The table below looks at the statistics for Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) over the 3 months to 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Rank 567 566 553
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -13
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) 27 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.021% 0.013%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.13% 0.056% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £261 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £385 £313
% change year-on-year
+29.87% +23.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20172 19561 17144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.64% 37.40% 37.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 13457 12858 10528
Average daily rate £400 £380 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 413 456 600
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.95 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.79 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +1.42%

Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) within the UK.

Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) within the UK over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) within the UK over the 3 months to 2 June 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
England +6 27 £400 +28.00% 13
London +13 15 £400 - 9
South East -3 10 £500 +85.18% 4
City of London - 7 £400 - 5
Berkshire - 7 £500 -
Reading - 6 £509 -
Woking - 2 - -
Surrey - 2 - - 1
Kent - 1 £375 - 1
Stockport - 1 £350 -
Manchester - 1 £350 -
North West - 1 £350 -
West Midlands - 1 - -

Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) 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 Data Analysis Expressions (DAX).

1 38 (90.48%) Business Intelligence
2 34 (80.95%) SQL Server
3 33 (78.57%) SQL
4 30 (71.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 29 (69.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 27 (64.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 24 (57.14%) PowerPivot
8 23 (54.76%) MDX
9 19 (45.24%) MS Excel
9 19 (45.24%) Data Warehouse
10 18 (42.86%) T-SQL
11 17 (40.48%) ETL
12 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
12 15 (35.71%) SQL Server 2012
13 14 (33.33%) SharePoint
14 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (23.81%) Retail
15 10 (23.81%) Performance Tuning
16 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Power View
17 8 (19.05%) SharePoint 2013
17 8 (19.05%) Data Modelling
18 7 (16.67%) C#
18 7 (16.67%) Visual Studio
19 5 (11.90%) Web Services
19 5 (11.90%) OLAP
19 5 (11.90%) Business Objects
19 5 (11.90%) Management Information System
19 5 (11.90%) Finance
19 5 (11.90%) Analytics
20 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills

Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) 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 Data Analysis Expressions (DAX). Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 8 (19.05%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.38%) SAS
3 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.38%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 24 (57.14%) PowerPivot
2 19 (45.24%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.38%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (80.95%) SQL Server
2 30 (71.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 29 (69.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 27 (64.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (45.24%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (35.71%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Power View
8 5 (11.90%) OLAP
9 4 (9.52%) Data Mart
10 3 (7.14%) Star Schema
10 3 (7.14%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 2 (4.76%) SSDT
11 2 (4.76%) OLAP Cube
11 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (2.38%) MS Access
12 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
12 1 (2.38%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.38%) JIRA
General
1 10 (23.81%) Retail
2 5 (11.90%) Finance
3 4 (9.52%) Marketing
3 4 (9.52%) Advertising
4 1 (2.38%) Publishing
4 1 (2.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (71.43%) Developer
2 21 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 13 (30.95%) SQL Developer
4 8 (19.05%) Consultant
4 8 (19.05%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 8 (19.05%) Analyst
5 6 (14.29%) Business Developer
6 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Developer
7 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 3 (7.14%) Analyst Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Microsoft BI Consultant
9 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Consultant
9 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Consultant
9 2 (4.76%) Business Consultant
9 2 (4.76%) Data Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) Applications Support Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) Support Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) Applications Support
10 1 (2.38%) Senior Developer
10 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (54.76%) MDX
2 5 (11.90%) Web Services
3 3 (7.14%) .NET
3 3 (7.14%) XML
3 3 (7.14%) ODBC
3 3 (7.14%) OLE
4 2 (4.76%) jQuery
4 2 (4.76%) Highcharts JS
4 2 (4.76%) CSS
5 1 (2.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.14%) Freedom of Information
3 3 (7.14%) Visualisation
4 2 (4.76%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.38%) Statistics
5 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (90.48%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (40.48%) ETL
3 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (23.81%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (19.05%) Data Modelling
6 5 (11.90%) Analytics
7 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (7.14%) Scrum
7 3 (7.14%) Data Management
7 3 (7.14%) Data Protection
7 3 (7.14%) Master Data Management
7 3 (7.14%) Kimball Methodology
8 2 (4.76%) Dimensional Modelling
8 2 (4.76%) Project Management
8 2 (4.76%) Data Analysis
8 2 (4.76%) Business Analysis
8 2 (4.76%) Supplier Management
8 2 (4.76%) Content Management
9 1 (2.38%) Security Management
9 1 (2.38%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 33 (78.57%) SQL
2 18 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 7 (16.67%) C#
4 3 (7.14%) C
5 2 (4.76%) R
5 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (4.76%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.90%) Business Objects
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle
4 2 (4.76%) Nintex
4 2 (4.76%) Sun
5 1 (2.38%) SAP
5 1 (2.38%) Adobe
5 1 (2.38%) Tableau
5 1 (2.38%) TARGIT
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