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

SPSS
UK
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 549 601 600
Rank change year-on-year +52 -1  
Contract jobs citing SPSS 46 60 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Applications category 1.20% 1.22% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 53 28
Median daily rate £456 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.38% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £267 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £680
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £438 £485
% change year-on-year +8.57% -9.79%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £22.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SPSS 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 with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 3821 4926 6035
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.53% 9.03% 10.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2163 2974 3301
Median daily rate £363 £340 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.61% +0.74%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £163 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.07% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 302 413 597
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +3.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £16.50 £14.85
% change year-on-year -0.75% +11.11%  

SPSS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SPSS in the UK

SPSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SPSS in the UK

SPSS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SPSS over the 3 months to 28 May 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SPSS in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SPSS in the UK

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Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SPSS within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 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
England +30 41 £425 -5.55% 24
London +45 31 £400 -33.33% 12
South East +17 5 £469 +10.29%
Hampshire +16 4 £469 +21.75%
Havant - 4 £469 -
Scotland - 4 £475 -
City of London +1 3 £285 +42.50% 5
Stirling - 3 £475 -
East Midlands - 2 - -
Northamptonshire - 2 - -
Berkshire +25 1 - -
South West +5 1 - - 2
West End of London - 1 - - 2
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Corsham - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 28 May 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SPSS 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 SPSS.

1 65 (74.71%) SAS
2 61 (70.11%) R
3 54 (62.07%) Analytics
3 54 (62.07%) SQL
4 42 (48.28%) Business Intelligence
5 40 (45.98%) Tableau
6 37 (42.53%) Analytical Skills
7 32 (36.78%) Microsoft Excel
8 31 (35.63%) Data Analysis
8 31 (35.63%) Python
8 31 (35.63%) Hadoop
8 31 (35.63%) Visualisation
9 29 (33.33%) Big Data
9 29 (33.33%) MATLAB
10 28 (32.18%) Statistics
11 27 (31.03%) Finance
12 26 (29.89%) Data Warehouse
13 25 (28.74%) Data Mining
13 25 (28.74%) ETL
13 25 (28.74%) Data Analytics
14 24 (27.59%) Degree
14 24 (27.59%) Mathematics
15 21 (24.14%) QlikView
15 21 (24.14%) Machine Learning
15 21 (24.14%) Data Visualisation
15 21 (24.14%) Apache Spark
15 21 (24.14%) Power BI
16 20 (22.99%) Data Modelling
17 19 (21.84%) Computer Science
17 19 (21.84%) Statistical Analysis

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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 65 (74.71%) SAS
2 21 (24.14%) Apache Spark
3 13 (14.94%) Apache Pig
4 11 (12.64%) Apache
5 3 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.15%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.15%) Confluence
6 1 (1.15%) IPython
6 1 (1.15%) Jupyter
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle Spatial
6 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 32 (36.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (17.24%) Stata
3 12 (13.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (4.60%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (3.45%) EViews
6 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (2.30%) SPSS Modeler
7 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.15%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (1.15%) FastStats
2 1 (1.15%) FastStats PeopleStage
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.15%) Relativity
2 1 (1.15%) SAP MDG
2 1 (1.15%) SAP MDM
2 1 (1.15%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.60%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.30%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.15%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (1.15%) GitHub
4 1 (1.15%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (35.63%) Hadoop
2 29 (33.33%) Big Data
3 26 (29.89%) Data Warehouse
4 25 (28.74%) Data Mining
5 21 (24.14%) Power BI
5 21 (24.14%) QlikView
6 17 (19.54%) SQL Server
7 16 (18.39%) Apache Hive
8 10 (11.49%) Spotfire
9 9 (10.34%) Relational Database
10 8 (9.20%) BusinessObjects
10 8 (9.20%) HBase
10 8 (9.20%) RDBMS
11 7 (8.05%) Mahout
11 7 (8.05%) Qlik Sense
12 6 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (5.75%) CouchDB
13 5 (5.75%) MySQL
13 5 (5.75%) SQL Server 2016
14 4 (4.60%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.15%) GoCD
1 1 (1.15%) JIRA
1 1 (1.15%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (1.15%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (1.15%) Vagrant
General
1 27 (31.03%) Finance
2 15 (17.24%) Marketing
3 6 (6.90%) Banking
4 4 (4.60%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.45%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.45%) Retail
6 2 (2.30%) Electronics
6 2 (2.30%) German Language
6 2 (2.30%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (36.78%) Analyst
2 19 (21.84%) Data Scientist
3 18 (20.69%) Data Analyst
4 12 (13.79%) Architect
5 9 (10.34%) Data Engineer
6 7 (8.05%) Big Data Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) Analytics Consultant
7 6 (6.90%) Consultant
8 5 (5.75%) Business Analyst
8 5 (5.75%) Data Architect
9 4 (4.60%) Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Lead Architect
9 4 (4.60%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (3.45%) Analyst Programmer
10 3 (3.45%) Data Consultant
10 3 (3.45%) DBA
10 3 (3.45%) Programmer
10 3 (3.45%) Senior Analyst Programmer
10 3 (3.45%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
10 3 (3.45%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.49%) Natural Language Processing
2 6 (6.90%) MLlib
2 6 (6.90%) UIMA
3 5 (5.75%) XML
4 3 (3.45%) Kafka
4 3 (3.45%) Web Services
5 2 (2.30%) CSS
5 2 (2.30%) HTML
5 2 (2.30%) REST
5 2 (2.30%) Spark Streaming
6 1 (1.15%) NumPy
6 1 (1.15%) Pandas
6 1 (1.15%) scikit-learn
6 1 (1.15%) Velocity
6 1 (1.15%) WSDL
6 1 (1.15%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 37 (42.53%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (21.84%) Computer Science
3 9 (10.34%) Algorithms
4 6 (6.90%) Virtual Team
5 5 (5.75%) Management Information System
6 4 (4.60%) Data Structures
6 4 (4.60%) Social Media
7 3 (3.45%) Credit Risk
7 3 (3.45%) Fintech
8 2 (2.30%) Clustering
8 2 (2.30%) Digital Media
8 2 (2.30%) Social Network
9 1 (1.15%) NHS
9 1 (1.15%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.05%) Unix
2 3 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (62.07%) Analytics
2 42 (48.28%) Business Intelligence
3 31 (35.63%) Data Analysis
3 31 (35.63%) Visualisation
4 28 (32.18%) Statistics
5 25 (28.74%) Data Analytics
5 25 (28.74%) ETL
6 24 (27.59%) Mathematics
7 21 (24.14%) Data Visualisation
7 21 (24.14%) Machine Learning
8 20 (22.99%) Data Modelling
9 19 (21.84%) Statistical Analysis
10 15 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (17.24%) Data Management
11 13 (14.94%) Open Source
12 12 (13.79%) Predictive Modelling
13 11 (12.64%) Quantitative Analysis
14 10 (11.49%) People Management
15 9 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
15 9 (10.34%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 61 (70.11%) R
2 54 (62.07%) SQL
3 31 (35.63%) Python
4 29 (33.33%) MATLAB
5 15 (17.24%) Java
6 9 (10.34%) Scala
7 8 (9.20%) C++
8 6 (6.90%) JavaScript
8 6 (6.90%) Perl
8 6 (6.90%) PHP
8 6 (6.90%) VBA
9 5 (5.75%) PL/SQL
10 4 (4.60%) Shell Script
10 4 (4.60%) SPARQL
11 3 (3.45%) C#
11 3 (3.45%) PowerShell
12 2 (2.30%) T-SQL
12 2 (2.30%) VB
13 1 (1.15%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (27.59%) Degree
2 3 (3.45%) Numerate Degree
2 3 (3.45%) PhD
2 3 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.30%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.15%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.15%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.64%) Data Quality
2 4 (4.60%) QA
3 2 (2.30%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (1.15%) IFRS
4 1 (1.15%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 11 (12.64%) Apache Flume
2 3 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.30%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.15%) Ansible
3 1 (1.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 40 (45.98%) Tableau
2 15 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 13 (14.94%) Oracle
4 12 (13.79%) IBM
5 11 (12.64%) Teradata
6 10 (11.49%) SAP
7 9 (10.34%) Cognos
7 9 (10.34%) Informatica
7 9 (10.34%) RapidMiner
8 8 (9.20%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (3.45%) Adobe
9 3 (3.45%) Alteryx
9 3 (3.45%) TIBCO
10 2 (2.30%) Coremetrics
10 2 (2.30%) Google
10 2 (2.30%) Minitab
10 2 (2.30%) Netezza
11 1 (1.15%) Greenplum
11 1 (1.15%) Talend
11 1 (1.15%) Vertica
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