Period
to 20 October 2020

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 20 October 2020 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
20 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 457 563 554
Rank change year-on-year +106 -9 -99
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 73 261 369
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.31% 0.36%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.24% 4.35% 5.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 212 271
Median daily rate £450 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.20% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £208 £363 £338
90th Percentile £575 £638 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 12
Median hourly rate - £32.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.41% +142.86%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year - -42.86% +150.00%

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 2,255 5,998 6,402
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.16% 7.10% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,329 3,577 3,752
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £313
90th Percentile £713 £660 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £464 £480 £450
% change year-on-year -3.39% +6.67% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 87 79
Median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +35.42% -11.93%
10th Percentile £17.47 £11.84 £11.67
90th Percentile £62.03 £68.00 £60.25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +55.56% -25.00%

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 20 October 2020.

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 12 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 20 October 2020. 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 +106 55 £425 -19.05% 73
London +86 30 £475 -13.64% 28
UK excluding London +192 24 £425 -15.00% 53
Work from Home -98 10 £550 +4.76% 33
East of England +94 9 £485 +7.78% 8
Midlands +65 8 £373 -17.22% 9
South West +111 5 £333 -35.12% 4
East Midlands +46 5 £325 -40.91% 2
West Midlands +54 3 £550 +29.41% 7
North of England +102 2 £338 -32.50% 12
North West +75 1 £150 -70.00% 9
Yorkshire +74 1 £525 +2.44% 2

For the 6 months to 20 October 2020, 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 49 (67.12%) Dynamics 365
2 46 (63.01%) Microsoft
3 34 (46.58%) ERP
4 32 (43.84%) Azure
5 29 (39.73%) CRM
6 23 (31.51%) Business Intelligence
6 23 (31.51%) Dynamics CRM
7 20 (27.40%) Finance
8 18 (24.66%) SAP
9 17 (23.29%) .NET
10 15 (20.55%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (19.18%) Degree
12 13 (17.81%) BizTalk Server
12 13 (17.81%) Oracle
12 13 (17.81%) SharePoint
13 12 (16.44%) Office 365
13 12 (16.44%) Power Platform
14 11 (15.07%) Retail
15 10 (13.70%) Power BI
15 10 (13.70%) SaaS
15 10 (13.70%) Waterfall
16 9 (12.33%) NetSuite
16 9 (12.33%) Migration
16 9 (12.33%) J2EE
16 9 (12.33%) Java
16 9 (12.33%) BusinessObjects
17 8 (10.96%) JD Edwards
17 8 (10.96%) SOA
17 8 (10.96%) Computer Science
17 8 (10.96%) DevOps

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 13 (17.81%) BizTalk Server
1 13 (17.81%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.74%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 23 (31.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (12.33%) NetSuite
3 7 (9.59%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.37%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 49 (67.12%) Dynamics 365
2 32 (43.84%) Azure
3 12 (16.44%) Office 365
3 12 (16.44%) Power Platform
4 10 (13.70%) SaaS
5 4 (5.48%) IaaS
5 4 (5.48%) PaaS
6 3 (4.11%) AWS
6 3 (4.11%) Azure Machine Learning
7 2 (2.74%) Azure Functions
7 2 (2.74%) PowerApps
7 2 (2.74%) Serverless
8 1 (1.37%) Akamai
8 1 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) DNS
1 1 (1.37%) Internet
1 1 (1.37%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.70%) Power BI
2 9 (12.33%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (5.48%) Big Data
3 4 (5.48%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.48%) GIS
3 4 (5.48%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) JIRA
General
1 20 (27.40%) Finance
2 11 (15.07%) Retail
3 6 (8.22%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.74%) Back Office
4 2 (2.74%) Italian Language
4 2 (2.74%) Marketing
4 2 (2.74%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.37%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (26.03%) Consultant
2 14 (19.18%) Developer
3 9 (12.33%) Architect
4 8 (10.96%) Dynamics AX Developer
4 8 (10.96%) Project Manager
5 7 (9.59%) Integration Developer
5 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Developer
6 5 (6.85%) ERP Manager
6 5 (6.85%) ERP Project Manager
6 5 (6.85%) Functional Consultant
7 4 (5.48%) Administrator
7 4 (5.48%) Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Enterprise Architect
8 3 (4.11%) Applications Consultant
8 3 (4.11%) Dynamics AX Consultant
8 3 (4.11%) IT Consultant
8 3 (4.11%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Technical Administrator
9 2 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
9 2 (2.74%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (23.29%) .NET
2 9 (12.33%) J2EE
3 7 (9.59%) JSON
4 5 (6.85%) REST
5 4 (5.48%) RESTful
5 4 (5.48%) Web Services
5 4 (5.48%) XML
6 3 (4.11%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.74%) Spring
8 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.37%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.59%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.48%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (5.48%) Private Cloud
4 3 (4.11%) User Experience
5 1 (1.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.37%) FMCG
5 1 (1.37%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.85%) Windows
2 4 (5.48%) Solaris
3 3 (4.11%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.37%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.37%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (46.58%) ERP
2 29 (39.73%) CRM
3 23 (31.51%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (20.55%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (13.70%) Waterfall
6 9 (12.33%) Migration
7 8 (10.96%) Computer Science
7 8 (10.96%) DevOps
7 8 (10.96%) SOA
8 7 (9.59%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (9.59%) Project Management
9 6 (8.22%) Data Migration
9 6 (8.22%) Microservices
10 5 (6.85%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (6.85%) ETL
10 5 (6.85%) Identity Management
10 5 (6.85%) Information Management
11 4 (5.48%) Information Security
11 4 (5.48%) Scrum
11 4 (5.48%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.33%) Java
2 5 (6.85%) C#
2 5 (6.85%) JavaScript
3 4 (5.48%) SQL
4 3 (4.11%) Python
5 1 (1.37%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (19.18%) Degree
2 6 (8.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (6.85%) CISA
4 1 (1.37%) AAT
4 1 (1.37%) ACCA
4 1 (1.37%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) ITGC
1 5 (6.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.74%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.37%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) AirWatch
1 1 (1.37%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (1.37%) Nexpose
1 1 (1.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 46 (63.01%) Microsoft
2 18 (24.66%) SAP
3 13 (17.81%) Oracle
4 8 (10.96%) JD Edwards
5 5 (6.85%) ServiceNow
6 4 (5.48%) IBM
6 4 (5.48%) Sun
7 3 (4.11%) Databricks
7 3 (4.11%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (4.11%) Tableau
8 2 (2.74%) Citrix
8 2 (2.74%) hybris
9 1 (1.37%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.37%) Cisco
9 1 (1.37%) Cognos
9 1 (1.37%) Epicor
9 1 (1.37%) Hyperion
9 1 (1.37%) IronPort
9 1 (1.37%) McAfee
9 1 (1.37%) Symantec