Period
to 21 February 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 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)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 120 144
Rank change year-on-year -26 +24 -22
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 41 76 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.85% 1.44% 0.73%
As % of the Business Applications category 9.32% 12.34% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 27 17
West Midlands median daily rate £513 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +18.75% -12.33%
10th Percentile £400 £313 £294
90th Percentile £575 £575 £537
England median daily rate £495 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.88% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England 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 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 440 616 398
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 9.17% 11.63% 7.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 338 214
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +9.68%
10th Percentile £313 £279 £291
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% -1.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 10
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.25% -57.62% +26.89%
10th Percentile £8.39 £14.55 £24.40
90th Percentile £48.75 £42.30 £43.88
England median hourly rate £25.50 £25.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +2.00% -30.56% +35.64%

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 21 February 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 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
Birmingham -28 20 £401 -15.68% 9
Staffordshire +2 1 - - 5
Dynamics AX
England

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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Dynamics AX.

1 28 (68.29%) Microsoft
2 18 (43.90%) ERP
3 16 (39.02%) Dynamics 365
4 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (26.83%) Project Management
6 10 (24.39%) CRM
6 10 (24.39%) Dynamics CRM
7 9 (21.95%) Test Automation
7 9 (21.95%) User Stories
7 9 (21.95%) Manufacturing
7 9 (21.95%) Logistics
8 7 (17.07%) Finance
9 6 (14.63%) Advertising
9 6 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (14.63%) Supply Chain Management
9 6 (14.63%) General Ledger
9 6 (14.63%) User Experience
9 6 (14.63%) Integration Testing
10 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (9.76%) Automotive
10 4 (9.76%) Epicor
10 4 (9.76%) SQL
10 4 (9.76%) Front End Development
10 4 (9.76%) Degree
10 4 (9.76%) Traceability Matrix
11 3 (7.32%) Data Integration
11 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
11 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2
11 3 (7.32%) OO
11 3 (7.32%) Retail

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 (4.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (4.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (24.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.44%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.44%) NetSuite
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.44%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 16 (39.02%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.44%) FinancialForce
3 1 (2.44%) Office 365
3 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.44%) Power BI
3 1 (2.44%) SAP HANA
3 1 (2.44%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MorphX
1 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (21.95%) Manufacturing
2 7 (17.07%) Finance
3 6 (14.63%) Advertising
3 6 (14.63%) General Ledger
4 4 (9.76%) Automotive
5 3 (7.32%) Retail
6 2 (4.88%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (2.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (43.90%) Consultant
2 17 (41.46%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 9 (21.95%) Developer
4 8 (19.51%) Architect
4 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Consultant
5 6 (14.63%) Functional Consultant
5 6 (14.63%) Logistics Consultant
6 5 (12.20%) Dynamics AX Architect
6 5 (12.20%) Portal Developer
6 5 (12.20%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Data Integration Manager
8 3 (7.32%) Dynamics AX Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Integration Manager
8 3 (7.32%) Integration Project Manager
8 3 (7.32%) Project Manager
9 2 (4.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 2 (4.88%) Technical Architect
10 1 (2.44%) Analyst
10 1 (2.44%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) User Experience
2 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.44%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (43.90%) ERP
2 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (26.83%) Project Management
4 10 (24.39%) CRM
5 9 (21.95%) Logistics
5 9 (21.95%) Test Automation
5 9 (21.95%) User Stories
6 6 (14.63%) Integration Testing
6 6 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (14.63%) Supply Chain Management
7 4 (9.76%) Front End Development
7 4 (9.76%) Traceability Matrix
8 3 (7.32%) Data Integration
8 3 (7.32%) OO
8 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2
9 2 (4.88%) OOP
9 2 (4.88%) Six Sigma
9 2 (4.88%) Time Management
9 2 (4.88%) TOGAF
9 2 (4.88%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) RPG
2 1 (2.44%) RPG III
2 1 (2.44%) RPG IV
2 1 (2.44%) X++
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 28 (68.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.76%) Epicor
3 1 (2.44%) IFS
3 1 (2.44%) Infor
3 1 (2.44%) JD Edwards
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle
3 1 (2.44%) Sage
3 1 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.44%) SAP
3 1 (2.44%) Xero