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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XPath (XML Path Language)
England / South East
Rank 234 260 253
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -7
Contract jobs citing XPath 7 2 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.091% 0.023% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.27% 0.068% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 9
Median daily rate £325 £463 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.72% +28.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £453 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £473 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
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
2571 2953 3317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.41% 33.66% 34.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1595 1941 1849
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 109 126
Median hourly rate £42.00 £44.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.25 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.55 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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
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 23 February 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 - 6 £319 - 2
East Sussex +5 1 £353 -21.66%
XPath
England

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 26 (96.30%) XML
2 19 (70.37%) JavaScript
3 16 (59.26%) XSLT
3 16 (59.26%) MVC
4 15 (55.56%) AngularJS
5 13 (48.15%) Java
5 13 (48.15%) jQuery
6 12 (44.44%) Spring
6 12 (44.44%) SQL
7 11 (40.74%) JMS
7 11 (40.74%) REST
8 10 (37.04%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (37.04%) Play Framework
8 10 (37.04%) Linux
8 10 (37.04%) Oracle
8 10 (37.04%) Ant
8 10 (37.04%) JSF
8 10 (37.04%) Maven
8 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (37.04%) Java EE
8 10 (37.04%) Grails
8 10 (37.04%) Spring MVC
9 9 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (33.33%) Unit Testing
9 9 (33.33%) React
9 9 (33.33%) Node.js
10 8 (29.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 8 (29.63%) Puppet
10 8 (29.63%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (29.63%) Ansible

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 (37.04%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (29.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (25.93%) nginx
4 6 (22.22%) Drupal
4 6 (22.22%) SilverStripe
5 1 (3.70%) Apache
5 1 (3.70%) ArcGIS
5 1 (3.70%) GeoServer
5 1 (3.70%) GlassFish
5 1 (3.70%) Jetty
5 1 (3.70%) Perch
5 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Fireworks
1 2 (7.41%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (14.81%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (14.81%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (3.70%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) MySQL
1 6 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.70%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Ant
1 10 (37.04%) Maven
2 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
2 8 (29.63%) JUnit
2 8 (29.63%) Mockito
3 1 (3.70%) Appium
3 1 (3.70%) Gerrit
3 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.70%) Subversion
3 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (22.22%) Advertising
2 3 (11.11%) Games
3 1 (3.70%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
3 1 (3.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (85.19%) Developer
2 10 (37.04%) Java Developer
3 9 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 6 (22.22%) Software Developer
5 5 (18.52%) Angular Developer
5 5 (18.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (18.52%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (14.81%) PHP Developer
6 4 (14.81%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 3 (11.11%) J2EE Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Node.js Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Architect
8 2 (7.41%) AWS Developer
9 1 (3.70%) Agile Developer
9 1 (3.70%) Analyst
9 1 (3.70%) Applications Developer
9 1 (3.70%) C# Software Developer
9 1 (3.70%) Tester
9 1 (3.70%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (96.30%) XML
2 16 (59.26%) XSLT
3 15 (55.56%) AngularJS
4 13 (48.15%) jQuery
5 12 (44.44%) Spring
6 11 (40.74%) JMS
6 11 (40.74%) REST
7 10 (37.04%) Grails
7 10 (37.04%) Java EE
7 10 (37.04%) JSF
7 10 (37.04%) Play Framework
7 10 (37.04%) Spring MVC
8 9 (33.33%) Node.js
8 9 (33.33%) React
9 8 (29.63%) CSS
10 7 (25.93%) J2EE
10 7 (25.93%) J2SE
11 6 (22.22%) XML Schema
12 5 (18.52%) JSTL
12 5 (18.52%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Android
2 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) MVC
2 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 8 (29.63%) Configuration Management
4 8 (29.63%) SOA
5 7 (25.93%) Process Improvement
6 6 (22.22%) OO
6 6 (22.22%) Product Management
6 6 (22.22%) RDF
6 6 (22.22%) Release Management
6 6 (22.22%) Secure Coding
7 5 (18.52%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 5 (18.52%) Front End Development
8 3 (11.11%) Web Development
9 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (7.41%) Integration Testing
9 2 (7.41%) TDD
9 2 (7.41%) TOGAF
9 2 (7.41%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 19 (70.37%) JavaScript
2 13 (48.15%) Java
3 12 (44.44%) SQL
4 7 (25.93%) PHP
5 6 (22.22%) Perl
6 2 (7.41%) C#
6 2 (7.41%) VBA
7 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.70%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) Ansible
1 8 (29.63%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (29.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Oracle
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.11%) Google
4 2 (7.41%) Software AG
5 1 (3.70%) IBM
5 1 (3.70%) VMware
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