Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 205 228 198
Rank change year-on-year +23 -30 +50
Contract jobs citing MDX 36 12 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.50% 0.18% 0.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.33% 0.50% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 10 69
City of London median daily rate £494 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.95% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £406 £413 £374
90th Percentile £557 £556 £625
Central London median daily rate £475 £456 £500
% change year-on-year +4.11% -8.75% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
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 2704 2392 2820
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.81% 35.88% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2277 2021 2329
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 14
City of London median hourly rate £22.99 £35.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.31% -9.68% +29.17%
10th Percentile £20.28 £19.00 £12.40
90th Percentile £33.75 £56.31 £66.25
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year -38.57% -9.68% +29.17%

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 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MDX in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 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 City of London region with a requirement for MDX.

1 32 (88.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 32 (88.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 31 (86.11%) Business Intelligence
3 30 (83.33%) SQL Server
4 26 (72.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (61.11%) SQL
5 22 (61.11%) ETL
6 20 (55.56%) Microsoft
7 19 (52.78%) T-SQL
8 18 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (38.89%) OLAP
10 13 (36.11%) Finance
10 13 (36.11%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 13 (36.11%) ETL Development
10 13 (36.11%) Power BI
11 9 (25.00%) PowerPivot
11 9 (25.00%) C#
11 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 8 (22.22%) Data Modelling
12 8 (22.22%) Kimball Methodology
13 7 (19.44%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (19.44%) OLAP Cube
14 6 (16.67%) MS Access
14 6 (16.67%) Web Development
14 6 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
14 6 (16.67%) PerformancePoint
14 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
15 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2014
15 5 (13.89%) R
16 4 (11.11%) Legal

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.78%) SAS
1 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (88.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 32 (88.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 30 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 26 (72.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (38.89%) OLAP
6 13 (36.11%) Power BI
7 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 9 (25.00%) PowerPivot
8 7 (19.44%) OLAP Cube
8 7 (19.44%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (16.67%) MS Access
9 6 (16.67%) PerformancePoint
9 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
10 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (8.33%) DataStage
11 3 (8.33%) IBM InfoSphere
12 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
12 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 13 (36.11%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Legal
3 3 (8.33%) Retail
4 2 (5.56%) Front Office
4 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 30 (83.33%) Developer
2 19 (52.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 12 (33.33%) SSIS Developer
4 11 (30.56%) SSAS Developer
5 7 (19.44%) Business Developer
6 6 (16.67%) Senior Developer
7 5 (13.89%) Analyst
7 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 5 (13.89%) SQL Developer
8 4 (11.11%) Power BI Developer
8 4 (11.11%) SSRS Developer
9 3 (8.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 3 (8.33%) SQL BI Developer
10 2 (5.56%) C# Developer
10 2 (5.56%) DataStage Developer
10 2 (5.56%) Front Office Developer
10 2 (5.56%) Front Office RAD Developer
10 2 (5.56%) RAD Developer
10 2 (5.56%) SSIS Analyst
10 2 (5.56%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) COM
2 1 (2.78%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) Web Services
2 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.78%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (86.11%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (61.11%) ETL
3 13 (36.11%) ETL Development
4 8 (22.22%) Data Modelling
4 8 (22.22%) Kimball Methodology
5 6 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
5 6 (16.67%) Web Development
6 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.11%) Logical Data Model
6 4 (11.11%) Physical Data Model
6 4 (11.11%) Statistics
7 3 (8.33%) Analytics
7 3 (8.33%) Critical Success Factor
8 2 (5.56%) Data Analysis
8 2 (5.56%) RAD
8 2 (5.56%) Wealth Management
9 1 (2.78%) Data Validation
9 1 (2.78%) Migration
9 1 (2.78%) Reverse Engineering
9 1 (2.78%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 22 (61.11%) SQL
2 19 (52.78%) T-SQL
3 13 (36.11%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 9 (25.00%) C#
5 5 (13.89%) R
6 2 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 20 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) IBM
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (2.78%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (2.78%) Tableau