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 25 May 2016 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Dynamics AX (Axapta)
Rank 473 370 338
Rank change year-on-year
-103 -32
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 169 289 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.53% 0.60%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.07% 6.48% 6.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 207 234
Median daily rate £450 £450 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £575 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £424
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £10.00 - £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 - £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
4151 4463 4902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.73% 8.23% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2571 2541 2765
Median daily rate £440 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 41 54
Median hourly rate £25.56 £22.50 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.60% -37.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £16.45 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.75 £51.40 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.31 £22.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+16.93% -39.99%

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 25 May 2016.

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 25 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -111 151 £458 +1.66% 94
London -49 61 £475 +2.70% 37
North West -9 23 £650 +38.29% 11
Manchester +6 20 £700 +24.44% 6
City of London +26 15 £475 -5.00% 3
East of England +15 14 £400 +33.33% 3
West Midlands -29 13 £319 -36.25% 14
South East -39 13 £500 +17.64% 15
Scotland -11 10 £375 +4.16% 5
South West -19 9 £450 +12.50% 1
Cambridgeshire +14 8 £400 +30.61%
East Midlands +18 6 £450 -37.50% 7
Edinburgh - 6 £375 -
Staffordshire +8 5 £450 -18.91% 2
Middlesex 0 5 £500 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 5 £450 -
Suffolk - 5 £390 - 1
Cambridge +8 4 £375 +15.38%
West Yorkshire +1 4 £350 -26.31%
Dorset -2 4 £530 +14.59%
Yorkshire -2 4 £350 -24.32% 2
Nottinghamshire - 4 £450 -
Ipswich - 4 - - 1
Wakefield - 4 £350 -
Wales +7 3 £375 - 2
Birmingham -13 3 £300 -40.00% 7
Northern Ireland - 3 £500 -
County Antrim - 3 £500 -
Belfast - 3 £500 -
South Wales - 3 £375 - 2

Dynamics AX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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.

1 231 (63.11%) Microsoft
2 139 (37.98%) ERP
3 106 (28.96%) Finance
4 78 (21.31%) MS Excel
5 60 (16.39%) Retail
6 55 (15.03%) .NET
7 47 (12.84%) Stakeholder Management
8 43 (11.75%) Oracle
8 43 (11.75%) SQL
8 43 (11.75%) JD Edwards
9 42 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
10 40 (10.93%) Project Management
11 39 (10.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 38 (10.38%) Dynamics CRM
12 38 (10.38%) CRM
13 35 (9.56%) SAP
14 33 (9.02%) X++
15 32 (8.74%) SQL Server
16 30 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
17 29 (7.92%) Advertising
18 28 (7.65%) Manufacturing
19 27 (7.38%) Logistics
20 25 (6.83%) User Acceptance Testing
21 24 (6.56%) Change Management
22 22 (6.01%) Migration
22 22 (6.01%) SharePoint
23 20 (5.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 19 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 18 (4.92%) C#
26 17 (4.64%) PRINCE2

