The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 23 June 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)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 122 -
Contract jobs citing XPath 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire - 0.097% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £369 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £538 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +53.57% -12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £19.46

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 627 950 832
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 43.75% 46.16% 39.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 664 580
Median daily rate £400 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 9
Median hourly rate £39.00 £14.88 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +162.18% -62.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.63 £13.75 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £16.09 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

XPath
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

XPath
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XPath in West Yorkshire