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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Dynamics AX (formerly Axapta)
UK
Rank 356 403 393
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -10
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 251 217 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.56% 0.43% 0.40%
As % of the Business Applications category 6.49% 5.16% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 160 167
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 £312 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
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
3869 4203 4957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.65% 8.26% 9.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2417 2427 2837
Median daily rate £450 £438 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 73 34
Median hourly rate £23.00 £42.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.88% +142.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £5.00 £18.05 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £69.07 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £42.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-31.17% +142.85%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +64 234 £450 +8.76% 89
London +74 123 £450 +2.27% 45
South East +45 38 £413 -5.71% 7
City of London +14 32 £360 -25.19% 15
West Midlands +2 27 £425 +13.33% 2
Berkshire +25 17 £455 -6.66% 2
Yorkshire +16 17 £638 +82.14% 8
Leeds +22 13 £650 +116.66% 1
West Yorkshire +22 13 £650 +116.66% 4
Birmingham +3 11 £425 +13.33% 1
Reading +14 10 £455 -20.86% 1
South West 0 10 £463 +15.62% 6
East Midlands +9 8 £413 - 4
North West -13 6 £463 +19.41% 5
Dorset +3 5 £475 +28.37%
Leicestershire - 5 £481 -
East Sussex - 5 £320 -
Scotland +25 4 £325 -23.52% 3
Oxfordshire -2 4 £475 +60.47%
East of England -3 4 £519 +29.68% 6
Coventry - 4 £300 -
Windsor - 4 £400 -
Hampshire +17 3 £400 -20.00%
Bristol +6 3 £450 +20.00%
Manchester -18 3 £450 +20.00% 2
Buckinghamshire - 3 £400 -
Bournemouth - 3 £500 -
Brighton - 3 £320 -
Leicester - 3 £413 -
Cheshire +25 2 £600 +71.42%

Dynamics AX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 359 (67.23%) Microsoft
2 225 (42.13%) ERP
3 193 (36.14%) Finance
4 122 (22.85%) SQL Server
5 110 (20.60%) C#
6 108 (20.22%) CRM
7 103 (19.29%) Dynamics CRM
8 97 (18.16%) Agile Software Development
9 94 (17.60%) SharePoint
10 93 (17.42%) Manufacturing
11 92 (17.23%) .NET
12 88 (16.48%) Business Intelligence
13 81 (15.17%) Microsoft Azure
14 73 (13.67%) BizTalk Server
15 72 (13.48%) MS Excel
16 69 (12.92%) SQL
17 65 (12.17%) Oracle
18 64 (11.99%) Migration
19 61 (11.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 60 (11.24%) Retail
20 60 (11.24%) JD Edwards
20 60 (11.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 57 (10.67%) SAP
21 57 (10.67%) Advertising
22 53 (9.93%) X++
23 51 (9.55%) Project Management
24 48 (8.99%) JavaScript
25 45 (8.43%) CSS
26 44 (8.24%) HTML
27 43 (8.05%) Team Foundation Server

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 94 (17.60%) SharePoint
2 73 (13.67%) BizTalk Server
3 24 (4.49%) SharePoint 2010
4 23 (4.31%) IIS
5 13 (2.43%) SharePoint 2013
6 11 (2.06%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.37%) CMS
8 2 (0.37%) Confluence
9 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.19%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.19%) Mule
9 1 (0.19%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.19%) Umbraco
Applications
1 72 (13.48%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.06%) InfoPath
3 4 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.75%) MS Project
4 3 (0.56%) MS Office
5 2 (0.37%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.19%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.19%) InVision
6 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 103 (19.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (2.81%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (1.12%) Unit4 Business World
4 4 (0.75%) Cognos TM1
4 4 (0.75%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 4 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.56%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.37%) Cognos Controller
6 2 (0.37%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.37%) Dynamics SL
6 2 (0.37%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.37%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.37%) Workday HCM
7 1 (0.19%) MFGPRO
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.19%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.19%) Sage X3
7 1 (0.19%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 81 (15.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (3.56%) IaaS
3 18 (3.37%) Office 365
4 17 (3.18%) PaaS
5 8 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (1.50%) Yammer
6 2 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.37%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.94%) FTP
2 2 (0.37%) DHCP
2 2 (0.37%) DNS
2 2 (0.37%) LAN
2 2 (0.37%) WAN
3 1 (0.19%) Broadband
3 1 (0.19%) Firewall
3 1 (0.19%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.19%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (22.85%) SQL Server
2 61 (11.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 60 (11.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 39 (7.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 30 (5.62%) Power BI
6 27 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
7 23 (4.31%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (2.62%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (0.75%) DataStage
10 4 (0.75%) IBM InfoSphere
