Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 376 376 391
Rank change year-on-year 0 +15 -9
Contract jobs citing X++ 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.012% 0.012% 0.016%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.034% 0.034% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
South East median daily rate - £550 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +60.00% -27.63%
England median daily rate £494 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +3.95% -5.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England 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 the South East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 5934 5866 6680
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 35.26% 35.28% 34.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3686 3581 4148
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
England median daily rate £460 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 218 249
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.50 £14.48 £15.00
90th Percentile £51.75 £53.75 £50.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +22.79%

X++
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing X++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Thames Valley -9 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
X++
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Power BI
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Local Government

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Power BI
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Sitecore