The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XPath (XML Path Language)
England / South East
Rank 220 250 236
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -14
Contract jobs citing XPath 13 5 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.060% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.54% 0.18% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 17
Median daily rate £353 £450 £518
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.66% -13.04%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £355
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £33.50

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

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2397 2855 3163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.01% 34.19% 34.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1443 1802 1791
Median daily rate £400 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 127 106
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +12.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.78 £15.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.80 £50.00 £47.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +13.71%

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

XPath Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

XPath
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

XPath Daily Rate Trend in the South East

XPath
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XPath across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

XPath Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

XPath
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XPath across the South East region.

XPath Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

XPath
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XPath within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire - 8 £400 - 1
East Sussex +6 3 £320 -28.88%
Berkshire +14 1 £390 -17.89%
West Sussex - 1 £400 -
XPath
England

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing XPath also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for XPath.

1 35 (94.59%) XML
2 25 (67.57%) JavaScript
3 24 (64.86%) XSLT
4 18 (48.65%) SQL
4 18 (48.65%) MVC
5 16 (43.24%) Java
5 16 (43.24%) AngularJS
6 15 (40.54%) jQuery
7 14 (37.84%) REST
8 13 (35.14%) Spring
9 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (32.43%) Oracle
9 12 (32.43%) JMS
10 11 (29.73%) HTML
10 11 (29.73%) Linux
11 10 (27.03%) JSF
11 10 (27.03%) Maven
11 10 (27.03%) Unit Testing
11 10 (27.03%) Java EE
11 10 (27.03%) Spring MVC
11 10 (27.03%) Grails
11 10 (27.03%) CSS
11 10 (27.03%) Ant
11 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
11 10 (27.03%) Elasticsearch
11 10 (27.03%) Play Framework
11 10 (27.03%) React
12 9 (24.32%) Node.js
12 9 (24.32%) Git (software)
12 9 (24.32%) Cloud Computing

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (27.03%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (21.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (18.92%) nginx
4 6 (16.22%) Drupal
4 6 (16.22%) SilverStripe
5 3 (8.11%) Apache
6 2 (5.41%) GlassFish
6 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.70%) ArcGIS
7 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (2.70%) GeoServer
7 1 (2.70%) Jetty
7 1 (2.70%) MQSeries
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (2.70%) Perch
7 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
1 3 (8.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.41%) Fireworks
2 2 (5.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (10.81%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (24.32%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.81%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (5.41%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) MySQL
1 6 (16.22%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.41%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 10 (27.03%) Ant
1 10 (27.03%) Maven
2 9 (24.32%) Git (software)
3 8 (21.62%) JUnit
3 8 (21.62%) Mockito
4 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (5.41%) Gerrit
5 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.41%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.70%) Appium
6 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.70%) HP UFT
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (2.70%) Subversion
6 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (16.22%) Advertising
2 3 (8.11%) Games
3 2 (5.41%) Finance
3 2 (5.41%) Legal
4 1 (2.70%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Publishing
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (75.68%) Developer
2 11 (29.73%) Java Developer
3 9 (24.32%) Senior Developer
4 7 (18.92%) Software Developer
5 6 (16.22%) Architect
6 5 (13.51%) Angular Developer
6 5 (13.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (13.51%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (10.81%) PHP Developer
7 4 (10.81%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 3 (8.11%) Business Architect
8 3 (8.11%) Business Process Architect
8 3 (8.11%) J2EE Developer
8 3 (8.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (8.11%) Node.js Developer
9 2 (5.41%) AWS Developer
9 2 (5.41%) C# Software Developer
9 2 (5.41%) C# WCF Developer
9 2 (5.41%) Knowledge Analyst
9 2 (5.41%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (94.59%) XML
2 24 (64.86%) XSLT
3 16 (43.24%) AngularJS
4 15 (40.54%) jQuery
5 14 (37.84%) REST
6 13 (35.14%) Spring
7 12 (32.43%) JMS
8 11 (29.73%) HTML
9 10 (27.03%) CSS
9 10 (27.03%) Grails
9 10 (27.03%) Java EE
9 10 (27.03%) JSF
9 10 (27.03%) Play Framework
9 10 (27.03%) React
9 10 (27.03%) Spring MVC
10 9 (24.32%) Node.js
11 7 (18.92%) .NET
11 7 (18.92%) J2EE
11 7 (18.92%) J2SE
12 6 (16.22%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.51%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.70%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Android
2 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) MVC
2 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (27.03%) Unit Testing
4 8 (21.62%) Configuration Management
4 8 (21.62%) SOA
5 7 (18.92%) Process Improvement
6 6 (16.22%) OO
6 6 (16.22%) Product Management
6 6 (16.22%) RDF
6 6 (16.22%) Release Management
6 6 (16.22%) Secure Coding
6 6 (16.22%) Web Development
7 5 (13.51%) ArchiMate
7 5 (13.51%) BPMN
7 5 (13.51%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 5 (13.51%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (13.51%) Front End Development
7 5 (13.51%) TOGAF
7 5 (13.51%) UML
7 5 (13.51%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 25 (67.57%) JavaScript
2 18 (48.65%) SQL
3 16 (43.24%) Java
4 8 (21.62%) PHP
5 7 (18.92%) VBA
6 6 (16.22%) Perl
7 4 (10.81%) C#
8 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.70%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) Ansible
1 8 (21.62%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (21.62%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Oracle
2 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
3 7 (18.92%) Google
4 5 (13.51%) Software AG
5 3 (8.11%) IBM
6 2 (5.41%) VMware
7 1 (2.70%) Blue Prism
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