The table below looks at the statistics for Stata skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Stata over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
StataCorp Stata
Rank 587 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Stata 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% - -
As % of the Applications category 0.11% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£150 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
7270 6714 7552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.90% 12.59% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4076 3688 3948
Average daily rate £338 £335 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% +1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £150 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 714 651 792
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Stata
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Stata within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 August 2014.

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 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Stata within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
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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 - 8 £150 - 1
London - 7 £150 - 1
Warwick - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
West Midlands - - - -

Stata
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Stata 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 Stata.

1 11 (61.11%) Statistics
2 9 (50.00%) R
3 8 (44.44%) SPSS
4 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
4 7 (38.89%) Degree
5 6 (33.33%) Data Management
5 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 5 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (27.78%) Data Modelling
6 5 (27.78%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (27.78%) Economics
6 5 (27.78%) Mathematics
6 5 (27.78%) Master Data Management
6 5 (27.78%) Data Quality
7 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
7 4 (22.22%) Analytics
7 4 (22.22%) Scrum
7 4 (22.22%) Predictive Analytics
7 4 (22.22%) Finance
7 4 (22.22%) .NET
7 4 (22.22%) MATLAB
8 3 (16.67%) SQL
8 3 (16.67%) SAS
8 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (16.67%) Quality Management
8 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (16.67%) Data Mapping
8 3 (16.67%) Data Privacy

Stata
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Stata 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 Stata. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (44.44%) SPSS
2 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
3 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.56%) Clementine
5 1 (5.56%) SAS Enterprise Miner
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Technical Architect
2 5 (27.78%) Architect
2 5 (27.78%) Statistician
2 5 (27.78%) Information Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Test Leader
4 2 (11.11%) MI Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Data Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Data Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Data Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Data Analytics Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) Statistics
2 5 (27.78%) Economics
2 5 (27.78%) Mathematics
3 2 (11.11%) Data Integration
3 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.56%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Data Management
1 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (27.78%) Data Modelling
2 5 (27.78%) Requirements Analysis
2 5 (27.78%) Master Data Management
3 4 (22.22%) Analytics
3 4 (22.22%) Scrum
3 4 (22.22%) Predictive Analytics
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) Quality Management
4 3 (16.67%) Data Mapping
4 3 (16.67%) Data Privacy
5 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 2 (11.11%) Metadata Management
5 2 (11.11%) Predictive Modelling
5 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (5.56%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) R
2 4 (22.22%) MATLAB
3 3 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.56%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) CDISC
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Tableau
3 1 (5.56%) IBM