Period
to 18 October 2018

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 18 October 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 365
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 346 510 -
Rank change year-on-year +164 - -
Contract jobs citing Dynamics 365 758 385 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.74% 0.39% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.30% 2.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 496 223 0
UK median daily rate £475 £475 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 -
% change year-on-year -5.26% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
UK median hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 - -

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 22,944 15,412 12,037
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.25% 15.50% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,783 10,612 8,301
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £303 £270 £275
90th Percentile £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 324 220 187
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11% -21.74%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.59
90th Percentile £62.06 £63.75 £56.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.06
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.37% -25.83%

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 18 October 2018.

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
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 18 October 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
England +155 693 £475 - 466
UK excluding London +133 421 £450 -5.26% 372
London +115 324 £500 +5.26% 117
North of England +41 115 £450 +2.86% 119
Midlands +24 96 £475 +11.76% 84
West Midlands +13 80 £488 +14.71% 56
North West +35 79 £450 -6.49% 65
South East +16 72 £500 +5.26% 66
Scotland +27 47 £450 +14.29% 16
East of England -11 43 £463 -11.06% 38
South West +19 39 £425 +13.33% 42
Yorkshire -7 30 £450 +5.88% 32
East Midlands +15 13 £400 -27.27% 28
Northern Ireland +43 6 £470 - 4
North East - 6 £390 - 22
Wales - 3 £415 - 3

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, 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.

1 493 (65.04%) Microsoft
2 409 (53.96%) CRM
3 405 (53.43%) Dynamics CRM
4 209 (27.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 204 (26.91%) Finance
6 194 (25.59%) C#
7 185 (24.41%) Agile Software Development
8 165 (21.77%) .NET
9 154 (20.32%) Dynamics AX
10 137 (18.07%) SQL
11 133 (17.55%) JavaScript
12 125 (16.49%) SQL Server
13 115 (15.17%) Migration
14 111 (14.64%) ERP
15 85 (11.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 85 (11.21%) Business Intelligence
16 80 (10.55%) Office 365
17 76 (10.03%) Data Migration
17 76 (10.03%) Workflow
18 75 (9.89%) ASP.NET
19 74 (9.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 71 (9.37%) Stakeholder Management
21 60 (7.92%) Power BI
22 58 (7.65%) Visual Studio
23 57 (7.52%) Project Management
24 53 (6.99%) HTML
25 52 (6.86%) Marketing
26 51 (6.73%) Test Automation
26 51 (6.73%) Scrum
27 49 (6.46%) SharePoint

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 49 (6.46%) SharePoint
2 18 (2.37%) BizTalk Server
3 16 (2.11%) CMS
4 12 (1.58%) Confluence
5 6 (0.79%) Drupal
6 4 (0.53%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.40%) IIS
7 3 (0.40%) Mule
8 2 (0.26%) IBM Domino
8 2 (0.26%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.13%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.13%) SAS
9 1 (0.13%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.13%) Totara
9 1 (0.13%) Umbraco
Applications
1 19 (2.51%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.40%) Adobe Captivate
4 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.26%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 405 (53.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 154 (20.32%) Dynamics AX
3 17 (2.24%) Dynamics NAV
4 14 (1.85%) NetSuite
5 11 (1.45%) Oracle Retail
6 4 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.40%) Scribe Insight
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.13%) BigMachines
9 1 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.13%) Dynamics SL
9 1 (0.13%) Northgate Housing
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 209 (27.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 80 (10.55%) Office 365
3 28 (3.69%) PaaS
3 28 (3.69%) SaaS
4 19 (2.51%) Azure Active Directory
5 16 (2.11%) Azure Data Factory
5 16 (2.11%) IaaS
6 14 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
7 12 (1.58%) Serverless
8 7 (0.92%) Azure Functions
9 6 (0.79%) Boomi
10 3 (0.40%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 2 (0.26%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.13%) GitHub
12 1 (0.13%) Route 53
12 1 (0.13%) Tricentis Tosca
12 1 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.32%) DHCP
1 10 (1.32%) DNS
2 9 (1.19%) Skype
2 9 (1.19%) VPN
3 8 (1.06%) Firewall
4 4 (0.53%) MPLS
4 4 (0.53%) SAN
4 4 (0.53%) VLAN
4 4 (0.53%) VoIP
5 3 (0.40%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (0.40%) Network Security
5 3 (0.40%) WAN
5 3 (0.40%) Wireless
6 2 (0.26%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.26%) Internet
6 2 (0.26%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.13%) Cisco Firepower
7 1 (0.13%) IPsec
7 1 (0.13%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (16.49%) SQL Server
2 85 (11.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 74 (9.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 60 (7.92%) Power BI
5 30 (3.96%) Azure SQL Database
6 26 (3.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 19 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (2.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 11 (1.45%) SQL Server 2016
10 10 (1.32%) Big Data
10 10 (1.32%) Data Lake
11 9 (1.19%) Hadoop
11 9 (1.19%) HDInsight
12 8 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (0.92%) SQL Server 2014
14 6 (0.79%) Cosmos DB
14 6 (0.79%) QlikView
15 4 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
15 4 (0.53%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 58 (7.65%) Visual Studio
2 45 (5.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 44 (5.80%) Visual Studio Team System
4 43 (5.67%) JIRA
5 30 (3.96%) Selenium
6 20 (2.64%) Jenkins
7 14 (1.85%) TeamCity
8 13 (1.72%) Octopus Deploy
9 11 (1.45%) Git (software)
10 10 (1.32%) GitLab
10 10 (1.32%) HP UFT
11 9 (1.19%) Moq
11 9 (1.19%) MorphX
11 9 (1.19%) NUnit
12 5 (0.66%) NDepend
12 5 (0.66%) SonarQube
12 5 (0.66%) Subversion
13 3 (0.40%) Cucumber
13 3 (0.40%) LoadUI
13 3 (0.40%) SpecFlow
General
1 204 (26.91%) Finance
2 52 (6.86%) Marketing
3 34 (4.49%) Manufacturing
4 27 (3.56%) Retail
5 24 (3.17%) Banking
6 23 (3.03%) Advertising
7 14 (1.85%) Local Government
8 12 (1.58%) General Ledger
9 11 (1.45%) Back Office
10 10 (1.32%) Law
11 9 (1.19%) Legal
11 9 (1.19%) Telecoms
12 8 (1.06%) Electronics
12 8 (1.06%) Publishing
13 6 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.66%) Games
15 4 (0.53%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.40%) Investment Banking
17 2 (0.26%) Billing
18 1 (0.13%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 252 (33.25%) Developer
2 136 (17.94%) Architect
3 109 (14.38%) Consultant
3 109 (14.38%) CRM Developer
4 99 (13.06%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 79 (10.42%) Microsoft Developer
5 79 (10.42%) Solutions Architect
6 73 (9.63%) Analyst
7 48 (6.33%) Microsoft Consultant
8 42 (5.54%) CRM Consultant
9 40 (5.28%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
10 39 (5.15%) Project Manager
11 32 (4.22%) Business Analyst
12 26 (3.43%) Technical Architect
13 25 (3.30%) Administrator
14 23 (3.03%) Functional Consultant
15 21 (2.77%) C# Developer
15 21 (2.77%) CRM Architect
15 21 (2.77%) Dynamics AX Developer
16 20 (2.64%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (21.77%) .NET
2 75 (9.89%) ASP.NET
3 53 (6.99%) HTML
4 47 (6.20%) CSS
5 34 (4.49%) WCF
6 31 (4.09%) ASP.NET Web API
6 31 (4.09%) REST
7 30 (3.96%) XML
8 29 (3.83%) HTML5
8 29 (3.83%) SOAP
9 28 (3.69%) jQuery
10 25 (3.30%) Web Services
11 20 (2.64%) RESTful
12 19 (2.51%) CSS3
13 16 (2.11%) JSON
14 14 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
15 12 (1.58%) AngularJS
16 11 (1.45%) .NET Framework
17 9 (1.19%) Middleware
18 7 (0.92%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 29 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (2.90%) Greenfield Project
3 20 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
4 19 (2.51%) Mobile App
5 12 (1.58%) Management Information System
5 12 (1.58%) User Experience
6 8 (1.06%) BYOD
7 7 (0.92%) Public Cloud
8 6 (0.79%) Fintech
8 6 (0.79%) Replication
9 5 (0.66%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.40%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.40%) iPhone
10 3 (0.40%) PKI
10 3 (0.40%) Social Media
11 2 (0.26%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.26%) LLPG
11 2 (0.26%) Reference Data
11 2 (0.26%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (0.26%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 34 (4.49%) Windows
2 15 (1.98%) Windows Server
3 13 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (0.79%) Windows 10
5 6 (0.79%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.53%) Linux
7 3 (0.40%) Solaris
7 3 (0.40%) Unix
7 3 (0.40%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.26%) Android
8 2 (0.26%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.13%) HPUX
9 1 (0.13%) VMS
9 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 409 (53.96%) CRM
2 185 (24.41%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (15.17%) Migration
4 111 (14.64%) ERP
5 85 (11.21%) Business Intelligence
6 76 (10.03%) Data Migration
6 76 (10.03%) Workflow
7 71 (9.37%) Stakeholder Management
8 57 (7.52%) Project Management
9 51 (6.73%) Scrum
9 51 (6.73%) Test Automation
10 42 (5.54%) ETL
11 41 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
12 40 (5.28%) DevOps
13 38 (5.01%) User Acceptance Testing
14 31 (4.09%) ITIL
14 31 (4.09%) MVC
15 29 (3.83%) Problem-Solving
16 28 (3.69%) Case Management
17 26 (3.43%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 194 (25.59%) C#
2 137 (18.07%) SQL
3 133 (17.55%) JavaScript
4 32 (4.22%) X++
5 26 (3.43%) T-SQL
6 20 (2.64%) PowerShell
7 12 (1.58%) Java
8 6 (0.79%) C
9 3 (0.40%) Python
9 3 (0.40%) VB
9 3 (0.40%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.26%) C++
10 2 (0.26%) PHP
10 2 (0.26%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.13%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.13%) VBA
11 1 (0.13%) VC++
11 1 (0.13%) XAML
Qualifications
1 43 (5.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (3.03%) Degree
3 20 (2.64%) Security Cleared
4 9 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
4 9 (1.19%) SC Cleared
5 7 (0.92%) MCSE
6 6 (0.79%) MCP
7 5 (0.66%) TOGAF Certification
8 4 (0.53%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (0.53%) DBS Check
8 4 (0.53%) MCSA
8 4 (0.53%) PMP
9 3 (0.40%) CCNA
9 3 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.26%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.26%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.26%) ISEB
10 2 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.26%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (5.94%) QA
2 21 (2.77%) Data Quality
3 13 (1.72%) PMO
4 5 (0.66%) Actionable Recommendations
5 4 (0.53%) GDPR
5 4 (0.53%) SLA
6 2 (0.26%) RosettaNet
7 1 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.13%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 38 (5.01%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (1.19%) Docker
4 8 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.66%) vSphere
6 3 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.26%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.26%) XenApp
7 2 (0.26%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (1.32%) Single Sign-On
2 7 (0.92%) SCCM
3 4 (0.53%) Kubernetes
3 4 (0.53%) Terraform
4 3 (0.40%) Backup Exec
4 3 (0.40%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (0.40%) Malwarebytes
4 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (0.40%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.26%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (0.26%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.26%) PaperCut
5 2 (0.26%) SCOM
5 2 (0.26%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.26%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.13%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 493 (65.04%) Microsoft
2 45 (5.94%) Oracle
3 21 (2.77%) SAP
4 14 (1.85%) JD Edwards
4 14 (1.85%) MuleSoft
4 14 (1.85%) Tableau
5 12 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
5 12 (1.58%) VMware
6 11 (1.45%) Dell
7 9 (1.19%) Cisco
8 6 (0.79%) Informatica
9 5 (0.66%) Adobe
9 5 (0.66%) Citrix
9 5 (0.66%) Marketo
9 5 (0.66%) Retek
9 5 (0.66%) Symantec
9 5 (0.66%) Workday
10 4 (0.53%) Avaya
11 3 (0.40%) IBM
11 3 (0.40%) Sophos