10 4 (0.75%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (0.56%) OLAP
11 3 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.37%) MySQL
13 1 (0.19%) Data Mining
13 1 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.19%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 43 (8.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (3.93%) JIRA
3 17 (3.18%) Visual Studio
4 10 (1.87%) Octopus Deploy
4 10 (1.87%) TeamCity
5 6 (1.12%) MorphX
6 3 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.19%) Ant
7 1 (0.19%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.19%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.19%) NCrunch
General
1 193 (36.14%) Finance
2 93 (17.42%) Manufacturing
3 60 (11.24%) Retail
4 57 (10.67%) Advertising
5 12 (2.25%) Legal
5 12 (2.25%) Marketing
6 9 (1.69%) Back Office
7 4 (0.75%) Banking
7 4 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.56%) Games
8 3 (0.56%) Publishing
9 2 (0.37%) Czech Language
9 2 (0.37%) Dutch Language
9 2 (0.37%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.37%) Military
10 1 (0.19%) Automotive
10 1 (0.19%) Billing
10 1 (0.19%) French Language
10 1 (0.19%) German Language
10 1 (0.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 188 (35.21%) Developer
2 116 (21.72%) Consultant
3 91 (17.04%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 91 (17.04%) Dynamics AX Developer
4 75 (14.04%) Analyst
5 54 (10.11%) Microsoft Developer
6 45 (8.43%) Functional Consultant
7 43 (8.05%) Microsoft Consultant
8 37 (6.93%) .NET Developer
8 37 (6.93%) Business Analyst
9 36 (6.74%) Project Manager
10 34 (6.37%) Architect
11 28 (5.24%) Dynamics AX Architect
12 21 (3.93%) ERP Analyst
13 16 (3.00%) ERP Manager
14 15 (2.81%) Senior Developer
15 14 (2.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 13 (2.43%) Dynamics AX Project Manager
17 12 (2.25%) C# Developer
17 12 (2.25%) ERP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (17.23%) .NET
2 45 (8.43%) CSS
3 44 (8.24%) HTML
4 41 (7.68%) AngularJS
5 31 (5.81%) COM
5 31 (5.81%) Web Services
6 23 (4.31%) CSS3
7 22 (4.12%) HTML5
8 21 (3.93%) WCF
9 20 (3.75%) ASP.NET
10 14 (2.62%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (2.62%) jQuery
10 14 (2.62%) XML
11 9 (1.69%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (1.31%) .NET Framework
13 6 (1.12%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 6 (1.12%) WPF
14 5 (0.94%) RESTful
14 5 (0.94%) XSLT
15 4 (0.75%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 26 (4.87%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (3.75%) Public Cloud
3 13 (2.43%) Life Science
4 12 (2.25%) Management Information System
5 5 (0.94%) FMCG
6 3 (0.56%) Clustering
6 3 (0.56%) Data Structures
6 3 (0.56%) e-Learning
6 3 (0.56%) Social Network
6 3 (0.56%) User Experience
7 2 (0.37%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.37%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.37%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.37%) Learning Management System
7 2 (0.37%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.19%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.19%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.19%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.19%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.19%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 33 (6.18%) Windows
2 2 (0.37%) Windows Server
2 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (0.19%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (42.13%) ERP
2 108 (20.22%) CRM
3 97 (18.16%) Agile Software Development
4 88 (16.48%) Business Intelligence
5 64 (11.99%) Migration
6 51 (9.55%) Project Management
7 41 (7.68%) Logistics
8 40 (7.49%) Data Migration
9 39 (7.30%) Stakeholder Management
10 36 (6.74%) MVC
10 36 (6.74%) TDD
11 29 (5.43%) Business Development
12 27 (5.06%) Scrum
13 25 (4.68%) Test Scripting
14 23 (4.31%) ETL
15 21 (3.93%) Business Analysis
16 20 (3.75%) Mentoring
16 20 (3.75%) User Acceptance Testing
17 19 (3.56%) E-Commerce
17 19 (3.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 110 (20.60%) C#
2 69 (12.92%) SQL
3 53 (9.93%) X++
4 48 (8.99%) JavaScript
5 22 (4.12%) T-SQL
6 16 (3.00%) VB.NET
7 15 (2.81%) Java
8 12 (2.25%) C++
9 6 (1.12%) C
10 4 (0.75%) VB
10 4 (0.75%) XPath
11 1 (0.19%) PHP
Qualifications
1 39 (7.30%) Degree
2 8 (1.50%) ACCA
2 8 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.31%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.94%) PMI Certification
4 5 (0.94%) PMP
4 5 (0.94%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.75%) AAT
5 4 (0.75%) CIMA
5 4 (0.75%) ISEB
5 4 (0.75%) MAPM
6 3 (0.56%) MCSE
7 2 (0.37%) CEH
7 2 (0.37%) CISM
7 2 (0.37%) CISMP
7 2 (0.37%) CISSP
7 2 (0.37%) CRISC
7 2 (0.37%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.37%) MCP
8 1 (0.19%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.69%) Data Quality
2 7 (1.31%) QA
3 4 (0.75%) GMP
4 3 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.37%) GPG13
5 2 (0.37%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.37%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.37%) RMADS
5 2 (0.37%) Solvency II
System Software
1 10 (1.87%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 359 (67.23%) Microsoft
2 65 (12.17%) Oracle
3 60 (11.24%) JD Edwards
4 57 (10.67%) SAP
5 21 (3.93%) Salesforce.com
6 20 (3.75%) NetSuite
7 16 (3.00%) Infor
8 15 (2.81%) PeopleSoft
9 10 (1.87%) Sitecore
10 9 (1.69%) IBM
11 7 (1.31%) Cognos
11 7 (1.31%) Sage
11 7 (1.31%) Workday
12 6 (1.12%) Hyperion
13 4 (0.75%) hybris
13 4 (0.75%) Nintex
14 3 (0.56%) Citrix
14 3 (0.56%) IFS
15 2 (0.37%) ServiceNow
15 2 (0.37%) VMware
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