Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 149 132
Rank change year-on-year +14 -17 -35
Contract jobs citing XPath 13 1 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.46% 0.032% 0.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.02% 0.079% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 15
Manchester median daily rate £577 - £343
10th Percentile £569 - £302
90th Percentile £586 - £369
North West median daily rate £577 - £343
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 1,278 1,263 1,382
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 45.63% 40.53% 35.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 923 903 834
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +11.54%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £240
90th Percentile £538 £511 £513
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 19 56
Manchester median hourly rate £18.07 £29.53 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.80% -5.52% +30.21%
10th Percentile £12.25 £14.63 £13.50
90th Percentile £45.00 £44.75 £42.00
North West median hourly rate £38.13 £38.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year -1.61% +4.73% +11.21%

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 January 2018, 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 13 (100.00%) XSLT
1 13 (100.00%) XML
2 8 (61.54%) Visual Studio
2 8 (61.54%) .NET
2 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 8 (61.54%) Web Services
2 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 8 (61.54%) REST
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) Migration
3 5 (38.46%) Data Transformation
4 4 (30.77%) ITIL V3
4 4 (30.77%) High Availability
4 4 (30.77%) Bitbucket
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (30.77%) People Management
4 4 (30.77%) Data Structures
4 4 (30.77%) SonarQube
4 4 (30.77%) SFIA
4 4 (30.77%) Collaborative Working
4 4 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (30.77%) Hibernate
4 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (30.77%) EnterpriseDB
4 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
4 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
4 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
4 4 (30.77%) JSON

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) FTP
1 1 (7.69%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) DB2
2 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
2 4 (30.77%) OLAP
2 4 (30.77%) OLTP
2 4 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (30.77%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Visual Studio
2 4 (30.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (30.77%) Bitbucket
2 4 (30.77%) JIRA
2 4 (30.77%) ReSharper
2 4 (30.77%) SonarQube
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Billing
2 4 (30.77%) General Ledger
2 4 (30.77%) Law
2 4 (30.77%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Data Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Data Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Database Architect
3 2 (15.38%) DBA
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) XML
1 13 (100.00%) XSLT
2 8 (61.54%) .NET
2 8 (61.54%) REST
2 8 (61.54%) Web Services
3 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
3 4 (30.77%) ADO.NET
3 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
3 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (30.77%) Hibernate
3 4 (30.77%) JSON
3 4 (30.77%) LINQ
3 4 (30.77%) Middleware
3 4 (30.77%) SOAP
3 4 (30.77%) WCF
3 4 (30.77%) XML Schema
3 4 (30.77%) XSD
4 1 (7.69%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Data Structures
2 1 (7.69%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
1 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
1 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Data Transformation
1 5 (38.46%) Migration
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Asset Management
2 4 (30.77%) Collaborative Working
2 4 (30.77%) Data Analysis
2 4 (30.77%) Data Migration
2 4 (30.77%) Data Modelling
2 4 (30.77%) ETL
2 4 (30.77%) High Availability
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL V3
2 4 (30.77%) People Management
2 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (30.77%) Problem Management
2 4 (30.77%) SFIA
2 4 (30.77%) TOGAF
2 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
2 4 (30.77%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) C#
2 4 (30.77%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) ActionScript
3 1 (7.69%) ActionScript 2.0
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) EnterpriseDB
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
1 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.69%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) IBM Sterling