Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for XPath skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XPath over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

XPath (XML Path Language)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 79 100
Rank change year-on-year -16 +21 +1
Contract jobs citing XPath 1 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.077% 0.63% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.16% 1.46% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £406 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.54% - -
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +20.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

XPath is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 636 479 620
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 48.85% 42.84% 36.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 245 314
Glasgow median daily rate £380 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +3.70% -10.00%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £225
90th Percentile £500 £450 £460
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 9
Glasgow median hourly rate £190.00 £47.25 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +302.12% -14.09% +62.96%
10th Percentile £23.00 £43.93 £14.35
90th Percentile £195.00 £49.58 £58.50
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -40.00% +6.67% +7.14%

XPath
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing XPath as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for XPath in Glasgow

XPath
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XPath in Glasgow

XPath
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XPath in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) SMS
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) XQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible

XPath
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (100.00%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (100.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) XQuery
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet