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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SPSS
UK
Rank 550 554 551
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing SPSS 45 74 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.099% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Applications category 0.93% 1.31% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 50 38
Median daily rate £458 £363 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.20% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £225 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-15.62% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Median hourly rate - £21.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -33.84%

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
4829 5662 6219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.64% 10.88% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2906 3349 3516
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £168 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 461 500 601
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £32.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £14.90
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +10.73%

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 February 2017.

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 14 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 February 2017. 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 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 +15 45 £458 +40.76% 28
London -3 35 £465 +47.61% 18
City of London -7 8 £475 +13.77% 6
North West +29 4 £413 - 4
Berkshire +20 2 £294 -26.56%
South East +18 2 £294 -9.61%
Manchester +16 2 - - 1
East Midlands -1 2 £350 +3.70% 2
Leicestershire - 2 £350 - 1
West Midlands +6 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £325 - 3
Cheshire - 1 £450 - 3
Maidenhead - 1 £275 -
Macclesfield - 1 £450 -

SPSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 (73.96%) SAS
2 58 (60.42%) Analytics
3 47 (48.96%) Analytical Skills
4 45 (46.88%) SQL
5 44 (45.83%) R
6 38 (39.58%) Tableau
7 36 (37.50%) Python
7 36 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
8 29 (30.21%) Statistics
9 28 (29.17%) Data Mining
10 27 (28.13%) Big Data
11 24 (25.00%) Visualisation
11 24 (25.00%) Hadoop
12 22 (22.92%) Degree
12 22 (22.92%) Data Analysis
13 21 (21.88%) Machine Learning
14 20 (20.83%) Apache Hive
14 20 (20.83%) QlikView
14 20 (20.83%) SQL Server
15 19 (19.79%) ETL
15 19 (19.79%) Mathematics
16 18 (18.75%) Predictive Modelling
16 18 (18.75%) Finance
17 17 (17.71%) Data Management
17 17 (17.71%) Apache Spark
18 16 (16.67%) Data Analytics
19 15 (15.63%) Data Visualisation
19 15 (15.63%) BusinessObjects
20 14 (14.58%) Microsoft
20 14 (14.58%) MATLAB

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 (73.96%) SAS
2 17 (17.71%) Apache Spark
3 12 (12.50%) Apache Pig
4 7 (7.29%) Apache
5 3 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.08%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.04%) IPython
7 1 (1.04%) Jupyter
7 1 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.04%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (3.13%) EViews
4 2 (2.08%) SPSS Modeler
5 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.04%) Stata
Business Applications
1 6 (6.25%) FastStats
2 2 (2.08%) WebTrends
3 1 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.04%) SAP MDG
3 1 (1.04%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.25%) Google Analytics
1 6 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.21%) Adobe Analytics
2 5 (5.21%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (3.13%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.08%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (1.04%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.04%) AWS Data Pipeline
6 1 (1.04%) GitHub
6 1 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.04%) SmartFocus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (29.17%) Data Mining
2 27 (28.13%) Big Data
3 24 (25.00%) Hadoop
4 20 (20.83%) Apache Hive
4 20 (20.83%) QlikView
4 20 (20.83%) SQL Server
5 15 (15.63%) BusinessObjects
6 13 (13.54%) Power BI
7 11 (11.46%) Relational Database
7 11 (11.46%) Spotfire
8 8 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (8.33%) NoSQL
8 8 (8.33%) RDBMS
9 6 (6.25%) Pentaho
9 6 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (5.21%) HBase
10 5 (5.21%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 5 (5.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (4.17%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.04%) GoCD
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (1.04%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (1.04%) Vagrant
General
1 18 (18.75%) Finance
2 13 (13.54%) Marketing
3 11 (11.46%) Retail
4 7 (7.29%) Banking
5 6 (6.25%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.08%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.04%) Back Office
7 1 (1.04%) Games
7 1 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.04%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (36.46%) Analyst
2 26 (27.08%) Data Scientist
3 20 (20.83%) Data Analyst
4 8 (8.33%) Consultant
5 7 (7.29%) Analytics Consultant
5 7 (7.29%) Customer Analyst
5 7 (7.29%) Customer Insight Analyst
5 7 (7.29%) Data Engineer
5 7 (7.29%) Insight Analyst
6 5 (5.21%) Developer
6 5 (5.21%) Machine Learning Scientist
7 4 (4.17%) Big Data Engineer
7 4 (4.17%) Credit Risk Modeller
7 4 (4.17%) CRM Analyst
7 4 (4.17%) Data Consultant
7 4 (4.17%) Research Analyst
8 3 (3.13%) Data Analytics Consultant
8 3 (3.13%) PowerShell Developer
8 3 (3.13%) SPSS Analyst
8 3 (3.13%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.29%) Natural Language Processing
2 6 (6.25%) XML
3 4 (4.17%) NumPy
4 3 (3.13%) Kafka
4 3 (3.13%) scikit-learn
4 3 (3.13%) Web Services
5 2 (2.08%) D3.js
5 2 (2.08%) MLlib
5 2 (2.08%) Pandas
5 2 (2.08%) Spark Streaming
6 1 (1.04%) CSS
6 1 (1.04%) HTML
6 1 (1.04%) REST
6 1 (1.04%) SciPy
6 1 (1.04%) TensorFlow
6 1 (1.04%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 47 (48.96%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (13.54%) Computer Science
3 12 (12.50%) Algorithms
4 9 (9.38%) Credit Risk
5 5 (5.21%) Virtual Team
6 3 (3.13%) Fintech
6 3 (3.13%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.08%) Social Media
7 2 (2.08%) Social Network
8 1 (1.04%) BYOD
8 1 (1.04%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.04%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.04%) IVR
8 1 (1.04%) NHS
8 1 (1.04%) Smart Energy
8 1 (1.04%) Taxonomies
8 1 (1.04%) User Experience
8 1 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.25%) Linux
2 3 (3.13%) Unix
3 2 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (60.42%) Analytics
2 36 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
3 29 (30.21%) Statistics
4 24 (25.00%) Visualisation
5 22 (22.92%) Data Analysis
6 21 (21.88%) Machine Learning
7 19 (19.79%) ETL
7 19 (19.79%) Mathematics
8 18 (18.75%) Predictive Modelling
9 17 (17.71%) Data Management
10 16 (16.67%) Data Analytics
11 15 (15.63%) Data Visualisation
12 14 (14.58%) Data Modelling
13 12 (12.50%) Open Source
13 12 (12.50%) Statistical Analysis
14 11 (11.46%) A/B Testing
15 10 (10.42%) People Management
15 10 (10.42%) Web Analytics
16 9 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
16 9 (9.38%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (46.88%) SQL
2 44 (45.83%) R
3 36 (37.50%) Python
4 14 (14.58%) Java
4 14 (14.58%) MATLAB
5 10 (10.42%) Scala
6 8 (8.33%) C++
7 6 (6.25%) Perl
8 5 (5.21%) JavaScript
8 5 (5.21%) PHP
9 3 (3.13%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.08%) C
10 2 (2.08%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.04%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.04%) SPARQL
11 1 (1.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (22.92%) Degree
2 5 (5.21%) PhD
3 3 (3.13%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.08%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.04%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.25%) Data Quality
2 4 (4.17%) IFRS
2 4 (4.17%) IFRS 9
3 2 (2.08%) Actionable Recommendations
3 2 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.29%) Apache Flume
2 3 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.08%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.04%) Ansible
Vendors
1 38 (39.58%) Tableau
2 14 (14.58%) Cognos
2 14 (14.58%) Microsoft
3 11 (11.46%) SAP
4 10 (10.42%) RapidMiner
5 9 (9.38%) IBM
5 9 (9.38%) MicroStrategy
5 9 (9.38%) Oracle
5 9 (9.38%) Teradata
6 7 (7.29%) Alteryx
6 7 (7.29%) Google
7 6 (6.25%) Adobe
8 4 (4.17%) Informatica
8 4 (4.17%) Netezza
9 3 (3.13%) Coremetrics
9 3 (3.13%) Minitab
9 3 (3.13%) Omniture
9 3 (3.13%) TIBCO
10 2 (2.08%) Ab Initio
10 2 (2.08%) DoubleClick