The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 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 England 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 394 323 484
Rank change year-on-year
-71 +161
Contract jobs citing MDX 164 210 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.49% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.19% 1.81% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 158 46
Average daily rate £400 £438 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £36.50 - £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 - £41.00
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13748 11579 14356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.77% 26.81% 25.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9003 7377 8666
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 338 363
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
MDX
UK

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -78 90 £450 -10.00% 30
East of England -20 16 £425 +6.25% 4
South East -9 14 £286 -28.43% 5
South West -23 14 £275 -14.72% 12
West Midlands -17 13 £309 -3.51% 4
East Midlands -8 12 £338 +15.87% 5
North West -21 3 £220 -20.00% 8
Yorkshire -25 3 £306 -22.22% 1
North East - - - -
MDX
UK

MDX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

1 268 (80.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 245 (73.57%) Business Intelligence
3 238 (71.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 235 (70.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 216 (64.86%) SQL
6 212 (63.66%) SQL Server
7 172 (51.65%) Data Warehouse
8 145 (43.54%) T-SQL
9 115 (34.53%) SQL Server 2008
10 103 (30.93%) OLAP
11 95 (28.53%) Microsoft
11 95 (28.53%) Finance
12 84 (25.23%) ETL
13 68 (20.42%) MS Excel
14 65 (19.52%) SQL Server 2012
15 57 (17.12%) .NET
16 56 (16.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 53 (15.92%) SharePoint
18 51 (15.32%) C#
19 42 (12.61%) Kimball Methodology
20 39 (11.71%) Oracle
21 38 (11.41%) Performance Tuning
22 32 (9.61%) Data Modelling
22 32 (9.61%) Dimensional Modelling
23 31 (9.31%) PowerPivot
24 30 (9.01%) PerformancePoint
24 30 (9.01%) SQL Server 2005
25 25 (7.51%) Banking
26 23 (6.91%) Team Foundation Server
26 23 (6.91%) Analytics

MDX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 53 (15.92%) SharePoint
2 16 (4.80%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 68 (20.42%) MS Excel
2 31 (9.31%) PowerPivot
3 6 (1.80%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 5 (1.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (1.20%) Magento
2 4 (1.20%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (0.60%) Adaptiv
3 2 (0.60%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.30%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.30%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.10%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 268 (80.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 238 (71.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 235 (70.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 212 (63.66%) SQL Server
5 172 (51.65%) Data Warehouse
6 115 (34.53%) SQL Server 2008
7 103 (30.93%) OLAP
8 65 (19.52%) SQL Server 2012
9 56 (16.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 30 (9.01%) PerformancePoint
10 30 (9.01%) SQL Server 2005
11 18 (5.41%) Oracle Database
12 16 (4.80%) QlikView
13 14 (4.20%) Relational Database
14 12 (3.60%) ProClarity
15 11 (3.30%) OLTP
15 11 (3.30%) Oracle OLAP
16 9 (2.70%) Star Schema
17 7 (2.10%) BusinessObjects
17 7 (2.10%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (6.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (4.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 12 (3.60%) Visual Studio
4 9 (2.70%) NUnit
5 7 (2.10%) SoapUI
6 5 (1.50%) Moq
7 4 (1.20%) CruiseControl
7 4 (1.20%) Subversion
7 4 (1.20%) ClearCase
8 3 (0.90%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 3 (0.90%) ERwin
8 3 (0.90%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (0.60%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.60%) Selenium
9 2 (0.60%) Rhino Mocks
10 1 (0.30%) Toad
10 1 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle APEX
General
1 95 (28.53%) Finance
2 25 (7.51%) Banking
3 11 (3.30%) Investment Banking
4 9 (2.70%) Marketing
5 8 (2.40%) Retail
5 8 (2.40%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.80%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.80%) Front Office
7 5 (1.50%) Electronics
7 5 (1.50%) German Language
8 4 (1.20%) Back Office
9 3 (0.90%) Billing
9 3 (0.90%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.60%) Law
10 2 (0.60%) Legal
11 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.30%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.30%) French Language
11 1 (0.30%) Games
Job Titles
1 264 (79.28%) Developer
2 142 (42.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 64 (19.22%) SQL Developer
4 41 (12.31%) Analyst
5 40 (12.01%) Business Developer
6 26 (7.81%) SQL Server Developer
7 23 (6.91%) Consultant
8 21 (6.31%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 20 (6.01%) Report Developer
10 16 (4.80%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 14 (4.20%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 14 (4.20%) Microsoft Developer
12 13 (3.90%) Analyst Developer
13 12 (3.60%) Senior Developer
14 11 (3.30%) Business Analyst
15 9 (2.70%) Architect
15 9 (2.70%) .NET Developer
16 8 (2.40%) C# Developer
16 8 (2.40%) Data Analyst
16 8 (2.40%) SQL Server BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (17.12%) .NET
2 20 (6.01%) ASP.NET
3 13 (3.90%) XML
4 12 (3.60%) WCF
5 8 (2.40%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (2.40%) HTML
6 7 (2.10%) JSON
7 6 (1.80%) .NET Framework
7 6 (1.80%) WPF
8 5 (1.50%) LINQ
9 3 (0.90%) jQuery
9 3 (0.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (0.90%) Unity DI Container
9 3 (0.90%) Ajax
10 2 (0.60%) Web Services
10 2 (0.60%) DHTML
10 2 (0.60%) ADO.NET
10 2 (0.60%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 1 (0.30%) Ext JS
11 1 (0.30%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.41%) NHS
2 11 (3.30%) Market Risk
2 11 (3.30%) Data Integration
3 5 (1.50%) DTV
4 4 (1.20%) N-Tier
4 4 (1.20%) Statistics
4 4 (1.20%) Mathematics
4 4 (1.20%) Credit Risk
5 2 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (0.60%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (0.60%) Mainframe
5 2 (0.60%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.60%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.30%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.30%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.30%) Clustering
6 1 (0.30%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (0.30%) Derivative
6 1 (0.30%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.30%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.20%) Apple iOS
2 2 (0.60%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (73.57%) Business Intelligence
2 84 (25.23%) ETL
3 42 (12.61%) Kimball Methodology
4 38 (11.41%) Performance Tuning
5 32 (9.61%) Data Modelling
5 32 (9.61%) Dimensional Modelling
6 23 (6.91%) Analytics
7 22 (6.61%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (5.71%) Unit Testing
9 17 (5.11%) OO
10 16 (4.80%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (4.20%) Migration
12 11 (3.30%) Workflow
13 10 (3.00%) MVC
13 10 (3.00%) Scrum
13 10 (3.00%) Data Management
13 10 (3.00%) CRM
13 10 (3.00%) Business Analysis
13 10 (3.00%) Software Testing
14 9 (2.70%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 216 (64.86%) SQL
2 145 (43.54%) T-SQL
3 51 (15.32%) C#
4 22 (6.61%) PL/SQL
5 11 (3.30%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
6 10 (3.00%) Java
7 9 (2.70%) VBA
8 6 (1.80%) F#
9 5 (1.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 5 (1.50%) VB
10 4 (1.20%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.20%) JavaScript
10 4 (1.20%) PHP
10 4 (1.20%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.90%) VB6
12 2 (0.60%) VBScript
13 1 (0.30%) ABAP
13 1 (0.30%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (2.70%) Degree
2 3 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.60%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.60%) QA
2 6 (1.80%) SLA
3 1 (0.30%) CRD IV
System Software
1 7 (2.10%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (2.10%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.30%) Control-M
Vendors
1 95 (28.53%) Microsoft
2 39 (11.71%) Oracle
3 20 (6.01%) SAP
4 19 (5.71%) Cognos
5 18 (5.41%) Business Objects
6 13 (3.90%) Tableau
7 7 (2.10%) Lattice Semiconductor
7 7 (2.10%) IBM
7 7 (2.10%) HP
7 7 (2.10%) Actuate
8 4 (1.20%) JD Edwards
9 3 (0.90%) Talend
10 2 (0.60%) Informatica
11 1 (0.30%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (0.30%) Ab Initio
11 1 (0.30%) Teradata
11 1 (0.30%) Hyperion
11 1 (0.30%) SunGard
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