Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 232 192 225
Rank change year-on-year -40 +33 -24
Contract jobs citing Dynamics CRM 1,121 1,362 1,205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.12% 1.40% 1.12%
As % of the Business Applications category 14.54% 16.73% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 756 1,013 855
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £311 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year - +3.66% -0.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 12
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £16.75 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.43% -39.64% -23.71%
10th Percentile £11.80 £14.63 £18.48
90th Percentile £32.40 £24.88 £40.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £16.75 £21.25
% change year-on-year +29.85% -21.18% +6.73%

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 7,708 8,143 8,620
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.68% 8.38% 8.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,641 4,926 4,867
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -0.57%
10th Percentile £310 £308 £277
90th Percentile £650 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +3.06% - +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 80 140
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £22.13 £34.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.67% -35.58% +12.51%
10th Percentile £10.55 £8.15 £11.25
90th Percentile £57.79 £69.07 £68.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £31.86
% change year-on-year -8.70% -27.80% +4.02%

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 18 January 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Dynamics CRM over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 18 January 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 -44 1,057 £450 - 342
London -29 575 £450 - 168
UK excluding London -54 522 £425 - 170
South East -23 139 £450 - 44
Midlands -36 139 £438 +9.38% 36
North of England -20 131 £425 - 39
West Midlands -27 121 £438 +9.38% 22
North West -37 56 £438 +9.38% 27
Yorkshire -21 50 £425 -5.56% 6
South West -10 37 £425 -5.56% 22
Scotland +8 32 £375 +25.00% 6
North East +59 25 £375 -21.05% 6
East of England -60 24 £525 +23.53% 18
East Midlands +8 16 £425 +6.31% 14
Northern Ireland -12 12 £350 -22.22% 2
Wales +11 10 £375 +1.35% 5

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 1,121 (100.00%) CRM
2 735 (65.57%) Microsoft
3 305 (27.21%) Agile Software Development
4 294 (26.23%) .NET
5 282 (25.16%) Dynamics 365
6 250 (22.30%) C#
7 206 (18.38%) SQL
8 198 (17.66%) Finance
9 179 (15.97%) JavaScript
10 165 (14.72%) SharePoint
11 143 (12.76%) SQL Server
12 128 (11.42%) Migration
13 121 (10.79%) Stakeholder Management
14 119 (10.62%) Microsoft Azure
15 105 (9.37%) Dynamics AX
16 94 (8.39%) ERP
17 92 (8.21%) Scrum
18 88 (7.85%) Business Analysis
18 88 (7.85%) Data Migration
19 84 (7.49%) Workflow
19 84 (7.49%) Project Management
20 74 (6.60%) Business Intelligence
21 73 (6.51%) SDLC
22 72 (6.42%) Advertising
23 66 (5.89%) ASP.NET
23 66 (5.89%) HTML
23 66 (5.89%) User Stories
24 64 (5.71%) Visual Studio
24 64 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 63 (5.62%) Banking

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
1 165 (14.72%) SharePoint
2 49 (4.37%) BizTalk Server
3 30 (2.68%) MS Exchange
4 26 (2.32%) CMS
5 24 (2.14%) IIS
6 21 (1.87%) Skype for Business
7 14 (1.25%) NServiceBus
8 12 (1.07%) Sitecore CMS
9 11 (0.98%) Tomcat
10 10 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.36%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.27%) Drupal
13 3 (0.27%) Umbraco
14 2 (0.18%) Apache Spark
14 2 (0.18%) Confluence
14 2 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
14 2 (0.18%) Mule
15 1 (0.089%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 43 (3.84%) Microsoft Office
2 40 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (2.14%) MS Visio
4 21 (1.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 19 (1.69%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 105 (9.37%) Dynamics AX
2 27 (2.41%) Dynamics NAV
3 22 (1.96%) NetSuite
4 7 (0.62%) Dynamics GP
5 5 (0.45%) SAP HCM
6 3 (0.27%) Oracle HRMS
6 3 (0.27%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.27%) SAP SD
6 3 (0.27%) Temenos T24
7 2 (0.18%) iTrent
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle CRM
