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 5 May 2015 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 370 373 350
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -23
Contract jobs citing XPath 30 42 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.32% 0.44% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 20 28
Average daily rate
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£350 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £390 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £594 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £52.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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
9370 9617 8809
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.67% 41.21% 40.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6732 7101 6408
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £605 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 70 108
Average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £18.00 £17.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £160.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 2015. 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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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 +11 9 £338 -30.76% 5
XPath
England

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 58 (93.55%) XML
2 39 (62.90%) XSLT
3 36 (58.06%) Java
4 31 (50.00%) XML Schema
5 26 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (40.32%) SQL
7 20 (32.26%) HTML
8 19 (30.65%) Web Services
8 19 (30.65%) XQuery
9 18 (29.03%) Subversion
9 18 (29.03%) Linux
9 18 (29.03%) Oracle
9 18 (29.03%) Unit Testing
10 17 (27.42%) .NET
11 16 (25.81%) UML
11 16 (25.81%) TDD
11 16 (25.81%) Oracle Database
12 15 (24.19%) Banking
13 14 (22.58%) RUP
13 14 (22.58%) C#
13 14 (22.58%) XSD
13 14 (22.58%) SOAP
13 14 (22.58%) REST
14 13 (20.97%) Software Engineering
14 13 (20.97%) JDBC
14 13 (20.97%) UNIX
14 13 (20.97%) JavaScript
15 12 (19.35%) SQL Server
15 12 (19.35%) JSP
15 12 (19.35%) Servlets

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 6 (9.68%) CMS
1 6 (9.68%) WebLogic
1 6 (9.68%) Apache
2 5 (8.06%) Oracle Application Server
2 5 (8.06%) Node.js
3 4 (6.45%) Tomcat
3 4 (6.45%) Apache Pig
4 2 (3.23%) IIS
4 2 (3.23%) JBoss
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (3.23%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.61%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Oracle 11i
2 5 (8.06%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.61%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) GitHub
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.06%) LDAP
1 5 (8.06%) Internet
2 4 (6.45%) HTTP
3 1 (1.61%) SSH
3 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.81%) Oracle Database
2 12 (19.35%) SQL Server
3 8 (12.90%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (12.90%) Relational Database
4 7 (11.29%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 7 (11.29%) Oracle9i Database
4 7 (11.29%) DB2
5 6 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (8.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (8.06%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (8.06%) OLTP
6 5 (8.06%) TKPROF
7 4 (6.45%) MySQL
7 4 (6.45%) Hadoop
7 4 (6.45%) Apache Hive
7 4 (6.45%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (6.45%) Big Data
7 4 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (3.23%) NoSQL
8 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (29.03%) Subversion
2 10 (16.13%) Git (software)
3 6 (9.68%) NUnit
3 6 (9.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (8.06%) Mercurial
5 3 (4.84%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.84%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.23%) JUnit
6 2 (3.23%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.61%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (1.61%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (1.61%) Selenium
7 1 (1.61%) Maven
7 1 (1.61%) TestNG
7 1 (1.61%) Fiddler
7 1 (1.61%) Gradle
7 1 (1.61%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.61%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
General
1 15 (24.19%) Banking
2 11 (17.74%) Finance
3 8 (12.90%) Investment Banking
4 5 (8.06%) Law
5 1 (1.61%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.61%) Legal
5 1 (1.61%) Advertising
5 1 (1.61%) Retail
5 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 50 (80.65%) Developer
2 14 (22.58%) Java Developer
2 14 (22.58%) XML Developer
3 6 (9.68%) .NET Developer
3 6 (9.68%) Senior Developer
4 5 (8.06%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (6.45%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Hadoop Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Technical Test Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Architect
6 3 (4.84%) Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) iOS Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Lead Architect
8 1 (1.61%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (1.61%) BizTalk Developer
8 1 (1.61%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (1.61%) TIBCO Consultant
8 1 (1.61%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (93.55%) XML
2 39 (62.90%) XSLT
3 31 (50.00%) XML Schema
4 20 (32.26%) HTML
5 19 (30.65%) Web Services
6 17 (27.42%) .NET
7 14 (22.58%) XSD
7 14 (22.58%) SOAP
7 14 (22.58%) REST
8 13 (20.97%) JDBC
9 12 (19.35%) JSP
9 12 (19.35%) Servlets
9 12 (19.35%) EJB
10 11 (17.74%) JavaBeans
10 11 (17.74%) CSS
10 11 (17.74%) XSL
10 11 (17.74%) J2EE
11 10 (16.13%) J2SE
11 10 (16.13%) JSON
11 10 (16.13%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) N-Tier
1 8 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.06%) W3C
2 5 (8.06%) Replication
2 5 (8.06%) User Experience
3 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.23%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.23%) iPhone
3 2 (3.23%) PKI
4 1 (1.61%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.61%) Derivative
4 1 (1.61%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.61%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.61%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.61%) Open Source
4 1 (1.61%) Equities
4 1 (1.61%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.61%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (29.03%) Linux
2 13 (20.97%) UNIX
3 7 (11.29%) Windows
4 3 (4.84%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.61%) Android
6 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.61%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (29.03%) Unit Testing
3 16 (25.81%) UML
3 16 (25.81%) TDD
4 14 (22.58%) RUP
5 13 (20.97%) Software Engineering
6 12 (19.35%) Scrum
6 12 (19.35%) Multithreading
7 11 (17.74%) OOP
8 9 (14.52%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (14.52%) OO
8 9 (14.52%) MVC
9 8 (12.90%) Release Management
10 7 (11.29%) Data Migration
10 7 (11.29%) BDD
10 7 (11.29%) Migration
11 6 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (9.68%) Data Modelling
11 6 (9.68%) OOD
12 5 (8.06%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 36 (58.06%) Java
2 25 (40.32%) SQL
3 19 (30.65%) XQuery
4 14 (22.58%) C#
5 13 (20.97%) JavaScript
6 5 (8.06%) Bash Shell
6 5 (8.06%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.84%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.23%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.23%) Objective-C
8 2 (3.23%) PHP
8 2 (3.23%) C++
8 2 (3.23%) C
8 2 (3.23%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.61%) SPARQL
9 1 (1.61%) Scala
9 1 (1.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.06%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.23%) Degree
4 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.61%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) QA
1 5 (8.06%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (8.06%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (8.06%) Oracle Clusterware
2 4 (6.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.61%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) Data Guard
1 5 (8.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 5 (8.06%) Oracle RMAN
1 5 (8.06%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 18 (29.03%) Oracle
2 7 (11.29%) Sybase
2 7 (11.29%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.45%) Ektron
4 3 (4.84%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.23%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.61%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.61%) NetApp
6 1 (1.61%) IBM
6 1 (1.61%) Sun
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