Period
to 22 July 2017

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 22 July 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)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 148 143
Rank change year-on-year +9 -5 -27
Contract jobs citing XPath 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.036% 0.027% 0.061%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.088% 0.082% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Manchester median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% -7.14%
North West median daily rate £431 £350 £415
% change year-on-year +23.21% -15.66% +10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West 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 Manchester with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1142 1221 1057
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 40.55% 33.22% 32.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 764 807 666
Manchester median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £267 £250 £250
90th Percentile £521 £518 £488
North West median daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +3.33% +3.45% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 18 21
Manchester median hourly rate £35.00 £22.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.85% +13.75% -17.53%
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.73 £15.00
90th Percentile £44.75 £47.65 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +23.08% -7.14% +21.74%

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 22 July 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 Manchester region with a requirement for XPath.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) JD Edwards
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
1 1 (100.00%) E-Procurement

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-Procurement
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) JD Edwards
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SAP