Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 2019 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 194 177 187
Rank change year-on-year -17 +10 -17
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 16 27 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.29% 0.50% 0.38%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.49% 4.64% 4.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 21
North West median daily rate £475 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +15.15%
10th Percentile £388 £368 £388
90th Percentile £575 £645 £556
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 -
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

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 458 582 550
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 8.22% 10.76% 8.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 370 339
North West median daily rate £450 £451 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.28% +7.31% +5.06%
10th Percentile £321 £313 £325
90th Percentile £600 £653 £588
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 8
North West median hourly rate £47.50 £66.80 £22.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.89% +192.83% -56.52%
10th Percentile £33.38 £61.56 £14.11
90th Percentile £53.75 £69.07 £74.45
England median hourly rate £34.36 £19.50 £20.56
% change year-on-year +76.18% -5.17% -31.46%

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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 2019. 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 -12 8 £475 - 22
Merseyside - 5 £475 - 12
Lancashire -21 2 £488 +30.00% 3
Dynamics AX
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Dynamics AX 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 AX.

1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) X++
3 5 (31.25%) Finance
3 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (31.25%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (25.00%) Project Management
4 4 (25.00%) ERP
4 4 (25.00%) Banking
4 4 (25.00%) Investment Banking
5 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
5 3 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (18.75%) CRM
6 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
6 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 2 (12.50%) SQL
6 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Retail
6 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
6 2 (12.50%) Workflow
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (12.50%) Presales
7 1 (6.25%) PMO
7 1 (6.25%) Acceptance Criteria
7 1 (6.25%) Traceability Matrix
7 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) DevOps
7 1 (6.25%) Coaching

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:

Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (6.25%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Banking
2 4 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 2 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Developer
1 5 (31.25%) Dynamics AX Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Business Requirements Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) CRM Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) CRM Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Requirements Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) ERP Implementation Manager
5 1 (6.25%) ERP Implementation Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) ERP Manager
5 1 (6.25%) ERP Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Project Implementation Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Implementation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (25.00%) ERP
2 4 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) CRM
4 2 (12.50%) Presales
4 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 2 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Workflow
5 1 (6.25%) Acceptance Criteria
5 1 (6.25%) Coaching
5 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps
5 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Traceability Matrix
5 1 (6.25%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) X++
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) PMO
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Sage