The table below looks at the statistics for Stata skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Stata over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
StataCorp Stata
Rank 621 644 631
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -13
Contract jobs citing Stata 7 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.002% 0.012%
As % of the Applications category 0.13% 0.016% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Median daily rate £190 - £328
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 - £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 - £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £183 - £328
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £140.00 - £16.34
UK excluding London median hourly rate £140.00 - £16.34

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
5250 6190 7373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.46% 11.14% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3122 3597 4190
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 £151 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £319
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 472 588 771
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 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.37 £27.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

Stata
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Stata as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

Stata Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Stata
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Stata within the UK.

Stata Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Stata
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Stata within the UK over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

Stata Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Stata
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Stata within the UK.

Stata Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Stata
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Stata within the UK over the 3 months to 2 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 +16 6 £190 - 3
South East - 4 £183 -
Hampshire - 4 £183 -
London -3 2 £400 - 2
Fareham - 1 £175 -
Cardiff - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -

Stata
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Stata 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 Stata.

1 15 (93.75%) R
2 14 (87.50%) SAS
2 14 (87.50%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (75.00%) Python
4 11 (68.75%) Machine Learning
4 11 (68.75%) Statistics
4 11 (68.75%) Apache Spark
5 10 (62.50%) SQL
6 9 (56.25%) Postgraduate
6 9 (56.25%) Big Data
7 8 (50.00%) GIS
7 8 (50.00%) ArcGIS
7 8 (50.00%) Apache
7 8 (50.00%) QGIS
7 8 (50.00%) Spatial Analysis
7 8 (50.00%) NoSQL
8 7 (43.75%) Text Mining
8 7 (43.75%) Degree
9 6 (37.50%) Mathematics
10 4 (25.00%) Spatial Data
10 4 (25.00%) Google
10 4 (25.00%) Hadoop
10 4 (25.00%) Analytics
10 4 (25.00%) MapReduce
11 3 (18.75%) Tableau
11 3 (18.75%) Statistical Modelling
11 3 (18.75%) D3.js
11 3 (18.75%) Visualisation
11 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
11 3 (18.75%) Google Analytics

Stata
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 14 (87.50%) SAS
2 11 (68.75%) Apache Spark
3 8 (50.00%) Apache
3 8 (50.00%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (12.50%) SPSS
2 1 (6.25%) ArcView
2 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Flurry Analytics
1 3 (18.75%) Google Analytics
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon S3
2 1 (6.25%) AWS Data Pipeline
2 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) Big Data
2 8 (50.00%) GIS
2 8 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 8 (50.00%) QGIS
3 7 (43.75%) Text Mining
4 4 (25.00%) Hadoop
4 4 (25.00%) Spatial Data
5 3 (18.75%) Mixpanel
6 2 (12.50%) Apache Hive
7 1 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (6.25%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
General
1 2 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Data Scientist
2 7 (43.75%) Statistical Analyst
3 6 (37.50%) Data Analyst
4 5 (31.25%) Spatial Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) Junior
6 2 (12.50%) Junior Data Scientist
6 2 (12.50%) Machine Learning Scientist
6 2 (12.50%) Statistical Data Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Big Data Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Consultant
7 1 (6.25%) Data Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) D3.js
2 1 (6.25%) MLlib
2 1 (6.25%) NumPy
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (87.50%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (68.75%) Statistics
3 6 (37.50%) Mathematics
4 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
4 3 (18.75%) Visualisation
5 2 (12.50%) Applied Mathematics
6 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
6 1 (6.25%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Machine Learning
2 8 (50.00%) Spatial Analysis
3 4 (25.00%) Analytics
3 4 (25.00%) MapReduce
4 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) Statistical Modelling
5 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (12.50%) ETL
5 2 (12.50%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Workflow
6 1 (6.25%) Data Engineering
6 1 (6.25%) Data Management
6 1 (6.25%) Data Security
6 1 (6.25%) Data Transformation
6 1 (6.25%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) R
2 12 (75.00%) Python
3 10 (62.50%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) MATLAB
5 2 (12.50%) C++
5 2 (12.50%) Java
5 2 (12.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Postgraduate
2 7 (43.75%) Degree
3 3 (18.75%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) HDFS
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Google
2 3 (18.75%) Tableau