The table below looks at the statistics for MDX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MDX over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 62 67 61
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing MDX 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.51% 0.37% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.37% 1.52% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £375 £385 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +40.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £19.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- -47.94%
MDX
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
169 197 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.39% 24.50% 24.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 144 105
Median daily rate £350 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £9.00 £17.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% -52.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

MDX
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing MDX as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

MDX Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

MDX
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MDX across the Birmingham region.

MDX Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

MDX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MDX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for MDX.

1 10 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (70.00%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (50.00%) SQL
5 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
5 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
7 2 (20.00%) Data Integration
7 2 (20.00%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (20.00%) ETL
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (20.00%) SAP
7 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 2 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (10.00%) NHS
8 1 (10.00%) Finance
8 1 (10.00%) Advertising
8 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
8 1 (10.00%) OLAP
8 1 (10.00%) Data Management
8 1 (10.00%) Tableau
8 1 (10.00%) Big Data
8 1 (10.00%) Master Data Management
8 1 (10.00%) Complex ETL
8 1 (10.00%) ETL Development

MDX
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (70.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (20.00%) BusinessObjects XI
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (10.00%) Big Data
5 1 (10.00%) OLAP
5 1 (10.00%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Advertising
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (90.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 7 (70.00%) Business Developer
4 6 (60.00%) SSRS Developer
5 4 (40.00%) SQL BI Developer
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Developer
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server BI Developer
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Developer
5 4 (40.00%) SSAS Developer
5 4 (40.00%) SSIS Developer
5 4 (40.00%) T-SQL Developer
6 2 (20.00%) Business Objects Developer
6 2 (20.00%) Business Objects Reports Developer
6 2 (20.00%) Report Developer
7 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (10.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) ETL
3 2 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (10.00%) Complex ETL
4 1 (10.00%) Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) ETL Development
4 1 (10.00%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
1 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (10.00%) Tableau