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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Dynamics AX (formerly Axapta)
England / North West
Rank 122 129 133
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 9 29 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.34% 0.76% 0.48%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.63% 8.73% 4.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 19 14
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £276 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £545 £596
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £464
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -8.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
248 332 391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.38% 8.69% 11.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 176 192
Median daily rate £450 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £523 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 9
Median hourly rate £27.50 £69.07 £22.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.18% +201.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.30 £53.47 £17.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £69.07 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £35.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-7.04% +97.22%

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 23 February 2017.

Dynamics AX Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 February 2017. 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 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 -4 6 £438 +2.94% 5
Cheshire +29 1 £600 +50.00%
Dynamics AX
England

Dynamics AX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (45.83%) Finance
3 8 (33.33%) ERP
3 8 (33.33%) X++
4 6 (25.00%) JD Edwards
4 6 (25.00%) C#
4 6 (25.00%) .NET
5 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
5 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (16.67%) Retail
6 4 (16.67%) Migration
6 4 (16.67%) CRM
6 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
6 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 3 (12.50%) Change Management
7 3 (12.50%) Degree
7 3 (12.50%) Data Migration
7 3 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
8 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
8 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (8.33%) Time Management
8 2 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (8.33%) ISEB
8 2 (8.33%) MS Office

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 2 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) MS Office
3 1 (4.17%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (45.83%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Advertising
3 1 (4.17%) French Language
3 1 (4.17%) General Ledger
3 1 (4.17%) German Language
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 7 (29.17%) Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Business Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Consultant
4 5 (20.83%) Dynamics AX Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Lead
6 1 (4.17%) Dynamics NAV Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Functional Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (4.17%) PMO Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.17%) CSS
2 1 (4.17%) HTML
2 1 (4.17%) LINQ
2 1 (4.17%) WCF
2 1 (4.17%) WF
2 1 (4.17%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) ERP
2 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (16.67%) CRM
3 4 (16.67%) Migration
4 3 (12.50%) Change Management
4 3 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
5 2 (8.33%) Time Management
6 1 (4.17%) ETL
6 1 (4.17%) ETL Development
6 1 (4.17%) ITIL
6 1 (4.17%) Logistics
6 1 (4.17%) OO
6 1 (4.17%) SDLC
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) TDD
6 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) X++
2 6 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.17%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) ISEB
2 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) JD Edwards