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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank - - 80
Contract jobs citing XPath 0 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - - 0.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Median daily rate - - £331
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £381 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.05% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
698 588 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 38.20% 32.74% 35.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 361 302
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 £288 £257 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 19 14
Median hourly rate £28.50 £37.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +108.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £19.00 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 29 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSD
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) JAXB
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) Retail Banking
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (100.00%) Mockito
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Camel
1 1 (100.00%) MyBatis
1 1 (100.00%) Sonatype Nexus

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Mockito
1 1 (100.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Camel
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JAXB
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) MyBatis
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSD
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL