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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Dynamics AX (formerly Axapta)
UK
Rank 344 441 417
Rank change year-on-year
+97 -24
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 264 192 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.58% 0.37% 0.40%
As % of the Business Applications category 6.60% 4.61% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 132 161
Median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £301 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £573 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £464
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -8.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
4001 4164 4820
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.82% 8.01% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2492 2474 2744
Median daily rate £450 £435 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £423 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.50% -0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 55 36
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £13.05 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £74.00 £69.07 £60.84
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £32.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +81.94%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +98 236 £450 +5.88% 106
London +112 147 £450 - 43
City of London +16 27 £360 -24.21% 15
Yorkshire +29 24 £650 +85.71% 12
West Yorkshire +37 21 £700 +133.33% 7
Leeds +21 20 £700 +133.33% 3
South East +25 18 £400 -8.57% 15
West Midlands -5 15 £425 +17.24% 10
East Midlands +11 10 £450 +109.30% 8
North West -2 9 £450 +5.88% 7
East of England -5 6 £510 +23.26% 2
Manchester -12 6 £438 +2.94% 4
Leicestershire +11 5 £450 +109.30%
Birmingham -2 5 £438 +4.47% 4
Scotland +31 4 £325 -23.52% 2
Berkshire +20 4 £400 -23.80% 2
Oxfordshire +2 4 £475 +60.47% 7
Coventry - 4 £300 - 1
Buckinghamshire +3 3 £400 +23.07%
South West -3 3 £500 +26.58% 3
East Sussex +5 2 £364 +81.87%
Glasgow +3 2 £325 -23.52%
Oxford +3 2 £475 +60.47% 1
Cambridgeshire +2 2 £510 +27.50%
Somerset -4 2 £513 +11.41%
South Yorkshire - 2 £375 - 2
Staffordshire - 2 £425 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £500 - 3
Sheffield - 2 £375 - 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £425 -

Dynamics AX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 345 (64.73%) Microsoft
2 232 (43.53%) ERP
3 191 (35.83%) Finance
4 108 (20.26%) CRM
5 107 (20.08%) SQL Server
6 103 (19.32%) Dynamics CRM
7 102 (19.14%) C#
8 94 (17.64%) Business Intelligence
9 91 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
10 84 (15.76%) Manufacturing
11 82 (15.38%) SharePoint
12 74 (13.88%) BizTalk Server
12 74 (13.88%) .NET
12 74 (13.88%) Microsoft Azure
13 72 (13.51%) Oracle
14 69 (12.95%) Retail
15 68 (12.76%) MS Excel
16 65 (12.20%) SAP
17 64 (12.01%) SQL
18 63 (11.82%) Project Management
18 63 (11.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 62 (11.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 61 (11.44%) JD Edwards
21 57 (10.69%) Migration
22 54 (10.13%) Advertising
22 54 (10.13%) X++
23 47 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
24 43 (8.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
25 42 (7.88%) Stakeholder Management
26 39 (7.32%) Data Migration

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 82 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 74 (13.88%) BizTalk Server
3 24 (4.50%) IIS
4 9 (1.69%) Skype for Business
5 8 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.38%) CMS
7 2 (0.38%) Confluence
7 2 (0.38%) Mule
8 1 (0.19%) Anypoint
8 1 (0.19%) Drupal
8 1 (0.19%) Kentico
8 1 (0.19%) Umbraco
Applications
1 68 (12.76%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.69%) MS Office
3 5 (0.94%) InfoPath
3 5 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (0.94%) MS Project
4 2 (0.38%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.19%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.19%) InVision
5 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 103 (19.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (4.32%) Dynamics NAV
3 21 (3.94%) NetSuite
4 6 (1.13%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 6 (1.13%) Unit4 Business World
5 5 (0.94%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (0.75%) Cognos TM1
6 4 (0.75%) Dynamics GP
6 4 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.75%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (0.56%) Dynamics SL
7 3 (0.56%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.38%) Cognos Controller
8 2 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.38%) Sage X3
8 2 (0.38%) Sentinel
9 1 (0.19%) Magento
9 1 (0.19%) MFGPRO
9 1 (0.19%) ResourceLink
9 1 (0.19%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 74 (13.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (4.50%) Office 365
3 21 (3.94%) IaaS
4 19 (3.56%) PaaS
5 9 (1.69%) Yammer
6 2 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.38%) SaaS
7 1 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.19%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.56%) FTP
2 2 (0.38%) DHCP
2 2 (0.38%) DNS
2 2 (0.38%) LAN
2 2 (0.38%) VPN
2 2 (0.38%) WAN
3 1 (0.19%) Broadband
3 1 (0.19%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (20.08%) SQL Server
2 63 (11.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 62 (11.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 43 (8.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 29 (5.44%) Power BI
6 28 (5.25%) Data Warehouse
7 23 (4.32%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.75%) DataStage
9 4 (0.75%) IBM InfoSphere
9 4 (0.75%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.75%) OLAP
10 3 (0.56%) MySQL
10 3 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.38%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.19%) OLAP Cube
12 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.19%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 47 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (4.32%) JIRA
3 13 (2.44%) Visual Studio
4 6 (1.13%) MorphX
5 4 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.38%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.38%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.19%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.19%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.19%) TestDirector
General
1 191 (35.83%) Finance
2 84 (15.76%) Manufacturing
3 69 (12.95%) Retail
4 54 (10.13%) Advertising
5 17 (3.19%) Legal
6 9 (1.69%) Marketing
7 6 (1.13%) General Ledger
8 4 (0.75%) Banking
8 4 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.56%) Back Office
9 3 (0.56%) Games
9 3 (0.56%) Publishing
10 2 (0.38%) Automotive
10 2 (0.38%) Czech Language
10 2 (0.38%) French Language
10 2 (0.38%) German Language
11 1 (0.19%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.19%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.19%) Swedish Language
11 1 (0.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 170 (31.89%) Developer
2 115 (21.58%) Consultant
3 94 (17.64%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 89 (16.70%) Dynamics AX Developer
5 77 (14.45%) Analyst
6 57 (10.69%) Microsoft Developer
7 39 (7.32%) Project Manager
8 37 (6.94%) Architect
9 35 (6.57%) Functional Consultant
10 33 (6.19%) .NET Developer
10 33 (6.19%) Microsoft Consultant
11 31 (5.82%) Business Analyst
12 28 (5.25%) Dynamics AX Architect
13 22 (4.13%) ERP Analyst
14 21 (3.94%) ERP Manager
15 17 (3.19%) ERP Project Manager
16 14 (2.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 14 (2.63%) Dynamics AX Project Manager
17 12 (2.25%) Dynamics AX Specialist
17 12 (2.25%) Dynamics AX Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (13.88%) .NET
2 37 (6.94%) CSS
3 32 (6.00%) AngularJS
3 32 (6.00%) COM
4 29 (5.44%) HTML
5 28 (5.25%) Web Services
6 23 (4.32%) CSS3
6 23 (4.32%) WCF
7 22 (4.13%) HTML5
8 19 (3.56%) ASP.NET
9 13 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (2.06%) XML
11 9 (1.69%) .NET Framework
12 6 (1.13%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 5 (0.94%) jQuery
13 5 (0.94%) XSLT
14 4 (0.75%) JSTL
14 4 (0.75%) RESTful
14 4 (0.75%) WPF
15 3 (0.56%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 35 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (3.94%) Public Cloud
3 13 (2.44%) Life Science
4 8 (1.50%) Management Information System
5 4 (0.75%) FMCG
6 3 (0.56%) Data Structures
6 3 (0.56%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.38%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.38%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.38%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.38%) e-Learning
7 2 (0.38%) Learning Management System
7 2 (0.38%) User Experience
8 1 (0.19%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.19%) Clustering
8 1 (0.19%) EPoS
8 1 (0.19%) PMI
8 1 (0.19%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.19%) Replication
8 1 (0.19%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 35 (6.57%) Windows
2 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (0.19%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.19%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (43.53%) ERP
2 108 (20.26%) CRM
3 94 (17.64%) Business Intelligence
4 91 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (11.82%) Project Management
6 57 (10.69%) Migration
7 42 (7.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 39 (7.32%) Data Migration
9 38 (7.13%) Logistics
10 32 (6.00%) MVC
11 30 (5.63%) Business Development
11 30 (5.63%) TDD
12 27 (5.07%) Scrum
13 26 (4.88%) ETL
14 24 (4.50%) Test Scripting
15 23 (4.32%) Mentoring
16 21 (3.94%) Business Analysis
16 21 (3.94%) User Acceptance Testing
17 20 (3.75%) Data Management
18 19 (3.56%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 102 (19.14%) C#
2 64 (12.01%) SQL
3 54 (10.13%) X++
4 36 (6.75%) JavaScript
5 25 (4.69%) T-SQL
6 17 (3.19%) VB.NET
7 13 (2.44%) Java
8 6 (1.13%) C
9 5 (0.94%) VB
10 4 (0.75%) C++
10 4 (0.75%) XPath
11 1 (0.19%) PHP
Qualifications
1 33 (6.19%) Degree
2 11 (2.06%) ACCA
3 8 (1.50%) PMI Certification
3 8 (1.50%) PMP
4 7 (1.31%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.13%) CIMA
5 6 (1.13%) ISEB
6 5 (0.94%) MAPM
6 5 (0.94%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.75%) AAT
7 4 (0.75%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.38%) CEH
9 2 (0.38%) CISM
9 2 (0.38%) CISMP
9 2 (0.38%) CISSP
9 2 (0.38%) CRISC
10 1 (0.19%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.19%) IIBA
10 1 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.44%) QA
2 11 (2.06%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.75%) GMP
3 4 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.38%) GPG13
5 2 (0.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (0.38%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.38%) RMADS
5 2 (0.38%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.19%) GAAP
6 1 (0.19%) IFRS
System Software
1 9 (1.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 345 (64.73%) Microsoft
2 72 (13.51%) Oracle
3 65 (12.20%) SAP
4 61 (11.44%) JD Edwards
5 22 (4.13%) Salesforce.com
6 17 (3.19%) Infor
6 17 (3.19%) PeopleSoft
7 8 (1.50%) Cognos
8 7 (1.31%) Hyperion
8 7 (1.31%) IBM
8 7 (1.31%) Sage
9 5 (0.94%) Workday
10 4 (0.75%) Citrix
10 4 (0.75%) MicroStrategy
10 4 (0.75%) MuleSoft
11 3 (0.56%) hybris
11 3 (0.56%) IFS
11 3 (0.56%) JDA
12 2 (0.38%) Casewise
12 2 (0.38%) Tableau
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