Period
to 19 September 2021

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 19 September 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
UK > England
6 months to
19 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 515 375 554
Rank change year-on-year -140 +179 +51
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 197 108 259
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.31% 0.42% 0.32%
As % of the Applications category 4.10% 5.19% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 73 151
10th Percentile £165 £207 £158
25th Percentile £313 £350 £269
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £432 £352
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +22.73% -6.13%
75th Percentile £638 £523 £475
90th Percentile £800 £720 £588
UK median daily rate £440 £441 £355
% change year-on-year -0.23% +24.23% -5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 12 22
10th Percentile £11.72 £11.25 £10.23
25th Percentile £13.33 £12.03 £11.25
Median hourly rate £16.07 £16.24 £13.25
Median % change year-on-year -1.05% +22.53% -17.28%
75th Percentile £27.12 £28.75 £17.66
90th Percentile £29.43 £34.15 £29.88
UK median hourly rate £16.07 £13.49 £14.25
% change year-on-year +19.09% -5.33% -12.31%

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 4,808 2,081 6,803
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 7.65% 8.07% 8.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,977 1,289 4,117
10th Percentile £155 £135 £147
25th Percentile £275 £225 £231
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £400 £375
Median % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
75th Percentile £538 £500 £481
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £381 £375
% change year-on-year +11.48% +1.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 417 183 576
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.19 £10.90
25th Percentile £13.25 £13.26 £13.13
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.00
Median % change year-on-year -5.41% +8.82% +3.03%
75th Percentile £26.50 £29.13 £27.75
90th Percentile £44.50 £48.60 £49.38
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £18.74 £17.25
% change year-on-year -6.62% +8.64% +4.55%

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 19 September 2021.

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 19 September 2021.

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 19 September 2021. 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 -146 85 £531 +3.66% 11
Midlands -53 32 £429 +7.13% 6
South East -75 30 £381 -2.31% 9
West Midlands -46 25 £429 +7.13% 3
North of England -81 22 £278 -33.29% 17
North West -64 16 £230 -46.76% 9
East of England -32 10 £625 +171.74% 6
South West -32 10 £440 - 2
East Midlands -34 7 £456 +14.06% 3
Yorkshire -41 6 £394 +76.97% 6
Spreadsheet
UK

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 England region with a requirement for Spreadsheet.

1 77 (39.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 63 (31.98%) Social Skills
3 50 (25.38%) Finance
4 45 (22.84%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (19.29%) Analytical Skills
6 31 (15.74%) SQL
7 30 (15.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 29 (14.72%) Microsoft
9 27 (13.71%) Problem-Solving
10 26 (13.20%) Project Management
11 25 (12.69%) Organisational Skills
12 24 (12.18%) Migration
13 22 (11.17%) ETL
14 20 (10.15%) Microsoft Office
15 17 (8.63%) Oracle
16 16 (8.12%) Management Information System
16 16 (8.12%) Public Sector
16 16 (8.12%) Hadoop
16 16 (8.12%) AWS
17 15 (7.61%) Decision-Making
17 15 (7.61%) Data Acquisition
17 15 (7.61%) Data Analysis
18 14 (7.11%) Business Intelligence
18 14 (7.11%) Legacy Systems
18 14 (7.11%) Git (software)
19 13 (6.60%) Pentaho
19 13 (6.60%) Security Cleared
19 13 (6.60%) MySQL
19 13 (6.60%) Banking
19 13 (6.60%) Retail

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 8 (4.06%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.55%) Apache
3 3 (1.52%) Confluence
4 2 (1.02%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.51%) IIS
Applications
1 77 (39.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (10.15%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (3.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (3.05%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (1.52%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.52%) SPSS
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Smart View
Business Applications
1 2 (1.02%) SAP S/4HANA
1 2 (1.02%) SimCorp Dimension
2 1 (0.51%) CA PPM
2 1 (0.51%) Eikon
2 1 (0.51%) HFM
2 1 (0.51%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.51%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.51%) SAP MDG
2 1 (0.51%) SAP MDM
2 1 (0.51%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.12%) AWS
2 12 (6.09%) Power Platform
3 11 (5.58%) Amazon S3
4 10 (5.08%) Microsoft 365
5 6 (3.05%) Google Workspace
6 5 (2.54%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (2.54%) Azure
7 3 (1.52%) Power Automate
7 3 (1.52%) PowerApps
8 2 (1.02%) Azure Logic Apps
8 2 (1.02%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (1.02%) Google Docs
8 2 (1.02%) Snowflake
9 1 (0.51%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.51%) Amazon EKS
9 1 (0.51%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.51%) MailChimp
9 1 (0.51%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.05%) VPN
2 5 (2.54%) Firewall
2 5 (2.54%) IPsec
2 5 (2.54%) SSL
3 3 (1.52%) Internet
4 1 (0.51%) VoIP
4 1 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.12%) Hadoop
2 13 (6.60%) MySQL
2 13 (6.60%) Pentaho
3 12 (6.09%) Relational Database
4 11 (5.58%) Big Data
4 11 (5.58%) Power BI
5 9 (4.57%) SQL Server
6 7 (3.55%) Apache Hive
6 7 (3.55%) Impala
7 5 (2.54%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.54%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.03%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.52%) Tableau
10 2 (1.02%) GIS
10 2 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.02%) PowerPivot
10 2 (1.02%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.02%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 14 (7.11%) Git (software)
2 12 (6.09%) Jenkins
2 12 (6.09%) JIRA
3 1 (0.51%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.51%) GitLab
3 1 (0.51%) LSMW
3 1 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.51%) Subversion
3 1 (0.51%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 63 (31.98%) Social Skills
2 50 (25.38%) Finance
3 38 (19.29%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (12.69%) Organisational Skills
5 16 (8.12%) Public Sector
6 13 (6.60%) Banking
6 13 (6.60%) Retail
7 12 (6.09%) Front Office
8 6 (3.05%) Presentation Skills
9 4 (2.03%) Telecoms
10 3 (1.52%) Back Office
10 3 (1.52%) Documentation Skills
11 2 (1.02%) Fire and Rescue
11 2 (1.02%) Law
11 2 (1.02%) Legal
11 2 (1.02%) Local Government
11 2 (1.02%) Manufacturing
11 2 (1.02%) Publishing
12 1 (0.51%) Billing
12 1 (0.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 59 (29.95%) Analyst
2 23 (11.68%) Administrator
3 22 (11.17%) Developer
4 20 (10.15%) Data Analyst
5 15 (7.61%) Business Analyst
6 12 (6.09%) Consultant
7 11 (5.58%) IT Administrator
7 11 (5.58%) Project Manager
8 9 (4.57%) Programme Manager
9 8 (4.06%) Electronic Trading Consultant
9 8 (4.06%) Java Consultant
9 8 (4.06%) Pricing Consultant
9 8 (4.06%) Technical Manager
10 7 (3.55%) Project Officer
10 7 (3.55%) Python Developer
11 6 (3.05%) Excel Analyst
11 6 (3.05%) Software Engineer
11 6 (3.05%) Technical Project Manager
12 5 (2.54%) Bid Manager
12 5 (2.54%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.03%) .NET
2 2 (1.02%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.02%) CSS
2 2 (1.02%) HTML
2 2 (1.02%) HTML5 Canvas
2 2 (1.02%) REST
3 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.51%) BAPI
3 1 (0.51%) Django
3 1 (0.51%) GraphQL
3 1 (0.51%) IDoc
3 1 (0.51%) JSON
3 1 (0.51%) Lambda Expressions
3 1 (0.51%) MobX
3 1 (0.51%) NHibernate
3 1 (0.51%) Node.js
3 1 (0.51%) Nuxt
3 1 (0.51%) React
3 1 (0.51%) React Native
3 1 (0.51%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.12%) Management Information System
2 14 (7.11%) Legacy Systems
3 11 (5.58%) Analytical Mindset
4 10 (5.08%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (4.57%) Fixed Income
5 9 (4.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (2.54%) Derivative
6 5 (2.54%) NHS
6 5 (2.54%) Reinsurance
7 4 (2.03%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.52%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.52%) User Experience
9 2 (1.02%) Replication
10 1 (0.51%) CMDB
10 1 (0.51%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.51%) IPTV
10 1 (0.51%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.51%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.51%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.51%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.58%) Windows
2 4 (2.03%) Linux
2 4 (2.03%) Unix
3 3 (1.52%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.02%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.51%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (22.84%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (15.23%) Stakeholder Management
3 27 (13.71%) Problem-Solving
4 26 (13.20%) Project Management
5 24 (12.18%) Migration
6 22 (11.17%) ETL
7 15 (7.61%) Data Acquisition
7 15 (7.61%) Data Analysis
7 15 (7.61%) Decision-Making
8 14 (7.11%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (6.60%) Release Management
10 12 (6.09%) Programme Management
11 11 (5.58%) Configuration Management
11 11 (5.58%) Data Integration
11 11 (5.58%) Software Engineering
11 11 (5.58%) Unit Testing
12 10 (5.08%) Asset Management
12 10 (5.08%) Software Delivery
12 10 (5.08%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (4.57%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (15.74%) SQL
2 11 (5.58%) Python
3 9 (4.57%) Java
3 9 (4.57%) VBA
4 6 (3.05%) C
5 4 (2.03%) C#
6 3 (1.52%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.52%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.02%) C++
7 2 (1.02%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.02%) R
7 2 (1.02%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.02%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.51%) ABAP
8 1 (0.51%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (0.51%) LINC
8 1 (0.51%) PHP
8 1 (0.51%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (6.60%) Security Cleared
2 11 (5.58%) Degree
3 5 (2.54%) DV Cleared
3 5 (2.54%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.52%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.52%) PMP
5 2 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.02%) HND
5 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.51%) CISSP
6 1 (0.51%) MBA
6 1 (0.51%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.58%) Data Quality
2 8 (4.06%) PMO
3 7 (3.55%) QA
4 5 (2.54%) GDPR
5 3 (1.52%) SLA
6 2 (1.02%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (1.02%) ECSS
7 1 (0.51%) GAAP
7 1 (0.51%) IFRS
7 1 (0.51%) ITGC
System Software
1 7 (3.55%) HDFS
2 3 (1.52%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.51%) Docker
3 1 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (3.55%) Ansible
2 1 (0.51%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 29 (14.72%) Microsoft
2 17 (8.63%) Oracle
3 10 (5.08%) SAP
4 9 (4.57%) Cloudera
5 8 (4.06%) Google
6 7 (3.55%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (3.55%) ServiceNow
7 6 (3.05%) Informatica
8 3 (1.52%) Apple
8 3 (1.52%) Sage
9 2 (1.02%) Alteryx
9 2 (1.02%) Mapinfo
9 2 (1.02%) Minitab
9 2 (1.02%) SimCorp
9 2 (1.02%) VMware
10 1 (0.51%) Cadence
10 1 (0.51%) HubSpot
10 1 (0.51%) Proofpoint
10 1 (0.51%) Talend
10 1 (0.51%) Twitter