The table below looks at the statistics for Dynamics AX skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Dynamics AX over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Dynamics AX (Axapta)
Rank 62 56 38
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -18
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.26% 0.34% 0.35%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.51% 3.70% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
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£500 £250 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -19.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £422 £444
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.50 -
Dynamics AX
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Business Applications Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
57 54 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 7.35% 9.15% 6.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 33 10
Average daily rate £450 £415 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +33.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £283 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £443 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-35.71% -7.40%

Dynamics AX
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Dynamics AX Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Dynamics AX
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Dynamics AX Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Dynamics AX
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Dynamics AX within the North East region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -6 2 £500 +100.00% 1
Dynamics AX
England

Dynamics AX
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) CRM
2 6 (85.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (71.43%) C#
3 5 (71.43%) SQL
4 4 (57.14%) Web Services
4 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (57.14%) .NET
4 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (57.14%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) MS Office
5 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) X++
5 1 (14.29%) System Testing

Dynamics AX
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) CRM
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) X++
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle