Period
to 24 September 2021

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 24 September 2021 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
24 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 214 242 213
Rank change year-on-year +28 -29 +149
Contract jobs citing Dynamics 365 823 283 1,076
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.28% 1.09% 1.33%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.59% 3.41% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 617 205 756
10th Percentile £330 £313 £331
25th Percentile £400 £385 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +2.56%
75th Percentile £575 £550 £575
90th Percentile £650 £600 £634
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £495
% change year-on-year +5.56% -9.13% +4.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
10th Percentile £24.13 " £18.43
25th Percentile £29.27 " £20.57
Median hourly rate £38.20 - £33.38
75th Percentile £46.77 " £58.50
90th Percentile £51.71 " £82.80
UK median hourly rate £38.20 - £33.38

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 22,910 8,296 23,867
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 35.56% 32.10% 29.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,584 5,919 16,665
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
25th Percentile £425 £408 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £625 £600 £588
90th Percentile £700 £688 £663
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 390 107 327
10th Percentile £12.25 £14.00 £13.00
25th Percentile £14.13 £16.63 £15.63
Median hourly rate £20.51 £20.34 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +0.86% -3.17% +20.00%
75th Percentile £46.23 £40.38 £42.00
90th Percentile £65.50 £55.00 £70.00
UK median hourly rate £21.05 £20.34 £20.50
% change year-on-year +3.52% -0.80% +17.14%

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 24 September 2021.

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 24 September 2021.

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 24 September 2021. 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 -43 343 £513 +10.81% 155
North of England -8 100 £475 +17.28% 86
Midlands -33 82 £475 +15.15% 67
North West +22 79 £475 +10.47% 54
South West +17 79 £400 -11.11% 21
South East -48 72 £450 -5.26% 36
West Midlands -34 63 £475 +11.76% 51
East of England -7 48 £375 -14.04% 35
East Midlands -34 18 £445 +27.14% 16
Yorkshire -54 16 £431 +10.58% 26
North East - 5 £400 - 6
Dynamics 365
UK

For the 6 months to 24 September 2021, 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.

1 491 (59.66%) Microsoft
2 318 (38.64%) Azure
3 308 (37.42%) Finance
4 257 (31.23%) CRM
5 250 (30.38%) Dynamics CRM
6 246 (29.89%) Power Platform
7 185 (22.48%) Social Skills
8 183 (22.24%) Migration
9 177 (21.51%) ERP
10 173 (21.02%) Agile Software Development
11 156 (18.96%) DevOps
12 142 (17.25%) Business Intelligence
13 138 (16.77%) Power BI
14 122 (14.82%) Data Migration
15 120 (14.58%) Dynamics AX
16 116 (14.09%) C#
16 116 (14.09%) SQL
17 112 (13.61%) PowerApps
18 104 (12.64%) SharePoint
19 98 (11.91%) .NET
20 96 (11.66%) Azure Logic Apps
21 89 (10.81%) JavaScript
22 88 (10.69%) Marketing
23 83 (10.09%) Data Modelling
24 81 (9.84%) User Acceptance Testing
24 81 (9.84%) Power Automate
25 79 (9.60%) Stakeholder Management
26 65 (7.90%) SQL Server
27 57 (6.93%) Microsoft 365
28 48 (5.83%) Manufacturing

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
1 104 (12.64%) SharePoint
2 38 (4.62%) BizTalk Server
3 14 (1.70%) Confluence
4 8 (0.97%) CMS
5 2 (0.24%) Apache Airflow
5 2 (0.24%) Drupal
5 2 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.24%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.12%) Apache
6 1 (0.12%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.12%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.12%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.12%) Moodle
6 1 (0.12%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.12%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.12%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (2.19%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (2.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (0.97%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.73%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe XD
6 1 (0.12%) InVision
6 1 (0.12%) Marvel
Business Applications
1 250 (30.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 120 (14.58%) Dynamics AX
3 22 (2.67%) Dynamics NAV
3 22 (2.67%) NetSuite
4 6 (0.73%) Magento
5 4 (0.49%) Unit4 Business World
6 3 (0.36%) iTrent
6 3 (0.36%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.12%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
8 1 (0.12%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 318 (38.64%) Azure
2 246 (29.89%) Power Platform
3 112 (13.61%) PowerApps
4 96 (11.66%) Azure Logic Apps
5 81 (9.84%) Power Automate
6 57 (6.93%) Microsoft 365
7 33 (4.01%) Azure Service Bus
8 26 (3.16%) SaaS
8 26 (3.16%) Serverless
9 25 (3.04%) Azure Functions
10 23 (2.79%) Azure Data Factory
11 18 (2.19%) Azure Active Directory
12 14 (1.70%) NuGet
13 12 (1.46%) Azure Event Grid
13 12 (1.46%) Azure Synapse Analytics
14 9 (1.09%) AWS
15 8 (0.97%) GitHub
15 8 (0.97%) IaaS
15 8 (0.97%) PaaS
16 7 (0.85%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.85%) HTTP
2 4 (0.49%) Firewall
3 3 (0.36%) SD-WAN
3 3 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.24%) Intranet
4 2 (0.24%) IP Telephony
4 2 (0.24%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.12%) DVB
5 1 (0.12%) Internet
5 1 (0.12%) PBX
5 1 (0.12%) PSTN
5 1 (0.12%) SAN
5 1 (0.12%) SSL
5 1 (0.12%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (16.77%) Power BI
2 65 (7.90%) SQL Server
3 43 (5.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 38 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
5 36 (4.37%) Data Lake
6 35 (4.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 31 (3.77%) Azure SQL Database
8 11 (1.34%) BusinessObjects
9 8 (0.97%) SQL Server 2019
10 7 (0.85%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 6 (0.73%) MySQL
11 6 (0.73%) Relational Database
12 5 (0.61%) Big Data
12 5 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 3 (0.36%) MS Access
14 3 (0.36%) OLAP
14 3 (0.36%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.36%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 32 (3.89%) Visual Studio
2 24 (2.92%) JIRA
3 22 (2.67%) Selenium
4 19 (2.31%) Git (software)
4 19 (2.31%) Jenkins
5 14 (1.70%) JMeter
5 14 (1.70%) SpecFlow
5 14 (1.70%) Visual Studio Team System
6 13 (1.58%) WebDriver
7 12 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (1.46%) Travis CI
8 6 (0.73%) Bitbucket
8 6 (0.73%) Visual Studio Code
9 5 (0.61%) MorphX
9 5 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (0.49%) LoadRunner
10 4 (0.49%) Postman
11 2 (0.24%) HP UFT
12 1 (0.12%) NUnit
12 1 (0.12%) Toad
General
1 308 (37.42%) Finance
2 185 (22.48%) Social Skills
3 88 (10.69%) Marketing
4 48 (5.83%) Manufacturing
5 46 (5.59%) Public Sector
6 41 (4.98%) Retail
7 37 (4.50%) Documentation Skills
8 32 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
9 31 (3.77%) Presentation Skills
10 22 (2.67%) General Ledger
11 17 (2.07%) Local Government
12 16 (1.94%) Banking
13 12 (1.46%) Legal
14 11 (1.34%) Electronics
14 11 (1.34%) Telecoms
15 9 (1.09%) Influencing Skills
16 7 (0.85%) Financial Institution
16 7 (0.85%) Law
17 5 (0.61%) Advertising
17 5 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 164 (19.93%) Consultant
2 159 (19.32%) Analyst
3 156 (18.96%) Developer
4 101 (12.27%) Architect
5 62 (7.53%) Business Analyst
6 60 (7.29%) Project Manager
7 53 (6.44%) Functional Consultant
8 52 (6.32%) Solutions Architect
9 45 (5.47%) CRM Developer
10 37 (4.50%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 36 (4.37%) Microsoft Consultant
12 35 (4.25%) Test Analyst
13 28 (3.40%) Microsoft Developer
14 24 (2.92%) CRM Consultant
15 21 (2.55%) Support Analyst
15 21 (2.55%) Technical Consultant
16 20 (2.43%) Azure Developer
16 20 (2.43%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
17 19 (2.31%) Data Analyst
18 18 (2.19%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (11.91%) .NET
2 36 (4.37%) REST
3 34 (4.13%) Web Services
4 24 (2.92%) JSON
5 21 (2.55%) .NET Framework
6 20 (2.43%) HTML
6 20 (2.43%) J2EE
7 14 (1.70%) CSS
7 14 (1.70%) EDI
7 14 (1.70%) SOAP
8 13 (1.58%) Node.js
9 12 (1.46%) RESTful
10 10 (1.22%) Swagger
11 9 (1.09%) XML
12 8 (0.97%) ASP.NET
13 7 (0.85%) .NET Core
14 6 (0.73%) jQuery
15 4 (0.49%) HTML5 Canvas
15 4 (0.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 3 (0.36%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (1.82%) User Experience
2 12 (1.46%) Legacy Systems
3 8 (0.97%) Management Information System
3 8 (0.97%) Mobile App
4 7 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (0.85%) Hedge funds
5 5 (0.61%) BYOD
5 5 (0.61%) Housing Association
5 5 (0.61%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (0.61%) Virtual Team
6 4 (0.49%) FMCG
7 3 (0.36%) Data Centre
7 3 (0.36%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (0.36%) Learning Management System
8 2 (0.24%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.24%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.24%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.24%) iPad
8 2 (0.24%) Reinsurance
8 2 (0.24%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 20 (2.43%) Windows
2 4 (0.49%) Windows Server
3 3 (0.36%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.24%) Android
4 2 (0.24%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.24%) Linux
4 2 (0.24%) Unix
4 2 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (0.24%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (31.23%) CRM
2 183 (22.24%) Migration
3 177 (21.51%) ERP
4 173 (21.02%) Agile Software Development
5 156 (18.96%) DevOps
6 142 (17.25%) Business Intelligence
7 122 (14.82%) Data Migration
8 83 (10.09%) Data Modelling
9 81 (9.84%) User Acceptance Testing
10 79 (9.60%) Stakeholder Management
11 48 (5.83%) Project Management
12 44 (5.35%) Project Delivery
13 41 (4.98%) Test Automation
14 38 (4.62%) User Stories
15 37 (4.50%) Workflow
16 36 (4.37%) Customer Engagement
17 35 (4.25%) Requirements Gathering
18 33 (4.01%) Data Analysis
18 33 (4.01%) Problem-Solving
18 33 (4.01%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 116 (14.09%) C#
1 116 (14.09%) SQL
2 89 (10.81%) JavaScript
3 33 (4.01%) Java
4 22 (2.67%) T-SQL
5 11 (1.34%) Python
5 11 (1.34%) TypeScript
5 11 (1.34%) X++
6 7 (0.85%) PowerShell
6 7 (0.85%) VB
7 5 (0.61%) PL/SQL
8 4 (0.49%) Ruby
8 4 (0.49%) Scala
9 2 (0.24%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 2 (0.24%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.24%) XPath
10 1 (0.12%) C
10 1 (0.12%) DataFlex
10 1 (0.12%) Groovy
10 1 (0.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (3.52%) Security Cleared
3 27 (3.28%) SC Cleared
4 25 (3.04%) Degree
5 15 (1.82%) ISTQB
6 11 (1.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (0.73%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.61%) PMP
9 4 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.36%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (0.36%) ISEB
10 3 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.24%) APMP
11 2 (0.24%) CISSP
11 2 (0.24%) MCT
12 1 (0.12%) ACCA
12 1 (0.12%) CEH
12 1 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.79%) QA
2 15 (1.82%) Data Quality
3 14 (1.70%) PMO
4 13 (1.58%) GDPR
5 4 (0.49%) Accessibility
5 4 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (0.49%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.24%) SLA
7 1 (0.12%) GRC
7 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.12%) NCSC
7 1 (0.12%) NIST
7 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (2.79%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.61%) Docker
2 5 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.49%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (0.24%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (0.97%) Terraform
2 5 (0.61%) Kubernetes
3 4 (0.49%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.49%) Puppet
3 4 (0.49%) SCCM
4 2 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.12%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 491 (59.66%) Microsoft
2 46 (5.59%) Oracle
2 46 (5.59%) SAP
3 22 (2.67%) JD Edwards
4 21 (2.55%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (1.22%) Sage
6 9 (1.09%) Databricks
7 7 (0.85%) MuleSoft
8 6 (0.73%) CA
8 6 (0.73%) Citrix
8 6 (0.73%) VMware
9 5 (0.61%) Dell
9 5 (0.61%) Google
9 5 (0.61%) Sitecore
10 4 (0.49%) Avaya
10 4 (0.49%) Hitachi
11 3 (0.36%) Aruba
11 3 (0.36%) Epicor
11 3 (0.36%) HP
11 3 (0.36%) TIBCO