Period
to 22 January 2018

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 22 January 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 > Scotland
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 180 159 187
Rank change year-on-year -21 +28 +1
Contract jobs citing MDX 1 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.021% 0.16% 0.090%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.082% 0.55% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
Scotland median daily rate £325 £313 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -11.35% +8.46%
10th Percentile £313 £262 £295
90th Percentile £338 £445 £388
UK median daily rate £463 £411 £425
% change year-on-year +12.46% -3.24% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
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 Scotland with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,224 1,087 1,290
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 25.87% 29.34% 23.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 752 665 734
Scotland median daily rate £375 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% -
10th Percentile £275 £270 £263
90th Percentile £525 £488 £513
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 14
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £46.13 £40.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.97% +14.77% +0.48%
10th Percentile £13.45 £17.32 £22.38
90th Percentile £31.00 £52.17 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

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 22 January 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
Edinburgh -38 1 £325 -
MDX
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) OLAP
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) OLTP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) Tableau
1 1 (100.00%) PowerPivot
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Power BI

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) OLAP
1 1 (100.00%) OLTP
1 1 (100.00%) Power BI
1 1 (100.00%) PowerPivot
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Report Writer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Tableau