The table below looks at the statistics for Dynamics AX skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Dynamics AX over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Dynamics AX (Axapta)
Rank 88 108 97
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -11
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 27 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.09% 0.67% 0.73%
As % of the Business Applications category 11.44% 5.65% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 14
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£500 £460 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -3.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £321 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £650 £582
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
Dynamics AX
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Business Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
236 301 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.56% 11.78% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 121 118
Average daily rate £428 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 26 17
Average hourly rate £17.50 £37.80 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.70% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £24.13 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £42.00 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.57 £31.50 £17.93
% change year-on-year
-37.87% +75.65%

Dynamics AX
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Dynamics AX across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Dynamics AX Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Dynamics AX
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Dynamics AX across the West Midlands region.

Dynamics AX Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Dynamics AX
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Dynamics AX across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Dynamics AX Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Dynamics AX
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Dynamics AX across the West Midlands region.

Dynamics AX Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Dynamics AX
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 September 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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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
Birmingham +16 14 £525 +29.62% 6
Worcestershire +3 2 £363 -27.50%
Warwickshire +1 1 - -
Solihull -5 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £455 - 2
Dynamics AX
England

Dynamics AX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 32 (51.61%) Microsoft
2 23 (37.10%) ERP
3 22 (35.48%) Finance
4 15 (24.19%) X++
5 12 (19.35%) Dynamics CRM
5 12 (19.35%) .NET
5 12 (19.35%) CRM
6 8 (12.90%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (12.90%) MS Excel
7 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
7 7 (11.29%) Manufacturing
7 7 (11.29%) Migration
7 7 (11.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (11.29%) Logistics
8 6 (9.68%) SQL
9 5 (8.06%) MS Project
9 5 (8.06%) Project Management
9 5 (8.06%) Advertising
9 5 (8.06%) MorphX
9 5 (8.06%) Data Migration
10 4 (6.45%) Change Management
10 4 (6.45%) Document Management
10 4 (6.45%) Retail
10 4 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (4.84%) JD Edwards
11 3 (4.84%) HP
11 3 (4.84%) C#
11 3 (4.84%) Java
11 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
11 3 (4.84%) Exstream

Dynamics AX
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 8 (12.90%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.61%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.61%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.06%) MS Project
3 2 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.61%) PowerPivot
4 1 (1.61%) MS Office
4 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (19.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.84%) Exstream
3 1 (1.61%) Dynamics SL
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) SaaS
1 1 (1.61%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
1 7 (11.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Power View
3 1 (1.61%) MOLAP
3 1 (1.61%) ROLAP
3 1 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.61%) HOLAP
3 1 (1.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (8.06%) MorphX
2 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (35.48%) Finance
2 7 (11.29%) Manufacturing
3 5 (8.06%) Advertising
4 4 (6.45%) Retail
5 1 (1.61%) Billing
5 1 (1.61%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (1.61%) Cantonese Language
5 1 (1.61%) Banking
5 1 (1.61%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (19.35%) Consultant
1 12 (19.35%) Developer
1 12 (19.35%) Dynamics AX Developer
2 11 (17.74%) Architect
3 10 (16.13%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 7 (11.29%) Analyst
5 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Consultant
6 5 (8.06%) Project Manager
6 5 (8.06%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (8.06%) Technical Architect
7 3 (4.84%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Programme Manager
7 3 (4.84%) Enterprise Architect
7 3 (4.84%) Test Manager
8 2 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Data Migration Consultant
8 2 (3.23%) Migration Consultant
8 2 (3.23%) Change Manager
8 2 (3.23%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.35%) .NET
2 3 (4.84%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (3.23%) XML
4 1 (1.61%) XSLT
4 1 (1.61%) EDI
4 1 (1.61%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
1 1 (1.61%) Mathematics
1 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
1 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.61%) Windows
1 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.10%) ERP
2 12 (19.35%) CRM
3 7 (11.29%) Migration
3 7 (11.29%) Logistics
4 5 (8.06%) Project Management
4 5 (8.06%) Data Migration
5 4 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (6.45%) Change Management
5 4 (6.45%) Document Management
6 3 (4.84%) Data Analysis
6 3 (4.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (4.84%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.84%) Business Analysis
6 3 (4.84%) Data Governance
6 3 (4.84%) Resource Management
6 3 (4.84%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (3.23%) Unit Testing
7 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (3.23%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 15 (24.19%) X++
2 6 (9.68%) SQL
3 3 (4.84%) C#
3 3 (4.84%) Java
4 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.23%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) ACCA
2 1 (1.61%) CIMA
Vendors
1 32 (51.61%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.84%) HP
2 3 (4.84%) JD Edwards
3 2 (3.23%) SAP
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle
4 1 (1.61%) Lotus
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