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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Dynamics AX over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Dynamics AX (formerly Axapta)
Rank 69 108 107
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -1
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 64 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.34% 0.62% 0.67%
As % of the Business Applications category 17.49% 7.69% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 13
Median daily rate £475 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £516 £586
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £18.00
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
366 208 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.38% 8.08% 11.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 122 156
Median daily rate £425 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £328 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £523 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 4
Median hourly rate £16.00 £30.00 £25.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +17.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £39.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year
-41.02% +71.42%

Dynamics AX
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Dynamics AX as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Dynamics AX within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +21 41 £475 - 3
Warwickshire 0 2 £400 - 1
Staffordshire -5 2 £400 - 3
Coventry - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Dynamics AX
England

Dynamics AX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Dynamics AX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Dynamics AX.

1 69 (79.31%) Microsoft
2 49 (56.32%) Finance
3 48 (55.17%) Manufacturing
3 48 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (35.63%) CRM
5 28 (32.18%) Dynamics CRM
6 22 (25.29%) C#
6 22 (25.29%) Microsoft Azure
7 19 (21.84%) X++
7 19 (21.84%) Business Development
7 19 (21.84%) SharePoint
7 19 (21.84%) Business Intelligence
7 19 (21.84%) BizTalk Server
7 19 (21.84%) Public Cloud
8 18 (20.69%) JavaScript
9 17 (19.54%) Team Foundation Server
9 17 (19.54%) HTML
9 17 (19.54%) CSS
9 17 (19.54%) Power BI
9 17 (19.54%) AngularJS
9 17 (19.54%) HTML5
9 17 (19.54%) CSS3
10 11 (12.64%) MS Excel
11 9 (10.34%) ERP
11 9 (10.34%) Advertising
12 8 (9.20%) SQL Server
13 6 (6.90%) .NET
13 6 (6.90%) Scrum
14 5 (5.75%) Logistics
14 5 (5.75%) Degree

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (21.84%) BizTalk Server
1 19 (21.84%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.15%) Mule
Applications
1 11 (12.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 28 (32.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.30%) Maximo
2 2 (2.30%) Sentinel
3 1 (1.15%) Infor LN
3 1 (1.15%) MFGPRO
3 1 (1.15%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 22 (25.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.60%) Office 365
3 1 (1.15%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.54%) Power BI
2 8 (9.20%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.15%) OLAP
5 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (19.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 49 (56.32%) Finance
2 48 (55.17%) Manufacturing
3 9 (10.34%) Advertising
4 4 (4.60%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.15%) Back Office
5 1 (1.15%) Czech Language
5 1 (1.15%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.15%) French Language
5 1 (1.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (28.74%) Developer
2 21 (24.14%) Architect
2 21 (24.14%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 19 (21.84%) Dynamics AX Architect
4 18 (20.69%) Consultant
4 18 (20.69%) Microsoft Developer
5 16 (18.39%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 12 (13.79%) Functional Consultant
7 10 (11.49%) Microsoft Consultant
8 9 (10.34%) Analyst
9 7 (8.05%) Business Analyst
10 4 (4.60%) Project Manager
11 3 (3.45%) Agile Business Analyst
11 3 (3.45%) Trainer
12 2 (2.30%) Business Manager
12 2 (2.30%) CRM Analyst
12 2 (2.30%) CRM Business Analyst
12 2 (2.30%) Dynamics AX Trainer
12 2 (2.30%) Logistics Consultant
12 2 (2.30%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (19.54%) AngularJS
1 17 (19.54%) CSS
1 17 (19.54%) CSS3
1 17 (19.54%) HTML
1 17 (19.54%) HTML5
2 6 (6.90%) .NET
3 2 (2.30%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.30%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.30%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (2.30%) WPF
4 1 (1.15%) MDX
4 1 (1.15%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.84%) Public Cloud
2 5 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.60%) Life Science
4 2 (2.30%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.30%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.15%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.15%) EPoS
5 1 (1.15%) NHS
5 1 (1.15%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.15%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (35.63%) CRM
3 19 (21.84%) Business Development
3 19 (21.84%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (10.34%) ERP
5 6 (6.90%) Scrum
6 5 (5.75%) Data Migration
6 5 (5.75%) Logistics
6 5 (5.75%) Migration
6 5 (5.75%) Project Management
6 5 (5.75%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (4.60%) Data Protection
8 3 (3.45%) E-Commerce
8 3 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (3.45%) User Stories
9 2 (2.30%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (2.30%) Information Assurance
9 2 (2.30%) Mentoring
9 2 (2.30%) SDLC
9 2 (2.30%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 22 (25.29%) C#
2 19 (21.84%) X++
3 18 (20.69%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.45%) SQL
5 2 (2.30%) C++
5 2 (2.30%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (5.75%) Degree
2 4 (4.60%) SC Cleared
2 4 (4.60%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.30%) CEH
3 2 (2.30%) CISM
3 2 (2.30%) CISMP
3 2 (2.30%) CISSP
3 2 (2.30%) CRISC
3 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) GMP
2 2 (2.30%) GPG13
2 2 (2.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.30%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.30%) RMADS
3 1 (1.15%) QA
Vendors
1 69 (79.31%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.30%) IBM
2 2 (2.30%) Infor
2 2 (2.30%) JD Edwards
2 2 (2.30%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.15%) Ceridian
3 1 (1.15%) Cognos
3 1 (1.15%) MuleSoft
3 1 (1.15%) QAD
3 1 (1.15%) SAP
3 1 (1.15%) Workday