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 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 324 325 319
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 82 86 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.39% 0.41% 0.40%
As % of the Applications category 3.60% 3.93% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 64 64
Average daily rate £350 £416 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.91% +44.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £228 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £250 £280
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 3
Average hourly rate £15.76 £16.00 £23.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -32.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.88 £12.40 £21.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £19.73 £23.66
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £15.98 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-15.51% +16.21%
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
2276 2190 2556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.71% 10.44% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1515 1441 1598
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £167 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 109 155
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.10 £32.56 £31.00
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 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 14 February 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spreadsheet across the London region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Spreadsheet Hourly Rate Histogram 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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +31 11 £300 -36.84% 2
Paddington - 2 £120 -
Ilford - 1 £200 -
Hammersmith - 1 £260 -
Spreadsheet
England

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 79 (40.93%) Finance
2 46 (23.83%) MS Excel
3 43 (22.28%) SQL
4 38 (19.69%) VBA
4 38 (19.69%) Banking
5 36 (18.65%) Analytical Skills
6 32 (16.58%) Microsoft
7 26 (13.47%) Degree
8 20 (10.36%) MS PowerPoint
8 20 (10.36%) Front Office
8 20 (10.36%) C#
9 19 (9.84%) SQL Server
9 19 (9.84%) Project Management
10 17 (8.81%) Investment Banking
11 16 (8.29%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (8.29%) MS Office
12 15 (7.77%) Linux
13 14 (7.25%) Data Management
13 14 (7.25%) Java
14 13 (6.74%) Data Analysis
14 13 (6.74%) Fixed Income
15 12 (6.22%) Derivative
15 12 (6.22%) Internet
16 11 (5.70%) Oracle
16 11 (5.70%) .NET
16 11 (5.70%) Web Services
16 11 (5.70%) PRINCE2
16 11 (5.70%) Stakeholder Management
16 11 (5.70%) Scrum
17 10 (5.18%) Migration

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (2.59%) Oracle Coherence
1 5 (2.59%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.07%) CMS
2 4 (2.07%) SAS
3 3 (1.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.04%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.52%) Apache
5 1 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 46 (23.83%) MS Excel
2 20 (10.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 16 (8.29%) MS Office
4 9 (4.66%) MS Project
5 6 (3.11%) MS Visio
5 6 (3.11%) SPSS
6 4 (2.07%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.52%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.52%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.52%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 4 (2.07%) TradeThru
2 3 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.04%) Maximo
4 1 (0.52%) Infor SunSystems
4 1 (0.52%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.52%) Summit
4 1 (0.52%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.11%) GitHub
2 2 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (1.04%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (1.04%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.04%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.52%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.22%) Internet
2 3 (1.55%) LDAP
3 2 (1.04%) DHCP
3 2 (1.04%) DNS
3 2 (1.04%) Firewall
3 2 (1.04%) Intranet
3 2 (1.04%) Skype
3 2 (1.04%) Wireless
4 1 (0.52%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (0.52%) Network Security
4 1 (0.52%) RIP
4 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.52%) WAN
4 1 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.84%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.18%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (3.11%) MS Access
3 6 (3.11%) NoSQL
3 6 (3.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (3.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.59%) MySQL
5 4 (2.07%) Data Mining
5 4 (2.07%) Power BI
5 4 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.55%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.55%) QlikView
6 3 (1.55%) Spotfire
7 2 (1.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.04%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.04%) Big Data
7 2 (1.04%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (3.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (3.11%) Capybara
2 6 (3.11%) Cucumber
2 6 (3.11%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.59%) Maven
3 5 (2.59%) RSpec
4 4 (2.07%) MSTest
5 3 (1.55%) SonarQube
6 2 (1.04%) JBehave
6 2 (1.04%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.52%) JIRA
7 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 79 (40.93%) Finance
2 38 (19.69%) Banking
3 20 (10.36%) Front Office
4 17 (8.81%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.11%) Marketing
5 6 (3.11%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.59%) Legal
7 4 (2.07%) Billing
8 3 (1.55%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.55%) Local Government
8 3 (1.55%) Retail
9 2 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.04%) Publishing
10 1 (0.52%) French Language
10 1 (0.52%) German Language
10 1 (0.52%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.52%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.52%) Polish Language
10 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.52%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 60 (31.09%) Analyst
2 50 (25.91%) Developer
3 20 (10.36%) Data Analyst
3 20 (10.36%) VBA Developer
4 17 (8.81%) Excel Developer
5 16 (8.29%) Excel Analyst
6 15 (7.77%) Excel VBA Developer
7 11 (5.70%) Business Analyst
7 11 (5.70%) Financial Analyst
8 10 (5.18%) SQL Developer
9 9 (4.66%) Architect
10 8 (4.15%) Coordinator
10 8 (4.15%) Project Manager
11 7 (3.63%) Java Developer
11 7 (3.63%) PMO Lead
11 7 (3.63%) Project Analyst
12 6 (3.11%) Applications Manager
12 6 (3.11%) Business Manager
12 6 (3.11%) PMO Analyst
12 6 (3.11%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.70%) .NET
1 11 (5.70%) Web Services
2 9 (4.66%) jQuery
3 8 (4.15%) Ruby on Rails
3 8 (4.15%) Velocity
4 6 (3.11%) CSS
4 6 (3.11%) RESTful
4 6 (3.11%) Sinatra
4 6 (3.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (2.59%) XML
6 4 (2.07%) HTML
7 3 (1.55%) JSON
7 3 (1.55%) REST
7 3 (1.55%) SOAP
7 3 (1.55%) Spring
7 3 (1.55%) XSLT
8 2 (1.04%) JMS
8 2 (1.04%) Protocol Buffers
9 1 (0.52%) DAO
9 1 (0.52%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 36 (18.65%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.74%) Fixed Income
3 12 (6.22%) Derivative
4 10 (5.18%) Management Information System
4 10 (5.18%) Market Risk
5 9 (4.66%) NHS
6 6 (3.11%) Equity Derivative
6 6 (3.11%) Statistics
7 5 (2.59%) Equities
8 4 (2.07%) Credit Risk
8 4 (2.07%) Grid Computing
8 4 (2.07%) Swaptions
9 3 (1.55%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.55%) Data Extraction
9 3 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.55%) Wiki
10 2 (1.04%) Data Integration
10 2 (1.04%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (1.04%) Fintech
10 2 (1.04%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.77%) Linux
2 9 (4.66%) Windows
3 7 (3.63%) Unix
4 5 (2.59%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.04%) Solaris
5 2 (1.04%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (9.84%) Project Management
2 16 (8.29%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (7.25%) Data Management
4 13 (6.74%) Data Analysis
5 11 (5.70%) PRINCE2
5 11 (5.70%) Scrum
5 11 (5.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (5.18%) Asset Management
6 10 (5.18%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (5.18%) Migration
6 10 (5.18%) Time Management
7 9 (4.66%) Service Delivery
8 8 (4.15%) Change Management
8 8 (4.15%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (4.15%) Kanban
8 8 (4.15%) Risk Management
8 8 (4.15%) Service Management
8 8 (4.15%) Validation
9 7 (3.63%) Business Analysis
10 6 (3.11%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 43 (22.28%) SQL
2 38 (19.69%) VBA
3 20 (10.36%) C#
4 14 (7.25%) Java
5 9 (4.66%) JavaScript
6 8 (4.15%) Ruby
7 6 (3.11%) C
8 5 (2.59%) PHP
9 4 (2.07%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.07%) VB
10 3 (1.55%) C++
10 3 (1.55%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.04%) Groovy
11 2 (1.04%) VBScript
12 1 (0.52%) R
Qualifications
1 26 (13.47%) Degree
2 8 (4.15%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.11%) DV Cleared
4 5 (2.59%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.52%) ACCA
6 1 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.52%) CCAB
6 1 (0.52%) ISEB
6 1 (0.52%) MBA
6 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.63%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (2.59%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.55%) SLA
4 2 (1.04%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (1.04%) EMIR
4 2 (1.04%) QA
4 2 (1.04%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.52%) COREP
5 1 (0.52%) MiFID
System Software
1 5 (2.59%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.55%) Firmware
3 1 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.04%) MOM
1 2 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.52%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 32 (16.58%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.70%) Oracle
3 8 (4.15%) Intel
4 7 (3.63%) Google
5 6 (3.11%) Bloomberg
6 5 (2.59%) Adobe
6 5 (2.59%) Sybase
7 4 (2.07%) DataSynapse
7 4 (2.07%) Reuters
7 4 (2.07%) Tableau
8 3 (1.55%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.55%) hybris
9 2 (1.04%) Cisco
9 2 (1.04%) Cognos
9 2 (1.04%) Murex
9 2 (1.04%) SAP
9 2 (1.04%) Solace
10 1 (0.52%) Palo Alto
10 1 (0.52%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.52%) Sun
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