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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Dynamics AX (Axapta)
Rank 344 307 423
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +116
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 280 328 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.62% 0.28%
As % of the Business Applications category 6.77% 7.05% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 244 81
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£450 £423 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.50% -6.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £422 £444
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £21.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.50 -

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
4138 4652 4349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.76% 8.79% 9.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2371 2575 2181
Average daily rate £450 £425 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 53 79
Average hourly rate £22.50 £37.49 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.98% -0.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £14.70 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.20 £52.50 £58.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-35.71% -7.40%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -41 257 £450 +7.14% 151
London +17 105 £450 +5.88% 35
South East +15 44 £425 -5.55% 38
West Midlands -8 35 £500 +33.33% 28
City of London +23 33 £500 - 19
South West +10 21 £403 +15.00% 8
Hampshire +18 20 £330 -37.14% 7
North West -27 20 £470 -1.05% 17
Birmingham +2 17 £500 +11.11% 12
Wiltshire +10 16 £400 +14.28% 2
Havant +3 14 £315 -
Cheshire -3 11 £450 -14.28% 1
Berkshire +11 10 £485 +7.77% 9
Scotland -15 9 £475 - 1
Reading - 9 £493 - 4
East of England +5 8 £313 -26.47% 6
Yorkshire -66 8 £475 +13.09% 10
Surrey +15 7 £518 +8.94% 5
Manchester -10 7 £563 +12.50% 12
Midlands +4 6 £475 +15.15%
North Yorkshire - 6 £463 -
Cambridgeshire 0 5 £325 -23.52% 1
Staffordshire -4 5 £555 +70.76% 4
Harrogate - 5 £375 -
Aberdeen +3 4 - -
Chester - 4 £450 -
Staines - 4 £510 -
Worcester - 4 £313 -
Worcestershire - 4 £313 - 2
West Sussex -22 3 £450 -7.21% 3

Dynamics AX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

1 278 (58.04%) Microsoft
2 205 (42.80%) ERP
3 130 (27.14%) Finance
4 123 (25.68%) .NET
5 114 (23.80%) SQL Server
6 111 (23.17%) CRM
6 111 (23.17%) Dynamics CRM
7 110 (22.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 100 (20.88%) MS Excel
9 89 (18.58%) X++
10 69 (14.41%) SQL
11 67 (13.99%) Resource Management
12 62 (12.94%) JD Edwards
13 59 (12.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 57 (11.90%) Java
15 55 (11.48%) SharePoint
16 51 (10.65%) C#
17 49 (10.23%) Business Intelligence
18 48 (10.02%) BizTalk Server
19 44 (9.19%) Project Management
20 40 (8.35%) Migration
21 38 (7.93%) Logistics
22 37 (7.72%) Stakeholder Management
22 37 (7.72%) Oracle
22 37 (7.72%) SAP
23 36 (7.52%) Retail
23 36 (7.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 34 (7.10%) Business Analysis
24 34 (7.10%) User Acceptance Testing
25 31 (6.47%) Agile Software Development

Dynamics AX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 55 (11.48%) SharePoint
2 48 (10.02%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (2.09%) Lync
4 7 (1.46%) SharePoint Server
5 6 (1.25%) IIS
6 5 (1.04%) Apache
7 4 (0.84%) MediaWiki
7 4 (0.84%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.21%) SAS
9 1 (0.21%) CMS
9 1 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.21%) Node.js
Applications
1 100 (20.88%) MS Excel
2 21 (4.38%) MS Office
3 17 (3.55%) MS Project
4 5 (1.04%) PowerPivot
5 4 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.84%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 111 (23.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (2.92%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.63%) Exstream
3 3 (0.63%) Maximo
3 3 (0.63%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.42%) ResourceLink
4 2 (0.42%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.42%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.42%) Agresso
5 1 (0.21%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.21%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.21%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.21%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.21%) FRx
5 1 (0.21%) Dynamics SL
5 1 (0.21%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (2.51%) Office 365
3 3 (0.63%) SaaS
4 2 (0.42%) Yammer
4 2 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.84%) Firewall
1 4 (0.84%) Internet
2 2 (0.42%) LAN
2 2 (0.42%) WAN
2 2 (0.42%) SMTP
3 1 (0.21%) DHCP
3 1 (0.21%) DNS
3 1 (0.21%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (23.80%) SQL Server
2 110 (22.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 59 (12.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 36 (7.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (3.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 18 (3.76%) SQL Server 2008
7 17 (3.55%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.25%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.25%) OLAP
10 5 (1.04%) OLTP
10 5 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (1.04%) Microsoft Power View
11 4 (0.84%) Relational Database
11 4 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (0.84%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.42%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.42%) MySQL
13 1 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.21%) DTS
Development Applications
1 26 (5.43%) Visual Studio
2 24 (5.01%) MorphX
3 6 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (1.04%) Eclipse
4 5 (1.04%) JUnit
4 5 (1.04%) Subversion
4 5 (1.04%) JIRA
4 5 (1.04%) Selenium
4 5 (1.04%) Redmine
5 1 (0.21%) NUnit
5 1 (0.21%) LSMW
5 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.21%) Moq
5 1 (0.21%) MSTest
General
1 130 (27.14%) Finance
2 36 (7.52%) Retail
3 30 (6.26%) Manufacturing
4 27 (5.64%) Advertising
5 5 (1.04%) Legal
5 5 (1.04%) Marketing
6 4 (0.84%) Local Government
6 4 (0.84%) French Language
6 4 (0.84%) Law
6 4 (0.84%) Banking
7 3 (0.63%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.42%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.42%) German Language
8 2 (0.42%) Front Office
8 2 (0.42%) Back Office
8 2 (0.42%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.42%) Billing
9 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.21%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.21%) Cantonese Language
Job Titles
1 134 (27.97%) Developer
2 110 (22.96%) Consultant
3 88 (18.37%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 85 (17.75%) Dynamics AX Developer
5 64 (13.36%) Analyst
6 55 (11.48%) Architect
7 45 (9.39%) Project Manager
8 36 (7.52%) Functional Consultant
9 35 (7.31%) Business Analyst
10 34 (7.10%) Microsoft Consultant
11 27 (5.64%) Microsoft Developer
12 21 (4.38%) Technical Architect
13 19 (3.97%) Solutions Architect
14 18 (3.76%) Report Developer
15 16 (3.34%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 11 (2.30%) Trainer
16 11 (2.30%) Technical Consultant
17 10 (2.09%) Test Analyst
18 9 (1.88%) Programme Manager
19 7 (1.46%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (25.68%) .NET
2 24 (5.01%) Web Services
3 16 (3.34%) HTML
4 14 (2.92%) CSS
5 9 (1.88%) XML
6 7 (1.46%) ASP.NET
7 5 (1.04%) EDI
7 5 (1.04%) JSP
7 5 (1.04%) SOAP
7 5 (1.04%) Struts
7 5 (1.04%) J2EE
7 5 (1.04%) Spring
7 5 (1.04%) Hibernate
7 5 (1.04%) Struts2
7 5 (1.04%) JPA
7 5 (1.04%) JSON
7 5 (1.04%) MDX
7 5 (1.04%) Ajax
7 5 (1.04%) REST
8 4 (0.84%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 29 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (2.30%) Replication
3 8 (1.67%) iSeries
4 7 (1.46%) Clustering
5 4 (0.84%) Mobile App
6 3 (0.63%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.63%) AS400
7 2 (0.42%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.42%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.42%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.42%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.21%) EPoS
8 1 (0.21%) EFT
8 1 (0.21%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.21%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.21%) FMCG
8 1 (0.21%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.21%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 29 (6.05%) Windows
2 9 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (0.84%) Windows XP
4 4 (0.84%) AIX
4 4 (0.84%) UNIX
5 3 (0.63%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.63%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.21%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (42.80%) ERP
2 111 (23.17%) CRM
3 67 (13.99%) Resource Management
4 49 (10.23%) Business Intelligence
5 44 (9.19%) Project Management
6 40 (8.35%) Migration
7 38 (7.93%) Logistics
8 37 (7.72%) Stakeholder Management
9 34 (7.10%) Business Analysis
9 34 (7.10%) User Acceptance Testing
10 31 (6.47%) Agile Software Development
11 29 (6.05%) PRINCE2
12 20 (4.18%) Data Migration
13 19 (3.97%) Change Management
14 14 (2.92%) Test Scripting
15 13 (2.71%) GAP Analysis
15 13 (2.71%) Business Transformation
16 12 (2.51%) E-Commerce
17 11 (2.30%) Data Analysis
17 11 (2.30%) Business Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 89 (18.58%) X++
2 69 (14.41%) SQL
3 57 (11.90%) Java
4 51 (10.65%) C#
5 29 (6.05%) T-SQL
6 17 (3.55%) JavaScript
7 4 (0.84%) Korn
7 4 (0.84%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.63%) C
9 2 (0.42%) ABAP
9 2 (0.42%) VBA
10 1 (0.21%) VB
10 1 (0.21%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.21%) RPG
10 1 (0.21%) VB6
10 1 (0.21%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (3.55%) Degree
2 14 (2.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (1.88%) ACCA
3 9 (1.88%) CIMA
4 8 (1.67%) ISEB
5 7 (1.46%) MCT
5 7 (1.46%) Security Cleared
6 6 (1.25%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.84%) PMP
7 4 (0.84%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.63%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.97%) QA
2 1 (0.21%) GAAP
System Software
1 21 (4.38%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.63%) LiteSpeed
4 1 (0.21%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.21%) XenApp
4 1 (0.21%) vSphere
4 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.84%) SCCM
3 2 (0.42%) SAP Afaria
3 2 (0.42%) SCOM
3 2 (0.42%) MOM
3 2 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.21%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 278 (58.04%) Microsoft
2 62 (12.94%) JD Edwards
3 37 (7.72%) Oracle
3 37 (7.72%) SAP
4 8 (1.67%) Citrix
5 7 (1.46%) VMware
6 6 (1.25%) PeopleSoft
7 5 (1.04%) HP
7 5 (1.04%) IBM
8 3 (0.63%) Cognos
8 3 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.63%) Remedy
9 2 (0.42%) TOWER Software
9 2 (0.42%) webMethods
9 2 (0.42%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.42%) Baan
9 2 (0.42%) Sage
9 2 (0.42%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.21%) Siebel
10 1 (0.21%) Hyperion
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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Birmingham
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Rate: £480 - £551 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Cognitive Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Cognitive Group
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
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Surrey
Cognitive Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Think IT Recruitment
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwickshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £510 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Fareham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £50 - £80 per hour + Negotiable
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Oxfordshire
Cognitive Group
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + n/a
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Basingstoke
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
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Devon
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £550 per day
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Worcestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £405 per day
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Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
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Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
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