The first table below looks at the demand for Dynamics AX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge 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 Cambridge 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 42 50
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.27% 0.51% 0.42%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.85% 7.69% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate £450 £513 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% +46.42%
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
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
26 26 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 6.95% 6.65% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 5
Average daily rate £500 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £240 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £430
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%
Dynamics AX
Cambridgeshire

Dynamics AX
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Dynamics AX across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Dynamics AX Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Dynamics AX
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Dynamics AX across the Cambridge region.

Dynamics AX Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Dynamics AX
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) X++
3 1 (33.33%) MorphX
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Dynamics AX
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MorphX
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) X++
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge
Enterprise Partners
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 19 days ago