Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 300 462 874
Rank change year-on-year +162 +412 -
Contract jobs citing Dynamics 365 897 492 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.85% 0.48% 0.014%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.61% 2.83% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 295 8
UK median daily rate £475 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% - -
10th Percentile £350 £341 £403
90th Percentile £625 £616 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £483
% change year-on-year +5.56% -6.80% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
UK median hourly rate £19.50 - -
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 24,825 17,364 12,518
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.66% 16.92% 12.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,194 12,064 8,570
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £306 £275 £275
90th Percentile £650 £625 £604
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 329 223 187
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11% -16.82%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.40
90th Percentile £60.59 £58.75 £56.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.75 £17.03
% change year-on-year -1.41% +4.23% -24.31%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 +152 848 £475 -5.00% 603
UK excluding London +161 491 £475 +5.56% 532
London +85 392 £500 - 117
North of England +83 159 £462 +8.76% 210
Midlands +32 116 £475 +11.76% 101
North West +75 111 £468 -6.50% 127
West Midlands +26 98 £475 +11.76% 71
South East +28 97 £500 - 69
East of England +17 45 £430 -14.00% 53
Yorkshire 0 38 £450 +5.88% 67
South West +7 34 £450 +50.00% 53
Scotland +18 32 £400 +18.52% 38
East Midlands +17 15 £413 -25.00% 30
North East -1 10 £358 -40.42% 16
Northern Ireland +31 6 £470 +17.50% 2
Wales -25 2 £350 - 6

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 584 (65.11%) Microsoft
2 512 (57.08%) CRM
3 505 (56.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 242 (26.98%) Microsoft Azure
5 232 (25.86%) C#
6 224 (24.97%) Finance
7 219 (24.41%) Agile Software Development
8 203 (22.63%) .NET
9 180 (20.07%) SQL
10 154 (17.17%) Dynamics AX
11 146 (16.28%) JavaScript
12 140 (15.61%) SQL Server
13 118 (13.15%) Migration
14 117 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
15 106 (11.82%) ERP
16 104 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management
17 93 (10.37%) Workflow
18 85 (9.48%) Office 365
19 82 (9.14%) Visual Studio
20 81 (9.03%) Data Migration
21 79 (8.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 78 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 76 (8.47%) Power BI
24 70 (7.80%) ASP.NET
24 70 (7.80%) SharePoint
25 67 (7.47%) Marketing
26 62 (6.91%) Scrum
27 60 (6.69%) Project Management
27 60 (6.69%) QA
28 58 (6.47%) ETL

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 70 (7.80%) SharePoint
2 20 (2.23%) BizTalk Server
3 16 (1.78%) CMS
4 12 (1.34%) SAP Portal
5 10 (1.11%) Confluence
6 8 (0.89%) Drupal
7 7 (0.78%) NServiceBus
8 6 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (0.45%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.33%) Mule
11 2 (0.22%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.22%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.11%) Anypoint
12 1 (0.11%) IIS
12 1 (0.11%) SAS
12 1 (0.11%) Totara
12 1 (0.11%) Umbraco
Applications
1 21 (2.34%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.56%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.33%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 505 (56.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 154 (17.17%) Dynamics AX
3 18 (2.01%) Dynamics NAV
4 15 (1.67%) NetSuite
5 14 (1.56%) Oracle Retail
6 3 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.33%) SAP GTS
7 2 (0.22%) Northgate Housing
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.11%) Dynamics SL
8 1 (0.11%) OPENHousing
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.11%) Raiser's Edge
8 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.11%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 242 (26.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 85 (9.48%) Office 365
3 44 (4.91%) SaaS
4 32 (3.57%) PaaS
5 23 (2.56%) IaaS
6 21 (2.34%) Azure Data Factory
7 17 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
8 14 (1.56%) Azure Active Directory
8 14 (1.56%) Serverless
9 12 (1.34%) Yammer
10 9 (1.00%) Azure Functions
11 8 (0.89%) Boomi
12 4 (0.45%) OneDrive
13 2 (0.22%) Google Analytics
14 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
14 1 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
14 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
14 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
14 1 (0.11%) Route 53
14 1 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.89%) Skype
2 6 (0.67%) DHCP
2 6 (0.67%) DNS
2 6 (0.67%) Internet
3 5 (0.56%) VPN
4 4 (0.45%) Firewall
4 4 (0.45%) MPLS
4 4 (0.45%) WAN
5 2 (0.22%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (0.22%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (0.22%) iSCSI
5 2 (0.22%) SAN
5 2 (0.22%) VLAN
5 2 (0.22%) VoIP
6 1 (0.11%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (15.61%) SQL Server
2 79 (8.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 78 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 76 (8.47%) Power BI
5 32 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
5 32 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 23 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (2.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 12 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (1.23%) SQL Server 2016
10 10 (1.11%) Big Data
10 10 (1.11%) Data Lake
11 9 (1.00%) Hadoop
11 9 (1.00%) HDInsight
12 7 (0.78%) Cosmos DB
13 6 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (0.67%) SSDT
14 5 (0.56%) QlikView
14 5 (0.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 82 (9.14%) Visual Studio
2 49 (5.46%) Visual Studio Team System
3 42 (4.68%) JIRA
4 40 (4.46%) Team Foundation Server
5 35 (3.90%) Selenium
6 24 (2.68%) TeamCity
7 23 (2.56%) Octopus Deploy
8 17 (1.90%) Jenkins
9 10 (1.11%) Git (software)
10 9 (1.00%) Moq
10 9 (1.00%) NUnit
11 7 (0.78%) GitLab
11 7 (0.78%) HP UFT
11 7 (0.78%) MorphX
12 4 (0.45%) NDepend
12 4 (0.45%) SonarQube
13 3 (0.33%) Cucumber
13 3 (0.33%) LoadUI
13 3 (0.33%) SpecFlow
14 2 (0.22%) Bitbucket
General
1 224 (24.97%) Finance
2 67 (7.47%) Marketing
3 35 (3.90%) Retail
4 29 (3.23%) Banking
4 29 (3.23%) Manufacturing
5 24 (2.68%) Back Office
6 15 (1.67%) General Ledger
6 15 (1.67%) Local Government
7 14 (1.56%) Advertising
8 12 (1.34%) Legal
8 12 (1.34%) Publishing
9 8 (0.89%) Electronics
9 8 (0.89%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.67%) Games
10 6 (0.67%) Law
11 5 (0.56%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.45%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.33%) German Language
13 3 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 277 (30.88%) Developer
2 144 (16.05%) Consultant
3 142 (15.83%) Architect
4 130 (14.49%) CRM Developer
5 125 (13.94%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 111 (12.37%) Analyst
7 78 (8.70%) Microsoft Developer
8 60 (6.69%) Solutions Architect
9 54 (6.02%) CRM Consultant
9 54 (6.02%) Microsoft Consultant
10 53 (5.91%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
11 49 (5.46%) Business Analyst
11 49 (5.46%) Project Manager
12 39 (4.35%) Technical Architect
13 31 (3.46%) C# Developer
13 31 (3.46%) Functional Consultant
14 25 (2.79%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
15 24 (2.68%) Administrator
15 24 (2.68%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 23 (2.56%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (22.63%) .NET
2 70 (7.80%) ASP.NET
3 55 (6.13%) HTML
4 38 (4.24%) CSS
5 36 (4.01%) SOAP
5 36 (4.01%) Web Services
6 35 (3.90%) WCF
7 31 (3.46%) ASP.NET Web API
7 31 (3.46%) REST
8 27 (3.01%) XML
9 25 (2.79%) RESTful
10 24 (2.68%) .NET Framework
11 23 (2.56%) jQuery
12 19 (2.12%) JSON
13 14 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (1.56%) Silverlight
14 12 (1.34%) HTML5
15 11 (1.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 10 (1.11%) Node.js
17 9 (1.00%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 35 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (3.01%) User Experience
3 21 (2.34%) Greenfield Project
4 19 (2.12%) Management Information System
5 15 (1.67%) BYOD
6 13 (1.45%) Mobile App
