The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Dynamics AX (Axapta)
Rank 350 393 403
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +10
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 249 146 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.31% 0.30%
As % of the Business Applications category 5.32% 3.38% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 79 111
Average daily rate £425 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £430
% change year-on-year
- -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £21.50 £91.25 £12.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.43% +635.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £91.25 £12.40
% change year-on-year
-76.43% +635.88%
Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4678 4319 5690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.57% 9.06% 9.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2664 2211 2830
Average daily rate £425 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £430
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 79 76
Average hourly rate £34.00 £37.80 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.05% +89.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £13.33 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £62.75 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.49 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-0.82% +89.00%

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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +31 217 £425 - 29
London +32 77 £425 - 7
Yorkshire +11 38 £421 +2.00% 4
West Midlands -9 34 £375 -16.66% 3
City of London +8 21 £463 -7.50% 2
North West -6 21 £463 +2.20% 1
Scotland +3 20 £463 -
South Yorkshire +17 18 £450 -
West Yorkshire -2 18 £413 - 3
Leeds -4 18 £413 - 3
South East -15 17 £450 +5.88% 7
Birmingham -9 15 £425 -5.55%
Sheffield - 11 £500 -
Staffordshire +3 8 £325 +182.60% 1
South West -10 8 £361 +20.41% 3
Aberdeen +12 6 £475 -
Cheshire - 6 £513 - 1
Warwickshire - 6 £250 -
Hampshire +12 5 £525 -4.54% 1
East of England -22 5 £450 +9.09% 2
Wiltshire - 5 £425 - 1
Burton-upon-Trent - 5 £300 - 1
Surrey -5 4 £450 +4.65%
Cambridgeshire -9 4 £438 -14.63% 2
Manchester -12 4 £525 +29.62%
East Midlands -15 4 £448 -4.53%
Lancashire - 4 £400 -
Oxfordshire +5 3 £400 - 1
Somerset -9 3 £360 -
Berkshire -18 3 £450 -12.19% 4

Dynamics AX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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.

1 249 (56.21%) Microsoft
2 194 (43.79%) ERP
3 131 (29.57%) Finance
4 105 (23.70%) .NET
5 100 (22.57%) SAP
6 91 (20.54%) CRM
6 91 (20.54%) Dynamics CRM
7 76 (17.16%) JD Edwards
8 74 (16.70%) MS Excel
9 73 (16.48%) Java
10 70 (15.80%) Resource Management
11 62 (14.00%) Logistics
12 54 (12.19%) SQL
13 53 (11.96%) X++
14 49 (11.06%) Manufacturing
15 44 (9.93%) Oracle
16 40 (9.03%) Project Management
17 39 (8.80%) SharePoint
18 38 (8.58%) User Acceptance Testing
19 36 (8.13%) SQL Server
19 36 (8.13%) Retail
20 35 (7.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 31 (7.00%) Migration
22 30 (6.77%) C#
23 29 (6.55%) PRINCE2
24 28 (6.32%) Advertising
25 27 (6.09%) JavaScript
25 27 (6.09%) Data Migration
26 24 (5.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
26 24 (5.42%) QA

