The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 519 510 418
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -92
Contract jobs citing XPath 75 90 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.16% 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.36% 0.44% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 35 82
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £304 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £565 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.48% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £52.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £52.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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

Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20749 20518 17913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.24% 37.16% 36.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 13460 13302 11029
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £562
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 435 478 633
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.58 £17.75 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend

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

XPath Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

XPath
Daily Rate Trend

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

XPath Daily Rate Trend in the UK

XPath
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XPath within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

XPath Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

XPath
Hourly Rate Trend

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

XPath Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

XPath
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XPath within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -23 65 £400 -5.88% 26
London -14 30 £350 -22.22% 12
South East -4 15 £463 +32.14% 4
Yorkshire -9 11 £400 -
City of London +15 9 £338 -40.00% 7
North Yorkshire - 9 £400 -
Harrogate - 9 £400 -
Scotland +11 8 £375 +17.37%
Oxfordshire - 6 £600 -
Oxford - 6 £600 -
Berkshire -5 5 £388 - 2
North West -25 4 £363 -9.31% 4
East of England +14 3 £215 -46.25%
Edinburgh +3 3 £375 +17.37%
Hertfordshire -3 3 £215 -46.25%
Cheshire -9 3 £401 -15.68% 1
Glasgow - 3 - -
Chester - 3 £401 - 1
Surrey - 3 £440 -
Watford 0 2 £210 -
Hampshire -14 2 £360 +2.85%
Livingston - 2 £375 -
West Lothian - 2 £375 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £363 -
West Midlands -11 1 - - 1
Manchester -16 1 £325 +15.04% 3
Reading - 1 £325 - 2
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £400 -

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing XPath also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XPath.

1 185 (96.86%) XML
2 123 (64.40%) XSLT
3 104 (54.45%) Java
4 92 (48.17%) SQL
5 81 (42.41%) Agile Software Development
6 72 (37.70%) HTML
7 61 (31.94%) JavaScript
7 61 (31.94%) XQuery
8 60 (31.41%) Oracle
9 55 (28.80%) Web Services
10 53 (27.75%) CSS
11 50 (26.18%) SQL Server
11 50 (26.18%) SOA
12 48 (25.13%) XML Schema
12 48 (25.13%) .NET
13 47 (24.61%) C#
14 45 (23.56%) SOAP
14 45 (23.56%) TDD
15 43 (22.51%) Linux
15 43 (22.51%) jQuery
16 42 (21.99%) Scrum
17 40 (20.94%) ASP.NET
18 39 (20.42%) Software Engineering
19 38 (19.90%) Windows
20 37 (19.37%) Ajax
21 36 (18.85%) JSP
21 36 (18.85%) J2EE
21 36 (18.85%) REST
22 34 (17.80%) Unit Testing
22 34 (17.80%) Spring

