Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 22 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)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 - 104
Rank change year-on-year - +104 -12
Contract jobs citing XPath 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.075% - 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.25% - 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Cheshire median daily rate £450 - £425
10th Percentile £425 - £413
90th Percentile £475 - £438
North West median daily rate £577 - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West 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 Cheshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 406 511 618
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 30.41% 34.88% 29.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 378 446
Cheshire median daily rate £389 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.32% +3.33% +10.29%
10th Percentile £275 £267 £271
90th Percentile £521 £498 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 10
Cheshire median hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -38.24% -
10th Percentile £26.00 £11.85 £12.90
90th Percentile £38.75 £36.05 £38.75
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £29.01 £37.50
% change year-on-year +37.87% -22.63% +30.43%

XPath
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for XPath in Cheshire

XPath
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XPath in Cheshire

XPath
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XPath within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 22 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
Chester - 1 £450 -
XPath
North West

For the 6 months to 22 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for XPath.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Servlets
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) DOM
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) XHTML
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) WSDL
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) JAX-RPC
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Perforce
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) JSF
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) Web 2.0
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA

XPath
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Axis
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) DOM
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) ICEfaces
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) JAX-RPC
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) JSF
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) RichFaces
1 1 (100.00%) Servlets
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) WSDL
1 1 (100.00%) XHTML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) RIA
1 1 (100.00%) Web 2.0
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Perforce