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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 44
Contract jobs citing X++ 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset - - 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £450 £463
% change year-on-year -8.33% -2.70%  
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 126 89 162
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 60.00% 36.93% 46.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 49 92
Median daily rate £400 £370 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +8.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 26
Median hourly rate £50.00 £38.75 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% +4.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £32.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.45 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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