Period
to 19 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 252 246 253
Rank change year-on-year -6 +7 +18
Contract jobs citing X++ 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.043% 0.028% 0.015%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.079% 0.054% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
City of London median daily rate £550 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +16.67%
10th Percentile £525 £435 £513
90th Percentile £575 £565 £538
Central London median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +16.67%
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 3,799 3,696 3,364
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 54.19% 52.58% 50.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,172 3,068 2,831
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
10th Percentile £375 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £688 £650
Central London median daily rate £525 £513 £475
% change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 10
City of London median hourly rate £37.09 £22.99 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.31% -16.39% +5.42%
10th Percentile £16.10 £15.12 £16.06
90th Percentile £74.46 £39.10 £55.19
Central London median hourly rate £37.09 £24.49 £27.50
% change year-on-year +51.48% -10.96% +5.42%

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 November 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