Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 21 January 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
England > London
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 425 373 392
Rank change year-on-year -52 +19 +26
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 214 222 204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.47% 0.54% 0.46%
As % of the Applications category 5.52% 6.15% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 153 142
London median daily rate £462 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +6.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £207 £176 £191
90th Percentile £688 £620 £575
England median daily rate £389 £363 £339
% change year-on-year +7.24% +6.93% +5.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 9
London median hourly rate £20.11 £16.38 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.82% -3.68% -10.53%
10th Percentile £15.88 £9.20 £13.58
90th Percentile £31.00 £38.95 £61.15
England median hourly rate £15.25 £11.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year +29.79% -26.56% +0.13%

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 London with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 3,877 3,612 4,455
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 8.46% 8.71% 10.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,704 2,362 2,979
London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £150 £160 £159
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
England median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 163 212
London median hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £16.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.59% +0.47% +5.75%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.38 £10.00
90th Percentile £38.75 £42.50 £32.95
England median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.13% +3.23% +3.33%

Spreadsheet
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Spreadsheet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Spreadsheet in London

Spreadsheet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Spreadsheet in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Spreadsheet in London

Spreadsheet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spreadsheet in London over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spreadsheet in London

Spreadsheet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spreadsheet in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Spreadsheet in London

Spreadsheet
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spreadsheet within the London region over the 6 months to 21 January 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
Central London -5 41 £450 -2.70% 7
South London -39 10 £677 +85.48%
West London -24 9 £170 -54.05% 3
East London -17 1 - - 2
Spreadsheet
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for Spreadsheet.

1 115 (53.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 83 (38.79%) Finance
3 57 (26.64%) Analytical Skills
4 54 (25.23%) VBA
5 44 (20.56%) SQL
6 39 (18.22%) C#
6 39 (18.22%) Python
6 39 (18.22%) Project Management
7 33 (15.42%) C++
7 33 (15.42%) Security Cleared
8 32 (14.95%) Analytics
9 29 (13.55%) Business Intelligence
10 28 (13.08%) Front Office
11 27 (12.62%) Microsoft
11 27 (12.62%) Internet
12 26 (12.15%) Oracle
12 26 (12.15%) Operations Research
13 25 (11.68%) XML
13 25 (11.68%) Windows
13 25 (11.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 24 (11.21%) Derivative
14 24 (11.21%) Power BI
15 23 (10.75%) Fixed Income
15 23 (10.75%) Workflow
16 22 (10.28%) Billing
17 21 (9.81%) Interest Rate Derivative
17 21 (9.81%) Quantitative Research
18 20 (9.35%) Risk Analytics
18 20 (9.35%) QA
18 20 (9.35%) Banking

