The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category for the Midlands region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Dynamics AX (Axapta)
Rank 21 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.76% - -
As % of the Business Applications category 10.71% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £424 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 - £10.50
Business Applications Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
28 12 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 16.47% 5.41% 15.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 9
Average daily rate £450 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £500 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £31.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.07%
Dynamics AX
England

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
Top 7 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (100.00%) X++
2 2 (50.00%) MorphX
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence

Dynamics AX
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MorphX
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Report Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) X++