Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 305 245 215
Rank change year-on-year -60 -30 -5
Contract jobs citing Dynamics CRM 871 1,074 1,354
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.85% 1.10% 1.27%
As % of the Business Applications category 13.65% 13.65% 15.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 590 724 952
UK median daily rate £450 £439 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +3.24% +6.25%
10th Percentile £319 £310 £313
90th Percentile £588 £557 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 6
UK median hourly rate £15.50 £27.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.59% +40.26% -45.00%
10th Percentile £15.10 £13.60 £15.25
90th Percentile £15.75 £57.50 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £32.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -52.31% +85.71% -50.00%

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 6,383 7,867 8,673
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.26% 8.08% 8.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,722 4,631 5,171
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £300
90th Percentile £660 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 105 99
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.41% +8.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £11.67 £13.00 £10.23
90th Percentile £61.00 £57.50 £72.66
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £24.38 £31.75
% change year-on-year -13.85% -23.23% +41.11%

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 24 September 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 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 24 September 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 -82 763 £450 - 376
UK excluding London -6 553 £430 +1.18% 259
London -126 307 £475 +5.56% 137
North of England -32 145 £450 - 85
North West +6 111 £450 - 54
South East -40 98 £419 -1.47% 38
Midlands -30 87 £429 +0.88% 55
Scotland +33 81 £450 +20.00% 8
West Midlands -34 73 £450 +7.14% 48
South West -11 62 £425 - 38
East of England +8 60 £450 - 24
Yorkshire -35 30 £419 -6.94% 29
Wales -20 12 £415 +0.61% 10
East Midlands +1 9 £388 -8.82% 7
Northern Ireland +38 7 £525 +75.00% 2
North East -30 5 £488 +30.00% 2
Channel Islands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 871 (100.00%) CRM
2 560 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 355 (40.76%) Dynamics 365
4 287 (32.95%) Agile Software Development
5 253 (29.05%) C#
6 231 (26.52%) .NET
7 208 (23.88%) JavaScript
8 186 (21.35%) Microsoft Azure
9 159 (18.25%) Finance
10 153 (17.57%) SQL
11 148 (16.99%) SQL Server
12 128 (14.70%) Migration
13 117 (13.43%) Workflow
14 111 (12.74%) SharePoint
15 99 (11.37%) ASP.NET
16 94 (10.79%) Project Management
17 89 (10.22%) CSS
18 88 (10.10%) HTML
18 88 (10.10%) Scrum
19 85 (9.76%) Office 365
20 83 (9.53%) Business Intelligence
21 82 (9.41%) Marketing
22 81 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
23 79 (9.07%) Data Migration
24 76 (8.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 72 (8.27%) Team Foundation Server
26 67 (7.69%) ERP
27 65 (7.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
28 58 (6.66%) Visual Studio
29 57 (6.54%) Dynamics AX

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
1 111 (12.74%) SharePoint
2 40 (4.59%) BizTalk Server
3 24 (2.76%) CMS
4 13 (1.49%) Skype for Business
5 11 (1.26%) IIS
6 10 (1.15%) MS Exchange
7 9 (1.03%) Umbraco
8 5 (0.57%) Confluence
8 5 (0.57%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.34%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.34%) Appian
9 3 (0.34%) Documentum
9 3 (0.34%) Drupal
9 3 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.34%) Mule
9 3 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.23%) EPiServer
Applications
1 38 (4.36%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (1.72%) MS Visio
3 14 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (1.61%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.11%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 57 (6.54%) Dynamics AX
2 32 (3.67%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (0.80%) NetSuite
4 4 (0.46%) Oracle CRM
4 4 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.46%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (0.46%) Scribe Insight
5 3 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.34%) Sage 200
5 3 (0.34%) Siebel CRM
5 3 (0.34%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.23%) Sage CRM
7 1 (0.11%) BigMachines
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle CRM On Demand
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.11%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 355 (40.76%) Dynamics 365
2 186 (21.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 85 (9.76%) Office 365
4 26 (2.99%) SaaS
5 19 (2.18%) PaaS
6 15 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
7 11 (1.26%) Azure Active Directory
7 11 (1.26%) IaaS
8 10 (1.15%) OneDrive
8 10 (1.15%) Yammer
9 9 (1.03%) Azure Data Factory
10 5 (0.57%) Boomi
11 4 (0.46%) Serverless
12 3 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.34%) Amazon EMR
12 3 (0.34%) Amazon Kinesis
12 3 (0.34%) Azure Functions
12 3 (0.34%) BrowserStack
12 3 (0.34%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 1 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.61%) Skype
2 11 (1.26%) Intranet
3 9 (1.03%) VPN
4 8 (0.92%) Internet
5 6 (0.69%) LAN
5 6 (0.69%) WAN
6 5 (0.57%) Firewall
7 4 (0.46%) VLAN
8 3 (0.34%) Network Security
9 2 (0.23%) Broadband
9 2 (0.23%) DHCP
9 2 (0.23%) PBX
9 2 (0.23%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (0.23%) Wireless
10 1 (0.11%) DNS
10 1 (0.11%) HTTP
10 1 (0.11%) PABX
10 1 (0.11%) SMS
10 1 (0.11%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.11%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (16.99%) SQL Server
2 76 (8.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 65 (7.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (3.67%) Power BI
5 16 (1.84%) Azure SQL Database
5 16 (1.84%) BusinessObjects
6 13 (1.49%) MySQL
7 11 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (1.15%) Big Data
8 10 (1.15%) NoSQL
9 8 (0.92%) Relational Database
10 7 (0.80%) Hadoop
10 7 (0.80%) SQL Server 2014
11 6 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (0.57%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.46%) Data Lake
14 3 (0.34%) Amazon Athena
14 3 (0.34%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 72 (8.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 58 (6.66%) Visual Studio
3 38 (4.36%) JIRA
4 34 (3.90%) Visual Studio Team System
5 26 (2.99%) Git (software)
6 23 (2.64%) Selenium
7 12 (1.38%) Octopus Deploy
8 10 (1.15%) JMeter
9 9 (1.03%) Bitbucket
9 9 (1.03%) Jenkins
9 9 (1.03%) TeamCity
10 8 (0.92%) Cucumber
10 8 (0.92%) gulp
10 8 (0.92%) JUnit
10 8 (0.92%) Maven
10 8 (0.92%) Subversion
11 5 (0.57%) WebObjects
12 3 (0.34%) MSTest
13 2 (0.23%) SoapUI
13 2 (0.23%) SpecFlow
General
1 159 (18.25%) Finance
2 82 (9.41%) Marketing
3 42 (4.82%) Advertising
4 38 (4.36%) Banking
5 31 (3.56%) Manufacturing
6 25 (2.87%) Telecoms
7 24 (2.76%) Electronics
8 23 (2.64%) Retail
9 17 (1.95%) Back Office
10 12 (1.38%) Legal
11 10 (1.15%) Local Government
12 9 (1.03%) Law
13 6 (0.69%) Retail Banking
14 5 (0.57%) Investment Banking
15 4 (0.46%) Automotive
15 4 (0.46%) Billing
15 4 (0.46%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.34%) Front Office
17 2 (0.23%) Games
17 2 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 328 (37.66%) Developer
2 198 (22.73%) CRM Developer
3 166 (19.06%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 139 (15.96%) Analyst
5 128 (14.70%) Microsoft Developer
6 106 (12.17%) Architect
7 101 (11.60%) Consultant
8 77 (8.84%) Project Manager
9 72 (8.27%) Business Analyst
10 70 (8.04%) Solutions Architect
11 68 (7.81%) CRM Consultant
12 65 (7.46%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
13 61 (7.00%) CRM Analyst
14 45 (5.17%) CRM Manager
15 39 (4.48%) CRM Architect
16 38 (4.36%) Microsoft Consultant
17 37 (4.25%) .NET Developer
18 34 (3.90%) CRM Business Analyst
18 34 (3.90%) CRM Project Manager
19 31 (3.56%) Dynamics CRM Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 231 (26.52%) .NET
2 99 (11.37%) ASP.NET
3 89 (10.22%) CSS
4 88 (10.10%) HTML
5 54 (6.20%) Web Services
6 44 (5.05%) ASP.NET Web API
7 41 (4.71%) WCF
8 38 (4.36%) XML
9 34 (3.90%) jQuery
10 33 (3.79%) AngularJS
10 33 (3.79%) SOAP
11 31 (3.56%) HTML5
12 30 (3.44%) ASP.NET MVC
13 27 (3.10%) REST
13 27 (3.10%) RESTful
14 20 (2.30%) .NET Framework
15 19 (2.18%) JSON
16 17 (1.95%) CSS3
17 14 (1.61%) J2EE
18 13 (1.49%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 40 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (3.56%) Enterprise Software
3 30 (3.44%) Greenfield Project
4 25 (2.87%) User Experience
5 23 (2.64%) Management Information System
6 14 (1.61%) Fintech
7 7 (0.80%) Social Media
8 6 (0.69%) Computer Science
8 6 (0.69%) Mobile App
8 6 (0.69%) PMI
8 6 (0.69%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (0.34%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.34%) FMCG
9 3 (0.34%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.34%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.23%) iPhone
10 2 (0.23%) IVR
10 2 (0.23%) Tandem
10 2 (0.23%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.11%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 30 (3.44%) Windows
2 17 (1.95%) Linux
3 14 (1.61%) Windows Server
4 10 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (1.03%) Windows 10
6 8 (0.92%) Unix
7 7 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.57%) Android
8 5 (0.57%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.46%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.46%) Windows Phone
10 3 (0.34%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.23%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.11%) HPUX
12 1 (0.11%) Solaris
12 1 (0.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 871 (100.00%) CRM
2 287 (32.95%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (14.70%) Migration
4 117 (13.43%) Workflow
5 94 (10.79%) Project Management
6 88 (10.10%) Scrum
7 83 (9.53%) Business Intelligence
8 81 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
9 79 (9.07%) Data Migration
10 67 (7.69%) ERP
11 56 (6.43%) DevOps
12 54 (6.20%) Business Analysis
13 53 (6.08%) Test Automation
14 45 (5.17%) MVC
15 40 (4.59%) User Acceptance Testing
16 36 (4.13%) Continuous Integration
17 35 (4.02%) Problem-Solving
17 35 (4.02%) TDD
18 34 (3.90%) Digital Transformation Programme
18 34 (3.90%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 253 (29.05%) C#
2 208 (23.88%) JavaScript
3 153 (17.57%) SQL
4 39 (4.48%) Java
5 36 (4.13%) T-SQL
6 33 (3.79%) PowerShell
7 11 (1.26%) PHP
8 10 (1.15%) Python
9 9 (1.03%) TypeScript
10 7 (0.80%) C
10 7 (0.80%) Java 8
10 7 (0.80%) VBA
11 4 (0.46%) C++
11 4 (0.46%) VB.NET
11 4 (0.46%) X++
12 3 (0.34%) Apex Code
12 3 (0.34%) Ruby
12 3 (0.34%) VB
13 2 (0.23%) XAML
14 1 (0.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (4.48%) Security Cleared
2 37 (4.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (2.99%) Degree
4 25 (2.87%) SC Cleared
5 11 (1.26%) BPSS Clearance
6 9 (1.03%) PMI Certification
7 8 (0.92%) DV Cleared
7 8 (0.92%) ISEB
7 8 (0.92%) PMP
8 7 (0.80%) TOGAF Certification
9 6 (0.69%) MCP
10 5 (0.57%) MCSE
11 4 (0.46%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.23%) Computer Science Degree
12 2 (0.23%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 1 (0.11%) DBS Check
13 1 (0.11%) Master's Degree
13 1 (0.11%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (4.25%) QA
2 36 (4.13%) Data Quality
3 19 (2.18%) GDPR
4 7 (0.80%) SLA
5 5 (0.57%) Actionable Recommendations
6 4 (0.46%) PMO
7 3 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.34%) WCAG
8 1 (0.11%) COBIT
8 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (3.79%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.57%) Hyper-V
3 5 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.23%) Docker
5 1 (0.11%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.11%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (0.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 7 (0.80%) Single Sign-On
3 4 (0.46%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (0.46%) OVSD
4 3 (0.34%) SCCM
5 2 (0.23%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.11%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.11%) SCOM
6 1 (0.11%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 560 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 54 (6.20%) Oracle
3 49 (5.63%) SAP
4 38 (4.36%) Salesforce.com
5 21 (2.41%) Sitecore
6 13 (1.49%) MuleSoft
7 10 (1.15%) VMware
8 9 (1.03%) IBM
8 9 (1.03%) Sage
9 7 (0.80%) Citrix
10 6 (0.69%) Informatica
10 6 (0.69%) JD Edwards
10 6 (0.69%) Pega
10 6 (0.69%) Siebel
10 6 (0.69%) Tableau
11 5 (0.57%) Cisco
11 5 (0.57%) HP
11 5 (0.57%) Marketo
12 4 (0.46%) Avaya
12 4 (0.46%) Mercator