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 3 months to 23 May 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
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 215 203 174
Rank change year-on-year -12 -29  
Contract jobs citing Dynamics CRM 490 671 747
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.09% 1.26% 1.36%
As % of the Business Applications category 13.02% 15.74% 15.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 470 497
Median daily rate £438 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £336 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +2.43% +9.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 5
Median hourly rate £51.25 £22.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +132.95% +37.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £16.60 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £26.00 £19.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +243.75% -11.11%  

Dynamics CRM is in the business application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 3764 4262 4679
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.40% 7.97% 8.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2190 2644 2640
Median daily rate £450 £443 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.69% -1.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 42 44
Median hourly rate £31.50 £25.12 £22.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.39% +13.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.00 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £48.93 £46.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year +45.46% +6.93%  

Dynamics CRM
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Dynamics CRM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

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 3 months to 23 May 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 3 months to 23 May 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Dynamics CRM in the UK

Dynamics CRM
Top 30 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 3 months to 23 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -21 471 £440 +3.52% 185
London +5 230 £450 - 79
South East 0 64 £400 -9.09% 36
City of London +2 51 £438 -2.77% 20
East of England +5 45 £450 +2.85% 12
North West -16 35 £410 -8.88% 11
South West +17 33 £410 +6.49% 12
West Midlands +22 32 £450 +9.09% 17
Berkshire +25 28 £438 +2.94% 2
Bristol +20 21 £410 -24.59% 7
Manchester +9 18 £450 +16.50% 9
Cambridgeshire +14 14 £438 -13.36% 1
Essex +3 14 £500 +37.93% 4
Buckinghamshire - 14 £488 - 2
Birmingham +13 13 £476 +15.27% 7
Reading +16 12 £475 +14.45% 2
East Midlands -9 12 £425 -2.85% 7
Scotland +46 11 £375 +13.63% 5
West Yorkshire -13 10 £500 +25.00% 4
Yorkshire -46 10 £500 +25.00% 4
Milton Keynes - 10 £406 - 1
Oxfordshire +4 9 £265 -41.11% 5
North East +48 8 £330 -16.19% 5
Cambridge +10 8 £425 -24.77% 1
Edinburgh +24 7 £375 +25.00% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne +53 6 £360 -12.19% 4
Tyne and Wear +50 6 £360 -8.57% 4
Hertfordshire +5 6 £488 +2.63% 2
Derbyshire -11 6 £425 -15.00% 1
Chelmsford - 6 £563 - 1

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 1279 (100.00%) CRM
2 969 (75.76%) Microsoft
3 426 (33.31%) .NET
4 387 (30.26%) Agile Software Development
5 327 (25.57%) C#
6 276 (21.58%) JavaScript
7 256 (20.02%) SQL Server
8 238 (18.61%) SQL
9 214 (16.73%) Finance
10 209 (16.34%) SharePoint
11 191 (14.93%) Microsoft Azure
12 163 (12.74%) Migration
13 143 (11.18%) Scrum
14 142 (11.10%) HTML
15 140 (10.95%) WCF
16 134 (10.48%) ASP.NET
17 133 (10.40%) Visual Studio
18 130 (10.16%) Project Management
19 128 (10.01%) Dynamics 365
20 126 (9.85%) Stakeholder Management
21 122 (9.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 118 (9.23%) Data Migration
23 117 (9.15%) Web Services
24 115 (8.99%) CSS
25 114 (8.91%) Windows
26 112 (8.76%) ERP
27 100 (7.82%) ASP.NET Web API
28 97 (7.58%) SAP
29 96 (7.51%) BizTalk Server
29 96 (7.51%) Business Analysis

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
1 209 (16.34%) SharePoint
2 96 (7.51%) BizTalk Server
3 61 (4.77%) IIS
4 35 (2.74%) Skype for Business
5 17 (1.33%) CMS
6 15 (1.17%) MS Exchange
7 11 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
8 10 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 9 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
11 6 (0.47%) DNN
11 6 (0.47%) Umbraco
11 6 (0.47%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.31%) Confluence
12 4 (0.31%) Drupal
12 4 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
13 3 (0.23%) Apache
14 2 (0.16%) SAS
Applications
1 37 (2.89%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (2.27%) Microsoft Project
3 26 (2.03%) Microsoft Excel
4 15 (1.17%) MS Visio
5 13 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.16%) Camtasia
6 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 86 (6.72%) Dynamics AX
2 30 (2.35%) Dynamics NAV
3 13 (1.02%) Dynamics GP
3 13 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 9 (0.70%) Payment Gateway
5 8 (0.63%) Adobe Campaign
6 6 (0.47%) Unica
7 5 (0.39%) SAP CRM
7 5 (0.39%) SAP HCM
8 4 (0.31%) NetSuite
8 4 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 4 (0.31%) Temenos T24
8 4 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
9 3 (0.23%) Dynamics SL
9 3 (0.23%) Oracle Assets
9 3 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
10 2 (0.16%) Changepoint
10 2 (0.16%) Magento
10 2 (0.16%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 191 (14.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 128 (10.01%) Dynamics 365
3 77 (6.02%) Office 365
4 54 (4.22%) IaaS
5 52 (4.07%) PaaS
6 23 (1.80%) Yammer
7 21 (1.64%) SaaS
8 13 (1.02%) Azure Active Directory
8 13 (1.02%) SuccessFactors
9 8 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
10 6 (0.47%) Adobe Analytics
10 6 (0.47%) Boomi
11 3 (0.23%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.16%) GitHub
12 2 (0.16%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 1 (0.078%) CloudSense
13 1 (0.078%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.078%) iPaaS
13 1 (0.078%) Mimecast
13 1 (0.078%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.72%) Internet
2 15 (1.17%) DNS
3 12 (0.94%) Firewall
4 9 (0.70%) Skype
5 7 (0.55%) DHCP
5 7 (0.55%) VoIP
6 6 (0.47%) HTTPS
6 6 (0.47%) Intranet
7 5 (0.39%) X.509
8 4 (0.31%) HTTP
8 4 (0.31%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.31%) VPN
9 3 (0.23%) Network Security
9 3 (0.23%) WAN
9 3 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.16%) DSL
10 2 (0.16%) Extranet
10 2 (0.16%) iSCSI
10 2 (0.16%) MPLS
10 2 (0.16%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 256 (20.02%) SQL Server
2 122 (9.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 77 (6.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 56 (4.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 37 (2.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 21 (1.64%) Power BI
6 21 (1.64%) Relational Database
7 15 (1.17%) SQL Server 2014
8 13 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
9 11 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
10 9 (0.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 7 (0.55%) Oracle Database
12 6 (0.47%) Hadoop
13 5 (0.39%) QlikView
14 4 (0.31%) Data Mining
15 2 (0.16%) DB2
15 2 (0.16%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 133 (10.40%) Visual Studio
2 92 (7.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 66 (5.16%) JIRA
3 66 (5.16%) Visual Studio Team System
4 12 (0.94%) MSTest
4 12 (0.94%) NUnit
5 9 (0.70%) TeamCity
6 7 (0.55%) Selenium
6 7 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 6 (0.47%) Cucumber
7 6 (0.47%) SpecFlow
8 5 (0.39%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (0.31%) Git (software)
10 3 (0.23%) Axure RP
10 3 (0.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 3 (0.23%) CruiseControl
10 3 (0.23%) Mercurial
10 3 (0.23%) MSBuild
10 3 (0.23%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.23%) TestRail
General
1 214 (16.73%) Finance
2 83 (6.49%) Advertising
3 76 (5.94%) Marketing
4 55 (4.30%) Banking
5 52 (4.07%) Retail
6 26 (2.03%) Legal
7 23 (1.80%) Manufacturing
8 18 (1.41%) Local Government
9 17 (1.33%) Telecoms
10 14 (1.09%) Law
11 12 (0.94%) Electronics
12 10 (0.78%) Back Office
13 6 (0.47%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.47%) Publishing
14 5 (0.39%) Automotive
15 4 (0.31%) Investment Banking
15 4 (0.31%) Private Banking
16 3 (0.23%) General Ledger
17 2 (0.16%) French Language
17 2 (0.16%) Games
Job Titles
1 488 (38.15%) Developer
2 374 (29.24%) CRM Developer
3 275 (21.50%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 207 (16.18%) Consultant
5 202 (15.79%) Microsoft Developer
6 184 (14.39%) Analyst
7 152 (11.88%) CRM Consultant
8 124 (9.70%) Architect
8 124 (9.70%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
9 110 (8.60%) Project Manager
10 106 (8.29%) Microsoft Consultant
11 105 (8.21%) CRM Analyst
12 95 (7.43%) Business Analyst
13 90 (7.04%) CRM Manager
14 89 (6.96%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
15 88 (6.88%) CRM Architect
16 71 (5.55%) Dynamics CRM Architect
17 64 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
18 57 (4.46%) CRM Project Manager
19 54 (4.22%) CRM Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 426 (33.31%) .NET
2 142 (11.10%) HTML
3 140 (10.95%) WCF
4 134 (10.48%) ASP.NET
5 117 (9.15%) Web Services
6 115 (8.99%) CSS
7 100 (7.82%) ASP.NET Web API
8 84 (6.57%) .NET Framework
9 36 (2.81%) COM
9 36 (2.81%) XML
10 32 (2.50%) jQuery
11 29 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
12 24 (1.88%) AngularJS
12 24 (1.88%) REST
13 19 (1.49%) JSON
14 17 (1.33%) RESTful
15 16 (1.25%) SOAP
16 14 (1.09%) Entity Framework
17 13 (1.02%) HTML5
18 8 (0.63%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 92 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (2.74%) Greenfield Project
3 34 (2.66%) Mobile App
4 17 (1.33%) Management Information System
5 14 (1.09%) User Experience
6 12 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (0.86%) iPad
8 8 (0.63%) Computer Science
9 7 (0.55%) e-Learning
9 7 (0.55%) Social Media
10 6 (0.47%) Life Science
10 6 (0.47%) Video Editing
11 5 (0.39%) DataPower
11 5 (0.39%) IVR
11 5 (0.39%) NHS
12 4 (0.31%) Blackberry
12 4 (0.31%) EPoS
12 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Licensing
12 4 (0.31%) Replication
13 3 (0.23%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 114 (8.91%) Windows
2 26 (2.03%) Windows Server
3 16 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (0.86%) Windows 10
7 9 (0.70%) Unix
8 7 (0.55%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.16%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.078%) Linux
10 1 (0.078%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.078%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1279 (100.00%) CRM
2 387 (30.26%) Agile Software Development
3 163 (12.74%) Migration
4 143 (11.18%) Scrum
5 130 (10.16%) Project Management
6 126 (9.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 118 (9.23%) Data Migration
8 112 (8.76%) ERP
9 96 (7.51%) Business Analysis
10 95 (7.43%) Business Intelligence
11 94 (7.35%) MVC
12 79 (6.18%) TDD
13 59 (4.61%) Waterfall
14 55 (4.30%) PRINCE2
15 54 (4.22%) Workflow
16 46 (3.60%) SDLC
17 44 (3.44%) Case Management
18 42 (3.28%) User Acceptance Testing
19 39 (3.05%) Continuous Integration
19 39 (3.05%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 327 (25.57%) C#
2 276 (21.58%) JavaScript
3 238 (18.61%) SQL
4 37 (2.89%) T-SQL
5 24 (1.88%) PowerShell
6 21 (1.64%) C++
7 20 (1.56%) Java
8 10 (0.78%) C
9 7 (0.55%) PHP
10 5 (0.39%) VB.NET
11 4 (0.31%) VBA
12 3 (0.23%) VBScript
13 2 (0.16%) Ruby
13 2 (0.16%) VB
13 2 (0.16%) X++
14 1 (0.078%) Python
14 1 (0.078%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.078%) VB6
14 1 (0.078%) XAML
Qualifications
1 90 (7.04%) Security Cleared
2 78 (6.10%) SC Cleared
3 39 (3.05%) Degree
3 39 (3.05%) DV Cleared
4 22 (1.72%) PMI Certification
4 22 (1.72%) PMP
5 19 (1.49%) ISEB
6 18 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 17 (1.33%) ISTQB
8 16 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (0.55%) MCP
10 5 (0.39%) DBS Check
10 5 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.39%) MAPM
10 5 (0.39%) MCSE
11 4 (0.31%) MCSD
11 4 (0.31%) MCTS
12 3 (0.23%) HNC
13 2 (0.16%) BPSS Clearance
13 2 (0.16%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (2.74%) QA
2 12 (0.94%) PMO
3 4 (0.31%) SLA
4 3 (0.23%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.16%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.078%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.078%) PMBOK
System Software
1 59 (4.61%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.86%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.23%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (0.23%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.16%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.078%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.078%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (0.63%) SCOM
2 7 (0.55%) SCCM
3 5 (0.39%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 3 (0.23%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (0.23%) SCOrch
4 3 (0.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.16%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.16%) vMotion
5 2 (0.16%) WSUS
6 1 (0.078%) Control-M
6 1 (0.078%) Puppet
Vendors
1 969 (75.76%) Microsoft
2 97 (7.58%) SAP
3 73 (5.71%) Salesforce.com
4 56 (4.38%) Oracle
5 22 (1.72%) Infor
6 18 (1.41%) VMware
7 13 (1.02%) Adobe
8 12 (0.94%) HP
8 12 (0.94%) Siebel
9 9 (0.70%) Citrix
9 9 (0.70%) JD Edwards
9 9 (0.70%) Sitecore
10 8 (0.63%) Dell
10 8 (0.63%) IBM
10 8 (0.63%) iManage
11 7 (0.55%) Avaya
11 7 (0.55%) Cisco
12 6 (0.47%) MuleSoft
12 6 (0.47%) Sage
12 6 (0.47%) Twitter
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