Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Dynamics AX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Dynamics AX over the 6 months to 21 February 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 AX (formerly Axapta)
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 103 113
Rank change year-on-year +7 +10 -20
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 8 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.55% 0.067% 0.36%
As % of the Business Applications category 16.67% 2.50% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Wales median daily rate £425 £375 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +5.26% -28.75%
10th Percentile £413 £375 £318
90th Percentile £438 £375 £399
UK median daily rate £491 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +9.17% +5.88% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £15.00 - -

Dynamics AX is in the Business Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 48 40 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.31% 2.69% 5.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 29 34
Wales median daily rate £438 £376 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.51% -1.51% -7.58%
10th Percentile £325 £285 £238
90th Percentile £538 £588 £475
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.93% -1.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Wales median hourly rate £30.00 - £15.23
UK median hourly rate £29.00 £25.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +16.00% -30.56% +21.01%

Dynamics AX
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Dynamics AX as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Dynamics AX in Wales

Dynamics AX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Dynamics AX in Wales

Dynamics AX
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Dynamics AX within the Wales region over the 6 months to 21 February 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
South Wales +11 8 £425 +13.33% 1
Dynamics AX
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Dynamics AX 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for Dynamics AX.

1 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (50.00%) OLTP
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (50.00%) OLAP
4 4 (50.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (50.00%) ETL
5 3 (37.50%) ERP
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (25.00%) CRM
6 2 (25.00%) Back Office
6 2 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
6 2 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (12.50%) Power BI
7 1 (12.50%) Business Process Analysis
7 1 (12.50%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (12.50%) Migration
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (12.50%) Fit Analysis

Dynamics AX
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (50.00%) OLAP
2 4 (50.00%) OLTP
3 1 (12.50%) Power BI
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Report Writer
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Dynamics AX Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (50.00%) ETL
3 3 (37.50%) ERP
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) CRM
4 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Business Process Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Fit Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
1 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft