The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank - 68 58
Contract jobs citing XPath 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 0.43% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.07% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £317
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
397 281 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 44.66% 39.86% 32.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 203 138
Average daily rate £330 £325 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.80 £15.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% +44.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.11 £18.62 £12.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £71.00 £43.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

XPath Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

XPath
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

XPath Daily Rate Trend in Wales