Period
to 7 April 2020

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 April 2020 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 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 478 542 460
Rank change year-on-year +64 -82 -9
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 188 329 467
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.34% 0.37% 0.50%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.49% 5.53% 6.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 246 315
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £325 £343 £363
90th Percentile £629 £638 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Median hourly rate £32.50 £16.00 £26.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +103.13% -40.35% +1.23%
10th Percentile £31.25 £15.50 £21.66
90th Percentile £33.75 £16.50 £29.15
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £16.00 £26.83
% change year-on-year +103.13% -40.35% +1.23%

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 4,184 5,948 6,682
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 7.65% 6.71% 7.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,533 3,691 3,987
Median daily rate £500 £484 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.31% +1.89% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 73 91
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +55.56% -27.42%
10th Percentile £18.25 £11.30 £9.81
90th Percentile £50.54 £64.75 £53.75
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year - +42.86% -25.76%

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 April 2020.

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 April 2020. 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 +39 86 £500 - 49
South East +97 30 £513 +2.50% 33
Midlands +66 26 £425 -22.73% 54
East of England +39 19 £545 +9.00% 10
West Midlands +60 18 £425 -22.73% 27
South West +47 15 £575 +36.90% 20
North of England +38 8 £450 -5.26% 72
East Midlands +35 8 £450 +5.88% 27
North West +28 4 £450 -10.00% 43
Yorkshire +27 2 £425 +6.25% 25
North East - 1 £475 - 4
Dynamics AX
UK

For the 6 months to 7 April 2020, 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.

1 152 (80.85%) Dynamics 365
2 103 (54.79%) Microsoft
2 103 (54.79%) Finance
3 100 (53.19%) ERP
4 55 (29.26%) Business Intelligence
5 52 (27.66%) Azure
6 42 (22.34%) Migration
7 40 (21.28%) CRM
8 39 (20.74%) Dynamics CRM
9 35 (18.62%) SAP
10 34 (18.09%) Power Platform
10 34 (18.09%) Power BI
11 30 (15.96%) SQL
12 29 (15.43%) Data Migration
13 27 (14.36%) Project Management
14 25 (13.30%) JD Edwards
14 25 (13.30%) Oracle
14 25 (13.30%) NetSuite
15 24 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
15 24 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
16 23 (12.23%) SharePoint
17 22 (11.70%) .NET
18 21 (11.17%) Manufacturing
19 20 (10.64%) PRINCE2
19 20 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
20 17 (9.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 14 (7.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 14 (7.45%) Problem-Solving
22 13 (6.91%) User Experience
22 13 (6.91%) Procure-to-Pay

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 23 (12.23%) SharePoint
2 11 (5.85%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (4.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 39 (20.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (13.30%) NetSuite
3 5 (2.66%) SAP ERP
4 4 (2.13%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 3 (1.60%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (1.60%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (1.60%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (1.06%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.53%) Dynamics SL
7 1 (0.53%) MFGPRO
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.53%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 152 (80.85%) Dynamics 365
2 52 (27.66%) Azure
3 34 (18.09%) Power Platform
4 10 (5.32%) PowerApps
5 9 (4.79%) Office 365
6 7 (3.72%) SaaS
7 5 (2.66%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (2.66%) Azure Data Factory
7 5 (2.66%) PaaS
8 4 (2.13%) AWS
8 4 (2.13%) GCP
9 3 (1.60%) OneDrive
10 2 (1.06%) Azure Functions
10 2 (1.06%) Serverless
11 1 (0.53%) Azure Stack
11 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.60%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (18.09%) Power BI
2 17 (9.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (7.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (6.91%) SQL Server
5 10 (5.32%) BusinessObjects
6 8 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (2.66%) Data Lake
7 5 (2.66%) SAP BW
8 4 (2.13%) BigQuery
9 3 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.06%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (0.53%) SAP HANA
11 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 3 (1.60%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (1.06%) ERwin
2 2 (1.06%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.53%) JIRA
3 1 (0.53%) MorphX
3 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 103 (54.79%) Finance
2 21 (11.17%) Manufacturing
3 13 (6.91%) Retail
4 7 (3.72%) General Ledger
5 5 (2.66%) Local Government
6 4 (2.13%) Legal
6 4 (2.13%) Marketing
7 3 (1.60%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.06%) Law
9 1 (0.53%) Advertising
9 1 (0.53%) Electronics
9 1 (0.53%) German Language
9 1 (0.53%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (24.47%) Consultant
2 33 (17.55%) Analyst
3 23 (12.23%) Functional Consultant
4 22 (11.70%) Architect
4 22 (11.70%) Developer
4 22 (11.70%) Project Manager
5 18 (9.57%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 15 (7.98%) Microsoft Consultant
7 13 (6.91%) Dynamics AX Project Manager
8 11 (5.85%) Business Analyst
8 11 (5.85%) Systems Analyst
9 9 (4.79%) Business Intelligence Lead
9 9 (4.79%) Senior Analyst
9 9 (4.79%) Senior Systems Analyst
9 9 (4.79%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (4.26%) ERP Architect
11 7 (3.72%) Dynamics AX Developer
11 7 (3.72%) ERP Manager
11 7 (3.72%) ERP Project Manager
11 7 (3.72%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (11.70%) .NET
2 10 (5.32%) J2EE
3 4 (2.13%) ASP.NET
3 4 (2.13%) XML
4 3 (1.60%) Web Services
5 2 (1.06%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.53%) ADO
6 1 (0.53%) ADO.NET
6 1 (0.53%) Ajax
6 1 (0.53%) EDI
6 1 (0.53%) jQuery
6 1 (0.53%) LINQ
6 1 (0.53%) MFC
6 1 (0.53%) RESTful
6 1 (0.53%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.91%) User Experience
3 6 (3.19%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (2.13%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.06%) e-Learning
5 2 (1.06%) FMCG
5 2 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.06%) NHS
6 1 (0.53%) BYOD
6 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.53%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.66%) Windows
2 3 (1.60%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.06%) VMS
4 1 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (53.19%) ERP
2 55 (29.26%) Business Intelligence
3 42 (22.34%) Migration
4 40 (21.28%) CRM
5 29 (15.43%) Data Migration
6 27 (14.36%) Project Management
7 24 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 20 (10.64%) PRINCE2
9 14 (7.45%) Problem-Solving
10 13 (6.91%) Procure-to-Pay
10 13 (6.91%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (5.85%) Change Management
11 11 (5.85%) Logistics
12 9 (4.79%) Analytics
12 9 (4.79%) Data Modelling
12 9 (4.79%) DevOps
13 8 (4.26%) BPR
13 8 (4.26%) Dashboard Development
14 7 (3.72%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 30 (15.96%) SQL
2 10 (5.32%) Java
3 9 (4.79%) C#
4 8 (4.26%) PowerShell
4 8 (4.26%) X++
5 4 (2.13%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.06%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.06%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.53%) C
7 1 (0.53%) C++
7 1 (0.53%) VB
7 1 (0.53%) VC++
Qualifications
1 10 (5.32%) Degree
2 8 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.66%) APMG
3 5 (2.66%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.60%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.60%) PMP
5 2 (1.06%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.53%) CIMA
6 1 (0.53%) CIPD
6 1 (0.53%) ISEB
6 1 (0.53%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.53%) MBA
6 1 (0.53%) MCP
6 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.66%) QA
2 2 (1.06%) PMO
2 2 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.06%) SLA
3 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (4.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 103 (54.79%) Microsoft
2 35 (18.62%) SAP
3 25 (13.30%) JD Edwards
3 25 (13.30%) Oracle
4 9 (4.79%) Workday
5 4 (2.13%) Google
5 4 (2.13%) IFS
5 4 (2.13%) Sparx
6 3 (1.60%) CheckPoint
6 3 (1.60%) Infor
6 3 (1.60%) JDA
7 2 (1.06%) Sage
7 2 (1.06%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.53%) Cognos
8 1 (0.53%) Epicor
8 1 (0.53%) IBM
8 1 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.53%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.53%) SYSPRO