The table below looks at the statistics for MDX skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MDX over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 517 457 529
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +72
Contract jobs citing MDX 108 193 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.35% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.70% 1.21% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 179 89
Median daily rate £381 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.29% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £335 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £605 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £375 £352
% change year-on-year
-6.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
15333 15939 15512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.99% 28.79% 26.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 10591 11100 10567
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 261 171
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.41 £19.23 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.30 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

MDX
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing MDX as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MDX within the UK over the 3 months to 4 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -78 101 £394 -7.35% 23
London -66 39 £450 -10.00% 15
North West +14 18 £450 +20.00% 3
West Midlands -15 14 £325 -11.86% 1
Yorkshire +17 12 £331 -11.66% 1
Cheshire +26 11 £500 +42.85%
West Yorkshire +12 10 £343 -8.66%
Leeds +15 9 £340 -9.33%
South East +12 7 £425 +13.33% 2
Macclesfield - 6 £500 -
Scotland +16 5 £275 -26.66%
Berkshire +12 5 £438 +34.61% 1
Manchester +1 4 £350 -15.15% 2
Coventry -12 4 £325 -13.33%
Birmingham -13 4 £325 -16.12%
North East -25 4 £388 +10.71%
City of London -32 4 £494 -5.95% 3
South West +13 3 £368 -2.00% 1
Reading +5 3 £400 -
Tyne and Wear -35 3 £406 +25.00%
Newcastle upon Tyne -39 3 £406 +25.00%
Glasgow - 3 £275 -
Chester - 3 £325 -
Bristol +7 2 £368 -2.00% 1
Staffordshire -5 2 £500 +17.64%
East Midlands -8 2 £285 -28.75%
South Yorkshire -9 2 £263 -33.33%
Doncaster - 2 £263 -
Hampshire +25 1 £355 +9.23%
Edinburgh +18 1 - -

MDX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MDX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for MDX.

1 150 (73.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 150 (73.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 137 (67.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 137 (67.49%) Business Intelligence
3 135 (66.50%) SQL
4 127 (62.56%) SQL Server
5 113 (55.67%) Data Warehouse
6 98 (48.28%) ETL
7 88 (43.35%) Microsoft
8 71 (34.98%) T-SQL
9 64 (31.53%) OLAP
10 52 (25.62%) SQL Server 2012
10 52 (25.62%) Kimball Methodology
11 49 (24.14%) Finance
12 46 (22.66%) Data Modelling
13 42 (20.69%) Performance Tuning
14 41 (20.20%) Agile Software Development
15 35 (17.24%) SQL Server 2014
15 35 (17.24%) MS Excel
16 34 (16.75%) Oracle
17 25 (12.32%) Power BI
17 25 (12.32%) Analytics
17 25 (12.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 25 (12.32%) SQL Server 2008
18 22 (10.84%) Hyperion
18 22 (10.84%) Relational Database
18 22 (10.84%) OLAP Cube
19 21 (10.34%) Essbase
20 20 (9.85%) Scrum
21 16 (7.88%) ETL Development

MDX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.48%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (1.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.49%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.49%) GemFire
3 1 (0.49%) IIS
3 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.49%) TPMS
3 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 35 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.46%) MS Office
3 2 (0.99%) MS Project
3 2 (0.99%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.48%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.99%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.91%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.99%) SaaS
4 1 (0.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.99%) Internet
2 1 (0.49%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (73.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 150 (73.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 137 (67.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 127 (62.56%) SQL Server
4 113 (55.67%) Data Warehouse
5 64 (31.53%) OLAP
6 52 (25.62%) SQL Server 2012
7 35 (17.24%) SQL Server 2014
8 25 (12.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 25 (12.32%) Power BI
8 25 (12.32%) SQL Server 2008
9 22 (10.84%) OLAP Cube
9 22 (10.84%) Relational Database
10 21 (10.34%) Essbase
11 15 (7.39%) Oracle BI EE
12 14 (6.90%) Star Schema
13 13 (6.40%) Oracle OLAP
13 13 (6.40%) SQL Server 2005
14 12 (5.91%) Amazon Redshift
14 12 (5.91%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 15 (7.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (5.91%) Talend Open Studio
3 10 (4.93%) ERwin
4 9 (4.43%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.97%) JUnit
6 3 (1.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.99%) JIRA
7 2 (0.99%) Maven
7 2 (0.99%) Subversion
8 1 (0.49%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.49%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.49%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 49 (24.14%) Finance
2 15 (7.39%) Advertising
3 11 (5.42%) Banking
4 8 (3.94%) Investment Banking
4 8 (3.94%) Marketing
5 7 (3.45%) Legal
5 7 (3.45%) Retail
6 6 (2.96%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (2.46%) Law
8 4 (1.97%) Publishing
9 3 (1.48%) Back Office
10 2 (0.99%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.99%) Front Office
10 2 (0.99%) Local Government
10 2 (0.99%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.99%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.49%) Automotive
11 1 (0.49%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 163 (80.30%) Developer
2 74 (36.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 49 (24.14%) SQL Developer
4 47 (23.15%) SSIS Developer
5 44 (21.67%) SSAS Developer
6 38 (18.72%) SSRS Developer
7 27 (13.30%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 27 (13.30%) SQL BI Developer
8 24 (11.82%) Business Developer
9 21 (10.34%) ETL Developer
10 17 (8.37%) SQL Server Developer
11 16 (7.88%) Microsoft BI Developer
12 15 (7.39%) Senior Developer
13 14 (6.90%) Analyst
13 14 (6.90%) Architect
14 13 (6.40%) Consultant
14 13 (6.40%) Hyperion Developer
15 12 (5.91%) Microsoft Developer
15 12 (5.91%) OBIEE Developer
16 10 (4.93%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.93%) .NET
2 6 (2.96%) HTML
3 4 (1.97%) .NET Framework
3 4 (1.97%) HTML5
3 4 (1.97%) XML
4 3 (1.48%) XSLT
5 2 (0.99%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.99%) CSS
5 2 (0.99%) REST
5 2 (0.99%) Spring
5 2 (0.99%) Web Services
5 2 (0.99%) WPF
6 1 (0.49%) Ajax
6 1 (0.49%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.49%) COM
6 1 (0.49%) CSS3
6 1 (0.49%) DHTML
6 1 (0.49%) jQuery
6 1 (0.49%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.93%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.45%) NHS
4 6 (2.96%) Visualisation
5 5 (2.46%) Credit Risk
5 5 (2.46%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.97%) Reference Data
7 3 (1.48%) Data Extraction
7 3 (1.48%) Equities
7 3 (1.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.48%) Market Risk
7 3 (1.48%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.99%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.99%) Informatics
8 2 (0.99%) Pricing Data
9 1 (0.49%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.49%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.49%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.49%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.46%) Linux
2 4 (1.97%) Unix
3 3 (1.48%) Windows
4 1 (0.49%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (67.49%) Business Intelligence
2 98 (48.28%) ETL
3 52 (25.62%) Kimball Methodology
4 46 (22.66%) Data Modelling
5 42 (20.69%) Performance Tuning
6 41 (20.20%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (12.32%) Analytics
8 20 (9.85%) Scrum
9 16 (7.88%) ETL Development
10 15 (7.39%) Mentoring
11 13 (6.40%) Performance Management
11 13 (6.40%) Performance Monitoring
12 12 (5.91%) Migration
13 10 (4.93%) Dashboard Development
14 8 (3.94%) Data Analysis
15 7 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (3.45%) Data Migration
15 7 (3.45%) Data Transformation
15 7 (3.45%) SDLC
16 6 (2.96%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 135 (66.50%) SQL
2 71 (34.98%) T-SQL
3 13 (6.40%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 11 (5.42%) C#
5 9 (4.43%) Java
6 6 (2.96%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.48%) AWK
7 3 (1.48%) C++
7 3 (1.48%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.48%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.48%) VBA
8 1 (0.49%) C
8 1 (0.49%) PHP
8 1 (0.49%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (6.90%) Degree
2 6 (2.96%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.48%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.49%) MCSE
4 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.45%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.97%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.99%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.49%) QA
4 1 (0.49%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 88 (43.35%) Microsoft
2 34 (16.75%) Oracle
3 22 (10.84%) Hyperion
4 12 (5.91%) Talend
5 7 (3.45%) Tableau
6 5 (2.46%) Cognos
7 3 (1.48%) Bloomberg
7 3 (1.48%) GoldenSource
7 3 (1.48%) Reuters
8 2 (0.99%) SAP
8 2 (0.99%) Teradata
9 1 (0.49%) Capita
9 1 (0.49%) JD Edwards
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