Period
to 15 October 2018

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 15 October 2018 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 136 158
Rank change year-on-year -21 +22 -
Contract jobs citing XPath 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.032% 0.11% 0.055%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.070% 0.26% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Manchester median daily rate - £577 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +64.86% -
North West median daily rate - £577 £350
% change year-on-year - +64.86% -17.65%
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 1,426 1,153 1,335
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 45.49% 40.79% 36.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 981 792 944
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £259
90th Percentile £556 £525 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 41 28
Manchester median hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +25.00% -23.29%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.75 £14.09
90th Percentile £42.75 £48.75 £44.13
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £39.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year -11.95% +39.47% -22.97%

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 15 October 2018, 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Netcool
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) TACACS
1 1 (100.00%) Debian
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) XML-RPC
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (100.00%) Huawei

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 1 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) AMQP
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) IPFIX
1 1 (100.00%) Junos
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) MQTT
1 1 (100.00%) MRTG
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) TACACS
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Redis
1 1 (100.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Robot Framework
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Kafka
1 1 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Debian
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (100.00%) Task Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bourne shell
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
1 1 (100.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Cacti
1 1 (100.00%) collectd
1 1 (100.00%) Grafana
1 1 (100.00%) Graphite
1 1 (100.00%) Icinga
1 1 (100.00%) Kibana
1 1 (100.00%) logstash
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) Netcool
1 1 (100.00%) Observium
1 1 (100.00%) OpenNMS
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Prometheus
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Salt
1 1 (100.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (100.00%) Huawei
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Splunk
1 1 (100.00%) VMware