Period
to 22 August 2017

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 22 August 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
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 774 777 759
Rank change year-on-year +3 -18 -46
Contract jobs citing SPSS 84 122 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.088% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Applications category 1.00% 1.21% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 97 71
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +22.86% -
10th Percentile £290 £238 £263
90th Percentile £644 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £350
% change year-on-year +11.76% +21.43% +10.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
UK median hourly rate £20.91 £10.68 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +95.79% -64.40% +20.00%
10th Percentile £20.04 £9.19 £20.00
90th Percentile £21.78 £19.23 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £9.19 -

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 8416 10046 12193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.78% 9.28% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4927 5953 6887
UK median daily rate £355 £338 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.19% - +3.85%
10th Percentile £150 £150 £155
90th Percentile £550 £525 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +3.13% -1.54% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 684 900 1179
UK median hourly rate £16.22 £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.73% +10.00% -3.23%
10th Percentile £10.03 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £42.51 £38.75 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79% -3.33%

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 22 August 2017.

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 22 August 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 +11 77 £450 +4.65% 25
London +17 54 £400 -11.11% 16
UK excluding London +24 26 £475 +11.76% 11
South East +8 10 £461 +11.48% 1
South West -1 6 £433 -1.14% 1
Scotland - 5 £475 - 2
Midlands +16 3 £650 +67.74%
North of England +42 2 £405 -19.00% 6
East Midlands - 2 - -
Yorkshire +30 1 £310 -38.00% 3
North West +29 1 £500 +50.83% 3
West Midlands +29 1 £650 +67.74%

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 60 (71.43%) SAS
2 50 (59.52%) R
3 49 (58.33%) SQL
4 42 (50.00%) Analytics
5 35 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
6 33 (39.29%) Business Intelligence
7 31 (36.90%) Statistics
8 27 (32.14%) Degree
8 27 (32.14%) Tableau
8 27 (32.14%) Hadoop
8 27 (32.14%) ETL
8 27 (32.14%) Microsoft Excel
8 27 (32.14%) Data Warehouse
9 26 (30.95%) Data Analysis
10 24 (28.57%) Stata
10 24 (28.57%) MATLAB
10 24 (28.57%) Visualisation
10 24 (28.57%) Mathematics
11 23 (27.38%) Big Data
11 23 (27.38%) Python
11 23 (27.38%) Data Mining
12 20 (23.81%) Finance
12 20 (23.81%) Data Analytics
13 19 (22.62%) Data Modelling
14 16 (19.05%) Machine Learning
14 16 (19.05%) Data Visualisation
15 15 (17.86%) Computer Science
15 15 (17.86%) Marketing
15 15 (17.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
16 14 (16.67%) Power BI

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 60 (71.43%) SAS
2 12 (14.29%) Apache Spark
3 7 (8.33%) Apache
4 6 (7.14%) Apache Pig
5 4 (4.76%) ArcGIS
6 2 (2.38%) Confluence
7 1 (1.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle Spatial
7 1 (1.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 27 (32.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (28.57%) Stata
3 15 (17.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (3.57%) EViews
4 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (2.38%) SPSS Modeler
6 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) FastStats
2 1 (1.19%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (1.19%) FastStats PeopleStage
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.19%) Relativity
2 1 (1.19%) Unica
2 1 (1.19%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.19%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.19%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (32.14%) Data Warehouse
1 27 (32.14%) Hadoop
2 23 (27.38%) Big Data
2 23 (27.38%) Data Mining
3 14 (16.67%) Power BI
4 11 (13.10%) QlikView
5 8 (9.52%) SQL Server
6 7 (8.33%) Qlik Sense
7 6 (7.14%) Apache Hive
7 6 (7.14%) DB2
7 6 (7.14%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 6 (7.14%) HBase
7 6 (7.14%) Relational Database
7 6 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (5.95%) CouchDB
8 5 (5.95%) Data Lake
8 5 (5.95%) Mahout
8 5 (5.95%) MySQL
9 4 (4.76%) QGIS
9 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (2.38%) ERwin
1 2 (2.38%) JIRA
General
1 20 (23.81%) Finance
2 15 (17.86%) Marketing
3 6 (7.14%) Banking
3 6 (7.14%) Retail
4 5 (5.95%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.57%) Electronics
5 3 (3.57%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.57%) Publishing
6 2 (2.38%) German Language
7 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.19%) Front Office
7 1 (1.19%) Law
7 1 (1.19%) Local Government
7 1 (1.19%) Military
7 1 (1.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (45.24%) Analyst
2 19 (22.62%) Data Analyst
3 13 (15.48%) Architect
4 8 (9.52%) Data Scientist
5 7 (8.33%) Data Engineer
6 6 (7.14%) Big Data Engineer
6 6 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (5.95%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) Analyst Programmer
8 4 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) Data Architect
8 4 (4.76%) Database Architect
8 4 (4.76%) Lead Architect
8 4 (4.76%) Programmer
8 4 (4.76%) Senior Analyst Programmer
8 4 (4.76%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) Senior Programmer
9 3 (3.57%) Econometrician
9 3 (3.57%) SPSS Analyst
9 3 (3.57%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.14%) Natural Language Processing
1 6 (7.14%) XML
2 5 (5.95%) MLlib
2 5 (5.95%) UIMA
3 2 (2.38%) CSS
3 2 (2.38%) HTML
3 2 (2.38%) REST
3 2 (2.38%) Web Services
3 2 (2.38%) WSDL
3 2 (2.38%) XSD
4 1 (1.19%) Kafka
4 1 (1.19%) Middleware
4 1 (1.19%) Spark Streaming
4 1 (1.19%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 35 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (17.86%) Computer Science
3 12 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 6 (7.14%) Data Structures
5 4 (4.76%) Algorithms
6 3 (3.57%) Linked Data
6 3 (3.57%) Social Media
6 3 (3.57%) Social Network
7 2 (2.38%) Clustering
7 2 (2.38%) Digital Media
7 2 (2.38%) NHS
7 2 (2.38%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.19%) Credit Risk
8 1 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.19%) Fintech
8 1 (1.19%) FMCG
8 1 (1.19%) RIA
8 1 (1.19%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.95%) Linux
2 4 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (50.00%) Analytics
2 33 (39.29%) Business Intelligence
3 31 (36.90%) Statistics
4 27 (32.14%) ETL
5 26 (30.95%) Data Analysis
6 24 (28.57%) Mathematics
6 24 (28.57%) Visualisation
7 20 (23.81%) Data Analytics
8 19 (22.62%) Data Modelling
9 16 (19.05%) Data Visualisation
9 16 (19.05%) Machine Learning
10 13 (15.48%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (15.48%) Statistical Analysis
11 12 (14.29%) Quantitative Analysis
12 8 (9.52%) CRM
12 8 (9.52%) Dashboard Development
12 8 (9.52%) E-Commerce
12 8 (9.52%) Open Source
12 8 (9.52%) Project Management
13 7 (8.33%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (59.52%) R
2 49 (58.33%) SQL
3 24 (28.57%) MATLAB
4 23 (27.38%) Python
5 7 (8.33%) Java
6 6 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 6 (7.14%) VBA
7 4 (4.76%) C#
7 4 (4.76%) Perl
7 4 (4.76%) PHP
7 4 (4.76%) PL/SQL
7 4 (4.76%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.76%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.57%) C++
8 3 (3.57%) SPARQL
9 2 (2.38%) Scala
9 2 (2.38%) VB
10 1 (1.19%) C
10 1 (1.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (32.14%) Degree
2 8 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.95%) Numerate Degree
3 5 (5.95%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.38%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.19%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.90%) Data Quality
2 4 (4.76%) QA
3 2 (2.38%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (1.19%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (7.14%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (4.76%) Netcool
1 4 (4.76%) Tivoli
1 4 (4.76%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 27 (32.14%) Tableau
2 11 (13.10%) Informatica
2 11 (13.10%) Microsoft
3 10 (11.90%) Teradata
4 9 (10.71%) Oracle
5 8 (9.52%) IBM
6 6 (7.14%) SAP
7 5 (5.95%) Cognos
8 4 (4.76%) ILOG
8 4 (4.76%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (3.57%) Adobe
10 2 (2.38%) Coremetrics
10 2 (2.38%) Google
10 2 (2.38%) Netezza
11 1 (1.19%) Alteryx
11 1 (1.19%) Cloudera
11 1 (1.19%) DoubleClick
11 1 (1.19%) Hortonworks
11 1 (1.19%) MapR
11 1 (1.19%) Omniture