The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 30 March 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)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 44 32
Rank change year-on-year +10 -12  
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 4 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.27% 0.72% 1.54%
As % of the Business Applications category 9.30% 8.11% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 5
Median daily rate £494 £350 £750
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.07% -53.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £330 £480
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £390 £768
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £400 £475
% change year-on-year +25.00% -15.78%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 Cambridge with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 43 37 49
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 13.65% 8.85% 15.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 29 40
Median daily rate £400 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -10.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £360 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £12.20 £13.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.30% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +41.81% +57.14%  

Dynamics AX
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 Cambridge

Dynamics AX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Dynamics AX in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Dynamics AX.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) ERP
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) JD Edwards
2 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (60.00%) Power BI
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (40.00%) Puppet
3 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (40.00%) Ansible
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) Salt
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) Subversion
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server

Dynamics AX
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (60.00%) Power BI
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Power BI Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Power BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ERP
2 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (40.00%) Python
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Ansible
1 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
1 2 (40.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) JD Edwards
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft