Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for X++ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited X++ over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

X++
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 93 79
Contract jobs citing X++ 0 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham - 0.86% 0.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 2.22% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Birmingham median daily rate - £460 £516
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.77% +14.43%
West Midlands median daily rate - £460 £500
% change year-on-year - -8.00% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

X++ is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 496 585 409
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 31.33% 38.64% 30.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 369 253
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £243
90th Percentile £500 £525 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 7
Birmingham median hourly rate £40.00 £27.69 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.46% +58.23% -12.50%
10th Percentile £14.40 £16.30 £11.75
90th Percentile £53.75 £40.10 £35.95
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.25 £24.25 £25.66
% change year-on-year +28.87% -5.49% +17.98%

X++
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing X++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for X++ in Birmingham

X++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for X++ in Birmingham