Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 512 399 408
Rank change year-on-year -113 +9 +92
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 344 540 502
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.38% 0.58% 0.56%
As % of the Business Applications category 5.92% 7.39% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 350 373
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £338 £331 £332
90th Percentile £625 £602 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
England median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.67% +50.00% -
10th Percentile £12.75 £8.88 £9.50
90th Percentile £21.58 £22.13 £10.50
UK median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year -1.67% +50.00% -

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 5,809 7,310 7,701
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 6.38% 7.91% 8.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,461 4,506 4,764
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £311 £305
90th Percentile £663 £650 £613
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 64 76
England median hourly rate £33.71 £19.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.87% -13.33% -25.00%
10th Percentile £11.60 £10.33 £6.75
90th Percentile £69.95 £60.12 £69.07
UK median hourly rate £35.75 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +58.89% - -35.71%

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 17 January 2019.

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
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 17 January 2019. 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 -35 210 £500 - 71
South East -10 54 £450 - 37
North of England -54 32 £475 +11.76% 69
Midlands -44 23 £450 +5.88% 35
West Midlands -38 18 £450 - 21
Yorkshire -43 18 £400 -3.03% 24
North West -20 14 £475 +5.56% 38
South West -26 10 £425 -22.73% 17
East of England -23 7 £513 +2.50% 27
East Midlands -14 5 £450 +20.00% 14
Dynamics AX
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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.

1 194 (56.40%) Microsoft
2 164 (47.67%) Finance
3 143 (41.57%) ERP
4 133 (38.66%) Dynamics 365
5 86 (25.00%) CRM
6 85 (24.71%) Dynamics CRM
7 61 (17.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 59 (17.15%) Dynamics NAV
9 53 (15.41%) Coaching
10 52 (15.12%) Oracle
11 49 (14.24%) SQL
12 41 (11.92%) JD Edwards
12 41 (11.92%) Project Management
12 41 (11.92%) Microsoft Azure
13 39 (11.34%) Agile Software Development
14 38 (11.05%) NetSuite
15 35 (10.17%) Migration
16 34 (9.88%) SQL Server
17 31 (9.01%) SAP
18 30 (8.72%) Business Intelligence
19 29 (8.43%) User Acceptance Testing
20 28 (8.14%) Retail
21 27 (7.85%) Data Migration
22 26 (7.56%) .NET
23 24 (6.98%) PRINCE2
23 24 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 24 (6.98%) X++
24 23 (6.69%) ITIL
25 22 (6.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 21 (6.10%) Problem-Solving

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 15 (4.36%) BizTalk Server
2 11 (3.20%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.45%) IIS
3 5 (1.45%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.29%) Apache
4 1 (0.29%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.29%) CMS
4 1 (0.29%) Jupyter
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 16 (4.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.74%) Adobe Captivate
3 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 85 (24.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 59 (17.15%) Dynamics NAV
3 38 (11.05%) NetSuite
4 5 (1.45%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (0.87%) Dynamics GP
5 3 (0.87%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.29%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.29%) Dynamics SL
7 1 (0.29%) Infor CloudSuite
7 1 (0.29%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.29%) Infor SunSystems
7 1 (0.29%) JDE OneWorld
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.29%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 1 (0.29%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.29%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 133 (38.66%) Dynamics 365
2 41 (11.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.91%) PaaS
4 9 (2.62%) SaaS
5 7 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.74%) Azure Data Factory
7 5 (1.45%) IaaS
8 3 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
9 1 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.29%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.29%) Data Lake Analytics
9 1 (0.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.74%) DHCP
1 6 (1.74%) DNS
1 6 (1.74%) Remote Desktop
1 6 (1.74%) SNMP
1 6 (1.74%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (9.88%) SQL Server
2 24 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (6.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (4.07%) Power BI
5 13 (3.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (2.03%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (2.03%) MySQL
7 7 (2.03%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (1.74%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.16%) Data Lake
9 4 (1.16%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.87%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (0.87%) Big Data
11 2 (0.58%) GIS
11 2 (0.58%) OLAP
11 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (0.58%) SSDT
12 1 (0.29%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 12 (3.49%) Visual Studio Team System
2 8 (2.33%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.74%) MorphX
4 5 (1.45%) JIRA
5 3 (0.87%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.58%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.29%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.29%) JMeter
7 1 (0.29%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.29%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.29%) TeamCity
General
1 164 (47.67%) Finance
2 28 (8.14%) Retail
3 14 (4.07%) Manufacturing
4 11 (3.20%) Banking
5 8 (2.33%) General Ledger
6 4 (1.16%) Billing
6 4 (1.16%) Games
6 4 (1.16%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.16%) Marketing
7 2 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.29%) Back Office
8 1 (0.29%) German Language
8 1 (0.29%) Legal
8 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 69 (20.06%) Analyst
2 53 (15.41%) Consultant
3 49 (14.24%) Developer
4 40 (11.63%) Architect
5 31 (9.01%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 30 (8.72%) Project Manager
7 26 (7.56%) Business Analyst
8 21 (6.10%) ERP Manager
9 20 (5.81%) Microsoft Consultant
10 19 (5.52%) Technical Architect
11 17 (4.94%) Functional Consultant
11 17 (4.94%) Support Analyst
12 16 (4.65%) Dynamics AX Developer
12 16 (4.65%) Programme Manager
13 15 (4.36%) Applications Support
14 12 (3.49%) Delivery Manager
14 12 (3.49%) ERP Architect
15 11 (3.20%) Dynamics AX Project Manager
15 11 (3.20%) Solutions Architect
16 10 (2.91%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (7.56%) .NET
2 8 (2.33%) AngularJS
3 7 (2.03%) CSS
3 7 (2.03%) HTML
4 6 (1.74%) EDI
5 5 (1.45%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.45%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (1.45%) J2EE
6 4 (1.16%) Middleware
7 3 (0.87%) Ajax
8 2 (0.58%) jQuery
8 2 (0.58%) MDX
8 2 (0.58%) Node.js
8 2 (0.58%) Web Services
8 2 (0.58%) XML
8 2 (0.58%) XSD
8 2 (0.58%) XSLT
9 1 (0.29%) Gherkin
9 1 (0.29%) Laravel
9 1 (0.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.36%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.62%) PMI
4 8 (2.33%) BYOD
5 6 (1.74%) Fintech
6 5 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.16%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.16%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.87%) User Experience
9 2 (0.58%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.29%) AS400
10 1 (0.29%) Clustering
10 1 (0.29%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.29%) FMCG
10 1 (0.29%) iPad
10 1 (0.29%) iPhone
10 1 (0.29%) iSeries
10 1 (0.29%) Life Science
10 1 (0.29%) Marketing Technology
10 1 (0.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (3.49%) Windows
2 6 (1.74%) Apple iOS
3 5 (1.45%) Linux
4 2 (0.58%) Unix
5 1 (0.29%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (41.57%) ERP
2 86 (25.00%) CRM
3 61 (17.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 53 (15.41%) Coaching
5 41 (11.92%) Project Management
6 39 (11.34%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (10.17%) Migration
8 30 (8.72%) Business Intelligence
9 29 (8.43%) User Acceptance Testing
10 27 (7.85%) Data Migration
11 24 (6.98%) PRINCE2
12 23 (6.69%) ITIL
13 21 (6.10%) Problem-Solving
14 19 (5.52%) Mentoring
15 17 (4.94%) Analytics
15 17 (4.94%) DevOps
15 17 (4.94%) Programme Delivery
16 15 (4.36%) ETL
16 15 (4.36%) Service Delivery
16 15 (4.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 49 (14.24%) SQL
2 24 (6.98%) X++
3 19 (5.52%) C#
4 14 (4.07%) JavaScript
5 13 (3.78%) T-SQL
6 12 (3.49%) Java
7 7 (2.03%) PHP
7 7 (2.03%) PowerShell
8 3 (0.87%) VBA
9 2 (0.58%) XPath
10 1 (0.29%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.29%) ActionScript 2.0
10 1 (0.29%) PHP 5
10 1 (0.29%) PHP 7
10 1 (0.29%) Python
10 1 (0.29%) RPG
10 1 (0.29%) RPG IV
10 1 (0.29%) RPG/400
10 1 (0.29%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (3.49%) PMI Certification
1 12 (3.49%) PMP
2 11 (3.20%) Degree
2 11 (3.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.74%) CIMA
4 5 (1.45%) ACCA
5 4 (1.16%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.16%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.87%) AAT
6 3 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.58%) ISEB
8 1 (0.29%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.29%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.29%) MCP
8 1 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.29%) PhD
8 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.65%) PMO
1 16 (4.65%) QA
2 5 (1.45%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.58%) RosettaNet
4 1 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.29%) GxP
4 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (2.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.58%) Docker
3 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.29%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (1.74%) SCCM
2 1 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 194 (56.40%) Microsoft
2 52 (15.12%) Oracle
3 41 (11.92%) JD Edwards
4 31 (9.01%) SAP
5 7 (2.03%) Apple
6 6 (1.74%) Adobe
7 5 (1.45%) CODA
7 5 (1.45%) Cognos
7 5 (1.45%) Epicor
8 4 (1.16%) Cadence
8 4 (1.16%) Sage
8 4 (1.16%) Sitecore
8 4 (1.16%) Tableau
9 3 (0.87%) VMware
10 2 (0.58%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.58%) Google
10 2 (0.58%) IBM
10 2 (0.58%) Infor
10 2 (0.58%) PeopleSoft
11 1 (0.29%) Salesforce.com