13 8 (18.60%) Git (software)
13 8 (18.60%) Spring
13 8 (18.60%) IBM
13 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
13 8 (18.60%) Linux
13 8 (18.60%) .NET
13 8 (18.60%) Oracle
13 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
14 7 (16.28%) SOA

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 11 (25.58%) WebSphere
2 4 (9.30%) CMS
3 2 (4.65%) Apache
3 2 (4.65%) IIS
3 2 (4.65%) JBoss
3 2 (4.65%) Jetty
3 2 (4.65%) Mule
3 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.33%) Apache TomEE
4 1 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.33%) GlassFish
4 1 (2.33%) JCAPS
4 1 (2.33%) Liferay
4 1 (2.33%) Mule ESB
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) HTTP
2 2 (4.65%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.63%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.98%) CouchDB
3 3 (6.98%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.65%) MarkLogic
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.65%) Triplestore
5 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.33%) Lumira
5 1 (2.33%) MySQL
5 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.33%) Redis
5 1 (2.33%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Git (software)
2 6 (13.95%) Maven
3 5 (11.63%) Jenkins
3 5 (11.63%) JUnit
3 5 (11.63%) Selenium
4 4 (9.30%) Mockito
5 3 (6.98%) Appium
5 3 (6.98%) Cucumber
5 3 (6.98%) Eclipse
5 3 (6.98%) IntelliJ
5 3 (6.98%) JIRA
5 3 (6.98%) Spock
5 3 (6.98%) TeamCity
5 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio
6 2 (4.65%) TestNG
7 1 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.33%) EasyMock
7 1 (2.33%) FitNesse
7 1 (2.33%) HtmlUnit
7 1 (2.33%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (41.86%) Finance
2 11 (25.58%) Banking
3 5 (11.63%) Publishing
4 3 (6.98%) Automotive
4 3 (6.98%) Legal
5 2 (4.65%) Law
6 1 (2.33%) Advertising
6 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (53.49%) Developer
2 11 (25.58%) Java Developer
3 7 (16.28%) Senior Developer
3 7 (16.28%) XML Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Integration Specialist
5 5 (11.63%) Lead Developer
5 5 (11.63%) XML Specialist
6 4 (9.30%) .NET Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Consultant
6 4 (9.30%) Integration Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Lead Java Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (9.30%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
6 4 (9.30%) WebSphere Specialist
7 3 (6.98%) SQL Developer
7 3 (6.98%) XML XSLT Developer
8 2 (4.65%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Applications Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (95.35%) XML
2 22 (51.16%) XSLT
3 17 (39.53%) Web Services
4 16 (37.21%) REST
5 15 (34.88%) CSS
6 14 (32.56%) HTML
7 12 (27.91%) SOAP
8 11 (25.58%) JSON
9 9 (20.93%) AngularJS
9 9 (20.93%) XSD
10 8 (18.60%) .NET
10 8 (18.60%) Spring
11 7 (16.28%) IBM Integration Bus
11 7 (16.28%) WebSphere MQ
12 6 (13.95%) CSS3
12 6 (13.95%) HTML5
12 6 (13.95%) jQuery
13 5 (11.63%) JMS
13 5 (11.63%) XML Messaging
14 4 (9.30%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.33%) Fintech
3 1 (2.33%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.33%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) Linux
2 5 (11.63%) Android
2 5 (11.63%) Apple iOS
3 4 (9.30%) Unix
4 2 (4.65%) Windows
5 1 (2.33%) Solaris
5 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (20.93%) Scrum
3 7 (16.28%) BDD
3 7 (16.28%) MVC
3 7 (16.28%) SOA
3 7 (16.28%) TDD
4 5 (11.63%) OO
4 5 (11.63%) SDLC
5 3 (6.98%) API Testing
5 3 (6.98%) Business Transformation
5 3 (6.98%) Content Development
5 3 (6.98%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
5 3 (6.98%) ETL
5 3 (6.98%) Kanban
5 3 (6.98%) OOD
5 3 (6.98%) Re-Platforming
5 3 (6.98%) Security Testing
5 3 (6.98%) Software Architecture
5 3 (6.98%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 29 (67.44%) Java
2 18 (41.86%) SQL
3 11 (25.58%) JavaScript
4 10 (23.26%) C#
5 9 (20.93%) XQuery
6 5 (11.63%) PL/SQL
7 3 (6.98%) Korn
7 3 (6.98%) Scala
7 3 (6.98%) Shell Script
7 3 (6.98%) T-SQL
7 3 (6.98%) VB.NET
8 2 (4.65%) C++
8 2 (4.65%) Perl
8 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.65%) SPARQL
9 1 (2.33%) PHP
9 1 (2.33%) Python
9 1 (2.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (25.58%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) IBM Certification
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) SDET
2 1 (2.33%) FATCA
2 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) IBM
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
1 8 (18.60%) Oracle
2 4 (9.30%) MuleSoft
3 3 (6.98%) Solace
4 1 (2.33%) Ceridian
4 1 (2.33%) Perforce
4 1 (2.33%) SAP
4 1 (2.33%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.33%) webMethods
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