The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 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 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank - 117 127
Contract jobs citing XPath 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire - 0.19% 0.078%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.52% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £369 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £323 £328
% change year-on-year
+14.72% -1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
Programming Languages Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
846 764 1066
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 36.08% 36.40% 41.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 502 406 612
Average daily rate £320 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 44 29
Average hourly rate £21.25 £30.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.16% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
North Yorkshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
XPath
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XPath
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) XSLT
1 3 (100.00%) UML
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) NHS
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Ajax
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) XSLT
1 3 (100.00%) Ajax
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) UML
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript