Period
to 20 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Dynamics 365 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Dynamics 365 over the 6 months to 20 May 2019 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 365
UK
6 months to
20 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 260 372 662
Rank change year-on-year +112 +290 -
Contract jobs citing Dynamics 365 956 659 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.05% 0.65% 0.19%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.83% 3.16% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 697 462 107
UK median daily rate £488 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% - -
10th Percentile £349 £338 £361
90th Percentile £625 £640 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -65.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 - £50.00

Dynamics 365 is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 24,929 20,826 12,392
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 27.40% 20.68% 13.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,190 14,222 8,592
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +0.56%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £275
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +2.25% +4.71% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 291 297 165
UK median hourly rate £21.16 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.80% +11.11% -16.28%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.94 £10.50
90th Percentile £61.25 £56.25 £56.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £16.63 £17.45
% change year-on-year +17.26% -4.67% +1.13%

Dynamics 365
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Dynamics 365 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Dynamics 365 in the UK

Dynamics 365
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Dynamics 365.

Contractor daily rate trend for Dynamics 365 in the UK

Dynamics 365
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Dynamics 365 over the 6 months to 20 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Dynamics 365 in the UK

Dynamics 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Dynamics 365.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Dynamics 365 in the UK

Dynamics 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Dynamics 365 over the 6 months to 20 May 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Dynamics 365 in the UK

Dynamics 365
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Dynamics 365 within the UK over the 6 months to 20 May 2019. 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
England +129 902 £488 -2.50% 685
UK excluding London +162 586 £475 +5.56% 600
London +21 341 £500 - 140
North of England +107 152 £475 +5.56% 183
Midlands +79 139 £475 -5.00% 99
South East +72 138 £494 +3.95% 131
West Midlands +54 115 £475 -5.00% 69
North West +104 114 £500 - 88
South West +47 82 £500 +33.33% 63
East of England +19 35 £400 - 73
Yorkshire +19 32 £425 -5.56% 72
Scotland +10 30 £488 +11.43% 52
East Midlands +33 23 £425 -14.57% 30
Wales 0 7 £413 +0.61% 4
North East +17 6 £475 +58.33% 23
Northern Ireland +13 3 - -

For the 6 months to 20 May 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Dynamics 365 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 with a requirement for Dynamics 365.

1 624 (65.27%) Microsoft
2 537 (56.17%) CRM
3 530 (55.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 298 (31.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 272 (28.45%) Agile Software Development
6 250 (26.15%) C#
7 237 (24.79%) Finance
8 235 (24.58%) .NET
9 172 (17.99%) ERP
10 163 (17.05%) SQL Server
11 155 (16.21%) Dynamics AX
12 141 (14.75%) SQL
13 137 (14.33%) Migration
14 136 (14.23%) JavaScript
15 122 (12.76%) Office 365
16 118 (12.34%) SharePoint
17 105 (10.98%) Data Migration
18 103 (10.77%) Business Intelligence
19 101 (10.56%) Power Platform
20 98 (10.25%) Workflow
21 84 (8.79%) Power BI
22 82 (8.58%) DevOps
22 82 (8.58%) Stakeholder Management
23 75 (7.85%) Scrum
23 75 (7.85%) Visual Studio
24 71 (7.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 67 (7.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 64 (6.69%) Project Management
27 63 (6.59%) Data Modelling
27 63 (6.59%) Marketing

Dynamics 365
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 118 (12.34%) SharePoint
2 9 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (0.94%) Confluence
3 8 (0.84%) SAP Portal
3 8 (0.84%) Skype for Business
4 6 (0.63%) Anypoint
5 5 (0.52%) OpenStack
6 4 (0.42%) CMS
6 4 (0.42%) Umbraco
7 3 (0.31%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.31%) Drupal
7 3 (0.31%) GroupWise
8 2 (0.21%) IBM Transformation Extender
8 2 (0.21%) IIS
8 2 (0.21%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.10%) FileNet
9 1 (0.10%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 20 (2.09%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (1.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (1.26%) Microsoft Project
4 10 (1.05%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.42%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.10%) Blender
7 1 (0.10%) Maya
7 1 (0.10%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 530 (55.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 155 (16.21%) Dynamics AX
3 46 (4.81%) NetSuite
4 31 (3.24%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.31%) Adobe Campaign
5 3 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.31%) SAP GTS
5 3 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.21%) OPENHousing
6 2 (0.21%) Scribe Insight
7 1 (0.10%) BPCS
7 1 (0.10%) Line 500
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.10%) Primavera
7 1 (0.10%) Raiser's Edge
7 1 (0.10%) Sage 500
7 1 (0.10%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 298 (31.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 122 (12.76%) Office 365
3 101 (10.56%) Power Platform
4 47 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
5 37 (3.87%) Serverless
6 31 (3.24%) Azure Active Directory
6 31 (3.24%) Azure Functions
7 24 (2.51%) SaaS
8 21 (2.20%) PaaS
9 20 (2.09%) IaaS
10 16 (1.67%) PowerApps
11 11 (1.15%) Yammer
12 9 (0.94%) Azure Data Factory
13 6 (0.63%) SuccessFactors
14 5 (0.52%) GitHub
15 4 (0.42%) Google Analytics
15 4 (0.42%) OneDrive
16 2 (0.21%) Azure Stack
16 2 (0.21%) Boomi
16 2 (0.21%) Scribe Online
Communications & Networking
1 9 (0.94%) Skype
2 6 (0.63%) Cisco IOS
2 6 (0.63%) VPN
2 6 (0.63%) WAN
3 5 (0.52%) Firewall
3 5 (0.52%) VoIP
4 4 (0.42%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (0.31%) Internet
5 3 (0.31%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (0.21%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.21%) HTTP
6 2 (0.21%) iSCSI
6 2 (0.21%) SAN
6 2 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.10%) Intranet
7 1 (0.10%) Network Security
7 1 (0.10%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (17.05%) SQL Server
2 84 (8.79%) Power BI
3 71 (7.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 67 (7.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 34 (3.56%) Data Warehouse
6 21 (2.20%) Azure SQL Database
7 14 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (1.36%) SQL Server 2016
9 11 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (1.05%) Relational Database
11 7 (0.73%) Data Lake
11 7 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (0.63%) SSDT
13 5 (0.52%) Big Data
13 5 (0.52%) Blockchain
13 5 (0.52%) Hadoop
13 5 (0.52%) Oracle BI EE
14 4 (0.42%) RDBMS
15 3 (0.31%) NoSQL
15 3 (0.31%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 75 (7.85%) Visual Studio
2 55 (5.75%) Visual Studio Team System
3 28 (2.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 23 (2.41%) Git (software)
5 17 (1.78%) JIRA
6 11 (1.15%) Selenium
7 8 (0.84%) SpecFlow
7 8 (0.84%) WebDriver
8 7 (0.73%) Subversion
9 6 (0.63%) Bitbucket
9 6 (0.63%) Bitbucket Server
9 6 (0.63%) Jenkins
9 6 (0.63%) JUnit
10 4 (0.42%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (0.31%) ERwin
12 2 (0.21%) LoadRunner
12 2 (0.21%) MorphX
12 2 (0.21%) Rational Performance Tester
12 2 (0.21%) TeamCity
General
1 237 (24.79%) Finance
2 63 (6.59%) Marketing
3 30 (3.14%) Retail
4 27 (2.82%) Manufacturing
5 21 (2.20%) Back Office
6 15 (1.57%) Telecoms
7 13 (1.36%) Electronics
8 12 (1.26%) General Ledger
9 10 (1.05%) Legal
10 9 (0.94%) Banking
11 8 (0.84%) Advertising
12 3 (0.31%) Billing
13 2 (0.21%) German Language
13 2 (0.21%) Local Government
14 1 (0.10%) French Language
14 1 (0.10%) Games
14 1 (0.10%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.10%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.10%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 330 (34.52%) Developer
2 163 (17.05%) CRM Developer
3 160 (16.74%) Consultant
4 143 (14.96%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 116 (12.13%) Architect
6 115 (12.03%) Microsoft Developer
7 107 (11.19%) Analyst
8 64 (6.69%) Project Manager
9 60 (6.28%) Solutions Architect
10 54 (5.65%) Microsoft Consultant
11 53 (5.54%) CRM Consultant
12 52 (5.44%) Business Analyst
13 51 (5.33%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
