The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XPath (XML Path Language)
England / East Midlands
Rank 92 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing XPath 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.14% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.32% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £348 £400
% change year-on-year +15.10% -13.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 632 483 580
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 42.91% 29.76% 35.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 303 345
Median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 13
Median hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.14% +21.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.54 £11.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

XPath
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

XPath
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XPath in the East Midlands

XPath
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XPath within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire - 2 £400 -
XPath
England

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for XPath.

1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) MS Access
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) JSTL
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Pentaho
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) OOCSS
2 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (50.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) MS Access
2 1 (50.00%) Pentaho
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) JSTL
2 1 (50.00%) OOCSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow
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Nigel Frank International
Rate: £330 - £375 per day
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