Period
to 29 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 29 January 2020 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
29 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 178 247 220
Rank change year-on-year +69 -27 +6
Contract jobs citing MDX 18 12 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.37% 0.17% 0.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.09% 0.44% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 32
City of London median daily rate £494 £538 £494
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.14% +8.86% +9.72%
10th Percentile £425 £463 £389
90th Percentile £549 £581 £536
Central London median daily rate £494 £538 £475
% change year-on-year -8.14% +13.16% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
City of London median hourly rate - - £21.50
Central London median hourly rate - - £21.50

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 the City of London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,651 2,703 2,707
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 33.85% 39.41% 38.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,344 2,247 2,320
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.44% +5.13%
10th Percentile £388 £409 £363
90th Percentile £675 £663 £669
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 7
City of London median hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £27.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +84.21% -29.86% -50.06%
10th Percentile £24.50 £14.90 £21.05
90th Percentile £61.20 £84.50 £55.95
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £27.00 £24.30
% change year-on-year +29.63% +11.13% -55.21%

MDX
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing MDX as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for MDX in the City of London

MDX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MDX in the City of London

MDX
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MDX in the City of London over the 6 months to 29 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MDX in the City of London

MDX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MDX in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MDX in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 January 2020, IT contractor jobs citing MDX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for MDX.

1 17 (94.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 16 (88.89%) SQL
3 15 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 15 (83.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (77.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 14 (77.78%) T-SQL
5 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
6 9 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (38.89%) .NET
7 7 (38.89%) C#
8 6 (33.33%) Banking
8 6 (33.33%) Biml
9 5 (27.78%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 5 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (22.22%) Python
10 4 (22.22%) Finance
10 4 (22.22%) ETL
10 4 (22.22%) Azure
10 4 (22.22%) Power BI
10 4 (22.22%) Power Platform
11 3 (16.67%) Azure Data Factory
11 3 (16.67%) Data Lake
11 3 (16.67%) Visualisation
11 3 (16.67%) Analytics
11 3 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
11 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (16.67%) UML
11 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio

MDX
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Azure
1 4 (22.22%) Power Platform
2 3 (16.67%) Azure Data Factory
3 2 (11.11%) Data Lake Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (94.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 15 (83.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (77.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (33.33%) Biml
5 5 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (22.22%) Power BI
7 3 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (16.67%) Data Lake
7 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (11.11%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 2 (11.11%) OLAP
8 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (5.56%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (5.56%) PowerPivot
9 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (5.56%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (33.33%) Banking
2 4 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (72.22%) SQL Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior SQL Developer
4 3 (16.67%) SSAS Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Analytics Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Azure Developer
5 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 2 (11.11%) SQL BI Developer
5 2 (11.11%) SSIS Developer
5 2 (11.11%) SSRS Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Python Developer
6 1 (5.56%) R Developer
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) Ext JS
2 1 (5.56%) JSON
2 1 (5.56%) REST
2 1 (5.56%) SOAP
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (5.56%) NHS
1 1 (5.56%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (22.22%) ETL
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Analytics
3 3 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
3 3 (16.67%) UML
3 3 (16.67%) Visualisation
4 2 (11.11%) Change Control
4 2 (11.11%) Change Management
4 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 2 (11.11%) Decision-Making
4 2 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
4 2 (11.11%) ERD
4 2 (11.11%) Fintech
4 2 (11.11%) Machine Learning
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Wealth Management
5 1 (5.56%) Data Management
5 1 (5.56%) OO
5 1 (5.56%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) SQL
2 14 (77.78%) T-SQL
3 7 (38.89%) C#
4 5 (27.78%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 4 (22.22%) Python
6 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
7 1 (5.56%) Java
7 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
7 1 (5.56%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Docker
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Databricks
2 1 (5.56%) InterSystems
2 1 (5.56%) Sencha
2 1 (5.56%) Tableau