The first table below looks at the demand for XPath skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Staffordshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank - - 31
Contract jobs citing XPath 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £45.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +35.33%
Programming Languages Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
48 42 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 37.50% 44.21% 35.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 25 33
Average daily rate £310 £330 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 12
Average hourly rate - £15.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -58.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
XPath
West Midlands

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XPath across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

XPath Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

XPath
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

XPath Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire