Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 282 230 206
Rank change year-on-year -52 -24 +16
Contract jobs citing Dynamics CRM 947 1,113 1,381
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.92% 1.12% 1.29%
As % of the Business Applications category 14.78% 13.70% 15.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 642 753 976
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% - +9.38%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £313
90th Percentile £588 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 4
UK median hourly rate £15.50 £23.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.61% +31.43% -50.00%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.93 £14.85
90th Percentile £18.15 £37.70 £21.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -27.91% +22.86% -50.00%

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 6,407 8,126 8,767
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.21% 8.18% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,758 4,789 5,233
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +5.71% +1.74%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £300
90th Percentile £650 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 90 97
UK median hourly rate £24.25 £28.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.39% +12.00% -
10th Percentile £11.67 £13.00 £10.23
90th Percentile £61.13 £50.75 £91.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £31.15 £25.06
% change year-on-year -30.18% +24.30% +8.96%

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 17 October 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
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 17 October 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 -57 849 £450 - 413
UK excluding London -3 604 £430 +1.18% 298
London -104 329 £475 +5.56% 135
North of England -18 172 £441 -1.94% 85
North West +21 134 £450 - 56
Midlands -21 106 £450 +5.88% 64
South East -31 103 £425 - 65
West Midlands -17 92 £450 +5.88% 49
South West -9 72 £425 - 42
Scotland +18 64 £450 +28.57% 11
East of England +11 62 £450 -1.37% 25
Yorkshire -29 32 £400 -5.88% 22
Wales -9 13 £415 +0.61% 7
East Midlands -5 11 £388 -13.89% 15
Northern Ireland +42 9 £448 +49.17% 2
North East -21 7 £475 +26.67% 7
Channel Islands - 3 - -

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 947 (100.00%) CRM
2 617 (65.15%) Microsoft
3 407 (42.98%) Dynamics 365
4 306 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
5 281 (29.67%) C#
6 272 (28.72%) .NET
7 226 (23.86%) JavaScript
8 218 (23.02%) Microsoft Azure
9 186 (19.64%) SQL
10 185 (19.54%) Finance
11 174 (18.37%) SQL Server
12 131 (13.83%) Migration
13 115 (12.14%) Workflow
14 108 (11.40%) ASP.NET
15 107 (11.30%) Project Management
16 101 (10.67%) SharePoint
17 99 (10.45%) HTML
18 98 (10.35%) CSS
19 95 (10.03%) Stakeholder Management
20 94 (9.93%) Scrum
21 91 (9.61%) Business Intelligence
22 85 (8.98%) Office 365
23 81 (8.55%) Data Migration
24 80 (8.45%) Team Foundation Server
25 79 (8.34%) Marketing
26 78 (8.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
27 76 (8.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
28 72 (7.60%) Visual Studio
29 71 (7.50%) Dynamics AX
29 71 (7.50%) Test Automation

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
1 101 (10.67%) SharePoint
2 42 (4.44%) BizTalk Server
3 29 (3.06%) CMS
4 11 (1.16%) IIS
4 11 (1.16%) MS Exchange
4 11 (1.16%) Umbraco
5 6 (0.63%) Drupal
5 6 (0.63%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.32%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.32%) Appian
6 3 (0.32%) Confluence
6 3 (0.32%) Documentum
6 3 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (0.32%) Mule
6 3 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.21%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 41 (4.33%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (2.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (1.16%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.06%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.11%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 71 (7.50%) Dynamics AX
2 41 (4.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 8 (0.84%) NetSuite
4 5 (0.53%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 4 (0.42%) Oracle CRM
5 4 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.42%) Scribe Insight
6 3 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.32%) Sage 200
6 3 (0.32%) Siebel CRM
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle CRM On Demand
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.21%) Sage CRM
8 1 (0.11%) BigMachines
8 1 (0.11%) Northgate Housing
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 407 (42.98%) Dynamics 365
2 218 (23.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 85 (8.98%) Office 365
4 31 (3.27%) SaaS
5 20 (2.11%) PaaS
6 14 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
7 13 (1.37%) IaaS
8 12 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
9 10 (1.06%) Azure Data Factory
9 10 (1.06%) OneDrive
9 10 (1.06%) Yammer
10 8 (0.84%) Boomi
11 4 (0.42%) Serverless
12 3 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.32%) Amazon EMR
12 3 (0.32%) Amazon Kinesis
12 3 (0.32%) Azure Functions
12 3 (0.32%) BrowserStack
12 3 (0.32%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 2 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.16%) Intranet
2 9 (0.95%) Skype
2 9 (0.95%) VPN
3 7 (0.74%) LAN
4 6 (0.63%) DHCP
4 6 (0.63%) Internet
4 6 (0.63%) Remote Desktop
5 5 (0.53%) DNS
5 5 (0.53%) Firewall
5 5 (0.53%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.53%) WAN
6 4 (0.42%) SNMP
7 3 (0.32%) Network Security
7 3 (0.32%) VLAN
8 2 (0.21%) PBX
8 2 (0.21%) SAN
8 2 (0.21%) Wireless
9 1 (0.11%) CTI
9 1 (0.11%) HTTP
9 1 (0.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (18.37%) SQL Server
2 78 (8.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 76 (8.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 40 (4.22%) Power BI
5 24 (2.53%) Azure SQL Database
6 16 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
7 15 (1.58%) MySQL
8 13 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (1.27%) Big Data
10 9 (0.95%) Relational Database
11 8 (0.84%) SQL Server 2016
12 7 (0.74%) Hadoop
12 7 (0.74%) NoSQL
12 7 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (0.63%) RDBMS
13 6 (0.63%) SQL Server 2014
14 5 (0.53%) Data Lake
14 5 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
15 4 (0.42%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 80 (8.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 72 (7.60%) Visual Studio
3 40 (4.22%) JIRA
4 37 (3.91%) Visual Studio Team System
5 33 (3.48%) Git (software)
6 30 (3.17%) Selenium
7 14 (1.48%) Octopus Deploy
8 13 (1.37%) Jenkins
8 13 (1.37%) JMeter
9 12 (1.27%) TeamCity
10 11 (1.16%) Bitbucket
10 11 (1.16%) Cucumber
10 11 (1.16%) JUnit
10 11 (1.16%) Maven
11 10 (1.06%) gulp
12 8 (0.84%) Subversion
13 3 (0.32%) MSTest
13 3 (0.32%) SpecFlow
14 2 (0.21%) SoapUI
14 2 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 185 (19.54%) Finance
2 79 (8.34%) Marketing
3 48 (5.07%) Banking
4 37 (3.91%) Advertising
5 31 (3.27%) Manufacturing
6 25 (2.64%) Telecoms
7 24 (2.53%) Electronics
7 24 (2.53%) Retail
8 21 (2.22%) Back Office
9 15 (1.58%) Legal
10 10 (1.06%) Law
10 10 (1.06%) Local Government
11 7 (0.74%) Billing
12 6 (0.63%) Automotive
12 6 (0.63%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.63%) Retail Banking
13 5 (0.53%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.42%) Front Office
15 3 (0.32%) Games
16 2 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 376 (39.70%) Developer
2 220 (23.23%) CRM Developer
3 182 (19.22%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 144 (15.21%) Analyst
5 140 (14.78%) Microsoft Developer
6 103 (10.88%) Architect
7 102 (10.77%) Consultant
8 84 (8.87%) Business Analyst
9 83 (8.76%) Project Manager
10 67 (7.07%) Solutions Architect
11 66 (6.97%) CRM Consultant
12 64 (6.76%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
13 62 (6.55%) CRM Analyst
14 43 (4.54%) .NET Developer
15 41 (4.33%) CRM Business Analyst
15 41 (4.33%) CRM Manager
16 39 (4.12%) Microsoft Consultant
17 35 (3.70%) CRM Architect
18 33 (3.48%) CRM Project Manager
19 32 (3.38%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 272 (28.72%) .NET
2 108 (11.40%) ASP.NET
3 99 (10.45%) HTML
4 98 (10.35%) CSS
5 58 (6.12%) Web Services
6 56 (5.91%) XML
7 50 (5.28%) ASP.NET Web API
8 47 (4.96%) WCF
9 43 (4.54%) SOAP
10 41 (4.33%) jQuery
11 34 (3.59%) AngularJS
12 33 (3.48%) HTML5
13 30 (3.17%) ASP.NET MVC
13 30 (3.17%) REST
14 26 (2.75%) RESTful
15 25 (2.64%) .NET Framework
16 24 (2.53%) JSON
17 17 (1.80%) CSS3
18 13 (1.37%) J2EE
18 13 (1.37%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 50 (5.28%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (4.33%) Greenfield Project
3 31 (3.27%) Enterprise Software
4 19 (2.01%) Management Information System
5 18 (1.90%) User Experience
6 9 (0.95%) Fintech
6 9 (0.95%) Social Media
7 7 (0.74%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (0.63%) Computer Science
8 6 (0.63%) Mobile App
8 6 (0.63%) PMI
9 5 (0.53%) Reference Data
10 4 (0.42%) FMCG
11 3 (0.32%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.32%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.21%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.21%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.21%) Equities
12 2 (0.21%) iPhone
12 2 (0.21%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 35 (3.70%) Windows
2 15 (1.58%) Linux
3 14 (1.48%) Windows Server
4 10 (1.06%) Windows 10
5 9 (0.95%) Unix
5 9 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (0.84%) Apple iOS
7 7 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.63%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.53%) Android
9 5 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.42%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.32%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.21%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.11%) HPUX
13 1 (0.11%) Solaris
13 1 (0.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 947 (100.00%) CRM
2 306 (32.31%) Agile Software Development
3 131 (13.83%) Migration
4 115 (12.14%) Workflow
5 107 (11.30%) Project Management
6 95 (10.03%) Stakeholder Management
7 94 (9.93%) Scrum
8 91 (9.61%) Business Intelligence
9 81 (8.55%) Data Migration
10 71 (7.50%) Test Automation
11 68 (7.18%) Business Analysis
12 62 (6.55%) DevOps
12 62 (6.55%) ERP
13 52 (5.49%) Problem-Solving
14 47 (4.96%) MVC
14 47 (4.96%) User Acceptance Testing
15 44 (4.65%) SDLC
16 43 (4.54%) User Stories
17 41 (4.33%) Continuous Integration
17 41 (4.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 281 (29.67%) C#
2 226 (23.86%) JavaScript
3 186 (19.64%) SQL
4 42 (4.44%) T-SQL
5 40 (4.22%) Java
6 28 (2.96%) PowerShell
7 14 (1.48%) PHP
8 8 (0.84%) Python
8 8 (0.84%) TypeScript
9 7 (0.74%) C
10 6 (0.63%) VB.NET
11 5 (0.53%) VB
11 5 (0.53%) X++
12 4 (0.42%) C++
12 4 (0.42%) VBA
13 3 (0.32%) Java 8
13 3 (0.32%) Ruby
13 3 (0.32%) VB6
14 2 (0.21%) Apex Code
14 2 (0.21%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (4.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (3.48%) Security Cleared
3 27 (2.85%) Degree
4 21 (2.22%) SC Cleared
5 11 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
6 10 (1.06%) PMI Certification
7 9 (0.95%) PMP
8 8 (0.84%) DV Cleared
9 7 (0.74%) TOGAF Certification
10 6 (0.63%) ISEB
10 6 (0.63%) MCP
11 5 (0.53%) DBS Check
11 5 (0.53%) MCSE
12 3 (0.32%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.21%) APMP
13 2 (0.21%) Computer Science Degree
13 2 (0.21%) CTC Cleared
14 1 (0.11%) AAT
14 1 (0.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (4.65%) QA
2 28 (2.96%) Data Quality
3 18 (1.90%) GDPR
4 6 (0.63%) PMO
4 6 (0.63%) SLA
5 5 (0.53%) Actionable Recommendations
6 3 (0.32%) WCAG
7 2 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.11%) COBIT
8 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.53%) Hyper-V
3 5 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.21%) Docker
5 1 (0.11%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.11%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (0.74%) SCCM
1 7 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
2 5 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (0.42%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (0.42%) OVSD
4 2 (0.21%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.11%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.11%) SCOM
5 1 (0.11%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 617 (65.15%) Microsoft
2 54 (5.70%) Oracle
3 49 (5.17%) SAP
4 46 (4.86%) Salesforce.com
5 20 (2.11%) Sitecore
6 17 (1.80%) MuleSoft
7 10 (1.06%) VMware
8 8 (0.84%) Informatica
8 8 (0.84%) Sage
9 6 (0.63%) Dell
9 6 (0.63%) IBM
9 6 (0.63%) Pega
9 6 (0.63%) Siebel
9 6 (0.63%) Tableau
10 5 (0.53%) Cisco
10 5 (0.53%) HP
10 5 (0.53%) JD Edwards
10 5 (0.53%) Marketo
11 4 (0.42%) Apple
11 4 (0.42%) Mercator