Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for MDX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MDX over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 90 74
Rank change year-on-year -3 -16 +13
Contract jobs citing MDX 6 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.39% 0.85% 0.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.54% 2.62% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 5
Birmingham median daily rate £388 £325 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.23% -16.13% +31.91%
10th Percentile £363 £250 £333
90th Percentile £448 £481 £456
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +19.23% -13.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

MDX is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 390 497 292
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 25.08% 32.68% 21.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 322 186
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £375 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.81% +1.69%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £257
90th Percentile £525 £513 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Birmingham median hourly rate £26.75 £9.00 £13.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +197.22% -31.88% -51.95%
10th Percentile £15.38 £8.75 £10.96
90th Percentile £38.33 £89.85 £18.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.58 £23.00 £28.60
% change year-on-year +32.96% -19.57% +3.98%

MDX
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing MDX as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for MDX in Birmingham

MDX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MDX in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for MDX in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for MDX.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 4 (66.67%) ETL
4 3 (50.00%) Power BI
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (50.00%) OLAP
4 3 (50.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (33.33%) ERP
5 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 2 (33.33%) .NET
5 2 (33.33%) Retail
5 2 (33.33%) Complex ETL
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
6 1 (16.67%) Data Management
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (16.67%) Informatica
6 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (16.67%) Finance

MDX
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (16.67%) Oracle 10gAS
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (50.00%) OLAP
2 3 (50.00%) Power BI
3 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (16.67%) Data Mart
4 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
4 1 (16.67%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (16.67%) PerformancePoint
4 1 (16.67%) PowerPivot
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft BI Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (16.67%) DBA
3 1 (16.67%) SQL BI Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server BI Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SSAS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) DHTML
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) HPUX
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (66.67%) ETL
3 2 (33.33%) Complex ETL
3 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) ERP
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Data Management
4 1 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (16.67%) Master Data Management
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Informatica
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) Tableau
2 1 (16.67%) VMware