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 23 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SPSS
Rank 585 575 551
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -24
Contract jobs citing SPSS 59 69 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Applications category 1.03% 1.02% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 35 54
Median daily rate £401 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.46% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £238 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Median hourly rate £12.17 £30.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.43% +20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.68 - -

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
5709 6766 6926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.55% 11.88% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3379 3916 3816
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 £160 £158 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 461 664 728
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.04 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 23 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SPSS within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

SPSS Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

SPSS
Top 30 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 23 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 -36 56 £403 +23.84% 18
London -18 26 £430 +36.50% 8
West Midlands -21 8 £388 +10.71% 1
South West +11 6 £425 -
South East -2 6 £376 -31.59% 2
North West -10 5 £263 - 2
Berkshire -1 4 £350 +7.69%
Warwick -7 4 £400 +14.28%
Warwickshire -11 4 £400 +14.28%
City of London +36 3 £400 +26.98% 4
Yorkshire +4 3 - - 2
West Yorkshire +2 3 - - 1
Exeter - 3 £425 -
Devon - 3 £425 -
Preston +1 2 - -
Lancashire -7 2 - -
Halifax - 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 £450 - 1
East of England +20 1 £118 -72.98% 2
Hampshire +9 1 £403 -26.81%
Bristol 0 1 £125 -
Leeds -10 1 - - 1
Manchester -13 1 £263 - 2
Redditch - 1 £320 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £275 -
Winchester - 1 £403 -
Belfast - 1 - -
Romford - 1 £430 -
Twickenham - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £275 -

SPSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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 88 (67.18%) SAS
2 66 (50.38%) SQL
3 65 (49.62%) R
4 58 (44.27%) Analytics
5 52 (39.69%) Analytical Skills
5 52 (39.69%) Statistics
6 48 (36.64%) Big Data
7 44 (33.59%) Business Intelligence
8 43 (32.82%) Degree
9 42 (32.06%) Mathematics
10 38 (29.01%) Hadoop
11 37 (28.24%) Python
12 35 (26.72%) Data Analysis
13 32 (24.43%) Java
14 31 (23.66%) MATLAB
15 28 (21.37%) Data Mining
15 28 (21.37%) Computer Science
16 27 (20.61%) Finance
17 25 (19.08%) Data Modelling
17 25 (19.08%) Oracle
18 21 (16.03%) HTML
18 21 (16.03%) CSS
18 21 (16.03%) Apache Hive
19 20 (15.27%) MySQL
19 20 (15.27%) IBM
19 20 (15.27%) Apache Pig
19 20 (15.27%) Tableau
20 19 (14.50%) QlikView
20 19 (14.50%) Agile Software Development
21 18 (13.74%) Credit Risk

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 88 (67.18%) SAS
2 20 (15.27%) Apache Pig
3 9 (6.87%) ArcGIS
4 8 (6.11%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.53%) Apache
6 1 (0.76%) Facebook Platform
6 1 (0.76%) IPython
6 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (9.92%) MS Excel
1 13 (9.92%) Stata
2 7 (5.34%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.53%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.76%) ArcView
4 1 (0.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.53%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.76%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.76%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.76%) FastStats
2 1 (0.76%) Radian6
2 1 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.34%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.53%) SaaS
2 2 (1.53%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.76%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.76%) AdWords
3 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.76%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (0.76%) Azure Machine Learning
3 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.11%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (2.29%) Internet
3 1 (0.76%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (36.64%) Big Data
2 38 (29.01%) Hadoop
3 28 (21.37%) Data Mining
4 21 (16.03%) Apache Hive
5 20 (15.27%) MySQL
6 19 (14.50%) QlikView
7 13 (9.92%) HBase
8 12 (9.16%) CouchDB
8 12 (9.16%) GIS
8 12 (9.16%) Relational Database
9 10 (7.63%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (7.63%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 10 (7.63%) SQL Server
10 8 (6.11%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (4.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (3.05%) IBM InfoSphere
12 4 (3.05%) Power BI
13 3 (2.29%) DB2
13 3 (2.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (2.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (20.61%) Finance
2 14 (10.69%) Marketing
3 12 (9.16%) Retail
4 7 (5.34%) Banking
5 5 (3.82%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.29%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.53%) Advertising
7 2 (1.53%) Automotive
7 2 (1.53%) Legal
7 2 (1.53%) Military
8 1 (0.76%) Electronics
8 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 49 (37.40%) Analyst
2 28 (21.37%) Data Scientist
3 24 (18.32%) Data Analyst
4 13 (9.92%) Data Engineer
5 12 (9.16%) Big Data Engineer
6 9 (6.87%) Developer
7 8 (6.11%) Machine Learning Scientist
8 7 (5.34%) Applications Support
8 7 (5.34%) Risk Analyst
8 7 (5.34%) SPSS Analyst
9 6 (4.58%) SAS Analyst
9 6 (4.58%) SQL Analyst
10 5 (3.82%) Consultant
10 5 (3.82%) Credit Analyst
10 5 (3.82%) Credit Risk Analyst
10 5 (3.82%) Technical Support
11 4 (3.05%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 4 (3.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 4 (3.05%) Information Analyst
11 4 (3.05%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (16.03%) CSS
1 21 (16.03%) HTML
2 12 (9.16%) Ruby on Rails
3 8 (6.11%) HTML5
3 8 (6.11%) jQuery
4 6 (4.58%) NumPy
4 6 (4.58%) Pandas
4 6 (4.58%) scikit-learn
4 6 (4.58%) SciPy
5 5 (3.82%) .NET
6 4 (3.05%) XML
7 1 (0.76%) Backbone.js
7 1 (0.76%) CSS3
7 1 (0.76%) JSON
7 1 (0.76%) Kafka
7 1 (0.76%) MDX
7 1 (0.76%) Middleware
7 1 (0.76%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (0.76%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (0.76%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 52 (39.69%) Analytical Skills
1 52 (39.69%) Statistics
2 42 (32.06%) Mathematics
3 28 (21.37%) Computer Science
4 18 (13.74%) Credit Risk
5 15 (11.45%) Economics
5 15 (11.45%) Visualisation
6 13 (9.92%) Algorithms
7 12 (9.16%) Performance Metrics
8 10 (7.63%) Data Extraction
9 7 (5.34%) User Experience
10 6 (4.58%) Artificial Intelligence
11 5 (3.82%) Physics
12 3 (2.29%) Data Structures
12 3 (2.29%) Management Information System
12 3 (2.29%) Smart Energy
13 1 (0.76%) Data Integration
13 1 (0.76%) Freedom of Information
13 1 (0.76%) Replication
13 1 (0.76%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.69%) Unix
2 13 (9.92%) Linux
3 9 (6.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (6.87%) Windows
3 9 (6.87%) Windows Server
3 9 (6.87%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (44.27%) Analytics
2 44 (33.59%) Business Intelligence
3 35 (26.72%) Data Analysis
4 25 (19.08%) Data Modelling
5 19 (14.50%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (12.98%) Machine Learning
6 17 (12.98%) Project Management
7 16 (12.21%) Data Management
8 15 (11.45%) ETL
9 13 (9.92%) Web Application Development
10 12 (9.16%) Statistical Analysis
11 11 (8.40%) Predictive Analytics
11 11 (8.40%) Statistical Modelling
12 10 (7.63%) Regression Analysis
13 9 (6.87%) Data Analytics
13 9 (6.87%) Risk Management
14 7 (5.34%) Econometrics
14 7 (5.34%) Operations Research
14 7 (5.34%) Validation
14 7 (5.34%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 66 (50.38%) SQL
2 65 (49.62%) R
3 37 (28.24%) Python
4 32 (24.43%) Java
5 31 (23.66%) MATLAB
6 17 (12.98%) VBA
7 14 (10.69%) Perl
8 13 (9.92%) PHP
8 13 (9.92%) PL/SQL
8 13 (9.92%) Ruby
9 12 (9.16%) Shell Script
10 11 (8.40%) C++
10 11 (8.40%) JavaScript
11 5 (3.82%) T-SQL
12 3 (2.29%) Lua
13 1 (0.76%) JAQL
13 1 (0.76%) SPARQL
13 1 (0.76%) VB
13 1 (0.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 43 (32.82%) Degree
2 16 (12.21%) Security Cleared
3 15 (11.45%) SC Cleared
4 11 (8.40%) PhD
5 8 (6.11%) SAS Certification
6 3 (2.29%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.76%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.87%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.29%) QA
3 1 (0.76%) IAS 39
System Software
1 2 (1.53%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.76%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.53%) Oozie
2 1 (0.76%) Netcool
2 1 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.76%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.76%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 25 (19.08%) Oracle
2 20 (15.27%) IBM
2 20 (15.27%) Tableau
3 17 (12.98%) Informatica
4 14 (10.69%) Teradata
5 10 (7.63%) Microsoft
6 9 (6.87%) Cognos
6 9 (6.87%) Red Hat
7 8 (6.11%) Mapinfo
8 7 (5.34%) Google
9 5 (3.82%) ILOG
9 5 (3.82%) SAP
10 4 (3.05%) DataFlux
10 4 (3.05%) Trillium
11 2 (1.53%) DoubleClick
11 2 (1.53%) HP
11 2 (1.53%) MicroStrategy
11 2 (1.53%) Omniture
11 2 (1.53%) TIBCO
12 1 (0.76%) Yahoo!
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