Period
to 19 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 19 February 2018 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++
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 244 233 235
Rank change year-on-year -11 +2 -
Contract jobs citing X++ 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.028% 0.033% 0.015%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.053% 0.066% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
City of London median daily rate £525 £488 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% -
10th Percentile £513 £434 £513
90th Percentile £538 £531 £538
Central London median daily rate £538 £488 £525
% change year-on-year +10.26% -7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central 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 the City of London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3,762 3,046 3,159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 53.29% 50.14% 46.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,208 2,559 2,668
City of London median daily rate £525 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £700 £663 £663
Central London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 16
City of London median hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £27.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.82% -1.72% +18.13%
10th Percentile £17.50 £16.90 £19.25
90th Percentile £61.73 £50.31 £57.50
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £27.98
% change year-on-year -21.82% -1.72% +34.84%

X++
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for X++ in the City of London

X++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for X++ in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing X++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for X++.

1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) EPoS
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Retail

X++
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics AX Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft