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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 421 346 497
Rank change year-on-year
-75 +151
Contract jobs citing MDX 178 214 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.44% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.17% 1.65% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 157 46
Average daily rate £400 £425 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £308 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
- -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £36.50 - £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 - £41.00
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15175 12984 15242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.99% 26.79% 25.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9801 8121 9015
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £252 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 355 380
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 £18.00 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -81 169 £405 -4.70% 31
London -57 96 £475 -5.00% 20
City of London +3 42 £500 -6.97% 6
East of England -24 15 £425 +6.25%
South East -12 14 £286 -28.43% 2
South West -13 14 £275 -14.06% 1
West Midlands -16 14 £305 -4.68% 2
East Midlands -8 12 £338 +15.87% 1
Suffolk +5 10 £425 +6.25%
Wiltshire - 8 £275 -
Berkshire - 7 £275 - 2
Ipswich - 7 £425 -
Leicester -11 6 £275 -21.42%
Leicestershire -13 6 £275 -14.06%
Scotland +2 5 £400 -
Oxfordshire -2 5 £310 -22.50%
Reading - 5 £275 -
Swindon - 4 £275 -
Manchester -7 3 £220 -20.00% 2
North West -26 3 £220 -20.00% 2
Hertfordshire -6 2 £375 +20.00%
Birmingham -11 2 £313 -2.34%
Bristol -19 2 £338 +3.84% 1
Yorkshire -38 2 £300 -20.00% 3
Solihull - 2 £338 -
South Wales - 2 - -
Wales - 2 - -
Cardiff - 2 - -
Essex -15 1 £383 -4.37%
Edinburgh -23 1 - -

MDX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 266 (78.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 249 (73.24%) Business Intelligence
3 236 (69.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 230 (67.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 216 (63.53%) SQL Server
6 215 (63.24%) SQL
7 177 (52.06%) Data Warehouse
8 145 (42.65%) T-SQL
9 116 (34.12%) SQL Server 2008
10 104 (30.59%) OLAP
11 102 (30.00%) Microsoft
12 94 (27.65%) Finance
13 87 (25.59%) ETL
14 72 (21.18%) MS Excel
15 66 (19.41%) SQL Server 2012
16 58 (17.06%) .NET
17 57 (16.76%) C#
17 57 (16.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 54 (15.88%) SharePoint
19 44 (12.94%) Kimball Methodology
20 37 (10.88%) Oracle
21 36 (10.59%) Performance Tuning
22 32 (9.41%) Data Modelling
22 32 (9.41%) Dimensional Modelling
23 31 (9.12%) Banking
23 31 (9.12%) PowerPivot
24 30 (8.82%) SQL Server 2005
24 30 (8.82%) PerformancePoint
25 25 (7.35%) Team Foundation Server
25 25 (7.35%) Analytics

MDX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 (15.88%) SharePoint
2 15 (4.41%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.29%) SAS
4 1 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 72 (21.18%) MS Excel
2 31 (9.12%) PowerPivot
3 6 (1.76%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 4 (1.18%) Magento
3 4 (1.18%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (0.59%) Adaptiv
4 2 (0.59%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.29%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.29%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.59%) Office 365
2 1 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.06%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 266 (78.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 236 (69.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 230 (67.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 216 (63.53%) SQL Server
5 177 (52.06%) Data Warehouse
6 116 (34.12%) SQL Server 2008
7 104 (30.59%) OLAP
8 66 (19.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 57 (16.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 30 (8.82%) SQL Server 2005
10 30 (8.82%) PerformancePoint
11 16 (4.71%) QlikView
12 15 (4.41%) Oracle Database
13 14 (4.12%) Relational Database
14 13 (3.82%) Oracle OLAP
15 12 (3.53%) ProClarity
15 12 (3.53%) OLTP
15 12 (3.53%) Star Schema
16 8 (2.35%) Data Mining
17 7 (2.06%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 25 (7.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (5.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 15 (4.41%) Visual Studio
4 10 (2.94%) NUnit
5 7 (2.06%) SoapUI
6 6 (1.76%) Moq
7 4 (1.18%) Subversion
7 4 (1.18%) CruiseControl
7 4 (1.18%) ClearCase
8 3 (0.88%) ERwin
8 3 (0.88%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.88%) Talend Open Studio
8 3 (0.88%) Rhino Mocks
8 3 (0.88%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 2 (0.59%) Selenium
10 1 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.29%) Toad
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle APEX
General
1 94 (27.65%) Finance
2 31 (9.12%) Banking
3 11 (3.24%) Marketing
3 11 (3.24%) Investment Banking
4 9 (2.65%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.35%) Retail
6 7 (2.06%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.06%) Front Office
7 6 (1.76%) Electronics
8 4 (1.18%) Back Office
9 3 (0.88%) Legal
9 3 (0.88%) Billing
9 3 (0.88%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.59%) German Language
10 2 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.59%) Law
11 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.29%) Games
11 1 (0.29%) Polish Language
11 1 (0.29%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 269 (79.12%) Developer
2 141 (41.47%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 68 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 42 (12.35%) Analyst
5 38 (11.18%) Business Developer
6 29 (8.53%) SQL Server Developer
7 21 (6.18%) Consultant
8 20 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 17 (5.00%) Report Developer
10 16 (4.71%) Microsoft Developer
10 16 (4.71%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 14 (4.12%) Business Intelligence Consultant
12 12 (3.53%) Analyst Developer
13 11 (3.24%) Senior Developer
13 11 (3.24%) Business Analyst
14 9 (2.65%) .NET Developer
14 9 (2.65%) Architect
15 8 (2.35%) SQL Server BI Developer
15 8 (2.35%) C# Developer
15 8 (2.35%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (17.06%) .NET
2 23 (6.76%) ASP.NET
3 13 (3.82%) XML
4 11 (3.24%) WCF
5 9 (2.65%) HTML
5 9 (2.65%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (2.35%) JSON
7 7 (2.06%) .NET Framework
8 5 (1.47%) WPF
9 4 (1.18%) LINQ
9 4 (1.18%) jQuery
9 4 (1.18%) Ajax
10 3 (0.88%) Unity DI Container
10 3 (0.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 2 (0.59%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 2 (0.59%) Web Services
11 2 (0.59%) ADO.NET
11 2 (0.59%) DHTML
12 1 (0.29%) WinForms
12 1 (0.29%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.29%) NHS
2 12 (3.53%) Market Risk
3 10 (2.94%) Data Integration
4 6 (1.76%) DTV
5 4 (1.18%) Mathematics
5 4 (1.18%) Credit Risk
5 4 (1.18%) Statistics
6 3 (0.88%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.59%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (0.59%) Data Extraction
7 2 (0.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.59%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.59%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.29%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.29%) Clustering
8 1 (0.29%) Derivative
8 1 (0.29%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (0.29%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.29%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.29%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.18%) Apple iOS
2 2 (0.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (73.24%) Business Intelligence
2 87 (25.59%) ETL
3 44 (12.94%) Kimball Methodology
4 36 (10.59%) Performance Tuning
5 32 (9.41%) Data Modelling
5 32 (9.41%) Dimensional Modelling
6 25 (7.35%) Analytics
7 24 (7.06%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (6.76%) Unit Testing
9 21 (6.18%) OO
10 16 (4.71%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (4.12%) Migration
12 13 (3.82%) Software Testing
13 12 (3.53%) System Testing
14 11 (3.24%) CRM
14 11 (3.24%) MVC
15 10 (2.94%) Business Analysis
15 10 (2.94%) Data Management
15 10 (2.94%) Workflow
16 9 (2.65%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 215 (63.24%) SQL
2 145 (42.65%) T-SQL
3 57 (16.76%) C#
4 18 (5.29%) PL/SQL
5 14 (4.12%) Java
6 11 (3.24%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
7 9 (2.65%) VBA
8 7 (2.06%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 5 (1.47%) VB
9 5 (1.47%) JavaScript
9 5 (1.47%) F#
10 4 (1.18%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.18%) PHP
10 4 (1.18%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.88%) VB6
12 2 (0.59%) VBScript
13 1 (0.29%) ABAP
13 1 (0.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (2.65%) Degree
2 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.59%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.53%) QA
2 6 (1.76%) SLA
3 1 (0.29%) CRD IV
System Software
1 7 (2.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (2.06%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.29%) Control-M
Vendors
1 102 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 37 (10.88%) Oracle
3 22 (6.47%) Business Objects
4 21 (6.18%) SAP
5 19 (5.59%) Cognos
6 13 (3.82%) Tableau
7 9 (2.65%) IBM
8 7 (2.06%) HP
8 7 (2.06%) Lattice Semiconductor
9 6 (1.76%) Actuate
10 4 (1.18%) JD Edwards
11 3 (0.88%) Talend
12 2 (0.59%) Informatica
13 1 (0.29%) Ab Initio
13 1 (0.29%) Teradata
13 1 (0.29%) SunGard
13 1 (0.29%) MicroStrategy
13 1 (0.29%) Hyperion
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