Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 13 December 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)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 148 123 132
Rank change year-on-year -25 +9 -10
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 10 19 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.31% 0.65% 0.68%
As % of the Business Applications category 5.43% 6.44% 8.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 17
Manchester median daily rate £450 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.70% +25.42%
10th Percentile £225 £383 £378
90th Percentile £531 £638 £538
North West median daily rate £475 £450 £457
% change year-on-year +5.56% -1.42% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Manchester median hourly rate - - £10.00
North West median hourly rate - - £10.00

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 Manchester with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 184 295 286
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 5.73% 10.12% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 199 173
Manchester median daily rate £450 £430 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +4.24% +4.76%
10th Percentile £318 £308 £300
90th Percentile £600 £638 £538
North West median daily rate £450 £475 £401
% change year-on-year -5.26% +18.60% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Manchester median hourly rate - - £10.88
North West median hourly rate £46.19 £66.80 £59.31
% change year-on-year -30.86% +12.63% +16.75%

Dynamics AX
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Dynamics AX in Manchester

Dynamics AX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Dynamics AX in Manchester

Dynamics AX
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Dynamics AX in Manchester over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Dynamics AX in Manchester

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Dynamics AX.

1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 3 (30.00%) X++
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (20.00%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (20.00%) IIS
4 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Banking
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
5 1 (10.00%) LSMW
5 1 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (10.00%) ITSM
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (10.00%) Replication
5 1 (10.00%) Clustering
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (10.00%) CRM
5 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) ETL
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (10.00%) T-SQL

Dynamics AX
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) LSMW
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Master Data Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Support Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (10.00%) CRM
2 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (10.00%) DevOps
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) ETL
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) ITSM
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
2 1 (10.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Traceability Matrix
2 1 (10.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) X++
3 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Sage
3 1 (10.00%) SAP