Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 358 634 -
Rank change year-on-year +276 - -
Contract jobs citing Dynamics 365 685 207 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.68% 0.23% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.35% 1.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 496 136 0
UK median daily rate £481 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.75% - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £488 -
% change year-on-year -7.69% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.00% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £50.00 -

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 20,426 12,390 9,651
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.38% 13.53% 9.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,917 8,534 6,720
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +10.43%
10th Percentile £306 £275 £288
90th Percentile £638 £619 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 294 174 154
UK median hourly rate £18.95 £19.00 £19.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.29% -2.83% -13.10%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.83 £11.69
90th Percentile £56.25 £58.50 £46.84
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year -2.86% +7.69% -18.75%

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 23 June 2018.

Contractor daily 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 23 June 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 +236 609 £500 - 160
UK excluding London +179 335 £450 -7.69% 107
London +139 333 £513 +2.50% 65
South East +43 80 £450 +20.00% 23
Midlands +26 69 £500 +11.11% 18
North of England +13 60 £450 -7.69% 28
West Midlands +11 56 £500 +11.11% 14
Scotland +4 48 £450 +33.33% 8
East of England +6 35 £400 -25.58% 16
South West +33 30 £400 -33.33% 9
Yorkshire +7 30 £450 -12.20% 8
North West -6 28 £500 +5.26% 19
East Midlands - 11 £470 - 4
Wales - 7 £415 - 2
Northern Ireland - 6 £575 - 3
North East - 2 £300 - 1

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 496 (72.41%) Microsoft
2 342 (49.93%) CRM
3 341 (49.78%) Dynamics CRM
4 234 (34.16%) Finance
5 199 (29.05%) Dynamics AX
6 162 (23.65%) ERP
7 144 (21.02%) Agile Software Development
8 111 (16.20%) C#
9 110 (16.06%) Migration
10 105 (15.33%) Microsoft Azure
11 95 (13.87%) JavaScript
12 83 (12.12%) .NET
13 76 (11.09%) Data Migration
14 75 (10.95%) SQL
15 72 (10.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 65 (9.49%) SQL Server
17 57 (8.32%) Stakeholder Management
17 57 (8.32%) Office 365
18 56 (8.18%) Business Intelligence
19 52 (7.59%) Workflow
20 50 (7.30%) Advertising
21 49 (7.15%) Greenfield Project
22 47 (6.86%) Power BI
23 46 (6.72%) Scrum
24 44 (6.42%) Project Management
25 42 (6.13%) HTML
26 41 (5.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 39 (5.69%) CSS
28 37 (5.40%) Visual Studio
29 36 (5.26%) 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 31 (4.53%) SharePoint
2 12 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (0.73%) Confluence
4 4 (0.58%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.44%) CMS
5 3 (0.44%) IIS
5 3 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.15%) Hyperledger
6 1 (0.15%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 29 (4.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (2.48%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.29%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.15%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 341 (49.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 199 (29.05%) Dynamics AX
3 24 (3.50%) NetSuite
4 11 (1.61%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (0.88%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 6 (0.88%) Unit4 Business World
6 5 (0.73%) Dynamics GP
6 5 (0.73%) Oracle Retail
6 5 (0.73%) Scribe Insight
7 4 (0.58%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.15%) BigMachines
9 1 (0.15%) Dynamics SL
9 1 (0.15%) Magento
9 1 (0.15%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.15%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 105 (15.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 57 (8.32%) Office 365
3 14 (2.04%) IaaS
4 12 (1.75%) PaaS
5 9 (1.31%) SaaS
6 8 (1.17%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (0.73%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.44%) Azure Data Factory
8 3 (0.44%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 2 (0.29%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.15%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 1 (0.15%) Scribe Online
10 1 (0.15%) Serverless
10 1 (0.15%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.88%) DHCP
1 6 (0.88%) DNS
1 6 (0.88%) Skype
2 5 (0.73%) Firewall
2 5 (0.73%) VPN
3 3 (0.44%) Network Security
3 3 (0.44%) VLAN
4 2 (0.29%) Internet
4 2 (0.29%) SAN
4 2 (0.29%) VoIP
4 2 (0.29%) Wireless
5 1 (0.15%) Broadband
5 1 (0.15%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.15%) Cisco Firepower
5 1 (0.15%) IPsec
5 1 (0.15%) MPLS
5 1 (0.15%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.15%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (10.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 65 (9.49%) SQL Server
3 47 (6.86%) Power BI
4 41 (5.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.58%) Big Data
7 4 (0.58%) Data Lake
7 4 (0.58%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (0.44%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (0.44%) MySQL
8 3 (0.44%) OLAP
8 3 (0.44%) OLTP
8 3 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.44%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (0.29%) DTS
9 2 (0.29%) GIS
9 2 (0.29%) QlikView
9 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 37 (5.40%) Visual Studio
2 28 (4.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (4.09%) Visual Studio Team System
3 16 (2.34%) JIRA
4 7 (1.02%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (0.88%) Jenkins
5 6 (0.88%) Selenium
5 6 (0.88%) TeamCity
6 5 (0.73%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.73%) MorphX
6 5 (0.73%) Subversion
7 4 (0.58%) GitLab
7 4 (0.58%) HP UFT
7 4 (0.58%) MSTest
8 3 (0.44%) Moq
9 2 (0.29%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.29%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.15%) NDepend
10 1 (0.15%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.15%) SonarQube
General
1 234 (34.16%) Finance
2 50 (7.30%) Advertising
3 34 (4.96%) Retail
4 29 (4.23%) Marketing
5 28 (4.09%) Manufacturing
6 16 (2.34%) Pharmaceutical
7 13 (1.90%) Banking
8 10 (1.46%) General Ledger
9 7 (1.02%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.88%) Local Government
11 5 (0.73%) Law
12 4 (0.58%) Back Office
12 4 (0.58%) Electronics
13 2 (0.29%) Legal
14 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 190 (27.74%) Developer
2 134 (19.56%) Consultant
3 112 (16.35%) Architect
4 109 (15.91%) CRM Developer
5 91 (13.28%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 81 (11.82%) Solutions Architect
7 80 (11.68%) Microsoft Developer
8 73 (10.66%) Analyst
9 51 (7.45%) Microsoft Consultant
10 48 (7.01%) Dynamics AX Consultant
11 46 (6.72%) Project Manager
12 41 (5.99%) Functional Consultant
13 39 (5.69%) CRM Consultant
14 36 (5.26%) Business Analyst
15 34 (4.96%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
16 33 (4.82%) CRM Architect
16 33 (4.82%) ERP Architect
16 33 (4.82%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
17 31 (4.53%) Dynamics CRM Architect
18 27 (3.94%) Dynamics AX Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (12.12%) .NET
2 42 (6.13%) HTML
3 39 (5.69%) CSS
4 30 (4.38%) ASP.NET
5 27 (3.94%) HTML5
6 23 (3.36%) Web Services
7 20 (2.92%) AngularJS
7 20 (2.92%) CSS3
8 17 (2.48%) RESTful
9 16 (2.34%) REST
10 15 (2.19%) XML
11 14 (2.04%) jQuery
12 12 (1.75%) WCF
13 10 (1.46%) ASP.NET Web API
14 8 (1.17%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (1.17%) SOAP
15 5 (0.73%) Ajax
15 5 (0.73%) JSON
15 5 (0.73%) Silverlight
15 5 (0.73%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 49 (7.15%) Greenfield Project
2 36 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (1.46%) Analytical Mindset
4 10 (1.46%) Management Information System
5 8 (1.17%) User Experience
6 7 (1.02%) Mobile App
7 5 (0.73%) Data Centre
7 5 (0.73%) Private Cloud
8 3 (0.44%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.44%) Driving Licence
8 3 (0.44%) NHS
8 3 (0.44%) PKI
8 3 (0.44%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (0.44%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.29%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.29%) FMCG
9 2 (0.29%) iPhone
9 2 (0.29%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.15%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (3.36%) Windows
2 9 (1.31%) Windows 7
3 8 (1.17%) Windows 10
3 8 (1.17%) Windows Server
4 7 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.29%) Linux
7 2 (0.29%) Solaris
7 2 (0.29%) Unix
7 2 (0.29%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.29%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.15%) HPUX
8 1 (0.15%) VMS
8 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.15%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 342 (49.93%) CRM
2 162 (23.65%) ERP
3 144 (21.02%) Agile Software Development
4 110 (16.06%) Migration
5 76 (11.09%) Data Migration
6 57 (8.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 56 (8.18%) Business Intelligence
8 52 (7.59%) Workflow
9 46 (6.72%) Scrum
10 44 (6.42%) Project Management
11 28 (4.09%) Logistics
11 28 (4.09%) Problem-Solving
11 28 (4.09%) Unit Testing
12 24 (3.50%) Test Automation
13 23 (3.36%) User Acceptance Testing
14 22 (3.21%) Continuous Integration
14 22 (3.21%) Workflow Development
15 19 (2.77%) DevOps
15 19 (2.77%) Test Scripting
16 18 (2.63%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 111 (16.20%) C#
2 95 (13.87%) JavaScript
3 75 (10.95%) SQL
4 21 (3.07%) X++
5 20 (2.92%) T-SQL
6 10 (1.46%) PowerShell
7 7 (1.02%) C
8 6 (0.88%) VBA
9 4 (0.58%) Java
10 3 (0.44%) R
10 3 (0.44%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.15%) C++
11 1 (0.15%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.15%) PHP
11 1 (0.15%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.15%) VB
11 1 (0.15%) XAML
Qualifications
1 20 (2.92%) Security Cleared
2 19 (2.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (1.61%) Degree
4 10 (1.46%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (0.58%) CTC Cleared
6 4 (0.58%) ISEB
6 4 (0.58%) PMP
7 2 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.29%) MCP
7 2 (0.29%) MCSA
8 1 (0.15%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.15%) CCNA
8 1 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.15%) IIBA
8 1 (0.15%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.15%) MCSE
8 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.15%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.80%) PMO
2 25 (3.65%) QA
3 20 (2.92%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.58%) SLA
5 3 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.15%) GDPR
System Software
1 25 (3.65%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (0.44%) vSphere
4 2 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.29%) XenApp
4 2 (0.29%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.29%) XenServer
5 1 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 5 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (0.58%) SCCM
3 3 (0.44%) HP ALM
3 3 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.29%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.29%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (0.29%) Malwarebytes
4 2 (0.29%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.15%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 496 (72.41%) Microsoft
2 27 (3.94%) Oracle
3 24 (3.50%) JD Edwards
4 16 (2.34%) SAP
5 7 (1.02%) Capita
5 7 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (1.02%) VMware
6 6 (0.88%) Cisco
7 4 (0.58%) Citrix
8 3 (0.44%) HP
8 3 (0.44%) Infragistics
8 3 (0.44%) Retek
8 3 (0.44%) Sitecore
8 3 (0.44%) Tableau
8 3 (0.44%) Telerik
9 2 (0.29%) Apple
9 2 (0.29%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.29%) Avaya
9 2 (0.29%) Dell
9 2 (0.29%) NetApp