The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 108 - 82
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XPath 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.21% - 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.49% - 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate
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£340 - £288
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 - £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £387 - £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -18.75%
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Yorkshire

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

Programming Languages Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
811 673 406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 43.51% 39.45% 30.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 471 213
Average daily rate £340 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 19
Average hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% +20.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

XPath Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

XPath
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

XPath Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) XSLT
1 6 (100.00%) XML
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) jQuery
2 5 (83.33%) WCF
2 5 (83.33%) .NET Framework
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (83.33%) XSD
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) T-SQL
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) Visual Studio
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) SOAP
2 5 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
3 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) Multithreading
4 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (50.00%) RUP
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) UML
5 2 (33.33%) LDAP
5 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
6 1 (16.67%) Ajax

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 1 (16.67%) JBoss
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Visual Studio
2 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (16.67%) Jasmine
3 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) XSLT
1 6 (100.00%) XML
1 6 (100.00%) jQuery
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 5 (83.33%) WCF
2 5 (83.33%) XSD
2 5 (83.33%) .NET Framework
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) SOAP
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) JSP
3 1 (16.67%) Servlets
3 1 (16.67%) Struts
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE
3 1 (16.67%) XHTML
3 1 (16.67%) J2SE
3 1 (16.67%) JMS
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Multithreading
3 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (50.00%) UML
3 3 (50.00%) RUP
3 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) SOA
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) IBM
West Yorkshire
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 25 days ago