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 30 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
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 204 195 180
Rank change year-on-year -9 -15  
Contract jobs citing Dynamics CRM 577 729 715
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.25% 1.30% 1.28%
As % of the Business Applications category 14.90% 16.49% 15.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 525 480
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 £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 2
Median hourly rate £50.63 £22.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +130.11% +29.41%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £16.60 £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 3872 4422 4684
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.36% 7.91% 8.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2269 2717 2590
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 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 43 31
Median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.61% -13.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £9.00 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.00 £49.50 £60.14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.89 £27.50 £29.42
% change year-on-year +41.40% -6.51%  

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 30 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 30 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 30 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 -4 558 £450 +5.88% 168
London +11 260 £450 - 76
South East +3 89 £450 - 32
North West +37 60 £425 -5.55% 9
City of London -9 51 £450 -4.00% 15
East of England -15 40 £450 - 17
West Midlands +28 39 £450 +12.50% 9
South West +17 39 £400 +3.89% 6
Buckinghamshire +28 34 £500 +5.26% 4
Berkshire +16 32 £425 -4.22% 6
Bristol +28 28 £410 -24.59% 1
Manchester +11 25 £420 +9.09% 8
Milton Keynes - 25 £489 - 2
Merseyside +1 15 £453 +0.55%
Liverpool +2 14 £450 -
Yorkshire -50 14 £456 +20.06% 5
Reading +7 13 £450 -1.36%
Scotland +42 12 £375 +4.16% 7
Cambridgeshire +2 12 £413 -18.31% 4
West Yorkshire -13 12 £500 +25.00% 4
Cambridge +11 10 £400 -20.79% 2
Hertfordshire +11 10 £525 +20.00% 4
East Midlands -5 10 £375 -4.76% 7
Essex -3 8 £438 +16.66% 6
Coventry +11 7 £455 +17.41%
Birmingham +7 7 £463 +12.18% 3
Lancashire +7 7 £408 -11.89%
Surrey -3 7 £450 +2.56% 11
Edinburgh +21 6 £400 +18.51% 4
North East +14 6 £338 -10.41% 4

For the 6 months to 30 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 1301 (100.00%) CRM
2 1005 (77.25%) Microsoft
3 442 (33.97%) .NET
4 411 (31.59%) Agile Software Development
5 349 (26.83%) C#
6 301 (23.14%) JavaScript
7 277 (21.29%) SQL Server
8 235 (18.06%) SQL
9 218 (16.76%) SharePoint
10 210 (16.14%) Microsoft Azure
11 194 (14.91%) Finance
12 162 (12.45%) HTML
13 161 (12.38%) Migration
14 149 (11.45%) WCF
15 138 (10.61%) Scrum
16 135 (10.38%) Visual Studio
17 134 (10.30%) Web Services
18 131 (10.07%) Windows
18 131 (10.07%) ASP.NET
19 129 (9.92%) CSS
20 122 (9.38%) BizTalk Server
20 122 (9.38%) Project Management
20 122 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 117 (8.99%) Data Migration
22 113 (8.69%) Stakeholder Management
23 100 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
23 100 (7.69%) SAP
24 99 (7.61%) Advertising
25 98 (7.53%) Business Analysis
26 96 (7.38%) Business Intelligence

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
1 218 (16.76%) SharePoint
2 122 (9.38%) BizTalk Server
3 69 (5.30%) IIS
4 45 (3.46%) Skype for Business
5 15 (1.15%) CMS
5 15 (1.15%) MS Exchange
6 14 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 14 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
8 7 (0.54%) 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%) Drupal
11 3 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.23%) NServiceBus
12 2 (0.15%) Kentico
Applications
1 40 (3.07%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (2.31%) Microsoft Project
3 27 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
4 12 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (0.85%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.15%) Camtasia
6 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 82 (6.30%) Dynamics AX
2 21 (1.61%) Dynamics NAV
3 13 (1.00%) Dynamics GP
4 9 (0.69%) Adobe Campaign
5 7 (0.54%) 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%) NetSuite
8 4 (0.31%) Temenos T24
9 3 (0.23%) Dynamics SL
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
1 210 (16.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 95 (7.30%) Dynamics 365
3 88 (6.76%) Office 365
4 56 (4.30%) IaaS
5 53 (4.07%) PaaS
6 31 (2.38%) Yammer
7 23 (1.77%) SaaS
8 13 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
8 13 (1.00%) Azure Active Directory
8 13 (1.00%) SuccessFactors
9 6 (0.46%) Adobe Analytics
9 6 (0.46%) Boomi
10 4 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (0.23%) GitHub
12 1 (0.077%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.077%) iPaaS
12 1 (0.077%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.077%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 21 (1.61%) Internet
2 15 (1.15%) DNS
3 14 (1.08%) Firewall
4 10 (0.77%) HTTPS
5 9 (0.69%) VoIP
5 9 (0.69%) X.509
6 8 (0.61%) Skype
7 7 (0.54%) VPN
8 5 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (0.31%) HTTP
9 4 (0.31%) Intranet
10 3 (0.23%) Network Security
10 3 (0.23%) WAN
11 2 (0.15%) DHCP
11 2 (0.15%) Extranet
12 1 (0.077%) BIG-IP
12 1 (0.077%) DSL
12 1 (0.077%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.077%) MPLS
12 1 (0.077%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 277 (21.29%) SQL Server
2 122 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 94 (7.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 58 (4.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 45 (3.46%) SQL Server 2012
6 21 (1.61%) SQL Server 2014
7 20 (1.54%) Power BI
8 19 (1.46%) Relational Database
9 15 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 12 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
11 12 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
12 10 (0.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 9 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
14 7 (0.54%) Oracle Database
15 6 (0.46%) Hadoop
16 5 (0.38%) QlikView
17 3 (0.23%) Azure SQL Database
17 3 (0.23%) Data Mining
17 3 (0.23%) Redis
Development Applications
1 135 (10.38%) Visual Studio
2 90 (6.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 72 (5.53%) Visual Studio Team System
4 59 (4.53%) 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
1 194 (14.91%) Finance
2 99 (7.61%) Advertising
3 76 (5.84%) Marketing
4 58 (4.46%) Retail
5 43 (3.31%) Banking
6 23 (1.77%) Legal
7 14 (1.08%) Law
7 14 (1.08%) Manufacturing
8 11 (0.85%) Telecoms
9 8 (0.61%) Local Government
10 6 (0.46%) Electronics
10 6 (0.46%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.31%) Automotive
11 4 (0.31%) Publishing
12 3 (0.23%) Front Office
12 3 (0.23%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.15%) Back Office
13 2 (0.15%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.077%) Billing
14 1 (0.077%) Games
Job Titles
1 500 (38.43%) Developer
2 373 (28.67%) CRM Developer
3 278 (21.37%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 217 (16.68%) Consultant
5 208 (15.99%) Microsoft Developer
6 185 (14.22%) Analyst
7 167 (12.84%) CRM Consultant
8 136 (10.45%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
9 134 (10.30%) Architect
10 116 (8.92%) Microsoft Consultant
11 115 (8.84%) CRM Analyst
12 104 (7.99%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
13 98 (7.53%) Project Manager
14 96 (7.38%) Business Analyst
15 93 (7.15%) CRM Architect
16 81 (6.23%) CRM Manager
17 76 (5.84%) Dynamics CRM Architect
18 72 (5.53%) Solutions Architect
