Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 254 232 199
Rank change year-on-year -22 -33 +33
Contract jobs citing Dynamics CRM 1,131 1,171 1,376
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.08% 1.13% 1.34%
As % of the Business Applications category 17.29% 14.18% 15.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 785 777 1,003
UK median daily rate £454 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.89% - +9.76%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £305
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 6
UK median hourly rate £15.50 £16.48 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.92% -1.64% -52.14%
10th Percentile £12.75 £10.18 £14.63
90th Percentile £26.00 £30.60 £24.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £10.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year +47.62% -37.31% -52.14%

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 6,542 8,259 8,689
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.24% 8.00% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,819 4,973 5,210
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £307 £300
90th Percentile £650 £650 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 83 92
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -10.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £11.50 £10.60 £9.50
90th Percentile £69.08 £56.93 £99.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year +26.67% -27.42% +10.71%

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 December 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 14 December 2018.

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 December 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 -13 1,042 £463 +2.78% 418
UK excluding London +28 721 £450 +5.88% 319
London -83 395 £484 +7.56% 120
North of England +40 243 £450 +5.88% 113
North West +65 195 £450 - 67
South East -6 135 £500 +15.94% 54
Midlands -10 135 £450 +5.88% 61
West Midlands -18 119 £450 +5.88% 48
South West +3 76 £425 - 38
East of England +24 55 £430 -9.47% 32
Scotland -5 48 £438 +9.38% 10
Yorkshire -39 31 £375 -11.76% 37
North East -7 18 £375 - 9
East Midlands +5 13 £425 -0.06% 13
Wales -24 13 £413 - 9
Northern Ireland +32 11 £425 +21.43% 1
Channel Islands - 5 - - 1

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 1,131 (100.00%) CRM
2 749 (66.22%) Microsoft
3 498 (44.03%) Dynamics 365
4 371 (32.80%) C#
5 354 (31.30%) Agile Software Development
6 350 (30.95%) .NET
7 265 (23.43%) Microsoft Azure
8 264 (23.34%) JavaScript
9 249 (22.02%) SQL
10 205 (18.13%) Finance
11 184 (16.27%) SQL Server
12 147 (13.00%) SharePoint
13 139 (12.29%) Business Intelligence
14 133 (11.76%) Workflow
15 123 (10.88%) Scrum
16 115 (10.17%) Migration
17 114 (10.08%) HTML
18 107 (9.46%) Stakeholder Management
19 106 (9.37%) Test Automation
20 105 (9.28%) Project Management
20 105 (9.28%) ASP.NET
21 104 (9.20%) Visual Studio
22 96 (8.49%) Marketing
23 94 (8.31%) Office 365
24 88 (7.78%) Dynamics AX
25 86 (7.60%) CSS
26 81 (7.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 76 (6.72%) Team Foundation Server
28 75 (6.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
28 75 (6.63%) Business Analysis

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
1 147 (13.00%) SharePoint
2 45 (3.98%) BizTalk Server
3 33 (2.92%) CMS
4 27 (2.39%) NServiceBus
5 13 (1.15%) Umbraco
6 12 (1.06%) SAP Portal
7 11 (0.97%) IIS
8 8 (0.71%) Drupal
9 5 (0.44%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.27%) Mule
11 3 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.27%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.18%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.18%) Confluence
12 2 (0.18%) EPiServer
12 2 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 41 (3.63%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (2.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (0.44%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.088%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.088%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 88 (7.78%) Dynamics AX
2 51 (4.51%) Dynamics NAV
3 11 (0.97%) NetSuite
4 6 (0.53%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.27%) SAP GTS
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle CRM On Demand
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.088%) Dynamics SL
7 1 (0.088%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 1 (0.088%) Infor SunSystems
7 1 (0.088%) Northgate Housing
7 1 (0.088%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.088%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.088%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 498 (44.03%) Dynamics 365
2 265 (23.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 94 (8.31%) Office 365
4 42 (3.71%) SaaS
5 25 (2.21%) PaaS
6 24 (2.12%) Yammer
7 20 (1.77%) IaaS
8 16 (1.41%) Azure Active Directory
8 16 (1.41%) Azure Data Factory
8 16 (1.41%) OneDrive
9 15 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
10 10 (0.88%) Boomi
11 9 (0.80%) Azure Functions
11 9 (0.80%) Serverless
12 6 (0.53%) BrowserStack
13 3 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
14 2 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
14 2 (0.18%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.74%) Internet
2 12 (1.06%) Intranet
3 8 (0.71%) Skype
4 7 (0.62%) LAN
5 6 (0.53%) DHCP
6 5 (0.44%) DNS
6 5 (0.44%) Remote Desktop
6 5 (0.44%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.44%) WAN
7 4 (0.35%) SNMP
7 4 (0.35%) VPN
8 3 (0.27%) Firewall
9 2 (0.18%) Network Security
9 2 (0.18%) PBX
10 1 (0.088%) CTI
10 1 (0.088%) HTTP
10 1 (0.088%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.088%) SAN
10 1 (0.088%) SSL
10 1 (0.088%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (16.27%) SQL Server
2 81 (7.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 75 (6.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 64 (5.66%) Power BI
5 25 (2.21%) Azure SQL Database
6 19 (1.68%) BusinessObjects
6 19 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (1.41%) MySQL
8 12 (1.06%) Big Data
8 12 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (0.97%) Relational Database
10 10 (0.88%) SQL Server 2016
11 9 (0.80%) Data Lake
11 9 (0.80%) NoSQL
12 8 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (0.53%) Hadoop
13 6 (0.53%) QlikView
13 6 (0.53%) RDBMS
13 6 (0.53%) SSDT
13 6 (0.53%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 104 (9.20%) Visual Studio
2 76 (6.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 56 (4.95%) Visual Studio Team System
4 54 (4.77%) Selenium
5 44 (3.89%) JIRA
6 42 (3.71%) Git (software)
7 24 (2.12%) Jenkins
7 24 (2.12%) JMeter
8 20 (1.77%) Octopus Deploy
9 18 (1.59%) TeamCity
10 16 (1.41%) Cucumber
10 16 (1.41%) JUnit
11 15 (1.33%) Maven
12 14 (1.24%) Bitbucket
12 14 (1.24%) gulp
13 3 (0.27%) SoapUI
13 3 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 2 (0.18%) Hudson
14 2 (0.18%) JIRA Agile
14 2 (0.18%) SpecFlow
General
1 205 (18.13%) Finance
2 96 (8.49%) Marketing
3 54 (4.77%) Banking
4 43 (3.80%) Back Office
5 34 (3.01%) Manufacturing
6 27 (2.39%) Electronics
6 27 (2.39%) Retail
6 27 (2.39%) Telecoms
7 22 (1.95%) Advertising
8 18 (1.59%) Legal
9 10 (0.88%) Local Government
10 9 (0.80%) Billing
11 8 (0.71%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.53%) Automotive
12 6 (0.53%) Law
12 6 (0.53%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.35%) Front Office
13 4 (0.35%) Games
13 4 (0.35%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.18%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 444 (39.26%) Developer
2 259 (22.90%) CRM Developer
3 226 (19.98%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 175 (15.47%) Analyst
5 174 (15.38%) Microsoft Developer
6 140 (12.38%) Consultant
7 111 (9.81%) Architect
8 88 (7.78%) Business Analyst
9 85 (7.52%) CRM Consultant
10 83 (7.34%) Project Manager
11 79 (6.98%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
12 73 (6.45%) CRM Analyst
13 59 (5.22%) Solutions Architect
14 50 (4.42%) .NET Developer
15 44 (3.89%) CRM Manager
16 43 (3.80%) Microsoft Consultant
17 42 (3.71%) C# Developer
17 42 (3.71%) CRM Business Analyst
