The table below looks at the statistics for MDX skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MDX over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 126 119 108
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Contract jobs citing MDX 11 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.38% 0.15% 0.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.56% 0.60% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 9
Average daily rate £381 £425 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.29% +39.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £341 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- -47.94%
MDX
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
706 663 575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.41% 24.76% 24.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 425 321
Average daily rate £384 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.70% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 21
Average hourly rate £22.50 £34.20 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.21% +5.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

MDX
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MDX across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

MDX Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

MDX
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MDX across the West Midlands region.

MDX Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

MDX
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MDX across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

MDX Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

MDX
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MDX within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Birmingham +7 6 £375 -11.76%
Solihull - 2 £418 -
Coventry -7 1 £388 +21.09% 1
MDX
England

MDX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 27 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 26 (96.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (92.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (88.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 22 (81.48%) SQL Server
6 21 (77.78%) Data Warehouse
7 19 (70.37%) SQL
8 18 (66.67%) T-SQL
9 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
10 12 (44.44%) ETL
10 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
12 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (25.93%) Power BI
13 6 (22.22%) Advertising
14 5 (18.52%) Data Management
14 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 5 (18.52%) OLAP
14 5 (18.52%) Master Data Management
14 5 (18.52%) QlikView
15 4 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
15 4 (14.81%) Complex ETL
15 4 (14.81%) Kimball Methodology
15 4 (14.81%) NHS
16 3 (11.11%) .NET
16 3 (11.11%) Big Data
16 3 (11.11%) PowerPivot
16 3 (11.11%) Data Integration
17 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
17 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005

MDX
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (96.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 25 (92.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (88.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 22 (81.48%) SQL Server
5 21 (77.78%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (25.93%) Power BI
6 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 5 (18.52%) OLAP
7 5 (18.52%) QlikView
8 3 (11.11%) Big Data
8 3 (11.11%) PowerPivot
9 2 (7.41%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Power View
9 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
9 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects XI
10 1 (3.70%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (22.22%) Advertising
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (100.00%) Developer
2 23 (85.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 14 (51.85%) Business Developer
4 9 (33.33%) SSRS Developer
5 8 (29.63%) SSAS Developer
5 8 (29.63%) SSIS Developer
6 7 (25.93%) SQL BI Developer
6 7 (25.93%) SQL Developer
7 6 (22.22%) SQL Server BI Developer
7 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Developer
8 5 (18.52%) T-SQL Developer
9 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 3 (11.11%) Microsoft BI Developer
11 2 (7.41%) Dynamics AX Developer
11 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Developer
11 2 (7.41%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
11 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
12 1 (3.70%) Business Objects Reports Developer
12 1 (3.70%) ETL Developer
12 1 (3.70%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) NHS
2 3 (11.11%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (44.44%) ETL
3 5 (18.52%) Data Management
3 5 (18.52%) Master Data Management
4 4 (14.81%) Complex ETL
4 4 (14.81%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.70%) Data Validation
6 1 (3.70%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.70%) ETL Development
6 1 (3.70%) Line Management
6 1 (3.70%) Scrum
6 1 (3.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 19 (70.37%) SQL
2 18 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 2 (7.41%) X++
4 1 (3.70%) C#
4 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Tableau
3 1 (3.70%) Cognos
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) SAP
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Rate: Competitive Daily Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £450 - 500 per day
Posted: 22 days ago