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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 64 61 64
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing XPath 3 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.35% 0.65% 1.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.98% 1.37% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Average daily rate
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- £225 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £24.69 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -18.75%
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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
305 292 481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 35.80% 47.48% 57.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 168 259
Average daily rate £388 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Average hourly rate £21.50 £24.69 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -34.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.87 £15.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) XML
2 4 (57.14%) XSLT
2 4 (57.14%) OO
2 4 (57.14%) XHTML
2 4 (57.14%) OOD
2 4 (57.14%) CMS
2 4 (57.14%) T-SQL
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 4 (57.14%) Ajax
2 4 (57.14%) Web 2.0
2 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
2 4 (57.14%) Social Network
2 4 (57.14%) LINQ
2 4 (57.14%) jQuery
2 4 (57.14%) Umbraco
2 4 (57.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
3 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
3 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (42.86%) RESTful
3 3 (42.86%) BDD

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (57.14%) CMS
1 4 (57.14%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Ant
1 3 (42.86%) Maven
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium
1 3 (42.86%) FitNesse
1 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Web Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Senior Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Senior Web Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Automation Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) XML
2 4 (57.14%) XSLT
2 4 (57.14%) XHTML
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 4 (57.14%) Ajax
2 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
2 4 (57.14%) LINQ
2 4 (57.14%) jQuery
2 4 (57.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 3 (42.86%) RESTful
3 3 (42.86%) JSON
3 3 (42.86%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Web 2.0
1 4 (57.14%) Social Network
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) OO
1 4 (57.14%) OOD
2 3 (42.86%) SOA
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) BDD
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) T-SQL
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) Java