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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Dynamics AX (Axapta)
Rank 90 87 91
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 35 29 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.37% 1.24% 0.60%
As % of the Business Applications category 16.20% 9.27% 4.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 23 5
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£500 £375 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -18.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £424 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £21.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.50 -
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
216 313 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.47% 13.39% 12.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 158 76
Average daily rate £475 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £300 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £602 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 22
Average hourly rate £29.00 £33.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% -12.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.49 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-39.98% -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 22 May 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 22 May 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 17 £500 +8.10% 9
Staffordshire -12 5 £555 +70.76% 3
Worcestershire - 3 £250 - 2
Dynamics AX
England

Dynamics AX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 42 (56.76%) Microsoft
2 23 (31.08%) CRM
2 23 (31.08%) Finance
2 23 (31.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (31.08%) X++
3 20 (27.03%) .NET
3 20 (27.03%) SQL Server
4 18 (24.32%) ERP
5 17 (22.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (21.62%) MS Excel
6 16 (21.62%) SharePoint
7 14 (18.92%) BizTalk Server
8 13 (17.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (14.86%) Microsoft Azure
9 11 (14.86%) Advertising
9 11 (14.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (14.86%) Active Directory
10 10 (13.51%) Windows
10 10 (13.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (12.16%) Replication
12 8 (10.81%) Logistics
13 6 (8.11%) C#
14 5 (6.76%) MS Project
14 5 (6.76%) MorphX
15 4 (5.41%) Project Management
15 4 (5.41%) Document Management
15 4 (5.41%) Change Management
15 4 (5.41%) SQL
15 4 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
15 4 (5.41%) Mentoring

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 16 (21.62%) SharePoint
2 14 (18.92%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.35%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (21.62%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.76%) MS Project
3 2 (2.70%) MS Office
4 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.35%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 23 (31.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.05%) Maximo
2 3 (4.05%) Exstream
3 2 (2.70%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (1.35%) SAP SD
4 1 (1.35%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.35%) Dynamics SL
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.35%) SaaS
2 1 (1.35%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (27.03%) SQL Server
2 17 (22.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (17.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (13.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.35%) MOLAP
5 1 (1.35%) ROLAP
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.35%) HOLAP
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 5 (6.76%) MorphX
General
1 23 (31.08%) Finance
2 11 (14.86%) Advertising
3 2 (2.70%) Banking
3 2 (2.70%) Retail
3 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.35%) Billing
4 1 (1.35%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.35%) Marketing
4 1 (1.35%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (1.35%) Cantonese Language
Job Titles
1 23 (31.08%) Developer
2 22 (29.73%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 18 (24.32%) Architect
4 13 (17.57%) Technical Architect
5 11 (14.86%) Consultant
6 8 (10.81%) Dynamics AX Consultant
7 7 (9.46%) Analyst
8 5 (6.76%) Project Manager
9 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (4.05%) Business Analyst
10 3 (4.05%) Technical Solutions Architect
10 3 (4.05%) Enterprise Architect
11 2 (2.70%) PMO Analyst
11 2 (2.70%) Technical Leader
11 2 (2.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 2 (2.70%) Applications Architect
11 2 (2.70%) SAP Consultant
12 1 (1.35%) Integration Architect
12 1 (1.35%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (27.03%) .NET
2 3 (4.05%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.35%) EDI
3 1 (1.35%) XSLT
3 1 (1.35%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.16%) Replication
2 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.35%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.35%) Data Conversion
2 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.51%) Windows
2 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.08%) CRM
2 18 (24.32%) ERP
3 11 (14.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (10.81%) Logistics
5 4 (5.41%) Project Management
5 4 (5.41%) Document Management
5 4 (5.41%) Change Management
5 4 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (5.41%) Mentoring
6 3 (4.05%) Procure-to-pay
6 3 (4.05%) Migration
6 3 (4.05%) Resource Management
6 3 (4.05%) Unit Testing
6 3 (4.05%) Business Transformation
7 2 (2.70%) Data Migration
7 2 (2.70%) CAFM
7 2 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.70%) Asset Management
7 2 (2.70%) OOP
7 2 (2.70%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 23 (31.08%) X++
2 6 (8.11%) C#
3 4 (5.41%) SQL
4 3 (4.05%) Java
5 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.35%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (2.70%) Degree
2 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 11 (14.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 42 (56.76%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.05%) JD Edwards
2 3 (4.05%) HP
3 2 (2.70%) SAP
4 1 (1.35%) Remedy
4 1 (1.35%) Business Objects
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