Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 20 November 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)
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 81 -
Rank change year-on-year +3 - +42
Contract jobs citing XPath 6 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.82% 0.56% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.51% 0.93% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Oxford median daily rate £560 £494 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.42% - -
Oxfordshire median daily rate £559 £475 -
% change year-on-year +17.63% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire 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 Oxford with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Oxford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 398 428 323
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 54.37% 60.45% 47.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 335 267
Oxford median daily rate £450 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% +15.00%
10th Percentile £313 £238 £259
90th Percentile £575 £538 £520
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 17
Oxford median hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.89% -28.00% +129.89%
10th Percentile £32.50 £17.78 £20.00
90th Percentile £77.50 £48.75 £55.30
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year +38.89% -14.29% +86.67%

XPath
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for XPath in Oxford

XPath
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XPath in Oxford

XPath
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XPath in Oxford over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XPath in Oxford

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Oxford region with a requirement for XPath.

1 6 (100.00%) XML
1 6 (100.00%) Maven
2 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 5 (83.33%) Spring
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) JMS
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) REST
3 4 (66.67%) Process Improvement
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (66.67%) AngularJS
3 4 (66.67%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (66.67%) Play Framework
3 4 (66.67%) Product Management
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (66.67%) Mockito
3 4 (66.67%) Puppet
3 4 (66.67%) Node.js
3 4 (66.67%) React
3 4 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (66.67%) Ansible
3 4 (66.67%) Ant
3 4 (66.67%) JUnit
3 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) SOA
3 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
3 4 (66.67%) JSF

XPath
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Maven
2 4 (66.67%) Ant
2 4 (66.67%) JUnit
2 4 (66.67%) Mockito
3 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) Gradle
3 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (16.67%) AWS Developer
4 1 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) AWS Software Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Elasticsearch Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Elasticsearch Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Java Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 1 (16.67%) XML Developer
4 1 (16.67%) XML XSLT Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) JMS
2 5 (83.33%) REST
2 5 (83.33%) Spring
3 4 (66.67%) AngularJS
3 4 (66.67%) Grails
3 4 (66.67%) Java EE
3 4 (66.67%) jQuery
3 4 (66.67%) JSF
3 4 (66.67%) Node.js
3 4 (66.67%) Play Framework
3 4 (66.67%) React
3 4 (66.67%) Spring MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 1 (16.67%) JSON
4 1 (16.67%) JSON Schema
4 1 (16.67%) Swagger
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) XSD
4 1 (16.67%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 4 (66.67%) Process Improvement
2 4 (66.67%) Product Management
2 4 (66.67%) SOA
2 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) API Design
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (16.67%) Groovy
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Scala
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Ansible
1 4 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (66.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle