Period
to 18 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Dynamics CRM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Dynamics CRM over the 6 months to 18 October 2017 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 CRM (formerly Microsoft CRM)
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 227 202 219
Rank change year-on-year -25 +17 -17
Contract jobs citing Dynamics CRM 1115 1373 1299
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.12% 1.29% 1.15%
As % of the Business Applications category 13.91% 15.77% 14.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 756 970 889
UK median daily rate £438 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.57% +10.00% -5.88%
10th Percentile £308 £312 £263
90th Percentile £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 13
UK median hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.43% -50.00% +75.00%
10th Percentile £12.93 £14.85 £15.20
90th Percentile £37.70 £21.03 £122.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +22.86% -50.00% +75.00%

Dynamics CRM 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 8016 8706 9252
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.07% 8.17% 8.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4696 5192 5159
UK median daily rate £452 £440 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.61% +1.15% +2.35%
10th Percentile £305 £300 £275
90th Percentile £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 97 131
UK median hourly rate £28.50 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.00% - -20.63%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.23 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.50 £91.80 £50.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.15 £25.06 £23.00
% change year-on-year +24.30% +8.96% -29.23%

Dynamics CRM
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Dynamics CRM in the UK

Dynamics CRM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Dynamics CRM in the UK

Dynamics CRM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Dynamics CRM over the 6 months to 18 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Dynamics CRM in the UK

Dynamics CRM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Dynamics CRM in the UK

Dynamics CRM
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Dynamics CRM over the 6 months to 18 October 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Dynamics CRM in the UK

Dynamics CRM
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Dynamics CRM within the UK over the 6 months to 18 October 2017. 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 1066 £450 +1.12% 176
UK excluding London -37 551 £425 - 110
London -2 540 £450 - 71
North of England +19 168 £450 +5.88% 36
South East -6 128 £425 -2.86% 32
Midlands -39 109 £425 - 15
West Midlands -26 96 £425 +6.25% 12
North West +11 87 £450 +9.42% 19
South West +17 60 £425 - 4
Yorkshire -30 51 £425 -2.30% 10
East of England -54 48 £456 +7.35% 11
North East +82 30 £375 -21.05% 7
Scotland +27 29 £350 - 10
East Midlands +1 15 £450 +12.50% 3
Wales -1 8 £413 +10.00% 2
Northern Ireland -50 3 £300 -33.33%

For the 6 months to 18 October 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Dynamics CRM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Dynamics CRM.

1 1115 (100.00%) CRM
2 764 (68.52%) Microsoft
3 327 (29.33%) .NET
4 294 (26.37%) Agile Software Development
5 271 (24.30%) C#
6 253 (22.69%) SQL
7 234 (20.99%) Finance
8 212 (19.01%) Dynamics 365
9 175 (15.70%) JavaScript
10 172 (15.43%) SQL Server
11 159 (14.26%) SharePoint
12 135 (12.11%) Migration
13 125 (11.21%) Microsoft Azure
14 122 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
15 113 (10.13%) Project Management
16 108 (9.69%) ASP.NET
17 101 (9.06%) Dynamics AX
17 101 (9.06%) ERP
18 97 (8.70%) Workflow
19 94 (8.43%) MVC
20 90 (8.07%) Banking
21 89 (7.98%) Scrum
22 87 (7.80%) HTML
22 87 (7.80%) Data Migration
23 80 (7.17%) Business Analysis
24 77 (6.91%) Visual Studio
25 74 (6.64%) SDLC
26 73 (6.55%) Business Intelligence
26 73 (6.55%) Advertising
27 72 (6.46%) Web Services

Dynamics CRM
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
1 159 (14.26%) SharePoint
2 43 (3.86%) BizTalk Server
3 35 (3.14%) CMS
3 35 (3.14%) MS Exchange
4 23 (2.06%) IIS
5 18 (1.61%) Skype for Business
6 15 (1.35%) Sitecore CMS
7 12 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
8 10 (0.90%) Tomcat
9 9 (0.81%) Umbraco
10 7 (0.63%) DNN
10 7 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
11 6 (0.54%) Drupal
11 6 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (0.45%) NServiceBus
13 4 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (0.36%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.27%) Apache
Applications
1 37 (3.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (2.78%) MS Visio
3 24 (2.15%) Microsoft Office
4 14 (1.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (1.26%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.090%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 101 (9.06%) Dynamics AX
2 44 (3.95%) Dynamics NAV
3 9 (0.81%) Payment Gateway
4 8 (0.72%) NetSuite
5 7 (0.63%) SAP CRM
6 4 (0.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (0.36%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.27%) Oracle CRM
7 3 (0.27%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.18%) SAP HCM
8 2 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.090%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.090%) FRx
9 1 (0.090%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 212 (19.01%) Dynamics 365
2 125 (11.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (4.22%) Office 365
4 16 (1.43%) SaaS
5 11 (0.99%) IaaS
6 10 (0.90%) PaaS
7 9 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
7 9 (0.81%) Yammer
8 8 (0.72%) OneDrive
9 4 (0.36%) Force.com
9 4 (0.36%) GitHub
9 4 (0.36%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 3 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.18%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.18%) Azure Data Factory
11 2 (0.18%) Boomi
11 2 (0.18%) Data Lake Analytics
11 2 (0.18%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.52%) Internet
2 12 (1.08%) DHCP
2 12 (1.08%) DNS
2 12 (1.08%) TCP/IP
3 7 (0.63%) Skype
4 6 (0.54%) Firewall
4 6 (0.54%) iSCSI
4 6 (0.54%) NAS
4 6 (0.54%) SAN
5 5 (0.45%) SMS
6 4 (0.36%) VLAN
6 4 (0.36%) Wireless
7 3 (0.27%) VPN
8 2 (0.18%) DSL
8 2 (0.18%) Intranet
8 2 (0.18%) LAN
8 2 (0.18%) MPLS
8 2 (0.18%) Structured Cabling
8 2 (0.18%) VRRP
9 1 (0.090%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (15.43%) SQL Server
2 68 (6.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 49 (4.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (2.33%) Power BI
5 16 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (1.35%) Data Mining
7 12 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (0.99%) Azure SQL Database
9 10 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (0.81%) NoSQL
10 9 (0.81%) SQL Server 2014
11 8 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (0.63%) IDOL
13 5 (0.45%) Data Lake
14 4 (0.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 4 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (0.36%) Relational Database
14 4 (0.36%) SQL Server 2016
15 3 (0.27%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 77 (6.91%) Visual Studio
2 57 (5.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 48 (4.30%) Visual Studio Team System
4 16 (1.43%) JIRA
5 14 (1.26%) MSTest
6 13 (1.17%) NUnit
7 8 (0.72%) Subversion
7 8 (0.72%) WebObjects
8 7 (0.63%) Git (software)
9 5 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (0.45%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (0.36%) Selenium
10 4 (0.36%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 3 (0.27%) Bitbucket
11 3 (0.27%) gulp
11 3 (0.27%) Toad
12 2 (0.18%) GitLab
12 2 (0.18%) MorphX
12 2 (0.18%) TestRail
General
1 234 (20.99%) Finance
2 90 (8.07%) Banking
3 73 (6.55%) Advertising
4 58 (5.20%) Marketing
5 36 (3.23%) Manufacturing
6 34 (3.05%) Retail
7 28 (2.51%) Telecoms
8 24 (2.15%) Electronics
9 18 (1.61%) Back Office
9 18 (1.61%) Legal
10 17 (1.52%) Local Government
11 8 (0.72%) Financial Institution
11 8 (0.72%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.54%) Billing
13 5 (0.45%) French Language
13 5 (0.45%) Private Banking
14 4 (0.36%) Publishing
15 3 (0.27%) Law
16 2 (0.18%) German Language
16 2 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 367 (32.91%) Developer
2 273 (24.48%) CRM Developer
3 232 (20.81%) Analyst
4 206 (18.48%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 144 (12.91%) Consultant
6 142 (12.74%) Microsoft Developer
7 120 (10.76%) Business Analyst
8 111 (9.96%) CRM Analyst
9 104 (9.33%) CRM Consultant
10 98 (8.79%) Project Manager
11 95 (8.52%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
12 86 (7.71%) Architect
13 77 (6.91%) CRM Manager
14 71 (6.37%) Microsoft Consultant
15 69 (6.19%) CRM Business Analyst
16 68 (6.10%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
17 56 (5.02%) CRM Project Manager
18 48 (4.30%) Dynamics CRM Business Analyst
19 45 (4.04%) CRM Architect
20 39 (3.50%) Dynamics CRM Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 327 (29.33%) .NET
2 108 (9.69%) ASP.NET
3 87 (7.80%) HTML
4 72 (6.46%) Web Services
5 69 (6.19%) CSS
6 63 (5.65%) ASP.NET Web API
7 53 (4.75%) .NET Framework
8 46 (4.13%) WCF
9 40 (3.59%) jQuery
10 38 (3.41%) AngularJS
11 31 (2.78%) XML
12 26 (2.33%) COM
13 23 (2.06%) ASP.NET MVC
13 23 (2.06%) Entity Framework
14 21 (1.88%) JSON
14 21 (1.88%) REST
15 20 (1.79%) RESTful
16 19 (1.70%) SOAP
17 11 (0.99%) HTML5
17 11 (0.99%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 66 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (4.22%) Greenfield Project
3 25 (2.24%) User Experience
4 19 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (1.61%) Management Information System
5 18 (1.61%) Mobile App
6 14 (1.26%) Fintech
7 11 (0.99%) IVR
8 6 (0.54%) Computer Science
8 6 (0.54%) e-Learning
8 6 (0.54%) iPad
8 6 (0.54%) PMI
8 6 (0.54%) Reference Data
8 6 (0.54%) Social Media
9 5 (0.45%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.27%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.27%) Driving Licence
10 3 (0.27%) FMCG
10 3 (0.27%) HP Storage
10 3 (0.27%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 58 (5.20%) Windows
2 31 (2.78%) Windows Server
3 15 (1.35%) Linux
4 12 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (0.63%) Windows 10
7 5 (0.45%) Unix
8 4 (0.36%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.090%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.090%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1115 (100.00%) CRM
2 294 (26.37%) Agile Software Development
3 135 (12.11%) Migration
4 122 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 113 (10.13%) Project Management
6 101 (9.06%) ERP
7 97 (8.70%) Workflow
8 94 (8.43%) MVC
9 89 (7.98%) Scrum
10 87 (7.80%) Data Migration
11 80 (7.17%) Business Analysis
12 74 (6.64%) SDLC
13 73 (6.55%) Business Intelligence
14 65 (5.83%) User Acceptance Testing
15 47 (4.22%) Waterfall
16 46 (4.13%) PRINCE2
17 45 (4.04%) Data Modelling
18 39 (3.50%) Coaching
19 38 (3.41%) Wealth Management
20 35 (3.14%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 271 (24.30%) C#
2 253 (22.69%) SQL
3 175 (15.70%) JavaScript
4 49 (4.39%) T-SQL
5 27 (2.42%) Java
5 27 (2.42%) PowerShell
6 13 (1.17%) VB.NET
7 11 (0.99%) Apex Code
7 11 (0.99%) C++
8 9 (0.81%) TypeScript
9 7 (0.63%) SOQL
10 6 (0.54%) C
10 6 (0.54%) SOSL
10 6 (0.54%) VB
11 5 (0.45%) Python
11 5 (0.45%) VBA
12 4 (0.36%) PHP
12 4 (0.36%) X++
12 4 (0.36%) XAML
13 3 (0.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 43 (3.86%) Security Cleared
2 31 (2.78%) SC Cleared
3 28 (2.51%) Degree
4 21 (1.88%) PMI Certification
5 17 (1.52%) PMP
6 15 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (1.17%) BPSS Clearance
8 8 (0.72%) ISTQB
9 7 (0.63%) ISEB
9 7 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (0.45%) APMP
10 5 (0.45%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (0.45%) MCTS
11 4 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.27%) CTC Cleared
12 3 (0.27%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 1 (0.090%) Cisco Certification
14 1 (0.090%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.090%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (4.04%) QA
2 16 (1.43%) Data Quality
3 11 (0.99%) PMO
4 7 (0.63%) SLA
5 5 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.27%) GDPR
7 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.63%) DFS Replication
3 7 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.36%) vSphere
4 4 (0.36%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.27%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.090%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 6 (0.54%) SCCM
3 3 (0.27%) SCOM
3 3 (0.27%) WSUS
4 2 (0.18%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.18%) SCOrch
4 2 (0.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (0.18%) vMotion
4 2 (0.18%) WebSphere Cast Iron
5 1 (0.090%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.090%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 764 (68.52%) Microsoft
2 61 (5.47%) SAP
3 56 (5.02%) Salesforce.com
4 38 (3.41%) Oracle
5 19 (1.70%) VMware
6 18 (1.61%) Citrix
7 17 (1.52%) JD Edwards
7 17 (1.52%) Sitecore
8 15 (1.35%) Siebel
9 12 (1.08%) HP
10 11 (0.99%) Cisco
11 9 (0.81%) IBM
12 7 (0.63%) iManage
12 7 (0.63%) Interwoven
12 7 (0.63%) Reuters
13 6 (0.54%) EMC
13 6 (0.54%) Informatica
13 6 (0.54%) Sage
14 4 (0.36%) Cognos
14 4 (0.36%) Dell