The table below looks at the statistics for Spreadsheet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spreadsheet over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Spreadsheets
Rank 64 53 69
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +16
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 8 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.86% 0.64% 0.67%
As % of the Applications category 5.97% 3.28% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 5
Average daily rate
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£295 £295 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £219 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £371 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £235 £225
% change year-on-year
+17.02% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- -13.33%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Applications Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
134 122 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 14.46% 19.61% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 72 97
Average daily rate £350 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £170 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £421 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 12
Average hourly rate £12.75 £12.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% -47.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £21.75 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.63 £15.38
% change year-on-year
+2.52% -4.84%

Spreadsheet
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Spreadsheet across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

Spreadsheet Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Spreadsheet
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Spreadsheet Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Spreadsheet also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Spreadsheet.

1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (33.33%) Retail
2 4 (33.33%) VBA
2 4 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) Banking
4 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) ISEB
4 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Retail Banking
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
5 1 (8.33%) Use Case
5 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (8.33%) BC Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
5 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
5 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (8.33%) Agresso
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
5 1 (8.33%) .NET
5 1 (8.33%) CSS
5 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
5 1 (8.33%) C
5 1 (8.33%) HTML

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Spreadsheet also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Spreadsheet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Agresso
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Retail
3 2 (16.67%) Retail Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Law
4 1 (8.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Developer
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) VBA Developer
1 3 (25.00%) Excel Developer
1 3 (25.00%) Excel VBA Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Tester
3 1 (8.33%) MI Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Project Assistant
3 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Content Management
3 1 (8.33%) Logistics
3 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (8.33%) Use Case
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) VBA
2 1 (8.33%) C
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) ISEB
3 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (8.33%) BC Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Open Text
Bristol
Swan It Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £310 per day
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