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 22 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank - 90 -
Contract jobs citing XPath 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - 0.38% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.97% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £361
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -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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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
648 616 624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 34.95% 38.57% 37.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 383 344
Average daily rate £350 £300 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 21
Average hourly rate £33.00 £17.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.57% +4.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £13.65 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £23.20 £40.00
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 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