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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 494 356 485
Rank change year-on-year
-138 +129
Contract jobs citing MDX 118 247 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.47% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.75% 1.62% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 185 79
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £293 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £190.00 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +638.43%
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
15650 15213 15616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.17% 28.83% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10137 9787 9367
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 266 374
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £17.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -117 109 £425 +6.25% 43
London -58 74 £450 +1.69% 32
City of London +3 31 £450 +12.50% 17
South East -8 12 £300 +4.34% 3
East of England -28 5 £400 +6.66% 2
West Yorkshire +8 4 £313 +31.57% 2
Yorkshire +3 4 £313 +31.57% 2
Ipswich 0 3 £368 -8.12%
Suffolk -5 3 £368 +5.00%
North West -13 3 £325 -5.10% 1
West Midlands -25 3 £331 +20.45% 1
Leeds - 3 £313 -
Merseyside +2 2 £325 -7.14%
Surrey -4 2 £388 -18.42% 1
South West -46 2 £325 -10.95% 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £456 -
Berkshire +2 1 £268 -10.83%
East Midlands -9 1 £350 -2.09% 1
Bristol -13 1 £325 -13.33% 1
Liverpool - 1 £375 -
Docklands, London - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Kent - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -

MDX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 213 (71.96%) Business Intelligence
2 209 (70.61%) SQL
3 190 (64.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 173 (58.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 171 (57.77%) SQL Server
6 170 (57.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 140 (47.30%) Data Warehouse
8 111 (37.50%) Microsoft
9 106 (35.81%) T-SQL
10 86 (29.05%) OLAP
11 83 (28.04%) ETL
12 82 (27.70%) SQL Server 2008
13 73 (24.66%) Finance
14 65 (21.96%) MS Excel
15 55 (18.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 50 (16.89%) C#
17 42 (14.19%) .NET
17 42 (14.19%) Agile Software Development
18 38 (12.84%) SharePoint
18 38 (12.84%) PowerPivot
19 37 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
20 36 (12.16%) Data Modelling
21 34 (11.49%) Banking
22 33 (11.15%) SQL Server 2012
23 31 (10.47%) Business Objects
24 30 (10.14%) Cognos
25 29 (9.80%) SQL Server 2005
26 27 (9.12%) Dimensional Modelling
27 25 (8.45%) PerformancePoint
28 22 (7.43%) Performance Tuning

MDX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 38 (12.84%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.03%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.68%) SAS
5 1 (0.34%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 65 (21.96%) MS Excel
2 38 (12.84%) PowerPivot
3 5 (1.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.03%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.01%) SAP FI
3 3 (1.01%) SAP CO
3 3 (1.01%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.68%) Adaptiv
4 2 (0.68%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.34%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.34%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.34%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.68%) Office 365
2 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.03%) SAN
2 1 (0.34%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (64.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 173 (58.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 171 (57.77%) SQL Server
4 170 (57.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 140 (47.30%) Data Warehouse
6 86 (29.05%) OLAP
7 82 (27.70%) SQL Server 2008
8 55 (18.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 33 (11.15%) SQL Server 2012
10 29 (9.80%) SQL Server 2005
11 25 (8.45%) PerformancePoint
12 20 (6.76%) Data Mart
13 17 (5.74%) ProClarity
14 16 (5.41%) Data Mining
14 16 (5.41%) Star Schema
14 16 (5.41%) Relational Database
15 14 (4.73%) QlikView
16 10 (3.38%) OLTP
17 9 (3.04%) DTS
17 9 (3.04%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 21 (7.09%) Visual Studio
2 18 (6.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 16 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (4.73%) ERwin
5 6 (2.03%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.01%) Toad
6 3 (1.01%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (0.68%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (0.68%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 2 (0.68%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.68%) Moq
7 2 (0.68%) JIRA
7 2 (0.68%) NUnit
7 2 (0.68%) Subversion
8 1 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.34%) JUnit
8 1 (0.34%) Maven
General
1 73 (24.66%) Finance
2 34 (11.49%) Banking
3 16 (5.41%) Marketing
3 16 (5.41%) Front Office
4 14 (4.73%) Retail
5 12 (4.05%) Investment Banking
6 7 (2.36%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.69%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.35%) Billing
8 4 (1.35%) Electronics
8 4 (1.35%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.35%) Advertising
9 2 (0.68%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.68%) Games
10 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.34%) Legal
10 1 (0.34%) Publishing
10 1 (0.34%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 216 (72.97%) Developer
2 93 (31.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 69 (23.31%) SQL Developer
4 55 (18.58%) Analyst
5 31 (10.47%) Business Developer
6 25 (8.45%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 23 (7.77%) Business Analyst
8 21 (7.09%) SQL Server Developer
9 14 (4.73%) Senior Developer
10 13 (4.39%) .NET Developer
10 13 (4.39%) Report Analyst
10 13 (4.39%) Report Writer
11 10 (3.38%) Business Objects Developer
11 10 (3.38%) Data Warehouse Developer
12 9 (3.04%) Data Analyst
13 8 (2.70%) C# Developer
13 8 (2.70%) Consultant
14 7 (2.36%) ETL Developer
14 7 (2.36%) Microsoft Developer
15 6 (2.03%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (14.19%) .NET
2 15 (5.07%) ASP.NET
3 9 (3.04%) Web Services
3 9 (3.04%) XML
4 8 (2.70%) WPF
4 8 (2.70%) HTML
5 6 (2.03%) WCF
5 6 (2.03%) CSS
6 5 (1.69%) .NET Framework
7 4 (1.35%) JSON
7 4 (1.35%) WinForms
7 4 (1.35%) Middleware
8 3 (1.01%) jQuery
8 3 (1.01%) Ajax
8 3 (1.01%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (0.68%) Spring
10 1 (0.34%) JMX
10 1 (0.34%) LAMP
10 1 (0.34%) JMS
10 1 (0.34%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.05%) Data Integration
3 11 (3.72%) Visualisation
3 11 (3.72%) Market Risk
4 10 (3.38%) NHS
5 9 (3.04%) Fixed Income
6 6 (2.03%) Derivative
6 6 (2.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.35%) User Experience
7 4 (1.35%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.35%) Grid Computing
7 4 (1.35%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.35%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.35%) DTV
8 3 (1.01%) Replication
9 2 (0.68%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 2 (0.68%) Online Games
9 2 (0.68%) Credit Derivative
10 1 (0.34%) EPoS
10 1 (0.34%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.69%) Windows
2 1 (0.34%) Linux
2 1 (0.34%) UNIX
2 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (71.96%) Business Intelligence
2 83 (28.04%) ETL
3 42 (14.19%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
5 36 (12.16%) Data Modelling
6 27 (9.12%) Dimensional Modelling
7 22 (7.43%) Performance Tuning
8 17 (5.74%) User Stories
8 17 (5.74%) Unit Testing
8 17 (5.74%) Data Analysis
9 15 (5.07%) Analytics
10 12 (4.05%) TDD
11 10 (3.38%) Business Analysis
11 10 (3.38%) Workflow
11 10 (3.38%) Risk Management
12 9 (3.04%) OO
12 9 (3.04%) CRM
12 9 (3.04%) Greeks
13 8 (2.70%) Data Management
13 8 (2.70%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 209 (70.61%) SQL
2 106 (35.81%) T-SQL
3 50 (16.89%) C#
4 16 (5.41%) VBA
5 14 (4.73%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 8 (2.70%) VB.NET
6 8 (2.70%) JavaScript
7 7 (2.36%) VB
8 6 (2.03%) VBScript
8 6 (2.03%) PL/SQL
8 6 (2.03%) C++
9 5 (1.69%) Java
9 5 (1.69%) C
10 3 (1.01%) ABAP
10 3 (1.01%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
11 2 (0.68%) XAML
12 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.34%) XQuery
12 1 (0.34%) Perl
12 1 (0.34%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (6.08%) Degree
2 6 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.69%) MCSE
4 4 (1.35%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.35%) MCSD
5 3 (1.01%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.68%) ISEB
7 1 (0.34%) MBA
7 1 (0.34%) MCT
7 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.01%) QA
2 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (3.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 111 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 31 (10.47%) Business Objects
3 30 (10.14%) Cognos
4 18 (6.08%) Tableau
5 16 (5.41%) Oracle
6 14 (4.73%) IBM
7 12 (4.05%) SAP
8 5 (1.69%) Lattice Semiconductor
9 4 (1.35%) DevExpress
9 4 (1.35%) Teradata
9 4 (1.35%) Sybase
9 4 (1.35%) Infragistics
10 3 (1.01%) Hyperion
11 2 (0.68%) Talend
11 2 (0.68%) Dundas
11 2 (0.68%) Ab Initio
11 2 (0.68%) PeopleSoft
11 2 (0.68%) HP
12 1 (0.34%) CA
12 1 (0.34%) SunGard
South East
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £300.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £340 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £360 - £410 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hudson - London
Rate: Day Rate Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hudson - London
Rate: Day Rate Negotiable
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £340 - £360 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
South East England
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £370 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £600 - £601 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago