Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 19 January 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 AX (formerly Axapta)
England > North West
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 179 186 168
Rank change year-on-year +7 -18 -19
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 27 23 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.50% 0.38% 0.86%
As % of the Business Applications category 5.09% 4.15% 9.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 50
North West median daily rate £450 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +15.15% -5.71%
10th Percentile £368 £388 £273
90th Percentile £645 £556 £626
England median daily rate £475 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £15.00 - -

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 the North West with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 530 554 798
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 9.73% 9.04% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 342 387
North West median daily rate £438 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.79% +4.38% -5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £275
90th Percentile £675 £588 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 16
North West median hourly rate £66.80 £25.00 £52.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +167.21% -52.35% +95.56%
10th Percentile £61.56 £14.58 £30.00
90th Percentile £69.07 £72.66 £69.07
England median hourly rate £19.50 £20.63 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.45% -31.25% +13.04%

Dynamics AX
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Dynamics AX in the North West

Dynamics AX
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 AX in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Dynamics AX in the North West

Dynamics AX
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Dynamics AX in the North West over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Dynamics AX in the North West

Dynamics AX
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 AX within the North West region over the 6 months to 19 January 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 14 £475 -2.56% 14
Lancashire +13 6 £375 -18.96% 1
Cheshire +4 2 £416 -18.78% 2
Cumbria - 1 - -
Dynamics AX
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 West region with a requirement for Dynamics AX.

1 19 (70.37%) Microsoft
2 9 (33.33%) SQL
2 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 9 (33.33%) X++
3 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
5 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (18.52%) ERP
6 5 (18.52%) .NET
6 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
7 4 (14.81%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (14.81%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (14.81%) Manufacturing
7 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
7 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
8 3 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
8 3 (11.11%) SAP
8 3 (11.11%) CRM
8 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
8 3 (11.11%) Oracle
8 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
8 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
8 3 (11.11%) Workflow
8 3 (11.11%) Advertising
8 3 (11.11%) Migration
8 3 (11.11%) SharePoint Server

Dynamics AX
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 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (7.41%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (3.70%) NetSuite
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (3.70%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (3.70%) FinancialForce
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.70%) Power BI
4 1 (3.70%) SAP HANA
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
2 3 (11.11%) MorphX
3 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Manufacturing
3 3 (11.11%) Advertising
4 2 (7.41%) General Ledger
5 1 (3.70%) French Language
5 1 (3.70%) Retail
5 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Developer
2 10 (37.04%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Consultant
4 5 (18.52%) Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Business Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (7.41%) ERP Trainer
6 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Trainer
7 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Lead
7 1 (3.70%) Dynamics AX Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Junior Support Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Business Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) SQL BI Developer
7 1 (3.70%) SSAS Developer
7 1 (3.70%) SSIS Developer
7 1 (3.70%) SSRS Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (18.52%) ERP
3 4 (14.81%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
4 3 (11.11%) CRM
4 3 (11.11%) Migration
4 3 (11.11%) Workflow
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) E-business
5 2 (7.41%) Information Management
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.70%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.70%) Document Management
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.70%) Presales
6 1 (3.70%) Requirements Engineering
6 1 (3.70%) SDLC
6 1 (3.70%) Supplier Management
6 1 (3.70%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) SQL
1 9 (33.33%) X++
2 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.41%) XMLA
4 1 (3.70%) C#
4 1 (3.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) SAP
3 2 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.70%) Epicor
4 1 (3.70%) IFS
4 1 (3.70%) Infor
4 1 (3.70%) JD Edwards
4 1 (3.70%) Sage
4 1 (3.70%) Xero