The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 28 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.

XPath (XML Path Language)
England / East of England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 - 128
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing XPath 10 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.47% - 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.21% - 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 5
Median daily rate £438 - £488
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 - £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £348 £400
% change year-on-year +15.46% -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 of England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 828 788 916
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 39.00% 31.85% 34.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 458 492
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 57 60
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.59%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £19.00 £32.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

XPath
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

XPath
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XPath in the East of England

XPath
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XPath in the East of England over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XPath in the East of England

XPath
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing XPath in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for XPath in the East of England

XPath
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 28 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
Essex - 5 £475 - 2
Hertfordshire - 5 £350 -
XPath
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 of England region with a requirement for XPath.

1 16 (100.00%) XSLT
2 15 (93.75%) Java
3 10 (62.50%) JSON
4 9 (56.25%) Marketing
4 9 (56.25%) Digital Marketing
4 9 (56.25%) Swagger
4 9 (56.25%) Manufacturing
4 9 (56.25%) Electronics
4 9 (56.25%) Telecoms
4 9 (56.25%) Finance
4 9 (56.25%) Programme Management
4 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (56.25%) TDD
4 9 (56.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 9 (56.25%) Oracle
4 9 (56.25%) SAP
4 9 (56.25%) SOA
4 9 (56.25%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (56.25%) Middleware
5 8 (50.00%) Web Services
6 7 (43.75%) CSS
6 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
6 7 (43.75%) HTML
6 7 (43.75%) RESTful
7 6 (37.50%) Android
7 6 (37.50%) Open Source
7 6 (37.50%) Ruby
7 6 (37.50%) Web Development
7 6 (37.50%) Play Framework
7 6 (37.50%) API Design

XPath
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 6 (37.50%) WebLogic
1 6 (37.50%) WebLogic Portal
2 3 (18.75%) Mule
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 9 (56.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Maven
General
1 9 (56.25%) Electronics
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
1 9 (56.25%) Manufacturing
1 9 (56.25%) Marketing
1 9 (56.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Architect
2 6 (37.50%) SOA Architect
2 6 (37.50%) Technical Architect
3 5 (31.25%) Web Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Developer
4 3 (18.75%) SOA Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Integration Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) XSLT
2 10 (62.50%) JSON
3 9 (56.25%) Middleware
3 9 (56.25%) Swagger
4 8 (50.00%) Web Services
5 7 (43.75%) CSS
5 7 (43.75%) HTML
5 7 (43.75%) RESTful
6 6 (37.50%) AngularJS
6 6 (37.50%) Play Framework
6 6 (37.50%) Ruby on Rails
7 5 (31.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (25.00%) XML
9 3 (18.75%) Apache Camel
9 3 (18.75%) WireMock
10 1 (6.25%) jQuery
10 1 (6.25%) Oracle ADF
10 1 (6.25%) REST
10 1 (6.25%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (56.25%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) Digital Marketing
1 9 (56.25%) Programme Management
1 9 (56.25%) SOA
1 9 (56.25%) TDD
2 6 (37.50%) API Design
2 6 (37.50%) Open Source
2 6 (37.50%) Scrum
2 6 (37.50%) Web Development
3 1 (6.25%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (6.25%) Front End Development
3 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 6 (37.50%) Ruby
4 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Oracle
1 9 (56.25%) SAP
2 6 (37.50%) Google
3 3 (18.75%) WSO2
Essex
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Posted: 21 days ago