Period
to 21 October 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 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
England > London
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 472 412 409
Rank change year-on-year -60 -3 -36
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 165 209 217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.36% 0.46% 0.49%
As % of the Applications category 4.72% 5.57% 5.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 155 143
London median daily rate £475 £465 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.15% +27.40% -14.12%
10th Percentile £106 £201 £186
90th Percentile £750 £688 £550
England median daily rate £375 £400 £325
% change year-on-year -6.25% +23.08% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 10
London median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +12.90% -15.07%
10th Percentile £12.00 £15.25 £8.50
90th Percentile £44.25 £21.40 £24.62
England median hourly rate £15.59 £15.29 £13.00
% change year-on-year +2.01% +17.58% -13.33%

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 3,498 3,749 4,090
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 7.65% 8.32% 9.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,351 2,571 2,712
London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £153 £160 £160
90th Percentile £600 £600 £550
England median daily rate £375 £360 £340
% change year-on-year +4.17% +5.88% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 123 172
London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £16.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +26.68% -2.49%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.78 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.00 £50.00 £38.55
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +3.13% -3.03% +9.56%

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 October 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 21 October 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 21 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
Central London -12 41 £400 -7.25% 8
West London +3 18 £113 -33.82% 5
East London -19 2 £450 +341.18% 1
North London -1 1 £250 -33.33%
South London -29 1 £275 -62.71% 1
Spreadsheet
England

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

1 72 (43.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 62 (37.58%) Finance
3 44 (26.67%) SQL
4 41 (24.85%) Microsoft
5 38 (23.03%) VBA
5 38 (23.03%) SQL Server
6 31 (18.79%) C#
7 29 (17.58%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (16.97%) Microsoft Office
9 24 (14.55%) Banking
9 24 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
10 23 (13.94%) Microsoft Azure
10 23 (13.94%) Analytics
11 21 (12.73%) .NET
12 20 (12.12%) Front Office
13 19 (11.52%) TDD
13 19 (11.52%) Degree
14 18 (10.91%) Project Management
15 17 (10.30%) Fixed Income
15 17 (10.30%) Amazon AWS
16 16 (9.70%) Problem-Solving
17 14 (8.48%) Derivative
17 14 (8.48%) Security Cleared
17 14 (8.48%) Investment Banking
18 13 (7.88%) Data Analysis
18 13 (7.88%) Business Analysis
18 13 (7.88%) Asset Management
18 13 (7.88%) Continuous Integration
18 13 (7.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 13 (7.88%) Hedge funds

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 9 (5.45%) NServiceBus
1 9 (5.45%) WebSphere
2 8 (4.85%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.82%) Confluence
4 2 (1.21%) SAS
5 1 (0.61%) Apache
5 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.61%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 72 (43.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (16.97%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (2.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.21%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.61%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 6 (3.64%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.61%) HFM
2 1 (0.61%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.61%) Maximo
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 23 (13.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (10.30%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.03%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (1.82%) Office 365
5 2 (1.21%) GitHub
5 2 (1.21%) iPaaS
5 2 (1.21%) PaaS
6 1 (0.61%) Datadog
6 1 (0.61%) Lucidchart
6 1 (0.61%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.61%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.82%) CTI
1 3 (1.82%) PBX
1 3 (1.82%) WLAN
2 2 (1.21%) Network Security
3 1 (0.61%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (0.61%) Internet
3 1 (0.61%) Intranet
3 1 (0.61%) Softphone
3 1 (0.61%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.61%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (23.03%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (4.24%) Power BI
6 6 (3.64%) Crystal Reports
6 6 (3.64%) QlikView
7 5 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (3.03%) OLAP
8 4 (2.42%) Big Data
8 4 (2.42%) MS Access
8 4 (2.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.82%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.82%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.21%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (1.21%) Essbase
10 2 (1.21%) Oracle Smart View
10 2 (1.21%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 9 (5.45%) Artifactory
1 9 (5.45%) Bitbucket
1 9 (5.45%) Moq
1 9 (5.45%) NCrunch
1 9 (5.45%) NUnit
1 9 (5.45%) ReSharper
1 9 (5.45%) TeamCity
2 4 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.61%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.61%) GitLab
3 1 (0.61%) JIRA
3 1 (0.61%) Selenium
General
1 62 (37.58%) Finance
2 24 (14.55%) Banking
3 20 (12.12%) Front Office
4 14 (8.48%) Investment Banking
5 10 (6.06%) Legal
6 7 (4.24%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.42%) Publishing
7 4 (2.42%) Retail
8 3 (1.82%) Advertising
8 3 (1.82%) Marketing
9 2 (1.21%) Back Office
9 2 (1.21%) Billing
10 1 (0.61%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.61%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.61%) French Language
10 1 (0.61%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.61%) German Language
10 1 (0.61%) International Banking
10 1 (0.61%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (0.61%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 58 (35.15%) Developer
2 25 (15.15%) Analyst
3 23 (13.94%) C# Developer
4 20 (12.12%) VBA Developer
5 19 (11.52%) Excel Developer
6 17 (10.30%) Senior Developer
7 14 (8.48%) Administrator
7 14 (8.48%) Consultant
8 11 (6.67%) Procurement Officer
9 10 (6.06%) SQL Developer
10 9 (5.45%) Excel VBA Developer
10 9 (5.45%) Senior C# Developer
11 8 (4.85%) C# Pricing Developer
11 8 (4.85%) C# Quant Developer
11 8 (4.85%) Java Developer
11 8 (4.85%) Pricing Developer
11 8 (4.85%) Quantitative Developer
12 7 (4.24%) .NET Developer
12 7 (4.24%) Business Analyst
12 7 (4.24%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (12.73%) .NET
2 11 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 11 (6.67%) ASP.NET Core
2 11 (6.67%) REST
3 10 (6.06%) Middleware
3 10 (6.06%) WPF
3 10 (6.06%) XML
4 9 (5.45%) ASP.NET Web API
4 9 (5.45%) MSMQ
4 9 (5.45%) WCF
4 9 (5.45%) WebSphere MQ
4 9 (5.45%) WinForms
5 3 (1.82%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (1.82%) Spring
5 3 (1.82%) Spring Boot
6 2 (1.21%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.21%) COM
7 1 (0.61%) .NET Core
7 1 (0.61%) JSON
7 1 (0.61%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (10.30%) Fixed Income
3 14 (8.48%) Derivative
4 13 (7.88%) Hedge funds
5 10 (6.06%) Credit Derivative
6 8 (4.85%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (3.64%) Virtual Team
8 5 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (3.03%) Replication
9 4 (2.42%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.82%) Equities
10 3 (1.82%) IVR
10 3 (1.82%) User Experience
11 2 (1.21%) Computer Science
11 2 (1.21%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (1.21%) Wiki
12 1 (0.61%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.61%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.61%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.61%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.64%) Windows
2 3 (1.82%) Mac OS X
2 3 (1.82%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.21%) Linux
3 2 (1.21%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.61%) Unix
4 1 (0.61%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (17.58%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (13.94%) Analytics
3 19 (11.52%) TDD
4 18 (10.91%) Project Management
5 16 (9.70%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (7.88%) Asset Management
6 13 (7.88%) Business Analysis
6 13 (7.88%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (7.88%) Data Analysis
7 12 (7.27%) Migration
8 11 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (6.67%) ETL
8 11 (6.67%) Investment Management
8 11 (6.67%) Scrum
9 10 (6.06%) Mathematics
9 10 (6.06%) MVC
9 10 (6.06%) OO
9 10 (6.06%) Process Improvement
9 10 (6.06%) Scenario Testing
10 9 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (26.67%) SQL
2 38 (23.03%) VBA
3 31 (18.79%) C#
4 9 (5.45%) Java
5 6 (3.64%) Python
6 5 (3.03%) R
7 4 (2.42%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.82%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.82%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.82%) VB
9 2 (1.21%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.61%) C++
10 1 (0.61%) Go
Qualifications
1 19 (11.52%) Degree
2 14 (8.48%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.85%) Numerate Degree
3 8 (4.85%) PhD
3 8 (4.85%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.03%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.82%) APMP
5 3 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.21%) CFA
6 2 (1.21%) CISM
6 2 (1.21%) CISSP
6 2 (1.21%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.21%) PMP
7 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.64%) QA
2 5 (3.03%) PMO
3 3 (1.82%) GDPR
4 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 4 (2.42%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.21%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (0.61%) DameWare
1 1 (0.61%) IBM BigFix
1 1 (0.61%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.61%) Pingdom
1 1 (0.61%) Terraform
1 1 (0.61%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 41 (24.85%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.06%) DevExpress
3 7 (4.24%) Oracle
3 7 (4.24%) Tableau
4 5 (3.03%) Bloomberg
5 3 (1.82%) Apple
5 3 (1.82%) CheckPoint
5 3 (1.82%) FactSet
5 3 (1.82%) Reuters
5 3 (1.82%) SAP
6 2 (1.21%) Hyperion
6 2 (1.21%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.61%) Adobe
7 1 (0.61%) Cisco
7 1 (0.61%) Dell
7 1 (0.61%) Google
7 1 (0.61%) IBM
7 1 (0.61%) Progress
7 1 (0.61%) Sybase