Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 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
22 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 435 477 577
Rank change year-on-year +42 +100 -33
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 159 169 287
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.37% 0.33% 0.33%
As % of the Applications category 5.30% 3.84% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 107 161
10th Percentile £205 £126 £160
25th Percentile £270 £179 £275
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £350 £300 £413
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% -27.27% +3.13%
75th Percentile £540 £513 £525
90th Percentile £638 £590 £650
UK median daily rate £361 £300 £418
% change year-on-year +20.33% -28.14% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 14 38
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.43 £10.88
25th Percentile £13.81 £14.89 £11.38
Median hourly rate £17.13 £19.06 £19.08
Median % change year-on-year -10.13% -0.13% +13.64%
75th Percentile £27.94 £28.20 £28.25
90th Percentile £40.88 £32.25 £34.17
UK median hourly rate £17.13 £17.78 £19.50
% change year-on-year -3.66% -8.85% +16.14%

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 3,002 4,397 7,292
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 7.05% 8.71% 8.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,789 2,623 4,355
10th Percentile £153 £145 £145
25th Percentile £253 £208 £228
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £351 £375
Median % change year-on-year +14.12% -6.53% +1.35%
75th Percentile £500 £481 £488
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 312 480 591
10th Percentile £11.27 £11.50 £10.75
25th Percentile £13.50 £13.38 £12.68
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% +9.38% -
75th Percentile £32.25 £22.75 £24.18
90th Percentile £46.23 £42.53 £42.75
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £16.27
% change year-on-year +5.56% +10.63% +4.58%

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 22 April 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 22 April 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 22 April 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 +6 68 £350 -22.22% 10
North of England +60 29 £230 -23.33% 6
North West +43 22 £230 +37.31% 4
South East +39 18 £298 +58.67% 4
Midlands +33 17 £540 +116.00% 7
West Midlands +31 12 £521 +108.50% 3
East of England +30 12 £400 +59.36% 2
South West +43 9 £210 -6.92% 3
Yorkshire +32 6 - - 2
East Midlands +25 5 £625 +250.83% 4
North East +27 1 £220 +10.00%
Spreadsheet
UK

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 76 (47.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 50 (31.45%) Finance
3 30 (18.87%) SQL
4 28 (17.61%) Oracle
4 28 (17.61%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (15.09%) Security Cleared
7 23 (14.47%) Relational Database
8 22 (13.84%) ETL
9 21 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
10 20 (12.58%) Business Intelligence
10 20 (12.58%) MySQL
10 20 (12.58%) AWS
10 20 (12.58%) Data Analysis
10 20 (12.58%) Problem-Solving
11 19 (11.95%) Hadoop
11 19 (11.95%) Pentaho
12 18 (11.32%) Git (software)
12 18 (11.32%) Unit Testing
12 18 (11.32%) Data Acquisition
12 18 (11.32%) Cloudera
13 17 (10.69%) Ansible
13 17 (10.69%) HDFS
13 17 (10.69%) Jenkins
13 17 (10.69%) Impala
13 17 (10.69%) Power Platform
13 17 (10.69%) Release Management
13 17 (10.69%) Amazon S3
13 17 (10.69%) Apache Hive
13 17 (10.69%) Apache

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 17 (10.69%) Apache
2 5 (3.14%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.89%) SAS
4 2 (1.26%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.63%) Confluence
Applications
1 76 (47.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (9.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 14 (8.81%) MS Visio
4 12 (7.55%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (3.14%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (1.26%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.89%) Primavera
2 1 (0.63%) iTrent
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.63%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.63%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.63%) SAP PS
2 1 (0.63%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 20 (12.58%) AWS
2 17 (10.69%) Amazon S3
2 17 (10.69%) Power Platform
3 7 (4.40%) Azure
4 3 (1.89%) Microsoft 365
4 3 (1.89%) Power Automate
5 2 (1.26%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (1.26%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.63%) Azure Logic Apps
6 1 (0.63%) GCP
6 1 (0.63%) PowerApps
6 1 (0.63%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.89%) Intranet
2 2 (1.26%) Broadband
3 1 (0.63%) Firewall
3 1 (0.63%) Internet
3 1 (0.63%) NAS
3 1 (0.63%) VPN
3 1 (0.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (14.47%) Relational Database
2 20 (12.58%) MySQL
3 19 (11.95%) Hadoop
3 19 (11.95%) Pentaho
4 17 (10.69%) Apache Hive
4 17 (10.69%) Impala
5 16 (10.06%) Power BI
6 6 (3.77%) SQL Server
7 5 (3.14%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (3.14%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (3.14%) Tableau
8 4 (2.52%) MS Access
8 4 (2.52%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (2.52%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.89%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (1.89%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 3 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.26%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (1.26%) QGIS
10 2 (1.26%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 18 (11.32%) Git (software)
2 17 (10.69%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.89%) Postman
4 1 (0.63%) ER Studio
4 1 (0.63%) ERwin
4 1 (0.63%) JIRA
4 1 (0.63%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.63%) RStudio
4 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 50 (31.45%) Finance
2 14 (8.81%) Public Sector
3 11 (6.92%) Banking
3 11 (6.92%) Front Office
4 7 (4.40%) Retail
5 6 (3.77%) Local Government
6 4 (2.52%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.89%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.26%) Hungarian Language
8 2 (1.26%) Legal
8 2 (1.26%) Publishing
9 1 (0.63%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.63%) Fire and Rescue
9 1 (0.63%) Lithuanian Language
9 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.63%) Marketing
9 1 (0.63%) Romanian Language
Job Titles
1 52 (32.70%) Analyst
2 31 (19.50%) Data Analyst
3 25 (15.72%) Developer
4 11 (6.92%) Administrator
5 10 (6.29%) Project Officer
6 8 (5.03%) Excel Developer
7 7 (4.40%) Business Analyst
8 6 (3.77%) Front Office Developer
8 6 (3.77%) Project Control Officer
8 6 (3.77%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (3.14%) Information Analyst
9 5 (3.14%) Pentaho Developer
9 5 (3.14%) Programme Manager
9 5 (3.14%) Report Analyst
9 5 (3.14%) SQL Analyst
10 4 (2.52%) Data Administrator
10 4 (2.52%) Project Support Officer
10 4 (2.52%) SQL Developer
10 4 (2.52%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (2.52%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.52%) XML
2 3 (1.89%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (1.26%) Django
3 2 (1.26%) GraphQL
3 2 (1.26%) Lambda Expressions
3 2 (1.26%) PostGIS
3 2 (1.26%) Rendezvous
4 1 (0.63%) .NET
4 1 (0.63%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET Core
4 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.63%) HTML
4 1 (0.63%) jQuery
4 1 (0.63%) JSON
4 1 (0.63%) Kendo UI
4 1 (0.63%) LINQ
4 1 (0.63%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 28 (17.61%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.92%) Organisational Skills
3 8 (5.03%) NHS
4 7 (4.40%) Fixed Income
5 5 (3.14%) Analytical Mindset
5 5 (3.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (3.14%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.89%) Reinsurance
6 3 (1.89%) Social Media
6 3 (1.89%) User Experience
7 2 (1.26%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.26%) Derivative
7 2 (1.26%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (1.26%) Freedom of Information Act
7 2 (1.26%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.26%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.26%) Robotics
7 2 (1.26%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.63%) CMDB
8 1 (0.63%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.89%) Windows
2 2 (1.26%) VME
3 1 (0.63%) Unix
3 1 (0.63%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (13.84%) ETL
3 21 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (12.58%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (12.58%) Data Analysis
4 20 (12.58%) Problem-Solving
5 18 (11.32%) Data Acquisition
5 18 (11.32%) Unit Testing
6 17 (10.69%) Release Management
7 16 (10.06%) Configuration Management
8 14 (8.81%) Data Integration
9 13 (8.18%) Decision-Making
9 13 (8.18%) Requirements Gathering
10 12 (7.55%) Data Modelling
10 12 (7.55%) Project Management
11 11 (6.92%) Analytics
11 11 (6.92%) Migration
11 11 (6.92%) PRINCE2
12 9 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (5.03%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 30 (18.87%) SQL
2 11 (6.92%) Python
3 9 (5.66%) VBA
4 5 (3.14%) R
5 4 (2.52%) C
5 4 (2.52%) C#
5 4 (2.52%) Java
5 4 (2.52%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.89%) C++
7 2 (1.26%) VB
8 1 (0.63%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (15.09%) Security Cleared
2 12 (7.55%) Degree
2 12 (7.55%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.29%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.89%) HNC
6 2 (1.26%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.26%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.26%) HND
6 2 (1.26%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (1.26%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.26%) PMP
7 1 (0.63%) CIPD
7 1 (0.63%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.18%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.14%) PMO
3 3 (1.89%) GDPR
4 2 (1.26%) ECSS
5 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 17 (10.69%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 17 (10.69%) Ansible
Vendors
1 28 (17.61%) Oracle
2 18 (11.32%) Cloudera
3 13 (8.18%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.40%) SAP
5 4 (2.52%) Citrix
6 3 (1.89%) Google
6 3 (1.89%) Informatica
7 2 (1.26%) Capita
7 2 (1.26%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.26%) Pega
7 2 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.26%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.63%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.63%) Facebook
8 1 (0.63%) HP
8 1 (0.63%) Planview
8 1 (0.63%) SIMUL8
8 1 (0.63%) Twitter
8 1 (0.63%) Workday
8 1 (0.63%) YouTube