Period
to 24 February 2018

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 24 February 2018 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 244 174 220
Rank change year-on-year -70 +46 -9
Contract jobs citing Dynamics CRM 1,082 1,451 1,278
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.07% 1.51% 1.18%
As % of the Business Applications category 14.55% 17.83% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 749 1,076 898
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.51% -0.59%
10th Percentile £313 £314 £278
90th Percentile £575 £575 £541
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 7
UK median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +41.18% -50.00%
10th Percentile £14.30 £14.93 £16.84
90th Percentile £50.10 £54.69 £31.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £29.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -25.00% +48.76% -2.08%

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 7,438 8,136 8,686
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.39% 8.48% 8.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,412 4,917 4,971
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.41% -2.05%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £281
90th Percentile £650 £625 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 84 122
UK median hourly rate £29.50 £28.25 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.42% -21.53% +27.25%
10th Percentile £10.21 £10.12 £14.04
90th Percentile £50.38 £62.90 £69.07
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.25 £29.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -12.93% -19.44% +50.00%

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 24 February 2018.

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 24 February 2018.

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 24 February 2018. 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 1,008 £450 - 316
London -58 533 £463 +2.78% 131
UK excluding London -59 526 £425 - 201
Midlands -35 153 £450 +7.14% 46
South East -35 147 £450 - 57
West Midlands -27 129 £444 +4.41% 39
North of England -60 106 £425 -5.56% 41
North West -62 47 £425 +3.03% 25
Yorkshire -33 39 £406 -12.16% 15
Scotland +4 33 £400 +23.08% 18
South West -34 31 £388 -12.92% 20
East of England -46 25 £500 +17.65% 15
East Midlands +12 22 £450 +16.13% 7
North East +59 20 £444 -5.89% 1
Northern Ireland +7 19 £350 - 1
Wales +14 13 £395 +0.32% 3

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, 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 1,081 (99.91%) CRM
2 700 (64.70%) Microsoft
3 312 (28.84%) Dynamics 365
4 304 (28.10%) Agile Software Development
5 278 (25.69%) .NET
6 232 (21.44%) C#
7 187 (17.28%) SQL
8 175 (16.17%) JavaScript
9 171 (15.80%) Finance
10 158 (14.60%) SharePoint
11 142 (13.12%) SQL Server
12 128 (11.83%) Migration
13 126 (11.65%) Stakeholder Management
14 119 (11.00%) Microsoft Azure
15 104 (9.61%) Scrum
16 89 (8.23%) Data Migration
17 81 (7.49%) Advertising
18 80 (7.39%) ERP
19 78 (7.21%) Business Analysis
20 75 (6.93%) Dynamics AX
20 75 (6.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 75 (6.93%) Project Management
20 75 (6.93%) User Stories
21 71 (6.56%) SDLC
22 68 (6.28%) Office 365
23 67 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
24 66 (6.10%) Workflow
25 65 (6.01%) ASP.NET
25 65 (6.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 64 (5.91%) HTML

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
1 158 (14.60%) SharePoint
2 36 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
3 28 (2.59%) MS Exchange
4 22 (2.03%) CMS
4 22 (2.03%) IIS
5 17 (1.57%) Skype for Business
6 12 (1.11%) NServiceBus
7 11 (1.02%) Confluence
8 10 (0.92%) Tomcat
9 9 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
10 8 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
11 5 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.28%) Drupal
12 3 (0.28%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.18%) Apache Spark
13 2 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.18%) Mule
14 1 (0.092%) Mule ESB
14 1 (0.092%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 46 (4.25%) Microsoft Office
2 38 (3.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (2.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (1.76%) Microsoft Project
4 19 (1.76%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 75 (6.93%) Dynamics AX
2 22 (2.03%) NetSuite
3 13 (1.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (0.65%) Dynamics GP
5 5 (0.46%) Oracle CRM
6 4 (0.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (0.37%) SAP HCM
6 4 (0.37%) SAP SD
6 4 (0.37%) Temenos T24
7 3 (0.28%) Oracle HRMS
7 3 (0.28%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.28%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.28%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.18%) iTrent
8 2 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
8 2 (0.18%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.18%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.18%) SAP MM
9 1 (0.092%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 312 (28.84%) Dynamics 365
2 119 (11.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 68 (6.28%) Office 365
4 34 (3.14%) SaaS
5 22 (2.03%) PaaS
6 15 (1.39%) IaaS
7 12 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (0.46%) Slack
9 4 (0.37%) GitHub
9 4 (0.37%) OneDrive
10 3 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.28%) Force.com
10 3 (0.28%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 2 (0.18%) BrowserStack
11 2 (0.18%) Scribe Online
12 1 (0.092%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.092%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.092%) Boomi
12 1 (0.092%) Oracle CX
12 1 (0.092%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.29%) Skype
2 10 (0.92%) Internet
3 6 (0.55%) NetScaler
4 4 (0.37%) DHCP
4 4 (0.37%) DNS
4 4 (0.37%) SMS
4 4 (0.37%) VoIP
5 3 (0.28%) LAN
5 3 (0.28%) VLAN
6 2 (0.18%) Extranet
6 2 (0.18%) Firewall
6 2 (0.18%) NAS
6 2 (0.18%) SAN
6 2 (0.18%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.18%) VPN
7 1 (0.092%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (13.12%) SQL Server
2 75 (6.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 65 (6.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (2.40%) Power BI
5 19 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (1.29%) NoSQL
7 14 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (1.02%) Data Mining
9 10 (0.92%) SAP BW
10 9 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (0.74%) Azure SQL Database
11 8 (0.74%) Relational Database
11 8 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (0.74%) SQL Server 2016
12 7 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
13 6 (0.55%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
14 5 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
15 4 (0.37%) OLAP
15 4 (0.37%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 59 (5.45%) Visual Studio
2 40 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 37 (3.42%) Visual Studio Team System
4 21 (1.94%) JIRA
5 12 (1.11%) Selenium
6 11 (1.02%) Git (software)
6 11 (1.02%) SpecFlow
6 11 (1.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 10 (0.92%) WebDriver
8 8 (0.74%) TeamCity
8 8 (0.74%) TestRail
8 8 (0.74%) WebObjects
9 7 (0.65%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (0.55%) Moq
10 6 (0.55%) MSTest
10 6 (0.55%) NUnit
11 5 (0.46%) Subversion
12 3 (0.28%) Jenkins
12 3 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
12 3 (0.28%) SoapUI
General
1 171 (15.80%) Finance
2 81 (7.49%) Advertising
3 42 (3.88%) Banking
4 40 (3.70%) Marketing
5 15 (1.39%) Retail
6 14 (1.29%) Back Office
7 12 (1.11%) Billing
8 11 (1.02%) Legal
8 11 (1.02%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.55%) Local Government
9 6 (0.55%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.28%) Automotive
10 3 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (0.28%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.28%) Law
11 2 (0.18%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.092%) Electronics
12 1 (0.092%) French Language
12 1 (0.092%) Front Office
12 1 (0.092%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 308 (28.47%) Developer
2 217 (20.06%) CRM Developer
3 216 (19.96%) Analyst
4 180 (16.64%) Consultant
5 177 (16.36%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 133 (12.29%) CRM Consultant
7 113 (10.44%) Architect
8 111 (10.26%) Business Analyst
9 107 (9.89%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
10 106 (9.80%) CRM Analyst
11 102 (9.43%) Microsoft Developer
12 95 (8.78%) Project Manager
13 73 (6.75%) CRM Business Analyst
13 73 (6.75%) Microsoft Consultant
14 70 (6.47%) CRM Manager
15 68 (6.28%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
16 61 (5.64%) CRM Project Manager
17 55 (5.08%) Solutions Architect
18 50 (4.62%) Dynamics CRM Business Analyst
19 47 (4.34%) Dynamics CRM Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 278 (25.69%) .NET
2 65 (6.01%) ASP.NET
3 64 (5.91%) HTML
4 50 (4.62%) CSS
5 35 (3.23%) WCF
6 32 (2.96%) .NET Framework
7 29 (2.68%) ASP.NET Web API
8 27 (2.50%) Web Services
9 23 (2.13%) AngularJS
10 19 (1.76%) jQuery
10 19 (1.76%) REST
11 18 (1.66%) ASP.NET MVC
11 18 (1.66%) COM
12 15 (1.39%) XML
13 14 (1.29%) HTML5
14 13 (1.20%) Entity Framework
14 13 (1.20%) RESTful
15 10 (0.92%) JSON
15 10 (0.92%) SOAP
16 9 (0.83%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 47 (4.34%) User Experience
2 46 (4.25%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
4 15 (1.39%) e-Learning
5 14 (1.29%) Management Information System
6 11 (1.02%) Fintech
7 8 (0.74%) Computer Science
7 8 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
8 7 (0.65%) Social Media
9 5 (0.46%) Mobile App
9 5 (0.46%) PMI
10 4 (0.37%) Data Centre
10 4 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.28%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.28%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.28%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.28%) Smart Meter
11 3 (0.28%) Tandem
11 3 (0.28%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (0.28%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 56 (5.18%) Windows
2 39 (3.60%) Windows Server
3 21 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (1.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (1.39%) Linux
6 13 (1.20%) Unix
6 13 (1.20%) Windows 10
7 11 (1.02%) Windows 7
8 8 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.18%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.092%) Android
10 1 (0.092%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.092%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,081 (99.91%) CRM
2 304 (28.10%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (11.83%) Migration
4 126 (11.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 104 (9.61%) Scrum
6 89 (8.23%) Data Migration
7 80 (7.39%) ERP
8 78 (7.21%) Business Analysis
9 75 (6.93%) Project Management
9 75 (6.93%) User Stories
10 71 (6.56%) SDLC
11 67 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
12 66 (6.10%) Workflow
13 50 (4.62%) MVC
13 50 (4.62%) User Acceptance Testing
14 42 (3.88%) Test Automation
15 38 (3.51%) ITIL
16 37 (3.42%) Test Scripting
17 35 (3.23%) DevOps
18 34 (3.14%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 232 (21.44%) C#
2 187 (17.28%) SQL
3 175 (16.17%) JavaScript
4 32 (2.96%) Java
5 30 (2.77%) PowerShell
6 14 (1.29%) T-SQL
7 12 (1.11%) TypeScript
8 6 (0.55%) Apex Code
8 6 (0.55%) PL/SQL
8 6 (0.55%) X++
9 5 (0.46%) VB
10 4 (0.37%) SOQL
10 4 (0.37%) SOSL
11 3 (0.28%) C
11 3 (0.28%) C++
11 3 (0.28%) PHP
11 3 (0.28%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.18%) Python
12 2 (0.18%) R
13 1 (0.092%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 44 (4.07%) Security Cleared
2 34 (3.14%) SC Cleared
3 32 (2.96%) Degree
4 21 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (1.20%) ISEB
6 8 (0.74%) DV Cleared
6 8 (0.74%) PMI Certification
7 7 (0.65%) MCTS
8 6 (0.55%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (0.46%) PMP
10 4 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
10 4 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.28%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.28%) MCSE
12 2 (0.18%) CCNA
12 2 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.18%) MCDBA
12 2 (0.18%) MCSA
12 2 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (4.34%) QA
2 8 (0.74%) Data Quality
2 8 (0.74%) GDPR
3 4 (0.37%) PMO
4 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.18%) SLA
5 1 (0.092%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.092%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.092%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 31 (2.87%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.65%) XenApp
4 6 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.46%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.092%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (1.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 9 (0.83%) HP ALM
3 2 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.092%) SCCM
4 1 (0.092%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.092%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 1 (0.092%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 700 (64.70%) Microsoft
2 52 (4.81%) Salesforce.com
3 49 (4.53%) SAP
4 42 (3.88%) Oracle
5 18 (1.66%) JD Edwards
6 17 (1.57%) VMware
7 12 (1.11%) HP
7 12 (1.11%) Sitecore
8 10 (0.92%) Citrix
9 8 (0.74%) Capita
10 7 (0.65%) Northgate
10 7 (0.65%) Siebel
11 6 (0.55%) IBM
12 5 (0.46%) Mercator
12 5 (0.46%) Serena
12 5 (0.46%) Workday
13 4 (0.37%) Informatica
13 4 (0.37%) Pega
13 4 (0.37%) Sage
13 4 (0.37%) ServiceNow