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 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 65
Contract jobs citing XPath 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow - - 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £345 £400
% change year-on-year +16.30% -13.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

XPath is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 265 199 305
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 49.35% 34.02% 35.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 113 176
Median daily rate £373 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.42% -9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Median hourly rate £17.32 - £21.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.89 - £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.36 - £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

XPath
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing XPath as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 30 March 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 4 (100.00%) XSLT
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Apache
1 4 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (100.00%) JMS
1 4 (100.00%) SOA
1 4 (100.00%) HTTP
1 4 (100.00%) XQuery
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 4 (100.00%) REST
1 4 (100.00%) Microservices
2 2 (50.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (25.00%) Groovy
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon S3
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) DVB
3 1 (25.00%) Broadband
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (25.00%) XML

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) Apache
1 4 (100.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) Broadband
2 1 (25.00%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
1 4 (100.00%) NoSQL
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) AWS Developer
2 1 (25.00%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) AWS Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) JMS
1 4 (100.00%) REST
1 4 (100.00%) XSLT
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Microservices
1 4 (100.00%) SOA
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) XQuery
2 1 (25.00%) Groovy