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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Rank 600 604 577
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -27
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) 31 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.014% 0.015%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.14% 0.039% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 6
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£425 £413 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +32.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £230 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 - £525
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
22652 20755 20424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.13% 37.29% 38.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 15246 13137 12847
Average daily rate £400 £388 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -1.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £268 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 514 415 566
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.25 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £64.20 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 31 August 2015.

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

Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Top 22 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 31 August 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 -8 30 £425 +3.03% 15
London +18 22 £450 +9.09% 11
City of London +6 11 £500 -6.97%
Yorkshire - 4 £375 -
South East - 3 £325 - 4
Sheffield - 3 £375 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £375 -
Slough - 2 £319 -
Berkshire - 2 £325 -
Surrey - 2 £325 - 4
Coventry - 1 £375 -
North West - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £375 -
Preston - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Staines - 1 £325 -
Woking - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £325 -
Hounslow - 1 £325 -
Twickenham - 1 £325 -

Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 50 (86.21%) SQL
1 50 (86.21%) Business Intelligence
2 48 (82.76%) SQL Server
3 46 (79.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 44 (75.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 42 (72.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 40 (68.97%) MDX
7 38 (65.52%) Data Warehouse
8 30 (51.72%) T-SQL
8 30 (51.72%) ETL
9 27 (46.55%) Microsoft
10 26 (44.83%) PowerPivot
11 23 (39.66%) SQL Server 2012
12 22 (37.93%) MS Excel
13 18 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (24.14%) SharePoint
14 14 (24.14%) OLAP
14 14 (24.14%) Performance Tuning
15 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Power View
15 11 (18.97%) Data Modelling
15 11 (18.97%) Finance
15 11 (18.97%) Retail
15 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 10 (17.24%) .NET
16 10 (17.24%) C#
17 7 (12.07%) Visual Studio
17 7 (12.07%) BusinessObjects
17 7 (12.07%) Scrum
17 7 (12.07%) Kimball Methodology
18 6 (10.34%) SharePoint 2010

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (24.14%) SharePoint
2 6 (10.34%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (5.17%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.72%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.72%) SAS
Applications
1 26 (44.83%) PowerPivot
2 22 (37.93%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.72%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (82.76%) SQL Server
2 46 (79.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 44 (75.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 42 (72.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 38 (65.52%) Data Warehouse
6 23 (39.66%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (24.14%) OLAP
8 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Power View
9 7 (12.07%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (10.34%) OLAP Cube
11 5 (8.62%) Data Mart
12 4 (6.90%) Star Schema
12 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (5.17%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 3 (5.17%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
14 2 (3.45%) SSDT
15 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
15 1 (1.72%) Apache Hive
15 1 (1.72%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 7 (12.07%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.72%) JIRA
General
1 11 (18.97%) Finance
1 11 (18.97%) Retail
2 5 (8.62%) Advertising
3 4 (6.90%) Marketing
4 2 (3.45%) Legal
5 1 (1.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 44 (75.86%) Developer
2 34 (58.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 17 (29.31%) SQL Developer
4 11 (18.97%) Business Developer
5 7 (12.07%) Consultant
6 5 (8.62%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 5 (8.62%) Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Developer
7 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Data Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Business Consultant
8 3 (5.17%) Data Warehouse Consultant
8 3 (5.17%) Data Consultant
9 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Consultant
9 2 (3.45%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Lead Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Architect
9 2 (3.45%) Data Architect
10 1 (1.72%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (68.97%) MDX
2 10 (17.24%) .NET
3 1 (1.72%) Web Services
3 1 (1.72%) XML
3 1 (1.72%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.17%) Statistics
4 2 (3.45%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.45%) NHS
5 1 (1.72%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.72%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (86.21%) Business Intelligence
2 30 (51.72%) ETL
3 18 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (24.14%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (18.97%) Data Modelling
6 7 (12.07%) Scrum
6 7 (12.07%) Kimball Methodology
7 5 (8.62%) Dimensional Modelling
7 5 (8.62%) Physical Data Model
7 5 (8.62%) Data Analysis
8 3 (5.17%) Data Management
8 3 (5.17%) Business Continuity
8 3 (5.17%) Validation
8 3 (5.17%) Migration
8 3 (5.17%) SDLC
8 3 (5.17%) Complex ETL
8 3 (5.17%) Line Management
8 3 (5.17%) Data Migration
8 3 (5.17%) Data Validation
8 3 (5.17%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (86.21%) SQL
2 30 (51.72%) T-SQL
3 10 (17.24%) C#
4 3 (5.17%) C
5 2 (3.45%) R
6 1 (1.72%) XMLA
6 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.72%) VB
6 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 27 (46.55%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.17%) Oracle
3 1 (1.72%) SAP
3 1 (1.72%) Cognos
3 1 (1.72%) Adobe
3 1 (1.72%) Sun
3 1 (1.72%) Tableau
3 1 (1.72%) Nintex
3 1 (1.72%) TARGIT
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