Period
to 20 July 2019

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 20 July 2019 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
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 748 847 769
Rank change year-on-year +99 -78 +25
Contract jobs citing SPSS 95 60 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.058% 0.096%
As % of the Applications category 1.23% 0.67% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 41 65
UK median daily rate £519 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.21% +5.56% +5.26%
10th Percentile £269 £313 £296
90th Percentile £600 £638 £645
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +12.82% +2.63% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
UK median hourly rate £13.70 £33.69 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.33% +53.11% +8.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.70 £33.69 -
% change year-on-year -59.33% - -

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 7,748 8,931 8,425
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.31% 8.57% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,563 5,345 4,905
UK median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +2.19%
10th Percentile £148 £145 £150
90th Percentile £575 £550 £542
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £343 £330
% change year-on-year +2.19% +3.79% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 653 808 735
UK median hourly rate £16.74 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.42% +3.13% -3.03%
10th Percentile £10.81 £10.75 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.07 £40.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.31 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year +3.52% +5.00% -9.09%

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 20 July 2019.

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 20 July 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SPSS in the UK

SPSS
Top 13 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 20 July 2019. 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 +72 90 £550 +13.29% 10
UK excluding London +57 66 £550 +12.82% 5
North of England +65 41 £550 -15.38%
North West +45 37 £550 +10.00%
London +44 29 £315 -30.77% 6
South East +21 8 £290 -30.95% 1
South West -17 5 - -
Yorkshire - 4 £340 -
East of England - 4 £425 - 2
Midlands +21 3 £550 +46.67% 1
West Midlands +7 3 £550 +46.67%
Northern Ireland - 3 £225 -
Wales +5 2 £325 -

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, 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 63 (66.32%) SQL
2 59 (62.11%) SAS
3 49 (51.58%) Stata
4 45 (47.37%) Analytics
5 43 (45.26%) Python
6 41 (43.16%) R
7 36 (37.89%) Statistics
8 26 (27.37%) Data Science
9 25 (26.32%) Data Mining
10 24 (25.26%) Analytical Skills
11 23 (24.21%) Tableau
11 23 (24.21%) Business Intelligence
12 22 (23.16%) Visualisation
13 21 (22.11%) Data Analytics
13 21 (22.11%) Microsoft Excel
14 20 (21.05%) Degree
14 20 (21.05%) Mathematics
15 18 (18.95%) Marketing
15 18 (18.95%) Data Analysis
16 17 (17.89%) Statistical Analysis
16 17 (17.89%) Data Visualisation
16 17 (17.89%) Big Data
17 16 (16.84%) Computer Science
17 16 (16.84%) Re-Platforming
17 16 (16.84%) Power BI
17 16 (16.84%) ETL
17 16 (16.84%) MATLAB
17 16 (16.84%) Power Platform
18 15 (15.79%) Migration
19 14 (14.74%) Retail

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 59 (62.11%) SAS
2 9 (9.47%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 49 (51.58%) Stata
2 21 (22.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (4.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 16 (16.84%) Power Platform
2 2 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.05%) Socialbakers
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (26.32%) Data Mining
2 17 (17.89%) Big Data
3 16 (16.84%) Power BI
4 10 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
4 10 (10.53%) Hadoop
5 8 (8.42%) Apache Hive
6 7 (7.37%) Base SAS
6 7 (7.37%) Qlik Sense
6 7 (7.37%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 6 (6.32%) MySQL
7 6 (6.32%) QlikView
8 5 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (5.26%) SQL Server
8 5 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (4.21%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (2.11%) DataStage
11 2 (2.11%) Ingres
11 2 (2.11%) SAP BW
11 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.11%) ERwin
1 2 (2.11%) JIRA
1 2 (2.11%) Yeoman
2 1 (1.05%) Hudson
General
1 18 (18.95%) Marketing
2 14 (14.74%) Retail
3 12 (12.63%) Banking
4 11 (11.58%) Finance
5 3 (3.16%) Advertising
6 2 (2.11%) Social Science
7 1 (1.05%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (33.68%) Analyst
2 23 (24.21%) Data Analyst
3 20 (21.05%) Data Scientist
4 9 (9.47%) Data Engineer
5 6 (6.32%) Administrator
5 6 (6.32%) Architect
6 5 (5.26%) Insight Analyst
6 5 (5.26%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.21%) Data Architect
7 4 (4.21%) Data Insight Analyst
7 4 (4.21%) Digital Analyst
7 4 (4.21%) Information Analyst
7 4 (4.21%) Insight Data Analyst
7 4 (4.21%) SAS Analyst
7 4 (4.21%) SAS Data Analyst
8 3 (3.16%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
8 3 (3.16%) Business Intelligence Manager
8 3 (3.16%) Consultant
8 3 (3.16%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.16%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.26%) XML
2 3 (3.16%) ODBC
3 2 (2.11%) Cascalog
3 2 (2.11%) D3.js
3 2 (2.11%) Pandas
3 2 (2.11%) scikit-learn
3 2 (2.11%) SciPy
4 1 (1.05%) Keras
4 1 (1.05%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 24 (25.26%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.53%) Algorithms
3 5 (5.26%) NHS
4 4 (4.21%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.11%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.11%) Social Media
5 2 (2.11%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.05%) Blog
6 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle Exalytics
6 1 (1.05%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.63%) Windows
2 11 (11.58%) Unix
3 2 (2.11%) Windows 10
3 2 (2.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (47.37%) Analytics
2 36 (37.89%) Statistics
3 26 (27.37%) Data Science
4 23 (24.21%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (23.16%) Visualisation
6 21 (22.11%) Data Analytics
7 20 (21.05%) Mathematics
8 18 (18.95%) Data Analysis
9 17 (17.89%) Data Visualisation
9 17 (17.89%) Statistical Analysis
10 16 (16.84%) Computer Science
10 16 (16.84%) ETL
10 16 (16.84%) Re-Platforming
11 15 (15.79%) Migration
12 13 (13.68%) Data Modelling
12 13 (13.68%) Statistical Modelling
13 11 (11.58%) Decision-Making
13 11 (11.58%) Economics
13 11 (11.58%) Operations Research
14 9 (9.47%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 63 (66.32%) SQL
2 43 (45.26%) Python
3 41 (43.16%) R
4 16 (16.84%) MATLAB
5 8 (8.42%) Java
6 6 (6.32%) Scala
7 5 (5.26%) JavaScript
7 5 (5.26%) Perl
7 5 (5.26%) PHP
8 3 (3.16%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.16%) VBA
9 2 (2.11%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.11%) Clojure
10 1 (1.05%) C
10 1 (1.05%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (21.05%) Degree
2 6 (6.32%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (3.16%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.16%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.11%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.05%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.32%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.16%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (3.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (24.21%) Tableau
2 9 (9.47%) Oracle
3 8 (8.42%) Microsoft
4 7 (7.37%) IBM
5 5 (5.26%) Vertica
6 4 (4.21%) Cognos
6 4 (4.21%) HP
7 3 (3.16%) Cloudera
7 3 (3.16%) Hortonworks
7 3 (3.16%) Minitab
7 3 (3.16%) SAP
8 2 (2.11%) Google
8 2 (2.11%) Informatica
8 2 (2.11%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (2.11%) Netezza
8 2 (2.11%) Sybase
8 2 (2.11%) Talend
8 2 (2.11%) Teradata
8 2 (2.11%) Twitter
9 1 (1.05%) Adobe