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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 426 421 366
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -55
Contract jobs citing MDX 177 179 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.33% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.15% 1.18% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 141 146
Average daily rate
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£398 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £33.00 £80.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.13% +325.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £36.50 -
% change year-on-year
-9.58% -

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
15351 15121 13473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.37% 28.08% 27.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 10274 9853 8479
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 218 335
Average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.50 £20.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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 June 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MDX within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 2015.

MDX Hourly Rate Histogram 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 June 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 -36 163 £400 -8.57% 70
London -33 92 £425 -15.00% 24
City of London -11 41 £459 -8.25% 11
South East 0 32 £375 +25.00% 12
West Yorkshire -8 12 £350 +19.14% 5
Yorkshire -18 12 £350 +19.14% 5
North West - 12 £338 - 13
Wales +10 11 £301 -
West Wales - 11 £301 -
Swansea - 11 £301 -
East of England -8 8 £350 -20.00% 2
Oxfordshire - 7 £398 - 3
Berkshire +9 6 £375 - 7
Leeds -19 6 £375 +20.00% 4
Essex - 5 £350 -
Cheshire - 5 £340 - 4
Surrey -1 4 - -
South West -2 4 £313 -7.40% 5
Oxford - 4 £398 - 2
Manchester - 4 £375 - 4
Bradford - 4 £350 - 1
Chelmsford - 4 £350 -
Bristol +2 3 £300 -11.11% 4
Hampshire +2 3 £425 +71.71% 1
Buckinghamshire -2 3 £230 -14.81%
Scotland -7 3 £450 +28.57% 1
West Midlands -16 3 £335 +11.66% 3
West Sussex - 3 £350 -
Kent - 3 £325 -
Woking +17 2 - -

MDX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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.

1 248 (82.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 245 (81.67%) Business Intelligence
3 236 (78.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 235 (78.33%) SQL
5 221 (73.67%) SQL Server
6 215 (71.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 152 (50.67%) Data Warehouse
8 132 (44.00%) T-SQL
9 119 (39.67%) Microsoft
10 96 (32.00%) ETL
11 87 (29.00%) OLAP
12 79 (26.33%) SQL Server 2012
13 78 (26.00%) SharePoint
14 68 (22.67%) SQL Server 2008
15 61 (20.33%) .NET
16 60 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
17 58 (19.33%) Finance
18 54 (18.00%) Team Foundation Server
19 50 (16.67%) Data Modelling
19 50 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
20 49 (16.33%) MS Excel
20 49 (16.33%) C#
21 48 (16.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
22 42 (14.00%) PowerPivot
23 30 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
24 27 (9.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
25 26 (8.67%) Banking
26 25 (8.33%) Visual Studio
26 25 (8.33%) PerformancePoint
26 25 (8.33%) Microsoft Power View

MDX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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 78 (26.00%) SharePoint
2 14 (4.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 9 (3.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.67%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.33%) SAS
5 1 (0.33%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 49 (16.33%) MS Excel
2 42 (14.00%) PowerPivot
3 2 (0.67%) MS Office
4 1 (0.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.67%) Primavera
4 1 (0.33%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.33%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.33%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.33%) Kerberos
1 1 (0.33%) HTTPS
1 1 (0.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 248 (82.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 236 (78.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 221 (73.67%) SQL Server
4 215 (71.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 152 (50.67%) Data Warehouse
6 87 (29.00%) OLAP
7 79 (26.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 68 (22.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 48 (16.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 25 (8.33%) PerformancePoint
10 25 (8.33%) Microsoft Power View
11 22 (7.33%) QlikView
12 18 (6.00%) OLAP Cube
13 13 (4.33%) SQL Server 2005
14 12 (4.00%) Relational Database
15 9 (3.00%) Star Schema
16 8 (2.67%) Data Mining
16 8 (2.67%) Data Mart
17 7 (2.33%) SSDT
17 7 (2.33%) MOLAP
Development Applications
1 54 (18.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 7 (2.33%) JUnit
4 4 (1.33%) ERwin
4 4 (1.33%) Maven
5 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.33%) JIRA
6 1 (0.33%) Git (software)
General
1 58 (19.33%) Finance
2 26 (8.67%) Banking
3 21 (7.00%) Investment Banking
4 18 (6.00%) Retail
4 18 (6.00%) Advertising
5 10 (3.33%) Marketing
6 9 (3.00%) Legal
7 5 (1.67%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.33%) Front Office
9 3 (1.00%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.67%) Law
10 2 (0.67%) Publishing
11 1 (0.33%) Games
11 1 (0.33%) Local Government
11 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 241 (80.33%) Developer
2 141 (47.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 82 (27.33%) SQL Developer
4 43 (14.33%) Business Developer
5 33 (11.00%) Analyst
6 27 (9.00%) Microsoft Developer
7 26 (8.67%) Consultant
8 21 (7.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 16 (5.33%) Senior Developer
10 14 (4.67%) SQL Server Developer
11 12 (4.00%) Analyst Developer
11 12 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 10 (3.33%) Business Consultant
12 10 (3.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
12 10 (3.33%) Database Developer
13 9 (3.00%) SQL DBA
13 9 (3.00%) DBA
13 9 (3.00%) Business Analyst
14 8 (2.67%) Microsoft Consultant
14 8 (2.67%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (20.33%) .NET
2 20 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 18 (6.00%) XML
4 8 (2.67%) HTML
4 8 (2.67%) jQuery
5 7 (2.33%) CSS
6 5 (1.67%) Web Services
6 5 (1.67%) ActiveMQ
6 5 (1.67%) Spring
6 5 (1.67%) .NET Framework
7 4 (1.33%) Akka
8 3 (1.00%) Ajax
8 3 (1.00%) XHTML
9 2 (0.67%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (0.67%) Middleware
9 2 (0.67%) BAPI
9 2 (0.67%) DOM
9 2 (0.67%) Highcharts JS
9 2 (0.67%) HTML5
9 2 (0.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.00%) Data Structures
2 15 (5.00%) Visualisation
3 12 (4.00%) Data Integration
4 10 (3.33%) Market Risk
5 7 (2.33%) Fixed Income
5 7 (2.33%) Clustering
6 6 (2.00%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.33%) Grid Computing
7 4 (1.33%) Equities
7 4 (1.33%) NHS
8 3 (1.00%) Freedom of Information
8 3 (1.00%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.67%) User Experience
9 2 (0.67%) Statistics
9 2 (0.67%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.33%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.33%) Replication
10 1 (0.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.00%) Windows
2 10 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.33%) UNIX
4 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (81.67%) Business Intelligence
2 96 (32.00%) ETL
3 60 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 50 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
5 20 (6.67%) Scrum
5 20 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
6 18 (6.00%) Data Management
7 14 (4.67%) Migration
7 14 (4.67%) Master Data Management
8 13 (4.33%) Dimensional Modelling
8 13 (4.33%) ITIL
9 12 (4.00%) SDLC
10 11 (3.67%) E-Commerce
10 11 (3.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (3.67%) Data Analysis
11 10 (3.33%) Analytics
11 10 (3.33%) TDD
12 9 (3.00%) Change Management
12 9 (3.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 235 (78.33%) SQL
2 132 (44.00%) T-SQL
3 49 (16.33%) C#
4 27 (9.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 13 (4.33%) Java
5 13 (4.33%) JavaScript
6 9 (3.00%) VB.NET
6 9 (3.00%) X++
6 9 (3.00%) PowerShell
7 8 (2.67%) VBA
8 6 (2.00%) C
9 5 (1.67%) R
9 5 (1.67%) C++
10 4 (1.33%) Scala
10 4 (1.33%) XMLA
11 3 (1.00%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
12 2 (0.67%) SAPscript
12 2 (0.67%) ABAP
13 1 (0.33%) XPath
13 1 (0.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 18 (6.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (2.33%) Degree
4 5 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.33%) MCITP
6 3 (1.00%) MCSE
7 1 (0.33%) CFA
7 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.33%) MBA
7 1 (0.33%) MCTS
7 1 (0.33%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.67%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.67%) QA
3 1 (0.33%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.67%) Control-M
Vendors
1 119 (39.67%) Microsoft
2 24 (8.00%) Tableau
3 13 (4.33%) Business Objects
4 11 (3.67%) Oracle
5 9 (3.00%) SAP
6 4 (1.33%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.67%) Nintex
7 2 (0.67%) Informatica
7 2 (0.67%) Cognos
7 2 (0.67%) IBM
7 2 (0.67%) Sybase
7 2 (0.67%) Sun
8 1 (0.33%) CA
8 1 (0.33%) Cadence
8 1 (0.33%) Google
London
Tech
Rate: From £550 to £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Newton Abbot
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Expert Employment Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £390 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
iKonnect
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Rate: £390 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £275 - £300 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Posted: 26 days ago