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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Dynamics AX (Axapta)
Rank 42 40 43
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.77% 0.57% 0.56%
As % of the Business Applications category 10.00% 5.13% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Average daily rate £350 £538 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.88% +19.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £439 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £21.50
Dynamics AX
Cambridgeshire

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
30 39 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.67% 11.21% 7.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 32 21
Average daily rate £450 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £325 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £32.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-14.06% -14.65%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (60.00%) JD Edwards
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (60.00%) ERP
2 3 (60.00%) ETL
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (60.00%) Resource Management
3 2 (40.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) Predictive Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (40.00%) X++
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Data Mining
3 2 (40.00%) MySQL
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle

Dynamics AX
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (40.00%) Data Mining
3 2 (40.00%) MySQL
3 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Legal
2 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft BI Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) SQL BI Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SSAS Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SSIS Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SSRS Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) Ajax
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) LINQ
4 1 (20.00%) WPF
4 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) ERP
1 3 (60.00%) ETL
1 3 (60.00%) Resource Management
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Data Validation
2 2 (40.00%) Predictive Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Validation
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (20.00%) Database Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (40.00%) X++
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) JD Edwards
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Juniper