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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 493 517 493
Rank change year-on-year +24 -24  
Contract jobs citing MDX 84 109 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.22% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.63% 0.78% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 87 90
Median daily rate £425 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% -8.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £558 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +3.33% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 13230 14037 13127
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 31.70% 28.26% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 9187 9869 8617
Median daily rate £425 £413 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 210 170
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.05 £12.60 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 +21 46 £450 -10.00% 9
North West +42 14 £406 +10.16% 8
Yorkshire +9 6 £381 +5.17% 1
East Midlands -1 5 £325 -13.33% 2
South East +14 4 £400 +6.66% 3
East of England -1 4 £450 +12.50% 1
West Midlands +4 3 £325 -13.33% 1
South West -11 2 £400 +20.75% 1
MDX
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 138 (80.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 130 (75.58%) Business Intelligence
2 130 (75.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 127 (73.84%) SQL
4 124 (72.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 111 (64.53%) SQL Server
6 88 (51.16%) Data Warehouse
7 79 (45.93%) ETL
8 77 (44.77%) T-SQL
9 65 (37.79%) Microsoft
10 52 (30.23%) Finance
11 48 (27.91%) Data Modelling
11 48 (27.91%) SQL Server 2012
12 45 (26.16%) OLAP
13 43 (25.00%) Power BI
14 39 (22.67%) MS Excel
15 31 (18.02%) Kimball Methodology
16 30 (17.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 26 (15.12%) SQL Server 2014
18 24 (13.95%) Performance Tuning
18 24 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
19 21 (12.21%) OLAP Cube
20 20 (11.63%) Team Foundation Server
21 19 (11.05%) Oracle
21 19 (11.05%) SQL Server 2008
21 19 (11.05%) Degree
22 18 (10.47%) Migration
23 17 (9.88%) C#
24 16 (9.30%) .NET
24 16 (9.30%) Essbase

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 5 (2.91%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (1.16%) SAS
3 1 (0.58%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.58%) Confluence
3 1 (0.58%) GemFire
3 1 (0.58%) IIS
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.58%) TPMS
3 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
Applications
1 39 (22.67%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.23%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.91%) MS Office
3 5 (2.91%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.58%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.58%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.58%) Global One
2 1 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.58%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.23%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (5.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.58%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.58%) Internet
1 1 (0.58%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (80.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 130 (75.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 124 (72.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 111 (64.53%) SQL Server
5 88 (51.16%) Data Warehouse
6 48 (27.91%) SQL Server 2012
7 45 (26.16%) OLAP
8 43 (25.00%) Power BI
9 26 (15.12%) SQL Server 2014
10 21 (12.21%) OLAP Cube
11 19 (11.05%) SQL Server 2008
12 16 (9.30%) Essbase
12 16 (9.30%) Relational Database
13 14 (8.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 12 (6.98%) Oracle BI EE
15 10 (5.81%) SQL Server 2016
16 9 (5.23%) Amazon Redshift
16 9 (5.23%) QlikView
17 8 (4.65%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
17 8 (4.65%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 20 (11.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (3.49%) ERwin
2 6 (3.49%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (2.33%) Subversion
4 3 (1.74%) TeamCity
4 3 (1.74%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 2 (1.16%) Maven
6 1 (0.58%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.58%) JIRA
6 1 (0.58%) JUnit
6 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio
General
1 52 (30.23%) Finance
2 12 (6.98%) Legal
2 12 (6.98%) Retail
3 11 (6.40%) Law
4 10 (5.81%) Advertising
4 10 (5.81%) Banking
5 5 (2.91%) Marketing
6 4 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.74%) Local Government
8 2 (1.16%) Billing
8 2 (1.16%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.16%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.16%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.16%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.58%) Electronics
9 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.58%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 132 (76.74%) Developer
2 69 (40.12%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 41 (23.84%) SQL Developer
4 39 (22.67%) SSIS Developer
5 34 (19.77%) SSRS Developer
6 29 (16.86%) SSAS Developer
7 24 (13.95%) SQL BI Developer
8 21 (12.21%) ETL Developer
9 20 (11.63%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 19 (11.05%) Microsoft BI Developer
11 18 (10.47%) Microsoft Developer
12 15 (8.72%) Architect
13 14 (8.14%) Analyst
13 14 (8.14%) Business Developer
14 12 (6.98%) Report Developer
15 10 (5.81%) Business Analyst
15 10 (5.81%) Data Warehouse Analyst
15 10 (5.81%) Data Warehouse Business Analyst
16 9 (5.23%) Business Intelligence Architect
16 9 (5.23%) Power BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.30%) .NET
2 5 (2.91%) .NET Framework
2 5 (2.91%) Web Services
3 4 (2.33%) ASP.NET
3 4 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (2.33%) COM
3 4 (2.33%) WCF
3 4 (2.33%) WPF
4 3 (1.74%) AngularJS
4 3 (1.74%) HTML
4 3 (1.74%) Spring
5 2 (1.16%) CSS
5 2 (1.16%) Hibernate
5 2 (1.16%) SOAP
6 1 (0.58%) J2EE
6 1 (0.58%) JMS
6 1 (0.58%) OLE
6 1 (0.58%) OLE DB
6 1 (0.58%) WinForms
6 1 (0.58%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (8.14%) Management Information System
2 5 (2.91%) Credit Risk
3 2 (1.16%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.16%) Data Structures
3 2 (1.16%) Fixed Income
4 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.58%) Market Risk
4 1 (0.58%) NHS
4 1 (0.58%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.16%) Linux
2 1 (0.58%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (75.58%) Business Intelligence
2 79 (45.93%) ETL
3 48 (27.91%) Data Modelling
4 31 (18.02%) Kimball Methodology
5 24 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (13.95%) Performance Tuning
6 18 (10.47%) Migration
7 15 (8.72%) Data Analysis
8 14 (8.14%) Analytics
9 12 (6.98%) Performance Monitoring
10 11 (6.40%) Mentoring
11 10 (5.81%) Time Management
12 8 (4.65%) ETL Development
12 8 (4.65%) Performance Management
13 7 (4.07%) Data Migration
13 7 (4.07%) OO
13 7 (4.07%) Scrum
14 6 (3.49%) Visualisation
15 5 (2.91%) Data Transformation
15 5 (2.91%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 127 (73.84%) SQL
2 77 (44.77%) T-SQL
3 30 (17.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 17 (9.88%) C#
5 6 (3.49%) VB.NET
5 6 (3.49%) VBA
6 4 (2.33%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.74%) Java
7 3 (1.74%) R
7 3 (1.74%) VBScript
8 2 (1.16%) Python
9 1 (0.58%) C
9 1 (0.58%) PHP
9 1 (0.58%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.58%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (11.05%) Degree
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.58%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.58%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.49%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.58%) MiFID
2 1 (0.58%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 2 (1.16%) Control-M
Vendors
1 65 (37.79%) Microsoft
2 19 (11.05%) Oracle
3 16 (9.30%) Hyperion
4 14 (8.14%) Tableau
5 6 (3.49%) Talend
6 3 (1.74%) Cognos
6 3 (1.74%) SAP
7 1 (0.58%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.58%) Fidessa
7 1 (0.58%) Google
7 1 (0.58%) IBM
7 1 (0.58%) Infor
7 1 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.58%) Solace
7 1 (0.58%) Sophis
7 1 (0.58%) SunGard
7 1 (0.58%) TARGIT
7 1 (0.58%) Teradata
North West England
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 14 days ago