Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 280 217 200
Rank change year-on-year -63 -17 +2
Contract jobs citing Dynamics CRM 973 1,181 1,449
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.94% 1.24% 1.32%
As % of the Business Applications category 14.51% 15.24% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 689 828 1,005
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £313
90th Percentile £576 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 7
UK median hourly rate £15.50 £29.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.55% +31.82% +22.22%
10th Percentile £15.25 £14.30 £16.40
90th Percentile £42.35 £57.50 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £48.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -67.71% +200.00% -11.11%

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 6,704 7,751 8,693
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.49% 8.15% 7.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,914 4,475 5,148
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -2.52%
10th Percentile £313 £304 £288
90th Percentile £650 £638 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £413
% change year-on-year +2.86% +6.06% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 114 98
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £32.25 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.48% +12.17% +9.65%
10th Percentile £11.00 £13.08 £10.42
90th Percentile £51.50 £63.50 £78.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.96 £34.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year -36.36% +10.40% +22.02%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -86 809 £450 - 214
UK excluding London -13 632 £425 - 135
London -133 331 £475 +5.56% 93
Scotland +51 132 £450 +20.00% 12
South East -18 132 £400 +3.23% 36
North of England -47 118 £425 -5.56% 40
Midlands -24 98 £433 +1.76% 19
North West -47 87 £425 -5.56% 28
West Midlands -30 82 £433 +1.76% 13
South West -15 64 £425 +2.10% 10
East of England -17 60 £425 -5.56% 14
Yorkshire -25 27 £413 -8.33% 9
Northern Ireland +31 14 £525 - 1
Wales -5 13 £415 +0.61% 3
East Midlands -7 8 £381 -4.69% 6
North East -13 4 £425 +14.48% 3
Channel Islands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 972 (99.90%) CRM
2 643 (66.08%) Microsoft
3 356 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
4 352 (36.18%) Dynamics 365
5 284 (29.19%) C#
6 257 (26.41%) .NET
7 247 (25.39%) JavaScript
8 179 (18.40%) SQL
9 178 (18.29%) SQL Server
10 171 (17.57%) Finance
11 170 (17.47%) Microsoft Azure
12 148 (15.21%) Migration
13 120 (12.33%) SharePoint
14 115 (11.82%) Workflow
15 110 (11.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 108 (11.10%) ASP.NET
17 99 (10.17%) Scrum
18 95 (9.76%) Project Management
19 94 (9.66%) Stakeholder Management
19 94 (9.66%) CSS
19 94 (9.66%) HTML
20 90 (9.25%) Marketing
21 88 (9.04%) Data Migration
22 84 (8.63%) Office 365
22 84 (8.63%) Digital Transformation Programme
23 76 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
24 73 (7.50%) Advertising
25 72 (7.40%) MVC
26 71 (7.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
27 69 (7.09%) Team Foundation Server

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
1 120 (12.33%) SharePoint
2 32 (3.29%) BizTalk Server
3 22 (2.26%) Skype for Business
4 17 (1.75%) Confluence
5 15 (1.54%) CMS
6 10 (1.03%) IIS
7 8 (0.82%) Umbraco
8 6 (0.62%) MS Exchange
8 6 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (0.51%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.31%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.31%) Documentum
10 3 (0.31%) Mule
10 3 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.10%) NServiceBus
12 1 (0.10%) SAS
Applications
1 39 (4.01%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (1.75%) MS Visio
3 16 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
4 15 (1.54%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.10%) EngageOne
7 1 (0.10%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 34 (3.49%) Dynamics AX
2 16 (1.64%) Dynamics NAV
3 10 (1.03%) Oracle CRM
4 6 (0.62%) NetSuite
4 6 (0.62%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 5 (0.51%) Scribe Insight
5 5 (0.51%) Unit4 Business World
6 3 (0.31%) Northgate Housing
6 3 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.31%) Sage 200
6 3 (0.31%) Siebel CRM
7 2 (0.21%) Sage CRM
7 2 (0.21%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.21%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.21%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.21%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.10%) Pivotal CRM
8 1 (0.10%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 352 (36.18%) Dynamics 365
2 170 (17.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 84 (8.63%) Office 365
4 31 (3.19%) SaaS
5 23 (2.36%) Amazon AWS
6 16 (1.64%) PaaS
7 8 (0.82%) IaaS
8 7 (0.72%) OneDrive
8 7 (0.72%) Slack
8 7 (0.72%) Yammer
9 6 (0.62%) npm
10 4 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.31%) Amazon EMR
11 3 (0.31%) Amazon Kinesis
11 3 (0.31%) Azure Data Factory
11 3 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.31%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 2 (0.21%) Scribe Online
12 2 (0.21%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.85%) Skype
2 10 (1.03%) Internet
3 8 (0.82%) Intranet
4 6 (0.62%) VLAN
5 5 (0.51%) VPN
6 2 (0.21%) Broadband
6 2 (0.21%) Firewall
6 2 (0.21%) SSL
6 2 (0.21%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.10%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.10%) LAN
7 1 (0.10%) MPLS
7 1 (0.10%) Network Security
7 1 (0.10%) PABX
7 1 (0.10%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.10%) SAN
7 1 (0.10%) SMS
7 1 (0.10%) VoIP
7 1 (0.10%) WAN
7 1 (0.10%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (18.29%) SQL Server
2 110 (11.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 71 (7.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 38 (3.91%) Power BI
5 25 (2.57%) Azure SQL Database
6 11 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
7 10 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (0.82%) Big Data
8 8 (0.82%) Hadoop
8 8 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
9 7 (0.72%) MySQL
9 7 (0.72%) NoSQL
9 7 (0.72%) SQL Server 2016
10 6 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (0.51%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 4 (0.41%) EDRMS
12 4 (0.41%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 69 (7.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 50 (5.14%) Visual Studio
3 41 (4.21%) JIRA
4 28 (2.88%) Visual Studio Team System
5 20 (2.06%) MSTest
6 18 (1.85%) NUnit
7 15 (1.54%) Git (software)
8 14 (1.44%) Selenium
9 12 (1.23%) SpecFlow
9 12 (1.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 10 (1.03%) Moq
10 10 (1.03%) TestRail
10 10 (1.03%) WebDriver
11 8 (0.82%) gulp
12 6 (0.62%) Subversion
12 6 (0.62%) webpack
13 5 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
13 5 (0.51%) WebObjects
14 3 (0.31%) Bitbucket
14 3 (0.31%) TeamCity
General
1 171 (17.57%) Finance
2 90 (9.25%) Marketing
3 73 (7.50%) Advertising
4 38 (3.91%) Banking
5 26 (2.67%) Manufacturing
6 25 (2.57%) Retail
7 22 (2.26%) Telecoms
8 19 (1.95%) Electronics
9 18 (1.85%) Back Office
10 9 (0.92%) Local Government
11 7 (0.72%) Law
12 6 (0.62%) Legal
13 5 (0.51%) Billing
14 4 (0.41%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.31%) Investment Banking
15 3 (0.31%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.21%) Automotive
16 2 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
16 2 (0.21%) Front Office
16 2 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 385 (39.57%) Developer
2 245 (25.18%) CRM Developer
3 205 (21.07%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 155 (15.93%) Microsoft Developer
5 154 (15.83%) Analyst
6 117 (12.02%) Architect
6 117 (12.02%) Consultant
7 86 (8.84%) Project Manager
8 81 (8.32%) CRM Consultant
9 79 (8.12%) Business Analyst
10 74 (7.61%) CRM Analyst
11 72 (7.40%) Solutions Architect
12 69 (7.09%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
13 55 (5.65%) CRM Manager
14 54 (5.55%) CRM Architect
15 47 (4.83%) .NET Developer
15 47 (4.83%) CRM Project Manager
16 43 (4.42%) Dynamics CRM Architect
17 41 (4.21%) CRM Business Analyst
17 41 (4.21%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 257 (26.41%) .NET
2 108 (11.10%) ASP.NET
3 94 (9.66%) CSS
3 94 (9.66%) HTML
4 61 (6.27%) ASP.NET Web API
5 56 (5.76%) AngularJS
6 55 (5.65%) REST
7 54 (5.55%) Web Services
8 53 (5.45%) WCF
9 40 (4.11%) .NET Framework
10 36 (3.70%) HTML5
11 35 (3.60%) ASP.NET MVC
12 29 (2.98%) SOAP
13 28 (2.88%) jQuery
14 27 (2.77%) Entity Framework
14 27 (2.77%) XML
15 24 (2.47%) RESTful
16 23 (2.36%) .NET Core
17 22 (2.26%) Angular 2
18 17 (1.75%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 34 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
2 33 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (3.08%) Greenfield Project
4 24 (2.47%) User Experience
5 20 (2.06%) Management Information System
6 10 (1.03%) Linux Command Line
7 8 (0.82%) Fintech
8 7 (0.72%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (0.62%) Social Media
10 5 (0.51%) Computer Science
11 4 (0.41%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.41%) PMI
12 3 (0.31%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.31%) e-Learning
12 3 (0.31%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.31%) Smart Meter
13 2 (0.21%) AS400
13 2 (0.21%) Data Centre
13 2 (0.21%) Tandem
13 2 (0.21%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (2.57%) Windows
2 16 (1.64%) Unix
3 14 (1.44%) Windows Server
4 13 (1.34%) Linux
5 5 (0.51%) Windows 10
6 4 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.21%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.10%) Android
8 1 (0.10%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.10%) HPUX
8 1 (0.10%) Solaris
8 1 (0.10%) VMS
8 1 (0.10%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 972 (99.90%) CRM
2 356 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
3 148 (15.21%) Migration
4 115 (11.82%) Workflow
5 99 (10.17%) Scrum
6 95 (9.76%) Project Management
7 94 (9.66%) Stakeholder Management
8 88 (9.04%) Data Migration
9 84 (8.63%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 76 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
11 72 (7.40%) MVC
12 58 (5.96%) Service Design
13 57 (5.86%) ERP
14 54 (5.55%) DevOps
15 51 (5.24%) User Stories
16 50 (5.14%) Business Analysis
17 49 (5.04%) SDLC
18 47 (4.83%) Unit Testing
18 47 (4.83%) Waterfall
19 46 (4.73%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 284 (29.19%) C#
2 247 (25.39%) JavaScript
3 179 (18.40%) SQL
4 44 (4.52%) T-SQL
5 30 (3.08%) Java
6 23 (2.36%) PowerShell
7 9 (0.92%) PHP
8 8 (0.82%) Python
9 6 (0.62%) ES6
9 6 (0.62%) Java 8
9 6 (0.62%) TypeScript
10 5 (0.51%) Apex Code
10 5 (0.51%) C
11 4 (0.41%) C++
11 4 (0.41%) VB.NET
11 4 (0.41%) VBA
12 3 (0.31%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.21%) X++
13 2 (0.21%) XAML
14 1 (0.10%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 50 (5.14%) Security Cleared
2 36 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 30 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (2.06%) Degree
5 13 (1.34%) BPSS Clearance
6 11 (1.13%) DV Cleared
7 9 (0.92%) TOGAF Certification
8 8 (0.82%) ISEB
8 8 (0.82%) PMI Certification
8 8 (0.82%) PMP
9 5 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.31%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.21%) Computer Science Degree
12 2 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.21%) MCP
12 2 (0.21%) MCSA
12 2 (0.21%) MCSE
13 1 (0.10%) MAPM
13 1 (0.10%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (3.60%) QA
2 26 (2.67%) Data Quality
3 16 (1.64%) GDPR
4 4 (0.41%) SLA
5 3 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.31%) PMO
6 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.21%) WCAG
7 1 (0.10%) COBIT
7 1 (0.10%) GCP
System Software
1 29 (2.98%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.34%) Docker
3 5 (0.51%) Hyper-V
3 5 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (1.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 9 (0.92%) Single Sign-On
3 6 (0.62%) HP ALM
4 4 (0.41%) OVSD
5 2 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.21%) SCCM
6 1 (0.10%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.10%) SCOM
6 1 (0.10%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.10%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 643 (66.08%) Microsoft
2 51 (5.24%) Salesforce.com
3 50 (5.14%) Oracle
4 48 (4.93%) SAP
5 19 (1.95%) Sitecore
6 15 (1.54%) IBM
7 11 (1.13%) Citrix
7 11 (1.13%) HP
7 11 (1.13%) Pega
8 10 (1.03%) Sage
9 9 (0.92%) JD Edwards
10 8 (0.82%) MuleSoft
11 7 (0.72%) Informatica
11 7 (0.72%) Marketo
11 7 (0.72%) Siebel
12 6 (0.62%) Capita
12 6 (0.62%) Tableau
12 6 (0.62%) VMware
13 5 (0.51%) Remedy
13 5 (0.51%) Serena