Period
to 14 October 2019

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 14 October 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 CRM (formerly Microsoft CRM)
UK
6 months to
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 229 287 239
Rank change year-on-year +58 -48 -26
Contract jobs citing Dynamics CRM 1,033 936 1,111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.21% 0.92% 1.13%
As % of the Business Applications category 17.15% 14.58% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 714 633 751
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £325 £325 £310
90th Percentile £619 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £468 £431 £425
% change year-on-year +8.41% +1.47% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 10
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -32.61% +31.43%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.75 £12.93
90th Percentile £53.50 £18.15 £37.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £15.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year +141.94% -27.91% +22.86%

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 6,022 6,420 8,180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.05% 6.28% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,604 3,763 4,823
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +4.55%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £305
90th Percentile £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 85 93
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.62% -8.77% +14.00%
10th Percentile £11.76 £11.67 £13.05
90th Percentile £68.13 £60.75 £52.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £23.00 £31.33
% change year-on-year +55.43% -26.58% -1.34%

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 14 October 2019.

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 14 October 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Dynamics CRM in the UK

Dynamics CRM
Top 17 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 14 October 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 +71 952 £475 +5.56% 367
UK excluding London +41 607 £468 +8.41% 269
London +90 406 £475 - 119
South East +77 143 £458 +7.65% 81
Midlands +64 123 £450 - 49
South West +29 120 £475 +11.76% 38
North of England -6 113 £456 +2.53% 67
West Midlands +45 104 £450 - 41
North West -26 83 £475 +5.56% 46
Scotland +9 52 £450 - 14
East of England +6 36 £480 +6.67% 15
Yorkshire +25 21 £450 +12.36% 19
East Midlands +33 13 £444 +14.52% 8
Channel Islands +1 11 £480 -
North East +22 9 £364 -23.42% 2
Wales +24 8 £450 +8.43% 6
Northern Ireland -1 1 £140 -70.21% 2

For the 6 months to 14 October 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Dynamics CRM 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 CRM.

