Period
to 5 June 2020

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 5 June 2020 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
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 597 789 865
Rank change year-on-year +192 +76 -50
Contract jobs citing Stata 12 56 22
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.062% 0.022%
As % of the Applications category 0.32% 0.76% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 44 12
Median daily rate £270 £550 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.91% +69.23% +8.33%
10th Percentile £159 £307 £289
90th Percentile £397 £623 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £140 £550 -
% change year-on-year -74.55% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £22.19 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +26.80% +2.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.18 £17.50
% change year-on-year - +21.03% +2.94%

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 3,784 7,400 8,767
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.46% 8.22% 8.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,117 4,339 5,287
Median daily rate £375 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.74% +4.29%
10th Percentile £146 £150 £145
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £338
% change year-on-year -3.57% +3.70% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 424 619 769
Median hourly rate £18.50 £16.57 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.68% +0.39% +3.13%
10th Percentile £11.51 £10.80 £10.50
90th Percentile £42.75 £44.13 £38.75
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £15.38
% change year-on-year +12.50% +4.07% +2.50%

Stata
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Stata in the UK

Stata
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Stata.

Daily rate trend for Stata in the UK

Stata
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Stata over the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Stata in the UK

Stata
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Stata.

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 5 June 2020. 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 +197 12 £270 -50.91% 2
UK excluding London +157 9 £140 -74.55%
East of England - 6 - -
London +156 3 £400 +25.00% 2
Midlands - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 - -
Yorkshire +64 1 £140 -54.47%
North of England +57 1 £140 -74.55%

For the 6 months to 5 June 2020, 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 9 (75.00%) Statistics
1 9 (75.00%) Data Science
2 6 (50.00%) Informatics
2 6 (50.00%) Biology
2 6 (50.00%) Bioinformatics
2 6 (50.00%) PhD
2 6 (50.00%) WS-I
2 6 (50.00%) Biostatistics
2 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (50.00%) Health Informatics
2 6 (50.00%) Electronic Patient Records
2 6 (50.00%) Computational Biology
3 5 (41.67%) Analytics
4 4 (33.33%) SPSS
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) Python
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (25.00%) SAS
5 3 (25.00%) Data Analytics
5 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (25.00%) Degree
5 3 (25.00%) Big Data
5 3 (25.00%) Visualisation
5 3 (25.00%) Public Sector
6 2 (16.67%) Decision-Making
6 2 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (16.67%) SNOMED CT
6 2 (16.67%) Machine Learning
6 2 (16.67%) Data Visualisation

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 3 (25.00%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) SPSS
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Electronic Patient Records
2 3 (25.00%) Big Data
3 2 (16.67%) Qlik Sense
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
4 1 (8.33%) MS Access
4 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (25.00%) Public Sector
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Humanities
3 1 (8.33%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Statistician
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Data Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) SAS Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Data Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) Data Scientist
3 1 (8.33%) Data Steward
3 1 (8.33%) Database Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) WS-I
2 1 (8.33%) D3.js
2 1 (8.33%) ggplot
2 1 (8.33%) NumPy
2 1 (8.33%) Shiny
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Data Structures
2 2 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (16.67%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Data Science
1 9 (75.00%) Statistics
2 6 (50.00%) Bioinformatics
2 6 (50.00%) Biology
2 6 (50.00%) Biostatistics
2 6 (50.00%) Computational Biology
2 6 (50.00%) Health Informatics
2 6 (50.00%) Informatics
3 5 (41.67%) Analytics
4 3 (25.00%) Data Analytics
4 3 (25.00%) Visualisation
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (16.67%) Database Theory
5 2 (16.67%) ETL
5 2 (16.67%) Machine Learning
5 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) MATLAB
4 1 (8.33%) R
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) PhD
2 3 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (16.67%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SNOMED CT