Period
to 25 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 25 September 2018 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 West
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 211 194 159
Rank change year-on-year -17 -35 +23
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 6 7 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.10% 0.13% 0.87%
As % of the Business Applications category 2.33% 1.74% 11.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 45
South West median daily rate £513 £518 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.97% +38.00% -10.71%
10th Percentile £356 £410 £363
90th Percentile £543 £567 £575
England median daily rate £500 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £29.15 £18.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year +61.94% +80.00% -83.33%

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 West with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 258 402 454
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.37% 7.37% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 243 287
South West median daily rate £425 £425 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.83% +5.38%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £300
90th Percentile £549 £593 £557
England median daily rate £475 £450 £445
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 7
South West median hourly rate £41.50 £25.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.00% -23.08% +44.44%
10th Percentile £14.70 £13.00 £16.50
90th Percentile £60.50 £45.00 £44.15
England median hourly rate £25.50 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +8.00% +11.11%

Dynamics AX
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Dynamics AX in the South West

Dynamics AX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Dynamics AX in the South West

Dynamics AX
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Dynamics AX in the South West over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Dynamics AX in the South West

Dynamics AX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Dynamics AX in the South West

Dynamics AX
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 25 September 2018. 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
Somerset +3 2 - - 4
Wiltshire -10 2 £519 +22.06% 4
Bristol - 1 - - 10
Gloucestershire - 1 £350 - 1
Dynamics AX
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Dynamics AX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Dynamics AX.

1 5 (83.33%) ERP
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (33.33%) Retail
4 2 (33.33%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (16.67%) SaaS
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (16.67%) Node.js
5 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (16.67%) AAT
5 1 (16.67%) Coaching
5 1 (16.67%) User Experience
5 1 (16.67%) React
5 1 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (16.67%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (16.67%) Data Management
5 1 (16.67%) CIMA
5 1 (16.67%) Sage
5 1 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (16.67%) .NET
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) SAP
5 1 (16.67%) CRM

Dynamics AX
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) SaaS
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Architect
1 4 (66.67%) Dynamics AX Architect
1 4 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (50.00%) ERP Architect
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Architect
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Accountant
4 1 (16.67%) Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
4 1 (16.67%) React Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Systems Accountant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) Node.js
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (16.67%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) Coaching
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) AAT
1 1 (16.67%) CIMA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Sage
2 1 (16.67%) SAP