The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 77 - 56
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XPath 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.42% - 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.52% - 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate
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£375 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.46 £52.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-62.94% +16.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
394 415 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.73% 34.76% 27.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 271 98
Average daily rate £375 £373 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% +14.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £238 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 £25.00 £12.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% +96.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £20.80 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £32.00 £52.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XPath across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

XPath Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

XPath
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XPath across the Edinburgh region.

XPath Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

XPath
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

XPath Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing XPath also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XPath.

1 7 (100.00%) XML
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
2 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) MVC
2 5 (71.43%) Telerik
2 5 (71.43%) Ajax
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (71.43%) HTML5
2 5 (71.43%) jQuery
2 5 (71.43%) CSS3
3 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
4 3 (42.86%) Project Planning
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 2 (28.57%) User Stories
5 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
5 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
5 2 (28.57%) BDD
5 2 (28.57%) RESTful
5 2 (28.57%) Open Source

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing XPath also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XPath. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
1 2 (28.57%) Ant
1 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
1 2 (28.57%) Maven
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
1 2 (28.57%) FitNesse
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Software Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) XML
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
2 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) Ajax
2 5 (71.43%) HTML5
2 5 (71.43%) jQuery
2 5 (71.43%) CSS3
3 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
4 2 (28.57%) RESTful
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (28.57%) XML Schema
4 2 (28.57%) JSON
5 1 (14.29%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (28.57%) Open Source
1 2 (28.57%) N-Tier
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) MVC
2 3 (42.86%) Project Planning
2 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) User Stories
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) SOA
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) Telerik
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