Period
to 7 May 2021

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 7 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 AX (formerly Axapta)
UK > England
6 months to
7 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 528 472 545
Rank change year-on-year -56 +73 -75
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 77 149 309
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.32% 0.37%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.76% 4.16% 5.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 100 222
10th Percentile £313 £361 £348
25th Percentile £413 £425 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £516 £500
Median % change year-on-year -7.99% +3.25% -
75th Percentile £550 £578 £575
90th Percentile £638 £644 £636
UK median daily rate £475 £508 £500
% change year-on-year -6.40% +1.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £16.00
UK median hourly rate - - £16.00

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 2,787 3,578 5,658
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 6.24% 7.63% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,757 2,268 3,579
10th Percentile £313 £325 £319
25th Percentile £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
75th Percentile £600 £611 £575
90th Percentile £708 £713 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 48 62
10th Percentile £13.50 £13.35 £11.25
25th Percentile £17.75 £20.69 £15.31
Median hourly rate £32.50 £28.25 £33.11
Median % change year-on-year +15.04% -14.67% +35.12%
75th Percentile £58.75 £47.50 £54.88
90th Percentile £66.80 £59.30 £64.65
UK median hourly rate £36.75 £28.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +31.25% -30.00% +61.62%

Dynamics AX
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Dynamics AX in England

Dynamics AX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Dynamics AX in England.

Daily rate trend for Dynamics AX in England

Dynamics AX
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Dynamics AX in England over the 6 months to 7 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Dynamics AX in England

Dynamics AX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Dynamics AX in England.

Hourly rate trend 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 7 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 -61 27 £475 -5.00% 11
South West +48 18 £500 -9.05% 1
North of England +48 12 £450 -2.70% 6
Midlands +11 9 £433 -3.89% 7
North West +23 7 £550 +22.22% 4
Yorkshire +38 5 £388 -22.50% 2
West Midlands -4 5 £425 -5.56% 4
South East +31 4 £525 - 7
East Midlands +13 4 £440 +0.57% 3
East of England +14 1 £625 +14.68% 7
Dynamics AX
UK

For the 6 months to 7 May 2021, 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 62 (80.52%) Dynamics 365
2 51 (66.23%) Finance
3 48 (62.34%) Microsoft
4 30 (38.96%) ERP
5 29 (37.66%) Migration
6 26 (33.77%) Data Migration
7 20 (25.97%) Azure
8 15 (19.48%) Social Skills
9 14 (18.18%) Power Platform
10 12 (15.58%) SQL
10 12 (15.58%) Inventory Management
11 11 (14.29%) Requirements Workshops
11 11 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (12.99%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (12.99%) Azure Logic Apps
12 10 (12.99%) DevOps
13 9 (11.69%) SAP
13 9 (11.69%) Manufacturing
14 8 (10.39%) Service Management
14 8 (10.39%) Supply Chain Management
14 8 (10.39%) General Ledger
14 8 (10.39%) Oracle
14 8 (10.39%) Business Intelligence
15 7 (9.09%) CRM
15 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
15 7 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 7 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
15 7 (9.09%) Degree
15 7 (9.09%) Power BI
15 7 (9.09%) Visual Studio Team System

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 4 (5.19%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (3.90%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.60%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (5.19%) NetSuite
3 1 (1.30%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.30%) Maximo
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (1.30%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 62 (80.52%) Dynamics 365
2 20 (25.97%) Azure
3 14 (18.18%) Power Platform
4 10 (12.99%) Azure Logic Apps
5 7 (9.09%) PowerApps
6 2 (2.60%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (2.60%) AWS
6 2 (2.60%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (2.60%) Azure Service Bus
7 1 (1.30%) GitHub
7 1 (1.30%) Microsoft 365
7 1 (1.30%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.09%) Power BI
1 7 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (5.19%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.60%) Data Vault
3 2 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.30%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2017
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (9.09%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (3.90%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.60%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.60%) MorphX
4 1 (1.30%) JIRA
4 1 (1.30%) Maven
4 1 (1.30%) Postman
4 1 (1.30%) REST Assured
4 1 (1.30%) Selenium
4 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 51 (66.23%) Finance
2 15 (19.48%) Social Skills
3 9 (11.69%) Manufacturing
4 8 (10.39%) General Ledger
5 4 (5.19%) Marketing
5 4 (5.19%) Public Sector
6 3 (3.90%) Retail
7 2 (2.60%) Electronics
7 2 (2.60%) Presentation Skills
8 1 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (33.77%) Consultant
2 13 (16.88%) Microsoft Consultant
3 11 (14.29%) Functional Consultant
4 10 (12.99%) Analyst
5 7 (9.09%) Architect
6 6 (7.79%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 6 (7.79%) Project Manager
6 6 (7.79%) Technical Leader
7 5 (6.49%) Developer
7 5 (6.49%) Supply Chain Consultant
8 4 (5.19%) ERP Manager
9 3 (3.90%) Applications Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Azure Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) Integration Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Logic Apps Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Management Consultant
9 3 (3.90%) Support Analyst
10 2 (2.60%) Applications Support
10 2 (2.60%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.90%) .NET
1 3 (3.90%) J2EE
1 3 (3.90%) REST
1 3 (3.90%) SOAP
1 3 (3.90%) Web Services
2 2 (2.60%) Kafka
2 2 (2.60%) XML
3 1 (1.30%) Ajax
3 1 (1.30%) COM
3 1 (1.30%) jQuery
3 1 (1.30%) Middleware
3 1 (1.30%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.60%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.30%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.60%) Windows
2 1 (1.30%) Linux
2 1 (1.30%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (38.96%) ERP
2 29 (37.66%) Migration
3 26 (33.77%) Data Migration
4 12 (15.58%) Inventory Management
5 11 (14.29%) Requirements Workshops
5 11 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (12.99%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (12.99%) DevOps
7 8 (10.39%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (10.39%) Service Management
7 8 (10.39%) Supply Chain Management
8 7 (9.09%) CRM
8 7 (9.09%) Project Delivery
9 5 (6.49%) ETL
9 5 (6.49%) GAP Analysis
9 5 (6.49%) ITIL
9 5 (6.49%) Requirements Gathering
9 5 (6.49%) Revenue Recognition
9 5 (6.49%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (5.19%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.58%) SQL
2 6 (7.79%) X++
3 4 (5.19%) Java
4 3 (3.90%) C#
5 2 (2.60%) Python
5 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (9.09%) Degree
1 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.60%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.60%) PMP
3 1 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.30%) HNC
3 1 (1.30%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) Terraform
Vendors
1 48 (62.34%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.69%) SAP
3 8 (10.39%) Oracle
4 6 (7.79%) CA
5 3 (3.90%) JD Edwards
6 2 (2.60%) IFS
6 2 (2.60%) Infor
6 2 (2.60%) RedGate
6 2 (2.60%) Sage
7 1 (1.30%) Cognos
7 1 (1.30%) Epicor
7 1 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.30%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.30%) Splunk