The table below looks at the statistics for X++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited X++ over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
X++
Rank 391 394 377
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -17
Contract jobs citing X++ 11 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.051% 0.045% 0.015%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.12% 0.11% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 2
Average daily rate
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£500 £475 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +40.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £480 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
8950 9041 8412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.86% 40.35% 40.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6475 6525 6132
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 70 85
Average hourly rate £27.37 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.80% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £22.50 £17.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

X++
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing X++ across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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++
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing X++ within the London region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +16 3 £500 +5.26%
X++
England

X++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 7 (31.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (27.27%) .NET
4 5 (22.73%) SQL
4 5 (22.73%) Finance
5 4 (18.18%) ERP
5 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 4 (18.18%) MorphX
6 3 (13.64%) Logistics
6 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (13.64%) C#
6 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
7 2 (9.09%) XML
7 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
7 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
7 2 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (9.09%) Retail
7 2 (9.09%) Degree
8 1 (4.55%) Resource Management
8 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
8 1 (4.55%) NUnit
8 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
8 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (4.55%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
8 1 (4.55%) Agile Project Management

X++
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 2 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 22 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (4.55%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MorphX
2 1 (4.55%) NUnit
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Developer
1 9 (40.91%) Dynamics AX Developer
2 7 (31.82%) Programmer
3 6 (27.27%) Consultant
3 6 (27.27%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Functional Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Microsoft Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Functional Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) XML
3 1 (4.55%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) ERP
2 3 (13.64%) Logistics
3 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.55%) OOP
4 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.55%) Project Management
4 1 (4.55%) Workflow
4 1 (4.55%) Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Scrum
4 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
4 1 (4.55%) Resource Management
4 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
4 1 (4.55%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (4.55%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
2 3 (13.64%) C#
3 1 (4.55%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) JD Edwards
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