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 3 months to 24 April 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
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 189 177 188
Rank change year-on-year -12 +11  
Contract jobs citing Dynamics CRM 619 761 701
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.34% 1.36% 1.23%
As % of the Business Applications category 15.75% 17.05% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 544 472
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £338 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 2
Median hourly rate £51.25 £24.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +113.54% +41.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.80 £15.50 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £26.00 £17.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +212.50% -11.11%  

Dynamics CRM is in the business application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 3930 4463 4791
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.49% 7.98% 8.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2335 2734 2674
Median daily rate £450 £440 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £421 £425
% change year-on-year +7.01% -1.05%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 44 34
Median hourly rate £37.64 £26.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.75% -13.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £9.40 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £49.80 £62.52
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.77 £22.50 £29.42
% change year-on-year +67.86% -23.50%  

Dynamics CRM
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Dynamics CRM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

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 3 months to 24 April 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 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Dynamics CRM in the UK

Dynamics CRM
Top 30 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 3 months to 24 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -6 598 £450 +5.88% 143
London +20 286 £450 - 75
South East +6 93 £425 -5.55% 24
North West +34 65 £425 -5.55% 11
City of London +18 55 £456 -5.19% 15
West Midlands +32 43 £450 +12.50% 6
South West +15 42 £400 +3.55% 7
East of England -11 40 £450 - 7
Berkshire +13 35 £370 -16.61% 6
Buckinghamshire +28 34 £500 +5.26% 2
Bristol +31 29 £410 -24.59% 3
Manchester +14 27 £410 +6.49% 8
Milton Keynes - 25 £489 -
Scotland +35 14 £375 +4.16% 5
Reading +8 14 £408 -10.68%
Merseyside +1 14 £453 +0.55%
Liverpool +2 13 £450 -
Yorkshire -45 13 £456 +21.66% 3
Cambridgeshire +4 12 £413 -19.90% 1
West Yorkshire -19 11 £500 +25.00% 3
Cambridge +11 10 £400 -22.33% 1
Coventry +11 10 £468 +20.64% 1
Hertfordshire +10 10 £525 +20.00% 3
Essex -6 9 £450 +20.00% 2
East Midlands -17 9 £375 +15.38% 4
Birmingham +7 7 £463 +12.18% 1
Glasgow +5 7 £375 +44.92% 3
North East +2 7 £300 -24.76% 3
Edinburgh +16 6 £400 +18.51% 2
Lancashire +9 6 £375 -18.91% 2

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1302 (100.00%) CRM
2 1006 (77.27%) Microsoft
3 441 (33.87%) .NET
4 410 (31.49%) Agile Software Development
5 349 (26.80%) C#
6 304 (23.35%) JavaScript
7 283 (21.74%) SQL Server
8 237 (18.20%) SQL
9 220 (16.90%) SharePoint
10 212 (16.28%) Microsoft Azure
11 199 (15.28%) Finance
12 165 (12.67%) HTML
13 163 (12.52%) Migration
14 148 (11.37%) WCF
15 139 (10.68%) Scrum
16 136 (10.45%) Visual Studio
17 134 (10.29%) Windows
18 133 (10.22%) Web Services
19 131 (10.06%) ASP.NET
19 131 (10.06%) CSS
20 124 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
21 122 (9.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 118 (9.06%) Project Management
23 116 (8.91%) Data Migration
24 111 (8.53%) Stakeholder Management
25 102 (7.83%) SAP
26 100 (7.68%) Advertising
26 100 (7.68%) ASP.NET Web API
27 99 (7.60%) Business Intelligence
28 98 (7.53%) Business Analysis

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
1 220 (16.90%) SharePoint
2 124 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
3 69 (5.30%) IIS
4 49 (3.76%) Skype for Business
5 16 (1.23%) MS Exchange
6 15 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
7 14 (1.08%) CMS
7 14 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 8 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
9 6 (0.46%) Umbraco
9 6 (0.46%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (0.31%) SugarCRM
11 3 (0.23%) Confluence
11 3 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.23%) NServiceBus
12 2 (0.15%) Kentico
12 2 (0.15%) Moodle
Applications
1 39 (3.00%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (2.23%) Microsoft Project
3 28 (2.15%) Microsoft Excel
4 13 (1.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (0.92%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.15%) Camtasia
6 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 85 (6.53%) Dynamics AX
2 21 (1.61%) Dynamics NAV
3 13 (1.00%) Dynamics GP
4 10 (0.77%) Adobe Campaign
5 8 (0.61%) Unica
6 6 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (0.38%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 5 (0.38%) SAP HCM
8 4 (0.31%) Temenos T24
9 3 (0.23%) Dynamics SL
9 3 (0.23%) NetSuite
9 3 (0.23%) Oracle Assets
9 3 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
9 3 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
10 2 (0.15%) Magento
10 2 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
10 2 (0.15%) PeopleSoft CRM
10 2 (0.15%) SAP CRM
10 2 (0.15%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 212 (16.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 93 (7.14%) Office 365
3 92 (7.07%) Dynamics 365
4 56 (4.30%) IaaS
5 53 (4.07%) PaaS
6 33 (2.53%) Yammer
7 24 (1.84%) SaaS
8 14 (1.08%) SuccessFactors
9 13 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
9 13 (1.00%) Azure Active Directory
10 7 (0.54%) Adobe Analytics
11 6 (0.46%) Boomi
12 4 (0.31%) GitHub
12 4 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.077%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.077%) iPaaS
13 1 (0.077%) Mimecast
13 1 (0.077%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 21 (1.61%) Internet
2 15 (1.15%) DNS
2 15 (1.15%) Firewall
3 9 (0.69%) HTTPS
3 9 (0.69%) VoIP
4 8 (0.61%) Skype
4 8 (0.61%) X.509
5 6 (0.46%) VPN
6 5 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (0.31%) HTTP
7 4 (0.31%) Intranet
8 3 (0.23%) Network Security
8 3 (0.23%) WAN
9 2 (0.15%) DHCP
9 2 (0.15%) Extranet
10 1 (0.077%) BIG-IP
10 1 (0.077%) DSL
10 1 (0.077%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.077%) MPLS
10 1 (0.077%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 283 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 122 (9.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 96 (7.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 58 (4.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 45 (3.46%) SQL Server 2012
6 21 (1.61%) Power BI
6 21 (1.61%) SQL Server 2014
7 19 (1.46%) Relational Database
8 15 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 12 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
10 12 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
11 10 (0.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 7 (0.54%) Hadoop
12 7 (0.54%) Oracle Database
13 5 (0.38%) QlikView
14 3 (0.23%) Azure SQL Database
14 3 (0.23%) Data Mining
14 3 (0.23%) Redis
Development Applications
1 136 (10.45%) Visual Studio
2 89 (6.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 72 (5.53%) Visual Studio Team System
4 58 (4.45%) JIRA
5 14 (1.08%) MSTest
5 14 (1.08%) NUnit
6 9 (0.69%) Cucumber
6 9 (0.69%) Selenium
6 9 (0.69%) TeamCity
7 8 (0.61%) SpecFlow
8 5 (0.38%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (0.31%) Git (software)
9 4 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (0.23%) Axure RP
10 3 (0.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 3 (0.23%) CruiseControl
10 3 (0.23%) Mercurial
10 3 (0.23%) ReSharper
10 3 (0.23%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.15%) MorphX
General
1 199 (15.28%) Finance
2 100 (7.68%) Advertising
3 74 (5.68%) Marketing
4 61 (4.69%) Retail
5 43 (3.30%) Banking
6 22 (1.69%) Legal
7 15 (1.15%) Manufacturing
8 13 (1.00%) Law
9 12 (0.92%) Telecoms
10 8 (0.61%) Local Government
11 6 (0.46%) Electronics
11 6 (0.46%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.31%) Automotive
12 4 (0.31%) Front Office
12 4 (0.31%) Publishing
13 3 (0.23%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.15%) Back Office
14 2 (0.15%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.077%) Billing
15 1 (0.077%) Games
Job Titles
1 506 (38.86%) Developer
2 377 (28.96%) CRM Developer
3 279 (21.43%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 216 (16.59%) Consultant
5 211 (16.21%) Microsoft Developer
6 183 (14.06%) Analyst
7 166 (12.75%) CRM Consultant
8 136 (10.45%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
9 133 (10.22%) Architect
10 117 (8.99%) Microsoft Consultant
11 112 (8.60%) CRM Analyst
12 105 (8.06%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
13 97 (7.45%) Project Manager
14 93 (7.14%) Business Analyst
15 90 (6.91%) CRM Architect
16 80 (6.14%) CRM Manager
17 74 (5.68%) Solutions Architect
18 73 (5.61%) Dynamics CRM Architect
19 55 (4.22%) .NET Developer
19 55 (4.22%) CRM Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 441 (33.87%) .NET
2 165 (12.67%) HTML
3 148 (11.37%) WCF
4 133 (10.22%) Web Services
5 131 (10.06%) ASP.NET
5 131 (10.06%) CSS
6 100 (7.68%) ASP.NET Web API
7 94 (7.22%) .NET Framework
8 46 (3.53%) XML
9 41 (3.15%) COM
10 36 (2.76%) jQuery
11 34 (2.61%) ASP.NET MVC
12 27 (2.07%) REST
13 26 (2.00%) AngularJS
14 22 (1.69%) JSON
15 20 (1.54%) RESTful
16 18 (1.38%) SOAP
17 17 (1.31%) Entity Framework
17 17 (1.31%) HTML5
18 10 (0.77%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 89 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (2.61%) Greenfield Project
3 31 (2.38%) Mobile App
4 21 (1.61%) Management Information System
5 17 (1.31%) User Experience
6 11 (0.84%) iPad
7 8 (0.61%) Computer Science
7 8 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (0.54%) Public Cloud
9 6 (0.46%) e-Learning
9 6 (0.46%) Replication
9 6 (0.46%) Social Media
9 6 (0.46%) Video Editing
10 5 (0.38%) DataPower
10 5 (0.38%) Fintech
10 5 (0.38%) Life Science
10 5 (0.38%) NHS
11 4 (0.31%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.31%) EPoS
11 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 134 (10.29%) Windows
2 33 (2.53%) Windows Server
3 24 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (0.84%) Unix
6 10 (0.77%) Windows 10
7 9 (0.69%) Apple iOS
7 9 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.15%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (0.15%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.077%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1302 (100.00%) CRM
2 410 (31.49%) Agile Software Development
3 163 (12.52%) Migration
4 139 (10.68%) Scrum
5 118 (9.06%) Project Management
6 116 (8.91%) Data Migration
7 111 (8.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 99 (7.60%) Business Intelligence
9 98 (7.53%) Business Analysis
10 91 (6.99%) ERP
11 86 (6.61%) MVC
12 84 (6.45%) TDD
13 60 (4.61%) Waterfall
14 54 (4.15%) Case Management
15 48 (3.69%) Workflow
16 47 (3.61%) Data Management
16 47 (3.61%) PRINCE2
17 46 (3.53%) Document Management
18 45 (3.46%) SDLC
19 39 (3.00%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 349 (26.80%) C#
2 304 (23.35%) JavaScript
3 237 (18.20%) SQL
4 30 (2.30%) T-SQL
5 27 (2.07%) C++
6 23 (1.77%) Java
7 20 (1.54%) PowerShell
8 11 (0.84%) C
9 9 (0.69%) PHP
10 5 (0.38%) Ruby
11 3 (0.23%) TypeScript
11 3 (0.23%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.23%) VBA
11 3 (0.23%) VBScript
12 2 (0.15%) Apple Swift
12 2 (0.15%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.15%) R
12 2 (0.15%) VB
13 1 (0.077%) VB6
13 1 (0.077%) X++
Qualifications
1 97 (7.45%) Security Cleared
2 83 (6.37%) SC Cleared
3 43 (3.30%) DV Cleared
4 41 (3.15%) Degree
5 22 (1.69%) ISEB
6 18 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 16 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (1.15%) ISTQB
9 14 (1.08%) PMI Certification
9 14 (1.08%) PMP
10 6 (0.46%) DBS Check
10 6 (0.46%) MCP
11 5 (0.38%) MAPM
11 5 (0.38%) MCSE
12 4 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.31%) MCSD
12 4 (0.31%) MCTS
13 3 (0.23%) CISSP
13 3 (0.23%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (2.30%) QA
2 12 (0.92%) PMO
3 5 (0.38%) SLA
4 4 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.23%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.15%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.077%) PMBOK
System Software
1 70 (5.38%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.00%) Hyper-V
3 9 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.23%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (0.23%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.077%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.077%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (0.54%) SCOM
2 5 (0.38%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 4 (0.31%) SCCM
4 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.15%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.15%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.077%) Control-M
6 1 (0.077%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.077%) Puppet
6 1 (0.077%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.077%) vMotion
Vendors
1 1006 (77.27%) Microsoft
2 102 (7.83%) SAP
3 88 (6.76%) Salesforce.com
4 76 (5.84%) Oracle
5 32 (2.46%) Infor
6 15 (1.15%) Adobe
7 12 (0.92%) VMware
8 11 (0.84%) Siebel
9 9 (0.69%) IBM
10 8 (0.61%) JD Edwards
10 8 (0.61%) PeopleSoft
11 7 (0.54%) Dell
11 7 (0.54%) HP
11 7 (0.54%) Sitecore
11 7 (0.54%) Twitter
12 6 (0.46%) Avaya
12 6 (0.46%) iManage
13 5 (0.38%) Facebook
13 5 (0.38%) MuleSoft
13 5 (0.38%) Northgate
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