Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 530 435 475
Rank change year-on-year -95 +40 -19
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 351 454 448
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.37% 0.50% 0.46%
As % of the Business Applications category 5.90% 6.03% 5.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 294 314
England median daily rate £500 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £356 £316 £325
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £456 £475
% change year-on-year +9.59% -3.95% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 2
England median hourly rate £31.08 £14.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +121.96% +40.00% -83.33%
10th Percentile £15.30 £8.60 £9.55
90th Percentile £35.00 £22.00 £10.45
UK median hourly rate £31.08 £14.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year +121.96% +40.00% -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 5,948 7,524 8,075
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 6.31% 8.32% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,519 4,521 4,934
England median daily rate £475 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +5.11% +2.33%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £300
90th Percentile £663 £650 £601
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £438
% change year-on-year +2.70% +5.71% +1.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 81 92
England median hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.48% +9.09% +8.79%
10th Percentile £11.67 £13.00 £10.23
90th Percentile £63.13 £50.00 £97.80
UK median hourly rate £26.00 £28.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +12.00% -

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +11 223 £500 +5.26% 87
South East -14 39 £425 -5.56% 75
North of England -43 36 £450 - 165
Midlands -61 25 £450 +5.88% 89
North West -31 19 £425 -5.56% 102
Yorkshire -24 17 £513 +28.13% 35
East of England -49 17 £513 +5.13% 36
West Midlands -35 16 £400 -23.81% 49
East Midlands -16 9 £500 +17.65% 40
South West -15 7 £469 -9.42% 39
Dynamics AX
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 207 (58.97%) Microsoft
2 186 (52.99%) Finance
3 153 (43.59%) ERP
4 143 (40.74%) Dynamics 365
5 65 (18.52%) CRM
6 64 (18.23%) Dynamics CRM
7 62 (17.66%) SQL
8 54 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 48 (13.68%) Oracle
10 47 (13.39%) SQL Server
11 44 (12.54%) JD Edwards
12 43 (12.25%) Microsoft Azure
13 41 (11.68%) NetSuite
14 39 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 37 (10.54%) Retail
15 37 (10.54%) Project Management
15 37 (10.54%) Business Intelligence
16 35 (9.97%) SAP
17 34 (9.69%) Migration
17 34 (9.69%) Dynamics NAV
18 33 (9.40%) Coaching
19 32 (9.12%) X++
20 31 (8.83%) .NET
21 27 (7.69%) Manufacturing
22 26 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
23 25 (7.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 25 (7.12%) Data Migration
24 24 (6.84%) Microsoft Excel
25 22 (6.27%) ETL
25 22 (6.27%) C#

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 19 (5.41%) BizTalk Server
2 15 (4.27%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.85%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.57%) IIS
4 2 (0.57%) Mule
4 2 (0.57%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.28%) CMS
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 24 (6.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.71%) Adobe Captivate
3 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 64 (18.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 41 (11.68%) NetSuite
3 34 (9.69%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (1.71%) Oracle Retail
5 5 (1.42%) Dynamics GP
6 4 (1.14%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.85%) Infor SunSystems
7 3 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.85%) Servitor
8 2 (0.57%) BPCS
8 2 (0.57%) Movex
8 2 (0.57%) Oracle Assets
9 1 (0.28%) Infor M3
9 1 (0.28%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.28%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.28%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 143 (40.74%) Dynamics 365
2 43 (12.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.42%) Office 365
5 4 (1.14%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (1.14%) Azure Data Factory
6 3 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.85%) Amazon EMR
6 3 (0.85%) Amazon Kinesis
6 3 (0.85%) PaaS
6 3 (0.85%) SaaS
7 2 (0.57%) Azure Functions
7 2 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.57%) IaaS
7 2 (0.57%) Serverless
8 1 (0.28%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.14%) DHCP
1 4 (1.14%) DNS
1 4 (1.14%) Remote Desktop
1 4 (1.14%) SNMP
1 4 (1.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (13.39%) SQL Server
2 39 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 25 (7.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (5.70%) Power BI
5 16 (4.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (4.27%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.42%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (1.42%) Azure SQL Database
9 5 (1.42%) Big Data
9 5 (1.42%) MySQL
9 5 (1.42%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.14%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.85%) Amazon Athena
11 3 (0.85%) Amazon Redshift
11 3 (0.85%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 3 (0.85%) MS Access
11 3 (0.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (3.70%) Visual Studio
2 7 (1.99%) MorphX
2 7 (1.99%) Visual Studio Team System
3 5 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.85%) JIRA
4 3 (0.85%) LSMW
5 2 (0.57%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.28%) MSTest
General
1 186 (52.99%) Finance
2 37 (10.54%) Retail
3 27 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 10 (2.85%) General Ledger
5 7 (1.99%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (1.71%) Banking
7 4 (1.14%) Games
7 4 (1.14%) German Language
8 3 (0.85%) Automotive
8 3 (0.85%) Back Office
8 3 (0.85%) Billing
9 2 (0.57%) Advertising
9 2 (0.57%) Marketing
9 2 (0.57%) Publishing
10 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 65 (18.52%) Consultant
2 59 (16.81%) Analyst
3 57 (16.24%) Architect
4 54 (15.38%) Developer
5 44 (12.54%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 30 (8.55%) Project Manager
7 28 (7.98%) Dynamics AX Developer
7 28 (7.98%) Solutions Architect
8 19 (5.41%) Dynamics AX Architect
8 19 (5.41%) Functional Consultant
9 18 (5.13%) Microsoft Consultant
10 17 (4.84%) Business Analyst
11 14 (3.99%) ERP Manager
12 13 (3.70%) Data Analyst
12 13 (3.70%) ERP Architect
12 13 (3.70%) Technical Architect
13 12 (3.42%) Support Analyst
14 9 (2.56%) Applications Support
14 9 (2.56%) Delivery Manager
14 9 (2.56%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (8.83%) .NET
2 9 (2.56%) EDI
3 8 (2.28%) J2EE
3 8 (2.28%) XML
4 7 (1.99%) AngularJS
5 5 (1.42%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.42%) CSS
5 5 (1.42%) HTML
6 4 (1.14%) REST
6 4 (1.14%) Web Services
7 3 (0.85%) SOAP
7 3 (0.85%) WCF
8 2 (0.57%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (0.57%) jQuery
8 2 (0.57%) Middleware
8 2 (0.57%) MSMQ
8 2 (0.57%) Node.js
8 2 (0.57%) RESTful
8 2 (0.57%) WAP
9 1 (0.28%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 17 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.42%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (2.85%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (1.71%) Fintech
5 4 (1.14%) BYOD
5 4 (1.14%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.14%) User Experience
6 3 (0.85%) Clustering
6 3 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (0.85%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.85%) Virtual Team
7 2 (0.57%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (0.57%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.57%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.57%) PMI
8 1 (0.28%) AS400
8 1 (0.28%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.28%) iSeries
8 1 (0.28%) Life Science
8 1 (0.28%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (3.42%) Windows
2 7 (1.99%) Windows Server
3 4 (1.14%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.85%) Linux
5 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (43.59%) ERP
2 65 (18.52%) CRM
3 54 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 37 (10.54%) Business Intelligence
4 37 (10.54%) Project Management
5 34 (9.69%) Migration
6 33 (9.40%) Coaching
7 26 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (7.12%) Data Migration
9 22 (6.27%) ETL
9 22 (6.27%) PRINCE2
10 19 (5.41%) ITIL
11 17 (4.84%) Service Delivery
11 17 (4.84%) User Acceptance Testing
12 15 (4.27%) GAP Analysis
12 15 (4.27%) Logistics
13 14 (3.99%) Risk Management
14 13 (3.70%) ITSM
14 13 (3.70%) Problem-Solving
14 13 (3.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (17.66%) SQL
2 32 (9.12%) X++
3 22 (6.27%) C#
4 19 (5.41%) T-SQL
5 9 (2.56%) JavaScript
6 8 (2.28%) Java
6 8 (2.28%) VBA
7 5 (1.42%) PHP
8 3 (0.85%) C++
8 3 (0.85%) PowerShell
8 3 (0.85%) Python
9 1 (0.28%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.28%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (0.28%) C
9 1 (0.28%) PHP 5
9 1 (0.28%) PHP 7
9 1 (0.28%) RPG
9 1 (0.28%) RPG IV
9 1 (0.28%) RPG/400
9 1 (0.28%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (3.99%) Degree
2 8 (2.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.42%) PMI Certification
3 5 (1.42%) PMP
4 4 (1.14%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.14%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.85%) CIMA
5 3 (0.85%) ISEB
6 2 (0.57%) AAT
6 2 (0.57%) ACCA
6 2 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.28%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.28%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.28%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.84%) QA
2 14 (3.99%) PMO
3 9 (2.56%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.85%) SLA
5 2 (0.57%) RosettaNet
6 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (3.99%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.28%) Docker
3 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (1.71%) SCCM
2 4 (1.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (0.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 207 (58.97%) Microsoft
2 48 (13.68%) Oracle
3 44 (12.54%) JD Edwards
4 35 (9.97%) SAP
5 6 (1.71%) Adobe
6 5 (1.42%) Apple
6 5 (1.42%) Informatica
7 4 (1.14%) CODA
7 4 (1.14%) MuleSoft
7 4 (1.14%) Remedy
7 4 (1.14%) Tableau
8 3 (0.85%) Civica
8 3 (0.85%) Orchard
8 3 (0.85%) Sage
8 3 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.85%) Workday
9 2 (0.57%) Cadence
9 2 (0.57%) Embarcadero
9 2 (0.57%) Epicor
9 2 (0.57%) VMware