The table below looks at the statistics for X++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited X++ over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
X++
Rank 71 50 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Contract jobs citing X++ 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.15% 0.20% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.30% 0.61% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £380 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
330 164 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 48.03% 32.22% 37.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 98 107
Average daily rate £350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 12
Average hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +109.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £19.17 £9.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £45.00 £19.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

X++
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

X++ Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

X++
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

X++ Daily Rate Trend in Wales

X++
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics AX

X++
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
General
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft