Period
to 6 April 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 6 April 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
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 205 231 372
Rank change year-on-year +26 +141 +391
Contract jobs citing Dynamics 365 799 1,186 678
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.29% 1.22% 0.67%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.30% 4.52% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 551 872 477
Median daily rate £500 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £375 £348 £335
90th Percentile £675 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -6.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 3 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -

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 18,581 26,260 20,556
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.07% 27.08% 20.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,412 18,084 14,104
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £281 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £629
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 306 271
Median hourly rate £23.78 £18.76 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.73% -6.20% +11.11%
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.69 £11.25
90th Percentile £57.38 £62.50 £48.25
Median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +17.14% - +1.60%

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 6 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Dynamics 365 over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

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 6 April 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 +32 747 £500 +5.26% 499
UK excluding London +23 474 £475 - 398
London +56 303 £513 +2.50% 139
South East +81 138 £494 -5.18% 90
Midlands +10 109 £450 -5.26% 87
West Midlands +2 90 £450 -5.26% 57
South West +31 87 £600 +20.00% 56
North of England -49 61 £456 -1.88% 100
North West -50 45 £400 -15.79% 65
East of England +19 43 £516 +21.29% 30
Work from Home -7 25 £450 -5.26% 225
Scotland +34 23 £525 +5.00% 21
East Midlands +28 19 £425 -39.29% 30
Yorkshire +18 15 £488 +18.18% 28
Wales +34 13 £475 +26.67% 11
North East +28 1 £400 +9.59% 7

For the 6 months to 6 April 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.

1 480 (60.08%) Microsoft
2 441 (55.19%) CRM
3 437 (54.69%) Dynamics CRM
4 302 (37.80%) Azure
5 250 (31.29%) Finance
6 190 (23.78%) ERP
7 168 (21.03%) Agile Software Development
7 168 (21.03%) Dynamics AX
8 151 (18.90%) SharePoint
9 150 (18.77%) Migration
10 148 (18.52%) C#
11 146 (18.27%) .NET
12 143 (17.90%) Business Intelligence
13 142 (17.77%) Power Platform
14 135 (16.90%) SQL
15 127 (15.89%) Power BI
16 114 (14.27%) DevOps
17 98 (12.27%) JavaScript
18 87 (10.89%) Office 365
19 85 (10.64%) Data Migration
20 83 (10.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 83 (10.39%) Public Sector
21 82 (10.26%) SQL Server
22 77 (9.64%) Stakeholder Management
23 63 (7.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 55 (6.88%) Project Management
25 54 (6.76%) SAP
26 53 (6.63%) Visual Studio
27 52 (6.51%) PowerApps
27 52 (6.51%) Analytical Skills

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
1 151 (18.90%) SharePoint
2 17 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (1.13%) Skype for Business
4 7 (0.88%) CMS
5 5 (0.63%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.25%) Confluence
6 2 (0.25%) IIS
7 1 (0.13%) Anypoint
7 1 (0.13%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.13%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 45 (5.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (3.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 29 (3.63%) MS Visio
4 17 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.25%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 437 (54.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 168 (21.03%) Dynamics AX
3 48 (6.01%) NetSuite
4 20 (2.50%) Dynamics NAV
5 9 (1.13%) SAP ERP
6 5 (0.63%) Scribe Insight
6 5 (0.63%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 4 (0.50%) Magento
7 4 (0.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 3 (0.38%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.25%) Dynamics SL
9 2 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.13%) BPCS
10 1 (0.13%) Hyperion Planning
10 1 (0.13%) MFGPRO
10 1 (0.13%) OpenText VIM for SAP
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Assets
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
10 1 (0.13%) Sage 200
10 1 (0.13%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 302 (37.80%) Azure
2 142 (17.77%) Power Platform
3 87 (10.89%) Office 365
4 52 (6.51%) PowerApps
5 44 (5.51%) SaaS
6 35 (4.38%) Serverless
7 31 (3.88%) Azure Functions
8 30 (3.75%) Microsoft Flow
9 29 (3.63%) Azure Active Directory
10 13 (1.63%) Azure Data Factory
11 12 (1.50%) PaaS
12 11 (1.38%) AWS
13 9 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
14 5 (0.63%) IaaS
15 4 (0.50%) Azure Stack
15 4 (0.50%) GCP
15 4 (0.50%) OneDrive
16 2 (0.25%) Google Analytics
17 1 (0.13%) Boomi
17 1 (0.13%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.25%) Skype
2 3 (0.38%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.25%) Internet
4 1 (0.13%) MPLS
4 1 (0.13%) WAN
4 1 (0.13%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (15.89%) Power BI
2 83 (10.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 82 (10.26%) SQL Server
4 63 (7.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (1.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 14 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
7 13 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (1.25%) Data Lake
8 10 (1.25%) SQL Server 2016
9 8 (1.00%) Azure SQL Database
10 6 (0.75%) Big Data
10 6 (0.75%) SAP BW
10 6 (0.75%) SQL Server 2017
11 5 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (0.50%) BigQuery
13 3 (0.38%) SQL Server 2014
14 2 (0.25%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.25%) Cosmos DB
14 2 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 53 (6.63%) Visual Studio
2 24 (3.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (1.63%) Visual Studio Team System
4 6 (0.75%) JIRA
4 6 (0.75%) Selenium
4 6 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (0.63%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.38%) Axure RP
6 3 (0.38%) NUnit
6 3 (0.38%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.25%) ERwin
7 2 (0.25%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.13%) Appium
8 1 (0.13%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.13%) MorphX
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.13%) WebDriver
General
1 250 (31.29%) Finance
2 83 (10.39%) Public Sector
3 44 (5.51%) Manufacturing
4 41 (5.13%) Retail
5 25 (3.13%) Marketing
6 16 (2.00%) Local Government
7 12 (1.50%) Legal
8 10 (1.25%) Advertising
9 8 (1.00%) General Ledger
10 6 (0.75%) Back Office
10 6 (0.75%) Law
10 6 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.50%) Banking
11 4 (0.50%) Electronics
11 4 (0.50%) Housing Association
11 4 (0.50%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.25%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.13%) Automotive
13 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 209 (26.16%) Developer
2 152 (19.02%) Architect
3 150 (18.77%) Consultant
4 106 (13.27%) Analyst
5 101 (12.64%) CRM Developer
6 81 (10.14%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 62 (7.76%) Project Manager
8 60 (7.51%) Business Analyst
9 54 (6.76%) Technical Architect
10 53 (6.63%) Microsoft Developer
11 50 (6.26%) Functional Consultant
12 47 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
13 43 (5.38%) CRM Architect
13 43 (5.38%) CRM Consultant
13 43 (5.38%) Dynamics CRM Architect
13 43 (5.38%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
13 43 (5.38%) Microsoft Consultant
14 27 (3.38%) CRM Analyst
14 27 (3.38%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
15 23 (2.88%) CRM Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (18.27%) .NET
2 27 (3.38%) ASP.NET
3 26 (3.25%) Web Services
4 24 (3.00%) HTML
5 17 (2.13%) XML
6 16 (2.00%) OAuth
6 16 (2.00%) OpenID
7 15 (1.88%) SAML
8 12 (1.50%) J2EE
9 11 (1.38%) ASP.NET Web API
9 11 (1.38%) CSS
9 11 (1.38%) JSON
10 10 (1.25%) jQuery
11 9 (1.13%) AngularJS
12 8 (1.00%) RESTful
13 7 (0.88%) REST
14 6 (0.75%) EDI
14 6 (0.75%) WCF
15 5 (0.63%) SOAP
15 5 (0.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 52 (6.51%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (2.75%) User Experience
3 12 (1.50%) Management Information System
4 11 (1.38%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (0.75%) Mobile App
6 6 (0.75%) Virtual Team
7 5 (0.63%) FMCG
8 4 (0.50%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.38%) e-Learning
10 2 (0.25%) NHS
10 2 (0.25%) Social Media
11 1 (0.13%) BYOD
11 1 (0.13%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.13%) Enterprise Cloud
11 1 (0.13%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.13%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.13%) PMI
11 1 (0.13%) Podcast
11 1 (0.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (1.75%) Windows
2 9 (1.13%) Windows Server
3 5 (0.63%) Android
4 4 (0.50%) Unix
4 4 (0.50%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.25%) Linux
6 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.13%) CentOS
6 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.13%) VMS
6 1 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 441 (55.19%) CRM
2 190 (23.78%) ERP
3 168 (21.03%) Agile Software Development
4 150 (18.77%) Migration
5 143 (17.90%) Business Intelligence
6 114 (14.27%) DevOps
7 85 (10.64%) Data Migration
8 77 (9.64%) Stakeholder Management
9 55 (6.88%) Project Management
10 51 (6.38%) Scrum
11 47 (5.88%) ArchiMate
12 40 (5.01%) PRINCE2
13 35 (4.38%) Problem-Solving
13 35 (4.38%) Workflow
14 32 (4.01%) UML
15 30 (3.75%) Change Management
15 30 (3.75%) ETL
15 30 (3.75%) Open Source
16 29 (3.63%) Customer Engagement
16 29 (3.63%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 148 (18.52%) C#
2 135 (16.90%) SQL
3 98 (12.27%) JavaScript
4 18 (2.25%) PowerShell
5 17 (2.13%) C
6 16 (2.00%) Java
7 13 (1.63%) T-SQL
8 11 (1.38%) X++
9 4 (0.50%) VB.NET
10 3 (0.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 3 (0.38%) Python
11 2 (0.25%) PHP
11 2 (0.25%) Ruby
11 2 (0.25%) XPath
12 1 (0.13%) C++
12 1 (0.13%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.13%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.13%) VB
12 1 (0.13%) VC++
Qualifications
1 34 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (3.25%) Security Cleared
3 23 (2.88%) Degree
4 12 (1.50%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
5 10 (1.25%) CIMA
6 8 (1.00%) ACCA
7 6 (0.75%) PMP
8 5 (0.63%) AAT
8 5 (0.63%) APMG
8 5 (0.63%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.38%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (0.38%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (0.38%) MCSA
9 3 (0.38%) MCSE
10 2 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.25%) MCP
10 2 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.13%) CISA
11 1 (0.13%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (1.75%) QA
2 13 (1.63%) GDPR
3 12 (1.50%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.63%) SLA
5 4 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.13%) NIST
7 1 (0.13%) PMO
System Software
1 41 (5.13%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.25%) Docker
2 2 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.25%) Kubernetes
1 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.13%) Ambari
2 1 (0.13%) Ansible
2 1 (0.13%) CASB
2 1 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 480 (60.08%) Microsoft
2 54 (6.76%) SAP
3 48 (6.01%) JD Edwards
4 41 (5.13%) Oracle
5 32 (4.01%) Sparx
6 14 (1.75%) Workday
7 7 (0.88%) CheckPoint
8 6 (0.75%) Google
8 6 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.50%) Databricks
9 4 (0.50%) IFS
9 4 (0.50%) Infor
9 4 (0.50%) Tableau
10 3 (0.38%) IBM
10 3 (0.38%) JDA
11 2 (0.25%) Cognos
11 2 (0.25%) Informatica
11 2 (0.25%) Sage
11 2 (0.25%) Siebel
11 2 (0.25%) TIBCO