The first table below looks at the demand for Spreadsheet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spreadsheet over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Leeds region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Spreadsheets
Rank 81 69 71
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 1 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.095% 0.69% 1.27%
As % of the Applications category 0.67% 5.56% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £150 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% -50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £298 £243
% change year-on-year
-9.24% +22.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.66%
Applications Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
150 108 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 14.20% 12.34% 15.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 56 78
Average daily rate £318 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.28% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £271 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 18
Average hourly rate £11.13 £28.75 £14.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.30% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.50 £12.45 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £45.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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West Yorkshire

Spreadsheet
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Spreadsheet Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Spreadsheet
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Spreadsheet Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Spreadsheet
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Statistics
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Informatics
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) VB
3 1 (16.67%) VBA
3 1 (16.67%) NHS
3 1 (16.67%) MS Access
3 1 (16.67%) SLA

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 3 (50.00%) MS Office
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MS Access
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Assistant Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Statistics
2 1 (16.67%) Informatics
2 1 (16.67%) NHS
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VB
2 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft