Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 244 185 197
Rank change year-on-year -59 +12 +9
Contract jobs citing Dynamics CRM 1,103 1,320 1,394
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.09% 1.42% 1.31%
As % of the Business Applications category 15.59% 17.08% 16.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 785 958 992
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £300
90th Percentile £575 £575 £559
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 10
UK median hourly rate £31.50 £50.00 £21.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.00% +136.69% -50.58%
10th Percentile £14.35 £17.40 £13.89
90th Percentile £49.45 £57.50 £26.21
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.50 £38.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year -72.73% +97.49% +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 7,074 7,727 8,447
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.00% 8.34% 7.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,155 4,539 4,927
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £313 £305 £290
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 98 110
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £31.48 £34.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.57% -8.38% +59.79%
10th Percentile £10.03 £10.98 £14.34
90th Percentile £57.25 £58.60 £69.07
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £31.48 £35.25
% change year-on-year -36.46% -10.71% +98.59%

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 19 April 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 19 April 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 19 April 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 -72 954 £450 - 209
UK excluding London -35 618 £425 - 124
London -67 472 £488 +8.33% 97
South East -53 146 £425 -5.56% 31
Midlands -24 136 £433 +4.22% 22
North of England -46 117 £400 -5.88% 30
West Midlands -31 113 £431 +1.47% 16
Scotland +42 110 £444 +26.79% 14
North West -67 73 £400 -3.03% 23
South West -27 49 £413 -1.79% 15
Yorkshire -25 32 £406 -18.75% 6
East of England -48 25 £488 +14.71% 11
Northern Ireland +14 22 £350 -
East Midlands +1 16 £401 +3.35% 6
Wales -2 13 £405 +1.25% 1
North East +28 12 £388 +3.33% 1

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 1,102 (99.91%) CRM
2 720 (65.28%) Microsoft
3 334 (30.28%) Agile Software Development
4 333 (30.19%) Dynamics 365
5 298 (27.02%) .NET
6 280 (25.39%) C#
7 225 (20.40%) JavaScript
8 197 (17.86%) SQL
9 184 (16.68%) SQL Server
10 181 (16.41%) Finance
11 152 (13.78%) SharePoint
12 132 (11.97%) Microsoft Azure
13 130 (11.79%) Migration
14 115 (10.43%) Stakeholder Management
15 103 (9.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 97 (8.79%) Scrum
17 91 (8.25%) Workflow
18 90 (8.16%) Office 365
19 84 (7.62%) Advertising
20 82 (7.43%) Data Migration
21 79 (7.16%) Business Intelligence
22 77 (6.98%) User Stories
23 75 (6.80%) ERP
24 74 (6.71%) Project Management
25 73 (6.62%) HTML
26 70 (6.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 70 (6.35%) SDLC
27 69 (6.26%) Dynamics AX
27 69 (6.26%) ASP.NET
27 69 (6.26%) MVC

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
1 152 (13.78%) SharePoint
2 36 (3.26%) BizTalk Server
3 26 (2.36%) Skype for Business
4 21 (1.90%) CMS
5 17 (1.54%) Confluence
6 15 (1.36%) IIS
7 11 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
8 10 (0.91%) NServiceBus
9 8 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
11 6 (0.54%) Umbraco
12 5 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (0.45%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.36%) MS Exchange
14 2 (0.18%) Apache Spark
15 1 (0.091%) Drupal
15 1 (0.091%) Exchange Server 2010
15 1 (0.091%) Hyperledger
15 1 (0.091%) MS Project Server
15 1 (0.091%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 48 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (2.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (1.90%) Microsoft Project
4 18 (1.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 17 (1.54%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.091%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 69 (6.26%) Dynamics AX
2 20 (1.81%) NetSuite
3 13 (1.18%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (0.63%) Dynamics GP
5 6 (0.54%) Oracle CRM
5 6 (0.54%) Unit4 Business World
6 5 (0.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 5 (0.45%) Temenos T24
7 4 (0.36%) SAP SD
8 3 (0.27%) Northgate Housing
8 3 (0.27%) SAP CO
8 3 (0.27%) SAP FI
8 3 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
9 2 (0.18%) iTrent
9 2 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
9 2 (0.18%) SAP CRM
9 2 (0.18%) SAP MM
9 2 (0.18%) Scribe Insight
10 1 (0.091%) SAP CRM for Utilities
10 1 (0.091%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 333 (30.19%) Dynamics 365
2 132 (11.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 90 (8.16%) Office 365
4 28 (2.54%) SaaS
5 18 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
5 18 (1.63%) PaaS
6 13 (1.18%) IaaS
7 7 (0.63%) Slack
8 6 (0.54%) npm
9 4 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.27%) GitHub
10 3 (0.27%) OneDrive
10 3 (0.27%) Scribe Online
11 2 (0.18%) BrowserStack
11 2 (0.18%) iPaaS
12 1 (0.091%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.091%) Asana
12 1 (0.091%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
12 1 (0.091%) Force.com
12 1 (0.091%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.81%) Skype
2 7 (0.63%) Internet
3 6 (0.54%) NetScaler
4 4 (0.36%) SMS
5 3 (0.27%) VLAN
5 3 (0.27%) VoIP
6 2 (0.18%) Broadband
6 2 (0.18%) DHCP
6 2 (0.18%) DNS
6 2 (0.18%) Extranet
6 2 (0.18%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.18%) WAN
7 1 (0.091%) Firewall
7 1 (0.091%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.091%) LAN
7 1 (0.091%) MPLS
7 1 (0.091%) SSL
7 1 (0.091%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (16.68%) SQL Server
2 103 (9.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 70 (6.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (2.72%) Power BI
5 24 (2.18%) Azure SQL Database
6 16 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (0.91%) SAP BW
9 9 (0.82%) NoSQL
10 8 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
10 8 (0.73%) Relational Database
10 8 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (0.73%) SQL Server 2016
11 7 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (0.45%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 5 (0.45%) EDRMS
12 5 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (0.36%) Big Data
13 4 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 50 (4.53%) Visual Studio
2 49 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (2.18%) JIRA
4 22 (1.99%) NUnit
4 22 (1.99%) Visual Studio Team System
5 20 (1.81%) MSTest
6 14 (1.27%) Git (software)
6 14 (1.27%) Selenium
7 13 (1.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 12 (1.09%) Moq
8 12 (1.09%) SpecFlow
8 12 (1.09%) WebDriver
9 10 (0.91%) TestRail
10 7 (0.63%) gulp
10 7 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
10 7 (0.63%) TeamCity
11 6 (0.54%) webpack
12 4 (0.36%) WebObjects
13 3 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
13 3 (0.27%) SoapUI
General
1 181 (16.41%) Finance
2 84 (7.62%) Advertising
3 61 (5.53%) Marketing
4 37 (3.35%) Banking
5 21 (1.90%) Manufacturing
6 19 (1.72%) Retail
7 13 (1.18%) Back Office
8 12 (1.09%) Telecoms
9 11 (1.00%) Legal
10 9 (0.82%) Billing
10 9 (0.82%) Electronics
11 6 (0.54%) Local Government
12 4 (0.36%) Automotive
13 3 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
13 3 (0.27%) Law
14 2 (0.18%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.18%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.091%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.091%) Front Office
15 1 (0.091%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 375 (34.00%) Developer
2 241 (21.85%) CRM Developer
3 204 (18.50%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 195 (17.68%) Analyst
5 180 (16.32%) Consultant
6 142 (12.87%) Microsoft Developer
7 132 (11.97%) CRM Consultant
8 114 (10.34%) Architect
9 104 (9.43%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
10 99 (8.98%) CRM Analyst
11 95 (8.61%) Business Analyst
12 89 (8.07%) Project Manager
13 68 (6.17%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
14 65 (5.89%) Microsoft Consultant
15 64 (5.80%) CRM Manager
16 62 (5.62%) CRM Business Analyst
17 59 (5.35%) Solutions Architect
18 53 (4.81%) CRM Project Manager
19 52 (4.71%) CRM Architect
20 46 (4.17%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 298 (27.02%) .NET
2 73 (6.62%) HTML
3 69 (6.26%) ASP.NET
4 65 (5.89%) CSS
5 45 (4.08%) AngularJS
5 45 (4.08%) REST
6 43 (3.90%) .NET Framework
7 42 (3.81%) ASP.NET Web API
8 39 (3.54%) WCF
9 31 (2.81%) Entity Framework
9 31 (2.81%) Web Services
10 27 (2.45%) ASP.NET MVC
11 21 (1.90%) jQuery
12 19 (1.72%) Angular 2
13 18 (1.63%) SOAP
13 18 (1.63%) XML
14 17 (1.54%) .NET Core
15 15 (1.36%) HTML5
15 15 (1.36%) OAuth
15 15 (1.36%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 47 (4.26%) User Experience
2 41 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (2.54%) Greenfield Project
4 19 (1.72%) Management Information System
5 13 (1.18%) e-Learning
5 13 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (0.91%) Linux Command Line
7 7 (0.63%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (0.54%) Computer Science
8 6 (0.54%) Fintech
8 6 (0.54%) Social Media
9 4 (0.36%) Tandem
10 3 (0.27%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.27%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.27%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.27%) PMI
10 3 (0.27%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.27%) Smart Meter
10 3 (0.27%) Wiki
11 2 (0.18%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 44 (3.99%) Windows
2 29 (2.63%) Windows Server
3 20 (1.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (1.36%) Unix
6 12 (1.09%) Windows 10
7 10 (0.91%) Linux
7 10 (0.91%) Windows 7
8 6 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.18%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.091%) Android
10 1 (0.091%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,102 (99.91%) CRM
2 334 (30.28%) Agile Software Development
3 130 (11.79%) Migration
4 115 (10.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 97 (8.79%) Scrum
6 91 (8.25%) Workflow
7 82 (7.43%) Data Migration
8 79 (7.16%) Business Intelligence
9 77 (6.98%) User Stories
10 75 (6.80%) ERP
11 74 (6.71%) Project Management
12 70 (6.35%) SDLC
13 69 (6.26%) MVC
14 65 (5.89%) Business Analysis
15 62 (5.62%) Digital Transformation Programme
16 53 (4.81%) Service Design
17 48 (4.35%) Problem-Solving
18 46 (4.17%) Unit Testing
18 46 (4.17%) Waterfall
19 45 (4.08%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 280 (25.39%) C#
2 225 (20.40%) JavaScript
3 197 (17.86%) SQL
4 36 (3.26%) PowerShell
5 34 (3.08%) T-SQL
6 24 (2.18%) Java
7 7 (0.63%) TypeScript
8 6 (0.54%) ES6
8 6 (0.54%) PL/SQL
9 5 (0.45%) Python
9 5 (0.45%) X++
10 4 (0.36%) C
10 4 (0.36%) Java 8
10 4 (0.36%) PHP
10 4 (0.36%) VBA
11 3 (0.27%) Apex Code
12 2 (0.18%) R
12 2 (0.18%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.18%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 59 (5.35%) Security Cleared
2 44 (3.99%) SC Cleared
3 24 (2.18%) Degree
4 17 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (1.27%) ISEB
6 9 (0.82%) DV Cleared
7 8 (0.73%) TOGAF Certification
8 7 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (0.54%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.45%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (0.45%) PMP
11 4 (0.36%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 3 (0.27%) CTC Cleared
12 3 (0.27%) MCSE
13 2 (0.18%) CCNA
13 2 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.18%) MAPM
13 2 (0.18%) MCDBA
13 2 (0.18%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (3.35%) QA
2 14 (1.27%) Data Quality
3 10 (0.91%) GDPR
4 3 (0.27%) SLA
5 2 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.18%) PMO
6 1 (0.091%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 33 (2.99%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.18%) Docker
3 12 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.63%) XenApp
5 5 (0.45%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.091%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (1.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 9 (0.82%) HP ALM
3 2 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.18%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.091%) SCCM
Vendors
1 720 (65.28%) Microsoft
2 51 (4.62%) SAP
3 48 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
4 45 (4.08%) Oracle
5 19 (1.72%) JD Edwards
6 16 (1.45%) Citrix
6 16 (1.45%) VMware
7 14 (1.27%) Sitecore
8 12 (1.09%) HP
9 10 (0.91%) IBM
10 8 (0.73%) Pega
11 7 (0.63%) Northgate
12 6 (0.54%) Capita
12 6 (0.54%) Remedy
13 5 (0.45%) Informatica
13 5 (0.45%) Mercator
13 5 (0.45%) Sage
13 5 (0.45%) Serena
14 4 (0.36%) ServiceNow
14 4 (0.36%) Tableau