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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SPSS
UK
Rank 552 584 571
Rank change year-on-year +32 -13  
Contract jobs citing SPSS 44 58 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.097% 0.11% 0.095%
As % of the Applications category 0.89% 1.01% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 42 23
Median daily rate £465 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +4.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £250 £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £600 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Median hourly rate - £21.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -28.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year - -33.84%  

SPSS is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 4924 5733 6404
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 10.87% 10.82% 12.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2909 3416 3518
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 476 481 625
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +6.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.03 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% +13.79%  

SPSS
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing SPSS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SPSS in the UK

SPSS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SPSS.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SPSS in the UK

SPSS
Top 16 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +22 43 £465 +3.33% 28
London +28 33 £465 +3.33% 20
South East +23 4 £463 +51.63% 1
City of London +3 4 £475 +3.54% 6
Hampshire - 3 £469 -
Havant - 3 £469 -
North West - 3 £450 - 3
East Midlands -2 2 £350 -22.22% 1
Manchester - 2 - - 2
Leicestershire - 2 £350 -
Berkshire +22 1 £313 +14.67% 1
West Midlands +4 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - - 3
Cheshire - 1 £450 - 1
Macclesfield - 1 £450 -
Edinburgh - 1 - - 2

SPSS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 59 (69.41%) SAS
2 58 (68.24%) Analytics
3 46 (54.12%) R
4 41 (48.24%) SQL
5 38 (44.71%) Analytical Skills
6 35 (41.18%) Python
7 34 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
7 34 (40.00%) Tableau
8 29 (34.12%) Statistics
9 28 (32.94%) Big Data
10 24 (28.24%) Visualisation
10 24 (28.24%) Hadoop
10 24 (28.24%) Data Mining
10 24 (28.24%) Data Analysis
11 20 (23.53%) ETL
11 20 (23.53%) SQL Server
11 20 (23.53%) QlikView
12 19 (22.35%) Apache Hive
13 18 (21.18%) Machine Learning
13 18 (21.18%) Data Management
14 17 (20.00%) Finance
14 17 (20.00%) Microsoft
14 17 (20.00%) Degree
15 16 (18.82%) Data Analytics
15 16 (18.82%) Predictive Modelling
15 16 (18.82%) Data Visualisation
15 16 (18.82%) Java
15 16 (18.82%) Apache Spark
16 15 (17.65%) MATLAB
16 15 (17.65%) Mathematics

