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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Rank 598 601 569
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -32
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) 22 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.018% 0.020%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.10% 0.049% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 8
Average daily rate
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£413 £323 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.90% +3.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £230 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £483 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £270 £525
% change year-on-year
+20.37% -48.57%
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
21523 20252 19490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.85% 37.06% 38.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14462 12959 12063
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 450 414 555
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £15.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £59.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 31 July 2015.

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

Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Top 22 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 31 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
England -13 21 £413 +52.77% 9
London +4 12 £488 +30.00% 4
City of London - 9 £500 - 2
South East -8 4 £325 +20.37% 3
Yorkshire - 4 £375 - 1
Sheffield - 3 £375 - 1
South Yorkshire - 3 £375 - 1
Slough - 2 £319 -
Berkshire - 2 £325 - 1
Surrey - 2 £325 - 2
North West - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
Preston - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Kent - 1 £375 -
Staines - 1 £325 -
Woking - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £325 - 1
Hounslow - 1 £325 -
Twickenham - 1 £325 -

Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 51 (86.44%) Business Intelligence
2 48 (81.36%) SQL
2 48 (81.36%) SQL Server
3 43 (72.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 40 (67.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 40 (67.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 37 (62.71%) MDX
6 33 (55.93%) Data Warehouse
7 32 (54.24%) ETL
8 29 (49.15%) PowerPivot
9 26 (44.07%) Microsoft
10 25 (42.37%) MS Excel
11 24 (40.68%) T-SQL
11 24 (40.68%) SQL Server 2012
12 21 (35.59%) SharePoint
13 17 (28.81%) Data Modelling
14 16 (27.12%) Performance Tuning
15 15 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (20.34%) Microsoft Power View
17 11 (18.64%) Retail
18 10 (16.95%) OLAP
19 9 (15.25%) Visual Studio
19 9 (15.25%) .NET
19 9 (15.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 8 (13.56%) SharePoint 2013
20 8 (13.56%) C#
21 7 (11.86%) BusinessObjects
21 7 (11.86%) Finance
21 7 (11.86%) Kimball Methodology
21 7 (11.86%) Data Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 21 (35.59%) SharePoint
2 8 (13.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (10.17%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.69%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.69%) SAS
Applications
1 29 (49.15%) PowerPivot
2 25 (42.37%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.69%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (81.36%) SQL Server
2 43 (72.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 40 (67.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 40 (67.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 33 (55.93%) Data Warehouse
5 24 (40.68%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (20.34%) Microsoft Power View
7 10 (16.95%) OLAP
8 9 (15.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 7 (11.86%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (8.47%) Data Mart
11 4 (6.78%) Star Schema
12 3 (5.08%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 3 (5.08%) OLAP Cube
13 2 (3.39%) SSDT
13 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
14 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
14 1 (1.69%) Apache Hive
14 1 (1.69%) Azure SQL Database
14 1 (1.69%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (15.25%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.69%) JIRA
General
1 11 (18.64%) Retail
2 7 (11.86%) Finance
3 5 (8.47%) Advertising
4 4 (6.78%) Marketing
5 2 (3.39%) Legal
6 1 (1.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 39 (66.10%) Developer
2 28 (47.46%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 17 (28.81%) SQL Developer
4 11 (18.64%) Analyst
4 11 (18.64%) Business Developer
4 11 (18.64%) Consultant
5 9 (15.25%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 5 (8.47%) Data Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Developer
7 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Consultant
8 3 (5.08%) Data Warehouse Consultant
8 3 (5.08%) Data Consultant
8 3 (5.08%) Analyst Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Business Consultant
9 2 (3.39%) Applications Support Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Support Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (62.71%) MDX
2 9 (15.25%) .NET
3 5 (8.47%) Web Services
4 3 (5.08%) XML
4 3 (5.08%) ODBC
4 3 (5.08%) OLE
5 2 (3.39%) CSS
5 2 (3.39%) jQuery
5 2 (3.39%) Highcharts JS
6 1 (1.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.08%) Visualisation
3 3 (5.08%) Freedom of Information
3 3 (5.08%) Statistics
4 2 (3.39%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (86.44%) Business Intelligence
2 32 (54.24%) ETL
3 17 (28.81%) Data Modelling
4 16 (27.12%) Performance Tuning
5 15 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (11.86%) Data Analysis
6 7 (11.86%) Kimball Methodology
7 5 (8.47%) Analytics
7 5 (8.47%) Physical Data Model
7 5 (8.47%) ETL Development
8 4 (6.78%) Dashboard Development
8 4 (6.78%) Dimensional Modelling
8 4 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (6.78%) Scrum
9 3 (5.08%) Data Management
9 3 (5.08%) Data Protection
9 3 (5.08%) Master Data Management
9 3 (5.08%) Complex ETL
10 2 (3.39%) Logical Data Model
10 2 (3.39%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 48 (81.36%) SQL
2 24 (40.68%) T-SQL
3 8 (13.56%) C#
4 3 (5.08%) C
5 2 (3.39%) R
5 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) MCSE
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.39%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (44.07%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle
3 2 (3.39%) Sun
3 2 (3.39%) Nintex
4 1 (1.69%) TARGIT
4 1 (1.69%) Tableau
4 1 (1.69%) SAP
4 1 (1.69%) Cognos
4 1 (1.69%) Adobe
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