The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank - - 40
Contract jobs citing XPath 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire - - 0.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.50 £24.69
% change year-on-year
- +35.70%
XPath
East Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
182 140 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 35.48% 34.15% 40.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 69 77
Average daily rate £305 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £262 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £509 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 2
Average hourly rate £15.75 £37.28 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.74% +144.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

XPath Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

XPath
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

XPath Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

XPath
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSL
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) EAI
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) UDDI
1 1 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 1 (100.00%) XQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) JAX-WS
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) JAX-WS
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) UDDI
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 1 (100.00%) XSL
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) EAI
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) XQuery