Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 504 450 472
Rank change year-on-year -54 +22 -82
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 366 475 452
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.39% 0.49% 0.43%
As % of the Applications category 4.37% 5.31% 4.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 295 269
England median daily rate £400 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -7.14% +16.67%
10th Percentile £184 £163 £160
90th Percentile £688 £521 £575
UK median daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +23.08% -7.14% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 49 42
England median hourly rate £14.98 £11.79 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.08% -21.40% -1.32%
10th Percentile £11.10 £9.25 £9.00
90th Percentile £20.00 £23.75 £28.75
UK median hourly rate £14.97 £12.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +24.71% -20.00% -

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 8374 8941 10809
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 8.90% 9.25% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5142 5248 6365
England median daily rate £355 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.43% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £148 £150 £153
90th Percentile £575 £525 £538
UK median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 690 875 1031
England median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.06% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.30 £9.75
90th Percentile £35.00 £40.50 £36.50
UK median hourly rate £15.50 £16.15 £15.63
% change year-on-year -4.02% +3.36% +4.17%

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 -32 218 £475 +30.14% 20
South East -17 54 £325 +8.33% 5
North of England +48 29 £290 +4.50% 5
Midlands +3 24 £300 +20.00% 5
East of England -36 20 £350 +27.27% 3
South West -2 19 £359 -6.21%
West Midlands +21 17 £325 +52.94% 4
Yorkshire +10 13 £228 -5.82% 3
North West +10 11 £335 -5.63% 2
East Midlands -9 7 £141 -43.60% 1
North East - 5 £275 -
Spreadsheet
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 192 (52.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 132 (36.07%) Finance
3 86 (23.50%) Microsoft
3 86 (23.50%) Analytical Skills
4 62 (16.94%) VBA
5 50 (13.66%) Project Management
6 46 (12.57%) Analytics
7 45 (12.30%) Microsoft Office
8 44 (12.02%) Agile Software Development
9 43 (11.75%) SQL
10 42 (11.48%) C#
11 41 (11.20%) Windows
12 39 (10.66%) Front Office
13 38 (10.38%) Python
13 38 (10.38%) Data Analysis
14 37 (10.11%) Security Cleared
15 36 (9.84%) Business Intelligence
15 36 (9.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 35 (9.56%) Banking
17 33 (9.02%) C++
18 29 (7.92%) Migration
18 29 (7.92%) PRINCE2
18 29 (7.92%) Internet
19 28 (7.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
19 28 (7.65%) Derivative
20 27 (7.38%) Workflow
21 26 (7.10%) Degree
22 25 (6.83%) Fixed Income
23 24 (6.56%) XML
23 24 (6.56%) QA

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 18 (4.92%) SharePoint
2 16 (4.37%) SAS
3 12 (3.28%) CMS
4 7 (1.91%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (0.82%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.55%) Confluence
6 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.55%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.27%) IIS
7 1 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 192 (52.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 45 (12.30%) Microsoft Office
3 28 (7.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 20 (5.46%) MS Visio
5 14 (3.83%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.82%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.27%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 8 (2.19%) Oracle EBS R12
1 8 (2.19%) Oracle General Ledger
1 8 (2.19%) Oracle Payables
1 8 (2.19%) Oracle Receivables
2 7 (1.91%) Oracle Assets
2 7 (1.91%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.91%) Oracle Financials
2 7 (1.91%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 7 (1.91%) Oracle iProcurement
2 7 (1.91%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 4 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.09%) RMDS
