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 30 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.

Microsoft Dynamics AX (formerly Axapta)
England / East of England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 112 122
Rank change year-on-year -4 +10  
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 9 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.42% 0.64% 0.34%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.17% 6.40% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 9
Median daily rate £505 £390 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.48% -35.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £313 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £460 £756
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £400 £475
% change year-on-year +25.00% -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 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 216 250 252
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 10.15% 9.94% 9.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 139 132
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £525 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 2
Median hourly rate £29.00 £31.75 £23.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.66% +34.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £7.45 £13.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £49.50 £33.54
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 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 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 30 March 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
Cambridgeshire +4 6 £505 +34.66%
Suffolk -5 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1
Dynamics AX
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 East of England region with a requirement for Dynamics AX.

1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
3 7 (63.64%) ERP
4 6 (54.55%) JD Edwards
4 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (45.45%) SQL
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
7 3 (27.27%) .NET
7 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
7 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (27.27%) Power BI
8 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
8 2 (18.18%) Puppet
8 2 (18.18%) Business Process Modelling
8 2 (18.18%) Python
8 2 (18.18%) Windows
8 2 (18.18%) C#
8 2 (18.18%) Perl
8 2 (18.18%) X++
8 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
8 2 (18.18%) Data Management
8 2 (18.18%) Subversion
8 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (18.18%) Ansible

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:

Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (27.27%) Power BI
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (18.18%) Subversion
2 1 (9.09%) MorphX
2 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Power BI Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Solutions Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Business Manager
3 1 (9.09%) DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Dynamics AX Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Power BI Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Business Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) ERP
2 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) Business Process Modelling
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Data Management
3 2 (18.18%) Demand Forecasting
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Conflict Management
4 1 (9.09%) Database Mirroring
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) SDLC
4 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 1 (9.09%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
2 2 (18.18%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) Perl
2 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 2 (18.18%) Python
2 2 (18.18%) X++
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) MCSA
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
1 1 (9.09%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) PMO
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Ansible
1 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (18.18%) Puppet
1 2 (18.18%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) JD Edwards
3 1 (9.09%) Cognos
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle