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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SPSS
Rank 572 587 578
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -9
Contract jobs citing SPSS 52 59 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Applications category 1.01% 0.95% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 40 52
Median daily rate £425 £450 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +22.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £250 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £331 £450 £325
% change year-on-year
-26.38% +38.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Median hourly rate £13.35 £20.00 £16.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.25% +22.39%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.35 £16.25 £16.34
% change year-on-year
-17.84% -0.55%

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
5164 6185 7345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.44% 11.17% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3071 3581 4172
Median daily rate £360 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £318
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 466 585 767
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.58% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

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 4 December 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 25 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 4 December 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 +3 49 £425 -5.55% 27
London -13 25 £500 +11.11% 10
West Midlands -4 8 £313 -47.91%
City of London -3 7 £525 -12.50% 3
East Midlands -4 5 £369 +59.45% 2
South East +20 4 £358 +10.00%
North West - 4 £400 - 7
Worcestershire - 3 £313 -
Redditch - 3 £313 -
Berkshire +10 2 £358 -
Havant - 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 - -
Derbyshire - 2 £475 -
Yorkshire +18 1 £325 -43.96% 3
Scotland - 1 £425 -
South West - 1 - - 4
North East - 1 - - 1
Lancashire - 1 - -
Durham - 1 - -
Slough - 1 £290 -
Preston - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £425 -
Dudley - 1 - -
Derby - 1 £475 -
Birmingham - 1 £313 -

SPSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 85 (75.22%) SAS
2 61 (53.98%) Analytics
3 58 (51.33%) Analytical Skills
4 55 (48.67%) SQL
5 50 (44.25%) Statistics
6 45 (39.82%) R
7 40 (35.40%) Business Intelligence
8 34 (30.09%) Mathematics
9 33 (29.20%) Degree
9 33 (29.20%) Big Data
10 30 (26.55%) Tableau
11 29 (25.66%) Data Mining
12 28 (24.78%) Python
13 24 (21.24%) ETL
13 24 (21.24%) Hadoop
14 22 (19.47%) Marketing
15 20 (17.70%) Machine Learning
16 18 (15.93%) Visualisation
16 18 (15.93%) Credit Risk
17 17 (15.04%) Apache Hive
17 17 (15.04%) Finance
18 16 (14.16%) Retail
18 16 (14.16%) Data Analysis
18 16 (14.16%) Relational Database
19 15 (13.27%) Data Warehouse
19 15 (13.27%) Computer Science
19 15 (13.27%) Web Analytics
20 14 (12.39%) Economics
20 14 (12.39%) Operations Research
20 14 (12.39%) Data Visualisation

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 85 (75.22%) SAS
2 14 (12.39%) Apache Spark
3 9 (7.96%) Apache Pig
4 6 (5.31%) Apache
5 2 (1.77%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.77%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (8.85%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.54%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (3.54%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.77%) EViews
3 2 (1.77%) Stata
4 1 (0.88%) ArcView
4 1 (0.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (7.96%) FastStats
2 3 (2.65%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.88%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.96%) Adobe Analytics
2 7 (6.19%) Google Analytics
3 5 (4.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.54%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.54%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.77%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.88%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.88%) AWS Data Pipeline
6 1 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.88%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.88%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.88%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (29.20%) Big Data
2 29 (25.66%) Data Mining
3 24 (21.24%) Hadoop
4 17 (15.04%) Apache Hive
5 16 (14.16%) Relational Database
6 15 (13.27%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (10.62%) SQL Server
8 11 (9.73%) QlikView
9 10 (8.85%) BusinessObjects
10 8 (7.08%) Power BI
11 7 (6.19%) NoSQL
12 6 (5.31%) IBM InfoSphere
13 5 (4.42%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (4.42%) HBase
13 5 (4.42%) MongoDB
13 5 (4.42%) Pentaho
13 5 (4.42%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 5 (4.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (4.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (3.54%) OLAP
General
1 22 (19.47%) Marketing
2 17 (15.04%) Finance
3 16 (14.16%) Retail
4 9 (7.96%) Banking
5 7 (6.19%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.65%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.88%) Back Office
7 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.88%) Games
7 1 (0.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 59 (52.21%) Analyst
2 30 (26.55%) Data Analyst
3 19 (16.81%) Data Scientist
4 13 (11.50%) Insight Analyst
5 9 (7.96%) Developer
6 8 (7.08%) CRM Analyst
6 8 (7.08%) Customer Analyst
6 8 (7.08%) Customer Insight Analyst
7 6 (5.31%) Credit Risk Modeller
7 6 (5.31%) Machine Learning Scientist
7 6 (5.31%) Risk Analyst
7 6 (5.31%) SAS Analyst
8 5 (4.42%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 5 (4.42%) Credit Analyst
8 5 (4.42%) Credit Risk Analyst
8 5 (4.42%) SPSS Analyst
8 5 (4.42%) SQL Analyst
9 4 (3.54%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 4 (3.54%) ETL Analyst
10 3 (2.65%) SAS Credit Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.42%) NumPy
2 4 (3.54%) Natural Language Processing
2 4 (3.54%) scikit-learn
2 4 (3.54%) XML
3 3 (2.65%) Kafka
3 3 (2.65%) Pandas
3 3 (2.65%) SciPy
4 2 (1.77%) .NET
4 2 (1.77%) D3.js
4 2 (1.77%) MLlib
5 1 (0.88%) CSS
5 1 (0.88%) HTML
5 1 (0.88%) TensorFlow
5 1 (0.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 58 (51.33%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (44.25%) Statistics
3 34 (30.09%) Mathematics
4 18 (15.93%) Credit Risk
4 18 (15.93%) Visualisation
5 15 (13.27%) Computer Science
6 14 (12.39%) Economics
7 11 (9.73%) Algorithms
8 9 (7.96%) Data Integration
9 7 (6.19%) User Experience
10 6 (5.31%) Data Extraction
11 4 (3.54%) Artificial Intelligence
11 4 (3.54%) Digital Media
11 4 (3.54%) Neural Network
12 3 (2.65%) Data Conversion
12 3 (2.65%) Management Information System
12 3 (2.65%) Performance Metrics
12 3 (2.65%) Physics
13 2 (1.77%) Data Structures
13 2 (1.77%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.19%) Linux
2 2 (1.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (53.98%) Analytics
2 40 (35.40%) Business Intelligence
3 24 (21.24%) ETL
4 20 (17.70%) Machine Learning
5 16 (14.16%) Data Analysis
6 15 (13.27%) Web Analytics
7 14 (12.39%) Data Management
7 14 (12.39%) Data Visualisation
7 14 (12.39%) Operations Research
8 13 (11.50%) Open Source
8 13 (11.50%) Predictive Analytics
9 11 (9.73%) CRM
9 11 (9.73%) Data Modelling
9 11 (9.73%) Predictive Modelling
10 10 (8.85%) Kalman Filter
11 9 (7.96%) Actionable Insight
11 9 (7.96%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (7.96%) Customer Insight
11 9 (7.96%) Statistical Analysis
11 9 (7.96%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 55 (48.67%) SQL
2 45 (39.82%) R
3 28 (24.78%) Python
4 13 (11.50%) MATLAB
5 9 (7.96%) Java
6 6 (5.31%) VBA
7 5 (4.42%) C++
7 5 (4.42%) PHP
8 4 (3.54%) C
8 4 (3.54%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.65%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.65%) Perl
10 2 (1.77%) Scala
11 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.88%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 33 (29.20%) Degree
2 6 (5.31%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.42%) PhD
4 2 (1.77%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.88%) ECDL
5 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.39%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.65%) QA
3 1 (0.88%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (3.54%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.88%) Netcool
2 1 (0.88%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.88%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 30 (26.55%) Tableau
2 11 (9.73%) Oracle
3 9 (7.96%) Adobe
4 8 (7.08%) Google
4 8 (7.08%) Microsoft
5 7 (6.19%) Cognos
5 7 (6.19%) IBM
5 7 (6.19%) Informatica
6 6 (5.31%) DataFlux
7 5 (4.42%) SAP
8 4 (3.54%) Alteryx
8 4 (3.54%) Omniture
8 4 (3.54%) Teradata
8 4 (3.54%) Trillium
9 3 (2.65%) Coremetrics
9 3 (2.65%) DoubleClick
9 3 (2.65%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (1.77%) Ab Initio
10 2 (1.77%) Mapinfo
10 2 (1.77%) Netezza
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