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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XPath (XML Path Language)
South East / Hampshire
Rank - - 122
Contract jobs citing XPath 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire - - 0.093%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £348 £400
% change year-on-year +15.10% -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 Hampshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 623 735 828
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 33.79% 33.72% 38.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 494 429
Median daily rate £395 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 31 42
Median hourly rate £43.00 £38.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.15% -2.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £22.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.20 £47.65 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XPath in Hampshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for XPath in Hampshire