Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 341 249 235
Rank change year-on-year -92 -14 +63
Contract jobs citing Dynamics CRM 640 327 1,029
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.76% 1.06% 1.21%
As % of the Business Applications category 12.32% 14.78% 16.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 260 728
10th Percentile £350 £313 £325
25th Percentile £400 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £575 £525 £561
90th Percentile £650 £602 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £475
% change year-on-year - -5.26% +10.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Median hourly rate £24.36 £62.03 £12.50
Median % change year-on-year -60.73% +396.24% -19.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £62.03 £44.75
% change year-on-year -58.89% +38.61% +188.71%

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 5,195 2,212 6,057
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.19% 7.17% 7.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,121 1,367 3,673
10th Percentile £331 £313 £325
25th Percentile £414 £400 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £638 £600 £588
90th Percentile £721 £713 £660
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £460 £480
% change year-on-year +3.26% -4.17% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 15 79
10th Percentile £17.34 £14.77 £11.30
25th Percentile £24.81 £28.00 £15.88
Median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £24.70
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% +92.35% +7.37%
75th Percentile £63.00 £56.40 £53.75
90th Percentile £68.75 £60.09 £64.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £47.75 £34.50
% change year-on-year +4.71% +38.41% +64.29%

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 18 October 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 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 18 October 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 -102 437 £475 +7.34% 278
London -96 229 £500 +11.11% 108
UK excluding London -152 195 £450 - 174
Work from Home -144 172 £475 -5.00% 95
South East -66 54 £475 -3.80% 29
Midlands -73 45 £475 +15.15% 50
West Midlands -61 39 £450 +9.09% 40
North of England -80 34 £475 +5.56% 53
Scotland -110 22 £518 +8.95% 3
Yorkshire -43 19 £550 +35.80% 13
East of England -36 18 £375 +66.67% 18
South West -39 15 £405 -10.00% 19
North West -72 10 £519 +15.28% 32
East Midlands -36 6 £525 +42.86% 10
North East -5 5 £400 - 8
Wales -25 4 £400 -11.11% 1
Northern Ireland - 3 £500 -

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 640 (100.00%) CRM
2 448 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 424 (66.25%) Dynamics 365
4 326 (50.94%) Azure
5 257 (40.16%) Power Platform
6 207 (32.34%) SharePoint
7 196 (30.63%) .NET
8 187 (29.22%) Business Intelligence
9 184 (28.75%) SQL
10 170 (26.56%) PowerApps
11 153 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
12 145 (22.66%) Oracle
13 144 (22.50%) SAP
14 142 (22.19%) Java
15 139 (21.72%) Migration
16 127 (19.84%) Dynamics AX
17 125 (19.53%) C#
18 120 (18.75%) J2EE
19 118 (18.44%) Finance
20 116 (18.13%) JavaScript
21 112 (17.50%) DevOps
22 110 (17.19%) Social Skills
23 96 (15.00%) Marketing
24 89 (13.91%) Power BI
25 79 (12.34%) Power Automate
26 76 (11.88%) Azure Logic Apps
26 76 (11.88%) Data Migration
27 66 (10.31%) Scrum
28 65 (10.16%) ERP
29 60 (9.38%) Salesforce.com

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
1 207 (32.34%) SharePoint
2 58 (9.06%) BizTalk Server
3 24 (3.75%) MS Exchange
4 17 (2.66%) CMS
4 17 (2.66%) Confluence
5 7 (1.09%) Anypoint
5 7 (1.09%) EPiServer
6 6 (0.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (0.63%) Drupal
7 4 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.47%) IIS
8 3 (0.47%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.31%) Camunda
9 2 (0.31%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.31%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.31%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.16%) Moodle
Applications
1 13 (2.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.09%) Chatbot
4 6 (0.94%) InfoPath
5 5 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 127 (19.84%) Dynamics AX
2 13 (2.03%) NetSuite
3 10 (1.56%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.94%) SAP FSCM
5 4 (0.63%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 4 (0.63%) SAP S/4HANA
6 3 (0.47%) PlanetPress Connect
6 3 (0.47%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.47%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.31%) Magento
8 1 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.16%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.16%) OPENHousing
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.16%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.16%) SAP GTS
8 1 (0.16%) SAP MDG
8 1 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 424 (66.25%) Dynamics 365
2 326 (50.94%) Azure
3 257 (40.16%) Power Platform
4 170 (26.56%) PowerApps
5 79 (12.34%) Power Automate
6 76 (11.88%) Azure Logic Apps
7 52 (8.13%) Microsoft 365
8 38 (5.94%) Azure Service Bus
9 27 (4.22%) Serverless
10 26 (4.06%) Azure Active Directory
11 24 (3.75%) Azure Data Factory
11 24 (3.75%) SaaS
12 21 (3.28%) Azure Functions
13 16 (2.50%) PaaS
14 15 (2.34%) AWS
15 14 (2.19%) Azure Synapse Analytics
16 13 (2.03%) Azure Stack
17 10 (1.56%) iPaaS
18 8 (1.25%) Azure Event Grid
18 8 (1.25%) Azure Storage
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.78%) NetScaler
1 5 (0.78%) Unified Communications
1 5 (0.78%) WAAS
2 4 (0.63%) LAN
2 4 (0.63%) WAN
3 3 (0.47%) SSL
4 2 (0.31%) DNS
4 2 (0.31%) Firewall
4 2 (0.31%) WebEx
5 1 (0.16%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (0.16%) CTI
5 1 (0.16%) DKIM
5 1 (0.16%) DMARC
5 1 (0.16%) DVB
5 1 (0.16%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.16%) Internet
5 1 (0.16%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.16%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (13.91%) Power BI
2 59 (9.22%) SQL Server
3 38 (5.94%) BusinessObjects
4 28 (4.38%) Data Lake
5 27 (4.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 24 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
6 24 (3.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (2.50%) Azure SQL Database
8 10 (1.56%) Relational Database
9 7 (1.09%) Big Data
10 4 (0.63%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.47%) MS Access
11 3 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.31%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.31%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.31%) Power Query
12 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2019
12 2 (0.31%) SSDT
13 1 (0.16%) Data Vault
Development Applications
1 35 (5.47%) Visual Studio
2 32 (5.00%) JIRA
3 21 (3.28%) Git (software)
4 14 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (1.41%) Jenkins
6 8 (1.25%) Postman
7 7 (1.09%) Visual Studio Code
8 5 (0.78%) Selenium
9 4 (0.63%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.31%) Browser DevTools
10 2 (0.31%) JMeter
10 2 (0.31%) Subversion
11 1 (0.16%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.16%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.16%) Moq
11 1 (0.16%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.16%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (0.16%) Tricentis qTest
11 1 (0.16%) YouTrack
11 1 (0.16%) Zephyr
General
1 118 (18.44%) Finance
2 110 (17.19%) Social Skills
3 96 (15.00%) Marketing
4 58 (9.06%) Analytical Skills
5 41 (6.41%) Public Sector
6 38 (5.94%) Presentation Skills
7 22 (3.44%) Retail
8 15 (2.34%) Local Government
9 14 (2.19%) Legal
10 11 (1.72%) Banking
11 9 (1.41%) Telecoms
12 8 (1.25%) Financial Institution
13 7 (1.09%) Automotive
13 7 (1.09%) Documentation Skills
13 7 (1.09%) Manufacturing
14 5 (0.78%) Organisational Skills
15 4 (0.63%) German Language
16 3 (0.47%) Games
16 3 (0.47%) Greek Language
16 3 (0.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 150 (23.44%) Developer
2 129 (20.16%) Consultant
3 118 (18.44%) Architect
4 88 (13.75%) Analyst
5 68 (10.63%) CRM Developer
6 65 (10.16%) Solutions Architect
7 54 (8.44%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 49 (7.66%) Business Analyst
9 38 (5.94%) Project Manager
10 37 (5.78%) CRM Consultant
11 31 (4.84%) Functional Consultant
12 28 (4.38%) CRM Architect
13 26 (4.06%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
14 24 (3.75%) CRM Manager
15 22 (3.44%) Microsoft Developer
16 20 (3.13%) CRM Analyst
16 20 (3.13%) CRM Solutions Architect
17 19 (2.97%) CRM Project Manager
18 16 (2.50%) Azure Architect
19 15 (2.34%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (30.63%) .NET
2 120 (18.75%) J2EE
3 35 (5.47%) Web Services
4 28 (4.38%) jQuery
5 26 (4.06%) HTML
5 26 (4.06%) REST
6 23 (3.59%) ASP.NET
7 19 (2.97%) CSS
8 17 (2.66%) .NET Framework
9 16 (2.50%) JSON
10 13 (2.03%) ASP.NET Web API
10 13 (2.03%) RESTful
10 13 (2.03%) SOAP
10 13 (2.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 12 (1.88%) ADO
11 12 (1.88%) AngularJS
12 11 (1.72%) Swagger
13 10 (1.56%) LINQ
14 9 (1.41%) Entity Framework
14 9 (1.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (2.66%) User Experience
2 13 (2.03%) Data Structures
2 13 (2.03%) Management Information System
3 8 (1.25%) Hedge funds
3 8 (1.25%) Legacy Systems
3 8 (1.25%) Virtual Team
4 7 (1.09%) Data Protection Act
4 7 (1.09%) Mainframe
5 6 (0.94%) Public Cloud
5 6 (0.94%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (0.94%) VLE
6 5 (0.78%) Mobile App
7 4 (0.63%) Marketing Technology
7 4 (0.63%) Private Cloud
8 3 (0.47%) Driving Licence
8 3 (0.47%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (0.47%) IVR
8 3 (0.47%) Learning Management System
8 3 (0.47%) Social Media
9 2 (0.31%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 55 (8.59%) Windows
2 26 (4.06%) Windows 10
3 17 (2.66%) Windows 7
4 16 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (2.03%) Windows Server
6 10 (1.56%) Windows Server 2016
7 5 (0.78%) Linux
8 2 (0.31%) VMS
9 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.16%) Solaris
9 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 640 (100.00%) CRM
2 187 (29.22%) Business Intelligence
3 153 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
4 139 (21.72%) Migration
5 112 (17.50%) DevOps
6 76 (11.88%) Data Migration
7 66 (10.31%) Scrum
8 65 (10.16%) ERP
9 49 (7.66%) Stakeholder Management
10 48 (7.50%) Requirements Gathering
11 47 (7.34%) Customer Engagement
12 44 (6.88%) Project Management
13 41 (6.41%) Data Modelling
13 41 (6.41%) Workflow
14 40 (6.25%) User Stories
15 36 (5.63%) Problem-Solving
16 34 (5.31%) SDLC
17 31 (4.84%) Project Delivery
17 31 (4.84%) User Acceptance Testing
18 30 (4.69%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 184 (28.75%) SQL
2 142 (22.19%) Java
3 125 (19.53%) C#
4 116 (18.13%) JavaScript
5 21 (3.28%) PowerShell
6 17 (2.66%) Python
7 11 (1.72%) T-SQL
8 10 (1.56%) TypeScript
9 6 (0.94%) C
10 3 (0.47%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.31%) PHP
11 2 (0.31%) X++
12 1 (0.16%) Ada
12 1 (0.16%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.16%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.16%) Groovy
12 1 (0.16%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.16%) VB
12 1 (0.16%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (3.44%) Security Cleared
2 18 (2.81%) SC Cleared
3 17 (2.66%) Degree
4 10 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.09%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.31%) CISA
6 2 (0.31%) CISM
6 2 (0.31%) CISSP
6 2 (0.31%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (0.31%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.31%) ISEB
6 2 (0.31%) RIBA
6 2 (0.31%) SSCP
6 2 (0.31%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.16%) ACCA
7 1 (0.16%) CIMA
7 1 (0.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.16%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.16%) PMP
7 1 (0.16%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.44%) QA
2 18 (2.81%) GDPR
3 7 (1.09%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.78%) PMO
5 4 (0.63%) Accessibility
6 3 (0.47%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.47%) WCAG
7 2 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.31%) NCSC
8 1 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.16%) ISO 20022
8 1 (0.16%) Section 508
8 1 (0.16%) SLA
8 1 (0.16%) SOC 2
System Software
1 40 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 16 (2.50%) Virtual Desktop
2 16 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (2.34%) XenDesktop
4 10 (1.56%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 10 (1.56%) Hyper-V
4 10 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (1.56%) XenApp
5 4 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.16%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
7 1 (0.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 31 (4.84%) Microsoft Intune
2 17 (2.66%) SCCM
3 10 (1.56%) SCVMM
3 10 (1.56%) vCenter Server
4 7 (1.09%) Single Sign-On
5 6 (0.94%) Terraform
6 4 (0.63%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 1 (0.16%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.16%) SCOM
Vendors
1 448 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 145 (22.66%) Oracle
3 144 (22.50%) SAP
4 60 (9.38%) Salesforce.com
5 29 (4.53%) Citrix
6 19 (2.97%) MuleSoft
7 16 (2.50%) VMware
8 11 (1.72%) Google
9 9 (1.41%) JD Edwards
10 8 (1.25%) Workday
11 7 (1.09%) Adobe
11 7 (1.09%) Atlassian
11 7 (1.09%) Databricks
12 6 (0.94%) Blackboard
12 6 (0.94%) HubSpot
12 6 (0.94%) Telerik
13 5 (0.78%) F5
13 5 (0.78%) Sitecore
14 4 (0.63%) Epicor
14 4 (0.63%) Genesys