Period
to 28 October 2021

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 28 October 2021 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
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 698 491 734
Rank change year-on-year -207 +243 +89
Contract jobs citing SPSS 49 15 57
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.072% 0.054% 0.074%
As % of the Applications category 0.93% 0.69% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 7 37
10th Percentile £288 £245 £287
25th Percentile £337 £306 £308
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £363 £400 £425
Median % change year-on-year -9.38% -5.88% -10.99%
75th Percentile £500 £549 £513
90th Percentile £572 £560 £576
UK median daily rate £363 £370 £400
% change year-on-year -2.03% -7.50% -12.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Median hourly rate £18.33 £33.50 -
Median % change year-on-year -45.28% - -
UK median hourly rate £18.42 £33.50 -
% change year-on-year -45.03% - -

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 5,259 2,179 6,585
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 7.69% 7.81% 8.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,368 1,408 3,979
10th Percentile £150 £135 £146
25th Percentile £260 £219 £231
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £420 £380 £375
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% +1.33% -
75th Percentile £538 £500 £478
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £415 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +10.67% - +0.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 428 174 600
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.26 £11.15
25th Percentile £13.25 £13.40 £13.50
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year -7.89% +8.57% +6.06%
75th Percentile £26.13 £37.50 £25.15
90th Percentile £42.70 £51.68 £47.63
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -7.89% +8.57% +9.38%

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 28 October 2021.

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 28 October 2021. 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 -161 28 £350 - 3
Yorkshire -37 7 £475 +46.15% 1
North of England -80 7 £475 +95.30% 2
South East -89 7 £450 -18.18% 1
West Midlands -66 2 - - 1
Midlands -70 2 - - 1
SPSS
UK

For the 6 months to 28 October 2021, 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 (65.31%) SQL
2 25 (51.02%) R
3 21 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (40.82%) Power BI
4 20 (40.82%) Power Platform
5 19 (38.78%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (36.73%) Python
7 16 (32.65%) Microsoft Excel
8 15 (30.61%) SAS
9 13 (26.53%) GIS
9 13 (26.53%) Data Analysis
10 12 (24.49%) Public Sector
10 12 (24.49%) Analytics
11 10 (20.41%) Customer Insight
12 9 (18.37%) Stata
12 9 (18.37%) T-SQL
13 8 (16.33%) Statistics
13 8 (16.33%) Social Skills
14 7 (14.29%) Data Management
14 7 (14.29%) Visualisation
14 7 (14.29%) Azure
14 7 (14.29%) ETL
15 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
15 6 (12.24%) Data Modelling
15 6 (12.24%) Data Mining
15 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
15 6 (12.24%) SAP
15 6 (12.24%) Local Government
15 6 (12.24%) Statistical Analysis
15 6 (12.24%) Data Science

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 15 (30.61%) SAS
2 5 (10.20%) Apache Spark
3 2 (4.08%) ArcGIS
4 1 (2.04%) Apache
4 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (32.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (18.37%) Stata
3 5 (10.20%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (10.20%) UserZoom
4 1 (2.04%) Marvel
4 1 (2.04%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (2.04%) FastStats
1 1 (2.04%) Radian6
1 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (40.82%) Power Platform
2 7 (14.29%) Azure
3 5 (10.20%) SurveyMonkey
3 5 (10.20%) Typeform
4 4 (8.16%) AWS
5 3 (6.12%) Azure Cosmos DB
5 3 (6.12%) Google Analytics
6 1 (2.04%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (2.04%) Amazon SageMaker
6 1 (2.04%) Azure Synapse Analytics
6 1 (2.04%) GCP
6 1 (2.04%) Google Data Studio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (40.82%) Power BI
2 13 (26.53%) GIS
3 6 (12.24%) Data Mining
3 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
4 5 (10.20%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (10.20%) Hadoop
5 4 (8.16%) MongoDB
5 4 (8.16%) MySQL
6 3 (6.12%) Data Lake
6 3 (6.12%) HBase
6 3 (6.12%) HDInsight
6 3 (6.12%) NoSQL
6 3 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (6.12%) QlikView
6 3 (6.12%) Redis
6 3 (6.12%) SAP BW
6 3 (6.12%) SAP HANA
6 3 (6.12%) Tableau
7 2 (4.08%) OLAP
7 2 (4.08%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Axure RP
1 1 (2.04%) RStudio
1 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 21 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (24.49%) Public Sector
3 8 (16.33%) Social Skills
4 6 (12.24%) Local Government
5 5 (10.20%) Presentation Skills
6 3 (6.12%) Finance
7 2 (4.08%) Automotive
7 2 (4.08%) Marketing
7 2 (4.08%) Retail
8 1 (2.04%) Banking
8 1 (2.04%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 27 (55.10%) Analyst
2 11 (22.45%) Data Analyst
3 9 (18.37%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 7 (14.29%) Insight Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Digital Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Architect
6 2 (4.08%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Customer Insight Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Data Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Designer
6 2 (4.08%) Developer
6 2 (4.08%) ETL Designer
6 2 (4.08%) ETL Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Information Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Insight Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Market Research Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Marketing Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Research Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.08%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) Web Services
1 3 (6.12%) XML
2 2 (4.08%) REST
2 2 (4.08%) SOAP
3 1 (2.04%) H2O
3 1 (2.04%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Learning Management System
2 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.04%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.04%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.04%) NHS
3 1 (2.04%) PMI
3 1 (2.04%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.78%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (26.53%) Data Analysis
3 12 (24.49%) Analytics
4 10 (20.41%) Customer Insight
5 8 (16.33%) Statistics
6 7 (14.29%) Data Management
6 7 (14.29%) ETL
6 7 (14.29%) Visualisation
7 6 (12.24%) Data Modelling
7 6 (12.24%) Data Science
7 6 (12.24%) Statistical Analysis
8 5 (10.20%) Data Visualisation
8 5 (10.20%) Mathematics
9 4 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (8.16%) Market Research
9 4 (8.16%) Migration
10 3 (6.12%) ERP
10 3 (6.12%) Predictive Analytics
10 3 (6.12%) Process Improvement
10 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (65.31%) SQL
2 25 (51.02%) R
3 18 (36.73%) Python
4 9 (18.37%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.08%) C
6 2 (4.08%) Java
7 1 (2.04%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) HND
1 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.04%) CBAP
2 1 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.04%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.04%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (2.04%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) Data Quality
1 3 (6.12%) GDPR
2 2 (4.08%) QA
3 1 (2.04%) Accessibility
3 1 (2.04%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
1 6 (12.24%) SAP
2 5 (10.20%) Qualtrics
3 4 (8.16%) Alteryx
3 4 (8.16%) Google
3 4 (8.16%) Northgate
3 4 (8.16%) Oracle
4 3 (6.12%) Minitab
5 2 (4.08%) Databricks
5 2 (4.08%) IBM
5 2 (4.08%) Mapinfo
5 2 (4.08%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.04%) Adobe
6 1 (2.04%) Dataiku
6 1 (2.04%) Hotjar
6 1 (2.04%) RapidMiner
6 1 (2.04%) Sysomos
6 1 (2.04%) TIBCO