Period
to 29 July 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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 328 252 238
Rank change year-on-year -76 -14 +45
Contract jobs citing Dynamics CRM 548 387 1,073
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.76% 1.05% 1.17%
As % of the Business Applications category 11.61% 13.56% 16.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 298 807
10th Percentile £350 £350 £325
25th Percentile £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £475 £475
75th Percentile £555 £575 £550
90th Percentile £625 £638 £619
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £475 £463
% change year-on-year -3.16% +2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 10
10th Percentile " £13.30 "
25th Percentile £25.25 £16.38 £11.25
Median hourly rate £25.50 £21.50 £12.50
Median % change year-on-year +18.60% +72.00% -19.35%
75th Percentile £25.75 £27.04 £17.31
90th Percentile " £30.36 £20.91
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £12.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +104.00% -35.90% +25.81%

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 4,721 2,853 6,384
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.58% 7.77% 6.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,822 1,775 3,920
10th Percentile £320 £323 £325
25th Percentile £413 £414 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £508 £488
Median % change year-on-year +0.99% +4.10% +2.63%
75th Percentile £625 £613 £575
90th Percentile £700 £713 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £488 £475
% change year-on-year -2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 30 73
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.94 £11.25
25th Percentile £21.78 £21.31 £14.00
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £30.00
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% +25.00% +31.87%
75th Percentile £62.25 £49.69 £55.00
90th Percentile £67.10 £60.00 £63.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.60 £42.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -6.82% +30.77% +54.76%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -98 371 £475 - 235
UK excluding London -117 190 £460 -3.16% 141
London -88 178 £500 +5.26% 102
Work from Home -150 157 £500 - 92
South East -52 64 £473 -0.42% 26
Midlands -53 41 £450 -14.29% 32
West Midlands -48 35 £438 -16.67% 25
North of England -42 29 £475 +2.15% 49
South West -14 26 £538 +16.22% 14
Scotland -77 22 £425 -13.92% 6
North West -38 17 £529 +17.50% 27
Yorkshire -28 9 £388 -32.31% 17
East Midlands -12 6 £638 +50.00% 7
East of England -8 4 - - 10
North East -3 3 £425 - 5
Wales -11 3 £400 -15.79% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 548 (100.00%) CRM
2 348 (63.50%) Microsoft
3 344 (62.77%) Dynamics 365
4 270 (49.27%) Azure
5 208 (37.96%) Power Platform
6 168 (30.66%) .NET
7 153 (27.92%) SQL
7 153 (27.92%) SharePoint
8 144 (26.28%) Agile Software Development
9 133 (24.27%) Business Intelligence
10 122 (22.26%) Oracle
11 117 (21.35%) Social Skills
12 116 (21.17%) C#
12 116 (21.17%) Java
12 116 (21.17%) JavaScript
13 112 (20.44%) PowerApps
14 107 (19.53%) Migration
15 105 (19.16%) DevOps
16 102 (18.61%) SAP
17 88 (16.06%) Finance
18 83 (15.15%) Dynamics AX
19 81 (14.78%) Power BI
20 78 (14.23%) J2EE
21 65 (11.86%) ERP
21 65 (11.86%) Microsoft 365
22 64 (11.68%) Data Migration
23 61 (11.13%) Scrum
24 55 (10.04%) Marketing
24 55 (10.04%) Azure Logic Apps
25 50 (9.12%) Power Automate

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
1 153 (27.92%) SharePoint
2 49 (8.94%) BizTalk Server
3 24 (4.38%) Confluence
3 24 (4.38%) MS Exchange
4 23 (4.20%) CMS
5 11 (2.01%) EPiServer
6 8 (1.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (0.91%) Umbraco
8 4 (0.73%) Anypoint
8 4 (0.73%) IIS
8 4 (0.73%) JBoss
8 4 (0.73%) Oracle Application Server
8 4 (0.73%) Red Hat Fuse
9 3 (0.55%) Drupal
9 3 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.55%) SugarCRM
10 2 (0.36%) Apache Airflow
10 2 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 12 (2.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.09%) InfoPath
4 5 (0.91%) Chatbot
5 3 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.55%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.18%) iWork
Business Applications
1 83 (15.15%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (1.82%) NetSuite
3 9 (1.64%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (1.28%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (0.73%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 3 (0.55%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.36%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.18%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.18%) Magento
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.18%) PlanetPress Connect
8 1 (0.18%) Sage 50
8 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.18%) SAP GTS
8 1 (0.18%) SAP MDG
8 1 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.18%) SAP VC
Cloud Services
1 344 (62.77%) Dynamics 365
2 270 (49.27%) Azure
3 208 (37.96%) Power Platform
4 112 (20.44%) PowerApps
5 65 (11.86%) Microsoft 365
6 55 (10.04%) Azure Logic Apps
7 50 (9.12%) Power Automate
8 42 (7.66%) Serverless
9 39 (7.12%) Azure Functions
10 26 (4.74%) SaaS
11 22 (4.01%) AWS
12 20 (3.65%) Azure Data Factory
13 18 (3.28%) Azure Stack
14 16 (2.92%) Azure Active Directory
15 15 (2.74%) Azure Service Bus
16 12 (2.19%) Azure Cosmos DB
16 12 (2.19%) Azure Synapse Analytics
17 11 (2.01%) PaaS
18 10 (1.82%) Azure Storage
18 10 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.91%) NetScaler
2 4 (0.73%) HTTPS
2 4 (0.73%) Unified Communications
3 3 (0.55%) Intranet
4 2 (0.36%) DNS
4 2 (0.36%) Firewall
4 2 (0.36%) LAN
4 2 (0.36%) WAN
4 2 (0.36%) WebEx
5 1 (0.18%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (0.18%) CTI
5 1 (0.18%) DKIM
5 1 (0.18%) DMARC
5 1 (0.18%) DVB
5 1 (0.18%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (14.78%) Power BI
2 46 (8.39%) SQL Server
3 39 (7.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 35 (6.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 32 (5.84%) BusinessObjects
6 20 (3.65%) Data Lake
7 17 (3.10%) Azure SQL Database
8 16 (2.92%) Big Data
9 9 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (0.73%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.55%) MS Access
11 3 (0.55%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.36%) Data Vault
12 2 (0.36%) DB2
12 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2019
12 2 (0.36%) SSDT
13 1 (0.18%) BigQuery
13 1 (0.18%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 41 (7.48%) JIRA
2 35 (6.39%) Visual Studio
3 23 (4.20%) Git (software)
4 13 (2.37%) Jenkins
5 8 (1.46%) Postman
5 8 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (1.46%) Visual Studio Code
6 7 (1.28%) Selenium
7 5 (0.91%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (0.73%) Artifactory
8 4 (0.73%) Bitbucket
8 4 (0.73%) JUnit
8 4 (0.73%) Maven
8 4 (0.73%) SoapUI
8 4 (0.73%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (0.73%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.55%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.55%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (0.55%) SpecFlow
9 3 (0.55%) Subversion
General
1 117 (21.35%) Social Skills
2 88 (16.06%) Finance
3 55 (10.04%) Marketing
4 38 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (5.11%) Public Sector
6 27 (4.93%) Retail
7 25 (4.56%) Presentation Skills
8 12 (2.19%) Banking
9 11 (2.01%) Telecoms
10 10 (1.82%) Manufacturing
10 10 (1.82%) Organisational Skills
11 8 (1.46%) Back Office
11 8 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (1.28%) Aerospace
13 6 (1.09%) Billing
14 5 (0.91%) Documentation Skills
14 5 (0.91%) Legal
15 4 (0.73%) Automotive
16 3 (0.55%) Games
16 3 (0.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 161 (29.38%) Developer
2 103 (18.80%) Consultant
3 78 (14.23%) Architect
4 68 (12.41%) CRM Developer
5 63 (11.50%) Analyst
6 55 (10.04%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 37 (6.75%) Business Analyst
7 37 (6.75%) CRM Consultant
8 33 (6.02%) Functional Consultant
8 33 (6.02%) Solutions Architect
9 29 (5.29%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
10 28 (5.11%) Project Manager
11 25 (4.56%) Microsoft Developer
12 23 (4.20%) CRM Manager
13 19 (3.47%) CRM Analyst
14 17 (3.10%) CRM Architect
15 14 (2.55%) CRM Project Manager
16 12 (2.19%) Azure Architect
16 12 (2.19%) Azure Engineer
16 12 (2.19%) CRM Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (30.66%) .NET
2 78 (14.23%) J2EE
3 49 (8.94%) Web Services
4 34 (6.20%) ASP.NET
4 34 (6.20%) HTML
5 23 (4.20%) jQuery
6 22 (4.01%) REST
7 21 (3.83%) CSS
8 16 (2.92%) SOAP
9 15 (2.74%) .NET Framework
9 15 (2.74%) JSON
9 15 (2.74%) RESTful
10 14 (2.55%) XML
11 11 (2.01%) Node.js
11 11 (2.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 10 (1.82%) Swagger
13 9 (1.64%) LINQ
14 8 (1.46%) ASP.NET Web API
15 6 (1.09%) HTML5
15 6 (1.09%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 13 (2.37%) Legacy Systems
1 13 (2.37%) User Experience
2 12 (2.19%) Data Structures
3 6 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (1.09%) Virtual Team
4 5 (0.91%) Cloud Native
4 5 (0.91%) IVR
4 5 (0.91%) Learning Management System
4 5 (0.91%) Management Information System
4 5 (0.91%) VLE
5 4 (0.73%) Driving Licence
5 4 (0.73%) Public Cloud
6 3 (0.55%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.36%) Cyber Defence
7 2 (0.36%) Marketing Technology
7 2 (0.36%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.36%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (0.36%) Smart City
7 2 (0.36%) Tandem
7 2 (0.36%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 30 (5.47%) Windows
2 15 (2.74%) Windows 10
3 11 (2.01%) Windows 7
4 10 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (1.64%) Linux
5 9 (1.64%) Windows Server
6 5 (0.91%) Windows Server 2016
7 4 (0.73%) Unix
8 1 (0.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 548 (100.00%) CRM
2 144 (26.28%) Agile Software Development
3 133 (24.27%) Business Intelligence
4 107 (19.53%) Migration
5 105 (19.16%) DevOps
6 65 (11.86%) ERP
7 64 (11.68%) Data Migration
8 61 (11.13%) Scrum
9 44 (8.03%) Stakeholder Management
10 41 (7.48%) Workflow
11 37 (6.75%) Data Modelling
11 37 (6.75%) Project Management
12 36 (6.57%) Requirements Gathering
13 35 (6.39%) Customer Engagement
14 30 (5.47%) SDLC
15 29 (5.29%) Change Management
15 29 (5.29%) Problem-Solving
16 27 (4.93%) User Stories
16 27 (4.93%) Waterfall
17 26 (4.74%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 153 (27.92%) SQL
2 116 (21.17%) C#
2 116 (21.17%) Java
2 116 (21.17%) JavaScript
3 36 (6.57%) Python
4 17 (3.10%) PowerShell
5 7 (1.28%) T-SQL
6 6 (1.09%) C
6 6 (1.09%) TypeScript
7 4 (0.73%) Groovy
7 4 (0.73%) Ruby
7 4 (0.73%) Scala
7 4 (0.73%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.55%) Apex Code
8 3 (0.55%) PHP
8 3 (0.55%) X++
9 1 (0.18%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.18%) C++
9 1 (0.18%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (4.38%) Security Cleared
2 23 (4.20%) Degree
3 18 (3.28%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.46%) ISTQB
5 5 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.73%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.55%) TOGAF Certification
8 2 (0.36%) CISA
8 2 (0.36%) CISM
8 2 (0.36%) CISSP
8 2 (0.36%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (0.36%) ISEB
8 2 (0.36%) SSCP
9 1 (0.18%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.38%) QA
2 12 (2.19%) GDPR
3 9 (1.64%) Data Quality
4 8 (1.46%) Accessibility
5 5 (0.91%) PMO
6 4 (0.73%) WCAG
7 3 (0.55%) SLA
8 2 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.36%) ISO 20022
8 2 (0.36%) NCSC
9 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.18%) SEPA
System Software
1 29 (5.29%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.01%) Virtual Desktop
2 11 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.82%) XenDesktop
4 6 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (0.91%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 5 (0.91%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.91%) XenApp
6 1 (0.18%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
6 1 (0.18%) Docker
6 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 17 (3.10%) Microsoft Intune
2 11 (2.01%) SCCM
3 5 (0.91%) SCVMM
3 5 (0.91%) vCenter Server
4 2 (0.36%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 2 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.36%) Terraform
5 1 (0.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 348 (63.50%) Microsoft
2 122 (22.26%) Oracle
3 102 (18.61%) SAP
4 40 (7.30%) Salesforce.com
5 14 (2.55%) Atlassian
5 14 (2.55%) MuleSoft
6 13 (2.37%) Citrix
7 11 (2.01%) Databricks
7 11 (2.01%) VMware
8 7 (1.28%) Google
9 6 (1.09%) JD Edwards
10 5 (0.91%) Blackboard
10 5 (0.91%) F5
10 5 (0.91%) Genesys
10 5 (0.91%) HubSpot
10 5 (0.91%) Telerik
11 4 (0.73%) Adobe
11 4 (0.73%) Infor
11 4 (0.73%) ServiceNow
11 4 (0.73%) Sitecore