Period
to 25 October 2021

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 25 October 2021 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
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 199 223 199
Rank change year-on-year +24 -24 +124
Contract jobs citing Dynamics 365 1,155 384 1,159
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.36% 1.21% 1.37%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.82% 3.80% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 826 283 793
10th Percentile £347 £305 £357
25th Percentile £403 £375 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £450 £500
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £575 £529 £575
90th Percentile £675 £588 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £475
% change year-on-year +5.88% -10.53% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 5
10th Percentile £21.80 " £18.90
25th Percentile £23.44 " £21.76
Median hourly rate £24.36 - £32.50
75th Percentile £32.02 " £45.00
90th Percentile £45.81 " £77.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.40 - £21.76

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 30,212 10,109 24,588
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 35.62% 31.74% 29.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,793 7,087 17,174
10th Percentile £325 £310 £288
25th Percentile £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £495
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +1.01% +4.21%
75th Percentile £625 £588 £575
90th Percentile £700 £675 £660
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 472 149 367
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.20 £13.65
25th Percentile £14.25 £16.25 £16.25
Median hourly rate £20.92 £21.86 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -4.29% +6.63% +17.14%
75th Percentile £46.50 £40.00 £40.00
90th Percentile £65.50 £55.50 £63.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.33 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -8.35% - +14.29%

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 25 October 2021.

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 25 October 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Dynamics 365 in the UK

Dynamics 365
Top 17 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 25 October 2021. 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 +6 849 £488 +14.71% 397
UK excluding London -8 415 £450 +5.88% 260
London -59 353 £513 +13.89% 153
Work from Home -45 335 £500 - 203
North of England -1 107 £475 +15.85% 69
Midlands -31 92 £475 +18.75% 70
North West +19 84 £485 +7.78% 38
South East -47 74 £450 -5.26% 47
West Midlands -31 71 £475 +11.76% 51
South West 0 64 £388 -8.82% 22
East of England -19 50 £375 +25.00% 32
East Midlands -33 20 £445 +29.45% 19
Yorkshire -48 18 £525 +34.62% 26
Scotland -104 15 £600 +26.32% 16
Wales -21 11 £388 -22.50% 3
North East - 5 £400 - 5
Northern Ireland - 2 £500 -

For the 6 months to 25 October 2021, 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.

1 740 (64.07%) Microsoft
2 532 (46.06%) Azure
3 437 (37.84%) CRM
4 427 (36.97%) Dynamics CRM
5 394 (34.11%) Finance
6 387 (33.51%) Power Platform
7 288 (24.94%) Business Intelligence
8 267 (23.12%) Social Skills
9 254 (21.99%) ERP
10 248 (21.47%) Migration
10 248 (21.47%) Dynamics AX
10 248 (21.47%) Agile Software Development
11 232 (20.09%) SQL
11 232 (20.09%) PowerApps
12 231 (20.00%) .NET
13 216 (18.70%) SharePoint
14 213 (18.44%) DevOps
15 202 (17.49%) Power BI
16 179 (15.50%) C#
17 162 (14.03%) SAP
18 157 (13.59%) Data Migration
19 147 (12.73%) Oracle
20 137 (11.86%) Azure Logic Apps
21 135 (11.69%) Java
22 127 (11.00%) Marketing
23 125 (10.82%) JavaScript
24 123 (10.65%) Power Automate
25 121 (10.48%) J2EE
26 99 (8.57%) Data Modelling
27 97 (8.40%) 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
1 216 (18.70%) SharePoint
2 73 (6.32%) BizTalk Server
3 26 (2.25%) MS Exchange
4 21 (1.82%) Confluence
5 10 (0.87%) CMS
6 8 (0.69%) Anypoint
7 7 (0.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.26%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.17%) Apache
9 2 (0.17%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.17%) Drupal
9 2 (0.17%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.17%) IIS
9 2 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.17%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.17%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.087%) Apache Airflow
10 1 (0.087%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.087%) Moodle
Applications
1 25 (2.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (0.87%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.61%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.087%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.087%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.087%) Adobe XD
7 1 (0.087%) InVision
7 1 (0.087%) Marvel
7 1 (0.087%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 427 (36.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 248 (21.47%) Dynamics AX
3 61 (5.28%) NetSuite
4 23 (1.99%) Dynamics NAV
5 15 (1.30%) SAP FSCM
6 11 (0.95%) SAP ERP
7 5 (0.43%) Magento
8 4 (0.35%) iTrent
8 4 (0.35%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 4 (0.35%) Unit4 Business World
9 2 (0.17%) Dynamics SL
9 2 (0.17%) Maximo
9 2 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.17%) Primavera
10 1 (0.087%) OPENHousing
10 1 (0.087%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 1 (0.087%) SAP BPC
10 1 (0.087%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 532 (46.06%) Azure
2 387 (33.51%) Power Platform
3 232 (20.09%) PowerApps
4 137 (11.86%) Azure Logic Apps
5 123 (10.65%) Power Automate
6 95 (8.23%) Microsoft 365
7 63 (5.45%) Azure Service Bus
8 43 (3.72%) Serverless
9 39 (3.38%) Azure Active Directory
9 39 (3.38%) SaaS
10 37 (3.20%) Azure Functions
11 26 (2.25%) Azure Data Factory
12 20 (1.73%) iPaaS
12 20 (1.73%) PaaS
13 18 (1.56%) AWS
14 17 (1.47%) Azure Event Grid
14 17 (1.47%) NuGet
15 14 (1.21%) Azure Synapse Analytics
16 11 (0.95%) IaaS
17 10 (0.87%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (0.87%) HTTP
2 6 (0.52%) Firewall
3 5 (0.43%) NetScaler
3 5 (0.43%) WAAS
4 4 (0.35%) SD-WAN
4 4 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (0.26%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.17%) DNS
6 2 (0.17%) Intranet
7 1 (0.087%) DVB
7 1 (0.087%) FTP
7 1 (0.087%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.087%) PBX
7 1 (0.087%) PSTN
7 1 (0.087%) SAN
7 1 (0.087%) Skype
7 1 (0.087%) SSL
7 1 (0.087%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (17.49%) Power BI
2 76 (6.58%) SQL Server
3 55 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 51 (4.42%) Data Warehouse
5 50 (4.33%) Data Lake
6 48 (4.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 39 (3.38%) BusinessObjects
8 25 (2.16%) Azure SQL Database
9 12 (1.04%) Relational Database
10 8 (0.69%) Big Data
10 8 (0.69%) SQL Server 2019
11 5 (0.43%) MS Access
11 5 (0.43%) MySQL
11 5 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (0.35%) OLAP
13 3 (0.26%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.26%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.26%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 48 (4.16%) Visual Studio
2 36 (3.12%) JIRA
3 35 (3.03%) Selenium
4 29 (2.51%) Git (software)
5 25 (2.16%) SpecFlow
6 20 (1.73%) Jenkins
7 18 (1.56%) JMeter
8 16 (1.39%) Postman
8 16 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
8 16 (1.39%) WebDriver
9 13 (1.13%) Travis CI
10 9 (0.78%) Visual Studio Team System
11 8 (0.69%) Visual Studio Code
12 7 (0.61%) Bitbucket
13 5 (0.43%) MorphX
13 5 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 4 (0.35%) LoadRunner
15 2 (0.17%) HP UFT
15 2 (0.17%) JUnit
15 2 (0.17%) Maven
General
1 394 (34.11%) Finance
2 267 (23.12%) Social Skills
3 127 (11.00%) Marketing
4 74 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
5 61 (5.28%) Public Sector
6 55 (4.76%) Retail
7 53 (4.59%) Manufacturing
8 52 (4.50%) Presentation Skills
9 43 (3.72%) Documentation Skills
10 29 (2.51%) Banking
11 28 (2.42%) General Ledger
12 23 (1.99%) Local Government
13 21 (1.82%) Legal
14 14 (1.21%) Telecoms
15 13 (1.13%) Financial Institution
15 13 (1.13%) Retail Banking
16 10 (0.87%) Electronics
16 10 (0.87%) Influencing Skills
17 8 (0.69%) Organisational Skills
18 7 (0.61%) Law
Job Titles
1 263 (22.77%) Consultant
2 220 (19.05%) Developer
3 181 (15.67%) Analyst
4 163 (14.11%) Architect
5 93 (8.05%) Project Manager
6 82 (7.10%) Solutions Architect
7 79 (6.84%) Functional Consultant
