Period
to 23 July 2017

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 23 July 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.

X++
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 206 192
Contract jobs citing X++ 0 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.036% 0.080%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.10% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Scotland median daily rate - £363 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -27.45% +11.11%
UK median daily rate £450 £413 £450
% change year-on-year +9.02% -8.28% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 Scotland with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1790 1915 1946
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 42.48% 34.70% 31.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1065 1083 1048
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +5.63%
10th Percentile £269 £260 £263
90th Percentile £500 £475 £475
UK median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 33 36
Scotland median hourly rate £38.75 £40.00 £30.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +30.08% +7.89%
10th Percentile £14.39 £32.35 £15.88
90th Percentile £195.00 £45.70 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14% +2.94%

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