Period
to 18 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Dynamics AX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Dynamics AX over the 6 months to 18 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 AX (formerly Axapta)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 520 467 513
Rank change year-on-year -53 +46 -66
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 357 376 389
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.38% 0.42% 0.39%
As % of the Business Applications category 5.95% 5.15% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 255 279
England median daily rate £500 £450 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £363 £313 £325
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £456 £450
% change year-on-year +9.59% +1.33% +0.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 4 2
England median hourly rate £29.15 £18.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.94% +80.00% -83.33%
10th Percentile £22.25 £14.50 £9.55
90th Percentile £35.00 £31.65 £10.45
UK median hourly rate £29.15 £18.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year +61.94% +80.00% -83.33%

Dynamics AX is in the Business Applications 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 business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 6,001 7,306 8,017
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 6.38% 8.22% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,526 4,285 4,853
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £313 £305 £294
90th Percentile £675 £650 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 96 89
England median hourly rate £24.25 £27.75 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.61% +6.73% +20.15%
10th Percentile £11.54 £13.00 £10.19
90th Percentile £58.25 £57.75 £75.06
UK median hourly rate £23.00 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -23.33% -7.69% +44.44%

Dynamics AX
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Dynamics AX in England

Dynamics AX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Dynamics AX in England

Dynamics AX
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Dynamics AX in England over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Dynamics AX in England

Dynamics AX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Dynamics AX in England

Dynamics AX
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Dynamics AX in England over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Dynamics AX in England

Dynamics AX
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 AX within the England region over the 6 months to 18 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 +20 232 £525 +16.67% 54
North of England -23 41 £500 +11.11% 20
Midlands -27 30 £488 +8.33% 25
South East -9 29 £475 +5.56% 18
West Midlands -36 22 £450 -14.29% 14
East of England -38 21 £481 -3.75% 16
Yorkshire -1 20 £513 - 7
North West -18 20 £525 +16.67% 13
East Midlands -3 8 £550 +25.71% 11
South West -22 4 £519 +0.24% 6
North East - 1 £425 -
Dynamics AX
UK

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Dynamics AX 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 AX.

1 222 (62.18%) Microsoft
2 195 (54.62%) Finance
3 183 (51.26%) ERP
4 166 (46.50%) Dynamics 365
5 69 (19.33%) SQL
6 55 (15.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 53 (14.85%) JD Edwards
8 51 (14.29%) NetSuite
8 51 (14.29%) Retail
9 41 (11.48%) Oracle
10 39 (10.92%) SQL Server
11 38 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
12 36 (10.08%) CRM
12 36 (10.08%) Manufacturing
13 35 (9.80%) Dynamics CRM
14 34 (9.52%) SAP
15 32 (8.96%) Microsoft Azure
16 31 (8.68%) X++
16 31 (8.68%) Stakeholder Management
17 30 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
18 29 (8.12%) Migration
18 29 (8.12%) Project Management
19 27 (7.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 27 (7.56%) Power BI
20 26 (7.28%) Agile Software Development
21 24 (6.72%) T-SQL
21 24 (6.72%) Data Migration
22 23 (6.44%) Dynamics NAV
23 21 (5.88%) .NET
23 21 (5.88%) PRINCE2

