The table below looks at the statistics for SPSS skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SPSS over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SPSS
Rank 120 - 108
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SPSS 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.078% - 0.047%
As % of the Applications category 0.66% - 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £425 £328
% change year-on-year
-14.70% +29.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
-37.69% -
SPSS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
302 327 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.83% 14.80% 15.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 144 163
Average daily rate £340 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £138 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £410 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 60 37
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.06 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.25% -19.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £10.05 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £28.15 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%

SPSS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SPSS across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

SPSS Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SPSS
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SPSS across the West Midlands region.

SPSS Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SPSS
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SPSS across the West Midlands region.

SPSS Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SPSS
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SPSS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Warwickshire - 1 - -
SPSS
England

SPSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing SPSS 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 SPSS.

1 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (50.00%) Analytics
2 4 (50.00%) IBM
3 3 (37.50%) SAS
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (37.50%) MATLAB
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Asset Management
3 3 (37.50%) R
3 3 (37.50%) Tableau
3 3 (37.50%) Data Quality
4 2 (25.00%) SAP HANA
4 2 (25.00%) Big Data
4 2 (25.00%) Social Media
4 2 (25.00%) Apache Hive
4 2 (25.00%) MapReduce
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) Statistics
4 2 (25.00%) Teradata
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) Hadoop

SPSS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing SPSS 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 SPSS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) SAS
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) FastStats
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (25.00%) Apache Hive
2 2 (25.00%) Big Data
2 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (25.00%) SAP HANA
3 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Business Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Business Objects Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Business Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Java Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Project Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Architect
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Manager
2 1 (12.50%) SAS Architect
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Statistical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Social Media
2 2 (25.00%) Statistics
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
3 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 1 (12.50%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Analytics
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Asset Management
2 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) ETL
3 2 (25.00%) MapReduce
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (12.50%) Coaching
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) Master Data Management
4 1 (12.50%) Predictive Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Statistical Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) MATLAB
1 3 (37.50%) R
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) Perl
2 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
2 1 (12.50%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) IBM
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) Tableau
3 2 (25.00%) SAP
3 2 (25.00%) Teradata