Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 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.

SPSS
UK > England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 769 754 753
Rank change year-on-year -15 -1 -83
Contract jobs citing SPSS 77 110 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.081% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Applications category 0.91% 1.21% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 76 75
England median daily rate £470 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.43% +14.36% -1.41%
10th Percentile £290 £234 £263
90th Percentile £676 £575 £565
UK median daily rate £463 £401 £350
% change year-on-year +15.48% +14.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 6
England median hourly rate £19.82 £12.17 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.86% -38.38% -21.00%
UK median hourly rate £19.82 £12.17 £19.75
% change year-on-year +62.86% -38.38% -21.00%

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 8433 9090 10925
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 8.92% 9.24% 10.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 5173 5339 6422
England median daily rate £355 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.43% - +6.06%
10th Percentile £148 £150 £155
90th Percentile £572 £525 £538
UK median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 689 885 1042
England median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45% +3.33%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.27 £9.75
90th Percentile £35.00 £40.50 £36.00
UK median hourly rate £15.50 £16.12 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% +3.33%

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 17 November 2017.

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
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 17 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 -18 45 £550 +22.22% 6
South West +13 13 £338 +8.00% 2
South East +9 13 £460 +11.18%
Midlands +8 3 £560 +65.93% 3
North of England +49 2 £405 +1.19% 3
East Midlands -1 2 £560 +51.86% 1
Yorkshire +29 1 £310 - 2
North West +14 1 £500 +24.92% 1
West Midlands +6 1 £650 +92.59% 2
SPSS
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SPSS 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 SPSS.

1 53 (68.83%) SAS
2 42 (54.55%) R
3 37 (48.05%) Analytics
4 36 (46.75%) SQL
5 27 (35.06%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (32.47%) Hadoop
7 23 (29.87%) MATLAB
8 22 (28.57%) Python
9 21 (27.27%) Machine Learning
10 20 (25.97%) Visualisation
11 19 (24.68%) Statistics
11 19 (24.68%) Tableau
11 19 (24.68%) Big Data
11 19 (24.68%) Management Information System
12 18 (23.38%) Degree
13 16 (20.78%) Apache Spark
14 15 (19.48%) Data Analytics
14 15 (19.48%) Microsoft Excel
15 14 (18.18%) Finance
16 13 (16.88%) Data Analysis
16 13 (16.88%) Data Mining
16 13 (16.88%) Business Intelligence
17 12 (15.58%) Data Modelling
17 12 (15.58%) Natural Language Processing
17 12 (15.58%) Marketing
17 12 (15.58%) Security Cleared
18 11 (14.29%) Apache
18 11 (14.29%) Microsoft
18 11 (14.29%) Stata
19 10 (12.99%) IBM

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 53 (68.83%) SAS
2 16 (20.78%) Apache Spark
3 11 (14.29%) Apache
4 3 (3.90%) ArcGIS
5 2 (2.60%) Confluence
5 2 (2.60%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.60%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.30%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 15 (19.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (14.29%) Stata
3 7 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (2.60%) Weka
5 1 (1.30%) EViews
5 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.30%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) Azure Machine Learning
1 2 (2.60%) Google Analytics
1 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.30%) Adobe Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (32.47%) Hadoop
2 19 (24.68%) Big Data
3 13 (16.88%) Data Mining
4 10 (12.99%) QlikView
5 8 (10.39%) Mahout
5 8 (10.39%) Power BI
6 7 (9.09%) DB2
7 6 (7.79%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 5 (6.49%) Data Lake
8 5 (6.49%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (6.49%) Neo4j
8 5 (6.49%) SQL Server
8 5 (6.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (5.19%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 4 (5.19%) Qlik Sense
9 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2016
10 3 (3.90%) Geospatial Data
10 3 (3.90%) QGIS
10 3 (3.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) ERwin
1 2 (2.60%) JIRA
General
1 14 (18.18%) Finance
2 12 (15.58%) Marketing
3 7 (9.09%) Retail
4 5 (6.49%) Banking
5 3 (3.90%) Publishing
6 2 (2.60%) Electronics
6 2 (2.60%) Local Government
6 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.60%) Military
6 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.30%) Front Office
7 1 (1.30%) Law
7 1 (1.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (33.77%) Analyst
2 15 (19.48%) Data Analyst
3 13 (16.88%) Architect
4 10 (12.99%) Developer
5 9 (11.69%) Data Scientist
6 7 (9.09%) Data Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) Lead Architect
8 5 (6.49%) Data Architect
8 5 (6.49%) Insight Analyst
9 4 (5.19%) Data Insight Analyst
9 4 (5.19%) Insight Data Analyst
9 4 (5.19%) SAS Analyst
9 4 (5.19%) SAS Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (3.90%) Artificial Intelligence Architect
10 3 (3.90%) Big Data Architect
10 3 (3.90%) Database Architect
10 3 (3.90%) Lead Data Architect
10 3 (3.90%) Performance Analyst
10 3 (3.90%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.58%) Natural Language Processing
2 8 (10.39%) MLlib
3 5 (6.49%) XML
4 3 (3.90%) Middleware
5 2 (2.60%) ggplot
5 2 (2.60%) Lucene
5 2 (2.60%) Matplotlib
5 2 (2.60%) NumPy
5 2 (2.60%) Pandas
5 2 (2.60%) REST
5 2 (2.60%) scikit-learn
5 2 (2.60%) SciPy
5 2 (2.60%) UIMA
5 2 (2.60%) Web Services
5 2 (2.60%) WSDL
5 2 (2.60%) XSD
6 1 (1.30%) MDX
6 1 (1.30%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 27 (35.06%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (24.68%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.49%) Robotics
4 4 (5.19%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.19%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.90%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.90%) Linked Data
6 2 (2.60%) FMCG
6 2 (2.60%) NHS
6 2 (2.60%) Reference Data
6 2 (2.60%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.30%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.30%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.30%) RIA
7 1 (1.30%) Social Network
7 1 (1.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.09%) Unix
2 5 (6.49%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (48.05%) Analytics
2 21 (27.27%) Machine Learning
3 20 (25.97%) Visualisation
4 19 (24.68%) Statistics
5 15 (19.48%) Data Analytics
6 13 (16.88%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (16.88%) Data Analysis
7 12 (15.58%) Data Modelling
8 10 (12.99%) CRM
8 10 (12.99%) Data Visualisation
8 10 (12.99%) Information Retrieval
9 9 (11.69%) Artificial Intelligence
9 9 (11.69%) ETL
9 9 (11.69%) Open Source
10 8 (10.39%) Big Data Analytics
10 8 (10.39%) Business Analytics
10 8 (10.39%) Content Management
10 8 (10.39%) Information Management
10 8 (10.39%) Ontologies
10 8 (10.39%) RDF
Programming Languages
1 42 (54.55%) R
2 36 (46.75%) SQL
3 23 (29.87%) MATLAB
4 22 (28.57%) Python
5 8 (10.39%) SPARQL
6 5 (6.49%) Java
7 4 (5.19%) Bash Shell
7 4 (5.19%) Perl
7 4 (5.19%) SAS Macro
7 4 (5.19%) Scala
7 4 (5.19%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.90%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.60%) AWK
9 2 (2.60%) C#
9 2 (2.60%) sed
9 2 (2.60%) VBA
10 1 (1.30%) C
10 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (23.38%) Degree
2 12 (15.58%) Security Cleared
3 7 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 5 (6.49%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (3.90%) Master's Degree
6 2 (2.60%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.30%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.09%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.90%) QA
3 1 (1.30%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (1.30%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 5 (6.49%) Netcool
1 5 (6.49%) Tivoli
1 5 (6.49%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (1.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (24.68%) Tableau
2 11 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 10 (12.99%) IBM
4 6 (7.79%) Cognos
5 5 (6.49%) Blue Prism
5 5 (6.49%) ILOG
5 5 (6.49%) Teradata
6 4 (5.19%) SAP
7 3 (3.90%) Informatica
7 3 (3.90%) Oracle
8 2 (2.60%) Google
8 2 (2.60%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (2.60%) Netezza
9 1 (1.30%) Adobe
9 1 (1.30%) Alteryx
9 1 (1.30%) Coremetrics
9 1 (1.30%) DoubleClick
9 1 (1.30%) Lavastorm
9 1 (1.30%) Omniture