The table below looks at the statistics for Dynamics AX skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Dynamics AX over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Dynamics AX (formerly Axapta)
England / South West
Rank 136 128 137
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 3 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.11% 0.47% 0.47%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.11% 7.07% 6.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 14
Median daily rate £500 £375 £483
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -22.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £350 £452
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £463 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £466
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -14.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Business Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
271 198 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.20% 6.68% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 130 170
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £532 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 £12.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+254.16% -7.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +52.77%

Dynamics AX
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Dynamics AX as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Business Applications category.

Dynamics AX Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Dynamics AX
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Dynamics AX Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Dynamics AX
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Dynamics AX Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Dynamics AX
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Dynamics AX within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Somerset +3 2 £513 +11.41%
Dorset +3 1 £475 +21.79%
Dynamics AX
England

Dynamics AX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Dynamics AX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Dynamics AX.

1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (42.11%) ERP
2 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
3 7 (36.84%) CRM
3 7 (36.84%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (26.32%) Migration
4 5 (26.32%) C#
4 5 (26.32%) SQL
5 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (21.05%) Data Management
5 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
5 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (15.79%) Master Data Management
6 3 (15.79%) Data Migration
6 3 (15.79%) Data Quality
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.79%) TDD
6 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
6 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
6 3 (15.79%) .NET
6 3 (15.79%) C++
6 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
6 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (15.79%) Oracle
7 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
7 2 (10.53%) SAP
7 2 (10.53%) Java
7 2 (10.53%) Process Management
7 2 (10.53%) JD Edwards

Dynamics AX
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.53%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (5.26%) MySQL
5 1 (5.26%) OLAP
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
5 1 (5.26%) Power BI
5 1 (5.26%) PowerPivot
5 1 (5.26%) Snowflake Schema
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Dynamics AX Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Developer
3 4 (21.05%) SSAS Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Data Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Master Data Manager
5 2 (10.53%) BizTalk Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Business Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C++ Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C++/C# Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C++/Java Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Dynamics AX Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Data Migration Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Data Migration Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) ERP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (5.26%) CSS
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Clustering
1 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) ERP
2 7 (36.84%) CRM
3 5 (26.32%) Migration
4 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (21.05%) Data Management
5 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.79%) Data Migration
5 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
5 3 (15.79%) Master Data Management
5 3 (15.79%) TDD
6 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (10.53%) Process Management
7 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
7 1 (5.26%) Data Architecture
7 1 (5.26%) Data Cleansing
7 1 (5.26%) Dimensional Modelling
7 1 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (5.26%) High Availability
7 1 (5.26%) System Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) C#
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) C++
2 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
3 2 (10.53%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) JD Edwards
3 2 (10.53%) SAP
4 1 (5.26%) Sitecore