SPSS
Top Related 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 (69.41%) SAS
2 16 (18.82%) Apache Spark
3 10 (11.76%) Apache Pig
4 7 (8.24%) Apache
5 3 (3.53%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.18%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.18%) IPython
6 1 (1.18%) Jupyter
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle Spatial
6 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (15.29%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (3.53%) SPSS Modeler
4 2 (2.35%) EViews
4 2 (2.35%) MS Office
5 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.18%) Stata
Business Applications
1 5 (5.88%) FastStats
2 2 (2.35%) WebTrends
3 1 (1.18%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (1.18%) FastStats PeopleStage
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.18%) Relativity
3 1 (1.18%) SAP MDG
3 1 (1.18%) SAP MDM
3 1 (1.18%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.71%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (4.71%) Google Analytics
4 3 (3.53%) Adobe Analytics
4 3 (3.53%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.35%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (1.18%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.18%) AWS Data Pipeline
6 1 (1.18%) GitHub
6 1 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.18%) Silverpop
6 1 (1.18%) SmartFocus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (32.94%) Big Data
2 24 (28.24%) Data Mining
2 24 (28.24%) Hadoop
3 20 (23.53%) QlikView
3 20 (23.53%) SQL Server
4 19 (22.35%) Apache Hive
5 14 (16.47%) Power BI
6 12 (14.12%) Spotfire
7 9 (10.59%) BusinessObjects
7 9 (10.59%) NoSQL
7 9 (10.59%) Relational Database
8 8 (9.41%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (9.41%) RDBMS
9 6 (7.06%) Pentaho
10 5 (5.88%) HBase
10 5 (5.88%) SQL Server 2016
11 4 (4.71%) MongoDB
11 4 (4.71%) SAS EBI
11 4 (4.71%) SAS Visual Analytics
11 4 (4.71%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.18%) GoCD
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (1.18%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (1.18%) Vagrant
General
1 17 (20.00%) Finance
2 11 (12.94%) Marketing
3 7 (8.24%) Retail
4 6 (7.06%) Banking
5 5 (5.88%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.35%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.35%) German Language
7 1 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (30.59%) Data Scientist
2 24 (28.24%) Analyst
3 14 (16.47%) Data Analyst
4 9 (10.59%) Consultant
5 8 (9.41%) Analytics Consultant
6 7 (8.24%) Data Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) Architect
7 5 (5.88%) Data Consultant
7 5 (5.88%) Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Big Data Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) Customer Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) Customer Insight Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) Data Analytics Consultant
8 4 (4.71%) Data Architect
8 4 (4.71%) Insight Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) Machine Learning Scientist
9 3 (3.53%) Big Data Architect
9 3 (3.53%) Junior
9 3 (3.53%) PowerShell Developer
9 3 (3.53%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.24%) Natural Language Processing
2 3 (3.53%) Kafka
2 3 (3.53%) NumPy
2 3 (3.53%) Web Services
2 3 (3.53%) XML
3 2 (2.35%) CSS
3 2 (2.35%) HTML
3 2 (2.35%) MLlib
3 2 (2.35%) scikit-learn
3 2 (2.35%) Spark Streaming
4 1 (1.18%) D3.js
4 1 (1.18%) Pandas
4 1 (1.18%) REST
4 1 (1.18%) TensorFlow
4 1 (1.18%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 38 (44.71%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (16.47%) Computer Science
3 11 (12.94%) Algorithms
4 7 (8.24%) Credit Risk
5 6 (7.06%) Virtual Team
6 3 (3.53%) Fintech
6 3 (3.53%) Social Network
7 2 (2.35%) Social Media
8 1 (1.18%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.18%) NHS
8 1 (1.18%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.88%) Linux
2 3 (3.53%) Unix
3 1 (1.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (68.24%) Analytics
2 34 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 29 (34.12%) Statistics
4 24 (28.24%) Data Analysis
4 24 (28.24%) Visualisation
5 20 (23.53%) ETL
6 18 (21.18%) Data Management
6 18 (21.18%) Machine Learning
7 16 (18.82%) Data Analytics
7 16 (18.82%) Data Visualisation
7 16 (18.82%) Predictive Modelling
8 15 (17.65%) Mathematics
9 13 (15.29%) Data Modelling
10 12 (14.12%) Statistical Analysis
11 11 (12.94%) A/B Testing
11 11 (12.94%) Open Source
12 10 (11.76%) People Management
13 9 (10.59%) Neural Network
13 9 (10.59%) Project Management
14 7 (8.24%) Economics
Programming Languages
1 46 (54.12%) R
2 41 (48.24%) SQL
3 35 (41.18%) Python
4 16 (18.82%) Java
5 15 (17.65%) MATLAB
6 10 (11.76%) C++
6 10 (11.76%) Scala
7 7 (8.24%) Perl
8 6 (7.06%) JavaScript
9 5 (5.88%) PHP
10 3 (3.53%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.53%) T-SQL
10 3 (3.53%) VBA
11 2 (2.35%) C#
12 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.18%) Ruby
12 1 (1.18%) SPARQL
12 1 (1.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (20.00%) Degree
2 4 (4.71%) PhD
3 3 (3.53%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.35%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.18%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.06%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.35%) Actionable Recommendations
2 2 (2.35%) IFRS
2 2 (2.35%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 7 (8.24%) Apache Flume
2 3 (3.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.71%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.35%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.18%) Ansible
3 1 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 34 (40.00%) Tableau
2 17 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (14.12%) Cognos
4 11 (12.94%) Oracle
5 10 (11.76%) MicroStrategy
6 9 (10.59%) IBM
6 9 (10.59%) RapidMiner
7 8 (9.41%) SAP
7 8 (9.41%) Teradata
8 6 (7.06%) Alteryx
9 5 (5.88%) Adobe
9 5 (5.88%) Google
10 4 (4.71%) Informatica
10 4 (4.71%) Netezza
11 3 (3.53%) Coremetrics
11 3 (3.53%) Minitab
11 3 (3.53%) TIBCO
12 2 (2.35%) Ab Initio
12 2 (2.35%) DoubleClick
12 2 (2.35%) Omniture
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