Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 23 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 170 183 150
Rank change year-on-year +13 -33 +7
Contract jobs citing MDX 8 29 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.47% 0.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.68% 1.83% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 18 19
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -13.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £363 £275 £309
90th Percentile £453 £447 £456
England median daily rate £453 £423 £425
% change year-on-year +7.10% -0.59% +7.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands 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 West Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1173 1585 1123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 24.23% 25.63% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 777 972 687
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £263 £268 £213
90th Percentile £568 £513 £500
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 17 31
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.58 £23.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.96% -19.83% +4.33%
10th Percentile £18.38 £10.40 £11.00
90th Percentile £41.15 £39.82 £43.78
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

MDX
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing MDX as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for MDX in the West Midlands

MDX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MDX in the West Midlands

MDX
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MDX within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 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
Birmingham 0 7 £400 +23.08%
MDX
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for MDX.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (62.50%) Power BI
5 4 (50.00%) ETL
5 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (37.50%) OLAP
6 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (25.00%) Complex ETL
7 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (25.00%) Analytics
7 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (25.00%) Visualisation
7 2 (25.00%) .NET
7 2 (25.00%) Retail
7 2 (25.00%) ERP
7 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
7 2 (25.00%) Finance
8 1 (12.50%) Migration
8 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (12.50%) VMware

MDX
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (12.50%) Oracle 10gAS
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (62.50%) Power BI
4 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (37.50%) OLAP
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (12.50%) Data Mart
6 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
6 1 (12.50%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (12.50%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (12.50%) PowerPivot
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft BI Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Lead
3 1 (12.50%) DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Power BI Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL BI Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL DBA
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server BI Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SSAS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) DHTML
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) HPUX
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (50.00%) ETL
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Complex ETL
3 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (25.00%) ERP
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (25.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (12.50%) Master Data Management
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Informatica
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) Tableau
2 1 (12.50%) VMware