Dynamics AX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 39 (8.80%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.03%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (1.81%) MS Exchange
3 8 (1.81%) Adobe CQ
4 6 (1.35%) CMS
5 4 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.45%) Drupal
7 2 (0.45%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.45%) Alfresco
7 2 (0.45%) TeamSite
7 2 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.45%) Liferay
8 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.23%) WordPress
8 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 74 (16.70%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.26%) MS Office
3 8 (1.81%) MS Project
4 5 (1.13%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 91 (20.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (4.97%) Dynamics NAV
3 9 (2.03%) Dynamics GP
4 8 (1.81%) Agresso
5 7 (1.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (1.35%) SAP CO
6 6 (1.35%) ZaiNet
6 6 (1.35%) SAP FI
6 6 (1.35%) Endur
6 6 (1.35%) SAP FI/CO
6 6 (1.35%) OpenLink RightAngle
6 6 (1.35%) Aligne
7 5 (1.13%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.68%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 3 (0.68%) JDE World
9 2 (0.45%) Tridion
10 1 (0.23%) CODA-Financials
10 1 (0.23%) Maximo
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.45%) SaaS
2 1 (0.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.45%) HTTP
2 1 (0.23%) VPN
2 1 (0.23%) DNS
2 1 (0.23%) Intranet
2 1 (0.23%) Internet
2 1 (0.23%) Extranet
2 1 (0.23%) Wireless
2 1 (0.23%) VLAN
2 1 (0.23%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (8.13%) SQL Server
2 35 (7.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (5.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 11 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.68%) OLAP
6 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.45%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.45%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.45%) MySQL
7 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.23%) QlikView
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.23%) MS Access
8 1 (0.23%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (0.23%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 20 (4.51%) MorphX
2 5 (1.13%) Subversion
3 4 (0.90%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.68%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (0.68%) LoadRunner
4 3 (0.68%) Selenium
4 3 (0.68%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.45%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.45%) CruiseControl
5 2 (0.45%) Maven
5 2 (0.45%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 131 (29.57%) Finance
2 49 (11.06%) Manufacturing
3 36 (8.13%) Retail
4 28 (6.32%) Advertising
5 9 (2.03%) Legal
6 6 (1.35%) Marketing
7 3 (0.68%) Automotive
7 3 (0.68%) Back Office
8 2 (0.45%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.45%) Front Office
8 2 (0.45%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.45%) Private Banking
8 2 (0.45%) Banking
8 2 (0.45%) German Language
9 1 (0.23%) Billing
9 1 (0.23%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.23%) French Language
9 1 (0.23%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.23%) Law
9 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 104 (23.48%) Developer
2 100 (22.57%) Consultant
3 78 (17.61%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 53 (11.96%) Analyst
5 51 (11.51%) Project Manager
6 46 (10.38%) Dynamics AX Developer
7 32 (7.22%) Architect
8 30 (6.77%) Microsoft Consultant
9 27 (6.09%) Business Analyst
10 22 (4.97%) Functional Consultant
11 21 (4.74%) Microsoft Developer
11 21 (4.74%) Front-End Developer
12 18 (4.06%) Solutions Architect
13 16 (3.61%) Administrator
14 15 (3.39%) ERP Manager
14 15 (3.39%) JavaScript Developer
15 13 (2.93%) Programme Manager
16 12 (2.71%) ERP Project Manager
17 9 (2.03%) Tester
18 8 (1.81%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (23.70%) .NET
2 24 (5.42%) HTML
3 22 (4.97%) CSS
4 17 (3.84%) ASP.NET
5 15 (3.39%) Backbone.js
5 15 (3.39%) AngularJS
6 12 (2.71%) KnockoutJS
7 9 (2.03%) Web Services
8 8 (1.81%) WCF
8 8 (1.81%) HTML5
9 6 (1.35%) CSS3
9 6 (1.35%) jQuery
9 6 (1.35%) EDI
9 6 (1.35%) Ajax
10 5 (1.13%) MDX
10 5 (1.13%) Middleware
10 5 (1.13%) XML
11 4 (0.90%) JSP
12 3 (0.68%) Semantic HTML
13 2 (0.45%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (2.03%) Computer Science
2 8 (1.81%) FMCG
3 6 (1.35%) N-Tier
4 3 (0.68%) PMI
5 2 (0.45%) EPoS
5 2 (0.45%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.45%) Replication
5 2 (0.45%) iSeries
5 2 (0.45%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.23%) Semantic Web
6 1 (0.23%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.23%) Clustering
6 1 (0.23%) Tandem
6 1 (0.23%) Life Science
6 1 (0.23%) AS400
6 1 (0.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.35%) Windows
2 4 (0.90%) Windows XP
2 4 (0.90%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.23%) Linux
3 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (43.79%) ERP
2 91 (20.54%) CRM
3 70 (15.80%) Resource Management
4 62 (14.00%) Logistics
5 40 (9.03%) Project Management
6 38 (8.58%) User Acceptance Testing
7 31 (7.00%) Migration
8 29 (6.55%) PRINCE2
9 27 (6.09%) Data Migration
10 23 (5.19%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (3.61%) E-Commerce
12 15 (3.39%) Test Scripting
13 14 (3.16%) Data Analysis
13 14 (3.16%) Business Analysis
13 14 (3.16%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (3.16%) Change Management
14 13 (2.93%) Programme Management
15 11 (2.48%) Scrum
15 11 (2.48%) Software Engineering
16 10 (2.26%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 73 (16.48%) Java
2 54 (12.19%) SQL
3 53 (11.96%) X++
4 30 (6.77%) C#
5 27 (6.09%) JavaScript
6 5 (1.13%) PHP
7 4 (0.90%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.45%) C
8 2 (0.45%) PHP5
9 1 (0.23%) Perl
9 1 (0.23%) VB
9 1 (0.23%) RPG
Qualifications
1 21 (4.74%) Degree
2 10 (2.26%) PMI Certification
3 8 (1.81%) PMP
4 6 (1.35%) ISEB
5 5 (1.13%) ACCA
5 5 (1.13%) CIMA
5 5 (1.13%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.90%) HNC
6 4 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.45%) AAT
9 1 (0.23%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.42%) QA
2 6 (1.35%) EMIR
2 6 (1.35%) MiFID
3 1 (0.23%) GAAP
System Software
1 6 (1.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
2 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.90%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.23%) SAP Afaria
3 1 (0.23%) MOM
3 1 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.23%) WSUS
3 1 (0.23%) SCCM
3 1 (0.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 249 (56.21%) Microsoft
2 100 (22.57%) SAP
3 76 (17.16%) JD Edwards
4 44 (9.93%) Oracle
5 7 (1.58%) Infor
6 6 (1.35%) Triple Point
6 6 (1.35%) Brady
6 6 (1.35%) Murex
6 6 (1.35%) CODA
6 6 (1.35%) Baan
6 6 (1.35%) OpenLink
7 5 (1.13%) Adobe
8 4 (0.90%) PeopleSoft
8 4 (0.90%) McAfee
9 3 (0.68%) Northgate
10 2 (0.45%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.45%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.45%) Apple
10 2 (0.45%) ATG
10 2 (0.45%) Siebel
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