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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MDX over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 155 168 163
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -5
Contract jobs citing MDX 10 45 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.30% 0.76% 0.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.81% 2.54% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 38 40
Median daily rate £456 £494 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.59% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £334 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £541 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £33.50 -
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
1236 1775 1733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 36.50% 29.90% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1056 1448 1293
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 11
Median hourly rate £20.00 £24.23 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.45% -46.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

MDX
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing MDX as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 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 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MDX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for MDX.

1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 13 (92.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
3 12 (85.71%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (78.57%) SQL
4 11 (78.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (71.43%) T-SQL
6 9 (64.29%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (57.14%) ETL
7 8 (57.14%) Finance
8 7 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
9 6 (42.86%) Tableau
9 6 (42.86%) Data Quality
9 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (35.71%) Data Modelling
10 5 (35.71%) Kimball Methodology
11 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2016
11 4 (28.57%) Data Cleansing
11 4 (28.57%) E-business
11 4 (28.57%) QlikView
11 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
11 4 (28.57%) Legal
11 4 (28.57%) Scrum
12 3 (21.43%) Law
12 3 (21.43%) OLAP
12 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
12 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (21.43%) Solvency II
12 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 13 (92.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
4 11 (78.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (64.29%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (28.57%) QlikView
7 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (21.43%) OLAP
8 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (14.29%) Power BI
10 1 (7.14%) Big Data
10 1 (7.14%) Data Mart
10 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
10 1 (7.14%) MS Access
10 1 (7.14%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (7.14%) Star Schema
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Legal
3 3 (21.43%) Law
4 1 (7.14%) Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Marketing
4 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 10 (71.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 6 (42.86%) Business Developer
4 5 (35.71%) SSAS Developer
4 5 (35.71%) SSIS Developer
5 4 (28.57%) SSRS Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft BI Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Senior Microsoft Developer
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Analyst
7 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Architect
7 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Development Manager
7 1 (7.14%) Development Team Manager
7 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (7.14%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (57.14%) ETL
3 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (35.71%) Data Modelling
4 5 (35.71%) Kimball Methodology
5 4 (28.57%) Data Cleansing
5 4 (28.57%) E-business
5 4 (28.57%) Scrum
6 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) Analytics
7 1 (7.14%) Dashboard Development
7 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) Data Analytics
7 1 (7.14%) Marketing Strategy
7 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 10 (71.43%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) Data Quality
2 3 (21.43%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Tableau
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Teradata