Period
to 16 October 2019

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 6 months to 16 October 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.

StataCorp Stata
UK
6 months to
16 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 791 904 851
Rank change year-on-year +113 -53 +47
Contract jobs citing Stata 18 8 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.008% 0.033%
As % of the Applications category 0.25% 0.091% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 19
UK median daily rate £315 £315 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.00% -30.00%
10th Percentile £306 £277 £256
90th Percentile £608 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 - £330
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
UK median hourly rate £20.89 £83.50 £19.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -74.98% +331.75% -5.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.50 £19.34
% change year-on-year - -9.51% -5.66%

Stata 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 7,158 8,784 8,776
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.41% 8.52% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,228 5,219 5,271
UK median daily rate £375 £374 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.27% +6.86% +4.17%
10th Percentile £146 £145 £145
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year - +6.87% +2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 656 801 679
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% -3.03%
10th Percentile £10.90 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £40.75 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.53 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.33% -7.69%

Stata
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Stata as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 16 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Stata in the UK

Stata
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Stata in the UK

Stata
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 Stata within the UK over the 6 months to 16 October 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 +95 17 £315 - 3
London +87 14 £315 - 1
UK excluding London +76 4 £475 - 2
North of England +45 3 £475 -
North West +15 1 £600 -
Wales - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £315 -
North East - 1 £475 -

For the 6 months to 16 October 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Stata 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 Stata.

1 14 (77.78%) SAS
1 14 (77.78%) R
2 13 (72.22%) SPSS
2 13 (72.22%) Statistics
3 11 (61.11%) SQL
4 10 (55.56%) Statistical Analysis
4 10 (55.56%) Data Science
5 9 (50.00%) Analytics
5 9 (50.00%) Quantitative Analysis
5 9 (50.00%) MATLAB
6 8 (44.44%) Python
6 8 (44.44%) Degree
6 8 (44.44%) Computer Science
7 7 (38.89%) Hadoop
7 7 (38.89%) Mathematics
7 7 (38.89%) Finance
7 7 (38.89%) Data Mining
8 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (27.78%) Internet
9 5 (27.78%) ETL
9 5 (27.78%) MySQL
9 5 (27.78%) Tableau
9 5 (27.78%) Apache Hive
9 5 (27.78%) Data Analytics
9 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (22.22%) Exploratory Analysis
10 4 (22.22%) Vertica
10 4 (22.22%) Physics
10 4 (22.22%) Oracle
10 4 (22.22%) Perl

Stata
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 14 (77.78%) SAS
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.56%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 13 (72.22%) SPSS
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (5.56%) EViews
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Power Platform
2 1 (5.56%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) Data Mining
1 7 (38.89%) Hadoop
2 5 (27.78%) Apache Hive
2 5 (27.78%) MySQL
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (16.67%) GIS
4 3 (16.67%) Qlik Sense
5 2 (11.11%) Power BI
6 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
6 1 (5.56%) QGIS
6 1 (5.56%) QlikView
6 1 (5.56%) SAS EBI
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Marketing
2 3 (16.67%) Publishing
2 3 (16.67%) Retail
3 2 (11.11%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Multimedia
4 1 (5.56%) Advertising
4 1 (5.56%) Local Government
4 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (5.56%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Data Scientist
2 7 (38.89%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Insight Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Business Data Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Data Insight Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Insight Data Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Statistical Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Data Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Hadoop Architect
5 1 (5.56%) SAS Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) SAS Statistical Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Statistical Modeller
5 1 (5.56%) Tableau Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 3 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Statistics
2 10 (55.56%) Data Science
2 10 (55.56%) Statistical Analysis
3 9 (50.00%) Analytics
3 9 (50.00%) Quantitative Analysis
4 8 (44.44%) Computer Science
5 7 (38.89%) Mathematics
6 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (27.78%) Data Analytics
7 5 (27.78%) ETL
8 4 (22.22%) Exploratory Analysis
8 4 (22.22%) Physics
9 3 (16.67%) Actionable Insight
9 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
9 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
9 3 (16.67%) Machine Learning
9 3 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
10 2 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
10 2 (11.11%) Decision-Making
10 2 (11.11%) Innovative Thinking
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) R
2 11 (61.11%) SQL
3 9 (50.00%) MATLAB
4 8 (44.44%) Python
5 4 (22.22%) Perl
5 4 (22.22%) PHP
6 1 (5.56%) Java
6 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) HND
2 1 (5.56%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (5.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Tableau
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) Vertica
3 2 (11.11%) Cloudera
3 2 (11.11%) Informatica
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Adobe
4 1 (5.56%) Alteryx
4 1 (5.56%) Google