The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category for the Reading region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Dynamics AX (Axapta)
Rank 63 - 80
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 3 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.34% - 0.57%
As % of the Business Applications category 5.56% - 9.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 7
Average daily rate
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£475 - £500
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 - £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 - £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 - £12.00
Business Applications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
54 83 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 6.10% 8.96% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 26 25
Average daily rate £400 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £313 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £508 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -30.43%
Dynamics AX
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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 1 August 2014.

Dynamics AX Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Dynamics AX
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 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 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Advertising
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) X++
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) ERP

Dynamics AX
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) UML
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) X++
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft