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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited X++ over the 3 months to 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
X++
England / South West
Rank - - 140
Contract jobs citing X++ 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.097%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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 West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1009 1201 1123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.09% 40.14% 36.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 637 797 729
Median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 74 74
Median hourly rate £41.00 £43.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.65% +19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £33.80 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.46 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +13.19%

X++
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 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