The table below looks at the statistics for XPath skills in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XPath over the 3 months to 27 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
XPath (XML Path Language)
Rank 28 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XPath 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 0.79% - 9.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.00% - 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£348 - £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.69 £38.75
% change year-on-year
- -36.29%
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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 Renfrewshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
50 34 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 39.68% 50.00% 34.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 18 14
Average daily rate £370 £405 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.64% +13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £301 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £545 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

XPath
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

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

XPath Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

XPath
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

XPath Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

XPath
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) Netcool
1 1 (100.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 1 (100.00%) HP Operations Orchestration

XPath
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Netcool
1 1 (100.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas