The table below looks at the statistics for Dynamics AX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Dynamics AX over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Dynamics AX (Axapta)
Rank - 21 34
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 0.91% 1.06%
As % of the Business Applications category - 9.09% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £200 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £42.00 £9.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +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 Staffordshire region.

Business Applications Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
5 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.03% 10.00% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 2
Average daily rate £300 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £218 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £500 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £17.60 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+79.02% -45.86%

Dynamics AX
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Dynamics AX Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Dynamics AX
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Dynamics AX Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Dynamics AX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 6 (85.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) ERP
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Advertising
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) OLAP
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
5 1 (14.29%) SAP
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (14.29%) Siebel
5 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
5 1 (14.29%) ISEB
5 1 (14.29%) JD Edwards
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Volume Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services

Dynamics AX
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 6 (85.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) OLAP
5 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (28.57%) Advertising
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Programmer
2 3 (42.86%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Report Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ERP
2 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Volume Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
3 1 (14.29%) V-Model
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
2 1 (14.29%) X++
2 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Siebel
2 1 (14.29%) JD Edwards
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 days ago