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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited X++ over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
X++
Rank 274 251 227
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -24
Contract jobs citing X++ 3 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.030% 0.022% 0.080%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.086% 0.066% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 6
Average daily rate
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£344 £344 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £239 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £449 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £457 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
X++
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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 South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3491 3052 3077
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.73% 32.85% 35.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2211 1682 1616
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 118 145
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £15.25 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

X++
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing X++ across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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++
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing X++ across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

X++ Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

X++
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing X++ within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -4 2 £250 +17.64% 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £438 - 2
X++
England

X++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 14 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 11 (78.57%) SharePoint
3 11 (78.57%) SQL
3 11 (78.57%) .NET
3 11 (78.57%) ASP.NET
3 11 (78.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (64.29%) MDX
5 9 (64.29%) C#
5 9 (64.29%) ITIL
5 9 (64.29%) Windows
5 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
5 9 (64.29%) T-SQL
5 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (64.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (64.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (64.29%) ITIL V3
5 9 (64.29%) Tableau
5 9 (64.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (64.29%) Data Structures
6 5 (35.71%) Visual Studio
6 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
7 4 (28.57%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (14.29%) ERP
8 2 (14.29%) Workflow
9 1 (7.14%) Finance
9 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
9 1 (7.14%) Advertising

X++
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 11 (78.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (78.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 9 (64.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (64.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
4 4 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (35.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.14%) Advertising
1 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 9 (64.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 5 (35.71%) SQL Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Support
4 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Support Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Report Writer
5 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) .NET
1 11 (78.57%) ASP.NET
2 9 (64.29%) MDX
3 1 (7.14%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
1 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (64.29%) ITIL
2 9 (64.29%) ITIL V3
3 2 (14.29%) Workflow
3 2 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 9 (64.29%) T-SQL
2 9 (64.29%) C#
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (64.29%) Tableau