Period
to 19 July 2019

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 19 July 2019 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
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 722 813 737
Rank change year-on-year +91 -76 +18
Contract jobs citing SPSS 90 56 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.059% 0.098%
As % of the Applications category 1.27% 0.69% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 38 59
England median daily rate £550 £486 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.29% +7.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £293 £313 £290
90th Percentile £600 £649 £650
UK median daily rate £519 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +9.21% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
England median hourly rate £13.70 £48.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -71.75% +120.45% +8.64%
UK median hourly rate £13.70 £33.69 £22.00
% change year-on-year -59.33% +53.11% +8.64%

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 7,065 8,112 7,807
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 8.32% 8.59% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,146 4,872 4,598
England median daily rate £375 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £150 £148 £150
90th Percentile £575 £563 £550
UK median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +2.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 604 737 687
England median hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.31% +6.25% -3.03%
10th Percentile £10.90 £11.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.43 £40.72 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £16.74 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +1.42% +3.13% -3.03%

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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SPSS in England over the 6 months to 19 July 2019.

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 19 July 2019.

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 19 July 2019. 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
North of England +59 41 £550 -15.38%
North West +45 37 £550 +10.00%
London +43 29 £315 -30.77% 6
South East +25 8 £290 -30.95% 1
South West -13 5 - -
Yorkshire - 4 £340 -
East of England - 4 £425 - 2
Midlands +21 3 £550 +46.67% 1
West Midlands 0 3 £550 +46.67%
SPSS
UK

For the 6 months to 19 July 2019, 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 60 (66.67%) SQL
2 54 (60.00%) SAS
3 49 (54.44%) Stata
4 44 (48.89%) Analytics
5 43 (47.78%) Python
6 41 (45.56%) R
7 34 (37.78%) Statistics
8 26 (28.89%) Data Science
9 24 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
10 22 (24.44%) Visualisation
10 22 (24.44%) Data Mining
11 21 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
11 21 (23.33%) Tableau
12 20 (22.22%) Data Analytics
12 20 (22.22%) Degree
12 20 (22.22%) Mathematics
13 18 (20.00%) Marketing
13 18 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
14 17 (18.89%) Statistical Analysis
14 17 (18.89%) Data Analysis
14 17 (18.89%) Data Visualisation
14 17 (18.89%) Big Data
15 16 (17.78%) Re-Platforming
15 16 (17.78%) Computer Science
15 16 (17.78%) MATLAB
16 15 (16.67%) Migration
17 14 (15.56%) Retail
18 13 (14.44%) ETL
18 13 (14.44%) Power BI
18 13 (14.44%) Statistical Modelling

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 54 (60.00%) SAS
2 9 (10.00%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.22%) Confluence
Applications
1 49 (54.44%) Stata
2 18 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (4.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.44%) Power Platform
2 2 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.11%) Socialbakers
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (24.44%) Data Mining
2 17 (18.89%) Big Data
3 13 (14.44%) Power BI
4 10 (11.11%) Hadoop
5 8 (8.89%) Apache Hive
5 8 (8.89%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (7.78%) Base SAS
6 7 (7.78%) Qlik Sense
6 7 (7.78%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 6 (6.67%) MySQL
8 5 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (5.56%) SQL Server
8 5 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (4.44%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (3.33%) QlikView
11 2 (2.22%) DataStage
11 2 (2.22%) Ingres
11 2 (2.22%) SAP BW
11 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.22%) ERwin
1 2 (2.22%) JIRA
1 2 (2.22%) Yeoman
2 1 (1.11%) Hudson
General
1 18 (20.00%) Marketing
2 14 (15.56%) Retail
3 10 (11.11%) Banking
4 8 (8.89%) Finance
5 3 (3.33%) Advertising
6 2 (2.22%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 29 (32.22%) Analyst
2 20 (22.22%) Data Analyst
2 20 (22.22%) Data Scientist
3 9 (10.00%) Data Engineer
4 6 (6.67%) Administrator
4 6 (6.67%) Architect
5 5 (5.56%) Insight Analyst
5 5 (5.56%) Support Engineer
6 4 (4.44%) Data Architect
6 4 (4.44%) Data Insight Analyst
6 4 (4.44%) Digital Analyst
6 4 (4.44%) Information Analyst
6 4 (4.44%) Insight Data Analyst
6 4 (4.44%) SAS Analyst
6 4 (4.44%) SAS Data Analyst
7 3 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 3 (3.33%) Consultant
7 3 (3.33%) ITIL Manager
7 3 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.33%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.33%) ODBC
2 2 (2.22%) Cascalog
2 2 (2.22%) D3.js
2 2 (2.22%) Pandas
2 2 (2.22%) scikit-learn
2 2 (2.22%) SciPy
2 2 (2.22%) XML
3 1 (1.11%) Keras
3 1 (1.11%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 24 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (11.11%) Algorithms
3 5 (5.56%) NHS
4 4 (4.44%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.22%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.22%) Social Media
5 2 (2.22%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.11%) Blog
6 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle Exalytics
6 1 (1.11%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.22%) Unix
2 10 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (48.89%) Analytics
2 34 (37.78%) Statistics
3 26 (28.89%) Data Science
4 22 (24.44%) Visualisation
5 21 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
6 20 (22.22%) Data Analytics
6 20 (22.22%) Mathematics
7 17 (18.89%) Data Analysis
7 17 (18.89%) Data Visualisation
7 17 (18.89%) Statistical Analysis
8 16 (17.78%) Computer Science
8 16 (17.78%) Re-Platforming
9 15 (16.67%) Migration
10 13 (14.44%) ETL
10 13 (14.44%) Statistical Modelling
11 11 (12.22%) Decision-Making
11 11 (12.22%) Economics
11 11 (12.22%) Operations Research
12 10 (11.11%) Data Modelling
13 9 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 60 (66.67%) SQL
2 43 (47.78%) Python
3 41 (45.56%) R
4 16 (17.78%) MATLAB
5 8 (8.89%) Java
6 6 (6.67%) Scala
7 5 (5.56%) Perl
7 5 (5.56%) PHP
8 3 (3.33%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.33%) VBA
9 2 (2.22%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.22%) Clojure
9 2 (2.22%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.11%) C
10 1 (1.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (22.22%) Degree
2 6 (6.67%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.11%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.67%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (3.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (23.33%) Tableau
2 9 (10.00%) Oracle
3 8 (8.89%) Microsoft
4 7 (7.78%) IBM
5 5 (5.56%) Vertica
6 4 (4.44%) HP
7 3 (3.33%) Cloudera
7 3 (3.33%) Hortonworks
7 3 (3.33%) Minitab
7 3 (3.33%) SAP
8 2 (2.22%) Cognos
8 2 (2.22%) Google
8 2 (2.22%) Informatica
8 2 (2.22%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (2.22%) Netezza
8 2 (2.22%) Sybase
8 2 (2.22%) Talend
8 2 (2.22%) Teradata
8 2 (2.22%) Twitter
9 1 (1.11%) Facebook