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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 486 491 449
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -42
Contract jobs citing MDX 140 121 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.23% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.96% 0.87% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 85 102
Average daily rate £425 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £305 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £520 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
14606 13867 13355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.39% 26.78% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10113 9219 8392
Average daily rate £400 £398 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 196 274
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £33.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -1.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £46.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +25 137 £431 +7.81% 75
London +34 82 £513 +17.14% 40
City of London +42 30 £525 +11.70% 10
Yorkshire -18 14 £363 +16.00% 6
West Midlands -6 13 £388 +10.71% 7
Leeds -6 12 £363 +16.00% 4
West Yorkshire -6 12 £363 +16.00% 5
South East +11 6 £438 +14.75% 7
South West +7 6 £363 +3.57% 3
East of England +2 6 £413 +4.76% 5
Birmingham +2 6 £389 +5.78% 4
Berkshire +4 4 £438 +11.11%
Bristol 0 3 £375 +11.11% 1
Manchester -17 3 £388 -6.06% 3
East Midlands -18 3 £300 -14.28% 2
North West -21 3 £325 -27.77% 5
Suffolk - 3 £400 -
Cambridgeshire +12 2 £425 +11.47% 2
Slough +6 2 £438 -
Cambridge -5 2 £425 +13.33% 1
Leicestershire -11 2 £225 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 2 £353 -
Ipswich - 2 - -
Oxford - 2 £450 -
North East - 2 £353 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £353 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £450 - 5
Hampshire +5 1 £325 -8.45% 2
Wiltshire -4 1 £325 -27.77%
South Yorkshire -7 1 £425 - 1

MDX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 300 (83.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 288 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 288 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
3 268 (74.44%) SQL Server
4 265 (73.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 244 (67.78%) SQL
6 186 (51.67%) Data Warehouse
7 165 (45.83%) Microsoft
8 144 (40.00%) T-SQL
9 126 (35.00%) ETL
10 110 (30.56%) Finance
11 93 (25.83%) Agile Software Development
12 89 (24.72%) OLAP
13 75 (20.83%) SQL Server 2008
14 74 (20.56%) C#
14 74 (20.56%) SQL Server 2012
15 59 (16.39%) MS Excel
16 55 (15.28%) .NET
17 47 (13.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 43 (11.94%) Kimball Methodology
19 41 (11.39%) OLAP Cube
19 41 (11.39%) Data Modelling
20 38 (10.56%) Advertising
21 36 (10.00%) Banking
22 35 (9.72%) Oracle
23 32 (8.89%) Power BI
24 31 (8.61%) Team Foundation Server
25 30 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
26 29 (8.06%) ETL Development
27 28 (7.78%) PowerPivot

MDX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 27 (7.50%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (1.94%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (1.67%) Oracle Coherence
5 4 (1.11%) SAS
6 1 (0.28%) IIS
6 1 (0.28%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 59 (16.39%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (1.94%) HFM
2 4 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.56%) Adaptiv
4 2 (0.56%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.28%) Kerberos
1 1 (0.28%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 300 (83.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 288 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 268 (74.44%) SQL Server
4 265 (73.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 186 (51.67%) Data Warehouse
6 89 (24.72%) OLAP
7 75 (20.83%) SQL Server 2008
8 74 (20.56%) SQL Server 2012
9 47 (13.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 41 (11.39%) OLAP Cube
11 32 (8.89%) Power BI
12 30 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
13 28 (7.78%) PowerPivot
14 25 (6.94%) MS Access
14 25 (6.94%) Relational Database
15 22 (6.11%) PerformancePoint
16 21 (5.83%) SQL Server 2014
17 17 (4.72%) QlikView
18 13 (3.61%) Microsoft Power View
18 13 (3.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 31 (8.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (5.28%) Visual Studio
3 11 (3.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (1.39%) JUnit
5 4 (1.11%) JIRA
5 4 (1.11%) Maven
5 4 (1.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (0.83%) Subversion
7 1 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.28%) ERwin
7 1 (0.28%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 110 (30.56%) Finance
2 38 (10.56%) Advertising
3 36 (10.00%) Banking
4 20 (5.56%) Investment Banking
5 11 (3.06%) Front Office
6 7 (1.94%) Legal
6 7 (1.94%) Retail
7 5 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (1.39%) Publishing
8 3 (0.83%) Back Office
8 3 (0.83%) Marketing
8 3 (0.83%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.56%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.56%) International Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Billing
10 1 (0.28%) Law
10 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 302 (83.89%) Developer
2 201 (55.83%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 107 (29.72%) SQL Developer
4 91 (25.28%) Business Developer
5 78 (21.67%) SQL BI Developer
6 33 (9.17%) SQL Server Developer
7 29 (8.06%) T-SQL Developer
8 28 (7.78%) Architect
9 27 (7.50%) Senior Developer
10 25 (6.94%) SQL Server BI Developer
11 21 (5.83%) ETL Developer
11 21 (5.83%) Microsoft BI Developer
11 21 (5.83%) Microsoft Developer
12 19 (5.28%) C# Developer
13 16 (4.44%) Data Warehouse Developer
14 14 (3.89%) Consultant
15 13 (3.61%) Business Intelligence Architect
15 13 (3.61%) Data Architect
16 12 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
17 11 (3.06%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (15.28%) .NET
2 17 (4.72%) Web Services
3 14 (3.89%) HTML
3 14 (3.89%) XML
4 13 (3.61%) REST
5 12 (3.33%) HTML5
5 12 (3.33%) WCF
6 11 (3.06%) .NET Framework
6 11 (3.06%) AppFabric
6 11 (3.06%) EDI
6 11 (3.06%) MSMQ
6 11 (3.06%) SOAP
6 11 (3.06%) WF
7 8 (2.22%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 8 (2.22%) WPF
8 6 (1.67%) ASP.NET
8 6 (1.67%) CSS
9 5 (1.39%) Akka
9 5 (1.39%) Middleware
9 5 (1.39%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.56%) Data Integration
2 18 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (3.89%) Market Risk
4 13 (3.61%) Visualisation
5 10 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 9 (2.50%) Credit Risk
7 8 (2.22%) NHS
7 8 (2.22%) N-Tier
8 7 (1.94%) Data Structures
8 7 (1.94%) Derivative
8 7 (1.94%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.94%) Reinsurance
9 6 (1.67%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.67%) Equity Derivative
9 6 (1.67%) Fixed Income
10 5 (1.39%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.11%) Hedge funds
11 4 (1.11%) User Experience
12 3 (0.83%) Statistics
13 2 (0.56%) Equity Risk
Operating Systems
1 21 (5.83%) Windows
2 19 (5.28%) Windows Server
3 2 (0.56%) Unix
4 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 288 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 126 (35.00%) ETL
3 93 (25.83%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (11.94%) Kimball Methodology
5 41 (11.39%) Data Modelling
6 29 (8.06%) ETL Development
7 21 (5.83%) SOA
8 19 (5.28%) Performance Tuning
8 19 (5.28%) SDLC
8 19 (5.28%) Web Development
9 15 (4.17%) CRM
9 15 (4.17%) Dimensional Modelling
9 15 (4.17%) Waterfall
10 14 (3.89%) Migration
10 14 (3.89%) Multithreading
10 14 (3.89%) TDD
11 13 (3.61%) Data Management
12 12 (3.33%) Analytics
12 12 (3.33%) Risk Management
13 11 (3.06%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 244 (67.78%) SQL
2 144 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 74 (20.56%) C#
4 28 (7.78%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 17 (4.72%) PowerShell
6 15 (4.17%) VB.NET
7 14 (3.89%) Java
8 13 (3.61%) VBA
9 11 (3.06%) Shell Script
10 9 (2.50%) JavaScript
11 8 (2.22%) VB
12 6 (1.67%) VBScript
13 5 (1.39%) Scala
14 3 (0.83%) C
14 3 (0.83%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.83%) XMLA
15 2 (0.56%) X++
16 1 (0.28%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 10 (2.78%) Degree
2 6 (1.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.28%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.89%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.39%) Solvency II
3 2 (0.56%) CRD IV
3 2 (0.56%) QA
4 1 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.28%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (3.89%) Control-M
2 3 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.28%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 165 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 35 (9.72%) Oracle
3 20 (5.56%) Tableau
4 10 (2.78%) Cognos
5 7 (1.94%) Hyperion
5 7 (1.94%) IBM
5 7 (1.94%) JD Edwards
6 3 (0.83%) Teradata
7 2 (0.56%) Citrix
7 2 (0.56%) HP
7 2 (0.56%) SAP
7 2 (0.56%) SunGard
8 1 (0.28%) Cadence
8 1 (0.28%) Netezza
8 1 (0.28%) Red Gate
8 1 (0.28%) TARGIT
London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £380 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £380 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £380 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £320 - £375 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £340.00 - £380.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City Of London
HFG
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Leicestershire
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £320 - £380 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £420 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £375 - £420 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £330 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £350 - £385 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £375 - £420 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £425 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £365 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £425 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Sheffield
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago