Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 461 383 423
Rank change year-on-year -78 +40 -26
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 165 194 176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.37% 0.49% 0.41%
As % of the Applications category 4.50% 5.90% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 142 129
London median daily rate £475 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +16.13% -13.89%
10th Percentile £185 £200 £163
90th Percentile £663 £686 £660
England median daily rate £388 £400 £313
% change year-on-year -3.00% +28.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 5
London median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.50% +33.33% -14.04%
10th Percentile £11.25 £14.13 £12.85
90th Percentile £38.04 £25.63 £37.90
England median hourly rate £19.50 £13.87 £13.50
% change year-on-year +40.59% +2.74% -15.52%

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 3,667 3,288 4,152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 8.17% 8.28% 9.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,467 2,157 2,908
London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £153 £158 £163
90th Percentile £588 £600 £570
England median daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +5.71% +2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 130 176
London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +25.76% -2.94%
10th Percentile £12.03 £12.88 £11.00
90th Percentile £43.98 £51.38 £26.94
England median hourly rate £17.16 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +7.22% -3.03% +10.00%

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 19 June 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spreadsheet in London over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 19 June 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 -44 35 £488 +8.33% 7
West London -26 10 £125 -64.41%
Spreadsheet
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 London region with a requirement for Spreadsheet.

1 96 (58.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 61 (36.97%) Finance
3 40 (24.24%) VBA
4 38 (23.03%) Microsoft
5 33 (20.00%) SQL
6 27 (16.36%) SQL Server
7 26 (15.76%) Analytical Skills
8 25 (15.15%) Banking
9 23 (13.94%) Microsoft Office
10 21 (12.73%) Migration
11 20 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
12 19 (11.52%) Fixed Income
12 19 (11.52%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (11.52%) Python
13 18 (10.91%) C#
14 17 (10.30%) Windows
14 17 (10.30%) Analytics
15 16 (9.70%) PMO
16 15 (9.09%) Derivative
17 14 (8.48%) Project Management
17 14 (8.48%) XML
18 13 (7.88%) C++
18 13 (7.88%) Stakeholder Management
19 12 (7.27%) Degree
19 12 (7.27%) Investment Banking
19 12 (7.27%) Data Analysis
19 12 (7.27%) Front Office
20 11 (6.67%) Oracle
20 11 (6.67%) Business Analysis
21 10 (6.06%) Risk Analytics

