Period
to 23 July 2019

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 July 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 AX (formerly Axapta)
UK
6 months to
23 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 539 539 490
Rank change year-on-year 0 -49 +53
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 308 401 398
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.39% 0.42%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.85% 5.88% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 279 264
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £356 £321
90th Percentile £649 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £494
% change year-on-year +5.26% -3.80% +16.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 15 4
UK median hourly rate - £29.15 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +61.94% +80.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +94.44% +80.00%

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 6,352 6,814 7,827
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.90% 6.60% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,824 3,977 4,515
UK median daily rate £485 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £304
90th Percentile £663 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +4.44% +2.86% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 110 115
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -24.24% -5.71%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.00 £13.10
90th Percentile £66.00 £51.50 £63.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.96 £35.00
% change year-on-year +59.42% -37.27% -

Dynamics AX
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Dynamics AX in the UK

Dynamics AX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Dynamics AX.

Contractor daily rate trend for Dynamics AX in the UK

Dynamics AX
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Dynamics AX over the 6 months to 23 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Dynamics AX in the UK

Dynamics AX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Dynamics AX in the UK

Dynamics AX
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 AX within the UK over the 6 months to 23 July 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 -21 278 £500 - 451
London -37 149 £525 - 107
UK excluding London +39 141 £500 +5.26% 376
South East +25 38 £500 - 70
North of England +19 36 £500 - 149
Midlands +21 29 £525 +5.00% 76
North West +33 25 £500 -4.71% 101
West Midlands +16 21 £538 +7.50% 58
East of England +6 15 £450 +5.88% 22
Scotland +19 13 £488 +25.81% 31
Yorkshire +15 10 £400 -21.95% 41
South West -16 7 £500 +5.26% 27
East Midlands +14 4 £425 -22.73% 18
Wales -8 3 £475 +11.76% 1
North East +18 1 £400 -5.88% 7

For the 6 months to 23 July 2019, 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.

1 213 (69.16%) Dynamics 365
2 162 (52.60%) ERP
3 156 (50.65%) Microsoft
4 114 (37.01%) Finance
5 66 (21.43%) CRM
5 66 (21.43%) Dynamics CRM
6 57 (18.51%) JD Edwards
7 55 (17.86%) NetSuite
7 55 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
8 52 (16.88%) Migration
9 49 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
10 48 (15.58%) Power Platform
11 47 (15.26%) Data Migration
12 43 (13.96%) Power BI
13 37 (12.01%) SQL
13 37 (12.01%) .NET
14 34 (11.04%) X++
14 34 (11.04%) Agile Software Development
15 31 (10.06%) Stakeholder Management
16 30 (9.74%) SQL Server
16 30 (9.74%) C#
17 29 (9.42%) SharePoint
17 29 (9.42%) Retail
18 28 (9.09%) Oracle
19 26 (8.44%) SAP
20 25 (8.12%) Logistics
21 24 (7.79%) Project Management
22 22 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV
22 22 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
23 21 (6.82%) Java

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 29 (9.42%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.65%) IIS
4 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (1.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.30%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 66 (21.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 55 (17.86%) NetSuite
3 22 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (1.95%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 5 (1.62%) SAP ERP
5 5 (1.62%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.32%) BPCS
6 1 (0.32%) Lawson
6 1 (0.32%) Maximo
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (0.32%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 213 (69.16%) Dynamics 365
2 55 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (15.58%) Power Platform
4 15 (4.87%) Office 365
5 6 (1.95%) SaaS
6 5 (1.62%) PaaS
6 5 (1.62%) PowerApps
7 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.32%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.65%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (13.96%) Power BI
2 30 (9.74%) SQL Server
3 20 (6.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (4.87%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (1.95%) Big Data
8 6 (1.95%) Data Lake
9 3 (0.97%) OLTP
9 3 (0.97%) Qlik Sense
9 3 (0.97%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.65%) OLAP
10 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.32%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (2.27%) Visual Studio
2 6 (1.95%) Visual Studio Team System
3 5 (1.62%) JIRA
3 5 (1.62%) MorphX
4 4 (1.30%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.97%) LoadRunner
5 3 (0.97%) Selenium
6 2 (0.65%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 114 (37.01%) Finance
2 29 (9.42%) Retail
3 17 (5.52%) Manufacturing
4 8 (2.60%) Marketing
5 7 (2.27%) Banking
6 6 (1.95%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.30%) Billing
7 4 (1.30%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.65%) Advertising
8 2 (0.65%) Back Office
8 2 (0.65%) Italian Language
8 2 (0.65%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.32%) Automotive
9 1 (0.32%) French Language
9 1 (0.32%) German Language
9 1 (0.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 78 (25.32%) Developer
2 69 (22.40%) Consultant
3 54 (17.53%) Analyst
4 37 (12.01%) Project Manager
5 35 (11.36%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 27 (8.77%) Business Analyst
7 26 (8.44%) Dynamics AX Developer
8 25 (8.12%) Microsoft Consultant
9 20 (6.49%) Senior Developer
10 19 (6.17%) Architect
11 17 (5.52%) Functional Consultant
12 14 (4.55%) Microsoft Developer
13 13 (4.22%) Dynamics AX Project Manager
14 10 (3.25%) CRM Consultant
14 10 (3.25%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
15 9 (2.92%) .NET Developer
15 9 (2.92%) CRM Developer
15 9 (2.92%) Dynamics CRM Developer
15 9 (2.92%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
16 7 (2.27%) ERP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (12.01%) .NET
2 19 (6.17%) JSON
2 19 (6.17%) XML
3 16 (5.19%) REST
3 16 (5.19%) Web Services
4 9 (2.92%) AngularJS
5 8 (2.60%) J2EE
6 6 (1.95%) .NET Core
6 6 (1.95%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (1.62%) HTML
8 4 (1.30%) ASP.NET
8 4 (1.30%) EDI
8 4 (1.30%) Node.js
9 3 (0.97%) HTML5
9 3 (0.97%) Middleware
9 3 (0.97%) Spring
9 3 (0.97%) WCF
10 2 (0.65%) COM
10 2 (0.65%) LDAP
11 1 (0.32%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.17%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (3.25%) User Experience
4 7 (2.27%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.30%) Data Structures
5 4 (1.30%) PMI
6 3 (0.97%) Learning Management System
6 3 (0.97%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.65%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.65%) FMCG
7 2 (0.65%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.32%) AS400
8 1 (0.32%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.32%) EPoS
8 1 (0.32%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.65%) Windows
2 1 (0.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (52.60%) ERP
2 66 (21.43%) CRM
3 52 (16.88%) Migration
4 49 (15.91%) Business Intelligence
5 47 (15.26%) Data Migration
6 34 (11.04%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (10.06%) Stakeholder Management
8 25 (8.12%) Logistics
9 24 (7.79%) Project Management
10 19 (6.17%) Problem-Solving
11 18 (5.84%) User Acceptance Testing
12 17 (5.52%) Business Analysis
12 17 (5.52%) DevOps
12 17 (5.52%) PRINCE2
13 14 (4.55%) Waterfall
14 13 (4.22%) Change Management
15 12 (3.90%) SOA
16 11 (3.57%) Microservices
16 11 (3.57%) Scrum
16 11 (3.57%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 37 (12.01%) SQL
2 34 (11.04%) X++
3 30 (9.74%) C#
4 21 (6.82%) Java
5 11 (3.57%) JavaScript
6 9 (2.92%) T-SQL
7 7 (2.27%) PowerShell
8 3 (0.97%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.97%) VB.NET
8 3 (0.97%) XPath
9 2 (0.65%) TypeScript
9 2 (0.65%) VBA
10 1 (0.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (2.92%) Degree
2 7 (2.27%) PMI Certification
3 6 (1.95%) PMP
4 5 (1.62%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.65%) ACCA
6 2 (0.65%) APMG
6 2 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.65%) CIMA
6 2 (0.65%) MCP
6 2 (0.65%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.32%) ISEB
7 1 (0.32%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.97%) PMO
2 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.32%) GAAP
2 1 (0.32%) QA
2 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.30%) Docker
2 2 (0.65%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.32%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 156 (50.65%) Microsoft
2 57 (18.51%) JD Edwards
3 28 (9.09%) Oracle
4 26 (8.44%) SAP
5 6 (1.95%) hybris
5 6 (1.95%) Sage
5 6 (1.95%) Workday
6 4 (1.30%) BiZZdesign
6 4 (1.30%) Sitecore
7 3 (0.97%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (0.65%) IFS
8 2 (0.65%) OpenText
9 1 (0.32%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.32%) Epicor
9 1 (0.32%) GL TRADE
9 1 (0.32%) Infor
9 1 (0.32%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.32%) Nintex
9 1 (0.32%) Twitter