Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 625 577 590
Rank change year-on-year -48 +13 -23
Contract jobs citing X++ 21 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.045% 0.036% 0.016%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.094% 0.080% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 5
London median daily rate £481 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.94% - -0.55%
10th Percentile £384 £365 £385
90th Percentile £571 £575 £533
England median daily rate £481 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +1.32% - +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 22,409 18,738 19,065
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 47.72% 45.34% 43.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,194 14,002 14,303
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £306
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 125 124
London median hourly rate £33.77 £42.00 £29.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.60% +41.70% +3.10%
10th Percentile £17.87 £16.78 £14.04
90th Percentile £55.25 £65.00 £55.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.94%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 -21 6 £525 +7.69% 2
X++
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 19 (90.48%) Dynamics AX
2 14 (66.67%) SQL
3 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 11 (52.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (42.86%) .NET
5 9 (42.86%) Dynamics 365
6 8 (38.10%) MorphX
6 8 (38.10%) ERP
6 8 (38.10%) Finance
7 7 (33.33%) Retail
8 6 (28.57%) T-SQL
8 6 (28.57%) C#
9 5 (23.81%) JD Edwards
9 5 (23.81%) Middleware
9 5 (23.81%) NetSuite
10 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
11 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
11 3 (14.29%) EPoS
11 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (14.29%) SLA
11 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
11 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
11 3 (14.29%) Migration
11 3 (14.29%) Data Migration
11 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
11 3 (14.29%) General Ledger
11 3 (14.29%) Marketing
11 3 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis

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
Business Applications
1 19 (90.48%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (23.81%) NetSuite
3 2 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (42.86%) Dynamics 365
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (4.76%) Power BI
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) MorphX
2 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 7 (33.33%) Retail
3 3 (14.29%) General Ledger
3 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 3 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Developer
2 13 (61.90%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Architect
4 5 (23.81%) Dynamics AX Architect
5 4 (19.05%) Technical Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) Dynamics AX Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Functional Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Power BI Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Procurement Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Microsoft Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Technical Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.76%) SSRS Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) .NET
2 5 (23.81%) Middleware
3 1 (4.76%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) ERP
2 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (14.29%) Data Migration
2 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 3 (14.29%) Migration
2 3 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 2 (9.52%) CRM
3 2 (9.52%) Logistics
3 2 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (9.52%) TDD
3 2 (9.52%) Workflow
4 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (4.76%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Service Management
4 1 (4.76%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) C#
2 6 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 2 (9.52%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) JD Edwards