Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 533 531 427
Rank change year-on-year -2 -104 +27
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 240 355 521
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.32% 0.37% 0.55%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.26% 5.89% 6.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 260 346
England median daily rate £501 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.10% +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £360 £350 £319
90th Percentile £635 £639 £625
UK median daily rate £501 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +0.10% +5.26% +1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 3
England median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +150.00% +40.00%
10th Percentile £22.25 £12.75 £8.60
90th Percentile £42.75 £36.28 £22.00
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +150.00% +40.00%

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 5,631 6,023 7,831
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 7.42% 6.33% 8.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,383 3,587 4,753
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +6.74%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £308
90th Percentile £669 £650 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +7.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 83 78
England median hourly rate £33.75 £30.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +7.14% -9.68%
10th Percentile £13.25 £11.73 £12.43
90th Percentile £64.63 £69.95 £64.67
UK median hourly rate £31.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +5.83% - -4.61%

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 21 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Dynamics AX in England over the 6 months to 21 November 2019.

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 21 November 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 -13 121 £550 +10.00% 61
South East +37 38 £519 +22.06% 39
Midlands +62 37 £450 - 47
West Midlands +54 28 £425 -5.56% 37
North of England +24 17 £500 +5.26% 90
North West +18 14 £500 +14.29% 55
South West +4 14 £475 +1.33% 17
East Midlands +28 9 £550 +12.82% 10
East of England +25 9 £450 -14.29% 26
Yorkshire +23 2 £488 -9.30% 30
Dynamics AX
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 178 (74.17%) Dynamics 365
2 137 (57.08%) Microsoft
3 115 (47.92%) ERP
4 108 (45.00%) Finance
5 58 (24.17%) SQL
6 51 (21.25%) Migration
6 51 (21.25%) Azure
7 41 (17.08%) Power Platform
8 38 (15.83%) Business Intelligence
9 37 (15.42%) CRM
9 37 (15.42%) Dynamics CRM
9 37 (15.42%) Data Migration
9 37 (15.42%) Power BI
10 35 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
11 33 (13.75%) JD Edwards
12 31 (12.92%) .NET
13 29 (12.08%) NetSuite
14 26 (10.83%) Stakeholder Management
15 24 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
16 23 (9.58%) Problem-Solving
16 23 (9.58%) SQL Server
16 23 (9.58%) SharePoint
17 21 (8.75%) Manufacturing
18 19 (7.92%) Project Management
18 19 (7.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 18 (7.50%) X++
19 18 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
19 18 (7.50%) SAP
20 17 (7.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 15 (6.25%) C#

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 (9.58%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.25%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (3.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 37 (15.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (12.08%) NetSuite
3 11 (4.58%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (2.92%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.83%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.42%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.42%) Dynamics SL
6 1 (0.42%) Lawson
6 1 (0.42%) Maximo
6 1 (0.42%) MFGPRO
6 1 (0.42%) Misys Midas
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.42%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 178 (74.17%) Dynamics 365
2 51 (21.25%) Azure
3 41 (17.08%) Power Platform
4 14 (5.83%) Office 365
4 14 (5.83%) PowerApps
5 8 (3.33%) PaaS
6 7 (2.92%) SaaS
7 6 (2.50%) Azure Functions
7 6 (2.50%) Serverless
8 3 (1.25%) GCP
9 2 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.42%) AWS
10 1 (0.42%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.42%) Firewall
2 1 (0.42%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (15.42%) Power BI
2 23 (9.58%) SQL Server
3 19 (7.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (7.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (4.17%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.25%) BigQuery
7 3 (1.25%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.83%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (0.83%) Big Data
8 2 (0.83%) Data Lake
8 2 (0.83%) Snowflake Schema
8 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.83%) Star Schema
9 1 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.42%) DB2
9 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.42%) OLAP
9 1 (0.42%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 7 (2.92%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.08%) JIRA
3 4 (1.67%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (1.25%) MorphX
4 3 (1.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.83%) ERwin
5 2 (0.83%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.83%) Selenium
6 1 (0.42%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 108 (45.00%) Finance
2 21 (8.75%) Manufacturing
3 15 (6.25%) Retail
4 5 (2.08%) Legal
5 4 (1.67%) General Ledger
6 3 (1.25%) Marketing
6 3 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.83%) Back Office
7 2 (0.83%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.42%) Advertising
8 1 (0.42%) Automotive
8 1 (0.42%) Billing
8 1 (0.42%) Law
Job Titles
1 58 (24.17%) Developer
2 46 (19.17%) Consultant
3 37 (15.42%) Analyst
4 35 (14.58%) Project Manager
5 25 (10.42%) Architect
6 24 (10.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
7 23 (9.58%) Dynamics AX Consultant
8 19 (7.92%) Functional Consultant
9 16 (6.67%) Business Analyst
9 16 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
10 14 (5.83%) Dynamics AX Project Manager
10 14 (5.83%) Microsoft Consultant
11 11 (4.58%) Senior Developer
12 9 (3.75%) ERP Manager
12 9 (3.75%) Technical Architect
13 8 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 8 (3.33%) ERP Project Manager
13 8 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
14 7 (2.92%) Dynamics AX Architect
15 6 (2.50%) ERP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (12.92%) .NET
2 8 (3.33%) XML
3 7 (2.92%) JSON
4 6 (2.50%) Web Services
5 5 (2.08%) EDI
5 5 (2.08%) REST
6 3 (1.25%) .NET Core
6 3 (1.25%) AngularJS
6 3 (1.25%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (1.25%) HTML
6 3 (1.25%) LDAP
7 2 (0.83%) Middleware
7 2 (0.83%) RESTful
7 2 (0.83%) WCF
8 1 (0.42%) Angular 2
8 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.42%) HTML5
8 1 (0.42%) jQuery
8 1 (0.42%) JSON Schema
8 1 (0.42%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (2.50%) User Experience
3 5 (2.08%) Data Structures
3 5 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (1.67%) PMI
5 2 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.83%) FMCG
5 2 (0.83%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.83%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.83%) NHS
6 1 (0.42%) AS400
6 1 (0.42%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.42%) iPad
6 1 (0.42%) iPhone
6 1 (0.42%) iSeries
6 1 (0.42%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.42%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.50%) Windows
2 5 (2.08%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (47.92%) ERP
2 51 (21.25%) Migration
3 38 (15.83%) Business Intelligence
4 37 (15.42%) CRM
4 37 (15.42%) Data Migration
5 35 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (10.83%) Stakeholder Management
7 23 (9.58%) Problem-Solving
8 19 (7.92%) Project Management
9 18 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
10 15 (6.25%) DevOps
11 14 (5.83%) PRINCE2
12 13 (5.42%) Business Analysis
13 11 (4.58%) Change Management
13 11 (4.58%) Mentoring
14 8 (3.33%) Change Control
14 8 (3.33%) ETL
15 7 (2.92%) Data Management
15 7 (2.92%) Logistics
15 7 (2.92%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 58 (24.17%) SQL
2 18 (7.50%) X++
3 15 (6.25%) C#
4 12 (5.00%) PowerShell
5 11 (4.58%) T-SQL
6 7 (2.92%) Java
7 3 (1.25%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.83%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.83%) XPath
9 1 (0.42%) C
9 1 (0.42%) VB
9 1 (0.42%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (5.00%) Degree
2 5 (2.08%) MBA
3 4 (1.67%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.83%) AAT
5 2 (0.83%) ACCA
5 2 (0.83%) CIMA
5 2 (0.83%) PMP
5 2 (0.83%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.42%) CIPD
6 1 (0.42%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.42%) ISEB
6 1 (0.42%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.42%) MCP
6 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.42%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.08%) QA
2 4 (1.67%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.83%) SLA
4 1 (0.42%) GAAP
4 1 (0.42%) PMO
4 1 (0.42%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 4 (1.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.42%) Terminal Server
2 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.42%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.42%) SCOM
Vendors
1 137 (57.08%) Microsoft
2 33 (13.75%) JD Edwards
3 18 (7.50%) SAP
4 13 (5.42%) Oracle
5 12 (5.00%) Workday
6 3 (1.25%) Cognos
6 3 (1.25%) Google
6 3 (1.25%) IFS
6 3 (1.25%) OpenText
6 3 (1.25%) Sage
7 2 (0.83%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.42%) Adobe
8 1 (0.42%) Apple
8 1 (0.42%) Epicor
8 1 (0.42%) GL TRADE
8 1 (0.42%) hybris
8 1 (0.42%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.42%) IBM
8 1 (0.42%) Infor
8 1 (0.42%) VMware