Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 477 454 544
Rank change year-on-year -23 +90 -113
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 413 380 331
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.45% 0.45% 0.34%
As % of the Business Applications category 6.54% 5.51% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 285 237
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £371 £350 £300
90th Percentile £665 £588 £626
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 1
England median hourly rate £29.15 £18.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.94% +80.00% -
UK median hourly rate £29.15 £18.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year +61.94% +80.00% -

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 6,316 6,891 7,481
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 6.81% 8.25% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,780 4,055 4,537
England median daily rate £475 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% -3.33%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £288
90th Percentile £675 £630 £613
UK median daily rate £470 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +4.44% +4.05% -1.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 93 80
England median hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.41% +7.41% +26.17%
10th Percentile £9.06 £12.50 £11.93
90th Percentile £48.00 £57.90 £69.07
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £31.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -24.19% +12.73% +22.22%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -13 263 £500 +11.11% 73
South East 0 44 £500 +21.21% 12
Midlands -17 38 £525 +20.00% 22
North of England -29 35 £450 -18.18% 17
West Midlands -27 30 £525 +20.00% 9
East of England -4 22 £450 -10.00% 4
Yorkshire -25 21 £425 -33.33% 4
North West -18 12 £600 +33.33% 12
South West +9 9 £475 -5.00% 5
East Midlands -7 8 £500 +14.29% 12
North East +8 2 £425 -5.56% 1
Dynamics AX
UK

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 256 (61.99%) Microsoft
2 212 (51.33%) ERP
3 199 (48.18%) Finance
4 187 (45.28%) Dynamics 365
5 82 (19.85%) Retail
6 71 (17.19%) SQL
7 61 (14.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 56 (13.56%) JD Edwards
9 55 (13.32%) NetSuite
10 45 (10.90%) SQL Server
11 44 (10.65%) SAP
12 43 (10.41%) Oracle
13 41 (9.93%) Migration
13 41 (9.93%) Analytical Skills
14 39 (9.44%) CRM
15 38 (9.20%) Dynamics CRM
16 37 (8.96%) Logistics
16 37 (8.96%) Manufacturing
17 35 (8.47%) Data Migration
18 34 (8.23%) Business Intelligence
19 33 (7.99%) X++
20 31 (7.51%) Dynamics NAV
20 31 (7.51%) Stakeholder Management
20 31 (7.51%) Project Management
21 29 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
22 26 (6.30%) Power BI
22 26 (6.30%) T-SQL
23 24 (5.81%) Microsoft Excel
24 22 (5.33%) Problem-Solving
24 22 (5.33%) Business Process Analysis

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 (3.63%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.94%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.48%) Confluence
3 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (0.48%) Mule
3 2 (0.48%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (0.48%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.24%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 24 (5.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (2.91%) Microsoft Project
3 11 (2.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (1.94%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (0.97%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 55 (13.32%) NetSuite
2 38 (9.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 31 (7.51%) Dynamics NAV
4 14 (3.39%) Oracle EBS R12
5 13 (3.15%) Oracle EBS
5 13 (3.15%) Unit4 Business World
6 6 (1.45%) Servitor
7 3 (0.73%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.48%) Infor SunSystems
8 2 (0.48%) Magento
8 2 (0.48%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.48%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.48%) Oracle Retail
8 2 (0.48%) ResourceLink
9 1 (0.24%) Dynamics SL
9 1 (0.24%) iTrent
9 1 (0.24%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 1 (0.24%) JDE World
9 1 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 187 (45.28%) Dynamics 365
2 21 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (4.36%) Office 365
4 11 (2.66%) FinancialForce
5 7 (1.69%) SaaS
6 5 (1.21%) IaaS
7 4 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.73%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.73%) Azure Data Factory
8 3 (0.73%) PaaS
9 2 (0.48%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
10 1 (0.24%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.21%) Firewall
2 2 (0.48%) Internet
2 2 (0.48%) NetScaler
2 2 (0.48%) Skype
3 1 (0.24%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (14.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 45 (10.90%) SQL Server
3 26 (6.30%) Power BI
4 21 (5.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (3.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (2.91%) Oracle Database
7 11 (2.66%) Oracle Database 11g
7 11 (2.66%) SAP HANA
8 7 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.45%) OLAP
9 6 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (1.21%) OLTP
11 4 (0.97%) MySQL
11 4 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.73%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (0.73%) MS Access
13 2 (0.48%) Amazon RDS
13 2 (0.48%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 20 (4.84%) Visual Studio
2 12 (2.91%) MorphX
3 8 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.97%) JIRA
5 3 (0.73%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (0.48%) LSMW
6 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.24%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.24%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.24%) Selenium
General
1 199 (48.18%) Finance
2 82 (19.85%) Retail
3 37 (8.96%) Manufacturing
4 17 (4.12%) Advertising
5 15 (3.63%) Pharmaceutical
6 11 (2.66%) General Ledger
7 5 (1.21%) Automotive
8 4 (0.97%) Banking
9 3 (0.73%) Billing
10 2 (0.48%) Back Office
10 2 (0.48%) Marketing
10 2 (0.48%) Publishing
10 2 (0.48%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.24%) German Language
11 1 (0.24%) Legal
Job Titles
1 114 (27.60%) Consultant
2 87 (21.07%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 71 (17.19%) Analyst
4 68 (16.46%) Architect
5 60 (14.53%) Developer
6 55 (13.32%) Solutions Architect
7 47 (11.38%) Dynamics AX Architect
8 40 (9.69%) Dynamics AX Developer
9 37 (8.96%) Functional Consultant
10 27 (6.54%) ERP Architect
10 27 (6.54%) Project Manager
11 21 (5.08%) Business Analyst
12 20 (4.84%) Microsoft Consultant
12 20 (4.84%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
13 19 (4.60%) Support Analyst
14 13 (3.15%) ERP Manager
14 13 (3.15%) Lead Architect
14 13 (3.15%) Lead Solutions Architect
14 13 (3.15%) Microsoft Developer
15 12 (2.91%) Logistics Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.87%) .NET
2 9 (2.18%) HTML
3 8 (1.94%) CSS
4 6 (1.45%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.21%) XSLT
6 4 (0.97%) Ajax
6 4 (0.97%) Classic ASP
6 4 (0.97%) EDI
6 4 (0.97%) Oracle Fusion
6 4 (0.97%) XML
7 3 (0.73%) MDX
8 2 (0.48%) COM
8 2 (0.48%) jQuery
8 2 (0.48%) Middleware
8 2 (0.48%) REST
8 2 (0.48%) SOAP
8 2 (0.48%) WAP
9 1 (0.24%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.24%) WCF
9 1 (0.24%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 41 (9.93%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (3.63%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (2.42%) Analytical Mindset
3 10 (2.42%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (1.21%) FMCG
5 4 (0.97%) Data Centre
6 3 (0.73%) Data Structures
6 3 (0.73%) Driving Licence
6 3 (0.73%) Management Information System
6 3 (0.73%) User Experience
7 2 (0.48%) AS400
7 2 (0.48%) Clustering
7 2 (0.48%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.48%) EPoS
7 2 (0.48%) iSeries
7 2 (0.48%) NHS
7 2 (0.48%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.24%) CMDB
8 1 (0.24%) Life Science
8 1 (0.24%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (1.69%) Windows
2 6 (1.45%) Windows Server
3 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (51.33%) ERP
2 41 (9.93%) Migration
3 39 (9.44%) CRM
4 37 (8.96%) Logistics
5 35 (8.47%) Data Migration
6 34 (8.23%) Business Intelligence
7 31 (7.51%) Project Management
7 31 (7.51%) Stakeholder Management
8 29 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (5.33%) Business Process Analysis
9 22 (5.33%) Problem-Solving
10 19 (4.60%) PRINCE2
10 19 (4.60%) Process Improvement
11 18 (4.36%) GAP Analysis
12 16 (3.87%) Change Management
13 15 (3.63%) ITIL
14 14 (3.39%) E-Commerce
15 13 (3.15%) ETL
15 13 (3.15%) Project Planning
16 12 (2.91%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 71 (17.19%) SQL
2 33 (7.99%) X++
3 26 (6.30%) T-SQL
4 21 (5.08%) C#
5 7 (1.69%) JavaScript
6 4 (0.97%) C
6 4 (0.97%) RPG
6 4 (0.97%) VB
6 4 (0.97%) VB6
6 4 (0.97%) VBA
7 3 (0.73%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.48%) R
9 1 (0.24%) C++
9 1 (0.24%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (3.15%) Degree
2 4 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (0.73%) PMP
3 3 (0.73%) SC Cleared
3 3 (0.73%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.48%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.48%) MAPM
4 2 (0.48%) Master's Degree
4 2 (0.48%) MBA
4 2 (0.48%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.24%) ACCA
5 1 (0.24%) CIMA
5 1 (0.24%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.24%) ISEB
5 1 (0.24%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.24%) MCSA
5 1 (0.24%) MCSD
5 1 (0.24%) MCSE
5 1 (0.24%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.39%) PMO
2 9 (2.18%) QA
3 4 (0.97%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.73%) SLA
5 1 (0.24%) GAAP
5 1 (0.24%) GDPR
5 1 (0.24%) IFRS
5 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (1.94%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.73%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.48%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (0.73%) SCCM
3 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (0.48%) SCOM
4 1 (0.24%) WMI
Vendors
1 256 (61.99%) Microsoft
2 56 (13.56%) JD Edwards
3 44 (10.65%) SAP
4 43 (10.41%) Oracle
5 16 (3.87%) Salesforce.com
6 12 (2.91%) Epicor
6 12 (2.91%) Infor
6 12 (2.91%) Sage
7 11 (2.66%) IFS
7 11 (2.66%) Xero
8 9 (2.18%) Citrix
9 6 (1.45%) Civica
9 6 (1.45%) Orchard
9 6 (1.45%) Workday
10 4 (0.97%) MuleSoft
10 4 (0.97%) QAD
10 4 (0.97%) VMware
11 3 (0.73%) CODA
11 3 (0.73%) Fujitsu
11 3 (0.73%) Remedy