Period
to 25 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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)
England > London
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 378 365 476
Rank change year-on-year -13 +111 -59
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 263 220 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.57% 0.56% 0.28%
As % of the Business Applications category 8.64% 7.12% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 178 89
London median daily rate £500 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £400 £350 £313
90th Percentile £670 £575 £603
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
London median hourly rate £29.15 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.71% - -
England 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 London with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 3,043 3,091 3,219
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 6.62% 7.82% 7.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,957 1,995 2,058
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £700 £663 £638
England median daily rate £475 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 29 19
London median hourly rate £29.15 £27.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.96% +3.85% +21.13%
10th Percentile £16.25 £14.75 £15.90
90th Percentile £66.13 £107.50 £100.00
England median hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -22.41% +7.41% +26.17%

Dynamics AX
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Dynamics AX as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Dynamics AX in London

Dynamics AX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Dynamics AX in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Dynamics AX in London

Dynamics AX
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Dynamics AX in London over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Dynamics AX in London

Dynamics AX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Dynamics AX in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Dynamics AX in London

Dynamics AX
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London 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
Central London -47 35 £488 +35.42% 18
South London - 8 £450 -
East London - 5 - -
West London -54 4 £363 -19.44% 2
North London +4 2 £700 +27.21% 1
Dynamics AX
England

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 London region with a requirement for Dynamics AX.

1 163 (61.98%) Microsoft
2 142 (53.99%) ERP
3 136 (51.71%) Finance
4 129 (49.05%) Dynamics 365
5 71 (27.00%) Retail
6 47 (17.87%) SQL
7 34 (12.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 30 (11.41%) JD Edwards
9 29 (11.03%) NetSuite
10 27 (10.27%) Analytical Skills
11 24 (9.13%) Business Intelligence
12 22 (8.37%) CRM
12 22 (8.37%) Migration
12 22 (8.37%) Dynamics CRM
12 22 (8.37%) Business Process Analysis
13 21 (7.98%) SQL Server
14 20 (7.60%) T-SQL
14 20 (7.60%) X++
15 19 (7.22%) Agile Software Development
16 18 (6.84%) Data Migration
16 18 (6.84%) GAP Analysis
17 17 (6.46%) Power BI
18 16 (6.08%) Oracle
18 16 (6.08%) Microsoft Azure
18 16 (6.08%) Logistics
19 14 (5.32%) Process Improvement
19 14 (5.32%) SAP
19 14 (5.32%) E-Commerce
19 14 (5.32%) PRINCE2
19 14 (5.32%) Stakeholder Management

Dynamics AX
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (4.56%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.28%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.76%) Confluence
3 2 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (0.76%) Mule
3 2 (0.76%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (0.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (3.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.66%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (2.28%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (1.14%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 29 (11.03%) NetSuite
2 22 (8.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (4.56%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (1.90%) Servitor
4 5 (1.90%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (1.14%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.76%) Magento
6 2 (0.76%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.76%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.38%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.38%) Dynamics SL
7 1 (0.38%) JDE World
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 129 (49.05%) Dynamics 365
2 16 (6.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (4.18%) Office 365
4 5 (1.90%) SaaS
5 4 (1.52%) IaaS
6 3 (1.14%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (1.14%) Azure Data Factory
6 3 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.14%) FinancialForce
7 2 (0.76%) PaaS
8 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.90%) Firewall
2 2 (0.76%) Internet
2 2 (0.76%) NetScaler
2 2 (0.76%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (12.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 21 (7.98%) SQL Server
3 17 (6.46%) Power BI
4 12 (4.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 12 (4.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (2.28%) OLAP
6 5 (1.90%) OLTP
7 4 (1.52%) MySQL
7 4 (1.52%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.14%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.14%) SAP HANA
9 2 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.38%) MS Access
10 1 (0.38%) Oracle OLAP
10 1 (0.38%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (3.80%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.90%) MorphX
3 4 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.14%) JIRA
4 3 (1.14%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.38%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.38%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.38%) Selenium
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 136 (51.71%) Finance
2 71 (27.00%) Retail
3 13 (4.94%) Pharmaceutical
4 11 (4.18%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.90%) Advertising
6 2 (0.76%) Back Office
6 2 (0.76%) Billing
6 2 (0.76%) General Ledger
6 2 (0.76%) Marketing
6 2 (0.76%) Publishing
7 1 (0.38%) German Language
Job Titles
1 72 (27.38%) Consultant
2 64 (24.33%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 52 (19.77%) Architect
4 45 (17.11%) Solutions Architect
5 43 (16.35%) Developer
6 40 (15.21%) Dynamics AX Architect
7 39 (14.83%) Analyst
8 32 (12.17%) Dynamics AX Developer
9 28 (10.65%) Functional Consultant
10 24 (9.13%) ERP Architect
11 20 (7.60%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
12 16 (6.08%) Project Manager
12 16 (6.08%) Support Analyst
13 15 (5.70%) Microsoft Consultant
14 13 (4.94%) Business Analyst
14 13 (4.94%) Lead Architect
14 13 (4.94%) Lead Solutions Architect
15 9 (3.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 8 (3.04%) Applications Support
16 8 (3.04%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.66%) .NET
2 3 (1.14%) MDX
3 2 (0.76%) COM
3 2 (0.76%) EDI
3 2 (0.76%) HTML
3 2 (0.76%) jQuery
3 2 (0.76%) Middleware
3 2 (0.76%) REST
3 2 (0.76%) SOAP
3 2 (0.76%) WAP
3 2 (0.76%) XML
4 1 (0.38%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.38%) CSS
4 1 (0.38%) Loki
4 1 (0.38%) WCF
4 1 (0.38%) Web Services
4 1 (0.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.27%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.32%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (3.80%) Analytical Mindset
4 5 (1.90%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (1.52%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.14%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.76%) Clustering
7 2 (0.76%) EPoS
8 1 (0.38%) AS400
8 1 (0.38%) Chip and PIN
8 1 (0.38%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.38%) FMCG
8 1 (0.38%) iSeries
8 1 (0.38%) Life Science
8 1 (0.38%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.38%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.38%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.76%) Windows
1 2 (0.76%) Windows Server
1 2 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (53.99%) ERP
2 24 (9.13%) Business Intelligence
3 22 (8.37%) Business Process Analysis
3 22 (8.37%) CRM
3 22 (8.37%) Migration
4 19 (7.22%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (6.84%) Data Migration
5 18 (6.84%) GAP Analysis
6 16 (6.08%) Logistics
7 14 (5.32%) E-Commerce
7 14 (5.32%) PRINCE2
7 14 (5.32%) Problem-Solving
7 14 (5.32%) Process Improvement
7 14 (5.32%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (4.56%) ITIL
9 11 (4.18%) Change Management
10 10 (3.80%) Business Transformation
10 10 (3.80%) Project Management
10 10 (3.80%) Service Management
11 9 (3.42%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 47 (17.87%) SQL
2 20 (7.60%) T-SQL
2 20 (7.60%) X++
3 12 (4.56%) C#
4 4 (1.52%) VBA
5 3 (1.14%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.76%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (2.28%) Degree
2 4 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (0.76%) Master's Degree
3 2 (0.76%) MBA
3 2 (0.76%) PMP
4 1 (0.38%) ACCA
4 1 (0.38%) CIMA
4 1 (0.38%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.38%) MAPM
4 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.38%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.28%) QA
2 5 (1.90%) PMO
3 2 (0.76%) SLA
4 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.38%) GDPR
4 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (2.66%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.76%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (1.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (0.76%) SCCM
2 2 (0.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 163 (61.98%) Microsoft
2 30 (11.41%) JD Edwards
3 16 (6.08%) Oracle
4 14 (5.32%) SAP
5 7 (2.66%) Citrix
6 6 (2.28%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.90%) Civica
7 5 (1.90%) Orchard
8 4 (1.52%) Epicor
8 4 (1.52%) Sage
8 4 (1.52%) VMware
9 3 (1.14%) Fujitsu
9 3 (1.14%) hybris
9 3 (1.14%) IFS
9 3 (1.14%) Infor
9 3 (1.14%) Xero
10 2 (0.76%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.38%) CODA
11 1 (0.38%) Demandware
11 1 (0.38%) Tableau