Period
to 18 August 2018

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 August 2018 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 170 123 188
Rank change year-on-year -47 +65 +16
Contract jobs citing XPath 41 83 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.82% 1.76% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.19% 4.53% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 65 0
East of England median daily rate £525 £538 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.33% - -
England median daily rate £525 £525 £410
% change year-on-year - +28.05% +2.50%
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 1,872 1,834 1,837
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 37.34% 38.85% 35.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,156 1,051 1,084
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £288 £275 £240
90th Percentile £569 £575 £515
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 118 130
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £37.75 £39.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.58% -5.03% +6.00%
10th Percentile £16.58 £17.31 £24.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +4.90%

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 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 August 2018. 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 -24 41 £525 -2.33% 3
XPath
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, 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 41 (100.00%) SOAP
1 41 (100.00%) Web Services
1 41 (100.00%) XML
1 41 (100.00%) XSLT
1 41 (100.00%) SOA
1 41 (100.00%) Middleware
1 41 (100.00%) Java
1 41 (100.00%) Oracle
1 41 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 41 (100.00%) Maven
1 41 (100.00%) JSON
1 41 (100.00%) Mule
1 41 (100.00%) RESTful
1 41 (100.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 41 (100.00%) WSO2
1 41 (100.00%) Apache Camel
1 41 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 41 (100.00%) Greenfield Project
2 38 (92.68%) Marketing
2 38 (92.68%) Digital Marketing
2 38 (92.68%) SAP
2 38 (92.68%) Electronics
2 38 (92.68%) Telecoms
2 38 (92.68%) Finance
2 38 (92.68%) Manufacturing
2 38 (92.68%) Programme Management
2 38 (92.68%) Business Intelligence
3 37 (90.24%) TDD
3 37 (90.24%) Swagger
3 37 (90.24%) WireMock

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 41 (100.00%) Mule
1 41 (100.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 41 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Development Applications
1 41 (100.00%) Maven
General
1 38 (92.68%) Electronics
1 38 (92.68%) Finance
1 38 (92.68%) Manufacturing
1 38 (92.68%) Marketing
1 38 (92.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (100.00%) Developer
2 32 (78.05%) Integration Developer
3 28 (68.29%) Senior Developer
4 20 (48.78%) Java Developer
5 15 (36.59%) SOA Developer
6 13 (31.71%) Lead Developer
6 13 (31.71%) Lead Java Developer
7 8 (19.51%) Agile Developer
7 8 (19.51%) Senior Agile Developer
8 7 (17.07%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Agile Java Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (100.00%) Apache Camel
1 41 (100.00%) JSON
1 41 (100.00%) Middleware
1 41 (100.00%) RESTful
1 41 (100.00%) SOAP
1 41 (100.00%) Web Services
1 41 (100.00%) XML
1 41 (100.00%) XSLT
2 37 (90.24%) Swagger
2 37 (90.24%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 41 (100.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 41 (100.00%) SOA
2 38 (92.68%) Business Intelligence
2 38 (92.68%) Digital Marketing
2 38 (92.68%) Programme Management
3 37 (90.24%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 41 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (60.98%) Java 8
3 4 (9.76%) Java 9
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) Oracle
1 41 (100.00%) WSO2
2 38 (92.68%) SAP
3 5 (12.20%) Talend