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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SPSS
Rank 597 586 523
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -63
Contract jobs citing SPSS 64 76 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Applications category 1.09% 1.12% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 46 74
Median daily rate £400 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £244 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Median hourly rate £10.68 £19.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.23% -22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.19 £19.50 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £19.50 £25.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.19 - -

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
5868 6795 7167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.76% 11.63% 12.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3461 3971 4019
Median daily rate £350 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £160 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 521 665 714
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £37.50 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 24 August 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 -11 61 £400 +18.51% 35
London +7 35 £430 +43.33% 23
City of London +39 10 £400 +23.07% 3
West Midlands -35 10 £375 +7.14% 1
North West +19 5 £401 - 6
South East +13 4 £403 -6.06% 2
Warwick -6 4 £400 +14.28%
Warwickshire -11 4 £400 +14.28%
Isleworth - 4 £450 -
Lancashire +13 3 - -
West Yorkshire +9 3 - - 1
Preston +7 3 - -
Yorkshire 0 3 - - 1
Birmingham - 3 £375 -
South West +10 2 £313 - 1
Worcestershire - 2 £320 -
Berkshire - 2 - -
Halifax - 2 - -
Redditch - 2 £320 -
Leeds +2 1 - - 1
Hampshire -1 1 £403 -26.81% 1
Bristol -2 1 £125 -
Staffordshire - 1 £275 - 1
North East - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £118 - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 £118 -
County Antrim - 1 - -
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £275 -
Maidenhead - 1 - -

SPSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 82 (67.77%) SAS
2 65 (53.72%) R
3 59 (48.76%) Analytical Skills
4 58 (47.93%) SQL
5 57 (47.11%) Statistics
5 57 (47.11%) Analytics
6 41 (33.88%) Business Intelligence
7 40 (33.06%) Degree
7 40 (33.06%) Mathematics
8 38 (31.40%) Big Data
9 31 (25.62%) Hadoop
10 30 (24.79%) Python
11 28 (23.14%) Data Analysis
12 27 (22.31%) Data Mining
13 26 (21.49%) Finance
13 26 (21.49%) MATLAB
14 24 (19.83%) Tableau
15 23 (19.01%) Apache Hive
15 23 (19.01%) Data Modelling
16 22 (18.18%) Java
17 21 (17.36%) Oracle
17 21 (17.36%) Visualisation
17 21 (17.36%) Computer Science
18 20 (16.53%) Economics
19 19 (15.70%) Credit Risk
19 19 (15.70%) Marketing
19 19 (15.70%) VBA
19 19 (15.70%) Apache Pig
20 17 (14.05%) Machine Learning
20 17 (14.05%) ETL

