The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for X-Windows skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited X-Windows over the 3 months to 22 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
X-Windows
England / South West
Rank 134 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing X-Windows 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.039% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £300 £213
% change year-on-year +66.66% +41.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

X-Windows is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 729 696 750
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 28.54% 24.28% 24.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 460 485
Median daily rate £388 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 53 19
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.80% +10.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.00 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

X-Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing X-Windows as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for X-Windows in the South West

X-Windows
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for X-Windows in the South West

X-Windows
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing X-Windows within the South West region over the 3 months to 22 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
Bristol - 1 £500 -
X-Windows
England

X-Windows
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing X-Windows 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 West region with a requirement for X-Windows.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10

X-Windows
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Programme Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Test Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Public Sector Programme Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Test Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS