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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Rank 563 562 536
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -26
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) 13 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.008% 0.002%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.066% 0.022% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 - -
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
19708 18586 16741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.56% 36.98% 37.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 12891 11631 10237
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £552 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 416 478 655
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £16.00 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 February 2015.

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

Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Top 11 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 27 February 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 -9 13 £350 -22.22% 13
London -7 11 £350 -22.22% 8
City of London - 7 £425 - 3
South East -28 1 £500 - 2
South West - - - - 2
North West - - - -
Blackpool - - - -
Bristol - - - - 2
Milton Keynes - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Lancashire - - - -

Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 24 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 16 (66.67%) MDX
2 16 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 15 (62.50%) SQL
3 15 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 14 (58.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (54.17%) PowerPivot
6 8 (33.33%) SharePoint
7 7 (29.17%) Data Modelling
7 7 (29.17%) T-SQL
7 7 (29.17%) .NET
7 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Power View
8 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 5 (20.83%) ETL
9 5 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
10 4 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (12.50%) Analytics
11 3 (12.50%) Freedom of Information
11 3 (12.50%) Web Services
11 3 (12.50%) Finance
11 3 (12.50%) Data Protection
12 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
12 2 (8.33%) Supplier Management
12 2 (8.33%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 8 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (54.17%) PowerPivot
2 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
3 4 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 16 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 15 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 14 (58.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Power View
5 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (8.33%) OLAP
8 2 (8.33%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (4.17%) MS Access
9 1 (4.17%) Star Schema
9 1 (4.17%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Advertising
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Developer
2 9 (37.50%) Consultant
2 9 (37.50%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 7 (29.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 6 (25.00%) Analyst
5 5 (20.83%) Report Developer
6 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Consultant
7 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Developer
7 3 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (12.50%) Microsoft BI Consultant
8 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Consultant
9 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
9 1 (4.17%) Excel Developer
9 1 (4.17%) Business Consultant
9 1 (4.17%) SQL Developer
9 1 (4.17%) Business Developer
9 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
9 1 (4.17%) Applications Support
9 1 (4.17%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (66.67%) MDX
2 7 (29.17%) .NET
3 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (12.50%) Web Services
5 2 (8.33%) XML
5 2 (8.33%) ODBC
5 2 (8.33%) OLE
5 2 (8.33%) CSS
5 2 (8.33%) jQuery
5 2 (8.33%) Highcharts JS
6 1 (4.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (8.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.17%) User Experience
3 1 (4.17%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (29.17%) Data Modelling
3 5 (20.83%) ETL
4 3 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 3 (12.50%) Analytics
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (8.33%) Project Management
5 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.33%) Content Management
5 2 (8.33%) Data Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Supplier Management
6 1 (4.17%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) SQL
2 7 (29.17%) T-SQL
3 2 (8.33%) C#
3 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) MCSE
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Sun
2 1 (4.17%) Nintex
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Rate: £300 Daily
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
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Rate: £350 - £475 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Milton Keynes
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Essex
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Rate: £240 - £300 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
London
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 25 days ago