Period
to 22 January 2022

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 January 2022 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 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 480 410 547
Rank change year-on-year -70 +137 +13
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 278 147 192
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.40% 0.43% 0.29%
As % of the Applications category 5.29% 5.91% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 96 117
10th Percentile £150 £233 £127
25th Percentile £225 £306 £200
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £430 £400 £325
Median % change year-on-year +7.50% +23.08% -13.33%
75th Percentile £575 £538 £445
90th Percentile £775 £718 £533
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £325
% change year-on-year +6.25% +23.08% -12.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 22 19
10th Percentile £11.65 £12.05 £11.35
25th Percentile £12.00 £13.56 £14.13
Median hourly rate £14.50 £18.56 £20.11
Median % change year-on-year -21.89% -7.70% +9.62%
75th Percentile £25.75 £28.30 £28.75
90th Percentile £28.75 £42.64 £35.40
UK median hourly rate £14.50 £17.13 £18.00
% change year-on-year -15.33% -4.86% -0.61%

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 5,254 2,487 5,797
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 7.61% 7.24% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,386 1,591 3,469
10th Percentile £150 £135 £140
25th Percentile £250 £213 £213
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £420 £375 £355
Median % change year-on-year +12.00% +5.63% -5.33%
75th Percentile £538 £488 £475
90th Percentile £625 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £425 £374 £355
% change year-on-year +13.71% +5.28% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 456 204 573
10th Percentile £10.77 £12.50 £11.38
25th Percentile £14.09 £13.77 £13.50
Median hourly rate £19.52 £21.00 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year -7.05% +20.00% +9.38%
75th Percentile £36.81 £37.63 £23.47
90th Percentile £49.25 £50.00 £44.95
UK median hourly rate £19.52 £20.45 £18.00
% change year-on-year -4.55% +13.61% +12.50%

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 January 2022.

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 January 2022.

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 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London -125 116 £525 +16.67% 19
Midlands -25 44 £363 -29.95% 12
South East -48 38 £310 -21.52% 11
West Midlands -21 36 £350 -32.37% 11
North of England -60 31 £233 -37.16% 9
North West -49 21 £189 -52.81% 5
South West -40 18 £395 +34.63% 8
East of England -36 17 £540 +47.95% 5
Yorkshire -32 10 £375 +68.54% 3
East Midlands -27 8 £413 -23.26% 1
Spreadsheet
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, 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.

1 107 (38.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 76 (27.34%) Social Skills
3 69 (24.82%) Finance
4 55 (19.78%) Microsoft
5 53 (19.06%) Analytical Skills
6 43 (15.47%) Project Management
7 40 (14.39%) Agile Software Development
8 38 (13.67%) Problem-Solving
9 37 (13.31%) Public Sector
10 34 (12.23%) SQL
11 31 (11.15%) Oracle
11 31 (11.15%) Management Information System
12 30 (10.79%) Degree
13 27 (9.71%) Microsoft Office
14 26 (9.35%) Organisational Skills
15 25 (8.99%) Configuration Management
16 24 (8.63%) ETL
16 24 (8.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
16 24 (8.63%) Stakeholder Management
16 24 (8.63%) Banking
17 22 (7.91%) Data Analysis
17 22 (7.91%) Business Intelligence
17 22 (7.91%) Decision-Making
18 21 (7.55%) Legacy Systems
19 20 (7.19%) Security Cleared
19 20 (7.19%) Data Quality
20 19 (6.83%) Analytics
20 19 (6.83%) AWS
20 19 (6.83%) Windows
21 18 (6.47%) Java

