Period
to 27 October 2021

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 27 October 2021 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
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 159 112 219
Rank change year-on-year -47 +107 +18
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 21 6 13
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.54% 0.33% 0.22%
As % of the Applications category 6.00% 4.08% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 7
10th Percentile £470 £435 £323
25th Percentile £638 £663 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £750 £750 £550
Median % change year-on-year - +36.36% +76.00%
75th Percentile £800 £800 £666
90th Percentile " " £713
Central London median daily rate £750 £750 £500
% change year-on-year - +50.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
Central London median hourly rate - - £12.50

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 350 147 518
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 8.94% 8.17% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 90 377
10th Percentile £215 £160 £155
25th Percentile £350 £263 £263
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £425 £413
Median % change year-on-year +17.65% +3.03% +10.00%
75th Percentile £588 £538 £525
90th Percentile £676 £600 £625
Central London median daily rate £500 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 24
10th Percentile £18.40 £16.00 £11.25
25th Percentile £21.36 £17.13 £12.76
Median hourly rate £25.75 £20.00 £18.50
Median % change year-on-year +28.75% +8.11% +10.45%
75th Percentile £32.88 £22.38 £21.00
90th Percentile £38.50 £30.88 £21.17
Central London median hourly rate £25.75 £20.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year +28.75% +1.27% +9.12%

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 27 October 2021.

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 27 October 2021, 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 16 (76.19%) Banking
2 15 (71.43%) Fixed Income
3 14 (66.67%) Front Office
4 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (57.14%) Java
6 11 (52.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 11 (52.38%) Electronic Trading
6 11 (52.38%) Fintech
6 11 (52.38%) Legacy Systems
7 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
8 8 (38.10%) Finance
9 5 (23.81%) SQL
10 4 (19.05%) Data Management
10 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
11 3 (14.29%) JIRA
11 3 (14.29%) Social Skills
11 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
11 3 (14.29%) Derivative
11 3 (14.29%) VBA
11 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
11 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
12 2 (9.52%) .NET
12 2 (9.52%) Oracle
12 2 (9.52%) C#
12 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
12 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
12 2 (9.52%) Investment Management
12 2 (9.52%) Power BI
12 2 (9.52%) Power Platform

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Power Platform
2 1 (4.76%) Azure
2 1 (4.76%) Azure Logic Apps
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft 365
2 1 (4.76%) Power Automate
2 1 (4.76%) PowerApps
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) Power BI
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 16 (76.19%) Banking
2 14 (66.67%) Front Office
3 8 (38.10%) Finance
4 3 (14.29%) Social Skills
5 1 (4.76%) Back Office
5 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
5 1 (4.76%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Consultant
1 11 (52.38%) Electronic Trading Consultant
1 11 (52.38%) Java Consultant
1 11 (52.38%) Pricing Consultant
2 4 (19.05%) Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Front Office Developer
4 2 (9.52%) VBA Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Excel Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Excel VBA Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior VBA Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.76%) CSS
2 1 (4.76%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (4.76%) HTML5 Canvas
2 1 (4.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (71.43%) Fixed Income
2 11 (52.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 11 (52.38%) Legacy Systems
3 3 (14.29%) Derivative
4 1 (4.76%) CMDB
4 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (4.76%) SWIFT
4 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) Electronic Trading
2 11 (52.38%) Fintech
3 4 (19.05%) Data Management
3 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (9.52%) Investment Management
5 2 (9.52%) Project Delivery
6 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
6 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.76%) Data Mapping
6 1 (4.76%) ETL
6 1 (4.76%) Fund Management
6 1 (4.76%) Migration
6 1 (4.76%) Prototyping
6 1 (4.76%) Rapid Prototyping
6 1 (4.76%) Requirements Gathering
6 1 (4.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) Java
2 5 (23.81%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) VBA
4 2 (9.52%) C#
5 1 (4.76%) C
5 1 (4.76%) C++
5 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) SAP
2 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow