Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 343 491 -
Rank change year-on-year +148 - -
Contract jobs citing Dynamics 365 692 366 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.73% 0.40% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.26% 2.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 455 211 0
England median daily rate £475 £475 -
UK median daily rate £475 £475 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
England median hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK median hourly rate £17.50 - -

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 21,206 14,189 11,319
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 22.51% 15.68% 11.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,734 9,825 7,859
England median daily rate £488 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.72% +4.44% +7.78%
10th Percentile £306 £269 £280
90th Percentile £650 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 298 201 163
England median hourly rate £17.80 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.00% +5.26% -20.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.00 £11.80
90th Percentile £60.88 £63.75 £56.75
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.27
% change year-on-year -12.50% +9.45% -20.55%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +138 326 £500 +3.90% 111
North of England +48 114 £450 +5.88% 123
Midlands +19 94 £475 +11.76% 79
North West +38 77 £450 -5.26% 69
West Midlands +21 77 £500 +17.65% 53
South East +24 71 £500 +5.26% 65
East of England -12 43 £463 -11.06% 34
South West +17 39 £425 +13.33% 41
Yorkshire -7 31 £450 +5.88% 30
East Midlands +5 14 £400 -27.27% 26
North East - 6 £390 - 24
Dynamics 365
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 438 (63.29%) Microsoft
2 364 (52.60%) CRM
3 360 (52.02%) Dynamics CRM
4 189 (27.31%) Finance
5 187 (27.02%) Microsoft Azure
6 174 (25.14%) C#
7 163 (23.55%) Agile Software Development
8 147 (21.24%) .NET
9 143 (20.66%) Dynamics AX
10 120 (17.34%) SQL
11 115 (16.62%) JavaScript
12 106 (15.32%) Migration
13 100 (14.45%) ERP
14 98 (14.16%) SQL Server
15 72 (10.40%) Workflow
15 72 (10.40%) Office 365
16 68 (9.83%) Stakeholder Management
17 67 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
17 67 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 66 (9.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 66 (9.54%) Data Migration
19 65 (9.39%) ASP.NET
20 56 (8.09%) Project Management
21 51 (7.37%) Test Automation
22 50 (7.23%) Marketing
23 49 (7.08%) Visual Studio
23 49 (7.08%) HTML
24 46 (6.65%) Scrum
24 46 (6.65%) Power BI
25 44 (6.36%) CSS

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 42 (6.07%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.31%) BizTalk Server
2 16 (2.31%) CMS
3 11 (1.59%) Confluence
4 6 (0.87%) Drupal
5 3 (0.43%) IIS
5 3 (0.43%) Mule
6 2 (0.29%) IBM Domino
6 2 (0.29%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.14%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.14%) SAS
7 1 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.14%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.14%) Totara
7 1 (0.14%) Umbraco
Applications
1 17 (2.46%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.43%) Adobe Captivate
6 2 (0.29%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 360 (52.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 143 (20.66%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (2.31%) Dynamics NAV
4 11 (1.59%) Oracle Retail
5 10 (1.45%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.43%) Scribe Insight
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.14%) BigMachines
8 1 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.14%) Northgate Housing
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 187 (27.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 72 (10.40%) Office 365
3 27 (3.90%) SaaS
4 19 (2.75%) Azure Active Directory
5 18 (2.60%) PaaS
6 15 (2.17%) IaaS
7 13 (1.88%) Amazon AWS
8 12 (1.73%) Serverless
9 7 (1.01%) Azure Data Factory
9 7 (1.01%) Azure Functions
10 6 (0.87%) Boomi
11 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.14%) GitHub
