The table below looks at the statistics for X++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited X++ over the 3 months to 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
X++
Rank 55 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing X++ 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.02% 0.15% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.60% 0.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Average daily rate
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£550 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.93% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.38% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
X++
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
222 231 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 28.21% 35.32% 29.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 156 58
Average daily rate £334 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 4
Average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.51% -16.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.20 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.42% -

X++
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

X++ Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

X++
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

X++ Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

X++
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing X++ 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 X++.

1 14 (82.35%) .NET
2 11 (64.71%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (52.94%) Mentoring
3 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
4 8 (47.06%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (35.29%) MorphX
6 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (23.53%) C#
6 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
7 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (17.65%) SQL
7 3 (17.65%) Logistics
7 3 (17.65%) Finance
7 3 (17.65%) Advertising
7 3 (17.65%) Migration
7 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
7 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (5.88%) CRM

X++
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing X++ 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 X++. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (47.06%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 11 (64.71%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MorphX
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
1 3 (17.65%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Developer
1 13 (76.47%) Dynamics AX Developer
2 2 (11.76%) Team Leader
2 2 (11.76%) Development Team Leader
2 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (11.76%) Report Developer
2 2 (11.76%) Report Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (82.35%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Mentoring
2 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) Logistics
3 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (17.65%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) C#
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £480 - £551 per day
Posted: 6 days ago