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 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 92 71 61
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -10
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 4 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.25% 1.38% 1.58%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.21% 13.82% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 12
Average daily rate
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£550 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £281 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £525 £449
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 -
Dynamics AX
North West

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
181 123 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 11.19% 9.99% 10.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 84 58
Average daily rate £439 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £288 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £525 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £18.50
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

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

Dynamics AX Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Dynamics AX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 9 (64.29%) ERP
3 8 (57.14%) Finance
4 7 (50.00%) .NET
5 6 (42.86%) X++
5 6 (42.86%) Resource Management
6 5 (35.71%) Java
6 5 (35.71%) JD Edwards
7 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
7 4 (28.57%) Retail
7 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (21.43%) Project Management
8 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
9 2 (14.29%) Degree
9 2 (14.29%) MorphX
9 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
9 2 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
9 2 (14.29%) Migration
9 2 (14.29%) SQL
9 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
9 2 (14.29%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (14.29%) UML
10 1 (7.14%) ACCA
10 1 (7.14%) SAP
10 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
10 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
10 1 (7.14%) Logistics
10 1 (7.14%) General Ledger
10 1 (7.14%) CIMA
10 1 (7.14%) Change Management

Dynamics AX
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MorphX
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Developer
1 5 (35.71%) Dynamics AX Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Functional Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Project Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Functional Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) ERP
2 6 (42.86%) Resource Management
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) UML
4 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Cash Management
5 1 (7.14%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
5 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) Logistics
5 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) X++
2 5 (35.71%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) ACCA
2 1 (7.14%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (7.14%) GAAP
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) JD Edwards
3 2 (14.29%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (7.14%) SAP