Period
to 24 July 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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 646 530 749
Rank change year-on-year -116 +219 +71
Contract jobs citing SPSS 40 22 91
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.071% 0.066% 0.11%
As % of the Applications category 0.95% 0.77% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 15 62
10th Percentile £275 £305 £294
25th Percentile £343 £323 £338
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £350 £425 £538
Median % change year-on-year -17.65% -20.93% +18.13%
75th Percentile £516 £450 £600
90th Percentile £569 £483 "
UK median daily rate £350 £425 £513
% change year-on-year -17.65% -17.07% +10.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 5
10th Percentile £17.63 " "
25th Percentile £17.90 £40.50 £11.85
Median hourly rate £18.42 £41.00 £13.70
Median % change year-on-year -55.09% +199.27% -71.75%
75th Percentile £23.75 £41.50 £15.55
90th Percentile £26.49 " £28.72
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £41.00 £13.70
% change year-on-year -53.66% +199.27% -59.33%

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 4,221 2,852 6,996
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 7.46% 8.54% 8.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,521 1,733 4,216
10th Percentile £165 £150 £150
25th Percentile £273 £225 £250
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £413 £400 £375
Median % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
75th Percentile £528 £500 £488
90th Percentile £625 £600 £580
UK median daily rate £410 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +5.81% +3.33% +0.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 403 285 579
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.20 £10.80
25th Percentile £13.25 £13.00 £12.86
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.87 £16.50
Median % change year-on-year +0.73% +8.30% -
75th Percentile £27.12 £24.50 £26.88
90th Percentile £44.65 £43.25 £46.60
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £18.42 £16.57
% change year-on-year -4.99% +11.20% +2.21%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -129 20 £350 -17.65% 11
Yorkshire -12 7 £475 +239.29% 3
North of England -31 7 £475 +239.29% 4
South East -25 5 £486 -11.59% 3
Midlands -33 2 - - 1
West Midlands -38 2 - - 1
SPSS
UK

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 24 (60.00%) R
2 23 (57.50%) SQL
3 20 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (42.50%) Power BI
4 17 (42.50%) Power Platform
4 17 (42.50%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (40.00%) Python
6 13 (32.50%) Public Sector
7 12 (30.00%) GIS
8 11 (27.50%) Stata
8 11 (27.50%) SAS
9 10 (25.00%) T-SQL
9 10 (25.00%) Visualisation
9 10 (25.00%) Social Skills
10 9 (22.50%) Data Analysis
10 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Excel
11 8 (20.00%) Local Government
11 8 (20.00%) Statistics
11 8 (20.00%) Customer Insight
12 7 (17.50%) Analytics
12 7 (17.50%) Data Visualisation
12 7 (17.50%) Data Science
13 5 (12.50%) Decision-Making
13 5 (12.50%) Degree
13 5 (12.50%) Statistical Analysis
14 4 (10.00%) QA
14 4 (10.00%) Market Research
14 4 (10.00%) Mathematics
14 4 (10.00%) Operations Research
14 4 (10.00%) Northgate

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 11 (27.50%) SAS
2 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.00%) Apache Spark
3 2 (5.00%) ArcGIS
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 11 (27.50%) Stata
2 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (7.50%) UserZoom
4 2 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (2.50%) FastStats
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (2.50%) Radian6
1 1 (2.50%) SAP MDG
1 1 (2.50%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 17 (42.50%) Power Platform
2 3 (7.50%) AWS
2 3 (7.50%) SurveyMonkey
3 1 (2.50%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.50%) Azure
3 1 (2.50%) Azure Cosmos DB
3 1 (2.50%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (42.50%) Power BI
2 12 (30.00%) GIS
3 4 (10.00%) Big Data
3 4 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (10.00%) Hadoop
4 3 (7.50%) QlikView
5 2 (5.00%) Data Lake
5 2 (5.00%) MySQL
5 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.00%) QGIS
5 2 (5.00%) SAP HANA
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (5.00%) Tableau
6 1 (2.50%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (2.50%) HBase
6 1 (2.50%) HDInsight
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) ERwin
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (2.50%) RStudio
1 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 20 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (32.50%) Public Sector
3 10 (25.00%) Social Skills
4 8 (20.00%) Local Government
5 3 (7.50%) Finance
6 2 (5.00%) Automotive
6 2 (5.00%) Marketing
6 2 (5.00%) Presentation Skills
7 1 (2.50%) Banking
7 1 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (55.00%) Analyst
2 10 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 8 (20.00%) Data Analyst
4 7 (17.50%) Insight Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Data Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Customer Insight Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Digital Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Information Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Market Research Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Research Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.50%) Analytics Manager
7 1 (2.50%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Business Intelligence Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.50%) Business Objects Architect
7 1 (2.50%) Data Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Digital Marketing Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) SPSS Data Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Supply Chain Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) REST
1 2 (5.00%) SOAP
2 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (5.00%) NHS
2 1 (2.50%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.50%) PMI
2 1 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (25.00%) Visualisation
3 9 (22.50%) Data Analysis
4 8 (20.00%) Customer Insight
4 8 (20.00%) Statistics
5 7 (17.50%) Analytics
5 7 (17.50%) Data Science
5 7 (17.50%) Data Visualisation
6 5 (12.50%) Decision-Making
6 5 (12.50%) Statistical Analysis
7 4 (10.00%) Economics
7 4 (10.00%) ETL
7 4 (10.00%) Market Research
7 4 (10.00%) Mathematics
7 4 (10.00%) Migration
7 4 (10.00%) Operations Research
8 3 (7.50%) Data Analytics
8 3 (7.50%) Data Management
8 3 (7.50%) Data Modelling
8 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (60.00%) R
2 23 (57.50%) SQL
3 16 (40.00%) Python
4 10 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.00%) C
5 2 (5.00%) Java
6 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.50%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Degree
2 4 (10.00%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (5.00%) HND
4 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.50%) CBAP
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) QA
2 3 (7.50%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Northgate
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle
2 3 (7.50%) IBM
2 3 (7.50%) Minitab
2 3 (7.50%) Qualtrics
3 2 (5.00%) Alteryx
3 2 (5.00%) Mapinfo
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.00%) SAP
3 2 (5.00%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.50%) Adobe
4 1 (2.50%) Cognos
4 1 (2.50%) Google
4 1 (2.50%) Informatica
4 1 (2.50%) Sysomos
4 1 (2.50%) Talend