The table below looks at the statistics for Dynamics AX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield 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 28 34 20
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -14
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 4 1 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.73% 0.41% 6.61%
As % of the Business Applications category 28.57% 6.25% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 14
Average daily rate
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£500 £463 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £463 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £463 £450
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%
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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 Sheffield region.

Business Applications Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
14 16 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 6.06% 6.64% 13.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 26
Average daily rate £375 £369 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -13.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £305 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £436 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Sheffield

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

Dynamics AX Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Dynamics AX
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Dynamics AX Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Dynamics AX
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) X++
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (28.57%) Logistics
3 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
4 1 (14.29%) Data Management
4 1 (14.29%) Advertising
4 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) BPMN
4 1 (14.29%) Master Data Management
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) MorphX

Dynamics AX
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MorphX
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Dynamics AX Developer
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Logistics
1 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
2 1 (14.29%) Data Management
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) BPMN
2 1 (14.29%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) X++
2 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft