The table below looks at the statistics for MorphX skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MorphX over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft MorphX
Rank 605 592 572
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -20
Contract jobs citing MorphX 14 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.018% 0.014%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.18% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 6
Average daily rate £400 £455 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.08% -4.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £455 -
% change year-on-year
-12.08% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7601 6904 5837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.78% 13.63% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5081 4663 3679
Average daily rate £425 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 213 127 126
Average hourly rate £41.85 £36.70 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.73 £24.65 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £50.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +2.77%

MorphX
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MorphX within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

MorphX Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MorphX
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MorphX within the UK.

MorphX Daily Rate Trend in the UK

MorphX
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MorphX within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +6 13 £400 -13.97% 10
South West +11 10 £400 -13.04% 3
Somerset +11 9 £400 -12.08% 2
Bath +4 9 £400 -12.08%
London -7 1 - - 2
West Midlands - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £460 -
Peterborough - 1 £460 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £460 -

MorphX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing MorphX 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 MorphX.

1 18 (94.74%) Dynamics AX
2 17 (89.47%) Microsoft
3 11 (57.89%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (52.63%) .NET
5 9 (47.37%) X++
6 7 (36.84%) User Experience
7 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (31.58%) Data Structures
7 6 (31.58%) ERP
7 6 (31.58%) Back Office
7 6 (31.58%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (21.05%) Finance
9 4 (21.05%) SQL
10 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
10 3 (15.79%) C#
11 2 (10.53%) Resource Management
11 2 (10.53%) JD Edwards
11 2 (10.53%) Windows
11 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
11 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
11 2 (10.53%) XML
11 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
12 1 (5.26%) SQL Optimisation
12 1 (5.26%) Nintex
12 1 (5.26%) XSLT
12 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
12 1 (5.26%) MS Access
12 1 (5.26%) CRM
12 1 (5.26%) SharePoint

MorphX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing MorphX 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 MorphX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (57.89%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (94.74%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.26%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.26%) MS Access
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (31.58%) Back Office
2 4 (21.05%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) French Language
3 1 (5.26%) General Ledger
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Developer
2 13 (68.42%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Dynamics AX Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Axapta Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Functional Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) IT Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Security Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Security Technical Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) XML
3 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (5.26%) CSS
3 1 (5.26%) HTML
3 1 (5.26%) jQuery
3 1 (5.26%) WF
3 1 (5.26%) WPF
3 1 (5.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) User Experience
2 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (31.58%) Data Structures
2 6 (31.58%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
1 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
2 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) ERP
2 2 (10.53%) Resource Management
3 1 (5.26%) CRM
3 1 (5.26%) Logistics
3 1 (5.26%) MVC
3 1 (5.26%) SDLC
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Optimisation
3 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
3 1 (5.26%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) X++
2 4 (21.05%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) C#
4 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.26%) C
5 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) JD Edwards
3 1 (5.26%) Nintex