Period
to 23 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Dynamics AX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Dynamics AX 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 AX (formerly Axapta)
UK
6 months to
23 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 546 474 535
Rank change year-on-year -72 +61 -96
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 114 184 362
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.33% 0.38%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.20% 4.37% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 121 263
10th Percentile £302 £350 £338
25th Percentile £413 £425 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% - -
75th Percentile £548 £575 £575
90th Percentile £634 £644 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £500 £481
% change year-on-year -7.50% +3.90% -1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Dynamics AX is in the Business Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 3,565 4,210 6,468
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.59% 7.49% 6.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,103 2,584 3,975
10th Percentile £314 £313 £313
25th Percentile £404 £413 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
75th Percentile £588 £600 £575
90th Percentile £690 £700 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £455
% change year-on-year - +4.40% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 64 84
10th Percentile £13.50 £13.11 £11.25
25th Percentile £17.75 £18.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £40.00
Median % change year-on-year +36.36% -31.25% +77.78%
75th Percentile £61.94 £47.31 £57.81
90th Percentile £67.95 £59.70 £63.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £41.47
% change year-on-year -12.28% -31.27% +107.33%

Dynamics AX
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Dynamics AX as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Dynamics AX in the UK

Dynamics AX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Dynamics AX.

Daily rate trend for Dynamics AX in the UK

Dynamics AX
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Dynamics AX over the 6 months to 23 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Dynamics AX in the UK

Dynamics AX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Dynamics AX.

Hourly rate trend for Dynamics AX in the UK

Dynamics AX
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Dynamics AX 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 -31 84 £475 -5.00% 79
UK excluding London +45 50 £463 -7.50% 58
London -43 27 £475 -5.00% 25
Work from Home -245 23 £500 -4.76% 45
South West +53 19 £500 -9.05% 2
North of England +65 12 £450 -2.70% 12
Midlands +16 12 £438 -2.78% 18
North West +33 7 £550 +22.22% 9
East Midlands +18 6 £438 -2.78% 2
West Midlands +14 6 £450 +2.86% 16
South East +44 5 £450 -14.29% 12
Yorkshire +42 5 £388 -22.50% 3
East of England +15 1 £625 +14.68% 10
Scotland +3 1 - - 4

For the 6 months to 23 April 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Dynamics AX 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 AX.

1 89 (78.07%) Dynamics 365
2 66 (57.89%) Finance
3 63 (55.26%) Microsoft
4 43 (37.72%) ERP
5 37 (32.46%) Azure
6 36 (31.58%) Migration
7 31 (27.19%) Data Migration
8 25 (21.93%) Business Intelligence
9 22 (19.30%) SAP
10 21 (18.42%) Oracle
10 21 (18.42%) CRM
10 21 (18.42%) Dynamics CRM
10 21 (18.42%) Power Platform
11 19 (16.67%) SQL
12 18 (15.79%) BizTalk Server
13 17 (14.91%) SharePoint
13 17 (14.91%) Java
14 16 (14.04%) .NET
15 15 (13.16%) J2EE
15 15 (13.16%) DevOps
15 15 (13.16%) Requirements Workshops
16 14 (12.28%) Inventory Management
16 14 (12.28%) NetSuite
16 14 (12.28%) Manufacturing
17 13 (11.40%) Stakeholder Management
17 13 (11.40%) BusinessObjects
17 13 (11.40%) JD Edwards
17 13 (11.40%) Power BI
17 13 (11.40%) PowerApps
18 12 (10.53%) Agile Software Development

Dynamics AX
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 18 (15.79%) BizTalk Server
2 17 (14.91%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.88%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (2.63%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 21 (18.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (12.28%) NetSuite
3 2 (1.75%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.88%) Line 500
4 1 (0.88%) Maximo
4 1 (0.88%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 89 (78.07%) Dynamics 365
2 37 (32.46%) Azure
3 21 (18.42%) Power Platform
4 13 (11.40%) PowerApps
5 11 (9.65%) Azure Logic Apps
6 6 (5.26%) AWS
7 3 (2.63%) Azure Service Bus
7 3 (2.63%) Microsoft 365
8 1 (0.88%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.88%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.88%) Azure Stack
8 1 (0.88%) Boomi
8 1 (0.88%) GitHub
8 1 (0.88%) iPaaS
8 1 (0.88%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.88%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.40%) BusinessObjects
1 13 (11.40%) Power BI
2 11 (9.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (4.39%) Big Data
5 2 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.88%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.88%) Data Vault
6 1 (0.88%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 7 (6.14%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (2.63%) JIRA
3 2 (1.75%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.75%) MorphX
3 2 (1.75%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.88%) Maven
4 1 (0.88%) Postman
4 1 (0.88%) REST Assured
4 1 (0.88%) Selenium
4 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 66 (57.89%) Finance
2 14 (12.28%) Manufacturing
3 9 (7.89%) General Ledger
4 6 (5.26%) Retail
5 4 (3.51%) Marketing
5 4 (3.51%) Public Sector
6 2 (1.75%) Electronics
6 2 (1.75%) German Language
7 1 (0.88%) Back Office
7 1 (0.88%) Czech Language
7 1 (0.88%) French Language
7 1 (0.88%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.88%) Polish Language
7 1 (0.88%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 31 (27.19%) Consultant
2 15 (13.16%) Analyst
2 15 (13.16%) Microsoft Consultant
3 14 (12.28%) Functional Consultant
4 13 (11.40%) Developer
5 10 (8.77%) Architect
6 9 (7.89%) Project Manager
7 8 (7.02%) Dynamics AX Consultant
8 6 (5.26%) Data Engineer
8 6 (5.26%) Supply Chain Consultant
8 6 (5.26%) Technical Leader
9 5 (4.39%) Big Data Engineer
10 4 (3.51%) Business Analyst
10 4 (3.51%) CRM Developer
10 4 (3.51%) Dynamics AX Project Manager
10 4 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 4 (3.51%) ERP Manager
11 3 (2.63%) Management Consultant
11 3 (2.63%) Programme Manager
11 3 (2.63%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.04%) .NET
2 15 (13.16%) J2EE
3 5 (4.39%) Kafka
4 4 (3.51%) SOAP
4 4 (3.51%) Web Services
5 3 (2.63%) EDI
5 3 (2.63%) REST
6 2 (1.75%) CSS
6 2 (1.75%) XML
7 1 (0.88%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.88%) Ajax
7 1 (0.88%) COM
7 1 (0.88%) HTML
7 1 (0.88%) jQuery
7 1 (0.88%) JSON
7 1 (0.88%) MDX
7 1 (0.88%) Middleware
7 1 (0.88%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.75%) AS400
2 2 (1.75%) iSeries
2 2 (1.75%) Organisational Skills
2 2 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.88%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.63%) Windows
2 1 (0.88%) Linux
2 1 (0.88%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (0.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (37.72%) ERP
2 36 (31.58%) Migration
3 31 (27.19%) Data Migration
4 25 (21.93%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (18.42%) CRM
6 15 (13.16%) DevOps
6 15 (13.16%) Requirements Workshops
7 14 (12.28%) Inventory Management
8 13 (11.40%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (8.77%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (7.89%) Supply Chain Management
12 8 (7.02%) Project Delivery
12 8 (7.02%) Project Management
12 8 (7.02%) Service Management
13 6 (5.26%) ETL
13 6 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
13 6 (5.26%) PRINCE2
13 6 (5.26%) Requirements Gathering
14 5 (4.39%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 19 (16.67%) SQL
2 17 (14.91%) Java
3 10 (8.77%) X++
4 5 (4.39%) C#
4 5 (4.39%) Python
5 2 (1.75%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.75%) VB
6 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.88%) C
6 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (8.77%) Degree
2 8 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.75%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.75%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.75%) PMP
5 1 (0.88%) HNC
5 1 (0.88%) ISEB
5 1 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.51%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) PMO
2 1 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (0.88%) Terraform
1 1 (0.88%) WMI
Vendors
1 63 (55.26%) Microsoft
2 22 (19.30%) SAP
3 21 (18.42%) Oracle
4 13 (11.40%) JD Edwards
5 6 (5.26%) CA
6 3 (2.63%) Cognos
6 3 (2.63%) Sage
7 2 (1.75%) IFS
7 2 (1.75%) Infor
7 2 (1.75%) RedGate
8 1 (0.88%) Dell
8 1 (0.88%) Epicor
8 1 (0.88%) IBM
8 1 (0.88%) Informatica
8 1 (0.88%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.88%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.88%) Splunk