Period
to 1 October 2020

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 1 October 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
UK > England
6 months to
1 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 374 547 581
Rank change year-on-year +173 +34 -76
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 97 246 296
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.37% 0.31% 0.32%
As % of the Applications category 4.73% 3.66% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 142 181
Median daily rate £450 £352 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.84% -6.13% -6.25%
10th Percentile £236 £170 £131
90th Percentile £725 £537 £650
UK median daily rate £450 £352 £374
% change year-on-year +27.84% -5.88% -6.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 24
Median hourly rate £23.24 £12.50 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +85.92% -21.28% +5.37%
10th Percentile £11.80 £10.14 £10.44
90th Percentile £35.03 £28.49 £37.39
UK median hourly rate £13.49 £14.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -3.64% -12.50% +6.17%

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 2,050 6,718 7,902
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 7.91% 8.39% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,225 3,954 4,745
Median daily rate £379 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.07% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £131 £150 £148
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
UK median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 604 708
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.38 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.11% +5.30% -
10th Percentile £12.45 £11.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.60 £50.00 £42.33
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% +6.06% -

Spreadsheet
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Spreadsheet in England

Spreadsheet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Spreadsheet in England.

Daily rate trend for Spreadsheet in England

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Spreadsheet in England over the 6 months to 1 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Spreadsheet in England

Spreadsheet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Spreadsheet in England.

Hourly rate trend for Spreadsheet in England

Spreadsheet
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Spreadsheet in England over the 6 months to 1 October 2020.

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 1 October 2020. 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 +128 35 £513 +30.57% 7
North of England +123 26 £416 +28.00% 6
North West +91 25 £432 +32.92% 2
South East +165 16 £408 +16.43% 4
Midlands +102 11 £400 +78.77% 2
West Midlands +85 10 £400 +28.00% 2
South West +88 6 - - 2
East of England +88 3 £236 +10.53%
Yorkshire +82 1 £223 -40.67% 2
East Midlands +53 1 £400 +293.12%
Spreadsheet
UK

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 England region with a requirement for Spreadsheet.

1 33 (34.02%) Security Cleared
2 27 (27.84%) SC Cleared
3 26 (26.80%) Data Acquisition
4 24 (24.74%) Relational Database
5 23 (23.71%) AWS
5 23 (23.71%) Release Management
5 23 (23.71%) MySQL
5 23 (23.71%) ETL
5 23 (23.71%) Configuration Management
6 22 (22.68%) Apache
6 22 (22.68%) Oracle
6 22 (22.68%) Unit Testing
6 22 (22.68%) Git (software)
6 22 (22.68%) Amazon S3
6 22 (22.68%) Apache Hive
6 22 (22.68%) Pentaho
6 22 (22.68%) Hadoop
6 22 (22.68%) Jenkins
6 22 (22.68%) Ansible
6 22 (22.68%) HDFS
6 22 (22.68%) Impala
6 22 (22.68%) Cloudera
7 19 (19.59%) Microsoft Excel
8 17 (17.53%) Finance
9 16 (16.49%) Data Integration
10 15 (15.46%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (14.43%) Problem-Solving
12 13 (13.40%) Risk Management
13 12 (12.37%) Public Sector
14 11 (11.34%) Project Management

