The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 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)
South East / East Sussex
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 38
Contract jobs citing XPath 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex - - 1.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £300
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 East Sussex with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
East Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 112 149 138
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 51.61% 49.67% 43.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 95 79
Median daily rate £330 £335 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.49% +11.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £420 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 12
Median hourly rate £42.50 £20.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +112.50% -41.17%  
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 East Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in East Sussex 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 East Sussex

XPath
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XPath in East Sussex

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 Sussex region with a requirement for XPath.

1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) XSLT
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Advertising
1 3 (100.00%) Games
1 3 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (100.00%) JSTL
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
1 3 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (66.67%) COM

XPath
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
General
1 3 (100.00%) Advertising
1 3 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) JSTL
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) XSLT
2 2 (66.67%) COM
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 3 (100.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft