Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 221 216 348
Rank change year-on-year -5 +132 +191
Contract jobs citing Dynamics 365 344 1,167 772
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.16% 1.31% 0.75%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.71% 4.57% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 819 533
Median daily rate £450 £495 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +4.21% -
10th Percentile £313 £347 £331
90th Percentile £598 £638 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 6
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +115.38% -
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 9,274 25,552 23,240
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.38% 28.75% 22.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,091 17,418 15,975
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £303
90th Percentile £688 £656 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +1.11% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 407 348
Median hourly rate £34.50 £21.76 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.55% +20.06% -9.38%
10th Percentile £15.00 £13.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.75 £78.75 £63.26
Median hourly rate £23.40 £22.34 £17.50
% change year-on-year +4.77% +27.63% -7.70%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -17 287 £450 -9.09% 247
UK excluding London +3 167 £450 -5.26% 171
London +21 149 £450 -10.00% 86
Work from Home -35 53 £475 -12.64% 52
Midlands +18 41 £425 -8.11% 36
Scotland +58 39 £475 +1.33% 9
South East +44 33 £488 -2.50% 37
West Midlands +2 33 £425 -10.53% 25
North of England +27 25 £410 -18.00% 55
Yorkshire +77 18 £405 -12.43% 26
South West +17 17 £450 -10.00% 16
East of England +62 10 £448 -4.28% 19
East Midlands +57 8 £344 -23.61% 10
North West +5 7 £430 -14.00% 27
Wales +33 2 £550 +4.76% 2

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 214 (62.21%) Microsoft
2 177 (51.45%) CRM
3 168 (48.84%) Dynamics CRM
4 162 (47.09%) Azure
5 130 (37.79%) Power Platform
6 84 (24.42%) Agile Software Development
7 81 (23.55%) Migration
8 78 (22.67%) C#
9 76 (22.09%) SharePoint
10 74 (21.51%) JavaScript
10 74 (21.51%) Business Intelligence
11 70 (20.35%) ERP
12 68 (19.77%) Power BI
13 66 (19.19%) PowerApps
14 63 (18.31%) Data Migration
15 57 (16.57%) DevOps
16 56 (16.28%) .NET
16 56 (16.28%) Workflow
16 56 (16.28%) Power Automate
17 55 (15.99%) Finance
18 52 (15.12%) SQL
19 49 (14.24%) Logic Apps
20 40 (11.63%) Office 365
20 40 (11.63%) Public Sector
21 37 (10.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 35 (10.17%) SQL Server
23 32 (9.30%) Dynamics AX
24 27 (7.85%) Data Quality
24 27 (7.85%) Test Automation
24 27 (7.85%) Stakeholder Management

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 76 (22.09%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (1.16%) CMS
4 1 (0.29%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (1.74%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.16%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.58%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 168 (48.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (9.30%) Dynamics AX
3 18 (5.23%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (1.45%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.58%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.58%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.58%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 1 (0.29%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.29%) Infor SunSystems
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.29%) Orchard Housing
6 1 (0.29%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.29%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 162 (47.09%) Azure
2 130 (37.79%) Power Platform
3 66 (19.19%) PowerApps
4 56 (16.28%) Power Automate
5 49 (14.24%) Logic Apps
6 40 (11.63%) Office 365
7 20 (5.81%) Serverless
8 19 (5.52%) Azure Functions
9 11 (3.20%) Azure Data Factory
10 10 (2.91%) SaaS
11 7 (2.03%) Azure Active Directory
12 6 (1.74%) PaaS
13 5 (1.45%) AWS
14 4 (1.16%) IaaS
15 3 (0.87%) Yammer
16 2 (0.58%) OneDrive
17 1 (0.29%) Azure Machine Learning
17 1 (0.29%) Azure Stack
17 1 (0.29%) iPaaS
17 1 (0.29%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.29%) BIG-IP
1 1 (0.29%) DNS
1 1 (0.29%) Internet
1 1 (0.29%) LAN
1 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.29%) VLAN
1 1 (0.29%) VPN
1 1 (0.29%) WAN
1 1 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (19.77%) Power BI
2 37 (10.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 35 (10.17%) SQL Server
4 21 (6.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (3.78%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (2.03%) Data Lake
7 6 (1.74%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (1.74%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.87%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (0.87%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.58%) Cosmos DB
11 2 (0.58%) SAP BW
11 2 (0.58%) Semantic Layer
12 1 (0.29%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.29%) QlikView
12 1 (0.29%) Snowflake Schema
12 1 (0.29%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 23 (6.69%) Visual Studio
2 15 (4.36%) TeamCity
3 13 (3.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (3.78%) Visual Studio Team System
4 6 (1.74%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.16%) Selenium
6 3 (0.87%) Postman
6 3 (0.87%) SpecFlow
6 3 (0.87%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.29%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.29%) JIRA
8 1 (0.29%) JMeter
8 1 (0.29%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 55 (15.99%) Finance
2 40 (11.63%) Public Sector
3 18 (5.23%) Marketing
4 14 (4.07%) Retail
5 10 (2.91%) Advertising
6 7 (2.03%) Back Office
6 7 (2.03%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.74%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.45%) Local Government
9 2 (0.58%) Electronics
9 2 (0.58%) Housing Association
9 2 (0.58%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.29%) Banking
10 1 (0.29%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.29%) French Language
10 1 (0.29%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.29%) Law
10 1 (0.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 128 (37.21%) Developer
2 73 (21.22%) Consultant
3 43 (12.50%) Microsoft Developer
4 32 (9.30%) Analyst
4 32 (9.30%) CRM Developer
5 27 (7.85%) Architect
6 26 (7.56%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 20 (5.81%) Business Analyst
7 20 (5.81%) Functional Consultant
8 17 (4.94%) CRM Consultant
9 16 (4.65%) Microsoft Consultant
10 15 (4.36%) Azure Developer
10 15 (4.36%) Integration Developer
11 13 (3.78%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
11 13 (3.78%) Project Manager
11 13 (3.78%) Technical Consultant
12 12 (3.49%) SharePoint Developer
13 11 (3.20%) .NET Developer
13 11 (3.20%) Technical Architect
14 10 (2.91%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (16.28%) .NET
2 11 (3.20%) XML
3 10 (2.91%) REST
3 10 (2.91%) Web Services
4 9 (2.62%) ASP.NET
4 9 (2.62%) RESTful
5 8 (2.33%) HTML
5 8 (2.33%) JSON
6 7 (2.03%) CSS
7 6 (1.74%) .NET Framework
8 5 (1.45%) .NET Core
8 5 (1.45%) AngularJS
8 5 (1.45%) J2EE
9 4 (1.16%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (1.16%) jQuery
9 4 (1.16%) Microsoft Graph
10 3 (0.87%) HTML5
10 3 (0.87%) OAuth
10 3 (0.87%) OpenID
10 3 (0.87%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (1.74%) Analytical Mindset
2 6 (1.74%) User Experience
2 6 (1.74%) Virtual Team
3 5 (1.45%) Data Structures
3 5 (1.45%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.16%) FMCG
4 4 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (0.87%) Private Cloud
5 3 (0.87%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (0.58%) PMI
6 2 (0.58%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.29%) AS400
7 1 (0.29%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.29%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.29%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.29%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.33%) Windows
2 3 (0.87%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.29%) Linux
3 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2016
3 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (51.45%) CRM
2 84 (24.42%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (23.55%) Migration
4 74 (21.51%) Business Intelligence
5 70 (20.35%) ERP
6 63 (18.31%) Data Migration
7 57 (16.57%) DevOps
8 56 (16.28%) Workflow
9 27 (7.85%) Stakeholder Management
9 27 (7.85%) Test Automation
10 26 (7.56%) Continuous Integration
11 25 (7.27%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 25 (7.27%) Problem-Solving
12 22 (6.40%) Workflow Development
13 20 (5.81%) Data Modelling
14 18 (5.23%) Scrum
15 17 (4.94%) Project Delivery
15 17 (4.94%) Requirements Gathering
15 17 (4.94%) Service Design
16 14 (4.07%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 78 (22.67%) C#
2 74 (21.51%) JavaScript
3 52 (15.12%) SQL
4 10 (2.91%) Python
5 7 (2.03%) PowerShell
6 6 (1.74%) Java
6 6 (1.74%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.45%) C
7 5 (1.45%) TypeScript
8 4 (1.16%) DataFlex
9 2 (0.58%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.29%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.29%) ActionScript 2.0
10 1 (0.29%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.29%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.29%) X++
Qualifications
1 17 (4.94%) Security Cleared
2 14 (4.07%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.33%) Degree
4 5 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.58%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.58%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.29%) AAT
7 1 (0.29%) ACCA
7 1 (0.29%) APMP
7 1 (0.29%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.29%) CIMA
7 1 (0.29%) MCITP
7 1 (0.29%) MCSA
7 1 (0.29%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.85%) Data Quality
2 9 (2.62%) QA
3 4 (1.16%) PMO
3 4 (1.16%) SLA
4 2 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.29%) COBIT
5 1 (0.29%) GDPR
5 1 (0.29%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (3.78%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.87%) Docker
3 2 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (0.87%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.29%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.29%) Nexpose
2 1 (0.29%) Puppet
2 1 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 214 (62.21%) Microsoft
2 15 (4.36%) SAP
3 9 (2.62%) Oracle
4 8 (2.33%) Nintex
4 8 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (0.87%) CheckPoint
5 3 (0.87%) JD Edwards
6 2 (0.58%) DocuSign
6 2 (0.58%) F5
6 2 (0.58%) Orchard
6 2 (0.58%) Sage
6 2 (0.58%) Sparx
6 2 (0.58%) Splunk
6 2 (0.58%) VMware
7 1 (0.29%) Carbon Black
7 1 (0.29%) CrowdStrike
7 1 (0.29%) ScanSafe
7 1 (0.29%) Tableau
7 1 (0.29%) Zoho
7 1 (0.29%) Zscaler