Period
to 25 May 2020

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 25 May 2020 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
25 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 201 234 373
Rank change year-on-year +33 +139 +256
Contract jobs citing Dynamics 365 550 1,023 635
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.29% 1.22% 0.68%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.15% 4.32% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 763 463
Median daily rate £500 £488 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% -
10th Percentile £388 £348 £326
90th Percentile £711 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £488 £488
% change year-on-year +2.56% - -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 4 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +100.00% -65.00%
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year - +100.00% -65.00%

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 13,257 23,669 19,869
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.99% 28.24% 21.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,917 16,408 13,667
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £308
90th Percentile £675 £656 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 295 283 272
Median hourly rate £30.00 £21.16 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.78% +5.80% +5.49%
10th Percentile £14.75 £12.05 £12.50
90th Percentile £51.75 £57.00 £57.38
Median hourly rate £27.50 £21.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +27.91% +13.16% +5.56%

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 25 May 2020.

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 25 May 2020.

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 25 May 2020. 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
London +51 220 £500 - 57
South East +66 97 £488 -2.50% 55
Midlands +20 84 £450 -5.26% 38
West Midlands +13 70 £469 -1.32% 30
South West +25 65 £625 +25.00% 24
East of England +62 41 £545 +36.25% 30
North of England -32 38 £475 +2.15% 75
North West -45 25 £425 -15.00% 39
East Midlands +38 14 £425 -4.23% 8
Yorkshire +37 12 £500 +25.00% 23
North East +20 1 £400 -9.86% 13
Dynamics 365
UK

For the 6 months to 25 May 2020, 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.

1 332 (60.36%) Microsoft
2 320 (58.18%) CRM
3 313 (56.91%) Dynamics CRM
4 239 (43.45%) Azure
5 158 (28.73%) Finance
6 125 (22.73%) ERP
7 119 (21.64%) Migration
8 114 (20.73%) SharePoint
9 112 (20.36%) Agile Software Development
10 106 (19.27%) Dynamics AX
11 104 (18.91%) .NET
12 101 (18.36%) SQL
13 99 (18.00%) C#
14 98 (17.82%) DevOps
15 94 (17.09%) Power Platform
16 89 (16.18%) Business Intelligence
17 84 (15.27%) Power BI
18 70 (12.73%) Public Sector
19 67 (12.18%) JavaScript
19 67 (12.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 66 (12.00%) SQL Server
21 64 (11.64%) Data Migration
22 56 (10.18%) Office 365
23 55 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
24 51 (9.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 51 (9.27%) Visual Studio
25 44 (8.00%) ArchiMate
26 41 (7.45%) SAP
26 41 (7.45%) Logic Apps
27 40 (7.27%) PowerApps

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
1 114 (20.73%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.55%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (1.09%) CMS
4 4 (0.73%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.36%) Confluence
5 2 (0.36%) IIS
6 1 (0.18%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 38 (6.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (5.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 28 (5.09%) MS Visio
4 11 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.36%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 313 (56.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 106 (19.27%) Dynamics AX
3 23 (4.18%) NetSuite
4 12 (2.18%) Dynamics NAV
5 9 (1.64%) SAP ERP
6 5 (0.91%) Scribe Insight
6 5 (0.91%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 4 (0.73%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 3 (0.55%) Magento
9 2 (0.36%) Oracle Receivables
10 1 (0.18%) BPCS
10 1 (0.18%) OpenText VIM for SAP
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle Assets
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
10 1 (0.18%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 239 (43.45%) Azure
2 94 (17.09%) Power Platform
3 56 (10.18%) Office 365
4 41 (7.45%) Logic Apps
5 40 (7.27%) PowerApps
6 37 (6.73%) SaaS
7 32 (5.82%) Power Automate
8 27 (4.91%) Azure Active Directory
9 25 (4.55%) Serverless
10 22 (4.00%) Azure Functions
11 14 (2.55%) Azure Data Factory
12 10 (1.82%) PaaS
13 9 (1.64%) AWS
14 5 (0.91%) IaaS
15 4 (0.73%) Azure Stack
15 4 (0.73%) OneDrive
16 3 (0.55%) GCP
17 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
18 1 (0.18%) Heroku
18 1 (0.18%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.73%) Skype
2 2 (0.36%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (15.27%) Power BI
2 67 (12.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 66 (12.00%) SQL Server
4 51 (9.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (2.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
7 9 (1.64%) Data Lake
8 8 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.27%) Azure SQL Database
9 7 (1.27%) SQL Server 2016
10 5 (0.91%) SAP BW
10 5 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (0.91%) SQL Server 2017
11 4 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.73%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (0.55%) BigQuery
13 2 (0.36%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.36%) Redis
14 1 (0.18%) Relational Database
14 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 51 (9.27%) Visual Studio
2 21 (3.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (2.36%) Visual Studio Team System
4 5 (0.91%) Selenium
5 4 (0.73%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.73%) JIRA
6 3 (0.55%) NUnit
6 3 (0.55%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.18%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.18%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.18%) WebDriver
General
1 158 (28.73%) Finance
2 70 (12.73%) Public Sector
3 32 (5.82%) Retail
4 29 (5.27%) Manufacturing
5 19 (3.45%) Marketing
6 11 (2.00%) Local Government
7 10 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
8 9 (1.64%) Advertising
9 7 (1.27%) General Ledger
10 5 (0.91%) Legal
11 4 (0.73%) Back Office
11 4 (0.73%) Banking
11 4 (0.73%) Electronics
11 4 (0.73%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.55%) Law
13 1 (0.18%) German Language
13 1 (0.18%) Housing Association
13 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.18%) Social Housing
13 1 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 136 (24.73%) Developer
2 120 (21.82%) Architect
3 103 (18.73%) Consultant
4 75 (13.64%) CRM Developer
5 71 (12.91%) Analyst
6 59 (10.73%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 49 (8.91%) Technical Architect
8 42 (7.64%) Functional Consultant
9 40 (7.27%) CRM Consultant
9 40 (7.27%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
10 39 (7.09%) Business Analyst
10 39 (7.09%) CRM Architect
10 39 (7.09%) Dynamics CRM Architect
10 39 (7.09%) Microsoft Developer
11 33 (6.00%) Solutions Architect
12 32 (5.82%) Microsoft Consultant
13 29 (5.27%) Project Manager
14 24 (4.36%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
15 15 (2.73%) Azure Architect
15 15 (2.73%) CRM Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (18.91%) .NET
2 16 (2.91%) OAuth
2 16 (2.91%) OpenID
2 16 (2.91%) SAML
3 14 (2.55%) ASP.NET
4 12 (2.18%) HTML
5 11 (2.00%) Web Services
6 9 (1.64%) J2EE
6 9 (1.64%) jQuery
6 9 (1.64%) XML
7 7 (1.27%) JSON
7 7 (1.27%) RESTful
8 6 (1.09%) CSS
9 5 (0.91%) SOAP
9 5 (0.91%) WCF
10 4 (0.73%) AngularJS
10 4 (0.73%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (0.55%) React
11 3 (0.55%) REST
12 2 (0.36%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 25 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (2.91%) User Experience
3 7 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (0.91%) Virtual Team
5 3 (0.55%) Analytical Mindset
5 3 (0.55%) Data Structures
5 3 (0.55%) e-Learning
5 3 (0.55%) FMCG
5 3 (0.55%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.36%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.18%) BYOD
7 1 (0.18%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.18%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.18%) NHS
7 1 (0.18%) Podcast
7 1 (0.18%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (0.55%) Windows
2 2 (0.36%) Linux
3 1 (0.18%) CentOS
3 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.18%) VMS
3 1 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 320 (58.18%) CRM
2 125 (22.73%) ERP
3 119 (21.64%) Migration
4 112 (20.36%) Agile Software Development
5 98 (17.82%) DevOps
6 89 (16.18%) Business Intelligence
7 64 (11.64%) Data Migration
8 55 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 44 (8.00%) ArchiMate
10 39 (7.09%) Requirements Gathering
11 33 (6.00%) Scrum
12 31 (5.64%) Project Management
13 30 (5.45%) Open Source
14 22 (4.00%) Change Management
14 22 (4.00%) PRINCE2
14 22 (4.00%) UML
14 22 (4.00%) User Stories
14 22 (4.00%) Workflow
15 21 (3.82%) ETL
16 19 (3.45%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 101 (18.36%) SQL
2 99 (18.00%) C#
3 67 (12.18%) JavaScript
4 16 (2.91%) C
5 15 (2.73%) PowerShell
6 11 (2.00%) T-SQL
7 9 (1.64%) Java
7 9 (1.64%) X++
8 3 (0.55%) Python
9 2 (0.36%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 2 (0.36%) Ruby
9 2 (0.36%) TypeScript
9 2 (0.36%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.36%) XPath
10 1 (0.18%) C++
10 1 (0.18%) PHP
10 1 (0.18%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.18%) VB
10 1 (0.18%) VC++
Qualifications
1 31 (5.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (3.82%) Security Cleared
3 14 (2.55%) Degree
4 10 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (1.45%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.09%) CIMA
7 5 (0.91%) ACCA
7 5 (0.91%) APMG
8 4 (0.73%) AAT
9 3 (0.55%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (0.55%) MCSA
9 3 (0.55%) MCSE
9 3 (0.55%) PMP
10 2 (0.36%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.36%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.18%) MBA
11 1 (0.18%) MCITP
11 1 (0.18%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.27%) GDPR
2 6 (1.09%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.91%) QA
4 3 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.36%) PMO
5 2 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.18%) COBIT
6 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (6.73%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.36%) Docker
2 2 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (0.36%) Kubernetes
1 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.18%) Ansible
2 1 (0.18%) CASB
Vendors
1 332 (60.36%) Microsoft
2 41 (7.45%) SAP
3 32 (5.82%) Sparx
4 24 (4.36%) JD Edwards
5 23 (4.18%) Oracle
6 9 (1.64%) Workday
7 7 (1.27%) CheckPoint
8 6 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.73%) Google
10 3 (0.55%) IFS
10 3 (0.55%) Infor
10 3 (0.55%) JDA
10 3 (0.55%) Tableau
11 2 (0.36%) Databricks
11 2 (0.36%) Sage
11 2 (0.36%) TIBCO
12 1 (0.18%) Adyen
12 1 (0.18%) Okta
12 1 (0.18%) Sitecore
12 1 (0.18%) SYSPRO