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 26 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
X++
England / South West
Rank 139 144 147
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs citing X++ 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.037% 0.067% 0.062%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.094% 0.17% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £525 £460 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.13% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £455 £455
% change year-on-year
-1.09% -
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
1065 1152 1198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.89% 38.37% 37.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 675 720 778
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 98 58
Median hourly rate £41.50 £43.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.59% +20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.50 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

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

X++
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing X++ within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Somerset +3 1 £525 +14.13%
X++
England

X++
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 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 West region with a requirement for X++.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (100.00%) Data Cleansing

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

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Microsoft Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Cleansing
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft