The table below looks at the statistics for Dynamics AX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Dynamics AX over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Dynamics AX (Axapta)
Rank 111 112 93
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -19
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 9 7 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.38% 0.32% 1.30%
As % of the Business Applications category 5.36% 3.33% 16.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 23
Average daily rate
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£420 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £390 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £463 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 - £12.00
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 Yorkshire region.

Business Applications Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
168 210 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 7.14% 9.46% 7.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 119 109
Average daily rate £433 £365 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.49% -11.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £435
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 1
Average hourly rate £12.62 £42.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.95% +133.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £17.69 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+78.06% -11.55%

Dynamics AX
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Dynamics AX across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Dynamics AX Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Dynamics AX
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Dynamics AX across the Yorkshire region.

Dynamics AX Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Dynamics AX
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Dynamics AX across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Dynamics AX Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Dynamics AX
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 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
West Yorkshire +5 7 £410 -8.88%
South Yorkshire +4 2 £500 +14.28% 5
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
Dynamics AX
England

Dynamics AX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 (43.33%) X++
2 20 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 20 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 15 (25.00%) Finance
4 10 (16.67%) Workflow
4 10 (16.67%) Legal
4 10 (16.67%) SQL
5 9 (15.00%) .NET
5 9 (15.00%) Logistics
6 7 (11.67%) Scrum
7 6 (10.00%) ERP
7 6 (10.00%) MS Excel
7 6 (10.00%) QA
8 5 (8.33%) Migration
8 5 (8.33%) C#
8 5 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (8.33%) Business Continuity
9 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (6.67%) CRM
9 4 (6.67%) Web Services
9 4 (6.67%) MorphX
9 4 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (6.67%) Unit Testing
10 3 (5.00%) Data Migration
10 3 (5.00%) WCF
10 3 (5.00%) XML
10 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
10 3 (5.00%) Java
10 3 (5.00%) Project Management
10 3 (5.00%) Advertising

Dynamics AX
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) Intranet
2 1 (1.67%) VLAN
2 1 (1.67%) DHCP
2 1 (1.67%) VPN
2 1 (1.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (6.67%) MorphX
2 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (25.00%) Finance
2 10 (16.67%) Legal
3 3 (5.00%) Advertising
4 1 (1.67%) Retail
4 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (45.00%) Developer
2 22 (36.67%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 12 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 10 (16.67%) Administrator
5 9 (15.00%) Dynamics AX Consultant
5 9 (15.00%) Consultant
6 8 (13.33%) Architect
7 6 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (6.67%) Junior
9 4 (6.67%) Junior Developer
10 3 (5.00%) Functional Architect
11 2 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 2 (3.33%) SharePoint Developer
11 2 (3.33%) ERP Manager
12 1 (1.67%) IT Support
12 1 (1.67%) SQL Server BI Developer
12 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Developer
12 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Developer
12 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.00%) .NET
2 4 (6.67%) Web Services
3 3 (5.00%) XML
3 3 (5.00%) WCF
4 2 (3.33%) jQuery
4 2 (3.33%) HTML
4 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.33%) CSS
5 1 (1.67%) JSP
5 1 (1.67%) EDI
5 1 (1.67%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.33%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 10 (16.67%) Workflow
3 9 (15.00%) Logistics
4 7 (11.67%) Scrum
5 6 (10.00%) ERP
6 5 (8.33%) Business Continuity
6 5 (8.33%) Migration
7 4 (6.67%) CRM
7 4 (6.67%) Unit Testing
8 3 (5.00%) Data Migration
8 3 (5.00%) Project Management
9 2 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2
9 2 (3.33%) Document Management
9 2 (3.33%) Resource Management
9 2 (3.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 1 (1.67%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (1.67%) Data Protection
10 1 (1.67%) Time Management
10 1 (1.67%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 26 (43.33%) X++
2 10 (16.67%) SQL
3 5 (8.33%) C#
4 3 (5.00%) Java
5 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.67%) Perl
6 1 (1.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (3.33%) PMP
1 2 (3.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.67%) Terminal Services
1 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.33%) JD Edwards
2 2 (3.33%) LexisNexis
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle
2 2 (3.33%) SAP