4 3 (0.82%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.82%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.55%) Maximo
5 2 (0.55%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.55%) Orchestrade
5 2 (0.55%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.55%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.73%) Google Analytics
2 6 (1.64%) Office 365
3 4 (1.09%) Google Tag Manager
4 2 (0.55%) OneDrive
4 2 (0.55%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.55%) Trello
5 1 (0.27%) AdWords
5 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.27%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.27%) GitHub
5 1 (0.27%) Google Play
5 1 (0.27%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (7.92%) Internet
2 10 (2.73%) SMS
3 6 (1.64%) VPN
4 4 (1.09%) Firewall
4 4 (1.09%) LAN
4 4 (1.09%) WAN
5 3 (0.82%) WebEx
6 2 (0.55%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (0.55%) DNS
6 2 (0.55%) FTP
6 2 (0.55%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (0.55%) SecureCRT
6 2 (0.55%) VPLS
6 2 (0.55%) WLAN
7 1 (0.27%) Broadband
7 1 (0.27%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.27%) Intranet
7 1 (0.27%) VoIP
7 1 (0.27%) WAAS
7 1 (0.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (6.01%) Power BI
2 15 (4.10%) SQL Server
3 14 (3.83%) SAS EBI
4 9 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (2.19%) Oracle Database
6 7 (1.91%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (1.91%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (1.91%) Oracle Discoverer
6 7 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (1.37%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.09%) Big Data
10 3 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.55%) PerformancePoint
11 2 (0.55%) PowerPivot
11 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.55%) Star Schema
12 1 (0.27%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 8 (2.19%) JIRA
2 3 (0.82%) TestRail
3 2 (0.55%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.55%) FitNesse
3 2 (0.55%) HP UFT
3 2 (0.55%) IntelliJ
3 2 (0.55%) Maven
3 2 (0.55%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.55%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.27%) Capybara
4 1 (0.27%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.27%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.27%) GCC
4 1 (0.27%) GDB
4 1 (0.27%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.27%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.27%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.27%) RSpec
4 1 (0.27%) Subversion
4 1 (0.27%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 132 (36.07%) Finance
2 39 (10.66%) Front Office
3 35 (9.56%) Banking
4 15 (4.10%) Legal
5 12 (3.28%) Billing
6 11 (3.01%) Telecoms
7 10 (2.73%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.91%) Marketing
8 7 (1.91%) Retail
9 5 (1.37%) Advertising
9 5 (1.37%) Publishing
10 4 (1.09%) Electronics
10 4 (1.09%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.82%) Back Office
11 3 (0.82%) French Language
11 3 (0.82%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.82%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.55%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.55%) Digital Economy
12 2 (0.55%) Law
Job Titles
1 111 (30.33%) Analyst
2 74 (20.22%) Developer
3 31 (8.47%) Administrator
4 26 (7.10%) Business Analyst
5 22 (6.01%) Coordinator
5 22 (6.01%) Data Analyst
6 21 (5.74%) C++ Developer
7 20 (5.46%) Analytics Developer
7 20 (5.46%) C++ Pricing Developer
7 20 (5.46%) Pricing Developer
8 18 (4.92%) Project Coordinator
8 18 (4.92%) Project Manager
8 18 (4.92%) Project Officer
8 18 (4.92%) Support Officer
9 17 (4.64%) Project Support Officer
9 17 (4.64%) VBA Developer
10 16 (4.37%) Front Office Developer
11 14 (3.83%) Consultant
12 13 (3.55%) Quantitative Developer
13 11 (3.01%) Front Office C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (6.56%) XML
2 16 (4.37%) .NET
3 13 (3.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 13 (3.55%) STL
4 9 (2.46%) Rendezvous
5 6 (1.64%) HTML
5 6 (1.64%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (0.82%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.55%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.55%) Hibernate
7 2 (0.55%) JDBC
7 2 (0.55%) Middleware
7 2 (0.55%) Spring
7 2 (0.55%) Web Services
8 1 (0.27%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.27%) CSS
8 1 (0.27%) Java EE
8 1 (0.27%) jQuery
8 1 (0.27%) WPF
8 1 (0.27%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 86 (23.50%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (9.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 28 (7.65%) Derivative
4 25 (6.83%) Fixed Income
5 21 (5.74%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 18 (4.92%) Management Information System
7 12 (3.28%) Swaptions
8 10 (2.73%) NHS
9 9 (2.46%) Computer Science
10 8 (2.19%) Equities
11 6 (1.64%) Data Centre
11 6 (1.64%) Social Media
12 5 (1.37%) Blackberry
12 5 (1.37%) Data Protection Act
13 4 (1.09%) Blog
13 4 (1.09%) CMDB
13 4 (1.09%) Driving Licence
14 3 (0.82%) PDA
15 2 (0.55%) Freedom of Information
15 2 (0.55%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 41 (11.20%) Windows
2 20 (5.46%) Windows 7
3 6 (1.64%) Linux
4 4 (1.09%) Unix
4 4 (1.09%) Windows XP
5 3 (0.82%) Android
5 3 (0.82%) Windows 10
5 3 (0.82%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.82%) Windows Vista
6 2 (0.55%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.55%) Windows 2000
6 2 (0.55%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (13.66%) Project Management
2 46 (12.57%) Analytics
3 44 (12.02%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (10.38%) Data Analysis
5 36 (9.84%) Business Intelligence
6 29 (7.92%) Migration
6 29 (7.92%) PRINCE2
7 27 (7.38%) Workflow
8 23 (6.28%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (5.74%) Risk Analytics
10 20 (5.46%) Quantitative Research
11 18 (4.92%) User Acceptance Testing
12 17 (4.64%) Visualisation
13 16 (4.37%) Operations Research
14 15 (4.10%) Risk Management
15 13 (3.55%) Continuous Improvement
16 12 (3.28%) Customer Engagement
17 11 (3.01%) Data Migration
17 11 (3.01%) Data Protection
17 11 (3.01%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (16.94%) VBA
2 43 (11.75%) SQL
3 42 (11.48%) C#
4 38 (10.38%) Python
5 33 (9.02%) C++
6 16 (4.37%) Java
7 7 (1.91%) PowerShell
8 6 (1.64%) C
9 5 (1.37%) JavaScript
9 5 (1.37%) R
10 4 (1.09%) Ruby
11 3 (0.82%) Perl
11 3 (0.82%) VB
12 2 (0.55%) PHP
12 2 (0.55%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.27%) AWK
13 1 (0.27%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.27%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 37 (10.11%) Security Cleared
2 26 (7.10%) Degree
3 13 (3.55%) DV Cleared
4 12 (3.28%) SC Cleared
5 8 (2.19%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (1.91%) CCNA
6 7 (1.91%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.91%) MCSE
6 7 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (1.09%) BICSI Certification
8 4 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (1.09%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (1.09%) JNCIA
8 4 (1.09%) JNCIS
8 4 (1.09%) LPIC
8 4 (1.09%) RHCE
9 3 (0.82%) CCA
9 3 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.56%) QA
2 22 (6.01%) PMO
3 8 (2.19%) Data Quality
4 7 (1.91%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (1.64%) GDPR
5 6 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 5 (1.37%) MiFID
7 2 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.55%) SLA
8 1 (0.27%) COBIT
8 1 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.27%) EMIR
8 1 (0.27%) HL7
8 1 (0.27%) IFRS
8 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 12207
8 1 (0.27%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.27%) WAI
System Software
1 11 (3.01%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.37%) Firmware
3 4 (1.09%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (0.82%) SCCM
2 2 (0.55%) DameWare
2 2 (0.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (0.55%) Nessus
2 2 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.27%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 86 (23.50%) Microsoft
2 23 (6.28%) Oracle
3 14 (3.83%) CheckPoint
3 14 (3.83%) Google
4 12 (3.28%) SAP
5 11 (3.01%) HP
6 10 (2.73%) Tableau
6 10 (2.73%) TIBCO
7 9 (2.46%) Cisco
8 5 (1.37%) CA
9 4 (1.09%) Dell
9 4 (1.09%) IFS
9 4 (1.09%) Juniper
9 4 (1.09%) Remedy
9 4 (1.09%) Sage
10 3 (0.82%) Cognos
10 3 (0.82%) IBM
10 3 (0.82%) Murex
10 3 (0.82%) Sybase
11 2 (0.55%) Adobe