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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 122 110
Contract jobs citing XPath 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire - 0.042% 0.081%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.16% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -22.22%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £538 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +53.57% -12.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £19.46

XPath is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 445 612 590
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 24.57% 25.97% 23.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 360 359
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 12
Median hourly rate £19.66 £12.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.28% -65.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £9.00 £31.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

XPath
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing XPath as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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