The table below looks at the statistics for SPSS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SPSS over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SPSS
Rank 585 584 563
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -21
Contract jobs citing SPSS 52 65 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.097% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Applications category 0.92% 0.97% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 35 51
Median daily rate £430 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £238 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £293
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +19.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
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
5650 6728 6957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.57% 12.01% 12.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3381 3820 3773
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 £150 £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 471 641 735
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £15.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -0.80%
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%

SPSS
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SPSS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SPSS
Daily Rate Trend

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

SPSS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SPSS
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SPSS within the UK over the 3 months to 2 July 2016.

SPSS Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SPSS
Hourly Rate Trend

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

SPSS Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SPSS
Top 28 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SPSS within the UK over the 3 months to 2 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -12 49 £433 +23.57% 20
London -17 23 £440 +39.68% 8
South East +6 12 £425 -22.72% 3
Buckinghamshire - 8 £460 -
South West +4 7 £500 - 3
High Wycombe - 6 £470 -
Exeter - 4 £425 -
Devon - 4 £425 -
Berkshire -3 3 £350 -22.22% 2
Yorkshire +2 2 - - 1
West Yorkshire 0 2 - - 1
North West -7 2 £263 -30.00% 3
West Midlands -22 2 £538 +53.57% 1
Halifax - 2 - -
City of London +36 1 £200 -36.50% 4
East of England +21 1 £118 -72.98%
Hampshire +4 1 £403 -
Manchester -5 1 £263 -30.00% 1
Warwickshire -8 1 £550 +57.14% 1
Warwick -9 1 £550 +57.14%
Winchester - 1 £403 -
Marlow - 1 - -
Belfast - 1 - -
Romford - 1 £430 -
Birmingham - 1 £525 -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 £118 -
County Antrim - 1 - -

SPSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SPSS 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 SPSS.

1 71 (61.74%) SAS
2 58 (50.43%) SQL
2 58 (50.43%) R
3 52 (45.22%) Analytics
4 45 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
5 43 (37.39%) Big Data
6 39 (33.91%) Statistics
7 37 (32.17%) Hadoop
8 35 (30.43%) Python
9 34 (29.57%) Business Intelligence
9 34 (29.57%) Degree
9 34 (29.57%) Mathematics
10 32 (27.83%) Data Analysis
11 30 (26.09%) Java
12 27 (23.48%) MATLAB
13 26 (22.61%) Computer Science
14 25 (21.74%) Data Mining
15 22 (19.13%) Data Modelling
16 21 (18.26%) CSS
16 21 (18.26%) HTML
16 21 (18.26%) Oracle
17 20 (17.39%) MySQL
17 20 (17.39%) IBM
17 20 (17.39%) Finance
17 20 (17.39%) Apache Hive
17 20 (17.39%) Tableau
18 19 (16.52%) Apache Pig
18 19 (16.52%) QlikView
19 18 (15.65%) VBA
20 17 (14.78%) Agile Software Development

SPSS
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:

