The table below looks at the statistics for Spreadsheet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spreadsheet over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Spreadsheets
Rank 90 78 68
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -10
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.21% 0.15% 0.25%
As % of the Applications category 2.65% 1.27% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £110 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% -8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £250 £280
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £15.98 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-15.51% +16.21%
Spreadsheet
Scotland

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

Applications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
113 158 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.91% 12.04% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 98 38
Average daily rate £338 £396 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.77% +23.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +175.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.18
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -4.47%

Spreadsheet
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Spreadsheet Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Spreadsheet
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Spreadsheet Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (71.43%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) SWIFT
4 1 (14.29%) MapReduce
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) HBase
4 1 (14.29%) Big Data
4 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Apache Pig
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 1 (14.29%) HDFS
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (14.29%) JSON
4 1 (14.29%) QA
4 1 (14.29%) Credit Risk
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Market Risk
4 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 1 (14.29%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Hive
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
1 1 (14.29%) HBase
1 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Data Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Market Risk Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Market Risk Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Process Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (14.29%) JSON
1 1 (14.29%) LAMP
1 1 (14.29%) RESTful
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) SWIFT
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Credit Risk
2 1 (14.29%) EFT
2 1 (14.29%) EPoS
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (14.29%) MapReduce
3 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) Python
1 1 (14.29%) Ruby
1 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) VB
1 1 (14.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) HDFS
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) Sybase
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