The table below looks at the statistics for MDX skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MDX over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
UK
Rank 511 458 492
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +34
Contract jobs citing MDX 82 154 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.31% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.59% 1.07% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 136 84
Median daily rate £425 £438 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +13.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £325 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £575 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £371
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13830 14448 13620
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.83% 28.90% 27.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9494 9997 9159
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 254 184
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £22.30 £20.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £57.00 £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

MDX
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing MDX as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MDX within the UK over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -50 80 £425 -5.55% 27
London -43 46 £450 -14.28% 17
North West +33 14 £450 +59.29% 2
City of London -19 9 £450 -14.28% 5
South East +12 6 £413 -5.71% 5
Manchester +13 5 £350 -9.67% 1
Cheshire - 5 £525 - 1
North East -10 4 £413 +26.92%
Macclesfield - 4 £550 -
Berkshire +16 3 £425 -2.85% 1
Yorkshire +9 3 £375 -
Tyne and Wear -16 3 £425 +30.76%
West Yorkshire +8 2 £363 -3.33%
East Midlands -1 2 £406 +35.41% 2
East of England -3 2 £500 +21.21%
West Midlands -18 2 £175 -54.09%
Newcastle upon Tyne -20 2 £425 +30.76%
West Sussex - 2 - -
Stockport - 2 - -
Hampshire +9 1 £355 +9.23%
Leeds +7 1 £350 -6.66%
Bristol +4 1 £410 +9.33% 1
Leicestershire +3 1 £350 +55.55%
South West +2 1 £410 +13.10% 1
Bolton +1 1 - -
Cambridge -3 1 £650 +52.94%
Cambridgeshire -3 1 £650 +52.94%
Birmingham -10 1 £175 -54.98%
Suffolk -12 1 £350 -12.50%
Shropshire - 1 - -

MDX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MDX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for MDX.

1 145 (77.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 143 (76.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 136 (72.73%) SQL
4 133 (71.12%) Business Intelligence
5 130 (69.52%) SQL Server
6 127 (67.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 104 (55.61%) Data Warehouse
8 95 (50.80%) ETL
9 81 (43.32%) T-SQL
10 72 (38.50%) Microsoft
11 54 (28.88%) OLAP
12 50 (26.74%) SQL Server 2012
13 46 (24.60%) Finance
14 43 (22.99%) Data Modelling
15 42 (22.46%) Kimball Methodology
16 34 (18.18%) Power BI
16 34 (18.18%) SQL Server 2014
17 30 (16.04%) MS Excel
18 28 (14.97%) Performance Tuning
19 26 (13.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 24 (12.83%) Agile Software Development
21 22 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
22 19 (10.16%) Team Foundation Server
22 19 (10.16%) Analytics
22 19 (10.16%) OLAP Cube
23 16 (8.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
23 16 (8.56%) Data Analysis
23 16 (8.56%) Degree
23 16 (8.56%) Oracle
24 15 (8.02%) ETL Development

MDX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (3.21%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.07%) IIS
2 2 (1.07%) SAS
3 1 (0.53%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.53%) GemFire
3 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.53%) TPMS
3 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 30 (16.04%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.21%) MS Office
3 3 (1.60%) MS Project
3 3 (1.60%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.60%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (1.07%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.53%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.21%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (3.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.53%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.53%) Office 365
2 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.07%) Internet
2 1 (0.53%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (77.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 143 (76.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 130 (69.52%) SQL Server
4 127 (67.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 104 (55.61%) Data Warehouse
6 54 (28.88%) OLAP
7 50 (26.74%) SQL Server 2012
8 34 (18.18%) Power BI
8 34 (18.18%) SQL Server 2014
9 26 (13.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 22 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
11 19 (10.16%) OLAP Cube
12 14 (7.49%) Relational Database
13 13 (6.95%) Essbase
14 11 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
15 9 (4.81%) Oracle BI EE
15 9 (4.81%) Star Schema
16 8 (4.28%) Oracle OLAP
17 7 (3.74%) PowerPivot
17 7 (3.74%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 19 (10.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (2.67%) ERwin
2 5 (2.67%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (2.67%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.60%) JUnit
3 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.07%) JIRA
4 2 (1.07%) Maven
4 2 (1.07%) Subversion
5 1 (0.53%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.53%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 46 (24.60%) Finance
2 13 (6.95%) Advertising
3 8 (4.28%) Retail
4 7 (3.74%) Legal
4 7 (3.74%) Marketing
5 5 (2.67%) Banking
5 5 (2.67%) Law
6 4 (2.14%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.60%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.60%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.60%) Publishing
8 2 (1.07%) Back Office
8 2 (1.07%) Local Government
8 2 (1.07%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.53%) Electronics
9 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.53%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 145 (77.54%) Developer
2 73 (39.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 45 (24.06%) SSIS Developer
4 44 (23.53%) SQL Developer
5 36 (19.25%) SSAS Developer
6 34 (18.18%) SSRS Developer
7 27 (14.44%) SQL BI Developer
8 25 (13.37%) ETL Developer
9 24 (12.83%) Business Developer
10 20 (10.70%) Analyst
10 20 (10.70%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 17 (9.09%) Microsoft BI Developer
12 15 (8.02%) SQL Server Developer
13 14 (7.49%) Microsoft Developer
14 11 (5.88%) Architect
14 11 (5.88%) Business Analyst
14 11 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 11 (5.88%) SQL Analyst
15 10 (5.35%) Senior Developer
15 10 (5.35%) SQL Server BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.35%) .NET
2 4 (2.14%) HTML
3 3 (1.60%) HTML5
3 3 (1.60%) Web Services
3 3 (1.60%) XML
4 2 (1.07%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.07%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.07%) COM
4 2 (1.07%) CSS
4 2 (1.07%) REST
4 2 (1.07%) Spring
4 2 (1.07%) XSLT
5 1 (0.53%) Ajax
5 1 (0.53%) DHTML
5 1 (0.53%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.53%) J2EE
5 1 (0.53%) OLE
5 1 (0.53%) OLE DB
5 1 (0.53%) WCF
5 1 (0.53%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 6 (3.21%) Visualisation
3 5 (2.67%) Credit Risk
3 5 (2.67%) Data Structures
3 5 (2.67%) NHS
4 3 (1.60%) Data Extraction
4 3 (1.60%) Market Risk
4 3 (1.60%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.07%) Equities
5 2 (1.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.07%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.53%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.53%) Pricing Data
6 1 (0.53%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.53%) Reinsurance
6 1 (0.53%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.14%) Linux
2 2 (1.07%) Unix
2 2 (1.07%) Windows
3 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (71.12%) Business Intelligence
2 95 (50.80%) ETL
3 43 (22.99%) Data Modelling
4 42 (22.46%) Kimball Methodology
5 28 (14.97%) Performance Tuning
6 24 (12.83%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (10.16%) Analytics
8 16 (8.56%) Data Analysis
9 15 (8.02%) ETL Development
10 11 (5.88%) Migration
10 11 (5.88%) Scrum
11 10 (5.35%) Mentoring
12 9 (4.81%) Performance Monitoring
13 8 (4.28%) Time Management
14 7 (3.74%) Performance Management
15 6 (3.21%) Dashboard Development
15 6 (3.21%) Data Transformation
16 5 (2.67%) Data Migration
16 5 (2.67%) Requirements Analysis
16 5 (2.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 136 (72.73%) SQL
2 81 (43.32%) T-SQL
3 16 (8.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 10 (5.35%) C#
5 7 (3.74%) Java
6 4 (2.14%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.60%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.60%) R
8 2 (1.07%) AWK
8 2 (1.07%) C++
8 2 (1.07%) Python
8 2 (1.07%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.07%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.07%) VBA
9 1 (0.53%) C
9 1 (0.53%) PHP
9 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (8.56%) Degree
2 4 (2.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.21%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.60%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.60%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.53%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.53%) Control-M
Vendors
1 72 (38.50%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.56%) Oracle
3 14 (7.49%) Hyperion
4 11 (5.88%) Tableau
5 5 (2.67%) Cognos
5 5 (2.67%) Talend
6 3 (1.60%) SAP
7 2 (1.07%) Bloomberg
7 2 (1.07%) GoldenSource
7 2 (1.07%) Reuters
8 1 (0.53%) Google
8 1 (0.53%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.53%) TARGIT
8 1 (0.53%) Teradata
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