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.18%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.089%) Oracle CRM On Demand
8 1 (0.089%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.089%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.089%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.089%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 282 (25.16%) Dynamics 365
2 119 (10.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 62 (5.53%) Office 365
4 28 (2.50%) SaaS
5 18 (1.61%) PaaS
6 15 (1.34%) IaaS
7 11 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (0.36%) GitHub
8 4 (0.36%) OneDrive
9 3 (0.27%) Force.com
9 3 (0.27%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 3 (0.27%) Yammer
10 2 (0.18%) Boomi
10 2 (0.18%) BrowserStack
10 2 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
11 1 (0.089%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.089%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.089%) Data Lake Analytics
11 1 (0.089%) Oracle CX
11 1 (0.089%) Scribe Online
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.52%) Skype
2 7 (0.62%) SMS
3 6 (0.54%) Internet
3 6 (0.54%) NetScaler
4 4 (0.36%) DHCP
4 4 (0.36%) DNS
5 3 (0.27%) Firewall
5 3 (0.27%) LAN
5 3 (0.27%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.27%) VLAN
5 3 (0.27%) VoIP
6 2 (0.18%) Extranet
6 2 (0.18%) NAS
6 2 (0.18%) SAN
6 2 (0.18%) VPN
7 1 (0.089%) FTP
7 1 (0.089%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (12.76%) SQL Server
2 64 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 62 (5.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (2.41%) Power BI
5 22 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 18 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (1.25%) NoSQL
7 14 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (1.07%) Azure SQL Database
8 12 (1.07%) Data Mining
9 9 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (0.71%) Relational Database
10 8 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (0.54%) SAP BW
11 6 (0.54%) SQL Server 2016
12 4 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (0.36%) OLAP
13 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (0.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 64 (5.71%) Visual Studio
2 43 (3.84%) Visual Studio Team System
3 41 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (1.25%) Git (software)
5 12 (1.07%) NUnit
6 11 (0.98%) JIRA
6 11 (0.98%) MSTest
7 10 (0.89%) Octopus Deploy
7 10 (0.89%) TeamCity
8 8 (0.71%) Selenium
8 8 (0.71%) WebObjects
9 5 (0.45%) Subversion
10 4 (0.36%) gulp
10 4 (0.36%) SpecFlow
11 3 (0.27%) Bitbucket
11 3 (0.27%) Jenkins
11 3 (0.27%) Moq
11 3 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (0.18%) JMeter
12 2 (0.18%) MorphX
General
1 198 (17.66%) Finance
2 72 (6.42%) Advertising
3 63 (5.62%) Banking
4 43 (3.84%) Marketing
5 19 (1.69%) Retail
6 16 (1.43%) Manufacturing
7 14 (1.25%) Legal
8 12 (1.07%) Back Office
9 10 (0.89%) Billing
10 9 (0.80%) Local Government
10 9 (0.80%) Telecoms
11 6 (0.54%) Electronics
11 6 (0.54%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.36%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.27%) Automotive
13 3 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
13 3 (0.27%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.18%) French Language
14 2 (0.18%) German Language
15 1 (0.089%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 326 (29.08%) Developer
2 225 (20.07%) Analyst
2 225 (20.07%) CRM Developer
3 190 (16.95%) Consultant
4 177 (15.79%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 140 (12.49%) CRM Consultant
6 117 (10.44%) Business Analyst
7 115 (10.26%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
8 114 (10.17%) Microsoft Developer
9 109 (9.72%) CRM Analyst
10 104 (9.28%) Architect
11 97 (8.65%) Project Manager
12 80 (7.14%) Microsoft Consultant
13 77 (6.87%) CRM Business Analyst
14 75 (6.69%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
15 64 (5.71%) CRM Manager
16 55 (4.91%) CRM Project Manager
17 50 (4.46%) Dynamics CRM Business Analyst
18 48 (4.28%) Solutions Architect
19 44 (3.93%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 294 (26.23%) .NET
2 66 (5.89%) ASP.NET
2 66 (5.89%) HTML
3 48 (4.28%) .NET Framework
3 48 (4.28%) CSS
4 43 (3.84%) Web Services
5 42 (3.75%) ASP.NET Web API
6 35 (3.12%) WCF
7 30 (2.68%) AngularJS
8 26 (2.32%) Entity Framework
9 24 (2.14%) jQuery
10 21 (1.87%) ASP.NET MVC
10 21 (1.87%) COM
11 18 (1.61%) REST
12 17 (1.52%) XML
13 14 (1.25%) RESTful
14 12 (1.07%) SOAP
15 11 (0.98%) HTML5
16 10 (0.89%) JSON
16 10 (0.89%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 53 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (3.93%) User Experience
3 34 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
4 14 (1.25%) Fintech
4 14 (1.25%) Mobile App
5 13 (1.16%) e-Learning
6 12 (1.07%) Management Information System
7 8 (0.71%) Computer Science
8 7 (0.62%) Social Media
9 6 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (0.54%) IVR
9 6 (0.54%) PMI
10 5 (0.45%) Wiki
11 4 (0.36%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.27%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.27%) Learning Management System
12 3 (0.27%) Public Cloud
12 3 (0.27%) Reference Data
12 3 (0.27%) Tandem
12 3 (0.27%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 55 (4.91%) Windows
2 35 (3.12%) Windows Server
3 19 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (1.43%) Linux
6 12 (1.07%) Windows 10
7 10 (0.89%) Windows 7
8 8 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.45%) Unix
10 2 (0.18%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.089%) Android
11 1 (0.089%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.089%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,121 (100.00%) CRM
2 305 (27.21%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (11.42%) Migration
4 121 (10.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 94 (8.39%) ERP
6 92 (8.21%) Scrum
7 88 (7.85%) Business Analysis
7 88 (7.85%) Data Migration
8 84 (7.49%) Project Management
8 84 (7.49%) Workflow
9 74 (6.60%) Business Intelligence
10 73 (6.51%) SDLC
11 66 (5.89%) User Stories
12 56 (5.00%) MVC
13 52 (4.64%) User Acceptance Testing
14 38 (3.39%) Change Management
14 38 (3.39%) PRINCE2
15 36 (3.21%) ITIL
15 36 (3.21%) Test Scripting
15 36 (3.21%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 250 (22.30%) C#
2 206 (18.38%) SQL
3 179 (15.97%) JavaScript
4 31 (2.77%) PowerShell
5 29 (2.59%) Java
6 22 (1.96%) T-SQL
7 12 (1.07%) TypeScript
8 10 (0.89%) Apex Code
9 7 (0.62%) SOQL
9 7 (0.62%) VB
10 6 (0.54%) C++
10 6 (0.54%) SOSL
10 6 (0.54%) X++
11 5 (0.45%) Python
12 3 (0.27%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.27%) C
12 3 (0.27%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.27%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.18%) R
13 2 (0.18%) XAML
Qualifications
1 49 (4.37%) Security Cleared
2 37 (3.30%) SC Cleared
3 31 (2.77%) Degree
4 17 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (1.34%) PMI Certification
6 12 (1.07%) ISEB
7 11 (0.98%) PMP
8 7 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (0.54%) Computer Science Degree
9 6 (0.54%) MCTS
10 4 (0.36%) CTC Cleared
10 4 (0.36%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.36%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.27%) APMP
11 3 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.18%) MAPM
12 2 (0.18%) MCSE
13 1 (0.089%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (4.37%) QA
2 11 (0.98%) PMO
3 9 (0.80%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.45%) GDPR
5 4 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.36%) SLA
6 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.089%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 32 (2.85%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.62%) XenApp
4 6 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.45%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.089%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (1.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.18%) SCCM
2 2 (0.18%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 1 (0.089%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.089%) SCOM
3 1 (0.089%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 735 (65.57%) Microsoft
2 53 (4.73%) Salesforce.com
3 47 (4.19%) SAP
4 35 (3.12%) Oracle
5 22 (1.96%) JD Edwards
6 16 (1.43%) VMware
7 13 (1.16%) Sitecore
8 11 (0.98%) Citrix
9 8 (0.71%) Siebel
10 7 (0.62%) Capita
10 7 (0.62%) ServiceNow
11 6 (0.54%) IBM
11 6 (0.54%) Northgate
12 5 (0.45%) HP
12 5 (0.45%) Mercator
12 5 (0.45%) Sage
12 5 (0.45%) Workday
13 4 (0.36%) Cisco
13 4 (0.36%) Informatica
14 3 (0.27%) Cognos