The first table below looks at the demand for Dynamics AX skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Dynamics AX over the 3 months to 30 July 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 City of London 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Dynamics AX (Axapta)
Rank 181 188 205
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +17
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 18 26 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.37% 0.22%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.55% 4.30% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 26 15
Average daily rate
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£500 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £406 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £740 £525 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 - £12.00
Business Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
507 604 668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.74% 8.52% 8.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 430 486
Average daily rate £475 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 6
Average hourly rate £32.03 £15.00 £48.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.53% -68.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.87 £12.40 £41.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £32.58 £62.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £22.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -30.76%
Dynamics AX
London

Dynamics AX
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Dynamics AX Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Dynamics AX
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Dynamics AX Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Dynamics AX
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Dynamics AX across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Dynamics AX Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Dynamics AX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 34 (85.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (45.00%) Finance
3 11 (27.50%) Advertising
4 10 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (25.00%) .NET
5 9 (22.50%) SQL
5 9 (22.50%) ERP
6 8 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
8 5 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
8 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (12.50%) CRM
8 5 (12.50%) MCT
8 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (10.00%) Project Management
9 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (10.00%) X++
9 4 (10.00%) Retail
10 3 (7.50%) CIMA
10 3 (7.50%) Degree
10 3 (7.50%) Logistics
10 3 (7.50%) ACCA
10 3 (7.50%) C#
10 3 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (7.50%) Performance Testing
11 2 (5.00%) Selenium
11 2 (5.00%) QA
11 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server

Dynamics AX
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 8 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.50%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.50%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.50%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.50%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Selenium
1 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (5.00%) MorphX
General
1 18 (45.00%) Finance
2 11 (27.50%) Advertising
3 4 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Legal
4 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.50%) French Language
4 1 (2.50%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Analyst
2 9 (22.50%) Consultant
2 9 (22.50%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 6 (15.00%) Trainer
3 6 (15.00%) Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Change Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Business Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Programme Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Report Writer
6 2 (5.00%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Report Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Support Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Trainer
7 1 (2.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.50%) COM
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) ERP
2 5 (12.50%) CRM
3 4 (10.00%) Project Management
4 3 (7.50%) Logistics
4 3 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (7.50%) Performance Testing
5 2 (5.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (5.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (5.00%) Change Management
5 2 (5.00%) Workflow
5 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.00%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.50%) Migration
6 1 (2.50%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.50%) Automation Testing
6 1 (2.50%) Procure-to-pay
6 1 (2.50%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.50%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (22.50%) SQL
2 4 (10.00%) X++
3 3 (7.50%) C#
4 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (12.50%) MCT
2 3 (7.50%) CIMA
2 3 (7.50%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (85.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) SAP
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle
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