Period
to 8 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for SPSS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SPSS over the 6 months to 8 April 2020 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.

SPSS
UK > England
6 months to
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 623 779 796
Rank change year-on-year +156 +17 -55
Contract jobs citing SPSS 45 75 73
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.082% 0.085% 0.078%
As % of the Applications category 0.95% 1.01% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 56 55
Median daily rate £429 £550 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.09% +46.67% -18.48%
10th Percentile £279 £276 £263
90th Percentile £548 £600 £619
UK median daily rate £429 £519 £375
% change year-on-year -17.40% +38.33% -18.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £13.70 -
UK median hourly rate - £13.70 -

SPSS 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 4,761 7,452 8,311
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 8.68% 8.41% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,718 4,379 5,063
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £143 £148 £148
90th Percentile £551 £575 £571
UK median daily rate £350 £375 £365
% change year-on-year -6.67% +2.74% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 543 609 724
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -0.62% +0.63%
10th Percentile £11.50 £10.72 £10.50
90th Percentile £42.20 £43.75 £37.59
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.22 £16.00
% change year-on-year +10.96% +1.39% +3.23%

SPSS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SPSS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SPSS in England

SPSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SPSS in England.

Daily rate trend for SPSS in England

SPSS
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SPSS in England over the 6 months to 8 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SPSS in England

SPSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SPSS in England.

Hourly rate trend for SPSS in England

SPSS
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 SPSS within the England region over the 6 months to 8 April 2020. 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 +136 23 £425 +16.44% 3
South East +111 13 £475 +23.62% 1
North of England +40 5 £350 -36.36%
North West +11 4 £381 -32.22%
Midlands +66 2 - -
West Midlands +64 2 - -
East of England +37 2 - - 1
Yorkshire +49 1 £140 -58.82%
SPSS
UK

For the 6 months to 8 April 2020, IT contractor jobs citing SPSS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for SPSS.

1 32 (71.11%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (57.78%) Power BI
2 26 (57.78%) Power Platform
3 23 (51.11%) SAS
4 18 (40.00%) R
5 17 (37.78%) Analytics
6 15 (33.33%) Statistics
6 15 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (28.89%) Linux
7 13 (28.89%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (28.89%) Functional Testing
8 12 (26.67%) Security Cleared
8 12 (26.67%) SQL
9 11 (24.44%) Python
9 11 (24.44%) Statistical Analysis
9 11 (24.44%) Data Science
10 10 (22.22%) Visualisation
10 10 (22.22%) Computer Science
11 9 (20.00%) Degree
11 9 (20.00%) Stata
12 8 (17.78%) Non-Functional Testing
12 8 (17.78%) SC Cleared
12 8 (17.78%) Decision-Making
13 7 (15.56%) Machine Learning
13 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (13.33%) Data Analysis
14 6 (13.33%) Algorithms
14 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (13.33%) Public Sector
15 5 (11.11%) Problem-Solving

SPSS
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 23 (51.11%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Stata
2 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 26 (57.78%) Power Platform
2 4 (8.89%) Azure
2 4 (8.89%) Azure Data Factory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (57.78%) Power BI
2 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (8.89%) Data Lake
4 3 (6.67%) Big Data
4 3 (6.67%) Data Mining
5 2 (4.44%) Qlik Sense
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.22%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (2.22%) GIS
6 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.22%) QlikView
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (13.33%) Public Sector
2 5 (11.11%) Finance
3 3 (6.67%) Marketing
3 3 (6.67%) Social Science
4 2 (4.44%) Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Electronics
5 1 (2.22%) Humanities
5 1 (2.22%) Law
5 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.22%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.22%) Publishing
5 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (48.89%) Analyst
2 11 (24.44%) Data Analyst
3 9 (20.00%) Data Scientist
4 5 (11.11%) Tester
5 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Power BI Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Python Developer
5 4 (8.89%) QA Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Report Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Senior Data Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) SQL BI Developer
5 4 (8.89%) SQL Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Healthcare Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Power BI Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Quality Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) SPSS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) D3.js
1 1 (2.22%) ggplot
1 1 (2.22%) NumPy
1 1 (2.22%) Shiny
1 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (71.11%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.33%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.44%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.44%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.22%) DataPower
4 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.22%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.89%) Linux
2 3 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) Analytics
2 15 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (33.33%) Statistics
3 13 (28.89%) Functional Testing
3 13 (28.89%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (24.44%) Data Science
4 11 (24.44%) Statistical Analysis
5 10 (22.22%) Computer Science
5 10 (22.22%) Visualisation
6 8 (17.78%) Decision-Making
6 8 (17.78%) Non-Functional Testing
7 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (15.56%) Machine Learning
8 6 (13.33%) Data Analysis
9 5 (11.11%) Data Analytics
9 5 (11.11%) Data Modelling
9 5 (11.11%) Mathematics
9 5 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (11.11%) Statistical Modelling
10 4 (8.89%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.00%) R
2 12 (26.67%) SQL
3 11 (24.44%) Python
4 3 (6.67%) MATLAB
5 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (20.00%) Degree
3 8 (17.78%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.44%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (2.22%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) Data Quality
1 5 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) Tableau
2 4 (8.89%) Alteryx
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.44%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (2.22%) IBM
4 1 (2.22%) Minitab
4 1 (2.22%) Qualtrics
4 1 (2.22%) SAP