Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 751 651 676
Rank change year-on-year -100 +25 -121
Contract jobs citing MDX 110 170 200
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.34% 0.60% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 117 153
England median daily rate £470 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.59% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £338 £316 £313
90th Percentile £708 £575 £556
UK median daily rate £470 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +10.59% +6.25% -
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 32,424 28,442 29,665
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.43% 32.46% 29.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,052 19,720 20,939
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £319 £308 £295
90th Percentile £631 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 353 365 376
England median hourly rate £41.77 £40.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +8.00% +3.45%
10th Percentile £16.25 £15.45 £12.63
90th Percentile £57.50 £53.75 £51.50
UK median hourly rate £41.53 £40.26 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.15% +7.36% +2.74%

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 23 July 2018.

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 6 months to 23 July 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 -64 78 £500 +5.26% 20
Midlands -2 21 £360 +10.77% 5
East Midlands +15 15 £335 +11.67% 5
South East -15 6 £835 +138.57% 7
West Midlands -22 6 £413 +26.92%
North West -38 4 £385 +0.98% 3
North of England -39 4 £385 +2.67% 6
East of England -10 1 £355 -6.58% 7
MDX
UK

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 89 (80.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 88 (80.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 85 (77.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 84 (76.36%) Business Intelligence
5 81 (73.64%) SQL Server
6 71 (64.55%) SQL
7 62 (56.36%) Data Warehouse
8 61 (55.45%) Microsoft
9 56 (50.91%) Finance
10 54 (49.09%) Power BI
11 40 (36.36%) Data Modelling
12 39 (35.45%) T-SQL
13 37 (33.64%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 32 (29.09%) ETL
15 29 (26.36%) Agile Software Development
15 29 (26.36%) Kimball Methodology
16 26 (23.64%) OLAP
17 23 (20.91%) Visual Studio
17 23 (20.91%) Analytics
18 22 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
18 22 (20.00%) Retail
18 22 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 20 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
20 19 (17.27%) Dimensional Modelling
20 19 (17.27%) Microsoft Excel
20 19 (17.27%) SQL Server 2016
21 18 (16.36%) PowerPivot
22 17 (15.45%) Performance Tuning
22 17 (15.45%) Visualisation
23 15 (13.64%) C#

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 (11.82%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.36%) SAS
3 4 (3.64%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.73%) Confluence
5 1 (0.91%) Apache
5 1 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (17.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (5.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.64%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.82%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (1.82%) Demantra
2 2 (1.82%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (1.82%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (1.82%) Retail-J
3 1 (0.91%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.91%) Cognos Planning
3 1 (0.91%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 22 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.45%) Azure Data Factory
3 5 (4.55%) PaaS
4 3 (2.73%) Data Lake Analytics
4 3 (2.73%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (2.73%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.82%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.91%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.82%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (80.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 88 (80.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 85 (77.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 81 (73.64%) SQL Server
5 62 (56.36%) Data Warehouse
6 54 (49.09%) Power BI
7 26 (23.64%) OLAP
8 22 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 20 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
10 19 (17.27%) SQL Server 2016
11 18 (16.36%) PowerPivot
12 15 (13.64%) Big Data
13 14 (12.73%) Hadoop
14 13 (11.82%) OLAP Cube
14 13 (11.82%) SQL Server 2008
15 12 (10.91%) Relational Database
15 12 (10.91%) SQL Server 2005
16 11 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
17 10 (9.09%) Data Lake
18 7 (6.36%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 23 (20.91%) Visual Studio
2 8 (7.27%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (3.64%) StarTeam
5 4 (3.64%) Toad
6 3 (2.73%) JIRA
7 2 (1.82%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.82%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.82%) IntelliJ
7 2 (1.82%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.82%) JUnit
7 2 (1.82%) Maven
7 2 (1.82%) SonarQube
7 2 (1.82%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 56 (50.91%) Finance
2 22 (20.00%) Retail
3 14 (12.73%) Banking
4 12 (10.91%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.64%) Front Office
6 2 (1.82%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.82%) Law
6 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.82%) Marketing
6 2 (1.82%) Publishing
7 1 (0.91%) Games
7 1 (0.91%) Legal
Job Titles
1 75 (68.18%) Developer
2 44 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 16 (14.55%) Consultant
4 14 (12.73%) Senior Developer
5 13 (11.82%) SSRS Developer
6 12 (10.91%) Analyst
7 11 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 11 (10.00%) SQL Developer
7 11 (10.00%) SSAS Developer
8 10 (9.09%) Architect
8 10 (9.09%) SSIS Developer
9 8 (7.27%) Report Developer
9 8 (7.27%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
9 8 (7.27%) SQL BI Developer
10 6 (5.45%) Business Developer
10 6 (5.45%) Power BI Developer
11 5 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 5 (4.55%) Senior SQL Developer
12 4 (3.64%) Big Data Developer
12 4 (3.64%) Subject Matter Expert
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.82%) Web Services
2 12 (10.91%) .NET
2 12 (10.91%) XML
3 6 (5.45%) Node.js
4 5 (4.55%) Kafka
5 2 (1.82%) HTML
5 2 (1.82%) HTML5
5 2 (1.82%) Middleware
5 2 (1.82%) REST
6 1 (0.91%) HornetQ
6 1 (0.91%) JMS
6 1 (0.91%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.91%) RESTful
6 1 (0.91%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.91%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (3.64%) Credit Risk
3 4 (3.64%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (3.64%) Market Risk
4 3 (2.73%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.82%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.82%) FMCG
6 1 (0.91%) Derivative
6 1 (0.91%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.91%) NHS
6 1 (0.91%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.73%) Windows
1 3 (2.73%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.91%) Unix
2 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (76.36%) Business Intelligence
2 40 (36.36%) Data Modelling
3 32 (29.09%) ETL
4 29 (26.36%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (26.36%) Kimball Methodology
5 23 (20.91%) Analytics
6 19 (17.27%) Dimensional Modelling
7 17 (15.45%) Performance Tuning
7 17 (15.45%) Visualisation
8 12 (10.91%) Capacity Planning
8 12 (10.91%) Data Encryption
8 12 (10.91%) Data Validation
8 12 (10.91%) Data Visualisation
8 12 (10.91%) Validation
9 11 (10.00%) Reverse Engineering
10 8 (7.27%) Software Engineering
11 7 (6.36%) Data Analysis
11 7 (6.36%) Data Architecture
11 7 (6.36%) Requirements Analysis
11 7 (6.36%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 71 (64.55%) SQL
2 39 (35.45%) T-SQL
3 37 (33.64%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 15 (13.64%) C#
5 12 (10.91%) XMLA
6 10 (9.09%) Java
7 9 (8.18%) R
8 6 (5.45%) Python
9 5 (4.55%) PL/SQL
9 5 (4.55%) VB.NET
10 4 (3.64%) VBA
11 2 (1.82%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.91%) Scala
12 1 (0.91%) U-SQL
12 1 (0.91%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (3.64%) Degree
2 2 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.36%) GDPR
2 6 (5.45%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.91%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 61 (55.45%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.09%) SAP
3 9 (8.18%) Tableau
4 8 (7.27%) Oracle
5 4 (3.64%) Micro Focus
6 3 (2.73%) Bloomberg
6 3 (2.73%) FactSet
7 2 (1.82%) Cognos
7 2 (1.82%) Google
8 1 (0.91%) Capita
8 1 (0.91%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.91%) EXASOL
8 1 (0.91%) IBM
8 1 (0.91%) Informatica
8 1 (0.91%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.91%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.91%) SnapLogic
8 1 (0.91%) Symantec
8 1 (0.91%) Talend