The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for SPSS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SPSS over the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SPSS
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank - 106 114
Contract jobs citing SPSS 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire - 0.21% 0.11%
As % of the Applications category - 1.95% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £500 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year - -33.84%  

SPSS 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 advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 139 205 199
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 10.19% 10.60% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 119 111
Median daily rate £350 £325 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -1.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 19 23
Median hourly rate £13.60 £15.75 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.68% +26.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £8.80 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £21.50 £17.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.85
% change year-on-year -9.09% +11.11%  

SPSS
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing SPSS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for SPSS in West Yorkshire

SPSS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SPSS in West Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SPSS in West Yorkshire