The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 31 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XPath 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.89% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.41% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £304 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.00 -
XPath
West Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
83 76 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 36.89% 50.33% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 52 31
Median daily rate £313 £363 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £420 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £30.00 £8.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+275.00% -38.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +11.42%

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire region citing XPath as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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

XPath
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XPath within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £304 -
XPath
West Midlands

XPath
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for XPath.

1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
1 2 (100.00%) XHTML
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile First
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# WCF Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (50.00%) WCF Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XHTML
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile First
2 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET