The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 26 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)
London / City of London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 159 156 179
Rank change year-on-year -3 +23  
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 10 9 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.30% 0.27% 0.46%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.70% 3.93% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 17
Median daily rate £430 £438 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.71% -10.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £369 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £563 £600
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 the City of London with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 270 229 537
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 8.14% 6.89% 9.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 156 361
Median daily rate £500 £459 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.05% -8.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £21.40 £21.38 £34.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.11% -37.86%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.28% +55.55%  

Dynamics AX
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

Dynamics AX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Dynamics AX in the City of London

Dynamics AX
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Dynamics AX in the City of London over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Dynamics AX in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 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 City of London region with a requirement for Dynamics AX.

1 31 (83.78%) Microsoft
2 25 (67.57%) Finance
3 23 (62.16%) ERP
4 21 (56.76%) Business Intelligence
4 21 (56.76%) Microsoft Azure
5 19 (51.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (48.65%) Team Foundation Server
7 17 (45.95%) Dynamics CRM
7 17 (45.95%) CRM
8 15 (40.54%) SharePoint
8 15 (40.54%) C#
8 15 (40.54%) SQL Server
8 15 (40.54%) IIS
8 15 (40.54%) Web Services
8 15 (40.54%) Windows
8 15 (40.54%) BizTalk Server
8 15 (40.54%) WCF
8 15 (40.54%) JIRA
8 15 (40.54%) Scrum
8 15 (40.54%) TDD
8 15 (40.54%) Logistics
8 15 (40.54%) SQL Server 2008
8 15 (40.54%) PaaS
8 15 (40.54%) IaaS
9 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (18.92%) Power BI
11 6 (16.22%) Degree
12 5 (13.51%) Retail
12 5 (13.51%) COM
13 4 (10.81%) Data Warehouse

Dynamics AX
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 15 (40.54%) BizTalk Server
1 15 (40.54%) IIS
1 15 (40.54%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.41%) Drupal
2 2 (5.41%) Kentico
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 17 (45.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.41%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (5.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 21 (56.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (40.54%) IaaS
2 15 (40.54%) PaaS
3 4 (10.81%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (5.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) FTP
1 1 (2.70%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (51.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (40.54%) SQL Server
2 15 (40.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (18.92%) Power BI
5 4 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (48.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (40.54%) JIRA
3 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (67.57%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Advertising
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (62.16%) Developer
2 20 (54.05%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 15 (40.54%) Microsoft Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Azure Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Business Developer
6 3 (8.11%) SSAS Developer
6 3 (8.11%) SSIS Developer
6 3 (8.11%) SSRS Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Functional Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Functional Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Functional Tester
7 2 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (40.54%) WCF
1 15 (40.54%) Web Services
2 5 (13.51%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) EPoS
1 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) e-Learning
2 1 (2.70%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 15 (40.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (62.16%) ERP
2 21 (56.76%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (45.95%) CRM
4 15 (40.54%) Logistics
4 15 (40.54%) Scrum
4 15 (40.54%) TDD
5 3 (8.11%) ETL
5 3 (8.11%) Workflow
6 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.41%) Business Transformation
6 2 (5.41%) Coaching
6 2 (5.41%) Data Integration
6 2 (5.41%) Data Modelling
6 2 (5.41%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (5.41%) Functional Testing
6 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.41%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (5.41%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) C#
2 4 (10.81%) X++
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 31 (83.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle
2 1 (2.70%) SAP
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