The table below looks at the statistics for Spreadsheet skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Spreadsheet over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Spreadsheets
Rank 134 119 115
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -4
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 10 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.24% 0.39%
As % of the Applications category 2.96% 1.97% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 8
Median daily rate £250 £216 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.60% -8.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £151 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £224 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £285 £275
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £8.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £12.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
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 West Midlands region.

Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
338 305 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.54% 12.06% 14.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 149 165
Median daily rate £370 £310 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.35% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £190 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 56 55
Median hourly rate £15.00 £25.66 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.54% +46.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.93 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £31.44 £32.34
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.01
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.41%

Spreadsheet
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Spreadsheet Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spreadsheet across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Spreadsheet
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Spreadsheet Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Spreadsheet
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spreadsheet within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
Birmingham -4 4 £200 -9.09%
Staffordshire - 2 £175 -
Coventry - 1 £325 -
Warwickshire - 1 - - 2
Spreadsheet
England

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Spreadsheet.

1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 5 (33.33%) Finance
5 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (13.33%) .NET
6 2 (13.33%) MS Access
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
6 2 (13.33%) CSS
6 2 (13.33%) MS Office
6 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
6 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
6 2 (13.33%) C#
6 2 (13.33%) HTML
6 2 (13.33%) Java
6 2 (13.33%) Cognos
6 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
6 2 (13.33%) Billing
6 2 (13.33%) Logistics
6 2 (13.33%) Web Development
6 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
6 2 (13.33%) WCF
6 2 (13.33%) LINQ
6 2 (13.33%) jQuery
6 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2010

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (6.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS Office
3 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) MS Access
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Billing
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Data Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Excel Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Access Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Database Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Excel VBA Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) PMO Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Project Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Project Assistant
5 1 (6.67%) Software Manager
5 1 (6.67%) SQL DBA
5 1 (6.67%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
1 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (13.33%) CSS
1 2 (13.33%) Entity Framework
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
1 2 (13.33%) jQuery
1 2 (13.33%) LINQ
1 2 (13.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Logistics
1 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (13.33%) Web Development
2 1 (6.67%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 1 (6.67%) Change Control
2 1 (6.67%) Coaching
2 1 (6.67%) CRM
2 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (6.67%) Data Entry
2 1 (6.67%) Line Management
2 1 (6.67%) Migration
2 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
2 1 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (6.67%) Project Management
2 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
2 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.67%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Cognos
3 1 (6.67%) Cincom
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) Lotus
3 1 (6.67%) SAP