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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 170 167 199
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +32
Contract jobs citing MDX 27 52 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.46% 0.72% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.55% 2.41% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 41 16
Average daily rate
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£500 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £300 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £600 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £356 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.45% -1.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £190.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- +638.43%
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London

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
1738 2156 2177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.88% 29.75% 27.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1276 1636 1692
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £296 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 9
Average hourly rate £45.00 £31.49 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.92% -16.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014, 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 53 (73.61%) Business Intelligence
2 49 (68.06%) SQL
3 39 (54.17%) Data Warehouse
3 39 (54.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 36 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 34 (47.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 34 (47.22%) T-SQL
6 31 (43.06%) SQL Server
7 25 (34.72%) Microsoft
8 20 (27.78%) MS Excel
9 18 (25.00%) Finance
10 17 (23.61%) Banking
11 15 (20.83%) Data Modelling
11 15 (20.83%) C#
12 14 (19.44%) .NET
12 14 (19.44%) OLAP
12 14 (19.44%) Cognos
13 13 (18.06%) User Stories
14 12 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
15 11 (15.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 9 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
16 9 (12.50%) Tableau
16 9 (12.50%) Retail
16 9 (12.50%) Data Analysis
16 9 (12.50%) Data Mart
16 9 (12.50%) Business Objects
17 8 (11.11%) ERwin
17 8 (11.11%) Front Office
17 8 (11.11%) ProClarity
17 8 (11.11%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 5 (6.94%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.39%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 20 (27.78%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.33%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (1.39%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (1.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (54.17%) Data Warehouse
1 39 (54.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 36 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 34 (47.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 31 (43.06%) SQL Server
5 14 (19.44%) OLAP
6 12 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (12.50%) Data Mart
8 8 (11.11%) ProClarity
8 8 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (6.94%) DTS
10 5 (6.94%) PerformancePoint
11 4 (5.56%) Data Mining
11 4 (5.56%) OLTP
12 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (2.78%) Hadoop
13 1 (1.39%) Big Data
13 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
13 1 (1.39%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (15.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 8 (11.11%) ERwin
3 5 (6.94%) Visual Studio
3 5 (6.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (5.56%) NUnit
4 4 (5.56%) Moq
5 2 (2.78%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.78%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (1.39%) JUnit
6 1 (1.39%) Maven
6 1 (1.39%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 18 (25.00%) Finance
2 17 (23.61%) Banking
3 9 (12.50%) Retail
4 8 (11.11%) Front Office
5 2 (2.78%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 52 (72.22%) Developer
2 24 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 14 (19.44%) Analyst
4 13 (18.06%) Business Analyst
4 13 (18.06%) SQL Developer
5 8 (11.11%) Business Developer
6 7 (9.72%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 7 (9.72%) C# Developer
7 5 (6.94%) Business Objects Developer
8 4 (5.56%) .NET Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) Report Writer
9 3 (4.17%) Data Warehouse Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Data Analyst
10 2 (2.78%) Consultant
10 2 (2.78%) ETL Developer
10 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Developer
10 2 (2.78%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (2.78%) Insurance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.44%) .NET
2 6 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 4 (5.56%) WCF
3 4 (5.56%) WPF
4 3 (4.17%) Unity DI Container
4 3 (4.17%) XML
5 1 (1.39%) JMS
5 1 (1.39%) Middleware
5 1 (1.39%) JMX
5 1 (1.39%) WinForms
5 1 (1.39%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.39%) Spring
5 1 (1.39%) Ajax
5 1 (1.39%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.39%) JSON
5 1 (1.39%) HTML
5 1 (1.39%) Web Services
5 1 (1.39%) Silverlight
5 1 (1.39%) jQuery
5 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.94%) Data Integration
2 2 (2.78%) Market Risk
2 2 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (2.78%) Derivative
2 2 (2.78%) Statistics
2 2 (2.78%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.39%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.39%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.39%) Grid Computing
3 1 (1.39%) Credit Derivative
3 1 (1.39%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.39%) Linux
1 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (73.61%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (20.83%) Data Modelling
3 13 (18.06%) User Stories
4 9 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
4 9 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 6 (8.33%) Workflow
6 5 (6.94%) ETL
6 5 (6.94%) Unit Testing
7 4 (5.56%) Software Testing
7 4 (5.56%) Dimensional Modelling
7 4 (5.56%) Risk Management
7 4 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.56%) TDD
8 3 (4.17%) Scrum
8 3 (4.17%) OO
8 3 (4.17%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.17%) System Testing
8 3 (4.17%) Greeks
8 3 (4.17%) MVVM
8 3 (4.17%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 49 (68.06%) SQL
2 34 (47.22%) T-SQL
3 15 (20.83%) C#
4 3 (4.17%) Java
4 3 (4.17%) VBA
5 2 (2.78%) XAML
6 1 (1.39%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.39%) PHP
6 1 (1.39%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (2.78%) MCSE
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certified Master
3 1 (1.39%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (34.72%) Microsoft
2 14 (19.44%) Cognos
3 9 (12.50%) Tableau
3 9 (12.50%) Business Objects
4 5 (6.94%) IBM
5 2 (2.78%) SAP
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle
6 1 (1.39%) Sybase
6 1 (1.39%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.39%) Infragistics
6 1 (1.39%) DevExpress
6 1 (1.39%) Talend
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