The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing XPath 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £19.46 -
XPath
Berkshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
265 231 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 30.22% 27.76% 28.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 154 124
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Median hourly rate £9.00 £40.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.50% +95.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

XPath Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

XPath
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

XPath Daily Rate Trend in Reading

XPath
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Reading region with a requirement for XPath.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) XSL
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Mule
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Mule ESB

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (100.00%) Mule
1 1 (100.00%) Mule ESB
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) XSL
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java