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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Dynamics AX (formerly Axapta)
North West / Manchester
Rank 86 80 86
Rank change year-on-year -6 +6  
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 6 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.45% 1.18% 0.62%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.58% 11.93% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 5
Median daily rate £413 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.42% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £351 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £700 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £494 £400 £475
% change year-on-year +23.43% -15.78%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 131 176 154
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 9.89% 9.87% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 96 84
Median daily rate £450 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £65.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +41.81% +52.77%  

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 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Dynamics AX in Manchester

Dynamics AX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) JD Edwards
2 5 (50.00%) ERP
3 4 (40.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (30.00%) C#
5 2 (20.00%) .NET
5 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) X++
5 2 (20.00%) French Language
5 2 (20.00%) German Language
5 2 (20.00%) Swedish Language
5 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (20.00%) Migration
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (10.00%) WF
6 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (10.00%) FMCG
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (10.00%) SDLC
6 1 (10.00%) ETL Development
6 1 (10.00%) IT Strategy
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management

Dynamics AX
Top Related 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 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) French Language
2 2 (20.00%) German Language
2 2 (20.00%) Swedish Language
3 1 (10.00%) General Ledger
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Lead
4 1 (10.00%) Dynamics NAV Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ERP
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (10.00%) ETL
3 1 (10.00%) ETL Development
3 1 (10.00%) IT Strategy
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) SDLC
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) X++
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) JD Edwards