The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank - - 119
Contract jobs citing XPath 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire - - 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £313 £370
% change year-on-year
+19.68% -15.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Yorkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1243 771 864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 39.45% 32.53% 39.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 845 465 473
Average daily rate £350 £320 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 55
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XPath across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) XML
1 11 (100.00%) XSLT
1 11 (100.00%) jQuery
2 10 (90.91%) Ajax
2 10 (90.91%) XSL
2 10 (90.91%) XHTML
2 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 10 (90.91%) CSS
3 8 (72.73%) Struts
3 8 (72.73%) WebSphere
3 8 (72.73%) JBoss
4 7 (63.64%) Scrum
4 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (63.64%) TDD
4 7 (63.64%) BDD
4 7 (63.64%) Jasmine
4 7 (63.64%) J2SE
4 7 (63.64%) JMS
4 7 (63.64%) Eclipse
4 7 (63.64%) Java
4 7 (63.64%) J2EE
5 6 (54.55%) JSP
5 6 (54.55%) Servlets
5 6 (54.55%) DB2
5 6 (54.55%) IBM
5 6 (54.55%) WebSphere MQ
5 6 (54.55%) RESTful
5 6 (54.55%) JSTL
5 6 (54.55%) MVC

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 8 (72.73%) JBoss
1 8 (72.73%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) DB2
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Eclipse
1 7 (63.64%) Jasmine
2 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
3 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (9.09%) Ant
3 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (18.18%) Automotive
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Java Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Front-End Web Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Web Developer
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) XSLT
1 11 (100.00%) XML
1 11 (100.00%) jQuery
2 10 (90.91%) XSL
2 10 (90.91%) Ajax
2 10 (90.91%) XHTML
2 10 (90.91%) CSS
3 8 (72.73%) Struts
4 7 (63.64%) J2EE
4 7 (63.64%) J2SE
4 7 (63.64%) JMS
5 6 (54.55%) WebSphere MQ
5 6 (54.55%) JSP
5 6 (54.55%) Servlets
5 6 (54.55%) RESTful
5 6 (54.55%) JSTL
6 5 (45.45%) Spring MVC
6 5 (45.45%) Spring
6 5 (45.45%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (63.64%) TDD
1 7 (63.64%) BDD
1 7 (63.64%) Scrum
2 6 (54.55%) MVC
3 5 (45.45%) SOA
4 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 2 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (18.18%) Web Design
5 1 (9.09%) OO
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 7 (63.64%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) IBM