7 6 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (0.67%) Fintech
8 5 (0.56%) Data Structures
8 5 (0.56%) Public Cloud
8 5 (0.56%) Replication
9 4 (0.45%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (0.33%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.33%) Social Media
11 2 (0.22%) e-Learning
11 2 (0.22%) LLPG
11 2 (0.22%) Reference Data
11 2 (0.22%) Taxonomies
12 1 (0.11%) Data Protection Act
12 1 (0.11%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 36 (4.01%) Windows
2 22 (2.45%) Windows Server
3 10 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (0.33%) Windows 10
5 3 (0.33%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.22%) Android
6 2 (0.22%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.22%) Linux
7 1 (0.11%) Solaris
7 1 (0.11%) Unix
7 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 512 (57.08%) CRM
2 219 (24.41%) Agile Software Development
3 118 (13.15%) Migration
4 117 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
5 106 (11.82%) ERP
6 104 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management
7 93 (10.37%) Workflow
8 81 (9.03%) Data Migration
9 62 (6.91%) Scrum
10 60 (6.69%) Project Management
11 58 (6.47%) ETL
12 54 (6.02%) Test Automation
13 52 (5.80%) Case Management
14 51 (5.69%) DevOps
14 51 (5.69%) User Acceptance Testing
15 50 (5.57%) ITIL
16 44 (4.91%) SDLC
17 41 (4.57%) Continuous Integration
18 40 (4.46%) Data Modelling
19 39 (4.35%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 232 (25.86%) C#
2 180 (20.07%) SQL
3 146 (16.28%) JavaScript
4 28 (3.12%) PowerShell
5 22 (2.45%) Java
5 22 (2.45%) X++
6 18 (2.01%) T-SQL
7 14 (1.56%) Python
8 9 (1.00%) Ruby
8 9 (1.00%) Scala
9 4 (0.45%) PHP
10 3 (0.33%) C
10 3 (0.33%) VB
11 2 (0.22%) C++
11 2 (0.22%) PHP 5
11 2 (0.22%) PHP 7
11 2 (0.22%) R
11 2 (0.22%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.11%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.11%) VC++
Qualifications
1 42 (4.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (3.01%) Security Cleared
3 20 (2.23%) Degree
4 17 (1.90%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (0.78%) MCSE
7 5 (0.56%) MCP
7 5 (0.56%) TOGAF Certification
8 4 (0.45%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (0.45%) DBS Check
8 4 (0.45%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.45%) PMP
9 3 (0.33%) MCITP
9 3 (0.33%) MCSA
9 3 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.22%) APMG
10 2 (0.22%) CCNA
10 2 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.22%) ISEB
10 2 (0.22%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (6.69%) QA
2 25 (2.79%) Data Quality
3 9 (1.00%) PMO
4 5 (0.56%) Actionable Recommendations
5 4 (0.45%) GDPR
5 4 (0.45%) SLA
6 3 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.22%) RosettaNet
8 1 (0.11%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 32 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.00%) Docker
3 7 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.22%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.22%) vSphere
6 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.11%) XenApp
6 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (1.11%) Single Sign-On
2 6 (0.67%) SCCM
3 4 (0.45%) Kubernetes
3 4 (0.45%) Terraform
4 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.22%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (0.22%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.22%) PaperCut
5 2 (0.22%) SCOM
5 2 (0.22%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.22%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.11%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.11%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.11%) Malwarebytes
6 1 (0.11%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.11%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 584 (65.11%) Microsoft
2 50 (5.57%) Oracle
3 33 (3.68%) SAP
4 17 (1.90%) MuleSoft
5 15 (1.67%) JD Edwards
5 15 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
6 12 (1.34%) Tableau
7 11 (1.23%) Dell
8 8 (0.89%) Informatica
9 7 (0.78%) VMware
9 7 (0.78%) Workday
10 6 (0.67%) Google
11 5 (0.56%) Adobe
12 4 (0.45%) Cisco
12 4 (0.45%) Marketo
12 4 (0.45%) Retek
13 3 (0.33%) Citrix
13 3 (0.33%) IBM
13 3 (0.33%) Symantec
13 3 (0.33%) Twitter