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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 23 May 2022 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
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 753 646 609
Rank change year-on-year -107 -37 +190
Contract jobs citing SPSS 67 40 30
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.077% 0.069% 0.062%
As % of the Applications category 1.06% 1.00% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 28 21
10th Percentile £180 £207 £313
25th Percentile £300 £325 £368
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £350 £425
Median % change year-on-year +35.71% -17.65% -18.07%
75th Percentile £560 £525 £488
90th Percentile £600 £629 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £500 £503
% change year-on-year -40.00% -0.50% -8.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 0
10th Percentile £33.25 £19.38 -
25th Percentile £34.38 £21.88 -
Median hourly rate £37.50 £25.75 -
Median % change year-on-year +45.63% - -
75th Percentile £43.13 £27.55 -
90th Percentile £45.75 £29.69 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £25.12 -

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 6,349 4,004 4,159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.32% 6.87% 8.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,233 2,366 2,441
10th Percentile £160 £150 £147
25th Percentile £258 £250 £213
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £428 £400 £375
Median % change year-on-year +6.88% +6.67% -
75th Percentile £550 £500 £488
90th Percentile £650 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £339 £350
% change year-on-year +9.92% -3.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 418 390 444
10th Percentile £11.20 £11.25 £11.26
25th Percentile £14.25 £13.25 £13.68
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £18.00
Median % change year-on-year +19.44% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £47.19 £26.65 £23.75
90th Percentile £55.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £17.56 £17.50
% change year-on-year +11.05% +0.34% +9.38%

SPSS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SPSS in the UK

SPSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Daily rate trend for SPSS in the UK

SPSS
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SPSS over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for SPSS in the UK

SPSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Hourly rate trend for SPSS in the UK

SPSS
Top 10 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 23 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England -117 54 £475 +35.71% 7
London -87 39 £475 +35.71% 6
Work from Home -100 37 £350 -30.00% 1
UK excluding London -61 14 £300 -40.00% 1
Yorkshire -30 4 £300 -10.94%
North of England -45 4 £300 -10.94%
South West - 4 £550 -
Wales -12 3 £157 -68.60%
East of England - 2 £636 -
Scotland - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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 42 (62.69%) SAS
2 39 (58.21%) R
3 36 (53.73%) SQL
4 33 (49.25%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (41.79%) Data Science
6 27 (40.30%) Python
7 25 (37.31%) Statistical Analysis
8 24 (35.82%) Analytics
9 22 (32.84%) Statistics
10 20 (29.85%) Business Intelligence
11 19 (28.36%) Machine Learning
11 19 (28.36%) Power BI
11 19 (28.36%) Power Platform
12 16 (23.88%) Social Skills
12 16 (23.88%) Microsoft Excel
12 16 (23.88%) Stata
12 16 (23.88%) Agile
13 15 (22.39%) Degree
13 15 (22.39%) Hadoop
14 14 (20.90%) Tableau
15 13 (19.40%) Public Sector
16 12 (17.91%) MATLAB
17 11 (16.42%) Algorithms
17 11 (16.42%) SurveyMonkey
18 10 (14.93%) Influencing Skills
18 10 (14.93%) Statistical Modelling
18 10 (14.93%) Predictive Modelling
19 9 (13.43%) Mathematics
19 9 (13.43%) Artificial Intelligence
19 9 (13.43%) Data Quality

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 42 (62.69%) SAS
2 8 (11.94%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.99%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.49%) Apache
4 1 (1.49%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 16 (23.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 16 (23.88%) Stata
2 5 (7.46%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (4.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.49%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.49%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 19 (28.36%) Power Platform
2 11 (16.42%) SurveyMonkey
3 5 (7.46%) Azure
3 5 (7.46%) Google Analytics
3 5 (7.46%) Google Data Studio
4 4 (5.97%) AWS
5 3 (4.48%) Azure Cosmos DB
5 3 (4.48%) GCP
6 2 (2.99%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (1.49%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.49%) Amazon SageMaker
7 1 (1.49%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (1.49%) Facebook Ads
7 1 (1.49%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.94%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (28.36%) Power BI
2 15 (22.39%) Hadoop
3 14 (20.90%) Tableau
4 7 (10.45%) Data Mining
4 7 (10.45%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 6 (8.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (7.46%) Amazon QuickSight
6 5 (7.46%) Data Lake
6 5 (7.46%) NoSQL
7 4 (5.97%) HDInsight
7 4 (5.97%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (4.48%) Apache Hive
8 3 (4.48%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (4.48%) HBase
8 3 (4.48%) MongoDB
8 3 (4.48%) MySQL
8 3 (4.48%) QlikView
8 3 (4.48%) SAP BW
8 3 (4.48%) SAP HANA
8 3 (4.48%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.49%) MLflow
2 1 (1.49%) Toad
General
1 33 (49.25%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (23.88%) Social Skills
3 13 (19.40%) Public Sector
4 10 (14.93%) Influencing Skills
5 7 (10.45%) Finance
5 7 (10.45%) Presentation Skills
6 5 (7.46%) Marketing
6 5 (7.46%) Retail
7 4 (5.97%) Advertising
7 4 (5.97%) Social Science
8 3 (4.48%) Dutch Language
8 3 (4.48%) Games
9 2 (2.99%) Law
9 2 (2.99%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (44.78%) Analyst
2 15 (22.39%) Data Analyst
3 12 (17.91%) Data Scientist
4 8 (11.94%) User Experience Researcher
5 7 (10.45%) Data Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) Digital Analyst
6 6 (8.96%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (7.46%) Research Manager
8 3 (4.48%) Business Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Digital Analytics Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Google Analytics Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Information Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) SQL Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) SQL Data Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) User Researcher
9 2 (2.99%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) Digital Business Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) Junior
9 2 (2.99%) Junior Data Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) SPSS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.97%) scikit-learn
1 4 (5.97%) TensorFlow
2 3 (4.48%) Torch
3 1 (1.49%) .NET
3 1 (1.49%) COM
3 1 (1.49%) Django
3 1 (1.49%) Flask
3 1 (1.49%) NumPy
3 1 (1.49%) Pandas
3 1 (1.49%) Shiny
3 1 (1.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.42%) Algorithms
2 8 (11.94%) User Experience
3 4 (5.97%) NHS
4 3 (4.48%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (4.48%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.49%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.49%) FMCG
5 1 (1.49%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.49%) Renewable Energy
5 1 (1.49%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (41.79%) Data Science
2 25 (37.31%) Statistical Analysis
3 24 (35.82%) Analytics
4 22 (32.84%) Statistics
5 20 (29.85%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (28.36%) Machine Learning
7 16 (23.88%) Agile
8 10 (14.93%) Predictive Modelling
8 10 (14.93%) Statistical Modelling
9 9 (13.43%) Artificial Intelligence
9 9 (13.43%) Mathematics
10 8 (11.94%) Qualitative Research
10 8 (11.94%) Quantitative Research
10 8 (11.94%) UX Research
10 8 (11.94%) Visualisation
11 7 (10.45%) Actionable Insight
11 7 (10.45%) Master Data Management
11 7 (10.45%) Open Source
11 7 (10.45%) Requirements Gathering
11 7 (10.45%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
Programming Languages
1 39 (58.21%) R
2 36 (53.73%) SQL
3 27 (40.30%) Python
4 12 (17.91%) MATLAB
5 8 (11.94%) JavaScript
6 7 (10.45%) VBA
7 3 (4.48%) C++
7 3 (4.48%) Julia
8 2 (2.99%) Scala
9 1 (1.49%) C#
9 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (22.39%) Degree
2 5 (7.46%) Numerate Degree
3 4 (5.97%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (5.97%) Master's Degree
4 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.99%) PhD
6 1 (1.49%) Postgraduate
6 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.43%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (10.45%) Kibana
Vendors
1 8 (11.94%) Google
1 8 (11.94%) Qualtrics
2 7 (10.45%) Splunk
3 6 (8.96%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.46%) MicroStrategy
5 4 (5.97%) SAP
6 3 (4.48%) Alteryx
7 2 (2.99%) Cloudera
7 2 (2.99%) Databricks
8 1 (1.49%) Facebook
8 1 (1.49%) IBM
8 1 (1.49%) Minitab
8 1 (1.49%) Oracle