Period
to 15 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 15 June 2019 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
UK > England
6 months to
15 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 536 560 465
Rank change year-on-year +24 -95 +57
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 274 297 381
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.33% 0.33% 0.46%
As % of the Applications category 4.02% 3.71% 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 185 249
England median daily rate £386 £389 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.58% -2.88% +28.00%
10th Percentile £158 £140 £153
90th Percentile £594 £608 £620
UK median daily rate £390 £378 £400
% change year-on-year +3.17% -5.50% +28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 28 47
England median hourly rate £15.70 £19.75 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.51% +45.27% -5.43%
10th Percentile £10.45 £11.85 £9.50
90th Percentile £35.31 £46.25 £37.49
UK median hourly rate £16.57 £19.75 £13.30
% change year-on-year -16.13% +48.52% -6.68%

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 England with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 6,821 7,998 7,521
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 8.24% 8.81% 8.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,963 4,828 4,415
England median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £150 £148 £150
90th Percentile £575 £550 £539
UK median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +2.74% +4.29% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 583 720 668
England median hourly rate £16.57 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.34% +9.38% -3.03%
10th Percentile £10.80 £10.56 £9.81
90th Percentile £44.13 £40.71 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £16.60 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.61% +3.13% -3.03%

Spreadsheet
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Spreadsheet in England

Spreadsheet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spreadsheet in England

Spreadsheet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spreadsheet in England over the 6 months to 15 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spreadsheet in England

Spreadsheet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Spreadsheet in England

Spreadsheet
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spreadsheet in England over the 6 months to 15 June 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Spreadsheet in England

Spreadsheet
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spreadsheet within the England region over the 6 months to 15 June 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +6 125 £421 -8.92% 11
South East +20 46 £352 +52.38% 6
North of England +14 37 £315 -5.97% 4
South West +12 31 £307 +7.92% 2
North West +37 27 £308 -5.53% 3
East of England +5 23 £280 +100.00% 3
Midlands +12 12 £160 -36.63% 3
West Midlands -7 7 £290 -6.45% 2
Yorkshire -1 6 £375 +8.70% 1
East Midlands +19 5 £140 +37.09% 1
North East +11 4 £475 +24.59%
Spreadsheet
UK

For the 6 months to 15 June 2019, 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 England region with a requirement for Spreadsheet.

1 141 (51.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 104 (37.96%) Finance
3 66 (24.09%) Microsoft
4 60 (21.90%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (20.44%) SQL
5 56 (20.44%) Analytical Skills
6 37 (13.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 36 (13.14%) Security Cleared
8 34 (12.41%) Data Analysis
9 29 (10.58%) Continuous Improvement
10 28 (10.22%) Amazon AWS
10 28 (10.22%) Google
11 27 (9.85%) PRINCE2
11 27 (9.85%) Business Intelligence
12 26 (9.49%) ETL
12 26 (9.49%) Migration
12 26 (9.49%) Problem-Solving
13 24 (8.76%) Telecoms
13 24 (8.76%) Change Control
14 23 (8.39%) Project Management
15 21 (7.66%) Visualisation
15 21 (7.66%) Google Sheets
16 20 (7.30%) Degree
16 20 (7.30%) Performance Metrics
16 20 (7.30%) Microsoft Office
16 20 (7.30%) Oracle
16 20 (7.30%) Risk Management
17 19 (6.93%) Data Engineering
17 19 (6.93%) User Acceptance Testing
17 19 (6.93%) SC Cleared

Spreadsheet
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 13 (4.74%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.73%) SAS
2 2 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.36%) CMS
3 1 (0.36%) Documentum
3 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 141 (51.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (7.30%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (5.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (3.65%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.82%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.36%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.36%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.36%) Maya
6 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (2.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.09%) SAP R/3
3 2 (0.73%) iTrent
4 1 (0.36%) Endur
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.36%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.36%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.36%) Shopify
4 1 (0.36%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 28 (10.22%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (7.66%) Google Sheets
3 17 (6.20%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (2.92%) Power Platform
5 7 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (2.55%) Office 365
6 5 (1.82%) GitHub
7 2 (0.73%) G Suite
7 2 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.36%) AdWords
8 1 (0.36%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.36%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.36%) Google Drive
8 1 (0.36%) iPaaS
8 1 (0.36%) PaaS
8 1 (0.36%) Serverless
8 1 (0.36%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.82%) SSH
2 3 (1.09%) DWDM
2 3 (1.09%) Internet
2 3 (1.09%) SDH
3 2 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.36%) 3G
4 1 (0.36%) Broadband
4 1 (0.36%) DHCP
4 1 (0.36%) DNS
4 1 (0.36%) FTP
4 1 (0.36%) Intranet
4 1 (0.36%) NAS
4 1 (0.36%) SAN
4 1 (0.36%) WebEx
4 1 (0.36%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.47%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.74%) Relational Database
3 11 (4.01%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (2.92%) MS Access
4 8 (2.92%) Pentaho
4 8 (2.92%) Power BI
4 8 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (2.19%) Data Mining
5 6 (2.19%) MySQL
6 5 (1.82%) GIS
6 5 (1.82%) MariaDB
6 5 (1.82%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.09%) Big Data
7 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (1.09%) OLAP
7 3 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.09%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.73%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 17 (6.20%) JIRA
2 7 (2.55%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.82%) Phabricator
3 5 (1.82%) PhpStorm
4 4 (1.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (1.09%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.09%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.73%) Zephyr
7 1 (0.36%) GitLab
7 1 (0.36%) NetBeans
7 1 (0.36%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (0.36%) PVCS
7 1 (0.36%) RStudio
7 1 (0.36%) Toad
General
1 104 (37.96%) Finance
2 24 (8.76%) Telecoms
3 18 (6.57%) Banking
4 7 (2.55%) Investment Banking
4 7 (2.55%) Retail
5 5 (1.82%) Marketing
6 4 (1.46%) Front Office
6 4 (1.46%) Legal
7 3 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.09%) Publishing
8 2 (0.73%) Automotive
8 2 (0.73%) French Language
8 2 (0.73%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.36%) Advertising
9 1 (0.36%) Billing
9 1 (0.36%) Electronics
9 1 (0.36%) International Banking
9 1 (0.36%) Local Government
9 1 (0.36%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 120 (43.80%) Analyst
2 38 (13.87%) Data Analyst
3 37 (13.50%) Developer
4 32 (11.68%) Business Analyst
5 16 (5.84%) Project Officer
6 14 (5.11%) Coordinator
7 11 (4.01%) Administrator
8 10 (3.65%) Data Business Analyst
8 10 (3.65%) Excel Analyst
8 10 (3.65%) IT Analyst
8 10 (3.65%) Security Analyst
9 9 (3.28%) Project Manager
9 9 (3.28%) SQL Analyst
10 8 (2.92%) Agile Business Analyst
10 8 (2.92%) Consultant
10 8 (2.92%) Deployment Engineer
11 7 (2.55%) Business IT Analyst
11 7 (2.55%) Financial Analyst
12 6 (2.19%) Architect
12 6 (2.19%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.09%) .NET
1 3 (1.09%) XML
2 2 (0.73%) Spring
2 2 (0.73%) Spring Boot
3 1 (0.36%) ActiveX
3 1 (0.36%) CSS
3 1 (0.36%) HTML
3 1 (0.36%) IDoc
3 1 (0.36%) Kafka
3 1 (0.36%) Middleware
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (0.36%) RSS
3 1 (0.36%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 56 (20.44%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (6.57%) Management Information System
3 13 (4.74%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (3.28%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (2.92%) Driving Licence
6 7 (2.55%) NHS
6 7 (2.55%) User Experience
7 6 (2.19%) Robotics
8 3 (1.09%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.09%) Freedom of Information
8 3 (1.09%) Reinsurance
9 2 (0.73%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.73%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.73%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.73%) Derivative
9 2 (0.73%) iPhone
9 2 (0.73%) Life Science
9 2 (0.73%) Social Media
10 1 (0.36%) Blog
10 1 (0.36%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 18 (6.57%) Windows
2 15 (5.47%) Windows 10
3 11 (4.01%) Linux
4 7 (2.55%) Unix
5 3 (1.09%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.36%) Android
6 1 (0.36%) OpenVMS
6 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.36%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (21.90%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (13.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 34 (12.41%) Data Analysis
4 29 (10.58%) Continuous Improvement
5 27 (9.85%) Business Intelligence
5 27 (9.85%) PRINCE2
6 26 (9.49%) ETL
6 26 (9.49%) Migration
6 26 (9.49%) Problem-Solving
7 24 (8.76%) Change Control
8 23 (8.39%) Project Management
9 21 (7.66%) Visualisation
10 20 (7.30%) Performance Metrics
10 20 (7.30%) Risk Management
11 19 (6.93%) Data Engineering
11 19 (6.93%) User Acceptance Testing
12 17 (6.20%) Document Management
12 17 (6.20%) Requirements Management
13 16 (5.84%) Information Assurance
14 15 (5.47%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 56 (20.44%) SQL
2 16 (5.84%) C
3 11 (4.01%) Python
3 11 (4.01%) VBA
4 8 (2.92%) Bash Shell
4 8 (2.92%) Java
5 6 (2.19%) JavaScript
5 6 (2.19%) PHP
6 4 (1.46%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.09%) VB
8 2 (0.73%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.36%) C#
9 1 (0.36%) Korn
9 1 (0.36%) R
9 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (13.14%) Security Cleared
2 20 (7.30%) Degree
3 19 (6.93%) SC Cleared
4 17 (6.20%) DV Cleared
5 15 (5.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.73%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.73%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.73%) HNC
8 2 (0.73%) IIBA
8 2 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.73%) MCSE
8 2 (0.73%) NVQ Level 3
9 1 (0.36%) ACCA
9 1 (0.36%) CIMA
9 1 (0.36%) ECDL
9 1 (0.36%) MBA
9 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.47%) PMO
2 12 (4.38%) Data Quality
3 8 (2.92%) QA
4 6 (2.19%) COREP
4 6 (2.19%) FINREP
5 5 (1.82%) SLA
6 2 (0.73%) GDPR
7 1 (0.36%) GMP
7 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (2.92%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.55%) Docker
3 1 (0.36%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (2.92%) SCCM
2 2 (0.73%) EnCase
2 2 (0.73%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.36%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.36%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 66 (24.09%) Microsoft
2 28 (10.22%) Google
3 20 (7.30%) Oracle
4 12 (4.38%) Tableau
5 9 (3.28%) SAP
6 7 (2.55%) Alteryx
7 5 (1.82%) Xceptor
8 4 (1.46%) Remedy
9 3 (1.09%) Automation Anywhere
9 3 (1.09%) Blue Prism
9 3 (1.09%) Cognos
9 3 (1.09%) UiPath
10 2 (0.73%) Cellebrite
10 2 (0.73%) HP
10 2 (0.73%) IBM
10 2 (0.73%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.73%) Workday
11 1 (0.36%) Bloomberg
11 1 (0.36%) CheckPoint