Period
to 23 November 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 23 November 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 233 198 220
Rank change year-on-year -35 +22 -24
Contract jobs citing Dynamics CRM 1158 1402 1311
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.12% 1.33% 1.15%
As % of the Business Applications category 14.20% 15.99% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 775 1019 894
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 11
UK median hourly rate £16.48 £17.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.86% -50.00% +75.00%
10th Percentile £10.18 £14.55 £23.00
90th Percentile £30.60 £26.10 £142.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.50 £17.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -40.00% -50.00% +75.00%

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 8154 8770 9321
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.91% 8.33% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4813 5231 5185
UK median daily rate £475 £440 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.95% +1.15% +0.58%
10th Percentile £306 £300 £275
90th Percentile £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +3.53% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 98 140
UK median hourly rate £29.50 £31.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.84% +6.90% +4.50%
10th Percentile £12.43 £10.01 £12.00
90th Percentile £61.83 £90.60 £54.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.58 £31.23 £27.50
% change year-on-year -2.08% +13.55% -12.70%

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 November 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 23 November 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 23 November 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 1098 £450 - 175
London -21 587 £450 - 85
UK excluding London -49 553 £425 - 84
North of England +10 169 £450 +5.88% 28
South East -1 132 £400 -11.11% 23
Midlands -46 124 £425 +6.25% 19
West Midlands -26 107 £425 +6.25% 16
North West +2 84 £450 +12.50% 17
Yorkshire -32 51 £425 -5.56% 8
South West -13 48 £425 -3.13% 3
Scotland +6 35 £375 +15.38% 6
North East +76 34 £485 +2.11% 3
East of England -77 28 £463 +8.82% 4
East Midlands -11 16 £500 +25.00% 3
Wales +14 11 £413 +10.74% 1
Northern Ireland -33 8 £350 -22.22%

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 1158 (100.00%) CRM
2 781 (67.44%) Microsoft
3 340 (29.36%) .NET
4 304 (26.25%) Agile Software Development
5 284 (24.53%) C#
6 257 (22.19%) SQL
7 240 (20.73%) Dynamics 365
8 222 (19.17%) Finance
9 186 (16.06%) JavaScript
10 171 (14.77%) SQL Server
11 157 (13.56%) SharePoint
12 141 (12.18%) Migration
13 136 (11.74%) Microsoft Azure
14 124 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
15 110 (9.50%) Dynamics AX
16 102 (8.81%) Project Management
17 101 (8.72%) ERP
18 96 (8.29%) ASP.NET
19 95 (8.20%) Data Migration
20 91 (7.86%) HTML
21 88 (7.60%) Workflow
22 85 (7.34%) MVC
23 83 (7.17%) Banking
24 80 (6.91%) Scrum
25 78 (6.74%) Business Intelligence
25 78 (6.74%) SDLC
26 77 (6.65%) Business Analysis
27 76 (6.56%) Visual Studio
27 76 (6.56%) Advertising
28 71 (6.13%) 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
1 157 (13.56%) SharePoint
2 47 (4.06%) BizTalk Server
3 34 (2.94%) MS Exchange
4 30 (2.59%) CMS
5 26 (2.25%) IIS
6 24 (2.07%) Skype for Business
7 14 (1.21%) NServiceBus
7 14 (1.21%) Sitecore CMS
8 11 (0.95%) Tomcat
9 10 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
10 8 (0.69%) Umbraco
11 7 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (0.35%) Drupal
13 4 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (0.35%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.17%) Apache
14 2 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
15 1 (0.086%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 46 (3.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 34 (2.94%) MS Visio
3 31 (2.68%) Microsoft Office
4 21 (1.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 14 (1.21%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.086%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 110 (9.50%) Dynamics AX
2 37 (3.20%) Dynamics NAV
3 16 (1.38%) NetSuite
4 6 (0.52%) Dynamics GP
5 5 (0.43%) SAP HCM
6 4 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (0.35%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.26%) Oracle CRM
7 3 (0.26%) Oracle HRMS
7 3 (0.26%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (0.086%) FRx
9 1 (0.086%) iTrent
9 1 (0.086%) Oracle CRM On Demand
9 1 (0.086%) SAP HR
9 1 (0.086%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.086%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 240 (20.73%) Dynamics 365
2 136 (11.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 63 (5.44%) Office 365
4 22 (1.90%) SaaS
5 15 (1.30%) IaaS
6 14 (1.21%) PaaS
7 9 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
7 9 (0.78%) Yammer
8 7 (0.60%) OneDrive
9 6 (0.52%) GitHub
10 4 (0.35%) Force.com
10 4 (0.35%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 2 (0.17%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.17%) Azure Data Factory
11 2 (0.17%) Boomi
11 2 (0.17%) BrowserStack
11 2 (0.17%) Data Lake Analytics
11 2 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.21%) Internet
2 13 (1.12%) Skype
3 8 (0.69%) DHCP
3 8 (0.69%) DNS
3 8 (0.69%) SMS
3 8 (0.69%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.52%) NAS
4 6 (0.52%) SAN
5 5 (0.43%) iSCSI
6 4 (0.35%) Firewall
6 4 (0.35%) NetScaler
6 4 (0.35%) VLAN
6 4 (0.35%) Wireless
7 2 (0.17%) Extranet
7 2 (0.17%) LAN
8 1 (0.086%) FTP
8 1 (0.086%) MPLS
8 1 (0.086%) VoIP
8 1 (0.086%) VPN
8 1 (0.086%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (14.77%) SQL Server
2 65 (5.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 60 (5.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (2.25%) Power BI
5 23 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (1.30%) Azure SQL Database
7 13 (1.12%) Data Mining
7 13 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (0.95%) NoSQL
10 10 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (0.69%) Relational Database
13 7 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (0.52%) SQL Server 2016
15 5 (0.43%) IDOL
15 5 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
16 4 (0.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 4 (0.35%) RDBMS
17 3 (0.26%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 76 (6.56%) Visual Studio
2 55 (4.75%) Visual Studio Team System
3 50 (4.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (1.38%) NUnit
5 15 (1.30%) MSTest
6 11 (0.95%) Git (software)
7 10 (0.86%) JIRA
8 9 (0.78%) Subversion
8 9 (0.78%) TeamCity
9 8 (0.69%) Octopus Deploy
9 8 (0.69%) WebObjects
10 7 (0.60%) Selenium
11 4 (0.35%) gulp
11 4 (0.35%) Jenkins
11 4 (0.35%) SpecFlow
11 4 (0.35%) 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
1 222 (19.17%) Finance
2 83 (7.17%) Banking
3 76 (6.56%) Advertising
4 55 (4.75%) Marketing
5 31 (2.68%) Manufacturing
6 26 (2.25%) Retail
7 21 (1.81%) Telecoms
8 18 (1.55%) Electronics
9 15 (1.30%) Legal
10 13 (1.12%) Back Office
11 10 (0.86%) Retail Banking
12 7 (0.60%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.60%) Local Government
13 6 (0.52%) Billing
13 6 (0.52%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.26%) French Language
15 2 (0.17%) German Language
15 2 (0.17%) Law
15 2 (0.17%) Private Banking
16 1 (0.086%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 363 (31.35%) Developer
2 257 (22.19%) CRM Developer
3 237 (20.47%) Analyst
4 194 (16.75%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 165 (14.25%) Consultant
6 131 (11.31%) Microsoft Developer
7 124 (10.71%) CRM Consultant
8 117 (10.10%) CRM Analyst
9 116 (10.02%) Business Analyst
10 110 (9.50%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
11 106 (9.15%) Architect
12 99 (8.55%) Project Manager
13 74 (6.39%) CRM Business Analyst
14 73 (6.30%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
15 71 (6.13%) Microsoft Consultant
16 69 (5.96%) CRM Manager
17 57 (4.92%) CRM Project Manager
18 53 (4.58%) C# Developer
19 51 (4.40%) Solutions Architect
20 50 (4.32%) CRM Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 340 (29.36%) .NET
2 96 (8.29%) ASP.NET
3 91 (7.86%) HTML
4 71 (6.13%) CSS
5 69 (5.96%) Web Services
6 59 (5.09%) .NET Framework
7 56 (4.84%) ASP.NET Web API
8 43 (3.71%) AngularJS
9 42 (3.63%) jQuery
9 42 (3.63%) WCF
10 32 (2.76%) Entity Framework
11 30 (2.59%) XML
12 26 (2.25%) COM
13 22 (1.90%) ASP.NET MVC
13 22 (1.90%) REST
14 21 (1.81%) RESTful
15 20 (1.73%) JSON
16 18 (1.55%) SOAP
17 14 (1.21%) HTML5
18 11 (0.95%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 67 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (4.06%) Greenfield Project
3 29 (2.50%) User Experience
4 18 (1.55%) Management Information System
5 14 (1.21%) Fintech
5 14 (1.21%) Mobile App
6 12 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (0.60%) Computer Science
8 6 (0.52%) e-Learning
8 6 (0.52%) iPad
8 6 (0.52%) IVR
8 6 (0.52%) PMI
8 6 (0.52%) Social Media
8 6 (0.52%) Wiki
9 5 (0.43%) Reference Data
10 4 (0.35%) Data Centre
10 4 (0.35%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.26%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.26%) FMCG
11 3 (0.26%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 65 (5.61%) Windows
2 40 (3.45%) Windows Server
3 19 (1.64%) Linux
4 18 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (0.69%) Windows 10
7 7 (0.60%) Unix
8 5 (0.43%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.26%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.086%) Android
10 1 (0.086%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.086%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1158 (100.00%) CRM
2 304 (26.25%) Agile Software Development
3 141 (12.18%) Migration
4 124 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 102 (8.81%) Project Management
6 101 (8.72%) ERP
7 95 (8.20%) Data Migration
8 88 (7.60%) Workflow
9 85 (7.34%) MVC
10 80 (6.91%) Scrum
11 78 (6.74%) Business Intelligence
11 78 (6.74%) SDLC
12 77 (6.65%) Business Analysis
13 56 (4.84%) User Acceptance Testing
14 45 (3.89%) Data Modelling
15 42 (3.63%) PRINCE2
15 42 (3.63%) User Stories
16 41 (3.54%) Waterfall
17 37 (3.20%) Test Automation
18 35 (3.02%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 284 (24.53%) C#
2 257 (22.19%) SQL
3 186 (16.06%) JavaScript
4 41 (3.54%) T-SQL
5 36 (3.11%) PowerShell
6 30 (2.59%) Java
7 12 (1.04%) TypeScript
7 12 (1.04%) VB.NET
8 11 (0.95%) Apex Code
9 10 (0.86%) C++
10 8 (0.69%) VB
11 7 (0.60%) SOQL
11 7 (0.60%) X++
12 6 (0.52%) SOSL
13 5 (0.43%) C
13 5 (0.43%) VBA
14 4 (0.35%) PHP
14 4 (0.35%) Python
15 3 (0.26%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.26%) XAML
Qualifications
1 51 (4.40%) Security Cleared
2 40 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 34 (2.94%) Degree
4 19 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (1.30%) PMI Certification
6 13 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
7 10 (0.86%) PMP
8 7 (0.60%) ISEB
9 6 (0.52%) DV Cleared
9 6 (0.52%) MCTS
9 6 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (0.43%) APMP
10 5 (0.43%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (0.43%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.35%) CTC Cleared
11 4 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.17%) MCSE
13 1 (0.086%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (3.97%) QA
2 16 (1.38%) Data Quality
3 12 (1.04%) PMO
4 7 (0.60%) SLA
5 5 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (0.43%) GDPR
6 4 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.086%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 38 (3.28%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (0.52%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.43%) DFS Replication
5 5 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (0.43%) vSphere
5 5 (0.43%) XenApp
6 4 (0.35%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.086%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (1.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (0.26%) SCCM
3 2 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.17%) SCOM
3 2 (0.17%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 1 (0.086%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.086%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.086%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.086%) vMotion
4 1 (0.086%) WSUS
Vendors
1 781 (67.44%) Microsoft
2 60 (5.18%) SAP
3 57 (4.92%) Salesforce.com
4 43 (3.71%) Oracle
5 22 (1.90%) JD Edwards
6 21 (1.81%) VMware
7 17 (1.47%) Citrix
8 15 (1.30%) Sitecore
9 12 (1.04%) HP
10 11 (0.95%) Siebel
11 9 (0.78%) Cisco
11 9 (0.78%) IBM
12 7 (0.60%) ServiceNow
13 6 (0.52%) Informatica
14 5 (0.43%) EMC
14 5 (0.43%) iManage
14 5 (0.43%) Interwoven
14 5 (0.43%) Reuters
14 5 (0.43%) Sage
15 4 (0.35%) Workday