The table below looks at the statistics for Spreadsheet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spreadsheet over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Spreadsheets
Rank 124 118 109
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 6 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.24% 0.15% 0.22%
As % of the Applications category 2.24% 1.38% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Average daily rate £275 £275 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £275 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £263 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.24 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-5.19% +5.48%
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
268 290 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 10.51% 10.74% 12.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 173 103
Average daily rate £310 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £112 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £451 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £319 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.96% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 17
Average hourly rate £22.50 £26.75 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.88% +72.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £13.43 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £32.00 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%

Spreadsheet
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Spreadsheet across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spreadsheet within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 8 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
North Lanarkshire - 3 £218 - 1
Edinburgh -10 2 £110 -60.00% 2
West Lothian - 2 £280 -
Spreadsheet
UK

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (21.43%) Test Management
4 3 (21.43%) Line Management
4 3 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
4 3 (21.43%) V-Model
4 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) ACCA
5 2 (14.29%) VBA
5 2 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (14.29%) Banking
5 2 (14.29%) Billing
5 2 (14.29%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Compatibility Testing
5 2 (14.29%) SWIFT
6 1 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Issue Tracking
6 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (7.14%) MapReduce
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.14%) HBase
6 1 (7.14%) Big Data
6 1 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (7.14%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Hive
2 1 (7.14%) Big Data
2 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.14%) HBase
2 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
General
1 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Tester
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Systems Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Penetration Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Systems Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Data Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Excel Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Non-Functional Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Process Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Project Support Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (7.14%) JSON
1 1 (7.14%) LAMP
1 1 (7.14%) RESTful
1 1 (7.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) SWIFT
3 1 (7.14%) EFT
3 1 (7.14%) EPoS
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) Line Management
2 3 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (21.43%) Test Management
2 3 (21.43%) V-Model
2 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
3 2 (14.29%) Compatibility Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (7.14%) MapReduce
4 1 (7.14%) Security Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
4 1 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Time Management
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) VBA
3 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby
3 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ACCA
2 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
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