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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Dynamics AX (formerly Axapta)
England / West Midlands
Rank 94 101 83
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -18
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 29 16 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.20% 0.68% 1.12%
As % of the Business Applications category 10.36% 8.89% 10.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 14
Median daily rate £425 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £318 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £526 £637
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
280 180 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.62% 7.67% 10.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 99 134
Median daily rate £450 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £340 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Median hourly rate £16.00 £41.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.21% +217.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £42.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-27.05% +142.85%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +7 13 £425 +13.33% 2
Coventry - 4 £300 -
Warwickshire -5 2 £400 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £425 -
Dynamics AX
England

Dynamics AX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 (81.18%) Microsoft
2 48 (56.47%) Manufacturing
2 48 (56.47%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (52.94%) Finance
4 30 (35.29%) CRM
5 27 (31.76%) Dynamics CRM
6 24 (28.24%) Microsoft Azure
7 23 (27.06%) C#
8 21 (24.71%) SharePoint
8 21 (24.71%) X++
9 19 (22.35%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (22.35%) BizTalk Server
9 19 (22.35%) Business Development
9 19 (22.35%) Public Cloud
10 18 (21.18%) JavaScript
11 17 (20.00%) HTML
11 17 (20.00%) CSS
11 17 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 17 (20.00%) Power BI
11 17 (20.00%) AngularJS
11 17 (20.00%) HTML5
11 17 (20.00%) CSS3
12 9 (10.59%) ERP
13 7 (8.24%) .NET
13 7 (8.24%) MS Excel
13 7 (8.24%) Advertising
14 6 (7.06%) Scrum
14 6 (7.06%) Logistics
14 6 (7.06%) Office 365
14 6 (7.06%) Analytical Skills

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 21 (24.71%) SharePoint
2 19 (22.35%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.18%) Mule
Applications
1 7 (8.24%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 27 (31.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.35%) Sentinel
3 1 (1.18%) Infor LN
3 1 (1.18%) MFGPRO
3 1 (1.18%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 24 (28.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.06%) Office 365
3 1 (1.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.35%) DHCP
1 2 (2.35%) DNS
1 2 (2.35%) LAN
1 2 (2.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.00%) Power BI
2 5 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.18%) OLAP
5 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.18%) MorphX
2 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 48 (56.47%) Manufacturing
2 45 (52.94%) Finance
3 7 (8.24%) Advertising
4 4 (4.71%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.18%) Czech Language
5 1 (1.18%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.18%) French Language
Job Titles
1 27 (31.76%) Developer
2 23 (27.06%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 20 (23.53%) Architect
3 20 (23.53%) Consultant
4 19 (22.35%) Dynamics AX Architect
4 19 (22.35%) Microsoft Developer
5 17 (20.00%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 13 (15.29%) Functional Consultant
7 11 (12.94%) Microsoft Consultant
8 7 (8.24%) Analyst
8 7 (8.24%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.53%) Agile Business Analyst
9 3 (3.53%) Project Manager
10 2 (2.35%) Business Manager
10 2 (2.35%) CRM Analyst
10 2 (2.35%) Designer
10 2 (2.35%) Dynamics AX Trainer
10 2 (2.35%) Logistics Consultant
10 2 (2.35%) Senior Consultant
10 2 (2.35%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 17 (20.00%) CSS
1 17 (20.00%) CSS3
1 17 (20.00%) HTML
1 17 (20.00%) HTML5
2 7 (8.24%) .NET
3 2 (2.35%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.35%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.35%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (2.35%) WPF
4 1 (1.18%) MDX
4 1 (1.18%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.35%) Public Cloud
2 6 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.71%) Life Science
4 2 (2.35%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.35%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.18%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.18%) NHS
5 1 (1.18%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.18%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (56.47%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (35.29%) CRM
3 19 (22.35%) Business Development
3 19 (22.35%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (10.59%) ERP
5 6 (7.06%) Logistics
5 6 (7.06%) Scrum
6 5 (5.88%) Migration
6 5 (5.88%) Project Management
6 5 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (4.71%) Data Protection
8 3 (3.53%) Data Migration
8 3 (3.53%) E-Commerce
8 3 (3.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (3.53%) User Stories
9 2 (2.35%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (2.35%) Mentoring
9 2 (2.35%) SDLC
9 2 (2.35%) Security Monitoring
9 2 (2.35%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 23 (27.06%) C#
2 21 (24.71%) X++
3 18 (21.18%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.53%) SQL
5 2 (2.35%) C++
5 2 (2.35%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (5.88%) Degree
2 2 (2.35%) CEH
2 2 (2.35%) CISM
2 2 (2.35%) CISMP
2 2 (2.35%) CISSP
2 2 (2.35%) CRISC
2 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.35%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) GMP
2 2 (2.35%) GPG13
2 2 (2.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.35%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.35%) RMADS
3 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 69 (81.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.35%) Citrix
2 2 (2.35%) IBM
2 2 (2.35%) Infor
2 2 (2.35%) JD Edwards
2 2 (2.35%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.18%) Ceridian
3 1 (1.18%) Cognos
3 1 (1.18%) MuleSoft
3 1 (1.18%) QAD
3 1 (1.18%) SAP
3 1 (1.18%) Workday