Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 563 498 487
Rank change year-on-year -65 -11 -31
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 302 360 440
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.32% 0.39% 0.45%
As % of the Applications category 3.82% 4.43% 4.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 242 277
England median daily rate £375 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +28.00% -10.71%
10th Percentile £126 £170 £156
90th Percentile £650 £688 £519
UK median daily rate £372 £400 £313
% change year-on-year -7.00% +28.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 31 38
England median hourly rate £15.59 £15.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.60% +19.23% -13.33%
10th Percentile £10.88 £10.75 £9.18
90th Percentile £42.00 £20.00 £23.75
UK median hourly rate £15.76 £15.29 £13.50
% change year-on-year +3.11% +13.22% -4.88%

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 7,902 8,128 9,035
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 8.39% 8.89% 9.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,722 4,952 5,294
England median daily rate £375 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +7.41% -3.57%
10th Percentile £145 £150 £145
90th Percentile £556 £560 £525
UK median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +4.29% +5.98% -5.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 732 628 911
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -3.03% +7.46%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £41.23 £37.65 £40.50
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +3.13% -3.03% +10.00%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -45 166 £475 +1.06% 22
South East -7 43 £350 +14.29% 9
North of England -22 35 £363 +19.34% 18
East of England +6 24 £370 +5.71% 9
North West -13 19 £369 +10.07% 6
Midlands -14 18 £251 -33.00% 5
Yorkshire -12 15 £275 +35.21% 7
South West -30 15 £225 -35.71% 9
West Midlands -30 12 £310 -22.50% 3
East Midlands +7 6 £102 -27.66% 2
North East -1 1 £313 +8.70% 5
Spreadsheet
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 139 (46.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 90 (29.80%) Finance
3 79 (26.16%) Microsoft
4 60 (19.87%) SQL
5 46 (15.23%) SQL Server
5 46 (15.23%) Analytical Skills
6 45 (14.90%) VBA
7 43 (14.24%) Problem-Solving
8 41 (13.58%) Microsoft Office
9 39 (12.91%) Agile Software Development
10 37 (12.25%) C#
11 36 (11.92%) Windows
12 32 (10.60%) Migration
13 31 (10.26%) Project Management
14 30 (9.93%) Analytics
15 29 (9.60%) Security Cleared
16 28 (9.27%) Degree
16 28 (9.27%) .NET
17 27 (8.94%) Business Intelligence
17 27 (8.94%) Banking
17 27 (8.94%) Data Analysis
18 25 (8.28%) Microsoft Azure
19 23 (7.62%) Oracle
20 21 (6.95%) SharePoint
21 20 (6.62%) Change Management
21 20 (6.62%) Front Office
22 19 (6.29%) TDD
22 19 (6.29%) Windows 10
22 19 (6.29%) Power BI
23 18 (5.96%) Validation

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 21 (6.95%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.98%) NServiceBus
2 9 (2.98%) WebSphere
3 8 (2.65%) IIS
4 3 (0.99%) Confluence
4 3 (0.99%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.99%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.66%) SAS
5 2 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.33%) Apache
6 1 (0.33%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 139 (46.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 41 (13.58%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (4.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.66%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (1.32%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.33%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 6 (1.99%) Markit EDM
2 4 (1.32%) Hyperion Planning
2 4 (1.32%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.33%) HFM
4 1 (0.33%) Maximo
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.33%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 25 (8.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.66%) Dynamics 365
3 5 (1.66%) Office 365
4 3 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.66%) GitHub
5 2 (0.66%) iPaaS
5 2 (0.66%) PaaS
6 1 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.33%) Datadog
6 1 (0.33%) Lucidchart
6 1 (0.33%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.64%) Internet
2 10 (3.31%) Firewall
3 3 (0.99%) CTI
3 3 (0.99%) DNS
3 3 (0.99%) Intranet
3 3 (0.99%) PBX
3 3 (0.99%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (0.99%) WebEx
3 3 (0.99%) WLAN
4 2 (0.66%) Network Security
5 1 (0.33%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (0.33%) Extranet
5 1 (0.33%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.33%) Softphone
5 1 (0.33%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.33%) VoIP
5 1 (0.33%) WAN
5 1 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (15.23%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.29%) Power BI
3 14 (4.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (4.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (2.98%) Essbase
5 9 (2.98%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (2.65%) BusinessObjects
6 8 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (2.65%) MS Access
7 7 (2.32%) QlikView
8 6 (1.99%) Crystal Reports
8 6 (1.99%) Data Mining
8 6 (1.99%) Oracle Smart View
9 5 (1.66%) Big Data
9 5 (1.66%) OLAP
9 5 (1.66%) Oracle ODI
9 5 (1.66%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (1.66%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.32%) NoSQL
10 4 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (2.98%) Artifactory
1 9 (2.98%) Bitbucket
1 9 (2.98%) Moq
1 9 (2.98%) NCrunch
1 9 (2.98%) NUnit
1 9 (2.98%) ReSharper
1 9 (2.98%) TeamCity
2 8 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.66%) Subversion
4 1 (0.33%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.33%) GitLab
4 1 (0.33%) JIRA
4 1 (0.33%) MSI
4 1 (0.33%) Selenium
General
1 90 (29.80%) Finance
2 27 (8.94%) Banking
3 20 (6.62%) Front Office
4 15 (4.97%) Investment Banking
5 14 (4.64%) Legal
6 12 (3.97%) Telecoms
7 10 (3.31%) Retail
8 9 (2.98%) Advertising
9 8 (2.65%) Law
10 6 (1.99%) Publishing
11 3 (0.99%) Back Office
11 3 (0.99%) Billing
11 3 (0.99%) Marketing
11 3 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.66%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.33%) Automotive
13 1 (0.33%) Games
13 1 (0.33%) International Banking
13 1 (0.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 77 (25.50%) Developer
2 76 (25.17%) Analyst
3 30 (9.93%) Administrator
4 26 (8.61%) C# Developer
5 22 (7.28%) Excel Developer
5 22 (7.28%) VBA Developer
6 21 (6.95%) Data Analyst
7 19 (6.29%) Senior Developer
8 16 (5.30%) Consultant
9 13 (4.30%) Business Analyst
10 11 (3.64%) .NET Developer
10 11 (3.64%) Coordinator
10 11 (3.64%) Procurement Officer
10 11 (3.64%) Project Manager
10 11 (3.64%) SQL Developer
11 10 (3.31%) Senior Analyst
11 10 (3.31%) Senior C# Developer
12 9 (2.98%) Excel VBA Developer
12 9 (2.98%) Java Developer
12 9 (2.98%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (9.27%) .NET
2 12 (3.97%) ASP.NET
2 12 (3.97%) Middleware
3 11 (3.64%) ASP.NET Core
3 11 (3.64%) REST
3 11 (3.64%) WCF
3 11 (3.64%) WPF
3 11 (3.64%) XML
4 10 (3.31%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (2.98%) MSMQ
5 9 (2.98%) Oracle Fusion
5 9 (2.98%) Web Services
5 9 (2.98%) WebSphere MQ
5 9 (2.98%) WinForms
6 4 (1.32%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.99%) Spring
7 3 (0.99%) Spring Boot
8 2 (0.66%) COM
8 2 (0.66%) EDI
8 2 (0.66%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 46 (15.23%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.96%) Fixed Income
3 16 (5.30%) Derivative
4 13 (4.30%) Hedge funds
5 12 (3.97%) Client/Server
5 12 (3.97%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (3.31%) Credit Derivative
6 10 (3.31%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.65%) Virtual Team
8 7 (2.32%) NHS
9 6 (1.99%) Data Centre
9 6 (1.99%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.66%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (1.66%) Handset
10 5 (1.66%) Replication
10 5 (1.66%) Smartphone
11 4 (1.32%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.32%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (1.32%) Driving Licence
12 3 (0.99%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (11.92%) Windows
2 19 (6.29%) Windows 10
3 9 (2.98%) Windows 7
4 8 (2.65%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.66%) Android
6 3 (0.99%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.99%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.66%) Linux
7 2 (0.66%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (14.24%) Problem-Solving
2 39 (12.91%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (10.60%) Migration
4 31 (10.26%) Project Management
5 30 (9.93%) Analytics
6 27 (8.94%) Business Intelligence
6 27 (8.94%) Data Analysis
7 20 (6.62%) Change Management
8 19 (6.29%) TDD
9 18 (5.96%) Validation
10 16 (5.30%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (4.97%) Asset Management
11 15 (4.97%) Business Analysis
11 15 (4.97%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (4.97%) Risk Management
12 14 (4.64%) ETL
12 14 (4.64%) ITIL
12 14 (4.64%) Scenario Testing
12 14 (4.64%) Scrum
13 13 (4.30%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 60 (19.87%) SQL
2 45 (14.90%) VBA
3 37 (12.25%) C#
4 12 (3.97%) Java
5 8 (2.65%) Python
6 6 (1.99%) VB.NET
7 5 (1.66%) R
7 5 (1.66%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.66%) VB
8 3 (0.99%) C++
8 3 (0.99%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.99%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.66%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.33%) C
10 1 (0.33%) Go
10 1 (0.33%) Java 8
10 1 (0.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 29 (9.60%) Security Cleared
2 28 (9.27%) Degree
3 18 (5.96%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.65%) DV Cleared
4 8 (2.65%) Numerate Degree
4 8 (2.65%) PhD
5 5 (1.66%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (1.32%) APMP
7 2 (0.66%) CFA
7 2 (0.66%) CISM
7 2 (0.66%) CISSP
7 2 (0.66%) ECDL
7 2 (0.66%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.66%) PMP
7 2 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.33%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.33%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.64%) QA
2 10 (3.31%) PMO
3 5 (1.66%) GDPR
4 4 (1.32%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.99%) SLA
6 1 (0.33%) GMP
6 1 (0.33%) ISO 13485
6 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (3.97%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.66%) HDFS
3 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.99%) SCCM
2 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.33%) DameWare
3 1 (0.33%) IBM BigFix
3 1 (0.33%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.33%) Pingdom
3 1 (0.33%) Terraform
3 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 79 (26.16%) Microsoft
2 23 (7.62%) Oracle
3 11 (3.64%) DevExpress
4 8 (2.65%) Tableau
5 7 (2.32%) SAP
5 7 (2.32%) Sony
6 6 (1.99%) Hyperion
7 5 (1.66%) Bloomberg
7 5 (1.66%) Google
8 3 (0.99%) Apple
8 3 (0.99%) CheckPoint
8 3 (0.99%) FactSet
8 3 (0.99%) IBM
8 3 (0.99%) Reuters
8 3 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.99%) Samsung
9 2 (0.66%) Adobe
9 2 (0.66%) Cisco
9 2 (0.66%) MuleSoft
9 2 (0.66%) Progress