The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Dynamics AX (Axapta)
Rank 120 102 101
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -1
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 3 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.11% 0.63% 0.47%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.97% 9.30% 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 10
Average daily rate
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£400 £444 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.85% +4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £394 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £695 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £461 £450 £430
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £53.75 £42.00 £9.00
% change year-on-year
+27.97% +366.66%
Dynamics AX
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Business Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
152 172 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.57% 6.81% 6.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 80 80
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £311 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £545 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 8
Average hourly rate £165.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £20.43 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+54.16% -37.13%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Aberdeen +9 1 £275 -37.14% 2
Edinburgh -7 1 £500 -23.07%
Glasgow - - - - 1
Dynamics AX
UK

Dynamics AX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
2 9 (37.50%) ERP
2 9 (37.50%) Finance
3 8 (33.33%) Advertising
3 8 (33.33%) CRM
3 8 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (20.83%) Resource Management
4 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
5 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 4 (16.67%) Project Management
5 4 (16.67%) QA
6 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Java
6 3 (12.50%) .NET
6 3 (12.50%) MS Office
6 3 (12.50%) ISEB
6 3 (12.50%) JD Edwards
7 2 (8.33%) PMP
7 2 (8.33%) PMI Certification
7 2 (8.33%) TestDirector
7 2 (8.33%) SAP
7 2 (8.33%) MS Project
7 2 (8.33%) Performance Testing
7 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
7 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
7 2 (8.33%) X++
7 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (8.33%) Automated Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Financial Analysis
7 2 (8.33%) Business Transformation

Dynamics AX
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.50%) MS Office
3 2 (8.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) TestDirector
General
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 8 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (12.50%) Consultant
1 3 (12.50%) Administrator
2 2 (8.33%) Coordinator
2 2 (8.33%) Developer
2 2 (8.33%) Project Coordinator
2 2 (8.33%) Test Manager
2 2 (8.33%) Dynamics AX Consultant
2 2 (8.33%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 1 (4.17%) Training Project Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Training Manager
3 1 (4.17%) PMO Administrator
3 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
3 1 (4.17%) IT Administrator
3 1 (4.17%) Systems Accountant
3 1 (4.17%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (4.17%) Analyst
3 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.17%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) ERP
2 8 (33.33%) CRM
3 5 (20.83%) Resource Management
4 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 4 (16.67%) Project Management
5 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Performance Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Automated Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Financial Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) Business Transformation
6 2 (8.33%) Test Planning
7 1 (4.17%) Black-Box Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Test Strategy
7 1 (4.17%) Supplier Management
7 1 (4.17%) Logistics
7 1 (4.17%) Test Management
7 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
7 1 (4.17%) Data Migration
7 1 (4.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) Java
2 2 (8.33%) X++
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) ISEB
2 2 (8.33%) PMP
2 2 (8.33%) PMI Certification
2 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) JD Edwards
3 2 (8.33%) SAP
4 1 (4.17%) ClickSoftware Technologies
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix
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