Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 15 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 AX (formerly Axapta)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 194 148 140
Rank change year-on-year -46 -8 -7
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 16 41 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.85% 1.31%
As % of the Business Applications category 4.07% 8.93% 11.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 27 37
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -10.53% -
10th Percentile £348 £400 £335
90th Percentile £573 £563 £585
England median daily rate £500 £475 £455
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.34% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.71% - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £14.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year +150.00% +40.00% -83.33%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 393 459 720
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 7.63% 9.54% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 246 376
West Midlands median daily rate £454 £437 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +5.88% -1.79%
10th Percentile £324 £310 £294
90th Percentile £625 £575 £581
England median daily rate £475 £475 £444
% change year-on-year - +7.04% +2.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 7
West Midlands median hourly rate £21.75 £38.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.87% +121.43% -30.00%
10th Percentile £16.08 £17.75 £14.70
90th Percentile £37.00 £53.71 £38.00
England median hourly rate £30.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +8.00% -4.98%

Dynamics AX
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Dynamics AX in the West Midlands

Dynamics AX
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 AX in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Dynamics AX in the West Midlands

Dynamics AX
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Dynamics AX in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Dynamics AX in the West Midlands

Dynamics AX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Dynamics AX in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Dynamics AX in the West Midlands

Dynamics AX
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 AX within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 15 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 -1 9 £463 +15.48% 39
Solihull - 1 £350 -
Dynamics AX
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Dynamics AX.

1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 6 (37.50%) ERP
4 5 (31.25%) JD Edwards
5 4 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (18.75%) .NET
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
6 3 (18.75%) C#
6 3 (18.75%) XML
6 3 (18.75%) CRM
6 3 (18.75%) B2B
6 3 (18.75%) Billing
6 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
6 3 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (18.75%) NetSuite
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (12.50%) Azure Functions
7 2 (12.50%) Storage Management
7 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 2 (12.50%) RESTful
7 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Serverless
7 2 (12.50%) PaaS
7 2 (12.50%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (12.50%) WCF
7 2 (12.50%) Document Management
7 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development

Dynamics AX
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 2 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (18.75%) NetSuite
2 1 (6.25%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (12.50%) Azure Functions
2 2 (12.50%) PaaS
2 2 (12.50%) Serverless
3 1 (6.25%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 1 (6.25%) MS Access
3 1 (6.25%) Power BI
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) MorphX
2 1 (6.25%) MSTest
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Billing
2 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Automotive
3 1 (6.25%) General Ledger
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Billing Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Billing Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) BizTalk Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Process Improvement Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) CRM Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Data Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Data Cleansing Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Dynamics AX Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Dynamics AX Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
1 3 (18.75%) XML
2 2 (12.50%) MSMQ
2 2 (12.50%) RESTful
2 2 (12.50%) SOAP
2 2 (12.50%) WCF
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) JSON
3 1 (6.25%) REST
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) AS400
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (6.25%) iSeries
2 1 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ERP
2 3 (18.75%) B2B
2 3 (18.75%) CRM
2 3 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) BPR
3 2 (12.50%) Document Management
3 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 2 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (12.50%) SOA
3 2 (12.50%) Storage Management
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Facilities Management
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Test Management
4 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) RPG
3 1 (6.25%) RPG IV
3 1 (6.25%) RPG/400
3 1 (6.25%) X++
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) JD Edwards
3 1 (6.25%) Infor
3 1 (6.25%) MuleSoft
3 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com