The first table below looks at the demand for S-PLUS skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited S-PLUS over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the London region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Insightful S-PLUS
Rank 398 413 427
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +14
Contract jobs citing S-PLUS 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.012% 0.008%
As % of the Applications category 0.075% 0.10% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate
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£563 £500 £800
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.55% -37.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £152 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
2659 2986 3434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.61% 12.32% 13.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1732 1896 2132
Average daily rate £350 £378 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.28% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £200 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £308 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.73% -0.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 174 227
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.90 £27.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.22
% change year-on-year
- -1.44%
S-PLUS
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S-PLUS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

S-PLUS Jobs Demand Trend in London

S-PLUS
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

S-PLUS Daily Rate Trend in London

S-PLUS
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing S-PLUS across the London region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

S-PLUS Daily Rate Histogram in London

S-PLUS
Top 13 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (100.00%) R
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) PhD
2 1 (50.00%) SAS
2 1 (50.00%) Basel II
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Physics
2 1 (50.00%) Spotfire
2 1 (50.00%) QlikView
2 1 (50.00%) Base SAS
2 1 (50.00%) Solvency II
2 1 (50.00%) Tableau

S-PLUS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (50.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Spotfire
1 1 (50.00%) QlikView
1 1 (50.00%) Base SAS
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Quantitative Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Statistics
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) R
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Basel II
1 1 (50.00%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Tableau