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 22 (22.68%) Apache
2 4 (4.12%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.03%) Confluence
Applications
1 19 (19.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.09%) LibreOffice
2 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) assyst
1 1 (1.03%) ENOVIA
1 1 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.03%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 23 (23.71%) AWS
2 22 (22.68%) Amazon S3
3 6 (6.19%) Power Platform
4 5 (5.15%) Azure
5 4 (4.12%) Office 365
5 4 (4.12%) Slack
6 3 (3.09%) GitHub
6 3 (3.09%) Google Docs
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.06%) Broadband
1 2 (2.06%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (2.06%) Wireless
2 1 (1.03%) 3G
2 1 (1.03%) 4G
2 1 (1.03%) 5G
2 1 (1.03%) Firewall
2 1 (1.03%) Internet
2 1 (1.03%) Intranet
2 1 (1.03%) LAN
2 1 (1.03%) SAN
2 1 (1.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (24.74%) Relational Database
2 23 (23.71%) MySQL
3 22 (22.68%) Apache Hive
3 22 (22.68%) Hadoop
3 22 (22.68%) Impala
3 22 (22.68%) Pentaho
4 6 (6.19%) Power BI
5 2 (2.06%) Big Data
5 2 (2.06%) OLAP
5 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.03%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.03%) QlikView
6 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (22.68%) Git (software)
1 22 (22.68%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.15%) JIRA
3 3 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (17.53%) Finance
2 12 (12.37%) Public Sector
3 9 (9.28%) Banking
3 9 (9.28%) Front Office
4 7 (7.22%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.09%) Billing
5 3 (3.09%) Military
6 2 (2.06%) Advertising
6 2 (2.06%) Legal
6 2 (2.06%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.06%) Marketing
6 2 (2.06%) Police
6 2 (2.06%) Publishing
6 2 (2.06%) Retail
7 1 (1.03%) Electronics
7 1 (1.03%) Games
7 1 (1.03%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.03%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.03%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 19 (19.59%) Developer
2 17 (17.53%) Analyst
3 13 (13.40%) Consultant
4 10 (10.31%) Business Analyst
5 8 (8.25%) Pentaho Developer
6 6 (6.19%) Data Analyst
6 6 (6.19%) Electronic Trading Consultant
6 6 (6.19%) Java Consultant
6 6 (6.19%) Pricing Consultant
7 5 (5.15%) ETL Developer
7 5 (5.15%) Technical Support
8 4 (4.12%) Architect
9 3 (3.09%) Administrator
9 3 (3.09%) Data Business Analyst
9 3 (3.09%) Hyper-V Architect
9 3 (3.09%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (3.09%) Technical Business Analyst
9 3 (3.09%) VMware Architect
10 2 (2.06%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
10 2 (2.06%) Senior VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.06%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.25%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.19%) Fixed Income
3 6 (6.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (4.12%) Equities
4 4 (4.12%) Wiki
5 3 (3.09%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.06%) Derivative
6 2 (2.06%) Social Media
6 2 (2.06%) User Experience
7 1 (1.03%) CMDB
7 1 (1.03%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 1 (1.03%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.03%) NHS
7 1 (1.03%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.03%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.03%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.15%) Android
1 5 (5.15%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.03%) Linux
2 1 (1.03%) Unix
2 1 (1.03%) Windows
2 1 (1.03%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (26.80%) Data Acquisition
2 23 (23.71%) Configuration Management
2 23 (23.71%) ETL
2 23 (23.71%) Release Management
3 22 (22.68%) Unit Testing
4 16 (16.49%) Data Integration
5 15 (15.46%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (14.43%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (13.40%) Risk Management
8 11 (11.34%) Project Management
9 10 (10.31%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (8.25%) Analytics
10 8 (8.25%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (7.22%) Collaborative Working
11 7 (7.22%) Mathematics
11 7 (7.22%) Migration
11 7 (7.22%) PRINCE2
12 6 (6.19%) Electronic Trading
12 6 (6.19%) Epics
12 6 (6.19%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.25%) SQL
2 7 (7.22%) Java
3 3 (3.09%) Ada
4 2 (2.06%) Python
4 2 (2.06%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.06%) VB
4 2 (2.06%) VBA
5 1 (1.03%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (34.02%) Security Cleared
2 27 (27.84%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.25%) Degree
4 5 (5.15%) DV Cleared
5 4 (4.12%) ISEB
6 3 (3.09%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (3.09%) PMI Certification
6 3 (3.09%) PMP
7 2 (2.06%) MBA
8 1 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.03%) CBAP
8 1 (1.03%) CCAB
8 1 (1.03%) CIPFA
8 1 (1.03%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) GDPR
1 5 (5.15%) RMADS
2 3 (3.09%) NIST
2 3 (3.09%) PMO
3 2 (2.06%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.03%) IFRS
4 1 (1.03%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.03%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (22.68%) HDFS
2 3 (3.09%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.03%) NFS
Systems Management
1 22 (22.68%) Ansible
2 3 (3.09%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (22.68%) Cloudera
1 22 (22.68%) Oracle
2 11 (11.34%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.12%) HP
3 4 (4.12%) SAP
4 3 (3.09%) Google
4 3 (3.09%) Tableau
4 3 (3.09%) VMware
5 2 (2.06%) Adobe
5 2 (2.06%) Cadence
5 2 (2.06%) IBM
5 2 (2.06%) IFS
5 2 (2.06%) Remedy
5 2 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.03%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.03%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.03%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.03%) Snow