Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 130 122
Rank change year-on-year +9 -8 -22
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 21 26 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.71% 0.73% 0.82%
As % of the Business Applications category 6.89% 8.75% 8.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 19
Manchester median daily rate £450 £456 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.37% +21.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £383 £385 £271
90th Percentile £631 £539 £575
North West median daily rate £450 £450 £451
% change year-on-year -0.06% -0.06% +0.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
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 305 297 381
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 10.38% 8.37% 10.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 183 165
Manchester median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £258
90th Percentile £638 £538 £590
North West median daily rate £450 £410 £425
% change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Manchester median hourly rate - £10.88 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -56.50% -
North West median hourly rate £66.80 £59.31 £50.08
% change year-on-year +12.63% +18.43% +86.66%

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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Bolton +1 5 £400 +14.29%
Dynamics AX
North West

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 19 (90.48%) Microsoft
2 11 (52.38%) SQL
2 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
3 9 (42.86%) .NET
4 8 (38.10%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (38.10%) X++
5 7 (33.33%) T-SQL
6 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (23.81%) ETL
7 5 (23.81%) Migration
7 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (23.81%) Data Migration
8 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
8 4 (19.05%) Finance
8 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
8 4 (19.05%) Customer Requirements
8 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (14.29%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (14.29%) QA
9 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
9 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
9 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
9 3 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (14.29%) Oracle
9 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
9 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
9 3 (14.29%) MorphX
9 3 (14.29%) Workflow

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 3 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 3 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (4.76%) Power BI
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MorphX
2 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Advertising
2 2 (9.52%) General Ledger
3 1 (4.76%) French Language
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Dynamics AX Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Lead
6 1 (4.76%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) DBA
6 1 (4.76%) Dynamics AX Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (4.76%) SQL DBA
6 1 (4.76%) SSAS Developer
6 1 (4.76%) SSRS Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.76%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (23.81%) Data Migration
2 5 (23.81%) ETL
2 5 (23.81%) Migration
3 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
3 4 (19.05%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
4 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 3 (14.29%) Workflow
5 2 (9.52%) ERP
5 2 (9.52%) Information Management
5 2 (9.52%) Logistics
6 1 (4.76%) Analytics
6 1 (4.76%) Database Mirroring
6 1 (4.76%) Database Security
6 1 (4.76%) ETL Development
6 1 (4.76%) High Availability
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) SQL
2 8 (38.10%) X++
3 7 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (90.48%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (9.52%) Salesforce.com