The first table below looks at the demand for MDX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MDX over the 3 months to 29 July 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 Midlands 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 25 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MDX 1 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.58% - 2.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.55% - 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +11.53%
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%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
22 88 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 12.79% 39.11% 29.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 29 22
Average daily rate £300 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
MDX
England

MDX
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

MDX Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

MDX
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

MDX Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

MDX
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 3 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) NHS
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Data Mart
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (33.33%) ERwin
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel

MDX
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) ERwin
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
1 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
1 1 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft