The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 Programming Languages category.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Rank 580 563 580
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +17
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) 10 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.020% 0.002%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.050% 0.051% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 1
Average daily rate
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£323 £311 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.86% -24.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £525 -
% change year-on-year
-48.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20133 19482 20816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.85% 38.10% 36.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 12863 12054 12440
Average daily rate £388 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 554 799
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.01 £15.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00

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 1 August 2014.

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

Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Top 8 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 1 August 2014. 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 -4 10 £323 +3.86% 4
London +5 7 £413 +37.04% 4
South East -5 2 £270 -48.57%
City of London +27 1 £475 +65.21% 3
Bristol - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
South West - - - -

Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 17 (80.95%) MDX
2 15 (71.43%) PowerPivot
2 15 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (61.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (57.14%) SQL
5 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
5 11 (52.38%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
6 10 (47.62%) SharePoint
7 9 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
8 8 (38.10%) ETL
8 8 (38.10%) T-SQL
9 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (33.33%) PerformancePoint
10 6 (28.57%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (28.57%) Analytics
11 5 (23.81%) Marketing
11 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (19.05%) OLAP
12 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
13 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
13 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
13 3 (14.29%) Direct Marketing
13 3 (14.29%) Data Integration
13 3 (14.29%) Hadoop

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 10 (47.62%) SharePoint
2 6 (28.57%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (9.52%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (9.52%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (71.43%) PowerPivot
2 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) SiteCatalyst
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (61.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
3 11 (52.38%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (33.33%) PerformancePoint
6 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (19.05%) OLAP
7 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
8 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (14.29%) Hadoop
9 2 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (9.52%) Star Schema
10 1 (4.76%) Oracle OLAP
10 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (4.76%) Big Data
10 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
10 1 (4.76%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Subversion
2 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.76%) Toad
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (23.81%) Marketing
2 2 (9.52%) Advertising
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Billing
2 2 (9.52%) Multimedia
2 2 (9.52%) Games
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Business Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Report Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (9.52%) MI Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Information Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (80.95%) MDX
2 3 (14.29%) .NET
3 2 (9.52%) XML
3 2 (9.52%) MapReduce
4 1 (4.76%) LINQ
4 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.76%) Web Services
4 1 (4.76%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Data Integration
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Online Games
3 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.76%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.76%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.76%) NHS
3 1 (4.76%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (38.10%) ETL
3 6 (28.57%) Analytics
4 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
5 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (14.29%) Direct Marketing
5 3 (14.29%) Information Management
5 3 (14.29%) Web Analytics
6 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) Validation
6 2 (9.52%) Predictive Modelling
6 2 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
7 1 (4.76%) Multivariate Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (4.76%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) SQL
2 8 (38.10%) T-SQL
3 2 (9.52%) C
3 2 (9.52%) C#
3 2 (9.52%) Java
4 1 (4.76%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
4 1 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (9.52%) Adobe
3 2 (9.52%) comScore
4 1 (4.76%) Lattice Semiconductor
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