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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank - 25 25
Contract jobs citing XPath 0 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford - 2.10% 6.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 4.69% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £210 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £401 £375
% change year-on-year
-18.85% +6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £52.50
XPath
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
34 64 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 30.09% 44.76% 46.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 25 26
Average daily rate £394 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

XPath Daily Rate Trend in Watford