Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 24 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 > South East
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 348 360 356
Rank change year-on-year +12 -4 +7
Contract jobs citing MDX 27 19 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.16% 0.11% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.58% 0.43% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 39
South East median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% +0.72%
10th Percentile £330 £330 £311
90th Percentile £495 £475 £475
England median daily rate £453 £423 £425
% change year-on-year +7.10% -0.59% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
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 the South East with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 4642 4461 5139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.59% 26.80% 26.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2850 2699 3318
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +6.21%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £514
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 131 122
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.25 £14.46
90th Percentile £50.00 £55.00 £51.25
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

MDX
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing MDX as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for MDX in the South East

MDX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MDX in the South East

MDX
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MDX in the South East over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MDX in the South East

MDX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MDX in the South East

MDX
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MDX within the South East region over the 6 months to 24 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
Thames Valley -4 18 £448 +15.11% 1
Berkshire +19 16 £441 +6.97%
East Sussex - 7 £345 -
Oxfordshire +5 2 £450 +15.38% 1
Surrey -6 2 - - 1
MDX
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region with a requirement for MDX.

1 25 (92.59%) SQL
2 23 (85.19%) SQL Server
3 20 (74.07%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (74.07%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (74.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (74.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 19 (70.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (70.37%) ETL
5 18 (66.67%) T-SQL
6 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
7 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (40.74%) Analytics
9 11 (40.74%) OLAP
9 11 (40.74%) Data Modelling
10 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 9 (33.33%) Data Mart
11 9 (33.33%) Tableau
11 9 (33.33%) Data Mining
11 9 (33.33%) Power BI
12 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (25.93%) Finance
13 7 (25.93%) Informatica
13 7 (25.93%) OLAP Cube
13 7 (25.93%) SDLC
13 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2014
14 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2016
14 6 (22.22%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
16 4 (14.81%) Pentaho

MDX
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (85.19%) SQL Server
2 20 (74.07%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (74.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 20 (74.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (70.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (40.74%) OLAP
5 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 9 (33.33%) Data Mart
6 9 (33.33%) Data Mining
6 9 (33.33%) Power BI
7 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (25.93%) OLAP Cube
8 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2014
9 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2016
10 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (14.81%) Big Data
11 4 (14.81%) Pentaho
12 3 (11.11%) OLTP
12 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
12 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 7 (25.93%) SSAS Developer
4 6 (22.22%) SQL Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence Specialist
5 4 (14.81%) Consultant
5 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Software Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Dashboard Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) SQL BI Architect
8 1 (3.70%) Hadoop Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) JavaScript Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.70%) SQL BI Developer
8 1 (3.70%) SSIS Developer
8 1 (3.70%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
1 2 (7.41%) CSS
1 2 (7.41%) CSS3
2 1 (3.70%) OLE
2 1 (3.70%) OLE DB
Miscellaneous
1 12 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (70.37%) ETL
3 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (40.74%) Analytics
4 11 (40.74%) Data Modelling
5 7 (25.93%) SDLC
6 4 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
7 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (11.11%) Data Analysis
7 3 (11.11%) High Availability
7 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
7 3 (11.11%) Statistics
7 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
8 2 (7.41%) Data Analytics
8 2 (7.41%) Data Architecture
8 2 (7.41%) Data Management
8 2 (7.41%) Data Transformation
8 2 (7.41%) Metadata Management
8 2 (7.41%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 25 (92.59%) SQL
2 18 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 6 (22.22%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 2 (7.41%) C#
4 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
2 9 (33.33%) Tableau
3 7 (25.93%) Informatica
4 1 (3.70%) SAP