Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 628 611 589
Rank change year-on-year -17 -22 +5
Contract jobs citing X++ 9 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.020% 0.045% 0.029%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.041% 0.093% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 10
London median daily rate £550 £506 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.64% +6.58% +11.76%
10th Percentile £421 £375 £415
90th Percentile £615 £585 £575
England median daily rate £475 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England 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 London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 22,119 22,462 19,085
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 50.08% 48.34% 45.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,780 17,233 14,254
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £319
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
England median daily rate £480 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +1.05% +11.76% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 149 126
London median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -12.50% +34.95%
10th Percentile £18.72 £18.45 £16.29
90th Percentile £53.75 £57.75 £65.00
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 2019. 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 -9 3 £550 +2.33% 4
X++
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 9 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (77.78%) Dynamics 365
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (55.56%) Finance
5 4 (44.44%) Presales
6 3 (33.33%) DevOps
6 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (22.22%) ERP
7 2 (22.22%) MorphX
8 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
8 1 (11.11%) Power BI
8 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (11.11%) .NET
8 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
8 1 (11.11%) CRM
8 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (11.11%) NetSuite
8 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
8 1 (11.11%) Migration
8 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (11.11%) JD Edwards

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:

Business Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (11.11%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 7 (77.78%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (11.11%) Power BI
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MorphX
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Senior Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Technical Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Technical Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Dynamics AX Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Presales
2 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) JD Edwards