The table below looks at the statistics for MDX skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MDX over the 3 months to 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 306 327 281
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -46
Contract jobs citing MDX 106 94 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.45% 0.39% 0.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.44% 1.27% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 76 113
Average daily rate
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£481 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £344 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 - £190.00
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England

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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7370 7386 7822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.01% 30.97% 31.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5368 5231 5622
Average daily rate £435 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 47 70
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.51 £17.50 £19.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £51.20 £57.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -

MDX
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

MDX Jobs Demand Trend in London

MDX
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

MDX Daily Rate Trend in London

MDX
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MDX across the London region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

MDX Daily Rate Histogram in London

MDX
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

MDX Hourly Rate Trend in London

MDX
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MDX within the London region over the 3 months to 5 August 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
City of London +4 45 £500 - 13
Hounslow - 1 £325 -
Twickenham - 1 £325 -
MDX
England

MDX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 155 (79.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 142 (72.82%) Business Intelligence
3 140 (71.79%) SQL Server
3 140 (71.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 136 (69.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 136 (69.74%) SQL
5 108 (55.38%) Data Warehouse
6 78 (40.00%) T-SQL
7 70 (35.90%) ETL
8 66 (33.85%) Microsoft
9 63 (32.31%) SQL Server 2012
10 62 (31.79%) Finance
11 55 (28.21%) .NET
12 53 (27.18%) OLAP
13 50 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
14 49 (25.13%) C#
15 38 (19.49%) MS Excel
15 38 (19.49%) Kimball Methodology
16 37 (18.97%) Banking
17 33 (16.92%) SharePoint
18 29 (14.87%) SQL Server 2008
19 27 (13.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 26 (13.33%) Investment Banking
21 25 (12.82%) Data Modelling
21 25 (12.82%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
22 24 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
22 24 (12.31%) PowerPivot
23 20 (10.26%) Performance Tuning
24 19 (9.74%) Visual Studio
25 18 (9.23%) SharePoint 2010

MDX
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 33 (16.92%) SharePoint
2 18 (9.23%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (3.59%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.51%) JBoss
4 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.51%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 38 (19.49%) MS Excel
2 24 (12.31%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.03%) Adaptiv
1 2 (1.03%) Cognos TM1
1 2 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.51%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.51%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.54%) SAN
2 1 (0.51%) LDAP
2 1 (0.51%) HTTP
2 1 (0.51%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.51%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (79.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 140 (71.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 140 (71.79%) SQL Server
3 136 (69.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 108 (55.38%) Data Warehouse
5 63 (32.31%) SQL Server 2012
6 53 (27.18%) OLAP
7 29 (14.87%) SQL Server 2008
8 27 (13.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 17 (8.72%) QlikView
10 14 (7.18%) Relational Database
11 13 (6.67%) Microsoft Power View
12 12 (6.15%) BusinessObjects
13 11 (5.64%) OLAP Cube
14 8 (4.10%) Star Schema
14 8 (4.10%) SSDT
15 6 (3.08%) Spotfire
15 6 (3.08%) Data Mining
15 6 (3.08%) Oracle Database
16 5 (2.56%) MOLAP
Development Applications
1 19 (9.74%) Visual Studio
2 10 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (5.13%) JUnit
3 5 (2.56%) ERwin
4 4 (2.05%) Maven
5 3 (1.54%) JIRA
6 2 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.03%) Subversion
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.51%) Git (software)
General
1 62 (31.79%) Finance
2 37 (18.97%) Banking
3 26 (13.33%) Investment Banking
4 15 (7.69%) Retail
5 10 (5.13%) Advertising
6 9 (4.62%) Marketing
6 9 (4.62%) Legal
7 8 (4.10%) Financial Institution
8 5 (2.56%) Front Office
9 2 (1.03%) Law
10 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.51%) Back Office
10 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.51%) Publishing
10 1 (0.51%) Games
Job Titles
1 166 (85.13%) Developer
2 99 (50.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 55 (28.21%) SQL Developer
4 34 (17.44%) Business Developer
5 23 (11.79%) Senior Developer
6 20 (10.26%) Analyst
7 14 (7.18%) SQL Server Developer
8 13 (6.67%) Consultant
9 12 (6.15%) Analyst Developer
9 12 (6.15%) Microsoft Developer
10 11 (5.64%) Java Developer
10 11 (5.64%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 10 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Consultant
12 9 (4.62%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
13 7 (3.59%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 7 (3.59%) DBA
13 7 (3.59%) SQL DBA
13 7 (3.59%) Business Consultant
14 6 (3.08%) Microsoft Consultant
14 6 (3.08%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (28.21%) .NET
2 14 (7.18%) XML
3 12 (6.15%) HTML
4 8 (4.10%) .NET Framework
5 7 (3.59%) HTML5
6 6 (3.08%) Spring
7 5 (2.56%) ActiveMQ
7 5 (2.56%) CSS
8 4 (2.05%) ASP.NET
8 4 (2.05%) Web Services
8 4 (2.05%) Akka
9 3 (1.54%) jQuery
9 3 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (1.54%) Middleware
10 2 (1.03%) XHTML
10 2 (1.03%) Ajax
10 2 (1.03%) DOM
10 2 (1.03%) CSS3
10 2 (1.03%) Java Concurrency
10 2 (1.03%) Highcharts JS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.67%) Market Risk
3 10 (5.13%) Visualisation
4 9 (4.62%) Clustering
5 8 (4.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (4.10%) Data Integration
6 6 (3.08%) Grid Computing
6 6 (3.08%) Data Structures
7 5 (2.56%) Credit Risk
7 5 (2.56%) Fixed Income
8 4 (2.05%) Equities
9 3 (1.54%) Freedom of Information
9 3 (1.54%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.54%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.54%) Contract for Difference
10 2 (1.03%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.03%) User Experience
11 1 (0.51%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.59%) Windows
2 1 (0.51%) AIX
2 1 (0.51%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (72.82%) Business Intelligence
2 70 (35.90%) ETL
3 50 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (19.49%) Kimball Methodology
5 25 (12.82%) Data Modelling
6 20 (10.26%) Performance Tuning
7 15 (7.69%) TDD
8 14 (7.18%) Data Management
9 13 (6.67%) Scrum
9 13 (6.67%) Master Data Management
10 12 (6.15%) Migration
11 10 (5.13%) Data Analysis
11 10 (5.13%) Dimensional Modelling
11 10 (5.13%) SDLC
12 9 (4.62%) System Testing
13 8 (4.10%) ETL Development
13 8 (4.10%) CRM
14 7 (3.59%) E-Commerce
14 7 (3.59%) Change Management
14 7 (3.59%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 136 (69.74%) SQL
2 78 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 49 (25.13%) C#
4 25 (12.82%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 17 (8.72%) Java
6 12 (6.15%) VB.NET
7 10 (5.13%) PowerShell
8 7 (3.59%) JavaScript
9 4 (2.05%) C++
9 4 (2.05%) Scala
9 4 (2.05%) C
9 4 (2.05%) XMLA
10 3 (1.54%) R
10 3 (1.54%) VBA
11 2 (1.03%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
12 1 (0.51%) XQuery
12 1 (0.51%) VB
12 1 (0.51%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (2.05%) Degree
2 3 (1.54%) MCITP
2 3 (1.54%) MCSE
3 1 (0.51%) MCSA
3 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.51%) MBA
3 1 (0.51%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.08%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.03%) SLA
2 2 (1.03%) QA
3 1 (0.51%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.51%) CRD IV
System Software
1 4 (2.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.05%) Control-M
Vendors
1 66 (33.85%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.18%) Tableau
3 13 (6.67%) Oracle
4 7 (3.59%) SAP
5 5 (2.56%) Cognos
6 4 (2.05%) TIBCO
7 3 (1.54%) Citrix
8 2 (1.03%) Sun
8 2 (1.03%) SunGard
8 2 (1.03%) Cadence
8 2 (1.03%) Nintex
9 1 (0.51%) Vertica
9 1 (0.51%) CA
9 1 (0.51%) Informatica
9 1 (0.51%) Sybase
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £351 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £325 - £380 per day
Posted: 26 days ago