The table below looks at the statistics for Dynamics AX skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Dynamics AX over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Dynamics AX (Axapta)
Rank 483 374 314
Rank change year-on-year
-109 -60
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 162 283 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.51% 0.65%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.79% 6.08% 6.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 202 247
Median daily rate £450 £426 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.57% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £411
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 13
Median hourly rate £10.00 - £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 - £23.00

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

Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4277 4657 5109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.96% 8.31% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2622 2645 2775
Median daily rate £438 £446 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +4.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 48 72
Median hourly rate £33.75 £22.50 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £18.00 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £99.00 £43.00 £50.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £23.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+52.17% -26.98%

Dynamics AX
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 UK

Dynamics AX
Daily Rate Trend

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

Dynamics AX Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Dynamics AX
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Dynamics AX within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

Dynamics AX Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Dynamics AX
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Dynamics AX within the UK.

Dynamics AX Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Dynamics AX
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England -110 149 £450 +5.88% 102
London -47 64 £475 +5.55% 47
South West +2 18 £388 -7.73% 3
North West -21 17 £550 +10.00% 7
Manchester -1 15 £700 +21.73% 6
South East -22 15 £500 +25.00% 18
East of England +11 11 £400 +5.26% 4
City of London +30 8 £475 -1.29% 3
Cambridgeshire +14 8 £400 +2.56% 1
West Midlands -50 8 £450 -5.26% 9
Middlesex - 7 £500 -
East Midlands +9 6 £450 -10.00% 1
Dorset - 6 £543 - 1
Cambridge +21 5 £400 +5.26%
Staffordshire +1 5 £450 -18.91%
Yorkshire -11 5 £350 -7.89% 9
Stoke-on-Trent - 5 £450 -
Wales +19 4 £450 - 3
Somerset +10 4 £375 - 1
Bath -1 4 £375 -
West Yorkshire -15 4 £350 -7.89% 2
Nottinghamshire - 4 £450 -
Scotland -13 3 £394 -12.50% 1
Wakefield - 3 £350 -
Bristol - 3 £375 - 1
South Wales - 3 £400 - 2
Peterborough +6 2 £444 -1.38%
Berkshire -1 2 £650 +73.33% 4
Nottingham - 2 £450 -
Norwich - 2 - - 2

Dynamics AX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, 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 with a requirement for Dynamics AX.

1 234 (64.64%) Microsoft
2 138 (38.12%) ERP
3 108 (29.83%) Finance
4 82 (22.65%) MS Excel
5 58 (16.02%) .NET
6 55 (15.19%) Retail
7 49 (13.54%) Agile Software Development
8 48 (13.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 46 (12.71%) SQL
10 45 (12.43%) JD Edwards
11 40 (11.05%) Project Management
11 40 (11.05%) Oracle
11 40 (11.05%) SAP
12 39 (10.77%) CRM
12 39 (10.77%) Dynamics CRM
13 37 (10.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 34 (9.39%) SQL Server
15 33 (9.12%) C#
16 32 (8.84%) Manufacturing
17 31 (8.56%) Business Intelligence
18 30 (8.29%) X++
19 29 (8.01%) SharePoint
19 29 (8.01%) Advertising
20 27 (7.46%) Change Management
21 24 (6.63%) User Acceptance Testing
22 22 (6.08%) Migration
23 20 (5.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
23 20 (5.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 19 (5.25%) Visual Studio
25 18 (4.97%) HTML

