Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 23 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)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 99 -
Rank change year-on-year +8 - +66
Contract jobs citing XPath 12 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.98% 0.79% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.95% 1.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 0
Oxfordshire median daily rate £560 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.89% - -
South East median daily rate £525 £419 £374
% change year-on-year +25.37% +11.97% -24.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East 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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 614 719 580
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 49.92% 56.79% 44.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 527 458
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £325 £295 £262
90th Percentile £576 £556 £520
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 26
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.89% -14.29% +86.67%
10th Percentile £32.50 £19.25 £15.63
90th Percentile £77.50 £45.88 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +11.80% +7.33% +7.14%

XPath
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for XPath in Oxfordshire

XPath
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XPath in Oxfordshire

XPath
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XPath in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XPath in Oxfordshire

XPath
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XPath within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -1 6 £560 +13.42%
Kidlington -4 3 £473 -
XPath
South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for XPath.

1 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle
1 12 (100.00%) XML
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
1 12 (100.00%) JMS
1 12 (100.00%) MVC
1 12 (100.00%) Spring
1 12 (100.00%) Maven
1 12 (100.00%) REST
2 11 (91.67%) Process Improvement
2 11 (91.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 11 (91.67%) AngularJS
2 11 (91.67%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (91.67%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (91.67%) Play Framework
2 11 (91.67%) Ansible
2 11 (91.67%) React
2 11 (91.67%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (91.67%) Product Management
2 11 (91.67%) Oracle BPM
2 11 (91.67%) Mockito
2 11 (91.67%) Puppet
2 11 (91.67%) Node.js
2 11 (91.67%) JSF
2 11 (91.67%) Java EE
2 11 (91.67%) Spring MVC
2 11 (91.67%) Grails
2 11 (91.67%) jQuery
2 11 (91.67%) Unit Testing

XPath
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 11 (91.67%) Elasticsearch
1 11 (91.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 11 (91.67%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (91.67%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (100.00%) Maven
2 11 (91.67%) Ant
2 11 (91.67%) JUnit
2 11 (91.67%) Mockito
3 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (16.67%) Gradle
4 1 (8.33%) Hudson
4 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
1 12 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Java Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) AWS Developer
4 2 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) AWS Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Elasticsearch Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Elasticsearch Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Java Software Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) JMS
1 12 (100.00%) REST
1 12 (100.00%) Spring
1 12 (100.00%) XML
2 11 (91.67%) AngularJS
2 11 (91.67%) Grails
2 11 (91.67%) Java EE
2 11 (91.67%) jQuery
2 11 (91.67%) JSF
2 11 (91.67%) Node.js
2 11 (91.67%) Play Framework
2 11 (91.67%) React
2 11 (91.67%) Spring MVC
3 2 (16.67%) XSLT
4 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
4 1 (8.33%) J2EE
4 1 (8.33%) RESTful
4 1 (8.33%) Spring Boot
4 1 (8.33%) Web Services
4 1 (8.33%) XSD
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) MVC
2 11 (91.67%) Configuration Management
2 11 (91.67%) Process Improvement
2 11 (91.67%) Product Management
2 11 (91.67%) SOA
2 11 (91.67%) Unit Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Functional Programming
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Microservices
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (8.33%) Groovy
3 1 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) Scala
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (91.67%) Ansible
1 11 (91.67%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (91.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle