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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 155 160 168
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Contract jobs citing MDX 36 45 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.67% 0.76% 0.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.25% 2.57% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 38 35
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £387 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £363
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £36.50 -
% change year-on-year
-9.58% -
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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
1598 1753 1894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.59% 29.44% 28.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1298 1363 1502
Average daily rate £425 £438 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +8.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 25
Average hourly rate £19.72 - £41.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.49 - £32.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.75 - £67.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 58 (87.88%) Business Intelligence
2 53 (80.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 52 (78.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 49 (74.24%) SQL
5 47 (71.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 46 (69.70%) SQL Server
7 44 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
8 30 (45.45%) Microsoft
9 29 (43.94%) T-SQL
10 27 (40.91%) ETL
11 20 (30.30%) OLAP
12 16 (24.24%) MS Excel
12 16 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (24.24%) Kimball Methodology
13 15 (22.73%) SQL Server 2012
14 14 (21.21%) PowerPivot
14 14 (21.21%) .NET
14 14 (21.21%) Finance
15 13 (19.70%) C#
15 13 (19.70%) Banking
15 13 (19.70%) Analytical Skills
16 11 (16.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 11 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
16 11 (16.67%) Investment Banking
16 11 (16.67%) SharePoint
17 10 (15.15%) Performance Tuning
18 9 (13.64%) QlikView
19 7 (10.61%) Visual Studio
19 7 (10.61%) XML
19 7 (10.61%) Dimensional Modelling

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 11 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.06%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 16 (24.24%) MS Excel
2 14 (21.21%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (80.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 52 (78.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 47 (71.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 46 (69.70%) SQL Server
5 44 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (30.30%) OLAP
7 15 (22.73%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (13.64%) QlikView
10 7 (10.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Power View
12 4 (6.06%) Star Schema
13 3 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (4.55%) Oracle OLAP
13 3 (4.55%) Data Mart
13 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database
13 3 (4.55%) SSDT
13 3 (4.55%) OLAP Cube
14 2 (3.03%) Big Data
14 2 (3.03%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 7 (10.61%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.55%) ERwin
4 1 (1.52%) JUnit
General
1 14 (21.21%) Finance
2 13 (19.70%) Banking
3 11 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 7 (10.61%) Advertising
5 6 (9.09%) Legal
5 6 (9.09%) Retail
6 5 (7.58%) Marketing
7 2 (3.03%) Law
8 1 (1.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 59 (89.39%) Developer
2 38 (57.58%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 19 (28.79%) SQL Developer
4 17 (25.76%) Business Developer
5 8 (12.12%) Analyst
6 6 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
7 5 (7.58%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 5 (7.58%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 5 (7.58%) Analyst Developer
7 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Developer
8 4 (6.06%) ETL Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Business Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Specialist
10 2 (3.03%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
10 2 (3.03%) SharePoint Developer
10 2 (3.03%) Applications Support Analyst
10 2 (3.03%) Support Analyst
10 2 (3.03%) Applications Support
10 2 (3.03%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.21%) .NET
2 7 (10.61%) XML
3 3 (4.55%) CSS
4 2 (3.03%) Highcharts JS
4 2 (3.03%) jQuery
4 2 (3.03%) HTML
4 2 (3.03%) Web Services
5 1 (1.52%) COM
5 1 (1.52%) XHTML
5 1 (1.52%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.52%) Spring
5 1 (1.52%) Ajax
5 1 (1.52%) Akka
5 1 (1.52%) REST
5 1 (1.52%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.70%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.61%) Visualisation
3 6 (9.09%) Fixed Income
4 4 (6.06%) Data Integration
4 4 (6.06%) Market Risk
5 3 (4.55%) Clustering
6 2 (3.03%) User Experience
6 2 (3.03%) Credit Risk
6 2 (3.03%) NHS
7 1 (1.52%) Equities
7 1 (1.52%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (87.88%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (40.91%) ETL
3 16 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (24.24%) Kimball Methodology
4 10 (15.15%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (10.61%) Dimensional Modelling
5 7 (10.61%) Data Management
6 6 (9.09%) Master Data Management
6 6 (9.09%) Data Modelling
7 5 (7.58%) Change Management
7 5 (7.58%) CRM
7 5 (7.58%) Migration
7 5 (7.58%) Inmon Methodology
8 4 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (4.55%) Scrum
9 3 (4.55%) Analytics
9 3 (4.55%) Test Automation
10 2 (3.03%) SDLC
10 2 (3.03%) System Testing
10 2 (3.03%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 49 (74.24%) SQL
2 29 (43.94%) T-SQL
3 13 (19.70%) C#
4 11 (16.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 6 (9.09%) PowerShell
6 4 (6.06%) C
7 3 (4.55%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.55%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.03%) R
8 2 (3.03%) VBA
8 2 (3.03%) Java
9 1 (1.52%) C++
9 1 (1.52%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
9 1 (1.52%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (3.03%) MCITP
1 2 (3.03%) MCSE
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.52%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 30 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.61%) Tableau
3 5 (7.58%) Oracle
4 4 (6.06%) Business Objects
5 3 (4.55%) SAP
6 2 (3.03%) Nintex
6 2 (3.03%) Sybase
6 2 (3.03%) TIBCO
6 2 (3.03%) Sun
7 1 (1.52%) Teradata
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Posted: 13 hours ago
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £350-375 Daily
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £340 - £360 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
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