Period
to 18 January 2019

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 6 months to 18 January 2019 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
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 171 135 175
Rank change year-on-year -36 +40 +17
Contract jobs citing XPath 23 65 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.51% 1.36% 0.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.37% 3.51% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 60 8
East of England median daily rate £525 £513 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% -6.82% +150.00%
England median daily rate £525 £513 £438
% change year-on-year +2.44% +17.14% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England 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 the East of England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,681 1,852 1,795
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 37.34% 38.69% 39.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 998 1,069 1,050
East of England median daily rate £435 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.45% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £303 £295 £250
90th Percentile £575 £588 £538
England median daily rate £480 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +1.05% +11.76% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 116 134
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.25 £42.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.80% -4.96% +8.59%
10th Percentile £17.25 £16.75 £30.58
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.13 £52.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

XPath
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing XPath as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

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 6 months to 18 January 2019.

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 6 months to 18 January 2019. 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
Essex -47 22 £525 +2.44% 2
Hertfordshire - 1 £475 - 1
XPath
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing XPath also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for XPath.

1 23 (100.00%) XML
1 23 (100.00%) XSLT
1 23 (100.00%) SAP
2 22 (95.65%) SOAP
2 22 (95.65%) Web Services
2 22 (95.65%) SOA
2 22 (95.65%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (95.65%) Java
2 22 (95.65%) Oracle
2 22 (95.65%) Middleware
2 22 (95.65%) Electronics
2 22 (95.65%) Telecoms
2 22 (95.65%) Finance
2 22 (95.65%) Manufacturing
2 22 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (95.65%) TDD
2 22 (95.65%) Maven
2 22 (95.65%) Marketing
2 22 (95.65%) JSON
2 22 (95.65%) Digital Marketing
2 22 (95.65%) Mule
2 22 (95.65%) RESTful
2 22 (95.65%) Programme Management
2 22 (95.65%) Oracle Service Bus
2 22 (95.65%) WSO2
2 22 (95.65%) Apache Camel
2 22 (95.65%) Swagger
2 22 (95.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 22 (95.65%) WireMock
2 22 (95.65%) Greenfield Project

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 22 (95.65%) Mule
1 22 (95.65%) Oracle Service Bus
1 22 (95.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) FTP
1 1 (4.35%) HTTP
1 1 (4.35%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 22 (95.65%) Maven
General
1 22 (95.65%) Electronics
1 22 (95.65%) Finance
1 22 (95.65%) Manufacturing
1 22 (95.65%) Marketing
1 22 (95.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (95.65%) Developer
2 21 (91.30%) Integration Developer
3 15 (65.22%) Java Developer
4 12 (52.17%) Senior Developer
5 10 (43.48%) Lead Developer
6 8 (34.78%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (30.43%) Lead Java Developer
8 4 (17.39%) SOA Developer
9 1 (4.35%) Consultant
9 1 (4.35%) EDI Consultant
9 1 (4.35%) Middleware Developer
9 1 (4.35%) Senior Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) XML
1 23 (100.00%) XSLT
2 22 (95.65%) Apache Camel
2 22 (95.65%) JSON
2 22 (95.65%) Middleware
2 22 (95.65%) RESTful
2 22 (95.65%) SOAP
2 22 (95.65%) Swagger
2 22 (95.65%) Web Services
2 22 (95.65%) WireMock
3 1 (4.35%) EDI
3 1 (4.35%) EDIFACT
3 1 (4.35%) IDoc
Miscellaneous
1 22 (95.65%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (95.65%) Business Intelligence
1 22 (95.65%) Digital Marketing
1 22 (95.65%) Programme Management
1 22 (95.65%) SOA
1 22 (95.65%) TDD
2 10 (43.48%) Technical Leadership
3 1 (4.35%) B2B
3 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (95.65%) Java
2 10 (43.48%) Java 8
3 1 (4.35%) SQL
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) SAP
2 22 (95.65%) Oracle
2 22 (95.65%) WSO2
3 3 (13.04%) Talend
4 1 (4.35%) IBM