The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 22 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 of England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 122 132
Rank change year-on-year +12 +10  
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 27 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.16% 0.43% 0.45%
As % of the Business Applications category 11.59% 4.07% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 13
Median daily rate £500 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £321 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £501 £518
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 of England with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 233 270 319
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 10.04% 10.58% 10.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 143 184
Median daily rate £475 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +16.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £325 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 3
Median hourly rate £31.50 £43.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.16% +33.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.76 £21.85 £29.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.90 £44.17 £116.50
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 East of England

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

Dynamics AX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Dynamics AX in the East of England

Dynamics AX
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Dynamics AX in the East of England over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Dynamics AX in the East of England

Dynamics AX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Dynamics AX in the East of England

Dynamics AX
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 22 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
Essex - 14 £538 -
Suffolk - 8 £317 - 1
Cambridgeshire -4 5 £500 +25.00% 1
Norfolk +3 1 - -
Hertfordshire 0 1 - - 2
Bedfordshire - 1 £450 -
Dynamics AX
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 of England region with a requirement for Dynamics AX.

1 29 (85.29%) Microsoft
2 16 (47.06%) ERP
3 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
3 13 (38.24%) Dynamics 365
4 12 (35.29%) CRM
4 12 (35.29%) Dynamics CRM
5 11 (32.35%) Payment Gateway
6 10 (29.41%) X++
6 10 (29.41%) .NET
7 9 (26.47%) Finance
7 9 (26.47%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (26.47%) MorphX
7 9 (26.47%) Local Government
8 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (20.59%) Manufacturing
9 7 (20.59%) Back Office
9 7 (20.59%) SQL
9 7 (20.59%) Dynamics NAV
9 7 (20.59%) Workflow
9 7 (20.59%) Functional Testing
10 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
10 6 (17.65%) SharePoint
10 6 (17.65%) JD Edwards
11 5 (14.71%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
11 5 (14.71%) MS Exchange
11 5 (14.71%) Visual Studio
11 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (14.71%) SharePoint Server

Dynamics AX
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 6 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 5 (14.71%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (14.71%) MS Exchange
2 5 (14.71%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.94%) CMS
3 1 (2.94%) IIS
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.94%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (35.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (32.35%) Payment Gateway
3 7 (20.59%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (2.94%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (38.24%) Dynamics 365
2 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.94%) GitHub
4 1 (2.94%) IaaS
4 1 (2.94%) Office 365
4 1 (2.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.88%) Data Mining
4 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.88%) Power BI
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) MorphX
2 5 (14.71%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (5.88%) Subversion
3 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
1 9 (26.47%) Local Government
2 7 (20.59%) Back Office
2 7 (20.59%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.88%) General Ledger
3 2 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.94%) Electronics
4 1 (2.94%) Marketing
4 1 (2.94%) Retail
4 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Architect
1 10 (29.41%) Consultant
2 7 (20.59%) Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Dynamics AX Architect
3 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Consultant
3 6 (17.65%) Technical Architect
4 5 (14.71%) Dynamics AX Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) Dynamics AX Specialist
6 3 (8.82%) Operations Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Technical Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Technical Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Solutions Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (29.41%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (2.94%) CSS
2 1 (2.94%) HTML
2 1 (2.94%) jQuery
2 1 (2.94%) WF
2 1 (2.94%) WPF
2 1 (2.94%) XML
2 1 (2.94%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (5.88%) Virtual Team
2 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.94%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) ERP
2 12 (35.29%) CRM
3 9 (26.47%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (20.59%) Functional Testing
4 7 (20.59%) Workflow
5 4 (11.76%) Data Management
6 3 (8.82%) Business Analysis
6 3 (8.82%) DevOps
6 3 (8.82%) SDLC
6 3 (8.82%) Test Scripting
7 2 (5.88%) Business Process Modelling
7 2 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (5.88%) Data Cleansing
7 2 (5.88%) Data Extraction
7 2 (5.88%) Demand Forecasting
7 2 (5.88%) Information Management
7 2 (5.88%) Master Data Management
8 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.94%) Information Assurance
8 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) X++
2 7 (20.59%) SQL
3 4 (11.76%) C#
4 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
4 3 (8.82%) Python
5 2 (5.88%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.88%) Perl
5 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.94%) C
6 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) MCSA
2 1 (2.94%) MCSE
2 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.94%) PMP
2 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.94%) PMO
2 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.88%) Ansible
2 2 (5.88%) Puppet
2 2 (5.88%) Salt
Vendors
1 29 (85.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.65%) JD Edwards
3 3 (8.82%) SAP
4 2 (5.88%) Ariba
5 1 (2.94%) Cognos
5 1 (2.94%) Nintex
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle
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