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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank - - 43
Contract jobs citing XPath 0 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire - - 1.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 8
Average daily rate
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- - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £340 £370
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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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 Oxfordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
302 183 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 42.84% 33.95% 36.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 118 109
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £247 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 7
Average hourly rate £39.00 £25.00 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £14.34 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £31.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) XML
2 9 (90.00%) XSLT
2 9 (90.00%) J2EE
2 9 (90.00%) JSP
2 9 (90.00%) Java
2 9 (90.00%) JMS
2 9 (90.00%) SOA
2 9 (90.00%) Spring
2 9 (90.00%) Ajax
3 8 (80.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 8 (80.00%) Oracle BPM
3 8 (80.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
3 8 (80.00%) Oracle Identity Management
3 8 (80.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (80.00%) JSF
3 8 (80.00%) Maven
3 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (80.00%) Middleware
3 8 (80.00%) Oracle ADF
3 8 (80.00%) Scrum
3 8 (80.00%) UML
3 8 (80.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 8 (80.00%) XQuery
3 8 (80.00%) SQL
3 8 (80.00%) Ant
3 8 (80.00%) WebLogic
3 8 (80.00%) Oracle
4 7 (70.00%) Windows
4 7 (70.00%) Linux
4 7 (70.00%) Enterprise Software

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 8 (80.00%) WebLogic
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (10.00%) JBoss
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (70.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Ant
1 8 (80.00%) Maven
2 1 (10.00%) Jasmine
2 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Technical Leader
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Report Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) XML
2 9 (90.00%) XSLT
2 9 (90.00%) J2EE
2 9 (90.00%) JSP
2 9 (90.00%) JMS
2 9 (90.00%) Ajax
2 9 (90.00%) Spring
3 8 (80.00%) JSF
3 8 (80.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 8 (80.00%) Middleware
3 8 (80.00%) Oracle ADF
4 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (10.00%) JSTL
4 1 (10.00%) Spring MVC
4 1 (10.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) Servlets
4 1 (10.00%) Struts
4 1 (10.00%) CSS
4 1 (10.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) SOA
2 8 (80.00%) Scrum
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) UML
3 7 (70.00%) Unit Testing
3 7 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) BDD
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) Java
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) XQuery
2 8 (80.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) IBM