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 (4.68%) Apache
2 8 (2.88%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.08%) Confluence
4 1 (0.36%) Documentum
4 1 (0.36%) IIS
4 1 (0.36%) SAS
Applications
1 107 (38.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (9.71%) Microsoft Office
3 24 (8.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (3.24%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (2.52%) MS Visio
6 6 (2.16%) SPSS
7 2 (0.72%) Windchill
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Smart View
Business Applications
1 2 (0.72%) Primavera
1 2 (0.72%) SAP MDG
1 2 (0.72%) SAP PS
1 2 (0.72%) SAP S/4HANA
1 2 (0.72%) SimCorp Dimension
1 2 (0.72%) Summit
2 1 (0.36%) CA PPM
2 1 (0.36%) Eikon
2 1 (0.36%) HFM
2 1 (0.36%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.36%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.36%) SAP MDM
2 1 (0.36%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.83%) AWS
2 13 (4.68%) Amazon S3
2 13 (4.68%) Power Platform
3 7 (2.52%) Microsoft 365
4 6 (2.16%) Google Docs
5 5 (1.80%) Azure
6 4 (1.44%) Azure Logic Apps
7 3 (1.08%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (1.08%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 3 (1.08%) Azure Functions
7 3 (1.08%) Azure Storage
7 3 (1.08%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (1.08%) Google Sheets
7 3 (1.08%) Google Workspace
7 3 (1.08%) Serverless
8 2 (0.72%) GCP
8 2 (0.72%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.36%) Azure Monitor
9 1 (0.36%) SaaS
9 1 (0.36%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.36%) LAN
1 1 (0.36%) VoIP
1 1 (0.36%) WAN
1 1 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.12%) Relational Database
2 15 (5.40%) Hadoop
3 14 (5.04%) MySQL
4 13 (4.68%) Apache Hive
4 13 (4.68%) Impala
4 13 (4.68%) Pentaho
4 13 (4.68%) Power BI
5 11 (3.96%) Tableau
6 10 (3.60%) SQL Server
7 8 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (2.52%) Big Data
9 4 (1.44%) Data Lake
10 3 (1.08%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (1.08%) Metadata
10 3 (1.08%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.08%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.08%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.36%) BODI
Development Applications
1 14 (5.04%) Jenkins
2 13 (4.68%) Git (software)
3 9 (3.24%) JIRA
4 1 (0.36%) LSMW
4 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 76 (27.34%) Social Skills
2 69 (24.82%) Finance
3 53 (19.06%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (13.31%) Public Sector
5 26 (9.35%) Organisational Skills
6 24 (8.63%) Banking
7 16 (5.76%) Front Office
8 11 (3.96%) Retail
9 8 (2.88%) Presentation Skills
10 6 (2.16%) Back Office
10 6 (2.16%) Documentation Skills
11 5 (1.80%) Law
11 5 (1.80%) Legal
12 4 (1.44%) Marketing
12 4 (1.44%) Publishing
13 3 (1.08%) Influencing Skills
13 3 (1.08%) Investment Banking
13 3 (1.08%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.72%) Advertising
14 2 (0.72%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 108 (38.85%) Analyst
2 46 (16.55%) Business Analyst
3 35 (12.59%) Data Analyst
4 26 (9.35%) Administrator
5 20 (7.19%) Developer
6 17 (6.12%) Consultant
6 17 (6.12%) Coordinator
6 17 (6.12%) Project Manager
7 10 (3.60%) Electronic Trading Consultant
7 10 (3.60%) IT Administrator
7 10 (3.60%) Java Consultant
7 10 (3.60%) Pricing Consultant
8 9 (3.24%) Excel Analyst
8 9 (3.24%) IT Analyst
9 8 (2.88%) Project Coordinator
9 8 (2.88%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (2.52%) Architect
10 7 (2.52%) HR Analyst
10 7 (2.52%) Project Administrator
10 7 (2.52%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.88%) .NET
2 5 (1.80%) HTML
3 3 (1.08%) .NET Core
3 3 (1.08%) Blazor
3 3 (1.08%) HTML5
3 3 (1.08%) JSON
3 3 (1.08%) Web Services
4 2 (0.72%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.36%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET Core
5 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.36%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.36%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.36%) IDoc
