The table below looks at the statistics for X++ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited X++ over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
X++
Rank 117 - 91
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing X++ 3 0 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.12% - 1.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.37% - 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 24
Average daily rate
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£450 - £464
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 - £427
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 - £520
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 -
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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 Yorkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
806 847 1054
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 32.86% 39.77% 39.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 484 497 526
Average daily rate £325 £311 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% +0.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £415 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 38 24
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +34.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.90 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £48.00
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 Yorkshire

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

X++ Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

X++
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

X++ Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

X++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 26 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
2 16 (61.54%) Software Engineering
3 8 (30.77%) Finance
4 7 (26.92%) Scrum
5 6 (23.08%) Legal
6 5 (19.23%) Workflow
6 5 (19.23%) QA
7 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
7 3 (11.54%) C#
7 3 (11.54%) SQL
7 3 (11.54%) .NET
7 3 (11.54%) XML
7 3 (11.54%) WCF
7 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (7.69%) LexisNexis
8 2 (7.69%) CRM
8 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
8 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
8 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (3.85%) MorphX
9 1 (3.85%) Logistics
9 1 (3.85%) Migration
9 1 (3.85%) ERP
9 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (3.85%) OOP
9 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server

X++
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 26 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MorphX
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (76.92%) Developer
2 18 (69.23%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 12 (46.15%) Software Engineer
4 7 (26.92%) Consultant
4 7 (26.92%) Dynamics AX Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) .NET
1 3 (11.54%) XML
1 3 (11.54%) WCF
2 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Software Engineering
2 7 (26.92%) Scrum
3 5 (19.23%) Workflow
4 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.69%) CRM
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.85%) Logistics
6 1 (3.85%) Migration
6 1 (3.85%) ERP
6 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.85%) OOP
6 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) C#
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) LexisNexis