1 1,033 (100.00%) CRM
2 712 (68.93%) Microsoft
3 577 (55.86%) Dynamics 365
4 341 (33.01%) Agile Software Development
5 335 (32.43%) Azure
6 316 (30.59%) C#
7 299 (28.94%) .NET
8 245 (23.72%) JavaScript
9 226 (21.88%) SharePoint
10 184 (17.81%) Finance
11 179 (17.33%) Power Platform
12 176 (17.04%) SQL Server
13 158 (15.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 157 (15.20%) Power BI
15 146 (14.13%) SQL
16 143 (13.84%) ASP.NET
17 139 (13.46%) Migration
18 138 (13.36%) Public Sector
19 135 (13.07%) Scrum
20 131 (12.68%) Business Intelligence
21 120 (11.62%) Office 365
22 107 (10.36%) Workflow
23 102 (9.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 101 (9.78%) Data Migration
25 99 (9.58%) ERP
26 98 (9.49%) HTML
27 97 (9.39%) DevOps
28 89 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
29 88 (8.52%) Visual Studio
30 81 (7.84%) 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
1 226 (21.88%) SharePoint
2 45 (4.36%) IIS
3 36 (3.48%) BizTalk Server
4 23 (2.23%) MS Exchange
5 22 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
6 14 (1.36%) CMS
7 13 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
8 10 (0.97%) Umbraco
9 9 (0.87%) Skype for Business
10 8 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
11 6 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (0.58%) WebLogic
11 6 (0.58%) WebLogic Integration
12 5 (0.48%) Captiva
12 5 (0.48%) Confluence
12 5 (0.48%) Documentum
13 4 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
14 2 (0.19%) ArcGIS
14 2 (0.19%) JBoss
Applications
1 40 (3.87%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (2.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (1.06%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 50 (4.84%) Dynamics AX
2 31 (3.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 18 (1.74%) SAP ERP
4 15 (1.45%) Unit4 Business World
5 13 (1.26%) NetSuite
6 7 (0.68%) Dynamics GP
7 6 (0.58%) Oracle Financials
7 6 (0.58%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 4 (0.39%) SimCorp Dimension
8 4 (0.39%) thinkFolio
9 3 (0.29%) Adobe Campaign
10 2 (0.19%) Academy Housing
10 2 (0.19%) JDE OneWorld
10 2 (0.19%) OPENContractor
10 2 (0.19%) OPENHousing
10 2 (0.19%) Raiser's Edge
11 1 (0.097%) CSG Singleview
11 1 (0.097%) Infor CRM
11 1 (0.097%) Sage 500
11 1 (0.097%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 577 (55.86%) Dynamics 365
2 335 (32.43%) Azure
3 179 (17.33%) Power Platform
4 120 (11.62%) Office 365
5 56 (5.42%) Serverless
6 51 (4.94%) Azure Functions
7 31 (3.00%) PowerApps
8 29 (2.81%) PaaS
9 27 (2.61%) Azure Active Directory
10 22 (2.13%) SaaS
11 20 (1.94%) AWS
12 18 (1.74%) Microsoft Flow
13 12 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
14 11 (1.06%) BrowserStack
14 11 (1.06%) IaaS
14 11 (1.06%) OneDrive
15 10 (0.97%) Azure Data Factory
16 9 (0.87%) npm
17 6 (0.58%) GitHub
17 6 (0.58%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.45%) Firewall
2 13 (1.26%) Skype
3 10 (0.97%) DHCP
3 10 (0.97%) Internet
3 10 (0.97%) WAN
4 8 (0.77%) VLAN
4 8 (0.77%) VPN
5 7 (0.68%) DNS
6 6 (0.58%) LAN
7 4 (0.39%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (0.39%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (0.39%) HTTP
7 4 (0.39%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.29%) Wireless
9 2 (0.19%) IP Telephony
9 2 (0.19%) iSCSI
9 2 (0.19%) Network Security
9 2 (0.19%) VoIP
10 1 (0.097%) Broadband
10 1 (0.097%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (17.04%) SQL Server
2 158 (15.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 157 (15.20%) Power BI
4 102 (9.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 30 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (1.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (1.06%) Azure SQL Database
7 11 (1.06%) Big Data
7 11 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
7 11 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (1.06%) SQL Server 2016
8 9 (0.87%) QlikView
9 8 (0.77%) Data Lake
9 8 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (0.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 6 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (0.48%) EDRMS
12 5 (0.48%) MS Access
13 4 (0.39%) Cosmos DB
13 4 (0.39%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 88 (8.52%) Visual Studio
2 35 (3.39%) Visual Studio Team System
3 31 (3.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 25 (2.42%) JIRA
4 25 (2.42%) Selenium
5 21 (2.03%) Git (software)
6 20 (1.94%) TeamCity
7 14 (1.36%) Subversion
8 13 (1.26%) JMeter
9 11 (1.06%) Octopus Deploy
10 9 (0.87%) Cucumber
10 9 (0.87%) gulp
11 8 (0.77%) Eclipse
12 7 (0.68%) Jenkins
13 6 (0.58%) Ant
13 6 (0.58%) Maven
14 4 (0.39%) Gradle
14 4 (0.39%) Grunt
14 4 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 4 (0.39%) WebDriver
General
1 184 (17.81%) Finance
2 138 (13.36%) Public Sector
3 71 (6.87%) Marketing
4 40 (3.87%) Banking
5 21 (2.03%) Manufacturing
6 18 (1.74%) Back Office
7 15 (1.45%) Billing
8 14 (1.36%) Law
9 13 (1.26%) Advertising
9 13 (1.26%) Legal
9 13 (1.26%) Retail
9 13 (1.26%) Telecoms
10 12 (1.16%) Electronics
11 6 (0.58%) Front Office
12 5 (0.48%) Housing Association
12 5 (0.48%) Military
13 4 (0.39%) Publishing
13 4 (0.39%) Wholesale Banking
14 2 (0.19%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.19%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 372 (36.01%) Developer
