The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 100 - 82
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XPath 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.056% - 0.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.18% - 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £350 - £375
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
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
551 480 434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 30.99% 32.15% 34.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 309 257
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £478 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 16
Median hourly rate £32.25 £20.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.25% -30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £15.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £38.80 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing XPath as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

XPath Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

XPath
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XPath across the Manchester region.

XPath Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

XPath
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XPath across the Manchester region.

XPath Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 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 Manchester region with a requirement for XPath.

1 17 (100.00%) XML
2 14 (82.35%) JavaScript
2 14 (82.35%) HTML
2 14 (82.35%) CSS
2 14 (82.35%) XSLT
3 13 (76.47%) XHTML
3 13 (76.47%) Ajax
3 13 (76.47%) jQuery
3 13 (76.47%) HTML5
3 13 (76.47%) CSS3
3 13 (76.47%) User Experience
4 12 (70.59%) Web Development
5 11 (64.71%) Sass
5 11 (64.71%) LESS
5 11 (64.71%) Git (software)
5 11 (64.71%) Wireframes
6 10 (58.82%) Mercurial
6 10 (58.82%) Subversion
6 10 (58.82%) SEO
7 9 (52.94%) Web Design
7 9 (52.94%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 4 (23.53%) Spring
8 4 (23.53%) Java
9 3 (17.65%) Front End Development
9 3 (17.65%) SOAP
9 3 (17.65%) Web Services
9 3 (17.65%) NHS
9 3 (17.65%) Hibernate
9 3 (17.65%) Web 2.0
10 2 (11.76%) Computer Science

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) Git (software)
2 10 (58.82%) Mercurial
2 10 (58.82%) Subversion
3 1 (5.88%) Axure RP
3 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.88%) JIRA
3 1 (5.88%) JUnit
3 1 (5.88%) Maven
3 1 (5.88%) Mockito
3 1 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Developer
2 11 (64.71%) UI Developer
3 8 (47.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (23.53%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (23.53%) Java Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Web Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Web UI Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Designer
5 2 (11.76%) HTML CSS Developer
5 2 (11.76%) HTML Developer
5 2 (11.76%) UI Designer
5 2 (11.76%) UI/UX Developer
5 2 (11.76%) UX Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Front End Web Designer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (5.88%) UX Designer
6 1 (5.88%) Web Designer
6 1 (5.88%) Web UI Designer
6 1 (5.88%) Web UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) XML
2 14 (82.35%) CSS
2 14 (82.35%) HTML
2 14 (82.35%) XSLT
3 13 (76.47%) Ajax
3 13 (76.47%) CSS3
3 13 (76.47%) HTML5
3 13 (76.47%) jQuery
3 13 (76.47%) XHTML
4 11 (64.71%) LESS
4 11 (64.71%) Sass
5 4 (23.53%) Spring
6 3 (17.65%) Hibernate
6 3 (17.65%) SOAP
6 3 (17.65%) Web Services
7 2 (11.76%) Grails
7 2 (11.76%) REST
8 1 (5.88%) Apache Camel
8 1 (5.88%) JSON
8 1 (5.88%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 13 (76.47%) User Experience
2 3 (17.65%) NHS
2 3 (17.65%) Web 2.0
3 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.88%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Web Development
2 11 (64.71%) Wireframes
3 10 (58.82%) SEO
4 9 (52.94%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 9 (52.94%) Web Design
5 3 (17.65%) Front End Development
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.88%) Change Management
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.88%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (5.88%) MVC
6 1 (5.88%) Open Source
6 1 (5.88%) Prototyping
6 1 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) JavaScript
2 4 (23.53%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Adobe
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft