Period
to 26 November 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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 588 487 555
Rank change year-on-year -101 +68 -1
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 253 86 259
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.24% 0.31%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.77% 3.41% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 64 195
10th Percentile £378 £204 £363
25th Percentile £450 £311 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £450 £513
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -12.20% +2.50%
75th Percentile £575 £538 £594
90th Percentile £638 £575 £634
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £431 £494
% change year-on-year +15.94% -12.66% +8.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
10th Percentile £28.45 " £22.25
25th Percentile £32.88 " £25.63
Median hourly rate £40.50 - £32.50
75th Percentile £47.88 " £39.38
90th Percentile £52.15 " £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £20.00

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 5,304 2,524 6,076
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.97% 6.96% 7.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,225 1,522 3,676
10th Percentile £350 £313 £325
25th Percentile £425 £400 £409
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £638 £588 £588
90th Percentile £738 £700 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £463 £475
% change year-on-year +5.41% -2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 20 82
10th Percentile £17.17 £16.37 £13.25
25th Percentile £25.03 £22.00 £17.78
Median hourly rate £48.25 £48.75 £24.56
Median % change year-on-year -1.03% +98.49% -7.32%
75th Percentile £63.00 £57.17 £52.45
90th Percentile £75.00 £62.03 £68.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.25 £50.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +2.50% +36.99% +52.08%

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 26 November 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Dynamics AX over the 6 months to 26 November 2021.

Hourly rate histogram 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 26 November 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 -154 134 £500 +14.29% 81
UK excluding London -122 59 £500 +15.94% 52
London -167 58 £500 +5.26% 34
Work from Home -167 48 £544 +3.57% 76
Midlands -65 17 £425 - 16
East of England -43 16 £550 +13.40% 5
North West -43 11 £675 +350.00% 6
North of England -64 11 £675 +100.00% 13
West Midlands -63 10 £425 -7.61% 11
East Midlands -41 7 £475 +11.76% 5
South West -50 7 £431 +32.69% 3
South East -91 7 £513 +13.89% 10
Northern Ireland - 1 £500 - 2

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 234 (92.49%) Dynamics 365
2 184 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 131 (51.78%) Azure
4 125 (49.41%) Business Intelligence
5 119 (47.04%) .NET
6 117 (46.25%) SAP
7 114 (45.06%) CRM
7 114 (45.06%) Dynamics CRM
8 111 (43.87%) Oracle
9 110 (43.48%) Java
10 109 (43.08%) SharePoint
11 108 (42.69%) J2EE
12 103 (40.71%) SQL
13 97 (38.34%) Finance
14 92 (36.36%) Migration
14 92 (36.36%) Social Skills
15 91 (35.97%) Power Platform
16 81 (32.02%) ERP
17 78 (30.83%) PowerApps
18 53 (20.95%) Data Migration
19 46 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
19 46 (18.18%) Windows
19 46 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
20 40 (15.81%) Marketing
20 40 (15.81%) User Acceptance Testing
21 39 (15.42%) JD Edwards
22 38 (15.02%) NetSuite
23 36 (14.23%) BusinessObjects
24 32 (12.65%) Analytical Skills
25 31 (12.25%) Microsoft Intune

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
1 109 (43.08%) SharePoint
2 46 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
3 17 (6.72%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.79%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.79%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.40%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (3.16%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.98%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.58%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 114 (45.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 38 (15.02%) NetSuite
3 7 (2.77%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.79%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.79%) Dynamics SL
4 2 (0.79%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.79%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.40%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.40%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 234 (92.49%) Dynamics 365
2 131 (51.78%) Azure
3 91 (35.97%) Power Platform
4 78 (30.83%) PowerApps
5 21 (8.30%) Microsoft 365
6 17 (6.72%) Azure Active Directory
6 17 (6.72%) Azure Logic Apps
7 7 (2.77%) AWS
7 7 (2.77%) PaaS
8 6 (2.37%) Power Automate
9 5 (1.98%) Serverless
10 3 (1.19%) Azure App Service
10 3 (1.19%) SaaS
11 1 (0.40%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.40%) Azure Synapse Analytics
11 1 (0.40%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.98%) NetScaler
1 5 (1.98%) WAAS
2 1 (0.40%) Firewall
2 1 (0.40%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (14.23%) BusinessObjects
2 20 (7.91%) Power BI
3 12 (4.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (4.35%) Relational Database
4 11 (4.35%) SQL Server
5 6 (2.37%) Big Data
6 4 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.19%) Data Lake
7 3 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.79%) Power Query
8 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.40%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.40%) QlikView
9 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (2.37%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.98%) MorphX
2 5 (1.98%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (1.58%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.79%) JIRA
5 1 (0.40%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 97 (38.34%) Finance
2 92 (36.36%) Social Skills
3 40 (15.81%) Marketing
4 32 (12.65%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (12.25%) Documentation Skills
6 30 (11.86%) Presentation Skills
7 27 (10.67%) Retail
8 21 (8.30%) Manufacturing
9 7 (2.77%) General Ledger
10 6 (2.37%) German Language
10 6 (2.37%) Organisational Skills
11 4 (1.58%) Public Sector
12 3 (1.19%) Influencing Skills
13 2 (0.79%) Banking
13 2 (0.79%) French Language
13 2 (0.79%) Legal
13 2 (0.79%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.40%) Korean Language
14 1 (0.40%) Polish Language
14 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 104 (41.11%) Consultant
2 49 (19.37%) Developer
3 37 (14.62%) Functional Consultant
4 32 (12.65%) Architect
5 21 (8.30%) Project Manager
6 20 (7.91%) Analyst
7 19 (7.51%) CRM Developer
7 19 (7.51%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 11 (4.35%) Azure Developer
9 10 (3.95%) Microsoft Consultant
10 9 (3.56%) Citrix Architect
10 9 (3.56%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (3.16%) Applications Developer
11 8 (3.16%) Dynamics AX Consultant
11 8 (3.16%) Dynamics AX Project Manager
11 8 (3.16%) Integration Developer
11 8 (3.16%) Logic Apps Developer
11 8 (3.16%) Supply Chain Consultant
12 7 (2.77%) Dynamics AX Developer
12 7 (2.77%) ERP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (47.04%) .NET
2 108 (42.69%) J2EE
3 5 (1.98%) ADO
3 5 (1.98%) COM
3 5 (1.98%) Web Services
3 5 (1.98%) XML
4 4 (1.58%) .NET Framework
4 4 (1.58%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.19%) REST
6 2 (0.79%) Angular 2
6 2 (0.79%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.79%) CSS
6 2 (0.79%) EDI
6 2 (0.79%) Hibernate
6 2 (0.79%) HTML
6 2 (0.79%) JPA
6 2 (0.79%) JSP
6 2 (0.79%) Node.js
6 2 (0.79%) Spring
6 2 (0.79%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.95%) User Experience
2 6 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (1.98%) Legacy Systems
3 5 (1.98%) Public Cloud
4 4 (1.58%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.19%) PMI
6 2 (0.79%) FMCG
7 1 (0.40%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 46 (18.18%) Windows
2 28 (11.07%) Windows 10
3 18 (7.11%) Windows 7
4 17 (6.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (6.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (4.35%) Windows Server
5 11 (4.35%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (0.40%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.40%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (49.41%) Business Intelligence
2 114 (45.06%) CRM
3 92 (36.36%) Migration
4 81 (32.02%) ERP
5 53 (20.95%) Data Migration
6 46 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 40 (15.81%) User Acceptance Testing
8 26 (10.28%) GAP Analysis
9 24 (9.49%) Project Management
9 24 (9.49%) Requirements Gathering
10 20 (7.91%) Feature Driven Development
10 20 (7.91%) Supply Chain Management
11 19 (7.51%) Data Modelling
11 19 (7.51%) Inventory Management
12 17 (6.72%) Service Management
13 16 (6.32%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (5.93%) DevOps
14 15 (5.93%) Logistics
15 14 (5.53%) User Stories
16 11 (4.35%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 110 (43.48%) Java
2 103 (40.71%) SQL
3 27 (10.67%) C#
4 24 (9.49%) JavaScript
5 16 (6.32%) X++
6 4 (1.58%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.79%) C++
7 2 (0.79%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.79%) VB
8 1 (0.40%) Ada
8 1 (0.40%) C
8 1 (0.40%) Groovy
8 1 (0.40%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (9.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (4.35%) Degree
3 9 (3.56%) PMI Certification
4 7 (2.77%) PMP
5 3 (1.19%) ACCA
5 3 (1.19%) APMP
6 2 (0.79%) CIMA
7 1 (0.40%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.40%) MBA
7 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.98%) QA
2 3 (1.19%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.19%) PMO
2 3 (1.19%) SLA
3 2 (0.79%) Accessibility
4 1 (0.40%) Section 508
4 1 (0.40%) WCAG
System Software
1 22 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 17 (6.72%) Virtual Desktop
2 17 (6.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (6.32%) XenDesktop
4 11 (4.35%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 11 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 11 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (4.35%) XenApp
5 2 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 31 (12.25%) Microsoft Intune
2 16 (6.32%) SCCM
3 11 (4.35%) SCVMM
3 11 (4.35%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 184 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 117 (46.25%) SAP
3 111 (43.87%) Oracle
4 39 (15.42%) JD Edwards
5 29 (11.46%) Citrix
6 17 (6.72%) VMware
7 5 (1.98%) F5
8 2 (0.79%) Ariba
9 1 (0.40%) Ceridian
9 1 (0.40%) Concur
9 1 (0.40%) Dell
9 1 (0.40%) Epicor
9 1 (0.40%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.40%) Pegasus
9 1 (0.40%) QAD
9 1 (0.40%) Sage
9 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.40%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.40%) Workday