Period
to 18 June 2019

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 18 June 2019 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
18 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 170 197 -
Rank change year-on-year +27 - +209
Contract jobs citing X++ 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.069% 0.057% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.18% 0.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Scotland median daily rate £500 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
UK median daily rate £500 £465 £450
% change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% +12.36%
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 1,709 2,064 1,666
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 39.04% 39.42% 44.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 999 1,299 1,001
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +2.04%
10th Percentile £310 £281 £263
90th Percentile £563 £525 £500
UK median daily rate £475 £460 £436
% change year-on-year +3.26% +5.50% +3.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 26 30
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £16.76 £43.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +108.83% -61.37% +13.44%
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.73 £14.97
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.69 £65.10
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year +3.66% -0.61% +8.55%

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++
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 18 June 2019. 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 3 £500 +11.11% 6
X++
UK

For the 6 months to 18 June 2019, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for X++.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Investment Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (33.33%) Infor
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Presales
3 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (33.33%) CIMA
3 1 (33.33%) Sage
3 1 (33.33%) ACCA
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics 365
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MorphX
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Dynamics AX Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Coaching
1 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
1 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Presales
1 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ACCA
1 1 (33.33%) CIMA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Infor
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Sage
2 1 (33.33%) SAP