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 28 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Dynamics AX (formerly Axapta)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 53 46 40
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 4 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.61% 1.45% 2.92%
As % of the Business Applications category 6.90% 17.65% 24.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 5
Median daily rate £438 £406 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -21.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £300 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £506 £658
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £465
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -13.97%
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
58 51 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.83% 8.21% 11.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 30 35
Median daily rate £440 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £511
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%
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 £32.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+16.36% +52.77%

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 28 February 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 37 (82.22%) Microsoft
2 30 (66.67%) Manufacturing
3 27 (60.00%) Finance
3 27 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (42.22%) CRM
5 17 (37.78%) Dynamics CRM
6 16 (35.56%) Microsoft Azure
7 15 (33.33%) SharePoint
8 13 (28.89%) BizTalk Server
8 13 (28.89%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (28.89%) Business Development
8 13 (28.89%) Public Cloud
9 12 (26.67%) X++
9 12 (26.67%) C#
10 11 (24.44%) HTML
10 11 (24.44%) JavaScript
10 11 (24.44%) CSS
10 11 (24.44%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (24.44%) Power BI
10 11 (24.44%) HTML5
10 11 (24.44%) CSS3
10 11 (24.44%) AngularJS
11 5 (11.11%) Logistics
11 5 (11.11%) ERP
11 5 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (11.11%) Degree
11 5 (11.11%) Office 365
12 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (8.89%) Life Science
12 4 (8.89%) Data Protection

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 15 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 13 (28.89%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (37.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.44%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 16 (35.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (11.11%) Office 365
3 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) DHCP
1 1 (2.22%) DNS
1 1 (2.22%) LAN
1 1 (2.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (24.44%) Power BI
2 1 (2.22%) OLAP
2 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (24.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 27 (60.00%) Finance
3 4 (8.89%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Architect
1 15 (33.33%) Developer
1 15 (33.33%) Dynamics AX Developer
2 13 (28.89%) Dynamics AX Architect
3 11 (24.44%) Microsoft Developer
4 9 (20.00%) Consultant
5 8 (17.78%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 7 (15.56%) Functional Consultant
7 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Consultant
8 3 (6.67%) Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) Business Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) Agile Business Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) Information Manager
9 2 (4.44%) Information Security Manager
9 2 (4.44%) Logistics Consultant
9 2 (4.44%) Security Manager
9 2 (4.44%) Senior Consultant
9 2 (4.44%) Senior Functional Consultant
10 1 (2.22%) Accountant
10 1 (2.22%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (24.44%) AngularJS
1 11 (24.44%) CSS
1 11 (24.44%) CSS3
1 11 (24.44%) HTML
1 11 (24.44%) HTML5
2 3 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (2.22%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.89%) Public Cloud
2 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.89%) Life Science
3 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.44%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.22%) e-Learning
5 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.22%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (42.22%) CRM
3 13 (28.89%) Business Development
3 13 (28.89%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (11.11%) ERP
4 5 (11.11%) Logistics
4 5 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (8.89%) Data Protection
5 4 (8.89%) Scrum
6 3 (6.67%) Information Security
7 2 (4.44%) Change Management
7 2 (4.44%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.44%) Information Assurance
7 2 (4.44%) Information Security Management
7 2 (4.44%) Migration
7 2 (4.44%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (4.44%) Project Management
7 2 (4.44%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (4.44%) Risk Management
7 2 (4.44%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.67%) C#
1 12 (26.67%) X++
2 11 (24.44%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.44%) SQL
4 1 (2.22%) C++
4 1 (2.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) CEH
2 2 (4.44%) CISM
2 2 (4.44%) CISMP
2 2 (4.44%) CISSP
2 2 (4.44%) CRISC
2 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) GMP
2 3 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.44%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (4.44%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 2 (4.44%) GPG13
3 2 (4.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (4.44%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.44%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 37 (82.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.44%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.22%) Casewise
3 1 (2.22%) Citrix
3 1 (2.22%) Cognos
3 1 (2.22%) IBM
3 1 (2.22%) Infor