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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
StataCorp Stata
Rank 638 - 640
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Stata 11 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% - 0.010%
As % of the Applications category 0.19% - 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Median daily rate £160 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 - £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 - £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £160 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £20.50 - £16.34
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 - £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
5707 6551 7540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.79% 11.30% 13.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3390 3871 4151
Median daily rate £350 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £165 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 510 643 743
Median hourly rate £16.38 £15.50 £15.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.64% -2.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.01
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.41%

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 25 September 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 11 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 25 September 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 - 7 £500 - 1
Wales - 4 £160 -
South Wales - 4 £160 -
South East - 3 - -
Hampshire - 3 - -
Newport - 3 £160 -
London - 3 £500 -
Fareham - 2 - -
South West - 1 £125 -
Cardiff - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £125 -

Stata
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 17 (94.44%) R
2 16 (88.89%) SAS
3 14 (77.78%) Data Mining
3 14 (77.78%) SQL
4 13 (72.22%) Big Data
5 10 (55.56%) Machine Learning
5 10 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (55.56%) Hadoop
6 9 (50.00%) Tableau
6 9 (50.00%) Data Analysis
6 9 (50.00%) Python
6 9 (50.00%) MATLAB
6 9 (50.00%) Apache Spark
7 8 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (44.44%) Java
7 8 (44.44%) Statistics
7 8 (44.44%) Apache Hive
8 7 (38.89%) Text Mining
8 7 (38.89%) Data Modelling
8 7 (38.89%) SPSS
9 6 (33.33%) Shell Script
9 6 (33.33%) Informatica
9 6 (33.33%) GIS
9 6 (33.33%) ArcGIS
9 6 (33.33%) Teradata
9 6 (33.33%) Apache
9 6 (33.33%) HTML
9 6 (33.33%) Perl
9 6 (33.33%) PHP
9 6 (33.33%) PL/SQL

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 16 (88.89%) SAS
2 9 (50.00%) Apache Spark
3 6 (33.33%) Apache
3 6 (33.33%) Apache Pig
3 6 (33.33%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) SPSS
2 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.56%) ArcView
3 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (77.78%) Data Mining
2 13 (72.22%) Big Data
3 10 (55.56%) Hadoop
4 8 (44.44%) Apache Hive
5 7 (38.89%) Text Mining
6 6 (33.33%) CouchDB
6 6 (33.33%) GIS
6 6 (33.33%) HBase
6 6 (33.33%) MySQL
6 6 (33.33%) NoSQL
6 6 (33.33%) QGIS
6 6 (33.33%) QlikView
7 3 (16.67%) Mixpanel
7 3 (16.67%) Spatial Data
8 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Big Data Engineer
1 6 (33.33%) Data Engineer
1 6 (33.33%) Data Scientist
2 5 (27.78%) Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Statistical Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Data Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Spatial Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Junior
5 2 (11.11%) Junior Data Scientist
5 2 (11.11%) Machine Learning Scientist
6 1 (5.56%) Big Data Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Hadoop Developer
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) CSS
1 6 (33.33%) HTML
1 6 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (16.67%) D3.js
3 1 (5.56%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (44.44%) Statistics
3 6 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
4 4 (22.22%) Mathematics
4 4 (22.22%) Visualisation
5 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 2 (11.11%) Applied Mathematics
7 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
7 1 (5.56%) Data Extraction
7 1 (5.56%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Machine Learning
2 9 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 8 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (38.89%) Data Modelling
5 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (33.33%) Spatial Analysis
5 6 (33.33%) Web Application Development
6 4 (22.22%) Analytics
6 4 (22.22%) MapReduce
7 3 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
7 3 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
7 3 (16.67%) Statistical Modelling
8 2 (11.11%) Use Case
8 2 (11.11%) Workflow
9 1 (5.56%) Data Management
9 1 (5.56%) Data Security
9 1 (5.56%) Demand Forecasting
9 1 (5.56%) ETL
9 1 (5.56%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) R
2 14 (77.78%) SQL
3 9 (50.00%) MATLAB
3 9 (50.00%) Python
4 8 (44.44%) Java
5 6 (33.33%) Perl
5 6 (33.33%) PHP
5 6 (33.33%) PL/SQL
5 6 (33.33%) Ruby
5 6 (33.33%) Shell Script
6 2 (11.11%) C++
7 1 (5.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Postgraduate
2 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) HDFS
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Tableau
2 6 (33.33%) Informatica
2 6 (33.33%) Oracle
2 6 (33.33%) Teradata
3 3 (16.67%) Google