Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 866 870 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 - +864
Contract jobs citing Stata 30 16 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.015% -
As % of the Applications category 0.33% 0.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 0
UK median daily rate £340 £183 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +86.03% - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £160 -
% change year-on-year +93.75% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
UK median hourly rate £19.34 £20.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.66% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.34 £20.50 -
% change year-on-year -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 9066 9643 11698
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.80% 9.18% 10.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5538 5641 6811
UK median daily rate £350 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.45% -1.43% +7.69%
10th Percentile £142 £150 £150
90th Percentile £560 £525 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +0.77% - +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 749 955 1101
UK median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.17 £9.50
90th Percentile £35.55 £39.80 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -6.45% +3.33% -

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 24 November 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 7 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 24 November 2017. 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 +9 28 £345 +16.78% 1
London +5 18 £340 -32.10%
UK excluding London +31 10 £310 +93.75% 1
South East +5 8 £350 +91.78%
Wales +9 1 £150 -6.25%
Yorkshire - 1 £310 -
North of England - 1 £310 - 1

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 25 (83.33%) SAS
2 19 (63.33%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (60.00%) Statistics
3 18 (60.00%) R
4 17 (56.67%) Degree
5 15 (50.00%) SQL
6 14 (46.67%) SPSS
7 12 (40.00%) Mathematics
8 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
9 9 (30.00%) Big Data
10 7 (23.33%) Tableau
10 7 (23.33%) Visualisation
10 7 (23.33%) Postgraduate
10 7 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (23.33%) MATLAB
11 6 (20.00%) GIS
11 6 (20.00%) ArcGIS
11 6 (20.00%) Python
11 6 (20.00%) QGIS
11 6 (20.00%) Power BI
11 6 (20.00%) Spatial Analysis
11 6 (20.00%) Geospatial Data
12 5 (16.67%) Actionable Insight
12 5 (16.67%) Spatial Data
12 5 (16.67%) Apache Spark
12 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
12 5 (16.67%) Finance
12 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
12 5 (16.67%) Project Management
12 5 (16.67%) Machine Learning

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 25 (83.33%) SAS
2 6 (20.00%) ArcGIS
3 5 (16.67%) Apache Spark
4 4 (13.33%) Apache
5 3 (10.00%) IIS
5 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (3.33%) Apache Pig
6 1 (3.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 14 (46.67%) SPSS
2 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) Big Data
2 6 (20.00%) Geospatial Data
2 6 (20.00%) GIS
2 6 (20.00%) Power BI
2 6 (20.00%) QGIS
3 5 (16.67%) Spatial Data
3 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 4 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (13.33%) Hadoop
4 4 (13.33%) NoSQL
4 4 (13.33%) Text Mining
5 3 (10.00%) EDRMS
5 3 (10.00%) Qlik Sense
5 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (6.67%) MS Access
6 2 (6.67%) QlikView
7 1 (3.33%) Apache Hive
7 1 (3.33%) CouchDB
7 1 (3.33%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Marketing
3 2 (6.67%) Electronics
3 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (6.67%) Retail
3 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.33%) Local Government
4 1 (3.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (66.67%) Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Data Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Spatial Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Statistical Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) GIS Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) SAS Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Business Data Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Database Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Programmer
6 1 (3.33%) Research Manager
6 1 (3.33%) SAS Data Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) SAS Information Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Statistician
6 1 (3.33%) SPSS Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Statistical Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
1 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (3.33%) CSS
1 1 (3.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (63.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 3 (10.00%) Client/Server
3 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.33%) Biotechnology
4 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.33%) Linked Data
4 1 (3.33%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
1 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.33%) CentOS
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
2 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Statistics
2 12 (40.00%) Mathematics
3 7 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (23.33%) Visualisation
4 6 (20.00%) Spatial Analysis
5 5 (16.67%) Actionable Insight
5 5 (16.67%) Analytics
5 5 (16.67%) Machine Learning
5 5 (16.67%) Project Management
6 4 (13.33%) Data Analysis
6 4 (13.33%) Data Security
6 4 (13.33%) Statistical Analysis
7 3 (10.00%) Data Modelling
7 3 (10.00%) Document Management
7 3 (10.00%) ERP
7 3 (10.00%) ITIL
7 3 (10.00%) Programme Management
7 3 (10.00%) Quantitative Analysis
7 3 (10.00%) Software Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (60.00%) R
2 15 (50.00%) SQL
3 7 (23.33%) MATLAB
4 6 (20.00%) Python
5 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.33%) C
5 1 (3.33%) C#
5 1 (3.33%) Julia
5 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (56.67%) Degree
2 7 (23.33%) Postgraduate
3 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Tableau
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) Teradata
3 2 (6.67%) SAP
4 1 (3.33%) Informatica
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle