The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank - 80 94
Contract jobs citing XPath 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - 0.15% 0.056%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.46% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £288 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-0.07% +6.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £45.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +35.33%
Programming Languages Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
746 437 537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 41.58% 33.06% 30.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 235 308
Average daily rate £320 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 19
Average hourly rate £25.75 £14.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.58% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £11.00 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £33.50 £38.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
XPath
Yorkshire

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
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XPath within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hebden Bridge - - - -
Leeds - - - -
XPath
Yorkshire

XPath
Top 28 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) XML
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Migration
2 5 (71.43%) XQuery
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (28.57%) jQuery
3 2 (28.57%) EPiServer
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (28.57%) HTML5
3 2 (28.57%) CSS3
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) XSLT
3 2 (28.57%) XHTML
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) DBA
1 5 (71.43%) Administrator
1 5 (71.43%) SQL DBA
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) XSLT
2 2 (28.57%) XHTML
2 2 (28.57%) jQuery
2 2 (28.57%) HTML5
2 2 (28.57%) CSS3
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Migration
1 5 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
1 5 (71.43%) XQuery
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) EPiServer