11 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.14%) Route 53
11 1 (0.14%) Tricentis Tosca
11 1 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.30%) Skype
2 7 (1.01%) DHCP
2 7 (1.01%) DNS
3 5 (0.72%) VPN
4 4 (0.58%) Firewall
4 4 (0.58%) MPLS
5 3 (0.43%) Network Security
5 3 (0.43%) SAN
5 3 (0.43%) WAN
6 2 (0.29%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.29%) Internet
6 2 (0.29%) VoIP
7 1 (0.14%) Cisco Firepower
7 1 (0.14%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.14%) IPsec
7 1 (0.14%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.14%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.14%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (14.16%) SQL Server
2 67 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 66 (9.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 46 (6.65%) Power BI
5 20 (2.89%) Azure SQL Database
6 17 (2.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (1.45%) SQL Server 2016
8 7 (1.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 7 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
9 6 (0.87%) Cosmos DB
9 6 (0.87%) QlikView
10 5 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (0.58%) Relational Database
11 4 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (0.58%) SSDT
12 3 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (0.43%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.43%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 49 (7.08%) Visual Studio
2 43 (6.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 41 (5.92%) JIRA
4 40 (5.78%) Visual Studio Team System
5 30 (4.34%) Selenium
6 20 (2.89%) Jenkins
7 14 (2.02%) TeamCity
8 13 (1.88%) Octopus Deploy
9 11 (1.59%) Git (software)
10 10 (1.45%) GitLab
10 10 (1.45%) HP UFT
11 9 (1.30%) Moq
11 9 (1.30%) NUnit
12 5 (0.72%) MorphX
12 5 (0.72%) NDepend
12 5 (0.72%) SonarQube
12 5 (0.72%) Subversion
13 3 (0.43%) Cucumber
13 3 (0.43%) LoadUI
13 3 (0.43%) SpecFlow
General
1 189 (27.31%) Finance
2 50 (7.23%) Marketing
3 27 (3.90%) Retail
4 25 (3.61%) Banking
5 24 (3.47%) Manufacturing
6 18 (2.60%) Advertising
7 14 (2.02%) Local Government
8 12 (1.73%) General Ledger
9 11 (1.59%) Back Office
10 9 (1.30%) Law
11 8 (1.16%) Publishing
11 8 (1.16%) Telecoms
12 7 (1.01%) Electronics
12 7 (1.01%) Legal
12 7 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.58%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.58%) Games
14 3 (0.43%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.29%) Billing
16 1 (0.14%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 218 (31.50%) Developer
2 121 (17.49%) Architect
3 101 (14.60%) Consultant
4 91 (13.15%) CRM Developer
5 85 (12.28%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 76 (10.98%) Solutions Architect
7 69 (9.97%) Microsoft Developer
8 68 (9.83%) Analyst
9 42 (6.07%) Microsoft Consultant
10 35 (5.06%) CRM Consultant
11 34 (4.91%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
11 34 (4.91%) Project Manager
12 31 (4.48%) Business Analyst
13 25 (3.61%) Administrator
14 21 (3.03%) Functional Consultant
14 21 (3.03%) Technical Architect
15 20 (2.89%) C# Developer
16 19 (2.75%) Dynamics AX Consultant
17 17 (2.46%) CRM Architect
17 17 (2.46%) CRM Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (21.24%) .NET
2 65 (9.39%) ASP.NET
3 49 (7.08%) HTML
4 44 (6.36%) CSS
5 33 (4.77%) WCF
6 30 (4.34%) ASP.NET Web API
6 30 (4.34%) XML
7 29 (4.19%) HTML5
7 29 (4.19%) SOAP
8 27 (3.90%) jQuery
9 25 (3.61%) REST
9 25 (3.61%) Web Services
10 20 (2.89%) RESTful
11 19 (2.75%) CSS3
12 15 (2.17%) JSON
13 12 (1.73%) AngularJS
13 12 (1.73%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (1.30%) .NET Framework
14 9 (1.30%) Middleware
15 7 (1.01%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 30 (4.34%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
3 19 (2.75%) Mobile App
4 12 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (1.73%) Management Information System
5 11 (1.59%) User Experience
6 7 (1.01%) BYOD
6 7 (1.01%) Public Cloud
7 6 (0.87%) Fintech
7 6 (0.87%) Replication
8 3 (0.43%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.43%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.43%) PKI
8 3 (0.43%) Social Media
9 2 (0.29%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (0.29%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.29%) LLPG
9 2 (0.29%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.29%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.29%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 29 (4.19%) Windows
2 13 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (1.59%) Windows Server
4 10 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (0.72%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.43%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.29%) Android
8 2 (0.29%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.14%) HPUX
9 1 (0.14%) Linux
9 1 (0.14%) VMS
9 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 364 (52.60%) CRM
2 163 (23.55%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (15.32%) Migration
4 100 (14.45%) ERP
5 72 (10.40%) Workflow
6 68 (9.83%) Stakeholder Management
7 67 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
8 66 (9.54%) Data Migration
9 56 (8.09%) Project Management
10 51 (7.37%) Test Automation
11 46 (6.65%) Scrum
12 40 (5.78%) Continuous Integration
12 40 (5.78%) DevOps
13 38 (5.49%) User Acceptance Testing
14 33 (4.77%) ETL
15 30 (4.34%) Problem-Solving
16 28 (4.05%) MVC
17 26 (3.76%) ITIL
18 25 (3.61%) Business Analysis
18 25 (3.61%) Creative Thinking
Programming Languages
1 174 (25.14%) C#
2 120 (17.34%) SQL
3 115 (16.62%) JavaScript
4 25 (3.61%) X++
5 17 (2.46%) PowerShell
6 15 (2.17%) T-SQL
7 9 (1.30%) Java
8 5 (0.72%) C
9 3 (0.43%) Python
9 3 (0.43%) VB
9 3 (0.43%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.29%) C++
10 2 (0.29%) PHP
10 2 (0.29%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.14%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.14%) VBA
11 1 (0.14%) VC++
11 1 (0.14%) XAML
Qualifications
1 42 (6.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (3.18%) Degree
3 18 (2.60%) Security Cleared
4 9 (1.30%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.87%) MCSE
6 5 (0.72%) MCP
6 5 (0.72%) TOGAF Certification
7 4 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (0.58%) CTC Cleared
7 4 (0.58%) DBS Check
7 4 (0.58%) PMP
8 3 (0.43%) MCSA
9 2 (0.29%) CCNA
9 2 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.29%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.29%) ISEB
9 2 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.14%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.14%) MCITP
10 1 (0.14%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (6.36%) QA
2 18 (2.60%) Data Quality
3 11 (1.59%) PMO
4 5 (0.72%) Actionable Recommendations
5 4 (0.58%) GDPR
5 4 (0.58%) SLA
6 2 (0.29%) RosettaNet
7 1 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.14%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 36 (5.20%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (1.30%) Docker
4 4 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.29%) vSphere
5 2 (0.29%) XenApp
5 2 (0.29%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.29%) XenServer
6 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (1.45%) Single Sign-On
2 6 (0.87%) SCCM
3 4 (0.58%) Kubernetes
3 4 (0.58%) Terraform
4 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.14%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.14%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.14%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.14%) PaperCut
6 1 (0.14%) SCOM
6 1 (0.14%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.14%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 438 (63.29%) Microsoft
2 36 (5.20%) Oracle
3 16 (2.31%) SAP
4 14 (2.02%) MuleSoft
5 10 (1.45%) JD Edwards
6 8 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (1.16%) VMware
7 7 (1.01%) Dell
8 6 (0.87%) Informatica
9 5 (0.72%) Adobe
9 5 (0.72%) Citrix
9 5 (0.72%) Marketo
9 5 (0.72%) Retek
9 5 (0.72%) Tableau
10 4 (0.58%) Cisco
10 4 (0.58%) Workday
11 3 (0.43%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.43%) IBM
11 3 (0.43%) Infragistics
11 3 (0.43%) Telerik