The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Dynamics AX (Axapta)
Rank 53 39 37
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 4 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.80% 2.34% 0.80%
As % of the Business Applications category 7.55% 25.58% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 2
Average daily rate
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£453 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.28% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £300 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £475 £490
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 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Business Applications Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
53 43 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.58% 9.13% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 32 19
Average daily rate £413 £425 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +23.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £318 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £562 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.64% +40.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Dynamics AX across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Dynamics AX Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Dynamics AX
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Advertising
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (16.67%) Logistics
3 1 (16.67%) General Ledger
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (16.67%) X++
3 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com

Dynamics AX
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Advertising
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Dynamics AX Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Functional Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Logistics
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
2 1 (16.67%) Business Process Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) X++
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com