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 82 (67.77%) SAS
2 19 (15.70%) Apache Pig
3 11 (9.09%) Apache Spark
4 4 (3.31%) Apache
5 2 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.83%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.83%) Facebook Platform
6 1 (0.83%) IPython
6 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 10 (8.26%) Stata
3 6 (4.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.48%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.83%) ArcView
5 1 (0.83%) EViews
5 1 (0.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.48%) FastStats
2 2 (1.65%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.83%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.83%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.83%) Radian6
3 1 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.79%) Google Analytics
2 4 (3.31%) Adobe Analytics
3 3 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.65%) SaaS
4 2 (1.65%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.83%) AdWords
5 1 (0.83%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.83%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.48%) Internet
2 1 (0.83%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (31.40%) Big Data
2 31 (25.62%) Hadoop
3 27 (22.31%) Data Mining
4 23 (19.01%) Apache Hive
5 17 (14.05%) QlikView
6 16 (13.22%) MySQL
7 15 (12.40%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (10.74%) Relational Database
9 12 (9.92%) HBase
10 9 (7.44%) CouchDB
11 7 (5.79%) SQL Server
12 5 (4.13%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (4.13%) Power BI
12 5 (4.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (3.31%) IBM InfoSphere
14 3 (2.48%) Apache Cassandra
14 3 (2.48%) DB2
14 3 (2.48%) MongoDB
14 3 (2.48%) Spotfire
14 3 (2.48%) Sqoop
General
1 26 (21.49%) Finance
2 19 (15.70%) Marketing
3 14 (11.57%) Retail
4 7 (5.79%) Banking
5 5 (4.13%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.48%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.65%) Advertising
7 2 (1.65%) Military
8 1 (0.83%) Automotive
8 1 (0.83%) Electronics
8 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.83%) Legal
8 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 54 (44.63%) Analyst
2 27 (22.31%) Data Analyst
2 27 (22.31%) Data Scientist
3 10 (8.26%) Data Engineer
4 9 (7.44%) Big Data Engineer
4 9 (7.44%) Insight Analyst
5 8 (6.61%) Developer
5 8 (6.61%) Machine Learning Scientist
6 7 (5.79%) Risk Analyst
6 7 (5.79%) SQL Analyst
7 6 (4.96%) Credit Analyst
7 6 (4.96%) Credit Risk Analyst
7 6 (4.96%) SAS Analyst
7 6 (4.96%) SPSS Analyst
8 5 (4.13%) Applications Support
8 5 (4.13%) Consultant
8 5 (4.13%) CRM Analyst
9 4 (3.31%) ETL Analyst
9 4 (3.31%) Project Manager
9 4 (3.31%) Risk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.44%) CSS
1 9 (7.44%) HTML
1 9 (7.44%) Ruby on Rails
2 6 (4.96%) NumPy
2 6 (4.96%) Pandas
2 6 (4.96%) scikit-learn
2 6 (4.96%) SciPy
3 3 (2.48%) .NET
3 3 (2.48%) Kafka
4 2 (1.65%) XML
5 1 (0.83%) Backbone.js
5 1 (0.83%) JSON
5 1 (0.83%) MDX
5 1 (0.83%) Middleware
5 1 (0.83%) MLlib
5 1 (0.83%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 59 (48.76%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (47.11%) Statistics
3 40 (33.06%) Mathematics
4 21 (17.36%) Computer Science
4 21 (17.36%) Visualisation
5 20 (16.53%) Economics
6 19 (15.70%) Credit Risk
7 13 (10.74%) Data Extraction
8 12 (9.92%) Algorithms
9 10 (8.26%) User Experience
10 9 (7.44%) Performance Metrics
11 6 (4.96%) Artificial Intelligence
12 3 (2.48%) Data Structures
12 3 (2.48%) Digital Media
12 3 (2.48%) Physics
12 3 (2.48%) Smart Energy
13 2 (1.65%) Data Integration
13 2 (1.65%) Management Information System
14 1 (0.83%) Freedom of Information
14 1 (0.83%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.09%) Unix
2 5 (4.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (47.11%) Analytics
2 41 (33.88%) Business Intelligence
3 28 (23.14%) Data Analysis
4 23 (19.01%) Data Modelling
5 17 (14.05%) Data Management
5 17 (14.05%) ETL
5 17 (14.05%) Machine Learning
5 17 (14.05%) Project Management
6 15 (12.40%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (10.74%) Operations Research
7 13 (10.74%) Statistical Analysis
8 12 (9.92%) Data Visualisation
8 12 (9.92%) Predictive Analytics
9 11 (9.09%) Regression Analysis
10 10 (8.26%) CRM
10 10 (8.26%) Open Source
10 10 (8.26%) Statistical Modelling
10 10 (8.26%) Validation
11 9 (7.44%) Risk Management
11 9 (7.44%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 65 (53.72%) R
2 58 (47.93%) SQL
3 30 (24.79%) Python
4 26 (21.49%) MATLAB
5 22 (18.18%) Java
6 19 (15.70%) VBA
7 12 (9.92%) Perl
7 12 (9.92%) PHP
8 10 (8.26%) PL/SQL
9 9 (7.44%) C++
9 9 (7.44%) Ruby
9 9 (7.44%) Shell Script
10 5 (4.13%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.48%) Lua
12 2 (1.65%) C
12 2 (1.65%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.83%) JAQL
13 1 (0.83%) SPARQL
13 1 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 40 (33.06%) Degree
2 12 (9.92%) Security Cleared
3 11 (9.09%) PhD
4 9 (7.44%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.48%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.83%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.40%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.31%) QA
3 1 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.83%) IAS 39
3 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (3.31%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.83%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.65%) Oozie
1 2 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.83%) Netcool
2 1 (0.83%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.83%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (0.83%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 24 (19.83%) Tableau
2 21 (17.36%) Oracle
3 14 (11.57%) Informatica
4 11 (9.09%) Teradata
5 9 (7.44%) Cognos
5 9 (7.44%) Microsoft
6 7 (5.79%) Google
6 7 (5.79%) IBM
7 6 (4.96%) SAP
8 5 (4.13%) ILOG
9 4 (3.31%) Adobe
9 4 (3.31%) DataFlux
9 4 (3.31%) Trillium
10 3 (2.48%) TIBCO
11 2 (1.65%) DoubleClick
11 2 (1.65%) HP
11 2 (1.65%) MicroStrategy
11 2 (1.65%) Omniture
12 1 (0.83%) Ab Initio
12 1 (0.83%) Yahoo!
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