The table below looks at the statistics for Spreadsheet skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spreadsheet over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Spreadsheets
Rank 306 296 297
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 88 103 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.42% 0.47% 0.39%
As % of the Applications category 3.85% 4.04% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 74 57
Average daily rate
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£450 £285 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -43.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £180 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £265 £275
% change year-on-year
-0.94% -3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £23.63 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.28% +114.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.74 £13.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+1.77% +3.84%
Spreadsheet
England

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

Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
2284 2550 2293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.88% 11.66% 11.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1529 1607 1467
Average daily rate £365 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 157 142
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £30.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -1.63%

Spreadsheet
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Spreadsheet Jobs Demand Trend in London

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Trend in London

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spreadsheet across the London region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Histogram in London

Spreadsheet
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Spreadsheet Hourly Rate Trend in London

Spreadsheet
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spreadsheet within the London region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +12 30 £450 +12.50% 8
Southwark - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Spreadsheet
England

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 77 (40.74%) Finance
2 48 (25.40%) SQL
3 47 (24.87%) MS Excel
4 43 (22.75%) Microsoft
5 36 (19.05%) VBA
5 36 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
6 33 (17.46%) Oracle
7 30 (15.87%) C#
8 29 (15.34%) Banking
9 28 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (14.81%) XML
10 26 (13.76%) Windows
10 26 (13.76%) Degree
11 24 (12.70%) Analytics
12 21 (11.11%) Python
13 19 (10.05%) .NET
13 19 (10.05%) Front Office
13 19 (10.05%) Windows 7
14 17 (8.99%) MS Office
15 16 (8.47%) MS Project
15 16 (8.47%) C++
15 16 (8.47%) Investment Banking
15 16 (8.47%) MS PowerPoint
15 16 (8.47%) Google
15 16 (8.47%) Derivative
16 15 (7.94%) Migration
16 15 (7.94%) Project Planning
17 14 (7.41%) Marketing
17 14 (7.41%) Fixed Income
17 14 (7.41%) Data Analysis

