Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for MorphX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MorphX over the 6 months to 20 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 MorphX
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 846 838 858
Rank change year-on-year -8 +20 +2
Contract jobs citing MorphX 24 6 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.006% 0.018%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.13% 0.037% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 15
UK median daily rate £494 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.18% +6.25% -7.25%
10th Percentile £393 £343 £363
90th Percentile £571 £518 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 - £413
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

MorphX is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 18,397 16,111 15,852
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.50% 16.64% 14.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,904 10,754 10,551
UK median daily rate £453 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.47% +5.59% +0.63%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £280
90th Percentile £610 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 243 399
UK median hourly rate £43.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.10% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29.00 £20.90 £21.25
90th Percentile £63.75 £53.50 £50.87
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £40.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.64% +1.25% +8.11%

MorphX
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing MorphX as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for MorphX in the UK

MorphX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MorphX.

Contractor daily rate trend for MorphX in the UK

MorphX
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MorphX over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MorphX in the UK

MorphX
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MorphX within the UK over the 6 months to 20 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 +12 23 £500 +14.29% 3
UK excluding London +20 14 £488 - 2
London -18 10 £525 +20.00% 1
North of England - 6 £400 -
East of England -7 3 £488 -
Yorkshire - 3 - -
North West - 3 £400 -
South East - 3 £500 - 1
West Midlands +22 1 - -
Midlands +6 1 - - 1
Scotland - 1 £338 -

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing MorphX 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 MorphX.

1 24 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
2 23 (95.83%) X++
3 17 (70.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (62.50%) .NET
5 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
6 10 (41.67%) Dynamics 365
7 9 (37.50%) ERP
7 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
7 9 (37.50%) SQL
8 8 (33.33%) JD Edwards
9 7 (29.17%) Migration
9 7 (29.17%) Data Migration
9 7 (29.17%) General Ledger
10 6 (25.00%) Manufacturing
10 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (25.00%) Visual Studio
11 5 (20.83%) Workflow
11 5 (20.83%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (20.83%) NetSuite
12 4 (16.67%) Retail
12 4 (16.67%) Marketing
12 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
13 3 (12.50%) B2B
13 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
13 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
13 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
13 3 (12.50%) EDI
13 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
13 3 (12.50%) T-SQL

MorphX
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 5 (20.83%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 24 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (20.83%) NetSuite
3 2 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (41.67%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (70.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.17%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (29.17%) General Ledger
2 6 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (16.67%) Marketing
3 4 (16.67%) Retail
4 3 (12.50%) Finance
5 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Developer
2 12 (50.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Architect
3 6 (25.00%) Dynamics AX Architect
4 5 (20.83%) Technical Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Microsoft Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Technical Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (62.50%) .NET
2 3 (12.50%) EDI
3 2 (8.33%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) ERP
2 7 (29.17%) Data Migration
2 7 (29.17%) Migration
3 5 (20.83%) Workflow
4 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (12.50%) B2B
5 3 (12.50%) TDD
5 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 2 (8.33%) CRM
6 2 (8.33%) Information Management
7 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (4.17%) High Availability
7 1 (4.17%) OO
7 1 (4.17%) OOP
7 1 (4.17%) Project Management
7 1 (4.17%) Scenario Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
7 1 (4.17%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 23 (95.83%) X++
2 9 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (12.50%) C#
3 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (33.33%) JD Edwards