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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Insightful S-PLUS
Rank 585 - 537
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing S-PLUS 4 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% - 0.013%
As % of the Applications category 0.062% - 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Average daily rate
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£550 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £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
6437 6140 5717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.74% 12.98% 12.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3756 3392 2904
Average daily rate £325 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £135 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 669 610 697
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £30.29 £36.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

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 18 December 2014. 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 - 2 £550 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
East of England - - - - 1
South East - - - - 1
S-PLUS
UK

S-PLUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 (33.33%) SLA
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 2 (33.33%) R
2 1 (16.67%) iOS SDK
2 1 (16.67%) Tableau
2 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (16.67%) Xamarin
2 1 (16.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (16.67%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Probability Theory
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Physics
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Spotfire
2 1 (16.67%) WCF
2 1 (16.67%) WPF
2 1 (16.67%) QlikView
2 1 (16.67%) SQLite
2 1 (16.67%) Base SAS
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) Android
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) Solvency II
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless

S-PLUS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) IntelliMatch
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Spotfire
1 1 (16.67%) QlikView
1 1 (16.67%) SQLite
1 1 (16.67%) Base SAS
1 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IntelliMatch Developer
3 1 (16.67%) IntelliMatch Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Quantitative Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) C# Application Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) iOS SDK
1 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
1 1 (16.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 1 (16.67%) WCF
1 1 (16.67%) WPF
1 1 (16.67%) HTML5
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Physics
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Statistics
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) DevOps
1 1 (16.67%) Probability Theory
1 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
1 1 (16.67%) Service Management
1 1 (16.67%) MVC
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) R
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (16.67%) Solvency II
2 1 (16.67%) Basel II
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Tableau
1 1 (16.67%) Xamarin
1 1 (16.67%) Apple