The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XPath (XML Path Language)
Wales / South Wales
Rank - 67 -
Contract jobs citing XPath 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales - 0.35% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £304 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £345 £400
% change year-on-year +15.94% -13.75%  
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 South Wales with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 233 288 200
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 41.24% 49.74% 44.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 199 143
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £440 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 2
Median hourly rate £37.77 £21.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.65% -33.07%  
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 South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

XPath
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XPath in South Wales