Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 380 591 -
Rank change year-on-year +211 - -
Contract jobs citing Dynamics 365 665 274 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.65% 0.28% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.05% 1.96% -
Number of daily rates quoted 438 163 0
UK median daily rate £475 £488 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £481 -
% change year-on-year -6.49% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
UK median hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 21,812 13,965 11,151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.17% 14.48% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,952 9,550 7,729
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +12.36%
10th Percentile £305 £275 £287
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +8.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 315 199 173
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.58% -3.11% -12.84%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.00 £11.53
90th Percentile £67.50 £59.20 £46.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -1.41% +4.41% -20.93%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 +178 590 £475 -2.56% 143
UK excluding London +157 358 £450 -6.49% 101
London +133 297 £500 +5.26% 47
North of England +39 86 £450 -7.69% 26
Midlands +26 72 £475 +11.76% 23
South East +24 62 £450 - 16
Scotland +20 62 £430 +9.21% 3
West Midlands +2 58 £475 +11.76% 13
North West +24 54 £450 -6.49% 17
East of England -10 41 £413 -21.43% 19
Yorkshire +18 30 £450 -13.46% 7
South West +6 28 £425 +25.93% 7
East Midlands - 9 £413 - 10
Wales - 5 £410 - 3
Northern Ireland +28 2 £538 - 4
North East - 2 - - 2

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 457 (68.72%) Microsoft
2 334 (50.23%) CRM
3 333 (50.08%) Dynamics CRM
4 217 (32.63%) Finance
5 181 (27.22%) Dynamics AX
6 170 (25.56%) Agile Software Development
7 139 (20.90%) C#
8 133 (20.00%) ERP
8 133 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 111 (16.69%) JavaScript
10 105 (15.79%) Migration
10 105 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 103 (15.49%) SQL
11 103 (15.49%) .NET
12 88 (13.23%) SQL Server
13 77 (11.58%) Business Intelligence
14 70 (10.53%) Data Migration
15 67 (10.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 62 (9.32%) Workflow
17 61 (9.17%) Power BI
18 51 (7.67%) ASP.NET
19 50 (7.52%) Office 365
20 49 (7.37%) Scrum
21 47 (7.07%) Stakeholder Management
22 43 (6.47%) Project Management
23 42 (6.32%) HTML
24 40 (6.02%) Marketing
24 40 (6.02%) CSS
25 37 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
26 34 (5.11%) SharePoint

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 34 (5.11%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.41%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (1.05%) Confluence
4 5 (0.75%) CMS
5 3 (0.45%) IIS
5 3 (0.45%) Mule
5 3 (0.45%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.30%) Drupal
7 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.15%) Hyperledger
7 1 (0.15%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.15%) SAS
7 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 19 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (2.11%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.45%) Adobe Captivate
4 3 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 333 (50.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 181 (27.22%) Dynamics AX
3 17 (2.56%) NetSuite
4 11 (1.65%) Dynamics NAV
5 7 (1.05%) Oracle Retail
6 5 (0.75%) Dynamics GP
7 4 (0.60%) Scribe Insight
8 3 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 1 (0.15%) BigMachines
10 1 (0.15%) Dynamics SL
10 1 (0.15%) Magento
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 133 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (7.52%) Office 365
3 23 (3.46%) PaaS
4 19 (2.86%) SaaS
5 14 (2.11%) Azure Data Factory
6 11 (1.65%) IaaS
7 8 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (0.90%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.45%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 2 (0.30%) Boomi
10 2 (0.30%) Serverless
11 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.15%) Azure Functions
11 1 (0.15%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
11 1 (0.15%) GitHub
11 1 (0.15%) Route 53
11 1 (0.15%) Scribe Online
11 1 (0.15%) Tricentis Tosca
11 1 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.50%) Skype
2 6 (0.90%) DHCP
2 6 (0.90%) DNS
3 5 (0.75%) Firewall
3 5 (0.75%) VPN
4 3 (0.45%) Network Security
4 3 (0.45%) VLAN
5 2 (0.30%) Internet
5 2 (0.30%) SAN
5 2 (0.30%) VoIP
5 2 (0.30%) Wireless
6 1 (0.15%) Broadband
6 1 (0.15%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.15%) Cisco Firepower
6 1 (0.15%) IPsec
6 1 (0.15%) MPLS
6 1 (0.15%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 88 (13.23%) SQL Server
3 67 (10.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 61 (9.17%) Power BI
5 25 (3.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 20 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (2.11%) Azure SQL Database
8 13 (1.95%) Big Data
8 13 (1.95%) Data Lake
9 12 (1.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 9 (1.35%) Hadoop
10 9 (1.35%) HDInsight
11 7 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
12 6 (0.90%) SQL Server 2016
13 5 (0.75%) MySQL
13 5 (0.75%) QlikView
14 4 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
15 3 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
15 3 (0.45%) MongoDB
15 3 (0.45%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 31 (4.66%) Team Foundation Server
1 31 (4.66%) Visual Studio
2 28 (4.21%) JIRA
3 25 (3.76%) Visual Studio Team System
4 14 (2.11%) Selenium
5 10 (1.50%) Jenkins
6 9 (1.35%) Octopus Deploy
7 8 (1.20%) MorphX
7 8 (1.20%) TeamCity
8 6 (0.90%) Git (software)
8 6 (0.90%) GitLab
8 6 (0.90%) HP UFT
9 5 (0.75%) Subversion
10 4 (0.60%) Moq
10 4 (0.60%) SpecFlow
11 3 (0.45%) MSTest
12 2 (0.30%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.30%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.30%) NUnit
13 1 (0.15%) SonarQube
General
1 217 (32.63%) Finance
2 40 (6.02%) Marketing
3 33 (4.96%) Advertising
4 29 (4.36%) Manufacturing
5 28 (4.21%) Retail
6 14 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
7 13 (1.95%) Banking
7 13 (1.95%) Local Government
8 12 (1.80%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.50%) Back Office
10 9 (1.35%) Electronics
11 8 (1.20%) General Ledger
12 5 (0.75%) Law
12 5 (0.75%) Legal
13 4 (0.60%) Publishing
14 2 (0.30%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.15%) Automotive
15 1 (0.15%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 214 (32.18%) Developer
2 123 (18.50%) Architect
3 110 (16.54%) Consultant
4 98 (14.74%) CRM Developer
5 86 (12.93%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 84 (12.63%) Solutions Architect
7 75 (11.28%) Microsoft Developer
8 59 (8.87%) Analyst
9 42 (6.32%) Microsoft Consultant
10 36 (5.41%) CRM Consultant
11 35 (5.26%) Project Manager
12 34 (5.11%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
13 33 (4.96%) Dynamics AX Consultant
14 32 (4.81%) ERP Architect
15 29 (4.36%) CRM Architect
15 29 (4.36%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
16 28 (4.21%) Business Analyst
16 28 (4.21%) Functional Consultant
17 27 (4.06%) Dynamics CRM Architect
18 26 (3.91%) Dynamics AX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (15.49%) .NET
2 51 (7.67%) ASP.NET
3 42 (6.32%) HTML
4 40 (6.02%) CSS
5 31 (4.66%) WCF
6 27 (4.06%) ASP.NET Web API
7 26 (3.91%) HTML5
8 25 (3.76%) Web Services
8 25 (3.76%) XML
9 23 (3.46%) REST
10 20 (3.01%) jQuery
11 19 (2.86%) CSS3
11 19 (2.86%) RESTful
12 17 (2.56%) SOAP
13 16 (2.41%) AngularJS
14 11 (1.65%) JSON
15 8 (1.20%) ASP.NET MVC
16 6 (0.90%) Ajax
16 6 (0.90%) WPF
17 5 (0.75%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 37 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (3.91%) Greenfield Project
3 20 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (1.65%) Mobile App
5 10 (1.50%) Analytical Mindset
6 8 (1.20%) User Experience
7 7 (1.05%) BYOD
8 5 (0.75%) Management Information System
8 5 (0.75%) Private Cloud
9 4 (0.60%) Data Centre
9 4 (0.60%) Replication
10 3 (0.45%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.45%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.45%) Driving Licence
10 3 (0.45%) PKI
10 3 (0.45%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.30%) iPhone
11 2 (0.30%) LLPG
11 2 (0.30%) Self-Motivation
12 1 (0.15%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 20 (3.01%) Windows
2 8 (1.20%) Windows Server
3 6 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (0.75%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.45%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.30%) Linux
7 2 (0.30%) Solaris
7 2 (0.30%) Unix
7 2 (0.30%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.30%) 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
1 334 (50.23%) CRM
2 170 (25.56%) Agile Software Development
3 133 (20.00%) ERP
4 105 (15.79%) Migration
5 77 (11.58%) Business Intelligence
6 70 (10.53%) Data Migration
7 62 (9.32%) Workflow
8 49 (7.37%) Scrum
9 47 (7.07%) Stakeholder Management
10 43 (6.47%) Project Management
11 30 (4.51%) ETL
11 30 (4.51%) Test Automation
12 29 (4.36%) Continuous Integration
13 27 (4.06%) Data Modelling
14 24 (3.61%) Problem-Solving
15 23 (3.46%) Case Management
15 23 (3.46%) Service Design
16 22 (3.31%) DevOps
17 21 (3.16%) Unit Testing
17 21 (3.16%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 139 (20.90%) C#
2 111 (16.69%) JavaScript
3 103 (15.49%) SQL
4 32 (4.81%) T-SQL
4 32 (4.81%) X++
5 10 (1.50%) PowerShell
6 9 (1.35%) Java
7 6 (0.90%) C
7 6 (0.90%) VBA
8 3 (0.45%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.30%) C++
9 2 (0.30%) Python
9 2 (0.30%) VB
10 1 (0.15%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.15%) PHP
10 1 (0.15%) R
10 1 (0.15%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.15%) VC++
10 1 (0.15%) XAML
Qualifications
1 29 (4.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 15 (2.26%) Degree
4 9 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (1.20%) SC Cleared
6 5 (0.75%) TOGAF Certification
7 4 (0.60%) PMP
8 3 (0.45%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.30%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.30%) ISEB
9 2 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.30%) MCP
9 2 (0.30%) MCSA
10 1 (0.15%) CCNA
10 1 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.15%) IIBA
10 1 (0.15%) MCSE
10 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.15%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.91%) QA
2 24 (3.61%) PMO
3 23 (3.46%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.60%) SLA
5 2 (0.30%) RosettaNet
6 1 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.15%) GDPR
6 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 24 (3.61%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.60%) vSphere
4 3 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.30%) Docker
5 2 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.30%) XenApp
5 2 (0.30%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.30%) XenServer
6 1 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 7 (1.05%) Single Sign-On
2 4 (0.60%) SCCM
3 3 (0.45%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (0.45%) Terraform
4 2 (0.30%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.30%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (0.30%) Malwarebytes
4 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (0.30%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.15%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.15%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 457 (68.72%) Microsoft
2 30 (4.51%) Oracle
3 20 (3.01%) SAP
4 17 (2.56%) JD Edwards
5 15 (2.26%) Tableau
6 9 (1.35%) MuleSoft
7 7 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (1.05%) VMware
8 6 (0.90%) Capita
8 6 (0.90%) Cisco
9 5 (0.75%) Marketo
9 5 (0.75%) Retek
10 4 (0.60%) Citrix
10 4 (0.60%) Dell
11 3 (0.45%) Adobe
11 3 (0.45%) Avaya
11 3 (0.45%) Infragistics
11 3 (0.45%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.45%) Telerik
12 2 (0.30%) Atlassian