Period
to 21 November 2017

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 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++
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 250 248 260
Rank change year-on-year -2 +12 +35
Contract jobs citing X++ 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.028% 0.015% 0.033%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.053% 0.030% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
City of London median daily rate £500 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% -2.70%
10th Percentile £435 £513 £375
90th Percentile £565 £538 £485
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £450
% change year-on-year +4.76% +16.67% -2.70%
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 3761 3358 4238
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 52.59% 50.47% 46.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3125 2822 3549
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £650 £663
Central London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 22
City of London median hourly rate £22.99 £27.50 £26.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.39% +5.42% +30.43%
10th Percentile £15.12 £16.06 £16.10
90th Percentile £39.10 £55.19 £53.70
Central London median hourly rate £24.49 £27.50 £26.09
% change year-on-year -10.96% +5.42% +30.43%

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 21 November 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 City of London region with a requirement for X++.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (100.00%) Power BI
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification

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 2 (100.00%) Power BI
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Report Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Integration
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft