Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 555 532 478
Rank change year-on-year -23 -54 +40
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 256 354 376
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.31% 0.38% 0.42%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.47% 5.85% 5.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 251 255
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.05% +11.11% -4.00%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £313
90th Percentile £650 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £456
% change year-on-year - +9.59% +1.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 4
England median hourly rate £20.00 £29.15 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.39% +61.94% +80.00%
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £29.15 £18.00
% change year-on-year -31.39% +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 5,724 6,048 7,394
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 6.96% 6.48% 8.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,507 3,544 4,328
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £305
90th Percentile £650 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 88 96
England median hourly rate £32.50 £22.75 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -18.02% -14.62%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.54 £13.00
90th Percentile £63.75 £53.13 £57.75
UK median hourly rate £31.75 £22.42 £30.50
% change year-on-year +41.61% -26.49% -6.15%

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 19 August 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
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 19 August 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 -45 137 £525 - 98
South East +40 39 £500 +5.26% 88
North of England +19 30 £500 - 226
Midlands +28 28 £525 +10.53% 128
North West +19 25 £500 -4.76% 145
West Midlands +23 17 £525 +20.00% 87
East of England +8 10 £450 -6.49% 64
South West -16 8 £513 -1.20% 39
East Midlands +26 7 £563 +2.27% 41
Yorkshire -1 4 £475 -7.32% 55
North East +24 1 £400 -5.88% 27
Dynamics AX
UK

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 177 (69.14%) Dynamics 365
2 135 (52.73%) Microsoft
3 131 (51.17%) ERP
4 102 (39.84%) Finance
5 52 (20.31%) CRM
5 52 (20.31%) Dynamics CRM
6 47 (18.36%) JD Edwards
7 44 (17.19%) Migration
7 44 (17.19%) NetSuite
8 42 (16.41%) Microsoft Azure
9 41 (16.02%) Data Migration
10 37 (14.45%) Power Platform
11 36 (14.06%) SQL
12 32 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
12 32 (12.50%) Power BI
13 30 (11.72%) Retail
14 27 (10.55%) SQL Server
14 27 (10.55%) Agile Software Development
14 27 (10.55%) X++
15 25 (9.77%) C#
16 24 (9.38%) .NET
17 23 (8.98%) Stakeholder Management
18 22 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
19 19 (7.42%) Dynamics NAV
20 18 (7.03%) SharePoint
21 17 (6.64%) SAP
21 17 (6.64%) Project Management
21 17 (6.64%) JSON
22 16 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 15 (5.86%) DevOps

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 18 (7.03%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.78%) IIS
4 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (1.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (1.17%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 52 (20.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 44 (17.19%) NetSuite
3 19 (7.42%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (1.95%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.78%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.39%) BPCS
6 1 (0.39%) Lawson
6 1 (0.39%) Maximo
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.39%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 177 (69.14%) Dynamics 365
2 42 (16.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (14.45%) Power Platform
4 13 (5.08%) Office 365
5 6 (2.34%) SaaS
6 5 (1.95%) PaaS
7 4 (1.56%) PowerApps
8 2 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
9 1 (0.39%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.39%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (12.50%) Power BI
2 27 (10.55%) SQL Server
3 16 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (5.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.34%) Big Data
6 6 (2.34%) Data Lake
7 5 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.56%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.78%) Snowflake Schema
9 2 (0.78%) Star Schema
10 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.39%) OLAP
10 1 (0.39%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (0.39%) OLTP
10 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.39%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 7 (2.73%) Visual Studio
2 6 (2.34%) JIRA
3 4 (1.56%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.17%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (0.78%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.78%) Selenium
6 1 (0.39%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 102 (39.84%) Finance
2 30 (11.72%) Retail
3 14 (5.47%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.73%) Marketing
5 4 (1.56%) General Ledger
6 2 (0.78%) Advertising
6 2 (0.78%) Back Office
6 2 (0.78%) Billing
6 2 (0.78%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.39%) Automotive
7 1 (0.39%) Banking
7 1 (0.39%) French Language
7 1 (0.39%) German Language
7 1 (0.39%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.39%) Legal
7 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 70 (27.34%) Developer
2 53 (20.70%) Consultant
3 47 (18.36%) Analyst
4 28 (10.94%) Project Manager
5 25 (9.77%) Dynamics AX Developer
6 23 (8.98%) Dynamics AX Consultant
7 22 (8.59%) Microsoft Consultant
8 20 (7.81%) Business Analyst
8 20 (7.81%) Senior Developer
9 18 (7.03%) Functional Consultant
10 14 (5.47%) Architect
10 14 (5.47%) Microsoft Developer
11 10 (3.91%) CRM Consultant
11 10 (3.91%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
12 9 (3.52%) .NET Developer
12 9 (3.52%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
13 8 (3.13%) CRM Developer
13 8 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM Developer
14 7 (2.73%) ERP Analyst
14 7 (2.73%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (9.38%) .NET
2 17 (6.64%) JSON
3 15 (5.86%) REST
4 12 (4.69%) XML
5 11 (4.30%) Web Services
6 9 (3.52%) AngularJS
7 6 (2.34%) .NET Core
7 6 (2.34%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (1.95%) HTML
9 4 (1.56%) ASP.NET
9 4 (1.56%) EDI
9 4 (1.56%) Node.js
10 3 (1.17%) HTML5
10 3 (1.17%) WCF
11 2 (0.78%) LDAP
11 2 (0.78%) Middleware
12 1 (0.39%) .NET Framework
12 1 (0.39%) jQuery
12 1 (0.39%) RESTful
12 1 (0.39%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.47%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (3.91%) User Experience
4 7 (2.73%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.95%) PMI
6 4 (1.56%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.17%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.78%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.39%) AS400
9 1 (0.39%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.39%) EPoS
9 1 (0.39%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.78%) Windows
2 1 (0.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (51.17%) ERP
2 52 (20.31%) CRM
3 44 (17.19%) Migration
4 41 (16.02%) Data Migration
5 32 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 27 (10.55%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (8.98%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (6.64%) Project Management
9 15 (5.86%) DevOps
9 15 (5.86%) Problem-Solving
10 14 (5.47%) Logistics
10 14 (5.47%) PRINCE2
11 12 (4.69%) Business Analysis
11 12 (4.69%) User Acceptance Testing
12 11 (4.30%) SOA
13 10 (3.91%) Microservices
13 10 (3.91%) SDLC
13 10 (3.91%) Waterfall
14 9 (3.52%) TDD
15 8 (3.13%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 36 (14.06%) SQL
2 27 (10.55%) X++
3 25 (9.77%) C#
4 12 (4.69%) Java
5 10 (3.91%) JavaScript
5 10 (3.91%) T-SQL
6 6 (2.34%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.78%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.78%) TypeScript
7 2 (0.78%) VBA
7 2 (0.78%) XPath
8 1 (0.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (3.13%) Degree
2 6 (2.34%) PMI Certification
3 4 (1.56%) PMP
4 3 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.17%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.78%) ACCA
5 2 (0.78%) CIMA
5 2 (0.78%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.39%) AAT
6 1 (0.39%) ISEB
6 1 (0.39%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.56%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.17%) PMO
3 2 (0.78%) QA
4 1 (0.39%) GAAP
4 1 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.56%) Docker
2 1 (0.39%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 135 (52.73%) Microsoft
2 47 (18.36%) JD Edwards
3 17 (6.64%) SAP
4 12 (4.69%) Oracle
5 6 (2.34%) Workday
6 4 (1.56%) Sage
7 3 (1.17%) hybris
7 3 (1.17%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (0.78%) IFS
8 2 (0.78%) MuleSoft
8 2 (0.78%) OpenText
9 1 (0.39%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.39%) Cognos
9 1 (0.39%) Epicor
9 1 (0.39%) GL TRADE
9 1 (0.39%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.39%) Nintex