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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 59 63 63
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing MDX 7 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.92% 0.36% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.83% 1.43% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 1
Median daily rate £375 £425 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
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
145 210 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.03% 25.42% 26.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 156 111
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 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 £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%

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 5 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 12 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (91.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (91.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (91.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 10 (83.33%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (66.67%) SQL
4 8 (66.67%) T-SQL
4 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
6 5 (41.67%) ETL
7 4 (33.33%) OLAP
7 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 4 (33.33%) NHS
7 4 (33.33%) Data Management
7 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
7 4 (33.33%) Master Data Management
7 4 (33.33%) Complex ETL
8 3 (25.00%) Big Data
9 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (16.67%) Data Integration
9 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects XI
9 2 (16.67%) SAP
9 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (8.33%) Power BI
10 1 (8.33%) Finance
10 1 (8.33%) Advertising
10 1 (8.33%) Tableau
10 1 (8.33%) 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 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (83.33%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (33.33%) OLAP
4 3 (25.00%) Big Data
5 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (8.33%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Advertising
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (66.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 7 (58.33%) Business Developer
4 6 (50.00%) SSRS Developer
5 4 (33.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 4 (33.33%) SQL BI Developer
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Developer
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server BI Developer
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Developer
5 4 (33.33%) SSAS Developer
5 4 (33.33%) SSIS Developer
5 4 (33.33%) T-SQL Developer
6 2 (16.67%) Business Objects Developer
6 2 (16.67%) Business Objects Reports Developer
6 2 (16.67%) Report Developer
6 2 (16.67%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
6 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) NHS
2 2 (16.67%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) ETL
4 4 (33.33%) Complex ETL
4 4 (33.33%) Data Management
4 4 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
4 4 (33.33%) Master Data Management
5 1 (8.33%) ETL Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
1 8 (66.67%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) Tableau