The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 28 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)
South West / Somerset
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 29 42
Rank change year-on-year -9 +13  
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 3 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.43% 1.66% 0.30%
As % of the Business Applications category 16.67% 9.52% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £550 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.66% -  
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 Somerset with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 18 42 24
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 8.57% 17.43% 7.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 31 10
Median daily rate £425 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £365 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £520 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +14.28% +52.17%  

Dynamics AX
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 Somerset

Dynamics AX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Dynamics AX in Somerset

Dynamics AX
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 3 months to 28 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
Bath +2 1 £550 +46.66%
Dynamics AX
South West

For the 6 months to 28 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Dynamics AX.

1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) X++
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) COM
3 1 (20.00%) ERP

Dynamics AX
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Migration Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
1 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (20.00%) ERP
1 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) X++
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft