Period
to 16 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 16 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++
England > London
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 609 590 617
Rank change year-on-year -19 +27 -25
Contract jobs citing X++ 16 25 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.035% 0.059% 0.015%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.070% 0.12% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 3
London median daily rate £500 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% -
10th Percentile £418 £370 £388
90th Percentile £645 £575 £513
England median daily rate £475 £488 £425
% change year-on-year -2.56% +14.71% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £19.50 - -
England median hourly rate £19.50 - -

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 London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 22,755 20,431 19,829
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 49.98% 47.81% 43.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,372 15,196 14,944
London median daily rate £515 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £363 £331 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 152 91
London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +45.45% -0.58%
10th Percentile £18.00 £17.28 £14.13
90th Percentile £62.63 £51.80 £56.89
England median hourly rate £41.77 £40.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.76% +7.33% +4.17%

X++
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for X++ in London

X++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for X++ in London

X++
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing X++ in London over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for X++ in London

X++
Contract Job Locations in 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 London region over the 6 months to 16 August 2018. 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
Central London -20 3 £550 +10.00% 1
North London - 1 £700 -
X++
England

For the 6 months to 16 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 London region with a requirement for X++.

1 14 (87.50%) Dynamics AX
2 13 (81.25%) Dynamics 365
3 9 (56.25%) Finance
4 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
5 6 (37.50%) ERP
5 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 4 (25.00%) SQL
6 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 4 (25.00%) .NET
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (18.75%) C#
7 3 (18.75%) Migration
7 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
7 3 (18.75%) Azure Data Factory
7 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (18.75%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (18.75%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (18.75%) Presales
7 3 (18.75%) Power BI
7 3 (18.75%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (12.50%) DevOps
8 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (12.50%) NetSuite
8 2 (12.50%) MorphX
8 2 (12.50%) Retail
8 2 (12.50%) JD Edwards
8 2 (12.50%) BizTalk Server

X++
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 14 (87.50%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (12.50%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 13 (81.25%) Dynamics 365
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (18.75%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (18.75%) Azure Data Factory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (18.75%) Power BI
3 1 (6.25%) PowerPivot
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MorphX
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
2 9 (56.25%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Technical Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Data Migration Lead
6 1 (6.25%) Report Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
2 1 (6.25%) ADO.NET
2 1 (6.25%) MFC
2 1 (6.25%) WCF
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ERP
2 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
3 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 3 (18.75%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (18.75%) Presales
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (12.50%) DevOps
5 1 (6.25%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.25%) Data Reconciliation
5 1 (6.25%) RUP
5 1 (6.25%) SDLC
5 1 (6.25%) UML
5 1 (6.25%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
1 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (18.75%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) C
3 1 (6.25%) C++
3 1 (6.25%) VB
3 1 (6.25%) VC++
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) JD Edwards
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle