The table below looks at the statistics for Spreadsheet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spreadsheet over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Spreadsheets
Rank 67 53 57
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +4
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 4 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.52% 0.69% 0.79%
As % of the Applications category 4.21% 6.76% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Median daily rate £200 £250 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £278 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+0.90% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £8.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.61 £11.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+18.34% -17.85%
Spreadsheet
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Applications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
95 74 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 12.40% 10.21% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 49 50
Median daily rate £275 £300 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £163 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 11
Median hourly rate £10.60 £15.00 £13.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.33% +14.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £38.40 £25.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Spreadsheet
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Spreadsheet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

Spreadsheet Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Spreadsheet across the Birmingham region.

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Spreadsheet
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Spreadsheet across the Birmingham region.

Spreadsheet Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Spreadsheet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Spreadsheet.

1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (40.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (20.00%) Entity Framework
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (20.00%) Web Development
5 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (20.00%) WCF
5 2 (20.00%) LINQ
5 2 (20.00%) jQuery
5 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) Billing
5 2 (20.00%) MS Office
5 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (20.00%) CSS
5 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (20.00%) .NET
5 2 (20.00%) C#
5 2 (20.00%) HTML
5 2 (20.00%) Java

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Billing
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Data Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Excel Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (20.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Data Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Data Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Database Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Document Controller
3 1 (10.00%) Junior
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Data Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Project Assistant
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) jQuery
1 2 (20.00%) LINQ
1 2 (20.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (20.00%) Web Development
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) CRM
2 1 (10.00%) Data Entry
2 1 (10.00%) Document Management
2 1 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (10.00%) Presales
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Cognos
3 1 (10.00%) Cincom
3 1 (10.00%) Lotus