Period
to 12 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Dynamics 365 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Dynamics 365 over the 6 months to 12 November 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 365
England > West Midlands
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 138 -
Rank change year-on-year +18 - -
Contract jobs citing Dynamics 365 88 46 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.73% 0.97% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 7.36% 6.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 57 28 0
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - -
England median daily rate £475 £475 £400
% change year-on-year - +18.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £17.50 - -

Dynamics 365 is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,195 740 611
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 23.56% 15.65% 9.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 784 485 362
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +6.80%
10th Percentile £300 £213 £268
90th Percentile £588 £575 £569
England median daily rate £490 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 16 10
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -9.38% -30.43%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £21.50 £24.13 £19.70
England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% -13.64%

Dynamics 365
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Dynamics 365 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Dynamics 365 in the West Midlands

Dynamics 365
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Dynamics 365 in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Dynamics 365 in the West Midlands

Dynamics 365
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Dynamics 365 in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Dynamics 365 in the West Midlands

Dynamics 365
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Dynamics 365 within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 12 November 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
Birmingham +13 26 £500 +17.65% 37
Coventry -2 15 £475 +35.52% 4
Warwickshire +5 11 £486 +14.41% 12
Shropshire - 11 £575 - 2
Wolverhampton - 10 £475 - 3
Staffordshire - 2 £438 - 2
Solihull -5 1 £575 - 2
Dynamics 365
England

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Dynamics 365 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Dynamics 365.

1 62 (70.45%) Microsoft
2 58 (65.91%) CRM
2 58 (65.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 50 (56.82%) .NET
4 49 (55.68%) C#
5 40 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
6 35 (39.77%) Workflow
7 33 (37.50%) JavaScript
7 33 (37.50%) SQL
8 29 (32.95%) SQL Server
8 29 (32.95%) ASP.NET
9 25 (28.41%) Migration
10 21 (23.86%) WCF
10 21 (23.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 21 (23.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 20 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (22.73%) ASP.NET Web API
12 19 (21.59%) Jenkins
12 19 (21.59%) Selenium
12 19 (21.59%) Marketing
12 19 (21.59%) JIRA
13 18 (20.45%) Team Foundation Server
14 17 (19.32%) Microservices
15 16 (18.18%) Data Migration
16 14 (15.91%) MVC
16 14 (15.91%) Office 365
16 14 (15.91%) Creative Thinking
17 13 (14.77%) DevOps
17 13 (14.77%) Agile Software Development
18 12 (13.64%) Problem Management

Dynamics 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 12 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 10 (11.36%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 58 (65.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.14%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 40 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (15.91%) Office 365
3 4 (4.55%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (2.27%) PaaS
4 2 (2.27%) SaaS
5 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.14%) GitHub
5 1 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (32.95%) SQL Server
2 21 (23.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 21 (23.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (7.95%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (7.95%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (4.55%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (4.55%) Power BI
5 2 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.27%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.27%) MySQL
5 2 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.27%) Redis
6 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (21.59%) Jenkins
1 19 (21.59%) JIRA
1 19 (21.59%) Selenium
2 18 (20.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (13.64%) Visual Studio Team System
4 11 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 10 (11.36%) GitLab
5 10 (11.36%) HP UFT
5 10 (11.36%) Octopus Deploy
5 10 (11.36%) TeamCity
6 9 (10.23%) Moq
6 9 (10.23%) NUnit
7 6 (6.82%) Git (software)
8 5 (5.68%) NDepend
8 5 (5.68%) SonarQube
9 3 (3.41%) Cucumber
9 3 (3.41%) SpecFlow
10 1 (1.14%) Subversion
General
1 19 (21.59%) Marketing
2 9 (10.23%) Back Office
3 8 (9.09%) Finance
3 8 (9.09%) Local Government
4 3 (3.41%) Electronics
4 3 (3.41%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (34.09%) Developer
2 19 (21.59%) Architect
3 11 (12.50%) CRM Developer
4 10 (11.36%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 9 (10.23%) Technical Architect
6 8 (9.09%) Consultant
7 7 (7.95%) .NET Developer
7 7 (7.95%) C# Developer
7 7 (7.95%) Microsoft Developer
8 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Consultant
9 5 (5.68%) Administrator
9 5 (5.68%) Analyst
9 5 (5.68%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (4.55%) Azure Developer
10 4 (4.55%) C# Programmer
10 4 (4.55%) Programmer
11 3 (3.41%) C# .NET Developer
11 3 (3.41%) DevOps Engineer
11 3 (3.41%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
11 3 (3.41%) Power BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (56.82%) .NET
2 29 (32.95%) ASP.NET
3 21 (23.86%) WCF
4 20 (22.73%) ASP.NET Web API
5 11 (12.50%) HTML
6 7 (7.95%) .NET Framework
6 7 (7.95%) LINQ
7 6 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (5.68%) CSS
8 5 (5.68%) JSON
9 4 (4.55%) HTML5
9 4 (4.55%) JSON Schema
9 4 (4.55%) REST
9 4 (4.55%) SOAP
9 4 (4.55%) XML
9 4 (4.55%) XSD
10 3 (3.41%) jQuery
11 2 (2.27%) AngularJS
11 2 (2.27%) CSS3
11 2 (2.27%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.36%) Mobile App
2 5 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.27%) User Experience
4 1 (1.14%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.14%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.14%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.36%) Windows
2 5 (5.68%) Windows Server
2 5 (5.68%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (5.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (65.91%) CRM
2 35 (39.77%) Workflow
3 25 (28.41%) Migration
4 20 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (19.32%) Microservices
6 16 (18.18%) Data Migration
7 14 (15.91%) Creative Thinking
7 14 (15.91%) MVC
8 13 (14.77%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (14.77%) DevOps
9 12 (13.64%) OO
9 12 (13.64%) OOP
9 12 (13.64%) Problem Management
9 12 (13.64%) SDLC
10 11 (12.50%) TDD
10 11 (12.50%) Test Automation
11 10 (11.36%) Build Automation
11 10 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (11.36%) Regression Testing
11 10 (11.36%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 49 (55.68%) C#
2 33 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 33 (37.50%) SQL
3 2 (2.27%) Python
4 1 (1.14%) C
4 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (2.27%) DBS Check
2 1 (1.14%) MCSA
2 1 (1.14%) MCSE
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) QA
2 1 (1.14%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (11.36%) Virtual Machines
2 9 (10.23%) Docker
3 1 (1.14%) vSphere
3 1 (1.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (4.55%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.41%) Terraform
Vendors
1 62 (70.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.41%) Atlassian
2 3 (3.41%) SAP
3 1 (1.14%) Citrix
3 1 (1.14%) Mercator
3 1 (1.14%) MuleSoft
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle
3 1 (1.14%) Retek
3 1 (1.14%) VMware