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 3 months to 29 June 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)
London / City of London
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 162 155 171
Rank change year-on-year -7 +16  
Contract jobs citing MDX 7 8 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.21% 0.24% 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.56% 0.68% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 30
Median daily rate £431 £475 £459
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.21% +3.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £421 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £562 £541
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £33.00

MDX is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next 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 industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1241 1176 1734
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 37.97% 35.19% 29.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3876 4001 4991
Median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.00% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £588 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 38
Median hourly rate £24.36 £20.00 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.80% -17.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £19.00 £15.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.29 £21.00 £193.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 13 (92.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (85.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 10 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (71.43%) SQL
4 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
4 9 (64.29%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (57.14%) T-SQL
6 7 (50.00%) ETL
6 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (42.86%) Finance
7 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
7 6 (42.86%) OLAP
7 6 (42.86%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 6 (42.86%) Power BI
8 5 (35.71%) PowerPivot
8 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (35.71%) Data Modelling
9 4 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (28.57%) SAS
9 4 (28.57%) Legal
9 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2016
9 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (21.43%) Dimensional Modelling
10 3 (21.43%) R
10 3 (21.43%) Logical Data Model
10 3 (21.43%) Physical Data Model
10 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (21.43%) Kimball Methodology
11 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
11 2 (14.29%) COM

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 4 (28.57%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (92.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (85.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 10 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
5 6 (42.86%) OLAP
5 6 (42.86%) Power BI
6 5 (35.71%) PowerPivot
6 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
9 1 (7.14%) MOLAP
9 1 (7.14%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Legal
3 1 (7.14%) Advertising
3 1 (7.14%) Law
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Database Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Power BI Developer
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 2 (14.29%) SSIS Developer
4 2 (14.29%) SSRS Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Lead
5 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Data Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Report Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SQL BI Architect
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Architect
5 1 (7.14%) SSAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) COM
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (50.00%) ETL
3 5 (35.71%) Data Modelling
4 3 (21.43%) Dimensional Modelling
4 3 (21.43%) Kimball Methodology
4 3 (21.43%) Logical Data Model
4 3 (21.43%) Physical Data Model
5 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Statistics
6 1 (7.14%) Customer Insight
6 1 (7.14%) Data Architecture
6 1 (7.14%) Migration
6 1 (7.14%) Quality Management
6 1 (7.14%) Scorecard
6 1 (7.14%) Task Automation
6 1 (7.14%) Use Case
6 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 8 (57.14%) T-SQL
3 6 (42.86%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 3 (21.43%) R
5 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Tableau
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