The table below looks at the statistics for X++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited X++ over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
X++
Rank - 202 196
Contract jobs citing X++ 0 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.054% 0.069%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.12% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Median daily rate - £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £500 £425
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
X++
London

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

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1733 2529 2463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 49.16% 45.77% 42.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1467 2095 1894
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 11
Median hourly rate £30.50 £31.65 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.63% -29.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £20.68 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.10 £187.50 £116.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

X++
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing X++ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

X++ Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

X++
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

X++ Daily Rate Trend in the City of London