The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT contracts advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank - - 9
Contract jobs citing XPath 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford - - 10.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +15.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.46 - £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 Salford region.

Programming Languages Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 37.50% 46.88% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 12
Average daily rate £400 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

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

XPath Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

XPath
Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

XPath Daily Rate Trend in Salford