Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 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)
England > South East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 319 309 352
Rank change year-on-year -10 +43 -66
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 53 69 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.32% 0.42% 0.24%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.28% 5.16% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 50 33
South East median daily rate £438 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% -12.50%
10th Percentile £316 £261 £286
90th Percentile £625 £575 £595
England median daily rate £475 £463 £438
% change year-on-year +2.70% +5.71% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England 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 the South East with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 1239 1337 1513
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 7.41% 8.11% 7.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 700 774 863
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £269 £263
90th Percentile £601 £575 £575
England median daily rate £475 £445 £438
% change year-on-year +6.74% +1.71% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 25 23
South East median hourly rate £34.43 £22.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.00% -18.18% +35.53%
10th Percentile £14.25 £10.23 £16.25
90th Percentile £61.65 £99.00 £49.95
England median hourly rate £27.25 £31.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -12.10% +12.73% +2.50%

Dynamics AX
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Dynamics AX as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 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
Thames Valley -13 19 £463 -3.90% 7
Berkshire -7 12 £475 -2.56% 2
Surrey -22 10 £450 +28.57% 1
Hampshire +8 8 £400 -1.84% 2
East Sussex -1 7 £450 +63.64% 1
Oxfordshire +5 4 £550 - 4
Buckinghamshire -24 3 £413 +50.00% 1
West Sussex -5 2 £390 +4.00% 1
Dynamics AX
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 South East region with a requirement for Dynamics AX.

1 36 (67.92%) Microsoft
2 24 (45.28%) ERP
3 21 (39.62%) Finance
4 16 (30.19%) CRM
4 16 (30.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 16 (30.19%) Dynamics 365
5 15 (28.30%) JD Edwards
6 11 (20.75%) SQL
7 9 (16.98%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (16.98%) Project Management
7 9 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (16.98%) Dynamics NAV
8 8 (15.09%) Logistics
8 8 (15.09%) Oracle
8 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
8 8 (15.09%) SAP
9 7 (13.21%) C#
9 7 (13.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (13.21%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (13.21%) NetSuite
10 6 (11.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (11.32%) Manufacturing
10 6 (11.32%) .NET
10 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Excel
11 5 (9.43%) T-SQL
11 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (7.55%) Test Scripting
12 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2
12 4 (7.55%) MS Visio

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 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (7.55%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 16 (30.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (16.98%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (13.21%) NetSuite
4 2 (3.77%) SAP ERP
4 2 (3.77%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Manufacturing
5 1 (1.89%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 16 (30.19%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.89%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (11.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (5.66%) Power BI
5 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.89%) MS Access
7 1 (1.89%) OLAP
7 1 (1.89%) OLTP
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (39.62%) Finance
2 6 (11.32%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.66%) Advertising
3 3 (5.66%) Automotive
3 3 (5.66%) Retail
4 2 (3.77%) Billing
5 1 (1.89%) Back Office
5 1 (1.89%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (26.42%) Consultant
2 13 (24.53%) Analyst
3 9 (16.98%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 8 (15.09%) Business Analyst
4 8 (15.09%) Developer
5 7 (13.21%) Project Manager
6 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Consultant
7 4 (7.55%) CRM Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Dynamics AX Project Manager
7 4 (7.55%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Functional Consultant
7 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Architect
8 3 (5.66%) Dynamics AX Developer
8 3 (5.66%) ERP Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) ERP Business Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) CRM Manager
9 2 (3.77%) SQL DBA
9 2 (3.77%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.32%) .NET
2 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.89%) COM
2 1 (1.89%) EDI
2 1 (1.89%) HTML
2 1 (1.89%) HTML5
2 1 (1.89%) Kendo UI
2 1 (1.89%) Web Services
2 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.77%) PMI
3 1 (1.89%) e-Learning
3 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.89%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (45.28%) ERP
2 16 (30.19%) CRM
3 9 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (16.98%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (16.98%) Project Management
4 8 (15.09%) Logistics
5 7 (13.21%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2
7 4 (7.55%) Test Scripting
8 3 (5.66%) Matrix Organization
8 3 (5.66%) Migration
8 3 (5.66%) Scrum
9 2 (3.77%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (3.77%) Data Management
9 2 (3.77%) Demand Management
9 2 (3.77%) PDM
9 2 (3.77%) Programme Management
9 2 (3.77%) Resource Levelling
9 2 (3.77%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.75%) SQL
2 7 (13.21%) C#
3 5 (9.43%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.77%) VB
4 2 (3.77%) X++
5 1 (1.89%) C
5 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.89%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) AAT
1 2 (3.77%) ACCA
1 2 (3.77%) CIMA
1 2 (3.77%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.89%) IIBA
2 1 (1.89%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) QA
2 2 (3.77%) PMO
3 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 36 (67.92%) Microsoft
2 15 (28.30%) JD Edwards
3 8 (15.09%) Oracle
3 8 (15.09%) SAP
4 3 (5.66%) Sage
5 2 (3.77%) Infor
5 2 (3.77%) Workday
6 1 (1.89%) Cadence
6 1 (1.89%) CODA
6 1 (1.89%) Epicor
6 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.89%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.89%) Telerik