Period
to 25 November 2020

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 25 November 2020 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 (D365)
UK
6 months to
25 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 203 202 288
Rank change year-on-year -1 +86 +195
Contract jobs citing Dynamics 365 453 1,134 949
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.24% 1.38% 0.93%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.84% 4.70% 3.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 769 638
Median daily rate £450 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% -2.56%
10th Percentile £313 £356 £350
90th Percentile £588 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 7
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +92.31% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year - +70.45% -

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 11,784 24,146 24,686
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.25% 29.42% 24.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,597 16,378 17,112
Median daily rate £495 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.00% +5.26% +1.66%
10th Percentile £305 £281 £300
90th Percentile £675 £660 £648
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £445
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 266 421 329
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +20.00% -12.50%
10th Percentile £13.63 £14.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £60.00 £78.75 £63.10
Median hourly rate £22.50 £20.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +17.14% -

Dynamics 365
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Dynamics 365 in the UK

Dynamics 365
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Dynamics 365.

Daily rate trend for Dynamics 365 in the UK

Dynamics 365
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Dynamics 365 over the 6 months to 25 November 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Dynamics 365 in the UK

Dynamics 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Dynamics 365.

Hourly rate trend for Dynamics 365 in the UK

Dynamics 365
Top 15 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 25 November 2020. 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 -21 359 £450 -10.00% 201
UK excluding London -12 193 £425 -10.53% 149
London +6 188 £475 -5.00% 66
Work from Home -55 111 £468 -10.95% 99
Midlands -3 51 £425 -5.56% 31
Scotland +64 44 £445 -5.07% 4
West Midlands -6 36 £475 +5.56% 29
South East +24 31 £425 -15.00% 28
North of England +1 28 £450 -5.26% 25
South West +22 23 £450 -10.00% 26
Yorkshire +54 20 £438 -18.22% 6
East Midlands +40 15 £350 -24.32% 2
East of England +54 13 £363 -23.68% 25
North West -23 8 £450 -2.70% 18
Wales +32 3 £500 +5.26% 8

For the 6 months to 25 November 2020, 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.

1 265 (58.50%) Microsoft
2 202 (44.59%) CRM
3 201 (44.37%) Azure
4 197 (43.49%) Dynamics CRM
5 175 (38.63%) Power Platform
6 115 (25.39%) Business Intelligence
7 112 (24.72%) Finance
8 105 (23.18%) Migration
9 101 (22.30%) ERP
10 93 (20.53%) PowerApps
11 92 (20.31%) Power BI
12 87 (19.21%) SharePoint
13 86 (18.98%) JavaScript
14 84 (18.54%) Agile Software Development
15 83 (18.32%) C#
16 82 (18.10%) Data Migration
17 75 (16.56%) .NET
18 69 (15.23%) SQL
19 64 (14.13%) Power Automate
20 63 (13.91%) Logic Apps
21 57 (12.58%) SQL Server
21 57 (12.58%) Workflow
22 53 (11.70%) Dynamics AX
23 50 (11.04%) DevOps
24 48 (10.60%) Office 365
25 47 (10.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 39 (8.61%) Public Sector
27 36 (7.95%) Problem-Solving
28 34 (7.51%) Stakeholder Management
29 33 (7.28%) SAP

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 87 (19.21%) SharePoint
2 14 (3.09%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (1.10%) CMS
4 4 (0.88%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.44%) Moodle
6 1 (0.22%) Confluence
6 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (3.75%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.66%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.44%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 197 (43.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 53 (11.70%) Dynamics AX
3 20 (4.42%) Dynamics NAV
4 17 (3.75%) NetSuite
5 4 (0.88%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.44%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.22%) Infor SunSystems
7 1 (0.22%) Magento
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.22%) Orchard Housing
7 1 (0.22%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 201 (44.37%) Azure
2 175 (38.63%) Power Platform
3 93 (20.53%) PowerApps
4 64 (14.13%) Power Automate
5 63 (13.91%) Logic Apps
6 48 (10.60%) Office 365
7 24 (5.30%) Serverless
8 23 (5.08%) Azure Functions
9 11 (2.43%) AWS
9 11 (2.43%) Azure Data Factory
9 11 (2.43%) OneDrive
9 11 (2.43%) Yammer
10 7 (1.55%) Azure Active Directory
11 5 (1.10%) PaaS
11 5 (1.10%) SaaS
12 3 (0.66%) Azure Machine Learning
12 3 (0.66%) IaaS
13 1 (0.22%) Azure Stack
13 1 (0.22%) iPaaS
13 1 (0.22%) Scribe Online
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.10%) HTTP
2 4 (0.88%) Internet
3 2 (0.44%) LAN
3 2 (0.44%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.44%) VLAN
3 2 (0.44%) WAN
3 2 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.22%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.22%) DNS
4 1 (0.22%) LTE
4 1 (0.22%) Skype
4 1 (0.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (20.31%) Power BI
2 57 (12.58%) SQL Server
3 47 (10.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 31 (6.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (3.09%) BusinessObjects
7 13 (2.87%) Data Lake
8 7 (1.55%) Azure SQL Database
8 7 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (1.10%) MySQL
9 5 (1.10%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.88%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 4 (0.88%) Cosmos DB
10 4 (0.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (0.88%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.66%) Tableau
12 2 (0.44%) Semantic Layer
13 1 (0.22%) Geospatial Data
13 1 (0.22%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 27 (5.96%) Visual Studio
2 16 (3.53%) Visual Studio Team System
3 15 (3.31%) TeamCity
4 13 (2.87%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.88%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.88%) Selenium
6 3 (0.66%) Postman
6 3 (0.66%) SpecFlow
6 3 (0.66%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.22%) JIRA
8 1 (0.22%) JMeter
8 1 (0.22%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.22%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.22%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 112 (24.72%) Finance
2 39 (8.61%) Public Sector
3 29 (6.40%) Retail
4 23 (5.08%) Marketing
5 16 (3.53%) Manufacturing
6 15 (3.31%) Advertising
7 9 (1.99%) Back Office
8 5 (1.10%) Electronics
8 5 (1.10%) Local Government
8 5 (1.10%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.88%) General Ledger
9 4 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.66%) Banking
10 3 (0.66%) Housing Association
10 3 (0.66%) Italian Language
10 3 (0.66%) Law
10 3 (0.66%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.44%) French Language
11 2 (0.44%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 145 (32.01%) Developer
2 120 (26.49%) Consultant
3 44 (9.71%) Analyst
3 44 (9.71%) Microsoft Developer
4 35 (7.73%) Architect
5 34 (7.51%) CRM Developer
6 31 (6.84%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 26 (5.74%) Functional Consultant
7 26 (5.74%) Microsoft Consultant
8 24 (5.30%) Project Manager
9 20 (4.42%) Azure Developer
10 17 (3.75%) CRM Consultant
11 15 (3.31%) Business Analyst
11 15 (3.31%) Technical Consultant
12 14 (3.09%) Solutions Architect
13 13 (2.87%) Data Analyst
13 13 (2.87%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
13 13 (2.87%) SharePoint Developer
14 12 (2.65%) Administrator
15 11 (2.43%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (16.56%) .NET
2 18 (3.97%) HTML
2 18 (3.97%) XML
3 16 (3.53%) CSS
4 14 (3.09%) ASP.NET
4 14 (3.09%) JSON
4 14 (3.09%) Web Services
5 13 (2.87%) ASP.NET Web API
5 13 (2.87%) J2EE
6 10 (2.21%) REST
7 8 (1.77%) .NET Core
8 7 (1.55%) .NET Framework
8 7 (1.55%) WCF
9 6 (1.32%) RESTful
10 5 (1.10%) AngularJS
10 5 (1.10%) Microsoft Graph
11 4 (0.88%) Middleware
12 3 (0.66%) HTML5
12 3 (0.66%) Node.js
12 3 (0.66%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 25 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (3.09%) Management Information System
3 12 (2.65%) Data Structures
3 12 (2.65%) User Experience
4 8 (1.77%) Virtual Team
5 6 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (0.66%) Analytical Mindset
6 3 (0.66%) e-Learning
6 3 (0.66%) Internet of Things
6 3 (0.66%) Learning Management System
6 3 (0.66%) Private Cloud
6 3 (0.66%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (0.44%) AS400
7 2 (0.44%) FMCG
7 2 (0.44%) PMI
7 2 (0.44%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.22%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Licensing
8 1 (0.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (2.21%) Windows
2 7 (1.55%) Windows Server
3 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2016
3 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2019
4 1 (0.22%) Android
4 1 (0.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (44.59%) CRM
2 115 (25.39%) Business Intelligence
3 105 (23.18%) Migration
4 101 (22.30%) ERP
5 84 (18.54%) Agile Software Development
6 82 (18.10%) Data Migration
7 57 (12.58%) Workflow
8 50 (11.04%) DevOps
9 36 (7.95%) Problem-Solving
10 34 (7.51%) Stakeholder Management
11 32 (7.06%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 29 (6.40%) Continuous Integration
13 27 (5.96%) Test Automation
14 24 (5.30%) Analytics
14 24 (5.30%) Data Modelling
15 22 (4.86%) Workflow Development
16 20 (4.42%) Project Delivery
17 19 (4.19%) Project Management
18 18 (3.97%) Data Architecture
19 16 (3.53%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 86 (18.98%) JavaScript
2 83 (18.32%) C#
3 69 (15.23%) SQL
4 16 (3.53%) PowerShell
5 14 (3.09%) Java
6 12 (2.65%) Python
7 6 (1.32%) C
8 5 (1.10%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.10%) VB
9 4 (0.88%) DataFlex
9 4 (0.88%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 2 (0.44%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.22%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.22%) ActionScript 2.0
11 1 (0.22%) Ruby
11 1 (0.22%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.22%) VBA
11 1 (0.22%) X++
Qualifications
1 22 (4.86%) Security Cleared
2 20 (4.42%) SC Cleared
3 14 (3.09%) Degree
4 6 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.66%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.44%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.44%) PMP
8 1 (0.22%) APMP
8 1 (0.22%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.22%) CAPM
8 1 (0.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.74%) Data Quality
2 9 (1.99%) QA
3 8 (1.77%) SLA
4 4 (0.88%) PMO
5 2 (0.44%) GDPR
6 1 (0.22%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.22%) PSD2
System Software
1 17 (3.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.66%) Docker
3 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.66%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.22%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.22%) Nexpose
2 1 (0.22%) Puppet
2 1 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 265 (58.50%) Microsoft
2 33 (7.28%) SAP
3 28 (6.18%) Oracle
4 15 (3.31%) JD Edwards
5 10 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (1.77%) Databricks
6 8 (1.77%) Nintex
7 3 (0.66%) DocuSign
7 3 (0.66%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (0.66%) Orchard
7 3 (0.66%) Sage
8 2 (0.44%) Adobe
8 2 (0.44%) F5
8 2 (0.44%) Google
8 2 (0.44%) hybris
8 2 (0.44%) Splunk
9 1 (0.22%) IronPort
9 1 (0.22%) ScanSafe
9 1 (0.22%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.22%) Zoho