Period
to 28 July 2017

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 28 July 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)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 94 62
Rank change year-on-year +22 -32 +5
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 16 7 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.21% 0.45% 2.11%
As % of the Business Applications category 12.12% 4.52% 18.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 26
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £325 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -35.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £388 £250 £375
90th Percentile £613 £529 £625
West Midlands median daily rate £488 £438 £500
% change year-on-year +11.43% -12.50% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 - -

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 Birmingham with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 132 155 182
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 9.96% 10.01% 11.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 89 106
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% +8.39%
10th Percentile £300 £270 £269
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - £12.50 -
West Midlands median hourly rate £34.38 £25.06 £23.00
% change year-on-year +37.17% +8.96% -31.67%

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 28 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Dynamics AX in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Dynamics AX.

1 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 9 (56.25%) Manufacturing
3 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (56.25%) Dynamics 365
4 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
4 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (25.00%) CRM
5 4 (25.00%) C#
5 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 4 (25.00%) Scrum
6 3 (18.75%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (18.75%) .NET
6 3 (18.75%) HTML
6 3 (18.75%) ERP
6 3 (18.75%) CSS
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (18.75%) Business Development
6 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (18.75%) HTML5
6 3 (18.75%) CSS3
6 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
6 3 (18.75%) Power BI
7 2 (12.50%) X++
7 2 (12.50%) SQL
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
8 1 (6.25%) SAP

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 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
2 3 (18.75%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (6.25%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (56.25%) Dynamics 365
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.25%) Office 365
3 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Power BI
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (6.25%) MorphX
General
1 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 9 (56.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Functional Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Operations Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) CRM Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Integration Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
1 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
1 3 (18.75%) CSS
1 3 (18.75%) CSS3
1 3 (18.75%) HTML
1 3 (18.75%) HTML5
2 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
2 1 (6.25%) LINQ
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (25.00%) CRM
2 4 (25.00%) Scrum
3 3 (18.75%) Business Development
3 3 (18.75%) ERP
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Change Control
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) Coaching
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security
4 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Project Governance
4 1 (6.25%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
4 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) C#
1 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) X++
3 1 (6.25%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Casewise
2 1 (6.25%) JD Edwards
2 1 (6.25%) SAP