The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank - 23 26
Contract jobs citing XPath 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford - 1.06% 1.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 2.50% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £361
% change year-on-year
- -3.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 - £42.50
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Hertfordshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
36 40 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 27.27% 42.55% 60.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 30
Average daily rate £375 £300 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -26.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

XPath Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region 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 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Ant
1 3 (100.00%) JUnit
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Servlets
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Struts
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) XSLT
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) HPUX
1 3 (100.00%) Solaris
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) JMS
1 3 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Sun
1 3 (100.00%) Sun Certification

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region 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 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe CQ
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Ant
1 3 (100.00%) JUnit
1 3 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (100.00%) Log4j
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) Maven
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Servlets
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Struts
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) XSLT
1 3 (100.00%) JMS
1 3 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) XMLBeans
1 3 (100.00%) Ajax
1 3 (100.00%) JSON
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) HPUX
1 3 (100.00%) Solaris
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Sun Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Sun
1 3 (100.00%) Interwoven