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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Spreadsheets
Rank 139 127 117
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -10
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 9 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.30% 0.17% 0.26%
As % of the Applications category 2.49% 1.32% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
Median daily rate £280 £250 £271
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -7.83%
UK excluding London median daily rate £254 £250 £280
% change year-on-year
+1.60% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 £11.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.08% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
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
362 380 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 12.13% 12.70% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 201 144
Median daily rate £338 £325 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £188 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 39 17
Median hourly rate £19.50 £17.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% +9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.00 £30.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

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 3 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 3 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 -5 8 £280 +12.00% 1
Dundee - 1 - -
Spreadsheet
UK

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 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 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) Test Scripting
3 5 (31.25%) Banking
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle
4 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (18.75%) Retail
5 3 (18.75%) V-Model
5 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
5 3 (18.75%) SWIFT
5 3 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (18.75%) Test Management
5 3 (18.75%) Test Planning
6 2 (12.50%) Data Entry
6 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
6 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (12.50%) Internet
6 2 (12.50%) Project Management
6 2 (12.50%) GIS
6 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
6 2 (12.50%) Law
6 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (12.50%) Google Maps API
6 2 (12.50%) Compatibility Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Billing

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (6.25%) InDesign
2 1 (6.25%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) GIS
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Hive
2 1 (6.25%) Big Data
2 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.25%) HBase
2 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Banking
3 3 (18.75%) Retail
4 2 (12.50%) Billing
4 2 (12.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Tester
3 3 (18.75%) Business Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Business Test Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Systems Tester
3 3 (18.75%) Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Data Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Systems Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Accountant
5 1 (6.25%) Assistant Accountant
5 1 (6.25%) Designer
5 1 (6.25%) Market Risk Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Non-Functional Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Project Support Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Google Maps API
2 1 (6.25%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (6.25%) CSS
2 1 (6.25%) CSS3
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) HTML5
2 1 (6.25%) JSON
2 1 (6.25%) LAMP
2 1 (6.25%) RESTful
2 1 (6.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) SWIFT
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.25%) Credit Risk
3 1 (6.25%) EFT
3 1 (6.25%) EPoS
3 1 (6.25%) Market Risk
3 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Android
1 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Test Scripting
2 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (18.75%) Test Management
3 3 (18.75%) Test Planning
3 3 (18.75%) V-Model
3 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
4 2 (12.50%) Compatibility Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Data Entry
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) Security Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) Perl
2 1 (6.25%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) Ruby
2 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Google
3 1 (6.25%) Adobe
3 1 (6.25%) Apple
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.25%) Sybase