Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 November 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)
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 501 532 386
Rank change year-on-year +31 -146 +89
Contract jobs citing MDX 131 84 242
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.28% 0.19% 0.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.76% 0.55% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 66 219
London median daily rate £500 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £375 £354 £350
90th Percentile £588 £566 £630
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
London median hourly rate £21.50 - -
England median hourly rate £21.50 - £33.50

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 London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 17334 15311 15129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.14% 34.35% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 13241 11465 11260
London median daily rate £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £319 £308
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 71 95
London median hourly rate £30.75 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £19.09 £19.23 £14.25
90th Percentile £49.75 £57.50 £58.75
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

MDX
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for MDX in London

MDX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MDX in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for MDX in London

MDX
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MDX in London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MDX in London

MDX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MDX in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MDX in London

MDX
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MDX within the London region over the 6 months to 20 November 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
Central London +17 41 £475 +5.56% 1
West London -6 2 £325 -
South London - 1 - -
MDX
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 London region with a requirement for MDX.

1 114 (87.02%) Business Intelligence
2 107 (81.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 103 (78.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 101 (77.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 94 (71.76%) SQL Server
6 92 (70.23%) SQL
7 84 (64.12%) Data Warehouse
8 77 (58.78%) ETL
9 75 (57.25%) Microsoft
10 65 (49.62%) Finance
11 58 (44.27%) T-SQL
12 56 (42.75%) Power BI
13 55 (41.98%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 49 (37.40%) OLAP
15 47 (35.88%) Kimball Methodology
16 37 (28.24%) PowerPivot
17 31 (23.66%) Dimensional Modelling
18 29 (22.14%) Data Modelling
18 29 (22.14%) SQL Server 2016
19 28 (21.37%) Banking
20 27 (20.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
21 26 (19.85%) SQL Server 2008
21 26 (19.85%) SQL Server 2012
22 22 (16.79%) Microsoft Azure
23 21 (16.03%) OLAP Cube
23 21 (16.03%) Tableau
23 21 (16.03%) ETL Development
24 20 (15.27%) Agile Software Development
25 19 (14.50%) SQL Server 2014
26 18 (13.74%) C#

MDX
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 8 (6.11%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.29%) Apache Spark
2 3 (2.29%) SAS
3 2 (1.53%) Apache
3 2 (1.53%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.76%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 16 (12.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.76%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.76%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.76%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 22 (16.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (7.63%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.53%) Azure Data Factory
3 2 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.76%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (81.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 103 (78.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 101 (77.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 94 (71.76%) SQL Server
5 84 (64.12%) Data Warehouse
6 56 (42.75%) Power BI
7 49 (37.40%) OLAP
8 37 (28.24%) PowerPivot
9 29 (22.14%) SQL Server 2016
10 27 (20.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 26 (19.85%) SQL Server 2008
11 26 (19.85%) SQL Server 2012
12 21 (16.03%) OLAP Cube
13 19 (14.50%) SQL Server 2014
14 16 (12.21%) QlikView
15 8 (6.11%) BusinessObjects
15 8 (6.11%) Microsoft Power View
16 7 (5.34%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
16 7 (5.34%) Hadoop
16 7 (5.34%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 14 (10.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (8.40%) Visual Studio
3 6 (4.58%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (3.82%) JIRA
5 2 (1.53%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.53%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.76%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.76%) MSTest
6 1 (0.76%) NSubstitute
6 1 (0.76%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.76%) Subversion
6 1 (0.76%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 65 (49.62%) Finance
2 28 (21.37%) Banking
3 18 (13.74%) Legal
4 7 (5.34%) Investment Banking
5 6 (4.58%) Publishing
5 6 (4.58%) Retail
6 5 (3.82%) Retail Banking
7 4 (3.05%) Law
8 3 (2.29%) Front Office
9 2 (1.53%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.53%) Marketing
9 2 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.76%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 111 (84.73%) Developer
2 77 (58.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 33 (25.19%) Business Developer
4 32 (24.43%) SQL Developer
5 29 (22.14%) SSAS Developer
5 29 (22.14%) SSIS Developer
6 19 (14.50%) Analyst
6 19 (14.50%) SQL BI Developer
7 16 (12.21%) Power BI Developer
7 16 (12.21%) SSRS Developer
8 14 (10.69%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 11 (8.40%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 9 (6.87%) ETL Developer
10 9 (6.87%) Senior Developer
11 8 (6.11%) SQL Server Developer
12 7 (5.34%) Lead Developer
13 6 (4.58%) Analyst Developer
13 6 (4.58%) Full Stack Developer
13 6 (4.58%) Lead SQL Server Developer
14 5 (3.82%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.63%) COM
2 7 (5.34%) .NET
2 7 (5.34%) JSON
2 7 (5.34%) Web Services
2 7 (5.34%) XML
3 5 (3.82%) Ext JS
3 5 (3.82%) SOAP
4 3 (2.29%) HTML
5 2 (1.53%) HTML5
6 1 (0.76%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.76%) CSS
6 1 (0.76%) CSS3
6 1 (0.76%) D3.js
6 1 (0.76%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.76%) jQuery
6 1 (0.76%) Reactive Extensions
6 1 (0.76%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.87%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.58%) Reference Data
4 5 (3.82%) Equities
5 4 (3.05%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.53%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.53%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.53%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.53%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.76%) FMCG
7 1 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.76%) Reinsurance
7 1 (0.76%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.34%) Linux
2 1 (0.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (87.02%) Business Intelligence
2 77 (58.78%) ETL
3 47 (35.88%) Kimball Methodology
4 31 (23.66%) Dimensional Modelling
5 29 (22.14%) Data Modelling
6 21 (16.03%) ETL Development
7 20 (15.27%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (12.98%) Logical Data Model
8 17 (12.98%) Physical Data Model
9 16 (12.21%) Performance Tuning
10 14 (10.69%) Analytics
10 14 (10.69%) Migration
10 14 (10.69%) Visualisation
11 10 (7.63%) Data Visualisation
12 9 (6.87%) Asset Management
12 9 (6.87%) Scrum
13 8 (6.11%) Statistics
14 7 (5.34%) Investment Management
14 7 (5.34%) Kanban
14 7 (5.34%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 92 (70.23%) SQL
2 58 (44.27%) T-SQL
3 55 (41.98%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 18 (13.74%) C#
5 14 (10.69%) R
6 10 (7.63%) PowerShell
7 7 (5.34%) JavaScript
8 6 (4.58%) Python
9 5 (3.82%) VBA
10 4 (3.05%) Java
11 2 (1.53%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.76%) C++
12 1 (0.76%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.76%) PHP
12 1 (0.76%) XMLA
Qualifications
1 6 (4.58%) Degree
1 6 (4.58%) MCITP
1 6 (4.58%) MCSE
1 6 (4.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.76%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.34%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.82%) QA
3 2 (1.53%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.76%) HDFS
Vendors
1 75 (57.25%) Microsoft
2 21 (16.03%) Tableau
3 6 (4.58%) RedGate
4 5 (3.82%) InterSystems
4 5 (3.82%) Oracle
4 5 (3.82%) Sencha
5 4 (3.05%) IBM
6 3 (2.29%) Cognos
7 2 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.76%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.76%) DoubleClick
8 1 (0.76%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.76%) Informatica
8 1 (0.76%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.76%) MicroStrategy