Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 382 562 -
Rank change year-on-year +180 - -
Contract jobs citing Dynamics 365 584 267 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.63% 0.30% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.90% 2.02% -
Number of daily rates quoted 381 159 0
England median daily rate £475 £488 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% - -
UK median daily rate £475 £488 -
% change year-on-year -2.56% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 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 20,162 13,210 10,631
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.60% 14.86% 10.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,927 9,050 7,434
England median daily rate £480 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.13% +4.44% +9.76%
10th Percentile £306 £275 £290
90th Percentile £650 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +12.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 280 184 150
England median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +7.09% -14.74%
10th Percentile £11.99 £11.00 £11.64
90th Percentile £73.88 £62.93 £47.35
UK median hourly rate £18.60 £19.00 £19.61
% change year-on-year -2.11% -3.11% -12.84%

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 19 August 2018.

Contractor daily 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 19 August 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 +129 296 £500 +5.26% 47
North of England +39 85 £450 -7.69% 27
Midlands +28 71 £475 +11.76% 24
South East +17 59 £450 - 15
West Midlands -1 57 £475 +11.76% 14
North West +25 54 £450 -6.49% 19
East of England -4 41 £413 -21.43% 18
Yorkshire +16 29 £450 -13.46% 7
South West +12 28 £425 +25.93% 6
East Midlands - 9 £413 - 10
North East - 2 - - 1
Dynamics 365
UK

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 385 (65.92%) Microsoft
2 283 (48.46%) CRM
3 282 (48.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 200 (34.25%) Finance
5 166 (28.42%) Dynamics AX
6 129 (22.09%) Agile Software Development
7 124 (21.23%) ERP
8 113 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
9 106 (18.15%) C#
10 92 (15.75%) Migration
11 88 (15.07%) SQL
12 87 (14.90%) JavaScript
12 87 (14.90%) .NET
13 76 (13.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 66 (11.30%) SQL Server
15 59 (10.10%) Data Migration
16 55 (9.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 55 (9.42%) Business Intelligence
17 46 (7.88%) Workflow
18 45 (7.71%) Stakeholder Management
19 43 (7.36%) ASP.NET
19 43 (7.36%) Office 365
19 43 (7.36%) Power BI
20 40 (6.85%) Project Management
21 39 (6.68%) Scrum
21 39 (6.68%) HTML
22 37 (6.34%) CSS
22 37 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
23 35 (5.99%) Marketing
24 31 (5.31%) WCF

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 30 (5.14%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.57%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (1.20%) Confluence
4 5 (0.86%) CMS
5 3 (0.51%) IIS
5 3 (0.51%) Mule
6 2 (0.34%) Drupal
7 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.17%) Hyperledger
7 1 (0.17%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.17%) SAS
7 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 19 (3.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (2.05%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.51%) Adobe Captivate
4 3 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 282 (48.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 166 (28.42%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (2.23%) NetSuite
4 10 (1.71%) Dynamics NAV
5 7 (1.20%) Oracle Retail
6 5 (0.86%) Dynamics GP
7 4 (0.68%) Scribe Insight
8 3 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.51%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 1 (0.17%) BigMachines
10 1 (0.17%) Magento
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 113 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 43 (7.36%) Office 365
3 18 (3.08%) SaaS
4 13 (2.23%) PaaS
5 10 (1.71%) IaaS
6 8 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (1.03%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (0.86%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (0.34%) Boomi
9 2 (0.34%) Serverless
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.17%) Azure Functions
10 1 (0.17%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 1 (0.17%) GitHub
10 1 (0.17%) Route 53
10 1 (0.17%) Scribe Online
10 1 (0.17%) Tricentis Tosca
10 1 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.37%) Skype
2 4 (0.68%) DHCP
2 4 (0.68%) DNS
3 3 (0.51%) Firewall
3 3 (0.51%) Network Security
4 2 (0.34%) Internet
4 2 (0.34%) SAN
4 2 (0.34%) VPN
5 1 (0.17%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.17%) Cisco Firepower
5 1 (0.17%) IPsec
5 1 (0.17%) MPLS
5 1 (0.17%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.17%) VLAN
5 1 (0.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (13.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 66 (11.30%) SQL Server
3 55 (9.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 43 (7.36%) Power BI
5 15 (2.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (1.20%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (1.03%) SQL Server 2016
9 5 (0.86%) Azure SQL Database
9 5 (0.86%) MySQL
9 5 (0.86%) QlikView
10 4 (0.68%) Big Data
10 4 (0.68%) Data Lake
11 3 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (0.51%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.51%) OLAP
11 3 (0.51%) OLTP
12 2 (0.34%) GIS
12 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 30 (5.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (4.79%) JIRA
3 22 (3.77%) Visual Studio
4 20 (3.42%) Visual Studio Team System
5 12 (2.05%) Selenium
6 10 (1.71%) Jenkins
7 7 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (1.03%) Git (software)
8 6 (1.03%) GitLab
8 6 (1.03%) HP UFT
8 6 (1.03%) TeamCity
9 5 (0.86%) MorphX
9 5 (0.86%) Subversion
10 4 (0.68%) Moq
11 3 (0.51%) MSTest
12 2 (0.34%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.34%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.34%) NUnit
12 2 (0.34%) SpecFlow
13 1 (0.17%) NDepend
General
1 200 (34.25%) Finance
2 35 (5.99%) Marketing
3 29 (4.97%) Advertising
4 28 (4.79%) Retail
5 19 (3.25%) Manufacturing
6 14 (2.40%) Pharmaceutical
7 13 (2.23%) Banking
7 13 (2.23%) Local Government
8 10 (1.71%) Back Office
9 8 (1.37%) General Ledger
9 8 (1.37%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.86%) Electronics
10 5 (0.86%) Law
11 4 (0.68%) Publishing
12 3 (0.51%) Legal
13 2 (0.34%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.17%) Automotive
14 1 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 163 (27.91%) Developer
2 113 (19.35%) Architect
3 98 (16.78%) Consultant
4 80 (13.70%) Solutions Architect
5 72 (12.33%) CRM Developer
6 67 (11.47%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 58 (9.93%) Microsoft Developer
8 55 (9.42%) Analyst
9 40 (6.85%) Microsoft Consultant
10 32 (5.48%) ERP Architect
10 32 (5.48%) Project Manager
11 30 (5.14%) Dynamics AX Consultant
12 29 (4.97%) CRM Consultant
13 28 (4.79%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
13 28 (4.79%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
14 27 (4.62%) Business Analyst
15 26 (4.45%) Functional Consultant
16 24 (4.11%) CRM Architect
17 23 (3.94%) Dynamics CRM Architect
18 22 (3.77%) CRM Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (14.90%) .NET
2 43 (7.36%) ASP.NET
3 39 (6.68%) HTML
4 37 (6.34%) CSS
5 31 (5.31%) WCF
6 27 (4.62%) ASP.NET Web API
7 26 (4.45%) HTML5
8 25 (4.28%) Web Services
8 25 (4.28%) XML
9 20 (3.42%) jQuery
10 19 (3.25%) CSS3
10 19 (3.25%) RESTful
11 17 (2.91%) REST
11 17 (2.91%) SOAP
12 14 (2.40%) AngularJS
13 11 (1.88%) JSON
14 8 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC
15 6 (1.03%) Ajax
15 6 (1.03%) WPF
16 5 (0.86%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 37 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (4.28%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (1.88%) Mobile App
5 10 (1.71%) Analytical Mindset
6 8 (1.37%) User Experience
7 7 (1.20%) BYOD
8 5 (0.86%) Management Information System
8 5 (0.86%) Private Cloud
9 4 (0.68%) Replication
10 3 (0.51%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.51%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.51%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.51%) Driving Licence
10 3 (0.51%) PKI
10 3 (0.51%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.34%) LLPG
12 1 (0.17%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.17%) Life Science
12 1 (0.17%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 15 (2.57%) Windows
2 4 (0.68%) Windows Server
3 3 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.34%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.34%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.17%) HPUX
5 1 (0.17%) VMS
5 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (48.46%) CRM
2 129 (22.09%) Agile Software Development
3 124 (21.23%) ERP
4 92 (15.75%) Migration
5 59 (10.10%) Data Migration
6 55 (9.42%) Business Intelligence
7 46 (7.88%) Workflow
8 45 (7.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 40 (6.85%) Project Management
10 39 (6.68%) Scrum
11 28 (4.79%) Continuous Integration
11 28 (4.79%) Test Automation
12 23 (3.94%) Problem-Solving
13 22 (3.77%) DevOps
14 21 (3.60%) ETL
15 20 (3.42%) Creative Thinking
15 20 (3.42%) Test Scripting
16 19 (3.25%) Unit Testing
17 18 (3.08%) Problem Management
18 17 (2.91%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 106 (18.15%) C#
2 88 (15.07%) SQL
3 87 (14.90%) JavaScript
4 24 (4.11%) X++
5 19 (3.25%) T-SQL
6 8 (1.37%) Java
6 8 (1.37%) PowerShell
7 6 (1.03%) VBA
8 5 (0.86%) C
9 3 (0.51%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.34%) Python
10 2 (0.34%) VB
11 1 (0.17%) C++
11 1 (0.17%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.17%) PHP
11 1 (0.17%) R
11 1 (0.17%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.17%) VC++
11 1 (0.17%) XAML
Qualifications
1 29 (4.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (2.40%) Degree
2 14 (2.40%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.37%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.86%) TOGAF Certification
5 4 (0.68%) PMP
6 3 (0.51%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.34%) ISEB
7 2 (0.34%) MCSA
8 1 (0.17%) CCNA
8 1 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.17%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.17%) MCP
8 1 (0.17%) MCSE
8 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.17%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.17%) VCP5
8 1 (0.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.11%) QA
2 22 (3.77%) PMO
3 9 (1.54%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.51%) SLA
5 2 (0.34%) RosettaNet
6 1 (0.17%) GDPR
6 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 20 (3.42%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.34%) Docker
3 2 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.34%) vSphere
3 2 (0.34%) XenApp
3 2 (0.34%) XenDesktop
3 2 (0.34%) XenServer
4 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (1.20%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (0.51%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.51%) SCCM
2 3 (0.51%) Terraform
3 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.17%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 385 (65.92%) Microsoft
2 26 (4.45%) Oracle
3 15 (2.57%) SAP
4 13 (2.23%) JD Edwards
5 9 (1.54%) MuleSoft
6 6 (1.03%) Capita
6 6 (1.03%) Tableau
7 5 (0.86%) Marketo
7 5 (0.86%) Retek
7 5 (0.86%) VMware
8 4 (0.68%) Citrix
8 4 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.51%) Adobe
9 3 (0.51%) Cisco
9 3 (0.51%) Infragistics
9 3 (0.51%) Sitecore
9 3 (0.51%) Telerik
10 2 (0.34%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.34%) IBM
10 2 (0.34%) ServiceNow