The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 27 March 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)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 94 95
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1  
Contract jobs citing MDX 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.34% 0.062% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.04% 0.25% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £325 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +7.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +1.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 East Midlands with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 482 405 349
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 32.37% 24.95% 20.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 234 197
Median daily rate £363 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.00% -3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 2
Median hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing MDX as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for MDX in the East Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MDX in the East Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MDX in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MDX in the East Midlands

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MDX in the East Midlands

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Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MDX within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire -5 1 £270 -28.00% 1
Derbyshire - 1 £475 -
Leicestershire - 1 £350 - 1
MDX
England

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Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for MDX.

1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (85.71%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) Power BI
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (28.57%) ETL
5 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (28.57%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
6 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (14.29%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (14.29%) PowerPivot
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (14.29%) Retail
6 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 1 (14.29%) Advertising
6 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (14.29%) Project Management
6 1 (14.29%) OLAP
6 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 1 (14.29%) VBA

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (42.86%) Power BI
5 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (14.29%) OLAP
5 1 (14.29%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (14.29%) PowerPivot
5 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Advertising
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Developer
2 4 (57.14%) SSRS Developer
3 3 (42.86%) SSAS Developer
3 3 (42.86%) SSIS Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 2 (28.57%) ETL Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Power BI Developer
4 2 (28.57%) SQL BI Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Business Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft BI Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (14.29%) VBA Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) ETL
2 2 (28.57%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) VBA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft