The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 29 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)
England > Yorkshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 143 149
Contract jobs citing XPath 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire - 0.072% 0.034%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.16% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Yorkshire median daily rate - £369 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.81%  
England median daily rate £538 £403 £388
% change year-on-year +33.54% +3.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England 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 Yorkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 858 1282 1173
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 41.69% 45.83% 39.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1242 1741 1779
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +22.13%  
10th Percentile £300 £303 £263
90th Percentile £519 £538 £463
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 69
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £15.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +162.29% -61.87%  
10th Percentile £18.55 £12.25 £24.29
90th Percentile £43.00 £30.15 £47.50
England median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +10.66% +1.35%  

XPath
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for XPath in Yorkshire

XPath
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XPath in Yorkshire

XPath
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing XPath in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for XPath in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for XPath.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSD
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) ECMAScript
1 1 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Korn
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA

XPath
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Gradle
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Mockito
1 1 (100.00%) Spock
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Web Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Meteor
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSD
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Management
1 1 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) ECMAScript
1 1 (100.00%) ES6
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Korn
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) FATCA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Solace