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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 24 May 2022 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
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 199 232 216
Rank change year-on-year +33 -16 +32
Contract jobs citing Dynamics 365 1,178 666 588
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.35% 1.14% 1.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.79% 3.22% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 857 482 408
10th Percentile £389 £346 £399
25th Percentile £463 £413 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £478 £500
Median % change year-on-year +15.18% -4.50% +2.56%
75th Percentile £630 £550 £600
90th Percentile £725 £625 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile - £25.46 £18.25
Median hourly rate - £25.96 £18.50
Median % change year-on-year - +40.32% +8.82%
75th Percentile - £26.46 £18.75
90th Percentile - - £50.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £25.96 £18.50
% change year-on-year - +40.32% +8.82%

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 31,112 20,671 14,755
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 35.53% 35.45% 30.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,636 14,838 10,364
10th Percentile £340 £323 £300
25th Percentile £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £650 £600 £588
90th Percentile £738 £675 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 399 341 230
10th Percentile £13.88 £12.17 £12.61
25th Percentile £15.37 £14.75 £16.14
Median hourly rate £22.00 £21.86 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +0.64% +9.30% +5.26%
75th Percentile £54.00 £45.00 £34.31
90th Percentile £69.85 £63.00 £53.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +2.56% - +11.43%

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 24 May 2022.

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 24 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England +18 854 £528 +8.21% 468
Work from Home +26 694 £550 +13.99% 310
London +1 385 £525 +5.00% 166
UK excluding London +34 347 £525 +10.53% 322
Midlands +11 121 £500 +5.26% 74
South East +22 98 £600 +20.00% 57
West Midlands -12 86 £500 +5.26% 36
North of England -61 54 £550 +17.33% 71
North West -40 36 £550 +15.79% 41
South West -40 36 £450 -10.09% 45
East Midlands 0 34 £505 +12.22% 38
Yorkshire -26 18 £625 +33.33% 25
East of England -12 17 £520 -3.26% 51
Scotland +4 13 £600 +28.69% 20
Wales -5 8 £650 +26.83% 2

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, 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.

1 687 (58.32%) Microsoft
2 532 (45.16%) Azure
3 475 (40.32%) CRM
4 450 (38.20%) Power Platform
5 440 (37.35%) Dynamics CRM
6 322 (27.33%) Social Skills
7 314 (26.66%) Finance
8 309 (26.23%) Agile
9 264 (22.41%) PowerApps
10 251 (21.31%) DevOps
11 228 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
12 212 (18.00%) ERP
13 206 (17.49%) .NET
14 197 (16.72%) SharePoint
15 192 (16.30%) Power BI
16 174 (14.77%) Power Automate
17 165 (14.01%) Dynamics AX
18 160 (13.58%) SQL
19 147 (12.48%) Migration
20 146 (12.39%) Stakeholder Management
21 135 (11.46%) Azure Logic Apps
22 132 (11.21%) C#
23 115 (9.76%) Marketing
24 114 (9.68%) JavaScript
25 111 (9.42%) Oracle
25 111 (9.42%) SAP
26 109 (9.25%) Java
27 102 (8.66%) Data Migration
28 88 (7.47%) Microsoft 365
29 79 (6.71%) NetSuite

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
1 197 (16.72%) SharePoint
2 41 (3.48%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (0.68%) Confluence
4 6 (0.51%) DNN
5 5 (0.42%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.34%) CMS
7 3 (0.25%) Drupal
7 3 (0.25%) IIS
7 3 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.17%) Anypoint
8 2 (0.17%) SAS
8 2 (0.17%) WordPress
9 1 (0.085%) Apache
9 1 (0.085%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.085%) Apache Synapse
9 1 (0.085%) Camunda
9 1 (0.085%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.085%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.085%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 35 (2.97%) Microsoft Excel
1 35 (2.97%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (1.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (0.68%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.085%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.085%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.085%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.085%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 440 (37.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 165 (14.01%) Dynamics AX
3 79 (6.71%) NetSuite
4 20 (1.70%) Dynamics NAV
5 7 (0.59%) Temenos T24
6 6 (0.51%) JDE OneWorld
6 6 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (0.42%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (0.42%) Oracle Receivables
8 4 (0.34%) Adobe Campaign
8 4 (0.34%) Dynamics GP
8 4 (0.34%) SAP FSCM
9 3 (0.25%) SAP ERP
10 2 (0.17%) MFGPRO
10 2 (0.17%) OPENHousing
10 2 (0.17%) Oracle Assets
11 1 (0.085%) Infor M3
11 1 (0.085%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 1 (0.085%) Shopify
11 1 (0.085%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 532 (45.16%) Azure
2 450 (38.20%) Power Platform
3 264 (22.41%) PowerApps
4 174 (14.77%) Power Automate
5 135 (11.46%) Azure Logic Apps
6 88 (7.47%) Microsoft 365
7 73 (6.20%) SaaS
8 50 (4.24%) Azure Data Factory
8 50 (4.24%) PaaS
9 39 (3.31%) Azure Functions
9 39 (3.31%) IaaS
9 39 (3.31%) Serverless
10 35 (2.97%) Azure Service Bus
11 23 (1.95%) Azure Stack
12 22 (1.87%) Azure Active Directory
13 21 (1.78%) Azure Synapse Analytics
14 17 (1.44%) AWS
15 13 (1.10%) OneDrive
16 12 (1.02%) GitHub
17 10 (0.85%) Azure Pipelines
Communications & Networking
1 9 (0.76%) Internet
2 5 (0.42%) HTTP
3 4 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (0.25%) DNS
4 3 (0.25%) Firewall
4 3 (0.25%) SSL
4 3 (0.25%) WAAS
5 2 (0.17%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.085%) DHCP
6 1 (0.085%) DKIM
6 1 (0.085%) DMARC
6 1 (0.085%) Network Security
6 1 (0.085%) Skype
6 1 (0.085%) VPN
6 1 (0.085%) WAN
6 1 (0.085%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (16.30%) Power BI
2 76 (6.45%) SQL Server
3 46 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 40 (3.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 35 (2.97%) Data Lake
6 14 (1.19%) Azure SQL Database
7 13 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
8 10 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (0.59%) Power Query
12 6 (0.51%) Relational Database
12 6 (0.51%) Tableau
13 5 (0.42%) Looker
13 5 (0.42%) MongoDB
14 4 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
15 3 (0.25%) MySQL
15 3 (0.25%) OLAP
15 3 (0.25%) QlikView
15 3 (0.25%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 45 (3.82%) JIRA
2 23 (1.95%) Visual Studio Team System
3 18 (1.53%) Git (software)
4 16 (1.36%) Selenium
4 16 (1.36%) Visual Studio
5 14 (1.19%) Postman
5 14 (1.19%) SpecFlow
6 10 (0.85%) Jenkins
7 9 (0.76%) SoapUI
8 7 (0.59%) Subversion
9 5 (0.42%) NUnit
10 4 (0.34%) JUnit
10 4 (0.34%) Maven
11 3 (0.25%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.25%) git-flow
11 3 (0.25%) JMeter
11 3 (0.25%) Moq
11 3 (0.25%) MSTest
11 3 (0.25%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
General
1 322 (27.33%) Social Skills
2 314 (26.66%) Finance
3 115 (9.76%) Marketing
4 77 (6.54%) Manufacturing
5 67 (5.69%) Presentation Skills
6 61 (5.18%) Public Sector
7 49 (4.16%) Analytical Skills
8 39 (3.31%) Retail
9 35 (2.97%) Banking
10 24 (2.04%) General Ledger
11 22 (1.87%) Local Government
12 18 (1.53%) Law
13 15 (1.27%) Documentation Skills
13 15 (1.27%) Legal
14 12 (1.02%) Organisational Skills
15 10 (0.85%) Electronics
15 10 (0.85%) Influencing Skills
15 10 (0.85%) Telecoms
16 9 (0.76%) Back Office
17 4 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 288 (24.45%) Consultant
2 182 (15.45%) Architect
3 177 (15.03%) Developer
4 143 (12.14%) Analyst
5 105 (8.91%) Functional Consultant
6 96 (8.15%) Solutions Architect
7 95 (8.06%) Project Manager
8 74 (6.28%) Business Analyst
9 55 (4.67%) Microsoft Consultant
10 33 (2.80%) Technical Consultant
11 31 (2.63%) CRM Developer
12 30 (2.55%) CRM Consultant
13 28 (2.38%) Azure Architect
14 26 (2.21%) Applications Support
15 25 (2.12%) Support Analyst
16 23 (1.95%) Enterprise Architect
17 22 (1.87%) CRM Analyst
17 22 (1.87%) CRM Manager
17 22 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM Developer
18 19 (1.61%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (17.49%) .NET
2 67 (5.69%) J2EE
3 32 (2.72%) Web Services
4 31 (2.63%) CSS
4 31 (2.63%) JSON
5 27 (2.29%) .NET Core
5 27 (2.29%) HTML
5 27 (2.29%) RESTful
6 25 (2.12%) AngularJS
7 24 (2.04%) XML
8 21 (1.78%) ASP.NET Web API
9 20 (1.70%) .NET Framework
10 19 (1.61%) HTML5 Canvas
10 19 (1.61%) Node.js
11 18 (1.53%) ASP.NET
11 18 (1.53%) SOAP
12 15 (1.27%) ARM Templates
13 14 (1.19%) ADO
13 14 (1.19%) jQuery
14 13 (1.10%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 29 (2.46%) Legacy Systems
2 25 (2.12%) User Experience
3 23 (1.95%) Management Information System
3 23 (1.95%) Self-Motivation
4 19 (1.61%) Cloud Native
5 14 (1.19%) Virtual Team
6 13 (1.10%) Mobile App
7 12 (1.02%) IoT
8 9 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (0.68%) Legacy Applications
9 8 (0.68%) Wiki
10 7 (0.59%) Data Structures
10 7 (0.59%) Greenfield Project
10 7 (0.59%) Housing Association
11 6 (0.51%) mPOS
12 5 (0.42%) Data Centre
12 5 (0.42%) Data Protection Act
13 4 (0.34%) FMCG
14 3 (0.25%) Hybrid Cloud
14 3 (0.25%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 33 (2.80%) Windows
2 13 (1.10%) Windows 10
3 12 (1.02%) Android
3 12 (1.02%) Apple iOS
4 11 (0.93%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.17%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.085%) Unix
6 1 (0.085%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.085%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.085%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 475 (40.32%) CRM
2 309 (26.23%) Agile
3 251 (21.31%) DevOps
4 228 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
5 212 (18.00%) ERP
6 147 (12.48%) Migration
7 146 (12.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 102 (8.66%) Data Migration
9 77 (6.54%) Project Management
9 77 (6.54%) Scrum
10 75 (6.37%) Waterfall
11 72 (6.11%) Test Automation
12 71 (6.03%) Workflow
13 69 (5.86%) User Stories
14 68 (5.77%) Customer Engagement
15 65 (5.52%) Business Analysis
16 61 (5.18%) Requirements Gathering
17 57 (4.84%) Digital Transformation Programme
18 56 (4.75%) CI/CD
18 56 (4.75%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 160 (13.58%) SQL
2 132 (11.21%) C#
3 114 (9.68%) JavaScript
4 109 (9.25%) Java
5 43 (3.65%) PowerShell
6 18 (1.53%) TypeScript
7 14 (1.19%) C
8 13 (1.10%) T-SQL
9 11 (0.93%) Python
10 7 (0.59%) X++
11 6 (0.51%) PHP
12 5 (0.42%) Bicep
13 3 (0.25%) C++
13 3 (0.25%) VB
14 2 (0.17%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 1 (0.085%) Ada
15 1 (0.085%) Bash
15 1 (0.085%) BeanShell
15 1 (0.085%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.085%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (2.38%) Security Cleared
2 23 (1.95%) Degree
2 23 (1.95%) SC Cleared
3 19 (1.61%) ACCA
4 16 (1.36%) CIMA
5 14 (1.19%) AAT
6 12 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (0.85%) ISTQB
8 8 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
8 8 (0.68%) PMP
9 5 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.34%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.34%) TOGAF Certification
11 3 (0.25%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (0.25%) ISEB
12 2 (0.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 2 (0.17%) MBA
12 2 (0.17%) MCITP
12 2 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (5.09%) QA
2 23 (1.95%) GDPR
3 20 (1.70%) PMO
4 15 (1.27%) Data Quality
5 13 (1.10%) SLA
6 8 (0.68%) Accessibility
7 5 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.25%) WCAG
10 1 (0.085%) RosettaNet
10 1 (0.085%) Section 508
System Software
1 40 (3.40%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.59%) Docker
3 3 (0.25%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.085%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.085%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 16 (1.36%) Microsoft Intune
2 12 (1.02%) Kubernetes
3 5 (0.42%) Terraform
4 3 (0.25%) Ansible
4 3 (0.25%) SCCM
5 2 (0.17%) WMI
6 1 (0.085%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 1 (0.085%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 687 (58.32%) Microsoft
2 111 (9.42%) Oracle
2 111 (9.42%) SAP
3 75 (6.37%) JD Edwards
4 23 (1.95%) Sitecore
5 22 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
6 18 (1.53%) Workday
7 12 (1.02%) Adobe
8 10 (0.85%) Citrix
9 7 (0.59%) IBM
10 6 (0.51%) VMware
11 5 (0.42%) Dell
11 5 (0.42%) Optimizely
12 4 (0.34%) Databricks
12 4 (0.34%) Infor
12 4 (0.34%) MuleSoft
12 4 (0.34%) Sage
12 4 (0.34%) ServiceNow
13 3 (0.25%) Capita
13 3 (0.25%) Civica