The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Dynamics AX (Axapta)
Rank 377 357 363
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +6
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 255 236 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.45% 0.42%
As % of the Business Applications category 5.12% 5.10% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 155 174
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.05% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £594 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £461 £450 £430
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £53.75 £42.00 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.97% +366.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £53.75 £42.00 £9.00
% change year-on-year
+27.97% +366.66%

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
4980 4630 5313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.58% 8.91% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2810 2505 2682
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £599 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £440
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 77 93
Average hourly rate £31.50 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £20.43 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+54.16% -37.13%

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 2 October 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
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 2 October 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 -10 240 £455 +1.16% 208
London +4 97 £450 - 53
South East +7 52 £545 +32.12% 43
North West +15 35 £450 - 26
Berkshire +35 28 £563 +9.75% 15
Reading +44 26 £561 +12.25% 9
City of London +6 22 £475 +5.55% 30
Manchester 0 18 £425 -8.10% 15
West Midlands -24 14 £451 -12.09% 15
Yorkshire +6 12 £400 -11.11% 12
East of England -19 11 £340 -22.28% 10
Cheshire +9 9 £344 - 5
South Yorkshire +6 7 £500 +37.93% 3
Hampshire -13 7 £468 -12.93% 7
Oxfordshire - 7 £330 - 6
Havant +1 6 £434 -35.70%
East Midlands -3 6 £344 -36.78% 16
West Yorkshire +2 5 £350 -22.22% 9
Leeds +2 5 £350 -22.22% 7
South West -24 5 £315 -21.25% 21
West Sussex - 5 £660 - 1
Sheffield +4 4 £500 +8.10% 2
Cambridgeshire -2 3 £340 -24.44% 5
Cambridge -3 3 £340 -24.44% 5
Birmingham -11 3 £405 -25.34% 5
Scotland -19 3 £400 -9.85% 7
Surrey -23 3 £550 +33.33% 5
Merseyside - 3 £500 - 1
North East -33 2 £300 - 4
Worcestershire - 2 £500 -

Dynamics AX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

1 345 (59.59%) Microsoft
2 190 (32.82%) ERP
3 172 (29.71%) Finance
4 153 (26.42%) .NET
5 121 (20.90%) CRM
5 121 (20.90%) Dynamics CRM
6 118 (20.38%) SQL
7 112 (19.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 106 (18.31%) Advertising
9 105 (18.13%) MS Excel
10 96 (16.58%) X++
11 90 (15.54%) SAP
12 75 (12.95%) SQL Server
13 74 (12.78%) SharePoint
14 69 (11.92%) Manufacturing
15 67 (11.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 59 (10.19%) Resource Management
17 58 (10.02%) JD Edwards
18 55 (9.50%) Java
19 54 (9.33%) Business Intelligence
20 48 (8.29%) C#
21 46 (7.94%) Logistics
22 42 (7.25%) Migration
23 41 (7.08%) BizTalk Server
23 41 (7.08%) Project Management
24 38 (6.56%) Retail
24 38 (6.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 37 (6.39%) User Acceptance Testing
26 36 (6.22%) Agile Software Development
27 34 (5.87%) JavaScript

