Period
to 14 November 2019

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 14 November 2019 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
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 201 286 500
Rank change year-on-year +85 +214 +397
Contract jobs citing Dynamics 365 1,152 950 448
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.37% 0.91% 0.43%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.66% 3.81% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 765 629 274
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +18.75%
10th Percentile £356 £349 £314
90th Percentile £638 £625 £623
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 0
UK median hourly rate £37.50 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +114.29% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 -
% change year-on-year +59.09% - -

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 24,706 24,918 17,302
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 29.34% 23.88% 16.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,840 17,253 12,002
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £288 £300 £275
90th Percentile £660 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 435 337 234
UK median hourly rate £21.25 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.25 £11.08
90th Percentile £78.75 £58.50 £58.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.88 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -2.78% +5.70%

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 14 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Dynamics 365 in the UK

Dynamics 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Dynamics 365.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Dynamics 365 in the UK

Dynamics 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Dynamics 365 over the 6 months to 14 November 2019.

Contractor hourly 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 14 November 2019. 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 +84 1,067 £500 +5.26% 630
UK excluding London +103 684 £475 +5.56% 499
London +66 434 £500 - 179
South East +124 178 £500 - 145
North of England +33 145 £475 +5.56% 122
Midlands +63 144 £450 -5.26% 110
West Midlands +46 119 £450 -5.26% 76
South West +82 115 £500 +17.65% 39
North West +23 114 £475 +2.81% 84
Scotland +44 50 £475 +10.47% 31
East of England -1 38 £475 +9.20% 39
Yorkshire +27 27 £524 +21.45% 31
East Midlands +25 20 £463 +19.35% 34
Wales +41 12 £475 +14.46% 14
North East +11 4 £400 +18.52% 8
Channel Islands - 2 £569 -

For the 6 months to 14 November 2019, 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.

1 705 (61.20%) Microsoft
2 577 (50.09%) CRM
3 573 (49.74%) Dynamics CRM
4 393 (34.11%) Azure
5 317 (27.52%) Finance
6 314 (27.26%) Agile Software Development
7 281 (24.39%) ERP
8 257 (22.31%) C#
9 233 (20.23%) Power Platform
10 207 (17.97%) .NET
11 201 (17.45%) Dynamics AX
12 195 (16.93%) Power BI
13 189 (16.41%) JavaScript
14 179 (15.54%) Migration
15 177 (15.36%) SharePoint
16 167 (14.50%) Business Intelligence
17 161 (13.98%) SQL
18 144 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 133 (11.55%) Scrum
20 128 (11.11%) SQL Server
21 124 (10.76%) Data Migration
22 114 (9.90%) DevOps
23 108 (9.38%) Office 365
24 100 (8.68%) ASP.NET
24 100 (8.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 96 (8.33%) Workflow
26 91 (7.90%) Stakeholder Management
27 89 (7.73%) Public Sector
28 84 (7.29%) Project Management
29 70 (6.08%) SAP

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
1 177 (15.36%) SharePoint
2 18 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (0.95%) IIS
3 11 (0.95%) MS Exchange
4 10 (0.87%) Confluence
5 8 (0.69%) Anypoint
5 8 (0.69%) Skype for Business
6 5 (0.43%) Mule
7 3 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.17%) CMS
9 1 (0.087%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.087%) Drupal
9 1 (0.087%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.087%) JBoss
9 1 (0.087%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.087%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 30 (2.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (2.43%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.35%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.087%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 573 (49.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 201 (17.45%) Dynamics AX
3 63 (5.47%) NetSuite
4 30 (2.60%) Dynamics NAV
5 24 (2.08%) SAP ERP
6 9 (0.78%) Unit4 Business World
7 8 (0.69%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 6 (0.52%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 4 (0.35%) Dynamics GP
10 3 (0.26%) Adobe Campaign
10 3 (0.26%) Magento
11 2 (0.17%) Dynamics SL
11 2 (0.17%) Infor M3
11 2 (0.17%) JDE OneWorld
11 2 (0.17%) Lawson
11 2 (0.17%) Shopify
12 1 (0.087%) SAP FI
12 1 (0.087%) SAP HR
12 1 (0.087%) SAP R/3
12 1 (0.087%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 393 (34.11%) Azure
2 233 (20.23%) Power Platform
3 108 (9.38%) Office 365
4 66 (5.73%) PowerApps
5 61 (5.30%) Serverless
6 55 (4.77%) Azure Functions
7 44 (3.82%) SaaS
8 42 (3.65%) PaaS
9 27 (2.34%) Azure Active Directory
10 24 (2.08%) AWS
10 24 (2.08%) IaaS
10 24 (2.08%) Microsoft Flow
11 18 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
12 11 (0.95%) OneDrive
13 9 (0.78%) Azure Data Factory
14 7 (0.61%) Amazon ECS
14 7 (0.61%) BrowserStack
14 7 (0.61%) SuccessFactors
15 5 (0.43%) GitHub
15 5 (0.43%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 21 (1.82%) Skype
2 10 (0.87%) VPN
3 9 (0.78%) WAN
4 5 (0.43%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (0.43%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (0.43%) DHCP
4 5 (0.43%) VLAN
5 3 (0.26%) Firewall
5 3 (0.26%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.17%) BIG-IP
6 2 (0.17%) DNS
6 2 (0.17%) Internet
6 2 (0.17%) Network Security
7 1 (0.087%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.087%) HTTP
7 1 (0.087%) LAN
7 1 (0.087%) SAN
7 1 (0.087%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (16.93%) Power BI
2 144 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 128 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 100 (8.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 30 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (1.13%) Relational Database
7 12 (1.04%) Big Data
8 11 (0.95%) SQL Server 2016
8 11 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (0.69%) Data Lake
9 8 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
9 8 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (0.61%) Oracle Database
10 7 (0.61%) SQL Server 2017
11 6 (0.52%) Oracle BI EE
12 5 (0.43%) Azure SQL Database
12 5 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (0.43%) PowerCenter
13 3 (0.26%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 52 (4.51%) Visual Studio
2 37 (3.21%) Visual Studio Team System
3 27 (2.34%) JIRA
4 21 (1.82%) Git (software)
4 21 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (1.48%) Selenium
6 12 (1.04%) Subversion
7 8 (0.69%) Jenkins
8 7 (0.61%) Bitbucket
8 7 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 6 (0.52%) Bitbucket Server
9 6 (0.52%) JUnit
9 6 (0.52%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.26%) LoadRunner
10 3 (0.26%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.17%) Axure RP
11 2 (0.17%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.17%) HP UFT
12 1 (0.087%) ERwin
12 1 (0.087%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 317 (27.52%) Finance
2 89 (7.73%) Public Sector
3 48 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 44 (3.82%) Retail
5 32 (2.78%) Marketing
6 23 (2.00%) Banking
7 17 (1.48%) Legal
8 14 (1.22%) Law
9 11 (0.95%) Advertising
10 10 (0.87%) Back Office
11 8 (0.69%) General Ledger
12 7 (0.61%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.52%) Local Government
14 5 (0.43%) Automotive
14 5 (0.43%) Housing Association
15 3 (0.26%) Dutch Language
15 3 (0.26%) Electronics
15 3 (0.26%) Front Office
15 3 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 356 (30.90%) Developer
2 179 (15.54%) Consultant
3 175 (15.19%) Analyst
4 145 (12.59%) Architect
5 135 (11.72%) CRM Developer
6 115 (9.98%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 114 (9.90%) Project Manager
8 86 (7.47%) Microsoft Developer
9 79 (6.86%) Business Analyst
10 66 (5.73%) Functional Consultant
11 59 (5.12%) Solutions Architect
12 53 (4.60%) CRM Consultant
13 49 (4.25%) CRM Analyst
13 49 (4.25%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
