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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 2 July 2022 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
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 834 714 586
Rank change year-on-year -120 -128 +214
Contract jobs citing Stata 20 24 10
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.036% 0.024%
As % of the Applications category 0.32% 0.51% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 2
10th Percentile - £234 £159
25th Percentile £140 £294 £195
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £297 £350 £270
Median % change year-on-year -15.20% +29.63% -50.91%
75th Percentile £375 £444 £355
90th Percentile £421 £529 £397
UK excluding London median daily rate £141 £300 £140
% change year-on-year -53.17% +114.29% -74.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
10th Percentile £20.82 £18.28 -
25th Percentile £22.77 £19.08 -
Median hourly rate £27.26 £21.76 -
Median % change year-on-year +25.28% - -
75th Percentile £33.01 £27.11 -
90th Percentile £35.70 £30.01 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.52 £21.76 -
% change year-on-year -10.29% - -

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 6,329 4,693 3,477
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.11% 7.08% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,230 2,779 2,049
10th Percentile £163 £158 £150
25th Percentile £263 £261 £220
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £400 £375
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
75th Percentile £550 £525 £488
90th Percentile £650 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £345 £350
% change year-on-year +8.70% -1.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 389 427 359
10th Percentile £11.47 £11.25 £11.17
25th Percentile £14.25 £13.09 £13.17
Median hourly rate £22.29 £17.50 £18.50
Median % change year-on-year +27.37% -5.41% +12.12%
75th Percentile £46.12 £26.38 £25.29
90th Percentile £60.00 £44.05 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.46 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +11.20% -2.78% +12.50%

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 2 July 2022.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Stata over the 6 months to 2 July 2022.

Hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 2 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England -108 17 £219 -37.53% 1
London -82 9 £375 +7.14% 1
South East -19 8 £141 -
UK excluding London -46 8 £141 -53.17%
Work from Home -95 6 £350 -22.22%

For the 6 months to 2 July 2022, 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 18 (90.00%) R
2 16 (80.00%) Statistics
3 15 (75.00%) Degree
4 13 (65.00%) Mathematics
4 13 (65.00%) Economics
5 11 (55.00%) Physics
5 11 (55.00%) Computer Science
5 11 (55.00%) Social Skills
6 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
7 9 (45.00%) SPSS
7 9 (45.00%) SC Cleared
7 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
7 9 (45.00%) Statistical Modelling
7 9 (45.00%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (40.00%) Data Analysis
8 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (30.00%) SAS
9 6 (30.00%) SQL
9 6 (30.00%) Statistical Analysis
10 5 (25.00%) Analytics
10 5 (25.00%) Data Science
11 4 (20.00%) Machine Learning
11 4 (20.00%) Finance
11 4 (20.00%) Python
11 4 (20.00%) MATLAB
12 3 (15.00%) GIS
12 3 (15.00%) Spreadsheet
12 3 (15.00%) Presentation Skills
12 3 (15.00%) Influencing Skills
13 2 (10.00%) Decision-Making

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 6 (30.00%) SAS
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (45.00%) SPSS
3 3 (15.00%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Facebook Ads
1 1 (5.00%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) GIS
2 2 (10.00%) Data Mining
2 2 (10.00%) MS Access
3 1 (5.00%) Power BI
General
1 11 (55.00%) Social Skills
2 9 (45.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (20.00%) Finance
4 3 (15.00%) Influencing Skills
4 3 (15.00%) Presentation Skills
5 2 (10.00%) Advertising
5 2 (10.00%) Marketing
5 2 (10.00%) Organisational Skills
5 2 (10.00%) Public Sector
6 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (5.00%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Analyst
2 9 (45.00%) Data Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Data Scientist
4 2 (10.00%) Research Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Data Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Junior
5 1 (5.00%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Junior Data Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Research Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Shiny
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (10.00%) NHS
2 1 (5.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Statistics
2 13 (65.00%) Economics
2 13 (65.00%) Mathematics
3 11 (55.00%) Computer Science
3 11 (55.00%) Physics
4 9 (45.00%) Statistical Modelling
5 8 (40.00%) Data Analysis
6 6 (30.00%) Statistical Analysis
7 5 (25.00%) Analytics
7 5 (25.00%) Data Science
8 4 (20.00%) Machine Learning
9 2 (10.00%) Artificial Intelligence
9 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
9 2 (10.00%) Decision-Making
9 2 (10.00%) Experimental Design
9 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
9 2 (10.00%) Predictive Analysis
9 2 (10.00%) Predictive Analytics
9 2 (10.00%) Predictive Modelling
9 2 (10.00%) Qualitative Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) R
2 6 (30.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) MATLAB
3 4 (20.00%) Python
4 2 (10.00%) VBA
5 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (75.00%) Degree
2 9 (45.00%) SC Cleared
2 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (5.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Facebook
2 1 (5.00%) Foundry