Period
to 28 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 28 July 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 > Scotland
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 - 193
Rank change year-on-year - +193 -14
Contract jobs citing MDX 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.024% - 0.081%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.081% - 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Scotland median daily rate £450 - £450
10th Percentile £425 - £297
90th Percentile £475 - £475
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £21.50 - £33.00

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 Scotland with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1233 1232 1251
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 29.00% 22.45% 20.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 789 723 648
Scotland median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.74% -2.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £513 £475 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 18
Scotland median hourly rate £43.39 £35.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.37% -10.63% +14.29%
10th Percentile £14.49 £13.65 £28.05
90th Percentile £48.22 £42.63 £51.50
UK median hourly rate £40.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +10.96% -1.35% +5.71%

MDX
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for MDX in Scotland

MDX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MDX in Scotland

MDX
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MDX within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 28 July 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
Glasgow - 1 £450 -
MDX
UK

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Scotland region with a requirement for MDX.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
1 1 (100.00%) Power BI
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2016

MDX
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Power BI
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2016
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Power BI Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
1 1 (100.00%) SQL