The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 44 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XPath 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.35% - 0.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.71% - 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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
140 156 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 48.44% 46.43% 47.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 109 81
Average daily rate £375 £315 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 10 2
Average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £29.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +18.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.74 £21.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £36.40 £37.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XPath across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

XPath
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XPath within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath - 1 - -
XPath
South West

XPath
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) XML Schema
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (50.00%) XQuery
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) LiveCycle
2 1 (50.00%) Liferay
2 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) XML Parsing
2 1 (50.00%) XSD
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (50.00%) CSS

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic Portal
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic Integration
1 1 (50.00%) LiveCycle
1 1 (50.00%) Liferay
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) XML Schema
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) XSD
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) XML Parsing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) XQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe