Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 6 months to 20 November 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
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 874 - 883
Rank change year-on-year - +883 +9
Contract jobs citing S-PLUS 5 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% - 0.003%
As % of the Applications category 0.055% - 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
UK median daily rate £550 - £500
10th Percentile £435 - £450
90th Percentile £705 - £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

S-PLUS is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 9012 9567 11693
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.81% 9.20% 10.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5487 5600 6826
UK median daily rate £350 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% +7.69%
10th Percentile £142 £150 £150
90th Percentile £560 £525 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 744 943 1096
UK median hourly rate £15.50 £16.15 £15.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.02% +3.36% +4.17%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.15 £9.50
90th Percentile £35.82 £39.90 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.82 £15.00
% change year-on-year -8.31% +5.43% -

S-PLUS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing S-PLUS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for S-PLUS in the UK

S-PLUS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for S-PLUS in the UK

S-PLUS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing S-PLUS over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for S-PLUS in the UK

S-PLUS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for S-PLUS in the UK

S-PLUS
Top 5 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
England - 5 £550 -
London - 2 £575 -
Midlands - 1 £550 -
West Midlands - 1 £550 -
UK excluding London - 1 £550 -

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 with a requirement for S-PLUS.

1 2 (40.00%) SAS
1 2 (40.00%) GCP
1 2 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (40.00%) Validation
1 2 (40.00%) Statistics
1 2 (40.00%) Data Validation
1 2 (40.00%) R
1 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
1 2 (40.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) ITSM
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com

S-PLUS
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2 (40.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
General
1 2 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Programmer
1 2 (40.00%) SAS Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Business Change Director
2 1 (20.00%) Business Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Business Systems Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Relationships Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Services Manager
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Manager
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Service Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Director
2 1 (20.00%) Relationships Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Service Relationship Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Data Validation
1 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
1 2 (40.00%) Statistics
1 2 (40.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) ITSM
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) GCP
2 1 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com