The table below looks at the statistics for X++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited X++ over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
X++
England / South East
Rank - - 264
Contract jobs citing X++ 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - - 0.051%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £460 £453
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +1.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2571 2953 3317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.41% 33.66% 34.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1595 1941 1849
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 109 126
Median hourly rate £42.00 £44.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.25 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.55 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

X++
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

X++ Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

X++
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

X++ Daily Rate Trend in the South East

X++
Top 6 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 South East region with a requirement for X++.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

X++
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft