The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 73 83 85
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Contract jobs citing XPath 1 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.11% 0.67% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.26% 2.38% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Median daily rate £119 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-71.15% +10.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £374 £364
% change year-on-year
+16.97% +2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- -37.31%
XPath
Scotland

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
385 420 544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 41.62% 28.02% 37.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 242 316
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £38.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.88% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing XPath as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 15 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for XPath.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) IT Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft