The table below looks at the statistics for X++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited X++ over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
X++
Rank 42 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing X++ 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.33% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.70% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£455 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £408 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.42% +1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Programming Languages Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
143 99 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 47.19% 40.57% 51.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 61 60
Average daily rate £355 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £261 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £413 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 3
Average hourly rate £36.40 £30.00 £24.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.33% +20.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £16.00 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £35.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

X++
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing X++ across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

X++ Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

X++
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

X++ Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

X++
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Back Office
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 2 (66.67%) Information Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Data Structures
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
3 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) SAP Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) MorphX
3 1 (33.33%) SaaS

X++
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MorphX
General
1 2 (66.67%) Back Office
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) Information Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Certification
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) SAP
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft