Period
to 10 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London 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 10 December 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++
London > Central London
6 months to
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 277 261 290
Rank change year-on-year -16 +29 +41
Contract jobs citing X++ 4 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.047% 0.026% 0.040%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.090% 0.051% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 4
Central London median daily rate £538 £488 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.26% +5.41% -7.50%
10th Percentile £478 £434 £381
90th Percentile £645 £531 £523
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London 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 Central London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 4427 3935 4654
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 51.53% 50.20% 46.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3656 3243 3840
Central London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £311
90th Percentile £688 £638 £650
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 20
Central London median hourly rate £25.79 £27.50 £25.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.23% +8.16% +27.13%
10th Percentile £16.30 £16.06 £15.69
90th Percentile £46.00 £55.19 £55.00
London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.87 £24.23
% change year-on-year -4.03% +39.76% -19.23%

X++
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for X++ in Central London

X++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for X++ in Central London

X++
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing X++ in Central London over the 6 months to 10 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for X++ in Central London

X++
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing X++ within the Central London region over the 6 months to 10 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -11 1 £525 +7.69%
X++
London

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 across the Central London region with a requirement for X++.

1 4 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (75.00%) NetSuite
2 3 (75.00%) MorphX
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) ERP
2 3 (75.00%) JD Edwards
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (50.00%) Middleware
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) CRM
3 2 (50.00%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) TOGAF

X++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (75.00%) NetSuite
3 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MorphX
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Dynamics AX Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ERP
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) JD Edwards
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft