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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Dynamics AX over the 3 months to 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Dynamics AX (formerly Axapta)
Rank 104 79 84
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +5
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 4 33 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.24% 1.67% 0.48%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.34% 19.19% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 21 4
Median daily rate £500 £363 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -27.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £280 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
171 172 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.34% 8.70% 12.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 86 116
Median daily rate £475 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.13% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £277 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £540 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £11.75 £25.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.00% +36.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £38.50 £18.63
% change year-on-year
-40.25% +106.65%

Dynamics AX
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Dynamics AX as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Dynamics AX Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Dynamics AX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Dynamics AX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Dynamics AX.

1 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
2 13 (56.52%) .NET
3 9 (39.13%) ERP
4 8 (34.78%) X++
5 7 (30.43%) JD Edwards
5 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
6 6 (26.09%) C#
7 5 (21.74%) Migration
7 5 (21.74%) Oracle
7 5 (21.74%) SQL
8 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
8 4 (17.39%) Retail
8 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (17.39%) Data Migration
9 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (13.04%) Workday
9 3 (13.04%) WF
9 3 (13.04%) Finance
9 3 (13.04%) QA
9 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (13.04%) Change Management
9 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
9 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
9 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
10 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
10 2 (8.70%) SAP
10 2 (8.70%) MorphX
10 2 (8.70%) Degree
10 2 (8.70%) WCF

Dynamics AX
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) InfoPath
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics SL
1 1 (4.35%) SAP HCM
1 1 (4.35%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) DHCP
1 1 (4.35%) DNS
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
1 1 (4.35%) LAN
1 1 (4.35%) SAN
1 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.35%) VLAN
1 1 (4.35%) WAN
1 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MorphX
1 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (17.39%) Retail
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) Consultant
5 4 (17.39%) Data Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Consultant
6 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Developer
7 2 (8.70%) IT Manager
7 2 (8.70%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
7 2 (8.70%) SQL Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) SQL Data Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) Azure Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) HR Manager
8 1 (4.35%) PMO Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) Workday Consultant
8 1 (4.35%) Workday Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) .NET
2 3 (13.04%) WF
3 2 (8.70%) WCF
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.35%) COM
4 1 (4.35%) CSS
4 1 (4.35%) HTML
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) ERP
2 5 (21.74%) Migration
3 4 (17.39%) Data Migration
4 3 (13.04%) Change Management
4 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
4 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.70%) SDLC
6 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
6 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.35%) ETL
6 1 (4.35%) ITIL
6 1 (4.35%) Logistics
6 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) X++
2 6 (26.09%) C#
3 5 (21.74%) SQL
4 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.35%) ABAP
5 1 (4.35%) Java
5 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) XenApp
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
2 7 (30.43%) JD Edwards
3 5 (21.74%) Oracle
4 3 (13.04%) Workday
5 2 (8.70%) SAP
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco
6 1 (4.35%) Citrix
6 1 (4.35%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (4.35%) VMware