XPath
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing XPath also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XPath. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (12.04%) WebLogic
2 22 (11.52%) WebSphere
3 16 (8.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 15 (7.85%) IIS
5 12 (6.28%) BizTalk Server
5 12 (6.28%) Tomcat
5 12 (6.28%) JBoss
5 12 (6.28%) MQSeries
6 10 (5.24%) CMS
7 8 (4.19%) Apache
8 5 (2.62%) Node.js
8 5 (2.62%) Oracle Application Server
9 4 (2.09%) Apache Pig
9 4 (2.09%) Umbraco
10 3 (1.57%) Jetty
11 2 (1.05%) Apache Spark
11 2 (1.05%) Oracle Coherence
12 1 (0.52%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 5 (2.62%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.57%) PowerPivot
3 2 (1.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 21 (10.99%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (3.66%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (1.05%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.52%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.52%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 25 (13.09%) HTTP
2 9 (4.71%) SSH
3 8 (4.19%) HTTPS
4 7 (3.66%) LDAP
5 6 (3.14%) Internet
6 5 (2.62%) SAN
7 4 (2.09%) FTP
8 3 (1.57%) SSL
9 2 (1.05%) SMS
10 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (26.18%) SQL Server
2 27 (14.14%) Relational Database
3 21 (10.99%) Oracle Database
4 19 (9.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (8.38%) DB2
6 12 (6.28%) MySQL
7 10 (5.24%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (4.71%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (4.71%) Oracle Database 10g
9 7 (3.66%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 7 (3.66%) Oracle9i Database
10 6 (3.14%) RDBMS
11 5 (2.62%) TKPROF
11 5 (2.62%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (2.62%) OLTP
11 5 (2.62%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (2.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (2.09%) Big Data
12 4 (2.09%) Apache Hive
12 4 (2.09%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 34 (17.80%) Subversion
2 26 (13.61%) Maven
3 25 (13.09%) Ant
4 22 (11.52%) Visual Studio
5 21 (10.99%) Eclipse
6 19 (9.95%) Git (software)
7 18 (9.42%) Team Foundation Server
8 17 (8.90%) Jenkins
9 14 (7.33%) Selenium
10 10 (5.24%) Cucumber
11 9 (4.71%) FitNesse
12 7 (3.66%) Jasmine
12 7 (3.66%) JUnit
12 7 (3.66%) NUnit
13 6 (3.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 5 (2.62%) WebDriver
14 5 (2.62%) Mercurial
15 4 (2.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 2 (1.05%) JIRA
16 2 (1.05%) JMeter
General
1 25 (13.09%) Finance
2 24 (12.57%) Banking
3 13 (6.81%) Publishing
4 12 (6.28%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.62%) Law
6 4 (2.09%) Automotive
6 4 (2.09%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.57%) Retail
8 1 (0.52%) Legal
8 1 (0.52%) Advertising
8 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 143 (74.87%) Developer
2 48 (25.13%) Java Developer
3 17 (8.90%) XML Developer
4 16 (8.38%) .NET Developer
5 12 (6.28%) C# Developer
6 11 (5.76%) BizTalk Developer
6 11 (5.76%) Web Developer
6 11 (5.76%) Senior Developer
6 11 (5.76%) Lead Developer
7 10 (5.24%) Tester
7 10 (5.24%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (4.71%) Software Engineer
9 8 (4.19%) Consultant
9 8 (4.19%) Oracle Developer
9 8 (4.19%) Java Software Engineer
9 8 (4.19%) Lead Software Engineer
10 7 (3.66%) Applications Developer
10 7 (3.66%) Analyst
11 6 (3.14%) Automation Tester
12 5 (2.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (96.86%) XML
2 123 (64.40%) XSLT
3 72 (37.70%) HTML
4 55 (28.80%) Web Services
5 53 (27.75%) CSS
6 48 (25.13%) XML Schema
6 48 (25.13%) .NET
7 45 (23.56%) SOAP
8 43 (22.51%) jQuery
9 40 (20.94%) ASP.NET
10 37 (19.37%) Ajax
11 36 (18.85%) JSP
11 36 (18.85%) J2EE
11 36 (18.85%) REST
12 34 (17.80%) Spring
13 29 (15.18%) Servlets
14 27 (14.14%) WCF
15 26 (13.61%) XSL
15 26 (13.61%) JMS
16 24 (12.57%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.42%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.85%) N-Tier
3 9 (4.71%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (4.19%) Replication
4 8 (4.19%) Web 2.0
4 8 (4.19%) Open Source
4 8 (4.19%) Digital Media
5 6 (3.14%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.14%) User Experience
5 6 (3.14%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.62%) Inversion of Control
6 5 (2.62%) W3C
7 4 (2.09%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.09%) Social Network
8 2 (1.05%) PKI
8 2 (1.05%) iPhone
8 2 (1.05%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.52%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.52%) DataPower
9 1 (0.52%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 43 (22.51%) Linux
2 38 (19.90%) Windows
3 29 (15.18%) UNIX
4 11 (5.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (3.14%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.09%) Android
8 2 (1.05%) HPUX
9 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.52%) Solaris
9 1 (0.52%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.52%) VMS
9 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.52%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (42.41%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (26.18%) SOA
3 45 (23.56%) TDD
4 42 (21.99%) Scrum
5 39 (20.42%) Software Engineering
6 34 (17.80%) Unit Testing
7 30 (15.71%) MVC
7 30 (15.71%) OO
8 28 (14.66%) UML
9 24 (12.57%) OOP
9 24 (12.57%) BDD
10 21 (10.99%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (8.90%) Release Management
11 17 (8.90%) RUP
12 16 (8.38%) Multithreading
13 12 (6.28%) Web Application Development
14 11 (5.76%) Test Automation
15 10 (5.24%) Web Development
15 10 (5.24%) OOD
16 9 (4.71%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 104 (54.45%) Java
2 92 (48.17%) SQL
3 61 (31.94%) JavaScript
3 61 (31.94%) XQuery
4 47 (24.61%) C#
5 26 (13.61%) T-SQL
6 15 (7.85%) PL/SQL
7 8 (4.19%) PHP
7 8 (4.19%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 7 (3.66%) Shell Script
9 6 (3.14%) Perl
9 6 (3.14%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.62%) C++
11 4 (2.09%) Python
11 4 (2.09%) Groovy
11 4 (2.09%) PHP5
12 3 (1.57%) C
12 3 (1.57%) VBScript
13 2 (1.05%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.05%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 12 (6.28%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.14%) SC Cleared
2 6 (3.14%) Degree
3 5 (2.62%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.52%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.52%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.52%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.90%) QA
2 5 (2.62%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.05%) RosettaNet
3 2 (1.05%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (2.62%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (2.62%) Oracle Clusterware
2 4 (2.09%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (1.05%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.52%) NFS
Systems Management
1 16 (8.38%) Oracle Identity Management
2 13 (6.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (2.62%) Data Guard
3 5 (2.62%) Oracle Flashback
3 5 (2.62%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (1.05%) Netcool
4 2 (1.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (1.05%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 60 (31.41%) Oracle
2 22 (11.52%) Microsoft
3 14 (7.33%) IBM
4 7 (3.66%) Sybase
5 6 (3.14%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.09%) Ektron
7 2 (1.05%) Veritas
7 2 (1.05%) HP
7 2 (1.05%) Citrix
7 2 (1.05%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.05%) Adobe
7 2 (1.05%) SAP
8 1 (0.52%) Elastic Path
8 1 (0.52%) Red Gate
8 1 (0.52%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.52%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.52%) Remedy
8 1 (0.52%) Interwoven
8 1 (0.52%) Sun
8 1 (0.52%) BMC
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