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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
StataCorp Stata
Rank 604 576 562
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -14
Contract jobs citing Stata 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.004% 0.004%
As % of the Applications category 0.041% 0.030% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £275 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +111.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £130
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.34 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £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
7318 6643 6297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.83% 12.78% 12.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4126 3615 3144
Average daily rate £330 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £136 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 752 656 738
Average hourly rate £14.63 £15.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.34 £10.36 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.67 £28.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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
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 4 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 21 November 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 -21 3 - - 6
London 0 2 - - 6
Yorkshire - 1 - -
North West - - - -

Stata
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (54.55%) Degree
1 6 (54.55%) Statistics
2 5 (45.45%) SPSS
3 4 (36.36%) R
4 3 (27.27%) Data Management
4 3 (27.27%) MATLAB
4 3 (27.27%) SAS
4 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
5 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
5 2 (18.18%) Linux
5 2 (18.18%) .NET
5 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
5 2 (18.18%) Law
5 2 (18.18%) Data Quality
5 2 (18.18%) Master Data Management
5 2 (18.18%) Metadata Management
5 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Data Integration
5 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
5 2 (18.18%) QA
5 2 (18.18%) Economics
6 1 (9.09%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (9.09%) Banking
6 1 (9.09%) CDISC
6 1 (9.09%) Credit Risk

Stata
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (27.27%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) SPSS
2 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
General
1 2 (18.18%) Law
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Statistician
2 4 (36.36%) Information Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Statistics
2 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
2 2 (18.18%) Economics
2 2 (18.18%) Data Integration
3 1 (9.09%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Data Management
2 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (18.18%) Master Data Management
2 2 (18.18%) Metadata Management
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Quality Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
3 1 (9.09%) Validation
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Data Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Clinical Data Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Entry
3 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) R
2 3 (27.27%) MATLAB
3 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
1 2 (18.18%) Data Quality
2 1 (9.09%) CDISC
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) Business Objects