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 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
X++
UK
Rank 579 600 569
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -31
Contract jobs citing X++ 21 18 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.035% 0.064%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.12% 0.092% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 28
Median daily rate £450 £516 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.70% +14.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £508 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.32% +12.83%
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
18187 19652 18968
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.56% 38.64% 38.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 12429 13280 12747
Median daily rate £438 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 409 519 408
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.80% +10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.50 £16.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.80 £50.00 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 18 January 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 16 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 18 January 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 +30 21 £450 -13.50% 7
London +13 7 £450 -14.28% 1
West Midlands -1 7 £300 -41.80%
Birmingham -3 3 - -
North West +16 2 £600 +14.28% 1
East of England +7 2 - -
Coventry - 2 £300 -
Warrington - 2 £600 -
Cheshire - 2 £600 -
South East - 2 £550 - 3
City of London -13 1 £450 -14.28%
North East - 1 £450 -
Suffolk - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - - 1
Slough - 1 - -
Ipswich - 1 - -

X++
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 52 (94.55%) Dynamics AX
2 47 (85.45%) Microsoft
3 31 (56.36%) C#
4 25 (45.45%) Finance
5 19 (34.55%) JavaScript
5 19 (34.55%) Manufacturing
6 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (30.91%) HTML
7 17 (30.91%) Team Foundation Server
7 17 (30.91%) HTML5
7 17 (30.91%) CSS3
7 17 (30.91%) CSS
7 17 (30.91%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (30.91%) AngularJS
7 17 (30.91%) Power BI
8 16 (29.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (21.82%) .NET
10 11 (20.00%) MS Excel
11 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
12 7 (12.73%) Retail
13 6 (10.91%) Migration
14 5 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 5 (9.09%) MorphX
14 5 (9.09%) Visual Studio
14 5 (9.09%) Data Migration
15 4 (7.27%) SQL
15 4 (7.27%) ERP
15 4 (7.27%) Data Modelling
15 4 (7.27%) Legal
16 3 (5.45%) .NET Framework

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 2 (3.64%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 11 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 52 (94.55%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (30.91%) Power BI
2 16 (29.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
4 5 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.64%) MySQL
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (30.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (9.09%) MorphX
2 5 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (45.45%) Finance
2 19 (34.55%) Manufacturing
3 7 (12.73%) Retail
4 4 (7.27%) Legal
5 2 (3.64%) Advertising
6 1 (1.82%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 48 (87.27%) Developer
2 47 (85.45%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 28 (50.91%) Microsoft Developer
4 4 (7.27%) Consultant
4 4 (7.27%) Dynamics AX Consultant
5 2 (3.64%) Lead Developer
5 2 (3.64%) Senior Developer
5 2 (3.64%) Senior Microsoft Developer
6 1 (1.82%) DBA
6 1 (1.82%) Junior
6 1 (1.82%) Junior Developer
6 1 (1.82%) Junior Microsoft Developer
6 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Consultant
6 1 (1.82%) Report Developer
6 1 (1.82%) SQL DBA
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (1.82%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (30.91%) AngularJS
1 17 (30.91%) CSS
1 17 (30.91%) CSS3
1 17 (30.91%) HTML
1 17 (30.91%) HTML5
2 12 (21.82%) .NET
3 3 (5.45%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.64%) Silverlight
4 2 (3.64%) WPF
5 1 (1.82%) Web Services
5 1 (1.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
1 1 (1.82%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (30.91%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (10.91%) Migration
4 5 (9.09%) Data Migration
5 4 (7.27%) Data Modelling
5 4 (7.27%) ERP
6 2 (3.64%) B2C
6 2 (3.64%) Information Management
6 2 (3.64%) Test Strategy
6 2 (3.64%) Time Management
6 2 (3.64%) Unit Testing
6 2 (3.64%) Web Application Development
7 1 (1.82%) Business Development
7 1 (1.82%) Database Mirroring
7 1 (1.82%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (1.82%) Order to Cash
7 1 (1.82%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (1.82%) Record to Report
7 1 (1.82%) Scrum
7 1 (1.82%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 31 (56.36%) C#
2 19 (34.55%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.27%) SQL
4 3 (5.45%) C++
5 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.82%) PHP
6 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.82%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) MCP
2 1 (1.82%) MCSA
2 1 (1.82%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) QA
Vendors
1 47 (85.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.64%) DataCash
2 2 (3.64%) JD Edwards
2 2 (3.64%) WorldPay
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