The table below looks at the statistics for Dynamics AX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Dynamics AX over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Dynamics AX (Axapta)
Rank 81 68 70
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 8 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.53% 0.81% 0.74%
As % of the Business Applications category 5.37% 7.30% 7.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 4
Average daily rate
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£563 £525 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +26.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £287 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £560 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £424 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.50 -
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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 Manchester region.

Business Applications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
149 137 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 9.83% 11.06% 10.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 72 44
Average daily rate £475 £350 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £288 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £38.75 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +192.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.49 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-39.98% -0.82%

Dynamics AX
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Dynamics AX Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Dynamics AX
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Dynamics AX Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Dynamics AX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (70.59%) ERP
2 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
3 9 (52.94%) .NET
4 7 (41.18%) Finance
4 7 (41.18%) Resource Management
5 6 (35.29%) X++
5 6 (35.29%) Java
5 6 (35.29%) JD Edwards
6 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
6 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (23.53%) Migration
7 4 (23.53%) Oracle
7 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
8 3 (17.65%) CRM
8 3 (17.65%) Project Management
8 3 (17.65%) SQL
8 3 (17.65%) PeopleSoft
8 3 (17.65%) SAP
8 3 (17.65%) E-business
8 3 (17.65%) SOA
8 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
8 3 (17.65%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (17.65%) Retail
8 3 (17.65%) TOGAF
8 3 (17.65%) MorphX
8 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
9 2 (11.76%) UML
9 2 (11.76%) MS Excel

Dynamics AX
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MorphX
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Developer
1 5 (29.41%) Dynamics AX Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Project Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Programme Manager
5 1 (5.88%) IT Programme Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Functional Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) ERP
2 7 (41.18%) Resource Management
3 4 (23.53%) Migration
4 3 (17.65%) CRM
4 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) E-business
4 3 (17.65%) SOA
4 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) TOGAF
5 2 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) UML
6 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.88%) Change Management
6 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
6 1 (5.88%) Business Process Improvement
6 1 (5.88%) Business Transformation
6 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.88%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) X++
1 6 (35.29%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) JD Edwards
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle
4 3 (17.65%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (17.65%) SAP
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 days ago