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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Dynamics AX (Axapta)
Rank 111 95 103
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +8
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 17 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.66% 0.71% 0.31%
As % of the Business Applications category 5.50% 5.60% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 2
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£460 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.15% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £308 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £582 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £16.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 - £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.00 - £21.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +196.29%
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
309 268 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.94% 12.64% 9.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 120 90
Average daily rate £425 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £436
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 19 9
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +98.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.13 £12.00 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £66.78 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £18.37 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+71.52% -26.54%

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 2 September 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Dynamics AX across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Dynamics AX Hourly Rate Histogram 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 2 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
Birmingham -2 3 £405 -24.12% 7
Worcestershire - 2 £500 - 1
West Bromwich - - - -
Dynamics AX
England

Dynamics AX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 39 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 25 (46.30%) ERP
3 19 (35.19%) Manufacturing
4 17 (31.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (29.63%) Advertising
6 12 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 12 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (18.52%) Finance
8 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 9 (16.67%) Business Analysis
9 8 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (12.96%) X++
11 6 (11.11%) Migration
11 6 (11.11%) MS Office
12 5 (9.26%) .NET
12 5 (9.26%) CRM
12 5 (9.26%) MS Visio
12 5 (9.26%) Automotive
12 5 (9.26%) Dynamics CRM
12 5 (9.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (9.26%) Logistics
13 4 (7.41%) Degree
13 4 (7.41%) ZAP BI
13 4 (7.41%) Retail
13 4 (7.41%) Project Management
13 4 (7.41%) SQL
13 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET
13 4 (7.41%) MS Project
14 3 (5.56%) HNC

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 6 (11.11%) MS Office
3 5 (9.26%) MS Visio
4 4 (7.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.85%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (31.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 5 (9.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (7.41%) ZAP BI
6 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.70%) OLAP
8 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (35.19%) Manufacturing
2 16 (29.63%) Advertising
3 10 (18.52%) Finance
4 5 (9.26%) Automotive
5 4 (7.41%) Retail
6 1 (1.85%) German Language
6 1 (1.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (33.33%) Developer
2 13 (24.07%) Analyst
3 12 (22.22%) Dynamics AX Developer
4 7 (12.96%) Consultant
5 5 (9.26%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 4 (7.41%) Test Leader
6 4 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Project Manager
6 4 (7.41%) Programmer
7 3 (5.56%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Report Developer
8 2 (3.70%) ERP Implementation Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) Implementation Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) Report Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Functional Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) ERP Consultant
9 1 (1.85%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) .NET
2 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.56%) WCF
4 1 (1.85%) jQuery
4 1 (1.85%) CSS
4 1 (1.85%) XML
4 1 (1.85%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.85%) EPoS
2 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (46.30%) ERP
2 12 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 8 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (11.11%) Migration
6 5 (9.26%) CRM
6 5 (9.26%) Logistics
7 4 (7.41%) Project Management
8 3 (5.56%) MVC
8 3 (5.56%) SOA
8 3 (5.56%) Project Planning
8 3 (5.56%) Validation
8 3 (5.56%) Data Analysis
9 2 (3.70%) Lean Six Sigma
9 2 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (3.70%) B2B
9 2 (3.70%) Six Sigma
9 2 (3.70%) ITIL
9 2 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (1.85%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.96%) X++
2 4 (7.41%) SQL
3 3 (5.56%) C#
4 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) Degree
2 3 (5.56%) HNC
2 3 (5.56%) ISEB
3 2 (3.70%) ACCA
3 2 (3.70%) CIMA
3 2 (3.70%) AAT
4 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) GAAP
1 1 (1.85%) QA
Vendors
1 39 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.70%) Capita
3 1 (1.85%) JD Edwards
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle
3 1 (1.85%) SAP
3 1 (1.85%) Siebel
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