The table below looks at the statistics for MDX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MDX over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 51 53 51
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing MDX 6 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.88% 0.33% 0.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.97% 1.85% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
Average daily rate £389 £368 £223
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.78% +65.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
151 108 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.27% 17.85% 23.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 70 76
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

MDX
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MDX across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing MDX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MDX.

1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (88.89%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (77.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (77.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (66.67%) ETL
4 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 6 (66.67%) SQL
4 6 (66.67%) T-SQL
5 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
6 4 (44.44%) Complex ETL
6 4 (44.44%) Data Management
6 4 (44.44%) Kimball Methodology
6 4 (44.44%) Master Data Management
6 4 (44.44%) OLAP
6 4 (44.44%) NHS
7 3 (33.33%) Big Data
8 2 (22.22%) Advertising
8 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (11.11%) Tableau
9 1 (11.11%) PowerPivot
9 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
9 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Power View
9 1 (11.11%) Retail
9 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
9 1 (11.11%) C#
9 1 (11.11%) HTML

MDX
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing MDX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MDX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (77.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (77.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (44.44%) OLAP
5 3 (33.33%) Big Data
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Power View
7 1 (11.11%) Power BI
7 1 (11.11%) PowerPivot
7 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (22.22%) Advertising
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 3 (33.33%) Business Developer
5 2 (22.22%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
6 1 (11.11%) ETL Developer
6 1 (11.11%) SQL BI Developer
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server BI Developer
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (11.11%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (66.67%) ETL
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) Complex ETL
4 4 (44.44%) Data Management
4 4 (44.44%) Kimball Methodology
4 4 (44.44%) Master Data Management
5 1 (11.11%) ETL Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
1 6 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Tableau
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £380 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago