Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 257 186 213
Rank change year-on-year -71 +27 -8
Contract jobs citing Dynamics CRM 1,023 1,279 1,314
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.02% 1.42% 1.25%
As % of the Business Applications category 14.90% 17.19% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 735 907 951
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £313 £319 £305
90th Percentile £575 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 10
UK median hourly rate £52.50 £50.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +132.56% +7.50%
10th Percentile £51.25 £27.00 £17.58
90th Percentile £53.75 £57.50 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £48.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year - +146.22% +8.31%

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 6,864 7,440 8,103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.81% 8.25% 7.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,059 4,330 4,814
UK median daily rate £468 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +4.05% -1.70%
10th Percentile £313 £303 £290
90th Percentile £650 £626 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 99 90
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £29.38 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.42% +6.84% +22.22%
10th Percentile £9.50 £12.50 £12.68
90th Percentile £47.50 £58.40 £69.07
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £31.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year -36.00% +13.64% +25.00%

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 23 May 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 16 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 23 May 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 -98 871 £450 - 214
UK excluding London -38 595 £425 - 126
London -98 412 £475 +5.56% 102
South East -51 139 £425 -5.56% 36
Midlands -31 118 £431 +1.47% 20
Scotland +44 116 £450 +24.14% 14
North of England -60 107 £401 -5.76% 33
West Midlands -32 101 £433 -3.89% 13
North West -62 69 £401 -5.76% 22
South West -18 51 £413 - 11
East of England -43 35 £463 +2.78% 6
Yorkshire -20 34 £413 -17.50% 7
Northern Ireland +23 17 £400 - 2
Wales +1 12 £410 +2.50% 4
East Midlands 0 11 £375 -6.25% 7
North East +3 4 £300 -17.81% 4

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 1,022 (99.90%) CRM
2 667 (65.20%) Microsoft
3 334 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
4 331 (32.36%) Dynamics 365
5 269 (26.30%) C#
6 267 (26.10%) .NET
7 226 (22.09%) JavaScript
8 179 (17.50%) SQL
8 179 (17.50%) SQL Server
9 176 (17.20%) Finance
10 134 (13.10%) SharePoint
11 129 (12.61%) Microsoft Azure
12 125 (12.22%) Migration
13 109 (10.65%) Stakeholder Management
14 101 (9.87%) Workflow
15 100 (9.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 99 (9.68%) Scrum
17 81 (7.92%) HTML
18 80 (7.82%) ASP.NET
19 79 (7.72%) CSS
19 79 (7.72%) Advertising
20 78 (7.62%) Project Management
20 78 (7.62%) Office 365
21 75 (7.33%) Data Migration
22 73 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
23 70 (6.84%) MVC
23 70 (6.84%) User Stories
23 70 (6.84%) Digital Transformation Programme
24 69 (6.74%) SDLC
24 69 (6.74%) SQL Server Integration Services

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
1 134 (13.10%) SharePoint
2 36 (3.52%) BizTalk Server
3 20 (1.96%) Skype for Business
4 19 (1.86%) CMS
5 17 (1.66%) Confluence
6 10 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
8 6 (0.59%) Umbraco
9 5 (0.49%) IIS
9 5 (0.49%) MS Exchange
9 5 (0.49%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
11 3 (0.29%) Documentum
11 3 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.098%) Exchange Server 2010
13 1 (0.098%) Mule
13 1 (0.098%) NServiceBus
13 1 (0.098%) WordPress
Applications
1 43 (4.20%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (2.05%) Microsoft Project
3 20 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
4 16 (1.56%) MS Visio
5 12 (1.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.098%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 45 (4.40%) Dynamics AX
2 13 (1.27%) Dynamics NAV
2 13 (1.27%) NetSuite
3 10 (0.98%) Oracle CRM
4 6 (0.59%) Unit4 Business World
5 5 (0.49%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 5 (0.49%) Temenos T24
6 4 (0.39%) SAP SD
7 3 (0.29%) Northgate Housing
7 3 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.29%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.29%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.29%) Scribe Insight
7 3 (0.29%) Siebel CRM
8 2 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
8 2 (0.20%) Sage 200
8 2 (0.20%) Sage CRM
8 2 (0.20%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 331 (32.36%) Dynamics 365
2 129 (12.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 78 (7.62%) Office 365
4 28 (2.74%) SaaS
5 20 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
6 14 (1.37%) PaaS
7 8 (0.78%) IaaS
8 7 (0.68%) Slack
9 6 (0.59%) npm
10 4 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.29%) Scribe Online
12 2 (0.20%) iPaaS
12 2 (0.20%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.098%) Asana
13 1 (0.098%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.098%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.098%) Boomi
13 1 (0.098%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
13 1 (0.098%) Oracle Service Cloud
13 1 (0.098%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.37%) Skype
2 9 (0.88%) Internet
3 5 (0.49%) VLAN
4 4 (0.39%) VPN
5 3 (0.29%) VoIP
6 2 (0.20%) Broadband
6 2 (0.20%) Firewall
6 2 (0.20%) NetScaler
6 2 (0.20%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.20%) WAN
7 1 (0.098%) DHCP
7 1 (0.098%) DNS
7 1 (0.098%) Intranet
7 1 (0.098%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.098%) LAN
7 1 (0.098%) MPLS
7 1 (0.098%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.098%) SAN
7 1 (0.098%) SMS
7 1 (0.098%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 100 (9.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 69 (6.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 35 (3.42%) Power BI
5 23 (2.25%) Azure SQL Database
6 14 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (0.98%) SAP BW
9 9 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
10 8 (0.78%) NoSQL
11 7 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (0.68%) SQL Server 2016
12 6 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
12 6 (0.59%) SQL Server 2014
13 5 (0.49%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 5 (0.49%) EDRMS
13 5 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
14 3 (0.29%) Data Mining
15 2 (0.20%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 54 (5.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 46 (4.50%) Visual Studio
3 26 (2.54%) JIRA
4 20 (1.96%) Visual Studio Team System
5 18 (1.76%) MSTest
5 18 (1.76%) NUnit
6 13 (1.27%) Git (software)
6 13 (1.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 11 (1.08%) Selenium
8 10 (0.98%) Moq
8 10 (0.98%) SpecFlow
8 10 (0.98%) TestRail
8 10 (0.98%) WebDriver
9 6 (0.59%) gulp
9 6 (0.59%) webpack
10 5 (0.49%) Subversion
10 5 (0.49%) WebObjects
11 3 (0.29%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (0.29%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.098%) Zephyr
General
1 176 (17.20%) Finance
2 79 (7.72%) Advertising
3 60 (5.87%) Marketing
4 36 (3.52%) Banking
5 19 (1.86%) Retail
6 17 (1.66%) Manufacturing
7 14 (1.37%) Telecoms
8 10 (0.98%) Back Office
8 10 (0.98%) Electronics
8 10 (0.98%) Legal
9 9 (0.88%) Billing
10 7 (0.68%) Law
10 7 (0.68%) Local Government
11 4 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.29%) Automotive
12 3 (0.29%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.29%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.20%) Publishing
14 1 (0.098%) French Language
14 1 (0.098%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 368 (35.97%) Developer
2 234 (22.87%) CRM Developer
3 199 (19.45%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 178 (17.40%) Analyst
5 154 (15.05%) Consultant
6 144 (14.08%) Microsoft Developer
7 110 (10.75%) CRM Consultant
8 104 (10.17%) Architect
9 92 (8.99%) Business Analyst
10 87 (8.50%) CRM Analyst
10 87 (8.50%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
11 81 (7.92%) Project Manager
12 63 (6.16%) Solutions Architect
13 58 (5.67%) CRM Manager
14 57 (5.57%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
15 55 (5.38%) Microsoft Consultant
16 53 (5.18%) CRM Business Analyst
17 49 (4.79%) CRM Architect
18 48 (4.69%) CRM Project Manager
19 40 (3.91%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 267 (26.10%) .NET
2 81 (7.92%) HTML
3 80 (7.82%) ASP.NET
4 79 (7.72%) CSS
5 52 (5.08%) AngularJS
6 51 (4.99%) REST
7 42 (4.11%) Web Services
8 39 (3.81%) ASP.NET Web API
9 38 (3.71%) WCF
10 35 (3.42%) .NET Framework
11 32 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
12 25 (2.44%) Entity Framework
13 24 (2.35%) jQuery
14 23 (2.25%) SOAP
15 22 (2.15%) Angular 2
16 21 (2.05%) HTML5
16 21 (2.05%) XML
17 20 (1.96%) RESTful
18 19 (1.86%) .NET Core
19 15 (1.47%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 44 (4.30%) User Experience
2 34 (3.32%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (2.74%) Greenfield Project
4 24 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
4 24 (2.35%) Management Information System
5 12 (1.17%) e-Learning
6 10 (0.98%) Linux Command Line
7 7 (0.68%) Fintech
7 7 (0.68%) Social Media
8 6 (0.59%) Computer Science
8 6 (0.59%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (0.39%) Public Cloud
9 4 (0.39%) Tandem
10 3 (0.29%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.29%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.29%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.29%) Smart Meter
11 2 (0.20%) AS400
11 2 (0.20%) PMI
11 2 (0.20%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 31 (3.03%) Windows
2 15 (1.47%) Windows Server
3 13 (1.27%) Unix
4 11 (1.08%) Windows 10
5 10 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (0.88%) Linux
6 9 (0.88%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.098%) HPUX
7 1 (0.098%) VMS
7 1 (0.098%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,022 (99.90%) CRM
2 334 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
3 125 (12.22%) Migration
4 109 (10.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 101 (9.87%) Workflow
6 99 (9.68%) Scrum
7 78 (7.62%) Project Management
8 75 (7.33%) Data Migration
9 73 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
10 70 (6.84%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 70 (6.84%) MVC
10 70 (6.84%) User Stories
11 69 (6.74%) SDLC
12 66 (6.45%) ERP
13 65 (6.35%) Business Analysis
14 52 (5.08%) Waterfall
15 51 (4.99%) Service Design
16 45 (4.40%) DevOps
16 45 (4.40%) Unit Testing
17 42 (4.11%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 269 (26.30%) C#
2 226 (22.09%) JavaScript
3 179 (17.50%) SQL
4 36 (3.52%) T-SQL
5 28 (2.74%) Java
6 20 (1.96%) PowerShell
7 6 (0.59%) ES6
8 5 (0.49%) Apex Code
8 5 (0.49%) C
8 5 (0.49%) Java 8
8 5 (0.49%) PHP
8 5 (0.49%) Python
8 5 (0.49%) TypeScript
9 4 (0.39%) PL/SQL
9 4 (0.39%) VBA
10 3 (0.29%) X++
11 2 (0.20%) R
11 2 (0.20%) VBScript
11 2 (0.20%) XAML
12 1 (0.098%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 46 (4.50%) Security Cleared
2 31 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 19 (1.86%) Degree
4 18 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (1.47%) ISEB
6 10 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
7 8 (0.78%) DV Cleared
7 8 (0.78%) PMP
7 8 (0.78%) TOGAF Certification
8 6 (0.59%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.49%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (0.39%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.29%) MCSA
11 3 (0.29%) MCSE
11 3 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.20%) MAPM
12 2 (0.20%) MCDBA
12 2 (0.20%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (3.71%) QA
2 17 (1.66%) Data Quality
3 13 (1.27%) GDPR
4 6 (0.59%) SLA
5 2 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.20%) PMO
6 1 (0.098%) COBIT
System Software
1 29 (2.83%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.27%) Docker
3 5 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (0.29%) XenApp
6 2 (0.20%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (1.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 7 (0.68%) HP ALM
3 3 (0.29%) SCCM
3 3 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.20%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.098%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.098%) SCOM
5 1 (0.098%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 667 (65.20%) Microsoft
2 50 (4.89%) Salesforce.com
3 44 (4.30%) Oracle
3 44 (4.30%) SAP
4 15 (1.47%) IBM
5 14 (1.37%) Sitecore
6 12 (1.17%) JD Edwards
7 11 (1.08%) Citrix
8 10 (0.98%) Pega
9 9 (0.88%) VMware
10 8 (0.78%) HP
11 7 (0.68%) Capita
11 7 (0.68%) Informatica
11 7 (0.68%) Sage
12 6 (0.59%) Northgate
12 6 (0.59%) Remedy
12 6 (0.59%) Siebel
13 5 (0.49%) Cisco
13 5 (0.49%) Serena
14 4 (0.39%) Temenos