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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 162 165 174
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Contract jobs citing MDX 37 42 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.68% 0.68% 0.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.24% 2.27% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 31 28
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £388 £453
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £36.50 -
% change year-on-year
-47.94% -
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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
1655 1854 1760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.42% 29.88% 28.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1305 1396 1389
Average daily rate £425 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 16
Average hourly rate £19.72 £41.00 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.91% -69.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 48 (85.71%) Business Intelligence
2 47 (83.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 45 (80.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 45 (80.36%) SQL
4 44 (78.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 39 (69.64%) SQL Server
6 34 (60.71%) Data Warehouse
7 30 (53.57%) Microsoft
8 25 (44.64%) T-SQL
9 20 (35.71%) ETL
10 18 (32.14%) OLAP
11 15 (26.79%) MS Excel
12 13 (23.21%) .NET
12 13 (23.21%) Finance
12 13 (23.21%) PowerPivot
13 12 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (21.43%) C#
13 12 (21.43%) Banking
14 11 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (19.64%) Investment Banking
14 11 (19.64%) SQL Server 2008
14 11 (19.64%) SharePoint
14 11 (19.64%) SQL Server 2012
14 11 (19.64%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 10 (17.86%) Kimball Methodology
16 9 (16.07%) Performance Tuning
17 8 (14.29%) Advertising
18 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 7 (12.50%) Fixed Income
19 6 (10.71%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (19.64%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (26.79%) MS Excel
2 13 (23.21%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (83.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 45 (80.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 44 (78.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 39 (69.64%) SQL Server
5 34 (60.71%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (32.14%) OLAP
7 11 (19.64%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (19.64%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 6 (10.71%) QlikView
9 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Power View
10 4 (7.14%) OLAP Cube
10 4 (7.14%) Star Schema
11 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database
12 2 (3.57%) Big Data
12 2 (3.57%) Data Mart
12 2 (3.57%) Spotfire
12 2 (3.57%) Oracle OLAP
12 2 (3.57%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.79%) ERwin
General
1 13 (23.21%) Finance
2 12 (21.43%) Banking
3 11 (19.64%) Investment Banking
4 8 (14.29%) Advertising
5 6 (10.71%) Retail
6 4 (7.14%) Legal
6 4 (7.14%) Marketing
7 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
7 2 (3.57%) Law
8 1 (1.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 49 (87.50%) Developer
2 31 (55.36%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 16 (28.57%) Business Developer
4 15 (26.79%) SQL Developer
5 9 (16.07%) Microsoft Developer
6 8 (14.29%) Analyst
7 5 (8.93%) Analyst Developer
7 5 (8.93%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 5 (8.93%) SQL Server Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Business Intelligence Specialist
8 3 (5.36%) Business Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Support Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) Applications Support
9 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 2 (3.57%) SQL DBA
9 2 (3.57%) DBA
9 2 (3.57%) Applications Support Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) SharePoint Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (23.21%) .NET
2 6 (10.71%) XML
3 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.36%) CSS
4 2 (3.57%) Web Services
4 2 (3.57%) jQuery
4 2 (3.57%) Highcharts JS
4 2 (3.57%) HTML
5 1 (1.79%) Akka
5 1 (1.79%) HTML5
5 1 (1.79%) REST
5 1 (1.79%) XHTML
5 1 (1.79%) Ajax
5 1 (1.79%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.50%) Fixed Income
3 6 (10.71%) Visualisation
4 3 (5.36%) Data Integration
5 2 (3.57%) User Experience
5 2 (3.57%) NHS
5 2 (3.57%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.79%) Clustering
6 1 (1.79%) Equities
6 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.79%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.93%) Windows
2 3 (5.36%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (85.71%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (35.71%) ETL
3 11 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (17.86%) Kimball Methodology
5 9 (16.07%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (10.71%) Inmon Methodology
6 6 (10.71%) Data Modelling
7 5 (8.93%) Dimensional Modelling
7 5 (8.93%) Data Management
8 4 (7.14%) Master Data Management
8 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (5.36%) CRM
9 3 (5.36%) Change Management
9 3 (5.36%) Analytics
10 2 (3.57%) Programme Management
10 2 (3.57%) Database Tuning
10 2 (3.57%) Data Visualisation
10 2 (3.57%) ITIL V2
10 2 (3.57%) Content Management
10 2 (3.57%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 45 (80.36%) SQL
2 25 (44.64%) T-SQL
3 12 (21.43%) C#
4 11 (19.64%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 4 (7.14%) C
6 3 (5.36%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.57%) VBA
7 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.57%) R
8 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.79%) Scala
8 1 (1.79%) C++
8 1 (1.79%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) MCSE
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (3.57%) MCITP
2 1 (1.79%) CFA
2 1 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 30 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.93%) Tableau
3 4 (7.14%) Oracle
4 2 (3.57%) Sybase
4 2 (3.57%) Business Objects
4 2 (3.57%) Sun
4 2 (3.57%) TIBCO
4 2 (3.57%) Nintex
5 1 (1.79%) Teradata
5 1 (1.79%) SAP
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