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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
X++
England / London
Rank 390 413 399
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -14
Contract jobs citing X++ 8 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.041% 0.010% 0.042%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.091% 0.022% 0.100%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 9
Median daily rate £450 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
8810 9034 9015
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.39% 43.12% 42.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6569 6672 6789
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 72 38
Median hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £17.10 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +13.71%

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++
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 19 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing X++ within the London region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -8 1 £450 -14.28%
X++
England

X++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 12 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
4 4 (33.33%) .NET
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) C#
6 2 (16.67%) MySQL
6 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 2 (16.67%) ERP
6 2 (16.67%) B2C
6 2 (16.67%) Business Development
6 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 2 (16.67%) MorphX
6 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
6 2 (16.67%) Migration
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) Retail
7 1 (8.33%) Advertising
7 1 (8.33%) JD Edwards
7 1 (8.33%) QA
7 1 (8.33%) General Ledger
7 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 1 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (8.33%) Workflow
7 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
7 1 (8.33%) PHP
7 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
7 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Data Migration

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 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MorphX
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Advertising
2 1 (8.33%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 8 (66.67%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Microsoft Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (16.67%) B2C
1 2 (16.67%) Business Development
1 2 (16.67%) ERP
1 2 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Order to Cash
2 1 (8.33%) Record to Report
2 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) JD Edwards