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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 399 408 372
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -36
Contract jobs citing XPath 21 28 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.098% 0.12% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.23% 0.29% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 25
Median daily rate £403 £343 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.51% -19.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £308 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £471 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
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
9299 9792 9743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.55% 42.04% 41.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 7090 7169 7107
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 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 83 63
Median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £18.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £113.00 £52.55 £153.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +3.49%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +39 4 £420 +29.23% 2
Croydon - 1 £400 -
XPath
England

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 (94.74%) XML
2 23 (60.53%) XSLT
3 22 (57.89%) Java
4 18 (47.37%) SQL
4 18 (47.37%) Web Services
5 15 (39.47%) SOAP
5 15 (39.47%) REST
6 14 (36.84%) Finance
7 13 (34.21%) HTML
8 12 (31.58%) C#
8 12 (31.58%) JavaScript
8 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
8 12 (31.58%) CSS
8 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
9 10 (26.32%) MVC
9 10 (26.32%) WebSphere
9 10 (26.32%) .NET
9 10 (26.32%) Degree
10 9 (23.68%) Git (software)
10 9 (23.68%) AngularJS
10 9 (23.68%) XSD
10 9 (23.68%) HTTP
10 9 (23.68%) Spring
11 8 (21.05%) Banking
11 8 (21.05%) TDD
11 8 (21.05%) Linux
11 8 (21.05%) IBM
11 8 (21.05%) JSON
12 7 (18.42%) Maven
13 6 (15.79%) ActiveMQ

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 10 (26.32%) WebSphere
2 4 (10.53%) Apache
2 4 (10.53%) IIS
2 4 (10.53%) JBoss
2 4 (10.53%) Jetty
2 4 (10.53%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.89%) Apache TomEE
4 2 (5.26%) CMS
4 2 (5.26%) Mule
5 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.63%) GlassFish
5 1 (2.63%) JCAPS
5 1 (2.63%) Liferay
5 1 (2.63%) Mule ESB
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.89%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.68%) HTTP
2 2 (5.26%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.79%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.89%) CouchDB
3 3 (7.89%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.26%) MarkLogic
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.26%) Triplestore
5 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.63%) MySQL
5 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.63%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (23.68%) Git (software)
2 7 (18.42%) Maven
3 6 (15.79%) Jenkins
4 5 (13.16%) Cucumber
4 5 (13.16%) Selenium
5 4 (10.53%) JUnit
6 3 (7.89%) Eclipse
6 3 (7.89%) GitLab
6 3 (7.89%) IntelliJ
6 3 (7.89%) JMeter
6 3 (7.89%) Mockito
6 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
7 2 (5.26%) JIRA
7 2 (5.26%) Spock
7 2 (5.26%) TeamCity
7 2 (5.26%) TestNG
8 1 (2.63%) Appium
8 1 (2.63%) Hudson
8 1 (2.63%) PVCS
8 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 14 (36.84%) Finance
2 8 (21.05%) Banking
3 4 (10.53%) Publishing
4 3 (7.89%) Legal
5 2 (5.26%) Automotive
5 2 (5.26%) Law
6 1 (2.63%) Advertising
6 1 (2.63%) Music Industry
6 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (55.26%) Developer
2 11 (28.95%) Java Developer
3 7 (18.42%) SQL Developer
4 6 (15.79%) .NET Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Senior Developer
5 5 (13.16%) XML Developer
6 4 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (10.53%) C# Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Consultant
6 4 (10.53%) Integration Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Integration Specialist
6 4 (10.53%) Lead Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Programmer
7 3 (7.89%) Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Analyst Programmer
7 3 (7.89%) Java Analyst Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Java Analyst Programmer
7 3 (7.89%) Lead Java Developer
7 3 (7.89%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (94.74%) XML
2 23 (60.53%) XSLT
3 18 (47.37%) Web Services
4 15 (39.47%) REST
4 15 (39.47%) SOAP
5 13 (34.21%) HTML
6 12 (31.58%) CSS
7 10 (26.32%) .NET
8 9 (23.68%) AngularJS
8 9 (23.68%) Spring
8 9 (23.68%) XSD
9 8 (21.05%) JSON
10 6 (15.79%) ActiveMQ
10 6 (15.79%) JMS
10 6 (15.79%) jQuery
11 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET
11 5 (13.16%) CSS3
11 5 (13.16%) HTML5
11 5 (13.16%) IBM Integration Bus
11 5 (13.16%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.89%) Fintech
3 3 (7.89%) Hedge funds
3 3 (7.89%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.26%) User Experience
5 1 (2.63%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Linux
2 5 (13.16%) Unix
3 4 (10.53%) Windows
4 3 (7.89%) Android
4 3 (7.89%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.63%) Solaris
5 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) MVC
2 8 (21.05%) TDD
3 6 (15.79%) BDD
3 6 (15.79%) OO
3 6 (15.79%) SOA
4 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (13.16%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (13.16%) Workflow
5 4 (10.53%) AOP
5 4 (10.53%) SDLC
6 3 (7.89%) Business Transformation
6 3 (7.89%) Concurrent Programming
6 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
6 3 (7.89%) Load Balancing
6 3 (7.89%) Multithreading
6 3 (7.89%) Re-Platforming
6 3 (7.89%) Scrum
6 3 (7.89%) Software Architecture
6 3 (7.89%) Validation
7 2 (5.26%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 22 (57.89%) Java
2 18 (47.37%) SQL
3 12 (31.58%) C#
3 12 (31.58%) JavaScript
4 5 (13.16%) T-SQL
5 4 (10.53%) XQuery
6 3 (7.89%) PL/SQL
6 3 (7.89%) Python
6 3 (7.89%) VB.NET
7 2 (5.26%) C++
7 2 (5.26%) Korn
7 2 (5.26%) Perl
7 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
7 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
7 2 (5.26%) SPARQL
8 1 (2.63%) PHP
8 1 (2.63%) Ruby
8 1 (2.63%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (26.32%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) FATCA
1 1 (2.63%) QA
1 1 (2.63%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 8 (21.05%) IBM
3 6 (15.79%) Oracle
4 4 (10.53%) MuleSoft
5 2 (5.26%) Solace
6 1 (2.63%) Ceridian
6 1 (2.63%) Perforce
6 1 (2.63%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.63%) webMethods