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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
X++
Rank 391 390 388
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing X++ 12 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.054% 0.022% 0.036%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.13% 0.054% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 8
Average daily rate
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£500 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £458 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £493 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.38% +5.00%
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
9218 9303 8988
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.59% 41.11% 40.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6710 6896 6501
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 £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 63 119
Average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £18.00 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £160.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £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 22 May 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 +12 6 £500 +5.26% 5
X++
England

X++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 20 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
2 12 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (50.00%) .NET
5 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 8 (40.00%) MorphX
6 7 (35.00%) SQL
6 7 (35.00%) ERP
6 7 (35.00%) Finance
7 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (20.00%) Logistics
7 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
8 3 (15.00%) C#
8 3 (15.00%) HTML
9 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (10.00%) Migration
9 2 (10.00%) Retail
9 2 (10.00%) Resource Management
9 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (10.00%) Java
9 2 (10.00%) XML
9 2 (10.00%) OOP
9 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
9 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
9 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (10.00%) JD Edwards
9 2 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (5.00%) Project Management
10 1 (5.00%) OLTP

X++
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 20 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (5.00%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (5.00%) OLTP
5 1 (5.00%) OLAP
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) MorphX
2 1 (5.00%) NUnit
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
1 13 (65.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Consultant
2 6 (30.00%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Functional Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Programmer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Report Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) HTML
3 2 (10.00%) XML
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) ERP
2 4 (20.00%) Logistics
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Resource Management
3 2 (10.00%) OOP
3 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Workflow
4 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Scrum
4 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (15.00%) C#
4 2 (10.00%) Java
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) JD Edwards