The first table below looks at the demand for MDX skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MDX over the 3 months to 29 July 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 Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 429 339 447
Rank change year-on-year
-90 +108
Contract jobs citing MDX 161 236 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.46% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.07% 1.65% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 172 74
Average daily rate
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£450 £407 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.70% +1.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £291 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £125.00 £23.25 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+437.63% -9.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £190.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- +638.43%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15092 14279 14974
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.63% 27.92% 25.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 9704 9080 9140
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 285 365
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

MDX
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MDX within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

MDX Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MDX
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MDX within the UK.

MDX Daily Rate Trend in the UK

MDX
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MDX within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

MDX Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

MDX
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MDX within the UK.

MDX Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

MDX
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MDX within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 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 -74 152 £450 +12.35% 33
London -46 107 £500 - 19
City of London +11 39 £500 +17.64% 11
West Midlands -6 13 £300 -25.00% 2
East of England -27 11 £400 - 1
Suffolk -11 10 £400 -
South East -17 10 £285 +8.57% 7
Ipswich -7 9 £400 -
Yorkshire +9 7 £313 +32.97% 1
West Yorkshire +13 6 £313 +32.97% 1
Birmingham -5 5 £281 -29.68% 2
Surrey +3 4 £348 -33.80%
Leeds - 4 £313 -
Berkshire +2 2 £268 +18.88% 4
East Midlands -7 2 - - 3
Buckinghamshire - 2 £270 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £270 -
Oxfordshire +1 1 - - 1
Leicestershire -6 1 - -
Cardiff -10 1 - -
South Wales -19 1 - -
Wales -20 1 - -
South West -38 1 - -
Oxford - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £248 -
Kent - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Lowestoft - - - -
Marlow - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -

MDX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing MDX 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 MDX.

1 247 (72.43%) Business Intelligence
2 230 (67.45%) SQL
3 215 (63.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 201 (58.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 200 (58.65%) SQL Server
6 193 (56.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 166 (48.68%) Data Warehouse
8 121 (35.48%) T-SQL
9 116 (34.02%) Microsoft
10 102 (29.91%) SQL Server 2008
11 97 (28.45%) Finance
12 93 (27.27%) OLAP
13 88 (25.81%) ETL
14 69 (20.23%) MS Excel
15 58 (17.01%) C#
16 56 (16.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 55 (16.13%) SharePoint
18 52 (15.25%) Data Modelling
19 45 (13.20%) .NET
19 45 (13.20%) SQL Server 2012
20 43 (12.61%) PowerPivot
21 41 (12.02%) Kimball Methodology
21 41 (12.02%) Banking
22 39 (11.44%) PerformancePoint
23 36 (10.56%) Business Objects
24 34 (9.97%) SQL Server 2005
25 31 (9.09%) Cognos
25 31 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
26 30 (8.80%) Dimensional Modelling
27 26 (7.62%) Agile Software Development

MDX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing MDX 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 MDX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 55 (16.13%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.93%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (0.88%) SAS
5 1 (0.29%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 69 (20.23%) MS Excel
2 43 (12.61%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.88%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (0.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (0.88%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.88%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.88%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.59%) Adaptiv
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.29%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.29%) Magento
6 1 (0.29%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.88%) Office 365
2 1 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.47%) SAN
2 1 (0.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 215 (63.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 201 (58.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 200 (58.65%) SQL Server
4 193 (56.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 166 (48.68%) Data Warehouse
6 102 (29.91%) SQL Server 2008
7 93 (27.27%) OLAP
8 56 (16.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 45 (13.20%) SQL Server 2012
10 39 (11.44%) PerformancePoint
11 34 (9.97%) SQL Server 2005
12 20 (5.87%) Relational Database
12 20 (5.87%) ProClarity
13 16 (4.69%) QlikView
14 15 (4.40%) Data Mart
14 15 (4.40%) Data Mining
14 15 (4.40%) Star Schema
15 14 (4.11%) OLTP
16 12 (3.52%) Oracle OLAP
17 10 (2.93%) DTS
Development Applications
1 25 (7.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 23 (6.74%) Visual Studio
3 19 (5.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (3.81%) ERwin
5 9 (2.64%) SoapUI
6 6 (1.76%) TeamCity
7 5 (1.47%) Moq
7 5 (1.47%) NUnit
8 4 (1.17%) Talend Open Studio
9 3 (0.88%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 3 (0.88%) Rhino Mocks
9 3 (0.88%) Toad
10 2 (0.59%) Subversion
10 2 (0.59%) Selenium
10 2 (0.59%) JIRA
11 1 (0.29%) Oracle APEX
11 1 (0.29%) Maven
11 1 (0.29%) JUnit
11 1 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 97 (28.45%) Finance
2 41 (12.02%) Banking
3 19 (5.57%) Front Office
4 15 (4.40%) Retail
5 13 (3.81%) Marketing
6 12 (3.52%) Investment Banking
7 7 (2.05%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.05%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.76%) Electronics
8 6 (1.76%) Billing
8 6 (1.76%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.17%) Advertising
10 2 (0.59%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.59%) Law
10 2 (0.59%) Legal
10 2 (0.59%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.59%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.29%) French Language
11 1 (0.29%) German Language
Job Titles
1 243 (71.26%) Developer
2 123 (36.07%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 68 (19.94%) Analyst
4 67 (19.65%) SQL Developer
5 37 (10.85%) Business Developer
6 28 (8.21%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 24 (7.04%) SQL Server Developer
7 24 (7.04%) Business Analyst
8 20 (5.87%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 15 (4.40%) Report Analyst
10 12 (3.52%) Senior Developer
10 12 (3.52%) .NET Developer
10 12 (3.52%) Report Writer
11 11 (3.23%) Report Developer
11 11 (3.23%) C# Developer
11 11 (3.23%) Data Analyst
12 10 (2.93%) Business Objects Developer
13 9 (2.64%) Developer Analyst
13 9 (2.64%) Microsoft Developer
14 8 (2.35%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (13.20%) .NET
2 20 (5.87%) ASP.NET
3 14 (4.11%) XML
4 9 (2.64%) WPF
5 8 (2.35%) WCF
6 7 (2.05%) HTML
7 5 (1.47%) JSON
8 4 (1.17%) .NET Framework
8 4 (1.17%) WinForms
8 4 (1.17%) Web Services
8 4 (1.17%) Middleware
9 3 (0.88%) Ajax
9 3 (0.88%) jQuery
9 3 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (0.88%) Unity DI Container
10 2 (0.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 2 (0.59%) Spring
11 1 (0.29%) Windows SharePoint Services
11 1 (0.29%) ActiveMQ
11 1 (0.29%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 16 (4.69%) NHS
2 13 (3.81%) Data Integration
3 12 (3.52%) Market Risk
4 9 (2.64%) Fixed Income
4 9 (2.64%) Visualisation
5 7 (2.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (1.76%) DTV
6 6 (1.76%) Derivative
7 4 (1.17%) Statistics
7 4 (1.17%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.17%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.17%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.17%) Grid Computing
8 2 (0.59%) Credit Derivative
8 2 (0.59%) Replication
8 2 (0.59%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.59%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 2 (0.59%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (0.59%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.29%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.29%) UNIX
1 1 (0.29%) Linux
1 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (72.43%) Business Intelligence
2 88 (25.81%) ETL
3 52 (15.25%) Data Modelling
4 41 (12.02%) Kimball Methodology
5 31 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
6 30 (8.80%) Dimensional Modelling
7 26 (7.62%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (6.74%) Unit Testing
9 22 (6.45%) Analytics
10 19 (5.57%) User Acceptance Testing
11 18 (5.28%) User Stories
12 16 (4.69%) System Testing
13 15 (4.40%) Migration
14 14 (4.11%) Data Analysis
14 14 (4.11%) Software Testing
15 12 (3.52%) Business Analysis
16 11 (3.23%) TDD
16 11 (3.23%) OO
17 10 (2.93%) CRM
17 10 (2.93%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 230 (67.45%) SQL
2 121 (35.48%) T-SQL
3 58 (17.01%) C#
4 16 (4.69%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 13 (3.81%) VBA
6 8 (2.35%) Java
7 5 (1.47%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.47%) C++
7 5 (1.47%) VB
8 4 (1.17%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.17%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
8 4 (1.17%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.88%) C
9 3 (0.88%) ABAP
9 3 (0.88%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.59%) XAML
10 2 (0.59%) VB6
10 2 (0.59%) VBScript
11 1 (0.29%) Delphi
11 1 (0.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (6.45%) Degree
2 6 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.47%) MCSE
4 4 (1.17%) MCSD
4 4 (1.17%) ISEB
4 4 (1.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.29%) MCT
5 1 (0.29%) MBA
5 1 (0.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.23%) QA
2 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.29%) CRD IV
System Software
1 5 (1.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (2.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 116 (34.02%) Microsoft
2 36 (10.56%) Business Objects
3 31 (9.09%) Cognos
4 23 (6.74%) Tableau
5 21 (6.16%) SAP
6 17 (4.99%) Oracle
7 13 (3.81%) IBM
8 9 (2.64%) HP
9 5 (1.47%) Lattice Semiconductor
10 4 (1.17%) DevExpress
10 4 (1.17%) Talend
10 4 (1.17%) Infragistics
10 4 (1.17%) Teradata
10 4 (1.17%) Sybase
11 2 (0.59%) PeopleSoft
11 2 (0.59%) Dundas
11 2 (0.59%) Informatica
12 1 (0.29%) JD Edwards
12 1 (0.29%) CA
12 1 (0.29%) Hyperion
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