Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 162 185 175
Rank change year-on-year +23 -10 +12
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 47 12 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.91% 0.25% 0.56%
As % of the Business Applications category 12.27% 2.42% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 8 30
East of England median daily rate £488 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.88% -8.57% +25.00%
10th Percentile £317 £303 £286
90th Percentile £581 £489 £688
England median daily rate £475 £461 £438
% change year-on-year +2.98% +5.43% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £14.00 £10.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year +40.00% -83.33% +160.87%

Dynamics AX is in the Business Applications category. The following 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.

All Business Application Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 383 496 487
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 7.42% 10.18% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 280 300
East of England median daily rate £438 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.71% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £283 £262 £263
90th Percentile £625 £538 £575
England median daily rate £475 £445 £434
% change year-on-year +6.74% +2.48% -0.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 11
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.25% -1.23% +51.40%
10th Percentile £11.25 £29.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £46.50 £43.90 £46.75
England median hourly rate £27.50 £31.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -11.29% +12.73% +4.76%

Dynamics AX
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Dynamics AX as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Suffolk +29 17 £358 - 1
Essex -1 14 £538 +13.16%
Cambridgeshire -5 13 £488 +21.88% 3
Hertfordshire - 5 £519 -
Norfolk -8 1 - -
Dynamics AX
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 30 (63.83%) Microsoft
2 24 (51.06%) .NET
2 24 (51.06%) X++
3 22 (46.81%) SQL Server
4 19 (40.43%) Visual Studio
5 18 (38.30%) SQL
6 17 (36.17%) Finance
7 15 (31.91%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (29.79%) Dynamics 365
9 13 (27.66%) MorphX
10 12 (25.53%) Release Management
10 12 (25.53%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (25.53%) Continuous Delivery
10 12 (25.53%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (23.40%) ERP
12 10 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (21.28%) User Stories
13 9 (19.15%) Workflow
13 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Office
13 9 (19.15%) SharePoint
13 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (17.02%) MS Exchange
14 8 (17.02%) BizTalk Server
14 8 (17.02%) Local Government
14 8 (17.02%) SharePoint Server
15 7 (14.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
15 7 (14.89%) Back Office
15 7 (14.89%) Manufacturing
15 7 (14.89%) Active Directory

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 9 (19.15%) SharePoint
2 8 (17.02%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (17.02%) MS Exchange
2 8 (17.02%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.13%) CMS
3 1 (2.13%) IIS
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.13%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.13%) Infor SunSystems
2 1 (2.13%) NetSuite
2 1 (2.13%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 14 (29.79%) Dynamics 365
2 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.26%) SaaS
4 1 (2.13%) GitHub
4 1 (2.13%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (46.81%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.13%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.13%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 19 (40.43%) Visual Studio
2 15 (31.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (27.66%) MorphX
4 1 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.13%) TestDirector
General
1 17 (36.17%) Finance
2 8 (17.02%) Local Government
3 7 (14.89%) Back Office
3 7 (14.89%) Manufacturing
4 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
5 3 (6.38%) Electronics
5 3 (6.38%) General Ledger
5 3 (6.38%) Marketing
6 1 (2.13%) Advertising
6 1 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (46.81%) Developer
2 14 (29.79%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 13 (27.66%) Microsoft Developer
4 8 (17.02%) Consultant
5 7 (14.89%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 6 (12.77%) Analyst
6 6 (12.77%) Lead Developer
6 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Consultant
7 4 (8.51%) Agile Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Architect
8 3 (6.38%) Dynamics AX Architect
8 3 (6.38%) Functional Consultant
9 2 (4.26%) Axapta Consultant
9 2 (4.26%) Dynamics AX Specialist
9 2 (4.26%) Logistics Consultant
9 2 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (4.26%) Technical Leader
10 1 (2.13%) Functional Business Analyst
10 1 (2.13%) Migration Analyst
10 1 (2.13%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (51.06%) .NET
2 3 (6.38%) EDI
3 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.13%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (2.13%) CSS
3 1 (2.13%) HTML
3 1 (2.13%) jQuery
3 1 (2.13%) WF
3 1 (2.13%) WPF
3 1 (2.13%) XML
3 1 (2.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.13%) User Experience
1 1 (2.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.53%) Continuous Delivery
1 12 (25.53%) Continuous Integration
1 12 (25.53%) Release Management
2 11 (23.40%) ERP
3 10 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (21.28%) User Stories
4 9 (19.15%) Workflow
5 4 (8.51%) Test Scripting
6 3 (6.38%) Coaching
6 3 (6.38%) CRM
6 3 (6.38%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (6.38%) Information Management
6 3 (6.38%) Logistics
6 3 (6.38%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.38%) Programme Management
6 3 (6.38%) Service Management
7 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.26%) Supply Chain Management
7 2 (4.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (51.06%) X++
2 18 (38.30%) SQL
3 1 (2.13%) C
3 1 (2.13%) C#
3 1 (2.13%) C++
3 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.13%) ISEB
2 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (14.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (63.83%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.77%) JD Edwards
3 4 (8.51%) SAP
4 2 (4.26%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.13%) Ariba
5 1 (2.13%) Citrix
5 1 (2.13%) CODA
5 1 (2.13%) Nintex
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle