Period
to 1 April 2020

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 1 April 2020 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
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 203 206 237
Rank change year-on-year +3 +31 -46
Contract jobs citing Dynamics CRM 768 1,335 1,138
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.24% 1.39% 1.12%
As % of the Business Applications category 16.51% 20.68% 15.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 546 1,032 812
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £328 £325 £313
90th Percentile £659 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £464 £425
% change year-on-year +5.12% +9.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 12 3
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.93 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +67.22% -36.58% -28.26%
10th Percentile £14.45 £11.40 £14.30
90th Percentile £73.75 £38.38 £50.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year - +60.92% -29.84%

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 4,653 6,455 7,375
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.49% 6.70% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,771 3,889 4,336
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £455 £450
% change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 94 88
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +32.08% -18.46%
10th Percentile £16.70 £11.33 £9.71
90th Percentile £52.91 £64.45 £55.85
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £21.96
% change year-on-year - +59.42% -31.34%

Dynamics CRM
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Dynamics CRM as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Dynamics CRM in the UK

Dynamics CRM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Dynamics CRM.

Daily rate trend for Dynamics CRM in the UK

Dynamics CRM
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Dynamics CRM over the 6 months to 1 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Dynamics CRM in the UK

Dynamics CRM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Dynamics CRM.

Hourly rate trend for Dynamics CRM in the UK

Dynamics CRM
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Dynamics CRM over the 6 months to 1 April 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Dynamics CRM in the UK

Dynamics CRM
Top 18 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 1 April 2020. 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 -7 721 £488 +2.63% 270
UK excluding London -10 472 £488 +5.12% 199
London +26 288 £475 -1.04% 85
South East +85 171 £475 -5.00% 50
Midlands -11 87 £463 -2.63% 46
South West +15 79 £600 +20.00% 42
West Midlands -13 78 £488 +2.63% 41
North of England -78 74 £470 +4.44% 29
North West -75 48 £456 +1.39% 15
Yorkshire +35 23 £550 +62.96% 11
Scotland +23 22 £450 +5.88% 3
East of England +3 20 £450 +12.50% 19
Work from Home -17 17 £500 +5.26% 67
Wales +23 14 £475 +16.92% 10
East Midlands +38 8 £425 +6.25% 5
North East +5 4 £500 +27.55% 3
Channel Islands 0 3 - - 1
Northern Ireland +10 2 - -

For the 6 months to 1 April 2020, 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.

1 768 (100.00%) CRM
2 500 (65.10%) Microsoft
3 442 (57.55%) Dynamics 365
4 277 (36.07%) Azure
5 216 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
6 197 (25.65%) SharePoint
7 166 (21.61%) Power Platform
8 165 (21.48%) C#
9 162 (21.09%) .NET
10 149 (19.40%) Business Intelligence
11 148 (19.27%) Power BI
12 137 (17.84%) SQL
13 130 (16.93%) Migration
14 116 (15.10%) Public Sector
15 115 (14.97%) JavaScript
16 112 (14.58%) Finance
17 105 (13.67%) DevOps
18 104 (13.54%) SQL Server
19 98 (12.76%) Office 365
20 81 (10.55%) Security Cleared
21 80 (10.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 79 (10.29%) HTML
23 73 (9.51%) Salesforce.com
24 68 (8.85%) Data Migration
25 67 (8.72%) ERP
26 63 (8.20%) SC Cleared
27 62 (8.07%) Scrum
28 60 (7.81%) Visual Studio
29 59 (7.68%) Java
30 55 (7.16%) Stakeholder Management

