Period
to 20 July 2018

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 20 July 2018 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 797 743 752
Rank change year-on-year -54 +9 -2
Contract jobs citing SPSS 56 84 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.059% 0.096% 0.13%
As % of the Applications category 0.70% 1.08% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 59 100
England median daily rate £486 £450 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +5.26% +22.14%
10th Percentile £313 £290 £225
90th Percentile £649 £650 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £428
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.26% +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
England median hourly rate £48.50 £22.00 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +120.45% +8.64% -32.50%
10th Percentile £22.45 £22.00 £10.68
90th Percentile £55.35 £22.00 £22.25
UK median hourly rate £33.69 £22.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year +53.11% +8.64% -32.50%

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 8,046 7,745 9,516
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 8.47% 8.83% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,825 4,552 5,729
England median daily rate £375 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £145 £150 £155
90th Percentile £569 £550 £528
UK median daily rate £370 £350 £342
% change year-on-year +5.71% +2.34% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 741 686 810
England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.71 £43.75 £38.75
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +3.13% -3.03% +10.00%

SPSS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for SPSS in England

SPSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SPSS in England

SPSS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SPSS in England over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SPSS in England

SPSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SPSS in England

SPSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SPSS in England over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 20 July 2018. 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 -76 35 £455 +1.11% 20
North of England -16 7 £650 +60.49% 2
South East -26 7 £420 -8.70% 1
Midlands -8 5 £375 - 4
North East - 5 £650 -
West Midlands - 5 £375 -
South West +4 2 £475 - 5
North West -12 2 £500 -
SPSS
UK

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, 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 40 (71.43%) SQL
2 37 (66.07%) SAS
3 35 (62.50%) R
4 30 (53.57%) Analytics
5 25 (44.64%) Degree
6 22 (39.29%) Statistics
7 21 (37.50%) Python
8 20 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
9 18 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (28.57%) Big Data
10 16 (28.57%) Google
11 15 (26.79%) Mathematics
11 15 (26.79%) Microsoft Excel
11 15 (26.79%) Power BI
12 13 (23.21%) Computer Science
13 12 (21.43%) Oracle
13 12 (21.43%) Project Management
14 11 (19.64%) ETL
14 11 (19.64%) Data Analysis
14 11 (19.64%) Machine Learning
14 11 (19.64%) Visualisation
15 10 (17.86%) Actionable Insight
15 10 (17.86%) Google Analytics
15 10 (17.86%) Marketing
15 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
15 10 (17.86%) Finance
16 9 (16.07%) Migration
16 9 (16.07%) E-Commerce
16 9 (16.07%) Statistical Analysis
16 9 (16.07%) Web Analytics

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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 37 (66.07%) SAS
2 7 (12.50%) Apache
3 6 (10.71%) Apache Airflow
4 3 (5.36%) Apache Pig
5 2 (3.57%) Apache Spark
5 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.79%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.79%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (26.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (8.93%) Stata
3 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (7.14%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Revive Adserver
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.86%) Google Analytics
2 7 (12.50%) Adobe Analytics
2 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (10.71%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.57%) Amazon S3
4 2 (3.57%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.57%) Data Lake Analytics
5 1 (1.79%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (1.79%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (28.57%) Big Data
2 15 (26.79%) Power BI
3 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 8 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
4 7 (12.50%) Oracle ODI
5 6 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (10.71%) Hadoop
5 6 (10.71%) NoSQL
5 6 (10.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (8.93%) Amazon Redshift
6 5 (8.93%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (8.93%) Apache Hive
6 5 (8.93%) Azure SQL Database
6 5 (8.93%) MongoDB
6 5 (8.93%) Qlik Sense
6 5 (8.93%) Redis
6 5 (8.93%) Triplestore
7 4 (7.14%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) ProC
2 4 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.36%) JIRA
3 3 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.57%) RStudio
General
1 10 (17.86%) Finance
1 10 (17.86%) Marketing
2 6 (10.71%) Banking
2 6 (10.71%) Retail
3 5 (8.93%) Financial Institution
4 3 (5.36%) Advertising
5 2 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (3.57%) Publishing
6 1 (1.79%) Electronics
6 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.79%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (50.00%) Analyst
2 13 (23.21%) Senior Analyst
3 12 (21.43%) Data Analyst
4 6 (10.71%) Consultant
4 6 (10.71%) Data Consultant
4 6 (10.71%) Insight Analyst
4 6 (10.71%) SQL Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Data Insight Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Excel Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Insight Data Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Senior Insight Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Senior Web Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Senior Web Analytics Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) SQL Data Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Web Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Web Analytics Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Statistical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (1.79%) CSS
2 1 (1.79%) HTML
2 1 (1.79%) iOS SDK
2 1 (1.79%) REST
2 1 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (23.21%) Computer Science
3 8 (14.29%) Credit Risk
4 4 (7.14%) Algorithms
5 3 (5.36%) Replication
6 2 (3.57%) Social Media
6 2 (3.57%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.79%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.79%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.79%) Android
1 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.79%) Windows
1 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (53.57%) Analytics
2 22 (39.29%) Statistics
3 20 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (26.79%) Mathematics
5 12 (21.43%) Project Management
6 11 (19.64%) Data Analysis
6 11 (19.64%) ETL
6 11 (19.64%) Machine Learning
6 11 (19.64%) Visualisation
7 10 (17.86%) Actionable Insight
8 9 (16.07%) E-Commerce
8 9 (16.07%) Migration
8 9 (16.07%) Statistical Analysis
8 9 (16.07%) Statistical Modelling
8 9 (16.07%) Web Analytics
9 8 (14.29%) Data Science
10 7 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (10.71%) Data Modelling
11 6 (10.71%) Physics
11 6 (10.71%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 40 (71.43%) SQL
2 35 (62.50%) R
3 21 (37.50%) Python
4 7 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 5 (8.93%) C
5 5 (8.93%) C#
6 3 (5.36%) F#
6 3 (5.36%) Java
6 3 (5.36%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.36%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.57%) MATLAB
7 2 (3.57%) U-SQL
7 2 (3.57%) VBA
8 1 (1.79%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.79%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (44.64%) Degree
2 7 (12.50%) Numerate Degree
3 6 (10.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (10.71%) Master's Degree
4 4 (7.14%) PMI Certification
4 4 (7.14%) PMP
5 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) IFRS
1 6 (10.71%) IFRS 9
2 5 (8.93%) GCP
3 2 (3.57%) Data Quality
3 2 (3.57%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 16 (28.57%) Google
2 12 (21.43%) Oracle
3 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
4 9 (16.07%) Talend
5 7 (12.50%) Adobe
6 5 (8.93%) IBM
6 5 (8.93%) Vertica
7 4 (7.14%) SAP
7 4 (7.14%) Teradata
8 3 (5.36%) Informatica
8 3 (5.36%) Tableau
9 2 (3.57%) Capita
9 2 (3.57%) Netezza
9 2 (3.57%) Omniture
9 2 (3.57%) Snowplow
10 1 (1.79%) DoubleClick
10 1 (1.79%) RapidMiner
10 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.79%) Sawtooth Software
10 1 (1.79%) Sybase