The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 143 152 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing XPath 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.035% 0.063% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.079% 0.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £288 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.00 -
XPath
England

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

Programming Languages Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1264 1295 802
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 44.81% 40.71% 32.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 853 880 485
Median daily rate £400 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 18
Median hourly rate £26.36 £21.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.59% -14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.05 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing XPath as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

XPath Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

XPath
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

XPath Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

XPath
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

XPath Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

XPath
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XPath within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North Yorkshire - 1 £288 - 1
XPath
England

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XPath also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for XPath.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) XML Schema
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (33.33%) WSDL
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Node.js
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Data Transformation
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) XQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Ant

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Ant
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (33.33%) FitNesse
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) QA Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) QA Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) XML Schema
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Node.js
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) WSDL
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Data Transformation
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) XQuery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA