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 3 months to 23 June 2017 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 86 88
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2  
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 6 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.43% 0.82% 0.40%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.80% 8.82% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 5
Median daily rate £500 £700 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +21.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £403 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £750 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £10.00 -
% change year-on-year +80.00% -  

Dynamics AX is in the business application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Business Application Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 125 170 180
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 8.99% 9.35% 11.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 113 91
Median daily rate £500 £401 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.84% -19.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.28% +55.55%  

Dynamics AX
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing Dynamics AX as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Dynamics AX in Manchester

Dynamics AX
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 1 - -
Dynamics AX
North West

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Dynamics AX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Dynamics AX.

1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Finance
3 4 (33.33%) ERP
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (25.00%) JD Edwards
5 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) C#
5 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) X++
5 2 (16.67%) French Language
5 2 (16.67%) German Language
5 2 (16.67%) Swedish Language
5 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
6 1 (8.33%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (8.33%) Data Integration
6 1 (8.33%) High Availability
6 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Database Security
6 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (8.33%) Database Mirroring
6 1 (8.33%) SDLC
6 1 (8.33%) ETL Development
6 1 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (8.33%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (8.33%) QA

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) French Language
2 2 (16.67%) German Language
2 2 (16.67%) Swedish Language
3 1 (8.33%) Advertising
3 1 (8.33%) Back Office
3 1 (8.33%) General Ledger
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Functional Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Lead
4 1 (8.33%) DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Manual Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Clustering
1 1 (8.33%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ERP
2 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (8.33%) Data Integration
3 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Database Mirroring
3 1 (8.33%) Database Security
3 1 (8.33%) ETL Development
3 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (8.33%) High Availability
3 1 (8.33%) SDLC
3 1 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C#
1 2 (16.67%) X++
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) JD Edwards
3 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
Manchester, Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 20 hours ago