The first table below looks at the demand for XPath skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Glasgow region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 64 71 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing XPath 1 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.15% 0.78% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.29% 1.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Average daily rate £225 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-0.07% +6.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £45.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +35.33%
Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
339 519 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 49.20% 57.67% 35.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 270 163
Average daily rate £375 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £15.24 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
XPath
Scotland

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

XPath Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

XPath
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

XPath Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

XPath
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

XPath Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

XPath
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) XSLT
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) XHTML
2 3 (75.00%) OOD
2 3 (75.00%) Ajax
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (75.00%) LINQ
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (50.00%) Content Management
3 2 (50.00%) Social Network
3 2 (50.00%) Umbraco
3 2 (50.00%) Web 2.0
3 2 (50.00%) CMS
4 1 (25.00%) Electronics
4 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) XQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Degree

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) CMS
1 2 (50.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) XSLT
1 4 (100.00%) XHTML
1 4 (100.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) Ajax
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) LINQ
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Web 2.0
1 2 (50.00%) Social Network
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) OOD
3 2 (50.00%) Content Management
4 1 (25.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft