The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 511 365 471
Rank change year-on-year
-146 +106
Contract jobs citing MDX 107 236 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.45% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.68% 1.55% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 174 82
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£375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £190.00 £25.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +649.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £190.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- +638.43%

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
15734 15245 15428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.02% 29.00% 27.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 10384 9914 9250
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 280 393
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.29 £18.00 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £46.00 £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 21 October 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 21 October 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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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 -130 103 £375 -6.25% 47
London -64 63 £425 -5.55% 27
City of London +1 28 £425 -2.60% 10
South East -32 13 £368 -5.16% 2
West Midlands -17 6 £300 +4.34% 6
South West -36 6 £325 -12.16% 1
North East -36 5 £375 +25.00%
Tyne and Wear - 5 £375 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £375 -
North West -26 4 £325 +4.00% 1
Yorkshire -3 3 £313 +30.20% 5
East of England -27 2 £408 +12.41% 4
Hertfordshire - 2 £408 - 1
Surrey -3 1 £475 +11.76%
West Yorkshire -7 1 £313 +30.20% 5
Kent -12 1 £338 -3.57%
East Midlands -16 1 £350 +2.94% 1
Bristol -27 1 £325 -13.33%
Leeds - 1 £313 - 3
Dorset - 1 £325 -
Staffordshire - 1 £263 - 3
Suffolk - - - -
Essex - - - - 3
North Yorkshire - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Reading - - - -
Skipton - - - -
Solihull - - - - 1
Warrington - - - -
Berkshire - - - -

MDX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 202 (72.66%) SQL
2 199 (71.58%) Business Intelligence
3 184 (66.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 168 (60.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 166 (59.71%) SQL Server
6 161 (57.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 131 (47.12%) Data Warehouse
8 101 (36.33%) Microsoft
9 94 (33.81%) T-SQL
10 90 (32.37%) ETL
11 76 (27.34%) OLAP
12 72 (25.90%) SQL Server 2008
13 69 (24.82%) Finance
14 60 (21.58%) MS Excel
15 50 (17.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 49 (17.63%) C#
17 47 (16.91%) .NET
18 42 (15.11%) Agile Software Development
19 38 (13.67%) PowerPivot
20 36 (12.95%) SQL Server 2012
20 36 (12.95%) Kimball Methodology
21 35 (12.59%) Data Modelling
21 35 (12.59%) SharePoint
22 34 (12.23%) Banking
23 32 (11.51%) Business Objects
24 31 (11.15%) SQL Server 2005
25 29 (10.43%) Cognos
26 26 (9.35%) Dimensional Modelling
27 22 (7.91%) Performance Tuning
28 21 (7.55%) Visual Studio

MDX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 35 (12.59%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.80%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.72%) SAS
5 1 (0.36%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 60 (21.58%) MS Excel
2 38 (13.67%) PowerPivot
3 6 (2.16%) MS Office
4 3 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.80%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (1.08%) Cognos TM1
2 3 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.72%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.72%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.72%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.72%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.36%) Magento
4 1 (0.36%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.36%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.36%) SaaS
1 1 (0.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.52%) SAN
2 1 (0.36%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (66.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 168 (60.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 166 (59.71%) SQL Server
4 161 (57.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 131 (47.12%) Data Warehouse
6 76 (27.34%) OLAP
7 72 (25.90%) SQL Server 2008
8 50 (17.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 36 (12.95%) SQL Server 2012
10 31 (11.15%) SQL Server 2005
11 19 (6.83%) PerformancePoint
12 18 (6.47%) Data Mart
13 17 (6.12%) QlikView
13 17 (6.12%) Data Mining
14 16 (5.76%) ProClarity
15 15 (5.40%) Star Schema
16 13 (4.68%) Relational Database
17 10 (3.60%) Hadoop
18 9 (3.24%) Big Data
19 8 (2.88%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 21 (7.55%) Visual Studio
2 16 (5.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (5.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 12 (4.32%) ERwin
4 5 (1.80%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.08%) Toad
6 2 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.72%) LSMW
6 2 (0.72%) Subversion
6 2 (0.72%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.72%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (0.72%) JIRA
6 2 (0.72%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.36%) Moq
7 1 (0.36%) Maven
7 1 (0.36%) NUnit
7 1 (0.36%) JUnit
General
1 69 (24.82%) Finance
2 34 (12.23%) Banking
3 14 (5.04%) Retail
3 14 (5.04%) Front Office
4 13 (4.68%) Investment Banking
5 12 (4.32%) Marketing
6 8 (2.88%) Financial Institution
7 6 (2.16%) Advertising
8 4 (1.44%) Legal
8 4 (1.44%) Billing
9 3 (1.08%) Games
10 2 (0.72%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.36%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.36%) Publishing
11 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 210 (75.54%) Developer
2 93 (33.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 66 (23.74%) SQL Developer
4 48 (17.27%) Analyst
5 31 (11.15%) Business Developer
6 24 (8.63%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 19 (6.83%) SQL Server Developer
8 16 (5.76%) Business Analyst
9 15 (5.40%) Senior Developer
10 13 (4.68%) Report Analyst
11 12 (4.32%) Consultant
12 11 (3.96%) .NET Developer
12 11 (3.96%) Data Warehouse Developer
13 10 (3.60%) Business Objects Developer
13 10 (3.60%) Microsoft Developer
13 10 (3.60%) Report Writer
14 8 (2.88%) ETL Developer
15 7 (2.52%) C# Developer
15 7 (2.52%) SQL Server BI Developer
16 5 (1.80%) TM1 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (16.91%) .NET
2 19 (6.83%) ASP.NET
3 11 (3.96%) Web Services
4 9 (3.24%) XML
5 7 (2.52%) HTML
5 7 (2.52%) WPF
6 6 (2.16%) CSS
7 5 (1.80%) WCF
8 4 (1.44%) Middleware
8 4 (1.44%) WinForms
8 4 (1.44%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.72%) Ajax
9 2 (0.72%) jQuery
9 2 (0.72%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.36%) HTML5
10 1 (0.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (0.36%) REST
10 1 (0.36%) WAMP
10 1 (0.36%) Silverlight
10 1 (0.36%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.96%) Data Integration
3 10 (3.60%) Visualisation
3 10 (3.60%) Market Risk
4 9 (3.24%) Fixed Income
5 6 (2.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (2.16%) Derivative
6 5 (1.80%) Grid Computing
6 5 (1.80%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.44%) NHS
7 4 (1.44%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.44%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.44%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.08%) Online Games
8 3 (1.08%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.08%) Replication
9 2 (0.72%) Credit Derivative
9 2 (0.72%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 2 (0.72%) User Experience
10 1 (0.36%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.52%) Windows
2 1 (0.36%) Linux
2 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (0.36%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (71.58%) Business Intelligence
2 90 (32.37%) ETL
3 42 (15.11%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (12.95%) Kimball Methodology
5 35 (12.59%) Data Modelling
6 26 (9.35%) Dimensional Modelling
7 22 (7.91%) Performance Tuning
8 18 (6.47%) Analytics
9 17 (6.12%) Data Analysis
10 16 (5.76%) Unit Testing
11 12 (4.32%) Business Analysis
12 11 (3.96%) TDD
12 11 (3.96%) Data Management
13 10 (3.60%) User Stories
14 9 (3.24%) Risk Management
14 9 (3.24%) Workflow
14 9 (3.24%) OO
14 9 (3.24%) Greeks
15 8 (2.88%) System Testing
15 8 (2.88%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 202 (72.66%) SQL
2 94 (33.81%) T-SQL
3 49 (17.63%) C#
4 21 (7.55%) VBA
5 16 (5.76%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 10 (3.60%) VB.NET
7 9 (3.24%) VBScript
8 8 (2.88%) VB
9 7 (2.52%) JavaScript
9 7 (2.52%) PL/SQL
10 6 (2.16%) C++
11 5 (1.80%) C
12 4 (1.44%) Java
12 4 (1.44%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
13 2 (0.72%) ABAP
13 2 (0.72%) XAML
14 1 (0.36%) VB6
14 1 (0.36%) XPath
14 1 (0.36%) XQuery
14 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (6.47%) Degree
2 7 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.80%) MCSE
3 5 (1.80%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.44%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.44%) MCSD
5 2 (0.72%) ISEB
5 2 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certified Master
6 1 (0.36%) MCT
6 1 (0.36%) MBA
6 1 (0.36%) MCTS
6 1 (0.36%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.08%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (3.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.36%) Control-M
Vendors
1 101 (36.33%) Microsoft
2 32 (11.51%) Business Objects
3 29 (10.43%) Cognos
4 19 (6.83%) Oracle
4 19 (6.83%) Tableau
5 12 (4.32%) IBM
6 10 (3.60%) SAP
7 6 (2.16%) Lattice Semiconductor
8 5 (1.80%) Hyperion
9 4 (1.44%) Infragistics
9 4 (1.44%) Sybase
9 4 (1.44%) DevExpress
9 4 (1.44%) Teradata
10 3 (1.08%) Ab Initio
11 2 (0.72%) Informatica
11 2 (0.72%) PeopleSoft
11 2 (0.72%) HP
11 2 (0.72%) Dundas
11 2 (0.72%) Talend
12 1 (0.36%) Cloudera
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