The table below looks at the statistics for S-PLUS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited S-PLUS over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Insightful S-PLUS
Rank 555 538 513
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -25
Contract jobs citing S-PLUS 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.002% 0.005%
As % of the Applications category 0.036% 0.017% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
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£485 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £485 - £600
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
5589 5861 5224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.03% 13.33% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3221 3181 2707
Average daily rate £338 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £135 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 547 564 651
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.29 £10.50 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.60 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

S-PLUS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing S-PLUS across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

S-PLUS Jobs Demand Trend in England

S-PLUS
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing S-PLUS across the England region.

S-PLUS Daily Rate Trend in England

S-PLUS
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing S-PLUS across the England region.

S-PLUS Hourly Rate Trend in England

S-PLUS
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing S-PLUS within the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London - - - -
South East - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
S-PLUS
UK

S-PLUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing S-PLUS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited S-PLUS.

1 2 (40.00%) SLA
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (20.00%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Apple
2 1 (20.00%) NHS
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Games
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) WCF

S-PLUS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing S-PLUS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited S-PLUS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) IntelliMatch
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQLite
1 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IntelliMatch Developer
2 1 (20.00%) IntelliMatch Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Developer Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) C# Application Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) WCF
1 1 (20.00%) WPF
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
1 1 (20.00%) iOS SDK
1 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) NHS
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) DevOps
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (20.00%) Service Management
1 1 (20.00%) MVC
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) C++
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Apple
1 1 (20.00%) Xamarin