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 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 166 159 172
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Contract jobs citing MDX 45 43 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.76% 0.73% 0.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.54% 2.46% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 40 43
Average daily rate
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£494 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £355 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 - -
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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
1775 1745 2162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.92% 29.66% 30.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1450 1300 1657
Average daily rate £450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £622 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 25
Average hourly rate £24.23 £45.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% +8.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £16.00 £28.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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 July 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 28 July 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 70 (85.37%) Business Intelligence
2 67 (81.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 63 (76.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 60 (73.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 60 (73.17%) SQL Server
5 56 (68.29%) SQL
6 51 (62.20%) Data Warehouse
7 36 (43.90%) Microsoft
8 33 (40.24%) ETL
9 31 (37.80%) T-SQL
10 29 (35.37%) .NET
11 28 (34.15%) SQL Server 2012
12 26 (31.71%) OLAP
13 24 (29.27%) C#
13 24 (29.27%) Finance
14 22 (26.83%) SharePoint
15 19 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
16 18 (21.95%) MS Excel
16 18 (21.95%) Kimball Methodology
16 18 (21.95%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 16 (19.51%) Banking
18 14 (17.07%) PowerPivot
19 13 (15.85%) Analytical Skills
19 13 (15.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 12 (14.63%) Performance Tuning
21 11 (13.41%) Visual Studio
21 11 (13.41%) QlikView
21 11 (13.41%) SQL Server 2008
22 10 (12.20%) Investment Banking
22 10 (12.20%) Advertising

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 22 (26.83%) SharePoint
2 9 (10.98%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (6.10%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 18 (21.95%) MS Excel
2 14 (17.07%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.22%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (81.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 63 (76.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 60 (73.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 60 (73.17%) SQL Server
4 51 (62.20%) Data Warehouse
5 28 (34.15%) SQL Server 2012
6 26 (31.71%) OLAP
7 13 (15.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 11 (13.41%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (13.41%) QlikView
9 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Power View
9 6 (7.32%) OLAP Cube
9 6 (7.32%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (6.10%) SSDT
11 4 (4.88%) Relational Database
12 3 (3.66%) Star Schema
12 3 (3.66%) MS Access
12 3 (3.66%) PerformancePoint
12 3 (3.66%) Data Mart
13 2 (2.44%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 11 (13.41%) Visual Studio
2 8 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (6.10%) ERwin
4 1 (1.22%) JUnit
General
1 24 (29.27%) Finance
2 16 (19.51%) Banking
3 10 (12.20%) Advertising
3 10 (12.20%) Investment Banking
4 6 (7.32%) Legal
4 6 (7.32%) Retail
5 5 (6.10%) Marketing
6 2 (2.44%) Law
6 2 (2.44%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.22%) Front Office
7 1 (1.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 74 (90.24%) Developer
2 49 (59.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 25 (30.49%) SQL Developer
4 19 (23.17%) Business Developer
5 13 (15.85%) Senior Developer
6 11 (13.41%) SQL Server Developer
7 10 (12.20%) Analyst
8 8 (9.76%) Microsoft Developer
9 5 (6.10%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 5 (6.10%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 5 (6.10%) Analyst Developer
9 5 (6.10%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
10 3 (3.66%) ETL Developer
10 3 (3.66%) Business Intelligence Specialist
10 3 (3.66%) Business Analyst
10 3 (3.66%) Data Analyst
11 2 (2.44%) Support Analyst
11 2 (2.44%) Applications Support
11 2 (2.44%) Applications Support Analyst
11 2 (2.44%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (35.37%) .NET
2 7 (8.54%) XML
3 4 (4.88%) HTML
4 3 (3.66%) .NET Framework
4 3 (3.66%) HTML5
4 3 (3.66%) CSS
5 2 (2.44%) Web Services
5 2 (2.44%) jQuery
5 2 (2.44%) Highcharts JS
5 2 (2.44%) Akka
6 1 (1.22%) REST
6 1 (1.22%) COM
6 1 (1.22%) XHTML
6 1 (1.22%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (1.22%) Spring
6 1 (1.22%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.85%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.54%) Visualisation
3 5 (6.10%) Clustering
4 4 (4.88%) Fixed Income
4 4 (4.88%) Market Risk
4 4 (4.88%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.44%) User Experience
5 2 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.44%) NHS
5 2 (2.44%) Equities
5 2 (2.44%) Contract for Difference
6 1 (1.22%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.22%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (85.37%) Business Intelligence
2 33 (40.24%) ETL
3 19 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (21.95%) Kimball Methodology
5 12 (14.63%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (9.76%) Data Analysis
7 7 (8.54%) Data Management
8 6 (7.32%) Dimensional Modelling
8 6 (7.32%) Change Management
8 6 (7.32%) Migration
8 6 (7.32%) Data Modelling
8 6 (7.32%) Master Data Management
9 5 (6.10%) Scrum
9 5 (6.10%) CRM
9 5 (6.10%) Test Automation
10 4 (4.88%) TDD
10 4 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (4.88%) Inmon Methodology
10 4 (4.88%) SDLC
10 4 (4.88%) Dashboard Development
Programming Languages
1 56 (68.29%) SQL
2 31 (37.80%) T-SQL
3 24 (29.27%) C#
4 18 (21.95%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 8 (9.76%) VB.NET
6 7 (8.54%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.88%) C
8 3 (3.66%) Java
8 3 (3.66%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.44%) C++
9 2 (2.44%) XMLA
9 2 (2.44%) Scala
9 2 (2.44%) R
10 1 (1.22%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
10 1 (1.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (2.44%) MCSE
1 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (2.44%) MCITP
2 1 (1.22%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.10%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.22%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 36 (43.90%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.54%) Tableau
3 5 (6.10%) Oracle
3 5 (6.10%) SAP
4 2 (2.44%) Sun
4 2 (2.44%) TIBCO
4 2 (2.44%) Nintex
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