Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 254 238 -
Rank change year-on-year -16 - +289
Contract jobs citing X++ 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.043% 0.061% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.080% 0.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
City of London median daily rate £550 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Central London median daily rate £550 £500 -
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
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 3,748 3,401 3,267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 53.43% 51.45% 48.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,117 2,722 2,751
City of London median daily rate £525 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% +2.70%
10th Percentile £368 £358 £313
90th Percentile £694 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £455
% change year-on-year +5.00% +9.89% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 11
City of London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.99 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.49% +21.01% -22.81%
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.31 £15.16
90th Percentile £50.48 £36.73 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £28.35 £19.00
% change year-on-year -24.15% +49.18% -24.00%

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 20 August 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 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
1 3 (100.00%) Presales
1 3 (100.00%) Dynamics 365

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 3 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Dynamics 365
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Technical Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Technical Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
1 3 (100.00%) Presales