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
1 197 (25.65%) SharePoint
2 25 (3.26%) IIS
3 23 (2.99%) CMS
4 19 (2.47%) BizTalk Server
5 16 (2.08%) Skype for Business
6 13 (1.69%) MS Exchange
7 10 (1.30%) Confluence
8 7 (0.91%) Umbraco
9 5 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.26%) EPiServer
12 2 (0.26%) NetWeaver
12 2 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.13%) JBoss
13 1 (0.13%) Mule
13 1 (0.13%) NServiceBus
13 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 45 (5.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 33 (4.30%) MS Visio
3 31 (4.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (2.34%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.26%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 40 (5.21%) Dynamics AX
2 14 (1.82%) NetSuite
3 11 (1.43%) Dynamics NAV
4 10 (1.30%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.52%) Scribe Insight
6 3 (0.39%) OPENContractor
6 3 (0.39%) OPENHousing
6 3 (0.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.39%) SAP Business ByDesign
7 2 (0.26%) Academy Housing
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.13%) BPCS
8 1 (0.13%) Magento
8 1 (0.13%) Northgate Housing
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.13%) SimCorp Dimension
8 1 (0.13%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 442 (57.55%) Dynamics 365
2 277 (36.07%) Azure
3 166 (21.61%) Power Platform
4 98 (12.76%) Office 365
5 43 (5.60%) PowerApps
6 39 (5.08%) SaaS
7 36 (4.69%) Serverless
8 31 (4.04%) Microsoft Flow
9 30 (3.91%) Azure Active Directory
9 30 (3.91%) Azure Functions
10 22 (2.86%) AWS
11 11 (1.43%) PaaS
12 10 (1.30%) Azure Data Factory
12 10 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (0.52%) Azure Stack
14 3 (0.39%) Google Analytics
14 3 (0.39%) OneDrive
15 2 (0.26%) GitHub
15 2 (0.26%) Heroku
15 2 (0.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.95%) Internet
2 12 (1.56%) Skype
3 7 (0.91%) WAN
4 6 (0.78%) LAN
4 6 (0.78%) Network Security
5 4 (0.52%) Firewall
6 2 (0.26%) DNS
7 1 (0.13%) Intranet
7 1 (0.13%) MPLS
7 1 (0.13%) SSL
7 1 (0.13%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.13%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (19.27%) Power BI
2 104 (13.54%) SQL Server
3 80 (10.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 54 (7.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
6 12 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (1.17%) Azure SQL Database
7 9 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (0.91%) Big Data
9 5 (0.65%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (0.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (0.52%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (0.39%) Data Lake
11 3 (0.39%) Electronic Patient Records
11 3 (0.39%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.39%) MySQL
11 3 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 60 (7.81%) Visual Studio
2 30 (3.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (2.08%) JIRA
4 13 (1.69%) Git (software)
5 11 (1.43%) Visual Studio Team System
6 9 (1.17%) Selenium
7 8 (1.04%) JMeter
8 6 (0.78%) Cucumber
8 6 (0.78%) SpecFlow
9 3 (0.39%) Axure RP
10 2 (0.26%) git-flow
10 2 (0.26%) Grunt
10 2 (0.26%) gulp
10 2 (0.26%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.26%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.13%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.13%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.13%) REST Assured
11 1 (0.13%) Zephyr
General
1 116 (15.10%) Public Sector
2 112 (14.58%) Finance
3 46 (5.99%) Marketing
4 20 (2.60%) Local Government
5 17 (2.21%) Manufacturing
6 12 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
6 12 (1.56%) Retail
7 11 (1.43%) Advertising
7 11 (1.43%) Banking
8 9 (1.17%) Back Office
9 8 (1.04%) Electronics
9 8 (1.04%) Legal
9 8 (1.04%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.78%) Housing Association
10 6 (0.78%) Law
11 4 (0.52%) Automotive
12 2 (0.26%) Billing
13 1 (0.13%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 238 (30.99%) Developer
2 146 (19.01%) Architect
3 141 (18.36%) CRM Developer
4 108 (14.06%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 99 (12.89%) Analyst
6 95 (12.37%) Consultant
7 64 (8.33%) CRM Architect
8 60 (7.81%) Business Analyst
9 56 (7.29%) Microsoft Developer
10 54 (7.03%) CRM Consultant
11 52 (6.77%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
11 52 (6.77%) Technical Architect
12 51 (6.64%) Dynamics CRM Architect
13 48 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
14 45 (5.86%) CRM Analyst
15 43 (5.60%) Project Manager
16 40 (5.21%) CRM Manager
17 38 (4.95%) Functional Consultant
18 36 (4.69%) CRM Business Analyst
19 29 (3.78%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (21.09%) .NET
2 79 (10.29%) HTML
3 39 (5.08%) Web Services
4 36 (4.69%) ASP.NET
5 33 (4.30%) XML
6 26 (3.39%) CSS
7 18 (2.34%) .NET Framework
8 17 (2.21%) jQuery
9 15 (1.95%) OAuth
9 15 (1.95%) OpenID
9 15 (1.95%) SAML
10 14 (1.82%) AngularJS
11 12 (1.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 11 (1.43%) J2EE
12 11 (1.43%) JSON
13 10 (1.30%) Entity Framework
13 10 (1.30%) Node.js
14 9 (1.17%) ASP.NET Web API
15 8 (1.04%) LINQ
16 7 (0.91%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 33 (4.30%) User Experience
2 30 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (2.99%) Management Information System
4 11 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (1.30%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (1.04%) Data Structures
6 8 (1.04%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.39%) e-Health
7 3 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.39%) Grid Computing
7 3 (0.39%) LIMS
7 3 (0.39%) PACS
8 2 (0.26%) Analytical Mindset
8 2 (0.26%) e-Learning
8 2 (0.26%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (0.26%) Life Science
8 2 (0.26%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.13%) CESG
9 1 (0.13%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (3.26%) Windows
2 6 (0.78%) Windows Server
2 6 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (0.65%) Android
3 5 (0.65%) Windows 10
4 4 (0.52%) Linux
4 4 (0.52%) Unix
5 2 (0.26%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.13%) CentOS
6 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.13%) VMS
6 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 768 (100.00%) CRM
2 216 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
3 149 (19.40%) Business Intelligence
4 130 (16.93%) Migration
5 105 (13.67%) DevOps
6 68 (8.85%) Data Migration
7 67 (8.72%) ERP
8 62 (8.07%) Scrum
9 55 (7.16%) Stakeholder Management
10 51 (6.64%) ArchiMate
11 42 (5.47%) Workflow
12 40 (5.21%) Test Automation
13 38 (4.95%) Project Delivery
14 33 (4.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 32 (4.17%) Open Source
15 32 (4.17%) Translating Business Requirements
16 30 (3.91%) Change Management
17 29 (3.78%) MVC
18 28 (3.65%) Business Analysis
18 28 (3.65%) UML
Programming Languages
1 165 (21.48%) C#
2 137 (17.84%) SQL
3 115 (14.97%) JavaScript
4 59 (7.68%) Java
5 20 (2.60%) PHP
6 19 (2.47%) Python
7 18 (2.34%) T-SQL
8 17 (2.21%) C
9 15 (1.95%) C++
10 4 (0.52%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.13%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.13%) R
11 1 (0.13%) Ruby
11 1 (0.13%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.13%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.13%) VBA
11 1 (0.13%) XPath
11 1 (0.13%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 81 (10.55%) Security Cleared
2 63 (8.20%) SC Cleared
3 25 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (2.21%) Degree
5 14 (1.82%) ISEB
6 13 (1.69%) ISTQB
7 12 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
8 7 (0.91%) DV Cleared
9 6 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.65%) APMG
10 5 (0.65%) MCITP
10 5 (0.65%) MCP
10 5 (0.65%) MCSE
11 4 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.52%) Computer Science Degree
11 4 (0.52%) MCAD
11 4 (0.52%) MCPD
12 3 (0.39%) ACCA
12 3 (0.39%) CIMA
12 3 (0.39%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.34%) QA
2 15 (1.95%) GDPR
3 9 (1.17%) SLA
4 8 (1.04%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (0.39%) HL7
6 3 (0.39%) PMO
7 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.13%) NIST
7 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (5.47%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.52%) vSphere
5 3 (0.39%) Docker
5 3 (0.39%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (0.91%) SCDPM
2 4 (0.52%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.26%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.13%) CASB
4 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 500 (65.10%) Microsoft
2 73 (9.51%) Salesforce.com
3 41 (5.34%) SAP
4 30 (3.91%) Oracle
5 27 (3.52%) Sparx
6 14 (1.82%) JD Edwards
6 14 (1.82%) Sitecore
7 10 (1.30%) Tableau
8 8 (1.04%) VMware
9 7 (0.91%) Workday
10 6 (0.78%) Atlassian
11 4 (0.52%) Dell
11 4 (0.52%) HubSpot
11 4 (0.52%) Siebel
12 3 (0.39%) CheckPoint
12 3 (0.39%) Cisco
12 3 (0.39%) EMC
12 3 (0.39%) NetApp
12 3 (0.39%) Telerik
12 3 (0.39%) Veritas