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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
X++
England / London
Rank 388 423 398
Rank change year-on-year +35 -25  
Contract jobs citing X++ 12 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.062% 0.023% 0.052%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.13% 0.053% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 8
Median daily rate £450 £401 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.35% -19.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £400 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £440 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £450
% change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33%  
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 8970 9363 8776
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 46.08% 42.46% 41.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 6663 7022 6359
Median daily rate £485 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 55 45
Median hourly rate £45.00 £34.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.35% +24.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.86 £17.52 £19.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £54.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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 24 March 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 24 March 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
Brentford - 1 £450 -
X++
England

X++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 18 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
2 16 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 10 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (55.56%) .NET
4 7 (38.89%) .NET Framework
4 7 (38.89%) C#
4 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
5 6 (33.33%) Unit Testing
6 5 (27.78%) QA
6 5 (27.78%) SDLC
6 5 (27.78%) Java
6 5 (27.78%) OO
6 5 (27.78%) VB.NET
7 4 (22.22%) SQL
8 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 3 (16.67%) ERP
8 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (16.67%) MorphX
8 3 (16.67%) Retail
9 2 (11.11%) Business Development
9 2 (11.11%) B2C
9 2 (11.11%) JD Edwards
9 2 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (11.11%) Workflow
9 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
9 2 (11.11%) MySQL
9 2 (11.11%) Web Services
9 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
10 1 (5.56%) SAP

X++
Top Related 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 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
1 1 (5.56%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.11%) MySQL
4 1 (5.56%) Power BI
4 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MorphX
2 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Developer
2 14 (77.78%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) Dynamics AX Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) .NET
2 7 (38.89%) .NET Framework
3 2 (11.11%) Web Services
4 1 (5.56%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 5 (27.78%) OO
2 5 (27.78%) SDLC
3 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (16.67%) ERP
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) B2C
4 2 (11.11%) Business Development
4 2 (11.11%) Workflow
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Case Management
5 1 (5.56%) Data Management
5 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.56%) Document Management
5 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Order to Cash
5 1 (5.56%) Record to Report
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) C#
2 5 (27.78%) Java
2 5 (27.78%) VB.NET
3 4 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) PHP
4 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) JD Edwards
3 1 (5.56%) Infor
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.56%) SAP