The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category for the West Midlands region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Dynamics AX (Axapta)
Rank 92 98 103
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 26 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.11% 0.52% 0.17%
As % of the Business Applications category 7.98% 4.03% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 3
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£450 £463 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +23.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £424 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 - £10.50
Business Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
326 248 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.92% 12.84% 8.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 88 75
Average daily rate £420 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £438
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 15 2
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £44.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.95 £27.48 £34.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £54.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £37.80 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.00%
Dynamics AX
England

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 July 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
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 July 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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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
Warwickshire - 8 £300 -
Birmingham -4 7 £488 -7.14% 7
Solihull - 1 £450 - 1
West Bromwich - - - -
Herefordshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Dynamics AX
England

Dynamics AX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 46 (74.19%) Microsoft
2 22 (35.48%) ERP
3 20 (32.26%) Manufacturing
4 19 (30.65%) Finance
5 17 (27.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (24.19%) Advertising
7 13 (20.97%) SQL Server
8 12 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (19.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (16.13%) MS Excel
10 9 (14.52%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (12.90%) Logistics
11 8 (12.90%) X++
11 8 (12.90%) .NET
12 7 (11.29%) ASP.NET
12 7 (11.29%) Business Analysis
13 6 (9.68%) MS Office
13 6 (9.68%) C#
14 5 (8.06%) SQL
14 5 (8.06%) N-Tier
14 5 (8.06%) MS Project
14 5 (8.06%) SOA
14 5 (8.06%) Project Management
14 5 (8.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 5 (8.06%) WCF
15 4 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
15 4 (6.45%) ZAP BI
15 4 (6.45%) Validation
15 4 (6.45%) Data Analysis
15 4 (6.45%) MS Visio

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (1.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.68%) MS Office
3 5 (8.06%) MS Project
4 4 (6.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.61%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (27.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 13 (20.97%) SQL Server
3 12 (19.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (8.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (6.45%) ZAP BI
6 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.23%) OLAP
8 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.61%) SQLPlus
8 1 (1.61%) MS Access
8 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (32.26%) Manufacturing
2 19 (30.65%) Finance
3 15 (24.19%) Advertising
4 3 (4.84%) Retail
4 3 (4.84%) Automotive
5 1 (1.61%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.61%) German Language
Job Titles
1 18 (29.03%) Developer
2 12 (19.35%) Analyst
2 12 (19.35%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 8 (12.90%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 8 (12.90%) Consultant
4 5 (8.06%) Test Leader
5 4 (6.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Developer
5 4 (6.45%) Project Manager
5 4 (6.45%) Programmer
6 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Consultant
6 3 (4.84%) Functional Consultant
6 3 (4.84%) Report Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Report Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Systems Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 1 (1.61%) Change Manager
8 1 (1.61%) Data Analyst
8 1 (1.61%) Technical Support
8 1 (1.61%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.90%) .NET
2 7 (11.29%) ASP.NET
3 5 (8.06%) WCF
4 1 (1.61%) CSS
4 1 (1.61%) XML
4 1 (1.61%) jQuery
4 1 (1.61%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.61%) EPoS
2 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (35.48%) ERP
2 12 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (14.52%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (12.90%) Logistics
5 7 (11.29%) Business Analysis
6 5 (8.06%) SOA
6 5 (8.06%) Project Management
7 4 (6.45%) Validation
7 4 (6.45%) Data Analysis
7 4 (6.45%) CRM
8 3 (4.84%) Migration
8 3 (4.84%) MVC
9 2 (3.23%) Change Management
9 2 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.23%) UML
9 2 (3.23%) B2B
10 1 (1.61%) Data Modelling
10 1 (1.61%) OO
10 1 (1.61%) ITIL
10 1 (1.61%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.90%) X++
2 6 (9.68%) C#
3 5 (8.06%) SQL
4 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.61%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (6.45%) HNC
2 3 (4.84%) Degree
3 2 (3.23%) AAT
3 2 (3.23%) ACCA
3 2 (3.23%) CIMA
4 1 (1.61%) ISEB
4 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) GAAP
Vendors
1 46 (74.19%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.23%) Capita
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle
3 1 (1.61%) Citrix
3 1 (1.61%) JD Edwards
3 1 (1.61%) Siebel
3 1 (1.61%) SAP
3 1 (1.61%) Northgate
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £650 - £675 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + DOE - negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £305 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £475 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Solihull
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 days ago