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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 154 133
Rank change year-on-year +45 -21  
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 3 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.14% 0.10% 0.13%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.29% 2.44% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Median daily rate £463 £394 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.46% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £329 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £459 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £10.00 -
% change year-on-year +80.00% -  

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 Scotland with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 131 123 157
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 6.11% 4.19% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 59 72
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £282 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £27.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -7.14% +55.55%  

Dynamics AX
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 3 £463 - 1
Dynamics AX
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) ERP
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (42.86%) Data Management
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 2 (28.57%) Master Data Management
3 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (28.57%) Marketing
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) Conflict Management
4 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (14.29%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (14.29%) FRx
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Presales
4 1 (14.29%) Power BI
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) JD Edwards
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management

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 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (14.29%) FRx
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (14.29%) Power BI
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) Dynamics AX Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 1 (14.29%) ERP Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) ERP Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
1 1 (14.29%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ERP
2 3 (42.86%) Data Management
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Conflict Management
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 2 (28.57%) Master Data Management
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Logistics
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Presales
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) JD Edwards