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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
England / West Midlands
Rank 118 119 110
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Contract jobs citing MDX 3 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.46% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.48% 1.82% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 4
Median daily rate £250 £363 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.03% +1.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £271 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £405 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £366 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.21% -2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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
630 661 513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.49% 25.07% 22.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 409 316
Median daily rate £390 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 17
Median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +1.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £14.00 £22.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £45.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +15.67%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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
Staffordshire -2 1 £325 -27.77%
Birmingham -5 1 £175 -53.33%
Shropshire - 1 - -
MDX
England

MDX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 19 (95.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 19 (95.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 18 (90.00%) SQL
3 15 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 14 (70.00%) T-SQL
4 14 (70.00%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
5 13 (65.00%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (65.00%) ETL
6 11 (55.00%) OLAP
7 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (30.00%) Data Modelling
8 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
9 5 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
9 5 (25.00%) Analytics
10 3 (15.00%) OLAP Cube
10 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (10.00%) NHS
11 2 (10.00%) Multidimensional Analysis
11 2 (10.00%) C#
11 2 (10.00%) MS Office
11 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
11 2 (10.00%) QlikView
11 2 (10.00%) Use Case
11 2 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
11 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
11 2 (10.00%) Power BI

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:

Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (95.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 19 (95.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 15 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 13 (65.00%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (55.00%) OLAP
5 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (15.00%) OLAP Cube
7 2 (10.00%) Power BI
7 2 (10.00%) QlikView
7 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
7 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (5.00%) Data Mart
8 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (5.00%) Essbase
8 1 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.00%) Advertising
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Developer
2 9 (45.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 6 (30.00%) ETL Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 5 (25.00%) Consultant
4 5 (25.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 5 (25.00%) SSIS Developer
4 5 (25.00%) SSRS Developer
5 4 (20.00%) Microsoft BI Developer
5 4 (20.00%) SSAS Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Business Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Developer
6 3 (15.00%) SQL BI Developer
6 3 (15.00%) SQL Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Specialist
8 1 (5.00%) Microsoft BI Consultant
8 1 (5.00%) OBIEE Developer
8 1 (5.00%) QlikView Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
8 1 (5.00%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) NHS
2 1 (5.00%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (65.00%) ETL
3 6 (30.00%) Data Modelling
4 5 (25.00%) Analytics
4 5 (25.00%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Data Analytics
5 2 (10.00%) Multidimensional Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (10.00%) Predictive Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Use Case
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.00%) CRM
6 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
6 1 (5.00%) Functional Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
6 1 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) SQL
2 14 (70.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (10.00%) C#
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Hyperion
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle