The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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.

Microsoft Dynamics AX (formerly Axapta)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 77 65
Rank change year-on-year +19 -12  
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 1 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.15% 0.40% 0.99%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.59% 4.44% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 9
Median daily rate - £588 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.13%  
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 Reading with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 63 90 39
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 9.71% 8.92% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 47 24
Median daily rate £425 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% -5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £255 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £9.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +511.11% -  
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 Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Dynamics AX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Dynamics AX in Reading

Dynamics AX
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

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 Reading region with a requirement for Dynamics AX.

1 11 (100.00%) CRM
1 11 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (90.91%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (90.91%) Oracle
3 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
3 9 (81.82%) C#
4 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
5 5 (45.45%) System Testing
5 5 (45.45%) Mentoring
6 3 (27.27%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
7 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
8 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (9.09%) PMI
8 1 (9.09%) PMP
8 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
8 1 (9.09%) SQL
8 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
8 1 (9.09%) Finance
8 1 (9.09%) ERP

Dynamics AX
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 10 (90.91%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 8 (72.73%) BizTalk Developer
3 1 (9.09%) CRM Developer
3 1 (9.09%) CRM Manager
3 1 (9.09%) CRM Programme Manager
3 1 (9.09%) CRM Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Dynamics AX Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) ERP Manager
3 1 (9.09%) ERP Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) CRM
2 5 (45.45%) Mentoring
2 5 (45.45%) System Testing
3 1 (9.09%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
3 1 (9.09%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Oracle
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft