Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 24 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)
England > Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 173 167 171
Rank change year-on-year -6 +4 -1
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 67 105 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.81% 1.08% 0.72%
As % of the Business Applications category 8.62% 9.13% 8.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 55 46
Midlands median daily rate £425 £450 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% -3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £313 £318 £331
90th Percentile £563 £575 £594
England median daily rate £475 £473 £438
% change year-on-year +0.53% +8.00% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 - -
England median hourly rate £14.00 £10.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year +40.00% -83.33% +160.87%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 777 1150 723
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 9.42% 11.79% 8.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 624 385
Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £575 £600 £556
England median daily rate £475 £450 £434
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.63% -0.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 19
Midlands median hourly rate £31.15 £16.75 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +85.97% -27.17% -26.98%
10th Percentile £15.25 £10.98 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £38.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £28.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +14.00% -9.09% +4.76%

Dynamics AX
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Dynamics AX in the Midlands

Dynamics AX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Dynamics AX in the Midlands

Dynamics AX
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Dynamics AX in the Midlands over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Dynamics AX in the Midlands

Dynamics AX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Dynamics AX in the Midlands

Dynamics AX
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 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
West Midlands -20 40 £450 -5.26% 14
East Midlands +2 25 £413 +3.13% 5
Dynamics AX
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Dynamics AX.

1 37 (55.22%) Microsoft
2 26 (38.81%) ERP
3 21 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (25.37%) PRINCE2
5 13 (19.40%) Dynamics CRM
5 13 (19.40%) CRM
6 12 (17.91%) SQL Server
6 12 (17.91%) Project Management
6 12 (17.91%) Manufacturing
6 12 (17.91%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (16.42%) Dynamics 365
8 10 (14.93%) Retail
9 8 (11.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (10.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 7 (10.45%) Logistics
10 7 (10.45%) General Ledger
11 6 (8.96%) Test Automation
11 6 (8.96%) Finance
11 6 (8.96%) Advertising
11 6 (8.96%) User Stories
12 5 (7.46%) People Management
12 5 (7.46%) Traceability Matrix
12 5 (7.46%) .NET
12 5 (7.46%) SAP
12 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Azure
12 5 (7.46%) User Acceptance Testing
13 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Office
13 4 (5.97%) Windows
13 4 (5.97%) SQL
13 4 (5.97%) Active Directory

Dynamics AX
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (4.48%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.49%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (4.48%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (19.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.49%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.49%) iTrent
2 1 (1.49%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.42%) Dynamics 365
2 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) DNS
1 3 (4.48%) LAN
1 3 (4.48%) VPN
1 3 (4.48%) WAN
2 2 (2.99%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.91%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.48%) Power BI
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.49%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.49%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) MorphX
General
1 12 (17.91%) Manufacturing
2 10 (14.93%) Retail
3 7 (10.45%) General Ledger
4 6 (8.96%) Advertising
4 6 (8.96%) Finance
5 4 (5.97%) Automotive
6 2 (2.99%) Marketing
7 1 (1.49%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (32.84%) Consultant
2 19 (28.36%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 15 (22.39%) Functional Consultant
3 15 (22.39%) Project Manager
4 10 (14.93%) Developer
5 9 (13.43%) Dynamics AX Project Manager
5 9 (13.43%) Microsoft Consultant
6 8 (11.94%) Architect
7 6 (8.96%) Dynamics AX Architect
7 6 (8.96%) Dynamics AX Developer
7 6 (8.96%) Technical Architect
7 6 (8.96%) Technical Leader
8 4 (5.97%) Lead Architect
8 4 (5.97%) Stakeholder Manager
9 3 (4.48%) Administrator
9 3 (4.48%) Analyst
9 3 (4.48%) Integration Manager
9 3 (4.48%) Integration Project Manager
9 3 (4.48%) Logistics Consultant
9 3 (4.48%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.46%) .NET
2 2 (2.99%) XML
3 1 (1.49%) LINQ
3 1 (1.49%) MDX
3 1 (1.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.48%) User Experience
2 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.49%) AS400
2 1 (1.49%) FMCG
2 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.97%) Windows
2 3 (4.48%) Windows Server
2 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.49%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.49%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (38.81%) ERP
2 21 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (25.37%) PRINCE2
4 13 (19.40%) CRM
5 12 (17.91%) Project Management
5 12 (17.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (10.45%) Logistics
7 6 (8.96%) Test Automation
7 6 (8.96%) User Stories
8 5 (7.46%) People Management
8 5 (7.46%) Traceability Matrix
8 5 (7.46%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (5.97%) Front End Development
10 3 (4.48%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (4.48%) Data Integration
10 3 (4.48%) Hardware Maintenance
10 3 (4.48%) Integration Testing
11 2 (2.99%) ETL
11 2 (2.99%) Security Management
11 2 (2.99%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.97%) SQL
2 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.99%) X++
3 1 (1.49%) C#
3 1 (1.49%) RPG
3 1 (1.49%) RPG III
3 1 (1.49%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 7 (10.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (2.99%) Degree
3 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (5.97%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.49%) XenApp
Vendors
1 37 (55.22%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.46%) SAP
3 4 (5.97%) JD Edwards
4 3 (4.48%) Citrix
4 3 (4.48%) Epicor
4 3 (4.48%) VMware
5 2 (2.99%) Cognos
5 2 (2.99%) Oracle
5 2 (2.99%) Sage
6 1 (1.49%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.49%) Tableau
6 1 (1.49%) Workday