Dynamics AX
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 14 (3.92%) BizTalk Server
1 14 (3.92%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.84%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.56%) Confluence
3 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (0.56%) IIS
3 2 (0.56%) Mule
3 2 (0.56%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 21 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.68%) Adobe Captivate
3 6 (1.68%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.84%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 51 (14.29%) NetSuite
2 35 (9.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 23 (6.44%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (1.68%) Servitor
5 5 (1.40%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (1.12%) Dynamics GP
6 4 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.84%) Infor SunSystems
7 3 (0.84%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.84%) Oracle Retail
7 3 (0.84%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.56%) BPCS
8 2 (0.56%) Movex
9 1 (0.28%) Cognos TM1
9 1 (0.28%) Infor CloudSuite
9 1 (0.28%) Infor M3
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Assets
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.28%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 166 (46.50%) Dynamics 365
2 32 (8.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.80%) Office 365
4 4 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.84%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (0.84%) Amazon Kinesis
5 3 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (0.84%) Azure Data Factory
5 3 (0.84%) FinancialForce
5 3 (0.84%) PaaS
5 3 (0.84%) SaaS
6 2 (0.56%) Azure Functions
6 2 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.56%) IaaS
6 2 (0.56%) Serverless
7 1 (0.28%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.84%) Internet
2 1 (0.28%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (15.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 39 (10.92%) SQL Server
3 27 (7.56%) Power BI
3 27 (7.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (4.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (3.08%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (1.40%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.40%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.12%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (1.12%) Big Data
8 4 (1.12%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.12%) MySQL
8 4 (1.12%) OLAP
8 4 (1.12%) OLTP
9 3 (0.84%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 3 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.84%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 15 (4.20%) Visual Studio
2 8 (2.24%) MorphX
3 5 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.12%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (0.84%) JIRA
5 3 (0.84%) LSMW
6 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.28%) MSTest
6 1 (0.28%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 195 (54.62%) Finance
2 51 (14.29%) Retail
3 36 (10.08%) Manufacturing
4 14 (3.92%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (1.96%) Advertising
5 7 (1.96%) General Ledger
6 4 (1.12%) Automotive
6 4 (1.12%) German Language
7 2 (0.56%) Back Office
7 2 (0.56%) Marketing
7 2 (0.56%) Publishing
8 1 (0.28%) Billing
8 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 85 (23.81%) Consultant
2 61 (17.09%) Architect
3 58 (16.25%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 56 (15.69%) Analyst
5 48 (13.45%) Developer
6 43 (12.04%) Solutions Architect
7 35 (9.80%) Dynamics AX Architect
8 30 (8.40%) Dynamics AX Developer
9 28 (7.84%) Functional Consultant
10 27 (7.56%) Project Manager
11 21 (5.88%) ERP Architect
12 18 (5.04%) Microsoft Consultant
13 17 (4.76%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
14 16 (4.48%) Business Analyst
14 16 (4.48%) Support Analyst
15 13 (3.64%) Lead Architect
15 13 (3.64%) Lead Solutions Architect
16 12 (3.36%) Dynamics AX Project Manager
17 11 (3.08%) Administrator
18 10 (2.80%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (5.88%) .NET
2 9 (2.52%) XML
3 8 (2.24%) EDI
4 5 (1.40%) REST
5 4 (1.12%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.12%) CSS
5 4 (1.12%) HTML
5 4 (1.12%) J2EE
5 4 (1.12%) MDX
5 4 (1.12%) SOAP
5 4 (1.12%) WCF
5 4 (1.12%) Web Services
6 3 (0.84%) Mason
7 2 (0.56%) Middleware
7 2 (0.56%) MSMQ
7 2 (0.56%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (0.56%) RESTful
7 2 (0.56%) WAP
8 1 (0.28%) WSDL
8 1 (0.28%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (2.80%) Analytical Mindset
3 10 (2.80%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (1.12%) BYOD
4 4 (1.12%) Data Centre
5 3 (0.84%) AS400
5 3 (0.84%) Driving Licence
5 3 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (0.84%) iSeries
5 3 (0.84%) Management Information System
5 3 (0.84%) User Experience
5 3 (0.84%) Virtual Team
6 2 (0.56%) Clustering
6 2 (0.56%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.56%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.28%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.28%) Fintech
7 1 (0.28%) Life Science
7 1 (0.28%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (2.52%) Windows
2 8 (2.24%) Windows Server
3 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.28%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (51.26%) ERP
2 38 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
3 36 (10.08%) CRM
4 31 (8.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 29 (8.12%) Migration
5 29 (8.12%) Project Management
6 26 (7.28%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (6.72%) Data Migration
8 21 (5.88%) PRINCE2
9 19 (5.32%) ETL
10 18 (5.04%) Logistics
10 18 (5.04%) Problem-Solving
10 18 (5.04%) Process Improvement
11 16 (4.48%) Business Process Analysis
12 15 (4.20%) ITIL
12 15 (4.20%) Service Management
13 14 (3.92%) ITSM
14 13 (3.64%) Analytics
14 13 (3.64%) Service Delivery
15 12 (3.36%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (19.33%) SQL
2 31 (8.68%) X++
3 24 (6.72%) T-SQL
4 16 (4.48%) C#
5 8 (2.24%) VBA
6 4 (1.12%) Java
7 3 (0.84%) C++
7 3 (0.84%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.84%) PowerShell
7 3 (0.84%) Python
8 1 (0.28%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.28%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (0.28%) PHP
8 1 (0.28%) R
8 1 (0.28%) RPG
8 1 (0.28%) RPG IV
8 1 (0.28%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 11 (3.08%) Degree
2 5 (1.40%) SC Cleared
2 5 (1.40%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.84%) ACCA
3 3 (0.84%) CIMA
3 3 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (0.84%) PMI Certification
3 3 (0.84%) PMP
4 2 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.56%) ISEB
5 1 (0.28%) AAT
5 1 (0.28%) CITP
5 1 (0.28%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.28%) MAPM
5 1 (0.28%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.28%) MBA
5 1 (0.28%) MCSD
5 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.28%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.60%) PMO
2 7 (1.96%) QA
3 6 (1.68%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.84%) SLA
5 2 (0.56%) RosettaNet
6 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (2.80%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.84%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (1.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (0.56%) SCCM
2 2 (0.56%) SCOM
3 1 (0.28%) WMI
Vendors
1 222 (62.18%) Microsoft
2 53 (14.85%) JD Edwards
3 41 (11.48%) Oracle
4 34 (9.52%) SAP
5 6 (1.68%) Adobe
5 6 (1.68%) Civica
5 6 (1.68%) Epicor
5 6 (1.68%) Infor
5 6 (1.68%) MuleSoft
5 6 (1.68%) Orchard
5 6 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (1.40%) Citrix
6 5 (1.40%) Informatica
6 5 (1.40%) Sage
6 5 (1.40%) Workday
7 4 (1.12%) CODA
7 4 (1.12%) Remedy
7 4 (1.12%) Tableau
8 3 (0.84%) Fujitsu
8 3 (0.84%) IFS