Period
to 5 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for MDX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MDX over the 6 months to 5 August 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.

Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
UK > England
6 months to
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 482 686 764
Rank change year-on-year +204 +78 -98
Contract jobs citing MDX 37 124 108
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.38% 0.47% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 96 91
Median daily rate £488 £480 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% +1.05% +8.57%
10th Percentile £384 £363 £338
90th Percentile £675 £625 £650
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +2.63% - +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £22.00
UK median hourly rate - - £22.00

MDX is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks 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 technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 9,810 26,618 32,485
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 31.04% 32.06% 34.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,635 18,746 23,118
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £333 £345 £325
90th Percentile £688 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 280 338
Median hourly rate £35.00 £44.53 £41.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.41% +7.27% +3.79%
10th Percentile £23.65 £18.50 £15.25
90th Percentile £64.76 £60.00 £57.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £41.21
% change year-on-year -17.65% +3.14% +3.01%

MDX
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing MDX as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for MDX in England

MDX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing MDX in England.

Daily rate trend for MDX in England

MDX
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing MDX in England over the 6 months to 5 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for MDX in England

MDX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing MDX in England.

Hourly rate trend for MDX in England

MDX
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 MDX within the England region over the 6 months to 5 August 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 +159 22 £550 +4.76% 5
South East +165 6 £475 +11.76%
South West +99 4 £545 +67.69%
Midlands +89 4 - -
West Midlands +66 2 - -
East Midlands +60 2 - -
East of England +81 1 £438 -
MDX
UK

For the 6 months to 5 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing MDX 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 MDX.

1 24 (64.86%) SQL
2 23 (62.16%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (56.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 19 (51.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (51.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (51.35%) SQL Server
4 19 (51.35%) T-SQL
5 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (43.24%) Azure
6 14 (37.84%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (37.84%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
8 12 (32.43%) Microsoft Excel
8 12 (32.43%) Data Modelling
9 11 (29.73%) ETL
9 11 (29.73%) Oracle
9 11 (29.73%) Finance
10 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 10 (27.03%) Visual Studio
11 9 (24.32%) DevOps
11 9 (24.32%) Power BI
11 9 (24.32%) Power Platform
12 8 (21.62%) SDLC
12 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 8 (21.62%) Python
12 8 (21.62%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (21.62%) PowerPivot
13 7 (18.92%) Machine Learning
13 7 (18.92%) R
13 7 (18.92%) Kimball Methodology

MDX
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 1 (2.70%) CMS
1 1 (2.70%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (32.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.70%) InVision
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.70%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 16 (43.24%) Azure
2 9 (24.32%) Power Platform
3 5 (13.51%) AWS
4 3 (8.11%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (5.41%) Data Lake Analytics
6 1 (2.70%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (2.70%) GitHub
6 1 (2.70%) Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (56.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 19 (51.35%) SQL Server
2 19 (51.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 19 (51.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (37.84%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 9 (24.32%) Power BI
6 8 (21.62%) PowerPivot
7 7 (18.92%) SSDT
8 6 (16.22%) OLAP
9 5 (13.51%) Azure SQL Database
9 5 (13.51%) Oracle OLAP
10 4 (10.81%) Essbase
11 3 (8.11%) Data Lake
11 3 (8.11%) Oracle ODI
11 3 (8.11%) Snowflake Schema
12 2 (5.41%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 2 (5.41%) Biml
12 2 (5.41%) OLAP Cube
12 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (27.03%) Visual Studio
2 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 8 (21.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (8.11%) JIRA
4 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.70%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.70%) ProC
4 1 (2.70%) Subversion
4 1 (2.70%) Toad
General
1 11 (29.73%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Public Sector
2 2 (5.41%) Publishing
3 1 (2.70%) Legal
3 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (51.35%) Developer
2 11 (29.73%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 8 (21.62%) SQL Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Architect
4 5 (13.51%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 4 (10.81%) SQL BI Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Developer
6 3 (8.11%) SSIS Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Azure Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Business Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Data Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Designer
7 2 (5.41%) Hyperion Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Oracle Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
7 2 (5.41%) SSAS Developer
7 2 (5.41%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) CSS
1 2 (5.41%) HTML
2 1 (2.70%) DHTML
2 1 (2.70%) HTML5
2 1 (2.70%) jQuery
2 1 (2.70%) Matplotlib
2 1 (2.70%) NumPy
2 1 (2.70%) Pandas
2 1 (2.70%) SciPy
2 1 (2.70%) Seaborn
2 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Reference Data
2 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Credit Risk
2 2 (5.41%) User Experience
3 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Replication
3 1 (2.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Linux
1 1 (2.70%) Unix
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (62.16%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (32.43%) Data Modelling
4 11 (29.73%) ETL
5 9 (24.32%) DevOps
6 8 (21.62%) SDLC
7 7 (18.92%) Analytics
7 7 (18.92%) Kimball Methodology
7 7 (18.92%) Machine Learning
8 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
9 2 (5.41%) Data Integration
9 2 (5.41%) ETL Development
9 2 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (5.41%) Regression Testing
9 2 (5.41%) Web Design
10 1 (2.70%) Continuous Delivery
10 1 (2.70%) Performance Optimisation
10 1 (2.70%) System Integration Testing
10 1 (2.70%) Technical Analysis
10 1 (2.70%) Visual Analytics
Programming Languages
1 24 (64.86%) SQL
2 19 (51.35%) T-SQL
3 14 (37.84%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 8 (21.62%) Python
5 7 (18.92%) R
6 4 (10.81%) Java
7 3 (8.11%) VBA
8 2 (5.41%) C#
8 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.70%) C
9 1 (2.70%) PHP
9 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.70%) PROC SQL
9 1 (2.70%) SAS Macro
9 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) Microsoft
2 11 (29.73%) Oracle
3 4 (10.81%) GoldenSource
4 3 (8.11%) Cognos
4 3 (8.11%) Hyperion
5 1 (2.70%) Google
5 1 (2.70%) HP
5 1 (2.70%) IBM
5 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.70%) Tableau
5 1 (2.70%) Teradata