The table below looks at the statistics for Dynamics AX skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Dynamics AX over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Dynamics AX (formerly Axapta)
Rank 147 117 114
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -3
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 10 42 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.31% 1.01% 0.96%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.00% 10.14% 7.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 27 23
Median daily rate £500 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £283 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £535 £560
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 - - £18.00
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 West region.

Business Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
333 414 390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 10.23% 10.00% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 185 194
Median daily rate £475 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £584 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 4
Median hourly rate £20.50 £52.47 £21.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.93% +139.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £43.06 £15.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.60 £52.47 £26.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £39.00 £21.09
% change year-on-year
-41.02% +84.96%

Dynamics AX
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 the North West

Dynamics AX
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Dynamics AX Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Dynamics AX
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Dynamics AX across the North West region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Dynamics AX Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Dynamics AX
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Dynamics AX Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Dynamics AX
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Dynamics AX within the North West region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -19 5 £500 +33.33% 10
Cheshire +10 3 £600 +37.14%
Lancashire - 1 £451 -
Dynamics AX
England

Dynamics AX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 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 North West region with a requirement for Dynamics AX.

1 22 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 16 (48.48%) .NET
3 11 (33.33%) X++
3 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 11 (33.33%) ERP
4 9 (27.27%) C#
5 8 (24.24%) Finance
6 7 (21.21%) JD Edwards
6 7 (21.21%) Migration
6 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
7 6 (18.18%) Data Migration
7 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (15.15%) Oracle
8 5 (15.15%) SQL
9 4 (12.12%) Visual Studio
9 4 (12.12%) Retail
9 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (9.09%) Workday
10 3 (9.09%) Degree
10 3 (9.09%) WCF
10 3 (9.09%) QA
10 3 (9.09%) WF
10 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (9.09%) Change Management
10 3 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (9.09%) T-SQL
10 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
10 3 (9.09%) Data Modelling

Dynamics AX
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) InfoPath
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics SL
1 1 (3.03%) SAP HCM
1 1 (3.03%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) DHCP
1 1 (3.03%) DNS
1 1 (3.03%) Firewall
1 1 (3.03%) LAN
1 1 (3.03%) SAN
1 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.03%) VLAN
1 1 (3.03%) WAN
1 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.06%) MorphX
2 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Retail
3 2 (6.06%) Advertising
4 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Developer
2 12 (36.36%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 8 (24.24%) Analyst
3 8 (24.24%) Consultant
4 7 (21.21%) Dynamics AX Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) Data Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Business Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) IT Manager
7 2 (6.06%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
7 2 (6.06%) SQL Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) SQL Data Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Azure Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (3.03%) HR Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Workday Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) Workday Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (48.48%) .NET
2 3 (9.09%) WCF
2 3 (9.09%) WF
3 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.03%) COM
3 1 (3.03%) CSS
3 1 (3.03%) HTML
3 1 (3.03%) LINQ
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (3.03%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
1 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) ERP
2 7 (21.21%) Migration
3 6 (18.18%) Data Migration
4 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (9.09%) Change Management
5 3 (9.09%) Data Modelling
6 2 (6.06%) CRM
6 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.06%) SDLC
6 2 (6.06%) Test Strategy
6 2 (6.06%) Time Management
7 1 (3.03%) Business Analysis
7 1 (3.03%) Data Analysis
7 1 (3.03%) Data Cleansing
7 1 (3.03%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.03%) ETL
7 1 (3.03%) ITIL
7 1 (3.03%) Logistics
7 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) X++
2 9 (27.27%) C#
3 5 (15.15%) SQL
4 3 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.03%) ABAP
5 1 (3.03%) Java
5 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.03%) XenApp
Vendors
1 22 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.21%) JD Edwards
3 5 (15.15%) Oracle
4 3 (9.09%) Workday
5 2 (6.06%) SAP
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco
6 1 (3.03%) Citrix
6 1 (3.03%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (3.03%) VMware