Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 230 199 227
Rank change year-on-year -31 +28 -31
Contract jobs citing Dynamics CRM 1167 1378 1272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.13% 1.33% 1.13%
As % of the Business Applications category 14.41% 16.00% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 775 1006 878
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.43% -4.12%
10th Percentile £311 £304 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £406
% change year-on-year - +4.81% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 11
UK median hourly rate £16.48 £16.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.64% -52.14% +15.70%
10th Percentile £10.18 £14.63 £23.00
90th Percentile £30.60 £24.88 £142.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.50 £16.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year -37.31% -52.14% +75.39%

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 8097 8611 9109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.84% 8.33% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4845 5167 5069
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £306 £300 £275
90th Percentile £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £448 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.29% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 94 137
UK median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -16.67% -3.72%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.50 £11.70
90th Percentile £60.85 £99.00 £54.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £31.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -27.42% +10.71% -11.11%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 12 December 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 -36 1095 £450 - 188
London -14 606 £450 - 88
UK excluding London -48 541 £425 - 97
North of England -6 155 £425 - 34
Midlands -36 132 £425 +6.25% 14
South East 0 131 £425 -2.86% 23
West Midlands -27 114 £425 +6.25% 10
North West -15 76 £450 +12.50% 24
Yorkshire -25 53 £425 -5.56% 8
Scotland +11 42 £400 +23.08% 9
South West -9 38 £425 -5.56% 11
North East +75 26 £375 -24.01% 2
East of England -68 24 £450 +5.88% 5
East Midlands -2 17 £425 +6.31% 4
Wales +10 11 £413 +11.49% 3
Northern Ireland -25 10 £350 -22.22%

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 1167 (100.00%) CRM
2 779 (66.75%) Microsoft
3 346 (29.65%) .NET
4 322 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
5 298 (25.54%) C#
6 264 (22.62%) Dynamics 365
7 250 (21.42%) SQL
8 213 (18.25%) Finance
9 198 (16.97%) JavaScript
10 172 (14.74%) SQL Server
11 167 (14.31%) SharePoint
12 138 (11.83%) Migration
13 134 (11.48%) Microsoft Azure
14 119 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
15 114 (9.77%) Dynamics AX
16 102 (8.74%) ERP
17 98 (8.40%) Project Management
18 94 (8.05%) Workflow
19 93 (7.97%) Data Migration
20 90 (7.71%) Scrum
20 90 (7.71%) ASP.NET
21 88 (7.54%) HTML
22 85 (7.28%) Business Analysis
23 80 (6.86%) Banking
24 79 (6.77%) SDLC
25 78 (6.68%) Business Intelligence
25 78 (6.68%) MVC
26 75 (6.43%) Visual Studio
27 72 (6.17%) Advertising
28 67 (5.74%) CSS

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
1 167 (14.31%) SharePoint
2 50 (4.28%) BizTalk Server
3 35 (3.00%) CMS
4 34 (2.91%) MS Exchange
5 27 (2.31%) IIS
6 25 (2.14%) Skype for Business
7 18 (1.54%) Sitecore CMS
8 14 (1.20%) NServiceBus
9 11 (0.94%) Tomcat
10 9 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
10 9 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
12 7 (0.60%) Umbraco
13 5 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
14 4 (0.34%) Drupal
14 4 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
14 4 (0.34%) WebSphere
15 2 (0.17%) Apache
15 2 (0.17%) Confluence
15 2 (0.17%) Mule
Applications
1 44 (3.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 32 (2.74%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (2.74%) MS Visio
3 21 (1.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (1.63%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.086%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 114 (9.77%) Dynamics AX
2 35 (3.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 18 (1.54%) NetSuite
4 6 (0.51%) Dynamics GP
5 5 (0.43%) SAP HCM
6 4 (0.34%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.26%) Oracle CRM
7 3 (0.26%) Oracle HRMS
8 2 (0.17%) iTrent
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.17%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.086%) FRx
9 1 (0.086%) Oracle CRM On Demand
9 1 (0.086%) SAP HR
9 1 (0.086%) Temenos T24
9 1 (0.086%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 264 (22.62%) Dynamics 365
2 134 (11.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 64 (5.48%) Office 365
4 23 (1.97%) SaaS
5 14 (1.20%) IaaS
5 14 (1.20%) PaaS
6 9 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (0.77%) Yammer
7 7 (0.60%) OneDrive
8 6 (0.51%) GitHub
9 3 (0.26%) Force.com
9 3 (0.26%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 2 (0.17%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.17%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (0.17%) Boomi
10 2 (0.17%) BrowserStack
10 2 (0.17%) Data Lake Analytics
10 2 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.086%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.20%) Skype
2 8 (0.69%) SMS
3 7 (0.60%) DHCP
3 7 (0.60%) DNS
3 7 (0.60%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.51%) Internet
4 6 (0.51%) NAS
4 6 (0.51%) SAN
5 4 (0.34%) iSCSI
5 4 (0.34%) NetScaler
5 4 (0.34%) VLAN
5 4 (0.34%) Wireless
6 2 (0.17%) Extranet
6 2 (0.17%) Firewall
6 2 (0.17%) LAN
6 2 (0.17%) VPN
7 1 (0.086%) FTP
7 1 (0.086%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (14.74%) SQL Server
2 65 (5.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 65 (5.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 28 (2.40%) Power BI
4 21 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (1.20%) Azure SQL Database
8 13 (1.11%) Data Mining
8 13 (1.11%) NoSQL
9 9 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (0.77%) Relational Database
10 8 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (0.60%) SQL Server 2016
12 5 (0.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (0.34%) IDOL
14 3 (0.26%) Data Lake
14 3 (0.26%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.26%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 75 (6.43%) Visual Studio
2 56 (4.80%) Visual Studio Team System
3 53 (4.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (1.29%) NUnit
5 14 (1.20%) Git (software)
5 14 (1.20%) MSTest
6 11 (0.94%) JIRA
6 11 (0.94%) TeamCity
7 10 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
8 9 (0.77%) Subversion
9 8 (0.69%) WebObjects
10 7 (0.60%) Selenium
11 4 (0.34%) gulp
11 4 (0.34%) Jenkins
11 4 (0.34%) SpecFlow
11 4 (0.34%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 3 (0.26%) Bitbucket
12 3 (0.26%) Moq
12 3 (0.26%) MorphX
12 3 (0.26%) SoapUI
General
1 213 (18.25%) Finance
2 80 (6.86%) Banking
3 72 (6.17%) Advertising
4 52 (4.46%) Marketing
5 25 (2.14%) Manufacturing
6 22 (1.89%) Retail
7 18 (1.54%) Legal
8 15 (1.29%) Telecoms
9 13 (1.11%) Electronics
10 12 (1.03%) Back Office
11 11 (0.94%) Local Government
12 10 (0.86%) Retail Banking
13 7 (0.60%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.51%) Billing
14 6 (0.51%) Investment Banking
15 3 (0.26%) Automotive
16 2 (0.17%) French Language
16 2 (0.17%) German Language
16 2 (0.17%) Law
16 2 (0.17%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 373 (31.96%) Developer
2 261 (22.37%) CRM Developer
3 233 (19.97%) Analyst
4 201 (17.22%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 171 (14.65%) Consultant
6 135 (11.57%) Microsoft Developer
7 129 (11.05%) CRM Consultant
8 112 (9.60%) Business Analyst
9 111 (9.51%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
10 108 (9.25%) CRM Analyst
11 107 (9.17%) Architect
12 97 (8.31%) Project Manager
13 79 (6.77%) Microsoft Consultant
14 77 (6.60%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
15 69 (5.91%) CRM Business Analyst
16 65 (5.57%) CRM Manager
17 53 (4.54%) CRM Project Manager
18 49 (4.20%) C# Developer
18 49 (4.20%) Solutions Architect
19 45 (3.86%) CRM Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 346 (29.65%) .NET
2 90 (7.71%) ASP.NET
3 88 (7.54%) HTML
4 67 (5.74%) CSS
5 63 (5.40%) Web Services
6 59 (5.06%) .NET Framework
7 55 (4.71%) ASP.NET Web API
8 42 (3.60%) AngularJS
9 40 (3.43%) WCF
10 39 (3.34%) jQuery
11 31 (2.66%) Entity Framework
12 26 (2.23%) COM
13 24 (2.06%) ASP.NET MVC
13 24 (2.06%) XML
14 23 (1.97%) REST
15 16 (1.37%) RESTful
15 16 (1.37%) SOAP
16 14 (1.20%) HTML5
16 14 (1.20%) JSON
17 11 (0.94%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 66 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
3 35 (3.00%) User Experience
4 17 (1.46%) Management Information System
5 14 (1.20%) Fintech
5 14 (1.20%) Mobile App
6 12 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (0.86%) Computer Science
8 7 (0.60%) PMI
9 6 (0.51%) e-Learning
9 6 (0.51%) iPad
9 6 (0.51%) IVR
9 6 (0.51%) Social Media
10 5 (0.43%) Reference Data
10 5 (0.43%) Wiki
11 4 (0.34%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.26%) Analytical Mindset
12 3 (0.26%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.26%) Learning Management System
12 3 (0.26%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 63 (5.40%) Windows
2 39 (3.34%) Windows Server
3 19 (1.63%) Linux
3 19 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (0.60%) Unix
6 7 (0.60%) Windows 10
7 5 (0.43%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.26%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.086%) Android
9 1 (0.086%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.086%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1167 (100.00%) CRM
2 322 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
3 138 (11.83%) Migration
4 119 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
5 102 (8.74%) ERP
6 98 (8.40%) Project Management
7 94 (8.05%) Workflow
8 93 (7.97%) Data Migration
9 90 (7.71%) Scrum
10 85 (7.28%) Business Analysis
11 79 (6.77%) SDLC
12 78 (6.68%) Business Intelligence
12 78 (6.68%) MVC
13 53 (4.54%) User Acceptance Testing
14 49 (4.20%) User Stories
15 48 (4.11%) Waterfall
16 40 (3.43%) Data Modelling
16 40 (3.43%) PRINCE2
17 36 (3.08%) Test Automation
18 34 (2.91%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 298 (25.54%) C#
2 250 (21.42%) SQL
3 198 (16.97%) JavaScript
4 35 (3.00%) PowerShell
4 35 (3.00%) T-SQL
5 30 (2.57%) Java
6 12 (1.03%) TypeScript
7 11 (0.94%) Apex Code
8 10 (0.86%) C++
9 8 (0.69%) VB.NET
9 8 (0.69%) X++
10 7 (0.60%) SOQL
10 7 (0.60%) VB
11 6 (0.51%) SOSL
12 4 (0.34%) C
12 4 (0.34%) PHP
12 4 (0.34%) Python
13 3 (0.26%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.26%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 49 (4.20%) Security Cleared
2 39 (3.34%) SC Cleared
3 32 (2.74%) Degree
4 21 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (1.46%) PMI Certification
6 12 (1.03%) ISEB
6 12 (1.03%) PMP
7 8 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (0.51%) DV Cleared
8 6 (0.51%) MCTS
8 6 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (0.43%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.34%) APMP
10 4 (0.34%) CTC Cleared
10 4 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.26%) MCSE
12 2 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.17%) MAPM
13 1 (0.086%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (3.94%) QA
2 13 (1.11%) Data Quality
2 13 (1.11%) PMO
3 7 (0.60%) SLA
4 6 (0.51%) GDPR
5 4 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.086%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 35 (3.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (0.51%) XenApp
5 5 (0.43%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.43%) vSphere
6 4 (0.34%) DFS Replication
6 4 (0.34%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.086%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (1.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.17%) SCCM
2 2 (0.17%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 1 (0.086%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.086%) SCOM
Vendors
1 779 (66.75%) Microsoft
2 53 (4.54%) Salesforce.com
2 53 (4.54%) SAP
3 41 (3.51%) Oracle
4 23 (1.97%) JD Edwards
5 19 (1.63%) Sitecore
5 19 (1.63%) VMware
6 17 (1.46%) Citrix
7 9 (0.77%) HP
8 8 (0.69%) Cisco
8 8 (0.69%) IBM
8 8 (0.69%) Siebel
9 7 (0.60%) ServiceNow
10 6 (0.51%) Capita
10 6 (0.51%) Informatica
11 5 (0.43%) Sage
11 5 (0.43%) Workday
12 4 (0.34%) 3PAR
12 4 (0.34%) iManage
12 4 (0.34%) Infor