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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Spreadsheets
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 56 54 51
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 3 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.51% 0.47% 0.70%
As % of the Applications category 4.62% 4.35% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Median daily rate £363 £295 £203
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.88% +45.67%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £300 £256
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +17.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 £9.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £16.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year
-31.25% +39.13%

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
65 69 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 11.00% 10.85% 16.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 40 55
Median daily rate £305 £375 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.66% +27.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £150 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 8
Median hourly rate £18.39 £11.93 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.21% -8.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.38 £9.96 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.61 £16.98 £17.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +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 21 January 2017, 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 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) Data-Flow Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Information Governance
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (28.57%) Cognos
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) QA
4 2 (28.57%) WCF
4 2 (28.57%) LINQ
4 2 (28.57%) jQuery
4 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2010

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 (28.57%) SharePoint
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (14.29%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Billing
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Data Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Excel Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Quality Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Business Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Network Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security Manager
4 1 (14.29%) NHS Data Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) QA Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Security Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) Entity Framework
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) jQuery
1 2 (28.57%) LINQ
1 2 (28.57%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Data-Flow Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Information Governance
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (14.29%) Data Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Network Management
3 1 (14.29%) Network Segmentation
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CISM
1 1 (14.29%) CISSP
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
1 1 (14.29%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Cognos
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) Lotus