The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 30 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
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 84 83
Rank change year-on-year +13 -1  
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 2 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.22% 0.40% 0.14%
As % of the Applications category 3.39% 4.23% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £450 £280 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.71% +1.81%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £285 £185
% change year-on-year +14.03% +54.05%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £13.75 £14.24
% change year-on-year -5.45% -3.44%  

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 59 142 171
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 6.41% 9.35% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 83 112
Median daily rate £350 £335 £342
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.47% -2.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £148 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +0.74% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -45.45%  
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 Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

Spreadsheet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spreadsheet in Edinburgh

Spreadsheet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Spreadsheet in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Spreadsheet.

1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) ERP
2 2 (50.00%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Local Government
2 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (50.00%) Business Transformation
2 2 (50.00%) Line Management
2 2 (50.00%) Conflict Management
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Hyperion
3 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management

Spreadsheet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Unit4 Business World
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Business Change Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Business Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Change Manager
1 2 (50.00%) ERP Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Hyperion Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Transformation
1 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Conflict Management
1 2 (50.00%) ERP
1 2 (50.00%) Line Management
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Hyperion
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle