The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 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)
UK / Wales
Rank - 75 -
Contract jobs citing XPath 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales - 0.29% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £304 -
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 Wales with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 286 353 295
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 40.97% 51.99% 40.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 234 187
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 £225 £271 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 3
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.91% -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 Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Wales

XPath
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XPath in Wales