Period
to 16 September 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 16 September 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 (D365)
UK
6 months to
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 207 349 533
Rank change year-on-year +142 +184 -
Contract jobs citing Dynamics 365 1,178 754 353
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.33% 0.74% 0.36%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.62% 3.31% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 813 504 208
UK median daily rate £495 £475 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.21% -1.30% -
10th Percentile £348 £333 £337
90th Percentile £631 £650 £614
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 0
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 -
% change year-on-year +133.33% - -

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 25,514 22,797 15,110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.74% 22.49% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,389 15,644 10,345
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £275
90th Percentile £656 £638 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 406 334 223
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £19.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.44% -8.28% +3.29%
10th Percentile £13.50 £11.25 £11.05
90th Percentile £78.75 £69.95 £63.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.34 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +27.63% -2.78% +4.35%

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 16 September 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 16 September 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Dynamics 365 in the UK

Dynamics 365
Top 17 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 16 September 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 +147 1,091 £495 +4.21% 634
UK excluding London +143 677 £475 +5.56% 490
London +98 456 £500 - 179
South East +117 191 £500 +11.11% 117
Midlands +80 137 £469 -1.32% 117
North of England +57 135 £495 +5.65% 142
West Midlands +70 111 £475 -5.00% 89
South West +65 110 £500 +21.21% 45
North West +43 100 £500 +2.56% 99
Scotland +36 55 £475 +5.56% 27
East of England +9 40 £475 +2.70% 35
Yorkshire +21 31 £450 -1.37% 27
East Midlands +26 20 £450 +16.13% 26
Wales +27 6 £513 +24.24% 8
North East +20 4 £406 -1.52% 16
Channel Islands - 2 £569 -
Northern Ireland -1 1 - -

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 711 (60.36%) Microsoft
2 580 (49.24%) CRM
3 576 (48.90%) Dynamics CRM
4 416 (35.31%) Azure
5 316 (26.83%) Finance
6 307 (26.06%) Agile Software Development
7 280 (23.77%) ERP
8 268 (22.75%) C#
9 211 (17.91%) .NET
10 204 (17.32%) Power Platform
11 201 (17.06%) Dynamics AX
12 196 (16.64%) Migration
13 194 (16.47%) JavaScript
14 176 (14.94%) SharePoint
15 169 (14.35%) SQL Server
16 163 (13.84%) Power BI
17 146 (12.39%) SQL
18 143 (12.14%) Business Intelligence
19 141 (11.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 141 (11.97%) Data Migration
20 131 (11.12%) Scrum
21 118 (10.02%) Office 365
22 116 (9.85%) DevOps
23 112 (9.51%) Workflow
24 99 (8.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 96 (8.15%) Public Sector
26 89 (7.56%) Project Management
27 85 (7.22%) Stakeholder Management
28 81 (6.88%) ASP.NET
29 80 (6.79%) XML

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
1 176 (14.94%) SharePoint
2 21 (1.78%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (0.93%) Confluence
4 10 (0.85%) Skype for Business
5 9 (0.76%) IIS
6 8 (0.68%) Anypoint
6 8 (0.68%) MS Exchange
7 5 (0.42%) Mule
8 3 (0.25%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.17%) IBM Transformation Extender
10 1 (0.085%) CMS
10 1 (0.085%) Drupal
10 1 (0.085%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.085%) JBoss
10 1 (0.085%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.085%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 30 (2.55%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (0.59%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.34%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.085%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 576 (48.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 201 (17.06%) Dynamics AX
3 65 (5.52%) NetSuite
4 31 (2.63%) Dynamics NAV
5 24 (2.04%) SAP ERP
6 8 (0.68%) Unit4 Business World
7 7 (0.59%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 6 (0.51%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 5 (0.42%) Adobe Campaign
10 3 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
11 2 (0.17%) JDE OneWorld
11 2 (0.17%) Lawson
11 2 (0.17%) Primavera
12 1 (0.085%) BPCS
12 1 (0.085%) Oracle CRM
12 1 (0.085%) SAP FI
12 1 (0.085%) SAP HR
12 1 (0.085%) SAP MM
12 1 (0.085%) SAP PS
12 1 (0.085%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 416 (35.31%) Azure
2 204 (17.32%) Power Platform
3 118 (10.02%) Office 365
4 56 (4.75%) PowerApps
5 50 (4.24%) Serverless
6 48 (4.07%) PaaS
7 45 (3.82%) Azure Functions
8 39 (3.31%) AWS
8 39 (3.31%) SaaS
9 35 (2.97%) IaaS
10 33 (2.80%) Azure Active Directory
11 24 (2.04%) Microsoft Flow
12 14 (1.19%) OneDrive
13 12 (1.02%) Amazon ECS
14 8 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
15 7 (0.59%) Azure Data Factory
15 7 (0.59%) BrowserStack
15 7 (0.59%) SuccessFactors
16 6 (0.51%) GitHub
17 5 (0.42%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.61%) Skype
2 16 (1.36%) VPN
3 15 (1.27%) WAN
4 9 (0.76%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (0.59%) Firewall
6 5 (0.42%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (0.42%) DHCP
6 5 (0.42%) VLAN
6 5 (0.42%) VoIP
7 3 (0.25%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (0.25%) Network Security
7 3 (0.25%) SAN
8 2 (0.17%) BIG-IP
8 2 (0.17%) DNS
8 2 (0.17%) HTTP
8 2 (0.17%) Internet
8 2 (0.17%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.085%) LAN
9 1 (0.085%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.085%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (14.35%) SQL Server
2 163 (13.84%) Power BI
3 141 (11.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 99 (8.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 37 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (1.19%) Azure SQL Database
6 14 (1.19%) Relational Database
7 13 (1.10%) SQL Server 2016
8 12 (1.02%) Data Lake
8 12 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (0.93%) Oracle BI EE
10 9 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
11 8 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (0.59%) Big Data
13 6 (0.51%) Oracle Database
14 5 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (0.42%) SQL Server 2017
15 3 (0.25%) NoSQL
16 2 (0.17%) Snowflake Schema
16 2 (0.17%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 74 (6.28%) Visual Studio
2 62 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
3 31 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 30 (2.55%) Git (software)
5 24 (2.04%) JIRA
6 21 (1.78%) Selenium
7 15 (1.27%) Jenkins
8 12 (1.02%) Bitbucket
8 12 (1.02%) Subversion
9 8 (0.68%) WebDriver
10 7 (0.59%) TeamCity
11 6 (0.51%) Bitbucket Server
11 6 (0.51%) JUnit
12 5 (0.42%) SpecFlow
12 5 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 4 (0.34%) GitLab
14 3 (0.25%) ERwin
14 3 (0.25%) LoadRunner
14 3 (0.25%) Sonatype Nexus
15 2 (0.17%) Cucumber
General
1 316 (26.83%) Finance
2 96 (8.15%) Public Sector
3 47 (3.99%) Manufacturing
4 46 (3.90%) Marketing
5 43 (3.65%) Retail
6 23 (1.95%) Banking
7 14 (1.19%) Legal
8 12 (1.02%) Telecoms
9 10 (0.85%) Advertising
9 10 (0.85%) Electronics
10 8 (0.68%) General Ledger
10 8 (0.68%) Law
11 7 (0.59%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.51%) Back Office
13 5 (0.42%) Automotive
13 5 (0.42%) Billing
13 5 (0.42%) Housing Association
14 3 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.17%) French Language
15 2 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 374 (31.75%) Developer
2 188 (15.96%) Consultant
3 177 (15.03%) Analyst
4 160 (13.58%) CRM Developer
5 134 (11.38%) Architect
6 133 (11.29%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 102 (8.66%) Project Manager
8 85 (7.22%) Microsoft Developer
9 72 (6.11%) Business Analyst
10 60 (5.09%) Functional Consultant
11 59 (5.01%) CRM Consultant
12 55 (4.67%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
13 54 (4.58%) Microsoft Consultant
14 53 (4.50%) Solutions Architect
15 43 (3.65%) CRM Analyst
16 28 (2.38%) ERP Manager
17 27 (2.29%) Data Analyst
17 27 (2.29%) Technical Architect
18 26 (2.21%) Senior Manager
19 25 (2.12%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (17.91%) .NET
2 81 (6.88%) ASP.NET
3 80 (6.79%) XML
4 75 (6.37%) HTML
5 65 (5.52%) Web Services
6 64 (5.43%) JSON
7 45 (3.82%) REST
8 38 (3.23%) CSS
9 34 (2.89%) WCF
10 30 (2.55%) ASP.NET Web API
11 28 (2.38%) .NET Framework
12 27 (2.29%) RESTful
13 22 (1.87%) HTML5
13 22 (1.87%) jQuery
14 16 (1.36%) .NET Core
15 15 (1.27%) SOAP
16 12 (1.02%) SAML
17 11 (0.93%) ASP.NET MVC
17 11 (0.93%) LINQ
18 9 (0.76%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 49 (4.16%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (2.89%) Greenfield Project
3 27 (2.29%) User Experience
4 16 (1.36%) Management Information System
5 15 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
7 8 (0.68%) Data Centre
7 8 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (0.59%) Data Structures
8 7 (0.59%) FMCG
8 7 (0.59%) Mobile App
8 7 (0.59%) PMI
9 6 (0.51%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (0.34%) Tandem
11 3 (0.25%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.25%) iSeries
12 2 (0.17%) Analytical Mindset
12 2 (0.17%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.17%) TRADACOMS
12 2 (0.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 51 (4.33%) Windows
2 20 (1.70%) Windows Server
3 17 (1.44%) Linux
4 12 (1.02%) Windows 10
5 6 (0.51%) Unix
5 6 (0.51%) Windows XP
6 4 (0.34%) Mac OS X
6 4 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.085%) Android
7 1 (0.085%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.085%) CentOS
7 1 (0.085%) Solaris
7 1 (0.085%) VMS
7 1 (0.085%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.085%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.085%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.085%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 580 (49.24%) CRM
2 307 (26.06%) Agile Software Development
3 280 (23.77%) ERP
4 196 (16.64%) Migration
5 143 (12.14%) Business Intelligence
6 141 (11.97%) Data Migration
7 131 (11.12%) Scrum
8 116 (9.85%) DevOps
9 112 (9.51%) Workflow
10 89 (7.56%) Project Management
11 85 (7.22%) Stakeholder Management
12 70 (5.94%) Test Automation
13 63 (5.35%) Continuous Integration
14 58 (4.92%) Customer Engagement
15 50 (4.24%) Business Analysis
15 50 (4.24%) Problem-Solving
16 49 (4.16%) Case Management
16 49 (4.16%) SDLC
17 48 (4.07%) Project Delivery
18 47 (3.99%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 268 (22.75%) C#
2 194 (16.47%) JavaScript
3 146 (12.39%) SQL
4 47 (3.99%) Java
5 42 (3.57%) PowerShell
6 41 (3.48%) X++
7 35 (2.97%) T-SQL
8 13 (1.10%) PL/SQL
9 8 (0.68%) Python
10 6 (0.51%) Ruby
10 6 (0.51%) Scala
11 5 (0.42%) XPath
12 4 (0.34%) C
12 4 (0.34%) TypeScript
13 3 (0.25%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.25%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.17%) ActionScript
14 2 (0.17%) ActionScript 2.0
14 2 (0.17%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 2 (0.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 77 (6.54%) Security Cleared
2 53 (4.50%) SC Cleared
3 30 (2.55%) BPSS Clearance
4 29 (2.46%) Degree
5 27 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (1.10%) ACCA
6 13 (1.10%) CIMA
7 10 (0.85%) DBS Check
7 10 (0.85%) PMI Certification
7 10 (0.85%) PMP
8 9 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (0.42%) CCNP
9 5 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.42%) MCITP
9 5 (0.42%) MCSE
10 4 (0.34%) CCNA
10 4 (0.34%) MCSA
10 4 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.34%) VCP6
10 4 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (3.40%) Data Quality
2 21 (1.78%) QA
3 12 (1.02%) PMO
4 9 (0.76%) GDPR
5 7 (0.59%) SLA
6 5 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.34%) ISO 14001
7 4 (0.34%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.25%) GxP
9 2 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.085%) COBIT
10 1 (0.085%) RosettaNet
10 1 (0.085%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 61 (5.18%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.51%) Docker
5 4 (0.34%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.085%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 20 (1.70%) Terraform
2 18 (1.53%) Microsoft Intune
3 16 (1.36%) Puppet
4 15 (1.27%) Kubernetes
4 15 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (0.85%) SCCM
6 6 (0.51%) Single Sign-On
7 5 (0.42%) Ansible
7 5 (0.42%) FortiGate
8 4 (0.34%) Failover Clustering
8 4 (0.34%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.34%) PaperCut
8 4 (0.34%) SCOM
8 4 (0.34%) SCVMM
8 4 (0.34%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.085%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.085%) Nagios
9 1 (0.085%) vRealize
Vendors
1 711 (60.36%) Microsoft
2 78 (6.62%) SAP
3 67 (5.69%) JD Edwards
4 64 (5.43%) Oracle
5 19 (1.61%) Workday
6 13 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
6 13 (1.10%) VMware
7 12 (1.02%) MuleSoft
8 11 (0.93%) Cisco
8 11 (0.93%) Tableau
9 9 (0.76%) Infor
9 9 (0.76%) Juniper
9 9 (0.76%) Mitel
9 9 (0.76%) Polycom
9 9 (0.76%) Siebel
10 8 (0.68%) Google
11 7 (0.59%) Sparx
12 6 (0.51%) ANSYS
12 6 (0.51%) Apple
12 6 (0.51%) Meraki