Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for XPath skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XPath over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

XPath (XML Path Language)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 156 161 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 - +180
Contract jobs citing XPath 5 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.12% 0.26% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.43% 0.91% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 0
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 -
South East median daily rate £525 £419 £374
% change year-on-year +25.37% +11.97% -24.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

XPath is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1154 1204 1222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 28.31% 28.10% 24.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 688 693 752
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £377
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.24% +0.40%
10th Percentile £288 £275 £250
90th Percentile £538 £538 £506
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 36 43
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.00 £31.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.45% -16.22% +13.85%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.25 £16.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.13 £54.74
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%

XPath
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing XPath as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for XPath in Berkshire

XPath
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing XPath in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for XPath in Berkshire

XPath
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XPath within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +2 5 £400 -31.91% 1
XPath
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for XPath.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) XSD
1 5 (100.00%) XSLT
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) WSDL
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) JSON
1 5 (100.00%) WCF
1 5 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
1 5 (100.00%) REST
1 5 (100.00%) Kanban
2 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (80.00%) SOLID
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) OOD
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (40.00%) React
4 2 (40.00%) CSS3

XPath
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (40.00%) C# Software Developer
3 2 (40.00%) C# WCF Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (40.00%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) JSON
1 5 (100.00%) REST
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) WCF
1 5 (100.00%) WSDL
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) XSD
1 5 (100.00%) XSLT
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) CSS3
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) React
3 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
1 5 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 5 (100.00%) Kanban
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) OOD
2 4 (80.00%) SOLID
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) ETL
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) MVVM
3 2 (40.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle