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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Spreadsheets
Rank 69 45 61
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +16
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 6 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.60% 0.83% 1.10%
As % of the Applications category 4.00% 4.67% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 5
Average daily rate
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£303 £295 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% +40.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £155 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £359 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £225 £250
% change year-on-year
+24.44% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.21 £12.92 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-5.49% -13.86%
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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
150 107 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 15.03% 17.80% 18.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 59 81
Average daily rate £388 £330 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.42% +25.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £163 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £408 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 22 22
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £17.70 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.62 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+7.68% -6.45%

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 22 October 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 4 (40.00%) VBA
1 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (40.00%) Retail
1 4 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (20.00%) ISEB
3 2 (20.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) .NET
3 2 (20.00%) CSS
3 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Open Text
3 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Retail Banking
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (20.00%) Use Case
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (10.00%) Content Management
4 1 (10.00%) Logistics
4 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
General
1 4 (40.00%) Retail
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Excel Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Excel VBA Developer
1 3 (30.00%) VBA Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Project Assistant
3 1 (10.00%) MI Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Use Case
2 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (10.00%) Content Management
3 1 (10.00%) Logistics
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) VBA
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Open Text