5 1 (0.36%) jQuery
5 1 (0.36%) Kendo UI
5 1 (0.36%) LINQ
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.36%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.36%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.15%) Management Information System
2 21 (7.55%) Legacy Systems
3 15 (5.40%) Fixed Income
4 10 (3.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 10 (3.60%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (2.52%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.16%) Data Protection Act
6 6 (2.16%) Derivative
7 5 (1.80%) Freedom of Information
7 5 (1.80%) Freedom of Information Act
7 5 (1.80%) NHS
8 4 (1.44%) Smartphone
8 4 (1.44%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.08%) Cloud Native
9 3 (1.08%) CMDB
9 3 (1.08%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.08%) Learning Management System
9 3 (1.08%) Reference Data
9 3 (1.08%) Social Media
9 3 (1.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (6.83%) Windows
2 8 (2.88%) Linux
3 4 (1.44%) Unix
3 4 (1.44%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.72%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.72%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.36%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (15.47%) Project Management
2 40 (14.39%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (13.67%) Problem-Solving
4 25 (8.99%) Configuration Management
5 24 (8.63%) ETL
5 24 (8.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (7.91%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (7.91%) Data Analysis
6 22 (7.91%) Decision-Making
7 19 (6.83%) Analytics
8 18 (6.47%) Data Acquisition
8 18 (6.47%) Migration
9 17 (6.12%) Validation
10 16 (5.76%) Data Integration
11 15 (5.40%) Release Management
12 14 (5.04%) Requirements Gathering
12 14 (5.04%) Workflow
12 14 (5.04%) Workshop Facilitation
13 13 (4.68%) Software Engineering
14 12 (4.32%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (12.23%) SQL
2 18 (6.47%) Java
3 9 (3.24%) VBA
4 8 (2.88%) Python
5 6 (2.16%) C#
5 6 (2.16%) T-SQL
6 5 (1.80%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.44%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.08%) C++
8 3 (1.08%) Go
8 3 (1.08%) R
9 2 (0.72%) C
9 2 (0.72%) Lua
10 1 (0.36%) ABAP
10 1 (0.36%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.36%) PHP
10 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (10.79%) Degree
2 20 (7.19%) Security Cleared
3 14 (5.04%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.80%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.44%) PMI Certification
5 4 (1.44%) PMP
6 2 (0.72%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.36%) CCNA
7 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.36%) CISSP
7 1 (0.36%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.36%) ISEB
7 1 (0.36%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.36%) MCSE
7 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.19%) Data Quality
2 17 (6.12%) PMO
3 13 (4.68%) QA
4 6 (2.16%) GDPR
5 3 (1.08%) Accessibility
5 3 (1.08%) IFRS
5 3 (1.08%) SLA
5 3 (1.08%) WCAG
6 2 (0.72%) GAAP
7 1 (0.36%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
7 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 17025
7 1 (0.36%) ISO17020
7 1 (0.36%) ITGC
7 1 (0.36%) SEPA
System Software
1 13 (4.68%) HDFS
2 5 (1.80%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.08%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (4.68%) Ansible
2 3 (1.08%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.36%) SCCM
Vendors
1 55 (19.78%) Microsoft
2 31 (11.15%) Oracle
3 17 (6.12%) SAP
4 15 (5.40%) ServiceNow
5 14 (5.04%) Google
6 13 (4.68%) Cloudera
7 4 (1.44%) Alteryx
8 3 (1.08%) MuleSoft
8 3 (1.08%) Sage
8 3 (1.08%) Talend
9 2 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.72%) SimCorp
10 1 (0.36%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.36%) LabWare
10 1 (0.36%) LogLogic
10 1 (0.36%) Meraki
10 1 (0.36%) Northgate
10 1 (0.36%) Nuix
10 1 (0.36%) Remedy
10 1 (0.36%) Splunk