Period
to 17 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 17 June 2019 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)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 132 143 130
Rank change year-on-year +11 -13 0
Contract jobs citing XPath 6 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.22% 0.33% 0.038%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.51% 0.71% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Manchester median daily rate £530 £345 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.62% -13.75% +16.36%
North West median daily rate £530 £385 £431
% change year-on-year +37.66% -10.72% +25.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 Manchester with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,184 1,403 1,084
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 43.84% 46.02% 40.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 825 987 713
Manchester median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £313 £299 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
North West median daily rate £424 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.94% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 29 37
Manchester median hourly rate £13.66 £25.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.36% -28.57% +2.19%
10th Percentile £12.29 £12.75 £11.75
90th Percentile £41.75 £42.35 £44.25
North West median hourly rate £38.37 £36.13 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.21% -9.69% +8.11%

XPath
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing XPath as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for XPath in Manchester

XPath
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XPath in Manchester

XPath
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XPath in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 June 2019, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for XPath.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 6 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
1 6 (100.00%) XML
1 6 (100.00%) XSLT
1 6 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) JSON
1 6 (100.00%) WCF
1 6 (100.00%) LINQ
1 6 (100.00%) REST
1 6 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (83.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 5 (83.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (83.33%) Bitbucket
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 5 (83.33%) SonarQube
2 5 (83.33%) HTML5
2 5 (83.33%) Atlassian
2 5 (83.33%) jQuery
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) JIRA
2 5 (83.33%) CSS

XPath
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (66.67%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (16.67%) PaaS
2 1 (16.67%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (83.33%) Bitbucket
2 5 (83.33%) JIRA
2 5 (83.33%) SonarQube
3 4 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (66.67%) eggPlant
4 1 (16.67%) CruiseControl
4 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (16.67%) ReSharper
4 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 3 (50.00%) Law
2 2 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Full Stack Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Leader
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Support
2 1 (16.67%) Angular Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Lead DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Senior DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 6 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 6 (100.00%) JSON
1 6 (100.00%) LINQ
1 6 (100.00%) REST
1 6 (100.00%) WCF
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
1 6 (100.00%) XML
1 6 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 6 (100.00%) XSLT
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) HTML5
2 5 (83.33%) jQuery
2 5 (83.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (83.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) Code Coverage
4 3 (50.00%) DevOps
4 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (33.33%) ATDD
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
5 2 (33.33%) Scrum
5 2 (33.33%) TDD
5 2 (33.33%) User Stories
5 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
6 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (16.67%) Design Thinking
6 1 (16.67%) Document Management
6 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure as Code
6 1 (16.67%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (66.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Atlassian
2 1 (16.67%) iManage