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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Dynamics AX (Axapta)
Rank 354 391 399
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +8
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 260 206 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.39% 0.32%
As % of the Business Applications category 5.76% 4.48% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 148 86
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£450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £91.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £91.25

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
4514 4601 4211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.21% 8.63% 9.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2578 2512 2134
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 47 69
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -40.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.30 £16.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.40 £55.00 £59.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £33.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-46.96% -12.69%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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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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 +36 234 £450 - 172
London +24 88 £425 -5.55% 46
South East -2 47 £475 -9.52% 31
West Midlands -1 34 £500 +25.00% 28
City of London +24 31 £500 +8.10% 26
Birmingham -1 21 £500 +17.64% 15
South West +11 20 £420 +15.86% 15
Hampshire +8 20 £425 -19.04% 6
North West -22 15 £450 -10.00% 17
Scotland -12 13 £338 -27.02% 5
Berkshire -1 11 £493 -1.50% 5
Reading +8 10 £485 -19.16% 1
East of England +16 9 £500 +11.11% 3
Wiltshire +10 9 £400 - 2
Manchester -8 9 £500 -4.76% 13
Cambridgeshire +9 8 £525 +20.00% 3
North East - 7 £475 - 5
West Sussex - 7 £500 - 4
Havant +3 6 £315 -
Yorkshire -23 6 £395 -12.22% 12
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £475 - 3
Tyne and Wear - 6 £475 - 3
Surrey +9 5 £505 -3.80% 3
Cambridge +5 5 £750 +66.66% 2
Aberdeen +1 5 £325 -18.75% 1
South Yorkshire -11 5 £340 -24.44% 1
Fareham - 5 £425 - 1
Wales -4 4 £500 +42.85%
Cheshire -7 3 £450 -10.00% 2
Derbyshire +4 2 - - 4

Dynamics AX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 269 (56.51%) Microsoft
2 204 (42.86%) ERP
3 141 (29.62%) .NET
4 122 (25.63%) Finance
5 104 (21.85%) CRM
5 104 (21.85%) Dynamics CRM
6 101 (21.22%) SQL Server
7 93 (19.54%) SQL
8 92 (19.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 86 (18.07%) X++
10 76 (15.97%) MS Excel
11 69 (14.50%) SharePoint
12 67 (14.08%) Resource Management
13 65 (13.66%) JD Edwards
14 62 (13.03%) Advertising
14 62 (13.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 61 (12.82%) Manufacturing
15 61 (12.82%) BizTalk Server
16 60 (12.61%) Java
17 57 (11.97%) SAP
18 47 (9.87%) Business Intelligence
19 43 (9.03%) C#
20 41 (8.61%) Agile Software Development
21 38 (7.98%) Project Management
22 37 (7.77%) Stakeholder Management
23 36 (7.56%) Migration
23 36 (7.56%) Active Directory
24 34 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 34 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
25 33 (6.93%) Business Analysis

Dynamics AX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 69 (14.50%) SharePoint
2 61 (12.82%) BizTalk Server
3 26 (5.46%) SharePoint 2013
4 25 (5.25%) SharePoint 2010
5 24 (5.04%) Lync
6 20 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (1.89%) Apache
8 7 (1.47%) IIS
9 6 (1.26%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.63%) CMS
10 3 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.63%) Node.js
11 1 (0.21%) MediaWiki
11 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.21%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.21%) SAS
Applications
1 76 (15.97%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.26%) MS Project
3 5 (1.05%) MS Office
4 4 (0.84%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.84%) PowerPivot
5 3 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 104 (21.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (2.73%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.63%) Maximo
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.42%) Agresso
4 2 (0.42%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.42%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.42%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.21%) FRx
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.21%) JDE World
5 1 (0.21%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.21%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.21%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.21%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.62%) Cloud Computing
2 20 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.26%) Office 365
4 2 (0.42%) Yammer
4 2 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.84%) Internet
1 4 (0.84%) Firewall
2 2 (0.42%) LAN
2 2 (0.42%) WAN
3 1 (0.21%) DHCP
3 1 (0.21%) DNS
3 1 (0.21%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (21.22%) SQL Server
2 92 (19.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 62 (13.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 34 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (3.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (3.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 13 (2.73%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (1.89%) OLAP
8 7 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (0.84%) OLTP
9 4 (0.84%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Power View
9 4 (0.84%) OLAP Cube
10 2 (0.42%) ZAP BI
10 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.42%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.42%) DTS
10 2 (0.42%) MySQL
10 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 20 (4.20%) Visual Studio
2 15 (3.15%) MorphX
3 12 (2.52%) Selenium
4 10 (2.10%) JIRA
5 9 (1.89%) JUnit
5 9 (1.89%) Subversion
5 9 (1.89%) Eclipse
5 9 (1.89%) Redmine
6 8 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.63%) MSTest
7 3 (0.63%) Moq
7 3 (0.63%) SoapUI
7 3 (0.63%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.21%) NUnit
8 1 (0.21%) LSMW
8 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 122 (25.63%) Finance
2 62 (13.03%) Advertising
3 61 (12.82%) Manufacturing
4 28 (5.88%) Retail
5 5 (1.05%) Marketing
6 4 (0.84%) Legal
6 4 (0.84%) Back Office
7 3 (0.63%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.63%) French Language
7 3 (0.63%) General Ledger
7 3 (0.63%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.42%) Local Government
8 2 (0.42%) Banking
8 2 (0.42%) German Language
8 2 (0.42%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.42%) Front Office
8 2 (0.42%) Law
9 1 (0.21%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.21%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 132 (27.73%) Developer
2 113 (23.74%) Consultant
3 91 (19.12%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 79 (16.60%) Dynamics AX Developer
5 64 (13.45%) Architect
6 63 (13.24%) Analyst
7 44 (9.24%) Project Manager
8 33 (6.93%) Business Analyst
9 28 (5.88%) Technical Architect
10 27 (5.67%) Microsoft Consultant
11 25 (5.25%) Microsoft Developer
11 25 (5.25%) Functional Consultant
12 19 (3.99%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 16 (3.36%) Solutions Architect
14 15 (3.15%) Test Analyst
15 14 (2.94%) Programme Manager
16 13 (2.73%) Infrastructure Architect
16 13 (2.73%) Report Developer
17 12 (2.52%) Technical Consultant
18 10 (2.10%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (29.62%) .NET
2 27 (5.67%) Web Services
3 19 (3.99%) HTML
4 17 (3.57%) CSS
4 17 (3.57%) Application Packaging
5 13 (2.73%) ASP.NET
6 9 (1.89%) J2EE
6 9 (1.89%) JSP
6 9 (1.89%) Struts
6 9 (1.89%) Hibernate
6 9 (1.89%) Spring
6 9 (1.89%) JSON
6 9 (1.89%) JPA
6 9 (1.89%) Struts2
7 8 (1.68%) MDX
7 8 (1.68%) XML
7 8 (1.68%) SOAP
8 7 (1.47%) .NET Framework
9 6 (1.26%) Ajax
10 5 (1.05%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 34 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (4.83%) Clustering
3 9 (1.89%) Replication
4 7 (1.47%) Data Integration
4 7 (1.47%) Reference Data
5 5 (1.05%) Data Structures
6 3 (0.63%) iSeries
7 2 (0.42%) Open Source
7 2 (0.42%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.42%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.42%) PMI
8 1 (0.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
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%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (5.04%) Windows
2 7 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (0.63%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.42%) UNIX
6 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.21%) AIX
6 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.21%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (42.86%) ERP
2 104 (21.85%) CRM
3 67 (14.08%) Resource Management
4 47 (9.87%) Business Intelligence
5 41 (8.61%) Agile Software Development
6 38 (7.98%) Project Management
7 37 (7.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 36 (7.56%) Migration
9 33 (6.93%) Business Analysis
10 31 (6.51%) Logistics
11 23 (4.83%) Disaster Recovery
12 21 (4.41%) PRINCE2
13 19 (3.99%) User Acceptance Testing
14 17 (3.57%) Change Management
14 17 (3.57%) Scrum
14 17 (3.57%) Data Migration
15 15 (3.15%) Business Transformation
16 13 (2.73%) Workflow
17 12 (2.52%) E-Commerce
17 12 (2.52%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 93 (19.54%) SQL
2 86 (18.07%) X++
3 60 (12.61%) Java
4 43 (9.03%) C#
5 24 (5.04%) T-SQL
6 23 (4.83%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.63%) C
8 2 (0.42%) RPG
8 2 (0.42%) VB
8 2 (0.42%) ABAP
8 2 (0.42%) VBA
9 1 (0.21%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.21%) VB6
9 1 (0.21%) Korn
9 1 (0.21%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.21%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (4.20%) Degree
2 11 (2.31%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (1.47%) ISEB
5 6 (1.26%) MCT
5 6 (1.26%) ACCA
5 6 (1.26%) CIMA
5 6 (1.26%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.63%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.42%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.21%) AAT
8 1 (0.21%) CCAB
8 1 (0.21%) MBA
8 1 (0.21%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.67%) QA
2 2 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (7.56%) Active Directory
2 21 (4.41%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
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 4 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.42%) SCCM
3 1 (0.21%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 269 (56.51%) Microsoft
2 65 (13.66%) JD Edwards
3 57 (11.97%) SAP
4 31 (6.51%) Oracle
5 6 (1.26%) PeopleSoft
6 5 (1.05%) Cognos
6 5 (1.05%) Citrix
7 4 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.63%) Remedy
8 3 (0.63%) Baan
8 3 (0.63%) VMware
8 3 (0.63%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.42%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.42%) Informatica
9 2 (0.42%) Epicor
9 2 (0.42%) Siebel
10 1 (0.21%) NetApp
10 1 (0.21%) Sage
10 1 (0.21%) ATG
10 1 (0.21%) TOWER Software
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