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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
UK
Rank 527 489 491
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +2
Contract jobs citing MDX 81 139 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.27% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.57% 0.94% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 115 81
Median daily rate £425 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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
14168 14836 14077
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.20% 28.53% 26.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9872 10211 9296
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 245 191
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.04 £21.15 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 -25 77 £438 - 30
London -16 45 £450 -14.28% 15
North West +28 7 £400 +52.38% 5
South East +21 7 £400 -8.57% 2
City of London -25 6 £438 -15.66% 4
Yorkshire +9 4 £381 +5.17% 4
East Midlands +5 4 £406 +62.50%
East of England +4 4 £450 +30.90% 2
Berkshire +18 3 £413 -5.71%
Manchester +12 3 - - 1
West Midlands +1 3 £250 -31.03% 1
Stockport - 3 - -
West Yorkshire +11 2 £356 -1.72% 3
Leeds -3 2 £356 -1.72% 3
North East -18 2 £400 +5.26%
West Sussex - 2 - -
Essex - 2 £450 - 1
South West +9 1 - - 1
Hampshire +8 1 £355 +9.23%
Leicestershire +6 1 £350 +133.33%
South Yorkshire +2 1 £425 -
Gloucestershire +2 1 - - 1
Staffordshire 0 1 £325 -27.77% 1
Sheffield -1 1 £425 -
Stafford -2 1 £325 -27.77%
Birmingham -3 1 £175 -53.33%
Suffolk -7 1 £350 -12.50%
Tyne and Wear -15 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - - 3
Nottinghamshire - 1 £463 -

MDX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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.

1 147 (77.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 145 (76.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 142 (75.13%) Business Intelligence
4 140 (74.07%) SQL
5 133 (70.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 131 (69.31%) SQL Server
7 108 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
8 90 (47.62%) ETL
9 84 (44.44%) T-SQL
10 74 (39.15%) Microsoft
11 55 (29.10%) OLAP
12 51 (26.98%) SQL Server 2012
13 49 (25.93%) Finance
14 44 (23.28%) Data Modelling
15 42 (22.22%) Power BI
16 40 (21.16%) Kimball Methodology
17 39 (20.63%) MS Excel
18 30 (15.87%) SQL Server 2014
19 28 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
20 27 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
21 23 (12.17%) SQL Server 2008
21 23 (12.17%) OLAP Cube
22 22 (11.64%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
23 21 (11.11%) Analytics
24 20 (10.58%) Team Foundation Server
25 19 (10.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
26 17 (8.99%) Degree
26 17 (8.99%) Data Analysis
26 17 (8.99%) Oracle
27 16 (8.47%) Relational Database

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 5 (2.65%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.06%) IIS
2 2 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (1.06%) SAS
3 1 (0.53%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.53%) Drupal
3 1 (0.53%) GemFire
3 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.53%) TPMS
3 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 39 (20.63%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.17%) MS Office
3 5 (2.65%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.59%) MS Project
5 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.59%) Cognos TM1
1 3 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.53%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.53%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.06%) Internet
2 1 (0.53%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (77.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 145 (76.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 133 (70.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 131 (69.31%) SQL Server
5 108 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
6 55 (29.10%) OLAP
7 51 (26.98%) SQL Server 2012
8 42 (22.22%) Power BI
9 30 (15.87%) SQL Server 2014
10 23 (12.17%) OLAP Cube
10 23 (12.17%) SQL Server 2008
11 19 (10.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 16 (8.47%) Relational Database
13 12 (6.35%) Essbase
14 10 (5.29%) SQL Server 2005
15 9 (4.76%) Oracle OLAP
15 9 (4.76%) SQL Server 2016
16 8 (4.23%) Oracle BI EE
16 8 (4.23%) PowerPivot
16 8 (4.23%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 20 (10.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.12%) ERwin
2 4 (2.12%) Subversion
2 4 (2.12%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (1.59%) JUnit
3 3 (1.59%) TeamCity
3 3 (1.59%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.59%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 2 (1.06%) Maven
5 1 (0.53%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 49 (25.93%) Finance
2 11 (5.82%) Advertising
3 10 (5.29%) Legal
3 10 (5.29%) Retail
4 8 (4.23%) Law
5 7 (3.70%) Marketing
6 5 (2.65%) Banking
7 3 (1.59%) Local Government
7 3 (1.59%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.59%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.06%) Billing
8 2 (1.06%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.06%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.53%) Electronics
9 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 142 (75.13%) Developer
2 76 (40.21%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 46 (24.34%) SSIS Developer
4 42 (22.22%) SQL Developer
5 37 (19.58%) SSRS Developer
6 36 (19.05%) SSAS Developer
7 28 (14.81%) SQL BI Developer
8 27 (14.29%) ETL Developer
9 25 (13.23%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 20 (10.58%) Analyst
10 20 (10.58%) Business Developer
11 18 (9.52%) Microsoft BI Developer
12 15 (7.94%) Architect
12 15 (7.94%) Microsoft Developer
13 11 (5.82%) Business Analyst
13 11 (5.82%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 11 (5.82%) Power BI Developer
14 10 (5.29%) Data Warehouse Business Analyst
14 10 (5.29%) SQL Analyst
14 10 (5.29%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.88%) .NET
2 4 (2.12%) .NET Framework
2 4 (2.12%) HTML
3 3 (1.59%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (1.59%) HTML5
3 3 (1.59%) WCF
3 3 (1.59%) Web Services
3 3 (1.59%) WPF
4 2 (1.06%) COM
4 2 (1.06%) CSS
4 2 (1.06%) REST
4 2 (1.06%) Spring
4 2 (1.06%) XML
5 1 (0.53%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.53%) CSS3
5 1 (0.53%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.53%) OLE
5 1 (0.53%) OLE DB
5 1 (0.53%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.88%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.65%) Credit Risk
3 5 (2.65%) NHS
4 4 (2.12%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.06%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.06%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.06%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.53%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.53%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.53%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.06%) Linux
2 1 (0.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (75.13%) Business Intelligence
2 90 (47.62%) ETL
3 44 (23.28%) Data Modelling
4 40 (21.16%) Kimball Methodology
5 28 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
6 27 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (11.11%) Analytics
8 17 (8.99%) Data Analysis
9 14 (7.41%) ETL Development
10 12 (6.35%) Migration
11 10 (5.29%) Time Management
12 9 (4.76%) Mentoring
13 8 (4.23%) Dashboard Development
13 8 (4.23%) Performance Monitoring
14 7 (3.70%) Scrum
15 6 (3.17%) Performance Management
16 5 (2.65%) Business Analysis
16 5 (2.65%) Data Transformation
16 5 (2.65%) DevOps
16 5 (2.65%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 140 (74.07%) SQL
2 84 (44.44%) T-SQL
3 22 (11.64%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 13 (6.88%) C#
5 6 (3.17%) VBA
6 4 (2.12%) Java
6 4 (2.12%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.59%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.59%) R
8 2 (1.06%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.06%) Python
8 2 (1.06%) VBScript
9 1 (0.53%) C
9 1 (0.53%) PHP
9 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (8.99%) Degree
2 2 (1.06%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.17%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.53%) MiFID
3 1 (0.53%) SLA
3 1 (0.53%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 2 (1.06%) Control-M
Vendors
1 74 (39.15%) Microsoft
2 17 (8.99%) Oracle
3 13 (6.88%) Hyperion
4 11 (5.82%) Tableau
5 5 (2.65%) Cognos
6 4 (2.12%) SAP
6 4 (2.12%) Talend
7 1 (0.53%) Google
7 1 (0.53%) Infor
7 1 (0.53%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.53%) TARGIT
7 1 (0.53%) Teradata
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £530.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £200 to £275 per annum 6 Month Contract
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Contingency Team
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
South East
IntaPeople
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Mane Contract Services Limited
Rate: £350 - £430 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Montash
Rate: Competetive
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Contingency Team
Posted: 17 days ago