The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 54 - 47
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XPath 14 0 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.26% - 2.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.33% - 8.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 21
Median daily rate £475 - £518
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 - £488
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 - £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £374 £364
% change year-on-year
+16.97% +2.81%
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
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
323 253 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 52.18% 44.46% 34.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 198 201
Median daily rate £450 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 5
Median hourly rate £36.50 £55.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.63% +35.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing XPath as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XPath across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

XPath Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

XPath
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XPath within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford - 8 £469 -
Kidlington - 2 - -
XPath
South East

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for XPath.

1 14 (100.00%) XML
2 13 (92.86%) MVC
3 10 (71.43%) JMS
3 10 (71.43%) Java
3 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 10 (71.43%) Ant
3 10 (71.43%) Spring
3 10 (71.43%) JSF
3 10 (71.43%) Maven
3 10 (71.43%) Java EE
3 10 (71.43%) Spring MVC
3 10 (71.43%) Grails
3 10 (71.43%) REST
3 10 (71.43%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (71.43%) Play Framework
4 9 (64.29%) AngularJS
4 9 (64.29%) Node.js
4 9 (64.29%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (64.29%) jQuery
4 9 (64.29%) SQL
4 9 (64.29%) Linux
4 9 (64.29%) Oracle
5 8 (57.14%) Configuration Management
5 8 (57.14%) SOA
5 8 (57.14%) JUnit
5 8 (57.14%) Oracle BPM
5 8 (57.14%) Mockito
5 8 (57.14%) Unit Testing
5 8 (57.14%) Puppet
5 8 (57.14%) Oracle SOA Suite

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 10 (71.43%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (57.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (50.00%) nginx
4 4 (28.57%) Drupal
4 4 (28.57%) SilverStripe
5 1 (7.14%) ArcGIS
5 1 (7.14%) GeoServer
5 1 (7.14%) Perch
Business Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (64.29%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (28.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) MySQL
1 4 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) Ant
1 10 (71.43%) Maven
2 8 (57.14%) JUnit
2 8 (57.14%) Mockito
3 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (14.29%) Advertising
2 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (64.29%) Java Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Angular Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (21.43%) J2EE Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Node.js Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Software Developer
5 2 (14.29%) AWS Developer
5 2 (14.29%) PHP Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Database Developer
6 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Web Applications Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) XML
2 10 (71.43%) Grails
2 10 (71.43%) Java EE
2 10 (71.43%) JMS
2 10 (71.43%) JSF
2 10 (71.43%) Play Framework
2 10 (71.43%) REST
2 10 (71.43%) Spring
2 10 (71.43%) Spring MVC
3 9 (64.29%) AngularJS
3 9 (64.29%) jQuery
3 9 (64.29%) Node.js
4 8 (57.14%) React
5 7 (50.00%) J2EE
5 7 (50.00%) J2SE
6 4 (28.57%) XML Schema
6 4 (28.57%) XSLT
7 3 (21.43%) Laravel
7 3 (21.43%) Symfony
8 1 (7.14%) OpenLayers
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) MVC
2 8 (57.14%) Configuration Management
2 8 (57.14%) SOA
2 8 (57.14%) Unit Testing
3 7 (50.00%) Process Improvement
4 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (42.86%) Product Management
5 4 (28.57%) RDF
5 4 (28.57%) Release Management
5 4 (28.57%) Secure Coding
6 3 (21.43%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
7 1 (7.14%) TDD
7 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
7 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) Java
1 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 9 (64.29%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) Perl
3 4 (28.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) Ansible
1 8 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (57.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Google