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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Dynamics AX (Axapta)
Rank 86 83 71
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -12
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 19 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.02% 0.53% 0.95%
As % of the Business Applications category 11.11% 5.16% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 9
Median daily rate £700 £563 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £533 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £610 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £423
% change year-on-year
- +6.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 - £21.50
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
171 155 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 9.21% 10.18% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 81 81
Median daily rate £407 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.66% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £290 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £556 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -66.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £37.49
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -39.98%

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
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 28 May 2016.

Dynamics AX Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Dynamics AX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 34 (72.34%) Microsoft
2 19 (40.43%) ERP
3 16 (34.04%) Oracle
4 15 (31.91%) MS Excel
5 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (21.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (21.28%) SAP
7 9 (19.15%) Retail
8 8 (17.02%) Change Management
9 7 (14.89%) Finance
9 7 (14.89%) CRM
9 7 (14.89%) PRINCE2
9 7 (14.89%) Dynamics CRM
10 6 (12.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (12.77%) Data Modelling
10 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
10 6 (12.77%) SQL
10 6 (12.77%) Risk Management
10 6 (12.77%) Oracle ERP
10 6 (12.77%) Migration
11 5 (10.64%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (10.64%) Data Migration
12 4 (8.51%) QA
12 4 (8.51%) Business Transformation
12 4 (8.51%) Degree
12 4 (8.51%) Scrum
12 4 (8.51%) Project Management
12 4 (8.51%) .NET
12 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database
13 3 (6.38%) B2B

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 2 (4.26%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (4.26%) IIS
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (31.91%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (12.77%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (6.38%) Primavera
3 3 (6.38%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.26%) MSI
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (4.26%) Toad
2 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.26%) WiX
General
1 9 (19.15%) Retail
2 7 (14.89%) Finance
3 3 (6.38%) Billing
4 1 (2.13%) Advertising
4 1 (2.13%) Dutch Language
4 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (23.40%) Analyst
2 10 (21.28%) Architect
3 9 (19.15%) Dynamics AX Architect
4 8 (17.02%) ERP Manager
5 6 (12.77%) Change Manager
6 5 (10.64%) Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Programme Manager
6 5 (10.64%) Project Manager
7 4 (8.51%) Business Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Consultant
7 4 (8.51%) Dynamics AX Consultant
7 4 (8.51%) Programme Change Manager
8 3 (6.38%) ERP Project Manager
8 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Consultant
8 3 (6.38%) Programme Planner
8 3 (6.38%) Project Planner
8 3 (6.38%) SQL Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Technical Architect
8 3 (6.38%) Test Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) .NET
2 2 (4.26%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.26%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.13%) Economics
3 1 (2.13%) PMI
3 1 (2.13%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) Windows
1 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (40.43%) ERP
2 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (21.28%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (17.02%) Change Management
5 7 (14.89%) CRM
5 7 (14.89%) PRINCE2
6 6 (12.77%) Data Modelling
6 6 (12.77%) Migration
6 6 (12.77%) Risk Management
7 5 (10.64%) Data Migration
8 4 (8.51%) Business Transformation
8 4 (8.51%) Project Management
8 4 (8.51%) Scrum
9 3 (6.38%) B2B
9 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (6.38%) ETL
9 3 (6.38%) Logistics
9 3 (6.38%) Project Planning
9 3 (6.38%) Test Management
10 2 (4.26%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.77%) SQL
2 3 (6.38%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.26%) X++
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (8.51%) Degree
3 3 (6.38%) HND
4 2 (4.26%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.13%) ISEB
5 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) PMBOK
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 34 (72.34%) Microsoft
2 16 (34.04%) Oracle
3 10 (21.28%) SAP
4 1 (2.13%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.13%) Progress
4 1 (2.13%) Salesforce.com