The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 413 358 475
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +117
Contract jobs citing MDX 172 222 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.44% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.18% 1.59% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 155 70
Average daily rate
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£444 £425 £391
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% +8.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £312 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £388 £338
% change year-on-year
-16.12% +14.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £125.00 £19.00 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+557.89% -26.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.73
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14595 13940 14582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.70% 27.81% 25.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 9429 8825 8863
Average daily rate £375 £375 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 315 359
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 £17.95 £20.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +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 11 July 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 11 July 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 -53 162 £450 +5.88% 57
London -45 114 £500 - 32
City of London +19 47 £525 +10.52% 19
West Midlands -6 15 £300 -25.00% 4
South East -12 10 £300 -21.31% 6
East of England -10 9 £425 +6.11% 3
Suffolk -11 9 £425 +6.25% 1
Ipswich -8 8 £413 +3.12% 1
Yorkshire +6 7 £313 +32.97% 4
West Yorkshire +9 6 £313 +32.97% 4
Surrey +6 4 £348 -33.80%
Birmingham -7 4 £275 -31.25% 2
East Midlands -1 3 £358 +78.75% 5
Berkshire -4 3 - - 3
South West -24 3 £325 -16.12% 1
Leeds - 3 £313 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 2 £270 -
Leicestershire - 2 £358 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £270 -
Cardiff -12 1 - -
Bristol -21 1 £325 -31.57%
South Wales -24 1 - -
Wales -26 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £248 -
Leicester - 1 £358 -
Liverpool - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Kent - - - -

MDX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

1 254 (74.05%) Business Intelligence
2 229 (66.76%) SQL
3 228 (66.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 212 (61.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 210 (61.22%) SQL Server
6 205 (59.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 171 (49.85%) Data Warehouse
8 129 (37.61%) T-SQL
9 109 (31.78%) Microsoft
9 109 (31.78%) SQL Server 2008
10 96 (27.99%) Finance
11 95 (27.70%) OLAP
12 89 (25.95%) ETL
13 69 (20.12%) MS Excel
14 63 (18.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 54 (15.74%) SharePoint
15 54 (15.74%) C#
16 51 (14.87%) Data Modelling
17 48 (13.99%) SQL Server 2012
18 47 (13.70%) PowerPivot
19 43 (12.54%) .NET
20 42 (12.24%) Kimball Methodology
21 40 (11.66%) Banking
22 38 (11.08%) PerformancePoint
23 36 (10.50%) Business Objects
24 33 (9.62%) SQL Server 2005
24 33 (9.62%) Dimensional Modelling
25 32 (9.33%) Performance Tuning
26 28 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
27 27 (7.87%) Visual Studio

MDX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 54 (15.74%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.92%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (1.46%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (0.87%) SAS
5 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 69 (20.12%) MS Excel
2 47 (13.70%) PowerPivot
3 2 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.46%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.87%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.87%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.87%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (0.87%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.58%) Adaptiv
4 2 (0.58%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.58%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (0.58%) Magento
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.87%) Office 365
2 1 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.75%) SAN
2 1 (0.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 228 (66.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 212 (61.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 210 (61.22%) SQL Server
4 205 (59.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 171 (49.85%) Data Warehouse
6 109 (31.78%) SQL Server 2008
7 95 (27.70%) OLAP
8 63 (18.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 48 (13.99%) SQL Server 2012
10 38 (11.08%) PerformancePoint
11 33 (9.62%) SQL Server 2005
12 22 (6.41%) Relational Database
13 19 (5.54%) QlikView
13 19 (5.54%) ProClarity
14 16 (4.66%) Star Schema
15 15 (4.37%) OLTP
16 13 (3.79%) Oracle OLAP
17 12 (3.50%) Data Mart
17 12 (3.50%) Data Mining
18 9 (2.62%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 27 (7.87%) Visual Studio
2 25 (7.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 20 (5.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (2.92%) ERwin
5 7 (2.04%) SoapUI
6 6 (1.75%) TeamCity
7 5 (1.46%) Moq
7 5 (1.46%) NUnit
8 4 (1.17%) Talend Open Studio
9 3 (0.87%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 3 (0.87%) Rhino Mocks
9 3 (0.87%) Toad
10 2 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.58%) Subversion
10 2 (0.58%) Selenium
10 2 (0.58%) JIRA
11 1 (0.29%) Oracle APEX
11 1 (0.29%) Maven
11 1 (0.29%) JUnit
General
1 96 (27.99%) Finance
2 40 (11.66%) Banking
3 16 (4.66%) Front Office
4 13 (3.79%) Retail
4 13 (3.79%) Marketing
5 12 (3.50%) Investment Banking
6 8 (2.33%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.04%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.75%) Electronics
8 6 (1.75%) Billing
8 6 (1.75%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.17%) Advertising
10 2 (0.58%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.58%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.58%) Law
10 2 (0.58%) Legal
10 2 (0.58%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.29%) French Language
11 1 (0.29%) German Language
Job Titles
1 249 (72.59%) Developer
2 128 (37.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 68 (19.83%) SQL Developer
4 64 (18.66%) Analyst
5 36 (10.50%) Business Developer
6 29 (8.45%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 26 (7.58%) SQL Server Developer
8 21 (6.12%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 21 (6.12%) Business Analyst
9 16 (4.66%) Report Analyst
10 15 (4.37%) Senior Developer
11 12 (3.50%) Report Writer
12 11 (3.21%) Data Analyst
12 11 (3.21%) Microsoft Developer
13 10 (2.92%) Business Objects Developer
13 10 (2.92%) Report Developer
14 9 (2.62%) .NET Developer
14 9 (2.62%) Consultant
14 9 (2.62%) Developer Analyst
15 8 (2.33%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (12.54%) .NET
2 21 (6.12%) ASP.NET
3 12 (3.50%) XML
4 9 (2.62%) WPF
5 8 (2.33%) WCF
6 7 (2.04%) HTML
7 5 (1.46%) JSON
8 4 (1.17%) .NET Framework
8 4 (1.17%) WinForms
8 4 (1.17%) Web Services
8 4 (1.17%) Middleware
8 4 (1.17%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (0.87%) jQuery
9 3 (0.87%) Unity DI Container
9 3 (0.87%) Ajax
10 2 (0.58%) Spring
10 2 (0.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 1 (0.29%) REST
11 1 (0.29%) HTML5
11 1 (0.29%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (4.96%) NHS
2 12 (3.50%) Market Risk
2 12 (3.50%) Data Integration
3 9 (2.62%) Visualisation
4 6 (1.75%) DTV
4 6 (1.75%) Derivative
5 5 (1.46%) Fixed Income
6 4 (1.17%) Grid Computing
6 4 (1.17%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (1.17%) Statistics
6 4 (1.17%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.17%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.58%) Credit Derivative
7 2 (0.58%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 2 (0.58%) Replication
7 2 (0.58%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.58%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (0.58%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.29%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.58%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.29%) UNIX
2 1 (0.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (74.05%) Business Intelligence
2 89 (25.95%) ETL
3 51 (14.87%) Data Modelling
4 42 (12.24%) Kimball Methodology
5 33 (9.62%) Dimensional Modelling
6 32 (9.33%) Performance Tuning
7 28 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (7.29%) Unit Testing
8 25 (7.29%) Analytics
9 16 (4.66%) User Stories
9 16 (4.66%) User Acceptance Testing
9 16 (4.66%) Migration
10 14 (4.08%) Software Testing
10 14 (4.08%) System Testing
11 12 (3.50%) Business Analysis
11 12 (3.50%) Data Analysis
12 11 (3.21%) TDD
12 11 (3.21%) Data Management
13 10 (2.92%) Workflow
13 10 (2.92%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 229 (66.76%) SQL
2 129 (37.61%) T-SQL
3 54 (15.74%) C#
4 16 (4.66%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 12 (3.50%) VBA
6 9 (2.62%) Java
7 7 (2.04%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
8 5 (1.46%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.46%) C++
9 4 (1.17%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.17%) VB
9 4 (1.17%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.17%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.87%) ABAP
10 3 (0.87%) C
11 2 (0.58%) VBScript
11 2 (0.58%) PHP
11 2 (0.58%) XAML
11 2 (0.58%) VB6
12 1 (0.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (7.00%) Degree
2 6 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.46%) MCSE
4 4 (1.17%) MCSD
5 2 (0.58%) ISEB
6 1 (0.29%) MCT
6 1 (0.29%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.62%) QA
2 2 (0.58%) SLA
3 1 (0.29%) CRD IV
System Software
1 6 (1.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.29%) Control-M
Vendors
1 109 (31.78%) Microsoft
2 36 (10.50%) Business Objects
3 27 (7.87%) Cognos
4 25 (7.29%) Tableau
5 21 (6.12%) SAP
6 18 (5.25%) Oracle
7 13 (3.79%) IBM
8 7 (2.04%) HP
9 6 (1.75%) Lattice Semiconductor
10 4 (1.17%) DevExpress
10 4 (1.17%) Infragistics
10 4 (1.17%) Teradata
10 4 (1.17%) Sybase
10 4 (1.17%) Talend
11 2 (0.58%) Dundas
11 2 (0.58%) Informatica
11 2 (0.58%) JD Edwards
12 1 (0.29%) Hyperion
12 1 (0.29%) SunGard
12 1 (0.29%) Cloudera
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Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
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City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + all inclusive
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West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
I3
Rate: £500 per day
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Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
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Rate: £550 - £650 per day
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City of London
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Rate: £550 per day
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