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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
X++
Rank 254 243 224
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -19
Contract jobs citing X++ 4 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.043% 0.022% 0.072%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.12% 0.069% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
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£416 £344 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.09% -27.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -1.17%
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 South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3229 2902 2801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.51% 32.40% 33.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2025 1588 1412
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 100 181
Average hourly rate £39.50 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.05 £19.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Buckinghamshire - 2 £469 - 1
Hampshire - 1 £275 - 2
West Sussex - 1 £395 - 1
X++
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 15 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (80.00%) .NET
2 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
3 11 (73.33%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (66.67%) SharePoint
4 10 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (60.00%) MDX
5 9 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (60.00%) ITIL V3
5 9 (60.00%) Tableau
5 9 (60.00%) Data Structures
5 9 (60.00%) C#
5 9 (60.00%) SQL
5 9 (60.00%) T-SQL
5 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET
5 9 (60.00%) ITIL
5 9 (60.00%) Windows
6 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 5 (33.33%) Visual Studio
6 5 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (20.00%) Finance
9 2 (13.33%) MorphX
9 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
9 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
9 2 (13.33%) Waterfall

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 10 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
3 10 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (13.33%) MorphX
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 9 (60.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Consultant
5 3 (20.00%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 2 (13.33%) Dynamics AX Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (6.67%) Support Consultant
7 1 (6.67%) Functional Consultant
7 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
7 1 (6.67%) Technical Support Consultant
7 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Consultant
7 1 (6.67%) Report Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) .NET
2 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (60.00%) MDX
3 2 (13.33%) Web Services
3 2 (13.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
1 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (60.00%) ITIL
2 9 (60.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (13.33%) ERP
3 2 (13.33%) Workflow
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) C#
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
1 9 (60.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (60.00%) Tableau
3 2 (13.33%) Baan
3 2 (13.33%) JD Edwards
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (13.33%) SAP