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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 55 57 48
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs citing MDX 4 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.49% 0.33% 0.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.12% 1.23% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Average daily rate
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£425 £313 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% -2.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £36.50 -
% change year-on-year
-47.94% -
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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
189 162 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.30% 26.34% 27.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 105 78
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £17.00 £36.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.42% -1.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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 24 April 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (60.00%) OLAP
3 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (60.00%) PowerPivot
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Power View
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Migration
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) Data Management
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (20.00%) ETL
5 1 (20.00%) Tableau
5 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (20.00%) Master Data Management
5 1 (20.00%) MCTS
5 1 (20.00%) MCITP
5 1 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (20.00%) Data Integration

MDX
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) PowerPivot
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (60.00%) OLAP
3 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Power View
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) QlikView
5 1 (20.00%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Architect
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Data Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (20.00%) Master Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCTS
1 1 (20.00%) MCITP
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Tableau
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Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago