Period
to 18 June 2018

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 June 2018 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 803 741 781
Rank change year-on-year -62 +40 -21
Contract jobs citing SPSS 65 91 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.065% 0.10% 0.10%
As % of the Applications category 0.76% 1.12% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 66 90
UK median daily rate £450 £464 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.96% +6.00% +2.94%
10th Percentile £300 £298 £223
90th Percentile £563 £644 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £463 £425
% change year-on-year -18.92% +8.82% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
UK median hourly rate £33.69 £22.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.11% +2.33% -28.33%
10th Percentile £17.56 £22.00 £18.15
90th Percentile £55.03 £22.00 £22.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.69 - £19.00

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 8,589 8,094 9,884
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.63% 8.91% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,142 4,675 5,920
UK median daily rate £363 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.71% +3.70% +0.75%
10th Percentile £145 £145 £155
90th Percentile £550 £538 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £321
% change year-on-year +3.08% +1.25% +0.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 780 737 857
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.81 £10.00
90th Percentile £39.55 £43.75 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +3.33% -9.09% +13.79%

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 18 June 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SPSS over the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SPSS in the UK

SPSS
Top 14 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 June 2018. 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 -68 61 £438 -4.89% 29
London -61 42 £455 -2.15% 12
UK excluding London -21 23 £375 -18.92% 18
South East -4 8 £340 -26.29%
Midlands -8 4 £375 +7.14% 3
West Midlands -17 4 £375 - 2
North of England -17 3 £575 +51.32% 10
Scotland -42 3 £475 -
South West +18 2 £475 - 3
East of England - 2 £260 - 1
Yorkshire -19 1 - - 4
North West -29 1 £500 +11.11% 3
North East - 1 £650 - 3
Wales - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, 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 44 (67.69%) SAS
2 43 (66.15%) SQL
3 42 (64.62%) R
4 35 (53.85%) Analytics
5 28 (43.08%) Degree
6 24 (36.92%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (35.38%) Statistics
7 23 (35.38%) Business Intelligence
8 22 (33.85%) Python
9 18 (27.69%) Google
9 18 (27.69%) Power BI
10 17 (26.15%) Microsoft Excel
11 16 (24.62%) Mathematics
11 16 (24.62%) Visualisation
12 15 (23.08%) Marketing
12 15 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
13 14 (21.54%) ETL
14 13 (20.00%) Google Analytics
14 13 (20.00%) Data Analysis
14 13 (20.00%) Big Data
15 12 (18.46%) Oracle
15 12 (18.46%) Actionable Insight
16 11 (16.92%) Data Science
16 11 (16.92%) E-Commerce
16 11 (16.92%) Apache
16 11 (16.92%) Web Analytics
17 10 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
17 10 (15.38%) Computer Science
17 10 (15.38%) Statistical Analysis
17 10 (15.38%) Data 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 44 (67.69%) SAS
2 11 (16.92%) Apache
3 9 (13.85%) Apache Airflow
4 3 (4.62%) Apache Pig
4 3 (4.62%) Apache Spark
5 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.54%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.54%) CMS
6 1 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.54%) IPython
6 1 (1.54%) Jupyter
Applications
1 17 (26.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (7.69%) Stata
3 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (6.15%) MS Visio
4 3 (4.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Radian6
2 1 (1.54%) Revive Adserver
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.00%) Google Analytics
2 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (9.23%) Adobe Analytics
4 5 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (3.08%) Amazon S3
6 2 (3.08%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (3.08%) Data Lake Analytics
7 1 (1.54%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (1.54%) GitHub
7 1 (1.54%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) Internet
2 2 (3.08%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (27.69%) Power BI
2 15 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (20.00%) Big Data
4 9 (13.85%) SQL Server
5 7 (10.77%) Hadoop
5 7 (10.77%) Qlik Sense
5 7 (10.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (10.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (9.23%) Apache Hive
6 6 (9.23%) NoSQL
6 6 (9.23%) Oracle BI EE
6 6 (9.23%) Oracle ODI
7 5 (7.69%) Amazon Redshift
7 5 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (7.69%) Azure SQL Database
7 5 (7.69%) MongoDB
7 5 (7.69%) QlikView
7 5 (7.69%) Redis
7 5 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (7.69%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 5 (7.69%) ProC
2 4 (6.15%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.62%) JIRA
3 3 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.08%) RStudio
5 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.54%) GoCD
5 1 (1.54%) Vagrant
General
1 15 (23.08%) Marketing
2 9 (13.85%) Retail
3 8 (12.31%) Finance
4 4 (6.15%) Advertising
4 4 (6.15%) Electronics
4 4 (6.15%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.08%) Banking
5 2 (3.08%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.54%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.54%) Publishing
6 1 (1.54%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (43.08%) Analyst
2 16 (24.62%) Data Analyst
3 9 (13.85%) Senior Analyst
4 8 (12.31%) Consultant
4 8 (12.31%) Data Consultant
4 8 (12.31%) Insight Analyst
5 6 (9.23%) Data Insight Analyst
5 6 (9.23%) Insight Data Analyst
5 6 (9.23%) Senior Insight Analyst
5 6 (9.23%) SQL Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) Excel Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) Senior Web Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) Senior Web Analytics Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) SQL Data Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) Web Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) Web Analytics Analyst
7 4 (6.15%) Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.08%) Natural Language Processing
1 2 (3.08%) Web Services
2 1 (1.54%) CSS
2 1 (1.54%) HTML
2 1 (1.54%) iOS SDK
2 1 (1.54%) Kafka
2 1 (1.54%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 24 (36.92%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 6 (9.23%) Algorithms
4 3 (4.62%) Credit Risk
4 3 (4.62%) FMCG
4 3 (4.62%) Replication
5 2 (3.08%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.54%) Social Media
6 1 (1.54%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.54%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.54%) Android
1 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.54%) Windows
1 1 (1.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (53.85%) Analytics
2 23 (35.38%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (35.38%) Statistics
3 16 (24.62%) Mathematics
3 16 (24.62%) Visualisation
4 14 (21.54%) ETL
5 13 (20.00%) Data Analysis
6 12 (18.46%) Actionable Insight
7 11 (16.92%) Data Science
7 11 (16.92%) E-Commerce
7 11 (16.92%) Web Analytics
8 10 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (15.38%) Data Analytics
8 10 (15.38%) Data Modelling
8 10 (15.38%) Machine Learning
8 10 (15.38%) Project Management
8 10 (15.38%) Statistical Analysis
9 9 (13.85%) Migration
9 9 (13.85%) Statistical Modelling
10 8 (12.31%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 43 (66.15%) SQL
2 42 (64.62%) R
3 22 (33.85%) Python
4 6 (9.23%) MATLAB
4 6 (9.23%) PL/SQL
5 5 (7.69%) C
5 5 (7.69%) C#
6 4 (6.15%) Java
7 3 (4.62%) F#
7 3 (4.62%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.08%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.08%) U-SQL
9 1 (1.54%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.54%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.54%) Scala
9 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (43.08%) Degree
2 6 (9.23%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (9.23%) Numerate Degree
3 4 (6.15%) PMI Certification
3 4 (6.15%) PMP
4 3 (4.62%) PhD
5 2 (3.08%) Master's Degree
5 2 (3.08%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) GCP
2 4 (6.15%) Data Quality
3 3 (4.62%) SLA
4 2 (3.08%) GDPR
4 2 (3.08%) IFRS
4 2 (3.08%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 4 (6.15%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (1.54%) Ansible
Vendors
1 18 (27.69%) Google
2 12 (18.46%) Oracle
3 10 (15.38%) Adobe
3 10 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 9 (13.85%) Talend
5 6 (9.23%) Tableau
6 5 (7.69%) IBM
6 5 (7.69%) Informatica
6 5 (7.69%) Vertica
7 4 (6.15%) SAP
7 4 (6.15%) Teradata
8 3 (4.62%) Brandwatch
8 3 (4.62%) Crimson Hexagon
8 3 (4.62%) NetBase
9 2 (3.08%) Capita
9 2 (3.08%) Omniture
9 2 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (3.08%) Snowplow
10 1 (1.54%) DoubleClick
10 1 (1.54%) RapidMiner