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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 416 502 361
Rank change year-on-year
+86 -141
Contract jobs citing MDX 222 115 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.21% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.36% 0.74% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 90 185
Average daily rate
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£418 £444 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.91% +10.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £266 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £356
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £190.00

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
16337 15619 15306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.89% 28.09% 29.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 11094 9900 9829
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 288 218 264
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £71.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 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
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 28 August 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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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 +83 214 £420 -6.66% 65
London +80 136 £475 +2.70% 31
City of London +21 45 £500 - 9
South East -8 24 £375 +25.00% 21
Yorkshire -20 14 £340 +8.80% 2
West Yorkshire -15 11 £340 +8.80% 1
Leeds -19 11 £340 +8.80% 1
East of England +9 10 £350 -8.79%
Oxfordshire -14 10 £400 -
Oxford -12 9 £400 -
Bristol +4 8 £410 +26.15%
South West -3 8 £410 +26.15% 1
West Midlands +2 7 £375 +13.20% 3
North West -25 7 £325 -13.33% 3
Berkshire +1 6 £325 +21.49% 9
Scotland 0 6 £325 - 1
Slough - 6 £329 - 6
Ipswich +5 5 £363 -1.36%
Suffolk +3 5 £363 -1.36%
North East -24 5 £300 -20.00%
Tyne and Wear -24 5 £300 -20.00%
Newcastle upon Tyne -26 5 £300 -20.00%
Buckinghamshire - 4 £356 -
Essex - 4 £350 -
Glasgow +5 3 £300 - 1
East Midlands -5 3 £400 - 3
Hampshire -11 3 £388 +63.15% 2
Cheshire - 3 £340 - 1
Sheffield - 3 £375 - 1
South Yorkshire - 3 £375 - 1

MDX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 326 (84.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 308 (79.79%) Business Intelligence
3 301 (77.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 295 (76.42%) SQL
5 289 (74.87%) SQL Server
6 267 (69.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 214 (55.44%) Data Warehouse
8 178 (46.11%) T-SQL
9 164 (42.49%) Microsoft
10 135 (34.97%) ETL
11 123 (31.87%) OLAP
12 110 (28.50%) SQL Server 2012
13 109 (28.24%) Finance
14 97 (25.13%) Agile Software Development
15 92 (23.83%) .NET
16 90 (23.32%) C#
17 82 (21.24%) SQL Server 2008
18 78 (20.21%) SharePoint
19 73 (18.91%) Kimball Methodology
20 67 (17.36%) MS Excel
21 64 (16.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
22 61 (15.80%) Team Foundation Server
23 53 (13.73%) Data Modelling
24 46 (11.92%) Banking
25 44 (11.40%) PowerPivot
26 40 (10.36%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
27 39 (10.10%) OLAP Cube
28 35 (9.07%) Visual Studio
29 33 (8.55%) Scrum
29 33 (8.55%) Analytical Skills

MDX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (20.21%) SharePoint
2 23 (5.96%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (1.81%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (0.78%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.78%) SAS
5 1 (0.26%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.26%) JBoss
5 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 67 (17.36%) MS Excel
2 44 (11.40%) PowerPivot
3 9 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.04%) Adaptiv
2 4 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.26%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.26%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.26%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.30%) SAN
2 1 (0.26%) LDAP
2 1 (0.26%) HTTP
2 1 (0.26%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 326 (84.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 301 (77.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 289 (74.87%) SQL Server
4 267 (69.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 214 (55.44%) Data Warehouse
6 123 (31.87%) OLAP
7 110 (28.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 82 (21.24%) SQL Server 2008
9 64 (16.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 39 (10.10%) OLAP Cube
11 28 (7.25%) Relational Database
12 26 (6.74%) BusinessObjects
13 24 (6.22%) QlikView
13 24 (6.22%) Microsoft Power View
14 21 (5.44%) SQL Server 2005
15 20 (5.18%) PerformancePoint
16 11 (2.85%) SSDT
17 10 (2.59%) Data Mining
18 8 (2.07%) MOLAP
18 8 (2.07%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 61 (15.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 35 (9.07%) Visual Studio
3 11 (2.85%) JUnit
4 6 (1.55%) ERwin
5 5 (1.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (1.30%) Maven
6 4 (1.04%) JIRA
7 3 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (0.78%) Subversion
8 1 (0.26%) Git (software)
General
1 109 (28.24%) Finance
2 46 (11.92%) Banking
3 30 (7.77%) Investment Banking
4 25 (6.48%) Advertising
5 18 (4.66%) Retail
6 11 (2.85%) Financial Institution
7 8 (2.07%) Legal
7 8 (2.07%) Marketing
8 5 (1.30%) Front Office
9 2 (0.52%) Publishing
10 1 (0.26%) Games
10 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.26%) Back Office
10 1 (0.26%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.26%) Local Government
10 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 324 (83.94%) Developer
2 209 (54.15%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 107 (27.72%) SQL Developer
4 65 (16.84%) Business Developer
5 30 (7.77%) Microsoft Developer
6 29 (7.51%) Senior Developer
7 26 (6.74%) Consultant
8 25 (6.48%) Analyst
9 22 (5.70%) SQL Server Developer
10 16 (4.15%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 14 (3.63%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 14 (3.63%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
12 12 (3.11%) DBA
12 12 (3.11%) Java Developer
13 11 (2.85%) SQL DBA
14 9 (2.33%) ETL Developer
14 9 (2.33%) Business Consultant
14 9 (2.33%) Data Analyst
15 8 (2.07%) Microsoft Consultant
15 8 (2.07%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (23.83%) .NET
2 29 (7.51%) ASP.NET
3 19 (4.92%) HTML
4 12 (3.11%) XML
4 12 (3.11%) HTML5
5 11 (2.85%) .NET Framework
5 11 (2.85%) Web Services
6 10 (2.59%) CSS
6 10 (2.59%) jQuery
7 7 (1.81%) Spring
8 6 (1.55%) ActiveMQ
8 6 (1.55%) Middleware
9 5 (1.30%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (1.04%) Akka
11 2 (0.52%) CSS3
11 2 (0.52%) Java Concurrency
11 2 (0.52%) XHTML
11 2 (0.52%) WebSphere MQ
11 2 (0.52%) BAPI
11 2 (0.52%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.44%) Data Structures
3 20 (5.18%) Market Risk
4 11 (2.85%) Visualisation
4 11 (2.85%) Credit Risk
4 11 (2.85%) Clustering
5 9 (2.33%) N-Tier
5 9 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 9 (2.33%) Data Integration
6 8 (2.07%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.81%) Grid Computing
7 7 (1.81%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.30%) Statistics
9 4 (1.04%) Contract for Difference
9 4 (1.04%) Equities
10 3 (0.78%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.52%) NHS
11 2 (0.52%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.52%) Equity Risk
12 1 (0.26%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 30 (7.77%) Windows
2 10 (2.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.26%) AIX
4 1 (0.26%) Linux
4 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 308 (79.79%) Business Intelligence
2 135 (34.97%) ETL
3 97 (25.13%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (18.91%) Kimball Methodology
5 53 (13.73%) Data Modelling
6 33 (8.55%) Scrum
7 32 (8.29%) Performance Tuning
8 22 (5.70%) SDLC
8 22 (5.70%) Data Management
9 19 (4.92%) TDD
9 19 (4.92%) Migration
10 17 (4.40%) Dimensional Modelling
11 14 (3.63%) Data Analysis
12 13 (3.37%) Master Data Management
12 13 (3.37%) ETL Development
13 12 (3.11%) System Testing
13 12 (3.11%) Web Development
14 11 (2.85%) Change Management
15 9 (2.33%) E-Commerce
15 9 (2.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 295 (76.42%) SQL
2 178 (46.11%) T-SQL
3 90 (23.32%) C#
4 40 (10.36%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 23 (5.96%) VB.NET
6 22 (5.70%) JavaScript
7 20 (5.18%) Java
8 19 (4.92%) VBA
9 14 (3.63%) PowerShell
10 9 (2.33%) X++
11 8 (2.07%) VB
12 7 (1.81%) PL/SQL
12 7 (1.81%) C
13 6 (1.55%) VBScript
14 5 (1.30%) C++
14 5 (1.30%) Scala
15 3 (0.78%) R
16 2 (0.52%) ABAP
16 2 (0.52%) SAPscript
17 1 (0.26%) XPath
Qualifications
1 17 (4.40%) Security Cleared
2 14 (3.63%) SC Cleared
3 12 (3.11%) Degree
4 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.52%) MCSA
6 1 (0.26%) MBA
6 1 (0.26%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.85%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.30%) QA
3 4 (1.04%) SLA
4 3 (0.78%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.26%) Solvency II
System Software
1 10 (2.59%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (1.81%) Control-M
Vendors
1 164 (42.49%) Microsoft
2 24 (6.22%) Tableau
3 21 (5.44%) Oracle
4 11 (2.85%) SAP
4 11 (2.85%) Cognos
5 5 (1.30%) Informatica
6 4 (1.04%) Citrix
6 4 (1.04%) SunGard
7 2 (0.52%) HP
7 2 (0.52%) IBM
7 2 (0.52%) Cadence
7 2 (0.52%) Actian
8 1 (0.26%) Teradata
8 1 (0.26%) Red Gate
8 1 (0.26%) Vertica
8 1 (0.26%) Nintex
8 1 (0.26%) CA
8 1 (0.26%) VMware
8 1 (0.26%) Sybase
8 1 (0.26%) Sun
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