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 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 512 360 459
Rank change year-on-year
-152 +99
Contract jobs citing MDX 111 232 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.45% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.71% 1.54% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 176 90
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £190.00 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +638.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £190.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- +638.43%

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
15569 15040 15478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.82% 28.93% 27.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 10167 9779 9277
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 250 385
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £17.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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
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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 -130 103 £394 -1.56% 41
London -56 64 £450 +2.27% 27
City of London -5 27 £425 +6.25% 12
South East -13 14 £360 +28.00% 3
East of England -31 5 £368 +1.37% 1
North West -19 4 £325 +4.00% 2
West Midlands -25 4 £300 +9.09% 2
North East -33 4 £375 +25.00%
Tyne and Wear - 4 £375 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £375 -
Yorkshire +2 3 £313 +30.20% 4
West Yorkshire +1 3 £313 +30.20% 3
Merseyside 0 3 £325 -7.14% 1
South West -30 3 £325 -12.16%
Hertfordshire - 3 £450 -
Suffolk -2 2 £368 +5.00%
Liverpool - 2 £375 - 1
Ipswich - 2 £368 -
Leeds - 2 £313 -
Berkshire +9 1 £268 -10.83%
Surrey -8 1 £475 +11.76% 1
East Midlands -10 1 £350 +2.94% 2
Kent -19 1 £338 +22.72% 1
Bristol -23 1 £325 -13.33%
Dorset - 1 £325 -
Manchester - - - - 1
Marlow - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Docklands, London - - - -

MDX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

1 206 (71.78%) SQL
2 200 (69.69%) Business Intelligence
3 186 (64.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 168 (58.54%) SQL Server
5 166 (57.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 166 (57.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 138 (48.08%) Data Warehouse
7 104 (36.24%) Microsoft
8 103 (35.89%) T-SQL
9 86 (29.97%) ETL
10 79 (27.53%) OLAP
10 79 (27.53%) SQL Server 2008
11 76 (26.48%) Finance
12 62 (21.60%) MS Excel
13 55 (19.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 50 (17.42%) C#
15 42 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
16 41 (14.29%) .NET
17 37 (12.89%) PowerPivot
18 36 (12.54%) Kimball Methodology
18 36 (12.54%) SharePoint
18 36 (12.54%) Banking
19 35 (12.20%) Data Modelling
20 32 (11.15%) Business Objects
20 32 (11.15%) SQL Server 2012
21 29 (10.10%) Cognos
21 29 (10.10%) SQL Server 2005
22 27 (9.41%) Dimensional Modelling
23 23 (8.01%) Performance Tuning
24 21 (7.32%) PerformancePoint

MDX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 36 (12.54%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.74%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.70%) SAS
5 1 (0.35%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 62 (21.60%) MS Excel
2 37 (12.89%) PowerPivot
3 5 (1.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.09%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.05%) SAP FI
3 3 (1.05%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (1.05%) SAP CO
3 3 (1.05%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.70%) Adaptiv
4 2 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.35%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.35%) Magento
5 1 (0.35%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.35%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.35%) Office 365
1 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.09%) SAN
2 1 (0.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (64.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 168 (58.54%) SQL Server
3 166 (57.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 166 (57.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 138 (48.08%) Data Warehouse
5 79 (27.53%) OLAP
5 79 (27.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 55 (19.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 32 (11.15%) SQL Server 2012
8 29 (10.10%) SQL Server 2005
9 21 (7.32%) PerformancePoint
10 18 (6.27%) Data Mart
11 16 (5.57%) Data Mining
12 15 (5.23%) Star Schema
12 15 (5.23%) ProClarity
12 15 (5.23%) QlikView
13 14 (4.88%) Relational Database
14 10 (3.48%) OLTP
14 10 (3.48%) Hadoop
15 9 (3.14%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 21 (7.32%) Visual Studio
2 16 (5.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 16 (5.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (4.18%) ERwin
4 6 (2.09%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.05%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (1.05%) Toad
6 2 (0.70%) NUnit
6 2 (0.70%) Subversion
6 2 (0.70%) JIRA
6 2 (0.70%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (0.70%) Moq
6 2 (0.70%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 1 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.35%) JUnit
7 1 (0.35%) Maven
General
1 76 (26.48%) Finance
2 36 (12.54%) Banking
3 16 (5.57%) Front Office
4 14 (4.88%) Marketing
5 13 (4.53%) Investment Banking
5 13 (4.53%) Retail
6 7 (2.44%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.74%) Advertising
8 4 (1.39%) Billing
9 3 (1.05%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.05%) Legal
10 2 (0.70%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.70%) Games
10 2 (0.70%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.70%) Electronics
11 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.35%) Publishing
11 1 (0.35%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 215 (74.91%) Developer
2 91 (31.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 67 (23.34%) SQL Developer
4 51 (17.77%) Analyst
5 29 (10.10%) Business Developer
6 25 (8.71%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 20 (6.97%) SQL Server Developer
8 18 (6.27%) Business Analyst
9 15 (5.23%) Senior Developer
10 13 (4.53%) .NET Developer
10 13 (4.53%) Report Analyst
11 12 (4.18%) Consultant
11 12 (4.18%) Report Writer
12 11 (3.83%) Data Warehouse Developer
13 10 (3.48%) Business Objects Developer
14 9 (3.14%) Microsoft Developer
15 8 (2.79%) C# Developer
15 8 (2.79%) ETL Developer
16 7 (2.44%) Data Analyst
17 6 (2.09%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (14.29%) .NET
2 15 (5.23%) ASP.NET
3 10 (3.48%) Web Services
4 8 (2.79%) WPF
4 8 (2.79%) XML
4 8 (2.79%) HTML
5 6 (2.09%) WCF
5 6 (2.09%) CSS
6 5 (1.74%) .NET Framework
7 4 (1.39%) WinForms
7 4 (1.39%) Middleware
8 3 (1.05%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (1.05%) Ajax
8 3 (1.05%) jQuery
8 3 (1.05%) JSON
9 2 (0.70%) Spring
10 1 (0.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (0.35%) REST
10 1 (0.35%) HTML5
10 1 (0.35%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.53%) Market Risk
3 12 (4.18%) Data Integration
4 11 (3.83%) Visualisation
5 9 (3.14%) Fixed Income
6 6 (2.09%) Derivative
6 6 (2.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (2.09%) NHS
7 4 (1.39%) Grid Computing
7 4 (1.39%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.39%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.39%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.39%) User Experience
8 3 (1.05%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.05%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.05%) Replication
9 2 (0.70%) Credit Derivative
9 2 (0.70%) Online Games
9 2 (0.70%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 2 (0.70%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.74%) Windows
2 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.35%) UNIX
2 1 (0.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (69.69%) Business Intelligence
2 86 (29.97%) ETL
3 42 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (12.54%) Kimball Methodology
5 35 (12.20%) Data Modelling
6 27 (9.41%) Dimensional Modelling
7 23 (8.01%) Performance Tuning
8 17 (5.92%) Data Analysis
9 16 (5.57%) Analytics
9 16 (5.57%) Unit Testing
10 13 (4.53%) TDD
11 12 (4.18%) Business Analysis
11 12 (4.18%) User Stories
12 10 (3.48%) Risk Management
12 10 (3.48%) Workflow
13 9 (3.14%) Greeks
13 9 (3.14%) CRM
14 8 (2.79%) Data Management
14 8 (2.79%) E-Commerce
14 8 (2.79%) OO
Programming Languages
1 206 (71.78%) SQL
2 103 (35.89%) T-SQL
3 50 (17.42%) C#
4 19 (6.62%) VBA
5 13 (4.53%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 8 (2.79%) VB.NET
6 8 (2.79%) JavaScript
7 7 (2.44%) PL/SQL
7 7 (2.44%) VBScript
7 7 (2.44%) VB
8 6 (2.09%) C++
9 5 (1.74%) C
10 4 (1.39%) Java
11 3 (1.05%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
11 3 (1.05%) ABAP
12 2 (0.70%) XAML
13 1 (0.35%) Delphi
13 1 (0.35%) Perl
13 1 (0.35%) PHP
13 1 (0.35%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 18 (6.27%) Degree
2 6 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.74%) MCSE
4 4 (1.39%) MCSD
4 4 (1.39%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.05%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.70%) ISEB
6 2 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 1 (0.35%) MCT
7 1 (0.35%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.05%) QA
2 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (3.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 104 (36.24%) Microsoft
2 32 (11.15%) Business Objects
3 29 (10.10%) Cognos
4 18 (6.27%) Tableau
5 17 (5.92%) Oracle
6 13 (4.53%) IBM
7 10 (3.48%) SAP
8 5 (1.74%) Lattice Semiconductor
9 4 (1.39%) Teradata
9 4 (1.39%) Infragistics
9 4 (1.39%) Hyperion
9 4 (1.39%) Sybase
9 4 (1.39%) DevExpress
10 3 (1.05%) Informatica
11 2 (0.70%) Ab Initio
11 2 (0.70%) Dundas
11 2 (0.70%) HP
11 2 (0.70%) PeopleSoft
11 2 (0.70%) Talend
12 1 (0.35%) Cloudera
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