The table below looks at the statistics for S-PLUS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited S-PLUS over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Insightful S-PLUS
Rank - 637 -
Contract jobs citing S-PLUS 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.011% -
As % of the Applications category - 0.089% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £500 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
5655 6748 6961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.58% 12.02% 12.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3382 3830 3780
Median daily rate £350 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £155 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 472 641 720
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -1.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

S-PLUS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing S-PLUS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

S-PLUS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

S-PLUS
Daily Rate Trend

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

S-PLUS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

S-PLUS
Hourly Rate Trend

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

S-PLUS Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

S-PLUS
Top 8 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing S-PLUS 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 S-PLUS.

1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (100.00%) SLA
1 3 (100.00%) Service Management
1 3 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) ITSM
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL Certification

S-PLUS
Top Related 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:

General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Relationships Manager
1 3 (100.00%) Service Management Manager
1 3 (100.00%) Service Manager
1 3 (100.00%) Service Relationship Manager
2 2 (66.67%) IT Manager
2 2 (66.67%) IT Relationships Manager
2 2 (66.67%) IT Services Manager
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL Manager
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL Service Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) Service Management
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) SLA