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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Dynamics AX (Axapta)
Rank 59 49 57
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 4 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.53% 1.39% 0.16%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.12% 8.26% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 1
Average daily rate
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£415 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £481 £430
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +11.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £53.75 £42.00 £9.00
% change year-on-year
+27.97% +366.66%
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
97 109 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 12.90% 16.82% 13.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 63 30
Average daily rate £405 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £70.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.00% +268.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £22.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+32.22% -35.71%

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 24 October 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 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) Advertising
3 6 (54.55%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (27.27%) ERP
6 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
6 2 (18.18%) MS Office
6 2 (18.18%) ISEB
6 2 (18.18%) Six Sigma
6 2 (18.18%) Logistics
6 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) Lean Six Sigma
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (18.18%) X++
7 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (9.09%) Retail
7 1 (9.09%) ZAP BI
7 1 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (9.09%) EPoS
7 1 (9.09%) ITIL
7 1 (9.09%) CRM
7 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (9.09%) SQL
7 1 (9.09%) Law
7 1 (9.09%) CCAB
7 1 (9.09%) Change Management
7 1 (9.09%) Data Security

Dynamics AX
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 2 (18.18%) MS Office
1 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (9.09%) ZAP BI
General
1 7 (63.64%) Advertising
2 6 (54.55%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
4 1 (9.09%) Law
4 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
4 1 (9.09%) IT Director
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Auditor
4 1 (9.09%) Financial Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ERP
2 2 (18.18%) Six Sigma
2 2 (18.18%) Logistics
2 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Lean Six Sigma
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Security
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) X++
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) CCAB
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
Birmingham
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