Period
to 26 September 2017

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 26 September 2017 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
26 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 236 214 201
Rank change year-on-year -22 -13 +11
Contract jobs citing Dynamics CRM 1084 1357 1366
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.09% 1.27% 1.21%
As % of the Business Applications category 13.72% 15.70% 14.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 732 956 934
UK median daily rate £439 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.03% +7.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £310 £313 £263
90th Percentile £550 £559 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 11
UK median hourly rate £27.00 £19.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.26% -45.00% +75.00%
10th Percentile £13.60 £15.25 £14.00
90th Percentile £57.50 £24.00 £142.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £17.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +85.71% -50.00% +75.00%

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 7902 8641 9229
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.98% 8.09% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4629 5142 5117
UK median daily rate £450 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% -
10th Percentile £305 £300 £271
90th Percentile £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +2.94% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 97 119
UK median hourly rate £27.00 £25.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.00% +8.70% -26.98%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.23 £11.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £76.24 £52.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.38 £31.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year -23.23% +41.11% -30.77%

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 26 September 2017.

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 26 September 2017.

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 26 September 2017. 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 -32 1039 £450 +2.86% 69
UK excluding London -33 536 £425 - 45
London 0 525 £450 - 31
North of England -2 155 £450 +5.88% 14
South East -10 130 £425 -2.86% 12
Midlands -37 102 £425 +3.03% 4
West Midlands -11 88 £420 +5.00% 2
North West +2 87 £450 +6.51% 6
South West +15 65 £425 - 2
East of England -53 49 £450 +2.86% 6
Yorkshire -37 45 £450 +12.50% 3
Scotland +20 26 £375 +5.63% 3
North East +80 23 £375 -21.05% 5
East Midlands -10 16 £425 +6.25% 2
Wales -8 6 £413 +10.00% 4
Northern Ireland -46 5 £300 -33.33% 1

For the 6 months to 26 September 2017, 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 1084 (100.00%) CRM
2 744 (68.63%) Microsoft
3 339 (31.27%) .NET
4 292 (26.94%) Agile Software Development
5 282 (26.01%) C#
6 256 (23.62%) SQL
7 225 (20.76%) Finance
8 199 (18.36%) Dynamics 365
9 183 (16.88%) SQL Server
10 178 (16.42%) JavaScript
11 155 (14.30%) SharePoint
12 128 (11.81%) Migration
13 124 (11.44%) Microsoft Azure
14 121 (11.16%) Stakeholder Management
15 119 (10.98%) Project Management
16 111 (10.24%) ASP.NET
17 101 (9.32%) MVC
18 94 (8.67%) Workflow
19 91 (8.39%) ERP
19 91 (8.39%) Dynamics AX
20 89 (8.21%) HTML
21 86 (7.93%) Scrum
22 81 (7.47%) Visual Studio
23 80 (7.38%) Data Migration
24 79 (7.29%) Web Services
25 78 (7.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 78 (7.20%) Business Analysis
26 77 (7.10%) Banking
27 75 (6.92%) CSS
27 75 (6.92%) Business Intelligence

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
1 155 (14.30%) SharePoint
2 44 (4.06%) BizTalk Server
3 32 (2.95%) CMS
4 29 (2.68%) MS Exchange
5 26 (2.40%) IIS
6 21 (1.94%) Skype for Business
7 14 (1.29%) SharePoint 2010
8 13 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
9 10 (0.92%) Umbraco
10 9 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (0.55%) DNN
12 6 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
13 5 (0.46%) Confluence
13 5 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
14 4 (0.37%) Drupal
14 4 (0.37%) NServiceBus
14 4 (0.37%) Tomcat
15 3 (0.28%) Apache
Applications
1 34 (3.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (2.49%) MS Visio
3 23 (2.12%) Microsoft Office
4 20 (1.85%) Microsoft Project
5 12 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.092%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 91 (8.39%) Dynamics AX
2 41 (3.78%) Dynamics NAV
3 9 (0.83%) Payment Gateway
4 8 (0.74%) SAP CRM
5 6 (0.55%) NetSuite
6 5 (0.46%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (0.28%) Dynamics GP
7 3 (0.28%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.18%) Changepoint
8 2 (0.18%) FRx
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.18%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.18%) Scribe Insight
9 1 (0.092%) Northgate Housing
9 1 (0.092%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.092%) SAP HCM
9 1 (0.092%) SAP HR
9 1 (0.092%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 199 (18.36%) Dynamics 365
2 124 (11.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (4.70%) Office 365
4 17 (1.57%) SaaS
5 12 (1.11%) IaaS
6 11 (1.01%) PaaS
7 10 (0.92%) Yammer
8 8 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (0.65%) OneDrive
10 5 (0.46%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 4 (0.37%) Force.com
11 4 (0.37%) GitHub
12 2 (0.18%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.18%) Azure Data Factory
12 2 (0.18%) Data Lake Analytics
13 1 (0.092%) CloudSense
13 1 (0.092%) Mimecast
13 1 (0.092%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.38%) Internet
2 12 (1.11%) DHCP
2 12 (1.11%) DNS
3 11 (1.01%) TCP/IP
4 10 (0.92%) Skype
5 6 (0.55%) Firewall
5 6 (0.55%) iSCSI
5 6 (0.55%) NAS
5 6 (0.55%) SAN
6 5 (0.46%) SMS
7 4 (0.37%) VPN
7 4 (0.37%) Wireless
8 3 (0.28%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.28%) VLAN
8 3 (0.28%) X.509
9 2 (0.18%) DSL
9 2 (0.18%) HTTP
9 2 (0.18%) Intranet
9 2 (0.18%) MPLS
9 2 (0.18%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (16.88%) SQL Server
2 78 (7.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 54 (4.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (2.31%) Power BI
5 19 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (1.20%) Data Mining
8 11 (1.01%) Azure SQL Database
8 11 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
9 8 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (0.65%) IDOL
11 6 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (0.46%) Data Lake
13 4 (0.37%) Relational Database
13 4 (0.37%) SQL Server 2016
14 3 (0.28%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
14 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 3 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
14 3 (0.28%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 81 (7.47%) Visual Studio
2 62 (5.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 44 (4.06%) Visual Studio Team System
4 22 (2.03%) JIRA
5 17 (1.57%) MSTest
6 16 (1.48%) NUnit
7 8 (0.74%) Subversion
8 7 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (0.46%) Selenium
9 5 (0.46%) SpecFlow
9 5 (0.46%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.37%) Git (software)
10 4 (0.37%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (0.37%) SoapUI
10 4 (0.37%) TestRail
10 4 (0.37%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 3 (0.28%) Bitbucket
11 3 (0.28%) gulp
11 3 (0.28%) Toad
11 3 (0.28%) WebObjects
General
1 225 (20.76%) Finance
2 77 (7.10%) Banking
3 74 (6.83%) Advertising
4 62 (5.72%) Marketing
5 39 (3.60%) Manufacturing
6 35 (3.23%) Retail
7 31 (2.86%) Telecoms
8 27 (2.49%) Electronics
9 20 (1.85%) Legal
10 17 (1.57%) Back Office
10 17 (1.57%) Local Government
11 7 (0.65%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.65%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.46%) French Language
12 5 (0.46%) Private Banking
12 5 (0.46%) Publishing
13 4 (0.37%) Billing
14 3 (0.28%) Automotive
14 3 (0.28%) Law
15 2 (0.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 362 (33.39%) Developer
2 269 (24.82%) CRM Developer
3 209 (19.28%) Analyst
4 202 (18.63%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 152 (14.02%) Microsoft Developer
6 148 (13.65%) Consultant
7 109 (10.06%) CRM Consultant
8 107 (9.87%) Business Analyst
9 102 (9.41%) CRM Analyst
9 102 (9.41%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
10 97 (8.95%) Project Manager
11 81 (7.47%) Microsoft Consultant
12 80 (7.38%) Architect
13 78 (7.20%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
14 77 (7.10%) CRM Manager
15 58 (5.35%) CRM Business Analyst
16 55 (5.07%) CRM Project Manager
17 40 (3.69%) CRM Architect
18 39 (3.60%) Dynamics CRM Business Analyst
18 39 (3.60%) Dynamics CRM Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 339 (31.27%) .NET
2 111 (10.24%) ASP.NET
3 89 (8.21%) HTML
4 79 (7.29%) Web Services
5 75 (6.92%) CSS
6 67 (6.18%) ASP.NET Web API
7 59 (5.44%) WCF
8 58 (5.35%) .NET Framework
9 42 (3.87%) jQuery
10 36 (3.32%) AngularJS
10 36 (3.32%) XML
11 28 (2.58%) REST
12 25 (2.31%) COM
12 25 (2.31%) Entity Framework
13 23 (2.12%) JSON
14 22 (2.03%) ASP.NET MVC
14 22 (2.03%) SOAP
15 15 (1.38%) RESTful
16 13 (1.20%) HTML5
17 12 (1.11%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 72 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (4.34%) Greenfield Project
3 22 (2.03%) Management Information System
4 19 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
4 19 (1.75%) User Experience
5 16 (1.48%) Mobile App
6 11 (1.01%) IVR
7 9 (0.83%) Fintech
8 7 (0.65%) Reference Data
9 6 (0.55%) Computer Science
9 6 (0.55%) e-Learning
9 6 (0.55%) iPad
10 5 (0.46%) PMI
11 4 (0.37%) Blackberry
11 4 (0.37%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.37%) FMCG
11 4 (0.37%) Social Media
12 3 (0.28%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.28%) Driving Licence
12 3 (0.28%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 67 (6.18%) Windows
2 34 (3.14%) Windows Server
3 15 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (0.92%) Linux
6 7 (0.65%) Windows 10
7 5 (0.46%) Unix
7 5 (0.46%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.092%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.092%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.092%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1084 (100.00%) CRM
2 292 (26.94%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (11.81%) Migration
4 121 (11.16%) Stakeholder Management
5 119 (10.98%) Project Management
6 101 (9.32%) MVC
7 94 (8.67%) Workflow
8 91 (8.39%) ERP
9 86 (7.93%) Scrum
10 80 (7.38%) Data Migration
11 78 (7.20%) Business Analysis
12 75 (6.92%) Business Intelligence
13 71 (6.55%) SDLC
14 59 (5.44%) User Acceptance Testing
15 54 (4.98%) Waterfall
16 50 (4.61%) PRINCE2
17 43 (3.97%) Data Modelling
18 38 (3.51%) Coaching
18 38 (3.51%) Wealth Management
19 34 (3.14%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 282 (26.01%) C#
2 256 (23.62%) SQL
3 178 (16.42%) JavaScript
4 51 (4.70%) T-SQL
5 28 (2.58%) PowerShell
6 18 (1.66%) Java
7 14 (1.29%) C++
7 14 (1.29%) VB.NET
8 10 (0.92%) Apex Code
9 8 (0.74%) C
10 7 (0.65%) SOQL
11 6 (0.55%) SOSL
12 5 (0.46%) Python
12 5 (0.46%) VB
12 5 (0.46%) VBA
13 4 (0.37%) TypeScript
13 4 (0.37%) X++
13 4 (0.37%) XAML
14 3 (0.28%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 40 (3.69%) Security Cleared
2 29 (2.68%) Degree
3 28 (2.58%) SC Cleared
4 20 (1.85%) PMI Certification
5 18 (1.66%) PMP
6 13 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
8 9 (0.83%) ISTQB
9 6 (0.55%) ISEB
9 6 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (0.46%) Computer Science Degree
11 4 (0.37%) APMP
12 3 (0.28%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.28%) MCP
12 3 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.18%) CTC Cleared
13 2 (0.18%) HNC
13 2 (0.18%) MCTS
14 1 (0.092%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (4.15%) QA
2 12 (1.11%) Data Quality
3 10 (0.92%) PMO
4 9 (0.83%) SLA
5 5 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.28%) GDPR
7 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (4.06%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.65%) DFS Replication
4 6 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.37%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.37%) vSphere
5 4 (0.37%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.092%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.092%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (0.74%) SCCM
2 5 (0.46%) SCOM
3 4 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (0.28%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (0.28%) SCOrch
4 3 (0.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (0.28%) WSUS
5 2 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.18%) vMotion
6 1 (0.092%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.092%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.092%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 744 (68.63%) Microsoft
2 66 (6.09%) SAP
3 55 (5.07%) Salesforce.com
4 35 (3.23%) Oracle
5 21 (1.94%) VMware
6 19 (1.75%) Citrix
7 18 (1.66%) Siebel
8 16 (1.48%) HP
8 16 (1.48%) Sitecore
9 14 (1.29%) Cisco
10 13 (1.20%) JD Edwards
11 8 (0.74%) IBM
11 8 (0.74%) Sage
12 7 (0.65%) Avaya
12 7 (0.65%) EMC
12 7 (0.65%) iManage
12 7 (0.65%) Interwoven
12 7 (0.65%) Reuters
13 6 (0.55%) Cognos
14 5 (0.46%) Informatica