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (2.65%) CMS
2 3 (1.59%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.59%) Drupal
3 1 (0.53%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.53%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (0.53%) SAS
3 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.53%) Joomla!
Applications
1 47 (24.87%) MS Excel
2 17 (8.99%) MS Office
3 16 (8.47%) MS Project
3 16 (8.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (4.76%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.53%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 8 (4.23%) Google Analytics
1 8 (4.23%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.06%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (1.06%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.53%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.53%) SimCorp Dimension
3 1 (0.53%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.53%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.53%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.53%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (0.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.53%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.53%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.06%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.53%) Taleo
2 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.12%) Internet
2 2 (1.06%) MPLS
2 2 (1.06%) LDAP
2 2 (1.06%) ATM
2 2 (1.06%) HTTP
2 2 (1.06%) Intranet
3 1 (0.53%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.35%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (2.65%) MySQL
4 5 (2.65%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (2.12%) MS Access
5 4 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.12%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.59%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.59%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.59%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.53%) QlikView
8 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.53%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.53%) DataStage
8 1 (0.53%) Essbase
8 1 (0.53%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.06%) Dreamweaver
1 2 (1.06%) Grunt
2 1 (0.53%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (0.53%) JUnit
2 1 (0.53%) Subversion
2 1 (0.53%) JIRA
2 1 (0.53%) Selenium
2 1 (0.53%) TestNG
2 1 (0.53%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.53%) WebDriver
2 1 (0.53%) Cucumber
General
1 77 (40.74%) Finance
2 29 (15.34%) Banking
3 19 (10.05%) Front Office
4 16 (8.47%) Investment Banking
5 14 (7.41%) Marketing
6 8 (4.23%) Publishing
7 7 (3.70%) Retail
8 4 (2.12%) Legal
9 3 (1.59%) Law
10 2 (1.06%) Arabic Language
10 2 (1.06%) Hindi Language
10 2 (1.06%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.53%) Billing
Job Titles
1 58 (30.69%) Analyst
2 47 (24.87%) Developer
3 15 (7.94%) Excel Developer
4 13 (6.88%) Data Analyst
5 12 (6.35%) Administrator
6 11 (5.82%) Lead Developer
6 11 (5.82%) Business Analyst
6 11 (5.82%) VBA Developer
6 11 (5.82%) Technical Leader
6 11 (5.82%) Technical Developer
7 10 (5.29%) Excel VBA Developer
8 9 (4.76%) Coordinator
8 9 (4.76%) Project Manager
9 7 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (3.70%) Performance Analyst
10 5 (2.65%) MI Analyst
10 5 (2.65%) Consultant
10 5 (2.65%) Report Analyst
10 5 (2.65%) C# Developer
11 4 (2.12%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (14.81%) XML
2 19 (10.05%) .NET
3 12 (6.35%) STL
3 12 (6.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 8 (4.23%) HTML
5 7 (3.70%) JSON
6 6 (3.17%) CSS
7 5 (2.65%) Web Services
7 5 (2.65%) WPF
8 4 (2.12%) ASP.NET
8 4 (2.12%) XSD
8 4 (2.12%) XSLT
9 3 (1.59%) Ajax
10 2 (1.06%) DAO
10 2 (1.06%) WCF
10 2 (1.06%) RESTful
10 2 (1.06%) WebGL
10 2 (1.06%) Regular Expression
10 2 (1.06%) D3.js
10 2 (1.06%) Highcharts JS
Miscellaneous
1 36 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.47%) Derivative
3 14 (7.41%) Fixed Income
4 12 (6.35%) Grid Computing
4 12 (6.35%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 11 (5.82%) Management Information System
6 10 (5.29%) Statistics
7 7 (3.70%) Computer Science
7 7 (3.70%) Visualisation
8 4 (2.12%) Open Source
8 4 (2.12%) Market Risk
8 4 (2.12%) Equities
9 3 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.59%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.59%) Credit Risk
10 2 (1.06%) Social Media
10 2 (1.06%) Digital Media
10 2 (1.06%) Ontologies
10 2 (1.06%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (1.06%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 26 (13.76%) Windows
2 19 (10.05%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.59%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.06%) Windows Vista
4 2 (1.06%) UNIX
4 2 (1.06%) Linux
5 1 (0.53%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (12.70%) Analytics
3 15 (7.94%) Migration
3 15 (7.94%) Project Planning
4 14 (7.41%) Data Analysis
5 12 (6.35%) Risk Analysis
5 12 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (6.35%) Project Management
6 11 (5.82%) RAD
7 8 (4.23%) ITIL
8 7 (3.70%) Data Modelling
8 7 (3.70%) Workflow
8 7 (3.70%) Data Management
8 7 (3.70%) Business Analysis
8 7 (3.70%) Change Control
9 6 (3.17%) Portfolio Management
9 6 (3.17%) Line Management
9 6 (3.17%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (3.17%) ERP
9 6 (3.17%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 48 (25.40%) SQL
2 36 (19.05%) VBA
3 30 (15.87%) C#
4 21 (11.11%) Python
5 16 (8.47%) C++
6 8 (4.23%) Java
7 5 (2.65%) JavaScript
7 5 (2.65%) PHP
7 5 (2.65%) T-SQL
7 5 (2.65%) Ruby
7 5 (2.65%) C
8 4 (2.12%) R
8 4 (2.12%) VBScript
9 3 (1.59%) VB
10 2 (1.06%) Google Apps Script
11 1 (0.53%) XPath
11 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (13.76%) Degree
2 11 (5.82%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.17%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.59%) Postgraduate
5 2 (1.06%) ISEB
5 2 (1.06%) CISSP
5 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.06%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.06%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.06%) MCP
6 1 (0.53%) NVQ Level 4
6 1 (0.53%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.53%) ACCA
6 1 (0.53%) CISA
6 1 (0.53%) CISM
6 1 (0.53%) CIPFA
6 1 (0.53%) CIMA
6 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.53%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.59%) SLA
1 3 (1.59%) QA
2 2 (1.06%) Solvency II
2 2 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.53%) EMIR
3 1 (0.53%) Basel III
3 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.06%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.06%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.53%) Control-M
1 1 (0.53%) WMI
1 1 (0.53%) SCCM
1 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 43 (22.75%) Microsoft
2 33 (17.46%) Oracle
3 16 (8.47%) Google
4 7 (3.70%) Tableau
4 7 (3.70%) SAP
5 5 (2.65%) Adobe
5 5 (2.65%) Hyperion
6 4 (2.12%) Cognos
7 3 (1.59%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.06%) Bloomberg
8 2 (1.06%) Avaya
8 2 (1.06%) Cisco
8 2 (1.06%) Mitel
9 1 (0.53%) SimCorp
9 1 (0.53%) Northgate
9 1 (0.53%) IBM
9 1 (0.53%) DataFlux
9 1 (0.53%) thinkFolio
9 1 (0.53%) NorthgateArinso
9 1 (0.53%) DevExpress
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