Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 653 679 507
Rank change year-on-year +26 -172 +69
Contract jobs citing MDX 174 195 392
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.20% 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.59% 0.65% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 149 333
England median daily rate £450 £413 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -1.79% -1.18%
10th Percentile £328 £310 £313
90th Percentile £588 £544 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £413 £418
% change year-on-year +9.09% -1.20% -1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
England median hourly rate £21.50 - £33.00
10th Percentile £20.75 - £20.70
90th Percentile £22.25 - £34.90
UK median hourly rate £21.50 - £33.00

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 29500 30043 29668
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.29% 30.52% 28.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 20866 21047 20522
England median daily rate £450 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +1.88%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 354 353 483
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +1.24% +8.94%
10th Percentile £18.58 £13.50 £14.05
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.50 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% +8.70%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +49 109 £496 +10.28% 8
South East +18 26 £350 -9.68% 3
North of England +50 20 £350 - 1
Midlands +12 13 £404 +24.23% 5
Yorkshire +22 12 £350 +2.94%
North West +16 8 £363 -27.50% 1
West Midlands -2 7 £388 +19.23% 3
East Midlands +4 6 £408 +42.98% 2
East of England -24 5 £325 -18.75%
MDX
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 142 (81.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 137 (78.74%) Business Intelligence
3 136 (78.16%) SQL
4 135 (77.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 131 (75.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 128 (73.56%) SQL Server
7 106 (60.92%) Data Warehouse
8 105 (60.34%) Microsoft
9 103 (59.20%) ETL
10 90 (51.72%) T-SQL
11 73 (41.95%) Power BI
12 67 (38.51%) OLAP
13 66 (37.93%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 63 (36.21%) Finance
15 57 (32.76%) Kimball Methodology
16 41 (23.56%) Data Modelling
17 38 (21.84%) SQL Server 2016
18 36 (20.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 34 (19.54%) PowerPivot
20 33 (18.97%) SQL Server 2012
21 31 (17.82%) Tableau
21 31 (17.82%) SQL Server 2008
22 30 (17.24%) Dimensional Modelling
22 30 (17.24%) SQL Server 2014
22 30 (17.24%) OLAP Cube
23 29 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
24 26 (14.94%) Analytics
24 26 (14.94%) ETL Development
25 25 (14.37%) Agile Software Development
26 22 (12.64%) 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 14 (8.05%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.72%) SAS
3 2 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.57%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.57%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.57%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle 10gAS
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 19 (10.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.15%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.57%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (2.30%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.57%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.57%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.57%) Lorenzo
Cloud Services
1 22 (12.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.57%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (81.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 135 (77.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 131 (75.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 128 (73.56%) SQL Server
5 106 (60.92%) Data Warehouse
6 73 (41.95%) Power BI
7 67 (38.51%) OLAP
8 38 (21.84%) SQL Server 2016
9 36 (20.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 34 (19.54%) PowerPivot
11 33 (18.97%) SQL Server 2012
12 31 (17.82%) SQL Server 2008
13 30 (17.24%) OLAP Cube
13 30 (17.24%) SQL Server 2014
14 17 (9.77%) QlikView
15 13 (7.47%) Data Mining
16 11 (6.32%) Data Mart
16 11 (6.32%) OLTP
17 10 (5.75%) Star Schema
18 9 (5.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (6.90%) Visual Studio
3 6 (3.45%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (2.87%) JIRA
5 4 (2.30%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.15%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.57%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.57%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.57%) MSTest
7 1 (0.57%) NSubstitute
7 1 (0.57%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.57%) Subversion
7 1 (0.57%) Toad
7 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 63 (36.21%) Finance
2 21 (12.07%) Banking
3 19 (10.92%) Legal
4 9 (5.17%) Retail
5 7 (4.02%) Investment Banking
6 6 (3.45%) Publishing
7 5 (2.87%) Law
7 5 (2.87%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.72%) Front Office
8 3 (1.72%) Marketing
9 2 (1.15%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.15%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.57%) Local Government
10 1 (0.57%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 142 (81.61%) Developer
2 92 (52.87%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 40 (22.99%) SSAS Developer
4 37 (21.26%) SQL Developer
5 30 (17.24%) SSIS Developer
6 28 (16.09%) Business Developer
7 20 (11.49%) SSRS Developer
8 19 (10.92%) Power BI Developer
9 16 (9.20%) ETL Developer
9 16 (9.20%) SQL BI Developer
10 14 (8.05%) SQL Server Developer
11 10 (5.75%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 10 (5.75%) Consultant
12 9 (5.17%) Analyst
12 9 (5.17%) Data Warehouse Developer
13 8 (4.60%) Lead Developer
14 7 (4.02%) Microsoft BI Developer
14 7 (4.02%) Microsoft Developer
15 6 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Analyst
15 6 (3.45%) Lead SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.90%) .NET
2 10 (5.75%) COM
3 8 (4.60%) Web Services
4 7 (4.02%) JSON
5 6 (3.45%) SOAP
5 6 (3.45%) XML
6 5 (2.87%) CSS
6 5 (2.87%) Ext JS
7 4 (2.30%) CSS3
8 3 (1.72%) HTML
9 2 (1.15%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.15%) HTML5
10 1 (0.57%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.57%) D3.js
10 1 (0.57%) Entity Framework
10 1 (0.57%) OLE
10 1 (0.57%) OLE DB
10 1 (0.57%) Reactive Extensions
10 1 (0.57%) REST
10 1 (0.57%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.17%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (2.87%) Reference Data
4 4 (2.30%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.15%) FMCG
5 2 (1.15%) Market Risk
5 2 (1.15%) Replication
6 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.57%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.57%) NHS
6 1 (0.57%) Reinsurance
6 1 (0.57%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.60%) Linux
2 2 (1.15%) Unix
2 2 (1.15%) Windows
2 2 (1.15%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.57%) HPUX
3 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.57%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (78.74%) Business Intelligence
2 103 (59.20%) ETL
3 57 (32.76%) Kimball Methodology
4 41 (23.56%) Data Modelling
5 30 (17.24%) Dimensional Modelling
6 29 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
7 26 (14.94%) Analytics
7 26 (14.94%) ETL Development
8 25 (14.37%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (10.34%) Logical Data Model
9 18 (10.34%) Migration
9 18 (10.34%) Physical Data Model
10 12 (6.90%) Visualisation
11 11 (6.32%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (5.75%) Test Automation
13 9 (5.17%) Asset Management
14 8 (4.60%) Data Analysis
14 8 (4.60%) Data Visualisation
14 8 (4.60%) Scrum
14 8 (4.60%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 136 (78.16%) SQL
2 90 (51.72%) T-SQL
3 66 (37.93%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 16 (9.20%) C#
5 13 (7.47%) PowerShell
6 10 (5.75%) R
7 9 (5.17%) JavaScript
8 5 (2.87%) VBA
9 4 (2.30%) Python
10 3 (1.72%) Java
11 2 (1.15%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.15%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.57%) C++
12 1 (0.57%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.57%) PHP
12 1 (0.57%) XMLA
Qualifications
1 6 (3.45%) MCITP
1 6 (3.45%) MCSE
1 6 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (2.87%) Degree
3 1 (0.57%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.45%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.87%) QA
3 3 (1.72%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.57%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.57%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 1 (0.57%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.57%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (0.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 105 (60.34%) Microsoft
2 31 (17.82%) Tableau
3 8 (4.60%) Informatica
3 8 (4.60%) RedGate
4 5 (2.87%) InterSystems
4 5 (2.87%) Sencha
5 4 (2.30%) Oracle
6 3 (1.72%) SAP
7 2 (1.15%) Cognos
7 2 (1.15%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.57%) Cerner
8 1 (0.57%) Citrix
8 1 (0.57%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.57%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.57%) IBM
8 1 (0.57%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.57%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.57%) Symantec
8 1 (0.57%) VMware