The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Dynamics AX (formerly Axapta)
England / North East
Rank - 71 55
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 0 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East - 0.46% 1.07%
As % of the Business Applications category - 5.41% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 4
Median daily rate - £438 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.89%  
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 the North East with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 40 74 93
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 5.50% 8.49% 14.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 51 49
Median daily rate £360 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £441 £575
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 £17.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +41.81% +57.14%  

Dynamics AX
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

Dynamics AX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Dynamics AX in the North East

Dynamics AX
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 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 North East region with a requirement for Dynamics AX.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) X++
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) BPR
3 1 (25.00%) Finance

Dynamics AX
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Data Migration Lead
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Functional Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) X++
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft