The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 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 Somerset - - -
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
-12.55% +14.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £52.50
XPath
South West

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

Programming Languages Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
108 162 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 44.44% 46.02% 34.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 93 110
Median daily rate £344 £330 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £440 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 16 8
Median hourly rate £42.25 £36.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.75% +10.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £32.53 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £47.00 £45.28
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.45
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.23%

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

XPath Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

XPath
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

XPath Daily Rate Trend in Somerset