Period
to 13 December 2018

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 13 December 2018 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 557 516 467
Rank change year-on-year -41 -49 +15
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 325 366 460
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.34% 0.39% 0.48%
As % of the Applications category 4.09% 4.35% 5.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 226 275
England median daily rate £400 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +19.40% -3.60%
10th Percentile £163 £185 £163
90th Percentile £688 £688 £521
UK median daily rate £375 £400 £330
% change year-on-year -6.25% +21.21% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 40 54
England median hourly rate £16.61 £14.97 £11.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.99% +27.15% -21.53%
10th Percentile £10.72 £11.20 £9.25
90th Percentile £41.20 £21.95 £23.47
UK median hourly rate £16.43 £14.97 £11.90
% change year-on-year +9.79% +25.81% -8.50%

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 7,953 8,419 8,831
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 8.25% 8.86% 9.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,714 5,199 5,173
England median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £145 £145 £150
90th Percentile £563 £575 £525
UK median daily rate £374 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +6.86% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 724 689 874
England median hourly rate £15.80 £16.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £10.18 £10.12 £10.25
90th Percentile £37.50 £35.00 £40.50
UK median hourly rate £15.80 £15.83 £16.00
% change year-on-year -0.19% -1.06% +6.67%

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 13 December 2018.

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 13 December 2018.

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 13 December 2018. 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 -31 169 £480 +1.59% 13
South East -6 56 £363 +61.11% 10
North of England -6 36 £375 +21.46% 18
East of England +17 30 £225 -30.77% 4
North West -12 18 £375 +11.94% 7
Midlands -16 18 £250 +7.53% 12
Yorkshire -8 16 £250 -7.41% 9
South West -39 15 £225 -36.17% 6
West Midlands -24 12 £250 -3.85% 8
East Midlands +3 6 £250 +77.30% 4
North East -7 2 - - 2
Spreadsheet
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, 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.

1 157 (48.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 113 (34.77%) Finance
3 89 (27.38%) Microsoft
4 66 (20.31%) SQL
5 64 (19.69%) Analytical Skills
6 53 (16.31%) SQL Server
7 52 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
8 49 (15.08%) VBA
9 45 (13.85%) Problem-Solving
10 42 (12.92%) C#
11 38 (11.69%) Windows
12 37 (11.38%) Data Analysis
13 36 (11.08%) Microsoft Office
14 35 (10.77%) Degree
14 35 (10.77%) Analytics
15 34 (10.46%) Migration
16 32 (9.85%) Microsoft Azure
17 31 (9.54%) Banking
18 30 (9.23%) Business Intelligence
19 28 (8.62%) .NET
20 27 (8.31%) Security Cleared
21 26 (8.00%) Project Management
22 25 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
22 25 (7.69%) TDD
23 24 (7.38%) Windows 10
24 23 (7.08%) Asset Management
24 23 (7.08%) Management Information System
25 22 (6.77%) Validation
25 22 (6.77%) Oracle
25 22 (6.77%) Derivative

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 (5.23%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.77%) NServiceBus
2 9 (2.77%) WebSphere
3 6 (1.85%) Confluence
4 4 (1.23%) IIS
5 2 (0.62%) SAS
5 2 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.31%) Apache
6 1 (0.31%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.31%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.31%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
Applications
1 157 (48.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 36 (11.08%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (6.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.85%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (1.85%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.31%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 6 (1.85%) Markit EDM
2 5 (1.54%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (0.92%) Hyperion Planning
3 3 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.31%) OpenText MBPM
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.31%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 32 (9.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.46%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (1.85%) Office 365
5 5 (1.54%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (1.23%) Google Analytics
6 4 (1.23%) Google Tag Manager
7 2 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.62%) iPaaS
7 2 (0.62%) PaaS
8 1 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.31%) Datadog
8 1 (0.31%) GitHub
8 1 (0.31%) Lucidchart
8 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.38%) Firewall
2 10 (3.08%) Internet
3 3 (0.92%) CTI
3 3 (0.92%) PBX
4 2 (0.62%) DKIM
4 2 (0.62%) DMARC
4 2 (0.62%) Intranet
4 2 (0.62%) Network Security
4 2 (0.62%) VPN
4 2 (0.62%) Wireless
5 1 (0.31%) Extranet
5 1 (0.31%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.31%) LAN
5 1 (0.31%) SAN
5 1 (0.31%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.31%) WAN
5 1 (0.31%) WebEx
5 1 (0.31%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (16.31%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.54%) Power BI
3 15 (4.62%) MS Access
3 15 (4.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (2.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (2.15%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (2.15%) Essbase
6 7 (2.15%) OLAP
7 6 (1.85%) Data Mining
7 6 (1.85%) QlikView
8 5 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.23%) Big Data
9 4 (1.23%) Oracle ODI
9 4 (1.23%) Oracle Smart View
9 4 (1.23%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.92%) BigQuery
10 3 (0.92%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 9 (2.77%) Artifactory
1 9 (2.77%) Bitbucket
1 9 (2.77%) Moq
1 9 (2.77%) NCrunch
1 9 (2.77%) NUnit
1 9 (2.77%) ReSharper
1 9 (2.77%) Team Foundation Server
1 9 (2.77%) TeamCity
2 5 (1.54%) JIRA
3 1 (0.31%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.31%) ERwin
3 1 (0.31%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.31%) GitLab
3 1 (0.31%) LSMW
3 1 (0.31%) MSI
General
1 113 (34.77%) Finance
2 31 (9.54%) Banking
3 19 (5.85%) Front Office
4 18 (5.54%) Investment Banking
5 11 (3.38%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.77%) Law
6 9 (2.77%) Legal
6 9 (2.77%) Retail
7 8 (2.46%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (1.85%) Marketing
9 5 (1.54%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.54%) Publishing
10 4 (1.23%) Advertising
10 4 (1.23%) Electronics
11 3 (0.92%) Back Office
11 3 (0.92%) Billing
12 2 (0.62%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.31%) Automotive
13 1 (0.31%) French Language
Job Titles
1 106 (32.62%) Analyst
2 78 (24.00%) Developer
3 29 (8.92%) C# Developer
3 29 (8.92%) Data Analyst
4 25 (7.69%) Consultant
4 25 (7.69%) Excel Developer
5 21 (6.46%) VBA Developer
6 18 (5.54%) Senior Developer
7 15 (4.62%) Administrator
8 14 (4.31%) C# Pricing Developer
8 14 (4.31%) C# Quant Developer
8 14 (4.31%) Pricing Developer
8 14 (4.31%) Quantitative Developer
9 13 (4.00%) Business Analyst
10 12 (3.69%) Senior Analyst
11 11 (3.38%) Java Developer
12 10 (3.08%) Coordinator
12 10 (3.08%) Senior C# Developer
13 9 (2.77%) Architect
13 9 (2.77%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (8.62%) .NET
2 18 (5.54%) ASP.NET
3 17 (5.23%) ASP.NET Core
4 11 (3.38%) REST
4 11 (3.38%) WCF
4 11 (3.38%) Web Services
5 10 (3.08%) ASP.NET Web API
5 10 (3.08%) Oracle Fusion
5 10 (3.08%) WPF
6 9 (2.77%) Middleware
6 9 (2.77%) MSMQ
6 9 (2.77%) WebSphere MQ
6 9 (2.77%) WinForms
7 7 (2.15%) XML
8 5 (1.54%) Spring
8 5 (1.54%) Spring Boot
9 4 (1.23%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.31%) jQuery
10 1 (0.31%) OAuth
10 1 (0.31%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 64 (19.69%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (7.08%) Management Information System
3 22 (6.77%) Derivative
4 19 (5.85%) Hedge funds
4 19 (5.85%) Self-Motivation
5 17 (5.23%) Credit Derivative
5 17 (5.23%) Fixed Income
6 14 (4.31%) Client/Server
7 9 (2.77%) NHS
8 8 (2.46%) Data Structures
8 8 (2.46%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (1.54%) Driving Licence
9 5 (1.54%) Equities
9 5 (1.54%) Handset
9 5 (1.54%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.54%) Replication
9 5 (1.54%) Smartphone
10 4 (1.23%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 38 (11.69%) Windows
2 24 (7.38%) Windows 10
3 11 (3.38%) Windows 7
4 5 (1.54%) Android
5 3 (0.92%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.62%) Linux
6 2 (0.62%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.31%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (13.85%) Problem-Solving
3 37 (11.38%) Data Analysis
4 35 (10.77%) Analytics
5 34 (10.46%) Migration
6 30 (9.23%) Business Intelligence
7 26 (8.00%) Project Management
8 25 (7.69%) TDD
9 23 (7.08%) Asset Management
10 22 (6.77%) Validation
11 21 (6.46%) ETL
12 20 (6.15%) Change Management
13 19 (5.85%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (5.85%) Risk Management
14 18 (5.54%) Mathematics
15 17 (5.23%) MVC
16 15 (4.62%) Business Analysis
16 15 (4.62%) Data Modelling
16 15 (4.62%) Test Strategy
16 15 (4.62%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 66 (20.31%) SQL
2 49 (15.08%) VBA
3 42 (12.92%) C#
4 12 (3.69%) Java
5 7 (2.15%) JavaScript
5 7 (2.15%) Python
6 6 (1.85%) R
6 6 (1.85%) T-SQL
6 6 (1.85%) VB
7 4 (1.23%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.62%) C
9 1 (0.31%) ABAP
9 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.31%) C++
9 1 (0.31%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (0.31%) Java 8
9 1 (0.31%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.31%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 35 (10.77%) Degree
2 27 (8.31%) Security Cleared
3 17 (5.23%) SC Cleared
4 14 (4.31%) Numerate Degree
4 14 (4.31%) PhD
5 8 (2.46%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.62%) ACCA
7 2 (0.62%) CFA
7 2 (0.62%) CISM
7 2 (0.62%) CISSP
7 2 (0.62%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.62%) PMP
7 2 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.31%) CCNA
8 1 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.31%) ECDL
8 1 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.31%) MBA
8 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.08%) Data Quality
1 10 (3.08%) PMO
2 9 (2.77%) QA
3 6 (1.85%) SLA
4 4 (1.23%) GDPR
5 1 (0.31%) COSHH
5 1 (0.31%) GMP
5 1 (0.31%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (2.15%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.62%) BitLocker
2 2 (0.62%) HDFS
2 2 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (2.46%) SCCM
2 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.31%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.31%) Pingdom
3 1 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.31%) Terraform
Vendors
1 89 (27.38%) Microsoft
2 22 (6.77%) Oracle
3 15 (4.62%) Google
4 14 (4.31%) Tableau
5 11 (3.38%) SAP
6 10 (3.08%) DevExpress
7 7 (2.15%) Sony
8 6 (1.85%) Bloomberg
8 6 (1.85%) Remedy
8 6 (1.85%) Workday
9 5 (1.54%) FactSet
9 5 (1.54%) Hyperion
10 4 (1.23%) CheckPoint
10 4 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.92%) Adobe
11 3 (0.92%) Reuters
12 2 (0.62%) MuleSoft
12 2 (0.62%) Samsung
12 2 (0.62%) VMware
12 2 (0.62%) Wyse