Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 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
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 721 831 801
Rank change year-on-year +110 -30 -30
Contract jobs citing SPSS 60 45 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.078% 0.047% 0.082%
As % of the Applications category 0.92% 0.56% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 27 50
England median daily rate £432 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.60% +8.11% +15.48%
10th Percentile £300 £272 £290
90th Percentile £576 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £413 £450 £455
% change year-on-year -8.33% -1.10% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
England median hourly rate - £83.50 £19.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +321.29% +62.86%
UK median hourly rate - £83.50 £19.82
% change year-on-year - +321.29% +62.86%

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 6,556 8,053 8,445
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 8.50% 8.49% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,853 4,774 5,190
England median daily rate £375 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.17% +4.73%
10th Percentile £147 £150 £150
90th Percentile £563 £563 £573
UK median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 623 740 677
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +2.89% -5.76%
10th Percentile £11.18 £10.33 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.20 £40.51 £35.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +9.38% +3.23% -4.62%

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 13 November 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
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 13 November 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
London +98 28 £400 -11.11% 4
South East +44 17 £475 -9.52%
North of England +27 8 £413 -36.54%
North West +8 5 £413 -
Midlands +46 3 £550 +7.84%
West Midlands +37 3 £550 +7.84%
East of England +25 2 - -
South West +3 2 - - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £315 -
North East +14 1 £575 -11.54%
SPSS
UK

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 39 (65.00%) SQL
2 37 (61.67%) R
3 36 (60.00%) SAS
4 33 (55.00%) Python
5 29 (48.33%) Analytics
6 28 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (38.33%) Statistics
7 23 (38.33%) Data Science
8 22 (36.67%) Business Intelligence
9 20 (33.33%) Degree
10 18 (30.00%) Statistical Analysis
11 17 (28.33%) Stata
12 16 (26.67%) Visualisation
13 15 (25.00%) Power Platform
13 15 (25.00%) Power BI
13 15 (25.00%) Data Mining
13 15 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
14 14 (23.33%) Mathematics
15 13 (21.67%) Tableau
16 12 (20.00%) Computer Science
16 12 (20.00%) ETL
17 11 (18.33%) Retail
17 11 (18.33%) Economics
17 11 (18.33%) Statistical Modelling
17 11 (18.33%) Quantitative Analysis
18 10 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
18 10 (16.67%) Data Analytics
18 10 (16.67%) Data Modelling
18 10 (16.67%) Finance
18 10 (16.67%) Microsoft

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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 36 (60.00%) SAS
2 1 (1.67%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (28.33%) Stata
2 15 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (3.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 15 (25.00%) Power Platform
2 4 (6.67%) Azure
2 4 (6.67%) Azure Data Factory
3 2 (3.33%) AWS
4 1 (1.67%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (1.67%) 5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.00%) Data Mining
1 15 (25.00%) Power BI
2 9 (15.00%) Hadoop
3 8 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (11.67%) Apache Hive
4 7 (11.67%) Qlik Sense
4 7 (11.67%) SQL Server
5 6 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (8.33%) Base SAS
6 5 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (8.33%) MySQL
6 5 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (8.33%) QlikView
6 5 (8.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 5 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (6.67%) Big Data
7 4 (6.67%) Data Lake
8 3 (5.00%) GIS
8 3 (5.00%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) ERwin
1 2 (3.33%) Yeoman
2 1 (1.67%) Hudson
General
1 11 (18.33%) Retail
2 10 (16.67%) Finance
3 9 (15.00%) Banking
3 9 (15.00%) Marketing
4 5 (8.33%) Public Sector
5 2 (3.33%) Law
5 2 (3.33%) Multimedia
5 2 (3.33%) Publishing
5 2 (3.33%) Social Science
6 1 (1.67%) Advertising
6 1 (1.67%) Local Government
6 1 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (43.33%) Analyst
2 18 (30.00%) Data Scientist
3 17 (28.33%) Data Analyst
4 5 (8.33%) Architect
4 5 (8.33%) Data Architect
4 5 (8.33%) Insight Analyst
5 4 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (6.67%) Data Insight Analyst
5 4 (6.67%) Developer
5 4 (6.67%) Insight Data Analyst
5 4 (6.67%) Power BI Developer
5 4 (6.67%) Python Developer
5 4 (6.67%) Report Developer
5 4 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (6.67%) SQL BI Developer
5 4 (6.67%) SQL Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 3 (5.00%) ITIL Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Senior Data Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.00%) D3.js
1 3 (5.00%) ODBC
2 2 (3.33%) Cascalog
2 2 (3.33%) Pandas
2 2 (3.33%) scikit-learn
2 2 (3.33%) SciPy
3 1 (1.67%) REST
3 1 (1.67%) SOAP
3 1 (1.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.67%) Algorithms
3 3 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.33%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.67%) DataPower
5 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.67%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (48.33%) Analytics
2 23 (38.33%) Data Science
2 23 (38.33%) Statistics
3 22 (36.67%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (30.00%) Statistical Analysis
5 16 (26.67%) Visualisation
6 14 (23.33%) Mathematics
7 12 (20.00%) Computer Science
7 12 (20.00%) ETL
8 11 (18.33%) Economics
8 11 (18.33%) Quantitative Analysis
8 11 (18.33%) Statistical Modelling
9 10 (16.67%) Data Analytics
9 10 (16.67%) Data Modelling
9 10 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
10 8 (13.33%) Decision-Making
10 8 (13.33%) Open Source
11 7 (11.67%) CRM
11 7 (11.67%) Machine Learning
11 7 (11.67%) Operations Research
Programming Languages
1 39 (65.00%) SQL
2 37 (61.67%) R
3 33 (55.00%) Python
4 10 (16.67%) MATLAB
5 4 (6.67%) Perl
5 4 (6.67%) PHP
5 4 (6.67%) T-SQL
5 4 (6.67%) VBA
6 2 (3.33%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.33%) Clojure
6 2 (3.33%) Java
7 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (3.33%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.67%) PhD
3 1 (1.67%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) Data Quality
2 3 (5.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (21.67%) Tableau
2 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (13.33%) Oracle
4 4 (6.67%) Alteryx
4 4 (6.67%) IBM
4 4 (6.67%) MicroStrategy
4 4 (6.67%) Vertica
5 3 (5.00%) Informatica
6 2 (3.33%) Cloudera
6 2 (3.33%) Cognos
6 2 (3.33%) Hortonworks
6 2 (3.33%) Netezza
6 2 (3.33%) SAP
6 2 (3.33%) Sybase
6 2 (3.33%) Talend
6 2 (3.33%) Teradata
7 1 (1.67%) Adobe
7 1 (1.67%) Google
7 1 (1.67%) Mapinfo
7 1 (1.67%) TIBCO