Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 232 239 194
Rank change year-on-year +7 -45 +33
Contract jobs citing Dynamics CRM 1,206 1,111 1,345
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.21% 1.12% 1.41%
As % of the Business Applications category 19.15% 14.38% 16.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 866 747 1,000
UK median daily rate £462 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.72% - +9.76%
10th Percentile £325 £312 £312
90th Percentile £609 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 6
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.79% +13.43% -39.64%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.80 £14.63
90th Percentile £40.05 £32.40 £24.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.75 £16.75
% change year-on-year +3.45% +29.85% -21.18%

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 6,297 7,725 8,030
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.32% 7.75% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,673 4,647 4,861
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £308 £305
90th Percentile £663 £650 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 70 73
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £21.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.56% +3.40% -37.83%
10th Percentile £11.50 £10.48 £5.70
90th Percentile £69.90 £50.87 £44.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £21.56
% change year-on-year +55.56% +4.35% -32.31%

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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 +1 1,126 £475 +5.56% 423
UK excluding London +60 774 £450 +5.88% 330
London -43 416 £478 +6.11% 114
North of England +73 273 £450 +7.46% 92
North West +96 219 £460 +8.24% 57
South East +19 156 £500 +11.11% 72
Midlands -2 147 £450 +1.41% 66
West Midlands -13 134 £450 +2.86% 49
South West +20 90 £475 +11.76% 50
East of England +27 42 £425 -19.05% 29
Scotland -4 38 £425 +13.33% 14
Yorkshire -31 30 £325 -23.53% 26
North East -8 25 £391 +4.27% 9
Wales -8 14 £413 +10.00% 5
East Midlands +8 13 £425 -0.06% 17
Northern Ireland +21 9 £400 +14.29% 2
Channel Islands - 5 - -

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 1,206 (100.00%) CRM
2 791 (65.59%) Microsoft
3 542 (44.94%) Dynamics 365
4 381 (31.59%) C#
5 375 (31.09%) .NET
6 348 (28.86%) Agile Software Development
7 287 (23.80%) Microsoft Azure
8 260 (21.56%) SQL
9 247 (20.48%) JavaScript
10 224 (18.57%) Finance
11 205 (17.00%) SQL Server
12 160 (13.27%) SharePoint
13 137 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
14 131 (10.86%) Stakeholder Management
15 123 (10.20%) Workflow
16 118 (9.78%) Visual Studio
17 115 (9.54%) HTML
18 107 (8.87%) Scrum
19 104 (8.62%) Test Automation
20 100 (8.29%) Project Management
21 97 (8.04%) Dynamics AX
22 96 (7.96%) Migration
23 95 (7.88%) Office 365
24 86 (7.13%) Marketing
25 84 (6.97%) CSS
26 82 (6.80%) ASP.NET
27 81 (6.72%) Team Foundation Server
28 77 (6.38%) DevOps
28 77 (6.38%) Case Management
29 73 (6.05%) Continuous Integration

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
1 160 (13.27%) SharePoint
2 40 (3.32%) BizTalk Server
3 36 (2.99%) CMS
4 27 (2.24%) NServiceBus
5 13 (1.08%) Umbraco
6 12 (1.00%) IIS
6 12 (1.00%) SAP Portal
7 10 (0.83%) Drupal
8 9 (0.75%) MS Exchange
9 8 (0.66%) Skype for Business
10 7 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.17%) EPiServer
13 2 (0.17%) JBoss
13 2 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.083%) nginx
14 1 (0.083%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 1 (0.083%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 42 (3.48%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (2.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (1.00%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (0.58%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.083%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 97 (8.04%) Dynamics AX
2 60 (4.98%) Dynamics NAV
3 14 (1.16%) NetSuite
4 6 (0.50%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 4 (0.33%) Oracle CRM On Demand
6 3 (0.25%) SAP GTS
7 2 (0.17%) OPENHousing
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle CRM
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.17%) Scribe Insight
8 1 (0.083%) Dynamics SL
8 1 (0.083%) GoldMine
8 1 (0.083%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 1 (0.083%) Infor SunSystems
8 1 (0.083%) JDE OneWorld
8 1 (0.083%) Northgate Housing
8 1 (0.083%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 542 (44.94%) Dynamics 365
2 287 (23.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 95 (7.88%) Office 365
4 41 (3.40%) SaaS
5 30 (2.49%) PaaS
6 23 (1.91%) Azure Active Directory
6 23 (1.91%) IaaS
7 20 (1.66%) Azure Functions
7 20 (1.66%) Serverless
8 19 (1.58%) Yammer
9 17 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
10 14 (1.16%) Azure Data Factory
11 12 (1.00%) OneDrive
12 9 (0.75%) Boomi
13 6 (0.50%) BrowserStack
14 5 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
15 4 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
16 2 (0.17%) GitHub
16 2 (0.17%) Scribe Online
16 2 (0.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.57%) Internet
2 9 (0.75%) DHCP
3 8 (0.66%) DNS
3 8 (0.66%) Remote Desktop
3 8 (0.66%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.58%) Firewall
4 7 (0.58%) Intranet
4 7 (0.58%) LAN
4 7 (0.58%) SNMP
5 5 (0.41%) WAN
6 4 (0.33%) VPN
7 3 (0.25%) Skype
8 2 (0.17%) Network Security
8 2 (0.17%) PBX
9 1 (0.083%) HTTP
9 1 (0.083%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.083%) NAS
9 1 (0.083%) SAN
9 1 (0.083%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 205 (17.00%) SQL Server
2 68 (5.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 67 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 64 (5.31%) Power BI
5 22 (1.82%) Azure SQL Database
6 19 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
8 13 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (1.00%) MySQL
10 10 (0.83%) Data Lake
10 10 (0.83%) Relational Database
10 10 (0.83%) SQL Server 2016
10 10 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (0.83%) SSDT
11 8 (0.66%) NoSQL
12 7 (0.58%) Big Data
13 6 (0.50%) QlikView
13 6 (0.50%) ZAP BI
14 4 (0.33%) EDRMS
14 4 (0.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 118 (9.78%) Visual Studio
2 81 (6.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 67 (5.56%) Visual Studio Team System
4 52 (4.31%) Git (software)
4 52 (4.31%) Selenium
5 39 (3.23%) JIRA
6 25 (2.07%) Jenkins
7 23 (1.91%) JMeter
8 17 (1.41%) Octopus Deploy
8 17 (1.41%) TeamCity
9 16 (1.33%) Cucumber
9 16 (1.33%) JUnit
10 14 (1.16%) Maven
11 13 (1.08%) Bitbucket
11 13 (1.08%) gulp
12 6 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 3 (0.25%) Hudson
13 3 (0.25%) SoapUI
13 3 (0.25%) Subversion
14 2 (0.17%) JIRA Agile
General
1 224 (18.57%) Finance
2 86 (7.13%) Marketing
3 54 (4.48%) Banking
4 36 (2.99%) Back Office
5 33 (2.74%) Manufacturing
6 26 (2.16%) Electronics
6 26 (2.16%) Telecoms
7 23 (1.91%) Retail
8 20 (1.66%) Legal
9 14 (1.16%) Advertising
10 10 (0.83%) Billing
11 8 (0.66%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.50%) Law
13 5 (0.41%) Automotive
14 4 (0.33%) Front Office
14 4 (0.33%) Games
14 4 (0.33%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.33%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.25%) Local Government
15 3 (0.25%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 463 (38.39%) Developer
2 270 (22.39%) CRM Developer
3 241 (19.98%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 188 (15.59%) Microsoft Developer
5 182 (15.09%) Analyst
6 151 (12.52%) Consultant
7 113 (9.37%) Architect
8 96 (7.96%) Business Analyst
9 92 (7.63%) CRM Consultant
10 86 (7.13%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
11 84 (6.97%) Project Manager
12 78 (6.47%) CRM Analyst
13 56 (4.64%) Solutions Architect
14 50 (4.15%) Microsoft Consultant
15 48 (3.98%) .NET Developer
16 46 (3.81%) CRM Business Analyst
17 45 (3.73%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
18 44 (3.65%) C# Developer
18 44 (3.65%) CRM Manager
19 42 (3.48%) CRM Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 375 (31.09%) .NET
2 115 (9.54%) HTML
3 84 (6.97%) CSS
4 82 (6.80%) ASP.NET
5 68 (5.64%) Web Services
6 59 (4.89%) SOAP
7 50 (4.15%) ASP.NET Web API
8 48 (3.98%) XML
9 38 (3.15%) .NET Framework
10 36 (2.99%) REST
11 34 (2.82%) RESTful
12 32 (2.65%) jQuery
13 30 (2.49%) WCF
14 25 (2.07%) .NET Core
15 24 (1.99%) AngularJS
16 23 (1.91%) JSON
17 21 (1.74%) ASP.NET MVC
18 15 (1.24%) Silverlight
19 14 (1.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 12 (1.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 57 (4.73%) Greenfield Project
2 48 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (2.65%) User Experience
4 25 (2.07%) Management Information System
5 15 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (0.83%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (0.66%) Social Media
8 7 (0.58%) Fintech
9 6 (0.50%) Reference Data
10 5 (0.41%) Smartphone
11 4 (0.33%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.33%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.25%) FMCG
12 3 (0.25%) Learning Management System
12 3 (0.25%) PMI
13 2 (0.17%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.17%) Clustering
13 2 (0.17%) e-Learning
13 2 (0.17%) Equities
13 2 (0.17%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 45 (3.73%) Windows
2 13 (1.08%) Linux
2 13 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (0.91%) Apple iOS
3 11 (0.91%) Windows Server
4 10 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (0.66%) Windows 10
6 7 (0.58%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.41%) Android
7 5 (0.41%) Unix
7 5 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.25%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.25%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.17%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.083%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.083%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,206 (100.00%) CRM
2 348 (28.86%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
4 131 (10.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 123 (10.20%) Workflow
6 107 (8.87%) Scrum
7 104 (8.62%) Test Automation
8 100 (8.29%) Project Management
9 96 (7.96%) Migration
10 77 (6.38%) Case Management
10 77 (6.38%) DevOps
11 73 (6.05%) Continuous Integration
12 70 (5.80%) ITIL
13 68 (5.64%) ERP
14 65 (5.39%) Business Analysis
15 59 (4.89%) SDLC
16 57 (4.73%) Data Migration
17 56 (4.64%) Coaching
18 54 (4.48%) Problem-Solving
18 54 (4.48%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 381 (31.59%) C#
2 260 (21.56%) SQL
3 247 (20.48%) JavaScript
4 50 (4.15%) T-SQL
5 49 (4.06%) PowerShell
6 47 (3.90%) Java
7 16 (1.33%) Python
8 12 (1.00%) PHP
8 12 (1.00%) Ruby
9 9 (0.75%) C
9 9 (0.75%) PL/SQL
9 9 (0.75%) Scala
10 7 (0.58%) TypeScript
10 7 (0.58%) VB
11 5 (0.41%) VBA
11 5 (0.41%) X++
12 4 (0.33%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.33%) VB6
13 2 (0.17%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.083%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 52 (4.31%) Security Cleared
2 36 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (2.57%) SC Cleared
4 25 (2.07%) Degree
5 19 (1.58%) ISEB
6 14 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
7 9 (0.75%) PMI Certification
8 8 (0.66%) DBS Check
9 7 (0.58%) PMP
10 6 (0.50%) APMP
11 5 (0.41%) MCP
12 4 (0.33%) Computer Science Degree
12 4 (0.33%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.33%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.33%) MCSE
13 3 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 3 (0.25%) TOGAF Certification
14 2 (0.17%) APMG
14 2 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
14 2 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (3.98%) QA
2 23 (1.91%) Data Quality
3 16 (1.33%) GDPR
4 11 (0.91%) Disclosure Scotland
5 10 (0.83%) SLA
6 5 (0.41%) Actionable Recommendations
7 4 (0.33%) PMO
8 1 (0.083%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.083%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.083%) WCAG
System Software
1 51 (4.23%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.75%) Docker
3 7 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.41%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.33%) vSphere
6 1 (0.083%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.083%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (0.75%) SCCM
2 5 (0.41%) Kubernetes
3 4 (0.33%) Backup Exec
3 4 (0.33%) HP ALM
4 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.17%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.083%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.083%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.083%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.083%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.083%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.083%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.083%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 791 (65.59%) Microsoft
2 62 (5.14%) Oracle
2 62 (5.14%) SAP
3 47 (3.90%) Salesforce.com
4 17 (1.41%) Sitecore
5 13 (1.08%) Dell
6 12 (1.00%) MuleSoft
7 11 (0.91%) JD Edwards
7 11 (0.91%) VMware
8 9 (0.75%) Informatica
9 8 (0.66%) Google
9 8 (0.66%) HP
10 7 (0.58%) Apple
10 7 (0.58%) Workday
11 5 (0.41%) Cisco
11 5 (0.41%) Nintex
12 4 (0.33%) EMC
12 4 (0.33%) NetApp
12 4 (0.33%) Siebel
12 4 (0.33%) Veritas