Period
to 19 February 2020

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 6 months to 19 February 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.

SPSS
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 707 820 800
Rank change year-on-year +113 -20 -59
Contract jobs citing SPSS 37 54 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.054% 0.054% 0.088%
As % of the Applications category 0.63% 0.65% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 37 65
UK median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £234 £205 £259
90th Percentile £576 £600 £630
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £463 £325
% change year-on-year +2.70% +42.31% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
UK median hourly rate - £13.70 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.70 -

SPSS 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 5,911 8,308 8,895
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.57% 8.37% 8.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,364 4,876 5,463
UK median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £138 £140 £142
90th Percentile £550 £556 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.61% +0.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 614 739 772
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +3.23% -
10th Percentile £11.66 £10.25 £10.29
90th Percentile £43.75 £41.85 £35.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +12.90% +6.90% -1.69%

SPSS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing SPSS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 19 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SPSS in the UK

SPSS
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

SPSS
Top 12 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 6 months to 19 February 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 +158 34 £475 +5.56% 20
UK excluding London +91 27 £475 +2.70% 16
South East +85 15 £475 +1.33% 4
London +126 10 £400 +6.67% 5
North of England +61 5 £413 -31.25% 4
North West +36 4 £381 -36.46% 3
Midlands +58 2 - - 6
West Midlands +46 2 - - 6
East of England +36 2 - -
Scotland +20 2 - -
Northern Ireland +4 1 £233 +12.05%
North East - 1 £575 -

For the 6 months to 19 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing SPSS 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 SPSS.

1 21 (56.76%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (48.65%) Analytics
2 18 (48.65%) R
3 16 (43.24%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (43.24%) Statistics
4 15 (40.54%) SQL
5 14 (37.84%) Power BI
5 14 (37.84%) Power Platform
6 12 (32.43%) Statistical Analysis
6 12 (32.43%) SAS
6 12 (32.43%) Data Science
7 11 (29.73%) Python
8 10 (27.03%) Degree
8 10 (27.03%) Computer Science
9 9 (24.32%) Visualisation
9 9 (24.32%) Data Modelling
9 9 (24.32%) Stata
9 9 (24.32%) Decision-Making
10 8 (21.62%) Finance
10 8 (21.62%) Data Analysis
10 8 (21.62%) Machine Learning
11 7 (18.92%) Data Analytics
11 7 (18.92%) Algorithms
11 7 (18.92%) Mathematics
11 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (18.92%) Data Mining
11 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Excel
11 7 (18.92%) Problem-Solving
12 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (16.22%) Statistical Modelling

SPSS
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 12 (32.43%) SAS
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Stata
2 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (5.41%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 14 (37.84%) Power Platform
2 4 (10.81%) Azure
2 4 (10.81%) Azure Data Factory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (37.84%) Power BI
2 7 (18.92%) Data Mining
3 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (13.51%) Big Data
4 5 (13.51%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (10.81%) Data Lake
6 3 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (8.11%) QlikView
7 2 (5.41%) GIS
7 2 (5.41%) Qlik Sense
7 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (2.70%) Electronic Patient Records
8 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
8 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
8 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Banking
3 3 (8.11%) Public Sector
4 2 (5.41%) Marketing
4 2 (5.41%) Multimedia
4 2 (5.41%) Publishing
4 2 (5.41%) Social Science
5 1 (2.70%) Law
5 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.70%) Retail
5 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.70%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (48.65%) Analyst
2 13 (35.14%) Data Analyst
3 10 (27.03%) Data Scientist
4 5 (13.51%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Power BI Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Python Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Report Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Data Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) SQL BI Developer
5 4 (10.81%) SQL Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Data Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Qualitative Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Quantitative Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Research Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) SAS Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) SPSS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) XML
2 1 (2.70%) REST
2 1 (2.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (56.76%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (18.92%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.41%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.41%) DataPower
3 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.41%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.70%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.70%) VLE
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) Analytics
2 16 (43.24%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (43.24%) Statistics
3 12 (32.43%) Data Science
3 12 (32.43%) Statistical Analysis
4 10 (27.03%) Computer Science
5 9 (24.32%) Data Modelling
5 9 (24.32%) Decision-Making
5 9 (24.32%) Visualisation
6 8 (21.62%) Data Analysis
6 8 (21.62%) Machine Learning
7 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (18.92%) Data Analytics
7 7 (18.92%) Mathematics
7 7 (18.92%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (16.22%) Statistical Modelling
9 5 (13.51%) ETL
10 4 (10.81%) Benchmarking
10 4 (10.81%) Economics
10 4 (10.81%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 18 (48.65%) R
2 15 (40.54%) SQL
3 11 (29.73%) Python
4 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.41%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (2.70%) PhD
3 1 (2.70%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.70%) IFRS
2 1 (2.70%) IFRS 9
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Tableau
2 4 (10.81%) Alteryx
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.11%) IBM
4 2 (5.41%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (2.70%) Cognos
5 1 (2.70%) Informatica
5 1 (2.70%) Minitab
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle
5 1 (2.70%) Qualtrics
5 1 (2.70%) Teradata
5 1 (2.70%) TIBCO