Period
to 14 December 2017

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 14 December 2017 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
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 756 823 816
Rank change year-on-year +67 -7 +15
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) 108 26 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.027% 0.050%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.27% 0.067% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 18 43
England median daily rate £450 £419 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.46% -1.47% +13.33%
10th Percentile £363 £307 £325
90th Percentile £618 £540 £538
UK median daily rate £450 £419 £425
% change year-on-year +7.46% -1.47% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
England median hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK median hourly rate £21.50 - -

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 40166 38821 40292
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.27% 40.52% 38.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 28457 26886 27679
England median daily rate £465 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.41% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £310 £290 £275
90th Percentile £638 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 728 800 982
England median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +17.21%
10th Percentile £16.34 £14.55 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.33 £51.76 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% +17.19%

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 14 December 2017.

Contractor daily 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 14 December 2017. 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 +49 78 £475 +5.56% 4
Midlands +21 11 £400 +6.67%
South East - 9 £400 - 5
North of England +43 8 £444 +24.56%
West Midlands - 6 £375 -
East Midlands +5 5 £408 +8.67%
Yorkshire +22 4 £450 +38.46%
North West - 4 £438 -
East of England - 1 - -
South West - 1 £375 - 1
Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
UK

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Data Analysis Expressions (DAX).

1 108 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 103 (95.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 92 (85.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 90 (83.33%) Power BI
5 81 (75.00%) SQL Server
6 80 (74.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 75 (69.44%) MDX
7 75 (69.44%) SQL
8 63 (58.33%) Microsoft
9 62 (57.41%) Data Warehouse
10 59 (54.63%) ETL
11 54 (50.00%) T-SQL
12 40 (37.04%) Data Modelling
13 35 (32.41%) Finance
13 35 (32.41%) PowerPivot
14 32 (29.63%) SQL Server 2016
15 30 (27.78%) Kimball Methodology
16 22 (20.37%) Microsoft Excel
17 20 (18.52%) OLAP
17 20 (18.52%) Dimensional Modelling
17 20 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
17 20 (18.52%) SQL Server 2014
18 19 (17.59%) Legal
19 16 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
19 16 (14.81%) Visualisation
20 15 (13.89%) Logical Data Model
20 15 (13.89%) Physical Data Model
21 14 (12.96%) Tableau
22 13 (12.04%) QlikView
22 13 (12.04%) C#

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 5 (4.63%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.85%) Apache
3 1 (0.93%) SAS
3 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 22 (20.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (10.19%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 20 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.85%) Azure Data Factory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (95.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 92 (85.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 90 (83.33%) Power BI
4 81 (75.00%) SQL Server
5 80 (74.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 62 (57.41%) Data Warehouse
7 35 (32.41%) PowerPivot
8 32 (29.63%) SQL Server 2016
9 20 (18.52%) OLAP
9 20 (18.52%) SQL Server 2014
10 16 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
11 13 (12.04%) QlikView
12 11 (10.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 11 (10.19%) SQL Server 2008
13 9 (8.33%) OLTP
14 6 (5.56%) Microsoft Power View
15 5 (4.63%) Data Mart
15 5 (4.63%) Star Schema
16 4 (3.70%) OLAP Cube
17 3 (2.78%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 6 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (4.63%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.93%) Subversion
4 1 (0.93%) TeamCity
General
1 35 (32.41%) Finance
2 19 (17.59%) Legal
3 8 (7.41%) Banking
3 8 (7.41%) Law
4 6 (5.56%) Investment Banking
4 6 (5.56%) Retail
5 3 (2.78%) Advertising
6 2 (1.85%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.93%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 93 (86.11%) Developer
2 83 (76.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 26 (24.07%) Power BI Developer
4 20 (18.52%) Business Developer
5 18 (16.67%) SQL Developer
5 18 (16.67%) SSIS Developer
6 17 (15.74%) SSRS Developer
7 13 (12.04%) SSAS Developer
8 11 (10.19%) SQL BI Developer
9 9 (8.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 8 (7.41%) Analyst
11 7 (6.48%) SQL Server Developer
12 6 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 6 (5.56%) C# Developer
12 6 (5.56%) ETL Developer
12 6 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
12 6 (5.56%) Lead Developer
12 6 (5.56%) Lead SQL Server Developer
12 6 (5.56%) Microsoft BI Developer
12 6 (5.56%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (69.44%) MDX
2 10 (9.26%) COM
3 6 (5.56%) D3.js
4 3 (2.78%) .NET
5 2 (1.85%) Node.js
6 1 (0.93%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.56%) Hedge funds
2 5 (4.63%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.93%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.93%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 59 (54.63%) ETL
3 40 (37.04%) Data Modelling
4 30 (27.78%) Kimball Methodology
5 20 (18.52%) Dimensional Modelling
6 16 (14.81%) Visualisation
7 15 (13.89%) Logical Data Model
7 15 (13.89%) Physical Data Model
8 12 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
8 12 (11.11%) ETL Development
8 12 (11.11%) Migration
8 12 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (8.33%) Asset Management
9 9 (8.33%) Dashboard Development
10 7 (6.48%) Analytics
10 7 (6.48%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (5.56%) Data Analysis
11 6 (5.56%) Data Mapping
12 5 (4.63%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 75 (69.44%) SQL
2 54 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 13 (12.04%) C#
4 11 (10.19%) PowerShell
5 10 (9.26%) R
6 6 (5.56%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.70%) Python
8 2 (1.85%) Java
8 2 (1.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (5.56%) MCITP
1 6 (5.56%) MCSE
1 6 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 63 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.96%) Tableau
3 6 (5.56%) RedGate
4 4 (3.70%) IBM
5 3 (2.78%) Oracle
6 1 (0.93%) Capita
6 1 (0.93%) Cognos
6 1 (0.93%) MicroStrategy