Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 6 months to 23 January 2018 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)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 42 70
Rank change year-on-year -42 +28 -1
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 17 54 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.07% 3.93% 1.25%
As % of the Business Applications category 12.69% 31.21% 12.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 23 10
Birmingham median daily rate £401 £495 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.09% +14.78% -1.48%
10th Percentile £400 £365 £320
90th Percentile £565 £600 £534
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £475 £388
% change year-on-year -5.26% +22.58% -13.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

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

All Business Application Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 134 173 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 8.45% 12.59% 9.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 89 66
Birmingham median daily rate £434 £438 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.86% +5.42% +3.75%
10th Percentile £325 £306 £281
90th Percentile £575 £600 £520
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Birmingham median hourly rate £10.41 £17.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.54% -50.70% +132.79%
10th Percentile £8.39 £14.65 £20.05
90th Percentile £13.18 £18.75 £35.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £29.00 £16.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year +81.25% -51.15% +3.97%

Dynamics AX
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Dynamics AX as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Dynamics AX in Birmingham

Dynamics AX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Dynamics AX in Birmingham

Dynamics AX
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Dynamics AX in Birmingham over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Dynamics AX in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Dynamics AX.

1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (41.18%) Project Management
3 7 (41.18%) ERP
4 6 (35.29%) CRM
4 6 (35.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (35.29%) Test Automation
4 6 (35.29%) User Stories
4 6 (35.29%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (23.53%) Automotive
5 4 (23.53%) Manufacturing
5 4 (23.53%) Advertising
5 4 (23.53%) General Ledger
5 4 (23.53%) Traceability Matrix
5 4 (23.53%) Front End Development
6 3 (17.65%) User Experience
6 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Finance
6 3 (17.65%) Epicor
7 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
7 2 (11.76%) .NET
7 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
7 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
7 2 (11.76%) Data Integration
7 2 (11.76%) Degree
7 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (5.88%) Xero
8 1 (5.88%) IFS
8 1 (5.88%) Project Governance

Dynamics AX
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.88%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (5.88%) NetSuite
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (5.88%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.88%) FinancialForce
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.88%) SAP HANA
General
1 4 (23.53%) Advertising
1 4 (23.53%) Automotive
1 4 (23.53%) General Ledger
1 4 (23.53%) Manufacturing
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Consultant
2 6 (35.29%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 5 (29.41%) Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) Dynamics AX Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Functional Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Data Integration Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Dynamics AX Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (11.76%) Integration Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Integration Project Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Portal Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Data Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Junior
6 1 (5.88%) Junior Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) ERP
2 7 (41.18%) Project Management
3 6 (35.29%) CRM
3 6 (35.29%) Test Automation
3 6 (35.29%) User Stories
4 4 (23.53%) Front End Development
4 4 (23.53%) Traceability Matrix
5 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Data Integration
6 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
6 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.88%) Fit Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Logistics
7 1 (5.88%) Project Governance
7 1 (5.88%) Six Sigma
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Epicor
3 1 (5.88%) IFS
3 1 (5.88%) Infor
3 1 (5.88%) JD Edwards
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Sage
3 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.88%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) Xero