The table below looks at the statistics for X++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited X++ over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
X++
Rank 127 - 126
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing X++ 13 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.41% - 0.043%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.11% - 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
- -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
X++
England

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 West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1176 1204 912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.43% 37.31% 38.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 720 744 508
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 59 55
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £15.25 £16.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

X++
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

X++ Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

X++
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

X++ Daily Rate Trend in the South West

X++
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Wiltshire - 10 £400 - 1
Somerset - 3 £440 -
X++
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 16 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
2 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
3 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
3 11 (68.75%) ERP
3 11 (68.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (62.50%) C#
4 10 (62.50%) Visual Studio
5 9 (56.25%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (31.25%) .NET
6 5 (31.25%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (18.75%) MorphX
8 2 (12.50%) Information Architecture
8 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
8 2 (12.50%) Back Office
8 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
8 2 (12.50%) SAP
8 2 (12.50%) OOP
8 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
8 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (12.50%) Data Structures
9 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
9 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
9 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
9 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (6.25%) SAP Certification
9 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 5 (31.25%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
1 11 (68.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Visual Studio
2 3 (18.75%) MorphX
General
1 2 (12.50%) Back Office
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Developer
2 9 (56.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Dynamics AX Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (12.50%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) ERP
2 9 (56.25%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (12.50%) Information Architecture
3 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
3 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 2 (12.50%) OOP
3 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Procure-to-pay
4 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Certification
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) SAP
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £550 per day
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