Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) over the 6 months to 21 February 2018 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.

Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 743 789 802
Rank change year-on-year +46 +13 +17
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) 102 41 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.046% 0.037%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.26% 0.11% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 28 28
England median daily rate £450 £406 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.77% -2.99% +15.52%
10th Percentile £363 £339 £346
90th Percentile £550 £483 £538
UK median daily rate £450 £406 £419
% change year-on-year +10.77% -2.99% +15.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
England median hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK median hourly rate £21.50 - -

Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 39,480 36,133 37,920
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.33% 40.61% 38.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,982 25,050 26,058
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £313 £295 £275
90th Percentile £638 £610 £600
UK median daily rate £460 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.12% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 726 795 973
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.94%
10th Percentile £17.43 £15.35 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.73 £52.43
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +13.64%

Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) in England

Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) in England

Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) in England over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) in England

Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) within the England region over the 6 months to 21 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +28 72 £463 +8.82% 13
North of England +33 12 £438 +20.69% 6
Midlands +15 10 £404 +7.67% 3
Yorkshire -2 7 £350 +1.82% 1
South East -6 7 £450 +12.50% 4
East Midlands +13 5 £408 +8.67% 3
North West - 5 £438 - 5
West Midlands - 5 £375 -
South West - 1 £375 -
Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) 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 England region with a requirement for Data Analysis Expressions (DAX).

1 99 (97.06%) Business Intelligence
2 95 (93.14%) Power BI
3 87 (85.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 85 (83.33%) SQL
5 81 (79.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 80 (78.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 80 (78.43%) SQL Server
7 57 (55.88%) MDX
8 56 (54.90%) T-SQL
9 51 (50.00%) Microsoft
10 46 (45.10%) Data Modelling
11 37 (36.27%) Data Warehouse
12 32 (31.37%) MS Visio
13 31 (30.39%) ETL
14 26 (25.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 25 (24.51%) Dimensional Modelling
15 25 (24.51%) Data Analysis
16 24 (23.53%) SQL Server 2016
17 22 (21.57%) Finance
17 22 (21.57%) Visualisation
18 21 (20.59%) SQL Server 2014
19 20 (19.61%) Data Mart
19 20 (19.61%) PowerPivot
20 19 (18.63%) Microsoft Excel
21 18 (17.65%) Java
21 18 (17.65%) Node.js
21 18 (17.65%) Requirements Analysis
22 14 (13.73%) Dashboard Development
23 12 (11.76%) Legal
24 11 (10.78%) Microsoft Office

Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 2 (1.96%) Apache
1 2 (1.96%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.98%) SAS
Applications
1 32 (31.37%) MS Visio
2 19 (18.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (10.78%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (6.86%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.92%) Office 365
3 2 (1.96%) Azure Data Factory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (93.14%) Power BI
2 87 (85.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 81 (79.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 80 (78.43%) SQL Server
4 80 (78.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 37 (36.27%) Data Warehouse
6 26 (25.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 24 (23.53%) SQL Server 2016
8 21 (20.59%) SQL Server 2014
9 20 (19.61%) Data Mart
9 20 (19.61%) PowerPivot
10 9 (8.82%) Microsoft Power View
11 8 (7.84%) OLAP
11 8 (7.84%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (3.92%) QlikView
12 4 (3.92%) Star Schema
13 3 (2.94%) Data Lake
13 3 (2.94%) OLTP
14 2 (1.96%) DataStage
14 2 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (3.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (21.57%) Finance
2 12 (11.76%) Legal
3 9 (8.82%) Retail
4 6 (5.88%) Law
5 3 (2.94%) Advertising
6 1 (0.98%) Banking
Job Titles
1 83 (81.37%) Developer
2 67 (65.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 30 (29.41%) Power BI Developer
4 20 (19.61%) SSRS Developer
5 18 (17.65%) SQL Developer
6 16 (15.69%) SQL BI Developer
7 10 (9.80%) Data Mart Developer
8 9 (8.82%) Analyst
8 9 (8.82%) Microsoft Developer
9 8 (7.84%) SSAS Developer
10 7 (6.86%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 7 (6.86%) SSIS Developer
11 6 (5.88%) Report Developer
12 5 (4.90%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 5 (4.90%) Business Intelligence Consultant
12 5 (4.90%) Consultant
12 5 (4.90%) Microsoft BI Developer
12 5 (4.90%) SQL Analyst
13 4 (3.92%) Architect
13 4 (3.92%) Power BI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (55.88%) MDX
2 18 (17.65%) Node.js
3 5 (4.90%) COM
4 2 (1.96%) .NET
4 2 (1.96%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.96%) Hedge funds
4 1 (0.98%) Reinsurance
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (97.06%) Business Intelligence
2 46 (45.10%) Data Modelling
3 31 (30.39%) ETL
4 25 (24.51%) Data Analysis
4 25 (24.51%) Dimensional Modelling
5 22 (21.57%) Visualisation
6 18 (17.65%) Requirements Analysis
7 14 (13.73%) Dashboard Development
8 11 (10.78%) Data Visualisation
9 9 (8.82%) Migration
10 8 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (7.84%) Kimball Methodology
11 7 (6.86%) Analytics
11 7 (6.86%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (5.88%) ETL Development
13 5 (4.90%) Data Cleansing
13 5 (4.90%) Data Mapping
14 3 (2.94%) Data Management
14 3 (2.94%) ERP
14 3 (2.94%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 85 (83.33%) SQL
2 56 (54.90%) T-SQL
3 18 (17.65%) Java
4 9 (8.82%) R
5 8 (7.84%) C#
6 4 (3.92%) Python
7 2 (1.96%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.96%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.96%) Degree
2 2 (1.96%) MCSE
3 1 (0.98%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.98%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 51 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.92%) IBM
2 4 (3.92%) Tableau
3 3 (2.94%) Capita
4 2 (1.96%) Oracle
4 2 (1.96%) SAP