Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Spreadsheet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Spreadsheet over the 6 months to 22 November 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
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 100 79
Rank change year-on-year +9 -21 -3
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 7 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.44% 0.46% 0.52%
As % of the Applications category 3.65% 5.51% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 4
Birmingham median daily rate £216 £200 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.13% -36.00% +38.89%
10th Percentile £130 £200 £229
90th Percentile £450 £335 £449
West Midlands median daily rate £325 £213 £225
% change year-on-year +52.94% -5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Birmingham median hourly rate £13.50 £19.00 £8.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.95% +117.14% -
10th Percentile £12.75 £17.97 £8.13
90th Percentile £14.25 £20.52 £9.38
West Midlands median hourly rate £13.50 £10.62 £8.75
% change year-on-year +27.18% +21.31% -40.68%

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

All Software Application Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 192 127 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 12.06% 8.34% 8.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 93 68
Birmingham median daily rate £350 £325 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +9.24% +8.18%
10th Percentile £190 £137 £149
90th Percentile £488 £475 £463
West Midlands median daily rate £338 £350 £335
% change year-on-year -3.57% +4.48% +11.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 13
Birmingham median hourly rate £10.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +6.06% +20.00%
10th Percentile £8.39 £10.60 £10.79
90th Percentile £16.33 £21.50 £35.95
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.32 £15.25 £19.25
% change year-on-year +0.46% -20.78% +10.00%

Spreadsheet
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Spreadsheet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Spreadsheet in Birmingham

Spreadsheet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spreadsheet in Birmingham

Spreadsheet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spreadsheet in Birmingham over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spreadsheet in Birmingham

Spreadsheet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Spreadsheet in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Spreadsheet.

1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
5 1 (14.29%) Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) Application Discovery
5 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
5 1 (14.29%) Presales
5 1 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (14.29%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 1 (14.29%) PMO
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (14.29%) SMS
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
5 1 (14.29%) QA

Spreadsheet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SMS
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support
1 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Coordinator
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Project Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Project Assistant
2 1 (14.29%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (14.29%) Project Support Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Change Management
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 1 (14.29%) Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Application Discovery
2 1 (14.29%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 1 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (14.29%) Presales
2 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
1 1 (14.29%) PMO
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft