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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Dynamics AX over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Dynamics AX (formerly Axapta)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 45 52 39
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 13 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.12% 1.13% 2.20%
As % of the Business Applications category 17.11% 15.91% 18.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 7
Median daily rate £425 £375 £478
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -21.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £320 £422
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £494 £655
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
76 44 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 12.40% 7.11% 12.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 28 38
Median daily rate £425 £408 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% -4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £35.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +173.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £42.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-27.05% +142.85%

Dynamics AX
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Dynamics AX as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Dynamics AX 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Dynamics AX.

1 43 (79.63%) Microsoft
2 35 (64.81%) Manufacturing
3 32 (59.26%) Finance
4 31 (57.41%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (40.74%) CRM
6 20 (37.04%) Dynamics CRM
7 16 (29.63%) Microsoft Azure
8 14 (25.93%) SharePoint
9 13 (24.07%) C#
9 13 (24.07%) BizTalk Server
9 13 (24.07%) Business Development
9 13 (24.07%) X++
9 13 (24.07%) Public Cloud
10 12 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (22.22%) JavaScript
11 11 (20.37%) CSS
11 11 (20.37%) HTML
11 11 (20.37%) Power BI
11 11 (20.37%) HTML5
11 11 (20.37%) CSS3
11 11 (20.37%) AngularJS
11 11 (20.37%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (11.11%) Scrum
12 6 (11.11%) MS Excel
13 5 (9.26%) ERP
13 5 (9.26%) Logistics
13 5 (9.26%) Degree
13 5 (9.26%) User Acceptance Testing
14 4 (7.41%) Data Protection
14 4 (7.41%) Life Science

Dynamics AX
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 14 (25.93%) SharePoint
2 13 (24.07%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 20 (37.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.70%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 16 (29.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) DHCP
1 1 (1.85%) DNS
1 1 (1.85%) LAN
1 1 (1.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.37%) Power BI
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.85%) OLAP
3 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (20.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 35 (64.81%) Manufacturing
2 32 (59.26%) Finance
3 4 (7.41%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (29.63%) Developer
2 15 (27.78%) Consultant
2 15 (27.78%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 14 (25.93%) Architect
4 13 (24.07%) Dynamics AX Architect
4 13 (24.07%) Dynamics AX Consultant
5 12 (22.22%) Functional Consultant
6 11 (20.37%) Microsoft Developer
7 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Consultant
8 5 (9.26%) Analyst
8 5 (9.26%) Business Analyst
9 3 (5.56%) Agile Business Analyst
10 2 (3.70%) CRM Analyst
10 2 (3.70%) CRM Business Analyst
10 2 (3.70%) Designer
10 2 (3.70%) Information Manager
10 2 (3.70%) Information Security Manager
10 2 (3.70%) Security Manager
10 2 (3.70%) Senior Consultant
10 2 (3.70%) Senior Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.37%) AngularJS
1 11 (20.37%) CSS
1 11 (20.37%) CSS3
1 11 (20.37%) HTML
1 11 (20.37%) HTML5
2 3 (5.56%) .NET
3 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.85%) MDX
3 1 (1.85%) Silverlight
3 1 (1.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.07%) Public Cloud
2 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.41%) Life Science
3 2 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.85%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.85%) NHS
4 1 (1.85%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (57.41%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (40.74%) CRM
3 13 (24.07%) Business Development
4 12 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (11.11%) Scrum
6 5 (9.26%) ERP
6 5 (9.26%) Logistics
6 5 (9.26%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (7.41%) Data Protection
8 3 (5.56%) User Stories
9 2 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (3.70%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.70%) Information Assurance
9 2 (3.70%) Information Security
9 2 (3.70%) ISMS
9 2 (3.70%) IT Governance
9 2 (3.70%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.70%) Migration
9 2 (3.70%) Project Management
9 2 (3.70%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.07%) C#
1 13 (24.07%) X++
2 12 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.70%) C++
4 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) Degree
2 2 (3.70%) CEH
2 2 (3.70%) CISM
2 2 (3.70%) CISMP
2 2 (3.70%) CISSP
2 2 (3.70%) CRISC
2 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) GMP
2 2 (3.70%) GPG13
2 2 (3.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.70%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.70%) RMADS
3 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 43 (79.63%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.70%) IBM
2 2 (3.70%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.85%) Citrix
3 1 (1.85%) Cognos
3 1 (1.85%) Infor