Period
to 7 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for XPath skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XPath over the 6 months to 7 May 2021 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)
England > London
6 months to
7 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 434 425 564
Rank change year-on-year -9 +139 -22
Contract jobs citing XPath 28 21 35
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.097% 0.086%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.25% 0.20% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 25
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £525 £525
England median daily rate £450 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -14.29% - -

XPath is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 11,183 10,330 19,465
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 47.55% 47.94% 47.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,358 7,734 14,786
10th Percentile £363 £366 £363
25th Percentile £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £525 £525
75th Percentile £638 £619 £613
90th Percentile £713 £700 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 80 113
10th Percentile £21.11 £18.66 £18.25
25th Percentile £30.54 £26.93 £21.14
Median hourly rate £45.00 £47.83 £36.00
Median % change year-on-year -5.92% +32.86% -2.01%
75th Percentile £63.31 £61.06 £47.83
90th Percentile £68.00 £65.93 £53.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.75 £43.50
% change year-on-year -0.58% -1.72% +8.75%

XPath
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing XPath as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for XPath in London

XPath
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing XPath in London.

Daily rate trend for XPath in London

XPath
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing XPath in London over the 6 months to 7 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for XPath in London

XPath
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing XPath in London.

Hourly rate trend for XPath in London

XPath
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XPath within the London region over the 6 months to 7 May 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West London - 5 £425 -
Central London +28 1 - -
XPath
England

For the 6 months to 7 May 2021, IT contractor jobs citing XPath also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for XPath.

1 26 (92.86%) XML
2 20 (71.43%) XSLT
2 20 (71.43%) Web Services
3 18 (64.29%) SQL
4 17 (60.71%) Java
5 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (50.00%) Finance
6 14 (50.00%) SOAP
7 13 (46.43%) .NET
8 11 (39.29%) JSON
9 10 (35.71%) JMS
9 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
10 9 (32.14%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (32.14%) SOA
10 9 (32.14%) Oracle
10 9 (32.14%) SAP
10 9 (32.14%) JIRA
10 9 (32.14%) SDLC
11 8 (28.57%) Social Skills
11 8 (28.57%) Telecoms
11 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
11 8 (28.57%) XQuery
11 8 (28.57%) Middleware
12 7 (25.00%) Manufacturing
12 7 (25.00%) Electronics
12 7 (25.00%) Programme Management
12 7 (25.00%) TDD
12 7 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
12 7 (25.00%) Marketing
12 7 (25.00%) .NET Framework

XPath
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 4 (14.29%) GlassFish
1 4 (14.29%) JBoss
1 4 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 4 (14.29%) WebSphere
1 4 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.57%) Confluence
3 1 (3.57%) EPiServer
3 1 (3.57%) Mule
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Fuse
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Elite 3E
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Azure
1 3 (10.71%) PaaS
2 2 (7.14%) Power Platform
3 1 (3.57%) Azure Service Bus
3 1 (3.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Broadband
1 1 (3.57%) HTTP
1 1 (3.57%) HTTPS
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
1 1 (3.57%) VPN
1 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (7.14%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (7.14%) Geospatial Data
4 2 (7.14%) Power BI
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) JIRA
2 7 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (21.43%) Visual Studio
4 5 (17.86%) Eclipse
4 5 (17.86%) Jenkins
5 4 (14.29%) Ant
5 4 (14.29%) JUnit
5 4 (14.29%) Maven
5 4 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (14.29%) Subversion
6 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (7.14%) Zephyr
General
1 14 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (28.57%) Social Skills
2 8 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 7 (25.00%) Electronics
3 7 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 7 (25.00%) Marketing
3 7 (25.00%) Public Sector
4 5 (17.86%) Retail
5 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.57%) Law
6 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (71.43%) Developer
2 11 (39.29%) Java Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Integration Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 6 (21.43%) Senior Integration Developer
4 6 (21.43%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Credit Risk Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Credit Risk Java Developer
6 2 (7.14%) .NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Data Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) ETL Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Identity Management Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Management Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Applications Support Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Oracle Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (92.86%) XML
2 20 (71.43%) Web Services
2 20 (71.43%) XSLT
3 14 (50.00%) SOAP
4 13 (46.43%) .NET
5 11 (39.29%) JSON
6 10 (35.71%) JMS
7 8 (28.57%) Middleware
8 7 (25.00%) .NET Framework
8 7 (25.00%) REST
8 7 (25.00%) RESTful
9 6 (21.43%) Apache Camel
10 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET
10 5 (17.86%) Java SE
11 4 (14.29%) Java EE
11 4 (14.29%) JDBC
11 4 (14.29%) JSP
11 4 (14.29%) SAX
11 4 (14.29%) Spring
11 4 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Credit Risk
1 4 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (32.14%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (32.14%) SDLC
2 9 (32.14%) SOA
3 7 (25.00%) DevOps
3 7 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 7 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 7 (25.00%) TDD
4 6 (21.43%) Translating Business Requirements
5 5 (17.86%) Change Control
5 5 (17.86%) E-Commerce
6 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
6 4 (14.29%) Release Management
6 4 (14.29%) Scrum
6 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (10.71%) IT Strategy
7 3 (10.71%) Product Vision
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) SQL
2 17 (60.71%) Java
3 8 (28.57%) XQuery
4 5 (17.86%) VB.NET
5 4 (14.29%) C#
5 4 (14.29%) Java 8
5 4 (14.29%) Python
5 4 (14.29%) Shell Script
6 3 (10.71%) PL/SQL
7 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
7 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
7 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.57%) C
8 1 (3.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Ansible
2 2 (7.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (7.14%) MIIS
2 2 (7.14%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (3.57%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (32.14%) Oracle
2 9 (32.14%) SAP
3 5 (17.86%) IBM
3 5 (17.86%) IBM Sterling
4 1 (3.57%) Micro Focus
4 1 (3.57%) WSO2