Period
to 13 April 2021

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 13 April 2021 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
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 335 224 203
Rank change year-on-year -111 -21 +52
Contract jobs citing Dynamics CRM 359 712 1,320
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.68% 1.19% 1.37%
As % of the Business Applications category 10.47% 15.79% 20.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 518 1,015
10th Percentile £325 £325 £325
25th Percentile £400 £405 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £485 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year -3.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £575 £587 £550
90th Percentile £634 £663 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £461
% change year-on-year -5.00% +8.40% +8.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 16 10
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £16.00
Median % change year-on-year - +25.00% +52.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £18.50 £29.93
% change year-on-year - -38.19% +185.05%

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 3,429 4,510 6,500
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.53% 7.53% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,033 2,781 3,981
10th Percentile £313 £313 £313
25th Percentile £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
75th Percentile £588 £600 £575
90th Percentile £688 £688 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 68 84
10th Percentile £13.50 £13.35 £11.25
25th Percentile £16.75 £18.76 £15.44
Median hourly rate £37.50 £26.59 £33.71
Median % change year-on-year +41.04% -21.13% +50.36%
75th Percentile £61.94 £47.00 £57.81
90th Percentile £68.00 £56.03 £63.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £28.00 £33.71
% change year-on-year -25.00% -16.94% +68.55%

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 13 April 2021.

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
Top 14 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 13 April 2021. 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 -135 261 £490 -2.00% 246
UK excluding London -76 139 £475 -5.00% 180
London -78 123 £525 +7.69% 80
Work from Home -160 106 £500 -4.76% 92
South East -37 46 £456 -3.95% 42
Midlands -15 29 £463 -7.50% 50
North of England +21 24 £525 +11.70% 45
Scotland +4 21 £425 -5.56% 10
West Midlands -24 21 £475 -9.52% 38
South West +7 18 £519 -13.54% 13
North West +8 17 £541 +35.31% 26
East Midlands +29 8 £450 +5.88% 11
Yorkshire +25 7 £500 -10.91% 15
East of England +26 1 - - 16

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, 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.

1 359 (100.00%) CRM
2 220 (61.28%) Dynamics 365
3 213 (59.33%) Microsoft
4 165 (45.96%) Azure
5 139 (38.72%) Power Platform
6 111 (30.92%) Agile Software Development
7 81 (22.56%) DevOps
8 80 (22.28%) .NET
9 78 (21.73%) Finance
10 69 (19.22%) SQL
10 69 (19.22%) PowerApps
11 68 (18.94%) C#
12 67 (18.66%) JavaScript
12 67 (18.66%) Power BI
13 66 (18.38%) SharePoint
13 66 (18.38%) Business Intelligence
14 48 (13.37%) Microsoft 365
15 45 (12.53%) Logic Apps
16 44 (12.26%) Migration
17 43 (11.98%) ERP
17 43 (11.98%) Oracle
18 42 (11.70%) Java
19 38 (10.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 37 (10.31%) Stakeholder Management
20 37 (10.31%) Serverless
21 36 (10.03%) HTML
22 35 (9.75%) SQL Server
22 35 (9.75%) Scrum
23 34 (9.47%) Web Services
23 34 (9.47%) Azure Functions

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 66 (18.38%) SharePoint
2 26 (7.24%) BizTalk Server
3 14 (3.90%) CMS
4 12 (3.34%) Confluence
5 9 (2.51%) EPiServer
5 9 (2.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (1.67%) SugarCRM
7 3 (0.84%) Anypoint
7 3 (0.84%) JBoss
7 3 (0.84%) Oracle Application Server
7 3 (0.84%) Red Hat Fuse
7 3 (0.84%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.56%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.28%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (3.62%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (3.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.56%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.28%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.28%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.28%) iWork
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 20 (5.57%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (2.23%) Oracle Financials
3 7 (1.95%) Unit4 Business World
4 3 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.84%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.28%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.28%) Primavera
6 1 (0.28%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.28%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 220 (61.28%) Dynamics 365
2 165 (45.96%) Azure
3 139 (38.72%) Power Platform
4 69 (19.22%) PowerApps
5 48 (13.37%) Microsoft 365
6 45 (12.53%) Logic Apps
7 37 (10.31%) Serverless
8 34 (9.47%) Azure Functions
9 32 (8.91%) Power Automate
10 16 (4.46%) AWS
11 13 (3.62%) Azure Data Factory
12 11 (3.06%) SaaS
13 9 (2.51%) Azure Stack
14 8 (2.23%) Cloud Computing
15 5 (1.39%) iPaaS
16 3 (0.84%) Amazon ELB
16 3 (0.84%) Apigee
16 3 (0.84%) AWS Lambda
16 3 (0.84%) GitHub
16 3 (0.84%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.39%) Intranet
2 3 (0.84%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.28%) DHCP
3 1 (0.28%) DNS
3 1 (0.28%) MPLS
3 1 (0.28%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.28%) Skype
3 1 (0.28%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (18.66%) Power BI
2 38 (10.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 35 (9.75%) SQL Server
4 32 (8.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (3.90%) BusinessObjects
6 13 (3.62%) Big Data
7 11 (3.06%) Azure SQL Database
8 10 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.95%) Cosmos DB
9 7 (1.95%) Data Lake
9 7 (1.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 7 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.56%) DB2
10 2 (0.56%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.28%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 1 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.28%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.28%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.28%) OLAP
11 1 (0.28%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 33 (9.19%) Visual Studio
2 23 (6.41%) JIRA
3 8 (2.23%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.39%) Visual Studio Code
5 5 (1.39%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (1.11%) Postman
6 4 (1.11%) Selenium
7 3 (0.84%) Artifactory
7 3 (0.84%) Bitbucket
7 3 (0.84%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.84%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.84%) JUnit
7 3 (0.84%) Maven
7 3 (0.84%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (0.84%) SoapUI
7 3 (0.84%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (0.84%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.56%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.56%) Subversion
General
1 78 (21.73%) Finance
2 31 (8.64%) Public Sector
3 27 (7.52%) Marketing
4 12 (3.34%) Retail
4 12 (3.34%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.06%) Manufacturing
6 9 (2.51%) Aerospace
6 9 (2.51%) Pharmaceutical
7 8 (2.23%) Back Office
8 6 (1.67%) Advertising
8 6 (1.67%) Banking
8 6 (1.67%) Billing
9 4 (1.11%) Electronics
10 3 (0.84%) Automotive
10 3 (0.84%) Publishing
11 2 (0.56%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.28%) Czech Language
12 1 (0.28%) Polish Language
12 1 (0.28%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.28%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 111 (30.92%) Developer
2 60 (16.71%) Consultant
3 49 (13.65%) Architect
4 36 (10.03%) CRM Developer
5 30 (8.36%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 30 (8.36%) Microsoft Developer
6 27 (7.52%) Analyst
7 26 (7.24%) CRM Consultant
8 21 (5.85%) Project Manager
8 21 (5.85%) Solutions Architect
9 20 (5.57%) CRM Architect
9 20 (5.57%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
10 17 (4.74%) Functional Consultant
11 16 (4.46%) CRM Manager
12 14 (3.90%) Business Analyst
12 14 (3.90%) Microsoft Consultant
13 13 (3.62%) CRM Analyst
14 11 (3.06%) Azure Developer
14 11 (3.06%) Azure Engineer
14 11 (3.06%) CRM Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (22.28%) .NET
2 36 (10.03%) HTML
3 34 (9.47%) Web Services
4 26 (7.24%) ASP.NET
4 26 (7.24%) CSS
5 20 (5.57%) XML
6 15 (4.18%) J2EE
7 11 (3.06%) Node.js
7 11 (3.06%) REST
7 11 (3.06%) SOAP
8 9 (2.51%) .NET Framework
9 8 (2.23%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (2.23%) jQuery
9 8 (2.23%) RESTful
9 8 (2.23%) Swagger
10 7 (1.95%) JSON
10 7 (1.95%) WCF
11 6 (1.67%) .NET Core
11 6 (1.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (1.11%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 10 (2.79%) Data Structures
2 7 (1.95%) User Experience
3 6 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (1.39%) Cloud Native
4 5 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (1.39%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.39%) Virtual Team
5 4 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.11%) Learning Management System
6 2 (0.56%) IVR
6 2 (0.56%) Public Cloud
6 2 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (0.56%) VLE
6 2 (0.56%) Wiki
7 1 (0.28%) Clustering
7 1 (0.28%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.28%) iPhone
7 1 (0.28%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.28%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.28%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 12 (3.34%) Windows
2 6 (1.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (1.11%) Linux
3 4 (1.11%) Unix
4 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (0.28%) Android
5 1 (0.28%) Solaris
5 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 359 (100.00%) CRM
2 111 (30.92%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (22.56%) DevOps
4 66 (18.38%) Business Intelligence
5 44 (12.26%) Migration
6 43 (11.98%) ERP
7 37 (10.31%) Stakeholder Management
8 35 (9.75%) Scrum
9 33 (9.19%) Workflow
10 27 (7.52%) Data Modelling
11 24 (6.69%) Project Delivery
12 23 (6.41%) Data Migration
12 23 (6.41%) Project Management
12 23 (6.41%) Web Development
13 21 (5.85%) Change Management
14 20 (5.57%) Case Management
14 20 (5.57%) ETL
15 19 (5.29%) SDLC
16 18 (5.01%) TDD
17 17 (4.74%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (19.22%) SQL
2 68 (18.94%) C#
3 67 (18.66%) JavaScript
4 42 (11.70%) Java
5 23 (6.41%) Python
6 6 (1.67%) PowerShell
6 6 (1.67%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.11%) Ruby
7 4 (1.11%) Scala
8 3 (0.84%) Apex Code
8 3 (0.84%) C
8 3 (0.84%) Groovy
9 2 (0.56%) PHP
9 2 (0.56%) X++
10 1 (0.28%) C++
10 1 (0.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (6.13%) Security Cleared
2 19 (5.29%) Degree
3 16 (4.46%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.23%) BPSS Clearance
4 8 (2.23%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.11%) TOGAF Certification
6 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.28%) AAT
7 1 (0.28%) CAPM
7 1 (0.28%) CCNA
7 1 (0.28%) CISM
7 1 (0.28%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.28%) ISSMP
7 1 (0.28%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.28%) MCP
7 1 (0.28%) MCSE
7 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.28%) PMP
7 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.46%) QA
2 8 (2.23%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.39%) GDPR
3 5 (1.39%) SLA
4 2 (0.56%) WCAG
5 1 (0.28%) ISO 20022
5 1 (0.28%) PMO
5 1 (0.28%) PSD2
5 1 (0.28%) SEPA
System Software
1 12 (3.34%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.28%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.28%) Terminal Server
3 1 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.28%) XenApp
3 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.28%) Backup Exec
1 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (0.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 213 (59.33%) Microsoft
2 43 (11.98%) Oracle
3 33 (9.19%) SAP
4 18 (5.01%) Salesforce.com
5 11 (3.06%) Atlassian
6 8 (2.23%) MuleSoft
7 7 (1.95%) Databricks
8 3 (0.84%) Adobe
8 3 (0.84%) Infor
8 3 (0.84%) Nintex
9 2 (0.56%) Blackboard
9 2 (0.56%) Citrix
9 2 (0.56%) Dell
9 2 (0.56%) Genesys
9 2 (0.56%) IBM
9 2 (0.56%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.56%) Planview
9 2 (0.56%) Sage
9 2 (0.56%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.56%) Sybase