Period
to 16 October 2018

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 16 October 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.

Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)
UK > England
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 764 684 665
Rank change year-on-year -80 -19 -165
Contract jobs citing MDX 97 172 191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.29% 0.58% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 126 146
England median daily rate £500 £448 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.73% +8.48% -1.20%
10th Percentile £363 £328 £310
90th Percentile £590 £581 £544
UK median daily rate £494 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +9.72% +12.50% -4.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
England median hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.33% - -
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 -
% change year-on-year +2.33% - -

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 33,312 29,616 30,144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 35.34% 32.47% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,666 20,922 21,140
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 313 365 360
England median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.83% +6.67% +0.68%
10th Percentile £15.85 £18.85 £13.50
90th Percentile £57.50 £52.50 £51.50
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +0.13%

MDX
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MDX in England

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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

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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 16 October 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 -52 69 £500 +5.26% 9
Midlands -16 12 £400 -0.93%
East Midlands +4 11 £425 +4.29%
North of England -37 6 £385 +10.00% 4
North West -6 5 £385 +6.21% 2
South East -25 5 £818 +133.57% 5
East of England +4 4 £418 +28.46% 5
West Midlands -30 1 £375 -3.23%
Yorkshire -33 1 - - 1
South West - 1 £425 -
MDX
UK

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, 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 87 (89.69%) Business Intelligence
2 84 (86.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 82 (84.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 76 (78.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 74 (76.29%) SQL Server
6 69 (71.13%) SQL
7 66 (68.04%) Microsoft
8 63 (64.95%) Data Warehouse
9 51 (52.58%) Power BI
10 47 (48.45%) Finance
11 45 (46.39%) T-SQL
12 37 (38.14%) Data Modelling
12 37 (38.14%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 35 (36.08%) ETL
14 32 (32.99%) Agile Software Development
15 25 (25.77%) Kimball Methodology
16 24 (24.74%) Performance Tuning
16 24 (24.74%) SQL Server 2016
17 23 (23.71%) Visualisation
17 23 (23.71%) OLAP
18 22 (22.68%) SQL Server 2014
19 20 (20.62%) Microsoft Azure
19 20 (20.62%) SQL Server 2012
19 20 (20.62%) Microsoft Excel
19 20 (20.62%) Dimensional Modelling
20 19 (19.59%) PowerPivot
20 19 (19.59%) Data Visualisation
21 18 (18.56%) Relational Database
21 18 (18.56%) Banking
21 18 (18.56%) Retail

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 13 (13.40%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.15%) SAS
3 2 (2.06%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.03%) Confluence
4 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 20 (20.62%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.03%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.03%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 20 (20.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.22%) Azure Data Factory
3 5 (5.15%) Data Lake Analytics
4 3 (3.09%) PaaS
5 2 (2.06%) Google Analytics
5 2 (2.06%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.03%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (86.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 82 (84.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 76 (78.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 74 (76.29%) SQL Server
5 63 (64.95%) Data Warehouse
6 51 (52.58%) Power BI
7 24 (24.74%) SQL Server 2016
8 23 (23.71%) OLAP
9 22 (22.68%) SQL Server 2014
10 20 (20.62%) SQL Server 2012
11 19 (19.59%) PowerPivot
12 18 (18.56%) Relational Database
13 14 (14.43%) Big Data
13 14 (14.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 14 (14.43%) SQL Server 2005
14 13 (13.40%) SQL Server 2008
15 11 (11.34%) OLAP Cube
16 10 (10.31%) Hadoop
17 9 (9.28%) Data Lake
18 8 (8.25%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 12 (12.37%) Visual Studio
2 10 (10.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.12%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.06%) JIRA
4 2 (2.06%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.03%) Bitbucket
General
1 47 (48.45%) Finance
2 18 (18.56%) Banking
2 18 (18.56%) Retail
3 12 (12.37%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.06%) Marketing
5 1 (1.03%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.03%) Front Office
5 1 (1.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 82 (84.54%) Developer
2 50 (51.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 14 (14.43%) Report Developer
3 14 (14.43%) SSIS Developer
4 13 (13.40%) Senior Developer
4 13 (13.40%) SQL Developer
5 12 (12.37%) SSAS Developer
5 12 (12.37%) SSRS Developer
6 9 (9.28%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 7 (7.22%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
7 7 (7.22%) SQL BI Developer
8 6 (6.19%) Analyst
8 6 (6.19%) Power BI Developer
9 5 (5.15%) Business Developer
9 5 (5.15%) Consultant
10 4 (4.12%) Architect
10 4 (4.12%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 4 (4.12%) Senior SQL Developer
10 4 (4.12%) T-SQL Developer
11 3 (3.09%) Big Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.37%) Web Services
1 12 (12.37%) XML
2 4 (4.12%) .NET
3 2 (2.06%) Kafka
4 1 (1.03%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (5.15%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.06%) Credit Risk
2 2 (2.06%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.03%) Market Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (89.69%) Business Intelligence
2 37 (38.14%) Data Modelling
3 35 (36.08%) ETL
4 32 (32.99%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (25.77%) Kimball Methodology
6 24 (24.74%) Performance Tuning
7 23 (23.71%) Visualisation
8 20 (20.62%) Dimensional Modelling
9 19 (19.59%) Data Visualisation
10 15 (15.46%) Analytics
11 12 (12.37%) Capacity Planning
11 12 (12.37%) Data Encryption
12 11 (11.34%) Data Validation
12 11 (11.34%) Reverse Engineering
12 11 (11.34%) Validation
13 8 (8.25%) Database Tuning
13 8 (8.25%) Scrum
14 7 (7.22%) Inmon Methodology
14 7 (7.22%) Unit Testing
15 6 (6.19%) ETL Development
Programming Languages
1 69 (71.13%) SQL
2 45 (46.39%) T-SQL
3 37 (38.14%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 12 (12.37%) C#
5 8 (8.25%) PowerShell
6 5 (5.15%) R
7 4 (4.12%) VBA
8 3 (3.09%) Python
9 2 (2.06%) U-SQL
9 2 (2.06%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.06%) XMLA
10 1 (1.03%) Java
10 1 (1.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.06%) Degree
1 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.12%) GDPR
2 2 (2.06%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.06%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.03%) Control-M
Vendors
1 66 (68.04%) Microsoft
2 14 (14.43%) SAP
3 6 (6.19%) Tableau
4 2 (2.06%) Cognos
4 2 (2.06%) Google
4 2 (2.06%) Oracle
5 1 (1.03%) IBM
5 1 (1.03%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.03%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.03%) Salesforce.com