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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 552 461 468
Rank change year-on-year
-91 +7
Contract jobs citing MDX 109 191 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.33% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.69% 1.22% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 148 133
Median daily rate £425 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £33.50 £125.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -73.20%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £33.50 -

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
15732 15668 15091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.21% 27.44% 27.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 11013 10550 9735
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 226 218
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.15 £16.90 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -72 108 £425 +6.25% 21
London -56 51 £450 -5.26% 13
West Midlands -14 16 £325 -5.79% 1
South East -7 15 £381 +1.66% 1
City of London +12 10 £456 -7.59% 5
Birmingham -5 9 £325 -5.79% 1
East of England +14 7 £388 +10.71%
Cheshire +1 6 £525 +54.63% 1
Yorkshire -4 6 £345 +1.47% 1
North West -4 6 £525 +61.53% 1
Oxfordshire +2 5 £400 -
Berkshire -1 5 £388 +16.54% 1
West Yorkshire -2 5 £345 +1.47% 1
Hertfordshire - 5 £375 -
Macclesfield +6 4 £513 -
Leeds +1 4 £350 +2.94% 1
South West -9 4 £475 +33.33%
Oxford -9 4 £413 +3.12%
Coventry -11 4 - -
Buckinghamshire +13 2 £350 +7.69%
East Midlands +4 2 £235 -41.18% 4
Bristol 0 2 £350 -6.66%
Surrey -13 2 £388 +24.00%
Wiltshire - 2 £600 -
Swindon - 2 £600 -
Watford - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire +17 1 - -
Milton Keynes +13 1 £375 -3.22%
Slough +3 1 £300 -8.74% 1
Chelmsford +3 1 £400 +14.28%

MDX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 171 (83.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 170 (82.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 153 (74.63%) Business Intelligence
4 152 (74.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 142 (69.27%) SQL Server
6 138 (67.32%) SQL
7 111 (54.15%) Data Warehouse
8 97 (47.32%) Microsoft
9 83 (40.49%) ETL
9 83 (40.49%) T-SQL
10 66 (32.20%) Agile Software Development
11 57 (27.80%) OLAP
12 52 (25.37%) Data Modelling
12 52 (25.37%) Finance
13 45 (21.95%) Kimball Methodology
14 44 (21.46%) SQL Server 2008
15 41 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
16 38 (18.54%) MS Excel
17 37 (18.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 35 (17.07%) SQL Server 2014
19 29 (14.15%) Oracle
20 28 (13.66%) Team Foundation Server
21 26 (12.68%) Banking
22 25 (12.20%) OLAP Cube
23 24 (11.71%) Performance Tuning
24 21 (10.24%) Scrum
25 20 (9.76%) Power BI
26 18 (8.78%) Relational Database
26 18 (8.78%) Analytics
26 18 (8.78%) C#

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 12 (5.85%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.46%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (0.98%) SAS
4 1 (0.49%) Facebook Platform
4 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 38 (18.54%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.88%) MS Office
3 1 (0.49%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.98%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.49%) Radian6
2 1 (0.49%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.95%) SaaS
3 1 (0.49%) AdWords
3 1 (0.49%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.98%) Internet
2 1 (0.49%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.49%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (83.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 170 (82.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 152 (74.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 142 (69.27%) SQL Server
5 111 (54.15%) Data Warehouse
6 57 (27.80%) OLAP
7 44 (21.46%) SQL Server 2008
8 41 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 37 (18.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 35 (17.07%) SQL Server 2014
11 25 (12.20%) OLAP Cube
12 20 (9.76%) Power BI
13 18 (8.78%) Relational Database
14 16 (7.80%) SQL Server 2005
15 10 (4.88%) Essbase
15 10 (4.88%) QlikView
16 9 (4.39%) BusinessObjects
16 9 (4.39%) Data Mart
16 9 (4.39%) SQL Server 2016
17 8 (3.90%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 28 (13.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (5.85%) Visual Studio
3 7 (3.41%) Talend Open Studio
4 5 (2.44%) ERwin
4 5 (2.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (1.46%) JUnit
6 2 (0.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.49%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.49%) JIRA
General
1 52 (25.37%) Finance
2 26 (12.68%) Banking
3 17 (8.29%) Advertising
4 12 (5.85%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.93%) Legal
6 5 (2.44%) Back Office
6 5 (2.44%) Marketing
7 4 (1.95%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.46%) Law
8 3 (1.46%) Publishing
8 3 (1.46%) Retail
9 2 (0.98%) Front Office
10 1 (0.49%) Automotive
10 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 180 (87.80%) Developer
2 112 (54.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 72 (35.12%) SQL Developer
4 68 (33.17%) SSIS Developer
5 65 (31.71%) SSAS Developer
6 61 (29.76%) SSRS Developer
7 49 (23.90%) SQL BI Developer
8 43 (20.98%) Business Developer
9 31 (15.12%) SQL Server Developer
10 24 (11.71%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 23 (11.22%) SQL Server BI Developer
12 17 (8.29%) T-SQL Developer
13 15 (7.32%) ETL Developer
13 15 (7.32%) Senior Developer
14 14 (6.83%) Microsoft BI Developer
15 12 (5.85%) Microsoft Developer
15 12 (5.85%) Report Developer
16 9 (4.39%) Consultant
17 8 (3.90%) Java Developer
18 7 (3.41%) Hyperion Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.80%) .NET
2 12 (5.85%) Web Services
3 6 (2.93%) HTML
3 6 (2.93%) REST
3 6 (2.93%) WPF
3 6 (2.93%) XML
4 5 (2.44%) HTML5
4 5 (2.44%) Spring.NET
4 5 (2.44%) Task Parallel Library
4 5 (2.44%) Unity DI Container
4 5 (2.44%) WCF
4 5 (2.44%) WinForms
5 4 (1.95%) Java Concurrency
6 3 (1.46%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.46%) XSLT
7 2 (0.98%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.98%) D3.js
8 1 (0.49%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.39%) Visualisation
3 8 (3.90%) Data Integration
4 7 (3.41%) Credit Risk
4 7 (3.41%) Data Structures
5 5 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.44%) NHS
6 4 (1.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (1.95%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.46%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.46%) Equities
7 3 (1.46%) Reference Data
7 3 (1.46%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.98%) Informatics
8 2 (0.98%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.98%) Pricing Data
9 1 (0.49%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.49%) Social Media
9 1 (0.49%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.39%) Windows
2 5 (2.44%) Unix
3 4 (1.95%) Linux
3 4 (1.95%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (74.63%) Business Intelligence
2 83 (40.49%) ETL
3 66 (32.20%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (25.37%) Data Modelling
5 45 (21.95%) Kimball Methodology
6 24 (11.71%) Performance Tuning
7 21 (10.24%) Scrum
8 18 (8.78%) Analytics
9 16 (7.80%) Dimensional Modelling
10 14 (6.83%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (6.34%) SDLC
12 12 (5.85%) Automated Testing
13 11 (5.37%) ETL Development
14 10 (4.88%) Mentoring
15 9 (4.39%) Data Management
15 9 (4.39%) Multithreading
15 9 (4.39%) Performance Optimisation
16 8 (3.90%) Continuous Integration
16 8 (3.90%) Performance Management
16 8 (3.90%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 138 (67.32%) SQL
2 83 (40.49%) T-SQL
3 18 (8.78%) C#
4 16 (7.80%) Java
5 11 (5.37%) VBA
6 10 (4.88%) PL/SQL
7 9 (4.39%) VB
8 8 (3.90%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 7 (3.41%) VBScript
10 4 (1.95%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.46%) AWK
11 3 (1.46%) C++
11 3 (1.46%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.98%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.49%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (3.90%) Degree
2 3 (1.46%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (0.98%) MCSE
3 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.83%) Data Quality
2 8 (3.90%) Solvency II
3 5 (2.44%) QA
4 1 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (0.49%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (0.98%) XenMobile
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 97 (47.32%) Microsoft
2 29 (14.15%) Oracle
3 16 (7.80%) Tableau
4 9 (4.39%) Hyperion
5 7 (3.41%) Talend
6 5 (2.44%) Sybase
7 4 (1.95%) SAP
8 3 (1.46%) Bloomberg
8 3 (1.46%) GoldenSource
8 3 (1.46%) Reuters
8 3 (1.46%) Teradata
9 2 (0.98%) Cadence
9 2 (0.98%) Citrix
9 2 (0.98%) MapR
10 1 (0.49%) Capita
10 1 (0.49%) Cognos
10 1 (0.49%) Facebook
10 1 (0.49%) Omniture
10 1 (0.49%) Trillium
10 1 (0.49%) Twitter
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
TDA Group
Rate: £295 - £340 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 9 days ago