Period
to 23 September 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 23 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 365
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 128 -
Rank change year-on-year -11 - -
Contract jobs citing Dynamics 365 65 49 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.29% 1.10% -
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.75% 6.94% -
Number of daily rates quoted 33 18 0
West Midlands median daily rate £500 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% - -
England median daily rate £490 £475 -
% change year-on-year +3.16% - -
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 1,131 706 553
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 22.45% 15.85% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 724 452 352
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £250 £213 £250
90th Percentile £580 £575 £562
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 22 7
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.69% - -18.06%
10th Percentile £10.60 £11.03 £13.00
90th Percentile £21.50 £51.50 £18.53
England median hourly rate £18.70 £20.91 £18.77
% change year-on-year -10.57% +11.39% -18.38%

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 23 September 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 23 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
Birmingham +9 23 £500 +2.56% 25
Warwickshire +8 13 £453 +6.47%
Shropshire - 11 £575 - 1
Wolverhampton - 10 £475 - 4
Coventry -14 2 £588 +67.62% 2
Dynamics 365
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 49 (75.38%) Microsoft
2 40 (61.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (55.38%) C#
4 35 (53.85%) .NET
4 35 (53.85%) CRM
4 35 (53.85%) Dynamics CRM
5 29 (44.62%) ASP.NET
6 24 (36.92%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (33.85%) Migration
8 20 (30.77%) Workflow
9 19 (29.23%) SQL
9 19 (29.23%) Selenium
9 19 (29.23%) JIRA
9 19 (29.23%) Jenkins
10 17 (26.15%) JavaScript
10 17 (26.15%) Marketing
10 17 (26.15%) DevOps
10 17 (26.15%) Microservices
11 16 (24.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 16 (24.62%) Visual Studio Team System
12 15 (23.08%) Test Automation
12 15 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 15 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
13 14 (21.54%) SQL Server
13 14 (21.54%) Data Migration
14 13 (20.00%) WCF
14 13 (20.00%) Office 365
14 13 (20.00%) Creative Thinking
15 12 (18.46%) SharePoint

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 (18.46%) SharePoint
2 10 (15.38%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 35 (53.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.62%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.54%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 40 (61.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (20.00%) Office 365
3 4 (6.15%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (3.08%) PaaS
4 2 (3.08%) SaaS
5 1 (1.54%) GitHub
5 1 (1.54%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (24.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (21.54%) SQL Server
4 4 (6.15%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (3.08%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.08%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.08%) MySQL
5 2 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.08%) Redis
6 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (29.23%) Jenkins
1 19 (29.23%) JIRA
1 19 (29.23%) Selenium
2 16 (24.62%) Visual Studio Team System
3 11 (16.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (15.38%) GitLab
4 10 (15.38%) HP UFT
4 10 (15.38%) Octopus Deploy
4 10 (15.38%) TeamCity
5 9 (13.85%) Moq
5 9 (13.85%) NUnit
6 6 (9.23%) Git (software)
7 5 (7.69%) NDepend
7 5 (7.69%) SonarQube
7 5 (7.69%) Subversion
8 4 (6.15%) Visual Studio
9 3 (4.62%) Cucumber
9 3 (4.62%) SpecFlow
General
1 17 (26.15%) Marketing
2 9 (13.85%) Back Office
2 9 (13.85%) Finance
3 8 (12.31%) Local Government
4 3 (4.62%) Electronics
4 3 (4.62%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (27.69%) Architect
2 15 (23.08%) Developer
3 8 (12.31%) Technical Architect
4 6 (9.23%) C# Developer
4 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Developer
4 6 (9.23%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (9.23%) Workstream Lead
5 5 (7.69%) Consultant
5 5 (7.69%) CRM Developer
5 5 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 4 (6.15%) .NET Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Azure Developer
6 4 (6.15%) C# Programmer
6 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Consultant
6 4 (6.15%) Programmer
7 3 (4.62%) CRM Architect
7 3 (4.62%) CRM Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.62%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Dynamics CRM Architect
7 3 (4.62%) Technical Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (53.85%) .NET
2 29 (44.62%) ASP.NET
3 15 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
4 13 (20.00%) WCF
5 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (6.15%) HTML
6 4 (6.15%) HTML5
6 4 (6.15%) JSON
6 4 (6.15%) JSON Schema
6 4 (6.15%) REST
6 4 (6.15%) SOAP
6 4 (6.15%) XML
6 4 (6.15%) XSD
7 2 (3.08%) .NET Core
7 2 (3.08%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET Core
7 2 (3.08%) CSS
7 2 (3.08%) CSS3
7 2 (3.08%) jQuery
7 2 (3.08%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.38%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.08%) User Experience
3 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.54%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.54%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.38%) Windows
2 5 (7.69%) Windows Server
2 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (53.85%) CRM
2 24 (36.92%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (33.85%) Migration
4 20 (30.77%) Workflow
5 17 (26.15%) DevOps
5 17 (26.15%) Microservices
6 15 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (23.08%) Test Automation
7 14 (21.54%) Data Migration
8 13 (20.00%) Creative Thinking
9 11 (16.92%) OO
9 11 (16.92%) OOP
9 11 (16.92%) Problem Management
9 11 (16.92%) TDD
10 10 (15.38%) Build Automation
10 10 (15.38%) Functional Testing
10 10 (15.38%) Regression Testing
10 10 (15.38%) Test Strategy
11 9 (13.85%) Project Management
11 9 (13.85%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 36 (55.38%) C#
2 19 (29.23%) SQL
3 17 (26.15%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.08%) Python
5 1 (1.54%) C
5 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.23%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (15.38%) Virtual Machines
2 9 (13.85%) Docker
3 1 (1.54%) vSphere
3 1 (1.54%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (6.15%) Kubernetes
2 3 (4.62%) Terraform
Vendors
1 49 (75.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.62%) Atlassian
2 3 (4.62%) SAP
3 1 (1.54%) Citrix
3 1 (1.54%) Mercator
3 1 (1.54%) MuleSoft
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle
3 1 (1.54%) Retek
3 1 (1.54%) VMware