The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 29 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)
England / South East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 240 250 226
Rank change year-on-year +10 -24  
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 8 16 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.10% 0.17% 0.43%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.21% 2.45% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 36
Median daily rate £475 £444 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.04% -6.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £296 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £593 £525
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 the South East with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 663 652 652
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 8.43% 6.98% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 379 392
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £288 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £539
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 2
Median hourly rate £39.00 £22.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.33% +47.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £16.20 £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £51.70 £15.45
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 the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Dynamics AX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Dynamics AX in the South East

Dynamics AX
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Dynamics AX in the South East over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Dynamics AX in the South East

Dynamics AX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Dynamics AX in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Dynamics AX in the South East

Dynamics AX
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Oxfordshire -4 3 £475 +60.47% 1
Berkshire +24 1 - - 6
Surrey +1 1 £325 -7.14%
Buckinghamshire -7 1 - - 1
Dynamics AX
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 South East region with a requirement for Dynamics AX.

1 38 (74.51%) Microsoft
2 27 (52.94%) C#
3 22 (43.14%) .NET
3 22 (43.14%) SQL Server
4 21 (41.18%) Advertising
5 16 (31.37%) MVC
6 15 (29.41%) Oracle
7 13 (25.49%) ERP
7 13 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (23.53%) Dynamics CRM
8 12 (23.53%) CRM
8 12 (23.53%) JavaScript
8 12 (23.53%) COM
9 11 (21.57%) CSS
9 11 (21.57%) BizTalk Server
10 10 (19.61%) Finance
10 10 (19.61%) Web Development
11 9 (17.65%) AngularJS
12 6 (11.76%) Migration
13 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (9.80%) SharePoint
13 5 (9.80%) SAP
13 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET
13 5 (9.80%) SQL
13 5 (9.80%) Mentoring
13 5 (9.80%) System Testing
13 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4 (7.84%) JSTL
14 4 (7.84%) XPath
14 4 (7.84%) Business Analysis

Dynamics AX
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 11 (21.57%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (9.80%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.96%) InVision
2 1 (1.96%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (23.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (7.84%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (5.88%) NetSuite
3 3 (5.88%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (43.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Axure RP
1 1 (1.96%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 21 (41.18%) Advertising
2 10 (19.61%) Finance
3 3 (5.88%) Games
3 3 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.96%) Automotive
4 1 (1.96%) Marketing
4 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (64.71%) Developer
2 16 (31.37%) .NET Developer
3 9 (17.65%) BizTalk Developer
4 5 (9.80%) Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) Consultant
4 5 (9.80%) Dynamics AX Consultant
5 4 (7.84%) C# Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Dynamics AX Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (5.88%) Administrator
6 3 (5.88%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (5.88%) ERP Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) ERP Manager
6 3 (5.88%) ERP Project Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Finance Business Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (43.14%) .NET
2 12 (23.53%) COM
3 11 (21.57%) CSS
4 9 (17.65%) AngularJS
5 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET
5 5 (9.80%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (7.84%) CSS3
6 4 (7.84%) HTML
6 4 (7.84%) JSTL
6 4 (7.84%) XML
6 4 (7.84%) XSLT
7 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 3 (5.88%) HTML5
7 3 (5.88%) jQuery
8 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (1.96%) RESTful
8 1 (1.96%) Web Services
8 1 (1.96%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.96%) Life Science
1 1 (1.96%) PMI
1 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) MVC
2 13 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (25.49%) ERP
3 12 (23.53%) CRM
4 10 (19.61%) Web Development
5 6 (11.76%) Migration
6 5 (9.80%) Mentoring
6 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (9.80%) System Testing
7 4 (7.84%) BDD
7 4 (7.84%) Business Analysis
7 4 (7.84%) Data Migration
7 4 (7.84%) Front End Development
7 4 (7.84%) OO
7 4 (7.84%) Project Management
7 4 (7.84%) TDD
8 3 (5.88%) Process Improvement
8 3 (5.88%) Programme Management
9 2 (3.92%) Prototyping
10 1 (1.96%) Lead Generation
Programming Languages
1 27 (52.94%) C#
2 12 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 5 (9.80%) SQL
4 4 (7.84%) VB.NET
4 4 (7.84%) XPath
5 2 (3.92%) X++
6 1 (1.96%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) AAT
1 3 (5.88%) ACCA
1 3 (5.88%) CIMA
1 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.96%) IIBA
3 1 (1.96%) ISEB
3 1 (1.96%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.96%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.96%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (74.51%) Microsoft
2 15 (29.41%) Oracle
3 5 (9.80%) SAP
4 3 (5.88%) Infor
4 3 (5.88%) Sage
4 3 (5.88%) Workday
5 1 (1.96%) HP
5 1 (1.96%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com