Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 224 199 199
Rank change year-on-year -25 0 +33
Contract jobs citing Dynamics CRM 1097 1434 1427
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.15% 1.32% 1.27%
As % of the Business Applications category 14.28% 16.62% 15.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 757 992 976
UK median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £305 £311 £269
90th Percentile £565 £550 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +1.82% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 12
UK median hourly rate £27.75 £22.00 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.14% -34.81% +68.75%
10th Percentile £13.78 £16.40 £14.10
90th Percentile £57.50 £26.00 £132.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.50 £16.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +215.63% -54.29% +75.00%

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 7682 8630 9332
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.03% 7.93% 8.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4432 5123 5156
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £305 £295 £275
90th Percentile £650 £600 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £429 £415 £413
% change year-on-year +3.31% +0.61% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 94 110
UK median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.15% +42.86% -30.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.23 £11.25
90th Percentile £58.33 £69.07 £60.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.25 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -5.00% +55.56% -31.82%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 17 August 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 -26 1050 £450 +5.88% 177
UK excluding London -36 557 £420 +1.82% 78
London +3 523 £450 - 95
North of England -31 157 £425 +6.25% 14
South East -13 132 £394 -12.50% 25
North West -20 93 £440 +3.53% 11
Midlands -40 91 £415 +0.61% 10
West Midlands -6 77 £420 +1.82% 7
South West +20 75 £423 +8.33% 18
East of England -42 62 £450 +2.86% 5
Yorkshire -55 40 £450 +12.50% 3
Scotland +49 32 £375 +2.04% 3
North East +73 24 £375 +11.94%
East Midlands -18 16 £425 +6.25% 3
Wales -10 5 £413 +10.00% 3
Northern Ireland -51 3 - -

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 1097 (100.00%) CRM
2 764 (69.64%) Microsoft
3 357 (32.54%) .NET
4 292 (26.62%) Agile Software Development
5 287 (26.16%) C#
6 258 (23.52%) SQL
7 223 (20.33%) Finance
8 194 (17.68%) JavaScript
9 185 (16.86%) SQL Server
10 180 (16.41%) Dynamics 365
11 146 (13.31%) SharePoint
12 131 (11.94%) Project Management
13 123 (11.21%) Microsoft Azure
14 120 (10.94%) ASP.NET
15 118 (10.76%) Stakeholder Management
16 116 (10.57%) Migration
17 110 (10.03%) HTML
18 100 (9.12%) MVC
19 98 (8.93%) ERP
20 95 (8.66%) Visual Studio
21 93 (8.48%) Dynamics AX
22 89 (8.11%) CSS
23 85 (7.75%) WCF
23 85 (7.75%) Scrum
24 83 (7.57%) Web Services
25 82 (7.47%) Business Intelligence
25 82 (7.47%) Business Analysis
26 80 (7.29%) SAP
27 78 (7.11%) Workflow
27 78 (7.11%) ASP.NET Web API

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
1 146 (13.31%) SharePoint
2 53 (4.83%) BizTalk Server
3 34 (3.10%) IIS
4 30 (2.73%) CMS
5 23 (2.10%) Skype for Business
6 15 (1.37%) MS Exchange
7 14 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
8 12 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
9 11 (1.00%) Umbraco
10 9 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (0.55%) DNN
13 5 (0.46%) Confluence
13 5 (0.46%) Drupal
13 5 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
13 5 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.46%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.36%) Apache
14 4 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
15 3 (0.27%) SAS
Applications
1 35 (3.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (2.83%) MS Visio
3 30 (2.73%) Microsoft Office
4 23 (2.10%) Microsoft Project
5 13 (1.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.091%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.091%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 93 (8.48%) Dynamics AX
2 40 (3.65%) Dynamics NAV
3 9 (0.82%) Payment Gateway
4 8 (0.73%) SAP CRM
5 6 (0.55%) NetSuite
6 5 (0.46%) Dynamics GP
7 4 (0.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 4 (0.36%) SAP HCM
8 3 (0.27%) Unit4 Business World
9 2 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
9 2 (0.18%) Changepoint
9 2 (0.18%) FRx
9 2 (0.18%) Magento
9 2 (0.18%) Oracle CRM
9 2 (0.18%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.18%) Scribe Insight
9 2 (0.18%) Unica
10 1 (0.091%) Northgate Housing
10 1 (0.091%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 180 (16.41%) Dynamics 365
2 123 (11.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 63 (5.74%) Office 365
4 18 (1.64%) IaaS
5 15 (1.37%) PaaS
6 14 (1.28%) SaaS
6 14 (1.28%) Yammer
7 9 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (0.73%) OneDrive
9 7 (0.64%) SuccessFactors
10 4 (0.36%) Boomi
10 4 (0.36%) GitHub
11 3 (0.27%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 2 (0.18%) Adobe Analytics
12 2 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.18%) Azure Data Factory
12 2 (0.18%) Data Lake Analytics
13 1 (0.091%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.091%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.091%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 21 (1.91%) Internet
2 12 (1.09%) DHCP
2 12 (1.09%) DNS
3 10 (0.91%) TCP/IP
4 8 (0.73%) Skype
5 7 (0.64%) Firewall
5 7 (0.64%) iSCSI
6 4 (0.36%) HTTP
6 4 (0.36%) HTTPS
6 4 (0.36%) NAS
6 4 (0.36%) SAN
6 4 (0.36%) SMS
6 4 (0.36%) Wireless
7 3 (0.27%) DSL
7 3 (0.27%) Intranet
7 3 (0.27%) MPLS
7 3 (0.27%) VoIP
7 3 (0.27%) VPN
7 3 (0.27%) VRRP
7 3 (0.27%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (16.86%) SQL Server
2 77 (7.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 50 (4.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (2.19%) Power BI
5 21 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (1.00%) SQL Server 2014
8 8 (0.73%) Azure SQL Database
8 8 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (0.64%) IDOL
9 7 (0.64%) Relational Database
10 5 (0.46%) Data Lake
10 5 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.36%) Data Mining
11 4 (0.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (0.27%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (0.27%) QlikView
13 2 (0.18%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 2 (0.18%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 95 (8.66%) Visual Studio
2 68 (6.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 48 (4.38%) Visual Studio Team System
4 30 (2.73%) JIRA
5 17 (1.55%) MSTest
6 15 (1.37%) NUnit
7 9 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 6 (0.55%) Selenium
9 4 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (0.36%) SoapUI
9 4 (0.36%) Subversion
9 4 (0.36%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.36%) TestRail
10 3 (0.27%) Bitbucket
10 3 (0.27%) Git (software)
10 3 (0.27%) gulp
10 3 (0.27%) SpecFlow
10 3 (0.27%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 2 (0.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.18%) Fiddler
General
1 223 (20.33%) Finance
2 74 (6.75%) Banking
3 67 (6.11%) Advertising
3 67 (6.11%) Marketing
4 47 (4.28%) Retail
5 41 (3.74%) Manufacturing
6 30 (2.73%) Telecoms
7 28 (2.55%) Electronics
8 24 (2.19%) Legal
9 18 (1.64%) Local Government
10 16 (1.46%) Back Office
11 7 (0.64%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.64%) Law
12 6 (0.55%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.55%) Private Banking
13 5 (0.46%) French Language
13 5 (0.46%) Publishing
14 3 (0.27%) Automotive
15 2 (0.18%) Games
15 2 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 386 (35.19%) Developer
2 286 (26.07%) CRM Developer
3 212 (19.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 189 (17.23%) Analyst
5 173 (15.77%) Microsoft Developer
6 157 (14.31%) Consultant
7 117 (10.67%) CRM Consultant
8 108 (9.85%) Project Manager
9 102 (9.30%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
10 93 (8.48%) Business Analyst
10 93 (8.48%) CRM Analyst
11 92 (8.39%) Microsoft Consultant
12 87 (7.93%) CRM Manager
13 83 (7.57%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
14 82 (7.47%) Architect
15 62 (5.65%) CRM Project Manager
16 52 (4.74%) CRM Business Analyst
17 46 (4.19%) CRM Architect
17 46 (4.19%) Functional Consultant
18 42 (3.83%) Dynamics CRM Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 357 (32.54%) .NET
2 120 (10.94%) ASP.NET
3 110 (10.03%) HTML
4 89 (8.11%) CSS
5 85 (7.75%) WCF
6 83 (7.57%) Web Services
