The table below looks at the statistics for Dynamics AX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Dynamics AX over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Dynamics AX (Axapta)
Rank 19 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 3.88% 0.85% -
As % of the Business Applications category 21.05% 3.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £42.00 £9.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +366.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Business Applications Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
19 59 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 18.45% 25.00% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 6
Average daily rate £600 £400 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -13.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £435
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £17.60 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+79.02% -45.86%

Dynamics AX
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Dynamics AX across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Dynamics AX Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Dynamics AX
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Dynamics AX across the Aberdeen region.

Dynamics AX Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Dynamics AX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Dynamics AX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Dynamics AX.

1 8 (57.14%) ERP
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 7 (50.00%) Advertising
3 5 (35.71%) Resource Management
4 4 (28.57%) JD Edwards
4 4 (28.57%) Project Management
4 4 (28.57%) MS Office
4 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
5 3 (21.43%) SAP
5 3 (21.43%) Java
5 3 (21.43%) .NET
5 3 (21.43%) PMP
5 3 (21.43%) PMI Certification
6 2 (14.29%) TestDirector
6 2 (14.29%) ISEB
6 2 (14.29%) MS Project
6 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
6 2 (14.29%) Business Transformation
6 2 (14.29%) Test Planning
6 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
6 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Financial Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) iPad
7 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
7 1 (7.14%) Project Governance
7 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy

Dynamics AX
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Dynamics AX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Dynamics AX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Office
2 2 (14.29%) MS Project
3 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) TestDirector
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 7 (50.00%) Advertising
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Coordinator
2 2 (14.29%) Test Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (7.14%) IT Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Accountant
3 1 (7.14%) PMO Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Programme Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) PMI
1 1 (7.14%) iPad
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) ERP
2 5 (35.71%) Resource Management
3 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 4 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Financial Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Business Transformation
4 2 (14.29%) Test Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Black-Box Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.14%) Project Governance
5 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
5 1 (7.14%) Test Management
5 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) PMP
1 3 (21.43%) PMI Certification
2 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 2 (14.29%) ISEB
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) JD Edwards
3 3 (21.43%) SAP
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) Infor
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