Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 226 206 229
Rank change year-on-year -20 +23 +131
Contract jobs citing Dynamics 365 616 708 1,186
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.14% 1.26% 1.25%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.26% 4.16% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 462 505 870
10th Percentile £325 £375 £338
25th Percentile £413 £425 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -5.00%
75th Percentile £563 £588 £555
90th Percentile £625 £683 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Median hourly rate £25.96 £18.50 -
Median % change year-on-year +40.32% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.96 £18.50 -
% change year-on-year +40.32% - -

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 18,904 17,027 26,054
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.94% 30.31% 27.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,632 11,911 18,236
10th Percentile £314 £285 £313
25th Percentile £410 £400 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £500
75th Percentile £588 £588 £575
90th Percentile £665 £675 £656
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £456
% change year-on-year - -1.32% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 331 277 257
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.75 £11.00
25th Percentile £15.00 £16.25 £13.20
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +14.29% -3.37%
75th Percentile £45.00 £39.31 £27.00
90th Percentile £60.25 £59.20 £49.18
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £19.48 £17.00
% change year-on-year +0.10% +14.59% +4.62%

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 23 April 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
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 23 April 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 -30 479 £488 -2.50% 373
London -10 232 £500 -4.76% 147
UK excluding London -38 205 £475 -5.00% 241
Work from Home -99 200 £475 - 155
Midlands -7 55 £475 -5.00% 63
North of England +59 50 £475 +5.56% 59
West Midlands -8 44 £475 -7.32% 58
South East -12 43 £450 -10.00% 58
South West +13 42 £501 -19.92% 18
North West +30 36 £475 +18.75% 41
Yorkshire +38 14 £469 -6.25% 12
East Midlands +14 10 £450 +5.88% 5
Scotland -7 9 £375 -26.83% 10
East of England -5 4 £475 -11.38% 27
Wales +1 2 £513 +7.89% 3

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 352 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 254 (41.23%) Azure
3 235 (38.15%) CRM
4 232 (37.66%) Dynamics CRM
5 218 (35.39%) Finance
6 205 (33.28%) Power Platform
7 159 (25.81%) ERP
8 124 (20.13%) Agile Software Development
9 119 (19.32%) Power BI
10 116 (18.83%) Migration
11 114 (18.51%) Business Intelligence
12 103 (16.72%) DevOps
13 94 (15.26%) PowerApps
14 90 (14.61%) .NET
15 89 (14.45%) Dynamics AX
16 88 (14.29%) C#
17 83 (13.47%) Data Migration
18 80 (12.99%) JavaScript
19 76 (12.34%) SQL
20 64 (10.39%) Azure Logic Apps
21 63 (10.23%) SharePoint
22 62 (10.06%) Stakeholder Management
23 50 (8.12%) NetSuite
23 50 (8.12%) Power Automate
24 49 (7.95%) JD Edwards
25 48 (7.79%) SQL Server
25 48 (7.79%) Microsoft 365
26 46 (7.47%) Oracle
27 45 (7.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
28 44 (7.14%) Serverless

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 63 (10.23%) SharePoint
2 21 (3.41%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.32%) Confluence
5 2 (0.32%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.32%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.32%) NServiceBus
5 2 (0.32%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.16%) Apache
6 1 (0.16%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (0.16%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.16%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.16%) CMS
6 1 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 23 (3.73%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.14%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.49%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.16%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 232 (37.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 89 (14.45%) Dynamics AX
3 50 (8.12%) NetSuite
4 21 (3.41%) Dynamics NAV
5 7 (1.14%) Oracle Financials
6 5 (0.81%) Unit4 Business World
7 3 (0.49%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.32%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.32%) iTrent
8 2 (0.32%) Magento
8 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (0.16%) Dynamics SL
9 1 (0.16%) Line 500
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.16%) Primavera
9 1 (0.16%) SAP HCM
9 1 (0.16%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 254 (41.23%) Azure
2 205 (33.28%) Power Platform
3 94 (15.26%) PowerApps
4 64 (10.39%) Azure Logic Apps
5 50 (8.12%) Power Automate
6 48 (7.79%) Microsoft 365
7 44 (7.14%) Serverless
8 40 (6.49%) Azure Functions
9 23 (3.73%) AWS
10 15 (2.44%) SaaS
11 13 (2.11%) Azure Data Factory
12 11 (1.79%) PaaS
13 8 (1.30%) Azure Service Bus
13 8 (1.30%) Azure Synapse Analytics
13 8 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
13 8 (1.30%) IaaS
14 7 (1.14%) Azure Cosmos DB
14 7 (1.14%) iPaaS
15 6 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
15 6 (0.97%) Azure Storage
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.97%) HTTP
2 3 (0.49%) Skype
3 1 (0.16%) Internet
3 1 (0.16%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.16%) NAS
3 1 (0.16%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (19.32%) Power BI
2 48 (7.79%) SQL Server
3 45 (7.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 42 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (2.27%) Big Data
7 13 (2.11%) BusinessObjects
8 12 (1.95%) Azure SQL Database
8 12 (1.95%) Data Lake
9 8 (1.30%) MySQL
10 7 (1.14%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 5 (0.81%) Relational Database
11 5 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (0.32%) SAP HANA
13 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
14 1 (0.16%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
14 1 (0.16%) Hadoop
14 1 (0.16%) NoSQL
14 1 (0.16%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 22 (3.57%) Visual Studio
2 18 (2.92%) Selenium
3 14 (2.27%) Visual Studio Team System
4 11 (1.79%) JIRA
5 9 (1.46%) SpecFlow
5 9 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (1.14%) Jenkins
6 7 (1.14%) JMeter
7 6 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (0.81%) SonarQube
9 4 (0.65%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.65%) Git (software)
10 3 (0.49%) git-flow
10 3 (0.49%) JUnit
10 3 (0.49%) MorphX
10 3 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.32%) NUnit
11 2 (0.32%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.32%) Travis CI
11 2 (0.32%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 218 (35.39%) Finance
2 36 (5.84%) Public Sector
3 31 (5.03%) Retail
4 29 (4.71%) Marketing
5 26 (4.22%) Manufacturing
6 15 (2.44%) General Ledger
7 10 (1.62%) Banking
8 7 (1.14%) Aerospace
8 7 (1.14%) Electronics
8 7 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (1.14%) Retail Banking
9 6 (0.97%) Advertising
10 5 (0.81%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.65%) Back Office
11 4 (0.65%) Law
12 3 (0.49%) Automotive
12 3 (0.49%) German Language
12 3 (0.49%) Legal
12 3 (0.49%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.32%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 147 (23.86%) Consultant
2 132 (21.43%) Developer
3 93 (15.10%) Architect
4 62 (10.06%) Analyst
5 46 (7.47%) Functional Consultant
6 40 (6.49%) Microsoft Consultant
7 37 (6.01%) Solutions Architect
8 35 (5.68%) Microsoft Developer
9 34 (5.52%) Project Manager
10 32 (5.19%) Business Analyst
11 25 (4.06%) CRM Developer
12 21 (3.41%) Dynamics CRM Developer
13 19 (3.08%) CRM Consultant
14 18 (2.92%) Azure Developer
15 16 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
16 15 (2.44%) Data Engineer
17 13 (2.11%) Data Architect
18 12 (1.95%) Applications Developer
18 12 (1.95%) CRM Manager
18 12 (1.95%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (14.61%) .NET
2 34 (5.52%) HTML
3 30 (4.87%) Web Services
4 29 (4.71%) ASP.NET
5 25 (4.06%) CSS
6 17 (2.76%) REST
7 15 (2.44%) J2EE
8 13 (2.11%) XML
9 12 (1.95%) Node.js
10 10 (1.62%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (1.46%) .NET Framework
12 8 (1.30%) .NET Core
12 8 (1.30%) JSON
13 7 (1.14%) WCF
14 6 (0.97%) jQuery
14 6 (0.97%) Kafka
14 6 (0.97%) RESTful
15 5 (0.81%) AngularJS
15 5 (0.81%) GraphQL
15 5 (0.81%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (1.46%) Organisational Skills
3 8 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (1.30%) User Experience
3 8 (1.30%) Virtual Team
4 7 (1.14%) Data Structures
5 6 (0.97%) Cloud Native
5 6 (0.97%) Management Information System
6 5 (0.81%) PMI
6 5 (0.81%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (0.65%) BYOD
8 3 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.49%) FMCG
8 3 (0.49%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.32%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.32%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.32%) iPhone
9 2 (0.32%) Learning Management System
9 2 (0.32%) Tandem
10 1 (0.16%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (1.62%) Windows
2 4 (0.65%) Windows Server
3 3 (0.49%) Android
3 3 (0.49%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.32%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (38.15%) CRM
2 159 (25.81%) ERP
3 124 (20.13%) Agile Software Development
4 116 (18.83%) Migration
5 114 (18.51%) Business Intelligence
6 103 (16.72%) DevOps
7 83 (13.47%) Data Migration
8 62 (10.06%) Stakeholder Management
9 42 (6.82%) Data Modelling
10 32 (5.19%) Workflow
11 30 (4.87%) Scrum
12 29 (4.71%) Project Management
13 28 (4.55%) Analytics
14 27 (4.38%) Requirements Gathering
14 27 (4.38%) SDLC
14 27 (4.38%) User Acceptance Testing
15 26 (4.22%) Problem-Solving
16 24 (3.90%) Customer Engagement
16 24 (3.90%) TDD
17 22 (3.57%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 88 (14.29%) C#
2 80 (12.99%) JavaScript
3 76 (12.34%) SQL
4 32 (5.19%) Java
5 17 (2.76%) Python
6 14 (2.27%) T-SQL
7 9 (1.46%) X++
8 8 (1.30%) PowerShell
9 6 (0.97%) VB
10 4 (0.65%) Ruby
10 4 (0.65%) Scala
11 3 (0.49%) C
11 3 (0.49%) VBA
12 2 (0.32%) PHP
12 2 (0.32%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.16%) ES6
13 1 (0.16%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.16%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 37 (6.01%) Security Cleared
2 32 (5.19%) SC Cleared
3 29 (4.71%) Degree
4 12 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (1.46%) BPSS Clearance
7 8 (1.30%) ISTQB
8 7 (1.14%) PMI Certification
8 7 (1.14%) PMP
9 6 (0.97%) ACCA
9 6 (0.97%) CIMA
10 5 (0.81%) AAT
11 4 (0.65%) ISEB
12 3 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 2 (0.32%) DBS Check
13 2 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 2 (0.32%) TOGAF Certification
14 1 (0.16%) BC Cleared
14 1 (0.16%) CAPM
14 1 (0.16%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.25%) QA
2 8 (1.30%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.97%) PMO
4 5 (0.81%) GDPR
4 5 (0.81%) SLA
5 2 (0.32%) TARGET2
6 1 (0.16%) PSD2
System Software
1 18 (2.92%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.16%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (1.46%) Terraform
2 7 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.65%) Puppet
4 3 (0.49%) SCCM
5 1 (0.16%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.16%) MIIS
5 1 (0.16%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.16%) SCOM
5 1 (0.16%) WMI
5 1 (0.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 352 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 49 (7.95%) JD Edwards
3 46 (7.47%) Oracle
4 43 (6.98%) SAP
5 9 (1.46%) Databricks
5 9 (1.46%) Dell
6 7 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (0.97%) CA
7 6 (0.97%) MuleSoft
8 3 (0.49%) Pegasus
8 3 (0.49%) Remedy
8 3 (0.49%) Sage
9 2 (0.32%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.32%) Epicor
9 2 (0.32%) JDA
9 2 (0.32%) Lotus
9 2 (0.32%) Planview
9 2 (0.32%) ReadSoft
9 2 (0.32%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.32%) VMware