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 30 July 2016 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Dynamics AX (Axapta)
Rank 131 79 87
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +8
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 13 39 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.41% 1.62% 1.35%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.95% 16.18% 9.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 33 16
Median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £355 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £595 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.45% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 13
Median hourly rate - - £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 - £23.00
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
329 241 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.44% 10.00% 14.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 126 148
Median daily rate £400 £418 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.19% -1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £281 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £422
% change year-on-year
- +0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 35
Median hourly rate £38.00 £22.75 £33.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.03% -32.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £22.50 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+68.88% -26.82%

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 30 July 2016.

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 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -29 4 £431 -13.75% 4
Warwickshire - 3 £500 - 2
Staffordshire -2 2 £475 -17.39% 1
Worcestershire -5 1 £180 -52.00% 1
Dynamics AX
England

Dynamics AX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 24 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (30.00%) MS Excel
3 8 (26.67%) Advertising
4 6 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 5 (16.67%) ERP
5 5 (16.67%) Migration
5 5 (16.67%) Finance
6 4 (13.33%) CRM
6 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (13.33%) Office 365
7 3 (10.00%) IaaS
7 3 (10.00%) Document Management
7 3 (10.00%) X++
7 3 (10.00%) Release Management
7 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
7 3 (10.00%) ITIL
7 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (6.67%) Project Management
8 2 (6.67%) Maximo
8 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
8 2 (6.67%) Retail
8 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
8 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared

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:

Applications
1 9 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (6.67%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (13.33%) Office 365
2 3 (10.00%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (26.67%) Advertising
2 5 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.67%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Developer
2 6 (20.00%) Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Environment And Release Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Environment Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Release Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Dynamics AX Project Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Change Project Manager
7 1 (3.33%) CRM Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Finance Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Maximo Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
1 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) Data Migration
1 5 (16.67%) ERP
1 5 (16.67%) Migration
2 4 (13.33%) CRM
3 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (10.00%) Document Management
3 3 (10.00%) ITIL
3 3 (10.00%) Release Management
3 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.33%) BPR
5 1 (3.33%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.33%) Change Control
5 1 (3.33%) Change Management
5 1 (3.33%) ETL
5 1 (3.33%) Logistics
5 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.33%) Scrum
5 1 (3.33%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) X++
2 1 (3.33%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco
2 1 (3.33%) JD Edwards