The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 22 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)
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 - 118
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing XPath 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.056% - 0.047%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.18% - 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £538 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +53.57% -12.50%  
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 Hampshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 558 642 753
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 31.14% 31.94% 35.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 405 475
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 £275 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 39 33
Median hourly rate £43.50 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.25 £30.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £57.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% +2.77%  

XPath
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

XPath
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XPath in Hampshire

XPath
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing XPath in Hampshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for XPath in Hampshire

XPath
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XPath within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 22 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
Basingstoke - 1 - -
XPath
South East

For the 6 months to 22 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for XPath.

1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSD
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 1 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (100.00%) Jython
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) DataPower

XPath
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 1 (100.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 1 (100.00%) XSD
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (100.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Jython
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) IBM