13 49 (4.25%) Microsoft Consultant
14 35 (3.04%) Technical Architect
15 31 (2.69%) CRM Business Analyst
16 28 (2.43%) ERP Manager
17 26 (2.26%) CRM Architect
17 26 (2.26%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 207 (17.97%) .NET
2 100 (8.68%) ASP.NET
3 66 (5.73%) HTML
4 57 (4.95%) Web Services
5 43 (3.73%) XML
6 39 (3.39%) JSON
7 33 (2.86%) REST
8 29 (2.52%) ASP.NET Web API
9 23 (2.00%) CSS
10 17 (1.48%) jQuery
11 16 (1.39%) WCF
12 14 (1.22%) .NET Framework
13 13 (1.13%) SAML
14 12 (1.04%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (1.04%) EDI
14 12 (1.04%) HTML5
15 11 (0.95%) Middleware
15 11 (0.95%) RESTful
16 9 (0.78%) .NET Core
16 9 (0.78%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 59 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (2.69%) Greenfield Project
3 23 (2.00%) User Experience
4 20 (1.74%) Management Information System
5 14 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (1.04%) Mobile App
7 9 (0.78%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (0.69%) Data Structures
8 8 (0.69%) PMI
9 7 (0.61%) Linux Command Line
9 7 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (0.43%) FMCG
11 4 (0.35%) Social Media
11 4 (0.35%) Tandem
12 3 (0.26%) Driving Licence
12 3 (0.26%) Virtual Team
13 2 (0.17%) Analytical Mindset
13 2 (0.17%) Replication
14 1 (0.087%) AS400
14 1 (0.087%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 43 (3.73%) Windows
2 24 (2.08%) Windows Server
3 15 (1.30%) Linux
4 13 (1.13%) Unix
5 10 (0.87%) Windows 10
6 7 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (0.52%) Android
8 5 (0.43%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.087%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.087%) CentOS
10 1 (0.087%) Solaris
10 1 (0.087%) VMS
10 1 (0.087%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.087%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.087%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 577 (50.09%) CRM
2 314 (27.26%) Agile Software Development
3 281 (24.39%) ERP
4 179 (15.54%) Migration
5 167 (14.50%) Business Intelligence
6 133 (11.55%) Scrum
7 124 (10.76%) Data Migration
8 114 (9.90%) DevOps
9 96 (8.33%) Workflow
10 91 (7.90%) Stakeholder Management
11 84 (7.29%) Project Management
12 64 (5.56%) Case Management
13 56 (4.86%) PRINCE2
13 56 (4.86%) Test Automation
14 55 (4.77%) Customer Engagement
14 55 (4.77%) Project Delivery
15 54 (4.69%) Business Analysis
15 54 (4.69%) Problem-Solving
16 53 (4.60%) Continuous Integration
17 40 (3.47%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 257 (22.31%) C#
2 189 (16.41%) JavaScript
3 161 (13.98%) SQL
4 55 (4.77%) Java
5 32 (2.78%) PowerShell
6 29 (2.52%) X++
7 25 (2.17%) T-SQL
8 9 (0.78%) PL/SQL
9 8 (0.69%) Python
10 7 (0.61%) VB.NET
11 6 (0.52%) C
11 6 (0.52%) Ruby
11 6 (0.52%) Scala
12 3 (0.26%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.26%) XPath
13 2 (0.17%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 2 (0.17%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.087%) ABAP
14 1 (0.087%) Go
14 1 (0.087%) VBA
Qualifications
1 60 (5.21%) Security Cleared
2 45 (3.91%) SC Cleared
3 35 (3.04%) Degree
4 31 (2.69%) BPSS Clearance
5 18 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (1.39%) ACCA
6 16 (1.39%) CIMA
7 15 (1.30%) DBS Check
8 13 (1.13%) PMI Certification
8 13 (1.13%) PMP
9 6 (0.52%) MBA
10 5 (0.43%) AAT
10 5 (0.43%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (0.43%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.26%) CIPD
12 3 (0.26%) HND
12 3 (0.26%) Master's Degree
13 2 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 2 (0.17%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (2.86%) QA
2 29 (2.52%) Data Quality
3 9 (0.78%) GDPR
4 7 (0.61%) SLA
5 5 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.35%) ISO 14001
6 4 (0.35%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.26%) PMO
8 2 (0.17%) GxP
9 1 (0.087%) COBIT
9 1 (0.087%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.087%) RosettaNet
9 1 (0.087%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 48 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.26%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (0.17%) Docker
6 1 (0.087%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (1.13%) Terraform
2 11 (0.95%) Microsoft Intune
3 9 (0.78%) Kubernetes
4 8 (0.69%) Puppet
5 7 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
7 5 (0.43%) FortiGate
7 5 (0.43%) SCCM
8 1 (0.087%) Ambari
8 1 (0.087%) Ansible
8 1 (0.087%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.087%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.087%) Nagios
8 1 (0.087%) vRealize
Vendors
1 705 (61.20%) Microsoft
2 70 (6.08%) SAP
3 64 (5.56%) JD Edwards
4 55 (4.77%) Oracle
5 18 (1.56%) Workday
6 12 (1.04%) Infor
6 12 (1.04%) MuleSoft
6 12 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
6 12 (1.04%) VMware
7 8 (0.69%) Citrix
7 8 (0.69%) Sparx
8 7 (0.61%) Cisco
8 7 (0.61%) Google
8 7 (0.61%) Siebel
9 6 (0.52%) ANSYS
9 6 (0.52%) Apple
9 6 (0.52%) Databricks
9 6 (0.52%) Tableau
10 5 (0.43%) Darktrace
10 5 (0.43%) Zscaler