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 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Rank 634 606 620
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +14
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) 10 35 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.063% 0.018%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.047% 0.17% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 27 7
Average daily rate £444 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.93% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £323 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -
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
21327 20763 20236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.18% 37.28% 37.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14651 13478 13140
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 470 432 470
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.69 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.04% -2.73%

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 28 April 2016.

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

Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Top 4 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 28 April 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 -47 10 £444 +10.93% 7
London -18 9 £475 +24.59% 4
North West -8 1 £350 - 1
Manchester -9 1 £350 -

Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (93.75%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (93.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 14 (87.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (75.00%) MDX
5 11 (68.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (62.50%) SQL
7 9 (56.25%) ETL
7 9 (56.25%) PowerPivot
8 8 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
9 7 (43.75%) Power BI
10 6 (37.50%) T-SQL
10 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (31.25%) Dimensional Modelling
11 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2014
11 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Power View
11 5 (31.25%) Visualisation
12 4 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
12 4 (25.00%) Tableau
12 4 (25.00%) Finance
12 4 (25.00%) .NET
12 4 (25.00%) OLAP
12 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
13 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
13 3 (18.75%) Kimball Methodology
14 2 (12.50%) MapR
14 2 (12.50%) D3.js

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (93.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 14 (87.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (68.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (56.25%) PowerPivot
8 8 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (43.75%) Power BI
10 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Power View
10 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (25.00%) OLAP
12 2 (12.50%) Big Data
12 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 2 (12.50%) Hadoop
12 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (12.50%) OLAP Cube
12 2 (12.50%) Star Schema
13 1 (6.25%) Azure SQL Database
13 1 (6.25%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Back Office
2 2 (12.50%) Legal
3 1 (6.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
2 12 (75.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 6 (37.50%) SSAS Developer
3 6 (37.50%) SSIS Developer
3 6 (37.50%) SSRS Developer
4 5 (31.25%) Business Developer
5 4 (25.00%) SQL BI Developer
5 4 (25.00%) SQL Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Architect
7 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 1 (6.25%) Consultant
7 1 (6.25%) Data Architect
7 1 (6.25%) Data Consultant
7 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse Consultant
7 1 (6.25%) Lead Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
7 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Technical Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Technical Leader
7 1 (6.25%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) MDX
2 4 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (12.50%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Visualisation
2 2 (12.50%) Data Integration
3 1 (6.25%) Minimum Viable Product
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.25%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (56.25%) ETL
3 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (31.25%) Dimensional Modelling
5 4 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
6 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
6 3 (18.75%) Kimball Methodology
7 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (12.50%) Scrum
8 1 (6.25%) Analytics
8 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
8 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
8 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
8 1 (6.25%) Data Management
8 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
8 1 (6.25%) Data Validation
8 1 (6.25%) Line Management
8 1 (6.25%) Master Data Management
8 1 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (6.25%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) MCSE
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) Data Quality
2 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Tableau
3 2 (12.50%) MapR
3 2 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle
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