The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 51 - 42
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XPath 13 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.75% - 1.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.10% - 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 0
Average daily rate
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£518 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £361
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -3.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 - £42.50
XPath
South East

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

Programming Languages Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
255 133 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 34.41% 33.59% 44.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 82 119
Average daily rate £400 £311 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.51% -11.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 8
Average hourly rate £19.38 £33.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.57% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £33.75 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £33.75 £37.00
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 Oxfordshire

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

XPath Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

XPath
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

XPath Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

XPath
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XPath within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford - 13 £518 -
XPath
South East

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 26 (100.00%) Java
1 26 (100.00%) Oracle
1 26 (100.00%) XML
1 26 (100.00%) XSLT
1 26 (100.00%) SOA
1 26 (100.00%) XQuery
1 26 (100.00%) Oracle ADF
1 26 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 26 (100.00%) Oracle BPM
1 26 (100.00%) Oracle Identity Management
1 26 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 25 (96.15%) WebLogic
3 22 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (61.54%) SQL
4 16 (61.54%) J2EE
4 16 (61.54%) Linux
4 16 (61.54%) JMS
4 16 (61.54%) Spring
4 16 (61.54%) JSF
4 16 (61.54%) Software Engineering
4 16 (61.54%) Ajax
4 16 (61.54%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (57.69%) Ant
5 15 (57.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 15 (57.69%) Maven
5 15 (57.69%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 13 (50.00%) Middleware
7 12 (46.15%) Publishing
8 10 (38.46%) Scrum
8 10 (38.46%) TDD

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 26 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 25 (96.15%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 26 (100.00%) Oracle BPM
Development Applications
1 15 (57.69%) Ant
1 15 (57.69%) Maven
General
1 12 (46.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Developer
2 15 (57.69%) Lead Developer
3 14 (53.85%) Software Engineer
4 10 (38.46%) Lead Software Engineer
4 10 (38.46%) Java Developer
4 10 (38.46%) Java Software Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Technical Leader
6 3 (11.54%) Middleware Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 3 (11.54%) SOA Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Senior Oracle Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) XML
1 26 (100.00%) XSLT
1 26 (100.00%) Oracle ADF
1 26 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 16 (61.54%) J2EE
2 16 (61.54%) Spring
2 16 (61.54%) JSF
2 16 (61.54%) Ajax
2 16 (61.54%) JMS
3 13 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (61.54%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (38.46%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (61.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) SOA
2 22 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (61.54%) Software Engineering
4 10 (38.46%) Unit Testing
4 10 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (38.46%) TDD
4 10 (38.46%) Scrum
5 2 (7.69%) OO
6 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) Java
1 26 (100.00%) XQuery
2 16 (61.54%) SQL
3 15 (57.69%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Systems Management
1 26 (100.00%) Oracle Identity Management
2 15 (57.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Oracle