2 206 (19.94%) CRM Developer
3 183 (17.72%) Analyst
4 168 (16.26%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 131 (12.68%) Consultant
6 111 (10.75%) Architect
7 105 (10.16%) Microsoft Developer
8 101 (9.78%) CRM Analyst
9 94 (9.10%) Business Analyst
10 81 (7.84%) Project Manager
11 78 (7.55%) CRM Consultant
12 66 (6.39%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
13 61 (5.91%) CRM Business Analyst
14 52 (5.03%) CRM Manager
15 49 (4.74%) Functional Consultant
16 48 (4.65%) CRM Architect
17 43 (4.16%) Dynamics CRM Business Analyst
17 43 (4.16%) Solutions Architect
18 38 (3.68%) Microsoft Consultant
19 36 (3.48%) CRM Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 299 (28.94%) .NET
2 143 (13.84%) ASP.NET
3 98 (9.49%) HTML
4 81 (7.84%) Web Services
5 71 (6.87%) XML
6 58 (5.61%) REST
7 43 (4.16%) CSS
8 32 (3.10%) JSON
9 30 (2.90%) .NET Framework
10 26 (2.52%) ASP.NET Web API
11 25 (2.42%) jQuery
11 25 (2.42%) WCF
12 24 (2.32%) ASP.NET MVC
13 17 (1.65%) SOAP
14 16 (1.55%) RESTful
15 14 (1.36%) .NET Core
16 12 (1.16%) XSLT
17 11 (1.06%) Middleware
18 10 (0.97%) Ajax
18 10 (0.97%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 46 (4.45%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (3.00%) Management Information System
3 27 (2.61%) Greenfield Project
4 26 (2.52%) Self-Motivation
5 24 (2.32%) User Experience
6 15 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (1.16%) Mobile App
8 10 (0.97%) Driving Licence
9 8 (0.77%) Tandem
10 7 (0.68%) Reinsurance
11 5 (0.48%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (0.39%) Data Centre
12 4 (0.39%) PMI
13 3 (0.29%) Virtual Team
14 2 (0.19%) Data Structures
14 2 (0.19%) e-Learning
14 2 (0.19%) Private Cloud
14 2 (0.19%) SWIFT
15 1 (0.097%) Smartphone
15 1 (0.097%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 53 (5.13%) Windows
2 19 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (1.36%) Windows Server
5 11 (1.06%) Linux
6 9 (0.87%) Android
6 9 (0.87%) Unix
7 8 (0.77%) Windows 10
8 5 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
9 4 (0.39%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.19%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.19%) HPUX
10 2 (0.19%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,033 (100.00%) CRM
2 341 (33.01%) Agile Software Development
3 139 (13.46%) Migration
4 135 (13.07%) Scrum
5 131 (12.68%) Business Intelligence
6 107 (10.36%) Workflow
7 101 (9.78%) Data Migration
8 99 (9.58%) ERP
9 97 (9.39%) DevOps
10 89 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
11 69 (6.68%) Case Management
11 69 (6.68%) Problem-Solving
12 66 (6.39%) Business Analysis
12 66 (6.39%) Test Automation
13 64 (6.20%) Project Management
14 52 (5.03%) Continuous Integration
14 52 (5.03%) SDLC
15 50 (4.84%) Kanban
16 48 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
17 47 (4.55%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 316 (30.59%) C#
2 245 (23.72%) JavaScript
3 146 (14.13%) SQL
4 78 (7.55%) Java
5 29 (2.81%) PowerShell
6 25 (2.42%) T-SQL
7 15 (1.45%) PL/SQL
8 12 (1.16%) Python
9 11 (1.06%) VB.NET
10 10 (0.97%) C
11 8 (0.77%) VB
11 8 (0.77%) VBA
12 5 (0.48%) Ruby
13 4 (0.39%) Clipper
13 4 (0.39%) Scala
13 4 (0.39%) TypeScript
14 3 (0.29%) Delphi
15 2 (0.19%) C++
15 2 (0.19%) XPath
15 2 (0.19%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 74 (7.16%) Security Cleared
2 61 (5.91%) SC Cleared
3 30 (2.90%) BPSS Clearance
4 21 (2.03%) Degree
5 16 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (1.45%) DBS Check
7 12 (1.16%) TOGAF Certification
8 10 (0.97%) ISEB
9 6 (0.58%) HND
9 6 (0.58%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.48%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.48%) MCSE
10 5 (0.48%) PMP
11 4 (0.39%) BC Cleared
11 4 (0.39%) ISEB Practitioner
11 4 (0.39%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.29%) Computer Science Degree
13 2 (0.19%) ACCA
13 2 (0.19%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (3.97%) QA
2 29 (2.81%) Data Quality
3 11 (1.06%) GDPR
4 9 (0.87%) SLA
5 3 (0.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (0.29%) PMO
6 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.097%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.097%) Dublin Core
System Software
1 48 (4.65%) Active Directory
2 18 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.06%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.39%) vSphere
6 3 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.19%) XenApp
8 1 (0.097%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (0.77%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (0.58%) SCCM
3 4 (0.39%) Backup Exec
3 4 (0.39%) FortiGate
3 4 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
3 4 (0.39%) Terraform
4 2 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.19%) Nessus
5 1 (0.097%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.097%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 712 (68.93%) Microsoft
2 53 (5.13%) Salesforce.com
3 43 (4.16%) SAP
4 35 (3.39%) Oracle
5 21 (2.03%) VMware
6 13 (1.26%) Cisco
7 12 (1.16%) JD Edwards
7 12 (1.16%) Workday
8 10 (0.97%) Citrix
9 8 (0.77%) Pardot
10 7 (0.68%) Blue Prism
10 7 (0.68%) Dell
10 7 (0.68%) HP
10 7 (0.68%) Marketo
10 7 (0.68%) Tableau
10 7 (0.68%) UiPath
11 6 (0.58%) CODA
11 6 (0.58%) Google
11 6 (0.58%) Micro Focus
11 6 (0.58%) Sparx