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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
X++
Rank 146 128 125
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -3
Contract jobs citing X++ 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.068% 0.17% 0.039%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.20% 0.53% 0.100%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £363 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.45% +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £430 £420
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +2.38%
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
999 947 1005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 34.04% 32.35% 39.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 497 596
Median daily rate £365 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 19 22
Median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.03% +22.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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++
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing X++ within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Edinburgh - 2 £363 -
X++
UK

X++
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Retail

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 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft