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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spreadsheet over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Spreadsheets
Rank 177 186 188
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 22 21 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.40% 0.34% 0.29%
As % of the Applications category 3.49% 3.00% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 11
Average daily rate
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£275 £383 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.10% -6.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £280 £175
% change year-on-year
-19.64% +60.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.46 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.24 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +7.14%
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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 City of London region.

Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
630 701 723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.58% 11.30% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 461 459 501
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £175 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 31 37
Average hourly rate £16.07 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.18% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.40 £22.70 £23.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%

Spreadsheet
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Spreadsheet across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 23 (44.23%) Finance
2 16 (30.77%) SQL
3 11 (21.15%) C#
3 11 (21.15%) MS Excel
4 10 (19.23%) VBA
4 10 (19.23%) Banking
5 9 (17.31%) Oracle
6 8 (15.38%) .NET
6 8 (15.38%) MS Office
6 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 7 (13.46%) Google
7 7 (13.46%) Derivative
7 7 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (11.54%) Tableau
8 6 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (11.54%) Degree
8 6 (11.54%) WCF
8 6 (11.54%) WPF
8 6 (11.54%) DevExpress
8 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (11.54%) WinForms
8 6 (11.54%) OO
8 6 (11.54%) RAD
8 6 (11.54%) Python
8 6 (11.54%) ETL
8 6 (11.54%) XML
8 6 (11.54%) ITIL
9 5 (9.62%) Windows
9 5 (9.62%) MySQL

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (9.62%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.85%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (21.15%) MS Excel
2 8 (15.38%) MS Office
3 3 (5.77%) MS Project
4 2 (3.85%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.92%) Visualfiles
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) Google Analytics
2 2 (3.85%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) LAN
1 2 (3.85%) VoIP
1 2 (3.85%) WLAN
1 2 (3.85%) Ethernet
1 2 (3.85%) HTTP
1 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.85%) VPN
1 2 (3.85%) Wireless
1 2 (3.85%) VLAN
2 1 (1.92%) DNS
2 1 (1.92%) Internet
2 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (9.62%) MySQL
3 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.92%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.92%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Grunt
2 1 (1.92%) Subversion
2 1 (1.92%) JIRA
2 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
General
1 23 (44.23%) Finance
2 10 (19.23%) Banking
3 5 (9.62%) Front Office
4 3 (5.77%) Advertising
5 2 (3.85%) Arabic Language
5 2 (3.85%) Hindi Language
5 2 (3.85%) Retail
5 2 (3.85%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.92%) Marketing
6 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.92%) Law
6 1 (1.92%) Legal
6 1 (1.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (34.62%) Developer
2 17 (32.69%) Analyst
3 8 (15.38%) C# Developer
4 6 (11.54%) Excel Developer
4 6 (11.54%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Administrator
6 4 (7.69%) Report Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Performance Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Senior Reporting Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Spreadsheet Developer
8 2 (3.85%) VBA Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Delivery Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Coordinator
8 2 (3.85%) Web Developer
8 2 (3.85%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) .NET
2 6 (11.54%) XML
2 6 (11.54%) WinForms
2 6 (11.54%) WCF
2 6 (11.54%) WPF
3 5 (9.62%) MSMQ
3 5 (9.62%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (7.69%) Web Services
4 4 (7.69%) JSON
5 3 (5.77%) RESTful
6 2 (3.85%) WebGL
6 2 (3.85%) Regular Expression
6 2 (3.85%) D3.js
6 2 (3.85%) Highcharts JS
6 2 (3.85%) Sass
6 2 (3.85%) Raphaël
6 2 (3.85%) Ajax
6 2 (3.85%) HTML
6 2 (3.85%) J2EE
6 2 (3.85%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Derivative
1 7 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.69%) Visualisation
3 3 (5.77%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (5.77%) Statistics
4 2 (3.85%) Ontologies
4 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.85%) Equities
4 2 (3.85%) iPhone
4 2 (3.85%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (3.85%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.92%) Equity Risk
5 1 (1.92%) Open Source
5 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.92%) Economics
5 1 (1.92%) Handset
5 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.92%) Blog
5 1 (1.92%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.62%) Windows
2 2 (3.85%) Linux
2 2 (3.85%) Mac OS X
2 2 (3.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (11.54%) OO
1 6 (11.54%) RAD
1 6 (11.54%) ITIL
1 6 (11.54%) ETL
1 6 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (9.62%) Analytics
3 4 (7.69%) Asset Management
3 4 (7.69%) Data Analysis
3 4 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (7.69%) Data Modelling
4 2 (3.85%) PRINCE2
4 2 (3.85%) Scrum
4 2 (3.85%) Business Analysis
4 2 (3.85%) Incident Management
4 2 (3.85%) Release Management
4 2 (3.85%) Time Management
4 2 (3.85%) TDD
4 2 (3.85%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 16 (30.77%) SQL
2 11 (21.15%) C#
3 10 (19.23%) VBA
4 6 (11.54%) Python
5 3 (5.77%) Ruby
5 3 (5.77%) R
5 3 (5.77%) Java
6 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.85%) PHP
7 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.92%) VBScript
7 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.92%) Go
7 1 (1.92%) C++
7 1 (1.92%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) Degree
2 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) MCP
3 2 (3.85%) MCSE
3 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.92%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.92%) DCSE
4 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) EMIR
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.92%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (17.31%) Oracle
2 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 7 (13.46%) Google
4 6 (11.54%) DevExpress
4 6 (11.54%) Tableau
5 3 (5.77%) SAP
5 3 (5.77%) Cisco
6 2 (3.85%) Apple
7 1 (1.92%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.92%) VMware
7 1 (1.92%) Dell
7 1 (1.92%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.92%) Nokia
7 1 (1.92%) Facebook
7 1 (1.92%) Twitter
7 1 (1.92%) LexisNexis
City, London
Annapurna
Rate: £190 - £210 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago