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 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Dynamics AX (Axapta)
Rank 40 57 54
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -3
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 18 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.48% 0.70% 1.14%
As % of the Business Applications category 18.00% 5.68% 6.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 7
Average daily rate
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£500 £538 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £415 £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £695 £591
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £23.00 -
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
100 88 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.79% 12.36% 18.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 46 47
Average daily rate £400 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £338 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +50.00%

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 3 August 2015.

Dynamics AX Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Dynamics AX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 12 (37.50%) X++
2 11 (34.38%) Finance
3 10 (31.25%) ERP
3 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 8 (25.00%) .NET
5 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
6 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (15.63%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (12.50%) C#
8 4 (12.50%) SQL
8 4 (12.50%) CRM
8 4 (12.50%) Manufacturing
8 4 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (9.38%) MorphX
9 3 (9.38%) Logistics
9 3 (9.38%) Project Management
9 3 (9.38%) MS Project
9 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
10 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
10 2 (6.25%) Change Management
11 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
11 1 (3.13%) Back Office
11 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Architecture
11 1 (3.13%) Degree
11 1 (3.13%) MDX
11 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
11 1 (3.13%) HOLAP

Dynamics AX
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (15.63%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.13%) Lync
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Project
2 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.13%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
1 1 (3.13%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Power View
4 1 (3.13%) MOLAP
4 1 (3.13%) ROLAP
4 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.13%) HOLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MorphX
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Advertising
3 1 (3.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Consultant
1 9 (28.13%) Developer
1 9 (28.13%) Dynamics AX Consultant
1 9 (28.13%) Dynamics AX Developer
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Consultant
3 3 (9.38%) Architect
3 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Lead Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Report Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Functional Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Change Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.13%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Trainer
5 1 (3.13%) Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
1 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) ERP
2 4 (12.50%) CRM
3 3 (9.38%) Project Management
3 3 (9.38%) Logistics
4 2 (6.25%) Change Management
4 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.13%) OOP
5 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.13%) SOA
5 1 (3.13%) Migration
5 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.13%) Data Management
5 1 (3.13%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (3.13%) TOGAF
5 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) X++
2 4 (12.50%) C#
2 4 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) SAP