Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 491 766 846
Rank change year-on-year +275 +80 -64
Contract jobs citing SPSS 22 70 60
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.073% 0.078% 0.058%
As % of the Applications category 0.94% 0.94% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 45 40
Median daily rate £425 £353 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.57% -24.19% +3.33%
10th Percentile £313 £214 £311
90th Percentile £519 £575 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £543 £425 £475
% change year-on-year +27.65% -10.53% +3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 5
Median hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £48.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.29% -27.84% +131.95%
10th Percentile £22.70 £32.50 £17.75
90th Percentile £41.50 £37.50 £112.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 - £33.69

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 2,347 7,437 8,824
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.84% 8.33% 8.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,358 4,414 5,234
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £131 £150 £145
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -3.57% - +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 657 797
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +6.06% +2.77%
10th Percentile £11.23 £10.80 £10.50
90th Percentile £45.40 £50.00 £41.55
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year +15.15% +4.76% +2.41%

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 18 September 2020.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing SPSS over the 6 months to 18 September 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for SPSS in the UK

SPSS
Top 8 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 18 September 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 +298 22 £425 +1.19% 5
London +206 17 £425 +32.81% 4
UK excluding London +244 5 £543 +27.65% 1
South East +189 2 £543 +80.83% 1
North of England +130 2 - -
Yorkshire +80 2 - -
Midlands +108 1 - -
West Midlands +75 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 19 (86.36%) SAS
2 15 (68.18%) Power BI
2 15 (68.18%) Power Platform
3 14 (63.64%) Linux
3 14 (63.64%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (59.09%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (59.09%) Functional Testing
5 12 (54.55%) Security Cleared
6 8 (36.36%) Non-Functional Testing
6 8 (36.36%) SC Cleared
6 8 (36.36%) Public Sector
7 6 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (22.73%) SQL
8 5 (22.73%) QA
9 4 (18.18%) Data Modelling
9 4 (18.18%) Windows
9 4 (18.18%) Master Data Management
10 3 (13.64%) Big Data
10 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
10 3 (13.64%) GIS
10 3 (13.64%) Stata
10 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (13.64%) ETL
10 3 (13.64%) Python
10 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Excel
10 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
10 3 (13.64%) Oracle
10 3 (13.64%) Statistics
10 3 (13.64%) Local Government
11 2 (9.09%) TOGAF

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 19 (86.36%) SAS
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (13.64%) Stata
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 15 (68.18%) Power Platform
2 1 (4.55%) Azure
2 1 (4.55%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (4.55%) Data Lake Analytics
2 1 (4.55%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (68.18%) Power BI
2 3 (13.64%) Big Data
2 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (13.64%) GIS
3 2 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (9.09%) Hadoop
3 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 2 (9.09%) QlikView
3 2 (9.09%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.55%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.55%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (4.55%) Data Lake
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (4.55%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (4.55%) PowerPivot
4 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.55%) SAS Visual Analytics
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.55%) HP UFT
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
1 1 (4.55%) ProC
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (4.55%) Subversion
1 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.55%) Toad
1 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (36.36%) Public Sector
2 3 (13.64%) Local Government
3 2 (9.09%) Automotive
4 1 (4.55%) Electronics
4 1 (4.55%) Finance
4 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.55%) Marketing
4 1 (4.55%) Retail
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Tester
3 4 (18.18%) QA Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Data Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Data Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Quality Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Data Programmer
5 1 (4.55%) Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Programmer
5 1 (4.55%) Python Programmer
5 1 (4.55%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) QA Tester
5 1 (4.55%) SAS Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) SAS Developer
5 1 (4.55%) SAS Programmer
5 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Statistical Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) REST
1 2 (9.09%) SOAP
2 1 (4.55%) CSS
2 1 (4.55%) DHTML
2 1 (4.55%) HTML
2 1 (4.55%) Matplotlib
2 1 (4.55%) MDX
2 1 (4.55%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (4.55%) NumPy
2 1 (4.55%) Pandas
2 1 (4.55%) SciPy
2 1 (4.55%) Seaborn
2 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (59.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (59.09%) Functional Testing
3 8 (36.36%) Non-Functional Testing
4 6 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (18.18%) Data Modelling
5 4 (18.18%) Master Data Management
6 3 (13.64%) ETL
6 3 (13.64%) Statistics
7 2 (9.09%) Architecture Roadmap
7 2 (9.09%) Data Architecture
7 2 (9.09%) Data Governance
7 2 (9.09%) Information Management
7 2 (9.09%) Migration
7 2 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (9.09%) Statistical Analysis
7 2 (9.09%) Strategic Roadmap
7 2 (9.09%) TOGAF
8 1 (4.55%) Data Science
8 1 (4.55%) Disruptive Innovation
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
2 3 (13.64%) Python
3 2 (9.09%) Java
3 2 (9.09%) R
3 2 (9.09%) VBA
4 1 (4.55%) C
4 1 (4.55%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (4.55%) MATLAB
4 1 (4.55%) PHP
4 1 (4.55%) PROC SQL
4 1 (4.55%) SAS Macro
4 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 8 (36.36%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Kibana
2 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) IBM
2 2 (9.09%) Splunk
2 2 (9.09%) TIBCO
3 1 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) Tableau
3 1 (4.55%) Teradata