Dynamics AX
Top Related IT Skills 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 29 (8.01%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.04%) SharePoint 2010
3 8 (2.21%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (0.83%) CMS
4 3 (0.83%) IIS
5 1 (0.28%) Apache
5 1 (0.28%) Drupal
5 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 82 (22.65%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.21%) MS Project
3 7 (1.93%) MS Office
4 5 (1.38%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 39 (10.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (3.31%) Dynamics NAV
3 8 (2.21%) Unit4 Business World
4 5 (1.38%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.83%) Cognos TM1
5 3 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.83%) Primavera
5 3 (0.83%) SAP PS
6 2 (0.55%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.55%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.55%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.28%) Infor SunSystems
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.93%) Office 365
3 4 (1.10%) IaaS
4 2 (0.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.83%) SAN
2 2 (0.55%) HTTP
3 1 (0.28%) DHCP
3 1 (0.28%) DNS
3 1 (0.28%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.28%) Intranet
3 1 (0.28%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (10.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 34 (9.39%) SQL Server
3 20 (5.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 20 (5.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (2.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (1.66%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.38%) QlikView
6 5 (1.38%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.10%) MySQL
7 4 (1.10%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.10%) Power BI
8 3 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.55%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.28%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 19 (5.25%) Visual Studio
2 13 (3.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (2.21%) Octopus Deploy
3 8 (2.21%) TeamCity
4 7 (1.93%) MorphX
5 3 (0.83%) Cucumber
5 3 (0.83%) MSTest
6 2 (0.55%) NUnit
6 2 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.55%) Selenium
6 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.28%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.28%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.28%) Toad
7 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 108 (29.83%) Finance
2 55 (15.19%) Retail
3 32 (8.84%) Manufacturing
4 29 (8.01%) Advertising
5 12 (3.31%) Legal
6 9 (2.49%) Marketing
7 8 (2.21%) Back Office
7 8 (2.21%) Billing
7 8 (2.21%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.55%) Banking
8 2 (0.55%) French Language
9 1 (0.28%) Automotive
9 1 (0.28%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.28%) Law
9 1 (0.28%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 77 (21.27%) Consultant
2 72 (19.89%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 63 (17.40%) Developer
4 60 (16.57%) Analyst
5 38 (10.50%) Project Manager
6 37 (10.22%) Architect
6 37 (10.22%) Dynamics AX Developer
7 31 (8.56%) Microsoft Consultant
8 26 (7.18%) Functional Consultant
9 25 (6.91%) Dynamics AX Architect
10 23 (6.35%) Business Analyst
11 21 (5.80%) Dynamics AX Project Manager
12 20 (5.52%) Microsoft Developer
13 18 (4.97%) ERP Manager
13 18 (4.97%) Solutions Architect
13 18 (4.97%) Test Analyst
14 14 (3.87%) Trainer
15 12 (3.31%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 12 (3.31%) Programme Manager
16 11 (3.04%) ERP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (16.02%) .NET
2 18 (4.97%) HTML
3 14 (3.87%) jQuery
4 12 (3.31%) AngularJS
4 12 (3.31%) ASP.NET
5 11 (3.04%) CSS
5 11 (3.04%) XML
6 8 (2.21%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (1.38%) Web Services
8 4 (1.10%) .NET Framework
8 4 (1.10%) HTML5
8 4 (1.10%) WCF
9 3 (0.83%) Ajax
9 3 (0.83%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (0.83%) WF
10 2 (0.55%) MDX
10 2 (0.55%) Symfony
10 2 (0.55%) WinForms
10 2 (0.55%) WPF
10 2 (0.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.21%) FMCG
2 8 (2.21%) Management Information System
3 5 (1.38%) User Experience
4 4 (1.10%) e-Learning
4 4 (1.10%) iPad
4 4 (1.10%) Visualisation
5 3 (0.83%) EPoS
5 3 (0.83%) iPhone
6 2 (0.55%) Data Conversion
6 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Licensing
7 1 (0.28%) Clustering
7 1 (0.28%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.28%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.28%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.28%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.28%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.28%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.28%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.28%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 17 (4.70%) Windows
2 5 (1.38%) Windows 7
3 4 (1.10%) Unix
3 4 (1.10%) Windows Server
3 4 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (0.83%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.55%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (38.12%) ERP
2 49 (13.54%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (13.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 40 (11.05%) Project Management
5 39 (10.77%) CRM
6 31 (8.56%) Business Intelligence
7 27 (7.46%) Change Management
8 24 (6.63%) User Acceptance Testing
9 22 (6.08%) Migration
10 18 (4.97%) Data Migration
11 17 (4.70%) Logistics
11 17 (4.70%) PRINCE2
12 14 (3.87%) Business Analysis
13 12 (3.31%) Risk Management
13 12 (3.31%) Scrum
14 11 (3.04%) ITIL
14 11 (3.04%) TDD
15 10 (2.76%) ETL
15 10 (2.76%) Waterfall
16 9 (2.49%) Procure-to-Pay
Programming Languages
1 46 (12.71%) SQL
2 33 (9.12%) C#
3 30 (8.29%) X++
4 17 (4.70%) JavaScript
5 14 (3.87%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.10%) Java
6 4 (1.10%) VB
7 3 (0.83%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.55%) C
8 2 (0.55%) PHP
8 2 (0.55%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.28%) C++
9 1 (0.28%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.28%) VBA
9 1 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (4.70%) Degree
2 7 (1.93%) ISEB
2 7 (1.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (1.66%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.83%) HND
4 3 (0.83%) PMI Certification
4 3 (0.83%) PMP
5 2 (0.55%) MAPM
6 1 (0.28%) ACCA
6 1 (0.28%) CIMA
6 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.93%) QA
2 2 (0.55%) SLA
3 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (1.38%) Active Directory
1 5 (1.38%) Hyper-V
2 4 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.83%) VMware Server
3 3 (0.83%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (0.55%) SCOM
2 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 234 (64.64%) Microsoft
2 45 (12.43%) JD Edwards
3 40 (11.05%) Oracle
3 40 (11.05%) SAP
4 9 (2.49%) Citrix
4 9 (2.49%) IBM
4 9 (2.49%) Sitecore
5 6 (1.66%) Infor
6 5 (1.38%) Cognos
7 4 (1.10%) Epicor
7 4 (1.10%) IFS
7 4 (1.10%) VMware
8 3 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.83%) Telerik
9 2 (0.55%) Hyperion
9 2 (0.55%) JDA
9 2 (0.55%) Nintex
9 2 (0.55%) Retek
9 2 (0.55%) Tableau
10 1 (0.28%) CODA
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