Period
to 16 October 2019

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 16 October 2019 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
16 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 607 739 775
Rank change year-on-year +132 +36 +70
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) 175 128 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.22% 0.14% 0.094%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.53% 0.30% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 106 62
England median daily rate £475 £431 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.14% -6.25% +2.22%
10th Percentile £338 £323 £328
90th Percentile £588 £551 £666
UK median daily rate £475 £431 £450
% change year-on-year +10.14% -4.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
England median hourly rate £22.33 £22.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.50% +2.33% -
10th Percentile £21.17 £21.00 £20.75
90th Percentile £23.50 £23.00 £22.25
UK median hourly rate £22.33 £22.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +1.50% +2.33% -

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 32,933 42,308 38,277
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.32% 44.88% 41.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,101 29,974 26,801
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £319 £308
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 598 657 746
England median hourly rate £44.53 £42.27 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.36% +5.66% +6.67%
10th Percentile £19.56 £17.40 £16.31
90th Percentile £55.65 £52.50 £53.38
UK median hourly rate £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +6.67%

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 16 October 2019.

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

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

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

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 16 October 2019. 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 +87 100 £500 +5.26% 20
South East +52 27 £450 - 8
North of England +55 22 £350 - 15
North West +26 18 £325 -7.14% 12
South West +8 16 £375 +20.97% 1
East of England - 6 £475 - 5
Yorkshire +43 4 £425 +21.43% 3
Midlands +36 4 £375 -9.09% 15
West Midlands +41 3 £325 -21.21% 7
East Midlands +25 1 £425 +4.62% 8
Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
UK

For the 6 months to 16 October 2019, 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).

1 166 (94.86%) Business Intelligence
2 164 (93.71%) Power BI
2 164 (93.71%) Power Platform
3 134 (76.57%) SQL
4 132 (75.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 117 (66.86%) SQL Server
5 117 (66.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 109 (62.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 100 (57.14%) Microsoft
8 83 (47.43%) MDX
9 82 (46.86%) Data Warehouse
10 81 (46.29%) Azure
11 80 (45.71%) ETL
12 68 (38.86%) Data Modelling
13 60 (34.29%) Analytics
14 52 (29.71%) Visualisation
15 44 (25.14%) T-SQL
16 41 (23.43%) Finance
17 36 (20.57%) Data Analysis
18 35 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
18 35 (20.00%) Azure SQL Database
19 30 (17.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 30 (17.14%) C#
20 29 (16.57%) Tableau
20 29 (16.57%) Dashboard Development
20 29 (16.57%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
21 28 (16.00%) Dimensional Modelling
22 26 (14.86%) Data Lake
22 26 (14.86%) Azure Data Factory
23 25 (14.29%) Data Visualisation

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 6 (3.43%) Apache
2 4 (2.29%) Confluence
2 4 (2.29%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.57%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 24 (13.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.29%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.71%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 164 (93.71%) Power Platform
2 81 (46.29%) Azure
3 26 (14.86%) Azure Data Factory
4 12 (6.86%) AWS
4 12 (6.86%) Data Lake Analytics
5 8 (4.57%) Office 365
6 6 (3.43%) Azure Functions
6 6 (3.43%) Serverless
7 4 (2.29%) Azure Machine Learning
8 3 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.14%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (1.14%) GCP
9 2 (1.14%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.57%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (93.71%) Power BI
2 132 (75.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 117 (66.86%) SQL Server
3 117 (66.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 109 (62.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 82 (46.86%) Data Warehouse
6 35 (20.00%) Azure SQL Database
7 30 (17.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 29 (16.57%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 26 (14.86%) Data Lake
10 24 (13.71%) PowerPivot
11 23 (13.14%) OLAP
12 20 (11.43%) SQL Server 2012
13 16 (9.14%) Semantic Layer
14 14 (8.00%) Relational Database
15 12 (6.86%) HDInsight
15 12 (6.86%) QlikView
16 10 (5.71%) Cosmos DB
16 10 (5.71%) SQL Server 2000
17 9 (5.14%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 14 (8.00%) Visual Studio
2 7 (4.00%) JIRA
3 6 (3.43%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.14%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.14%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.14%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (1.14%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 41 (23.43%) Finance
2 19 (10.86%) Retail
3 18 (10.29%) Public Sector
4 16 (9.14%) Banking
5 12 (6.86%) Investment Banking
6 9 (5.14%) Publishing
7 6 (3.43%) Front Office
7 6 (3.43%) Legal
8 5 (2.86%) Local Government
9 3 (1.71%) Financial Institution
10 2 (1.14%) Marketing
11 1 (0.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 131 (74.86%) Developer
2 108 (61.71%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 58 (33.14%) Power BI Developer
4 31 (17.71%) SQL Developer
5 24 (13.71%) SQL BI Developer
6 17 (9.71%) SSIS Developer
7 15 (8.57%) Lead Developer
8 14 (8.00%) Architect
9 13 (7.43%) SSAS Developer
9 13 (7.43%) SSRS Developer
10 12 (6.86%) Business Intelligence Architect
10 12 (6.86%) Consultant
11 11 (6.29%) Business Intelligence Lead
11 11 (6.29%) Report Developer
12 10 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Consultant
12 10 (5.71%) Lead Architect
13 9 (5.14%) Power BI Consultant
14 8 (4.57%) Business Developer
15 7 (4.00%) Analyst
15 7 (4.00%) Azure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (47.43%) MDX
2 11 (6.29%) .NET
3 3 (1.71%) Web Services
3 3 (1.71%) XML
4 2 (1.14%) Angular 2
4 2 (1.14%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.14%) COM
5 1 (0.57%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.57%) D3.js
5 1 (0.57%) HTML
5 1 (0.57%) Kafka
5 1 (0.57%) React
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.57%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.00%) Hedge funds
3 6 (3.43%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (3.43%) User Experience
4 4 (2.29%) Credit Risk
5 3 (1.71%) Fixed Income
5 3 (1.71%) Market Risk
6 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.14%) W3C
7 1 (0.57%) Equities
7 1 (0.57%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (94.86%) Business Intelligence
2 80 (45.71%) ETL
3 68 (38.86%) Data Modelling
4 60 (34.29%) Analytics
5 52 (29.71%) Visualisation
6 36 (20.57%) Data Analysis
7 35 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (16.57%) Dashboard Development
9 28 (16.00%) Dimensional Modelling
10 25 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
11 16 (9.14%) Migration
12 14 (8.00%) Data Integration
12 14 (8.00%) Data Migration
12 14 (8.00%) Machine Learning
13 13 (7.43%) ETL Development
13 13 (7.43%) Performance Tuning
14 12 (6.86%) Problem-Solving
15 11 (6.29%) DevOps
16 10 (5.71%) Computer Science
16 10 (5.71%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 134 (76.57%) SQL
2 44 (25.14%) T-SQL
3 30 (17.14%) C#
4 24 (13.71%) Python
5 16 (9.14%) R
6 9 (5.14%) PowerShell
6 9 (5.14%) U-SQL
7 5 (2.86%) Scala
8 3 (1.71%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.57%) C
9 1 (0.57%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.57%) VB
9 1 (0.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (6.86%) Degree
2 7 (4.00%) DBS Check
3 4 (2.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.29%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.29%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.71%) CFA
5 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.29%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 4 (2.29%) Control-M
1 4 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (2.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 100 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 29 (16.57%) Tableau
3 18 (10.29%) Databricks
4 13 (7.43%) Oracle
5 8 (4.57%) Cognos
5 8 (4.57%) MicroStrategy
6 4 (2.29%) SAP
7 1 (0.57%) Ariba
7 1 (0.57%) Salesforce.com