The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Spreadsheet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Spreadsheet over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Spreadsheets
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 34 43
Rank change year-on-year -1 +9  
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 1 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.36% 0.65% 1.17%
As % of the Applications category 4.35% 6.67% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Median daily rate £125 £170 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.47% -28.42%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £280 £208
% change year-on-year +16.07% +34.93%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £14.24
% change year-on-year -7.14% -1.68%  

Spreadsheet is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 23 30 41
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 8.30% 9.80% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 30
Median daily rate £375 £170 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +120.58% -32.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £125 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £588 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Median hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -42.30%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

Spreadsheet
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Spreadsheet as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Spreadsheet in Bedfordshire

Spreadsheet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Spreadsheet in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Spreadsheet in Bedfordshire

Spreadsheet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Spreadsheet in Bedfordshire

Spreadsheet
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spreadsheet within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 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
Luton +9 1 £125 -26.47% 1
Spreadsheet
East of England

Spreadsheet
Top 5 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Spreadsheet.

1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration

Spreadsheet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Excel Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP