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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 120 170 170
Rank change year-on-year
+50 0
Contract jobs citing MDX 32 20 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.02% 0.40% 0.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.21% 1.30% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 18 29
Average daily rate £525 £460 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.13% -8.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
MDX
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
998 1544 1707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 31.81% 30.67% 29.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 852 1244 1272
Average daily rate £463 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 11
Average hourly rate £55.00 £27.37 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.94% -26.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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 57 (90.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 55 (87.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 49 (77.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 48 (76.19%) SQL Server
5 44 (69.84%) Business Intelligence
6 34 (53.97%) SQL
7 31 (49.21%) Finance
8 27 (42.86%) C#
9 25 (39.68%) SQL Server 2012
10 24 (38.10%) Data Warehouse
11 20 (31.75%) MS Access
12 18 (28.57%) PerformancePoint
13 16 (25.40%) Web Development
14 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
14 14 (22.22%) T-SQL
15 13 (20.63%) OLAP
15 13 (20.63%) SQL Server 2008
16 11 (17.46%) ETL
17 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
17 10 (15.87%) Data Quality
18 9 (14.29%) MS Excel
19 8 (12.70%) .NET
20 7 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
20 7 (11.11%) Degree
21 6 (9.52%) Computer Science
21 6 (9.52%) Investment Banking
21 6 (9.52%) Banking
21 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
21 6 (9.52%) Migration
22 5 (7.94%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.17%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 9 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.35%) PowerPivot
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (90.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 55 (87.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 49 (77.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 48 (76.19%) SQL Server
5 25 (39.68%) SQL Server 2012
6 24 (38.10%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (31.75%) MS Access
8 18 (28.57%) PerformancePoint
9 13 (20.63%) OLAP
9 13 (20.63%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (6.35%) QlikView
12 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Power View
12 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (3.17%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (3.17%) OLAP Cube
13 2 (3.17%) Power BI
13 2 (3.17%) ProClarity
13 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2014
13 2 (3.17%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (3.17%) JUnit
2 2 (3.17%) Maven
2 2 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.59%) ERwin
General
1 31 (49.21%) Finance
2 6 (9.52%) Banking
2 6 (9.52%) Investment Banking
3 4 (6.35%) Front Office
4 3 (4.76%) Advertising
4 3 (4.76%) Back Office
4 3 (4.76%) Legal
5 2 (3.17%) Marketing
5 2 (3.17%) Retail
6 1 (1.59%) Billing
Job Titles
1 56 (88.89%) Developer
2 31 (49.21%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 19 (30.16%) SQL Developer
4 15 (23.81%) Senior Developer
4 15 (23.81%) SQL BI Developer
5 14 (22.22%) Business Developer
6 5 (7.94%) SQL Server Developer
7 4 (6.35%) C# Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 4 (6.35%) ETL Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Architect
8 3 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Architect
8 3 (4.76%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.76%) SQL Server BI Developer
9 2 (3.17%) .NET Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Java Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (3.17%) SQL DBA
9 2 (3.17%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.70%) .NET
2 3 (4.76%) .NET Framework
2 3 (4.76%) WPF
3 2 (3.17%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (3.17%) AngularJS
3 2 (3.17%) Spring
4 1 (1.59%) Akka
4 1 (1.59%) Middleware
4 1 (1.59%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.35%) Fixed Income
3 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.76%) Hedge funds
3 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.17%) Clustering
4 2 (3.17%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (3.17%) Market Risk
4 2 (3.17%) Reinsurance
4 2 (3.17%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.59%) Derivative
5 1 (1.59%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.17%) Windows
2 1 (1.59%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (69.84%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (25.40%) Web Development
3 11 (17.46%) ETL
4 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
6 6 (9.52%) Migration
7 5 (7.94%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (7.94%) SOA
7 5 (7.94%) TDD
8 4 (6.35%) Data Analysis
8 4 (6.35%) Data Modelling
9 3 (4.76%) BDD
9 3 (4.76%) Data Migration
9 3 (4.76%) Dimensional Modelling
9 3 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
10 2 (3.17%) Data Cleansing
10 2 (3.17%) ETL Development
10 2 (3.17%) Inmon Methodology
10 2 (3.17%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 34 (53.97%) SQL
2 27 (42.86%) C#
3 14 (22.22%) T-SQL
4 5 (7.94%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 2 (3.17%) Java
5 2 (3.17%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.59%) Scala
6 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) MCSA
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.87%) Data Quality
2 3 (4.76%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.59%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.35%) Tableau
3 3 (4.76%) Oracle
4 1 (1.59%) SAP
City, London
HFG
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £420 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £375 - £420 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £425 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago