Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 24 November 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 171 178 195
Rank change year-on-year +7 +17 -26
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 10 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.20% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.75% 2.79% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 7
Scotland median daily rate £381 £403 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.28% -5.29% +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £318 £328
90th Percentile £515 £549 £510
UK median daily rate £475 £474 £438
% change year-on-year +0.26% +8.29% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £14.00 £10.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year +40.00% -83.33% +160.87%

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 Scotland with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 267 215 371
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 5.30% 4.98% 5.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 118 214
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -16.67% +8.43%
10th Percentile £286 £272 £277
90th Percentile £589 £538 £611
UK median daily rate £475 £445 £435
% change year-on-year +6.74% +2.30% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 8
Scotland median hourly rate £35.63 - £38.75
10th Percentile £26.25 - £31.83
90th Percentile £39.26 - £51.70
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year +7.14% -5.08% +6.31%

Dynamics AX
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Dynamics AX as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Dynamics AX in Scotland

Dynamics AX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Dynamics AX in Scotland

Dynamics AX
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Dynamics AX in Scotland over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Dynamics AX in Scotland

Dynamics AX
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Glasgow -5 6 £450 +38.46% 8
Aberdeen -3 3 £275 -16.67%
Edinburgh -12 1 £388 -18.42%
Dynamics AX
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Dynamics AX.

1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) Finance
3 6 (60.00%) ERP
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (50.00%) X++
5 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
5 3 (30.00%) Data Migration
5 3 (30.00%) Power BI
5 3 (30.00%) Migration
5 3 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (30.00%) CRM
5 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (20.00%) CSS
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (20.00%) C#
6 2 (20.00%) HTML
6 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (20.00%) Performance Optimisation
6 2 (20.00%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (20.00%) Analytics
7 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
7 1 (10.00%) Coaching
7 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (10.00%) Presales
7 1 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
7 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy

Dynamics AX
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (10.00%) FRx
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (30.00%) Power BI
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MorphX
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
1 5 (50.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) ERP Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Report Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ERP
2 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (30.00%) CRM
2 3 (30.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (10.00%) Coaching
4 1 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Internal Audit
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Presales
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Test Management
4 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) X++
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (10.00%) GAMP
1 1 (10.00%) GxP
1 1 (10.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) JD Edwards