Period
to 17 December 2018

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 17 December 2018 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
UK > England
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 299 451 839
Rank change year-on-year +152 +388 -
Contract jobs citing Dynamics 365 848 474 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.88% 0.50% 0.013%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.66% 2.90% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 284 8
England median daily rate £475 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% - -
10th Percentile £354 £350 £403
90th Percentile £631 £617 £580
UK median daily rate £475 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -5.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
England median hourly rate £19.50 - -
UK median hourly rate £19.50 - -

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 23,163 16,346 11,850
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 24.13% 17.31% 12.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,210 11,456 8,165
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £310 £275 £284
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 306 202 169
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% -12.20%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.03 £11.62
90th Percentile £57.50 £58.75 £56.77
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11% -16.82%

Dynamics 365
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Dynamics 365 in England

Dynamics 365
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Dynamics 365 in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Dynamics 365 in England

Dynamics 365
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Dynamics 365 in England over the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Dynamics 365 in England

Dynamics 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Dynamics 365 in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 17 December 2018. 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 +85 392 £500 - 117
North of England +83 159 £462 +8.76% 205
Midlands +32 116 £475 +11.76% 100
North West +75 111 £468 -6.50% 123
West Midlands +26 98 £475 +11.76% 70
South East +28 97 £500 - 66
East of England +17 45 £430 -14.00% 52
Yorkshire 0 38 £450 +5.88% 66
South West +7 34 £450 +50.00% 52
East Midlands +17 15 £413 -25.00% 30
North East -1 10 £358 -40.42% 16
Dynamics 365
UK

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, 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.

1 542 (63.92%) Microsoft
2 484 (57.08%) CRM
3 477 (56.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 229 (27.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 220 (25.94%) C#
6 213 (25.12%) Finance
7 206 (24.29%) Agile Software Development
8 195 (23.00%) .NET
9 166 (19.58%) SQL
10 137 (16.16%) Dynamics AX
11 135 (15.92%) JavaScript
12 122 (14.39%) SQL Server
13 109 (12.85%) Migration
14 103 (12.15%) Stakeholder Management
15 99 (11.67%) Business Intelligence
16 96 (11.32%) ERP
17 92 (10.85%) Workflow
18 80 (9.43%) Office 365
19 77 (9.08%) Visual Studio
20 73 (8.61%) Data Migration
21 69 (8.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 66 (7.78%) ASP.NET
23 65 (7.67%) SharePoint
23 65 (7.67%) Marketing
24 62 (7.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 61 (7.19%) Scrum
25 61 (7.19%) Power BI
26 59 (6.96%) QA
27 57 (6.72%) Project Management
28 54 (6.37%) Test Automation

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 65 (7.67%) SharePoint
2 17 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
3 16 (1.89%) CMS
4 12 (1.42%) SAP Portal
5 9 (1.06%) Confluence
6 8 (0.94%) Drupal
7 7 (0.83%) NServiceBus
8 6 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.35%) Mule
9 3 (0.35%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.24%) IBM Domino
10 2 (0.24%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.12%) Anypoint
11 1 (0.12%) IIS
11 1 (0.12%) SAS
11 1 (0.12%) Totara
11 1 (0.12%) Umbraco
Applications
1 19 (2.24%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.59%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.35%) Adobe Captivate
6 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 477 (56.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 137 (16.16%) Dynamics AX
3 18 (2.12%) Dynamics NAV
4 14 (1.65%) Oracle Retail
5 11 (1.30%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.35%) SAP GTS
7 2 (0.24%) Northgate Housing
7 2 (0.24%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.12%) OPENHousing
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.12%) Raiser's Edge
8 1 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.12%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 229 (27.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 80 (9.43%) Office 365
3 44 (5.19%) SaaS
4 23 (2.71%) IaaS
4 23 (2.71%) PaaS
5 17 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
6 14 (1.65%) Azure Active Directory
6 14 (1.65%) Serverless
7 12 (1.42%) Azure Data Factory
7 12 (1.42%) Yammer
8 9 (1.06%) Azure Functions
9 8 (0.94%) Boomi
10 4 (0.47%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.24%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.94%) Skype
2 6 (0.71%) Internet
3 5 (0.59%) DHCP
3 5 (0.59%) DNS
4 4 (0.47%) MPLS
4 4 (0.47%) VPN
4 4 (0.47%) WAN
5 3 (0.35%) Firewall
6 2 (0.24%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.24%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.24%) iSCSI
6 2 (0.24%) SAN
6 2 (0.24%) VoIP
7 1 (0.12%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.12%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (14.39%) SQL Server
2 69 (8.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 62 (7.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 61 (7.19%) Power BI
5 22 (2.59%) Azure SQL Database
6 21 (2.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 14 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (1.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 11 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (1.30%) SQL Server 2016
9 7 (0.83%) Cosmos DB
10 6 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (0.71%) SSDT
11 5 (0.59%) QlikView
11 5 (0.59%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.59%) Relational Database
11 5 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (0.47%) MySQL
12 4 (0.47%) SQL Server 2014
13 3 (0.35%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 77 (9.08%) Visual Studio
2 48 (5.66%) Visual Studio Team System
3 41 (4.83%) JIRA
4 39 (4.60%) Team Foundation Server
5 35 (4.13%) Selenium
6 24 (2.83%) TeamCity
7 23 (2.71%) Octopus Deploy
8 17 (2.00%) Jenkins
9 10 (1.18%) Git (software)
10 9 (1.06%) Moq
10 9 (1.06%) NUnit
11 7 (0.83%) GitLab
11 7 (0.83%) HP UFT
12 4 (0.47%) NDepend
12 4 (0.47%) SonarQube
13 3 (0.35%) Cucumber
13 3 (0.35%) LoadUI
13 3 (0.35%) MorphX
13 3 (0.35%) SpecFlow
14 2 (0.24%) Bitbucket
General
1 213 (25.12%) Finance
2 65 (7.67%) Marketing
3 35 (4.13%) Retail
4 28 (3.30%) Banking
5 24 (2.83%) Back Office
6 22 (2.59%) Manufacturing
7 15 (1.77%) General Ledger
7 15 (1.77%) Local Government
8 12 (1.42%) Legal
8 12 (1.42%) Publishing
9 10 (1.18%) Advertising
10 7 (0.83%) Electronics
10 7 (0.83%) Telecoms
11 6 (0.71%) Games
11 6 (0.71%) Law
12 5 (0.59%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.47%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.35%) German Language
14 3 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.24%) Billing
Job Titles
1 252 (29.72%) Developer
2 137 (16.16%) Consultant
3 136 (16.04%) Architect
4 123 (14.50%) CRM Developer
5 119 (14.03%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 108 (12.74%) Analyst
7 71 (8.37%) Microsoft Developer
8 58 (6.84%) Solutions Architect
9 52 (6.13%) Microsoft Consultant
10 51 (6.01%) CRM Consultant
10 51 (6.01%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
11 48 (5.66%) Business Analyst
12 45 (5.31%) Project Manager
13 37 (4.36%) Technical Architect
14 30 (3.54%) C# Developer
14 30 (3.54%) Functional Consultant
15 24 (2.83%) Administrator
15 24 (2.83%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 23 (2.71%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
17 22 (2.59%) CRM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (23.00%) .NET
2 66 (7.78%) ASP.NET
3 50 (5.90%) HTML
4 36 (4.25%) SOAP
4 36 (4.25%) Web Services
5 35 (4.13%) CSS
5 35 (4.13%) WCF
6 31 (3.66%) ASP.NET Web API
7 29 (3.42%) REST
8 27 (3.18%) XML
9 25 (2.95%) RESTful
10 23 (2.71%) .NET Framework
10 23 (2.71%) jQuery
11 19 (2.24%) JSON
12 14 (1.65%) Silverlight
13 12 (1.42%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (1.42%) HTML5
14 11 (1.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 10 (1.18%) Node.js
16 9 (1.06%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 35 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (3.18%) User Experience
3 20 (2.36%) Greenfield Project
4 19 (2.24%) Management Information System
5 15 (1.77%) BYOD
6 13 (1.53%) Mobile App
7 6 (0.71%) Fintech
8 5 (0.59%) Data Structures
8 5 (0.59%) Public Cloud
8 5 (0.59%) Replication
9 4 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.47%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (0.35%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.35%) Social Media
11 2 (0.24%) e-Learning
11 2 (0.24%) LLPG
11 2 (0.24%) Reference Data
11 2 (0.24%) Taxonomies
12 1 (0.12%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.12%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 35 (4.13%) Windows
2 21 (2.48%) Windows Server
3 10 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.35%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.24%) Android
7 2 (0.24%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.24%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.12%) Linux
8 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 484 (57.08%) CRM
2 206 (24.29%) Agile Software Development
3 109 (12.85%) Migration
4 103 (12.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 99 (11.67%) Business Intelligence
6 96 (11.32%) ERP
7 92 (10.85%) Workflow
8 73 (8.61%) Data Migration
9 61 (7.19%) Scrum
10 57 (6.72%) Project Management
11 54 (6.37%) Test Automation
12 51 (6.01%) DevOps
12 51 (6.01%) User Acceptance Testing
13 50 (5.90%) Case Management
14 49 (5.78%) ETL
14 49 (5.78%) ITIL
15 42 (4.95%) SDLC
16 41 (4.83%) Continuous Integration
17 39 (4.60%) Service Management
18 36 (4.25%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 220 (25.94%) C#
2 166 (19.58%) SQL
3 135 (15.92%) JavaScript
4 27 (3.18%) PowerShell
5 19 (2.24%) Java
6 14 (1.65%) Python
7 13 (1.53%) X++
8 9 (1.06%) Ruby
8 9 (1.06%) Scala
8 9 (1.06%) T-SQL
9 4 (0.47%) PHP
10 3 (0.35%) C
10 3 (0.35%) VB
11 2 (0.24%) C++
11 2 (0.24%) PHP 5
11 2 (0.24%) PHP 7
11 2 (0.24%) R
11 2 (0.24%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.12%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.12%) VC++
Qualifications
1 42 (4.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (2.95%) Security Cleared
3 20 (2.36%) Degree
4 17 (2.00%) SC Cleared
5 8 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (0.83%) MCSE
7 5 (0.59%) MCP
7 5 (0.59%) TOGAF Certification
8 4 (0.47%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (0.47%) DBS Check
8 4 (0.47%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.47%) PMP
9 3 (0.35%) MCITP
9 3 (0.35%) MCSA
9 3 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.24%) APMG
10 2 (0.24%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.24%) VCP6
10 2 (0.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (6.96%) QA
2 25 (2.95%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.94%) PMO
4 5 (0.59%) Actionable Recommendations
5 4 (0.47%) GDPR
5 4 (0.47%) SLA
6 3 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.24%) RosettaNet
8 1 (0.12%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 31 (3.66%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.06%) Docker
3 7 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.24%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.12%) vSphere
6 1 (0.12%) XenApp
6 1 (0.12%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.12%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (1.18%) Single Sign-On
2 6 (0.71%) SCCM
3 4 (0.47%) Kubernetes
3 4 (0.47%) Terraform
4 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.24%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (0.24%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.24%) PaperCut
5 2 (0.24%) SCOM
5 2 (0.24%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.24%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 542 (63.92%) Microsoft
2 44 (5.19%) Oracle
3 28 (3.30%) SAP
4 17 (2.00%) MuleSoft
5 15 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
6 11 (1.30%) JD Edwards
7 10 (1.18%) Dell
8 8 (0.94%) Informatica
9 7 (0.83%) Workday
10 6 (0.71%) Google
10 6 (0.71%) VMware
11 5 (0.59%) Adobe
12 4 (0.47%) Marketo
12 4 (0.47%) Retek
13 3 (0.35%) Cisco
13 3 (0.35%) Citrix
13 3 (0.35%) IBM
13 3 (0.35%) Tableau
13 3 (0.35%) Twitter
14 2 (0.24%) HP