Period
to 16 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 615 594 618
Rank change year-on-year -21 +24 -20
Contract jobs citing X++ 14 23 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.030% 0.051% 0.018%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.060% 0.11% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 5
London median daily rate £525 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.53% -10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £405 £375 £400
90th Percentile £660 £575 £560
England median daily rate £475 £488 £463
% change year-on-year -2.56% +5.41% -7.50%
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 23,184 21,683 19,750
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 50.21% 48.25% 44.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,610 16,309 14,843
London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £363 £350 £313
90th Percentile £675 £663 £630
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 143 111
London median hourly rate £39.00 £35.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.86% +9.23% +32.03%
10th Percentile £18.00 £17.80 £14.13
90th Percentile £69.55 £51.60 £67.50
England median hourly rate £42.27 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.66% +6.67% +2.74%

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 October 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 October 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 -33 3 £550 +10.00% 2
North London - 1 £700 -
X++
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 13 (92.86%) Dynamics AX
2 12 (85.71%) Dynamics 365
3 8 (57.14%) Finance
4 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (28.57%) Presales
5 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 4 (28.57%) ERP
5 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 3 (21.43%) .NET
6 3 (21.43%) Migration
6 3 (21.43%) Power BI
6 3 (21.43%) DevOps
6 3 (21.43%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (21.43%) Data Migration
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (21.43%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (14.29%) MorphX
7 2 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
7 2 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle
7 2 (14.29%) C#
8 1 (7.14%) C++
8 1 (7.14%) SQL
8 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
8 1 (7.14%) VB
8 1 (7.14%) C

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 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 13 (92.86%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (7.14%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 12 (85.71%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (21.43%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) Azure Data Factory
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (21.43%) Power BI
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MorphX
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Architect
4 4 (28.57%) Senior Architect
5 3 (21.43%) Senior Technical Architect
5 3 (21.43%) Technical Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Data Migration Lead
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) ADO.NET
2 1 (7.14%) MFC
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) ERP
1 4 (28.57%) Presales
2 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (21.43%) Data Migration
2 3 (21.43%) DevOps
2 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) RUP
3 1 (7.14%) UML
3 1 (7.14%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) C
2 1 (7.14%) C++
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
2 1 (7.14%) VB
2 1 (7.14%) VC++
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) JD Edwards