The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 41 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XPath 9 0 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.51% - 3.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.41% - 10.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 12
Median daily rate £469 - £518
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 - £502
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 - £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- -37.31%
XPath
Oxfordshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
204 140 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 56.82% 48.95% 31.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 114 100
Median daily rate £475 £415 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.45% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £231 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £609 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 3
Median hourly rate £20.65 £55.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.46% +139.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £46.00 £19.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.45 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

XPath Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

XPath
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

XPath Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

XPath
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XPath across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

XPath Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Oxford region with a requirement for XPath.

1 9 (100.00%) XML
2 8 (88.89%) MVC
3 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (55.56%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (55.56%) XML Schema
4 5 (55.56%) RDF
4 5 (55.56%) XSLT
4 5 (55.56%) Perl
4 5 (55.56%) PHP
4 5 (55.56%) MySQL
4 5 (55.56%) Release Management
4 5 (55.56%) Drupal
4 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
4 5 (55.56%) SilverStripe
4 5 (55.56%) Secure Coding
5 4 (44.44%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 4 (44.44%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (44.44%) Play Framework
5 4 (44.44%) REST
5 4 (44.44%) Laravel
5 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
5 4 (44.44%) Spring MVC
5 4 (44.44%) Symfony
5 4 (44.44%) Grails
5 4 (44.44%) Spring
5 4 (44.44%) JSF
5 4 (44.44%) Maven
5 4 (44.44%) Java EE
5 4 (44.44%) Degree
5 4 (44.44%) Java

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 5 (55.56%) Drupal
1 5 (55.56%) SilverStripe
2 4 (44.44%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (33.33%) nginx
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (11.11%) ArcGIS
5 1 (11.11%) GeoServer
5 1 (11.11%) Perch
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) MySQL
1 5 (55.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 4 (44.44%) Ant
2 4 (44.44%) Maven
3 2 (22.22%) JUnit
3 2 (22.22%) Mockito
General
1 2 (22.22%) Advertising
2 1 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 3 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Software Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Angular Developer
4 2 (22.22%) J2EE Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
5 1 (11.11%) AWS Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Database Developer
5 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Node.js Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Web Applications Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) XML
2 5 (55.56%) XML Schema
2 5 (55.56%) XSLT
3 4 (44.44%) Grails
3 4 (44.44%) Java EE
3 4 (44.44%) JMS
3 4 (44.44%) JSF
3 4 (44.44%) Laravel
3 4 (44.44%) Play Framework
3 4 (44.44%) REST
3 4 (44.44%) Spring
3 4 (44.44%) Spring MVC
3 4 (44.44%) Symfony
4 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 3 (33.33%) J2EE
4 3 (33.33%) J2SE
4 3 (33.33%) jQuery
4 3 (33.33%) Node.js
5 2 (22.22%) React
6 1 (11.11%) OpenLayers
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) MVC
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) RDF
3 5 (55.56%) Release Management
3 5 (55.56%) Secure Coding
4 4 (44.44%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
5 2 (22.22%) SOA
5 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 1 (11.11%) Product Management
6 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
6 1 (11.11%) TDD
6 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Perl
1 5 (55.56%) PHP
2 4 (44.44%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Ansible
1 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Google