The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the City of London region.

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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 154 171 202
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +31
Contract jobs citing MDX 38 49 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.66% 0.69% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.26% 2.34% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 34 15
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £306 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £190.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- +638.43%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1680 2091 2194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.16% 29.50% 28.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1253 1610 1717
Average daily rate £438 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £275 £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 12 20 15
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +30.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
MDX
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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 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 1 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 63 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 56 (66.67%) SQL
3 48 (57.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 46 (54.76%) Data Warehouse
5 45 (53.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 41 (48.81%) SQL Server
7 40 (47.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 39 (46.43%) T-SQL
9 29 (34.52%) Microsoft
10 24 (28.57%) Finance
11 21 (25.00%) MS Excel
12 19 (22.62%) .NET
12 19 (22.62%) Banking
13 18 (21.43%) C#
13 18 (21.43%) OLAP
13 18 (21.43%) Data Modelling
14 17 (20.24%) SQL Server 2008
15 16 (19.05%) Cognos
16 14 (16.67%) User Stories
16 14 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 11 (13.10%) Tableau
18 10 (11.90%) Retail
18 10 (11.90%) ProClarity
18 10 (11.90%) Degree
19 9 (10.71%) Data Mart
19 9 (10.71%) Data Analysis
19 9 (10.71%) ASP.NET
19 9 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
19 9 (10.71%) Kimball Methodology
20 8 (9.52%) PerformancePoint

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 8 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 21 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.14%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.19%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (1.19%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) SaaS
1 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (57.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 46 (54.76%) Data Warehouse
3 45 (53.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 41 (48.81%) SQL Server
5 40 (47.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (21.43%) OLAP
7 17 (20.24%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (11.90%) ProClarity
9 9 (10.71%) Data Mart
9 9 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (9.52%) PerformancePoint
10 8 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (7.14%) OLTP
12 5 (5.95%) DTS
13 4 (4.76%) Data Mining
13 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 2 (2.38%) SSDT
14 2 (2.38%) MySQL
15 1 (1.19%) Oracle OLAP
15 1 (1.19%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 14 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 8 (9.52%) ERwin
3 7 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 7 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (4.76%) Moq
4 4 (4.76%) NUnit
5 2 (2.38%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (2.38%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.19%) Maven
6 1 (1.19%) JUnit
6 1 (1.19%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 24 (28.57%) Finance
2 19 (22.62%) Banking
3 10 (11.90%) Retail
4 8 (9.52%) Front Office
5 2 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.38%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.19%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.19%) Marketing
6 1 (1.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 62 (73.81%) Developer
2 31 (36.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 14 (16.67%) Analyst
3 14 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 13 (15.48%) Business Analyst
5 10 (11.90%) Business Developer
5 10 (11.90%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 7 (8.33%) C# Developer
7 5 (5.95%) Business Objects Developer
8 4 (4.76%) .NET Developer
8 4 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 3 (3.57%) Report Writer
9 3 (3.57%) SQL Server Developer
9 3 (3.57%) Data Warehouse Analyst
9 3 (3.57%) Data Analyst
9 3 (3.57%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.38%) Senior Data Architect
10 2 (2.38%) Senior Architect
10 2 (2.38%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (2.38%) SQL Server BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (22.62%) .NET
2 9 (10.71%) ASP.NET
3 4 (4.76%) WCF
3 4 (4.76%) WPF
4 3 (3.57%) Unity DI Container
5 2 (2.38%) XML
6 1 (1.19%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.19%) JSON
6 1 (1.19%) jQuery
6 1 (1.19%) Silverlight
6 1 (1.19%) Ajax
6 1 (1.19%) Spring
6 1 (1.19%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (1.19%) Middleware
6 1 (1.19%) JMX
6 1 (1.19%) WinForms
6 1 (1.19%) JMS
6 1 (1.19%) Web Services
6 1 (1.19%) HTML
6 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.95%) Data Integration
2 4 (4.76%) Statistics
2 4 (4.76%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (2.38%) Market Risk
3 2 (2.38%) Derivative
4 1 (1.19%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.19%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (1.19%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.19%) Grid Computing
4 1 (1.19%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.19%) Linux
1 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (21.43%) Data Modelling
3 14 (16.67%) User Stories
4 9 (10.71%) Data Analysis
4 9 (10.71%) Kimball Methodology
5 7 (8.33%) Unit Testing
5 7 (8.33%) ETL
5 7 (8.33%) Analytics
6 6 (7.14%) Workflow
6 6 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (7.14%) Software Testing
7 5 (5.95%) System Testing
7 5 (5.95%) Scrum
8 4 (4.76%) Dimensional Modelling
8 4 (4.76%) Data Cleansing
8 4 (4.76%) BDD
8 4 (4.76%) Data Analytics
8 4 (4.76%) Risk Management
8 4 (4.76%) Data Management
8 4 (4.76%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 56 (66.67%) SQL
2 39 (46.43%) T-SQL
3 18 (21.43%) C#
4 5 (5.95%) VBA
5 3 (3.57%) Java
6 2 (2.38%) XAML
7 1 (1.19%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.19%) PHP
7 1 (1.19%) C++
7 1 (1.19%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 10 (11.90%) Degree
2 2 (2.38%) MCSE
2 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.19%) MCSD
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) QA
Vendors
1 29 (34.52%) Microsoft
2 16 (19.05%) Cognos
3 11 (13.10%) Tableau
4 8 (9.52%) Business Objects
5 5 (5.95%) IBM
6 2 (2.38%) Oracle
6 2 (2.38%) SAP
7 1 (1.19%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.19%) Infragistics
7 1 (1.19%) Sybase
7 1 (1.19%) Talend
7 1 (1.19%) DevExpress
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