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 June 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.

StataCorp Stata
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 587 638 -
Rank change year-on-year +51 -  
Contract jobs citing Stata 28 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.060% 0.013% -
As % of the Applications category 0.70% 0.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 0
Median daily rate £325 £600 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.83% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £318 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 4026 4856 6057
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.59% 9.01% 10.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2302 2930 3417
Median daily rate £365 £330 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.60% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £500 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year +3.84% +1.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 306 425 588
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.86 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.83% +8.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.03 £36.00 £35.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.71 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -4.80% +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 June 2017.

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 5 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 June 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 +67 27 £325 -45.83% 2
London +34 26 £325 -45.83% 1
City of London - 7 £285 -
Yorkshire - 1 £310 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £310 -

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 34 (91.89%) SAS
2 27 (72.97%) SQL
3 25 (67.57%) R
4 23 (62.16%) MATLAB
5 18 (48.65%) SPSS
6 17 (45.95%) Mathematics
7 16 (43.24%) Tableau
7 16 (43.24%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (40.54%) Statistics
8 15 (40.54%) Degree
8 15 (40.54%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (35.14%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (32.43%) Statistical Analysis
11 11 (29.73%) Big Data
12 10 (27.03%) Python
12 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Excel
12 10 (27.03%) Power BI
13 9 (24.32%) Data Mining
13 9 (24.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 9 (24.32%) Quantitative Analysis
14 8 (21.62%) Computer Science
15 7 (18.92%) Git (software)
15 7 (18.92%) Hadoop
15 7 (18.92%) Bash Shell
15 7 (18.92%) Data Quality
15 7 (18.92%) Linux
15 7 (18.92%) E-Commerce
15 7 (18.92%) Project Management
15 7 (18.92%) Finance
15 7 (18.92%) Julia

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 34 (91.89%) SAS
2 6 (16.22%) Apache Spark
3 5 (13.51%) Apache Pig
4 3 (8.11%) IIS
4 3 (8.11%) SharePoint
4 3 (8.11%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (5.41%) ArcGIS
6 1 (2.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 18 (48.65%) SPSS
2 10 (27.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (24.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (5.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Flurry Analytics
1 1 (2.70%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (35.14%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (29.73%) Big Data
3 10 (27.03%) Power BI
4 9 (24.32%) Data Mining
5 7 (18.92%) Hadoop
5 7 (18.92%) Qlik Sense
6 5 (13.51%) Apache Hive
6 5 (13.51%) CouchDB
6 5 (13.51%) HBase
6 5 (13.51%) MySQL
6 5 (13.51%) QlikView
7 3 (8.11%) EDRMS
7 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
7 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (5.41%) GIS
8 2 (5.41%) QGIS
9 1 (2.70%) Geospatial Data
9 1 (2.70%) Mixpanel
9 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
9 1 (2.70%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Marketing
3 2 (5.41%) Electronics
3 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (56.76%) Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) Big Data Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Business Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) Data Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) Data Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Support Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Systems Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Systems Support
3 4 (10.81%) Systems Support Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) Administrator
4 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (5.41%) Spatial Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Digital Business Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Excel Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Machine Learning Scientist
5 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Statistical Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) D3.js
1 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (43.24%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (21.62%) Computer Science
3 4 (10.81%) Algorithms
4 3 (8.11%) Client/Server
4 3 (8.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Linux
2 4 (10.81%) Unix
3 3 (8.11%) Windows
3 3 (8.11%) Windows Server
3 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.70%) CentOS
4 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) Mathematics
2 15 (40.54%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (40.54%) Statistics
3 12 (32.43%) Statistical Analysis
4 9 (24.32%) Quantitative Analysis
5 7 (18.92%) E-Commerce
5 7 (18.92%) Project Management
6 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (16.22%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 6 (16.22%) Data Analysis
6 6 (16.22%) Machine Learning
7 5 (13.51%) CRM
7 5 (13.51%) Data Modelling
7 5 (13.51%) ETL
7 5 (13.51%) Mathematical Modelling
7 5 (13.51%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (10.81%) Data Cleansing
8 4 (10.81%) Performance Metrics
8 4 (10.81%) Web Application Development
9 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 27 (72.97%) SQL
2 25 (67.57%) R
3 23 (62.16%) MATLAB
4 10 (27.03%) Python
5 7 (18.92%) Bash Shell
5 7 (18.92%) Julia
6 4 (10.81%) PL/SQL
6 4 (10.81%) Shell Script
6 4 (10.81%) VBA
7 1 (2.70%) C++
7 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (40.54%) Degree
2 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (5.41%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (5.41%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) Data Quality
2 4 (10.81%) QA
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) Apache Flume
2 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) Tableau
2 6 (16.22%) Teradata
3 5 (13.51%) Informatica
3 5 (13.51%) Oracle
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.41%) SAP
5 1 (2.70%) Google