Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 711 747 810
Rank change year-on-year +36 +63 +3
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) 128 100 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.11% 0.040%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.31% 0.26% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 80 25
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £338 £363 £328
90th Percentile £563 £628 £515
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 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 40,820 38,942 36,171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 44.71% 42.45% 40.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,935 27,691 25,056
England median daily rate £480 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +11.76% +2.41%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £294
90th Percentile £650 £638 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 602 702 775
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £17.70 £16.76 £15.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.48 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £42.19 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.48% - +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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +50 99 £500 +6.38% 17
Midlands +5 12 £425 +6.25% 7
East Midlands +19 11 £425 +4.29% 7
North of England -16 6 £350 -20.00% 4
South West -25 6 £368 -2.00% 2
South East -10 5 £450 +5.88% 8
Yorkshire -13 4 £350 - 2
North West -4 2 £338 -22.86% 2
West Midlands -26 1 £413 +10.00%
Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 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).

1 121 (94.53%) Power BI
2 106 (82.81%) SQL
3 104 (81.25%) Business Intelligence
4 103 (80.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 78 (60.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 77 (60.16%) SQL Server
7 75 (58.59%) T-SQL
8 71 (55.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 66 (51.56%) Microsoft
10 61 (47.66%) Agile Software Development
11 54 (42.19%) Microsoft Azure
12 49 (38.28%) Data Warehouse
13 46 (35.94%) Finance
14 39 (30.47%) Azure Data Factory
15 38 (29.69%) Visualisation
16 37 (28.91%) Dimensional Modelling
17 34 (26.56%) MDX
17 34 (26.56%) Microsoft Excel
18 30 (23.44%) ETL
19 26 (20.31%) Data Modelling
20 24 (18.75%) SQL Server 2016
20 24 (18.75%) Data Visualisation
21 22 (17.19%) Relational Database
21 22 (17.19%) Dashboard Development
21 22 (17.19%) SQL Server 2014
22 21 (16.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
22 21 (16.41%) Retail
23 20 (15.63%) SAP
24 19 (14.84%) Kimball Methodology
25 18 (14.06%) 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 4 (3.13%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.56%) SAS
3 1 (0.78%) Confluence
3 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 34 (26.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 54 (42.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (30.47%) Azure Data Factory
3 5 (3.91%) GitHub
4 3 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.34%) PaaS
5 2 (1.56%) Data Lake Analytics
5 2 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.78%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (94.53%) Power BI
2 103 (80.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 78 (60.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 77 (60.16%) SQL Server
5 71 (55.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 49 (38.28%) Data Warehouse
7 24 (18.75%) SQL Server 2016
8 22 (17.19%) Relational Database
8 22 (17.19%) SQL Server 2014
9 21 (16.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 16 (12.50%) Azure SQL Database
10 16 (12.50%) PowerPivot
11 14 (10.94%) Data Lake
12 10 (7.81%) OLAP
13 9 (7.03%) SQL Server 2012
14 8 (6.25%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 4 (3.13%) Big Data
15 4 (3.13%) OLAP Cube
15 4 (3.13%) OLTP
16 3 (2.34%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 12 (9.38%) Visual Studio
2 7 (5.47%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.91%) git-flow
4 2 (1.56%) JIRA
4 2 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.78%) ERwin
5 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 46 (35.94%) Finance
2 21 (16.41%) Retail
3 7 (5.47%) Front Office
3 7 (5.47%) Law
4 6 (4.69%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.91%) Banking
5 5 (3.91%) Electronics
5 5 (3.91%) Legal
5 5 (3.91%) Marketing
5 5 (3.91%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.34%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 95 (74.22%) Developer
2 65 (50.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 26 (20.31%) Power BI Developer
4 20 (15.63%) Report Developer
5 18 (14.06%) Azure Engineer
5 18 (14.06%) Data Engineer
6 17 (13.28%) SQL Developer
7 13 (10.16%) SQL BI Developer
8 10 (7.81%) SSRS Developer
9 7 (5.47%) Azure Developer
9 7 (5.47%) Consultant
9 7 (5.47%) SSIS Developer
10 6 (4.69%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 6 (4.69%) SSAS Developer
11 5 (3.91%) Analyst
11 5 (3.91%) Power BI Consultant
11 5 (3.91%) SQL Server BI Developer
11 5 (3.91%) SQL Server Developer
12 4 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 4 (3.13%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (26.56%) MDX
2 10 (7.81%) JSON
3 5 (3.91%) .NET
4 4 (3.13%) Kafka
5 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (3.13%) Private Cloud
3 3 (2.34%) W3C
4 2 (1.56%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.56%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.78%) Equities
5 1 (0.78%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.78%) NHS
5 1 (0.78%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (81.25%) Business Intelligence
2 61 (47.66%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (29.69%) Visualisation
4 37 (28.91%) Dimensional Modelling
5 30 (23.44%) ETL
6 26 (20.31%) Data Modelling
7 24 (18.75%) Data Visualisation
8 22 (17.19%) Dashboard Development
9 19 (14.84%) Kimball Methodology
10 18 (14.06%) Analytics
11 16 (12.50%) Data Analysis
11 16 (12.50%) Scrum
12 13 (10.16%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (7.81%) Database Tuning
13 10 (7.81%) Performance Tuning
14 9 (7.03%) DevOps
15 8 (6.25%) Unit Testing
16 7 (5.47%) Data Analytics
16 7 (5.47%) Data Cleansing
16 7 (5.47%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 106 (82.81%) SQL
2 75 (58.59%) T-SQL
3 15 (11.72%) PowerShell
4 10 (7.81%) C#
5 4 (3.13%) Python
6 3 (2.34%) R
7 1 (0.78%) U-SQL
7 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (3.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.13%) MCSE
3 2 (1.56%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.56%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.38%) QA
2 3 (2.34%) WCAG
3 2 (1.56%) GDPR
4 1 (0.78%) SLA
Vendors
1 66 (51.56%) Microsoft
2 20 (15.63%) SAP
3 5 (3.91%) Tableau
4 2 (1.56%) Google
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle