Period
to 28 March 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Stata skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Stata over the 6 months to 28 March 2020 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.

StataCorp Stata
UK > England
6 months to
28 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 656 795 832
Rank change year-on-year +139 +37 -23
Contract jobs citing Stata 17 41 25
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.030% 0.046% 0.027%
As % of the Applications category 0.34% 0.55% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 33 14
Median daily rate £375 £550 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.82% +69.23% +62.50%
10th Percentile £146 £415 £269
90th Percentile £432 £615 £693
UK median daily rate £375 £550 £325
% change year-on-year -31.82% +69.23% +62.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £23.49 £19.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +21.46% +13.76%
UK median hourly rate - £21.18 £19.34
% change year-on-year - +9.51% +13.76%

Stata 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 4,942 7,459 8,319
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 8.70% 8.44% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,816 4,372 5,075
Median daily rate £350 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +1.35% +5.71%
10th Percentile £143 £148 £145
90th Percentile £550 £575 £571
UK median daily rate £350 £375 £363
% change year-on-year -6.67% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 562 633 728
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £11.50 £10.52 £10.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £42.95 £37.50
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.22 £16.00
% change year-on-year +10.96% +1.39% +1.49%

Stata
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Stata as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Stata in England

Stata
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Stata in England.

Daily rate trend for Stata in England

Stata
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Stata in England over the 6 months to 28 March 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Stata in England

Stata
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Stata in England.

Hourly rate trend for Stata in England

Stata
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 Stata within the England region over the 6 months to 28 March 2020. 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
East of England - 6 - -
North of England +31 5 £350 -36.36% 1
London +156 4 £400 +4.58%
North West +8 4 £381 -30.68% 1
West Midlands - 2 - -
Midlands - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £140 -
Stata
UK

For the 6 months to 28 March 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Stata 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 Stata.

1 10 (58.82%) Statistics
1 10 (58.82%) Data Science
2 9 (52.94%) SPSS
3 8 (47.06%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (41.18%) R
4 7 (41.18%) Degree
4 7 (41.18%) PhD
4 7 (41.18%) SAS
4 7 (41.18%) Electronic Patient Records
5 6 (35.29%) Computational Biology
5 6 (35.29%) WS-I
5 6 (35.29%) Bioinformatics
5 6 (35.29%) Informatics
5 6 (35.29%) Biostatistics
5 6 (35.29%) Biology
5 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
5 6 (35.29%) Health Informatics
5 6 (35.29%) Analytics
6 5 (29.41%) Statistical Analysis
7 4 (23.53%) Data Analytics
7 4 (23.53%) Data Analysis
7 4 (23.53%) Python
7 4 (23.53%) SQL
8 3 (17.65%) Finance
8 3 (17.65%) Machine Learning
8 3 (17.65%) Big Data
8 3 (17.65%) Visualisation
8 3 (17.65%) Mathematics
8 3 (17.65%) Decision-Making
8 3 (17.65%) Problem-Solving

Stata
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 7 (41.18%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (52.94%) SPSS
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) Electronic Patient Records
2 3 (17.65%) Big Data
3 2 (11.76%) Qlik Sense
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.88%) Data Mining
4 1 (5.88%) GIS
4 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Public Sector
2 2 (11.76%) Social Science
3 1 (5.88%) Humanities
3 1 (5.88%) Multimedia
3 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Statistician
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Data Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Senior Data Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Data Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Data Scientist
3 2 (11.76%) Healthcare Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) SAS Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Data Programmer
4 1 (5.88%) Database Programmer
4 1 (5.88%) Programmer
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) WS-I
2 1 (5.88%) D3.js
2 1 (5.88%) ggplot
2 1 (5.88%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Data Structures
2 2 (11.76%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (11.76%) Taxonomies
3 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Data Science
1 10 (58.82%) Statistics
2 6 (35.29%) Analytics
2 6 (35.29%) Bioinformatics
2 6 (35.29%) Biology
2 6 (35.29%) Biostatistics
2 6 (35.29%) Computational Biology
2 6 (35.29%) Health Informatics
2 6 (35.29%) Informatics
3 5 (29.41%) Statistical Analysis
4 4 (23.53%) Data Analysis
4 4 (23.53%) Data Analytics
5 3 (17.65%) Decision-Making
5 3 (17.65%) Machine Learning
5 3 (17.65%) Mathematics
5 3 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (17.65%) Visualisation
6 2 (11.76%) Database Theory
6 2 (11.76%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (11.76%) Qualitative Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) R
2 4 (23.53%) Python
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) MATLAB
4 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Degree
1 7 (41.18%) PhD
2 2 (11.76%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SNOMED CT
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) IBM
1 1 (5.88%) Qualtrics