Period
to 9 July 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 9 July 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
9 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 444 547 506
Rank change year-on-year +103 -41 -3
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 110 294 401
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.30% 0.34% 0.42%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.02% 5.09% 6.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 225 285
Median daily rate £508 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.50% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £378 £349 £371
90th Percentile £634 £645 £665
UK median daily rate £508 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +1.50% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 15
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £29.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -45.11% +61.94%
UK median hourly rate - £16.00 £29.15
% change year-on-year - -45.11% +61.94%

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 2,737 5,776 6,368
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 7.44% 6.74% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,648 3,559 3,733
Median daily rate £500 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £706 £663 £668
UK median daily rate £500 £485 £473
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.65% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 75 100
Median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +27.45% -16.39%
10th Percentile £21.64 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £63.75 £51.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year - +40.00% -25.93%

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 9 July 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 9 July 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 +103 53 £500 -1.23% 12
East of England +74 20 £545 +21.11% 5
South East +140 19 £475 -5.00% 20
Midlands +65 13 £450 -10.00% 11
East Midlands +56 8 £438 +2.94% 4
West Midlands +56 5 £450 -14.29% 7
South West +81 3 £525 +8.81% 5
North of England +79 1 £450 -10.00% 15
North West +43 1 £450 -10.09% 13
Dynamics AX
UK

For the 6 months to 9 July 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 86 (78.18%) Dynamics 365
2 71 (64.55%) ERP
3 65 (59.09%) Microsoft
4 59 (53.64%) Finance
5 42 (38.18%) Azure
6 35 (31.82%) Business Intelligence
7 27 (24.55%) CRM
8 26 (23.64%) SAP
9 22 (20.00%) Migration
9 22 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
10 20 (18.18%) Power BI
10 20 (18.18%) Power Platform
11 16 (14.55%) Manufacturing
11 16 (14.55%) NetSuite
11 16 (14.55%) JD Edwards
11 16 (14.55%) Data Migration
12 15 (13.64%) Project Management
13 13 (11.82%) Oracle
13 13 (11.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 12 (10.91%) Retail
14 12 (10.91%) SharePoint
14 12 (10.91%) PRINCE2
15 11 (10.00%) .NET
15 11 (10.00%) SQL
16 10 (9.09%) User Experience
17 9 (8.18%) DevOps
17 9 (8.18%) Procure-to-Pay
17 9 (8.18%) Logistics
17 9 (8.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 8 (7.27%) BizTalk Server

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 12 (10.91%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.27%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 22 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (14.55%) NetSuite
3 5 (4.55%) SAP ERP
4 4 (3.64%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 3 (2.73%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (1.82%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.91%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.91%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.91%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 86 (78.18%) Dynamics 365
2 42 (38.18%) Azure
3 20 (18.18%) Power Platform
4 8 (7.27%) SaaS
5 5 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (4.55%) Azure Data Factory
5 5 (4.55%) PaaS
5 5 (4.55%) Power Automate
5 5 (4.55%) PowerApps
6 4 (3.64%) AWS
6 4 (3.64%) Office 365
7 3 (2.73%) GCP
7 3 (2.73%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.91%) Azure Stack
8 1 (0.91%) Logic Apps
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (18.18%) Power BI
2 13 (11.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (8.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (7.27%) SQL Server
5 6 (5.45%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (5.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (4.55%) Data Lake
6 5 (4.55%) SAP BW
7 3 (2.73%) BigQuery
8 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.91%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.91%) Visual Studio
General
1 59 (53.64%) Finance
2 16 (14.55%) Manufacturing
3 12 (10.91%) Retail
4 7 (6.36%) General Ledger
5 5 (4.55%) Local Government
6 4 (3.64%) Marketing
7 1 (0.91%) Law
Job Titles
1 29 (26.36%) Consultant
2 18 (16.36%) Analyst
3 17 (15.45%) Functional Consultant
4 14 (12.73%) Architect
5 12 (10.91%) Developer
6 10 (9.09%) Microsoft Consultant
7 9 (8.18%) Project Manager
8 8 (7.27%) ERP Architect
9 7 (6.36%) Business Intelligence Lead
9 7 (6.36%) Dynamics AX Consultant
9 7 (6.36%) Dynamics AX Developer
9 7 (6.36%) Microsoft Specialist
9 7 (6.36%) Systems Analyst
10 6 (5.45%) Business Analyst
10 6 (5.45%) Dynamics AX Project Manager
10 6 (5.45%) Financial Analyst
10 6 (5.45%) Integration Developer
10 6 (5.45%) Microsoft Developer
11 5 (4.55%) ERP Analyst
11 5 (4.55%) Senior Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.00%) .NET
2 6 (5.45%) J2EE
3 2 (1.82%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.82%) XML
4 1 (0.91%) ADO.NET
4 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.91%) EDI
4 1 (0.91%) LINQ
4 1 (0.91%) MFC
4 1 (0.91%) Middleware
4 1 (0.91%) RESTful
4 1 (0.91%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.09%) User Experience
2 7 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.73%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.82%) e-Learning
4 2 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.91%) BYOD
5 1 (0.91%) FMCG
5 1 (0.91%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.82%) VMS
2 1 (0.91%) Windows
2 1 (0.91%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (64.55%) ERP
2 35 (31.82%) Business Intelligence
3 27 (24.55%) CRM
4 22 (20.00%) Migration
5 16 (14.55%) Data Migration
6 15 (13.64%) Project Management
7 12 (10.91%) PRINCE2
8 9 (8.18%) DevOps
8 9 (8.18%) Logistics
8 9 (8.18%) Procure-to-Pay
9 8 (7.27%) BPR
9 8 (7.27%) Dashboard Development
9 8 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (6.36%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (6.36%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (5.45%) Change Management
12 5 (4.55%) Data Architecture
12 5 (4.55%) Data Modelling
12 5 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (4.55%) UML
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.00%) SQL
2 6 (5.45%) Java
2 6 (5.45%) X++
3 4 (3.64%) C#
3 4 (3.64%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.91%) C
4 1 (0.91%) C++
4 1 (0.91%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.91%) VB
4 1 (0.91%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.91%) VC++
Qualifications
1 8 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (6.36%) Degree
3 5 (4.55%) APMG
4 3 (2.73%) CISA
4 3 (2.73%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.82%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.82%) PMP
6 1 (0.91%) MBA
6 1 (0.91%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (2.73%) ITGC
3 2 (1.82%) QA
4 1 (0.91%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (0.91%) SCCM
Vendors
1 65 (59.09%) Microsoft
2 26 (23.64%) SAP
3 16 (14.55%) JD Edwards
4 13 (11.82%) Oracle
5 5 (4.55%) Workday
6 4 (3.64%) Sparx
7 3 (2.73%) Google
7 3 (2.73%) IFS
7 3 (2.73%) JDA
7 3 (2.73%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.82%) Infor
8 2 (1.82%) Sage
8 2 (1.82%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.91%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.91%) Citrix
9 1 (0.91%) Epicor
9 1 (0.91%) SYSPRO