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 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)
England / East of England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 126 137
Rank change year-on-year +32 +11  
Contract jobs citing XPath 39 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.70% 0.12% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.19% 0.34% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 0 0
Median daily rate £538 - -
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 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 930 882 1057
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 40.43% 34.81% 34.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 522 623
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £457
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 64 59
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.10% -1.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.70 £27.00 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.78 £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 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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +25 39 £538 - 2
XPath
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 50 (100.00%) XSLT
2 44 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (88.00%) TDD
3 43 (86.00%) JSON
3 43 (86.00%) Middleware
4 41 (82.00%) XML
4 41 (82.00%) Oracle
5 40 (80.00%) SOA
5 40 (80.00%) WSO2
6 38 (76.00%) Mule
6 38 (76.00%) Swagger
6 38 (76.00%) Greenfield Project
6 38 (76.00%) Maven
7 37 (74.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 37 (74.00%) Marketing
7 37 (74.00%) Digital Marketing
7 37 (74.00%) Manufacturing
7 37 (74.00%) Programme Management
7 37 (74.00%) Electronics
7 37 (74.00%) Telecoms
7 37 (74.00%) Finance
7 37 (74.00%) Business Intelligence
7 37 (74.00%) SAP
8 35 (70.00%) WireMock
8 35 (70.00%) Oracle Service Bus
8 35 (70.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 35 (70.00%) Apache Camel
9 18 (36.00%) Java
10 14 (28.00%) Web Services
11 10 (20.00%) SOAP

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 38 (76.00%) Mule
2 35 (70.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 35 (70.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 9 (18.00%) WebLogic
4 6 (12.00%) WebLogic Portal
5 3 (6.00%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 37 (74.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) IaaS
1 3 (6.00%) PaaS
1 3 (6.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) HTTP
1 3 (6.00%) SSL
1 3 (6.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (6.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (6.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 38 (76.00%) Maven
2 3 (6.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (6.00%) Subversion
General
1 37 (74.00%) Electronics
1 37 (74.00%) Finance
1 37 (74.00%) Manufacturing
1 37 (74.00%) Marketing
1 37 (74.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 44 (88.00%) Developer
2 32 (64.00%) Agile Developer
2 32 (64.00%) SOA Developer
3 31 (62.00%) Integration Developer
4 9 (18.00%) Senior Developer
5 7 (14.00%) Lead Developer
6 6 (12.00%) Architect
6 6 (12.00%) Senior Agile Developer
6 6 (12.00%) Technical Architect
6 6 (12.00%) Web Developer
7 5 (10.00%) Middleware Developer
8 3 (6.00%) SOA Architect
9 2 (4.00%) Lead Architect
9 2 (4.00%) Technical Leader
10 1 (2.00%) Integration Specialist
10 1 (2.00%) Java Developer
10 1 (2.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (100.00%) XSLT
2 43 (86.00%) JSON
2 43 (86.00%) Middleware
3 41 (82.00%) XML
4 38 (76.00%) Swagger
5 35 (70.00%) Apache Camel
5 35 (70.00%) WireMock
6 14 (28.00%) Web Services
7 10 (20.00%) SOAP
8 8 (16.00%) RESTful
9 6 (12.00%) AngularJS
9 6 (12.00%) CSS
9 6 (12.00%) HTML
10 5 (10.00%) JSON Schema
10 5 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (10.00%) WSDL
11 3 (6.00%) Java SE
11 3 (6.00%) Ruby on Rails
11 3 (6.00%) Spring
11 3 (6.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 38 (76.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.00%) Android
2 5 (10.00%) Linux
2 5 (10.00%) Unix
3 3 (6.00%) AIX
3 3 (6.00%) HPUX
3 3 (6.00%) Solaris
3 3 (6.00%) Windows
4 2 (4.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
1 44 (88.00%) TDD
2 40 (80.00%) SOA
3 37 (74.00%) Business Intelligence
3 37 (74.00%) Digital Marketing
3 37 (74.00%) Programme Management
4 9 (18.00%) Scrum
5 6 (12.00%) Kanban
5 6 (12.00%) Web Development
6 5 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 4 (8.00%) API Design
8 3 (6.00%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.00%) Microservices
8 3 (6.00%) Open Source
9 1 (2.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.00%) Critical Success Factor
9 1 (2.00%) High Availability
9 1 (2.00%) OO
9 1 (2.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.00%) Java
2 6 (12.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.00%) PL/SQL
3 4 (8.00%) SQL
4 3 (6.00%) Groovy
4 3 (6.00%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) Ansible
1 3 (6.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (6.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 41 (82.00%) Oracle
2 40 (80.00%) WSO2
3 37 (74.00%) SAP
4 6 (12.00%) Google
5 3 (6.00%) webMethods
6 1 (2.00%) HP
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