Dynamics AX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 74 (12.78%) SharePoint
2 41 (7.08%) BizTalk Server
3 26 (4.49%) SharePoint 2013
4 25 (4.32%) SharePoint 2010
5 20 (3.45%) Lync
6 19 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (0.86%) MS Exchange
7 5 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.52%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.17%) IIS
9 1 (0.17%) SAS
9 1 (0.17%) CMS
9 1 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.17%) WordPress
9 1 (0.17%) Umbraco
Applications
1 105 (18.13%) MS Excel
2 21 (3.63%) MS Office
3 10 (1.73%) MS Project
4 4 (0.69%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.35%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.35%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.17%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 121 (20.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (4.32%) Dynamics NAV
3 11 (1.90%) Endur
3 11 (1.90%) ZaiNet
3 11 (1.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 11 (1.90%) OpenLink RightAngle
3 11 (1.90%) Aligne
4 4 (0.69%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (0.69%) SAP CO
4 4 (0.69%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.69%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.35%) Agresso
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.11%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (1.21%) Office 365
3 5 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.04%) Intranet
2 2 (0.35%) Internet
3 1 (0.17%) SAN
3 1 (0.17%) DNS
3 1 (0.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (19.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 75 (12.95%) SQL Server
3 67 (11.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 38 (6.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (3.97%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
7 15 (2.59%) SQL Server 2000
8 12 (2.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 11 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (1.38%) MS Access
11 6 (1.04%) ZAP BI
11 6 (1.04%) Relational Database
11 6 (1.04%) OLAP
12 4 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.35%) OLTP
14 1 (0.17%) RDBMS
14 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Power View
14 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database
14 1 (0.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 1 (0.17%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 21 (3.63%) MorphX
2 8 (1.38%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.52%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.35%) Selenium
5 2 (0.35%) JIRA
5 2 (0.35%) TestDirector
5 2 (0.35%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.17%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 172 (29.71%) Finance
2 106 (18.31%) Advertising
3 69 (11.92%) Manufacturing
4 38 (6.56%) Retail
5 13 (2.25%) Legal
6 9 (1.55%) Banking
7 8 (1.38%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.86%) General Ledger
8 5 (0.86%) Automotive
8 5 (0.86%) Marketing
9 3 (0.52%) French Language
9 3 (0.52%) German Language
10 2 (0.35%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.35%) Publishing
10 2 (0.35%) Back Office
10 2 (0.35%) Law
11 1 (0.17%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.17%) Swedish Language
11 1 (0.17%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 188 (32.47%) Developer
2 136 (23.49%) Consultant
3 116 (20.03%) Dynamics AX Developer
4 100 (17.27%) Dynamics AX Consultant
5 87 (15.03%) Analyst
6 50 (8.64%) Microsoft Developer
7 48 (8.29%) Microsoft Consultant
8 46 (7.94%) Architect
9 43 (7.43%) Business Analyst
10 35 (6.04%) Project Manager
11 27 (4.66%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 23 (3.97%) Technical Architect
13 16 (2.76%) Functional Consultant
13 16 (2.76%) Trainer
14 15 (2.59%) Administrator
15 14 (2.42%) Technical Consultant
16 12 (2.07%) Test Analyst
16 12 (2.07%) Software Engineer
16 12 (2.07%) Solutions Architect
17 11 (1.90%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (26.42%) .NET
2 31 (5.35%) ASP.NET
3 22 (3.80%) HTML
4 20 (3.45%) CSS
5 13 (2.25%) Application Packaging
5 13 (2.25%) HTML5
6 12 (2.07%) Web Services
6 12 (2.07%) XML
7 9 (1.55%) CSS3
8 8 (1.38%) .NET Framework
8 8 (1.38%) jQuery
8 8 (1.38%) WCF
9 6 (1.04%) Backbone.js
9 6 (1.04%) AngularJS
10 4 (0.69%) COM
11 3 (0.52%) DHTML
11 3 (0.52%) SOAP
11 3 (0.52%) XHTML
11 3 (0.52%) JSON
12 2 (0.35%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 25 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (3.63%) Clustering
3 11 (1.90%) Data Structures
4 8 (1.38%) EPoS
5 6 (1.04%) FMCG
6 4 (0.69%) Taxonomies
7 3 (0.52%) N-Tier
7 3 (0.52%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.52%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.52%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.35%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.35%) iPad
8 2 (0.35%) E-Learning
8 2 (0.35%) PMI
9 1 (0.17%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.17%) Tandem
9 1 (0.17%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.17%) Replication
9 1 (0.17%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 20 (3.45%) Windows
2 11 (1.90%) Windows XP
2 11 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (1.04%) Windows Vista
3 6 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (0.52%) Windows 8
4 3 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (32.82%) ERP
2 121 (20.90%) CRM
3 59 (10.19%) Resource Management
4 54 (9.33%) Business Intelligence
5 46 (7.94%) Logistics
6 42 (7.25%) Migration
7 41 (7.08%) Project Management
8 37 (6.39%) User Acceptance Testing
9 36 (6.22%) Agile Software Development
10 31 (5.35%) PRINCE2
10 31 (5.35%) Stakeholder Management
11 30 (5.18%) Business Analysis
12 27 (4.66%) Data Migration
13 24 (4.15%) Workflow
14 22 (3.80%) Software Engineering
15 20 (3.45%) Business Transformation
16 19 (3.28%) Disaster Recovery
17 16 (2.76%) Change Management
18 14 (2.42%) SOA
19 13 (2.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 118 (20.38%) SQL
2 96 (16.58%) X++
3 55 (9.50%) Java
4 48 (8.29%) C#
5 34 (5.87%) JavaScript
6 22 (3.80%) T-SQL
7 10 (1.73%) VB
8 7 (1.21%) PowerShell
9 5 (0.86%) VB.NET
10 4 (0.69%) C
11 3 (0.52%) C++
12 2 (0.35%) VBScript
13 1 (0.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (3.45%) Degree
2 13 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (2.25%) ACCA
2 13 (2.25%) CIMA
3 12 (2.07%) ISEB
4 9 (1.55%) AAT
5 8 (1.38%) ISTQB
5 8 (1.38%) Security Cleared
5 8 (1.38%) MCT
6 6 (1.04%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (0.86%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.69%) PMP
9 3 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.17%) MCSE
10 1 (0.17%) MCSA
10 1 (0.17%) CCNA
10 1 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.45%) QA
2 11 (1.90%) MiFID
2 11 (1.90%) EMIR
3 2 (0.35%) SLA
4 1 (0.17%) GAAP
4 1 (0.17%) GAMP
4 1 (0.17%) GxP
System Software
1 27 (4.66%) Active Directory
2 24 (4.15%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (0.69%) SCCM
1 4 (0.69%) SCOM
2 2 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (0.35%) SAP Afaria
2 2 (0.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (0.35%) MOM
2 2 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.17%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.17%) SCSM
3 1 (0.17%) WMI
Vendors
1 345 (59.59%) Microsoft
2 90 (15.54%) SAP
3 58 (10.02%) JD Edwards
4 34 (5.87%) Oracle
5 11 (1.90%) Murex
5 11 (1.90%) OpenLink
5 11 (1.90%) Brady
5 11 (1.90%) Triple Point
6 10 (1.73%) VMware
7 9 (1.55%) Citrix
8 8 (1.38%) Siebel
9 4 (0.69%) Epicor
10 3 (0.52%) Infor
11 2 (0.35%) Capita
11 2 (0.35%) LexisNexis
11 2 (0.35%) HP
11 2 (0.35%) Baan
11 2 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.35%) McAfee
12 1 (0.17%) PeopleSoft
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