The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Dynamics AX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Dynamics AX over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Dynamics AX (formerly Axapta)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 117 112
Rank change year-on-year +21 -5  
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.22% 0.086% 0.12%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.48% 0.94% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Median daily rate £600 £650 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +73.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £650 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £668 £650 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £10.00 -
% change year-on-year +80.00% -  

Dynamics AX is in the business application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 161 213 181
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 8.89% 9.16% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 121 97
Median daily rate £475 £430 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.46% -4.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £235 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £525 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 1
Median hourly rate £35.50 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.50% +11.11%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -7.14% +55.55%  

Dynamics AX
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Dynamics AX as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Dynamics AX in Berkshire

Dynamics AX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Dynamics AX in Berkshire

Dynamics AX
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Dynamics AX in Berkshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Dynamics AX in Berkshire

Dynamics AX
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 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
Reading +13 1 £450 -
Dynamics AX
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Dynamics AX.

1 5 (83.33%) ERP
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) SAP
3 2 (33.33%) CRM
3 2 (33.33%) JD Edwards
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) X++
3 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (16.67%) NetSuite
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) MorphX
4 1 (16.67%) Infor
4 1 (16.67%) IIBA
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (16.67%) AAT
4 1 (16.67%) Workday
4 1 (16.67%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (16.67%) CIMA
4 1 (16.67%) Logistics
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) ISEB
4 1 (16.67%) PMI
4 1 (16.67%) PMP
4 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification

Dynamics AX
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (16.67%) NetSuite
2 1 (16.67%) SAP WM
2 1 (16.67%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MorphX
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) CRM Architect
2 1 (16.67%) CRM Manager
2 1 (16.67%) CRM Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX Developer
2 1 (16.67%) ERP Manager
2 1 (16.67%) ERP Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Logistics Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SAP WM Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (16.67%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ERP
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Logistics
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) X++
2 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) AAT
1 1 (16.67%) ACCA
1 1 (16.67%) CIMA
1 1 (16.67%) IIBA
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
1 1 (16.67%) PMP
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) JD Edwards
2 2 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) Infor
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Sage
3 1 (16.67%) Workday