The table below looks at the statistics for MDX skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MDX over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 152 174 166
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -8
Contract jobs citing MDX 45 27 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.84% 0.46% 0.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.74% 1.52% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 24 41
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £352 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £568 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £356
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £190.00
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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 City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1643 1775 2211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.49% 30.09% 30.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1355 1312 1666
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 15
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £31.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +42.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £16.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £45.00 £57.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

MDX
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MDX across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

MDX Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

MDX
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

MDX Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

MDX
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MDX across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

MDX Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

MDX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 69 (84.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 65 (79.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 63 (76.83%) Business Intelligence
4 62 (75.61%) SQL Server
5 60 (73.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 53 (64.63%) SQL
7 50 (60.98%) Data Warehouse
8 34 (41.46%) Microsoft
9 33 (40.24%) T-SQL
10 30 (36.59%) ETL
10 30 (36.59%) SQL Server 2012
11 29 (35.37%) C#
11 29 (35.37%) .NET
12 27 (32.93%) OLAP
12 27 (32.93%) Finance
13 22 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
14 19 (23.17%) MS Excel
14 19 (23.17%) Kimball Methodology
15 16 (19.51%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 16 (19.51%) SharePoint
16 14 (17.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 13 (15.85%) Banking
17 13 (15.85%) SQL Server 2008
18 11 (13.41%) PowerShell
18 11 (13.41%) SharePoint 2010
18 11 (13.41%) Performance Tuning
19 10 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
19 10 (12.20%) QlikView
19 10 (12.20%) Advertising
19 10 (12.20%) Visual Studio

MDX
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 16 (19.51%) SharePoint
2 11 (13.41%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 19 (23.17%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.76%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Adaptiv
2 1 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.66%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (84.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 65 (79.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 62 (75.61%) SQL Server
4 60 (73.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 50 (60.98%) Data Warehouse
6 30 (36.59%) SQL Server 2012
7 27 (32.93%) OLAP
8 14 (17.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 13 (15.85%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (12.20%) QlikView
11 7 (8.54%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (7.32%) SSDT
12 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Power View
12 6 (7.32%) OLAP Cube
13 5 (6.10%) MS Access
13 5 (6.10%) PerformancePoint
14 4 (4.88%) Data Mining
14 4 (4.88%) Relational Database
15 3 (3.66%) MongoDB
16 2 (2.44%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 10 (12.20%) Visual Studio
2 9 (10.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (7.32%) ERwin
4 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (2.44%) Subversion
5 2 (2.44%) JIRA
5 2 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.22%) JUnit
General
1 27 (32.93%) Finance
2 13 (15.85%) Banking
3 10 (12.20%) Advertising
4 7 (8.54%) Investment Banking
5 5 (6.10%) Marketing
5 5 (6.10%) Retail
5 5 (6.10%) Legal
6 2 (2.44%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.22%) Front Office
7 1 (1.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 75 (91.46%) Developer
2 49 (59.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 28 (34.15%) SQL Developer
4 15 (18.29%) Business Developer
5 14 (17.07%) SQL Server Developer
6 13 (15.85%) Senior Developer
7 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Developer
8 5 (6.10%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
8 5 (6.10%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 3 (3.66%) ETL Developer
9 3 (3.66%) Business Intelligence Specialist
9 3 (3.66%) Analyst
9 3 (3.66%) C# Developer
10 2 (2.44%) SQL DBA
10 2 (2.44%) Data Analyst
10 2 (2.44%) DBA
11 1 (1.22%) Architect
11 1 (1.22%) Support Analyst
11 1 (1.22%) Applications Support
11 1 (1.22%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (35.37%) .NET
2 5 (6.10%) .NET Framework
3 3 (3.66%) Middleware
3 3 (3.66%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.66%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (2.44%) HTML5
4 2 (2.44%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.44%) Akka
4 2 (2.44%) HTML
4 2 (2.44%) XML
5 1 (1.22%) Web Services
5 1 (1.22%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.22%) Spring
5 1 (1.22%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.54%) Clustering
3 5 (6.10%) Market Risk
3 5 (6.10%) Visualisation
4 4 (4.88%) Credit Risk
5 2 (2.44%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.44%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.44%) Equities
5 2 (2.44%) Contract for Difference
5 2 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.22%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.22%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.10%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (76.83%) Business Intelligence
2 30 (36.59%) ETL
3 22 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (23.17%) Kimball Methodology
5 11 (13.41%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (9.76%) Data Analysis
7 7 (8.54%) Data Management
7 7 (8.54%) TDD
7 7 (8.54%) Migration
7 7 (8.54%) Change Management
7 7 (8.54%) Dimensional Modelling
8 6 (7.32%) Test Automation
8 6 (7.32%) Master Data Management
8 6 (7.32%) Scrum
9 5 (6.10%) SDLC
10 4 (4.88%) ETL Development
10 4 (4.88%) MVC
11 3 (3.66%) Data Modelling
11 3 (3.66%) Web Development
11 3 (3.66%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (64.63%) SQL
2 33 (40.24%) T-SQL
3 29 (35.37%) C#
4 16 (19.51%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 11 (13.41%) PowerShell
6 9 (10.98%) VB.NET
7 4 (4.88%) C
8 3 (3.66%) Java
9 2 (2.44%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.44%) C++
9 2 (2.44%) Scala
10 1 (1.22%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
10 1 (1.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (1.22%) MCSA
1 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.22%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.76%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.44%) SLA
2 2 (2.44%) QA
3 1 (1.22%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (3.66%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 34 (41.46%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.32%) SAP
3 5 (6.10%) Tableau
4 4 (4.88%) Oracle
5 3 (3.66%) Citrix
6 2 (2.44%) SunGard
7 1 (1.22%) Nintex
7 1 (1.22%) Sun
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