Period
to 13 June 2021

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 13 June 2021 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
13 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 651 588 758
Rank change year-on-year -63 +170 +93
Contract jobs citing SPSS 43 30 87
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.070% 0.069% 0.096%
As % of the Applications category 0.99% 0.80% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 20 66
10th Percentile £207 £315 £208
25th Percentile £325 £383 £314
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £350 £435 £511
Median % change year-on-year -19.54% -14.79% +12.82%
75th Percentile £525 £488 £597
90th Percentile £643 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £530 £550
% change year-on-year -5.66% -3.64% +46.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
10th Percentile £19.00 " "
25th Percentile £21.25 £40.50 £11.85
Median hourly rate £24.50 £41.00 £13.70
Median % change year-on-year -40.24% +199.27% -59.33%
75th Percentile £27.00 £41.50 £15.55
90th Percentile £27.44 " £28.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.12 - £13.70

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 4,348 3,728 7,486
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.09% 8.58% 8.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,568 2,196 4,475
10th Percentile £153 £150 £149
25th Percentile £263 £220 £240
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £375 £375
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% - +2.74%
75th Percentile £513 £488 £484
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -2.86% - +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 409 396 614
10th Percentile £11.40 £11.17 £10.80
25th Percentile £13.25 £13.46 £13.00
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £16.50
Median % change year-on-year - +9.09% +1.85%
75th Percentile £27.12 £23.75 £26.56
90th Percentile £45.05 £42.88 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.38% +4.92%

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 13 June 2021.

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 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 13 June 2021. 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 -36 34 £350 -21.35% 11
London -59 23 £350 -17.65% 5
Work from Home - 15 £425 - 1
UK excluding London -4 8 £500 -5.66% 6
South East +8 4 £563 +2.27%
Yorkshire +15 2 £337 +140.61% 3
Wales +9 2 £500 +17.65%
North of England +8 2 £337 +140.61% 4

For the 6 months to 13 June 2021, 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 25 (58.14%) SQL
1 25 (58.14%) R
2 21 (48.84%) Python
3 19 (44.19%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (41.86%) SAS
4 18 (41.86%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (32.56%) Power BI
5 14 (32.56%) Public Sector
5 14 (32.56%) Power Platform
6 13 (30.23%) Social Skills
7 12 (27.91%) Data Science
7 12 (27.91%) Stata
8 11 (25.58%) Analytics
9 10 (23.26%) Statistics
9 10 (23.26%) Degree
9 10 (23.26%) GIS
9 10 (23.26%) T-SQL
10 8 (18.60%) Local Government
10 8 (18.60%) Data Analytics
11 7 (16.28%) Data Analysis
11 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Excel
11 7 (16.28%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (13.95%) ETL
12 6 (13.95%) Oracle
12 6 (13.95%) Mathematics
12 6 (13.95%) Visualisation
12 6 (13.95%) Big Data
12 6 (13.95%) Numerate Degree
13 5 (11.63%) Data Visualisation

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 18 (41.86%) SAS
2 3 (6.98%) Apache Spark
2 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.65%) Apache Airflow
3 2 (4.65%) Confluence
3 2 (4.65%) Luigi
4 1 (2.33%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.33%) Jupyter
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 12 (27.91%) Stata
2 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (4.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (2.33%) SAP MDG
1 1 (2.33%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 14 (32.56%) Power Platform
2 2 (4.65%) AWS
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (32.56%) Power BI
2 10 (23.26%) GIS
3 7 (16.28%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (13.95%) Big Data
5 5 (11.63%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (11.63%) Hadoop
6 4 (9.30%) Data Lake
6 4 (9.30%) NoSQL
7 3 (6.98%) Apache Hive
7 3 (6.98%) QlikView
8 2 (4.65%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (4.65%) Data Mining
8 2 (4.65%) Impala
8 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
9 1 (2.33%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (2.33%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (2.33%) KNIME
9 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
9 1 (2.33%) Qlik Sense
9 1 (2.33%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.65%) JIRA
2 1 (2.33%) ERwin
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (2.33%) RStudio
2 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 18 (41.86%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (32.56%) Public Sector
3 13 (30.23%) Social Skills
4 8 (18.60%) Local Government
5 3 (6.98%) Finance
6 2 (4.65%) Automotive
6 2 (4.65%) Presentation Skills
7 1 (2.33%) Banking
7 1 (2.33%) Marketing
7 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (2.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (46.51%) Analyst
2 11 (25.58%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 7 (16.28%) Data Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Architect
4 5 (11.63%) Data Architect
5 4 (9.30%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Data Scientist
6 3 (6.98%) Insight Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Data Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.65%) SPSS Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) SPSS Data Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Analytics Manager
8 1 (2.33%) Business Objects Architect
8 1 (2.33%) Information Architect
8 1 (2.33%) Publishing Data Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Report Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) REST
1 2 (4.65%) SOAP
1 2 (4.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) NHS
2 1 (2.33%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) AIX
1 1 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (27.91%) Data Science
3 11 (25.58%) Analytics
4 10 (23.26%) Statistics
5 8 (18.60%) Data Analytics
6 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (16.28%) Data Analysis
7 6 (13.95%) ETL
7 6 (13.95%) Mathematics
7 6 (13.95%) Visualisation
8 5 (11.63%) Data Visualisation
8 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (9.30%) Coaching
9 4 (9.30%) Customer Insight
9 4 (9.30%) Data Modelling
9 4 (9.30%) Decision-Making
9 4 (9.30%) Statistical Analysis
10 3 (6.98%) Data Engineering
10 3 (6.98%) Data Ingestion
10 3 (6.98%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 25 (58.14%) R
1 25 (58.14%) SQL
2 21 (48.84%) Python
3 10 (23.26%) T-SQL
4 4 (9.30%) Java
5 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.65%) C#
6 2 (4.65%) MATLAB
6 2 (4.65%) VB
6 2 (4.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) Degree
2 6 (13.95%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.33%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Oracle
2 3 (6.98%) Alteryx
2 3 (6.98%) IBM
2 3 (6.98%) Minitab
2 3 (6.98%) Northgate
3 2 (4.65%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.33%) Cognos
4 1 (2.33%) EMC
4 1 (2.33%) Informatica
4 1 (2.33%) Lotus
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.33%) SAP
4 1 (2.33%) Talend