Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 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)
UK > Wales
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 - 108
Rank change year-on-year - +108 -10
Contract jobs citing XPath 3 0 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.25% - 0.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.65% - 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 12
Wales median daily rate £450 - £310
10th Percentile £415 - £251
90th Percentile £475 - £320
UK median daily rate £530 £438 £388
% change year-on-year +21.14% +12.90% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Wales median hourly rate - - £21.00
UK median hourly rate - - £20.75

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 Wales with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 462 601 797
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 38.60% 42.21% 48.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 406 582
Wales median daily rate £375 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +17.86% -
10th Percentile £253 £266 £225
90th Percentile £538 £575 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 24
Wales median hourly rate £18.75 £55.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.91% +168.29% +3.02%
10th Percentile £14.29 £17.83 £13.00
90th Percentile £39.20 £77.50 £56.16
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +20.81%

XPath
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

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

XPath
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XPath within the Wales region over the 6 months to 22 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
North Wales - 3 £450 - 1
XPath
UK

For the 6 months to 22 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 Wales region with a requirement for XPath.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Ant
1 3 (100.00%) JUnit
1 3 (100.00%) JSP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) XSD
1 3 (100.00%) XSL
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (100.00%) JMS
1 3 (100.00%) OOD
1 3 (100.00%) IntelliJ
1 3 (100.00%) Data Security
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Workflow
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Legal
1 3 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) Lucene
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) Maven
1 3 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 3 (100.00%) JSON

XPath
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 3 (100.00%) Apache Solr
1 3 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Ant
1 3 (100.00%) IntelliJ
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) JUnit
1 3 (100.00%) Maven
1 3 (100.00%) Mockito
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (100.00%) JMS
1 3 (100.00%) JPA
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) JSON
1 3 (100.00%) JSP
1 3 (100.00%) Lucene
1 3 (100.00%) PowerMock
1 3 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (100.00%) RESTful
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) Spring Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Spring MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Spring Security
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) XSD
1 3 (100.00%) XSL
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Data Security
1 3 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) OOD
1 3 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle