The table below looks at the statistics for X++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited X++ over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
X++
Rank 432 427 409
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -18
Contract jobs citing X++ 4 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.018% 0.021% 0.056%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.042% 0.050% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 6
Median daily rate £400 £463 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% -1.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £500 £425
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
X++
England

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

Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9638 10007 9690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.51% 42.40% 41.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 7250 7333 6955
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 92 65
Median hourly rate £40.00 £25.85 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.73% -23.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.49 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £148.30 £52.17 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

X++
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

X++ Jobs Demand Trend in London

X++
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

X++ Daily Rate Trend in London

X++
Top 19 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing X++ 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 London region with a requirement for X++.

1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) MorphX
4 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
4 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (33.33%) Retail
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) General Ledger
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Advertising
5 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (16.67%) C#

X++
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MorphX
2 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Advertising
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Dynamics AX Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Dynamics AX Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Junior
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft