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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 545 568 564
Rank change year-on-year +23 -4  
Contract jobs citing SPSS 43 52 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Applications category 1.16% 1.16% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 46 34
Median daily rate £375 £430 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.73% +32.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £238 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £652 £600 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £435
% change year-on-year +11.76% -2.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £22.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SPSS is in the software application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Software Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 3719 4484 5491
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 8.65% 9.07% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2160 2721 3120
Median daily rate £375 £338 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year +3.84% +1.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 282 395 533
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.63 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.21% +13.79%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing SPSS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for SPSS in England

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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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SPSS in England

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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

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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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +13 31 £351 -22.11% 19
South East -5 5 £460 +8.23%
South West 0 2 - - 2
East Midlands - 2 - - 1
Yorkshire +25 1 £310 - 2
SPSS
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 65 (76.47%) SAS
2 56 (65.88%) R
3 51 (60.00%) Analytics
4 46 (54.12%) SQL
5 38 (44.71%) Tableau
6 36 (42.35%) Business Intelligence
7 33 (38.82%) Analytical Skills
8 31 (36.47%) Microsoft Excel
8 31 (36.47%) Data Analysis
9 30 (35.29%) Python
9 30 (35.29%) Hadoop
10 27 (31.76%) Visualisation
10 27 (31.76%) Big Data
11 26 (30.59%) Degree
11 26 (30.59%) MATLAB
12 25 (29.41%) Statistics
13 24 (28.24%) Data Mining
14 22 (25.88%) ETL
14 22 (25.88%) Mathematics
14 22 (25.88%) Machine Learning
14 22 (25.88%) Data Analytics
15 21 (24.71%) Data Warehouse
16 20 (23.53%) Finance
16 20 (23.53%) Power BI
17 19 (22.35%) Apache Spark
17 19 (22.35%) Statistical Analysis
17 19 (22.35%) Data Modelling
18 18 (21.18%) QlikView
19 17 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
19 17 (20.00%) Stata

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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 65 (76.47%) SAS
2 19 (22.35%) Apache Spark
3 11 (12.94%) Apache
3 11 (12.94%) Apache Pig
4 3 (3.53%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.35%) Confluence
6 1 (1.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.18%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.18%) IPython
6 1 (1.18%) Jupyter
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle Spatial
6 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 31 (36.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (20.00%) Stata
3 14 (16.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (3.53%) EViews
5 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (2.35%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (2.35%) SPSS Modeler
6 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) FastStats
1 2 (2.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.18%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (1.18%) FastStats PeopleStage
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.18%) Relativity
2 1 (1.18%) SAP MDG
2 1 (1.18%) SAP MDM
2 1 (1.18%) Unica
2 1 (1.18%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.53%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.53%) Google Analytics
3 2 (2.35%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.18%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.18%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (1.18%) GitHub
4 1 (1.18%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (35.29%) Hadoop
2 27 (31.76%) Big Data
3 24 (28.24%) Data Mining
4 21 (24.71%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (23.53%) Power BI
6 18 (21.18%) QlikView
7 14 (16.47%) SQL Server
8 13 (15.29%) Apache Hive
9 11 (12.94%) Spotfire
10 9 (10.59%) Relational Database
11 8 (9.41%) HBase
11 8 (9.41%) RDBMS
12 7 (8.24%) Mahout
13 6 (7.06%) Qlik Sense
14 5 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
14 5 (5.88%) CouchDB
14 5 (5.88%) Data Lake
14 5 (5.88%) MySQL
15 4 (4.71%) Pentaho
15 4 (4.71%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (2.35%) JIRA
2 1 (1.18%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.18%) GoCD
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.18%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.18%) Vagrant
General
1 20 (23.53%) Finance
2 15 (17.65%) Marketing
3 6 (7.06%) Banking
4 4 (4.71%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.53%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.53%) Retail
6 2 (2.35%) Electronics
6 2 (2.35%) German Language
6 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (30.59%) Analyst
2 18 (21.18%) Data Scientist
3 15 (17.65%) Data Analyst
4 13 (15.29%) Architect
5 8 (9.41%) Data Engineer
6 7 (8.24%) Big Data Engineer
6 7 (8.24%) Consultant
7 6 (7.06%) Analytics Consultant
7 6 (7.06%) Data Architect
8 5 (5.88%) Business Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) Data Consultant
9 4 (4.71%) Lead Architect
10 3 (3.53%) Big Data Architect
10 3 (3.53%) Data Analytics Consultant
10 3 (3.53%) Developer
11 2 (2.35%) AWS Engineer
11 2 (2.35%) Data Business Analyst
11 2 (2.35%) Hadoop Engineer
11 2 (2.35%) PowerShell Developer
11 2 (2.35%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.59%) Natural Language Processing
2 6 (7.06%) MLlib
2 6 (7.06%) UIMA
2 6 (7.06%) XML
3 4 (4.71%) Web Services
4 3 (3.53%) Kafka
4 3 (3.53%) REST
5 2 (2.35%) CSS
5 2 (2.35%) HTML
5 2 (2.35%) Spark Streaming
5 2 (2.35%) WSDL
5 2 (2.35%) XSD
6 1 (1.18%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 33 (38.82%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (17.65%) Computer Science
3 7 (8.24%) Algorithms
4 6 (7.06%) Management Information System
5 5 (5.88%) Virtual Team
6 4 (4.71%) Data Structures
6 4 (4.71%) Social Media
7 3 (3.53%) Fintech
8 2 (2.35%) Clustering
8 2 (2.35%) Digital Media
8 2 (2.35%) NHS
8 2 (2.35%) Social Network
9 1 (1.18%) Credit Risk
9 1 (1.18%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (1.18%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.88%) Unix
2 3 (3.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (60.00%) Analytics
2 36 (42.35%) Business Intelligence
3 31 (36.47%) Data Analysis
4 27 (31.76%) Visualisation
5 25 (29.41%) Statistics
6 22 (25.88%) Data Analytics
6 22 (25.88%) ETL
6 22 (25.88%) Machine Learning
6 22 (25.88%) Mathematics
7 19 (22.35%) Data Modelling
7 19 (22.35%) Statistical Analysis
8 17 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
9 15 (17.65%) Data Management
10 13 (15.29%) Open Source
10 13 (15.29%) Predictive Modelling
11 11 (12.94%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (11.76%) People Management
12 10 (11.76%) Project Management
12 10 (11.76%) Quantitative Analysis
13 9 (10.59%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 56 (65.88%) R
2 46 (54.12%) SQL
3 30 (35.29%) Python
4 26 (30.59%) MATLAB
5 14 (16.47%) Java
6 9 (10.59%) Scala
7 7 (8.24%) C++
8 6 (7.06%) JavaScript
8 6 (7.06%) PHP
8 6 (7.06%) VBA
9 5 (5.88%) Perl
9 5 (5.88%) PL/SQL
10 4 (4.71%) Shell Script
10 4 (4.71%) SPARQL
11 3 (3.53%) C#
12 2 (2.35%) PowerShell
12 2 (2.35%) T-SQL
12 2 (2.35%) VB
13 1 (1.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (30.59%) Degree
2 3 (3.53%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.35%) PhD
3 2 (2.35%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.18%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.76%) Data Quality
2 4 (4.71%) QA
3 2 (2.35%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (1.18%) IFRS
4 1 (1.18%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 11 (12.94%) Apache Flume
2 2 (2.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.18%) Ansible
2 1 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 38 (44.71%) Tableau
2 16 (18.82%) Microsoft
3 12 (14.12%) IBM
4 11 (12.94%) Oracle
5 10 (11.76%) Cognos
6 9 (10.59%) MicroStrategy
6 9 (10.59%) RapidMiner
6 9 (10.59%) Teradata
7 7 (8.24%) SAP
8 6 (7.06%) Informatica
9 4 (4.71%) Adobe
10 3 (3.53%) Coremetrics
10 3 (3.53%) Google
10 3 (3.53%) TIBCO
11 2 (2.35%) Alteryx
11 2 (2.35%) Minitab
11 2 (2.35%) Netezza
12 1 (1.18%) MapR
12 1 (1.18%) Omniture
12 1 (1.18%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud