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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Dynamics AX (Axapta)
Rank 144 130 102
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -28
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 22 21 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.56% 0.57% 0.96%
As % of the Business Applications category 6.63% 6.84% 9.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 27
Median daily rate £700 £470 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.93% -1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £450 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £568 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £422
% change year-on-year
- +6.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 - £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 West region.

Business Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
332 307 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.48% 8.33% 9.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 151 148
Median daily rate £425 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 7
Median hourly rate £47.33 £60.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.11% +60.02%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £37.49
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -39.98%

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 31 May 2016.

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 31 May 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 -5 19 £700 +24.44% 4
Lancashire +2 2 - -
Dynamics AX
England

Dynamics AX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 37 (74.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (44.00%) ERP
3 19 (38.00%) MS Excel
4 16 (32.00%) Oracle
5 12 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (20.00%) Change Management
6 10 (20.00%) SAP
7 9 (18.00%) CRM
7 9 (18.00%) Retail
7 9 (18.00%) Dynamics CRM
8 8 (16.00%) Risk Management
9 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
9 7 (14.00%) SQL
9 7 (14.00%) PRINCE2
10 6 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (12.00%) Data Modelling
10 6 (12.00%) Finance
10 6 (12.00%) Oracle ERP
11 5 (10.00%) Migration
11 5 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (8.00%) Project Management
12 4 (8.00%) Scrum
12 4 (8.00%) .NET
12 4 (8.00%) Degree
12 4 (8.00%) Data Migration
12 4 (8.00%) Business Transformation
12 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database
13 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
13 3 (6.00%) SDLC

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 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (4.00%) IIS
1 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (38.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (18.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (12.00%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (6.00%) Primavera
3 3 (6.00%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (2.00%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (2.00%) QlikView
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.00%) MSI
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (4.00%) Toad
2 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.00%) WiX
General
1 9 (18.00%) Retail
2 6 (12.00%) Finance
3 3 (6.00%) Advertising
3 3 (6.00%) Billing
3 3 (6.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.00%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 10 (20.00%) Analyst
1 10 (20.00%) Architect
2 9 (18.00%) Dynamics AX Architect
3 8 (16.00%) ERP Manager
4 6 (12.00%) Change Manager
4 6 (12.00%) Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Consultant
5 5 (10.00%) Dynamics AX Consultant
5 5 (10.00%) Programme Manager
5 5 (10.00%) Project Manager
6 4 (8.00%) Business Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Programme Change Manager
7 3 (6.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
7 3 (6.00%) ERP Project Manager
7 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Consultant
7 3 (6.00%) Programme Planner
7 3 (6.00%) Project Planner
7 3 (6.00%) SQL Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Technical Architect
8 2 (4.00%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) .NET
2 2 (4.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.00%) Data Extraction
2 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Licensing
3 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.00%) Economics
3 1 (2.00%) PMI
3 1 (2.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.00%) Windows
1 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.00%) ERP
2 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (24.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (20.00%) Change Management
4 9 (18.00%) CRM
5 8 (16.00%) Risk Management
6 7 (14.00%) PRINCE2
7 6 (12.00%) Data Modelling
8 5 (10.00%) Migration
9 4 (8.00%) Business Transformation
9 4 (8.00%) Data Migration
9 4 (8.00%) Project Management
9 4 (8.00%) Scrum
10 3 (6.00%) B2B
10 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (6.00%) ETL
10 3 (6.00%) Project Planning
10 3 (6.00%) SDLC
10 3 (6.00%) Test Management
11 2 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.00%) SQL
2 3 (6.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.00%) X++
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (8.00%) Degree
3 3 (6.00%) HND
4 1 (2.00%) ISEB
4 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) PMBOK
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 37 (74.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (32.00%) Oracle
3 10 (20.00%) SAP
4 1 (2.00%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.00%) Progress
4 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.00%) Tableau