The first table below looks at the demand for Dynamics AX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Dynamics AX over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Scotland 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Dynamics AX (Axapta)
Rank 107 111 113
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 19 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.72% 0.38% 0.072%
As % of the Business Applications category 9.41% 6.00% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 1
Average daily rate £463 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £430
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £91.25 £12.40
% change year-on-year
-76.43% +635.88%
Business Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
202 150 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.62% 6.40% 7.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 65 113
Average daily rate £403 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.29% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £464 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £433
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 8
Average hourly rate - £14.52 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +29.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%
Dynamics AX
UK

Dynamics AX
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Dynamics AX Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Dynamics AX
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Dynamics AX Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Dynamics AX
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Dynamics AX across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Dynamics AX Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Dynamics AX
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Dynamics AX Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Dynamics AX
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Dynamics AX within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Aberdeen +10 6 £475 - 5
Edinburgh - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Dynamics AX
UK

Dynamics AX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 25 (67.57%) Microsoft
2 24 (64.86%) CRM
2 24 (64.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (37.84%) MS Excel
4 11 (29.73%) QA
5 9 (24.32%) ERP
5 9 (24.32%) SQL
6 6 (16.22%) SharePoint
7 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2
7 5 (13.51%) Java
7 5 (13.51%) Degree
7 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (13.51%) Computer Science
8 4 (10.81%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (10.81%) MDX
8 4 (10.81%) C#
8 4 (10.81%) Oracle
8 4 (10.81%) OOP
8 4 (10.81%) OO
8 4 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (8.11%) JD Edwards
9 3 (8.11%) Project Management
9 3 (8.11%) SAP
10 2 (5.41%) Migration
10 2 (5.41%) Data Migration
10 2 (5.41%) Infor
10 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (5.41%) Risk Management
10 2 (5.41%) Workflow
10 2 (5.41%) Finance

Dynamics AX
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 6 (16.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (37.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 24 (64.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (10.81%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
1 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.70%) Advertising
2 1 (2.70%) Back Office
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Project Manager
2 5 (13.51%) CRM Manager
3 4 (10.81%) CRM Project Manager
3 4 (10.81%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 4 (10.81%) Programme Manager
3 4 (10.81%) Developer
3 4 (10.81%) Consultant
4 3 (8.11%) ERP Project Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Implementation Project Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Implementation Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Report Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Data Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Developer Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Axapta Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Dynamics AX Developer
5 2 (5.41%) ERP Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Data Migration Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) MDX
2 1 (2.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.70%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (64.86%) CRM
2 9 (24.32%) ERP
3 5 (13.51%) PRINCE2
3 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (10.81%) OOP
4 4 (10.81%) OO
5 3 (8.11%) Project Management
6 2 (5.41%) Migration
6 2 (5.41%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.41%) Risk Management
6 2 (5.41%) Workflow
7 1 (2.70%) ITIL
7 1 (2.70%) Project Governance
7 1 (2.70%) Business Process Mapping
7 1 (2.70%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.70%) Resource Management
7 1 (2.70%) Logistics
7 1 (2.70%) Scrum
7 1 (2.70%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) SQL
2 5 (13.51%) Java
3 4 (10.81%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.70%) PMP
2 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (29.73%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (67.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle
3 3 (8.11%) JD Edwards
3 3 (8.11%) SAP
4 2 (5.41%) Infor
Aberdeen
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Aberdeen
Enterprise Partners
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Aberdeen
Enterprise Partners
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 days ago