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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Dynamics AX (Axapta)
Rank 43 31 46
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +15
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 16 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.60% 3.28% 1.16%
As % of the Business Applications category 16.00% 22.97% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 2
Average daily rate £425 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £550 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £430
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £91.25 £12.40
% change year-on-year
-76.43% +635.88%
Business Applications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
100 74 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.23% 14.26% 11.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 42 31
Average daily rate £375 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £225 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £536 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £430
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £10.76 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 21 (72.41%) Microsoft
2 17 (58.62%) ERP
3 12 (41.38%) Finance
4 10 (34.48%) CRM
4 10 (34.48%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (24.14%) Programme Management
6 3 (10.34%) Change Management
6 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
6 3 (10.34%) .NET
6 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
7 2 (6.90%) Resource Management
7 2 (6.90%) Northgate
7 2 (6.90%) Logistics
7 2 (6.90%) Advertising
7 2 (6.90%) Migration
7 2 (6.90%) Data Migration
7 2 (6.90%) Oracle
7 2 (6.90%) C
7 2 (6.90%) Java
7 2 (6.90%) SQL
7 2 (6.90%) SAP
7 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.90%) Project Management
7 2 (6.90%) JD Edwards
8 1 (3.45%) SQLPlus
8 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (3.45%) Citrix
8 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
8 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
8 1 (3.45%) MS Access

Dynamics AX
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) MS Access
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.45%) SQLPlus
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
General
1 12 (41.38%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Advertising
3 1 (3.45%) General Ledger
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Architect
2 4 (13.79%) Consultant
2 4 (13.79%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (10.34%) Technical Architect
3 3 (10.34%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Data Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) CRM Architect
4 2 (6.90%) ERP Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Functional Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Change Manager
5 1 (3.45%) DBA
5 1 (3.45%) EDI Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Dynamics AX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.45%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) ERP
2 10 (34.48%) CRM
3 7 (24.14%) Programme Management
4 3 (10.34%) Change Management
5 2 (6.90%) Migration
5 2 (6.90%) Project Management
5 2 (6.90%) Data Migration
5 2 (6.90%) Logistics
5 2 (6.90%) Resource Management
5 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.45%) ETL
6 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Data Mapping
6 1 (3.45%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (3.45%) Dependency Management
6 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) C
1 2 (6.90%) Java
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) X++
2 1 (3.45%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (72.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) SAP
2 2 (6.90%) JD Edwards
2 2 (6.90%) Northgate
3 1 (3.45%) Citrix
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