8 70 (6.06%) Business Analyst
9 56 (4.85%) CRM Developer
10 47 (4.07%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 44 (3.81%) Microsoft Consultant
12 36 (3.12%) Test Analyst
13 34 (2.94%) Microsoft Developer
14 30 (2.60%) CRM Consultant
15 25 (2.16%) Support Analyst
15 25 (2.16%) Technical Consultant
16 24 (2.08%) Azure Developer
16 24 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
17 23 (1.99%) Azure Architect
18 22 (1.90%) CRM Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 231 (20.00%) .NET
2 121 (10.48%) J2EE
3 42 (3.64%) REST
4 35 (3.03%) Web Services
5 32 (2.77%) JSON
6 23 (1.99%) .NET Framework
7 21 (1.82%) HTML
8 20 (1.73%) ASP.NET
9 19 (1.65%) XML
10 18 (1.56%) ADO
11 17 (1.47%) EDI
11 17 (1.47%) Swagger
12 16 (1.39%) CSS
13 15 (1.30%) SOAP
14 14 (1.21%) Node.js
15 11 (0.95%) jQuery
16 9 (0.78%) .NET Core
16 9 (0.78%) AngularJS
16 9 (0.78%) XSLT
17 8 (0.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 26 (2.25%) User Experience
2 19 (1.65%) Legacy Systems
2 19 (1.65%) Management Information System
3 13 (1.13%) Hedge funds
4 12 (1.04%) Mobile App
5 9 (0.78%) Housing Association
5 9 (0.78%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (0.52%) Data Structures
7 6 (0.52%) Mainframe
7 6 (0.52%) Private Cloud
8 5 (0.43%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (0.43%) FMCG
8 5 (0.43%) Public Cloud
8 5 (0.43%) Virtual Team
9 4 (0.35%) Data Centre
9 4 (0.35%) mPOS
9 4 (0.35%) Renewable Energy
10 3 (0.26%) Learning Management System
11 2 (0.17%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 64 (5.54%) Windows
2 29 (2.51%) Windows 10
3 17 (1.47%) Windows 7
3 17 (1.47%) Windows Server
3 17 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (0.95%) Windows Server 2016
5 3 (0.26%) VMS
6 2 (0.17%) Linux
6 2 (0.17%) Unix
6 2 (0.17%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.087%) Android
7 1 (0.087%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.087%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.087%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.087%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 437 (37.84%) CRM
2 288 (24.94%) Business Intelligence
3 254 (21.99%) ERP
4 248 (21.47%) Agile Software Development
4 248 (21.47%) Migration
5 213 (18.44%) DevOps
6 157 (13.59%) Data Migration
7 99 (8.57%) Data Modelling
8 97 (8.40%) Stakeholder Management
9 93 (8.05%) User Acceptance Testing
10 82 (7.10%) Project Management
11 61 (5.28%) Customer Engagement
12 60 (5.19%) Requirements Gathering
13 57 (4.94%) User Stories
14 56 (4.85%) Project Delivery
15 55 (4.76%) Test Automation
16 54 (4.68%) Supply Chain Management
17 50 (4.33%) Problem-Solving
17 50 (4.33%) Workflow
18 45 (3.90%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 232 (20.09%) SQL
2 179 (15.50%) C#
3 135 (11.69%) Java
4 125 (10.82%) JavaScript
5 22 (1.90%) TypeScript
5 22 (1.90%) X++
6 20 (1.73%) T-SQL
7 16 (1.39%) PowerShell
8 7 (0.61%) Python
8 7 (0.61%) VB
9 6 (0.52%) C
10 4 (0.35%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 4 (0.35%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.17%) DataWeave
11 2 (0.17%) XPath
12 1 (0.087%) C++
12 1 (0.087%) DataFlex
12 1 (0.087%) Groovy
12 1 (0.087%) VBA
12 1 (0.087%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 38 (3.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (2.86%) Degree
3 28 (2.42%) Security Cleared
4 26 (2.25%) SC Cleared
5 17 (1.47%) ISTQB
6 13 (1.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (0.61%) ACCA
8 6 (0.52%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (0.43%) CIMA
9 5 (0.43%) ISEB
9 5 (0.43%) PMP
10 4 (0.35%) APMP
11 3 (0.26%) AAT
11 3 (0.26%) CISSP
11 3 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.17%) CISA
12 2 (0.17%) CISM
12 2 (0.17%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.42%) QA
2 21 (1.82%) GDPR
3 19 (1.65%) PMO
4 11 (0.95%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials
6 5 (0.43%) Accessibility
7 4 (0.35%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.35%) SLA
8 3 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.26%) NIST
9 2 (0.17%) NCSC
10 1 (0.087%) Dublin Core
10 1 (0.087%) GRC
10 1 (0.087%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.087%) Section 508
10 1 (0.087%) WCAG
System Software
1 55 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 23 (1.99%) Virtual Desktop
3 22 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (1.39%) XenDesktop
5 12 (1.04%) Hyper-V
6 11 (0.95%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 11 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (0.95%) XenApp
7 9 (0.78%) Docker
8 5 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.087%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 35 (3.03%) Microsoft Intune
2 22 (1.90%) SCCM
3 11 (0.95%) SCVMM
3 11 (0.95%) vCenter Server
4 9 (0.78%) Kubernetes
5 5 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (0.26%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 3 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.17%) Puppet
7 2 (0.17%) Terraform
8 1 (0.087%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.087%) SCOM
Vendors
1 740 (64.07%) Microsoft
2 162 (14.03%) SAP
3 147 (12.73%) Oracle
4 61 (5.28%) JD Edwards
5 37 (3.20%) Citrix
6 31 (2.68%) Salesforce.com
7 23 (1.99%) VMware
8 18 (1.56%) MuleSoft
9 10 (0.87%) Sage
10 9 (0.78%) Google
11 8 (0.69%) Adobe
11 8 (0.69%) Workday
12 6 (0.52%) Sitecore
13 5 (0.43%) F5
14 4 (0.35%) Aruba
14 4 (0.35%) Databricks
14 4 (0.35%) Dell
14 4 (0.35%) Hitachi
14 4 (0.35%) HP
14 4 (0.35%) Talend