The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category for the Birmingham region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Dynamics AX (Axapta)
Rank 50 52 58
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 7 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.01% 0.99% 0.15%
As % of the Business Applications category 8.05% 4.96% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 1
Average daily rate
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£488 £534 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.66% +1.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £424 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 - £10.50
Business Applications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
87 121 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 12.55% 19.97% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 43 23
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £305 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £31.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.07%
Dynamics AX
West Midlands

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 23 July 2014.

Dynamics AX Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Dynamics AX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 18 (78.26%) Microsoft
2 14 (60.87%) Finance
3 8 (34.78%) Advertising
4 5 (21.74%) Manufacturing
5 4 (17.39%) Logistics
5 4 (17.39%) ERP
6 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (8.70%) SQL
7 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
7 2 (8.70%) Change Management
7 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (8.70%) X++
8 1 (4.35%) Retail
8 1 (4.35%) German Language
8 1 (4.35%) QA
8 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (4.35%) ZAP BI
8 1 (4.35%) GAP Analysis
8 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.35%) General Ledger
8 1 (4.35%) Northgate
8 1 (4.35%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (4.35%) MS Office
8 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
8 1 (4.35%) MS Access
8 1 (4.35%) CRM
8 1 (4.35%) .NET
8 1 (4.35%) Oracle
8 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence

Dynamics AX
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) MS Access
3 1 (4.35%) SQLPlus
3 1 (4.35%) ZAP BI
General
1 14 (60.87%) Finance
2 8 (34.78%) Advertising
3 5 (21.74%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (4.35%) General Ledger
4 1 (4.35%) German Language
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) Consultant
1 4 (17.39%) Dynamics AX Consultant
2 3 (13.04%) Dynamics AX Developer
2 3 (13.04%) Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Functional Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Change Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Data Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) IT Director
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) ERP
1 4 (17.39%) Logistics
2 2 (8.70%) Change Management
3 1 (4.35%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.35%) Project Management
3 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (4.35%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
1 2 (8.70%) X++
2 1 (4.35%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) GAAP
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Citrix
2 1 (4.35%) Northgate
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle
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