Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 755 742 732
Rank change year-on-year -13 -10 -54
Contract jobs citing SPSS 81 92 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.088% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Applications category 0.99% 1.12% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 68 79
England median daily rate £415 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.35% - +9.68%
10th Percentile £263 £280 £218
90th Percentile £635 £551 £584
UK median daily rate £375 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -11.76% - +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
England median hourly rate £19.82 £11.27 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.87% -37.82% -36.96%
UK median hourly rate £19.82 £11.27 £18.13
% change year-on-year +75.87% -37.82% -36.96%

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 8,192 8,222 9,951
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 8.87% 9.09% 10.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,072 4,863 5,854
England median daily rate £350 £350 £350
10th Percentile £143 £150 £155
90th Percentile £575 £525 £538
UK median daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year +1.45% -1.43% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 677 817 961
England median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £15.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +6.24% +0.40%
10th Percentile £10.20 £10.00 £9.50
90th Percentile £34.54 £40.50 £37.50
UK median hourly rate £15.50 £15.75 £15.06
% change year-on-year -1.56% +4.55% +0.40%

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 17 January 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
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 January 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 -27 48 £463 +2.78% 28
South East -12 12 £430 +48.28% 4
South West +12 9 £338 +170.00%
Midlands -4 6 £560 +75.00% 2
East Midlands +2 5 £560 +60.00%
North of England +39 3 £400 - 5
North West +9 2 £400 -0.06% 2
East of England - 2 £260 - 3
Yorkshire +19 1 - - 3
West Midlands -8 1 £650 +104.72% 2
SPSS
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 60 (74.07%) SAS
2 58 (71.60%) R
3 51 (62.96%) SQL
4 47 (58.02%) Analytics
5 31 (38.27%) MATLAB
6 29 (35.80%) Python
7 28 (34.57%) Statistics
8 27 (33.33%) Degree
9 26 (32.10%) Analytical Skills
9 26 (32.10%) Tableau
10 25 (30.86%) Business Intelligence
11 23 (28.40%) Machine Learning
12 20 (24.69%) Hadoop
13 19 (23.46%) Mathematics
13 19 (23.46%) Visualisation
13 19 (23.46%) Big Data
14 18 (22.22%) Marketing
14 18 (22.22%) Finance
15 17 (20.99%) Microsoft Excel
15 17 (20.99%) Apache
15 17 (20.99%) Apache Spark
16 15 (18.52%) Data Analytics
16 15 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
17 14 (17.28%) Data Mining
17 14 (17.28%) Power BI
18 13 (16.05%) Data Modelling
18 13 (16.05%) Management Information System
18 13 (16.05%) Artificial Intelligence
18 13 (16.05%) Statistical Analysis
19 12 (14.81%) Natural Language Processing

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 60 (74.07%) SAS
2 17 (20.99%) Apache
2 17 (20.99%) Apache Spark
3 4 (4.94%) Apache Airflow
4 2 (2.47%) ArcGIS
4 2 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.47%) IPython
4 2 (2.47%) Jupyter
4 2 (2.47%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (20.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 9 (11.11%) Stata
3 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.47%) SPSS Modeler
3 2 (2.47%) Weka
4 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Radian6
2 1 (1.23%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.17%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.47%) Azure Machine Learning
2 2 (2.47%) GitHub
2 2 (2.47%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (24.69%) Hadoop
2 19 (23.46%) Big Data
3 15 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (17.28%) Data Mining
4 14 (17.28%) Power BI
5 11 (13.58%) Qlik Sense
6 10 (12.35%) QlikView
7 9 (11.11%) SQL Server
8 8 (9.88%) Mahout
8 8 (9.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (6.17%) Data Lake
9 5 (6.17%) Neo4j
9 5 (6.17%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (6.17%) SQL Server 2016
10 4 (4.94%) Apache Hive
10 4 (4.94%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (4.94%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 4 (4.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (3.70%) DB2
11 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.47%) ERwin
1 2 (2.47%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.47%) GoCD
1 2 (2.47%) Vagrant
General
1 18 (22.22%) Finance
1 18 (22.22%) Marketing
2 8 (9.88%) Retail
3 7 (8.64%) Electronics
4 5 (6.17%) Banking
4 5 (6.17%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.47%) Advertising
5 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.47%) Military
5 2 (2.47%) Publishing
6 1 (1.23%) Front Office
6 1 (1.23%) Local Government
6 1 (1.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (37.04%) Analyst
2 20 (24.69%) Data Analyst
3 11 (13.58%) Data Engineer
3 11 (13.58%) Developer
4 10 (12.35%) Architect
4 10 (12.35%) Data Scientist
5 7 (8.64%) Insight Analyst
6 6 (7.41%) Data Insight Analyst
6 6 (7.41%) Insight Data Analyst
6 6 (7.41%) Lead Architect
7 4 (4.94%) SAS Developer
7 4 (4.94%) SQL Developer
8 3 (3.70%) Artificial Intelligence Architect
8 3 (3.70%) Big Data Architect
8 3 (3.70%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) Data Architect
8 3 (3.70%) Insight Manager
8 3 (3.70%) Lead Data Architect
8 3 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (2.47%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.81%) Natural Language Processing
2 8 (9.88%) MLlib
3 3 (3.70%) Middleware
3 3 (3.70%) XML
4 2 (2.47%) ggplot
4 2 (2.47%) Kafka
4 2 (2.47%) Lucene
4 2 (2.47%) Matplotlib
4 2 (2.47%) NumPy
4 2 (2.47%) Pandas
4 2 (2.47%) scikit-learn
4 2 (2.47%) SciPy
4 2 (2.47%) UIMA
4 2 (2.47%) Web Services
5 1 (1.23%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 26 (32.10%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (16.05%) Management Information System
3 10 (12.35%) Computer Science
3 10 (12.35%) Linked Data
4 7 (8.64%) Algorithms
5 5 (6.17%) Robotics
6 4 (4.94%) FMCG
7 2 (2.47%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.47%) Taxonomies
8 1 (1.23%) Credit Risk
8 1 (1.23%) NHS
8 1 (1.23%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.23%) RIA
8 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.41%) Unix
2 2 (2.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (58.02%) Analytics
2 28 (34.57%) Statistics
3 25 (30.86%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (28.40%) Machine Learning
5 19 (23.46%) Mathematics
5 19 (23.46%) Visualisation
6 15 (18.52%) Data Analytics
7 13 (16.05%) Artificial Intelligence
7 13 (16.05%) Data Modelling
7 13 (16.05%) Statistical Analysis
8 12 (14.81%) Actionable Insight
9 11 (13.58%) CRM
10 10 (12.35%) Business Analytics
10 10 (12.35%) Information Retrieval
11 9 (11.11%) Data Analysis
11 9 (11.11%) Data Munging
11 9 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
11 9 (11.11%) ETL
11 9 (11.11%) Quantitative Analysis
12 8 (9.88%) Ontologies
Programming Languages
1 58 (71.60%) R
2 51 (62.96%) SQL
3 31 (38.27%) MATLAB
4 29 (35.80%) Python
5 11 (13.58%) Java
6 8 (9.88%) SPARQL
7 7 (8.64%) Scala
8 5 (6.17%) Bash Shell
8 5 (6.17%) Perl
8 5 (6.17%) T-SQL
9 4 (4.94%) SAS Macro
10 3 (3.70%) C
10 3 (3.70%) C++
10 3 (3.70%) JavaScript
11 2 (2.47%) AWK
11 2 (2.47%) sed
12 1 (1.23%) C#
12 1 (1.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (33.33%) Degree
2 8 (9.88%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.17%) Numerate Degree
4 4 (4.94%) Master's Degree
4 4 (4.94%) PhD
5 3 (3.70%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.47%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.23%) Postgraduate
7 1 (1.23%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.88%) Data Quality
2 4 (4.94%) SLA
3 2 (2.47%) QA
4 1 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (2.47%) Ansible
1 2 (2.47%) Netcool
1 2 (2.47%) Tivoli
1 2 (2.47%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (1.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 26 (32.10%) Tableau
2 11 (13.58%) IBM
2 11 (13.58%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.64%) Google
4 5 (6.17%) Blue Prism
5 4 (4.94%) Adobe
5 4 (4.94%) Oracle
6 3 (3.70%) Brandwatch
6 3 (3.70%) Crimson Hexagon
6 3 (3.70%) NetBase
6 3 (3.70%) SAP
6 3 (3.70%) Teradata
7 2 (2.47%) Cognos
7 2 (2.47%) ILOG
8 1 (1.23%) Informatica
8 1 (1.23%) Lavastorm
8 1 (1.23%) Netezza
8 1 (1.23%) Salesforce.com