Period
to 5 May 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 5 May 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
5 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 239 199 233
Rank change year-on-year -40 +34 +135
Contract jobs citing Dynamics 365 488 617 1,079
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.10% 1.29% 1.26%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.19% 4.16% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 439 801
10th Percentile £363 £387 £348
25th Percentile £413 £425 £409
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £483 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year -3.50% +5.26% -5.00%
75th Percentile £575 £593 £558
90th Percentile £632 £700 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Median hourly rate £25.96 £18.50 -
Median % change year-on-year +40.32% - -
UK median hourly rate £25.96 £18.50 -
% change year-on-year +40.32% - -

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 15,302 14,840 24,030
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.47% 30.94% 28.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,028 10,534 16,949
10th Percentile £313 £292 £313
25th Percentile £410 £400 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £500
75th Percentile £591 £595 £588
90th Percentile £675 £675 £663
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 250 235 245
10th Percentile £11.59 £12.78 £11.25
25th Percentile £14.75 £16.50 £13.74
Median hourly rate £21.05 £20.00 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year +5.25% +14.29% -7.89%
75th Percentile £39.88 £40.61 £32.25
90th Percentile £61.00 £62.30 £50.45
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +10.00% +14.29% -1.81%

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 5 May 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
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 5 May 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 -14 236 £500 -2.44% 120
Midlands -12 57 £475 -5.00% 48
North of England +52 52 £475 +1.33% 60
West Midlands -17 46 £475 -9.52% 38
South West +24 43 £501 -18.29% 27
South East -31 41 £450 -10.00% 52
North West +32 38 £475 +11.76% 37
Yorkshire +31 14 £469 -6.25% 18
East Midlands +13 10 £450 +5.88% 10
East of England -8 3 £538 +0.28% 19
Dynamics 365
UK

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 284 (58.20%) Microsoft
2 193 (39.55%) Azure
3 180 (36.89%) CRM
4 178 (36.48%) Dynamics CRM
5 174 (35.66%) Finance
6 161 (32.99%) Power Platform
7 123 (25.20%) ERP
8 99 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
9 94 (19.26%) Migration
10 89 (18.24%) Social Skills
11 88 (18.03%) Power BI
12 81 (16.60%) Business Intelligence
12 81 (16.60%) DevOps
13 71 (14.55%) PowerApps
14 64 (13.11%) Data Migration
15 63 (12.91%) Dynamics AX
16 61 (12.50%) C#
17 58 (11.89%) SQL
18 57 (11.68%) Stakeholder Management
19 53 (10.86%) .NET
20 50 (10.25%) JavaScript
21 45 (9.22%) Azure Logic Apps
22 44 (9.02%) SharePoint
23 42 (8.61%) Power Automate
24 37 (7.58%) SQL Server
25 32 (6.56%) Data Modelling
26 31 (6.35%) Microsoft 365
27 29 (5.94%) Security Cleared
28 28 (5.74%) Marketing
28 28 (5.74%) Oracle

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 44 (9.02%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.41%) Apache Airflow
4 2 (0.41%) Confluence
4 2 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.41%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.20%) Apache
5 1 (0.20%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.20%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.20%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 14 (2.87%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.41%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.20%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.20%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 178 (36.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 63 (12.91%) Dynamics AX
3 17 (3.48%) Dynamics NAV
3 17 (3.48%) NetSuite
4 7 (1.43%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.61%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.61%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.20%) Dynamics SL
6 1 (0.20%) iTrent
6 1 (0.20%) Magento
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.20%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.20%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 193 (39.55%) Azure
2 161 (32.99%) Power Platform
3 71 (14.55%) PowerApps
4 45 (9.22%) Azure Logic Apps
5 42 (8.61%) Power Automate
6 31 (6.35%) Microsoft 365
7 27 (5.53%) Serverless
8 23 (4.71%) Azure Functions
9 16 (3.28%) AWS
9 16 (3.28%) SaaS
10 11 (2.25%) Azure Data Factory
11 9 (1.84%) Azure Synapse Analytics
11 9 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
11 9 (1.84%) PaaS
12 7 (1.43%) Azure Active Directory
13 6 (1.23%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 6 (1.23%) Azure Storage
13 6 (1.23%) IaaS
14 5 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
14 5 (1.02%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.02%) HTTP
2 2 (0.41%) Skype
3 1 (0.20%) DVB
3 1 (0.20%) Internet
3 1 (0.20%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.20%) NAS
3 1 (0.20%) SAN
3 1 (0.20%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (18.03%) Power BI
2 37 (7.58%) SQL Server
3 25 (5.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (5.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (3.69%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (3.07%) Azure SQL Database
6 13 (2.66%) Data Lake
7 9 (1.84%) Big Data
8 8 (1.64%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.43%) MySQL
10 4 (0.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.61%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.41%) Data Vault
12 2 (0.41%) SAP HANA
12 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2017
13 1 (0.20%) Geospatial Data
13 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2016
13 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 15 (3.07%) Selenium
2 14 (2.87%) Visual Studio
3 12 (2.46%) Visual Studio Team System
4 8 (1.64%) JIRA
5 7 (1.43%) Jenkins
6 6 (1.23%) JMeter
6 6 (1.23%) SpecFlow
7 5 (1.02%) Git (software)
7 5 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.82%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (0.61%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.61%) MorphX
9 3 (0.61%) SonarQube
10 2 (0.41%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.41%) git-flow
10 2 (0.41%) JUnit
10 2 (0.41%) Travis CI
10 2 (0.41%) Visual Studio Code
10 2 (0.41%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 174 (35.66%) Finance
2 89 (18.24%) Social Skills
3 28 (5.74%) Marketing
3 28 (5.74%) Public Sector
3 28 (5.74%) Retail
4 22 (4.51%) Manufacturing
5 12 (2.46%) General Ledger
6 11 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (1.84%) Presentation Skills
8 8 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (1.43%) Aerospace
9 7 (1.43%) Banking
10 6 (1.23%) Organisational Skills
11 5 (1.02%) Advertising
11 5 (1.02%) Electronics
11 5 (1.02%) Influencing Skills
11 5 (1.02%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.82%) Law
13 3 (0.61%) Automotive
13 3 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 122 (25.00%) Consultant
2 88 (18.03%) Developer
3 79 (16.19%) Architect
4 51 (10.45%) Analyst
5 38 (7.79%) Functional Consultant
6 34 (6.97%) Microsoft Consultant
7 33 (6.76%) Solutions Architect
8 30 (6.15%) Project Manager
9 27 (5.53%) Business Analyst
10 21 (4.30%) Microsoft Developer
11 19 (3.89%) CRM Consultant
12 17 (3.48%) CRM Developer
12 17 (3.48%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
13 15 (3.07%) Dynamics CRM Developer
14 13 (2.66%) CRM Manager
15 12 (2.46%) Azure Developer
15 12 (2.46%) ERP Manager
16 11 (2.25%) Programme Manager
17 10 (2.05%) Data Analyst
17 10 (2.05%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (10.86%) .NET
2 20 (4.10%) Web Services
3 19 (3.89%) HTML
4 15 (3.07%) REST
5 13 (2.66%) ASP.NET
6 11 (2.25%) CSS
7 9 (1.84%) Node.js
8 8 (1.64%) XML
9 7 (1.43%) .NET Framework
10 6 (1.23%) .NET Core
10 6 (1.23%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (1.23%) JSON
10 6 (1.23%) RESTful
11 5 (1.02%) GraphQL
11 5 (1.02%) jQuery
11 5 (1.02%) SOAP
12 4 (0.82%) AngularJS
12 4 (0.82%) Swagger
12 4 (0.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (0.82%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (1.64%) Virtual Team
2 6 (1.23%) User Experience
3 5 (1.02%) BYOD
3 5 (1.02%) Cloud Native
3 5 (1.02%) Data Structures
3 5 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (1.02%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (0.82%) PMI
5 3 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (0.61%) FMCG
5 3 (0.61%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.41%) iPhone
6 2 (0.41%) IVR
6 2 (0.41%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.41%) Tandem
7 1 (0.20%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.20%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.20%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.20%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.20%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (1.64%) Windows
2 3 (0.61%) Android
2 3 (0.61%) Windows Server
3 2 (0.41%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.41%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (36.89%) CRM
2 123 (25.20%) ERP
3 99 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
4 94 (19.26%) Migration
5 81 (16.60%) Business Intelligence
5 81 (16.60%) DevOps
6 64 (13.11%) Data Migration
7 57 (11.68%) Stakeholder Management
8 32 (6.56%) Data Modelling
9 26 (5.33%) SDLC
10 25 (5.12%) Customer Engagement
10 25 (5.12%) Requirements Gathering
11 24 (4.92%) Workflow
12 23 (4.71%) Project Management
12 23 (4.71%) User Acceptance Testing
13 22 (4.51%) Change Management
14 19 (3.89%) Business Analysis
14 19 (3.89%) Scrum
15 18 (3.69%) Analytics
15 18 (3.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 61 (12.50%) C#
2 58 (11.89%) SQL
3 50 (10.25%) JavaScript
4 15 (3.07%) Java
5 12 (2.46%) T-SQL
6 11 (2.25%) Python
7 7 (1.43%) X++
8 5 (1.02%) VB
9 4 (0.82%) PowerShell
9 4 (0.82%) Ruby
9 4 (0.82%) Scala
10 2 (0.41%) C
10 2 (0.41%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.41%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.41%) VBA
11 1 (0.20%) ES6
Qualifications
1 29 (5.94%) Security Cleared
2 25 (5.12%) SC Cleared
3 18 (3.69%) Degree
4 10 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.43%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.02%) PMI Certification
6 5 (1.02%) PMP
7 4 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.61%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.61%) ISEB
9 2 (0.41%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.20%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.20%) CISA
10 1 (0.20%) CISSP
10 1 (0.20%) CompTIA Security+
10 1 (0.20%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.20%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.46%) QA
2 7 (1.43%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.82%) PMO
4 3 (0.61%) GDPR
5 2 (0.41%) SLA
5 2 (0.41%) TARGET2
6 1 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.20%) NCSC
System Software
1 10 (2.05%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.20%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.20%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (2.05%) Terraform
2 7 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.82%) Puppet
4 3 (0.61%) SCCM
5 1 (0.20%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.20%) MIIS
5 1 (0.20%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.20%) SCOM
5 1 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 284 (58.20%) Microsoft
2 28 (5.74%) Oracle
3 25 (5.12%) SAP
4 17 (3.48%) JD Edwards
5 9 (1.84%) Databricks
6 7 (1.43%) Dell
6 7 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (1.23%) CA
8 5 (1.02%) MuleSoft
9 3 (0.61%) Remedy
10 2 (0.41%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.41%) Epicor
10 2 (0.41%) Nintex
10 2 (0.41%) Pegasus
10 2 (0.41%) Planview
10 2 (0.41%) ReadSoft
10 2 (0.41%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.41%) VMware
11 1 (0.20%) Veracode
11 1 (0.20%) Workday