Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 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.

Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 766 861 831
Rank change year-on-year +95 -30 +28
Contract jobs citing Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) 111 20 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.019% 0.050%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.26% 0.047% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 17 46
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £363 £306 £325
90th Percentile £633 £545 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +8.67% - +38.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
UK median hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

All Programming Languages
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 43314 42222 43547
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.00% 40.32% 38.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 30261 28989 29461
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £308 £281 £269
90th Percentile £638 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £369
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.76% +5.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 805 881 1045
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +20.81%
10th Percentile £16.18 £14.34 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +19.05%

Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Top 14 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 6 months to 21 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
England +97 101 £455 +7.06% 15
London +48 75 £500 +11.11% 13
UK excluding London +42 36 £408 +8.67% 2
Midlands +26 9 £404 +7.67%
Scotland - 9 £425 -
South East - 8 £413 - 2
North of England +51 7 £450 +26.32%
East Midlands +2 5 £408 +8.67%
Yorkshire +19 4 £450 +38.46%
West Midlands - 4 £375 -
North West - 3 £375 -
Wales - 1 - -
South West - 1 £375 -
East of England - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 November 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).

1 111 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 100 (90.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 94 (84.68%) Power BI
4 88 (79.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 82 (73.87%) SQL Server
6 80 (72.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 78 (70.27%) SQL
8 77 (69.37%) MDX
9 74 (66.67%) Microsoft
10 61 (54.95%) Data Warehouse
11 59 (53.15%) ETL
11 59 (53.15%) T-SQL
12 48 (43.24%) PowerPivot
13 39 (35.14%) Finance
14 38 (34.23%) Data Modelling
15 37 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
16 30 (27.03%) Kimball Methodology
17 22 (19.82%) Legal
17 22 (19.82%) OLAP
17 22 (19.82%) SQL Server 2014
18 21 (18.92%) Microsoft Excel
19 19 (17.12%) Microsoft Azure
19 19 (17.12%) SQL Server 2012
20 18 (16.22%) Logical Data Model
20 18 (16.22%) Physical Data Model
20 18 (16.22%) Dimensional Modelling
21 15 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
22 14 (12.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
23 13 (11.71%) Visualisation
23 13 (11.71%) SQL Server 2008

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 11 (9.91%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.80%) Apache
2 2 (1.80%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.90%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.90%) SAS
Applications
1 21 (18.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (2.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 19 (17.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.80%) Azure Data Factory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (90.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 94 (84.68%) Power BI
3 88 (79.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 82 (73.87%) SQL Server
5 80 (72.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 61 (54.95%) Data Warehouse
7 48 (43.24%) PowerPivot
8 37 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
9 22 (19.82%) OLAP
9 22 (19.82%) SQL Server 2014
10 19 (17.12%) SQL Server 2012
11 14 (12.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 13 (11.71%) SQL Server 2008
13 12 (10.81%) QlikView
14 9 (8.11%) OLTP
15 8 (7.21%) Microsoft Power View
16 6 (5.41%) OLAP Cube
17 5 (4.50%) Star Schema
18 3 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
18 3 (2.70%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 6 (5.41%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (4.50%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.90%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.90%) Subversion
4 1 (0.90%) TeamCity
General
1 39 (35.14%) Finance
2 22 (19.82%) Legal
3 11 (9.91%) Banking
4 8 (7.21%) Law
5 6 (5.41%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.60%) Retail
7 2 (1.80%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.80%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.80%) Publishing
8 1 (0.90%) Advertising
8 1 (0.90%) Local Government
8 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 91 (81.98%) Developer
2 82 (73.87%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 28 (25.23%) Power BI Developer
4 24 (21.62%) Business Developer
5 17 (15.32%) SSIS Developer
5 17 (15.32%) SSRS Developer
6 16 (14.41%) SQL Developer
7 13 (11.71%) SSAS Developer
8 12 (10.81%) Analyst
9 10 (9.01%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 9 (8.11%) SQL BI Developer
11 7 (6.31%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 7 (6.31%) Consultant
11 7 (6.31%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 7 (6.31%) SQL Server Developer
12 6 (5.41%) C# Developer
12 6 (5.41%) ETL Developer
12 6 (5.41%) JavaScript Developer
12 6 (5.41%) Lead Developer
12 6 (5.41%) Power BI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (69.37%) MDX
2 12 (10.81%) COM
3 6 (5.41%) D3.js
4 3 (2.70%) .NET
5 1 (0.90%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (5.41%) Hedge funds
2 5 (4.50%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (3.60%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.90%) Reinsurance
4 1 (0.90%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.90%) Linux
1 1 (0.90%) Windows
1 1 (0.90%) Windows 10
1 1 (0.90%) Windows 7
1 1 (0.90%) Windows Server
1 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 59 (53.15%) ETL
3 38 (34.23%) Data Modelling
4 30 (27.03%) Kimball Methodology
5 18 (16.22%) Dimensional Modelling
5 18 (16.22%) Logical Data Model
5 18 (16.22%) Physical Data Model
6 15 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (11.71%) Migration
7 13 (11.71%) Visualisation
8 12 (10.81%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (9.91%) ETL Development
10 10 (9.01%) Dashboard Development
11 9 (8.11%) Asset Management
11 9 (8.11%) Data Visualisation
12 7 (6.31%) Analytics
12 7 (6.31%) Data Mapping
12 7 (6.31%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (5.41%) Statistics
14 4 (3.60%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (70.27%) SQL
2 59 (53.15%) T-SQL
3 13 (11.71%) C#
4 12 (10.81%) PowerShell
5 11 (9.91%) R
6 6 (5.41%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.60%) Python
8 2 (1.80%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (5.41%) MCITP
1 6 (5.41%) MCSE
1 6 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.60%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.90%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (0.90%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 1 (0.90%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (0.90%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (0.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 74 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.71%) Tableau
3 7 (6.31%) RedGate
4 2 (1.80%) Oracle
5 1 (0.90%) Capita
5 1 (0.90%) Citrix
5 1 (0.90%) Cognos
5 1 (0.90%) IBM
5 1 (0.90%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (0.90%) Symantec