Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 17 January 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++
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 178 169 -
Rank change year-on-year -9 - +186
Contract jobs citing X++ 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.13% 0.026% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.34% 0.061% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Scotland median daily rate £394 - -
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 Scotland with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,755 1,639 1,779
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 36.89% 43.23% 31.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,100 961 1,002
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -4.11% -2.67%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £250
90th Percentile £527 £475 £525
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 44 31
Scotland median hourly rate £21.00 £43.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.16% +14.67% +47.06%
10th Percentile £12.75 £14.85 £14.00
90th Percentile £40.25 £55.90 £45.25
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%

X++
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing X++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for X++ in Scotland

X++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing X++ in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for X++ in Scotland

X++
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing X++ in Scotland over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for X++ in Scotland

X++
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing X++ within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 17 January 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
Glasgow -9 4 £450 -
Aberdeen - 2 £275 - 1
X++
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for X++.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (50.00%) Analytics
3 3 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 3 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) CRM
3 3 (50.00%) ERP
4 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) Power BI
4 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
5 1 (16.67%) PMO
5 1 (16.67%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (16.67%) MorphX

X++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Business Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (33.33%) Power BI
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MorphX
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Dynamics AX Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Analytics
1 3 (50.00%) CRM
1 3 (50.00%) ERP
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PMO
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft