The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category for the Staffordshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Dynamics AX (Axapta)
Rank 16 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 5.47% 1.05% -
As % of the Business Applications category 100.00% 33.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Average daily rate £300 £115 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+160.86% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £430
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £91.25 £12.40
% change year-on-year
-76.43% +635.88%
Business Applications Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
7 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 5.47% 3.16% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 4
Average daily rate £300 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £433
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%
Dynamics AX
West Midlands

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Dynamics AX across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Dynamics AX Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

Dynamics AX
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Burton-upon-Trent - 5 £300 - 1
Dynamics AX
West Midlands

Dynamics AX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (77.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (66.67%) ERP
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) .NET
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
6 2 (22.22%) Advertising
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (22.22%) Resource Management
6 2 (22.22%) Java
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
6 2 (22.22%) SAP
6 2 (22.22%) OLAP
6 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 2 (22.22%) JD Edwards
7 1 (11.11%) ISEB
7 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
7 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Volume Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Test Management
7 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
7 1 (11.11%) Degree
7 1 (11.11%) MDX
7 1 (11.11%) X++
7 1 (11.11%) Siebel
7 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio

Dynamics AX
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (22.22%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) OLAP
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
5 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
1 2 (22.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Programmer
3 3 (33.33%) Dynamics AX Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Coordinator
4 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Report Developer
4 1 (11.11%) ERP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) MDX
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ERP
2 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) Resource Management
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Volume Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) V-Model
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
1 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
2 1 (11.11%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) SAP
2 2 (22.22%) JD Edwards
3 1 (11.11%) Siebel
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 days ago