Period
to 19 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Dynamics 365 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Dynamics 365 over the 6 months to 19 January 2022 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 365 (D365)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 222 235 184
Rank change year-on-year +13 -51 +75
Contract jobs citing Dynamics 365 885 384 953
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.27% 1.13% 1.46%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.56% 3.41% 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 636 298 659
10th Percentile £358 £313 £375
25th Percentile £413 £395 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £450 £500
Median % change year-on-year +11.17% -10.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £600 £550 £575
90th Percentile £675 £619 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 8
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile - £25.46 £18.25
Median hourly rate £24.36 £25.96 £25.50
Median % change year-on-year -6.16% +1.80% +37.84%
75th Percentile £39.68 £26.46 £51.56
90th Percentile £48.87 - £79.58
UK median hourly rate £24.36 £25.96 £25.50
% change year-on-year -6.16% +1.80% +37.84%

Dynamics 365 is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 24,878 11,259 19,899
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 35.64% 33.22% 30.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,171 8,110 14,008
10th Percentile £319 £302 £280
25th Percentile £425 £400 £394
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £538 £488 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.26% -2.50% -
75th Percentile £638 £580 £588
90th Percentile £719 £660 £675
UK median daily rate £525 £495 £490
% change year-on-year +6.06% +1.02% -0.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 201 291
10th Percentile £13.01 £12.50 £13.50
25th Percentile £15.01 £15.88 £16.25
Median hourly rate £20.96 £22.00 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year -4.75% +10.00% +14.29%
75th Percentile £43.75 £45.20 £40.13
90th Percentile £63.18 £60.00 £73.75
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -6.67% +12.50% +14.29%

Dynamics 365
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Dynamics 365 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Dynamics 365 in England

Dynamics 365
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Dynamics 365 in England.

Daily rate trend for Dynamics 365 in England

Dynamics 365
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Dynamics 365 in England over the 6 months to 19 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Dynamics 365 in England

Dynamics 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Dynamics 365 in England.

Hourly rate trend for Dynamics 365 in England

Dynamics 365
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Dynamics 365 in England over the 6 months to 19 January 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Dynamics 365 in England

Dynamics 365
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Dynamics 365 within the England region over the 6 months to 19 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London -51 376 £525 +10.53% 151
Midlands -34 97 £500 +21.21% 54
South East -10 94 £550 +29.41% 50
North of England -16 78 £485 +7.78% 62
West Midlands -22 78 £488 +14.71% 37
South West -15 51 £400 -15.79% 13
North West -15 51 £513 +13.89% 34
East of England -1 50 £400 +33.33% 23
Yorkshire -40 19 £425 -5.56% 22
East Midlands -36 15 £525 +46.34% 17
North East - 8 £543 - 6
Dynamics 365
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Dynamics 365 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Dynamics 365.

1 554 (62.60%) Microsoft
2 380 (42.94%) Azure
3 325 (36.72%) CRM
4 307 (34.69%) Dynamics CRM
5 298 (33.67%) Power Platform
6 288 (32.54%) Finance
7 238 (26.89%) Agile Software Development
8 204 (23.05%) Social Skills
9 181 (20.45%) DevOps
10 171 (19.32%) Business Intelligence
11 165 (18.64%) ERP
12 160 (18.08%) Power BI
13 157 (17.74%) Migration
14 154 (17.40%) PowerApps
15 145 (16.38%) SharePoint
16 131 (14.80%) .NET
17 129 (14.58%) Azure Logic Apps
18 124 (14.01%) Power Automate
19 123 (13.90%) C#
20 121 (13.67%) SQL
21 116 (13.11%) Data Migration
22 114 (12.88%) Marketing
23 112 (12.66%) Dynamics AX
24 92 (10.40%) SQL Server
25 90 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
26 86 (9.72%) JavaScript
27 74 (8.36%) Microsoft 365
28 69 (7.80%) SAP
29 67 (7.57%) Project Management
30 59 (6.67%) User Stories

Dynamics 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 145 (16.38%) SharePoint
2 54 (6.10%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (0.90%) Confluence
4 4 (0.45%) CMS
5 3 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.23%) IIS
6 2 (0.23%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.11%) DNN
7 1 (0.11%) Drupal
7 1 (0.11%) Moodle
7 1 (0.11%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.11%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.11%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (1.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (1.13%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.79%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.68%) Chatbot
5 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 307 (34.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 112 (12.66%) Dynamics AX
3 25 (2.82%) NetSuite
4 17 (1.92%) SAP FSCM
5 12 (1.36%) SAP ERP
6 11 (1.24%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.45%) iTrent
8 3 (0.34%) OPENHousing
9 2 (0.23%) Adobe Campaign
9 2 (0.23%) Magento
9 2 (0.23%) Maximo
9 2 (0.23%) Primavera
9 2 (0.23%) Shopify
10 1 (0.11%) Cognos Controller
10 1 (0.11%) IBM Planning Analytics
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
10 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 1 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 380 (42.94%) Azure
2 298 (33.67%) Power Platform
3 154 (17.40%) PowerApps
4 129 (14.58%) Azure Logic Apps
5 124 (14.01%) Power Automate
6 74 (8.36%) Microsoft 365
7 52 (5.88%) SaaS
8 51 (5.76%) Azure Service Bus
9 39 (4.41%) Serverless
10 38 (4.29%) Azure Functions
11 28 (3.16%) PaaS
12 25 (2.82%) IaaS
13 21 (2.37%) iPaaS
14 19 (2.15%) Azure Stack
15 18 (2.03%) Azure Data Factory
15 18 (2.03%) Azure Event Grid
16 12 (1.36%) Azure Active Directory
17 10 (1.13%) GitHub
18 5 (0.56%) NuGet
18 5 (0.56%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.90%) Firewall
2 5 (0.56%) Internet
3 4 (0.45%) HTTP
4 3 (0.34%) SD-WAN
4 3 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.23%) WAAS
6 1 (0.11%) DHCP
6 1 (0.11%) FTP
6 1 (0.11%) Network Security
6 1 (0.11%) SAN
6 1 (0.11%) Skype
6 1 (0.11%) SSL
6 1 (0.11%) VPN
6 1 (0.11%) WAN
6 1 (0.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (18.08%) Power BI
2 92 (10.40%) SQL Server
3 40 (4.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 39 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (2.49%) Data Lake
5 22 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (1.58%) BusinessObjects
7 13 (1.47%) Azure SQL Database
8 12 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (0.68%) Tableau
11 5 (0.56%) Relational Database
11 5 (0.56%) SQL Server 2019
12 4 (0.45%) Looker
12 4 (0.45%) Metadata
12 4 (0.45%) QlikView
13 3 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (0.34%) OLAP
13 3 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (2.60%) JIRA
2 20 (2.26%) Visual Studio
2 20 (2.26%) Visual Studio Team System
3 14 (1.58%) Git (software)
4 13 (1.47%) Selenium
5 11 (1.24%) SpecFlow
5 11 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (0.90%) Postman
7 6 (0.68%) Jenkins
7 6 (0.68%) MorphX
7 6 (0.68%) Visual Studio Code
8 5 (0.56%) JMeter
8 5 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (0.56%) Subversion
9 4 (0.45%) NUnit
9 4 (0.45%) Travis CI
9 4 (0.45%) WebDriver
10 3 (0.34%) Jasmine
10 3 (0.34%) Moq
10 3 (0.34%) MSTest
General
1 288 (32.54%) Finance
2 204 (23.05%) Social Skills
3 114 (12.88%) Marketing
4 59 (6.67%) Public Sector
5 46 (5.20%) Presentation Skills
6 40 (4.52%) Manufacturing
7 39 (4.41%) Retail
8 38 (4.29%) Documentation Skills
9 32 (3.62%) Analytical Skills
10 29 (3.28%) Local Government
11 19 (2.15%) Banking
11 19 (2.15%) Legal
12 17 (1.92%) Law
13 16 (1.81%) Financial Institution
13 16 (1.81%) General Ledger
14 10 (1.13%) Electronics
14 10 (1.13%) Influencing Skills
14 10 (1.13%) Telecoms
15 9 (1.02%) Back Office
16 8 (0.90%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 199 (22.49%) Consultant
2 151 (17.06%) Developer
3 125 (14.12%) Architect
4 123 (13.90%) Analyst
5 78 (8.81%) Project Manager
6 71 (8.02%) Functional Consultant
7 66 (7.46%) Solutions Architect
8 40 (4.52%) Business Analyst
9 38 (4.29%) Microsoft Consultant
10 32 (3.62%) CRM Developer
11 28 (3.16%) Azure Architect
12 27 (3.05%) CRM Architect
13 26 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM Developer
14 25 (2.82%) Technical Consultant
15 24 (2.71%) Microsoft Developer
16 22 (2.49%) Applications Developer
16 22 (2.49%) CRM Consultant
16 22 (2.49%) Data Analyst
16 22 (2.49%) Test Analyst
17 19 (2.15%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (14.80%) .NET
2 34 (3.84%) Web Services
3 31 (3.50%) JSON
4 28 (3.16%) J2EE
5 22 (2.49%) .NET Core
6 19 (2.15%) Node.js
7 18 (2.03%) Swagger
8 17 (1.92%) OpenAPI
8 17 (1.92%) REST
9 14 (1.58%) HTML
10 13 (1.47%) .NET Framework
11 12 (1.36%) CSS
11 12 (1.36%) EDI
12 10 (1.13%) RESTful
12 10 (1.13%) XML
13 9 (1.02%) ADO
14 7 (0.79%) AngularJS
14 7 (0.79%) ASP.NET
15 6 (0.68%) ASP.NET Web API
15 6 (0.68%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 16 (1.81%) Hedge funds
1 16 (1.81%) Legacy Systems
1 16 (1.81%) User Experience
2 13 (1.47%) Management Information System
3 12 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (1.02%) Housing Association
5 8 (0.90%) Mobile App
6 7 (0.79%) Legacy Applications
6 7 (0.79%) Private Cloud
7 5 (0.56%) Data Structures
7 5 (0.56%) Mainframe
7 5 (0.56%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (0.56%) Virtual Team
8 3 (0.34%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.34%) FMCG
8 3 (0.34%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (0.34%) Life Science
8 3 (0.34%) Renewable Energy
9 2 (0.23%) Cloud Native
9 2 (0.23%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 19 (2.15%) Windows
2 5 (0.56%) Windows Server
3 4 (0.45%) Android
3 4 (0.45%) Apple iOS
3 4 (0.45%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.23%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.11%) Linux
5 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.11%) Unix
5 1 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 325 (36.72%) CRM
2 238 (26.89%) Agile Software Development
3 181 (20.45%) DevOps
4 171 (19.32%) Business Intelligence
5 165 (18.64%) ERP
6 157 (17.74%) Migration
7 116 (13.11%) Data Migration
8 90 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 67 (7.57%) Project Management
10 59 (6.67%) User Stories
11 56 (6.33%) Data Modelling
12 54 (6.10%) User Acceptance Testing
12 54 (6.10%) Waterfall
13 51 (5.76%) Customer Engagement
14 48 (5.42%) Workflow
15 44 (4.97%) Data Management
15 44 (4.97%) Project Delivery
16 43 (4.86%) SDLC
17 42 (4.75%) Microservices
18 41 (4.63%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 123 (13.90%) C#
2 121 (13.67%) SQL
3 86 (9.72%) JavaScript
4 55 (6.21%) Java
5 22 (2.49%) T-SQL
6 15 (1.69%) PowerShell
7 13 (1.47%) TypeScript
8 10 (1.13%) X++
9 6 (0.68%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 5 (0.56%) Python
11 4 (0.45%) C
12 3 (0.34%) PHP
12 3 (0.34%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.23%) C++
14 1 (0.11%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.11%) ActionScript 2.0
14 1 (0.11%) Ada
14 1 (0.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (1.69%) Security Cleared
3 14 (1.58%) Degree
3 14 (1.58%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.13%) PMI Certification
5 9 (1.02%) PMP
6 8 (0.90%) ISTQB
7 7 (0.79%) ACCA
8 6 (0.68%) CIMA
8 6 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.34%) AAT
9 3 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.34%) ISEB
9 3 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.34%) MCITP
10 2 (0.23%) APMP
10 2 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.11%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 1 (0.11%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (0.11%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (4.52%) QA
2 31 (3.50%) GDPR
3 18 (2.03%) PMO
4 8 (0.90%) SLA
5 6 (0.68%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.45%) Accessibility
7 3 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.11%) Dublin Core
9 1 (0.11%) GRC
9 1 (0.11%) NIST
9 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.11%) Section 508
9 1 (0.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 24 (2.71%) Active Directory
2 19 (2.15%) Docker
3 5 (0.56%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.34%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 20 (2.26%) Kubernetes
2 7 (0.79%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (0.45%) SCCM
3 4 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (0.34%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 3 (0.34%) Terraform
5 1 (0.11%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 554 (62.60%) Microsoft
2 69 (7.80%) SAP
3 43 (4.86%) Oracle
4 34 (3.84%) Salesforce.com
5 24 (2.71%) JD Edwards
6 23 (2.60%) Sitecore
7 12 (1.36%) MuleSoft
7 12 (1.36%) Workday
8 9 (1.02%) Sage
9 8 (0.90%) VMware
10 7 (0.79%) Citrix
11 5 (0.56%) Adobe
11 5 (0.56%) Dell
12 4 (0.45%) Optimizely
13 3 (0.34%) Aruba
13 3 (0.34%) Capita
13 3 (0.34%) IFS
13 3 (0.34%) Talend
13 3 (0.34%) TIBCO
14 2 (0.23%) Civica