The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 57 - 60
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XPath 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.68% - 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.51% - 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£262 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
- -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 - £42.50
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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 Glasgow region.

Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
331 268 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 45.16% 44.15% 40.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 149 162
Average daily rate £344 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.84% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £228 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £418 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 10
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.60 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.27% -52.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £13.68 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £16.49 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 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 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) Umbraco
2 4 (80.00%) Social Network
2 4 (80.00%) LINQ
2 4 (80.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) CMS
2 4 (80.00%) XHTML
2 4 (80.00%) OOD
2 4 (80.00%) Ajax
2 4 (80.00%) Web 2.0
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (80.00%) XSLT
2 4 (80.00%) OO
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Sybase
3 1 (20.00%) JUnit
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) JSP

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (80.00%) Umbraco
1 4 (80.00%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (20.00%) JasperReports
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data
2 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Web Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Senior Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) LINQ
2 4 (80.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) XHTML
2 4 (80.00%) Ajax
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (80.00%) XSLT
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) JSP
3 1 (20.00%) Servlets
3 1 (20.00%) Java EE
3 1 (20.00%) JSTL
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
3 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Social Network
1 4 (80.00%) Web 2.0
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) OOD
1 4 (80.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) XQuery
3 1 (20.00%) Scala
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Sybase