The table below looks at the statistics for X++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited X++ over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
X++
Rank 118 104 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing X++ 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.096% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.37% 0.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£463 £600 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.91% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £438 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
X++
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
806 666 851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.18% 31.91% 37.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 448 408 448
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £227 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 15 34
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.76% -27.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £15.00 £23.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.75 £30.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

X++
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

X++ Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

X++
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

X++ Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

X++
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing X++ within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -6 1 £451 -30.69% 1
Solihull - - - - 1
X++
England

X++
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 7 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (71.43%) Advertising
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (28.57%) ERP
5 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
5 1 (14.29%) CRM
5 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (14.29%) Logistics
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008

X++
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 7 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (71.43%) Advertising
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Report Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
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