The table below looks at the statistics for Dynamics AX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Dynamics AX over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Dynamics AX (Axapta)
Rank 50 37 35
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 10 19 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.48% 3.19% 2.78%
As % of the Business Applications category 19.61% 26.39% 18.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 7
Average daily rate £463 £478 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.14% +11.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £408 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £655 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-9.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £26.50
Dynamics AX
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Business Applications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
51 72 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.54% 12.10% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 36 41
Average daily rate £415 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.41% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £512 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £35.50 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+173.07% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £18.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+97.22% -32.07%

Dynamics AX
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Dynamics AX Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Dynamics AX
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Dynamics AX Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Dynamics AX
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Dynamics AX across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Dynamics AX Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Dynamics AX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) ERP
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
3 4 (26.67%) Advertising
3 4 (26.67%) X++
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 3 (20.00%) Project Management
4 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) Migration
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (13.33%) .NET
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle
5 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (13.33%) JD Edwards
5 2 (13.33%) QA
5 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
6 1 (6.67%) Office 365
6 1 (6.67%) Business Transformation
6 1 (6.67%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.67%) Change Management

Dynamics AX
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) DHCP
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Advertising
3 1 (6.67%) Automotive
3 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Dynamics AX Project Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Functional Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Report Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Business Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Change Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Crystal Reports Developer
5 1 (6.67%) ERP Developer
5 1 (6.67%) ERP Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ERP
2 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (13.33%) Scrum
3 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
3 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Business Transformation
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Logistics
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
4 1 (6.67%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
1 4 (26.67%) X++
2 1 (6.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) JD Edwards
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) Epicor
3 1 (6.67%) Infor
3 1 (6.67%) NetSuite
3 1 (6.67%) Sage
3 1 (6.67%) SAP