The table below looks at the statistics for Dynamics AX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Dynamics AX over the 3 months to 28 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Dynamics AX (Axapta)
Rank 19 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 6 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.61% 2.34% -
As % of the Business Applications category 15.00% 12.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £423 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.50% -6.11%
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 Midlands region.

Business Applications Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
40 32 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 24.10% 18.71% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 10
Average daily rate £475 £425 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -29.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £36.25 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-37.92% -4.11%

Dynamics AX
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Dynamics AX Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Dynamics AX
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Dynamics AX Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Dynamics AX
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Dynamics AX across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Dynamics AX Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

Dynamics AX
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (57.14%) ERP
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) Business Objects
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (14.29%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012

Dynamics AX
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Consultant
1 5 (71.43%) Functional Consultant
1 5 (71.43%) Dynamics AX Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Report Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (57.14%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
2 1 (14.29%) Business Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Business Objects