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 6 (3.64%) CMS
2 4 (2.42%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.82%) NServiceBus
3 3 (1.82%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.61%) Confluence
5 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.61%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.61%) OpenStack
Applications
1 96 (58.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (13.94%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (3.64%) MS Visio
3 6 (3.64%) Photoshop
4 5 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (2.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.61%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.61%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.61%) Revit
Business Applications
1 5 (3.03%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (2.42%) Oracle Assets
2 4 (2.42%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.42%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (2.42%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 4 (2.42%) Oracle iProcurement
2 4 (2.42%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (2.42%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (1.82%) Orchestrade
3 3 (1.82%) Primavera
3 3 (1.82%) RMDS
4 2 (1.21%) Markit EDM
4 2 (1.21%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (1.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.61%) HFM
5 1 (0.61%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.61%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.24%) Office 365
2 6 (3.64%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 5 (3.03%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (2.42%) GitHub
4 4 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.21%) Trello
6 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.61%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.61%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.64%) Internet
2 3 (1.82%) WLAN
3 2 (1.21%) DNS
3 2 (1.21%) SAN
4 1 (0.61%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (0.61%) DHCP
4 1 (0.61%) NAS
4 1 (0.61%) OpenFlow
4 1 (0.61%) Skype
4 1 (0.61%) SMS
4 1 (0.61%) SNMP
4 1 (0.61%) Softphone
4 1 (0.61%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (16.36%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (4.24%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.03%) Big Data
6 4 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.42%) MySQL
6 4 (2.42%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.42%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (2.42%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (2.42%) Oracle Discoverer
6 4 (2.42%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (2.42%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.82%) MS Access
7 3 (1.82%) Power BI
7 3 (1.82%) Snowflake Schema
7 3 (1.82%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (1.82%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.82%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (2.42%) Selenium
1 4 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.82%) Artifactory
2 3 (1.82%) Bitbucket
2 3 (1.82%) JIRA
2 3 (1.82%) Moq
2 3 (1.82%) NCrunch
2 3 (1.82%) NUnit
2 3 (1.82%) ReSharper
2 3 (1.82%) TeamCity
General
1 61 (36.97%) Finance
2 25 (15.15%) Banking
3 12 (7.27%) Front Office
3 12 (7.27%) Investment Banking
4 9 (5.45%) Retail
5 6 (3.64%) Billing
6 5 (3.03%) Financial Institution
6 5 (3.03%) Marketing
7 4 (2.42%) Legal
7 4 (2.42%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.82%) Advertising
9 2 (1.21%) French Language
9 2 (1.21%) German Language
9 2 (1.21%) Law
9 2 (1.21%) Publishing
10 1 (0.61%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.61%) International Banking
10 1 (0.61%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (0.61%) Swedish Language
10 1 (0.61%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (33.94%) Developer
2 31 (18.79%) Analyst
3 27 (16.36%) VBA Developer
4 16 (9.70%) Administrator
4 16 (9.70%) Excel Developer
4 16 (9.70%) Excel VBA Developer
5 14 (8.48%) Business Analyst
6 11 (6.67%) Consultant
6 11 (6.67%) Pricing Developer
7 10 (6.06%) C++ Developer
7 10 (6.06%) Senior Developer
8 9 (5.45%) C# Developer
9 8 (4.85%) Analytics Developer
9 8 (4.85%) C++ Pricing Developer
9 8 (4.85%) C++ Quantitative Developer
9 8 (4.85%) Quantitative Developer
10 7 (4.24%) Excel Analyst
10 7 (4.24%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (4.24%) Senior VBA Developer
10 7 (4.24%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.48%) XML
2 9 (5.45%) HTML
3 8 (4.85%) .NET
4 5 (3.03%) Middleware
5 4 (2.42%) JSON
5 4 (2.42%) WPF
6 3 (1.82%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (1.82%) MSMQ
6 3 (1.82%) Rendezvous
6 3 (1.82%) REST
6 3 (1.82%) WCF
6 3 (1.82%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (1.82%) WinForms
7 2 (1.21%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (1.21%) XML Messaging
8 1 (0.61%) ADO
8 1 (0.61%) COM
8 1 (0.61%) OpenDaylight
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.61%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.76%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (11.52%) Fixed Income
3 15 (9.09%) Derivative
4 8 (4.85%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 8 (4.85%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (2.42%) User Experience
7 4 (2.42%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.82%) Equities
8 3 (1.82%) NHS
8 3 (1.82%) Wiki
9 2 (1.21%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.21%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.21%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.21%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (1.21%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.61%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.61%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.61%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.30%) Windows
2 6 (3.64%) Linux
3 5 (3.03%) Unix
4 3 (1.82%) Mac OS X
4 3 (1.82%) Windows 10
4 3 (1.82%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.82%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.21%) Data ONTAP
5 2 (1.21%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.61%) SUSE
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (12.73%) Migration
2 20 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
3 19 (11.52%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (10.30%) Analytics
5 14 (8.48%) Project Management
6 13 (7.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (7.27%) Data Analysis
8 11 (6.67%) Business Analysis
9 10 (6.06%) RAD
9 10 (6.06%) Risk Analytics
9 10 (6.06%) Statistics
10 9 (5.45%) Asset Management
10 9 (5.45%) OO
11 8 (4.85%) Change Management
11 8 (4.85%) Quantitative Research
12 7 (4.24%) Analytical Thinking
12 7 (4.24%) Process Improvement
12 7 (4.24%) Risk Management
12 7 (4.24%) Scenario Testing
12 7 (4.24%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 40 (24.24%) VBA
2 33 (20.00%) SQL
3 19 (11.52%) Python
4 18 (10.91%) C#
5 13 (7.88%) C++
6 5 (3.03%) Java
6 5 (3.03%) R
6 5 (3.03%) VB
6 5 (3.03%) VB.NET
7 4 (2.42%) Go
8 3 (1.82%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.82%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.21%) PHP
9 2 (1.21%) Ruby
10 1 (0.61%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 12 (7.27%) Degree
2 7 (4.24%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.82%) APMP
4 2 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.21%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.61%) CISSP
5 1 (0.61%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.61%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.61%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.61%) MBA
5 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.70%) PMO
2 6 (3.64%) GDPR
3 4 (2.42%) QA
4 2 (1.21%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 1 (0.61%) SLA
5 1 (0.61%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (3.64%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.61%) Firmware
4 1 (0.61%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (0.61%) DameWare
1 1 (0.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (0.61%) IBM BigFix
1 1 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
1 1 (0.61%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 38 (23.03%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.67%) Oracle
3 8 (4.85%) Adobe
4 7 (4.24%) Bloomberg
5 5 (3.03%) Reuters
6 4 (2.42%) DevExpress
7 3 (1.82%) Apple
7 3 (1.82%) Google
7 3 (1.82%) RedGate
7 3 (1.82%) TIBCO
7 3 (1.82%) VMware
8 2 (1.21%) Brocade
8 2 (1.21%) Cisco
8 2 (1.21%) EMC
8 2 (1.21%) Hitachi
8 2 (1.21%) Hyperion
8 2 (1.21%) NetApp
8 2 (1.21%) SAP
9 1 (0.61%) IBM
9 1 (0.61%) Sybase