The table below looks at the statistics for Spreadsheet skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spreadsheet over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Spreadsheets
Rank 145 173 169
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -4
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 19 38 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.56% 0.64% 0.55%
As % of the Applications category 5.32% 5.06% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 31 24
Median daily rate £425 £475 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +30.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £650 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £270 £270
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £12.13 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -51.48%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £10.04 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+34.52% -25.66%
Spreadsheet
London

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

Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
357 751 695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.47% 12.68% 11.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 532 474
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £190 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 38 38
Median hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.17% -29.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.85 £29.40 £27.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Spreadsheet
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Spreadsheet Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spreadsheet across the City of London region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Spreadsheet
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Spreadsheet Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 City of London region with a requirement for Spreadsheet.

1 21 (60.00%) Finance
2 13 (37.14%) SQL
3 10 (28.57%) Oracle
4 9 (25.71%) PL/SQL
4 9 (25.71%) Banking
5 8 (22.86%) Unix
5 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
5 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (20.00%) VBA
6 7 (20.00%) Derivative
6 7 (20.00%) Fixed Income
7 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
7 6 (17.14%) OO
7 6 (17.14%) AngularJS
7 6 (17.14%) Analytics
8 5 (14.29%) C++
8 5 (14.29%) Shell Script
8 5 (14.29%) Degree
8 5 (14.29%) Migration
9 4 (11.43%) Spring
9 4 (11.43%) BladeLogic
9 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (11.43%) Velocity
9 4 (11.43%) JIRA
9 4 (11.43%) QlikView
9 4 (11.43%) Django
9 4 (11.43%) Atlassian
9 4 (11.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (11.43%) Database Tuning
9 4 (11.43%) Data Migration

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 4 (11.43%) Apache
1 4 (11.43%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.86%) SAS
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.43%) MS Project
3 3 (8.57%) MS Visio
4 2 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (5.71%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 2 (5.71%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (2.86%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database
1 4 (11.43%) QlikView
2 2 (5.71%) Big Data
2 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) Base SAS
3 1 (2.86%) Data Mart
3 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (11.43%) ClearCase
1 4 (11.43%) JIRA
General
1 21 (60.00%) Finance
2 9 (25.71%) Banking
3 3 (8.57%) Front Office
3 3 (8.57%) Marketing
3 3 (8.57%) Publishing
4 1 (2.86%) Back Office
4 1 (2.86%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Analyst
2 7 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Project Officer
3 5 (14.29%) Project Support Officer
3 5 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Support Officer
4 4 (11.43%) Applications Support
4 4 (11.43%) Applications Support Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Data Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Data Migration Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Migration Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Junior
5 3 (8.57%) Junior Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Junior Business Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Excel Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) AngularJS
2 4 (11.43%) Django
2 4 (11.43%) Spring
2 4 (11.43%) Velocity
3 2 (5.71%) .NET
3 2 (5.71%) CSS
3 2 (5.71%) D3.js
3 2 (5.71%) HTML
3 2 (5.71%) Node.js
4 1 (2.86%) Murex Flex
4 1 (2.86%) Murex MxML
4 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (20.00%) Derivative
2 7 (20.00%) Fixed Income
3 3 (8.57%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.86%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) Unix
2 2 (5.71%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) Analytics
1 6 (17.14%) OO
2 5 (14.29%) Migration
3 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.43%) Data Migration
3 4 (11.43%) Database Tuning
3 4 (11.43%) OOP
3 4 (11.43%) Project Management
3 4 (11.43%) Risk Management
4 3 (8.57%) Business Analysis
4 3 (8.57%) Workflow
5 2 (5.71%) Data Analytics
5 2 (5.71%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (5.71%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (5.71%) Digital Analytics
5 2 (5.71%) Front End Development
5 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.71%) Process Improvement
5 2 (5.71%) Tag Management
5 2 (5.71%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) SQL
2 9 (25.71%) PL/SQL
3 7 (20.00%) VBA
4 5 (14.29%) C++
4 5 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 4 (11.43%) C
5 4 (11.43%) Java
5 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
5 4 (11.43%) Python
5 4 (11.43%) VB
6 3 (8.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
2 5 (14.29%) Degree
3 4 (11.43%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) ACCA
4 1 (2.86%) CIMA
4 1 (2.86%) CIPFA
4 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.86%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) BladeLogic
1 4 (11.43%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Oracle
2 4 (11.43%) Atlassian
2 4 (11.43%) Remedy
3 3 (8.57%) Bloomberg
3 3 (8.57%) ION Trading
3 3 (8.57%) Tableau
4 2 (5.71%) CheckPoint
4 2 (5.71%) Google
4 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.71%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.86%) Murex
5 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.86%) Reuters
5 1 (2.86%) Sybase