The table below looks at the statistics for SPSS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SPSS over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SPSS
Rank 589 597 559
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -38
Contract jobs citing SPSS 75 50 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.088% 0.12%
As % of the Applications category 1.25% 0.72% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 28 39
Average daily rate £450 £450 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £292 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £680 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £440 £275
% change year-on-year
- +60.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 - -

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
5981 6945 7070
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.70% 12.24% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3632 3796 3731
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £165 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 469 683 681
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.55 £33.20 £38.86
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

SPSS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SPSS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 May 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 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SPSS within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +20 72 £450 -2.17% 39
London -16 34 £525 +13.51% 26
South East -2 22 £405 -32.50% 3
Buckinghamshire - 12 £450 -
City of London +47 8 £359 -20.27% 6
High Wycombe - 8 £463 -
South West +9 6 £438 -6.91% 3
Yorkshire +3 4 £500 - 1
Leeds +3 4 £500 - 1
Berkshire -1 4 £305 -49.16% 1
West Yorkshire -2 4 £500 - 1
Hampshire - 4 £385 -
West Midlands - 3 £500 - 1
Slough +11 2 £289 -61.50% 1
Bristol +1 2 £390 - 1
Devon - 2 £463 - 2
Middlesex - 2 £445 - 1
Exeter - 2 £463 - 2
Milton Keynes - 2 £278 -
Halifax - 2 £500 -
East Midlands +6 1 £450 -
Manchester -6 1 £263 -30.00% 4
North West -9 1 £263 -30.00% 4
Coventry - 1 £500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £591 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £325 -
Gloucester - 1 £325 -
Warwick - 1 £591 -
Marlow - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 - -

SPSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SPSS 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 SPSS.

1 64 (47.41%) SAS
2 63 (46.67%) SQL
3 60 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
4 58 (42.96%) Analytics
5 54 (40.00%) R
6 52 (38.52%) Statistics
7 40 (29.63%) Big Data
8 37 (27.41%) Business Intelligence
9 31 (22.96%) Data Mining
9 31 (22.96%) Python
9 31 (22.96%) Data Analysis
9 31 (22.96%) Hadoop
10 29 (21.48%) Tableau
10 29 (21.48%) Degree
11 28 (20.74%) IBM
11 28 (20.74%) Data Modelling
12 27 (20.00%) Mathematics
13 26 (19.26%) Java
14 25 (18.52%) QlikView
15 24 (17.78%) Oracle
16 23 (17.04%) Computer Science
17 22 (16.30%) MATLAB
17 22 (16.30%) Data Management
18 21 (15.56%) Visualisation
19 20 (14.81%) Finance
19 20 (14.81%) HTML
19 20 (14.81%) MySQL
19 20 (14.81%) CSS
19 20 (14.81%) Statistical Modelling
20 19 (14.07%) VBA

SPSS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SPSS 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 SPSS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 64 (47.41%) SAS
2 17 (12.59%) Apache Pig
3 9 (6.67%) ArcGIS
4 3 (2.22%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.48%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.74%) IPython
Applications
1 15 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.89%) Stata
3 8 (5.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.22%) Unica
2 2 (1.48%) Siebel Analytics
3 1 (0.74%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.48%) SaaS
2 2 (1.48%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.93%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (1.48%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (29.63%) Big Data
2 31 (22.96%) Data Mining
2 31 (22.96%) Hadoop
3 25 (18.52%) QlikView
4 20 (14.81%) MySQL
5 18 (13.33%) Apache Hive
6 13 (9.63%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (8.15%) CouchDB
7 11 (8.15%) GIS
7 11 (8.15%) HBase
8 9 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
8 9 (6.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 7 (5.19%) SQL Server
10 6 (4.44%) MS Access
10 6 (4.44%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (3.70%) Relational Database
11 5 (3.70%) Spotfire
11 5 (3.70%) Text Mining
12 4 (2.96%) DB2
12 4 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.74%) RStudio
1 1 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (14.81%) Finance
2 9 (6.67%) Marketing
3 8 (5.93%) Retail
4 7 (5.19%) Local Government
5 4 (2.96%) Banking
6 3 (2.22%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.48%) Automotive
7 2 (1.48%) Billing
7 2 (1.48%) Games
7 2 (1.48%) Military
8 1 (0.74%) Legal
Job Titles
1 44 (32.59%) Analyst
2 29 (21.48%) Data Analyst
3 24 (17.78%) Data Scientist
4 13 (9.63%) Architect
5 12 (8.89%) Data Engineer
6 11 (8.15%) Big Data Engineer
6 11 (8.15%) Consultant
7 8 (5.93%) SPSS Analyst
8 7 (5.19%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (4.44%) Applications Support
9 6 (4.44%) Developer
10 5 (3.70%) SPSS Data Analyst
10 5 (3.70%) Technical Support
11 4 (2.96%) Asset Management Analyst
11 4 (2.96%) Data Architect
11 4 (2.96%) Machine Learning Scientist
11 4 (2.96%) Oracle Architect
11 4 (2.96%) Performance Analyst
11 4 (2.96%) Risk Consultant
11 4 (2.96%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (14.81%) CSS
1 20 (14.81%) HTML
2 11 (8.15%) Ruby on Rails
3 8 (5.93%) .NET
3 8 (5.93%) HTML5
3 8 (5.93%) jQuery
4 5 (3.70%) XML
5 4 (2.96%) Natural Language Processing
6 3 (2.22%) NumPy
6 3 (2.22%) Pandas
6 3 (2.22%) scikit-learn
6 3 (2.22%) SciPy
6 3 (2.22%) Web Services
7 1 (0.74%) Backbone.js
7 1 (0.74%) CSS3
7 1 (0.74%) JSON
7 1 (0.74%) Middleware
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (0.74%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 60 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (38.52%) Statistics
3 27 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 23 (17.04%) Computer Science
5 21 (15.56%) Visualisation
6 11 (8.15%) Performance Metrics
7 9 (6.67%) Credit Risk
7 9 (6.67%) Economics
8 7 (5.19%) Algorithms
8 7 (5.19%) Data Extraction
8 7 (5.19%) Management Information System
9 5 (3.70%) Neural Network
9 5 (3.70%) Physics
10 4 (2.96%) Social Network
11 3 (2.22%) Artificial Intelligence
11 3 (2.22%) Digital Media
11 3 (2.22%) New Media
11 3 (2.22%) User Experience
12 2 (1.48%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (1.48%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.37%) Unix
2 11 (8.15%) Linux
3 10 (7.41%) Windows
4 9 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 9 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.74%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (42.96%) Analytics
2 37 (27.41%) Business Intelligence
3 31 (22.96%) Data Analysis
4 28 (20.74%) Data Modelling
5 22 (16.30%) Data Management
6 20 (14.81%) Statistical Modelling
7 15 (11.11%) Data Analytics
7 15 (11.11%) Project Management
8 14 (10.37%) Statistical Analysis
9 13 (9.63%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (9.63%) ETL
9 13 (9.63%) Machine Learning
10 12 (8.89%) Predictive Analytics
10 12 (8.89%) Web Application Development
11 10 (7.41%) Data Visualisation
12 9 (6.67%) Regression Analysis
12 9 (6.67%) Risk Management
13 8 (5.93%) Predictive Modelling
14 7 (5.19%) Asset Management
14 7 (5.19%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 63 (46.67%) SQL
2 54 (40.00%) R
3 31 (22.96%) Python
4 26 (19.26%) Java
5 22 (16.30%) MATLAB
6 19 (14.07%) VBA
7 13 (9.63%) Perl
8 12 (8.89%) JavaScript
8 12 (8.89%) PL/SQL
8 12 (8.89%) Ruby
9 11 (8.15%) PHP
9 11 (8.15%) Shell Script
10 10 (7.41%) C++
11 1 (0.74%) C
11 1 (0.74%) JAQL
11 1 (0.74%) Lua
11 1 (0.74%) VB
11 1 (0.74%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (21.48%) Degree
2 15 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 14 (10.37%) SC Cleared
4 8 (5.93%) SAS Certification
5 7 (5.19%) PhD
6 3 (2.22%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.74%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.74%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.74%) Apache Flume
1 1 (0.74%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (2.96%) Oracle EDQ
2 2 (1.48%) Oozie
Vendors
1 29 (21.48%) Tableau
2 28 (20.74%) IBM
3 24 (17.78%) Oracle
4 15 (11.11%) Cognos
5 13 (9.63%) Teradata
6 12 (8.89%) Informatica
7 10 (7.41%) Microsoft
8 9 (6.67%) Red Hat
9 8 (5.93%) Mapinfo
10 6 (4.44%) Alteryx
11 5 (3.70%) SAP
12 4 (2.96%) ILOG
12 4 (2.96%) Siebel
12 4 (2.96%) TIBCO
13 2 (1.48%) BEA
13 2 (1.48%) HP
13 2 (1.48%) MicroStrategy
14 1 (0.74%) Ab Initio
14 1 (0.74%) RapidMiner
14 1 (0.74%) Vertica
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