The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for S-PLUS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited S-PLUS over the 3 months to 28 March 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.

Insightful S-PLUS
England / London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 399 423 411
Rank change year-on-year +24 -12  
Contract jobs citing S-PLUS 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.015% 0.013% 0.005%
As % of the Applications category 0.16% 0.13% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Median daily rate £500 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £485
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

S-PLUS 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 London with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 1877 2342 2356
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 9.63% 10.50% 10.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1263 1624 1537
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 99 130
Median hourly rate £21.00 £15.95 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.66% -8.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £105.00 £27.50 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

S-PLUS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing S-PLUS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for S-PLUS in London

S-PLUS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing S-PLUS in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for S-PLUS in London

S-PLUS
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing S-PLUS within the London region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Canary Wharf - 1 £505 -
S-PLUS
England

S-PLUS
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing S-PLUS 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 London region with a requirement for S-PLUS.

1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) DB2
1 3 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Star Schema
1 3 (100.00%) MicroStrategy
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 3 (100.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (100.00%) R
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (66.67%) PowerBuilder
2 2 (66.67%) ERwin
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) Toad
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) RUP
3 1 (33.33%) Statistical Modelling

S-PLUS
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (100.00%) DB2
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) ERwin
1 2 (66.67%) PowerBuilder
1 2 (66.67%) Toad
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Information Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Data Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Developer
3 1 (33.33%) ETL Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) ETL Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Excel Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) MicroStrategy Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) MicroStrategy Developer
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (100.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) RUP
3 1 (33.33%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) R
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) MicroStrategy
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