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 22 (6.01%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.91%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (1.37%) IIS
4 3 (0.82%) CMS
4 3 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.27%) Apache
5 1 (0.27%) Drupal
5 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 78 (21.31%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.64%) MS Project
3 4 (1.09%) MS Office
4 3 (0.82%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 38 (10.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (4.10%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (1.64%) Oracle ERP
4 5 (1.37%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (0.82%) Cognos TM1
5 3 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.82%) Primavera
5 3 (0.82%) SAP PS
6 2 (0.55%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.55%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.55%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.55%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.27%) Infor SunSystems
7 1 (0.27%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.64%) Office 365
3 4 (1.09%) IaaS
4 2 (0.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.55%) DHCP
1 2 (0.55%) DNS
1 2 (0.55%) HTTP
2 1 (0.27%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.27%) Intranet
2 1 (0.27%) LAN
2 1 (0.27%) SAN
2 1 (0.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (10.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 32 (8.74%) SQL Server
3 20 (5.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 19 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (1.64%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.64%) QlikView
8 5 (1.37%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.09%) MySQL
10 3 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.55%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.55%) Power BI
12 1 (0.27%) Cognos Powerplay
12 1 (0.27%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 12 (3.28%) Visual Studio
2 11 (3.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (1.91%) MorphX
4 3 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.55%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.55%) MSI
5 2 (0.55%) MSTest
5 2 (0.55%) Toad
5 2 (0.55%) WiX
6 1 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.27%) NUnit
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.27%) Selenium
6 1 (0.27%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 106 (28.96%) Finance
2 60 (16.39%) Retail
3 29 (7.92%) Advertising
4 28 (7.65%) Manufacturing
5 12 (3.28%) Legal
6 7 (1.91%) Billing
6 7 (1.91%) General Ledger
6 7 (1.91%) Marketing
7 6 (1.64%) Back Office
8 3 (0.82%) French Language
8 3 (0.82%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.55%) Banking
9 2 (0.55%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.27%) Automotive
10 1 (0.27%) Law
10 1 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 85 (23.22%) Consultant
2 77 (21.04%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 67 (18.31%) Analyst
4 61 (16.67%) Developer
5 39 (10.66%) Architect
5 39 (10.66%) Dynamics AX Developer
6 37 (10.11%) Project Manager
7 33 (9.02%) Microsoft Consultant
8 31 (8.47%) Functional Consultant
9 28 (7.65%) Business Analyst
9 28 (7.65%) Dynamics AX Architect
10 21 (5.74%) Dynamics AX Project Manager
11 19 (5.19%) ERP Manager
11 19 (5.19%) Microsoft Developer
12 17 (4.64%) Test Analyst
13 16 (4.37%) Solutions Architect
14 15 (4.10%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 15 (4.10%) Programme Manager
15 14 (3.83%) Support Analyst
16 12 (3.28%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (15.03%) .NET
2 9 (2.46%) ASP.NET
3 6 (1.64%) XML
4 5 (1.37%) HTML
5 4 (1.09%) .NET Framework
5 4 (1.09%) jQuery
6 3 (0.82%) AngularJS
6 3 (0.82%) CSS
6 3 (0.82%) MDX
6 3 (0.82%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (0.55%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.55%) Middleware
7 2 (0.55%) Software Packaging
7 2 (0.55%) Web Services
7 2 (0.55%) WPF
7 2 (0.55%) XSLT
8 1 (0.27%) COM
8 1 (0.27%) EDI
8 1 (0.27%) Velocity
8 1 (0.27%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.19%) Management Information System
3 6 (1.64%) FMCG
4 5 (1.37%) User Experience
5 4 (1.09%) Visualisation
6 3 (0.82%) iPad
7 2 (0.55%) Data Conversion
7 2 (0.55%) Data Extraction
7 2 (0.55%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.55%) EPoS
7 2 (0.55%) iPhone
7 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Licensing
8 1 (0.27%) Clustering
8 1 (0.27%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.27%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.27%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.27%) Economics
8 1 (0.27%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.27%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (3.55%) Windows
2 5 (1.37%) Windows Server
3 3 (0.82%) Windows 7
3 3 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.55%) Unix
4 2 (0.55%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (37.98%) ERP
2 47 (12.84%) Stakeholder Management
3 42 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (10.93%) Project Management
5 38 (10.38%) CRM
6 30 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
7 27 (7.38%) Logistics
8 25 (6.83%) User Acceptance Testing
9 24 (6.56%) Change Management
10 22 (6.01%) Migration
11 17 (4.64%) PRINCE2
12 16 (4.37%) Data Migration
13 13 (3.55%) Business Analysis
13 13 (3.55%) ETL
13 13 (3.55%) Scrum
14 11 (3.01%) ITIL
15 10 (2.73%) GAP Analysis
15 10 (2.73%) Risk Management
15 10 (2.73%) Workflow
16 9 (2.46%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (11.75%) SQL
2 33 (9.02%) X++
3 18 (4.92%) C#
4 12 (3.28%) T-SQL
5 4 (1.09%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.09%) PowerShell
6 3 (0.82%) C
6 3 (0.82%) VB
7 2 (0.55%) Java
8 1 (0.27%) PHP
8 1 (0.27%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.27%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.27%) VBA
8 1 (0.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (4.10%) Degree
2 8 (2.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (1.64%) ISTQB
4 5 (1.37%) ISEB
4 5 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.82%) HND
6 2 (0.55%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.27%) ACCA
7 1 (0.27%) CIMA
7 1 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.27%) PMP
7 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.27%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.01%) QA
2 2 (0.55%) SLA
3 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.27%) PMBOK
System Software
1 6 (1.64%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.55%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.55%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.27%) SCCM
1 1 (0.27%) SCOM
1 1 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 231 (63.11%) Microsoft
2 43 (11.75%) JD Edwards
2 43 (11.75%) Oracle
3 35 (9.56%) SAP
4 7 (1.91%) Citrix
4 7 (1.91%) IBM
4 7 (1.91%) Infor
5 6 (1.64%) Cognos
6 5 (1.37%) Epicor
7 3 (0.82%) JDA
7 3 (0.82%) Sage
7 3 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.82%) Tableau
7 3 (0.82%) VMware
8 2 (0.55%) Hyperion
8 2 (0.55%) IFS
8 2 (0.55%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.55%) Nintex
8 2 (0.55%) RedPrairie
8 2 (0.55%) Retek
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