Period
to 28 March 2020

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 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.

Insightful S-PLUS
UK
6 months to
28 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 703 876 897
Rank change year-on-year +173 +21 -59
Contract jobs citing S-PLUS 2 5 5
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% 0.005% 0.005%
As % of the Applications category 0.037% 0.061% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Median daily rate - £288 £725
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -60.34% +45.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £160 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 5,440 8,194 8,984
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.62% 8.47% 8.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,061 4,819 5,442
Median daily rate £350 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £136 £143 £144
90th Percentile £550 £572 £556
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £338
% change year-on-year -7.14% +3.70% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 610 682 786
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.22 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.96% +1.39% +1.49%
10th Percentile £11.61 £10.51 £10.50
90th Percentile £41.43 £42.98 £37.50
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% -

S-PLUS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for S-PLUS in the UK

S-PLUS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing S-PLUS.

Daily rate trend for S-PLUS in the UK

S-PLUS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing S-PLUS.

Hourly rate trend for S-PLUS in the UK

S-PLUS
Top 4 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 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
England +160 2 - - 1
London +156 1 - -
UK excluding London +115 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 28 March 2020, IT contractor jobs citing S-PLUS 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 with a requirement for S-PLUS.

1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
1 1 (50.00%) SAP CS
1 1 (50.00%) SAP PM
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) Aruba
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (50.00%) SAP S/4HANA

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SAP CS
1 1 (50.00%) SAP PM
1 1 (50.00%) SAP S/4HANA
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Aruba
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) SAP