19 57 (4.38%) CRM Business Analyst
20 54 (4.15%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 442 (33.97%) .NET
2 162 (12.45%) HTML
3 149 (11.45%) WCF
4 134 (10.30%) Web Services
5 131 (10.07%) ASP.NET
6 129 (9.92%) CSS
7 100 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
8 93 (7.15%) .NET Framework
9 42 (3.23%) XML
10 40 (3.07%) COM
11 34 (2.61%) ASP.NET MVC
11 34 (2.61%) jQuery
12 27 (2.08%) REST
13 25 (1.92%) AngularJS
14 20 (1.54%) JSON
15 19 (1.46%) 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 90 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (2.61%) Greenfield Project
3 30 (2.31%) Mobile App
4 20 (1.54%) Management Information System
5 16 (1.23%) User Experience
6 11 (0.85%) iPad
7 9 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (0.61%) Computer Science
9 7 (0.54%) e-Learning
10 6 (0.46%) Replication
10 6 (0.46%) Social Media
10 6 (0.46%) Video Editing
11 5 (0.38%) DataPower
11 5 (0.38%) Fintech
11 5 (0.38%) Life Science
11 5 (0.38%) NHS
11 5 (0.38%) Public Cloud
12 4 (0.31%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.31%) EPoS
12 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 131 (10.07%) Windows
2 33 (2.54%) Windows Server
3 23 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (0.77%) Unix
5 10 (0.77%) Windows 10
6 9 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (0.61%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.15%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (0.15%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.077%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1301 (100.00%) CRM
2 411 (31.59%) Agile Software Development
3 161 (12.38%) Migration
4 138 (10.61%) Scrum
5 122 (9.38%) Project Management
6 117 (8.99%) Data Migration
7 113 (8.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 98 (7.53%) Business Analysis
9 96 (7.38%) Business Intelligence
10 91 (6.99%) ERP
11 86 (6.61%) MVC
12 85 (6.53%) TDD
13 64 (4.92%) Waterfall
14 52 (4.00%) Case Management
15 48 (3.69%) PRINCE2
15 48 (3.69%) Workflow
16 47 (3.61%) SDLC
17 46 (3.54%) Data Management
18 44 (3.38%) Document Management
19 42 (3.23%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 349 (26.83%) C#
2 301 (23.14%) JavaScript
3 235 (18.06%) SQL
4 30 (2.31%) T-SQL
5 26 (2.00%) C++
6 21 (1.61%) Java
7 20 (1.54%) PowerShell
8 11 (0.85%) C
9 8 (0.61%) PHP
10 4 (0.31%) 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%) R
12 2 (0.15%) VB
13 1 (0.077%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.077%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.077%) VB6
13 1 (0.077%) X++
Qualifications
1 96 (7.38%) Security Cleared
2 83 (6.38%) SC Cleared
3 43 (3.31%) DV Cleared
4 41 (3.15%) Degree
5 22 (1.69%) ISEB
6 17 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 16 (1.23%) ISTQB
7 16 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (1.08%) PMI Certification
8 14 (1.08%) PMP
9 7 (0.54%) MCP
10 6 (0.46%) DBS Check
11 5 (0.38%) MAPM
11 5 (0.38%) MCSE
12 4 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.31%) MCSD
12 4 (0.31%) MCTS
13 3 (0.23%) CISA
13 3 (0.23%) CISSP
13 3 (0.23%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (2.46%) 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 69 (5.30%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.92%) 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%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
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%) vMotion
Vendors
1 1005 (77.25%) Microsoft
2 100 (7.69%) SAP
3 87 (6.69%) Salesforce.com
4 76 (5.84%) Oracle
5 30 (2.31%) Infor
6 14 (1.08%) Adobe
7 13 (1.00%) Siebel
8 12 (0.92%) VMware
9 9 (0.69%) IBM
10 8 (0.61%) JD Edwards
10 8 (0.61%) PeopleSoft
10 8 (0.61%) Sitecore
11 7 (0.54%) Avaya
11 7 (0.54%) Dell
11 7 (0.54%) HP
11 7 (0.54%) Twitter
12 6 (0.46%) iManage
13 5 (0.38%) Citrix
13 5 (0.38%) Facebook
13 5 (0.38%) MuleSoft
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