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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Dynamics AX (Axapta)
Rank 127 115 104
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -11
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 4 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.16% 0.30% 0.55%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.05% 6.15% 9.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 10
Average daily rate £425 £388 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -32.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-9.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £26.50
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
131 130 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.13% 4.90% 5.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 67 70
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £700 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £27.86 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.36% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £18.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+97.22% -32.07%

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
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 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Glasgow - 2 £425 - 2
Aberdeenshire - 1 £425 -
Dynamics AX
UK

Dynamics AX
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) Advertising
4 1 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Dynamics AX
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Advertising
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Consultant
1 5 (71.43%) Dynamics AX Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Report Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft