Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 613 543 592
Rank change year-on-year -70 +49 -28
Contract jobs citing X++ 20 21 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.044% 0.053% 0.016%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.090% 0.12% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 4
London median daily rate £488 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +5.82% -14.95%
10th Percentile £418 £363 £383
90th Percentile £595 £566 £519
England median daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +8.33% - -
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 22,106 18,155 18,588
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 48.46% 46.17% 42.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,857 13,514 13,964
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £356 £325 £308
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £475 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 119 111
London median hourly rate £41.50 £43.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.60% +45.00% +4.35%
10th Percentile £17.83 £17.70 £14.13
90th Percentile £55.03 £56.30 £57.50
England median hourly rate £40.50 £41.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year -2.41% +7.10% +10.71%

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 21 May 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 21 May 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 -36 4 £475 +5.56% 1
North London - 1 £700 -
X++
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 18 (90.00%) Dynamics AX
2 12 (60.00%) Dynamics 365
2 12 (60.00%) SQL
3 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (45.00%) Finance
6 8 (40.00%) ERP
6 8 (40.00%) C#
7 7 (35.00%) .NET
7 7 (35.00%) Retail
8 6 (30.00%) T-SQL
9 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 5 (25.00%) Migration
9 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (25.00%) Data Migration
9 5 (25.00%) MorphX
10 4 (20.00%) NetSuite
10 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (20.00%) Power BI
10 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (20.00%) JD Edwards
11 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
11 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (15.00%) Performance Monitoring
11 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
12 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
12 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
12 2 (10.00%) EPoS
12 2 (10.00%) Active Directory

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 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 18 (90.00%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (20.00%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 12 (60.00%) Dynamics 365
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) Azure Data Factory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (20.00%) Power BI
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (5.00%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MorphX
2 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Developer
2 15 (75.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Dynamics AX Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Functional Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Power BI Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Procurement Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Report Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) SSAS Developer
5 1 (5.00%) SSIS Developer
5 1 (5.00%) SSRS Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) Middleware
3 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.00%) COM
3 1 (5.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) EPoS
2 1 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) ERP
2 5 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 5 (25.00%) Migration
3 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (15.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Workflow
6 1 (5.00%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.00%) Data Reconciliation
6 1 (5.00%) SDLC
6 1 (5.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) C#
3 6 (30.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) JD Edwards