Period
to 12 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Dynamics 365 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Dynamics 365 over the 6 months to 12 November 2018 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 365
England > North West
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 177 -
Rank change year-on-year +45 - -
Contract jobs citing Dynamics 365 91 25 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.55% 0.44% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.02% 3.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 54 18 0
North West median daily rate £465 £481 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.43% - -
England median daily rate £475 £475 £400
% change year-on-year - +18.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £17.50 - -

Dynamics 365 is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,296 740 634
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.03% 13.06% 9.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 830 477 405
North West median daily rate £438 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% - +4.94%
10th Percentile £225 £256 £280
90th Percentile £600 £600 £568
England median daily rate £490 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 7 12
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +42.86% -44.00%
10th Percentile £11.41 £10.15 £11.71
90th Percentile £42.50 £107.85 £15.25
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% -13.64%

Dynamics 365
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Dynamics 365 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Dynamics 365 in the North West

Dynamics 365
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Dynamics 365 in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Dynamics 365 in the North West

Dynamics 365
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Dynamics 365 in the North West over the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Dynamics 365 in the North West

Dynamics 365
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Dynamics 365 within the North West region over the 6 months to 12 November 2018. 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
Manchester +9 33 £500 +39.37% 64
Merseyside +28 28 £450 - 9
Cheshire +4 14 £420 -18.05% 9
Lancashire -15 10 £488 - 13
Dynamics 365
England

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Dynamics 365 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Dynamics 365.

1 69 (75.82%) Microsoft
2 68 (74.73%) CRM
2 68 (74.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 36 (39.56%) C#
4 32 (35.16%) .NET
5 29 (31.87%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
7 23 (25.27%) Case Management
8 22 (24.18%) Workflow
9 20 (21.98%) SQL
10 18 (19.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 17 (18.68%) JavaScript
11 17 (18.68%) Test Automation
12 16 (17.58%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (15.38%) SQL Server
13 14 (15.38%) User Experience
14 13 (14.29%) Visual Studio
14 13 (14.29%) ETL
14 13 (14.29%) Finance
14 13 (14.29%) CMS
15 11 (12.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 11 (12.09%) Web Services
16 10 (10.99%) Java
16 10 (10.99%) SOAP
16 10 (10.99%) DevOps
16 10 (10.99%) Collaborative Working
17 9 (9.89%) RESTful
17 9 (9.89%) HTML
17 9 (9.89%) XML
17 9 (9.89%) CSS

Dynamics 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 13 (14.29%) CMS
2 7 (7.69%) Drupal
3 3 (3.30%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.20%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.10%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 68 (74.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (5.49%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 26 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (8.79%) Office 365
3 7 (7.69%) Boomi
4 2 (2.20%) SaaS
5 1 (1.10%) Azure Functions
5 1 (1.10%) PaaS
5 1 (1.10%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 14 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 11 (12.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (8.79%) Azure SQL Database
5 5 (5.49%) Power BI
5 5 (5.49%) QlikView
5 5 (5.49%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (5.49%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.10%) GIS
6 1 (1.10%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 13 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.49%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.49%) Selenium
3 3 (3.30%) JIRA
4 2 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.20%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.10%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.10%) gulp
5 1 (1.10%) Hudson
5 1 (1.10%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.10%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 13 (14.29%) Finance
2 5 (5.49%) Law
3 2 (2.20%) Banking
3 2 (2.20%) Electronics
3 2 (2.20%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.20%) Marketing
3 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.10%) Automotive
4 1 (1.10%) Billing
4 1 (1.10%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 39 (42.86%) Developer
2 16 (17.58%) Consultant
3 14 (15.38%) CRM Developer
3 14 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 11 (12.09%) Microsoft Developer
5 9 (9.89%) SQL Developer
6 8 (8.79%) Azure Developer
6 8 (8.79%) Functional Consultant
7 7 (7.69%) CRM Consultant
7 7 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
7 7 (7.69%) Microsoft Consultant
8 6 (6.59%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 6 (6.59%) SSRS Developer
9 5 (5.49%) Analyst
9 5 (5.49%) Architect
9 5 (5.49%) Azure Consultant
9 5 (5.49%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
9 5 (5.49%) User Researcher
10 4 (4.40%) SSIS Developer
10 4 (4.40%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (35.16%) .NET
2 11 (12.09%) Web Services
3 10 (10.99%) SOAP
4 9 (9.89%) CSS
4 9 (9.89%) HTML
4 9 (9.89%) RESTful
4 9 (9.89%) XML
5 8 (8.79%) .NET Framework
5 8 (8.79%) JSON
5 8 (8.79%) REST
6 7 (7.69%) Lucene
6 7 (7.69%) Node.js
6 7 (7.69%) WSDL
7 6 (6.59%) ASP.NET
7 6 (6.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (5.49%) WCF
9 4 (4.40%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (1.10%) Ajax
10 1 (1.10%) AngularJS
10 1 (1.10%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.38%) User Experience
2 6 (6.59%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.49%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.20%) LLPG
5 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.10%) Linux
1 1 (1.10%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (74.73%) CRM
2 29 (31.87%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (25.27%) Case Management
4 22 (24.18%) Workflow
5 17 (18.68%) Test Automation
6 16 (17.58%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (14.29%) ETL
8 10 (10.99%) Collaborative Working
8 10 (10.99%) DevOps
9 9 (9.89%) Data Modelling
10 8 (8.79%) Analytics
10 8 (8.79%) Content Management
10 8 (8.79%) Deployment Automation
10 8 (8.79%) Requirements Analysis
10 8 (8.79%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (7.69%) Configuration Management
11 7 (7.69%) ERP
11 7 (7.69%) ITIL
11 7 (7.69%) Service Management
12 6 (6.59%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (39.56%) C#
2 20 (21.98%) SQL
3 17 (18.68%) JavaScript
4 10 (10.99%) Java
5 6 (6.59%) Python
5 6 (6.59%) Ruby
5 6 (6.59%) Scala
6 5 (5.49%) T-SQL
7 4 (4.40%) X++
8 3 (3.30%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (6.59%) Degree
3 2 (2.20%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.59%) QA
2 5 (5.49%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (1.10%) GDPR
3 1 (1.10%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.10%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.10%) SCCM
Vendors
1 69 (75.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.79%) Oracle
3 7 (7.69%) Dell
3 7 (7.69%) Informatica
3 7 (7.69%) MuleSoft
4 5 (5.49%) Tableau
5 2 (2.20%) SAP
5 2 (2.20%) Twitter
6 1 (1.10%) Adobe
6 1 (1.10%) ESRI
6 1 (1.10%) Facebook
6 1 (1.10%) HP
6 1 (1.10%) IBM
6 1 (1.10%) Ivanti
6 1 (1.10%) Snow
6 1 (1.10%) Symantec
6 1 (1.10%) VMware