14 28 (2.93%) Functional Consultant
15 27 (2.82%) C# Developer
15 27 (2.82%) CRM Architect
16 26 (2.72%) Dynamics CRM Architect
17 24 (2.51%) CRM Manager
18 22 (2.30%) .NET Developer
19 21 (2.20%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 235 (24.58%) .NET
2 57 (5.96%) XML
3 56 (5.86%) Web Services
4 54 (5.65%) HTML
5 53 (5.54%) RESTful
6 49 (5.13%) WCF
7 48 (5.02%) ASP.NET Web API
8 45 (4.71%) CSS
8 45 (4.71%) JSON
9 38 (3.97%) ASP.NET
10 36 (3.77%) .NET Framework
11 34 (3.56%) .NET Core
11 34 (3.56%) REST
12 26 (2.72%) SOAP
13 19 (1.99%) LINQ
14 16 (1.67%) HTML5
15 12 (1.26%) Silverlight
16 11 (1.15%) Node.js
17 9 (0.94%) jQuery
17 9 (0.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 39 (4.08%) User Experience
2 34 (3.56%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (1.99%) Greenfield Project
4 16 (1.67%) Data Centre
5 12 (1.26%) Data Structures
6 8 (0.84%) FMCG
6 8 (0.84%) Management Information System
7 7 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (0.52%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (0.42%) BYOD
9 4 (0.42%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (0.31%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (0.31%) iSeries
10 3 (0.31%) Learning Management System
10 3 (0.31%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.31%) Wiki
11 2 (0.21%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.21%) PMI
11 2 (0.21%) Social Media
11 2 (0.21%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 32 (3.35%) Windows
2 9 (0.94%) Windows 10
3 8 (0.84%) Windows Server
4 5 (0.52%) Linux
4 5 (0.52%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.10%) Android
5 1 (0.10%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.10%) VMS
5 1 (0.10%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 537 (56.17%) CRM
2 272 (28.45%) Agile Software Development
3 172 (17.99%) ERP
4 137 (14.33%) Migration
5 105 (10.98%) Data Migration
6 103 (10.77%) Business Intelligence
7 98 (10.25%) Workflow
8 82 (8.58%) DevOps
8 82 (8.58%) Stakeholder Management
9 75 (7.85%) Scrum
10 64 (6.69%) Project Management
11 63 (6.59%) Data Modelling
12 59 (6.17%) Service Management
13 49 (5.13%) Problem-Solving
14 47 (4.92%) Continuous Integration
15 43 (4.50%) Test Automation
16 42 (4.39%) Case Management
17 40 (4.18%) Waterfall
18 37 (3.87%) Business Analysis
18 37 (3.87%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 250 (26.15%) C#
2 141 (14.75%) SQL
3 136 (14.23%) JavaScript
4 39 (4.08%) T-SQL
5 20 (2.09%) X++
6 19 (1.99%) Java
7 17 (1.78%) PowerShell
8 13 (1.36%) Python
9 10 (1.05%) Ruby
10 8 (0.84%) Scala
11 5 (0.52%) PL/SQL
12 4 (0.42%) C
13 3 (0.31%) XPath
14 2 (0.21%) ActionScript
14 2 (0.21%) ActionScript 2.0
14 2 (0.21%) PHP
14 2 (0.21%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.21%) VBA
15 1 (0.10%) Go
15 1 (0.10%) R
Qualifications
1 42 (4.39%) Security Cleared
2 27 (2.82%) SC Cleared
3 21 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (1.46%) Degree
5 8 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (0.52%) ISEB
6 5 (0.52%) MCSA
6 5 (0.52%) TOGAF Certification
7 4 (0.42%) CCNA
7 4 (0.42%) CCNP
7 4 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.42%) MCITP
7 4 (0.42%) MCSE
7 4 (0.42%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.42%) PMP
7 4 (0.42%) VCP6
7 4 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (0.31%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (0.31%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (3.35%) QA
2 28 (2.93%) Data Quality
3 14 (1.46%) PMO
4 10 (1.05%) GDPR
5 6 (0.63%) SLA
6 3 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.10%) GxP
7 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 45 (4.71%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.05%) Docker
4 9 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (0.63%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.10%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 16 (1.67%) Kubernetes
2 8 (0.84%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (0.73%) SCCM
3 7 (0.73%) Terraform
4 5 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.52%) Puppet
5 4 (0.42%) Failover Clustering
5 4 (0.42%) NetBackup
5 4 (0.42%) PaperCut
5 4 (0.42%) SCOM
5 4 (0.42%) SCVMM
5 4 (0.42%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (0.31%) Ansible
7 1 (0.10%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 624 (65.27%) Microsoft
2 48 (5.02%) JD Edwards
3 44 (4.60%) SAP
4 42 (4.39%) Oracle
5 22 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
6 13 (1.36%) VMware
7 10 (1.05%) Cisco
8 9 (0.94%) Google
8 9 (0.94%) Tableau
9 8 (0.84%) MuleSoft
10 7 (0.73%) Dell
11 5 (0.52%) IBM
11 5 (0.52%) Mitel
11 5 (0.52%) Sitecore
12 4 (0.42%) CommVault
12 4 (0.42%) Juniper
12 4 (0.42%) Polycom
12 4 (0.42%) SolarWinds
12 4 (0.42%) Sun
12 4 (0.42%) WatchGuard