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 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £367
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -4.50%
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 Somerset region.

Programming Languages Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
143 124 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 45.69% 53.22% 48.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 83 48
Average daily rate £340 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £413 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 4
Average hourly rate £38.25 £31.90 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.90% -12.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.12 £19.30 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £33.84 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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