The table below looks at the statistics for Spreadsheet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spreadsheet over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Spreadsheets
Rank 139 128 126
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 9 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.31% 0.14% 0.23%
As % of the Applications category 2.49% 1.09% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 5
Median daily rate £280 £250 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -10.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £265 £278
% change year-on-year
+9.43% -4.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 £11.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
Spreadsheet
UK

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

Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
362 368 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.56% 12.52% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 193 158
Median daily rate £325 £315 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +4.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 39 19
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.88 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £36.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

Spreadsheet
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Spreadsheet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

Spreadsheet Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spreadsheet across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Spreadsheet
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Spreadsheet Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Spreadsheet
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spreadsheet within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -1 7 £280 +12.00%
Dundee - 2 - -
Spreadsheet
UK

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Spreadsheet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Spreadsheet.

1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
3 5 (38.46%) Banking
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle
4 4 (30.77%) Business Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) Google
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (23.08%) Google Maps API
5 3 (23.08%) Test Management
5 3 (23.08%) V-Model
5 3 (23.08%) Data Entry
5 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
5 3 (23.08%) SWIFT
5 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) Test Planning
5 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
5 3 (23.08%) Internet
5 3 (23.08%) Retail
5 3 (23.08%) GIS
5 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
6 2 (15.38%) Law
6 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (15.38%) Billing
6 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
6 2 (15.38%) Compatibility Testing

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (7.69%) InDesign
2 1 (7.69%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) GIS
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Reports
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Banking
3 3 (23.08%) Retail
4 2 (15.38%) Billing
4 2 (15.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Business Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Business Test Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Data Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Systems Tester
2 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Financial Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) PMO Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Systems Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Designer
4 1 (7.69%) Market Risk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Market Risk Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Google Maps API
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) CSS3
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
1 3 (23.08%) SWIFT
2 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
3 1 (7.69%) Credit Risk
3 1 (7.69%) Market Risk
3 1 (7.69%) Smartphone
3 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Android
1 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
2 4 (30.77%) Business Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Data Entry
3 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Test Management
3 3 (23.08%) Test Planning
3 3 (23.08%) V-Model
3 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
4 2 (15.38%) Compatibility Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Time Management
5 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Google
3 1 (7.69%) Adobe
3 1 (7.69%) Apple
3 1 (7.69%) Sybase