18 38 (3.36%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
18 38 (3.36%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 350 (30.95%) .NET
2 114 (10.08%) HTML
3 105 (9.28%) ASP.NET
4 86 (7.60%) CSS
5 66 (5.84%) Web Services
6 60 (5.31%) ASP.NET Web API
7 58 (5.13%) SOAP
8 52 (4.60%) XML
9 42 (3.71%) WCF
10 37 (3.27%) jQuery
11 34 (3.01%) .NET Framework
12 31 (2.74%) REST
13 30 (2.65%) RESTful
14 25 (2.21%) AngularJS
14 25 (2.21%) ASP.NET MVC
15 24 (2.12%) JSON
16 15 (1.33%) .NET Core
16 15 (1.33%) HTML5
17 14 (1.24%) Silverlight
17 14 (1.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 54 (4.77%) Greenfield Project
2 52 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (2.56%) User Experience
4 23 (2.03%) Management Information System
5 14 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (1.06%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (0.71%) Fintech
8 6 (0.53%) PMI
8 6 (0.53%) Reference Data
8 6 (0.53%) Social Media
9 4 (0.35%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.35%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.27%) FMCG
10 3 (0.27%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.18%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.18%) Clustering
11 2 (0.18%) e-Learning
11 2 (0.18%) Equities
11 2 (0.18%) iPhone
11 2 (0.18%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 28 (2.48%) Windows
2 11 (0.97%) Windows Server
3 9 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (0.71%) Apple iOS
4 8 (0.71%) Linux
5 7 (0.62%) Windows 10
6 6 (0.53%) Windows 7
6 6 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.44%) Android
7 5 (0.44%) Unix
7 5 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.35%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.27%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.18%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.088%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,131 (100.00%) CRM
2 354 (31.30%) Agile Software Development
3 139 (12.29%) Business Intelligence
4 133 (11.76%) Workflow
5 123 (10.88%) Scrum
6 115 (10.17%) Migration
7 107 (9.46%) Stakeholder Management
8 106 (9.37%) Test Automation
9 105 (9.28%) Project Management
10 75 (6.63%) Business Analysis
11 73 (6.45%) DevOps
12 71 (6.28%) Case Management
13 66 (5.84%) Data Migration
14 65 (5.75%) ITIL
15 61 (5.39%) Continuous Integration
16 59 (5.22%) ERP
17 54 (4.77%) Data Modelling
18 53 (4.69%) SDLC
18 53 (4.69%) TDD
19 52 (4.60%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 371 (32.80%) C#
2 264 (23.34%) JavaScript
3 249 (22.02%) SQL
4 50 (4.42%) Java
5 42 (3.71%) T-SQL
6 38 (3.36%) PowerShell
7 16 (1.41%) Python
8 13 (1.15%) PHP
9 11 (0.97%) Ruby
10 9 (0.80%) Scala
11 8 (0.71%) TypeScript
12 5 (0.44%) C
12 5 (0.44%) VB
12 5 (0.44%) X++
13 4 (0.35%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.35%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.35%) VB6
14 3 (0.27%) C++
14 3 (0.27%) VBA
15 2 (0.18%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 49 (4.33%) Security Cleared
2 38 (3.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (2.74%) Degree
4 27 (2.39%) SC Cleared
5 14 (1.24%) BPSS Clearance
5 14 (1.24%) ISEB
6 11 (0.97%) PMI Certification
7 7 (0.62%) DBS Check
7 7 (0.62%) TOGAF Certification
8 6 (0.53%) PMP
9 5 (0.44%) APMP
9 5 (0.44%) MCP
10 4 (0.35%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (0.35%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.35%) MCSE
10 4 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.27%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.18%) APMG
12 2 (0.18%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (4.51%) QA
2 26 (2.30%) Data Quality
3 12 (1.06%) Disclosure Scotland
3 12 (1.06%) GDPR
4 7 (0.62%) SLA
5 5 (0.44%) Actionable Recommendations
5 5 (0.44%) PMO
6 3 (0.27%) WCAG
7 1 (0.088%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (3.27%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.53%) Docker
3 4 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.088%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.088%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.088%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (0.53%) Single Sign-On
2 5 (0.44%) Kubernetes
2 5 (0.44%) SCCM
3 4 (0.35%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.18%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.088%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.088%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.088%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.088%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 749 (66.22%) Microsoft
2 65 (5.75%) SAP
3 58 (5.13%) Oracle
4 44 (3.89%) Salesforce.com
5 21 (1.86%) Sitecore
6 18 (1.59%) MuleSoft
7 9 (0.80%) Dell
7 9 (0.80%) Informatica
8 8 (0.71%) JD Edwards
9 7 (0.62%) Workday
10 6 (0.53%) Tableau
10 6 (0.53%) VMware
11 4 (0.35%) Apple
11 4 (0.35%) Avaya
11 4 (0.35%) Marketo
11 4 (0.35%) Mercator
11 4 (0.35%) Nintex
11 4 (0.35%) Twitter
12 3 (0.27%) Nortel
12 3 (0.27%) Pega