The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
StataCorp Stata
Rank 577 555 583
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +28
Contract jobs citing Stata 11 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.002% 0.003%
As % of the Applications category 0.15% 0.016% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate £279 - £100
UK excluding London average daily rate £245 - £100
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
7347 6232 7459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.04% 13.04% 12.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3853 3174 3780
Average daily rate £325 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £160 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £518 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 680 717 795
Average hourly rate £15.75 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.90 £36.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%

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 17 April 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 7 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -25 11 £279 - 6
London - 9 £391 - 4
City of London - 3 £488 -
South East - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
Birmingham - - - -

Stata
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
1 6 (46.15%) SPSS
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
1 6 (46.15%) R
2 5 (38.46%) Analytics
2 5 (38.46%) MATLAB
2 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (38.46%) Economics
3 4 (30.77%) Predictive Analytics
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (30.77%) Statistics
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
3 4 (30.77%) SAS
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
3 4 (30.77%) Tableau
4 3 (23.08%) Data Quality
4 3 (23.08%) Master Data Management
4 3 (23.08%) Postgraduate
4 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
4 3 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Degree
4 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
4 3 (23.08%) Data Mapping
4 3 (23.08%) Mathematics
4 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development

Stata
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (30.77%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) SPSS
2 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
3 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
3 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.69%) Clementine
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (7.69%) Base SAS
4 1 (7.69%) SAS Enterprise Miner
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Architect
1 3 (23.08%) Technical Architect
1 3 (23.08%) Test Leader
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) MI Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Data Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Data Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Business Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analytics Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server BI Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Economics
2 4 (30.77%) Statistics
3 3 (23.08%) Mathematics
4 2 (15.38%) Visualisation
4 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) UNIX
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Analytics
2 4 (30.77%) Predictive Analytics
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Data Management
3 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
3 3 (23.08%) Scrum
3 3 (23.08%) Master Data Management
3 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
3 3 (23.08%) Data Mapping
3 3 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Predictive Modelling
4 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
4 2 (15.38%) Statistical Modelling
4 2 (15.38%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Quality Management
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) R
2 5 (38.46%) MATLAB
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Postgraduate
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
1 4 (30.77%) Tableau
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) IBM
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