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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Dynamics AX (Axapta)
Rank 93 93 103
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 20 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.79% 0.72% 0.35%
As % of the Business Applications category 6.64% 5.77% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 3
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£451 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.15% +26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £434 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.05% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Average hourly rate £23.00 - £16.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 - £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 - £21.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £40.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-42.50% +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
301 260 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.87% 12.52% 8.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 115 88
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 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £504 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 17 7
Average hourly rate £36.06 £37.80 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.60% +129.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £11.80 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £70.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £17.69 £22.66
% change year-on-year
+78.06% -21.91%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 4 £405 -24.12% 8
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 28 August 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 24 (44.44%) ERP
3 19 (35.19%) Manufacturing
4 17 (31.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (27.78%) Advertising
6 13 (24.07%) MS Excel
7 12 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (18.52%) Finance
9 9 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 9 (16.67%) Business Analysis
10 8 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (12.96%) X++
11 7 (12.96%) MS Office
12 6 (11.11%) Migration
12 6 (11.11%) MS Visio
12 6 (11.11%) Logistics
13 5 (9.26%) Dynamics CRM
13 5 (9.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (9.26%) CRM
13 5 (9.26%) MS Project
13 5 (9.26%) .NET
13 5 (9.26%) Automotive
14 4 (7.41%) Validation
14 4 (7.41%) Data Analysis
14 4 (7.41%) Project Management
14 4 (7.41%) SQL
14 4 (7.41%) HNC
14 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET
14 4 (7.41%) ZAP BI

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (24.07%) MS Excel
2 7 (12.96%) MS Office
3 6 (11.11%) MS Visio
4 5 (9.26%) 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 15 (27.78%) Advertising
3 10 (18.52%) Finance
4 5 (9.26%) Automotive
5 3 (5.56%) 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%) Test Leader
5 5 (9.26%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 4 (7.41%) Project Manager
6 4 (7.41%) Programmer
6 4 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Report Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Report Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Functional Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) Implementation Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) ERP Implementation 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 24 (44.44%) ERP
2 12 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 8 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (11.11%) Logistics
5 6 (11.11%) Migration
6 5 (9.26%) CRM
7 4 (7.41%) Project Management
7 4 (7.41%) Validation
7 4 (7.41%) Data Analysis
8 3 (5.56%) Project Planning
8 3 (5.56%) MVC
8 3 (5.56%) SOA
9 2 (3.70%) B2B
9 2 (3.70%) Six Sigma
9 2 (3.70%) ITIL
9 2 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.70%) Lean Six Sigma
9 2 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (1.85%) Test Strategy
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%) HNC
1 4 (7.41%) Degree
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
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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