The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 50 -
Contract jobs citing XPath 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire - 0.22% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £425 -
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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 145 234 278
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 43.67% 51.88% 58.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 95 187
Median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £306 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 16
Median hourly rate £41.25 £44.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +3.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £42.00 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.20 £44.50
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 Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

XPath
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XPath in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for XPath.

1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSD
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (100.00%) WSDL
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) GlassFish

XPath
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 2 (100.00%) Anypoint
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Confluence
1 2 (100.00%) GlassFish
1 2 (100.00%) Mule
1 2 (100.00%) Mule ESB
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Maven
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) JSON
1 2 (100.00%) RAML
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) WSDL
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSD
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) API Design
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Groovy
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle