The first table below looks at the demand for XPath skills in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Solihull region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 12 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XPath 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 2.86% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.09% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
Programming Languages Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
22 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 31.43% 11.25% 28.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 6
Average daily rate £330 £325 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +91.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £378 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
XPath
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XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

XPath Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

XPath
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

XPath Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

XPath
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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%) XQuery
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (50.00%) IntelliJ
2 1 (50.00%) JDeveloper
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Spring Web Flow
2 1 (50.00%) T4 Templates
2 1 (50.00%) MyBatis

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (50.00%) IntelliJ
1 1 (50.00%) JDeveloper
1 1 (50.00%) T4 Templates
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Spring Web Flow
2 1 (50.00%) MyBatis
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (100.00%) XQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Java