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 3 months to 27 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.

StataCorp Stata
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 577 616 -
Rank change year-on-year +39 -  
Contract jobs citing Stata 24 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.055% 0.014% -
As % of the Applications category 0.63% 0.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 0
Median daily rate £325 £600 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.83% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £318 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Stata 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 3785 4523 5415
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 8.75% 9.12% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2207 2740 3103
Median daily rate £375 £339 £342
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.61% -0.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 288 400 508
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +9.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.11 £10.93 £10.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.78 £37.15 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

Stata
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Stata in England

Stata
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Stata in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Stata in England

Stata
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Stata in England over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Stata in England

Stata
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Stata in England.

Contractor 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 3 months to 27 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 +19 23 £325 -45.83%
Yorkshire - 1 £310 -
Stata
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Stata 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 Stata.

1 32 (91.43%) SAS
2 26 (74.29%) SQL
3 23 (65.71%) R
4 22 (62.86%) MATLAB
5 17 (48.57%) SPSS
6 15 (42.86%) Mathematics
6 15 (42.86%) Tableau
6 15 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (37.14%) Statistics
8 13 (37.14%) Degree
9 12 (34.29%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (31.43%) Statistical Analysis
10 11 (31.43%) Big Data
11 10 (28.57%) Python
12 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Excel
12 9 (25.71%) Data Mining
12 9 (25.71%) Power BI
13 8 (22.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 8 (22.86%) Quantitative Analysis
14 7 (20.00%) Computer Science
14 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
14 7 (20.00%) Bash Shell
14 7 (20.00%) Hadoop
14 7 (20.00%) Data Quality
14 7 (20.00%) Linux
14 7 (20.00%) Project Management
14 7 (20.00%) Julia
15 6 (17.14%) Creative Problem-Solving
15 6 (17.14%) Finance

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 32 (91.43%) SAS
2 6 (17.14%) Apache Spark
3 5 (14.29%) Apache Pig
4 3 (8.57%) IIS
4 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
4 3 (8.57%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (5.71%) ArcGIS
6 1 (2.86%) OpenStack
Applications
1 17 (48.57%) SPSS
2 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (22.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (5.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Flurry Analytics
1 1 (2.86%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (34.29%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (31.43%) Big Data
3 9 (25.71%) Data Mining
3 9 (25.71%) Power BI
4 7 (20.00%) Hadoop
5 6 (17.14%) Qlik Sense
6 5 (14.29%) Apache Hive
6 5 (14.29%) CouchDB
6 5 (14.29%) HBase
6 5 (14.29%) MySQL
6 5 (14.29%) QlikView
7 3 (8.57%) EDRMS
7 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
7 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (5.71%) GIS
8 2 (5.71%) QGIS
9 1 (2.86%) Geospatial Data
9 1 (2.86%) Mixpanel
9 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
9 1 (2.86%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Marketing
3 2 (5.71%) Electronics
3 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (54.29%) Analyst
2 5 (14.29%) Big Data Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 5 (14.29%) Data Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Support Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Systems Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Systems Support
3 4 (11.43%) Systems Support Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Data Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Spatial Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Data Business Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Data Scientist
6 1 (2.86%) Digital Business Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Machine Learning Scientist
6 1 (2.86%) Online Business Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) SharePoint Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) D3.js
1 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (11.43%) Algorithms
4 3 (8.57%) Client/Server
4 3 (8.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (11.43%) Unix
3 3 (8.57%) Windows
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Server
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.86%) CentOS
4 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Mathematics
2 14 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (37.14%) Statistics
4 11 (31.43%) Statistical Analysis
5 8 (22.86%) Quantitative Analysis
6 7 (20.00%) Project Management
7 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (17.14%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 6 (17.14%) Data Analysis
7 6 (17.14%) E-Commerce
7 6 (17.14%) Machine Learning
8 5 (14.29%) CRM
8 5 (14.29%) Data Modelling
8 5 (14.29%) ETL
8 5 (14.29%) Mathematical Modelling
8 5 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (11.43%) Data Cleansing
9 4 (11.43%) Performance Metrics
9 4 (11.43%) Web Application Development
10 3 (8.57%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (74.29%) SQL
2 23 (65.71%) R
3 22 (62.86%) MATLAB
4 10 (28.57%) Python
5 7 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 7 (20.00%) Julia
6 4 (11.43%) PL/SQL
6 4 (11.43%) Shell Script
6 4 (11.43%) VBA
7 1 (2.86%) C++
7 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (37.14%) Degree
2 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (5.71%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.86%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) Data Quality
2 4 (11.43%) QA
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) Apache Flume
2 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) Tableau
2 6 (17.14%) Teradata
3 5 (14.29%) Informatica
3 5 (14.29%) Oracle
4 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.71%) SAP
5 1 (2.86%) Google