The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
X++
Rank 73 - 68
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing X++ 1 0 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.10% - 1.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.31% - 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 13
Average daily rate
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£400 - £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Programming Languages Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
320 354 483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 32.03% 39.95% 44.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 225 289
Average daily rate £325 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 £41.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% +137.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 19 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 22 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
2 16 (72.73%) Software Engineering
3 7 (31.82%) Scrum
3 7 (31.82%) Finance
4 6 (27.27%) Legal
5 5 (22.73%) Workflow
5 5 (22.73%) QA
6 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (13.64%) C#
6 3 (13.64%) XML
6 3 (13.64%) WCF
7 2 (9.09%) LexisNexis
8 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (4.55%) CRM
8 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (4.55%) Technical Architecture

X++
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 22 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Developer
2 15 (68.18%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 12 (54.55%) Software Engineer
4 7 (31.82%) Consultant
4 7 (31.82%) Dynamics AX Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) XML
1 3 (13.64%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Software Engineering
2 7 (31.82%) Scrum
3 5 (22.73%) Workflow
4 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.55%) CRM
5 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) LexisNexis