The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the London region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
X++
Rank 394 386 402
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +16
Contract jobs citing X++ 12 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.053% 0.071% 0.081%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.13% 0.16% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 10
Average daily rate
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£438 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £300 £446
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £485 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £422 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-0.82% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9472 10333 10104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.57% 43.32% 38.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 6840 7326 6919
Average daily rate £430 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £279
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 62 119 157
Average hourly rate £34.75 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.90 £53.10 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
X++
England

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 +23 2 £463 +54.16% 3
X++
England

X++
Top 26 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 15 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 15 (75.00%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (50.00%) MorphX
2 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 10 (50.00%) .NET
3 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (40.00%) Finance
5 5 (25.00%) Logistics
6 4 (20.00%) Retail
6 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (15.00%) ERP
7 3 (15.00%) C#
8 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (10.00%) Advertising
8 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
8 2 (10.00%) VB
8 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
9 1 (5.00%) Change Control
9 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
9 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
9 1 (5.00%) General Ledger
9 1 (5.00%) Marketing
9 1 (5.00%) Degree

X++
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (75.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) MorphX
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Retail
3 2 (10.00%) Advertising
4 1 (5.00%) General Ledger
4 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Developer
2 13 (65.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Support Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Programmer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Logistics
2 3 (15.00%) ERP
3 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) C#
3 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £475 - £550 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Computer People
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago