The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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)
Rank - 97 90
Contract jobs citing XPath 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds - 0.070% 0.086%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.16% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £400
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 Leeds with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 535 638 602
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 53.02% 44.74% 51.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 464 412
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 6
Median hourly rate £20.75 £9.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +130.55% -74.28%  
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 Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

XPath
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XPath in Leeds

XPath
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 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 Leeds region with a requirement for XPath.

1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) XQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) FitNesse
2 2 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Robot Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Environments
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) JSTL
3 1 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) FitNesse
1 2 (66.67%) Robot Framework
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Test Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) JSTL
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Kanban
1 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) XQuery
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft