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 3 months to 22 June 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.

Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
UK / England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 514 548 465
Rank change year-on-year +34 -83  
Contract jobs citing MDX 76 89 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.18% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.55% 0.62% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 63 124
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -5.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £21.50 - £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £33.00

MDX is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 13923 14344 14192
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 32.35% 28.96% 27.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 9670 10235 9678
Median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 164 188
Median hourly rate £41.50 £36.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.27% +2.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.26 £18.80 £16.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £38.89
% change year-on-year +18.05% -7.41%  

MDX
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing MDX as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for MDX in England

MDX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MDX in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for MDX in England

MDX
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MDX in England over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MDX in England

MDX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MDX in England.

Contractor 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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +26 44 £460 +2.22% 7
North West +34 14 £369 -29.76% 1
Yorkshire +30 6 £375 +5.26% 2
South East +6 5 £331 -11.66% 2
East of England -6 3 £325 -13.33%
West Midlands +13 1 - -
South West +11 1 £400 -15.78%
East Midlands -11 1 £300 +106.18% 1
MDX
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MDX 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 MDX.

1 129 (86.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 126 (84.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 115 (76.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 114 (76.00%) Business Intelligence
5 110 (73.33%) SQL
6 102 (68.00%) SQL Server
7 82 (54.67%) Data Warehouse
8 69 (46.00%) ETL
9 68 (45.33%) Microsoft
10 64 (42.67%) T-SQL
11 49 (32.67%) OLAP
11 49 (32.67%) Power BI
12 44 (29.33%) Finance
13 40 (26.67%) Kimball Methodology
14 38 (25.33%) SQL Server 2012
15 37 (24.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 36 (24.00%) Data Modelling
17 27 (18.00%) Microsoft Excel
18 26 (17.33%) SQL Server 2008
19 24 (16.00%) SQL Server 2014
20 22 (14.67%) OLAP Cube
21 20 (13.33%) SQL Server 2016
22 19 (12.67%) Performance Tuning
22 19 (12.67%) Agile Software Development
23 18 (12.00%) Banking
23 18 (12.00%) Tableau
24 16 (10.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
24 16 (10.67%) Team Foundation Server
25 15 (10.00%) Migration
26 14 (9.33%) Legal

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 8 (5.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.33%) SAS
3 2 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.67%) Confluence
4 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.67%) IIS
4 1 (0.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle 10gAS
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 27 (18.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (6.00%) MS Visio
3 5 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (2.67%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.67%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.67%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.67%) Global One
3 1 (0.67%) Lorenzo
3 1 (0.67%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.33%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (0.67%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (86.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 126 (84.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 115 (76.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 102 (68.00%) SQL Server
5 82 (54.67%) Data Warehouse
6 49 (32.67%) OLAP
6 49 (32.67%) Power BI
7 38 (25.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 26 (17.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 24 (16.00%) SQL Server 2014
10 22 (14.67%) OLAP Cube
11 20 (13.33%) SQL Server 2016
12 16 (10.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 14 (9.33%) QlikView
14 11 (7.33%) PowerPivot
15 8 (5.33%) Relational Database
16 7 (4.67%) BusinessObjects
16 7 (4.67%) OLTP
17 5 (3.33%) MOLAP
17 5 (3.33%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 16 (10.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.00%) TeamCity
2 3 (2.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.33%) ERwin
3 2 (1.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (1.33%) Subversion
3 2 (1.33%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (1.33%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (0.67%) JIRA
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.67%) Toad
General
1 44 (29.33%) Finance
2 18 (12.00%) Banking
3 14 (9.33%) Legal
4 10 (6.67%) Retail
5 9 (6.00%) Law
6 6 (4.00%) Advertising
7 5 (3.33%) Investment Banking
8 3 (2.00%) Marketing
8 3 (2.00%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.33%) Billing
9 2 (1.33%) General Ledger
9 2 (1.33%) Local Government
9 2 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.33%) Publishing
10 1 (0.67%) Front Office
10 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.67%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 115 (76.67%) Developer
2 58 (38.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 38 (25.33%) SQL Developer
4 31 (20.67%) SSIS Developer
5 30 (20.00%) SSAS Developer
6 28 (18.67%) SSRS Developer
7 19 (12.67%) ETL Developer
8 15 (10.00%) SQL BI Developer
9 14 (9.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 14 (9.33%) Report Developer
10 13 (8.67%) Business Developer
11 12 (8.00%) Analyst
11 12 (8.00%) Microsoft BI Developer
11 12 (8.00%) Microsoft Developer
11 12 (8.00%) Power BI Developer
12 9 (6.00%) Architect
13 8 (5.33%) Business Intelligence Architect
13 8 (5.33%) Consultant
14 6 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
14 6 (4.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.00%) .NET
2 7 (4.67%) COM
3 5 (3.33%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.67%) Web Services
4 4 (2.67%) WPF
5 3 (2.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (2.00%) HTML
5 3 (2.00%) WCF
6 2 (1.33%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.33%) CSS
6 2 (1.33%) SOAP
7 1 (0.67%) ADO.NET
7 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.67%) CSS3
7 1 (0.67%) React
7 1 (0.67%) Reactive Extensions
7 1 (0.67%) REST
7 1 (0.67%) Spring Integration
7 1 (0.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.33%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (4.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.33%) Credit Risk
4 2 (1.33%) Fixed Income
4 2 (1.33%) Market Risk
4 2 (1.33%) Replication
5 1 (0.67%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.67%) FMCG
5 1 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.67%) NHS
5 1 (0.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.33%) Unix
1 2 (1.33%) Windows
1 2 (1.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.67%) HPUX
2 1 (0.67%) Linux
2 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.67%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (76.00%) Business Intelligence
2 69 (46.00%) ETL
3 40 (26.67%) Kimball Methodology
4 36 (24.00%) Data Modelling
5 19 (12.67%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (12.67%) Performance Tuning
6 15 (10.00%) Migration
7 12 (8.00%) Dimensional Modelling
8 11 (7.33%) Data Analysis
9 10 (6.67%) ETL Development
10 8 (5.33%) Logical Data Model
10 8 (5.33%) Physical Data Model
11 7 (4.67%) Analytics
12 6 (4.00%) Visualisation
13 5 (3.33%) MVC
13 5 (3.33%) OO
13 5 (3.33%) Time Management
14 4 (2.67%) Asset Management
14 4 (2.67%) Data Transformation
14 4 (2.67%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 110 (73.33%) SQL
2 64 (42.67%) T-SQL
3 37 (24.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 14 (9.33%) C#
5 6 (4.00%) VBA
6 5 (3.33%) PowerShell
6 5 (3.33%) VB.NET
7 4 (2.67%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.00%) Java
8 3 (2.00%) R
8 3 (2.00%) VBScript
9 2 (1.33%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.67%) Python
10 1 (0.67%) VB
10 1 (0.67%) XMLA
Qualifications
1 13 (8.67%) Degree
2 3 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.33%) MCITP
3 2 (1.33%) MCSE
4 1 (0.67%) CFA
4 1 (0.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.67%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (0.67%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (0.67%) MiFID
2 1 (0.67%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.00%) Control-M
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 68 (45.33%) Microsoft
2 18 (12.00%) Tableau
3 10 (6.67%) Oracle
4 4 (2.67%) Hyperion
5 3 (2.00%) RedGate
6 2 (1.33%) Cognos
6 2 (1.33%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.33%) SAP
6 2 (1.33%) Talend
7 1 (0.67%) Cerner
7 1 (0.67%) Citrix
7 1 (0.67%) Fidessa
7 1 (0.67%) IBM
7 1 (0.67%) Informatica
7 1 (0.67%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.67%) Sophis
7 1 (0.67%) SunGard
7 1 (0.67%) Symantec
7 1 (0.67%) VMware
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Rate: £400 - £500 per month
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Rate: £250 - £325 per day
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St Andrew's Healthcare
Rate: Competitive according to experience
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Rate: £325 - £375 per day
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