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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 383 366 381
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +15
Contract jobs citing XPath 25 46 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.20% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.26% 0.48% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 24 21
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£388 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £568 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.46 - £42.50
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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
9710 9573 9977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.43% 41.78% 42.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7128 6940 7066
Average daily rate £450 £430 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 58 122
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.99 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.20% -14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 -4 9 £381 -10.29% 4
Ealing - 1 - -
XPath
England

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 57 (93.44%) XML
2 38 (62.30%) XSLT
3 33 (54.10%) Java
4 32 (52.46%) XML Schema
5 30 (49.18%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (45.90%) SQL
7 27 (44.26%) HTML
8 23 (37.70%) Web Services
9 21 (34.43%) JavaScript
9 21 (34.43%) .NET
9 21 (34.43%) REST
10 18 (29.51%) JSON
10 18 (29.51%) Oracle
10 18 (29.51%) C#
10 18 (29.51%) SOAP
11 17 (27.87%) Unit Testing
12 16 (26.23%) TDD
12 16 (26.23%) Subversion
12 16 (26.23%) CSS
12 16 (26.23%) SQL Server
13 15 (24.59%) Linux
13 15 (24.59%) UML
14 14 (22.95%) ASP.NET
14 14 (22.95%) MVC
14 14 (22.95%) XQuery
14 14 (22.95%) Git (software)
14 14 (22.95%) Oracle Database
15 13 (21.31%) HTML5
15 13 (21.31%) Scrum
16 12 (19.67%) UNIX

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 8 (13.11%) Node.js
2 7 (11.48%) CMS
3 5 (8.20%) JBoss
4 4 (6.56%) Oracle Application Server
4 4 (6.56%) WebLogic
5 3 (4.92%) IIS
5 3 (4.92%) Mule
5 3 (4.92%) Mule ESB
6 2 (3.28%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.28%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (3.28%) Apache
6 2 (3.28%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.28%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.64%) Apache Pig
7 1 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.64%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (11.48%) Oracle 11i
2 4 (6.56%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.64%) Tridion
3 1 (1.64%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.64%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.20%) Internet
2 3 (4.92%) LDAP
2 3 (4.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (26.23%) SQL Server
2 14 (22.95%) Oracle Database
3 10 (16.39%) Relational Database
4 8 (13.11%) DB2
4 8 (13.11%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (11.48%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 7 (11.48%) Oracle9i Database
6 5 (8.20%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (8.20%) MySQL
7 4 (6.56%) TKPROF
7 4 (6.56%) OLTP
7 4 (6.56%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (3.28%) SQLite
9 2 (3.28%) NoSQL
9 2 (3.28%) RDBMS
9 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (1.64%) Big Data
10 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (26.23%) Subversion
2 14 (22.95%) Git (software)
3 7 (11.48%) Selenium
3 7 (11.48%) NUnit
3 7 (11.48%) JUnit
3 7 (11.48%) Jenkins
4 5 (8.20%) SonarQube
4 5 (8.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (8.20%) Maven
5 4 (6.56%) Eclipse
5 4 (6.56%) JMeter
5 4 (6.56%) Mercurial
6 2 (3.28%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.28%) JIRA
6 2 (3.28%) Ant
7 1 (1.64%) Fiddler
7 1 (1.64%) TestNG
7 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.64%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 10 (16.39%) Finance
2 9 (14.75%) Banking
3 8 (13.11%) Law
4 5 (8.20%) Legal
5 4 (6.56%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.64%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.64%) Advertising
6 1 (1.64%) Retail
6 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (73.77%) Developer
2 17 (27.87%) Java Developer
3 7 (11.48%) Senior Developer
3 7 (11.48%) XML Developer
4 6 (9.84%) .NET Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) Test Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Web Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Technical Test Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Oracle Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Automation Tester
7 3 (4.92%) Tester
8 2 (3.28%) iOS Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Lead Architect
8 2 (3.28%) Architect
9 1 (1.64%) Front-End Developer
9 1 (1.64%) SQL Developer
9 1 (1.64%) Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (93.44%) XML
2 38 (62.30%) XSLT
3 32 (52.46%) XML Schema
4 27 (44.26%) HTML
5 23 (37.70%) Web Services
6 21 (34.43%) .NET
6 21 (34.43%) REST
7 18 (29.51%) JSON
7 18 (29.51%) SOAP
8 16 (26.23%) CSS
9 14 (22.95%) ASP.NET
10 13 (21.31%) HTML5
11 12 (19.67%) jQuery
11 12 (19.67%) XSL
12 11 (18.03%) JDBC
12 11 (18.03%) JSP
12 11 (18.03%) Servlets
12 11 (18.03%) J2EE
12 11 (18.03%) .NET Framework
12 11 (18.03%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) N-Tier
2 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.20%) User Experience
4 4 (6.56%) W3C
4 4 (6.56%) Replication
5 2 (3.28%) PKI
5 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.28%) iPhone
5 2 (3.28%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.64%) Video on Demand
6 1 (1.64%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.64%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.64%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.64%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.64%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.64%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.64%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 15 (24.59%) Linux
2 12 (19.67%) UNIX
3 7 (11.48%) Windows
4 3 (4.92%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.64%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.64%) Android
6 1 (1.64%) HPUX
6 1 (1.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (49.18%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (27.87%) Unit Testing
3 16 (26.23%) TDD
4 15 (24.59%) UML
5 14 (22.95%) MVC
6 13 (21.31%) Scrum
7 10 (16.39%) RUP
7 10 (16.39%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (16.39%) Multithreading
8 9 (14.75%) Software Engineering
8 9 (14.75%) OO
9 8 (13.11%) OOP
9 8 (13.11%) BDD
10 7 (11.48%) Test Automation
10 7 (11.48%) Data Migration
10 7 (11.48%) Migration
10 7 (11.48%) SOA
11 6 (9.84%) SDLC
12 5 (8.20%) Test Scripting
12 5 (8.20%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 33 (54.10%) Java
2 28 (45.90%) SQL
3 21 (34.43%) JavaScript
4 18 (29.51%) C#
5 14 (22.95%) XQuery
6 5 (8.20%) Bash Shell
7 4 (6.56%) PL/SQL
8 3 (4.92%) VBA
8 3 (4.92%) Python
8 3 (4.92%) C
9 2 (3.28%) PHP
9 2 (3.28%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.28%) C++
9 2 (3.28%) Apple Swift
9 2 (3.28%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.28%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.64%) AspectJ
10 1 (1.64%) Scala
10 1 (1.64%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (13.11%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.48%) DV Cleared
3 4 (6.56%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.28%) Degree
5 1 (1.64%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) QA
1 4 (6.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (6.56%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (4.92%) Oracle Clusterware
3 1 (1.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 4 (6.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (6.56%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (6.56%) Data Guard
1 4 (6.56%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 18 (29.51%) Oracle
2 7 (11.48%) Sybase
2 7 (11.48%) Ektron
3 6 (9.84%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.92%) TIBCO
5 2 (3.28%) IBM
5 2 (3.28%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.64%) Sun
6 1 (1.64%) Interwoven
6 1 (1.64%) ATG
6 1 (1.64%) Blue Martini
6 1 (1.64%) Elastic Path
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