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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Rank 560 590 556
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -34
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) 34 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.018% 0.006%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.16% 0.049% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 7 1
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£394 £450 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +44.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £313
% change year-on-year
- +60.00%
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
20749 20518 17913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.24% 37.16% 36.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 13460 13302 11029
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £562
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 435 478 633
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.58 £17.75 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 24 April 2015.

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

Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Top 12 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 24 April 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 +24 34 £394 -7.35% 9
London +22 25 £375 -11.76% 6
City of London - 13 £438 - 4
South East -1 7 £509 - 1
Reading +6 6 £509 -
Berkshire 0 6 £509 -
Surrey - 1 - - 1
North West - 1 £350 - 1
Stockport - 1 £350 -
Woking - 1 - - 1
Manchester - 1 £350 -
West Midlands - 1 - -

Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 33 (89.19%) Business Intelligence
2 31 (83.78%) SQL
3 29 (78.38%) SQL Server
4 27 (72.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (64.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 23 (62.16%) PowerPivot
6 23 (62.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 20 (54.05%) MDX
8 19 (51.35%) MS Excel
9 16 (43.24%) T-SQL
9 16 (43.24%) Data Warehouse
10 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
11 14 (37.84%) SharePoint
12 13 (35.14%) ETL
13 10 (27.03%) SQL Server 2012
14 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Power View
14 9 (24.32%) Retail
15 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (21.62%) SharePoint 2013
15 8 (21.62%) Performance Tuning
16 7 (18.92%) Data Modelling
16 7 (18.92%) C#
16 7 (18.92%) Visual Studio
17 5 (13.51%) Web Services
17 5 (13.51%) OLAP
17 5 (13.51%) Business Objects
17 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
18 4 (10.81%) Advertising
18 4 (10.81%) .NET
18 4 (10.81%) Analytics

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (37.84%) SharePoint
2 8 (21.62%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.70%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.70%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (62.16%) PowerPivot
2 19 (51.35%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.70%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (78.38%) SQL Server
2 27 (72.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (64.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 23 (62.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (43.24%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (27.03%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Power View
8 5 (13.51%) OLAP
9 3 (8.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 3 (8.11%) Data Mart
10 2 (5.41%) Star Schema
10 2 (5.41%) SSDT
10 2 (5.41%) OLAP Cube
11 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
11 1 (2.70%) Apache Hive
11 1 (2.70%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Visual Studio
2 4 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 9 (24.32%) Retail
2 4 (10.81%) Advertising
3 3 (8.11%) Marketing
4 2 (5.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (70.27%) Developer
2 18 (48.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 12 (32.43%) SQL Developer
4 8 (21.62%) Consultant
4 8 (21.62%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 8 (21.62%) Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) Business Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Microsoft BI Consultant
7 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Consultant
7 3 (8.11%) Analyst Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Business Consultant
8 2 (5.41%) Data Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Support Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Applications Support
8 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Consultant
9 1 (2.70%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (54.05%) MDX
2 5 (13.51%) Web Services
3 4 (10.81%) .NET
4 3 (8.11%) XML
4 3 (8.11%) ODBC
4 3 (8.11%) OLE
5 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
5 2 (5.41%) CSS
5 2 (5.41%) Highcharts JS
5 2 (5.41%) jQuery
6 1 (2.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.11%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (5.41%) Visualisation
4 2 (5.41%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.70%) User Experience
5 1 (2.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (89.19%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (35.14%) ETL
3 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.62%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (18.92%) Data Modelling
5 4 (10.81%) Analytics
6 3 (8.11%) Data Protection
6 3 (8.11%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.41%) Scrum
7 2 (5.41%) Content Management
7 2 (5.41%) Data Management
7 2 (5.41%) Data Analysis
7 2 (5.41%) Business Analysis
7 2 (5.41%) Supplier Management
7 2 (5.41%) Project Management
7 2 (5.41%) Master Data Management
8 1 (2.70%) Dimensional Modelling
8 1 (2.70%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.70%) Marketing Analytics
Programming Languages
1 31 (83.78%) SQL
2 16 (43.24%) T-SQL
3 7 (18.92%) C#
4 3 (8.11%) C
5 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.70%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (5.41%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.70%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) Business Objects
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle
4 2 (5.41%) Sun
4 2 (5.41%) Nintex
5 1 (2.70%) Tableau
5 1 (2.70%) TARGIT
5 1 (2.70%) Adobe
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