Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 411 441 474
Rank change year-on-year +30 +33 -39
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 528 499 450
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.56% 0.51% 0.43%
As % of the Business Applications category 6.97% 6.10% 5.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 349 347
England median daily rate £475 £473 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.53% +8.00% -2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £625 £600 £618
UK median daily rate £475 £474 £438
% change year-on-year +0.26% +8.29% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
England median hourly rate £14.00 £10.00 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -83.33% +160.87%
10th Percentile £8.60 £9.50 £50.00
90th Percentile £22.00 £10.50 £70.00
UK median hourly rate £14.00 £10.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year +40.00% -83.33% +160.87%

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 7574 8179 8406
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 7.99% 8.36% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4574 4984 4852
England median daily rate £475 £448 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.15% +2.87% -
10th Percentile £308 £300 £275
90th Percentile £650 £604 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £440 £435
% change year-on-year +7.95% +1.15% +0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 93 119
England median hourly rate £28.00 £31.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.68% +12.73% +4.76%
10th Percentile £12.10 £9.65 £11.85
90th Percentile £62.38 £96.60 £53.48
UK median hourly rate £29.50 £31.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -4.84% +6.90% +4.50%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 +55 257 £500 - 68
North of England +66 80 £450 -5.26% 11
Midlands -10 67 £425 -5.56% 18
South East -12 54 £450 - 9
East of England +17 47 £488 +21.88% 6
West Midlands -8 40 £438 -7.89% 14
North West +25 38 £450 -0.06% 5
Yorkshire +22 38 £419 -14.10% 5
East Midlands -4 25 £413 +3.13% 4
South West -53 9 £550 +37.50% 4
North East +62 3 £600 +20.00% 1
Dynamics AX
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Dynamics AX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Dynamics AX.

1 334 (63.26%) Microsoft
2 215 (40.72%) ERP
3 183 (34.66%) Finance
4 155 (29.36%) Dynamics 365
5 106 (20.08%) CRM
5 106 (20.08%) Dynamics CRM
6 99 (18.75%) SQL
7 85 (16.10%) SQL Server
8 74 (14.02%) Retail
9 68 (12.88%) Agile Software Development
10 67 (12.69%) JD Edwards
11 66 (12.50%) X++
12 62 (11.74%) .NET
13 61 (11.55%) Business Intelligence
14 60 (11.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 52 (9.85%) Project Management
16 51 (9.66%) Manufacturing
17 48 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
18 46 (8.71%) Migration
19 45 (8.52%) Logistics
19 45 (8.52%) Dynamics NAV
20 44 (8.33%) Oracle
21 42 (7.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 39 (7.39%) SAP
23 36 (6.82%) PRINCE2
24 35 (6.63%) Data Migration
25 33 (6.25%) Coaching
26 31 (5.87%) T-SQL
26 31 (5.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
26 31 (5.87%) NetSuite

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 27 (5.11%) SharePoint
2 19 (3.60%) BizTalk Server
3 17 (3.22%) MS Exchange
4 12 (2.27%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (0.95%) Skype for Business
6 4 (0.76%) CMS
7 3 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.38%) Confluence
8 2 (0.38%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.19%) IIS
9 1 (0.19%) SAS
9 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 20 (3.79%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (2.65%) MS Visio
4 11 (2.08%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.19%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 106 (20.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 45 (8.52%) Dynamics NAV
3 31 (5.87%) NetSuite
4 7 (1.33%) Unit4 Business World
5 4 (0.76%) Infor SunSystems
5 4 (0.76%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.57%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.38%) Lawson
7 2 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.38%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.19%) Dynamics SL
8 1 (0.19%) iTrent
8 1 (0.19%) Maximo
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Manufacturing
8 1 (0.19%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 155 (29.36%) Dynamics 365
2 30 (5.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.33%) Office 365
3 7 (1.33%) SaaS
4 6 (1.14%) IaaS
5 4 (0.76%) PaaS
6 3 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.19%) FinancialForce
7 1 (0.19%) GitHub
7 1 (0.19%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.33%) Firewall
2 6 (1.14%) LAN
2 6 (1.14%) WAN
3 5 (0.95%) Skype
4 4 (0.76%) DNS
4 4 (0.76%) NetScaler
4 4 (0.76%) VPN
5 1 (0.19%) MVNO
5 1 (0.19%) SSL
5 1 (0.19%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (16.10%) SQL Server
2 60 (11.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 42 (7.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 31 (5.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 18 (3.41%) Power BI
6 9 (1.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (0.95%) OLAP
8 5 (0.95%) OLTP
8 5 (0.95%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (0.76%) Azure SQL Database
9 4 (0.76%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.38%) Blockchain
10 2 (0.38%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (0.19%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.19%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 29 (5.49%) MorphX
1 29 (5.49%) Visual Studio
2 21 (3.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.95%) JIRA
4 2 (0.38%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.19%) Ant
5 1 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.19%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.19%) Selenium
5 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.19%) TestDirector
General
1 183 (34.66%) Finance
2 74 (14.02%) Retail
3 51 (9.66%) Manufacturing
4 24 (4.55%) Advertising
5 19 (3.60%) General Ledger
6 17 (3.22%) Marketing
7 11 (2.08%) Back Office
8 10 (1.89%) Automotive
8 10 (1.89%) Telecoms
9 9 (1.70%) Local Government
10 6 (1.14%) Banking
11 4 (0.76%) Billing
11 4 (0.76%) French Language
12 3 (0.57%) Electronics
12 3 (0.57%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.57%) Legal
13 2 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.19%) German Language
14 1 (0.19%) Law
14 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 138 (26.14%) Consultant
2 104 (19.70%) Developer
2 104 (19.70%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 69 (13.07%) Analyst
3 69 (13.07%) Dynamics AX Developer
4 64 (12.12%) Project Manager
5 58 (10.98%) Functional Consultant
6 52 (9.85%) Architect
6 52 (9.85%) Microsoft Consultant
7 34 (6.44%) Dynamics AX Architect
8 33 (6.25%) Dynamics AX Project Manager
9 32 (6.06%) Microsoft Developer
10 29 (5.49%) Business Analyst
11 28 (5.30%) Solutions Architect
12 21 (3.98%) Trainer
13 19 (3.60%) Technical Architect
14 12 (2.27%) Technical Leader
15 11 (2.08%) ERP Manager
16 10 (1.89%) CRM Developer
16 10 (1.89%) Microsoft Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (11.74%) .NET
2 11 (2.08%) EDI
3 9 (1.70%) Middleware
3 9 (1.70%) Web Services
4 6 (1.14%) XML
5 4 (0.76%) ASP.NET
5 4 (0.76%) HTML
6 3 (0.57%) .NET Framework
6 3 (0.57%) jQuery
6 3 (0.57%) MDX
7 2 (0.38%) COM
7 2 (0.38%) REST
8 1 (0.19%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (0.19%) CSS
8 1 (0.19%) HTML5
8 1 (0.19%) Kendo UI
8 1 (0.19%) WF
8 1 (0.19%) WPF
8 1 (0.19%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (4.36%) Greenfield Project
2 22 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (1.33%) e-Learning
3 7 (1.33%) EPoS
4 6 (1.14%) User Experience
5 5 (0.95%) PMI
6 4 (0.76%) Spread Betting
6 4 (0.76%) Virtual Team
7 3 (0.57%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (0.57%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.38%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.38%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.38%) New Media
8 2 (0.38%) Replication
9 1 (0.19%) AS400
9 1 (0.19%) Clustering
9 1 (0.19%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 12 (2.27%) Windows
2 6 (1.14%) Windows Server
3 4 (0.76%) Windows 10
3 4 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.38%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (40.72%) ERP
2 106 (20.08%) CRM
3 68 (12.88%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (11.55%) Business Intelligence
5 52 (9.85%) Project Management
6 48 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 46 (8.71%) Migration
8 45 (8.52%) Logistics
9 36 (6.82%) PRINCE2
10 35 (6.63%) Data Migration
11 33 (6.25%) Coaching
12 29 (5.49%) User Acceptance Testing
13 20 (3.79%) ETL
14 18 (3.41%) Supply Chain Management
15 17 (3.22%) Business Analysis
15 17 (3.22%) User Stories
15 17 (3.22%) Workflow
16 16 (3.03%) Waterfall
17 15 (2.84%) Test Scripting
18 14 (2.65%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 99 (18.75%) SQL
2 66 (12.50%) X++
3 31 (5.87%) T-SQL
4 23 (4.36%) C#
5 7 (1.33%) PowerShell
6 6 (1.14%) JavaScript
7 5 (0.95%) C++
8 3 (0.57%) C
8 3 (0.57%) VB
9 2 (0.38%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.38%) Python
9 2 (0.38%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.38%) VBA
9 2 (0.38%) XMLA
10 1 (0.19%) R
10 1 (0.19%) RPG
10 1 (0.19%) RPG III
10 1 (0.19%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 22 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (2.08%) Degree
3 9 (1.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 7 (1.33%) ACCA
5 6 (1.14%) PMI Certification
6 4 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (0.57%) CIMA
7 3 (0.57%) IIBA
8 2 (0.38%) AAT
8 2 (0.38%) CBAP
8 2 (0.38%) ISEB
8 2 (0.38%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.38%) MBA
9 1 (0.19%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.19%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.19%) MAPM
9 1 (0.19%) PMP
9 1 (0.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.84%) QA
2 9 (1.70%) PMO
3 8 (1.52%) SLA
4 3 (0.57%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.57%) GDPR
4 3 (0.57%) IFRS
5 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (3.79%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.95%) XenApp
3 4 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.19%) SCCM
Vendors
1 334 (63.26%) Microsoft
2 67 (12.69%) JD Edwards
3 44 (8.33%) Oracle
4 39 (7.39%) SAP
5 9 (1.70%) Citrix
5 9 (1.70%) Epicor
5 9 (1.70%) Sage
5 9 (1.70%) Sitecore
6 8 (1.52%) VMware
7 7 (1.33%) Infor
7 7 (1.33%) Sun
8 5 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.76%) Baan
9 4 (0.76%) CODA
10 3 (0.57%) Cadence
10 3 (0.57%) IFS
10 3 (0.57%) Workday
11 2 (0.38%) Ariba
11 2 (0.38%) Cognos
11 2 (0.38%) PeopleSoft