The table below looks at the statistics for S-PLUS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited S-PLUS over the 3 months to 30 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Insightful S-PLUS
Rank 575 - 540
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing S-PLUS 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% - 0.007%
As % of the Applications category 0.045% - 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£485 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £485 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
6609 6878 5926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.21% 13.12% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3633 3560 3021
Average daily rate £350 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £150 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £477 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 651 650 696
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.99 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.16% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £42.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

S-PLUS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing S-PLUS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 9 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 30 March 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
England - 3 £485 - 1
London - 1 - -
Newmarket - - - -
Slough - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
South East - - - -
East of England - - - -
Ipswich - - - -

S-PLUS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (28.57%) C
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
1 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Customer Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (14.29%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Games
2 1 (14.29%) Android
2 1 (14.29%) Predictive Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) HTML5
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 1 (14.29%) R
2 1 (14.29%) iOS SDK
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 1 (14.29%) Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Xamarin
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development

S-PLUS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (14.29%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP InfiniteInsight
1 1 (14.29%) IntelliMatch
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) Clementine
1 1 (14.29%) SQLite
1 1 (14.29%) SAS Enterprise Miner
1 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) IT Project Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Developer Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) C# Application Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (14.29%) IntelliMatch Developer
2 1 (14.29%) IntelliMatch Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) WCF
1 1 (14.29%) WPF
1 1 (14.29%) HTML5
1 1 (14.29%) iOS SDK
1 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
1 1 (14.29%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) NHS
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
2 1 (14.29%) Predictive Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Customer Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Apple
1 1 (14.29%) Xamarin