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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XPath (XML Path Language)
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank - - 68
Contract jobs citing XPath 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire - - 0.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £348 £400
% change year-on-year +15.10% -13.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 271 221 237
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 48.05% 44.47% 33.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 185 166
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 15
Median hourly rate £35.00 £11.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +218.18% -56.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £11.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

XPath
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire citing XPath as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 16 (100.00%) XML
2 15 (93.75%) MVC
3 10 (62.50%) JMS
3 10 (62.50%) Java
3 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 10 (62.50%) Ant
3 10 (62.50%) Spring
3 10 (62.50%) JSF
3 10 (62.50%) Maven
3 10 (62.50%) Java EE
3 10 (62.50%) Spring MVC
3 10 (62.50%) Grails
3 10 (62.50%) REST
3 10 (62.50%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (62.50%) Play Framework
4 9 (56.25%) AngularJS
4 9 (56.25%) Node.js
4 9 (56.25%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (56.25%) jQuery
4 9 (56.25%) SQL
4 9 (56.25%) Linux
4 9 (56.25%) Oracle
5 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 8 (50.00%) SOA
5 8 (50.00%) JUnit
5 8 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
5 8 (50.00%) Mockito
5 8 (50.00%) Unit Testing
5 8 (50.00%) Puppet

XPath
Top Related 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 10 (62.50%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (43.75%) nginx
4 6 (37.50%) Drupal
4 6 (37.50%) SilverStripe
5 1 (6.25%) ArcGIS
5 1 (6.25%) GeoServer
5 1 (6.25%) Perch
Business Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (56.25%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (25.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) MySQL
1 6 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.25%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Ant
1 10 (62.50%) Maven
2 8 (50.00%) JUnit
2 8 (50.00%) Mockito
3 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (12.50%) Advertising
2 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (56.25%) Java Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Software Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Angular Developer
4 4 (25.00%) PHP Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (18.75%) J2EE Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Node.js Developer
6 2 (12.50%) AWS Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Agile Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Applications Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Database Developer
7 1 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Web Applications Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) XML
2 10 (62.50%) Grails
2 10 (62.50%) Java EE
2 10 (62.50%) JMS
2 10 (62.50%) JSF
2 10 (62.50%) Play Framework
2 10 (62.50%) REST
2 10 (62.50%) Spring
2 10 (62.50%) Spring MVC
3 9 (56.25%) AngularJS
3 9 (56.25%) jQuery
3 9 (56.25%) Node.js
4 8 (50.00%) React
5 7 (43.75%) J2EE
5 7 (43.75%) J2SE
6 6 (37.50%) XML Schema
6 6 (37.50%) XSLT
7 5 (31.25%) Laravel
7 5 (31.25%) Symfony
8 1 (6.25%) OpenLayers
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) MVC
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 8 (50.00%) SOA
2 8 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 7 (43.75%) Process Improvement
4 6 (37.50%) Product Management
4 6 (37.50%) RDF
4 6 (37.50%) Release Management
4 6 (37.50%) Secure Coding
5 5 (31.25%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
6 1 (6.25%) TDD
6 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
6 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Java
1 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 9 (56.25%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) Perl
3 6 (37.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) Ansible
1 8 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Google