The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 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)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 91 90
Rank change year-on-year -7 -1  
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 5 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.33% 0.45% 0.19%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.40% 5.30% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 3
Median daily rate £419 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.94% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £338 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £488 £676
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 East Midlands with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 208 132 103
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 13.52% 8.53% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 93 55
Median daily rate £475 £475 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £11.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.28% +52.17%  

Dynamics AX
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 East Midlands

Dynamics AX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Dynamics AX in the East Midlands

Dynamics AX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Dynamics AX in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Dynamics AX in the East Midlands

Dynamics AX
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Dynamics AX within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire - 1 £300 - 1
Dynamics AX
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Dynamics AX.

1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) ERP
2 6 (46.15%) Manufacturing
3 4 (30.77%) Project Management
3 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (23.08%) JD Edwards
4 3 (23.08%) General Ledger
4 3 (23.08%) Demand Forecasting
4 3 (23.08%) Power BI
5 2 (15.38%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (15.38%) Coaching
5 2 (15.38%) Degree
5 2 (15.38%) Change Control
5 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 2 (15.38%) Process Management
5 2 (15.38%) Retail
5 2 (15.38%) Logistics
6 1 (7.69%) Data Management
6 1 (7.69%) Document Management
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) e-Learning
6 1 (7.69%) Migration
6 1 (7.69%) Practice Management
6 1 (7.69%) Finance
6 1 (7.69%) Law
6 1 (7.69%) Legal

Dynamics AX
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Power BI
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (46.15%) Manufacturing
2 3 (23.08%) General Ledger
3 2 (15.38%) Retail
4 1 (7.69%) Finance
4 1 (7.69%) Law
4 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Consultant
2 5 (38.46%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Functional Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Power BI Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Change Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Communications Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Data Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Trainer
4 1 (7.69%) Master Data Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Report Writer
4 1 (7.69%) Supply Chain Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Trainer
4 1 (7.69%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) e-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) ERP
2 4 (30.77%) Project Management
2 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (23.08%) Demand Forecasting
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Change Control
4 2 (15.38%) Coaching
4 2 (15.38%) Logistics
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 2 (15.38%) Process Management
5 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Data Management
5 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (7.69%) Document Management
5 1 (7.69%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (7.69%) Master Data Management
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Practice Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) JD Edwards