The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank - - 98
Contract jobs citing XPath 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey - - 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £374 £364
% change year-on-year
+16.97% +2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- -37.31%
XPath
South East

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

Programming Languages Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
367 551 606
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 34.75% 40.78% 39.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 384 385
Median daily rate £400 £420 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +15.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 9 20
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £46.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -19.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £35.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.60 £90.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

XPath Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

XPath
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

XPath Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

XPath
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

XPath Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

XPath
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 Surrey region with a requirement for XPath.

1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) VBA
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSD
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
1 1 (50.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (50.00%) MQSeries
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Test Lead
1 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSD
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft