The table below looks at the statistics for X++ skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited X++ over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
X++
UK
Rank 572 611 570
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -41
Contract jobs citing X++ 19 24 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.047% 0.070%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.10% 0.12% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 28
Median daily rate £450 £450 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £325 £414
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £455 £450
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +1.11%
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 across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
18589 19644 19392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.84% 38.36% 37.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 12827 13351 12708
Median daily rate £425 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.79% +4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 427 482 410
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £18.54 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

X++
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing X++ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

X++ Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

X++
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing X++ within the UK.

X++ Daily Rate Trend in the UK

X++
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing X++ within the UK over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

X++ Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

X++
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing X++ within the UK.

X++ Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

X++
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing X++ within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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
England +17 19 £450 - 12
London +24 11 £450 +12.35% 3
North West +25 2 £450 +16.12% 1
Manchester +10 2 £450 +16.12%
West Midlands -2 2 £300 -41.46%
East of England -4 2 - -
Coventry - 2 £300 -
Somerset +2 1 £525 +14.13%
Bath -1 1 £525 +14.13%
South West -4 1 £525 +14.13%
Suffolk - 1 - -
Ipswich - 1 - -
North East - 1 £450 -
City of London - 1 £450 - 1

X++
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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 with a requirement for X++.

1 54 (94.74%) Dynamics AX
2 48 (84.21%) Microsoft
3 33 (57.89%) C#
4 25 (43.86%) Finance
5 21 (36.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
8 17 (29.82%) HTML5
8 17 (29.82%) CSS3
8 17 (29.82%) AngularJS
8 17 (29.82%) Power BI
8 17 (29.82%) HTML
8 17 (29.82%) JavaScript
8 17 (29.82%) CSS
8 17 (29.82%) Manufacturing
9 14 (24.56%) .NET
10 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
11 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
12 7 (12.28%) Migration
12 7 (12.28%) Unit Testing
12 7 (12.28%) .NET Framework
13 6 (10.53%) MorphX
13 6 (10.53%) QA
13 6 (10.53%) Retail
13 6 (10.53%) Visual Studio
13 6 (10.53%) Data Migration
14 5 (8.77%) SDLC
14 5 (8.77%) Java
14 5 (8.77%) OO

X++
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.75%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 54 (94.74%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.75%) Office 365
1 1 (1.75%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (36.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 17 (29.82%) Power BI
3 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.26%) MySQL
5 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (31.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (10.53%) MorphX
2 6 (10.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (43.86%) Finance
2 17 (29.82%) Manufacturing
3 6 (10.53%) Retail
4 4 (7.02%) Legal
5 2 (3.51%) Advertising
6 1 (1.75%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 49 (85.96%) Developer
2 48 (84.21%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 29 (50.88%) Microsoft Developer
4 5 (8.77%) Consultant
4 5 (8.77%) Dynamics AX Consultant
5 2 (3.51%) Lead Developer
6 1 (1.75%) DBA
6 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Consultant
6 1 (1.75%) Report Developer
6 1 (1.75%) Senior Developer
6 1 (1.75%) Senior Microsoft Developer
6 1 (1.75%) SQL DBA
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (1.75%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (29.82%) AngularJS
1 17 (29.82%) CSS
1 17 (29.82%) CSS3
1 17 (29.82%) HTML
1 17 (29.82%) HTML5
2 14 (24.56%) .NET
3 7 (12.28%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.51%) Web Services
5 1 (1.75%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.75%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (12.28%) Migration
2 7 (12.28%) Unit Testing
3 6 (10.53%) Data Migration
4 5 (8.77%) OO
4 5 (8.77%) SDLC
5 4 (7.02%) Data Modelling
6 3 (5.26%) ERP
7 2 (3.51%) B2C
7 2 (3.51%) Business Development
7 2 (3.51%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (3.51%) Information Management
7 2 (3.51%) Test Strategy
7 2 (3.51%) Time Management
7 2 (3.51%) Workflow
8 1 (1.75%) Case Management
8 1 (1.75%) Data Cleansing
8 1 (1.75%) Data Protection
8 1 (1.75%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 33 (57.89%) C#
2 17 (29.82%) JavaScript
3 5 (8.77%) Java
3 5 (8.77%) VB.NET
4 4 (7.02%) SQL
5 3 (5.26%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.75%) C++
6 1 (1.75%) PHP
6 1 (1.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (1.75%) Degree
1 1 (1.75%) MCSA
1 1 (1.75%) MCSE
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.53%) QA
Vendors
1 48 (84.21%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.51%) DataCash
2 2 (3.51%) WorldPay
3 1 (1.75%) Infor
3 1 (1.75%) JD Edwards
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle
3 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.75%) SAP
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