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 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Dynamics AX (Axapta)
Rank 118 99 103
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +4
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 11 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.40% 0.56% 0.34%
As % of the Business Applications category 5.29% 8.43% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £345 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £660 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 - £12.00
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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 Scotland region.

Business Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
208 166 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.57% 6.64% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 70 77
Average daily rate £375 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £309 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £553 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £435
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £165.00 - £26.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £17.69 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+78.06% -11.55%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +10 7 £275 -38.88% 3
Edinburgh -11 2 £450 -30.76% 2
Glasgow - - - - 4
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UK

Dynamics AX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 31 (81.58%) Microsoft
2 17 (44.74%) CRM
2 17 (44.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (34.21%) ERP
4 12 (31.58%) QA
5 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
5 9 (23.68%) Finance
6 8 (21.05%) Advertising
7 7 (18.42%) Java
8 6 (15.79%) SharePoint
8 6 (15.79%) PRINCE2
9 5 (13.16%) Project Management
9 5 (13.16%) SQL
9 5 (13.16%) Resource Management
10 4 (10.53%) MDX
10 4 (10.53%) C#
10 4 (10.53%) MS Office
10 4 (10.53%) OOP
10 4 (10.53%) OO
10 4 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (10.53%) JD Edwards
11 3 (7.89%) PMP
11 3 (7.89%) PMI Certification
11 3 (7.89%) ISEB
11 3 (7.89%) SAP
11 3 (7.89%) .NET
12 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
12 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (5.26%) Logistics
12 2 (5.26%) Automated Testing

Dynamics AX
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (15.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.53%) MS Office
3 2 (5.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (44.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) TestDirector
General
1 9 (23.68%) Finance
2 8 (21.05%) Advertising
3 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (15.79%) Developer
2 4 (10.53%) Dynamics AX Developer
2 4 (10.53%) Administrator
3 3 (7.89%) Analyst
3 3 (7.89%) Consultant
4 2 (5.26%) Report Analyst
4 2 (5.26%) Developer Analyst
4 2 (5.26%) Axapta Developer
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (5.26%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (5.26%) Coordinator
4 2 (5.26%) Project Manager
4 2 (5.26%) Test Manager
4 2 (5.26%) Dynamics AX Consultant
5 1 (2.63%) Training Project Manager
5 1 (2.63%) PMO Administrator
5 1 (2.63%) Test Analyst
5 1 (2.63%) Programme Manager
5 1 (2.63%) IT Administrator
5 1 (2.63%) ERP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) MDX
2 3 (7.89%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.63%) iPad
1 1 (2.63%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) CRM
2 13 (34.21%) ERP
3 6 (15.79%) PRINCE2
4 5 (13.16%) Project Management
4 5 (13.16%) Resource Management
5 4 (10.53%) OOP
5 4 (10.53%) OO
6 2 (5.26%) Logistics
6 2 (5.26%) Automated Testing
6 2 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.26%) Performance Testing
6 2 (5.26%) Software Testing
6 2 (5.26%) ITIL
6 2 (5.26%) Financial Analysis
6 2 (5.26%) Business Transformation
7 1 (2.63%) Black-Box Testing
7 1 (2.63%) Business Process Mapping
7 1 (2.63%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.63%) Project Governance
7 1 (2.63%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) Java
2 5 (13.16%) SQL
3 4 (10.53%) C#
4 2 (5.26%) X++
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) PMP
1 3 (7.89%) PMI Certification
1 3 (7.89%) ISEB
2 2 (5.26%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.63%) Degree
3 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (31.58%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (81.58%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.53%) JD Edwards
3 3 (7.89%) SAP
4 1 (2.63%) ClickSoftware Technologies
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle
4 1 (2.63%) Citrix
4 1 (2.63%) Infor
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