The first table below looks at the demand for X++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited X++ over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Leeds region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
X++
Rank 68 - 86
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing X++ 9 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.85% - 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.27% - 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 2
Average daily rate
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£410 - £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Programming Languages Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
396 364 520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 37.32% 41.79% 47.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 206 344
Average daily rate £320 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £194 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 18 6
Average hourly rate £14.00 £36.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.90% +116.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.88 £14.45 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £19.19
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
X++
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X++
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

X++ Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

X++
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

X++ Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

X++
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 21 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
2 16 (76.19%) Software Engineering
3 7 (33.33%) Scrum
3 7 (33.33%) Finance
4 5 (23.81%) Legal
4 5 (23.81%) Workflow
4 5 (23.81%) QA
5 3 (14.29%) WCF
5 3 (14.29%) C#
5 3 (14.29%) XML
6 2 (9.52%) LexisNexis
7 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (4.76%) CRM

X++
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Business Applications
1 21 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Developer
2 15 (71.43%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 12 (57.14%) Software Engineer
4 7 (33.33%) Consultant
4 7 (33.33%) Dynamics AX Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) WCF
1 3 (14.29%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Software Engineering
2 7 (33.33%) Scrum
3 5 (23.81%) Workflow
4 1 (4.76%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) LexisNexis