7 78 (7.11%) ASP.NET Web API
8 67 (6.11%) .NET Framework
9 42 (3.83%) jQuery
10 39 (3.56%) XML
11 33 (3.01%) AngularJS
12 27 (2.46%) REST
13 26 (2.37%) COM
14 24 (2.19%) JSON
14 24 (2.19%) SOAP
15 22 (2.01%) Entity Framework
16 19 (1.73%) ASP.NET MVC
17 18 (1.64%) RESTful
18 13 (1.19%) HTML5
18 13 (1.19%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 73 (6.65%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (4.28%) Greenfield Project
3 25 (2.28%) Mobile App
4 23 (2.10%) Management Information System
5 19 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (1.28%) User Experience
7 11 (1.00%) IVR
8 9 (0.82%) Computer Science
9 6 (0.55%) iPad
9 6 (0.55%) Reference Data
10 5 (0.46%) PMI
11 4 (0.36%) Blackberry
11 4 (0.36%) DataPower
11 4 (0.36%) e-Learning
11 4 (0.36%) EPoS
11 4 (0.36%) FMCG
11 4 (0.36%) Microsoft Licensing
11 4 (0.36%) Social Media
12 3 (0.27%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.27%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 77 (7.02%) Windows
2 31 (2.83%) Windows Server
3 16 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (1.09%) Windows 10
6 6 (0.55%) Unix
7 4 (0.36%) Linux
8 3 (0.27%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (0.18%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.091%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1097 (100.00%) CRM
2 292 (26.62%) Agile Software Development
3 131 (11.94%) Project Management
4 118 (10.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 116 (10.57%) Migration
6 100 (9.12%) MVC
7 98 (8.93%) ERP
8 85 (7.75%) Scrum
9 82 (7.47%) Business Analysis
9 82 (7.47%) Business Intelligence
10 78 (7.11%) Workflow
11 77 (7.02%) Data Migration
12 70 (6.38%) SDLC
13 61 (5.56%) Waterfall
14 56 (5.10%) PRINCE2
14 56 (5.10%) User Acceptance Testing
15 38 (3.46%) Data Modelling
16 36 (3.28%) Coaching
17 35 (3.19%) Change Management
17 35 (3.19%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 287 (26.16%) C#
2 258 (23.52%) SQL
3 194 (17.68%) JavaScript
4 53 (4.83%) T-SQL
5 22 (2.01%) PowerShell
6 16 (1.46%) Java
7 15 (1.37%) VB.NET
8 12 (1.09%) C++
9 11 (1.00%) C
10 5 (0.46%) PHP
10 5 (0.46%) VBA
11 4 (0.36%) X++
12 3 (0.27%) Apex Code
12 3 (0.27%) Python
12 3 (0.27%) VB
12 3 (0.27%) VBScript
13 2 (0.18%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.18%) XAML
14 1 (0.091%) VB6
Qualifications
1 45 (4.10%) Security Cleared
2 33 (3.01%) Degree
3 32 (2.92%) SC Cleared
4 22 (2.01%) PMI Certification
5 20 (1.82%) PMP
6 15 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 12 (1.09%) DV Cleared
9 9 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
9 9 (0.82%) ISTQB
10 8 (0.73%) Computer Science Degree
11 6 (0.55%) ISEB
11 6 (0.55%) MCP
12 4 (0.36%) APMP
12 4 (0.36%) HNC
12 4 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.27%) MCSE
14 2 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 2 (0.18%) MCSD
14 2 (0.18%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.28%) QA
2 12 (1.09%) Data Quality
2 12 (1.09%) PMO
3 9 (0.82%) SLA
4 3 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.18%) GDPR
5 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 49 (4.47%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.64%) DFS Replication
4 5 (0.46%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.36%) vSphere
5 4 (0.36%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.091%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.091%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (0.82%) SCCM
2 6 (0.55%) SCOM
3 4 (0.36%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (0.36%) SCOrch
3 4 (0.36%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 3 (0.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (0.27%) vMotion
4 3 (0.27%) WSUS
5 2 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.18%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.091%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.091%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 764 (69.64%) Microsoft
2 80 (7.29%) SAP
3 52 (4.74%) Salesforce.com
4 42 (3.83%) Oracle
5 23 (2.10%) VMware
6 19 (1.73%) HP
7 18 (1.64%) Citrix
8 17 (1.55%) Siebel
9 15 (1.37%) Sitecore
10 14 (1.28%) Cisco
11 12 (1.09%) JD Edwards
12 11 (1.00%) IBM
12 11 (1.00%) iManage
13 8 (0.73%) EMC
13 8 (0.73%) Infor
13 8 (0.73%) Sage
14 7 (0.64%) Avaya
14 7 (0.64%) Dell
14 7 (0.64%) Interwoven
14 7 (0.64%) Reuters