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 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
X++
Rank 404 416 410
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Contract jobs citing X++ 21 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.086% 0.056% 0.042%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.21% 0.13% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 6
Average daily rate
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£488 £313 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.00% -30.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £278 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £510 £475
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 -
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
10165 10919 10545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.51% 43.38% 40.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7300 7807 7364
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 84 139
Average hourly rate £31.00 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.50 £14.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £57.50 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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++
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing X++ across the London region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

X++ Daily Rate Histogram 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 September 2014. 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 +25 3 £500 +66.66% 1
X++
England

X++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 24 (82.76%) Dynamics AX
2 18 (62.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (37.93%) .NET
4 10 (34.48%) Finance
5 9 (31.03%) MorphX
5 9 (31.03%) SQL
6 8 (27.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
7 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
8 4 (13.79%) EPoS
8 4 (13.79%) ERP
8 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
8 4 (13.79%) Retail
9 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
9 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
9 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (6.90%) VB
10 2 (6.90%) C#
10 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
10 2 (6.90%) Logistics
10 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
11 1 (3.45%) Advertising
11 1 (3.45%) Migration
11 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
11 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (3.45%) XML
11 1 (3.45%) MS Excel

X++
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 24 (82.76%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (62.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (27.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
4 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) MorphX
General
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Retail
3 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (75.86%) Developer
1 22 (75.86%) Dynamics AX Developer
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Developer
2 4 (13.79%) Dynamics AX Consultant
2 4 (13.79%) Consultant
3 2 (6.90%) Support Consultant
4 1 (3.45%) Programmer
4 1 (3.45%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) .NET
2 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.79%) ERP
2 2 (6.90%) Logistics
3 1 (3.45%) CRM
3 1 (3.45%) ETL
3 1 (3.45%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.90%) VB
3 2 (6.90%) C#
3 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £525 per day
Posted: 10 days ago