The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for X++ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited X++ over the 3 months to 28 March 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++
South West / Somerset
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 38 48
Rank change year-on-year +3 +10  
Contract jobs citing X++ 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.49% 0.38% 0.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.88% 0.85% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £525 £460 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.13% +4.54%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £421
% change year-on-year - +6.82%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 Somerset with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 114 118 137
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 55.88% 44.87% 38.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 55 87
Median daily rate £350 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +13.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £474 £673
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 42 8
Median hourly rate £41.50 £42.25 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.77% +17.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £25.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

X++
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset citing X++ as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for X++ in Somerset

X++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for X++ in Somerset

X++
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing X++ within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -1 1 £525 +14.13%
X++
South West

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 Somerset region with a requirement for X++.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (100.00%) Data Cleansing

X++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 1 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Microsoft Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Cleansing
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft