Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 160 138 158
Rank change year-on-year -22 +20 -56
Contract jobs citing Dynamics AX 30 33 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.61% 0.76% 0.66%
As % of the Business Applications category 7.43% 8.23% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 20
West Midlands median daily rate £525 £438 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +27.27% -31.25%
10th Percentile £362 £275 £273
90th Percentile £575 £561 £558
England median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £29.15 £18.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year +61.94% +80.00% -

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 404 401 468
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 8.19% 9.26% 8.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 238 242
West Midlands median daily rate £466 £428 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.06% +3.32% -1.78%
10th Percentile £313 £292 £275
90th Percentile £621 £550 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% -3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 3 5
West Midlands median hourly rate £12.42 £23.75 £25.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.71% -5.45% +22.54%
10th Percentile £8.39 £22.68 £9.90
90th Percentile £32.35 £51.23 £37.10
England median hourly rate £22.50 £29.38 £27.50
% change year-on-year -23.42% +6.84% +28.50%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -21 12 £500 +11.11% 4
Dynamics AX
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 24 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (50.00%) Dynamics 365
3 14 (46.67%) ERP
4 8 (26.67%) Manufacturing
5 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (23.33%) Project Management
6 6 (20.00%) Finance
7 5 (16.67%) Advertising
7 5 (16.67%) Logistics
7 5 (16.67%) SQL
8 4 (13.33%) CRM
8 4 (13.33%) Supply Chain Management
8 4 (13.33%) General Ledger
8 4 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (13.33%) Programme Delivery
8 4 (13.33%) Accounts Payable
8 4 (13.33%) Accounts Receivable
8 4 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (13.33%) User Stories
9 3 (10.00%) User Experience
9 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (10.00%) Integration Testing
9 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
9 3 (10.00%) Retail
9 3 (10.00%) Degree
10 2 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (6.67%) Epicor
10 2 (6.67%) JD Edwards
10 2 (6.67%) Unit4 Business World

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:

Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (6.67%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (6.67%) NetSuite
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (6.67%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 15 (50.00%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (6.67%) FinancialForce
3 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 2 (6.67%) MS Access
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (6.67%) Power BI
2 2 (6.67%) SAP HANA
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) JIRA
1 1 (3.33%) MorphX
1 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (26.67%) Manufacturing
2 6 (20.00%) Finance
3 5 (16.67%) Advertising
4 4 (13.33%) General Ledger
5 3 (10.00%) Retail
6 2 (6.67%) Automotive
6 2 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Consultant
2 8 (26.67%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 7 (23.33%) Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Dynamics AX Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Functional Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) Logistics Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Portal Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) HR Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Platform Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Leader
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) .NET
1 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (6.67%) CSS
1 2 (6.67%) HTML
1 2 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (10.00%) User Experience
2 2 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
1 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) ERP
2 7 (23.33%) Project Management
3 5 (16.67%) Logistics
4 4 (13.33%) Accounts Payable
4 4 (13.33%) Accounts Receivable
4 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.33%) CRM
4 4 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (13.33%) Programme Delivery
4 4 (13.33%) Supply Chain Management
4 4 (13.33%) User Stories
5 3 (10.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (6.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 2 (6.67%) MODAF
6 2 (6.67%) OO
6 2 (6.67%) OOP
6 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (3.33%) X++
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) ISEB
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Epicor
2 2 (6.67%) IFS
2 2 (6.67%) Infor
2 2 (6.67%) JD Edwards
2 2 (6.67%) MuleSoft
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) Sage
2 2 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (6.67%) SAP
2 2 (6.67%) Xero