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 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Dynamics AX (formerly Axapta)
London / City of London
Rank 129 146 165
Rank change year-on-year +17 +19  
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 26 12 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.86% 0.36% 0.56%
As % of the Business Applications category 12.38% 5.24% 6.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 22
Median daily rate £360 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £494 £400 £475
% change year-on-year +23.43% -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 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 210 229 436
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 6.97% 6.89% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 165 318
Median daily rate £425 £495 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.14% -1.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £330 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £29.38 £26.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.00% +52.94%  
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 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 27 March 2017.

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

Dynamics AX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 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 City of London region with a requirement for Dynamics AX.

1 41 (93.18%) Microsoft
2 32 (72.73%) Business Intelligence
2 32 (72.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 31 (70.45%) Finance
4 30 (68.18%) ERP
4 30 (68.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 26 (59.09%) SharePoint
6 25 (56.82%) Dynamics CRM
6 25 (56.82%) CRM
6 25 (56.82%) SQL Server
7 24 (54.55%) Team Foundation Server
8 22 (50.00%) C#
9 21 (47.73%) IIS
9 21 (47.73%) Web Services
9 21 (47.73%) Windows
9 21 (47.73%) BizTalk Server
9 21 (47.73%) Scrum
9 21 (47.73%) TDD
9 21 (47.73%) JIRA
9 21 (47.73%) Logistics
9 21 (47.73%) SQL Server 2008
9 21 (47.73%) PaaS
9 21 (47.73%) WCF
9 21 (47.73%) IaaS
10 14 (31.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 14 (31.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (20.45%) ETL
13 7 (15.91%) COM
14 6 (13.64%) SQL

Dynamics AX
Top Related 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 26 (59.09%) SharePoint
2 21 (47.73%) BizTalk Server
2 21 (47.73%) IIS
3 2 (4.55%) Drupal
3 2 (4.55%) Kentico
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Office
2 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 25 (56.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.55%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (4.55%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 30 (68.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (47.73%) IaaS
2 21 (47.73%) PaaS
3 2 (4.55%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (72.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 25 (56.82%) SQL Server
3 21 (47.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (31.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 14 (31.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (11.36%) Power BI
7 1 (2.27%) Data Lake
7 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 24 (54.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (47.73%) JIRA
3 4 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (70.45%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (63.64%) Developer
2 26 (59.09%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 21 (47.73%) Microsoft Developer
4 7 (15.91%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Business Developer
6 5 (11.36%) Azure Developer
6 5 (11.36%) Consultant
6 5 (11.36%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 5 (11.36%) SSAS Developer
6 5 (11.36%) SSIS Developer
6 5 (11.36%) SSRS Developer
7 4 (9.09%) Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) Administrator
8 3 (6.82%) Architect
9 2 (4.55%) Data Analyst
9 2 (4.55%) Functional Consultant
9 2 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
10 1 (2.27%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (47.73%) WCF
1 21 (47.73%) Web Services
2 7 (15.91%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) EPoS
1 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
1 2 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 21 (47.73%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (72.73%) Business Intelligence
2 30 (68.18%) ERP
3 25 (56.82%) CRM
4 21 (47.73%) Logistics
4 21 (47.73%) Scrum
4 21 (47.73%) TDD
5 9 (20.45%) ETL
6 5 (11.36%) Data Modelling
7 3 (6.82%) Process Improvement
7 3 (6.82%) Workflow
8 2 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.55%) Business Transformation
8 2 (4.55%) Coaching
8 2 (4.55%) Data Analysis
8 2 (4.55%) Data Management
8 2 (4.55%) Dimensional Modelling
8 2 (4.55%) ETL Development
8 2 (4.55%) Information Management
8 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.55%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 22 (50.00%) C#
2 6 (13.64%) SQL
3 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.27%) X++
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.27%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 41 (93.18%) Microsoft
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