Period
to 3 July 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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 126 237 239
Rank change year-on-year +111 +2 -10
Contract jobs citing MDX 11 13 18
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.40% 0.20% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.19% 0.53% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 15
Median daily rate £650 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.81% +5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £403 £423 £380
90th Percentile £675 £578 £550
Central London median daily rate £650 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +23.81% +5.00% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £22.00
Central London median hourly rate - - £22.00

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 923 2,467 2,759
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 33.74% 37.24% 39.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 683 1,981 2,266
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £375 £413 £363
90th Percentile £688 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £513
% change year-on-year - +2.44% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 15
Median hourly rate £35.00 £44.57 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.46% +107.28% -13.52%
10th Percentile £31.83 £22.25 £21.00
90th Percentile £57.88 £60.75 £55.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £46.85 £22.00
% change year-on-year -25.29% +112.94% -11.50%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing MDX as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing MDX in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for MDX in the City of London

MDX
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing MDX in the City of London over the 6 months to 3 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for MDX in the City of London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing MDX in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for MDX in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 10 (90.91%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
3 9 (81.82%) T-SQL
3 9 (81.82%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (72.73%) Visual Studio
4 8 (72.73%) Azure
4 8 (72.73%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 7 (63.64%) Data Modelling
5 7 (63.64%) ETL
5 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (54.55%) Python
6 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Excel
6 6 (54.55%) SSDT
6 6 (54.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (54.55%) R
6 6 (54.55%) PowerPivot
6 6 (54.55%) Machine Learning
7 5 (45.45%) Kimball Methodology
7 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
7 5 (45.45%) AWS
7 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (45.45%) DevOps
7 5 (45.45%) SDLC
8 3 (27.27%) Finance

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 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (72.73%) Azure
2 5 (45.45%) AWS
3 3 (27.27%) Power Platform
4 1 (9.09%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (9.09%) Data Lake Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (81.82%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 6 (54.55%) PowerPivot
4 6 (54.55%) SSDT
5 3 (27.27%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (27.27%) Power BI
6 2 (18.18%) Biml
7 1 (9.09%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (9.09%) Data Lake
7 1 (9.09%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (9.09%) QlikView
7 1 (9.09%) Snowflake Schema
7 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Visual Studio
2 6 (54.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Architect
2 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence Architect
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 2 (18.18%) SQL BI Developer
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Analytics Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Azure Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Designer
5 1 (9.09%) Power BI Developer
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (9.09%) SSAS Developer
5 1 (9.09%) SSIS Developer
5 1 (9.09%) SSRS Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Credit Risk
1 1 (9.09%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (63.64%) Data Modelling
2 7 (63.64%) ETL
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) Machine Learning
4 5 (45.45%) DevOps
4 5 (45.45%) Kimball Methodology
4 5 (45.45%) SDLC
4 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
5 2 (18.18%) Analytics
6 1 (9.09%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (9.09%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (9.09%) ERD
6 1 (9.09%) Information Governance
6 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) UML
6 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
6 1 (9.09%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 9 (81.82%) T-SQL
3 8 (72.73%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 6 (54.55%) Python
4 6 (54.55%) R
5 1 (9.09%) C#
5 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Tableau