Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for S-PLUS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited S-PLUS over the 6 months to 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Insightful S-PLUS
UK > England
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 852 - 865
Rank change year-on-year - +865 -12
Contract jobs citing S-PLUS 6 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.006% - 0.003%
As % of the Applications category 0.072% - 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
England median daily rate £550 - £500
10th Percentile £435 - £450
90th Percentile £705 - £550
UK median daily rate £550 - £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

S-PLUS is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 8356 8987 10773
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 8.88% 9.24% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5144 5265 6342
England median daily rate £351 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.20% - +4.48%
10th Percentile £146 £150 £153
90th Percentile £575 £525 £538
UK median daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year +1.45% -1.43% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 686 885 1027
England median hourly rate £15.50 £16.29 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.85% +5.10% +3.33%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.30 £9.75
90th Percentile £35.00 £40.50 £36.70
UK median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.13% +3.23% +3.33%

S-PLUS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing S-PLUS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for S-PLUS in England

S-PLUS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing S-PLUS in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for S-PLUS in England

S-PLUS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing S-PLUS in England over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for S-PLUS in England

S-PLUS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing S-PLUS in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for S-PLUS in England

S-PLUS
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing S-PLUS within the England region over the 6 months to 25 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London - 2 £575 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 £550 -
West Midlands - 1 £550 -
North of England - 1 - -
S-PLUS
UK

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing S-PLUS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for S-PLUS.

1 2 (33.33%) SAS
1 2 (33.33%) GCP
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (33.33%) Validation
1 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 2 (33.33%) Statistics
1 2 (33.33%) Data Structures
1 2 (33.33%) R
1 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
1 2 (33.33%) Data Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) ITSM
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
2 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification

S-PLUS
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 2 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
General
1 2 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Programmer
1 2 (33.33%) SAS Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) Business Change Director
2 1 (16.67%) Business Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Business Systems Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Relationships Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Services Manager
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Manager
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Service Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Director
2 1 (16.67%) Relationships Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Service Relationship Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Data Validation
1 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
1 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 2 (33.33%) Statistics
1 2 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) ITSM
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) GCP
2 1 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) NetApp
2 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com