The first table below looks at the demand for Dynamics AX skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Dynamics AX over the 3 months to 1 August 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.

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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Dynamics AX (Axapta)
Rank 337 381 364
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -17
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 289 200 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.39% 0.39%
As % of the Business Applications category 5.66% 4.40% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 141 161
Average daily rate
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£425 £438 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £335 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 4
Average hourly rate £23.00 - £12.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 - £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.25 - £20.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 - £12.00
Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
5107 4550 5324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.35% 8.90% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2641 2342 2593
Average daily rate £438 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £438
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 75 55
Average hourly rate £32.03 £19.00 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.57% -43.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £12.30 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.75 £44.94 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -30.43%

Dynamics AX
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Dynamics AX within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 August 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Dynamics AX within the UK over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Dynamics AX Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Dynamics AX
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 1 August 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +38 246 £425 -2.85% 180
London +2 85 £425 -5.55% 56
South East +15 43 £475 +15.15% 26
North West 0 28 £469 +10.29% 29
West Midlands 0 25 £450 -2.70% 17
City of London +19 20 £500 +11.11% 21
East of England -7 20 £400 -11.11% 3
Manchester 0 19 £425 - 21
Scotland -13 18 £400 -15.78% 12
South West -15 17 £350 -12.50% 6
Yorkshire +11 16 £400 -3.03% 8
Cambridgeshire +1 15 £393 -17.36% 2
West Yorkshire +13 14 £400 - 2
Leeds +9 13 £400 - 2
Cambridge -2 11 £350 -22.22% 2
Aberdeen - 11 £400 - 2
West Sussex - 11 £425 - 1
Hampshire -1 10 £400 -7.51% 8
Surrey -14 8 £500 +21.21% 3
Oxfordshire +6 7 £330 -26.66% 3
Dorset - 6 £344 - 1
East Midlands -5 5 £406 +1.56% 20
Wiltshire - 5 £350 - 2
Berkshire +1 4 £463 -11.90% 7
Birmingham -4 4 £450 -14.28% 10
Wales -11 3 £340 -2.85% 5
Midlands - 3 £450 -
Bristol - 3 £450 - 1
Edinburgh - 3 £400 - 3
Poole - 3 £338 -

Dynamics AX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 332 (58.87%) Microsoft
2 188 (33.33%) ERP
3 166 (29.43%) Finance
4 131 (23.23%) .NET
5 108 (19.15%) MS Excel
6 100 (17.73%) SQL
7 96 (17.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 93 (16.49%) SAP
9 90 (15.96%) CRM
9 90 (15.96%) Dynamics CRM
10 87 (15.43%) Advertising
11 83 (14.72%) X++
12 72 (12.77%) Manufacturing
13 69 (12.23%) SQL Server
14 64 (11.35%) Logistics
15 61 (10.82%) Java
16 60 (10.64%) JD Edwards
16 60 (10.64%) Resource Management
17 53 (9.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 50 (8.87%) SharePoint
19 49 (8.69%) Business Intelligence
20 46 (8.16%) C#
21 42 (7.45%) Project Management
22 38 (6.74%) JavaScript
22 38 (6.74%) Oracle
23 36 (6.38%) Migration
23 36 (6.38%) PRINCE2
24 34 (6.03%) Retail
24 34 (6.03%) User Acceptance Testing
25 29 (5.14%) QA

Dynamics AX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 50 (8.87%) SharePoint
2 23 (4.08%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (1.77%) MS Exchange
4 8 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (1.06%) Adobe CQ
6 5 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.71%) CMS
7 4 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.18%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.18%) WordPress
8 1 (0.18%) IIS
Applications
1 108 (19.15%) MS Excel
2 25 (4.43%) MS Office
3 16 (2.84%) MS Project
4 5 (0.89%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.71%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.35%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.18%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 90 (15.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (3.55%) Dynamics NAV
3 11 (1.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 10 (1.77%) Endur
4 10 (1.77%) ZaiNet
4 10 (1.77%) Aligne
4 10 (1.77%) OpenLink RightAngle
5 4 (0.71%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (0.71%) SAP FI
5 4 (0.71%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (0.71%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.53%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.53%) Agresso
7 2 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.06%) Office 365
2 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.24%) Intranet
2 2 (0.35%) DNS
2 2 (0.35%) Internet
3 1 (0.18%) VLAN
3 1 (0.18%) Firewall
3 1 (0.18%) Extranet
3 1 (0.18%) DHCP
3 1 (0.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (17.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 69 (12.23%) SQL Server
3 53 (9.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 27 (4.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (3.01%) SQL Server 2005
7 15 (2.66%) SQL Server 2000
8 11 (1.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 11 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (1.42%) MS Access
10 6 (1.06%) OLAP
10 6 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (0.89%) Relational Database
11 5 (0.89%) ZAP BI
12 2 (0.35%) OLTP
13 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.18%) SQLPlus
13 1 (0.18%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.18%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (4.61%) MorphX
2 8 (1.42%) Visual Studio
3 7 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.53%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.53%) Subversion
5 2 (0.35%) TestDirector
5 2 (0.35%) Selenium
6 1 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 166 (29.43%) Finance
2 87 (15.43%) Advertising
3 72 (12.77%) Manufacturing
4 34 (6.03%) Retail
5 12 (2.13%) Legal
6 9 (1.60%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.24%) Marketing
8 5 (0.89%) Automotive
9 3 (0.53%) French Language
9 3 (0.53%) General Ledger
9 3 (0.53%) Back Office
10 2 (0.35%) German Language
11 1 (0.18%) Russian Language
11 1 (0.18%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.18%) Swedish Language
11 1 (0.18%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.18%) Banking
11 1 (0.18%) Publishing
11 1 (0.18%) Law
11 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 171 (30.32%) Developer
2 128 (22.70%) Consultant
3 103 (18.26%) Dynamics AX Developer
4 97 (17.20%) Dynamics AX Consultant
5 80 (14.18%) Analyst
6 43 (7.62%) Microsoft Consultant
7 40 (7.09%) Business Analyst
8 38 (6.74%) Project Manager
9 37 (6.56%) Microsoft Developer
10 32 (5.67%) Architect
11 27 (4.79%) Administrator
12 22 (3.90%) Functional Consultant
13 19 (3.37%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 18 (3.19%) Solutions Architect
15 17 (3.01%) Front-End Developer
16 14 (2.48%) Trainer
17 12 (2.13%) Software Engineer
18 11 (1.95%) Technical Consultant
18 11 (1.95%) Test Analyst
19 10 (1.77%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (23.23%) .NET
2 27 (4.79%) CSS
3 26 (4.61%) HTML
4 24 (4.26%) ASP.NET
5 14 (2.48%) HTML5
6 10 (1.77%) Web Services
6 10 (1.77%) jQuery
6 10 (1.77%) CSS3
6 10 (1.77%) Backbone.js
6 10 (1.77%) AngularJS
7 9 (1.60%) XML
8 8 (1.42%) WCF
9 6 (1.06%) .NET Framework
10 5 (0.89%) MDX
10 5 (0.89%) Ajax
11 4 (0.71%) JSP
11 4 (0.71%) KnockoutJS
12 3 (0.53%) Semantic HTML
12 3 (0.53%) COM
12 3 (0.53%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (1.24%) FMCG
2 6 (1.06%) EPoS
3 4 (0.71%) Taxonomies
3 4 (0.71%) Computer Science
4 3 (0.53%) Mobile App
4 3 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (0.53%) PMI
4 3 (0.53%) N-Tier
5 2 (0.35%) Client/Server
5 2 (0.35%) Clustering
5 2 (0.35%) Replication
6 1 (0.18%) Life Science
6 1 (0.18%) iPad
6 1 (0.18%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.18%) iSeries
6 1 (0.18%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.18%) Tandem
6 1 (0.18%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.18%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.18%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 20 (3.55%) Windows
2 14 (2.48%) Windows XP
3 9 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (1.06%) Windows Vista
5 5 (0.89%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.53%) Windows 8
6 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (33.33%) ERP
2 90 (15.96%) CRM
3 64 (11.35%) Logistics
4 60 (10.64%) Resource Management
5 49 (8.69%) Business Intelligence
6 42 (7.45%) Project Management
7 36 (6.38%) Migration
7 36 (6.38%) PRINCE2
8 34 (6.03%) User Acceptance Testing
9 28 (4.96%) Business Analysis
10 26 (4.61%) Stakeholder Management
11 23 (4.08%) Data Migration
12 22 (3.90%) Software Engineering
13 18 (3.19%) Workflow
14 15 (2.66%) Change Management
14 15 (2.66%) Business Transformation
15 12 (2.13%) E-Commerce
15 12 (2.13%) Scrum
15 12 (2.13%) Unit Testing
16 11 (1.95%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (17.73%) SQL
2 83 (14.72%) X++
3 61 (10.82%) Java
4 46 (8.16%) C#
5 38 (6.74%) JavaScript
6 14 (2.48%) T-SQL
7 10 (1.77%) VB
8 5 (0.89%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.35%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.35%) VBScript
9 2 (0.35%) C
9 2 (0.35%) C++
10 1 (0.18%) Perl
10 1 (0.18%) PHP
10 1 (0.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (3.37%) Degree
2 11 (1.95%) PMI Certification
3 10 (1.77%) PMP
4 8 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (1.42%) ISEB
4 8 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (1.06%) MCT
5 6 (1.06%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.89%) SC Cleared
6 5 (0.89%) Security Cleared
6 5 (0.89%) CIMA
6 5 (0.89%) ACCA
7 4 (0.71%) HNC
7 4 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.35%) AAT
9 1 (0.18%) MCITP
9 1 (0.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.18%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.14%) QA
2 10 (1.77%) MiFID
2 10 (1.77%) EMIR
3 1 (0.18%) GAAP
System Software
1 10 (1.77%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.06%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (0.89%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.18%) SAP Afaria
3 1 (0.18%) WSUS
3 1 (0.18%) WMI
3 1 (0.18%) SCCM
3 1 (0.18%) SCOM
3 1 (0.18%) MOM
3 1 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 332 (58.87%) Microsoft
2 93 (16.49%) SAP
3 60 (10.64%) JD Edwards
4 38 (6.74%) Oracle
5 10 (1.77%) Murex
5 10 (1.77%) OpenLink
5 10 (1.77%) Brady
5 10 (1.77%) Triple Point
6 9 (1.60%) Citrix
7 8 (1.42%) VMware
8 7 (1.24%) Siebel
9 5 (0.89%) McAfee
10 4 (0.71%) Epicor
10 4 (0.71%) Infor
11 3 (0.53%) Adobe
12 2 (0.35%) Baan
12 2 (0.35%) Northgate
12 2 (0.35%) Capita
12 2 (0.35%) LexisNexis
13 1 (0.18%) ClickSoftware Technologies
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