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 3 months to 23 June 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++
England / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 413 424 414
Rank change year-on-year +11 -10  
Contract jobs citing X++ 9 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.044% 0.014% 0.038%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.091% 0.032% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 6
Median daily rate £438 - £488
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 - £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 - £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £438
% change year-on-year -2.94% -2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

X++ is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 9881 9411 9827
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 47.78% 43.51% 41.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 7315 7173 7188
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 39 85
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.82 £14.75 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £135.00 £52.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

X++
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing X++ as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 4 £500 -
X++
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 London region with a requirement for X++.

1 21 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
2 18 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 17 (80.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (47.62%) .NET
5 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
5 8 (38.10%) .NET Framework
6 7 (33.33%) C#
7 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (28.57%) Unit Testing
7 6 (28.57%) Power BI
8 5 (23.81%) SDLC
8 5 (23.81%) QA
8 5 (23.81%) VB.NET
8 5 (23.81%) Java
8 5 (23.81%) OO
9 4 (19.05%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (14.29%) Web Services
10 3 (14.29%) ERP
10 3 (14.29%) Degree
10 3 (14.29%) MorphX
10 3 (14.29%) Data Integration
11 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
11 2 (9.52%) Business Development
11 2 (9.52%) Workflow
11 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (9.52%) Retail
11 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (9.52%) JD Edwards
11 2 (9.52%) 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 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 21 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (80.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
3 6 (28.57%) Power BI
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MorphX
2 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (9.52%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Advertising
2 1 (4.76%) Back Office
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Developer
2 15 (71.43%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Dynamics AX Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Dynamics AX Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Functional Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Report Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Report Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) .NET
2 8 (38.10%) .NET Framework
3 3 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.76%) COM
4 1 (4.76%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
1 1 (4.76%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) Unit Testing
2 5 (23.81%) OO
2 5 (23.81%) SDLC
3 3 (14.29%) Data Integration
3 3 (14.29%) ERP
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) Business Development
4 2 (9.52%) CRM
4 2 (9.52%) Workflow
5 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Case Management
5 1 (4.76%) Data Management
5 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.76%) Document Management
5 1 (4.76%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) C#
2 5 (23.81%) Java
2 5 (23.81%) VB.NET
3 2 (9.52%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) JD Edwards
3 1 (4.76%) iManage
3 1 (4.76%) Infor
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.76%) SAP