Spreadsheet
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (8.41%) SAS
2 8 (3.74%) CMS
3 7 (3.27%) Oracle Workflow
4 6 (2.80%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.93%) Confluence
5 2 (0.93%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 115 (53.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (7.01%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (7.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (2.80%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (2.80%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.47%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (8.88%) Oracle General Ledger
2 18 (8.41%) Oracle Assets
2 18 (8.41%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (8.41%) Oracle EBS R12
2 18 (8.41%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 18 (8.41%) Oracle iProcurement
2 18 (8.41%) Oracle Payables
2 18 (8.41%) Oracle Receivables
3 9 (4.21%) Oracle Financials
4 7 (3.27%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 4 (1.87%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.93%) Maximo
6 2 (0.93%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.47%) Orchestrade
7 1 (0.47%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.47%) RMDS
7 1 (0.47%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.34%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 5 (2.34%) Dynamics 365
2 4 (1.87%) GitHub
3 3 (1.40%) Office 365
4 2 (0.93%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.93%) Google Play
4 2 (0.93%) Trello
5 1 (0.47%) AdWords
5 1 (0.47%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 27 (12.62%) Internet
2 7 (3.27%) SMS
3 2 (0.93%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (0.93%) DWDM
3 2 (0.93%) Firewall
3 2 (0.93%) FTP
3 2 (0.93%) LAN
3 2 (0.93%) SecureCRT
3 2 (0.93%) VPLS
3 2 (0.93%) WAN
4 1 (0.47%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (11.21%) Power BI
2 18 (8.41%) Oracle Database
2 18 (8.41%) Oracle Database 10g
2 18 (8.41%) Oracle Database 11g
2 18 (8.41%) Oracle Discoverer
3 17 (7.94%) SAS EBI
4 14 (6.54%) Oracle Reports
5 12 (5.61%) SQL Server
6 9 (4.21%) Big Data
7 7 (3.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (2.80%) Relational Database
9 5 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.87%) MySQL
11 2 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.93%) PerformancePoint
11 2 (0.93%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.93%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 5 (2.34%) JIRA
2 4 (1.87%) Selenium
3 2 (0.93%) Capybara
3 2 (0.93%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.93%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.93%) FitNesse
3 2 (0.93%) IntelliJ
3 2 (0.93%) Maven
3 2 (0.93%) RSpec
3 2 (0.93%) TestRail
4 1 (0.47%) GCC
4 1 (0.47%) GDB
4 1 (0.47%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.47%) Subversion
4 1 (0.47%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 83 (38.79%) Finance
2 28 (13.08%) Front Office
3 22 (10.28%) Billing
4 20 (9.35%) Banking
5 10 (4.67%) Legal
6 6 (2.80%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.34%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.87%) Marketing
8 4 (1.87%) Retail
9 2 (0.93%) French Language
9 2 (0.93%) Games
9 2 (0.93%) Law
10 1 (0.47%) Advertising
10 1 (0.47%) Back Office
10 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.47%) German Language
10 1 (0.47%) International Banking
10 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 64 (29.91%) Developer
2 63 (29.44%) Analyst
3 21 (9.81%) Business Analyst
3 21 (9.81%) Pricing Developer
4 20 (9.35%) Analytics Developer
4 20 (9.35%) C++ Developer
4 20 (9.35%) C++ Pricing Developer
5 18 (8.41%) Quantitative Developer
6 17 (7.94%) C++ Quantitative Developer
7 15 (7.01%) Oracle Analyst
7 15 (7.01%) Oracle Support Analyst
7 15 (7.01%) Support Analyst
8 14 (6.54%) VBA Developer
9 13 (6.07%) Administrator
9 13 (6.07%) C# Developer
9 13 (6.07%) Project Officer
9 13 (6.07%) Project Support Officer
9 13 (6.07%) Support Officer
10 11 (5.14%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
10 11 (5.14%) Electronic Trading Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (11.68%) XML
2 12 (5.61%) Rendezvous
3 7 (3.27%) .NET
4 6 (2.80%) HTML
5 4 (1.87%) .NET Framework
5 4 (1.87%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 4 (1.87%) JSON
5 4 (1.87%) STL
6 2 (0.93%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.93%) Hibernate
6 2 (0.93%) JDBC
6 2 (0.93%) Spring
6 2 (0.93%) Web Services
7 1 (0.47%) CSS
7 1 (0.47%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.47%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 57 (26.64%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (11.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 24 (11.21%) Derivative
4 23 (10.75%) Fixed Income
5 21 (9.81%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 12 (5.61%) User Experience
7 9 (4.21%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.34%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.87%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.87%) Equities
10 3 (1.40%) Blackberry
10 3 (1.40%) Swaptions
11 2 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.93%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.93%) NHS
12 1 (0.47%) Credit Derivative
12 1 (0.47%) Data Protection Act
12 1 (0.47%) Market Risk
12 1 (0.47%) OTC Derivatives
12 1 (0.47%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 25 (11.68%) Windows
2 7 (3.27%) Unix
3 4 (1.87%) Android
3 4 (1.87%) Linux
4 3 (1.40%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.93%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.93%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (18.22%) Project Management
2 32 (14.95%) Analytics
3 29 (13.55%) Business Intelligence
4 26 (12.15%) Operations Research
5 23 (10.75%) Workflow
6 21 (9.81%) Quantitative Research
7 20 (9.35%) Risk Analytics
8 18 (8.41%) Data Analysis
9 17 (7.94%) Migration
10 16 (7.48%) Customer Engagement
11 14 (6.54%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (6.07%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (5.61%) Electronic Trading
13 12 (5.61%) High Availability
13 12 (5.61%) Line Management
13 12 (5.61%) Low Latency
13 12 (5.61%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (4.67%) Financial Analysis
14 10 (4.67%) PRINCE2
15 9 (4.21%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (25.23%) VBA
2 44 (20.56%) SQL
3 39 (18.22%) C#
3 39 (18.22%) Python
4 33 (15.42%) C++
5 15 (7.01%) Java
6 7 (3.27%) R
7 5 (2.34%) C
8 4 (1.87%) Go
9 3 (1.40%) VB
10 2 (0.93%) PHP
11 1 (0.47%) AWK
11 1 (0.47%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.47%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.47%) Perl
11 1 (0.47%) Ruby
11 1 (0.47%) sed
11 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (15.42%) Security Cleared
2 17 (7.94%) Degree
3 11 (5.14%) SC Cleared
4 10 (4.67%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.87%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.87%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.93%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.47%) CISM
7 1 (0.47%) CISSP
7 1 (0.47%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.47%) MBA
7 1 (0.47%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.47%) PMP
7 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.47%) SANS
7 1 (0.47%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.35%) QA
2 11 (5.14%) PMO
3 4 (1.87%) MiFID
4 3 (1.40%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.40%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 12207
5 2 (0.93%) WAI
6 1 (0.47%) COBIT
6 1 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.47%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.47%) EMIR
6 1 (0.47%) GDPR
6 1 (0.47%) IFRS
6 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (1.40%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (0.93%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.93%) Nessus
2 1 (0.47%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (12.62%) Microsoft
2 26 (12.15%) Oracle
3 13 (6.07%) TIBCO
4 10 (4.67%) CheckPoint
5 7 (3.27%) Tableau
6 6 (2.80%) Google
7 5 (2.34%) Adobe
7 5 (2.34%) SAP
8 4 (1.87%) HP
9 3 (1.40%) Cognos
9 3 (1.40%) MobileIron
9 3 (1.40%) Murex
10 2 (0.93%) Cisco
10 2 (0.93%) IBM
10 2 (0.93%) Infor
10 2 (0.93%) Lotus
10 2 (0.93%) NetCracker
10 2 (0.93%) Palo Alto
10 2 (0.93%) Sage
10 2 (0.93%) SolarWinds