Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 730 749 869
Rank change year-on-year +19 +120 -67
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) 108 78 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.088% 0.013%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.26% 0.21% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 57 9
England median daily rate £431 £460 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -12.38% +29.23%
10th Percentile £326 £323 £325
90th Percentile £586 £588 £638
UK median daily rate £431 £455 £525
% change year-on-year -5.22% -13.33% +29.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
England median hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.33% - -
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 -
% change year-on-year +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 41,703 37,059 39,701
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 44.68% 42.01% 39.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,508 25,622 27,614
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £281
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 685 720 837
England median hourly rate £41.53 £40.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.18% +7.33% +4.17%
10th Percentile £17.50 £16.25 £14.20
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.75 £51.50
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +7.14%

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 20 August 2018.

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)
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) in England over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor hourly 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 20 August 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 -5 82 £450 -7.69% 17
Midlands -14 12 £381 +9.71% 1
East Midlands +2 11 £375 +38.89% 1
South East -5 7 £450 +12.50% 7
North West -9 6 £350 +1.82% 2
North of England -24 6 £350 +16.67% 4
South West -13 1 £425 +13.33% 1
West Midlands -19 1 £413 -2.94%
Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
UK

For the 6 months to 20 August 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).

1 101 (93.52%) Business Intelligence
2 96 (88.89%) Power BI
3 86 (79.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 82 (75.93%) SQL Server
5 80 (74.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 77 (71.30%) SQL
7 70 (64.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 68 (62.96%) Microsoft
9 60 (55.56%) Data Warehouse
10 48 (44.44%) T-SQL
11 42 (38.89%) Visualisation
12 33 (30.56%) Data Visualisation
13 32 (29.63%) MDX
14 29 (26.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 28 (25.93%) Finance
15 28 (25.93%) Analytics
16 27 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
17 26 (24.07%) SQL Server 2016
18 25 (23.15%) Data Analysis
19 23 (21.30%) SQL Server 2012
20 21 (19.44%) ETL
21 20 (18.52%) Dashboard Development
22 17 (15.74%) Retail
22 17 (15.74%) Microsoft Azure
23 14 (12.96%) PowerPivot
23 14 (12.96%) Private Cloud
24 13 (12.04%) Coaching
24 13 (12.04%) R
24 13 (12.04%) Stakeholder Management
24 13 (12.04%) Data Modelling

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 4 (3.70%) SAS
2 3 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 17 (15.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.48%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.48%) PaaS
3 4 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (2.78%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (1.85%) Data Lake Analytics
6 1 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.93%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (88.89%) Power BI
2 86 (79.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 82 (75.93%) SQL Server
4 80 (74.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 70 (64.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 60 (55.56%) Data Warehouse
7 29 (26.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 26 (24.07%) SQL Server 2016
9 23 (21.30%) SQL Server 2012
10 14 (12.96%) PowerPivot
11 12 (11.11%) OLAP
11 12 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
12 10 (9.26%) Azure SQL Database
12 10 (9.26%) Relational Database
13 8 (7.41%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 8 (7.41%) Big Data
13 8 (7.41%) Data Lake
14 7 (6.48%) Cosmos DB
14 7 (6.48%) Star Schema
15 6 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (10.19%) Visual Studio
2 8 (7.41%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.93%) JIRA
4 1 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 28 (25.93%) Finance
2 17 (15.74%) Retail
3 7 (6.48%) Banking
4 5 (4.63%) Legal
5 3 (2.78%) Local Government
6 2 (1.85%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.93%) Electronics
7 1 (0.93%) Front Office
7 1 (0.93%) Law
7 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.93%) Marketing
7 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 78 (72.22%) Developer
2 61 (56.48%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 38 (35.19%) Power BI Developer
4 18 (16.67%) Consultant
5 15 (13.89%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 11 (10.19%) Analyst
6 11 (10.19%) SQL Developer
7 9 (8.33%) Business Developer
8 8 (7.41%) Power BI Consultant
8 8 (7.41%) Report Developer
8 8 (7.41%) SSAS Developer
9 6 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 6 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Lead
9 6 (5.56%) SQL BI Developer
10 5 (4.63%) Data Analyst
10 5 (4.63%) ETL Developer
10 5 (4.63%) Microsoft Consultant
10 5 (4.63%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
10 5 (4.63%) Senior Developer
11 4 (3.70%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (29.63%) MDX
2 9 (8.33%) .NET
3 2 (1.85%) Web Services
4 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.93%) COM
4 1 (0.93%) D3.js
4 1 (0.93%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.96%) Private Cloud
2 7 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.78%) Equities
4 3 (2.78%) Fixed Income
4 3 (2.78%) User Experience
5 2 (1.85%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.93%) FMCG
6 1 (0.93%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (93.52%) Business Intelligence
2 42 (38.89%) Visualisation
3 33 (30.56%) Data Visualisation
4 28 (25.93%) Analytics
5 27 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (23.15%) Data Analysis
7 21 (19.44%) ETL
8 20 (18.52%) Dashboard Development
9 13 (12.04%) Coaching
9 13 (12.04%) Data Modelling
9 13 (12.04%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (11.11%) Data Analytics
10 12 (11.11%) Data Cleansing
11 10 (9.26%) Collaborative Working
11 10 (9.26%) Data Science
11 10 (9.26%) Dimensional Modelling
12 9 (8.33%) Data Validation
12 9 (8.33%) Validation
13 8 (7.41%) Scrum
14 7 (6.48%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 77 (71.30%) SQL
2 48 (44.44%) T-SQL
3 13 (12.04%) Python
3 13 (12.04%) R
4 10 (9.26%) C#
5 9 (8.33%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.78%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.85%) U-SQL
8 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (6.48%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (6.48%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.63%) MCSE
4 3 (2.78%) Degree
5 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.70%) GDPR
1 4 (3.70%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) Control-M
1 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.93%) Puppet
Vendors
1 68 (62.96%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.11%) Tableau
3 10 (9.26%) SAP
4 9 (8.33%) Oracle
5 4 (3.70%) Google
6 3 (2.78%) Capita
7 1 (0.93%) Cognos
7 1 (0.93%) MicroStrategy