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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MDX over the 3 months to 2 July 2016 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
Rank 124 119 101
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -18
Contract jobs citing MDX 16 3 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.54% 0.13% 0.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.09% 0.54% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 14
Median daily rate £331 £335 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £327 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £343 £304
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £33.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- -9.58%
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
766 554 601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.64% 23.39% 25.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 343 346
Median daily rate £375 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 20
Median hourly rate £24.00 £23.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £22.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £39.55 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

MDX
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region 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 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 2 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MDX within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Birmingham -1 7 £325 -5.79% 1
Coventry -3 5 £388 +19.23% 1
MDX
England

MDX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 July 2016, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for MDX.

1 28 (96.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 27 (93.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (89.66%) Business Intelligence
3 26 (89.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 19 (65.52%) SQL
5 18 (62.07%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (58.62%) T-SQL
6 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
7 15 (51.72%) SQL Server
8 12 (41.38%) ETL
9 9 (31.03%) Data Modelling
9 9 (31.03%) MS Excel
10 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (27.59%) Power BI
11 7 (24.14%) OLAP
11 7 (24.14%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (20.69%) Kimball Methodology
12 6 (20.69%) Relational Database
13 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
14 4 (13.79%) SAP
14 4 (13.79%) BusinessObjects
14 4 (13.79%) BusinessObjects XI
14 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
15 3 (10.34%) QlikView
16 2 (6.90%) Finance
16 2 (6.90%) Advertising
16 2 (6.90%) CRM
16 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
16 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration

MDX
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (31.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (96.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 27 (93.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (89.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 18 (62.07%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (51.72%) SQL Server
6 8 (27.59%) Power BI
7 7 (24.14%) OLAP
8 6 (20.69%) Relational Database
9 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 4 (13.79%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (13.79%) BusinessObjects XI
10 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (10.34%) QlikView
12 2 (6.90%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 2 (6.90%) OLAP Cube
12 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (3.45%) Azure SQL Database
13 1 (3.45%) Datazen
13 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.90%) Advertising
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (93.10%) Developer
2 21 (72.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 13 (44.83%) Business Developer
4 10 (34.48%) SSRS Developer
5 7 (24.14%) SQL Developer
5 7 (24.14%) SSIS Developer
6 6 (20.69%) SSAS Developer
7 5 (17.24%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 5 (17.24%) SQL BI Developer
8 4 (13.79%) Report Developer
8 4 (13.79%) SQL Server BI Developer
8 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Developer
8 4 (13.79%) T-SQL Developer
9 3 (10.34%) ETL Developer
10 2 (6.90%) Business Objects Developer
10 2 (6.90%) Business Objects Reports Developer
10 2 (6.90%) Dynamics AX Developer
10 2 (6.90%) Microsoft BI Developer
11 1 (3.45%) Azure Developer
11 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Lead
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Data Integration
1 2 (6.90%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.45%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (89.66%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (41.38%) ETL
3 9 (31.03%) Data Modelling
4 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (20.69%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.90%) CRM
7 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity
7 1 (3.45%) Complex ETL
7 1 (3.45%) Data Management
7 1 (3.45%) Data Validation
7 1 (3.45%) Data Visualisation
7 1 (3.45%) Dimensional Modelling
7 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.45%) ETL Development
7 1 (3.45%) Functional Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Master Data Management
7 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.45%) Scrum
7 1 (3.45%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 19 (65.52%) SQL
2 17 (58.62%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.90%) X++
Vendors
1 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) SAP
3 2 (6.90%) Tableau