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 3 months to 29 June 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
UK > England
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 432 445 418
Rank change year-on-year +13 -27  
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 165 177 230
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.38% 0.36% 0.45%
As % of the Applications category 4.37% 3.93% 4.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 116 126
England median daily rate £425 £313 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.00% -18.03%  
10th Percentile £172 £156 £157
90th Percentile £688 £538 £607
UK median daily rate £425 £313 £350
% change year-on-year +36.00% -10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 17
England median hourly rate £14.47 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.18% -10.00%  
10th Percentile £10.48 £10.25 £9.40
90th Percentile £21.65 £16.09 £37.90
UK median hourly rate £14.47 £13.50 £14.19
% change year-on-year +7.18% -4.87%  

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 England with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 3777 4502 5499
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 8.74% 9.13% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3479 4436 5000
England median daily rate £375 £338 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.94% -0.58%  
10th Percentile £163 £150 £155
90th Percentile £550 £528 £538
UK median daily rate £370 £335 £338
% change year-on-year +10.44% -0.74%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 394 557 697
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.97 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +7.74%  
10th Percentile £10.03 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.70 £38.00 £35.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year +6.06% +4.76%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +15 100 £465 +16.25% 11
South East +8 21 £335 +9.92% 3
North of England +51 13 £325 +44.44% 6
South West -1 13 £120 -52.75% 4
Midlands +18 12 £450 +125.00% 5
West Midlands +29 11 £450 +136.84% 3
North West +28 6 £325 +30.91% 6
Yorkshire +13 6 £200 -13.04%
East of England -13 6 £363 +38.09% 3
North East +71 1 £325 +75.67%
East Midlands -7 1 - - 2
Spreadsheet
UK

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 England region with a requirement for Spreadsheet.

1 162 (44.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 113 (30.96%) Finance
3 110 (30.14%) Microsoft
4 79 (21.64%) Agile Software Development
5 77 (21.10%) Analytical Skills
6 75 (20.55%) SQL
7 58 (15.89%) Windows
8 48 (13.15%) Data Analysis
9 44 (12.05%) Python
10 43 (11.78%) Banking
11 41 (11.23%) Project Management
12 37 (10.14%) Microsoft Office
12 37 (10.14%) Analytics
13 36 (9.86%) VBA
14 33 (9.04%) C#
14 33 (9.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 32 (8.77%) Security Cleared
16 31 (8.49%) Degree
17 29 (7.95%) .NET
18 27 (7.40%) Migration
19 25 (6.85%) Active Directory
19 25 (6.85%) Visualisation
20 24 (6.58%) Management Information System
20 24 (6.58%) Windows 7
21 21 (5.75%) Business Intelligence
21 21 (5.75%) Derivative
21 21 (5.75%) Data Visualisation
22 20 (5.48%) Investment Banking
22 20 (5.48%) SharePoint
22 20 (5.48%) SQL Server

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 20 (5.48%) SharePoint
2 14 (3.84%) CMS
3 4 (1.10%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.10%) IIS
4 3 (0.82%) SAS
5 2 (0.55%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.27%) Confluence
6 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 162 (44.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 37 (10.14%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (4.38%) MS Visio
4 14 (3.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (3.29%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.55%) SPSS
7 1 (0.27%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 4 (1.10%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.55%) Primavera
2 2 (0.55%) RMDS
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.27%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.27%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.27%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.27%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.27%) SAP PS
3 1 (0.27%) SnowdropKCS
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.19%) Office 365
2 7 (1.92%) Google Analytics
3 5 (1.37%) GitHub
4 4 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.82%) Trello
6 2 (0.55%) SaaS
7 1 (0.27%) AdWords
7 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.27%) Google Tag Manager
7 1 (0.27%) IaaS
7 1 (0.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.92%) Internet
2 5 (1.37%) DNS
3 4 (1.10%) Intranet
4 3 (0.82%) Wireless
5 2 (0.55%) DHCP
5 2 (0.55%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.55%) VoIP
5 2 (0.55%) VPN
6 1 (0.27%) Broadband
6 1 (0.27%) Firewall
6 1 (0.27%) IMAP
6 1 (0.27%) LAN
6 1 (0.27%) Skype
6 1 (0.27%) SMS
6 1 (0.27%) WAN
6 1 (0.27%) WebEx
6 1 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (5.48%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (3.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (2.47%) Big Data
4 9 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (2.19%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.92%) QlikView
6 7 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (1.64%) MS Access
8 5 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (1.37%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (1.10%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.10%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.82%) PowerPivot
10 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (0.55%) Oracle Smart View
11 2 (0.55%) Power BI
11 2 (0.55%) Spotfire
11 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (1.37%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.10%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.10%) MSI
3 4 (1.10%) Selenium
4 3 (0.82%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 3 (0.82%) JIRA
4 3 (0.82%) WiX
5 2 (0.55%) Hudson
5 2 (0.55%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.55%) NUnit
5 2 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.55%) SpecFlow
5 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.27%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.27%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.27%) TeamCity
General
1 113 (30.96%) Finance
2 43 (11.78%) Banking
3 20 (5.48%) Investment Banking
4 17 (4.66%) Front Office
5 13 (3.56%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.47%) Publishing
7 7 (1.92%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.64%) Legal
8 6 (1.64%) Marketing
9 5 (1.37%) Back Office
10 4 (1.10%) Advertising
11 3 (0.82%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.82%) Retail
12 2 (0.55%) Billing
12 2 (0.55%) Electronics
12 2 (0.55%) Law
12 2 (0.55%) Local Government
12 2 (0.55%) Military
13 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 126 (34.52%) Analyst
2 76 (20.82%) Developer
3 32 (8.77%) Data Analyst
4 31 (8.49%) Business Analyst
5 28 (7.67%) Python Developer
6 24 (6.58%) Quantitative Developer
7 23 (6.30%) Project Manager
8 20 (5.48%) Coordinator
9 18 (4.93%) .NET Developer
10 17 (4.66%) Administrator
11 16 (4.38%) Excel Developer
11 16 (4.38%) Systems Analyst
12 14 (3.84%) C++ Developer
12 14 (3.84%) C++ Pricing Developer
13 12 (3.29%) C# Developer
13 12 (3.29%) Project Coordinator
13 12 (3.29%) Senior Analyst
13 12 (3.29%) Support Officer
14 11 (3.01%) Business Manager
14 11 (3.01%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (7.95%) .NET
2 20 (5.48%) XML
3 14 (3.84%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 14 (3.84%) STL
4 12 (3.29%) Web Services
5 10 (2.74%) ASP.NET
6 5 (1.37%) D3.js
7 4 (1.10%) Three.js
8 3 (0.82%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 3 (0.82%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (0.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (0.82%) Breeze.js
8 3 (0.82%) Durandal
8 3 (0.82%) Entity Framework
8 3 (0.82%) Express
8 3 (0.82%) HTML
8 3 (0.82%) jQuery
8 3 (0.82%) Kendo UI
8 3 (0.82%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (0.82%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 77 (21.10%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (9.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 24 (6.58%) Management Information System
4 21 (5.75%) Derivative
5 17 (4.66%) Data Centre
6 15 (4.11%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 15 (4.11%) NHS
7 14 (3.84%) Fixed Income
7 14 (3.84%) Swaptions
8 9 (2.47%) Data Protection Act
9 8 (2.19%) Data Structures
9 8 (2.19%) PMI
10 7 (1.92%) Computer Science
11 6 (1.64%) CMDB
12 5 (1.37%) Algorithms
13 4 (1.10%) Equity Derivative
13 4 (1.10%) Hedge funds
14 3 (0.82%) Blog
14 3 (0.82%) CCTV
14 3 (0.82%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 58 (15.89%) Windows
2 24 (6.58%) Windows 7
3 11 (3.01%) Linux
4 8 (2.19%) Windows 10
5 6 (1.64%) Windows 8
6 4 (1.10%) Unix
7 3 (0.82%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.82%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.55%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.27%) Android
9 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (21.64%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (13.15%) Data Analysis
3 41 (11.23%) Project Management
4 37 (10.14%) Analytics
5 27 (7.40%) Migration
6 25 (6.85%) Visualisation
7 21 (5.75%) Business Intelligence
7 21 (5.75%) Data Visualisation
8 20 (5.48%) Stakeholder Management
9 19 (5.21%) PRINCE2
10 18 (4.93%) Asset Management
10 18 (4.93%) Data Management
11 17 (4.66%) Quantitative Research
11 17 (4.66%) Validation
12 16 (4.38%) Business Analysis
12 16 (4.38%) Time Management
13 15 (4.11%) Data Protection
13 15 (4.11%) Process Improvement
14 14 (3.84%) Mathematics
14 14 (3.84%) Risk Analytics
Programming Languages
1 75 (20.55%) SQL
2 44 (12.05%) Python
3 36 (9.86%) VBA
4 33 (9.04%) C#
5 14 (3.84%) C++
6 8 (2.19%) Java
6 8 (2.19%) R
6 8 (2.19%) T-SQL
6 8 (2.19%) VB
7 5 (1.37%) JavaScript
8 4 (1.10%) C
8 4 (1.10%) MATLAB
9 3 (0.82%) TypeScript
9 3 (0.82%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.55%) Go
10 2 (0.55%) Perl
10 2 (0.55%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.55%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.55%) Ruby
10 2 (0.55%) VB6
Qualifications
1 32 (8.77%) Security Cleared
2 31 (8.49%) Degree
3 14 (3.84%) PhD
3 14 (3.84%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.19%) PMI Certification
5 7 (1.92%) DBS Check
5 7 (1.92%) DV Cleared
6 6 (1.64%) CTC Cleared
6 6 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (1.37%) ACCA
7 5 (1.37%) BICSI Certification
7 5 (1.37%) CCNA
7 5 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.37%) JNCIA
7 5 (1.37%) JNCIS
7 5 (1.37%) LPIC
7 5 (1.37%) MCSE
7 5 (1.37%) Postgraduate
7 5 (1.37%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.66%) SLA
2 11 (3.01%) PMO
3 10 (2.74%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.64%) IFRS
4 6 (1.64%) ISO 9000
4 6 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.37%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (1.37%) GDPR
5 5 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 5 (1.37%) QA
6 3 (0.82%) IFRS 9
7 2 (0.55%) MiFID
8 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.27%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (6.85%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.64%) Firmware
4 2 (0.55%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.27%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (0.55%) AppDNA
2 1 (0.27%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.27%) SCCM
2 1 (0.27%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 110 (30.14%) Microsoft
2 18 (4.93%) Oracle
3 17 (4.66%) Bloomberg
4 16 (4.38%) Reuters
5 15 (4.11%) HP
6 12 (3.29%) Google
7 9 (2.47%) CheckPoint
7 9 (2.47%) Tableau
8 7 (1.92%) SAP
8 7 (1.92%) VMware
9 5 (1.37%) Cisco
9 5 (1.37%) Dell
9 5 (1.37%) Juniper
10 4 (1.10%) Apple
10 4 (1.10%) CA
10 4 (1.10%) Citrix
10 4 (1.10%) DevExpress
10 4 (1.10%) IFS
10 4 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.82%) LANDesk
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Rate: £200 - £265 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £550 - £600 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 9 days ago