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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Dynamics AX (Axapta)
Rank 382 363 370
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +7
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 237 225 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.42% 0.39%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.65% 4.74% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 153 166
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£450 £438 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £327 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £583 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +196.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £40.00 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.00 £40.00 £21.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +196.29%

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
5098 4744 5419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.02% 8.88% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2680 2506 2670
Average daily rate £450 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £600 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 85 66
Average hourly rate £31.50 £17.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -33.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.18 £11.40 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.80 £45.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £17.69 £22.66
% change year-on-year
+78.06% -21.91%

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 1 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Dynamics AX within the UK over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

Dynamics AX Hourly Rate Histogram 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 1 September 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
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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 -4 209 £450 +2.85% 176
London -19 82 £475 +5.55% 56
South East +9 47 £475 +15.15% 34
North West +9 24 £463 +8.82% 24
West Midlands -9 18 £460 -3.15% 18
City of London +3 16 £475 +7.04% 24
East of England -14 15 £413 -8.33% 7
Hampshire -2 14 £468 -30.66% 4
Manchester -4 14 £425 - 12
Cambridgeshire -3 11 £425 -8.10% 7
West Sussex - 9 £475 -
Yorkshire +5 8 £350 -18.84% 8
Oxfordshire +2 8 £330 -26.66% 9
Havant +1 8 £486 -28.00% 1
Cambridge -3 8 £388 -13.88% 2
Surrey -10 8 £500 +21.21% 3
Scotland -29 8 £275 -38.88% 12
South West - 8 £338 - 8
Berkshire +15 6 £475 -9.52% 5
Reading +13 6 £475 - 2
Aberdeen +12 5 £250 -44.44% 3
West Yorkshire +8 5 £350 -22.22% 3
Leeds +3 4 £350 -22.22% 2
Birmingham -6 4 £405 -24.12% 7
Portsmouth - 4 £400 -
South Yorkshire +5 3 £450 +9.09% 3
Cheshire +5 3 £338 - 3
East Midlands -4 3 £406 +1.56% 18
Dorset - 2 £319 -
Wiltshire - 2 £350 - 1

Dynamics AX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 328 (57.34%) Microsoft
2 199 (34.79%) ERP
3 166 (29.02%) Finance
4 137 (23.95%) .NET
5 107 (18.71%) MS Excel
6 106 (18.53%) SQL
7 105 (18.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 101 (17.66%) CRM
8 101 (17.66%) Dynamics CRM
9 99 (17.31%) SAP
10 97 (16.96%) Advertising
11 91 (15.91%) X++
12 79 (13.81%) SQL Server
13 70 (12.24%) Manufacturing
14 65 (11.36%) Resource Management
15 63 (11.01%) Java
16 62 (10.84%) JD Edwards
17 61 (10.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 59 (10.31%) Logistics
19 58 (10.14%) SharePoint
20 55 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
21 46 (8.04%) C#
21 46 (8.04%) Project Management
22 43 (7.52%) Migration
23 40 (6.99%) PRINCE2
24 39 (6.82%) Retail
25 38 (6.64%) Oracle
26 35 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
27 34 (5.94%) JavaScript
28 32 (5.59%) SQL Server Integration Services

Dynamics AX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 58 (10.14%) SharePoint
2 27 (4.72%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (1.40%) MS Exchange
3 8 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (1.05%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.52%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (0.17%) IIS
7 1 (0.17%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.17%) WordPress
7 1 (0.17%) Lync
7 1 (0.17%) SAS
7 1 (0.17%) CMS
Applications
1 107 (18.71%) MS Excel
2 26 (4.55%) MS Office
3 16 (2.80%) MS Project
4 5 (0.87%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.70%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.35%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.17%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 101 (17.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (4.55%) Dynamics NAV
3 14 (2.45%) OpenLink RightAngle
3 14 (2.45%) Aligne
3 14 (2.45%) Endur
3 14 (2.45%) ZaiNet
3 14 (2.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.70%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (0.70%) SAP CO
4 4 (0.70%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.70%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.52%) Agresso
5 3 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.17%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle BRM
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.22%) Office 365
2 4 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.22%) Intranet
2 2 (0.35%) Internet
2 2 (0.35%) DNS
3 1 (0.17%) SAN
3 1 (0.17%) DHCP
3 1 (0.17%) VPN
3 1 (0.17%) Extranet
3 1 (0.17%) Firewall
3 1 (0.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (18.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 79 (13.81%) SQL Server
3 61 (10.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 32 (5.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (4.02%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (2.97%) SQL Server 2005
7 15 (2.62%) SQL Server 2000
8 13 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (1.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 7 (1.22%) Relational Database
10 7 (1.22%) MS Access
11 6 (1.05%) OLAP
12 5 (0.87%) ZAP BI
13 4 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
14 2 (0.35%) OLTP
15 1 (0.17%) RDBMS
15 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database
15 1 (0.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
15 1 (0.17%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 26 (4.55%) MorphX
2 8 (1.40%) Visual Studio
3 5 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.35%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 166 (29.02%) Finance
2 97 (16.96%) Advertising
3 70 (12.24%) Manufacturing
4 39 (6.82%) Retail
5 12 (2.10%) Legal
6 9 (1.57%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.22%) Marketing
8 5 (0.87%) Automotive
8 5 (0.87%) Banking
9 3 (0.52%) General Ledger
9 3 (0.52%) French Language
9 3 (0.52%) Back Office
10 2 (0.35%) Law
10 2 (0.35%) German Language
11 1 (0.17%) Russian Language
11 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.17%) Swedish Language
11 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.17%) Publishing
11 1 (0.17%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 185 (32.34%) Developer
2 131 (22.90%) Consultant
3 112 (19.58%) Dynamics AX Developer
4 98 (17.13%) Dynamics AX Consultant
5 78 (13.64%) Analyst
6 44 (7.69%) Microsoft Developer
7 43 (7.52%) Microsoft Consultant
8 42 (7.34%) Business Analyst
9 37 (6.47%) Architect
10 35 (6.12%) Project Manager
11 25 (4.37%) Administrator
11 25 (4.37%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 20 (3.50%) Functional Consultant
13 19 (3.32%) Solutions Architect
14 15 (2.62%) Trainer
15 14 (2.45%) Technical Consultant
16 13 (2.27%) Front-End Developer
17 12 (2.10%) Programme Manager
17 12 (2.10%) Software Engineer
18 11 (1.92%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (23.95%) .NET
2 27 (4.72%) ASP.NET
3 24 (4.20%) HTML
4 23 (4.02%) CSS
5 14 (2.45%) HTML5
6 12 (2.10%) Web Services
6 12 (2.10%) XML
7 10 (1.75%) CSS3
8 9 (1.57%) Backbone.js
8 9 (1.57%) AngularJS
9 8 (1.40%) WCF
10 7 (1.22%) jQuery
11 6 (1.05%) .NET Framework
12 5 (0.87%) MDX
13 3 (0.52%) KnockoutJS
13 3 (0.52%) XHTML
13 3 (0.52%) DHTML
14 2 (0.35%) COM
14 2 (0.35%) JSON
14 2 (0.35%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (1.40%) EPoS
1 8 (1.40%) FMCG
2 4 (0.70%) Taxonomies
3 3 (0.52%) N-Tier
3 3 (0.52%) PMI
3 3 (0.52%) Mobile App
3 3 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (0.35%) iPad
4 2 (0.35%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.17%) Data Conversion
5 1 (0.17%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.17%) iSeries
5 1 (0.17%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.17%) Life Science
5 1 (0.17%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.17%) Replication
5 1 (0.17%) Clustering
5 1 (0.17%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.17%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 18 (3.15%) Windows
2 11 (1.92%) Windows XP
3 10 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (1.05%) Windows Vista
5 3 (0.52%) Windows 8
5 3 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (34.79%) ERP
2 101 (17.66%) CRM
3 65 (11.36%) Resource Management
4 59 (10.31%) Logistics
5 55 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
6 46 (8.04%) Project Management
7 43 (7.52%) Migration
8 40 (6.99%) PRINCE2
9 35 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
10 29 (5.07%) Data Migration
11 26 (4.55%) Business Analysis
12 24 (4.20%) Stakeholder Management
13 22 (3.85%) Software Engineering
14 20 (3.50%) Business Transformation
15 19 (3.32%) Workflow
16 15 (2.62%) Risk Management
17 14 (2.45%) ETRM
18 13 (2.27%) Change Management
18 13 (2.27%) Unit Testing
19 12 (2.10%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 106 (18.53%) SQL
2 91 (15.91%) X++
3 63 (11.01%) Java
4 46 (8.04%) C#
5 34 (5.94%) JavaScript
6 19 (3.32%) T-SQL
7 10 (1.75%) VB
8 6 (1.05%) PowerShell
9 3 (0.52%) VB.NET
9 3 (0.52%) C
10 2 (0.35%) VBScript
10 2 (0.35%) C++
11 1 (0.17%) Perl
11 1 (0.17%) PHP
11 1 (0.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (2.80%) Degree
2 11 (1.92%) PMI Certification
3 10 (1.75%) PMP
3 10 (1.75%) ISEB
4 9 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (1.22%) ACCA
6 7 (1.22%) CIMA
6 7 (1.22%) MCT
6 7 (1.22%) Security Cleared
7 6 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (1.05%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.05%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.70%) AAT
9 3 (0.52%) HNC
10 1 (0.17%) MCSE
10 1 (0.17%) MCSA
10 1 (0.17%) CCNA
10 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.02%) QA
2 14 (2.45%) EMIR
2 14 (2.45%) MiFID
3 1 (0.17%) GAAP
System Software
1 8 (1.40%) Hyper-V
2 7 (1.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.17%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.17%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.17%) SCSM
2 1 (0.17%) WMI
2 1 (0.17%) WSUS
2 1 (0.17%) SCCM
2 1 (0.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 328 (57.34%) Microsoft
2 99 (17.31%) SAP
3 62 (10.84%) JD Edwards
4 38 (6.64%) Oracle
5 14 (2.45%) Murex
5 14 (2.45%) Brady
5 14 (2.45%) OpenLink
5 14 (2.45%) Triple Point
6 8 (1.40%) Citrix
6 8 (1.40%) Siebel
7 7 (1.22%) VMware
8 5 (0.87%) Infor
9 4 (0.70%) Epicor
10 2 (0.35%) Baan
10 2 (0.35%) McAfee
10 2 (0.35%) IBM
10 2 (0.35%) LexisNexis
10 2 (0.35%) Capita
11 1 (0.17%) Unica
11 1 (0.17%) Epiphany
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