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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
X++
Rank 124 - 127
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing X++ 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.044% - 0.036%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.11% - 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £500 £457
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +9.52%
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
888 995 1082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 39.29% 30.64% 39.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 541 525 563
Median daily rate £340 £350 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -0.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 15
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.38 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.94% +15.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £25.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £55.00 £45.50
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++
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 30 August 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
Glasgow - 1 - - 1
X++
UK

X++
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) Silverlight
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework

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 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Dynamics AX Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (33.33%) Silverlight
1 1 (33.33%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft