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 17 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.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Dynamics AX (Axapta)
Rank 360 408 399
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -9
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 242 149 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.31% 0.32%
As % of the Business Applications category 5.00% 3.43% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 80 114
Average daily rate £425 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £309 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £430
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £21.50 £91.25 £12.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.43% +635.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £91.25 £12.40
% change year-on-year
-76.43% +635.88%
Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4843 4344 5605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.60% 9.09% 9.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2736 2219 2778
Average daily rate £425 £443 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.95% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £433
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 76 78
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.80 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.63% +89.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £68.00 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%

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 17 April 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 17 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
England +37 212 £425 - 215
London +9 77 £425 +3.65% 68
Yorkshire +12 33 £423 -0.58% 27
West Midlands -11 32 £415 -7.77% 23
North West -3 22 £500 - 24
City of London -2 21 £463 -7.50% 43
South East -28 20 £500 +17.64% 27
Scotland -7 19 £463 +2.77% 4
South Yorkshire +15 18 £450 - 11
Birmingham -10 16 £425 -5.55% 13
Leeds -10 13 £413 - 10
West Yorkshire -17 13 £413 - 11
Sheffield - 11 £500 - 10
South West -21 8 £361 +20.41% 21
Staffordshire - 7 £300 - 4
Cheshire - 7 £500 - 1
Aberdeen +15 6 £475 - 4
Berkshire -16 6 £600 +17.07% 6
Warwickshire - 6 £250 - 1
Hampshire -1 5 £525 -4.54% 4
Surrey -7 5 £475 +10.46% 7
Wiltshire - 5 £425 - 2
Burton-upon-Trent - 5 £300 - 1
Manchester -11 4 £525 -8.69% 20
East Midlands -12 4 £448 -5.78% 5
East of England -32 4 £450 +9.09% 7
Lancashire - 4 £400 - 1
Oxfordshire +1 3 £400 - 6
Somerset -9 3 £360 - 8
Cambridgeshire -13 3 £438 -14.63% 5

Dynamics AX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 251 (57.31%) Microsoft
2 195 (44.52%) ERP
3 127 (29.00%) Finance
4 103 (23.52%) .NET
5 99 (22.60%) SAP
6 92 (21.00%) CRM
6 92 (21.00%) Dynamics CRM
7 79 (18.04%) MS Excel
8 75 (17.12%) JD Edwards
9 72 (16.44%) Java
10 69 (15.75%) Resource Management
11 61 (13.93%) Logistics
12 52 (11.87%) SQL
12 52 (11.87%) X++
13 47 (10.73%) Manufacturing
14 43 (9.82%) Oracle
15 40 (9.13%) Project Management
16 39 (8.90%) SharePoint
17 36 (8.22%) SQL Server
17 36 (8.22%) User Acceptance Testing
18 35 (7.99%) Retail
19 31 (7.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 31 (7.08%) Migration
20 29 (6.62%) PRINCE2
21 28 (6.39%) C#
22 27 (6.16%) JavaScript
22 27 (6.16%) Advertising
22 27 (6.16%) Data Migration
23 25 (5.71%) QA
24 23 (5.25%) HTML

Dynamics AX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 39 (8.90%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.05%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (1.83%) MS Exchange
4 7 (1.60%) Adobe CQ
5 6 (1.37%) CMS
6 4 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.46%) Drupal
8 2 (0.46%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.46%) Alfresco
8 2 (0.46%) TeamSite
8 2 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.46%) Liferay
9 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.23%) WordPress
9 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 79 (18.04%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.28%) MS Office
3 8 (1.83%) MS Project
4 5 (1.14%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 92 (21.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (5.02%) Dynamics NAV
3 9 (2.05%) Dynamics GP
4 8 (1.83%) Agresso
5 7 (1.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (1.37%) ZaiNet
6 6 (1.37%) Endur
6 6 (1.37%) OpenLink RightAngle
6 6 (1.37%) Aligne
7 5 (1.14%) SAP FI/CO
7 5 (1.14%) SAP FI
7 5 (1.14%) SAP CO
8 4 (0.91%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.68%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 3 (0.68%) JDE World
10 2 (0.46%) Tridion
11 1 (0.23%) CODA-Financials
11 1 (0.23%) Maximo
11 1 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
11 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.46%) SaaS
2 1 (0.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.46%) HTTP
2 1 (0.23%) VPN
2 1 (0.23%) DNS
2 1 (0.23%) Intranet
2 1 (0.23%) Internet
2 1 (0.23%) Extranet
2 1 (0.23%) Wireless
2 1 (0.23%) VLAN
2 1 (0.23%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (8.22%) SQL Server
2 31 (7.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (4.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.68%) OLAP
6 3 (0.68%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.46%) MySQL
7 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (0.46%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.23%) QlikView
8 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.23%) MS Access
8 1 (0.23%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (0.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (4.57%) MorphX
2 5 (1.14%) Subversion
3 4 (0.91%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.68%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (0.68%) LoadRunner
4 3 (0.68%) Selenium
4 3 (0.68%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.46%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.46%) CruiseControl
5 2 (0.46%) Maven
5 2 (0.46%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 127 (29.00%) Finance
2 47 (10.73%) Manufacturing
3 35 (7.99%) Retail
4 27 (6.16%) Advertising
5 9 (2.05%) Legal
6 6 (1.37%) Marketing
7 3 (0.68%) Automotive
7 3 (0.68%) Back Office
8 2 (0.46%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.46%) Front Office
8 2 (0.46%) Banking
8 2 (0.46%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.46%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.23%) Billing
9 1 (0.23%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.23%) French Language
9 1 (0.23%) German Language
9 1 (0.23%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.23%) Law
9 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 102 (23.29%) Consultant
2 99 (22.60%) Developer
3 79 (18.04%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 52 (11.87%) Analyst
4 52 (11.87%) Project Manager
5 44 (10.05%) Dynamics AX Developer
6 34 (7.76%) Architect
7 32 (7.31%) Microsoft Consultant
8 27 (6.16%) Business Analyst
9 24 (5.48%) Functional Consultant
10 20 (4.57%) Solutions Architect
10 20 (4.57%) Microsoft Developer
10 20 (4.57%) Front-End Developer
11 16 (3.65%) ERP Manager
12 15 (3.42%) Administrator
13 14 (3.20%) JavaScript Developer
14 13 (2.97%) ERP Project Manager
14 13 (2.97%) Programme Manager
15 9 (2.05%) Tester
16 8 (1.83%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (23.52%) .NET
2 23 (5.25%) HTML
3 21 (4.79%) CSS
4 16 (3.65%) ASP.NET
5 14 (3.20%) Backbone.js
5 14 (3.20%) AngularJS
6 12 (2.74%) KnockoutJS
7 8 (1.83%) Web Services
8 7 (1.60%) EDI
8 7 (1.60%) WCF
8 7 (1.60%) HTML5
9 6 (1.37%) jQuery
9 6 (1.37%) Ajax
10 5 (1.14%) MDX
10 5 (1.14%) Middleware
10 5 (1.14%) CSS3
11 4 (0.91%) XML
11 4 (0.91%) JSP
12 3 (0.68%) Semantic HTML
13 2 (0.46%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (2.05%) Computer Science
2 8 (1.83%) FMCG
3 6 (1.37%) N-Tier
4 3 (0.68%) PMI
5 2 (0.46%) EPoS
5 2 (0.46%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.46%) Replication
5 2 (0.46%) iSeries
5 2 (0.46%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.23%) Semantic Web
6 1 (0.23%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.23%) Clustering
6 1 (0.23%) Tandem
6 1 (0.23%) Life Science
6 1 (0.23%) AS400
6 1 (0.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.37%) Windows
2 4 (0.91%) Windows XP
2 4 (0.91%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.23%) Linux
3 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (44.52%) ERP
2 92 (21.00%) CRM
3 69 (15.75%) Resource Management
4 61 (13.93%) Logistics
5 40 (9.13%) Project Management
6 36 (8.22%) User Acceptance Testing
7 31 (7.08%) Migration
8 29 (6.62%) PRINCE2
9 27 (6.16%) Data Migration
10 22 (5.02%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (3.65%) E-Commerce
12 14 (3.20%) Programme Management
12 14 (3.20%) Change Management
12 14 (3.20%) Test Scripting
12 14 (3.20%) Data Analysis
12 14 (3.20%) Business Analysis
13 13 (2.97%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (2.28%) Data Modelling
14 10 (2.28%) Scrum
14 10 (2.28%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 72 (16.44%) Java
2 52 (11.87%) SQL
2 52 (11.87%) X++
3 28 (6.39%) C#
4 27 (6.16%) JavaScript
5 6 (1.37%) PHP
6 4 (0.91%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.68%) C
8 2 (0.46%) PHP5
9 1 (0.23%) Perl
9 1 (0.23%) VB
9 1 (0.23%) RPG
Qualifications
1 20 (4.57%) Degree
2 10 (2.28%) PMI Certification
3 8 (1.83%) PMP
4 5 (1.14%) ISEB
5 4 (0.91%) HNC
5 4 (0.91%) ACCA
5 4 (0.91%) CIMA
5 4 (0.91%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.23%) MCT
7 1 (0.23%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.71%) QA
2 6 (1.37%) EMIR
2 6 (1.37%) MiFID
System Software
1 6 (1.37%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
2 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.91%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.23%) SAP Afaria
3 1 (0.23%) MOM
3 1 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.23%) WSUS
3 1 (0.23%) SCCM
3 1 (0.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 251 (57.31%) Microsoft
2 99 (22.60%) SAP
3 75 (17.12%) JD Edwards
4 43 (9.82%) Oracle
5 7 (1.60%) Infor
6 6 (1.37%) Triple Point
6 6 (1.37%) Brady
6 6 (1.37%) Murex
6 6 (1.37%) CODA
6 6 (1.37%) Baan
6 6 (1.37%) OpenLink
7 5 (1.14%) Adobe
8 4 (0.91%) PeopleSoft
8 4 (0.91%) McAfee
9 3 (0.68%) Northgate
10 2 (0.46%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.46%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.46%) Apple
10 2 (0.46%) ATG
11 1 (0.23%) VMware
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