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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Dynamics AX (Axapta)
Rank 363 375 369
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 248 219 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.42% 0.41%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.98% 4.69% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 146 179
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £50.00 £42.00 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +366.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £42.00 £9.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +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
4979 4667 5543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.79% 8.85% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2735 2461 2753
Average daily rate £450 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 80 78
Average hourly rate £30.82 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.11% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £10.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.50 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £17.69 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+78.06% -45.56%

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 September 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 17 September 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 17 September 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 0 224 £450 - 184
London +3 87 £450 - 47
South East +12 50 £545 +32.12% 24
North West +17 30 £450 +5.88% 30
Berkshire +29 24 £560 +9.26% 9
Reading +28 22 £545 +9.00% 5
City of London +13 19 £475 +5.55% 25
Manchester +2 17 £425 - 13
West Midlands -18 16 £450 -9.95% 19
Yorkshire +6 11 £400 -12.32% 13
South West -14 9 £370 -7.50% 14
Hampshire -3 8 £434 -35.70% 4
East of England -18 8 £450 - 15
South Yorkshire +10 6 £500 +8.10% 6
Havant +2 6 £434 -35.70% 1
East Midlands +1 6 £344 -24.65% 14
Oxfordshire 0 6 £330 -26.66% 4
Scotland -25 6 £275 -38.88% 5
West Sussex - 6 £660 -
Cheshire +7 5 £375 - 2
Leeds +5 5 £350 -22.22% 5
West Yorkshire +3 5 £350 -22.22% 6
Aberdeen +13 4 £275 -38.02% 1
Sheffield +12 4 £500 +8.10% 5
Cambridgeshire +1 4 £450 - 9
Surrey -15 4 £525 +27.27% 3
Hertfordshire -21 4 £325 -27.77%
Birmingham -7 3 £405 -24.12% 8
Cambridge -8 3 £450 - 6
Bristol - 3 £450 - 6

Dynamics AX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 351 (58.70%) Microsoft
2 196 (32.78%) ERP
3 176 (29.43%) Finance
4 157 (26.25%) .NET
5 122 (20.40%) SQL
6 120 (20.07%) CRM
6 120 (20.07%) Dynamics CRM
7 109 (18.23%) MS Excel
8 108 (18.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 105 (17.56%) Advertising
10 99 (16.56%) SAP
11 94 (15.72%) X++
12 77 (12.88%) SQL Server
13 69 (11.54%) Manufacturing
14 68 (11.37%) SharePoint
15 65 (10.87%) Resource Management
16 64 (10.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 62 (10.37%) JD Edwards
18 61 (10.20%) Java
19 56 (9.36%) Business Intelligence
20 53 (8.86%) Logistics
21 47 (7.86%) C#
22 43 (7.19%) Project Management
22 43 (7.19%) Migration
23 42 (7.02%) BizTalk Server
24 41 (6.86%) Retail
25 38 (6.35%) Oracle
25 38 (6.35%) User Acceptance Testing
26 37 (6.19%) PRINCE2
27 35 (5.85%) JavaScript

Dynamics AX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 68 (11.37%) SharePoint
2 42 (7.02%) BizTalk Server
3 24 (4.01%) SharePoint 2013
4 23 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
5 17 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2013
5 17 (2.84%) Lync
6 8 (1.34%) MS Exchange
7 6 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (0.50%) Adobe CQ
8 3 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.17%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.17%) WordPress
9 1 (0.17%) SAS
9 1 (0.17%) IIS
9 1 (0.17%) CMS
Applications
1 109 (18.23%) MS Excel
2 24 (4.01%) MS Office
3 12 (2.01%) MS Project
4 4 (0.67%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.50%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.33%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.17%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 120 (20.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (4.35%) Dynamics NAV
3 13 (2.17%) Aligne
3 13 (2.17%) OpenLink RightAngle
3 13 (2.17%) ZaiNet
3 13 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 13 (2.17%) Endur
4 4 (0.67%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (0.67%) SAP CO
4 4 (0.67%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.67%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.50%) Agresso
6 2 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle BRM
7 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (1.00%) Office 365
3 4 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.00%) Intranet
2 2 (0.33%) DNS
2 2 (0.33%) Internet
3 1 (0.17%) VLAN
3 1 (0.17%) SAN
3 1 (0.17%) DHCP
3 1 (0.17%) VPN
3 1 (0.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (18.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 77 (12.88%) SQL Server
3 64 (10.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 35 (5.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (2.84%) SQL Server 2005
7 15 (2.51%) SQL Server 2000
8 11 (1.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 10 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (1.34%) MS Access
11 6 (1.00%) OLAP
11 6 (1.00%) Relational Database
12 5 (0.84%) ZAP BI
13 4 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
14 2 (0.33%) OLTP
15 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database
15 1 (0.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
15 1 (0.17%) SAS Enterprise Miner
15 1 (0.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (4.18%) MorphX
2 8 (1.34%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.33%) TestDirector
4 2 (0.33%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.17%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.17%) Selenium
5 1 (0.17%) JIRA
5 1 (0.17%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 176 (29.43%) Finance
2 105 (17.56%) Advertising
3 69 (11.54%) Manufacturing
4 41 (6.86%) Retail
5 13 (2.17%) Legal
6 9 (1.51%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.17%) Banking
8 6 (1.00%) Marketing
9 5 (0.84%) General Ledger
9 5 (0.84%) Automotive
10 3 (0.50%) Back Office
11 2 (0.33%) Law
11 2 (0.33%) French Language
11 2 (0.33%) German Language
12 1 (0.17%) Russian Language
12 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.17%) Swedish Language
12 1 (0.17%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 186 (31.10%) Developer
2 136 (22.74%) Consultant
3 113 (18.90%) Dynamics AX Developer
4 102 (17.06%) Dynamics AX Consultant
5 83 (13.88%) Analyst
6 54 (9.03%) Architect
7 47 (7.86%) Microsoft Developer
8 43 (7.19%) Microsoft Consultant
9 42 (7.02%) Business Analyst
10 36 (6.02%) Project Manager
11 26 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 23 (3.85%) Administrator
13 21 (3.51%) Technical Architect
14 19 (3.18%) Solutions Architect
15 18 (3.01%) Functional Consultant
16 17 (2.84%) Trainer
17 13 (2.17%) Technical Consultant
18 12 (2.01%) Software Engineer
18 12 (2.01%) Front-End Developer
19 11 (1.84%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (26.25%) .NET
2 31 (5.18%) ASP.NET
3 25 (4.18%) HTML
4 23 (3.85%) CSS
5 15 (2.51%) Web Services
6 14 (2.34%) HTML5
7 13 (2.17%) Application Packaging
7 13 (2.17%) XML
8 10 (1.67%) CSS3
9 9 (1.51%) jQuery
10 8 (1.34%) WCF
10 8 (1.34%) .NET Framework
10 8 (1.34%) AngularJS
10 8 (1.34%) Backbone.js
11 3 (0.50%) JSON
11 3 (0.50%) XHTML
11 3 (0.50%) DHTML
11 3 (0.50%) COM
12 2 (0.33%) SOAP
12 2 (0.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 24 (4.01%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (3.18%) Clustering
3 8 (1.34%) EPoS
3 8 (1.34%) FMCG
4 4 (0.67%) Taxonomies
5 3 (0.50%) Mobile App
5 3 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (0.50%) Reference Data
5 3 (0.50%) Client/Server
5 3 (0.50%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.33%) PMI
6 2 (0.33%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.33%) iPad
7 1 (0.17%) iSeries
7 1 (0.17%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.17%) Life Science
7 1 (0.17%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.17%) Tandem
7 1 (0.17%) Replication
7 1 (0.17%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 19 (3.18%) Windows
2 11 (1.84%) Windows XP
3 10 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (1.00%) Windows Vista
5 3 (0.50%) Windows 8
5 3 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (32.78%) ERP
2 120 (20.07%) CRM
3 65 (10.87%) Resource Management
4 56 (9.36%) Business Intelligence
5 53 (8.86%) Logistics
6 43 (7.19%) Project Management
6 43 (7.19%) Migration
7 38 (6.35%) User Acceptance Testing
8 37 (6.19%) PRINCE2
9 34 (5.69%) Agile Software Development
10 29 (4.85%) Business Analysis
10 29 (4.85%) Data Migration
11 28 (4.68%) Stakeholder Management
12 23 (3.85%) Workflow
13 22 (3.68%) Software Engineering
14 21 (3.51%) Business Transformation
15 17 (2.84%) Disaster Recovery
16 14 (2.34%) Risk Management
16 14 (2.34%) Change Management
17 13 (2.17%) ETRM
Programming Languages
1 122 (20.40%) SQL
2 94 (15.72%) X++
3 61 (10.20%) Java
4 47 (7.86%) C#
5 35 (5.85%) JavaScript
6 22 (3.68%) T-SQL
7 10 (1.67%) VB
8 6 (1.00%) PowerShell
9 5 (0.84%) VB.NET
10 4 (0.67%) C
11 3 (0.50%) C++
12 2 (0.33%) VBScript
13 1 (0.17%) VBA
13 1 (0.17%) Perl
13 1 (0.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (3.18%) Degree
2 13 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (1.84%) ISEB
4 10 (1.67%) ACCA
4 10 (1.67%) CIMA
5 9 (1.51%) MCT
5 9 (1.51%) PMI Certification
6 8 (1.34%) PMP
6 8 (1.34%) Security Cleared
7 7 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 7 (1.17%) ISTQB
8 6 (1.00%) SC Cleared
8 6 (1.00%) AAT
9 5 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.17%) MCITP
10 1 (0.17%) CCNA
10 1 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.17%) MCSE
10 1 (0.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.51%) QA
2 13 (2.17%) EMIR
2 13 (2.17%) MiFID
3 1 (0.17%) GAAP
3 1 (0.17%) SLA
3 1 (0.17%) GAMP
3 1 (0.17%) GxP
System Software
1 25 (4.18%) Active Directory
2 23 (3.85%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.17%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (0.50%) SCCM
1 3 (0.50%) SCOM
2 2 (0.33%) MOM
2 2 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.33%) SAP Afaria
2 2 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.17%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.17%) SCSM
3 1 (0.17%) WSUS
3 1 (0.17%) WMI
Vendors
1 351 (58.70%) Microsoft
2 99 (16.56%) SAP
3 62 (10.37%) JD Edwards
4 38 (6.35%) Oracle
5 13 (2.17%) Triple Point
5 13 (2.17%) Brady
5 13 (2.17%) Murex
5 13 (2.17%) OpenLink
6 10 (1.67%) VMware
7 9 (1.51%) Citrix
8 8 (1.34%) Siebel
9 4 (0.67%) Epicor
9 4 (0.67%) Infor
10 2 (0.33%) Baan
10 2 (0.33%) HP
10 2 (0.33%) IBM
10 2 (0.33%) McAfee
10 2 (0.33%) Capita
10 2 (0.33%) LexisNexis
11 1 (0.17%) Demandware
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