The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
XPath (XML Path Language)
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 48 54 63
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +9
Contract jobs citing XPath 3 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.61% 0.30% 0.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.34% 0.88% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Median daily rate £413 - £262
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 - £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 - £283
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.58% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £33.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
224 228 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 45.25% 33.83% 42.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 135 191
Median daily rate £375 £334 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% -4.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £202 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 4
Median hourly rate £17.32 - £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.32 - £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 - £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +13.19%

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing XPath as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 January 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for XPath.

1 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) MySQL
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
1 10 (100.00%) Apache
1 10 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 10 (100.00%) JMS
1 10 (100.00%) SOA
1 10 (100.00%) XSLT
1 10 (100.00%) HTTP
1 10 (100.00%) XQuery
1 10 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 10 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (100.00%) REST
1 10 (100.00%) Microservices
2 8 (80.00%) NoSQL
3 5 (50.00%) Groovy
3 5 (50.00%) High Availability
4 3 (30.00%) Spring
5 2 (20.00%) RESTful
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Supplier Management
5 2 (20.00%) Workflow
5 2 (20.00%) Publishing
5 2 (20.00%) Migration
5 2 (20.00%) Unix
5 2 (20.00%) Web Services
6 1 (10.00%) XML
6 1 (10.00%) Broadband
6 1 (10.00%) DVB
6 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (100.00%) Apache
1 10 (100.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 10 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) Broadband
2 1 (10.00%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) MySQL
2 8 (80.00%) NoSQL
General
1 2 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
1 6 (60.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) AWS Software Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Java Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Java Software Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) AWS Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) JMS
1 10 (100.00%) REST
1 10 (100.00%) XSLT
2 3 (30.00%) Spring
3 2 (20.00%) RESTful
3 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Microservices
1 10 (100.00%) SOA
1 10 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (50.00%) High Availability
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) XQuery
2 5 (50.00%) Groovy