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 10 July 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 149 169 205
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +36
Contract jobs citing MDX 46 52 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.81% 0.73% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.78% 2.49% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 38 15
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +13.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £339 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £388 £338
% change year-on-year
-16.12% +14.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.73
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1655 2087 2100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 28.98% 29.49% 27.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1245 1634 1620
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 26 20
Average hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +27.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +7.69%
MDX
London

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 10 July 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 10 July 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 (76.83%) Business Intelligence
2 54 (65.85%) SQL
3 48 (58.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 45 (54.88%) Data Warehouse
4 45 (54.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 41 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 41 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 37 (45.12%) T-SQL
7 26 (31.71%) Microsoft
8 23 (28.05%) Finance
9 20 (24.39%) .NET
10 18 (21.95%) C#
10 18 (21.95%) MS Excel
10 18 (21.95%) SQL Server 2008
11 17 (20.73%) OLAP
11 17 (20.73%) Banking
12 15 (18.29%) Data Modelling
13 14 (17.07%) Cognos
14 12 (14.63%) User Stories
14 12 (14.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 11 (13.41%) Tableau
16 10 (12.20%) Degree
17 9 (10.98%) SharePoint
17 9 (10.98%) ASP.NET
17 9 (10.98%) SQL Server 2012
18 8 (9.76%) Business Objects
18 8 (9.76%) Visual Studio
18 8 (9.76%) Front Office
18 8 (9.76%) SQL Server 2005
18 8 (9.76%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 9 (10.98%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (21.95%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.32%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Oracle CRM
1 2 (2.44%) Magento
2 1 (1.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (58.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 45 (54.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 45 (54.88%) Data Warehouse
3 41 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 41 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (21.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (20.73%) OLAP
6 9 (10.98%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (9.76%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (9.76%) ProClarity
8 7 (8.54%) PerformancePoint
9 6 (7.32%) OLTP
9 6 (7.32%) Data Mart
10 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (4.88%) DTS
12 3 (3.66%) Data Mining
13 2 (2.44%) MySQL
13 2 (2.44%) SSDT
13 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
14 1 (1.22%) Cognos Query Studio
Development Applications
1 12 (14.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 8 (9.76%) Visual Studio
3 7 (8.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (7.32%) ERwin
5 4 (4.88%) NUnit
5 4 (4.88%) Moq
6 2 (2.44%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (2.44%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.22%) JUnit
7 1 (1.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (1.22%) Maven
7 1 (1.22%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 23 (28.05%) Finance
2 17 (20.73%) Banking
3 8 (9.76%) Retail
3 8 (9.76%) Front Office
4 2 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.44%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.44%) Marketing
5 1 (1.22%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 60 (73.17%) Developer
2 31 (37.80%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 12 (14.63%) Analyst
4 11 (13.41%) Business Analyst
4 11 (13.41%) SQL Developer
5 10 (12.20%) Business Developer
5 10 (12.20%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 7 (8.54%) C# Developer
7 5 (6.10%) Business Objects Developer
8 4 (4.88%) .NET Developer
8 4 (4.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 3 (3.66%) Report Writer
9 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Developer
9 3 (3.66%) Data Warehouse Analyst
9 3 (3.66%) Data Analyst
10 2 (2.44%) Architect
10 2 (2.44%) Consultant
10 2 (2.44%) Data Architect
10 2 (2.44%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 2 (2.44%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (24.39%) .NET
2 9 (10.98%) ASP.NET
3 4 (4.88%) WCF
3 4 (4.88%) WPF
4 3 (3.66%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (1.22%) HTML
5 1 (1.22%) Silverlight
5 1 (1.22%) jQuery
5 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.22%) Web Services
5 1 (1.22%) XML
5 1 (1.22%) JMS
5 1 (1.22%) Middleware
5 1 (1.22%) JMX
5 1 (1.22%) WinForms
5 1 (1.22%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.22%) Spring
5 1 (1.22%) Ajax
5 1 (1.22%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.22%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.32%) Data Integration
2 4 (4.88%) Statistics
2 4 (4.88%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.44%) Derivative
3 2 (2.44%) Market Risk
3 2 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.22%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.22%) Grid Computing
4 1 (1.22%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (1.22%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.44%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (76.83%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (18.29%) Data Modelling
3 12 (14.63%) User Stories
4 7 (8.54%) Kimball Methodology
4 7 (8.54%) ETL
4 7 (8.54%) Workflow
4 7 (8.54%) Data Analysis
4 7 (8.54%) Unit Testing
5 6 (7.32%) Software Testing
5 6 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (7.32%) Analytics
6 5 (6.10%) Scrum
6 5 (6.10%) System Testing
7 4 (4.88%) Dimensional Modelling
7 4 (4.88%) Data Cleansing
7 4 (4.88%) TDD
7 4 (4.88%) Risk Management
7 4 (4.88%) OO
7 4 (4.88%) BDD
7 4 (4.88%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 54 (65.85%) SQL
2 37 (45.12%) T-SQL
3 18 (21.95%) C#
4 4 (4.88%) Java
4 4 (4.88%) VBA
5 2 (2.44%) XAML
5 2 (2.44%) PHP
6 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (12.20%) Degree
2 2 (2.44%) MCSE
2 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certified Master
3 1 (1.22%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (31.71%) Microsoft
2 14 (17.07%) Cognos
3 11 (13.41%) Tableau
4 8 (9.76%) Business Objects
5 5 (6.10%) IBM
6 3 (3.66%) SAP
6 3 (3.66%) Oracle
7 2 (2.44%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.22%) Infragistics
8 1 (1.22%) DevExpress
8 1 (1.22%) Sybase
8 1 (1.22%) Talend
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day + all inclusive
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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I3
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
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Huxley Associates
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £340 - £360 per day
Posted: 17 days ago