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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 428 385 384
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -1
Contract jobs citing XPath 14 30 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.061% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.14% 0.32% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 21
Median daily rate £400 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £298 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £436 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-18.80% +10.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £52.50
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
9821 9489 9674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.79% 41.69% 40.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 7434 6834 7113
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 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 52 69
Median hourly rate £26.00 £25.80 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% -26.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.71 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £160.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 +27 1 £415 +22.96% 4
XPath
England

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 36 (87.80%) XML
2 32 (78.05%) XSLT
3 30 (73.17%) Java
4 23 (56.10%) SQL
5 17 (41.46%) Web Services
5 17 (41.46%) SOAP
6 16 (39.02%) HTML
6 16 (39.02%) REST
7 14 (34.15%) JavaScript
7 14 (34.15%) SQL Server
7 14 (34.15%) XSD
7 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
7 14 (34.15%) Finance
8 13 (31.71%) Spring
8 13 (31.71%) CSS
9 12 (29.27%) JMS
9 12 (29.27%) SOA
9 12 (29.27%) JSON
10 11 (26.83%) HTTP
10 11 (26.83%) .NET
10 11 (26.83%) Oracle
10 11 (26.83%) Maven
11 10 (24.39%) ActiveMQ
11 10 (24.39%) C#
11 10 (24.39%) Linux
11 10 (24.39%) Degree
12 9 (21.95%) Computer Science
12 9 (21.95%) HornetQ
12 9 (21.95%) MVC
13 8 (19.51%) TDD

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 7 (17.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 7 (17.07%) WebSphere
2 5 (12.20%) Apache
2 5 (12.20%) IIS
2 5 (12.20%) JBoss
2 5 (12.20%) Jetty
2 5 (12.20%) Tomcat
3 4 (9.76%) Apache TomEE
4 3 (7.32%) JCAPS
4 3 (7.32%) Mule
4 3 (7.32%) Mule ESB
5 1 (2.44%) CMS
5 1 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.44%) GlassFish
5 1 (2.44%) Liferay
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle BPEL
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.44%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) BusinessWorks
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) GitHub
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.83%) HTTP
2 3 (7.32%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (34.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.20%) Relational Database
3 4 (9.76%) CouchDB
3 4 (9.76%) MongoDB
3 4 (9.76%) Oracle Database
3 4 (9.76%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (9.76%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (7.32%) MarkLogic
4 3 (7.32%) Triplestore
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.44%) MySQL
6 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.44%) Redis
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (26.83%) Maven
2 7 (17.07%) Git (software)
3 6 (14.63%) Cucumber
3 6 (14.63%) Jenkins
4 5 (12.20%) JMeter
4 5 (12.20%) Selenium
5 4 (9.76%) GitLab
6 3 (7.32%) JUnit
7 2 (4.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (4.88%) Mockito
7 2 (4.88%) Subversion
7 2 (4.88%) TestNG
7 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
7 2 (4.88%) WebDriver
8 1 (2.44%) EasyMock
8 1 (2.44%) Fiddler
8 1 (2.44%) Firebug
8 1 (2.44%) HtmlUnit
8 1 (2.44%) JBehave
8 1 (2.44%) XMLUnit
General
1 14 (34.15%) Finance
2 7 (17.07%) Banking
3 2 (4.88%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.88%) Law
3 2 (4.88%) Legal
3 2 (4.88%) Publishing
4 1 (2.44%) Advertising
4 1 (2.44%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 28 (68.29%) Developer
2 11 (26.83%) Java Developer
3 10 (24.39%) SQL Developer
4 8 (19.51%) .NET Developer
5 6 (14.63%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (14.63%) C# Developer
6 5 (12.20%) Analyst
6 5 (12.20%) SOA Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Analyst Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Analyst Programmer
7 4 (9.76%) Consultant
7 4 (9.76%) Java Analyst Programmer
7 4 (9.76%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Oracle SOA Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Programmer
7 4 (9.76%) Senior Developer
7 4 (9.76%) SQL Analyst
7 4 (9.76%) SQL Programmer
7 4 (9.76%) XML Analyst
7 4 (9.76%) XML Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (87.80%) XML
2 32 (78.05%) XSLT
3 17 (41.46%) SOAP
3 17 (41.46%) Web Services
4 16 (39.02%) HTML
4 16 (39.02%) REST
5 14 (34.15%) XSD
6 13 (31.71%) CSS
6 13 (31.71%) Spring
7 12 (29.27%) JMS
7 12 (29.27%) JSON
8 11 (26.83%) .NET
9 10 (24.39%) ActiveMQ
10 9 (21.95%) HornetQ
11 8 (19.51%) Java EE
11 8 (19.51%) Middleware
12 7 (17.07%) Ajax
12 7 (17.07%) AngularJS
12 7 (17.07%) JAXB
13 6 (14.63%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.76%) Fintech
2 4 (9.76%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (7.32%) Hedge funds
4 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.44%) Linked Data
5 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.44%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.44%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.44%) Semantic Web
5 1 (2.44%) User Experience
5 1 (2.44%) Web 2.0
5 1 (2.44%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (24.39%) Linux
2 5 (12.20%) Windows
3 4 (9.76%) Unix
4 1 (2.44%) Solaris
4 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) SOA
2 9 (21.95%) MVC
3 8 (19.51%) OO
3 8 (19.51%) TDD
4 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (14.63%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (14.63%) Project Management
5 5 (12.20%) AOP
5 5 (12.20%) BDD
5 5 (12.20%) BPEL
5 5 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (12.20%) Multithreading
5 5 (12.20%) Workflow
6 4 (9.76%) Agile Project Management
6 4 (9.76%) Concurrent Programming
6 4 (9.76%) Load Balancing
6 4 (9.76%) Migration
6 4 (9.76%) SDLC
6 4 (9.76%) Validation
6 4 (9.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (73.17%) Java
2 23 (56.10%) SQL
3 14 (34.15%) JavaScript
4 10 (24.39%) C#
5 7 (17.07%) T-SQL
6 6 (14.63%) Python
7 5 (12.20%) PL/SQL
8 4 (9.76%) XQuery
9 3 (7.32%) Ruby
9 3 (7.32%) SPARQL
10 2 (4.88%) AWK
10 2 (4.88%) Perl
10 2 (4.88%) PHP
10 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
10 2 (4.88%) sed
10 2 (4.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (24.39%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) CTC Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Puppet
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
2 11 (26.83%) Oracle
3 6 (14.63%) IBM
4 3 (7.32%) TIBCO
4 3 (7.32%) webMethods
5 2 (4.88%) MuleSoft
6 1 (2.44%) Google
6 1 (2.44%) Perforce
6 1 (2.44%) Telerik
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