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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 172 173 192
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +19
Contract jobs citing MDX 31 54 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.53% 0.76% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.76% 2.58% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 46 19
Average daily rate
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£450 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £190.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- +638.43%
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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
1758 2089 2130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.81% 29.52% 27.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1325 1581 1631
Average daily rate £420 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 10
Average hourly rate £45.00 £31.49 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.92% -6.01%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 55 (75.34%) SQL
2 53 (72.60%) Business Intelligence
3 42 (57.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 38 (52.05%) T-SQL
4 38 (52.05%) Data Warehouse
5 36 (49.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 35 (47.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 29 (39.73%) SQL Server
8 28 (38.36%) Microsoft
9 20 (27.40%) MS Excel
10 15 (20.55%) Finance
11 14 (19.18%) Banking
11 14 (19.18%) Cognos
12 13 (17.81%) User Stories
13 12 (16.44%) Data Modelling
13 12 (16.44%) OLAP
13 12 (16.44%) .NET
14 11 (15.07%) C#
15 10 (13.70%) Business Objects
15 10 (13.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 10 (13.70%) Kimball Methodology
16 9 (12.33%) ERwin
16 9 (12.33%) Retail
16 9 (12.33%) Data Mart
16 9 (12.33%) Data Analysis
16 9 (12.33%) SQL Server 2008
17 8 (10.96%) ProClarity
18 7 (9.59%) Workflow
18 7 (9.59%) SQL Server 2012
18 7 (9.59%) Tableau

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 3 (4.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.37%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 20 (27.40%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.22%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (1.37%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (1.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.37%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (57.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 38 (52.05%) Data Warehouse
3 36 (49.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 35 (47.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 29 (39.73%) SQL Server
6 12 (16.44%) OLAP
7 9 (12.33%) Data Mart
7 9 (12.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (10.96%) ProClarity
9 7 (9.59%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (6.85%) DTS
11 4 (5.48%) Data Mining
11 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (4.11%) PerformancePoint
13 2 (2.74%) Hadoop
13 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database
13 2 (2.74%) OLTP
14 1 (1.37%) Essbase
14 1 (1.37%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (13.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 9 (12.33%) ERwin
3 5 (6.85%) Visual Studio
3 5 (6.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.74%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (2.74%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.37%) Moq
5 1 (1.37%) JUnit
5 1 (1.37%) NUnit
5 1 (1.37%) Maven
5 1 (1.37%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 15 (20.55%) Finance
2 14 (19.18%) Banking
3 9 (12.33%) Retail
4 5 (6.85%) Front Office
5 2 (2.74%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.74%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 54 (73.97%) Developer
2 23 (31.51%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 15 (20.55%) SQL Developer
4 14 (19.18%) Analyst
5 13 (17.81%) Business Analyst
6 8 (10.96%) Business Developer
7 5 (6.85%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 5 (6.85%) Business Objects Developer
8 4 (5.48%) .NET Developer
8 4 (5.48%) C# Developer
8 4 (5.48%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 3 (4.11%) Report Writer
9 3 (4.11%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.11%) Data Analyst
9 3 (4.11%) ETL Developer
9 3 (4.11%) Data Warehouse Analyst
10 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Developer
10 2 (2.74%) Insurance Business Analyst
10 2 (2.74%) C# .NET Developer
11 1 (1.37%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.44%) .NET
2 5 (6.85%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.11%) WPF
3 3 (4.11%) XML
4 1 (1.37%) JMS
4 1 (1.37%) Middleware
4 1 (1.37%) JMX
4 1 (1.37%) WinForms
4 1 (1.37%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.37%) Spring
4 1 (1.37%) Ajax
4 1 (1.37%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.37%) JSON
4 1 (1.37%) WCF
4 1 (1.37%) Silverlight
4 1 (1.37%) jQuery
4 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.37%) Web Services
4 1 (1.37%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.22%) Data Integration
2 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.74%) NHS
2 2 (2.74%) Derivative
2 2 (2.74%) Market Risk
3 1 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.37%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.37%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.37%) Grid Computing
3 1 (1.37%) Credit Derivative
3 1 (1.37%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.37%) Linux
1 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (72.60%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (17.81%) User Stories
3 12 (16.44%) Data Modelling
4 10 (13.70%) Kimball Methodology
5 9 (12.33%) Data Analysis
6 7 (9.59%) Workflow
7 6 (8.22%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (8.22%) ETL
8 5 (6.85%) Dimensional Modelling
9 4 (5.48%) Unit Testing
9 4 (5.48%) TDD
9 4 (5.48%) Risk Management
9 4 (5.48%) Scrum
10 3 (4.11%) OO
10 3 (4.11%) E-Commerce
10 3 (4.11%) Greeks
10 3 (4.11%) MVVM
10 3 (4.11%) BDD
11 2 (2.74%) Analytics
11 2 (2.74%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (75.34%) SQL
2 38 (52.05%) T-SQL
3 11 (15.07%) C#
4 3 (4.11%) Java
4 3 (4.11%) VBA
5 2 (2.74%) XAML
5 2 (2.74%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.37%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.37%) PHP
6 1 (1.37%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (8.22%) Degree
2 2 (2.74%) MCSE
2 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certified Master
3 1 (1.37%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) QA
Vendors
1 28 (38.36%) Microsoft
2 14 (19.18%) Cognos
3 10 (13.70%) Business Objects
4 7 (9.59%) Tableau
5 5 (6.85%) IBM
6 3 (4.11%) Oracle
7 1 (1.37%) Sybase
7 1 (1.37%) SAP
7 1 (1.37%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.37%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.37%) Infragistics
7 1 (1.37%) DevExpress
7 1 (1.37%) Talend
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