Period
to 28 March 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 28 March 2020 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
28 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 172 223 215
Rank change year-on-year +51 -8 -8
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 9 26 39
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.21% 0.38% 0.55%
As % of the Applications category 2.43% 4.31% 5.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 18 21
Median daily rate £681 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.29% -15.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £513 £229 £363
90th Percentile £850 £636 £650
Central London median daily rate £550 £439 £500
% change year-on-year +25.36% -12.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Median hourly rate - £12.50 £19.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -37.07% +26.07%
Central London median hourly rate - £12.50 £19.86
% change year-on-year - -37.07% +26.07%

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 the City of London with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 370 603 665
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 8.60% 8.91% 9.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 426 489
Median daily rate £395 £375 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.33% -7.41% +1.25%
10th Percentile £154 £135 £150
90th Percentile £610 £538 £588
Central London median daily rate £390 £400 £405
% change year-on-year -2.50% -1.23% +2.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 26 24
Median hourly rate £18.35 £16.95 £14.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.26% +21.01% -26.28%
10th Percentile £12.42 £12.01 £11.25
90th Percentile £31.50 £22.38 £28.68
Median hourly rate £19.35 £18.70 £15.00
% change year-on-year +3.48% +24.67% -21.05%

Spreadsheet
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Spreadsheet as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Spreadsheet in the City of London

Spreadsheet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Spreadsheet in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Spreadsheet in the City of London

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Spreadsheet in the City of London over the 6 months to 28 March 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Spreadsheet in the City of London

Spreadsheet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Spreadsheet in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Spreadsheet in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 March 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Spreadsheet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Spreadsheet.

1 4 (44.44%) Banking
2 3 (33.33%) Front Office
2 3 (33.33%) Fixed Income
2 3 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (33.33%) Electronic Trading
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Fintech
3 2 (22.22%) Project Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
3 2 (22.22%) Logical Data Model
3 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
3 2 (22.22%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) VBA
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (11.11%) Billing
4 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (11.11%) C
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management

Spreadsheet
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) 3G
1 1 (11.11%) 4G
1 1 (11.11%) 5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Big Data
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (44.44%) Banking
2 3 (33.33%) Front Office
3 1 (11.11%) Billing
3 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) Electronic Trading Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) Java Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) Pricing Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Data Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Excel Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Excel VBA Developer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Rollout Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Rollout Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Architect
3 1 (11.11%) VBA Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Fixed Income
1 3 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) Electronic Trading
1 3 (33.33%) Fintech
2 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
2 2 (22.22%) Logical Data Model
2 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Project Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
3 1 (11.11%) Information Governance
3 1 (11.11%) Internal Audit
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (11.11%) Regulatory Compliance
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) Python
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) VBA
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) GDPR
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Citrix
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft