The table below looks at the statistics for MDX skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MDX over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 418 416 340
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -76
Contract jobs citing MDX 183 153 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.31% 0.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.27% 1.10% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 125 170
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £416
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £294 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £33.50 £125.00 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.20% +437.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.10 £125.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.90 £125.00 £141.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 - £190.00
MDX
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14454 13887 13466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.97% 28.12% 28.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 9918 9076 8733
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 202 271
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

MDX
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MDX across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

MDX Jobs Demand Trend in England

MDX
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MDX across the England region.

MDX Daily Rate Trend in England

MDX
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MDX across the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

MDX Daily Rate Histogram in England

MDX
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MDX across the England region.

MDX Hourly Rate Trend in England

MDX
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MDX within the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +3 109 £475 -5.00% 31
South East +6 29 £375 +31.57% 8
Yorkshire -24 11 £340 +8.80% 5
East of England +1 10 £350 -12.50%
South West +4 9 £375 +15.38% 3
North West - 9 £325 - 2
West Midlands -6 6 £345 +15.00% 4
East Midlands -8 1 £400 -
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UK

MDX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 267 (82.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 256 (79.26%) Business Intelligence
3 254 (78.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 247 (76.47%) SQL
5 241 (74.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 233 (72.14%) SQL Server
7 183 (56.66%) Data Warehouse
8 153 (47.37%) T-SQL
9 137 (42.41%) Microsoft
10 113 (34.98%) ETL
11 98 (30.34%) SQL Server 2012
12 86 (26.63%) OLAP
13 81 (25.08%) .NET
13 81 (25.08%) Finance
14 75 (23.22%) Agile Software Development
15 70 (21.67%) SQL Server 2008
16 68 (21.05%) SharePoint
17 67 (20.74%) C#
18 58 (17.96%) Kimball Methodology
19 54 (16.72%) MS Excel
20 44 (13.62%) Team Foundation Server
21 43 (13.31%) PowerPivot
22 38 (11.76%) Data Modelling
22 38 (11.76%) Banking
22 38 (11.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
23 36 (11.15%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
24 34 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
24 34 (10.53%) Visual Studio
25 31 (9.60%) Performance Tuning
26 27 (8.36%) Tableau

MDX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 68 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 18 (5.57%) SharePoint 2010
3 10 (3.10%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (0.93%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.31%) SAS
5 1 (0.31%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.31%) JBoss
5 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
Applications
1 54 (16.72%) MS Excel
2 43 (13.31%) PowerPivot
3 3 (0.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.24%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.62%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.31%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.31%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.31%) LDAP
1 1 (0.31%) HTTP
1 1 (0.31%) Kerberos
1 1 (0.31%) HTTPS
1 1 (0.31%) SSL
1 1 (0.31%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 267 (82.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 254 (78.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 241 (74.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 233 (72.14%) SQL Server
5 183 (56.66%) Data Warehouse
6 98 (30.34%) SQL Server 2012
7 86 (26.63%) OLAP
8 70 (21.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 38 (11.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 26 (8.05%) OLAP Cube
11 24 (7.43%) Microsoft Power View
12 23 (7.12%) Relational Database
12 23 (7.12%) QlikView
13 18 (5.57%) BusinessObjects
14 14 (4.33%) SQL Server 2005
15 9 (2.79%) SSDT
16 8 (2.48%) Data Mining
16 8 (2.48%) Star Schema
16 8 (2.48%) Data Mart
17 7 (2.17%) MOLAP
Development Applications
1 44 (13.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 34 (10.53%) Visual Studio
3 10 (3.10%) JUnit
4 5 (1.55%) ERwin
5 4 (1.24%) Maven
6 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.31%) JIRA
7 1 (0.31%) Git (software)
General
1 81 (25.08%) Finance
2 38 (11.76%) Banking
3 26 (8.05%) Investment Banking
4 22 (6.81%) Advertising
5 18 (5.57%) Retail
6 11 (3.41%) Legal
7 10 (3.10%) Financial Institution
8 9 (2.79%) Marketing
9 5 (1.55%) Front Office
10 2 (0.62%) Law
10 2 (0.62%) Publishing
11 1 (0.31%) Games
11 1 (0.31%) Local Government
11 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.31%) Back Office
11 1 (0.31%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 265 (82.04%) Developer
2 171 (52.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 83 (25.70%) SQL Developer
4 52 (16.10%) Business Developer
5 31 (9.60%) Analyst
6 27 (8.36%) Microsoft Developer
7 26 (8.05%) Senior Developer
8 25 (7.74%) Consultant
9 17 (5.26%) SQL Server Developer
10 15 (4.64%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 14 (4.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
12 12 (3.72%) Analyst Developer
12 12 (3.72%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 12 (3.72%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
13 11 (3.41%) Java Developer
14 10 (3.10%) Data Analyst
15 9 (2.79%) Business Consultant
15 9 (2.79%) Business Analyst
16 8 (2.48%) DBA
16 8 (2.48%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (25.08%) .NET
2 24 (7.43%) ASP.NET
3 20 (6.19%) XML
4 14 (4.33%) HTML
5 12 (3.72%) jQuery
6 7 (2.17%) .NET Framework
6 7 (2.17%) CSS
7 6 (1.86%) Web Services
7 6 (1.86%) Spring
7 6 (1.86%) HTML5
8 5 (1.55%) ActiveMQ
9 4 (1.24%) Akka
10 3 (0.93%) Ajax
10 3 (0.93%) XHTML
11 2 (0.62%) WebSphere MQ
11 2 (0.62%) Middleware
11 2 (0.62%) BAPI
11 2 (0.62%) DOM
11 2 (0.62%) CSS3
11 2 (0.62%) Java Concurrency
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.57%) Data Structures
3 15 (4.64%) Visualisation
4 11 (3.41%) Market Risk
4 11 (3.41%) Data Integration
5 9 (2.79%) Clustering
6 8 (2.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (2.48%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.86%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.86%) Grid Computing
8 5 (1.55%) Fixed Income
9 4 (1.24%) Equities
9 4 (1.24%) NHS
9 4 (1.24%) Statistics
10 3 (0.93%) Contract for Difference
10 3 (0.93%) Freedom of Information
10 3 (0.93%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.62%) Credit Risk
11 2 (0.62%) User Experience
12 1 (0.31%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 20 (6.19%) Windows
2 10 (3.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (1.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.31%) AIX
4 1 (0.31%) Linux
4 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (79.26%) Business Intelligence
2 113 (34.98%) ETL
3 75 (23.22%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (17.96%) Kimball Methodology
5 38 (11.76%) Data Modelling
6 31 (9.60%) Performance Tuning
7 26 (8.05%) Scrum
8 19 (5.88%) SDLC
9 17 (5.26%) Data Management
10 16 (4.95%) Migration
11 15 (4.64%) TDD
12 14 (4.33%) Dimensional Modelling
12 14 (4.33%) Data Analysis
13 13 (4.02%) ITIL
13 13 (4.02%) Master Data Management
14 11 (3.41%) CRM
14 11 (3.41%) E-Commerce
14 11 (3.41%) Web Development
15 10 (3.10%) Analytics
15 10 (3.10%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 247 (76.47%) SQL
2 153 (47.37%) T-SQL
3 67 (20.74%) C#
4 36 (11.15%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 18 (5.57%) Java
5 18 (5.57%) JavaScript
6 15 (4.64%) VB.NET
7 9 (2.79%) VBA
7 9 (2.79%) X++
7 9 (2.79%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.55%) R
8 5 (1.55%) C++
9 4 (1.24%) C
9 4 (1.24%) XMLA
9 4 (1.24%) Scala
10 3 (0.93%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
11 2 (0.62%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.62%) ABAP
11 2 (0.62%) SAPscript
12 1 (0.31%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (2.79%) Degree
2 5 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (0.93%) MCSE
3 3 (0.93%) MCITP
4 1 (0.31%) CFA
4 1 (0.31%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.31%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.31%) MCSA
4 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.31%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.10%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.24%) QA
3 1 (0.31%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.31%) CRD IV
3 1 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (1.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.24%) Control-M
Vendors
1 137 (42.41%) Microsoft
2 27 (8.36%) Tableau
3 17 (5.26%) Oracle
4 10 (3.10%) SAP
5 8 (2.48%) Cognos
6 4 (1.24%) TIBCO
7 3 (0.93%) Informatica
8 2 (0.62%) Nintex
8 2 (0.62%) Cadence
8 2 (0.62%) Sun
8 2 (0.62%) IBM
9 1 (0.31%) Sybase
9 1 (0.31%) CA
9 1 (0.31%) VMware
9 1 (0.31%) Google
9 1 (0.31%) Vertica
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