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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Dynamics AX (Axapta)
Rank 99 78 74
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -4
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 25 35 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.93% 1.46% 1.37%
As % of the Business Applications category 9.92% 11.78% 11.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 22 15
Average daily rate
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£500 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £448 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £21.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.50 £91.25
% change year-on-year
- -76.43%
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
252 297 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.35% 12.43% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 150 92
Average daily rate £445 £380 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.10% -15.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £275 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £485 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 30
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -12.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £37.49 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-10.64% -0.82%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -2 14 £500 +17.64% 7
Worcestershire - 3 £250 - 1
Dynamics AX
England

Dynamics AX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (56.14%) Microsoft
2 20 (35.09%) X++
3 19 (33.33%) .NET
3 19 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 15 (26.32%) SharePoint
4 15 (26.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (24.56%) CRM
5 14 (24.56%) Dynamics CRM
6 13 (22.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (22.81%) ERP
6 13 (22.81%) BizTalk Server
6 13 (22.81%) Finance
7 12 (21.05%) MS Excel
8 11 (19.30%) Active Directory
8 11 (19.30%) Advertising
8 11 (19.30%) Microsoft Azure
9 10 (17.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (17.54%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (15.79%) Replication
10 9 (15.79%) Windows
11 7 (12.28%) Logistics
11 7 (12.28%) C#
12 4 (7.02%) SQL
13 3 (5.26%) Resource Management
13 3 (5.26%) Mentoring
13 3 (5.26%) Business Transformation
13 3 (5.26%) Procure-to-pay
13 3 (5.26%) Java
13 3 (5.26%) JD Edwards
13 3 (5.26%) Maximo

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 15 (26.32%) SharePoint
2 13 (22.81%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.51%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.51%) MS Project
2 2 (3.51%) MS Office
3 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.75%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (24.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (5.26%) Maximo
3 2 (3.51%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (1.75%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.75%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 11 (19.30%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 15 (26.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (22.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (17.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (1.75%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (1.75%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MorphX
General
1 13 (22.81%) Finance
2 11 (19.30%) Advertising
3 2 (3.51%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) Marketing
4 1 (1.75%) Banking
4 1 (1.75%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 21 (36.84%) Developer
2 19 (33.33%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 11 (19.30%) Architect
4 10 (17.54%) Consultant
5 8 (14.04%) Technical Architect
6 7 (12.28%) Dynamics AX Consultant
7 5 (8.77%) Analyst
8 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (5.26%) Technical Solutions Architect
10 2 (3.51%) Technical Leader
10 2 (3.51%) SAP Consultant
10 2 (3.51%) Applications Architect
10 2 (3.51%) Project Manager
10 2 (3.51%) Business Analyst
10 2 (3.51%) PMO Analyst
11 1 (1.75%) CRM Manager
11 1 (1.75%) Lead Architect
11 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 1 (1.75%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (1.75%) MDX
2 1 (1.75%) EDI
2 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) Replication
2 1 (1.75%) Data Conversion
2 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.56%) CRM
2 13 (22.81%) ERP
3 10 (17.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (12.28%) Logistics
5 3 (5.26%) Resource Management
5 3 (5.26%) Mentoring
5 3 (5.26%) Business Transformation
5 3 (5.26%) Procure-to-pay
6 2 (3.51%) Asset Management
6 2 (3.51%) Change Management
6 2 (3.51%) Project Management
6 2 (3.51%) OOP
6 2 (3.51%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.51%) Unit Testing
6 2 (3.51%) CAFM
7 1 (1.75%) Integration Testing
7 1 (1.75%) Test Scripting
7 1 (1.75%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (1.75%) Kanban
7 1 (1.75%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 20 (35.09%) X++
2 7 (12.28%) C#
3 4 (7.02%) SQL
4 3 (5.26%) Java
5 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.75%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 11 (19.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (56.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.26%) JD Edwards
3 2 (3.51%) SAP
4 1 (1.75%) Remedy
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