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 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Dynamics AX (Axapta)
Rank 75 78 90
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +12
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 33 31 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.55% 1.47% 0.27%
As % of the Business Applications category 15.64% 11.57% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 5
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£421 £440 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.26% +25.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £344 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £525 £730
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £475 £413
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £26.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.50 £82.50
% change year-on-year
- -67.87%
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
211 268 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.91% 12.67% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 131 78
Average daily rate £400 £400 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £562 £544
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 5
Average hourly rate £18.00 £37.80 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.38% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £26.50 £30.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.80 £37.80 £39.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £37.80 £39.25
% change year-on-year
-53.70% -3.69%

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 January 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 28 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +1 17 £496 +1.79% 7
Coventry - 2 £420 - 1
Walsall - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Worcestershire - - - -
Dynamics AX
England

Dynamics AX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 33 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (34.09%) SharePoint
3 14 (31.82%) SQL Server
4 13 (29.55%) MS Excel
4 13 (29.55%) CRM
4 13 (29.55%) Finance
4 13 (29.55%) Dynamics CRM
4 13 (29.55%) X++
5 12 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (27.27%) Advertising
6 11 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 11 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (22.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (22.73%) ERP
7 10 (22.73%) .NET
8 9 (20.45%) Windows
8 9 (20.45%) Replication
9 7 (15.91%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (9.09%) Logistics
11 3 (6.82%) Maximo
11 3 (6.82%) SQL
12 2 (4.55%) C#
12 2 (4.55%) Java
12 2 (4.55%) MS Office
12 2 (4.55%) SAP
12 2 (4.55%) Six Sigma
12 2 (4.55%) JD Edwards
12 2 (4.55%) MS Visio

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 15 (34.09%) SharePoint
2 7 (15.91%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (29.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.55%) MS Office
2 2 (4.55%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.27%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 13 (29.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (6.82%) Maximo
3 1 (2.27%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (2.27%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 11 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 12 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 10 (22.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Power View
4 1 (2.27%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (2.27%) OLAP
General
1 13 (29.55%) Finance
2 12 (27.27%) Advertising
3 2 (4.55%) Retail
4 1 (2.27%) Marketing
4 1 (2.27%) Automotive
4 1 (2.27%) Law
4 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (38.64%) Developer
2 16 (36.36%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 11 (25.00%) Architect
4 8 (18.18%) Technical Architect
4 8 (18.18%) Consultant
5 5 (11.36%) Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.55%) SAP Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Applications Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Functional Consultant
8 1 (2.27%) ERP Implementation Consultant
8 1 (2.27%) SAP P2P Consultant
8 1 (2.27%) Designer
8 1 (2.27%) Technical Design Architect
8 1 (2.27%) Technical Design Leader
8 1 (2.27%) Lead Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.73%) .NET
2 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.27%) MDX
2 1 (2.27%) EDI
2 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Replication
2 1 (2.27%) Data Conversion
2 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) CRM
2 11 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (22.73%) ERP
4 4 (9.09%) Logistics
5 2 (4.55%) Six Sigma
5 2 (4.55%) Asset Management
5 2 (4.55%) Workflow
5 2 (4.55%) Migration
5 2 (4.55%) Resource Management
5 2 (4.55%) CAFM
5 2 (4.55%) Business Analysis
5 2 (4.55%) Business Transformation
5 2 (4.55%) Lean Six Sigma
5 2 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.27%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.27%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.27%) Integration Testing
6 1 (2.27%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.27%) Kanban
6 1 (2.27%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (29.55%) X++
2 3 (6.82%) SQL
3 2 (4.55%) C#
3 2 (4.55%) Java
4 1 (2.27%) C++
4 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.27%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) ISEB
2 1 (2.27%) CIMA
2 1 (2.27%) CCAB
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.27%) ACCA
System Software
1 11 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.55%) SAP
2 2 (4.55%) JD Edwards
3 1 (2.27%) Remedy
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £405 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Rate: negotiable day rate dependent on experience
Posted: 8 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £360 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
West Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Posted: 23 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £420 - £425 per day
Posted: 23 days ago