The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 448 391 329
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -62
Contract jobs citing MDX 160 199 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.38% 0.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.09% 1.36% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 143 164
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £277 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £550 £593
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 £80.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.47% +325.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £36.50 -
% change year-on-year
-47.94% -

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
14620 14600 12823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.99% 27.74% 27.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9624 9677 8046
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 183 368
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.85 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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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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 -62 148 £400 -5.88% 61
London -34 88 £425 -12.82% 17
City of London 0 36 £450 -14.28% 6
South East +3 30 £345 +17.44% 19
West Yorkshire -1 12 £356 +29.54% 3
Yorkshire -5 12 £356 +29.54% 3
Wales +16 11 £301 -
West Wales - 11 £301 -
Swansea - 11 £301 -
West Sussex - 9 £340 -
South West +7 6 £325 - 3
Surrey - 6 £445 - 1
Leeds -9 5 £375 +20.00% 3
North West - 5 £350 - 10
Bristol +1 4 £326 -3.33% 1
Berkshire -8 4 £375 +36.36% 14
West Midlands -23 4 £345 +15.00% 2
Bradford - 4 £350 -
Birmingham -5 3 £385 +40.00% 1
East of England -8 3 £400 -7.24% 2
Manchester - 3 £400 - 5
East Sussex - 3 £258 -
Reading +8 2 £375 +36.36% 2
Oxfordshire -24 2 £350 +12.90%
Kent - 2 £306 - 1
Hampshire - 2 £463 - 1
Winchester - 2 £463 -
Woking - 2 - -
Cobham - 2 £445 -
Merseyside - 2 £335 -

MDX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 240 (84.81%) Business Intelligence
2 239 (84.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 234 (82.69%) SQL
4 230 (81.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 221 (78.09%) SQL Server
6 198 (69.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 136 (48.06%) Data Warehouse
8 128 (45.23%) T-SQL
9 121 (42.76%) Microsoft
10 92 (32.51%) ETL
10 92 (32.51%) OLAP
11 77 (27.21%) SharePoint
12 70 (24.73%) SQL Server 2008
13 65 (22.97%) SQL Server 2012
14 55 (19.43%) Team Foundation Server
15 54 (19.08%) Data Modelling
16 51 (18.02%) Agile Software Development
17 49 (17.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 46 (16.25%) .NET
19 44 (15.55%) MS Excel
20 43 (15.19%) Kimball Methodology
21 40 (14.13%) PowerPivot
22 38 (13.43%) Finance
23 36 (12.72%) PerformancePoint
24 35 (12.37%) C#
25 33 (11.66%) Analytical Skills
26 28 (9.89%) Security Cleared
27 26 (9.19%) SC Cleared
28 25 (8.83%) Tableau
29 23 (8.13%) Microsoft Power View

MDX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 77 (27.21%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.47%) SharePoint 2010
2 7 (2.47%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (0.71%) SAS
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.35%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 44 (15.55%) MS Excel
2 40 (14.13%) PowerPivot
3 2 (0.71%) MS Office
4 1 (0.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.77%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.06%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.71%) Primavera
4 1 (0.35%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.35%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.35%) SAN
1 1 (0.35%) Kerberos
1 1 (0.35%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 239 (84.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 230 (81.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 221 (78.09%) SQL Server
4 198 (69.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 136 (48.06%) Data Warehouse
6 92 (32.51%) OLAP
7 70 (24.73%) SQL Server 2008
8 65 (22.97%) SQL Server 2012
9 49 (17.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 36 (12.72%) PerformancePoint
11 23 (8.13%) Microsoft Power View
12 21 (7.42%) QlikView
13 20 (7.07%) OLAP Cube
14 9 (3.18%) Star Schema
15 8 (2.83%) Data Mining
15 8 (2.83%) Data Mart
16 7 (2.47%) MOLAP
16 7 (2.47%) Relational Database
17 6 (2.12%) Oracle OLAP
17 6 (2.12%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 55 (19.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (6.71%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.41%) JUnit
3 4 (1.41%) ERwin
4 3 (1.06%) Maven
5 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.35%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.35%) JIRA
General
1 38 (13.43%) Finance
2 20 (7.07%) Banking
3 18 (6.36%) Investment Banking
4 17 (6.01%) Retail
5 14 (4.95%) Advertising
6 9 (3.18%) Legal
6 9 (3.18%) Marketing
7 3 (1.06%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.71%) Publishing
8 2 (0.71%) Law
8 2 (0.71%) Front Office
9 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.35%) Back Office
9 1 (0.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 231 (81.63%) Developer
2 136 (48.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 77 (27.21%) SQL Developer
4 44 (15.55%) Business Developer
5 28 (9.89%) Microsoft Developer
6 27 (9.54%) Consultant
6 27 (9.54%) Analyst
7 23 (8.13%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 15 (5.30%) Database Developer
9 12 (4.24%) Analyst Developer
10 11 (3.89%) Senior Developer
11 10 (3.53%) Business Consultant
11 10 (3.53%) SQL Server Developer
11 10 (3.53%) Microsoft Consultant
12 9 (3.18%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 9 (3.18%) Data Warehouse Developer
13 8 (2.83%) Microsoft BI Consultant
14 7 (2.47%) SQL DBA
14 7 (2.47%) ETL Developer
14 7 (2.47%) SQL Server Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (16.25%) .NET
2 16 (5.65%) XML
3 15 (5.30%) ASP.NET
4 7 (2.47%) CSS
5 6 (2.12%) HTML
6 4 (1.41%) Web Services
6 4 (1.41%) ActiveMQ
6 4 (1.41%) Spring
7 3 (1.06%) Ajax
7 3 (1.06%) XHTML
7 3 (1.06%) Akka
8 2 (0.71%) CSS3
8 2 (0.71%) Highcharts JS
8 2 (0.71%) DOM
8 2 (0.71%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.71%) jQuery
9 1 (0.35%) HTML5
9 1 (0.35%) Middleware
9 1 (0.35%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (0.35%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 33 (11.66%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.65%) Visualisation
3 13 (4.59%) Data Structures
4 11 (3.89%) Data Integration
5 8 (2.83%) Market Risk
6 7 (2.47%) Fixed Income
7 6 (2.12%) NHS
8 5 (1.77%) Clustering
9 4 (1.41%) Grid Computing
10 3 (1.06%) Freedom of Information
10 3 (1.06%) Equities
10 3 (1.06%) User Experience
11 2 (0.71%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.71%) Credit Risk
12 1 (0.35%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.35%) Statistics
12 1 (0.35%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.24%) Windows
2 10 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (84.81%) Business Intelligence
2 92 (32.51%) ETL
3 54 (19.08%) Data Modelling
4 51 (18.02%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (15.19%) Kimball Methodology
6 22 (7.77%) Migration
7 18 (6.36%) Performance Tuning
8 17 (6.01%) Data Management
9 14 (4.95%) Dimensional Modelling
9 14 (4.95%) Master Data Management
10 13 (4.59%) ITIL
11 12 (4.24%) E-Commerce
12 11 (3.89%) Scrum
13 10 (3.53%) Analytics
13 10 (3.53%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (3.18%) ITIL V3
15 8 (2.83%) CRM
15 8 (2.83%) OO
16 7 (2.47%) Data Migration
16 7 (2.47%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 234 (82.69%) SQL
2 128 (45.23%) T-SQL
3 35 (12.37%) C#
4 22 (7.77%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 10 (3.53%) Java
6 9 (3.18%) X++
7 7 (2.47%) JavaScript
7 7 (2.47%) VBA
7 7 (2.47%) C
8 6 (2.12%) PowerShell
8 6 (2.12%) R
9 5 (1.77%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.41%) C++
11 3 (1.06%) Scala
11 3 (1.06%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
12 1 (0.35%) XPath
12 1 (0.35%) SAPscript
12 1 (0.35%) VBScript
12 1 (0.35%) VB
12 1 (0.35%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 28 (9.89%) Security Cleared
2 26 (9.19%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.41%) MCITP
5 3 (1.06%) Degree
5 3 (1.06%) MCSE
6 1 (0.35%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.35%) CFA
6 1 (0.35%) MCTS
6 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.35%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.89%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.71%) QA
System Software
1 5 (1.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.71%) Control-M
Vendors
1 121 (42.76%) Microsoft
2 25 (8.83%) Tableau
3 19 (6.71%) Oracle
4 10 (3.53%) SAP
5 9 (3.18%) Business Objects
6 4 (1.41%) Cognos
6 4 (1.41%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.71%) Nintex
7 2 (0.71%) Sun
7 2 (0.71%) Sybase
7 2 (0.71%) Sage
7 2 (0.71%) Informatica
7 2 (0.71%) RedPrairie
8 1 (0.35%) Google
8 1 (0.35%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.35%) CA
8 1 (0.35%) Teradata
8 1 (0.35%) IBM
London
Computer People
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £30 - £36 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £210 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day +
Posted: 7 days ago
Surrey
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £1 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £340 - £360 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Bedfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
South West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £280 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 27 days ago