The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 23 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++
England / South East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 252 - 272
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing X++ 2 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.026% - 0.095%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.074% - 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 9
Median daily rate £500 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 - £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £438
% change year-on-year -2.94% -2.85%  
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 the South East with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 2714 3120 3230
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 35.06% 34.81% 34.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1692 1941 2013
Median daily rate £400 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 118 83
Median hourly rate £44.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.70% +6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.66 £12.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

X++
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

X++
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for X++ in the South East

X++
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing X++ within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Berkshire - 2 £500 -
X++
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 South East region with a requirement for X++.

1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) MorphX
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) JD Edwards

X++
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MorphX
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics AX Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) JD Edwards
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft