The table below looks at the statistics for X++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited X++ over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
X++
Rank - - 125
Contract jobs citing X++ 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - - 0.071%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £485 £516 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.91% +14.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
X++
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
852 880 1135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 43.23% 30.69% 40.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 509 656
Median daily rate £370 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £240 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £480 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 3
Median hourly rate £43.00 £38.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.68% -6.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £25.00 £34.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £43.20 £44.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

X++
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing X++ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

X++ Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

X++
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing X++ across the Scotland region.

X++ Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

X++
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for X++.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012

X++
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft