The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) over the 3 months to 26 June 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.

Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 572 645 616
Rank change year-on-year +73 -29  
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) 35 6 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.074% 0.011% 0.045%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.18% 0.029% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 4 18
Median daily rate £450 £613 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.53% +38.02%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £425 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £625 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -30.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 19721 20622 21293
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 41.95% 38.85% 38.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 13466 14153 14242
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 387 449 434
Median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +2.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.65 £15.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.53 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) in the UK

Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Analysis Expressions (DAX).

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) in the UK

Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) in the UK

Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +61 33 £450 -26.53% 4
London +16 27 £468 -25.20% 2
City of London - 7 £475 -
Glasgow - 2 £375 - 2
Scotland - 2 £375 - 2
South East - 2 £425 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £425 -
Reading - 1 £425 -
Cheshire - 1 £300 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £425 -
Bristol - 1 £375 -
Birmingham - 1 £425 -
South West - 1 £375 -
Yorkshire - 1 £288 -
North West - 1 £300 - 1

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Data Analysis Expressions (DAX).

1 55 (94.83%) Business Intelligence
2 50 (86.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 47 (81.03%) Power BI
4 46 (79.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 45 (77.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 42 (72.41%) SQL
7 41 (70.69%) MDX
8 37 (63.79%) Microsoft
9 27 (46.55%) SQL Server
10 25 (43.10%) Data Warehouse
11 23 (39.66%) ETL
12 20 (34.48%) T-SQL
13 19 (32.76%) Data Modelling
14 18 (31.03%) Finance
14 18 (31.03%) Kimball Methodology
15 17 (29.31%) PowerPivot
16 15 (25.86%) Legal
17 14 (24.14%) SQL Server 2016
18 13 (22.41%) Microsoft Excel
19 12 (20.69%) SQL Server 2012
20 11 (18.97%) Law
21 10 (17.24%) Migration
22 9 (15.52%) Dimensional Modelling
22 9 (15.52%) OLAP
23 8 (13.79%) COM
23 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
23 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
23 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
24 7 (12.07%) SQL Server 2008
24 7 (12.07%) Tableau

Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (22.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (6.90%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.72%) Azure Data Factory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (86.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 47 (81.03%) Power BI
3 46 (79.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 45 (77.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (46.55%) SQL Server
6 25 (43.10%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (29.31%) PowerPivot
8 14 (24.14%) SQL Server 2016
9 12 (20.69%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (15.52%) OLAP
11 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 7 (12.07%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (10.34%) QlikView
14 5 (8.62%) BusinessObjects
14 5 (8.62%) OLAP Cube
15 4 (6.90%) OLTP
15 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2014
16 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Power View
17 2 (3.45%) Azure SQL Database
17 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 18 (31.03%) Finance
2 15 (25.86%) Legal
3 11 (18.97%) Law
4 6 (10.34%) Banking
5 4 (6.90%) Retail
6 2 (3.45%) Advertising
6 2 (3.45%) Billing
6 2 (3.45%) General Ledger
6 2 (3.45%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.45%) Publishing
7 1 (1.72%) Games
7 1 (1.72%) Local Government
7 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (74.14%) Developer
2 31 (53.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 22 (37.93%) Power BI Developer
4 14 (24.14%) SSIS Developer
5 11 (18.97%) SSAS Developer
5 11 (18.97%) SSRS Developer
6 10 (17.24%) Report Developer
6 10 (17.24%) SQL Developer
7 9 (15.52%) Business Developer
8 6 (10.34%) Analyst
8 6 (10.34%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 6 (10.34%) SQL BI Developer
9 5 (8.62%) Consultant
10 4 (6.90%) Architect
10 4 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Architect
10 4 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 4 (6.90%) ETL Developer
10 4 (6.90%) Power BI Consultant
10 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Developer
11 3 (5.17%) Microsoft BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (70.69%) MDX
2 8 (13.79%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.45%) NHS
2 1 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.72%) Windows
1 1 (1.72%) Windows 10
1 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
1 1 (1.72%) Windows Server
1 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (94.83%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (39.66%) ETL
3 19 (32.76%) Data Modelling
4 18 (31.03%) Kimball Methodology
5 10 (17.24%) Migration
6 9 (15.52%) Dimensional Modelling
7 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (12.07%) Logical Data Model
8 7 (12.07%) Physical Data Model
9 5 (8.62%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (5.17%) Dashboard Development
10 3 (5.17%) Data Cleansing
11 2 (3.45%) Analytics
11 2 (3.45%) Customer Insight
11 2 (3.45%) Customer Requirements
11 2 (3.45%) Data Mapping
11 2 (3.45%) High Availability
11 2 (3.45%) Kanban
11 2 (3.45%) Performance Improvement
11 2 (3.45%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 42 (72.41%) SQL
2 20 (34.48%) T-SQL
3 4 (6.90%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.45%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (6.90%) Degree
2 2 (3.45%) MCITP
2 2 (3.45%) MCSE
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) Data Quality
1 2 (3.45%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.72%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (1.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 37 (63.79%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.07%) Tableau
3 3 (5.17%) RedGate
4 1 (1.72%) Citrix
4 1 (1.72%) Cognos
4 1 (1.72%) Symantec
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £475 - £535 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Computer People
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 - £500 per month
Posted: 7 days ago