Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 722 757 844
Rank change year-on-year +35 +87 -54
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) 115 42 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.050% 0.016%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.29% 0.12% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 29 12
England median daily rate £450 £375 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -14.29% +9.38%
10th Percentile £328 £325 £325
90th Percentile £575 £525 £636
UK median daily rate £450 £375 £438
% change year-on-year +20.00% -14.29% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
England median hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £22.00 - -

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 39,944 34,464 37,578
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 43.36% 41.32% 38.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,116 23,759 26,027
England median daily rate £475 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.74% +4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £463 £430 £418
% change year-on-year +7.56% +2.99% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 722 746 884
England median hourly rate £40.75 £41.50 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.81% +7.10% +10.71%
10th Percentile £17.50 £17.25 £14.27
90th Percentile £52.50 £54.38 £52.25
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year -3.61% +7.79% +10.00%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 23 May 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 +4 91 £465 +24.00% 10
Midlands -8 9 £330 -5.04% 2
East Midlands +12 7 £323 +19.44% 2
North of England -4 7 £350 -9.68%
South East -16 7 £450 +12.50% 1
Yorkshire -14 4 £350 -11.11%
North West -12 3 £444 +14.52%
West Midlands -21 2 £375 -11.76%
South West +10 1 £375 -
Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
UK

For the 6 months to 23 May 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).

1 108 (93.91%) Business Intelligence
2 103 (89.57%) Power BI
3 96 (83.48%) SQL
4 94 (81.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 89 (77.39%) SQL Server
6 87 (75.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 80 (69.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 67 (58.26%) Microsoft
9 62 (53.91%) T-SQL
10 47 (40.87%) Data Warehouse
11 46 (40.00%) Data Modelling
11 46 (40.00%) MDX
12 44 (38.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 41 (35.65%) Data Analysis
14 34 (29.57%) Visualisation
15 31 (26.96%) MS Visio
16 27 (23.48%) Dimensional Modelling
17 26 (22.61%) ETL
18 22 (19.13%) Finance
18 22 (19.13%) Agile Software Development
18 22 (19.13%) Data Visualisation
19 20 (17.39%) Data Mart
20 19 (16.52%) Analytics
21 18 (15.65%) Node.js
21 18 (15.65%) Self-Motivation
21 18 (15.65%) Requirements Analysis
21 18 (15.65%) Java
22 17 (14.78%) PowerPivot
22 17 (14.78%) SQL Server 2012
23 16 (13.91%) SQL Server 2016

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 (3.48%) SAS
2 3 (2.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 31 (26.96%) MS Visio
2 14 (12.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (5.22%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.61%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.09%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.48%) Office 365
3 4 (3.48%) PaaS
4 2 (1.74%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.87%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (0.87%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.87%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (89.57%) Power BI
2 94 (81.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 89 (77.39%) SQL Server
4 87 (75.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 80 (69.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 47 (40.87%) Data Warehouse
7 44 (38.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 20 (17.39%) Data Mart
9 17 (14.78%) PowerPivot
9 17 (14.78%) SQL Server 2012
10 16 (13.91%) SQL Server 2016
11 11 (9.57%) OLAP
11 11 (9.57%) SQL Server 2014
12 7 (6.09%) OLTP
13 6 (5.22%) Azure SQL Database
13 6 (5.22%) Microsoft Power View
13 6 (5.22%) Star Schema
14 5 (4.35%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 5 (4.35%) Data Lake
15 4 (3.48%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 8 (6.96%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.87%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 22 (19.13%) Finance
2 12 (10.43%) Legal
3 10 (8.70%) Retail
4 3 (2.61%) Banking
4 3 (2.61%) Law
5 2 (1.74%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.87%) Advertising
6 1 (0.87%) Electronics
6 1 (0.87%) Front Office
6 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.87%) Marketing
6 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 87 (75.65%) Developer
2 68 (59.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 36 (31.30%) Power BI Developer
4 18 (15.65%) SSRS Developer
5 17 (14.78%) SQL Developer
6 14 (12.17%) SQL BI Developer
7 12 (10.43%) Consultant
8 11 (9.57%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 10 (8.70%) Analyst
9 10 (8.70%) Data Mart Developer
10 7 (6.09%) Business Developer
10 7 (6.09%) Report Developer
11 6 (5.22%) Microsoft Developer
11 6 (5.22%) Power BI Consultant
12 5 (4.35%) Microsoft BI Consultant
12 5 (4.35%) Microsoft Consultant
13 4 (3.48%) Data Analyst
13 4 (3.48%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
13 4 (3.48%) Senior Developer
13 4 (3.48%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (40.00%) MDX
2 18 (15.65%) Node.js
3 6 (5.22%) .NET
4 2 (1.74%) Web Services
5 1 (0.87%) COM
5 1 (0.87%) D3.js
5 1 (0.87%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.65%) Self-Motivation
2 12 (10.43%) Private Cloud
3 10 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.61%) Equities
4 3 (2.61%) Fixed Income
4 3 (2.61%) User Experience
5 1 (0.87%) FMCG
5 1 (0.87%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.87%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.87%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (93.91%) Business Intelligence
2 46 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 41 (35.65%) Data Analysis
4 34 (29.57%) Visualisation
5 27 (23.48%) Dimensional Modelling
6 26 (22.61%) ETL
7 22 (19.13%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (19.13%) Data Visualisation
8 19 (16.52%) Analytics
9 18 (15.65%) Requirements Analysis
10 14 (12.17%) Dashboard Development
11 11 (9.57%) Coaching
11 11 (9.57%) Data Cleansing
12 8 (6.96%) Collaborative Working
12 8 (6.96%) Data Analytics
12 8 (6.96%) Kimball Methodology
12 8 (6.96%) Scrum
13 7 (6.09%) Problem-Solving
14 6 (5.22%) ETL Development
14 6 (5.22%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 96 (83.48%) SQL
2 62 (53.91%) T-SQL
3 18 (15.65%) Java
4 8 (6.96%) R
5 6 (5.22%) C#
6 4 (3.48%) PowerShell
6 4 (3.48%) Python
7 1 (0.87%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (6.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (6.09%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.22%) MCSE
2 6 (5.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.87%) Degree
3 1 (0.87%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.87%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.48%) GDPR
2 3 (2.61%) QA
3 1 (0.87%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (0.87%) Control-M
1 1 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.87%) Puppet
Vendors
1 67 (58.26%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.96%) Tableau
3 6 (5.22%) Oracle
4 4 (3.48%) Capita
4 4 (3.48%) SAP
5 3 (2.61%) IBM
6 2 (1.74%) Google
7 1 (0.87%) Cognos
7 1 (0.87%) MicroStrategy