Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 805 776 750
Rank change year-on-year -29 -26 -8
Contract jobs citing SPSS 50 77 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.053% 0.084% 0.12%
As % of the Applications category 0.63% 0.94% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 52 84
England median daily rate £500 £475 £402
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +18.31% +14.71%
10th Percentile £301 £290 £248
90th Percentile £675 £675 £575
UK median daily rate £455 £475 £403
% change year-on-year -4.21% +18.01% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 7
England median hourly rate £51.25 £19.82 £12.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +158.58% +62.86% -40.68%
10th Percentile £25.18 £19.82 £9.19
90th Percentile £121.63 £19.82 £19.18
UK median hourly rate £48.50 £19.82 £12.17
% change year-on-year +144.70% +62.86% -40.68%

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 7,927 8,194 8,958
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 8.39% 8.89% 9.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,738 4,998 5,232
England median daily rate £375 £361 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.99% +6.07% -2.86%
10th Percentile £145 £150 £145
90th Percentile £558 £563 £525
UK median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +4.29% +4.48% -4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 734 633 902
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -3.03% +6.45%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £41.00 £37.50 £40.50
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +3.13% -3.03% +10.00%

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

SPSS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SPSS in England over the 6 months to 23 October 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SPSS in England over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 23 October 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 -29 25 £453 -9.50% 15
South East -12 11 £513 +11.41% 2
North of England -7 6 £650 +60.49% 5
North East - 5 £650 -
South West -24 4 £438 +25.00% 5
East of England - 3 £425 -
North West -11 1 - - 4
Midlands -13 1 £510 -8.93% 1
West Midlands -22 1 £510 -21.54%
SPSS
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, 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 38 (76.00%) SQL
2 37 (74.00%) SAS
3 27 (54.00%) R
4 23 (46.00%) Python
5 22 (44.00%) Degree
5 22 (44.00%) Analytics
6 21 (42.00%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (42.00%) Statistics
7 19 (38.00%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (32.00%) Mathematics
9 14 (28.00%) Statistical Analysis
10 13 (26.00%) Data Science
11 11 (22.00%) Marketing
11 11 (22.00%) Computer Science
11 11 (22.00%) Finance
12 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
12 10 (20.00%) Retail
12 10 (20.00%) Decision-Making
12 10 (20.00%) Machine Learning
12 10 (20.00%) Big Data
13 9 (18.00%) Visualisation
13 9 (18.00%) Data Analysis
13 9 (18.00%) Credit Risk
13 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
14 8 (16.00%) Java
14 8 (16.00%) MATLAB
14 8 (16.00%) Tableau
14 8 (16.00%) Master's Degree
15 7 (14.00%) Qlik Sense
15 7 (14.00%) IFRS

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 37 (74.00%) SAS
2 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.00%) Apache
3 2 (4.00%) K2 blackpearl
3 2 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.00%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (2.00%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.00%) ArcGIS
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (12.00%) Stata
3 2 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (2.00%) SAP MDG
1 1 (2.00%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Azure Machine Learning
1 4 (8.00%) Google Analytics
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (4.00%) Azure Data Factory
3 2 (4.00%) IaaS
3 2 (4.00%) Office 365
3 2 (4.00%) PaaS
3 2 (4.00%) SaaS
4 1 (2.00%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (2.00%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (2.00%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.00%) GitHub
4 1 (2.00%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.00%) Big Data
2 7 (14.00%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (14.00%) Qlik Sense
3 5 (10.00%) Power BI
3 5 (10.00%) SAS EBI
4 4 (8.00%) Base SAS
4 4 (8.00%) Data Mining
4 4 (8.00%) Hadoop
4 4 (8.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (6.00%) MySQL
5 3 (6.00%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (6.00%) Spotfire
5 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (4.00%) Apache Hive
6 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
6 2 (4.00%) NoSQL
6 2 (4.00%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) GitLab
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (2.00%) ProC
General
1 11 (22.00%) Finance
1 11 (22.00%) Marketing
2 10 (20.00%) Retail
3 7 (14.00%) Banking
4 5 (10.00%) Financial Institution
5 3 (6.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (6.00%) Publishing
6 2 (4.00%) Advertising
6 2 (4.00%) Electronics
6 2 (4.00%) Social Science
6 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
7 1 (2.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (62.00%) Analyst
2 13 (26.00%) Data Analyst
3 8 (16.00%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (12.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 6 (12.00%) Data Scientist
5 5 (10.00%) Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Research Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Market Research Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Architect
8 2 (4.00%) Credit Risk Modeller
8 2 (4.00%) Data Manager
8 2 (4.00%) Insight Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Market Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Qualitative Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Quantitative Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Report Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Quantitative Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.00%) Statistical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) XML
2 2 (4.00%) .NET
2 2 (4.00%) D3.js
2 2 (4.00%) OAuth
2 2 (4.00%) OpenID
2 2 (4.00%) SAML
3 1 (2.00%) Apache Camel
3 1 (2.00%) REST
3 1 (2.00%) SOAP
3 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (42.00%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (22.00%) Computer Science
3 9 (18.00%) Credit Risk
4 4 (8.00%) Algorithms
5 3 (6.00%) Virtual Team
6 2 (4.00%) Digital Media
6 2 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (4.00%) PMI
6 2 (4.00%) Public Cloud
6 2 (4.00%) Smartphone
6 2 (4.00%) Social Media
7 1 (2.00%) FMCG
7 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.00%) Analytics
2 21 (42.00%) Statistics
3 19 (38.00%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (32.00%) Mathematics
5 14 (28.00%) Statistical Analysis
6 13 (26.00%) Data Science
7 10 (20.00%) Decision-Making
7 10 (20.00%) Machine Learning
8 9 (18.00%) Data Analysis
8 9 (18.00%) Visualisation
9 7 (14.00%) Validation
10 6 (12.00%) CRM
10 6 (12.00%) Data Modelling
10 6 (12.00%) ETL
10 6 (12.00%) Physics
10 6 (12.00%) Project Management
11 5 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (10.00%) Data Analytics
11 5 (10.00%) Financial Modelling
11 5 (10.00%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (76.00%) SQL
2 27 (54.00%) R
3 23 (46.00%) Python
4 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (16.00%) Java
5 8 (16.00%) MATLAB
6 7 (14.00%) C++
7 6 (12.00%) C
8 3 (6.00%) Perl
8 3 (6.00%) PL/SQL
8 3 (6.00%) VBA
9 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
9 2 (4.00%) PHP
9 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
9 2 (4.00%) Ruby
10 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (44.00%) Degree
2 8 (16.00%) Master's Degree
3 3 (6.00%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (4.00%) CEH
4 2 (4.00%) MBA
4 2 (4.00%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.00%) IFRS
1 7 (14.00%) IFRS 9
2 2 (4.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Ansible
1 2 (4.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.00%) Puppet
1 2 (4.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 8 (16.00%) Tableau
2 7 (14.00%) Google
3 5 (10.00%) Oracle
4 3 (6.00%) Cisco
4 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.00%) Alteryx
5 2 (4.00%) Cloudera
5 2 (4.00%) Netezza
5 2 (4.00%) Nintex
5 2 (4.00%) Omniture
5 2 (4.00%) Snowplow
5 2 (4.00%) Sybase
5 2 (4.00%) Talend
6 1 (2.00%) Adobe
6 1 (2.00%) Hyperion
6 1 (2.00%) IBM
6 1 (2.00%) Informatica
6 1 (2.00%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (2.00%) SAP
6 1 (2.00%) Sawtooth Software