Period
to 21 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 726 764 860
Rank change year-on-year +38 +96 -44
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) 133 101 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.11% 0.021%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.31% 0.25% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 73 17
England median daily rate £450 £455 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.10% +7.06% -
10th Percentile £333 £363 £306
90th Percentile £550 £645 £545
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
England median hourly rate £70.00 £21.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +225.58% - -
UK median hourly rate £70.00 £21.50 -
% change year-on-year +225.58% - -

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 42,875 40,067 39,389
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 45.06% 42.23% 40.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 30,547 28,246 27,280
England median daily rate £475 £460 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +8.24% +3.66%
10th Percentile £320 £310 £288
90th Percentile £650 £638 £594
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 622 756 814
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +0.13%
10th Percentile £17.28 £16.25 £14.52
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £52.00
UK median hourly rate £41.73 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +4.32% +6.67% +0.13%

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 November 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)
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 November 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 +46 102 £475 -5.00% 13
Midlands -9 12 £419 +3.72% 14
East Midlands +14 11 £425 +4.29% 13
North of England -3 10 £350 -22.22% 2
North West -19 6 £344 -8.33% 2
South West -10 5 £310 -17.33%
South East -6 4 £450 +9.09%
Yorkshire -11 4 £350 -22.22%
West Midlands -23 1 £413 +10.00% 1
Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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).

1 123 (92.48%) Power BI
2 114 (85.71%) Business Intelligence
3 103 (77.44%) SQL
3 103 (77.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 90 (67.67%) SQL Server
5 87 (65.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 85 (63.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 73 (54.89%) T-SQL
8 72 (54.14%) Microsoft
9 58 (43.61%) Data Warehouse
10 50 (37.59%) Finance
10 50 (37.59%) Agile Software Development
11 47 (35.34%) Microsoft Azure
12 45 (33.83%) Visualisation
13 34 (25.56%) Dimensional Modelling
13 34 (25.56%) MDX
13 34 (25.56%) ETL
14 32 (24.06%) Microsoft Excel
15 31 (23.31%) SQL Server 2016
15 31 (23.31%) Azure Data Factory
16 28 (21.05%) Dashboard Development
17 27 (20.30%) Data Visualisation
18 24 (18.05%) Data Modelling
19 22 (16.54%) SQL Server 2014
20 21 (15.79%) Retail
20 21 (15.79%) Analytics
20 21 (15.79%) Data Analysis
20 21 (15.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
21 20 (15.04%) Kimball Methodology
21 20 (15.04%) PowerShell

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 3 (2.26%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.50%) SAS
3 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 32 (24.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 47 (35.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (23.31%) Azure Data Factory
3 4 (3.01%) GitHub
3 4 (3.01%) PaaS
4 3 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.26%) Data Lake Analytics
5 2 (1.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (92.48%) Power BI
2 103 (77.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 90 (67.67%) SQL Server
4 87 (65.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 85 (63.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 58 (43.61%) Data Warehouse
7 31 (23.31%) SQL Server 2016
8 22 (16.54%) SQL Server 2014
9 21 (15.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 20 (15.04%) Relational Database
11 17 (12.78%) PowerPivot
12 16 (12.03%) Azure SQL Database
13 15 (11.28%) Data Lake
14 14 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
15 10 (7.52%) OLAP
16 7 (5.26%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 7 (5.26%) Big Data
17 6 (4.51%) SQL Server 2008
18 5 (3.76%) OLTP
18 5 (3.76%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 12 (9.02%) Visual Studio
2 7 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.01%) git-flow
3 4 (3.01%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.50%) JIRA
5 1 (0.75%) ERwin
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 50 (37.59%) Finance
2 21 (15.79%) Retail
3 8 (6.02%) Law
4 7 (5.26%) Banking
5 6 (4.51%) Manufacturing
6 5 (3.76%) Electronics
6 5 (3.76%) Front Office
6 5 (3.76%) Legal
6 5 (3.76%) Marketing
6 5 (3.76%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.26%) Local Government
8 2 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 109 (81.95%) Developer
2 79 (59.40%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 36 (27.07%) Power BI Developer
4 19 (14.29%) SQL Developer
5 18 (13.53%) Report Developer
6 14 (10.53%) SQL BI Developer
7 13 (9.77%) Azure Engineer
7 13 (9.77%) Data Engineer
7 13 (9.77%) SSRS Developer
8 9 (6.77%) Consultant
8 9 (6.77%) SSAS Developer
9 7 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 6 (4.51%) Business Intelligence Lead
10 6 (4.51%) SSIS Developer
11 5 (3.76%) Azure Developer
11 5 (3.76%) ETL Developer
11 5 (3.76%) SQL Server BI Developer
11 5 (3.76%) SQL Server Developer
12 4 (3.01%) Business Developer
12 4 (3.01%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (25.56%) MDX
2 10 (7.52%) JSON
3 6 (4.51%) .NET
4 3 (2.26%) Kafka
5 2 (1.50%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.75%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.76%) Greenfield Project
1 5 (3.76%) Private Cloud
2 3 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.26%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.26%) W3C
3 2 (1.50%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.75%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (85.71%) Business Intelligence
2 50 (37.59%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (33.83%) Visualisation
4 34 (25.56%) Dimensional Modelling
4 34 (25.56%) ETL
5 28 (21.05%) Dashboard Development
6 27 (20.30%) Data Visualisation
7 24 (18.05%) Data Modelling
8 21 (15.79%) Analytics
8 21 (15.79%) Data Analysis
9 20 (15.04%) Kimball Methodology
10 15 (11.28%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (10.53%) Scrum
12 10 (7.52%) Database Tuning
13 9 (6.77%) Data Validation
13 9 (6.77%) Validation
14 8 (6.02%) Data Cleansing
14 8 (6.02%) Investment Management
15 7 (5.26%) Data Analytics
15 7 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 103 (77.44%) SQL
2 73 (54.89%) T-SQL
3 20 (15.04%) PowerShell
4 12 (9.02%) C#
5 9 (6.77%) Python
6 8 (6.02%) R
7 3 (2.26%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.50%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (3.76%) MCSE
3 2 (1.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.02%) QA
2 3 (2.26%) WCAG
3 2 (1.50%) GDPR
Vendors
1 72 (54.14%) Microsoft
2 19 (14.29%) SAP
3 10 (7.52%) Tableau
4 4 (3.01%) Oracle
5 2 (1.50%) Google