The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 26 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing XPath 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.03% 0.45% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.90% 2.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £538 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £368
% change year-on-year
- -4.82%
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 Middlesex region.

Programming Languages Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
69 46 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 35.38% 20.81% 19.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 24 32
Average daily rate £325 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £284 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £45.50 £42.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.05% +25.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

XPath Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

XPath
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

XPath Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

XPath
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) JDBC
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSD
1 2 (100.00%) XSL
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
1 2 (100.00%) JMS
1 2 (100.00%) WSDL
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) SQLite
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQLite
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) JDBC
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSD
1 2 (100.00%) XSL
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
1 2 (100.00%) JMS
1 2 (100.00%) WSDL
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM