The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT contracts advertised for the Runcorn region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 4 - 9
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XPath 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Runcorn 20.00% - 5.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.00% - 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £24.69 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+35.70% -38.28%
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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 Runcorn region.

Programming Languages Category
Runcorn
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
5 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Runcorn 50.00% 9.09% 47.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate £280 £335 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.41% +11.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in Runcorn

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

XPath Jobs Demand Trend in Runcorn

XPath
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Runcorn

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Runcorn 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 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Runcorn by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Runcorn 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Designer
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle