The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing XPath 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £361
% change year-on-year
- -3.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 - £42.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Programming Languages Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
59 93 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 21.22% 44.08% 45.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 58 51
Average daily rate £300 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XPath across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

XPath Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

XPath
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

XPath Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside