The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Stata skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Stata over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
StataCorp Stata
UK
Rank 577 624 610
Rank change year-on-year +47 -14  
Contract jobs citing Stata 9 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.011% 0.004%
As % of the Applications category 0.19% 0.10% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 1
Median daily rate £200 £600 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -66.66% +20.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 - -

Stata 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 4826 5729 6358
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 10.86% 10.85% 12.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2859 3399 3497
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £330 £325
% change year-on-year - +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 472 486 614
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 £10.16 £11.00 £10.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

Stata
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Stata in the UK

Stata
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Stata.

Contractor daily rate trend for Stata in the UK

Stata
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Stata over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Stata in the UK

Stata
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Stata in the UK

Stata
Top 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Stata within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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 +50 8 £200 -66.66% 9
West Yorkshire - 4 £465 -
Yorkshire - 4 £465 -
Leeds - 4 £465 -
Cardiff - 2 £190 -
Fareham - 2 £200 -
Hampshire - 2 £200 -
South East - 2 £200 - 3
South Wales - 2 £190 -
Wales - 2 £190 -
London +7 1 £550 -8.33% 5
Newport - 1 £190 -
Portsmouth - 1 £200 -
Southampton - 1 £200 -
Worthing - 1 £200 -
West Sussex - 1 £200 -
Bristol - 1 £190 -
South West - 1 £190 -

Stata
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Stata 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 Stata.

1 16 (100.00%) SAS
2 15 (93.75%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (75.00%) R
4 11 (68.75%) Statistics
5 10 (62.50%) Degree
6 9 (56.25%) Mathematics
6 9 (56.25%) Big Data
7 7 (43.75%) Python
7 7 (43.75%) Postgraduate
8 6 (37.50%) SQL
9 5 (31.25%) GIS
9 5 (31.25%) ArcGIS
9 5 (31.25%) Data Cleansing
9 5 (31.25%) QGIS
9 5 (31.25%) Spatial Analysis
10 4 (25.00%) Project Management
10 4 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
10 4 (25.00%) VBA
10 4 (25.00%) CRM
10 4 (25.00%) Data Mining
11 3 (18.75%) NHS
11 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (18.75%) Economics
11 3 (18.75%) Operations Research
11 3 (18.75%) Data Quality
11 3 (18.75%) Machine Learning
11 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (18.75%) Apache Spark
12 2 (12.50%) Time Series Analysis
12 2 (12.50%) NoSQL

Stata
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 16 (100.00%) SAS
2 5 (31.25%) ArcGIS
3 3 (18.75%) Apache Spark
4 2 (12.50%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon EMR
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon S3
1 1 (6.25%) AWS Data Pipeline
1 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (6.25%) Flurry Analytics
1 1 (6.25%) Google Analytics
1 1 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) Big Data
2 5 (31.25%) GIS
2 5 (31.25%) QGIS
3 4 (25.00%) Data Mining
4 2 (12.50%) Geospatial Data
4 2 (12.50%) Hadoop
4 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 2 (12.50%) Spatial Data
5 1 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (6.25%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (6.25%) Apache Hive
5 1 (6.25%) Mixpanel
5 1 (6.25%) Text Mining
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Spatial Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Data Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Statistical Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Statistical Data Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Data Scientist
6 1 (6.25%) Big Data Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Data Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Digital Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Junior
6 1 (6.25%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Machine Learning Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) D3.js
2 1 (6.25%) MLlib
2 1 (6.25%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 15 (93.75%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) NHS
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Statistics
2 9 (56.25%) Mathematics
3 5 (31.25%) Data Cleansing
3 5 (31.25%) Spatial Analysis
4 4 (25.00%) CRM
4 4 (25.00%) Project Management
4 4 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
5 3 (18.75%) Economics
5 3 (18.75%) Machine Learning
5 3 (18.75%) Operations Research
5 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (12.50%) Analytics
6 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Change Management
6 2 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (12.50%) Line Management
6 2 (12.50%) MapReduce
6 2 (12.50%) Time Series Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Data Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) R
2 7 (43.75%) Python
3 6 (37.50%) SQL
4 4 (25.00%) VBA
5 1 (6.25%) C++
5 1 (6.25%) Java
5 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
5 1 (6.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Degree
2 7 (43.75%) Postgraduate
3 2 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Google
2 1 (6.25%) Tableau
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