Period
to 17 December 2017

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 17 December 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
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 664 652 492
Rank change year-on-year -12 -160 +127
Contract jobs citing MDX 195 186 410
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.20% 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.64% 0.63% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 138 362
England median daily rate £463 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.12% -2.94% +13.33%
10th Percentile £350 £310 £319
90th Percentile £588 £538 £624
UK median daily rate £460 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +11.52% -2.94% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
England median hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK median hourly rate £21.50 - -

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 30577 29300 30067
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.38% 30.95% 29.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 21810 20391 20930
England median daily rate £475 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £278
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 352 328 515
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.00 £15.00 £14.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

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 17 December 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 6 months to 17 December 2017. 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 +36 133 £500 +11.11% 7
South East -7 25 £413 +5.77% 1
Midlands +16 18 £416 +28.08% 2
North of England +7 14 £350 -9.68%
West Midlands +5 12 £425 +30.77% 2
Yorkshire +5 10 £350 +2.94%
East Midlands +7 6 £408 +33.61%
North West -12 4 £438 -12.50%
East of England -17 4 £450 +12.50% 2
South West +6 1 £375 +2.04% 1
MDX
UK

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 164 (84.10%) Business Intelligence
2 160 (82.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 157 (80.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 151 (77.44%) SQL Server
5 150 (76.92%) SQL
6 148 (75.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 120 (61.54%) Data Warehouse
8 118 (60.51%) ETL
9 107 (54.87%) Microsoft
10 93 (47.69%) T-SQL
11 86 (44.10%) Power BI
12 75 (38.46%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 70 (35.90%) OLAP
14 68 (34.87%) Finance
15 58 (29.74%) Kimball Methodology
16 54 (27.69%) Data Modelling
17 42 (21.54%) SQL Server 2016
18 41 (21.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 40 (20.51%) ETL Development
20 38 (19.49%) SQL Server 2012
21 36 (18.46%) SQL Server 2014
21 36 (18.46%) PowerPivot
22 35 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
23 33 (16.92%) Tableau
24 32 (16.41%) Dimensional Modelling
25 30 (15.38%) Analytics
25 30 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
25 30 (15.38%) OLAP Cube
26 29 (14.87%) SQL Server 2008
27 24 (12.31%) Microsoft Azure

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 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.08%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.05%) SAS
4 2 (1.03%) Apache
5 1 (0.51%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle 10gAS
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 20 (10.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.05%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.51%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.51%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.51%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.51%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 24 (12.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.03%) Azure Data Factory
3 2 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.03%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.51%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.51%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (82.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 157 (80.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 151 (77.44%) SQL Server
4 148 (75.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 120 (61.54%) Data Warehouse
6 86 (44.10%) Power BI
7 70 (35.90%) OLAP
8 42 (21.54%) SQL Server 2016
9 41 (21.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 38 (19.49%) SQL Server 2012
11 36 (18.46%) PowerPivot
11 36 (18.46%) SQL Server 2014
12 30 (15.38%) OLAP Cube
13 29 (14.87%) SQL Server 2008
14 17 (8.72%) QlikView
15 14 (7.18%) Data Mart
15 14 (7.18%) Data Mining
16 11 (5.64%) Hadoop
16 11 (5.64%) Relational Database
17 10 (5.13%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (7.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.56%) JIRA
3 5 (2.56%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (1.54%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.03%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.51%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.51%) MSTest
6 1 (0.51%) NSubstitute
6 1 (0.51%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.51%) Subversion
6 1 (0.51%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 68 (34.87%) Finance
2 23 (11.79%) Banking
3 16 (8.21%) Legal
4 12 (6.15%) Retail
5 7 (3.59%) Investment Banking
6 6 (3.08%) Publishing
7 5 (2.56%) Law
8 4 (2.05%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.54%) Advertising
9 3 (1.54%) Front Office
10 2 (1.03%) Manufacturing
10 2 (1.03%) Marketing
10 2 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 164 (84.10%) Developer
2 117 (60.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 49 (25.13%) SSAS Developer
4 42 (21.54%) SQL Developer
5 36 (18.46%) Business Developer
5 36 (18.46%) SSIS Developer
6 26 (13.33%) SQL BI Developer
7 25 (12.82%) Power BI Developer
8 22 (11.28%) Analyst
9 18 (9.23%) SSRS Developer
10 14 (7.18%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 14 (7.18%) ETL Developer
11 13 (6.67%) Data Warehouse Developer
12 11 (5.64%) Senior Developer
12 11 (5.64%) SQL Server Developer
13 9 (4.62%) Analyst Developer
13 9 (4.62%) Full Stack Developer
14 7 (3.59%) Business Intelligence Consultant
14 7 (3.59%) Consultant
14 7 (3.59%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.69%) .NET
2 11 (5.64%) Web Services
3 8 (4.10%) COM
3 8 (4.10%) XML
4 7 (3.59%) JSON
4 7 (3.59%) SOAP
5 5 (2.56%) Ext JS
6 4 (2.05%) CSS
7 3 (1.54%) CSS3
7 3 (1.54%) HTML
7 3 (1.54%) Node.js
8 2 (1.03%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.03%) REST
9 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.51%) D3.js
9 1 (0.51%) DHTML
9 1 (0.51%) Entity Framework
9 1 (0.51%) HTML5
9 1 (0.51%) jQuery
9 1 (0.51%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.74%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (3.08%) Reference Data
4 5 (2.56%) Credit Risk
4 5 (2.56%) Equities
5 4 (2.05%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.54%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.03%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (1.03%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.03%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.51%) Derivative
8 1 (0.51%) FMCG
8 1 (0.51%) NHS
8 1 (0.51%) Reinsurance
8 1 (0.51%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.10%) Linux
2 3 (1.54%) Unix
3 2 (1.03%) HPUX
3 2 (1.03%) Windows
3 2 (1.03%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (84.10%) Business Intelligence
2 118 (60.51%) ETL
3 58 (29.74%) Kimball Methodology
4 54 (27.69%) Data Modelling
5 40 (20.51%) ETL Development
6 35 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (16.41%) Dimensional Modelling
8 30 (15.38%) Analytics
8 30 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
9 23 (11.79%) Visualisation
10 19 (9.74%) Migration
11 16 (8.21%) Data Visualisation
12 15 (7.69%) Data Analysis
12 15 (7.69%) Logical Data Model
12 15 (7.69%) Physical Data Model
13 11 (5.64%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (4.62%) Scrum
14 9 (4.62%) Statistics
14 9 (4.62%) Test Automation
14 9 (4.62%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 150 (76.92%) SQL
2 93 (47.69%) T-SQL
3 75 (38.46%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 19 (9.74%) C#
5 12 (6.15%) PowerShell
5 12 (6.15%) R
6 9 (4.62%) Java
7 8 (4.10%) JavaScript
8 6 (3.08%) Python
8 6 (3.08%) VBA
9 4 (2.05%) XMLA
10 3 (1.54%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.03%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.51%) C++
12 1 (0.51%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.51%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (3.59%) Degree
2 5 (2.56%) MCITP
2 5 (2.56%) MCSE
2 5 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.10%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.56%) QA
3 3 (1.54%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.51%) Basel II
System Software
1 1 (0.51%) HDFS
1 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 107 (54.87%) Microsoft
2 33 (16.92%) Tableau
3 10 (5.13%) IBM
3 10 (5.13%) Oracle
4 9 (4.62%) Informatica
5 6 (3.08%) RedGate
6 5 (2.56%) Cognos
6 5 (2.56%) InterSystems
6 5 (2.56%) Sencha
7 2 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.51%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.51%) DoubleClick
8 1 (0.51%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.51%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.51%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.51%) SAP
8 1 (0.51%) VMware