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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 24 May 2022 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
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 628 556 497
Rank change year-on-year -72 -59 +62
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 186 130 142
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.22% 0.29%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.64% 3.39% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 75 93
10th Percentile £363 £303 £363
25th Percentile £450 £413 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -
75th Percentile £580 £547 £575
90th Percentile £656 £638 £641
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £488 £508
% change year-on-year +2.56% -3.94% +1.50%

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 5,105 3,840 3,635
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.83% 6.59% 7.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,131 2,260 2,245
10th Percentile £380 £313 £324
25th Percentile £463 £400 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +3.09%
75th Percentile £656 £600 £613
90th Percentile £750 £700 £706
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £475 £480
% change year-on-year +10.53% -1.04% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 45 50
10th Percentile £15.71 £13.50 £13.05
25th Percentile £21.00 £17.75 £18.25
Median hourly rate £32.50 £36.00 £27.75
Median % change year-on-year -9.74% +29.73% -11.20%
75th Percentile £53.75 £58.75 £47.00
90th Percentile £62.00 £67.80 £54.28
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £27.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year -15.74% -7.69% -10.00%

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 24 May 2022.

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 13 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 24 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Work from Home -79 103 £525 +12.90% 77
England -129 100 £500 +5.26% 67
UK excluding London -65 44 £500 +2.56% 51
London -90 39 £500 +2.56% 22
South East -26 13 £540 +2.86% 8
North of England -58 12 £550 +22.22% 15
South West -42 10 £450 -10.09% 1
North West -33 8 £550 - 9
Midlands -48 6 £500 +13.64% 16
Yorkshire -32 4 £550 +41.94% 4
West Midlands -49 4 £463 +2.78% 2
Wales - 3 £650 - 1
East Midlands -26 2 £550 +25.00% 14

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, 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.

1 165 (88.71%) Dynamics 365
2 123 (66.13%) Microsoft
3 93 (50.00%) Azure
4 85 (45.70%) SAP
5 80 (43.01%) Business Intelligence
6 79 (42.47%) Finance
6 79 (42.47%) Power Platform
7 77 (41.40%) CRM
7 77 (41.40%) Dynamics CRM
8 76 (40.86%) SQL
8 76 (40.86%) .NET
9 73 (39.25%) Oracle
9 73 (39.25%) SharePoint
10 72 (38.71%) Social Skills
11 71 (38.17%) ERP
12 68 (36.56%) PowerApps
13 67 (36.02%) J2EE
13 67 (36.02%) Java
14 38 (20.43%) Migration
15 34 (18.28%) Manufacturing
16 31 (16.67%) Project Management
17 30 (16.13%) NetSuite
18 28 (15.05%) JD Edwards
19 27 (14.52%) Requirements Gathering
20 24 (12.90%) Data Migration
21 23 (12.37%) Agile
22 22 (11.83%) Windows
22 22 (11.83%) Presentation Skills
23 21 (11.29%) Power BI
23 21 (11.29%) 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 73 (39.25%) SharePoint
2 16 (8.60%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.54%) Apache
3 1 (0.54%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.54%) Apache Synapse
3 1 (0.54%) IIS
3 1 (0.54%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.54%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (4.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.08%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.54%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.54%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 77 (41.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (16.13%) NetSuite
3 13 (6.99%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (2.69%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (2.69%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (2.69%) SAP ERP
5 2 (1.08%) MFGPRO
5 2 (1.08%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.54%) Dynamics SL
6 1 (0.54%) IBM Planning Analytics
Cloud Services
1 165 (88.71%) Dynamics 365
2 93 (50.00%) Azure
3 79 (42.47%) Power Platform
4 68 (36.56%) PowerApps
5 14 (7.53%) Azure Logic Apps
5 14 (7.53%) Power Automate
6 13 (6.99%) Azure Data Factory
6 13 (6.99%) Microsoft 365
7 9 (4.84%) Azure Functions
7 9 (4.84%) Serverless
8 8 (4.30%) Azure Service Bus
9 4 (2.15%) PaaS
9 4 (2.15%) SaaS
10 3 (1.61%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (1.61%) Azure Key Vault
10 3 (1.61%) OneDrive
11 2 (1.08%) Azure Monitor
11 2 (1.08%) Azure Synapse Analytics
11 2 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.54%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.61%) WAAS
2 2 (1.08%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.54%) DKIM
3 1 (0.54%) DMARC
3 1 (0.54%) Internet
3 1 (0.54%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.29%) Power BI
2 13 (6.99%) BusinessObjects
3 12 (6.45%) SQL Server
3 12 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (4.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (3.76%) Azure SQL Database
6 6 (3.23%) Data Lake
7 5 (2.69%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (2.15%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.61%) SAP BW
9 3 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.08%) OLAP
10 2 (1.08%) Power Query
11 1 (0.54%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.54%) MS Access
11 1 (0.54%) MySQL
11 1 (0.54%) OLAP Cube
11 1 (0.54%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (2.15%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.08%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.08%) Postman
3 1 (0.54%) Artifactory
3 1 (0.54%) JIRA
3 1 (0.54%) MorphX
3 1 (0.54%) Serilog
3 1 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 79 (42.47%) Finance
2 72 (38.71%) Social Skills
3 34 (18.28%) Manufacturing
4 22 (11.83%) Presentation Skills
5 18 (9.68%) General Ledger
6 11 (5.91%) Retail
7 9 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (4.30%) Documentation Skills
9 7 (3.76%) Marketing
10 3 (1.61%) Banking
10 3 (1.61%) Spanish Language
11 2 (1.08%) German Language
11 2 (1.08%) Local Government
11 2 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.54%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 1 (0.54%) Influencing Skills
12 1 (0.54%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 65 (34.95%) Consultant
2 31 (16.67%) Functional Consultant
3 30 (16.13%) Developer
4 24 (12.90%) Analyst
5 21 (11.29%) Architect
6 12 (6.45%) Business Analyst
7 9 (4.84%) Dynamics AX Consultant
8 8 (4.30%) Project Manager
9 6 (3.23%) CRM Developer
9 6 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 6 (3.23%) SAP Manager
9 6 (3.23%) SAP Project Manager
9 6 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (2.69%) Administrator
10 5 (2.69%) ERP Manager
10 5 (2.69%) ERP Project Manager
10 5 (2.69%) Microsoft Consultant
11 4 (2.15%) Applications Support
11 4 (2.15%) Citrix Architect
11 4 (2.15%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (40.86%) .NET
2 67 (36.02%) J2EE
3 5 (2.69%) COM
3 5 (2.69%) React
4 4 (2.15%) REST
4 4 (2.15%) XML
5 3 (1.61%) EDI
5 3 (1.61%) HTML5 Canvas
5 3 (1.61%) RESTful
5 3 (1.61%) Web Services
6 2 (1.08%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.08%) CSS
6 2 (1.08%) HTML
6 2 (1.08%) JSON
6 2 (1.08%) Middleware
6 2 (1.08%) SOAP
7 1 (0.54%) ADO
7 1 (0.54%) EDIFACT
7 1 (0.54%) MDX
7 1 (0.54%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.76%) Self-Motivation
1 7 (3.76%) User Experience
2 6 (3.23%) mPOS
3 5 (2.69%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.15%) Data Structures
4 4 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.15%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.61%) Learning Management System
5 3 (1.61%) Legacy Systems
5 3 (1.61%) Wiki
6 2 (1.08%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.54%) BYOD
7 1 (0.54%) Legacy Applications
7 1 (0.54%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.83%) Windows
2 9 (4.84%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.08%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.54%) Android
4 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.54%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.54%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (43.01%) Business Intelligence
2 77 (41.40%) CRM
3 71 (38.17%) ERP
4 38 (20.43%) Migration
5 31 (16.67%) Project Management
6 27 (14.52%) Requirements Gathering
7 24 (12.90%) Data Migration
8 23 (12.37%) Agile
9 21 (11.29%) DevOps
10 18 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (8.60%) Accounts Payable
11 16 (8.60%) Accounts Receivable
11 16 (8.60%) User Acceptance Testing
12 13 (6.99%) Problem-Solving
13 11 (5.91%) Business Analysis
13 11 (5.91%) Change Management
13 11 (5.91%) Data Modelling
13 11 (5.91%) GAP Analysis
14 10 (5.38%) PRINCE2
15 9 (4.84%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 76 (40.86%) SQL
2 67 (36.02%) Java
3 12 (6.45%) C#
3 12 (6.45%) JavaScript
4 7 (3.76%) PowerShell
5 6 (3.23%) X++
6 3 (1.61%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.08%) Python
8 1 (0.54%) Ada
8 1 (0.54%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (3.23%) Degree
2 4 (2.15%) ACCA
2 4 (2.15%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.61%) CIMA
3 3 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.08%) MBA
5 1 (0.54%) AAT
5 1 (0.54%) APMP
5 1 (0.54%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.54%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.45%) QA
2 6 (3.23%) GDPR
3 3 (1.61%) SLA
4 2 (1.08%) Accessibility
4 2 (1.08%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.08%) PMO
5 1 (0.54%) RosettaNet
5 1 (0.54%) Section 508
5 1 (0.54%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (3.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.08%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.54%) Docker
3 1 (0.54%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 6 (3.23%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (1.08%) SCCM
2 2 (1.08%) Terraform
2 2 (1.08%) WMI
3 1 (0.54%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 1 (0.54%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 123 (66.13%) Microsoft
2 85 (45.70%) SAP
3 73 (39.25%) Oracle
4 28 (15.05%) JD Edwards
5 7 (3.76%) Citrix
6 5 (2.69%) Maconomy
7 4 (2.15%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.08%) Concur
8 2 (1.08%) IFS
8 2 (1.08%) VMware
8 2 (1.08%) Workday
9 1 (0.54%) Databricks
9 1 (0.54%) Dell
9 1 (0.54%) HP
9 1 (0.54%) IBM
9 1 (0.54%) Pegasus
9 1 (0.54%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.54%) Talend