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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Rank 614 597 578
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -19
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) 5 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.008% 0.002%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.025% 0.021% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Average daily rate £375 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 -
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
19676 19149 17940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.26% 37.80% 36.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 13377 12746 11251
Average daily rate £415 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 521 427 478
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.54 £18.65 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 5 February 2016.

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

Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Top 7 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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +1 5 £375 +7.14% 7
London - 2 £425 - 5
South West - 2 £350 -
Coventry -3 1 £375 +11.11%
West Midlands -16 1 £375 +11.11%
Bristol - 1 £375 -
Wiltshire - 1 £325 -

Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 39 (97.50%) Business Intelligence
2 35 (87.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 34 (85.00%) SQL Server
4 33 (82.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 30 (75.00%) MDX
5 30 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 28 (70.00%) Data Warehouse
7 26 (65.00%) SQL
8 19 (47.50%) ETL
9 18 (45.00%) Microsoft
9 18 (45.00%) T-SQL
9 18 (45.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 18 (45.00%) PowerPivot
10 16 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 14 (35.00%) OLAP
11 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (25.00%) Finance
13 9 (22.50%) Data Modelling
13 9 (22.50%) OLAP Cube
14 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Power View
14 8 (20.00%) Power BI
14 8 (20.00%) Scrum
15 7 (17.50%) SQL Server 2014
15 7 (17.50%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
16 6 (15.00%) Data Validation
16 6 (15.00%) Line Management
16 6 (15.00%) Business Continuity
16 6 (15.00%) Validation
16 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
16 6 (15.00%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (45.00%) PowerPivot
2 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (87.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 34 (85.00%) SQL Server
3 33 (82.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 28 (70.00%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (45.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 16 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 14 (35.00%) OLAP
9 9 (22.50%) OLAP Cube
10 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Power View
10 8 (20.00%) Power BI
11 7 (17.50%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 7 (17.50%) SQL Server 2014
12 5 (12.50%) Star Schema
13 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (5.00%) QlikView
13 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
14 1 (2.50%) BODI
14 1 (2.50%) PerformancePoint
14 1 (2.50%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Retail
3 4 (10.00%) Advertising
4 2 (5.00%) Marketing
5 1 (2.50%) Legal
5 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (72.50%) Developer
2 23 (57.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 6 (15.00%) Architect
3 6 (15.00%) Business Developer
3 6 (15.00%) SQL Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Lead Developer
4 5 (12.50%) SQL BI Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Business Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Technical Leader
7 2 (5.00%) Business Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Data Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Microsoft BI Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.50%) NHS BI Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Power BI Developer
8 1 (2.50%) SQL Server BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (75.00%) MDX
2 6 (15.00%) .NET
3 2 (5.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Visualisation
2 2 (5.00%) Hedge funds
2 2 (5.00%) NHS
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (97.50%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (47.50%) ETL
3 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (22.50%) Data Modelling
5 8 (20.00%) Scrum
6 6 (15.00%) Business Continuity
6 6 (15.00%) Data Validation
6 6 (15.00%) Line Management
6 6 (15.00%) Validation
7 4 (10.00%) Analytics
7 4 (10.00%) Dimensional Modelling
7 4 (10.00%) SDLC
8 3 (7.50%) Investment Management
8 3 (7.50%) Kimball Methodology
8 3 (7.50%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (5.00%) Data Migration
9 2 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (5.00%) Migration
10 1 (2.50%) Data Management
10 1 (2.50%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 26 (65.00%) SQL
2 18 (45.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (10.00%) C#
4 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.50%) VB
5 1 (2.50%) VBA
5 1 (2.50%) XMLA
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) MCSE
1 2 (5.00%) MCT
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) MicroStrategy
2 2 (5.00%) Tableau
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle
3 1 (2.50%) SAP
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