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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Dynamics AX (Axapta)
Rank 92 71 101
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +30
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 18 35 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.79% 1.62% 0.25%
As % of the Business Applications category 8.57% 13.46% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 5
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£475 £475 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £300 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £587 £575 £730
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £475 £423
% change year-on-year
- +12.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £26.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.50 -
Dynamics AX
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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
210 260 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.21% 12.03% 10.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 128 89
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £267 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £598 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 11
Average hourly rate - £33.90 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -2.77%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Birmingham -14 8 £478 -9.04% 6
Coventry - 2 £420 - 1
Warwickshire -8 1 - -
Kingswinford - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Stourbridge - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Dynamics AX
England

Dynamics AX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 26 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 14 (41.18%) ERP
3 12 (35.29%) Finance
4 11 (32.35%) X++
4 11 (32.35%) Advertising
5 9 (26.47%) MS Excel
6 6 (17.65%) .NET
6 6 (17.65%) Migration
7 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (14.71%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
7 5 (14.71%) CRM
7 5 (14.71%) SharePoint
7 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (11.76%) Automotive
9 3 (8.82%) Logistics
9 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (8.82%) Project Planning
9 3 (8.82%) C#
9 3 (8.82%) Degree
10 2 (5.88%) Lean Six Sigma
10 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
10 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (5.88%) SQL
10 2 (5.88%) MS Office
10 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
10 2 (5.88%) Windows
10 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
10 2 (5.88%) ISEB

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (14.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (26.47%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.88%) MS Office
3 1 (2.94%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
1 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.94%) OLAP
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (2.94%) ZAP BI
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Power View
3 1 (2.94%) OLAP Cube
General
1 12 (35.29%) Finance
2 11 (32.35%) Advertising
3 4 (11.76%) Automotive
4 2 (5.88%) Retail
4 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.94%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Developer
2 12 (35.29%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Business Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Dynamics AX Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) ERP Implementation Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Implementation Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Functional Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) ERP Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Change Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Leader
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) .NET
2 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.94%) CSS
3 1 (2.94%) XML
3 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.94%) MDX
3 1 (2.94%) WCF
3 1 (2.94%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Replication
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) ERP
2 6 (17.65%) Migration
3 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (14.71%) CRM
4 3 (8.82%) Project Planning
4 3 (8.82%) Logistics
5 2 (5.88%) Business Analysis
5 2 (5.88%) Lean Six Sigma
5 2 (5.88%) Workflow
5 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.88%) Six Sigma
5 2 (5.88%) Project Management
5 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.94%) Data Security
6 1 (2.94%) MVC
6 1 (2.94%) SOA
6 1 (2.94%) ITIL
6 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.94%) OOP
6 1 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) X++
2 3 (8.82%) C#
3 2 (5.88%) SQL
4 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.94%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) ISEB
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.94%) ACCA
3 1 (2.94%) CIMA
3 1 (2.94%) CCAB
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 26 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) Capita
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