Application Platforms
1 71 (61.74%) SAS
2 19 (16.52%) Apache Pig
3 9 (7.83%) ArcGIS
4 7 (6.09%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.74%) Apache
6 1 (0.87%) Facebook Platform
6 1 (0.87%) IPython
6 1 (0.87%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.87%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (13.91%) MS Excel
2 12 (10.43%) Stata
3 5 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.87%) MS Office
4 1 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.74%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.87%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.87%) Radian6
2 1 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.09%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.74%) SaaS
2 2 (1.74%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.87%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.87%) AdWords
3 1 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.87%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (0.87%) Azure Machine Learning
3 1 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.96%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (2.61%) Internet
3 1 (0.87%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (37.39%) Big Data
2 37 (32.17%) Hadoop
3 25 (21.74%) Data Mining
4 20 (17.39%) Apache Hive
4 20 (17.39%) MySQL
5 19 (16.52%) QlikView
6 13 (11.30%) HBase
7 12 (10.43%) CouchDB
7 12 (10.43%) GIS
8 10 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (8.70%) SQL Server
9 9 (7.83%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 7 (6.09%) BusinessObjects
10 7 (6.09%) Relational Database
10 7 (6.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (3.48%) Power BI
11 4 (3.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (2.61%) DB2
12 3 (2.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (1.74%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.87%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (17.39%) Finance
2 10 (8.70%) Marketing
3 9 (7.83%) Retail
4 5 (4.35%) Banking
4 5 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.74%) Advertising
5 2 (1.74%) Automotive
5 2 (1.74%) Military
6 1 (0.87%) Electronics
6 1 (0.87%) Legal
6 1 (0.87%) Local Government
6 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (33.04%) Analyst
2 26 (22.61%) Data Scientist
3 17 (14.78%) Data Analyst
4 13 (11.30%) Data Engineer
5 12 (10.43%) Big Data Engineer
6 9 (7.83%) Developer
7 7 (6.09%) Applications Support
7 7 (6.09%) SPSS Analyst
8 6 (5.22%) Machine Learning Scientist
9 5 (4.35%) Consultant
9 5 (4.35%) Insight Analyst
9 5 (4.35%) Performance Analyst
9 5 (4.35%) Technical Support
10 4 (3.48%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 4 (3.48%) Information Analyst
10 4 (3.48%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.48%) Risk Consultant
11 3 (2.61%) Marketing Analyst
11 3 (2.61%) Marketing Insight Analyst
11 3 (2.61%) SAS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (18.26%) CSS
1 21 (18.26%) HTML
2 12 (10.43%) Ruby on Rails
3 8 (6.96%) HTML5
3 8 (6.96%) jQuery
4 6 (5.22%) .NET
5 5 (4.35%) NumPy
5 5 (4.35%) Pandas
5 5 (4.35%) scikit-learn
5 5 (4.35%) SciPy
6 4 (3.48%) XML
7 2 (1.74%) Natural Language Processing
8 1 (0.87%) Backbone.js
8 1 (0.87%) CSS3
8 1 (0.87%) JSON
8 1 (0.87%) Kafka
8 1 (0.87%) Middleware
8 1 (0.87%) MLlib
8 1 (0.87%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 1 (0.87%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 45 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (33.91%) Statistics
3 34 (29.57%) Mathematics
4 26 (22.61%) Computer Science
5 14 (12.17%) Visualisation
6 12 (10.43%) Algorithms
6 12 (10.43%) Performance Metrics
7 11 (9.57%) Economics
8 10 (8.70%) Credit Risk
8 10 (8.70%) Data Extraction
9 5 (4.35%) Artificial Intelligence
9 5 (4.35%) Physics
10 4 (3.48%) User Experience
11 3 (2.61%) Data Structures
11 3 (2.61%) Smart Energy
12 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.87%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.87%) Mainframe
13 1 (0.87%) Psychology
13 1 (0.87%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.17%) Unix
2 13 (11.30%) Linux
3 9 (7.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (7.83%) Windows
3 9 (7.83%) Windows Server
3 9 (7.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (45.22%) Analytics
2 34 (29.57%) Business Intelligence
3 32 (27.83%) Data Analysis
4 22 (19.13%) Data Modelling
5 17 (14.78%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (13.91%) Data Management
6 16 (13.91%) Project Management
7 15 (13.04%) Machine Learning
8 13 (11.30%) Statistical Modelling
8 13 (11.30%) Web Application Development
9 11 (9.57%) ETL
9 11 (9.57%) Predictive Analytics
9 11 (9.57%) Statistical Analysis
10 9 (7.83%) Data Analytics
10 9 (7.83%) Regression Analysis
11 7 (6.09%) Risk Management
12 6 (5.22%) CRM
12 6 (5.22%) Data Visualisation
12 6 (5.22%) Econometrics
12 6 (5.22%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 58 (50.43%) R
1 58 (50.43%) SQL
2 35 (30.43%) Python
3 30 (26.09%) Java
4 27 (23.48%) MATLAB
5 18 (15.65%) VBA
6 14 (12.17%) Perl
7 13 (11.30%) PHP
7 13 (11.30%) PL/SQL
7 13 (11.30%) Ruby
8 12 (10.43%) Shell Script
9 11 (9.57%) JavaScript
10 10 (8.70%) C++
11 5 (4.35%) T-SQL
12 3 (2.61%) Lua
13 1 (0.87%) JAQL
13 1 (0.87%) SPARQL
13 1 (0.87%) VB
13 1 (0.87%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 34 (29.57%) Degree
2 15 (13.04%) SC Cleared
2 15 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 9 (7.83%) PhD
4 8 (6.96%) SAS Certification
5 3 (2.61%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.61%) Data Quality
1 3 (2.61%) QA
2 1 (0.87%) IAS 39
System Software
1 2 (1.74%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.87%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.74%) Oozie
2 1 (0.87%) Netcool
2 1 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.87%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.87%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 21 (18.26%) Oracle
2 20 (17.39%) IBM
2 20 (17.39%) Tableau
3 14 (12.17%) Teradata
4 13 (11.30%) Informatica
5 11 (9.57%) Microsoft
6 9 (7.83%) Red Hat
7 8 (6.96%) Cognos
7 8 (6.96%) Mapinfo
8 7 (6.09%) Google
9 5 (4.35%) ILOG
9 5 (4.35%) SAP
10 2 (1.74%) DoubleClick
10 2 (1.74%) HP
10 2 (1.74%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (1.74%) Omniture
10 2 (1.74%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.87%) Adobe
11 1 (0.87%) Coremetrics
11 1 (0.87%) Yahoo!
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