The table below looks at the statistics for Dynamics AX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Dynamics AX (Axapta)
Rank 63 76 83
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +7
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.57% 0.100% 0.16%
As % of the Business Applications category 10.64% 1.19% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£475 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £40.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-42.50% +196.29%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Business Applications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
47 84 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 5.38% 8.37% 6.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 26 22
Average daily rate £438 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £305 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £17.69 £22.66
% change year-on-year
+78.06% -21.91%

Dynamics AX
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Dynamics AX Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Dynamics AX
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Dynamics AX Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Dynamics AX
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Dynamics AX across the Reading region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Dynamics AX Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Dynamics AX
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) CRM
3 2 (40.00%) B2B
3 2 (40.00%) CIMA
3 2 (40.00%) ACCA
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 2 (40.00%) Data Mapping
3 2 (40.00%) AAT
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) X++
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) UML
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Advertising

Dynamics AX
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Advertising
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Solutions Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) B2B
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (40.00%) CRM
1 2 (40.00%) Data Mapping
2 1 (20.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) X++
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ACCA
1 2 (40.00%) CIMA
1 2 (40.00%) AAT
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft