Period
to 6 April 2020

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 6 April 2020 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
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 575 709 749
Rank change year-on-year +134 +40 +24
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) 91 124 112
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.40% 0.32% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 81 92
Median daily rate £456 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.95% +5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £356 £363 £363
90th Percentile £598 £575 £609
UK median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £70.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +225.58% -
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £70.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -67.86% +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 22,758 38,492 40,326
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 40.94% 43.43% 43.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,553 27,126 28,426
Median daily rate £500 £483 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.63% +1.58% +8.57%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £656 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £485 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +2.11% +2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 512 610 729
Median hourly rate £40.25 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.30% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £17.83 £18.00 £17.39
90th Percentile £55.00 £53.75 £51.05
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -

Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) in England.

Daily rate trend for Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) in England

Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) in England over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) in England

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

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) in England.

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 6 April 2020. 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 +96 39 £494 -1.25% 11
South East +108 16 £488 +14.71% 10
North of England +78 16 £400 -11.11% 2
North West +47 13 £400 +6.67% 2
Midlands +64 10 £425 - 8
West Midlands +60 9 £425 - 6
South West +34 8 £438 -1.41% 5
Yorkshire +49 3 - -
East of England +30 2 £300 -29.41% 2
East Midlands +28 1 - - 2
Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
UK

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, 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 86 (94.51%) Business Intelligence
2 78 (85.71%) Power BI
2 78 (85.71%) Power Platform
3 77 (84.62%) SQL
4 64 (70.33%) SQL Server
5 60 (65.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 55 (60.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 53 (58.24%) T-SQL
8 50 (54.95%) Microsoft
9 47 (51.65%) ETL
10 45 (49.45%) Azure
11 43 (47.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 42 (46.15%) Data Warehouse
13 37 (40.66%) Data Modelling
14 32 (35.16%) Agile Software Development
15 28 (30.77%) Kimball Methodology
16 27 (29.67%) MDX
17 25 (27.47%) Python
18 24 (26.37%) Microsoft Excel
19 23 (25.27%) DevOps
20 22 (24.18%) Analytical Skills
20 22 (24.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
21 20 (21.98%) Dimensional Modelling
22 19 (20.88%) Visualisation
22 19 (20.88%) Data Analysis
23 18 (19.78%) Azure Data Factory
24 17 (18.68%) Machine Learning
24 17 (18.68%) Dashboard Development
25 15 (16.48%) ETL Development
25 15 (16.48%) Analytics

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 (3.30%) Apache
1 3 (3.30%) Apache Spark
1 3 (3.30%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 24 (26.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.10%) InVision
3 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 78 (85.71%) Power Platform
2 45 (49.45%) Azure
3 18 (19.78%) Azure Data Factory
4 5 (5.49%) AWS
5 3 (3.30%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (2.20%) Azure Functions
6 2 (2.20%) PaaS
6 2 (2.20%) SaaS
6 2 (2.20%) Serverless
7 1 (1.10%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (1.10%) Data Lake Analytics
7 1 (1.10%) Google Analytics
7 1 (1.10%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (85.71%) Power BI
2 64 (70.33%) SQL Server
3 60 (65.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 55 (60.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 43 (47.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 42 (46.15%) Data Warehouse
7 22 (24.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 13 (14.29%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 12 (13.19%) Azure SQL Database
9 12 (13.19%) PowerPivot
10 10 (10.99%) OLAP
10 10 (10.99%) SSDT
11 8 (8.79%) Data Lake
11 8 (8.79%) OLAP Cube
11 8 (8.79%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (7.69%) Relational Database
13 6 (6.59%) Oracle OLAP
13 6 (6.59%) Star Schema
14 4 (4.40%) Big Data
15 3 (3.30%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 11 (12.09%) Visual Studio
2 10 (10.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (8.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (4.40%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.40%) JIRA
General
1 10 (10.99%) Finance
2 5 (5.49%) Retail
3 3 (3.30%) Law
4 2 (2.20%) Legal
4 2 (2.20%) Local Government
4 2 (2.20%) Marketing
5 1 (1.10%) Back Office
5 1 (1.10%) French Language
5 1 (1.10%) Games
5 1 (1.10%) German Language
5 1 (1.10%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.10%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 71 (78.02%) Developer
2 51 (56.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 31 (34.07%) Power BI Developer
4 18 (19.78%) SQL Developer
5 14 (15.38%) SQL BI Developer
6 9 (9.89%) Azure Developer
7 8 (8.79%) ETL Developer
8 7 (7.69%) Analyst
8 7 (7.69%) Architect
9 6 (6.59%) Business Intelligence Architect
9 6 (6.59%) SQL Server Developer
9 6 (6.59%) SSRS Developer
10 4 (4.40%) Data Analyst
10 4 (4.40%) SQL Server BI Developer
11 3 (3.30%) Analyst Developer
11 3 (3.30%) Data Modeller
11 3 (3.30%) Report Developer
11 3 (3.30%) Tester
12 2 (2.20%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 2 (2.20%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (29.67%) MDX
2 8 (8.79%) XML
3 6 (6.59%) Web Services
4 4 (4.40%) .NET
5 1 (1.10%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.10%) CSS
5 1 (1.10%) HTML
5 1 (1.10%) HTML5
5 1 (1.10%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 22 (24.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.20%) User Experience
3 1 (1.10%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.10%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.10%) NHS
3 1 (1.10%) Online Games
3 1 (1.10%) Replication
3 1 (1.10%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (94.51%) Business Intelligence
2 47 (51.65%) ETL
3 37 (40.66%) Data Modelling
4 32 (35.16%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (30.77%) Kimball Methodology
6 23 (25.27%) DevOps
7 20 (21.98%) Dimensional Modelling
8 19 (20.88%) Data Analysis
8 19 (20.88%) Visualisation
9 17 (18.68%) Dashboard Development
9 17 (18.68%) Machine Learning
10 15 (16.48%) Analytics
10 15 (16.48%) ETL Development
11 12 (13.19%) SDLC
12 11 (12.09%) Business Analysis
13 10 (10.99%) Performance Tuning
13 10 (10.99%) Sprint Planning
14 9 (9.89%) Problem-Solving
15 8 (8.79%) Test Automation
16 6 (6.59%) Business Analytics
Programming Languages
1 77 (84.62%) SQL
2 53 (58.24%) T-SQL
3 25 (27.47%) Python
4 12 (13.19%) C#
5 11 (12.09%) R
6 7 (7.69%) PowerShell
7 5 (5.49%) ANSI SQL
8 3 (3.30%) Java
9 2 (2.20%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.20%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.20%) VBA
10 1 (1.10%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (6.59%) SC Cleared
1 6 (6.59%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.40%) Degree
3 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.20%) Oozie
2 1 (1.10%) Terraform
Vendors
1 50 (54.95%) Microsoft
2 14 (15.38%) Tableau
3 12 (13.19%) Oracle
4 4 (4.40%) Databricks
5 3 (3.30%) Mapbox
5 3 (3.30%) SAP
6 2 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.10%) Adobe
7 1 (1.10%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.10%) DoubleClick
7 1 (1.10%) Facebook
7 1 (1.10%) Google
7 1 (1.10%) Teradata
7 1 (1.10%) YouTube