The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 62 - 66
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XPath 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.19% - 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.32% - 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £288 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-18.80% +10.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £52.50
XPath
Wales

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 Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
309 253 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 59.65% 50.70% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 187 133
Median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £230 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £443 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 4
Median hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £15.10 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.02 £32.50 £29.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

XPath Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

XPath
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

XPath Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

XPath
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bridgend - 1 £288 -
XPath
Wales

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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 Wales region with a requirement for XPath.

1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Sass
2 1 (50.00%) LESS
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Server Building
2 1 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 1 (50.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (50.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) LESS
2 1 (50.00%) Sass
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XForms
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) SEO
1 1 (50.00%) Server Building
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft